Minor League Wrap: Mitchell leads Pelicans to 8th-straight win!

Pelicans win 8th straight. South Bend wins 7th straight, but their streak ends in the nightcap.

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs were bitten by the El Paso Chihuahuas (Padres), 4-2.

Trevor Clifton started and only went four innings and 86 pitches However, he gave up just two runs on seven hits. Clifton struck out three and walked just one, but he did hit two batters.

The loss went to Brad Markey, who gave up a solo home run to Javy Guerra in the sixth inning. The final line on Markey was one run on one hit over two innings. Markey walked one and struck out one.

Shortstop David Bote hit a solo home run in the third inning, his ninth of the season. Bote was 2 for 4.

Iowa only had four hits in this game.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies bent to the will of the Birmingham Barons (White Sox), 3-1.

Michael Rucker started and got the loss after he allowed three runs on five hits, including a two-run home run, over six innings. Rucker struck out seven and walked one.

Shortstop Zack Short was 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI single.

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Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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