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Minor League Wrap: Gimenez slam, Vosler HR lead I-Cubs over 51s.

Iowa slams past the 51s. The Smokies, South Bend and Ems also win.

Congratulations to Jared Young and Erick Leal of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, who were named the Cubs Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for July. I was traveling much of last week so things got delayed, but I’ll give you a chance to vote for your own choices for Minor Leaguers of the Month this upcoming week.

Iowa Cubs

Jason Vosler went 4 for 4 with a home run and Chris Gimenez hit a grand slam as the Iowa Cubs vaporized the Las Vegas 51s (Mets), 9-4.

Duane Underwood Jr. was sailing through the first four innings of this game, but he gave up a wind-blown solo home run and wind-blown two-run double in the fifth. The final line on Underwood was three runs on five hits over five innings. He struck out five and only walked one.

The win went to Brad Markey, who gave up a run on a solo home run in the one inning he pitched. Markey allowed just the one hit. He did not walk nor strike anyone out.

Vosler hit a solo home run in the bottom of …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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