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Recapping July 13th, 2012 in the Cubs minor league system, enjoy.
The AZL Cubs have a way of punishing their opponents, and more often than not Daniel Vogelbach is leading that charge, tonight was more of the same as the Cubs beat the Rangers 7-3. Vogelbach was a man possessed tonight as he went 3-for-4 with his 6th home run of the season, two doubles, an RBI, a walk, and two runs scored. Vogelbach now has 10 doubles on the season, the man doesn’t now how to hit singles, he’s a slugging machine right now. Ben Carhart and Jacob Rogers made sure Vogelbach had plenty of help as each guy had two hits, Carhart is now hitting .340 while Rogers is now hitting .429 on the season. Timothy Saunders had a shocking 0-for-4 dropping his average all the way down to .475 on the season, please catch that sarcasm, I’m laying it on pretty thick. Anthony Prieto started for the Cubs and only went one inning, he didn’t give up any runs but gave up one hit and issued three walks before departing. Hunter Ackerman came on in relief and earned the win after going three innings giving up one run on two hits, while walking two and striking out two. Nathan Dorris came on in the ninth to earn his first save of the season.
A late inning collapse can be blamed for Boise’s loss as they seemingly had this one wrapped up leading 4-2 heading to the 8th. Vancouver scored four in the 8th and one more time for good measure in the 9th to take beat Boise 7-4. Tayler Scott started for Boise and was his typical solid self going four strong innings allowing two runs, one earned, on five hits while walking two and striking out one. Hayden Simpson chipped in 3.2 innings of relief but was on the mound for Vancouver’s comeback. The defense behind Simpson didn’t help as he allowed three runs on six hits but only one was earned. Gioskar Amaya continued his solid season at the plate going 2-for-5 with his 3rd home run of the season, he his now hitting .298 on the campaign. Dong-Yub Kim also had a nice night going 2-for-4 with a run scored and Rock Shoulders continued showing patience at the plate as he was 0-for-1 with three walks.
For all the press the Chiefs offense gets, and well deserved, the pitching has shown flashes of brilliance as well, tonight Joseph Zeller dazzled. Zeller was perfect in his six innings of work, that’s right, no hits or walks in six innings while striking out four en route to his first win of the season. The Chiefs couldn’t finish off the perfect game eventually allowing one run on two hits in an 8-1 victory over Dayton. Chadd Krist is becoming a story, the 2012 draft pick has already been promoted to Peoria and he is swinging the bat well. Krist was 2-for-4 again tonight with his first home run as a Chief, he also had a double, two RBI’s and two runs scored. Paul Hoilman and Wes Darvill each chipped in with two RBI’s a piece.
Losses can’t get much harder to take than this one. The Daytona Cubs were well on their way to a victory behind P.J. Francescon leading 7-0 heading to the 6th inning, then the wheels fell off. Palm Beach blitzed the D-Cubs for seven runs in the sixth inning, and three in the seventh to take a 10-7 lead, eventually winning 11-8. Francescon was brilliant for the D-Cubs, he went five innings allowing no runs on two hits, while striking out three, but had to settle for a no decision. Matthew Spencer, Ryan Searle, Scott Weismann, and Frank Del Valle were really bad, no other way to put it as they tossed a combined four innings giving up 11 runs, all earned, on 11 hits while walking three and striking out three. Rubi Silva had a solid day at the plate going 3-for-6 with a triple, his ninth, yes ninth of the season, and an RBI. Ronald Torreyes and Rebel Ridling each had two hits in the loss, as six different D-Cubs had RBI’s.
The Smokies never really allowed Birmingham into this one as they jumped all over the Barons with four in the first, then tacked on three in the fifth and sixth to take a 10-0 lead. The Barons tried to save face by pushing across three runs in the final two innings but it didn’t help as the Smokies rolled to a 12-3 victory. Erik Jokisch was nearly perfect going five innings allowing no runs on one hit while walking four and striking out six. Jokisch struggled with his command, see the six walks, but was untouchable otherwise in earning his 5th win of the season against one loss. Trey McNutt made his debut as a reliever, after officially being moved to the pen yesterday. He was solid going two innings in relief giving up no run on one hit and striking out two. Justin Bour had a stellar game at the plate going 2-for-6 with a double, four RBI’s and a run scored. Logan Watkins wasn’t going to let Bour have all the fun as he went 3-for-4 with two RBI’s, two walks, and three runs scored. Junior Lake, Jae-Hoon Ha, and Michael Burgess all had two hits in the blow out win. The Smokies managed to pound out 14 hits and 12 runs and did it all without a home run.
