A Shutout and a Loss in the Minors

Minor League Report – 04/25/06

There was good news and bad news from the farm on Monday. The Iowa Cubs lost to the Round Rock Express (Houston Astros) 4-1 and the West Tenn Diamond Jaxx shut out the Chattanooga Lookouts (Cincinnati Reds) 3-0. Chris Shaver picked up the win for the Diamond Jaxx and Bobby Brownlie took the loss for the Iowa Cubs and Brownlie is now 0-3 on the year.

Iowa Cubs - Bobby Brownlie gave up 3 runs, all earned, on 5 hits in 4 innings, struck out 6 and gave up 2 home runs on Monday. Brownlie actually lowered his ERA to 9.82 on the season. Kerry Ligtenberg pitched 2 scoreless innings and only allowed 1 hit and struck out 1 as well. Felix Pie went 2 for 4 with a double; Buck Coats went 2 for 4 as well. The Cubs pounded out 9 hits in the loss and committed 2 errors….one by Casey McGehee and the other by Matt Padgett. The Cubs are now 4.5 back of the Nashville Sounds (Milwaukee Brewers) for the division lead and finish their series against Round Rock on Tuesday night.

Iowa Cubs stat watch:

Felix Pie (4/6 – 4/23) – 17 games – .309 (21-68)/.388/.515/1 HR/16 RBI’s
Ryan Theriot (4/6 – 4/23) – 18 games – .300 (21-70)/.342/.314/0 HR/9 RBI’s
Brandon Sing (4/6 – 4/23) – 17 games – .176 (9-51)/.311/.255/1 HR/4 RBI’s
Jeff Deardorff (4/6 – 4/23) – 14 games – .268 (11-41)/.318/.488/2 HR/3 RBI’s

Jae Kuk Ryu – 0-2/4.91, 22 hits, 13 runs – 12 earned, 18 strikeouts
Angel Guzman – Scheduled to make his Major League debut on Wednesday against the Florida Marlins and Scott Olsen
Rich Hill – 1-0/1.42, 11 hits, 5 runs – 3 earned, 23 strikeouts
Raul Valdes - 1-1/7.13, 24 hits, 14 runs, 11 strikeouts
Michael Wuertz – 0-0/2.25, 4 hits, 1 run, 3 strikeouts
Jerome Williams – (No Stats Available – Has Not Pitched for Iowa this Season)

West Tenn Diamond Jaxx – Micah Hoffpauir went deep for the Diamond Jaxx in the win on Monday. Chris Walker and Eric Patterson each had hits in the win against the Lookouts. The Diamond Jaxx are tied for the division lead with the Lookouts and finish their series against Chattanooga on Tuesday.

West Tenn Diamond Jaxx stat watch:

Eric Patterson – (4/6 – 4/23) – 18 games – .286 (20-70)/.346/.443/1 HR/7 RBI’s
Luis Montanez – (4/6 – 4/23) – 16 games – .327 (18-55)/.431/.382/0 HR/5 RBI’s
Scott Moore – (4/6 – 4/23) – 17 games – .297 (19-64)/.366/.422/1 HR/6 RBI’s
Micah Hoffpauir – (4/6 – 4/23) – 18 games – .308 (20-65)/.356/.677/6 HR/18 RBI’s

The future is looking bright….

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