July 25, 2021

Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: Brennen Davis Christopher Morel (Bleed Cubbie Blue)

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs were seized by the Columbus Clippers (Cleveland), 7-4.

Starter Cory Abbott took the loss after allowing six runs on six hits over 4.2 innings. Two of the hits allowed by Abbott were home runs. He struck out four and walked two.

The I-Cubs scored four runs in the second inning to take an early lead, but that’s all they would score. Center fielder Trayce Thompson hit a two-run home run in the second, his ninth this season. Thompson went 2 for 5.

Michael Hermosillo left this game in the sixth inning with an apparent leg injury. He was 1 for 2 with a walk.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies recycled the Rocket City Trash Pandas (Angels), 12-8.

Starter Peyton Remy may have had better days, but he pitched well enough to get the win. Remy allowed five runs on seven hits over five innings. Most of the damage was done with a three-run home run in the first inning. Remy walked one and struck out four.

Ethan Roberts pitched a perfect ninth inning in a non-save situation. He struck out two.

DH Brennen Davis and center fielder Christopher Morel both hit two home runs tonight. Davis hit his first one with a man on in the third inning and connected again his…

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