Minor League Wrap: Wins for Iowa, Myrtle Beach and South Bend

Iowa splits a doubleheader. South Bend and Myrtle Beach also win.

It’s the Friday the 13th version of Minor League Wrap.

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs split a doubleheader with the Nashville Sounds, losing game one 8-3 and winning the second game 5-3.

Casey Coleman started game one and took the loss after surrendering five runs on seven hits over five innings. One of the five runs was unearned. Coleman walked one and struck out one.

Left fielder Stephen Bruno hit a solo home run in the fifth inning, his second of the season. Bruno went 1 for 3.

Second baseman Ryan Court went 2 for 2 with a walk and two RBI on two separate RBI singles.

Eddie Butler started game two and went three innings in a rehab assignment. Butler gave up two runs, both on a two-run home run to Franklin Barreto in the first inning. Butler allowed five hits, walked one and struck out four.

Alberto Baldonado pitched the next 2+, gave up one run and got the win. Baldonado allowed three hits. He walked one and struck out one.

Dakota Mekkes let one runner inherited from Baldonado to score on a sac …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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