Minor League Wrap: Pelicans win 9th-straight!

The Pelicans are on a roll. Thanks to rain in Des Moines, the Cubs swept today.

Some movement in the Cubs system today. Outfielder Daniel Spingola went from High-A Myrtle Beach to Double-A Tennessee. Outfielder Zach Davis went from low-A South Bend to Myrtle Beach.

Iowa Cubs first baseman Efren Navarro has signed with the Hanshin Tigers of NPB. Good luck to him over there. Beat the Yomiuri Giants.

A mini-sweep tonight.

Iowa Cubs

Rained out. They’ll play a doubleheader on Monday starting at 9:30 am. So go have brunch at Principal Park.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies usurped the Birmingham Barons (White Sox), 3-2.

Duncan Robinson was absolutely dominating today, taking a no-hitter into the sixth inning. His final line was one unearned run on two hits over six innings. Robinson struck out a career-high 11 and didn’t walk anyone, although he did hit one batter.

The win went to Zach Hedges, who pitched the final two innings without allowing a run. He gave up one hit and no walks while striking out three.

Along with Jake Stinnett (who gave up the other run on a solo home run to the first batter he faced after relieving Robinson in the seventh), the three Smokies …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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