A late rally from Iowa fell just short as they dropped a close one to Omaha 4-3, the I-Cubs scratched across two runs in the ninth unfortunately it was too little too late. Brooks Raley was really good for the I-Cubs going five innings and allowing two runs on six hits while walking one and striking out four. Unfortunately that wasn’t good enough to avoid a loss as Raley fell to 4-5 on the season with a 3.57 ERA. Adrian Cardenas continued his recent stretch of outstanding play, proving that he is a play every day kind of guy, he won’t reach that max potential by coming off the bench. Cardenas was 2-for-3 with a double, triple, a walk, and a run scored in the loss. Welington Castillo was 3-for-4 with a run scored, but that was the extent of the I-Cubs offense as they were a horrendous 1-for-11 with runners in scoring position and left eight guys on base.
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A look at the Cubs minor leagues on Saturday, July 7.
Another day and another nice day for the AZL Cubs beating AZL Giants 11-1. Timothy Saunders was at again going 3-for-4 with a home run, double, two runs scored, and two RBIs. Rafael Lopez also had three hits including a double and a triple. He also drove in two runs and scored two as well. Jacob Rogers drove in two runs as well and added two doubles. Dan Vogelbach only was 1-for-5, but he also drove in two. Daniel Lockhart had two hits and scored two runs. All in all the Cubs pounded out 13 hits, eight of which were extra base hits. The pitching was just as impressive as the hitting allowing only one run on two hits. Hunter Ackerman started and pitched three innings not allowing a hit and striking out four. Loiger Padron struck out three in two scoreless innings to record his first win. Jin-Young Kim closed the game out also throwing two scoreless innings.
Behind Tayler Scott and Hayden Simpson Boise shut out Yakima winning 4-0. Scott got the start and pitched six beautiful innings allowing only three hits and striking out four in route to his first win of the season. Hayden Simpson allowed baserunners giving up three hits and walking two in three innings. He also struck out three and recorded his first save of the season. Boise also had a few nice nights at the plate. Jeimer Candelario was 3-for-5 with a double, a runs scored, and an RBI. Gioskar Amaya, Stephen Bruno, and Wilson Contreras all had two hits including a double and a runs scored. Contreras also added two RBIs on the evening. Xavier Batista had a double and drove in the other Cubs run.
Peoria scored three in the eighth to take a 5-2 lead. Cedar Rapids got one in the ninth, but that was all as Peoria won 5-3. Top prospect Javier Baez had a great night at the plate going 3-for-4 with a solo home run. Dustin Geiger did it again hitting his eighth home run of the season. The big blow, however came off the bat of Yasiel Balaguert who connected on three-run homer in the eighth which proved to be the game winner. The pitching did a nice job with starter Jose Rosario giving up two runs on four hits in 5.2 innings. Hunter Cervenka entered the game and shut down Cedar Rapids pitching two perfect innings of relief and striking out three. His ERA now stands at 1.46. Yao-Lin Wang gave up a run, but was able to close out the game recording his 11th save of the season.
Daytona scored two in the ninth, but it wasn’t enough losing to Lakeland 6-5. Offensively Arismendy Alcantara hit a solo home run in the third, his seventh of the year. Cubs also got RBIs from Matt Cerda and John Andreoli. Taylor Davis also connected on his first home run of the year, a two-run shot in the top of the ninth. Rubi Silva scored a run and was the only Cub to record two hits on the night. Starter PJ Francescon took the loss allowing five runs, four earned on nine hits in five innings. Eduardo Figueroa threw a scoreless 1.1 innings and Jeffrey Lorick gave up a run in his 1.2 innings pitched.
Chattanooga scored three in the top of the ninth to beat Tennessee 6-3. At the plate the Smokies had some nice performances. Juan Apodaca was 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored. Logan Watkins was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs. Junior Lake and Michael Burgess each had two hits on Saturday as well. Elliot Soto drove in the other Smokies run. Dae-Eun Rhee got the start and pitched six solid innings allowing only two runs and striking out four. He was in line for the win, but Kevin Rhoderick gave up a run in his two innings of work. Casey Harman took the loss giving up three runs in the ninth. It was a rough one to lose as Tennessee had the lead late, but gave up four in the last three innings.
Iowa scored two in the eighth and held on to beat Omaha 5-4. Alfredo Amezaga had a really nice night going 3-for-5 with two double, two runs scored, and an RBI. Dave Sappelt continues to stay hot adding two hits and driving in a pair. Josh Vitters added an RBI and hit his 24th double of the season. In his first game with Iowa James Adduci was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI. Esmailin Caridad got the start and gave up one run, none earned in three innings. Ryan Rowland-Smith pitched four solid innings in relief only giving up one run and striking out three. Jeff Beliveau blew a save opportunity giving up a run in the eighth, but he ended up getting his third win of the season. Brett Jackson missed his third game in a row on Saturday.
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