What an incredible day for the entire Cubs system! Friday saw each Minor League squad bring home a W, which is impressive in itself. Not only that, but all the wins were paired with extremely successful individual performances. Here’s a rundown of what happened throughout the system Friday night:
Iowa defeated Fresno 5-4
Aaron Brooks went 6 innings, giving up 3 runs and striking out 7 while allowing only 1 walk. He boosted his record to a nice 6-9 with this win.
Jack Leathersich and Dillon Maples finished the game without giving up any runs.
Victor Caratini had 2 hits including a bomb while playing first base in this one.
Tennessee defeated Pensacola 5-4
Duane Underwood Jr had a great outing, giving up only 2 runs on 4 hits in 7 innings. He struck out 7 and didn’t allow a walk. He also added 2 hits and 2 RBI from the plate.
Besides Underwood, the other star at the plate was Erick Castillo. He chipped in for 3 knocks and 2 RBI.
Myrtle Beach defeated Salem 4-1
Kyle Miller gave up no earned runs on 4 hits over 5 innings. He did have 1 unearned run in the process.
Zack Short and Tyler Pearson each had 2 hits and each had a homer as one of those 2 hits.
South Bend defeated Lake County 15-9
For the second consecutive day, the Cubs put up double digit runs. There were plenty of great individual performances.
Aramis Ademan, Andruw Monasterio, and Kevonte Mitchell all had three hits in this one.
Ademan and Tyler Payne each contributed a homer to the efforts and plenty of RBI as well (Ademan with 4 and Payne with 3).
Eugene defeated Spokane 8-5
2017 draftee made his professional debut, going 2 innings and putting up zeros across the board except in the strikeout column where he put up 3. He only has 8 more innings left in him this season before he will be shut down.
Chris Singleton also made his pro debut in this one, doubling and recording 3 RBI on the night.
Brandon Hughes and Jared Young each recorded 2 hits. Hughes added a walk.