Minor League Wrap: Kris Bryant homers for Smokies

Bryant homers in a rehab appearance in Tennessee. South Bend wins their series with Lansing.

Big rehab news in Double-A tonight.

Iowa Cubs

All-Star Break.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies smoked the Montgomery Biscuits (Rays), 6-2.

Matt Swarmer was terrific over six scoreless innings, surrendering just two hits, both singles. He retired the first 14 batters of the game. Swarmer struck out five and did not walk anyone.

But what you’re probably really interested in is Kris Bryant, who made a rehab appearance in Tennessee tonight. Bryant clubbed a two-run home run in the seventh inning. He also had an RBI single in a 2 for 4 game. He scored twice. Bryant played seven innings at third base and committed one throwing error, but that was on the infield single that broke up the no-hitter in the fifth inning.

DH Vimael Machin also homered in this game, his third for the Smokies and fifth overall. Machin hit his with the bases empty in the third inning. He was 1 for 4.

Left fielder Charcer Burks was 2 for 3 with a double, a walk and a stolen base. Burks scored twice, including on the Bryant HR.

Second baseman Trent Giambrone went 2 …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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