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Cubs July 19 Minor League Recap

Cubs July 19 Minor League Recap

Boise kept pace for first place in the NWL as all nine starters had at least one hit and knocked in a run in the 12-9 win. Boise outfielder Rashad Crawford, a 11th round pick in 2011, extended his hit streak to 19 games. Iowa hit three homers in their win, the Smokies were swept, while Daytona and Kane County lost. Teenager Eloy Jimenez had two RBI in Mesa’s win.

AAA—Iowa 5, Round Rock 4 Iowa hit three homers in a five-run second and hung on for the win. At the Dish: 1B Chris Valaika (.290) led off the second with his 10th homer, and after two strikeouts, C Eli Whiteside (.178) and SS Logan Watkins (.274) went back-to-back, the 4th homer for both players. After singles by CF Matt Szczur (.246) and RF Brett Jackson (.213), 2B Javier Baez (.247) cleared... Recommended Stories

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