Minor League Wrap: Pelicans storm back to stun Astros

Two farm clubs played and both won dramatic victories

Iowa Cubs

Postponed because of wet grounds. They’ll play a doubleheader on Monday.

The Cubs lined up Adbert Alzolay to pitch in today’s game and the general assumption was that it was to line him up to start in the doubleheader against the Reds in Cincinnati this coming Saturday. (Otherwise, why would they push back his turn in the rotation for two days, especially since they said he’s not hurt?) I do not know if this postponement messes up those plans. I’d guess not as he’d still be on four days rest if he goes tomorrow.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies outlasted the Chattanooga Lookouts, 11-10 in 12 innings.

The Smokies fell behind 6-0 after starter Duncan Robinson was touched for three runs in the second inning and three in the third. The final line on Robinson was seven runs, five earned, on 12 hits over five innings. Robinson struck out five and walked one.

The season is over five weeks old and reliever Dakota Mekkes allowed his first earned run of the season. After the Smokies took a two-run lead in the top of the tenth, the Lookouts had …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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