The top-performing pitcher in Cleveland minor league system, Xzavion Curry, a seventh-round draft pick in 2019, was promoted to High-A Lake County this past week, and he didn’t skip a beat in his debut start on Wednesday. More on Curry’s start below!
Columbus Clippers 8, Iowa Cubs 4
Box Score · Clippers improve to 12-19
The Columbus offense blasted off for six runs in the third inning then held on after giving most of them back.
Oscar Mercado and Nolan Jones led the way for the Clippers with multi-hit games. Mercado went 2-for-5 with a home run and four runs batted in. Jones went 2-for-4 with a double and a walk. Conner Marabell also went 2-for-4 and Gabriel Arias homered.
Columbus Clippers OF Oscar Mercado with a big night going 2-5 w/ a 3 run HR & RBI double. Mercado extended his hitting streak to 5 straight games.
During streak: 9-21 4R 3(2B) 1(3B) 2HR 9RBI 2BB .429 AVG .478 OBP
— Indians Prospective (@indiansPro) June 10, 2021
Starting pitcher Kirk McCarty was on cruise control until allowing four runs in the fifth inning, but he managed to get out of the frame and followed it…