Minor League Wrap: Freeman leads Iowa over Omaha

Mike Freeman drives home all three runs, including a walkoff, in an Iowa win. Tennessee wastes 2 Jason Vosler home runs.

Iowa Cubs

Jacob Hannemann scored from second on an infield single by Mike Freeman in the bottom of the ninth as the Iowa Cubs beat the Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals), 3-2.

It was the best start of the season for Jen-Ho Tseng, who allowed just two runs on four hits over seven innings. Tseng struck out none and walked just one.

The win, however, went to Cory Mazzoni. Mazzoni pitched two perfect innings, retiring all six batters and striking out two of them.

Freeman was 2 for 5 today and drove in all three runs. He also had a two-run single in the bottom of the seventh that tied up the score.

Hannemann was 2 for 4 and scored twice.

This was Iowa’s first win of the season in which their opponent scored the first run of the game.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies lost to the Mississippi Braves, 7-4.

Oscar De La Cruz didn’t pitch poorly, but he got tagged with the loss anyway. De La Cruz allowed two runs on three hits over five innings. He struck out five …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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