Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/22/09

Here is the latest from the Cubs’ minor league system. Jeff Samardzija put together an excellent outing on Saturday … and Tyler Colvin is beginning to prove why the Cubs used a first round pick on him. Also Michael Brenly has really turned it on.

The Boise Hawks began play on Friday and one of the Cubs’ top prospects, Hak-Ju Lee made their opening day roster as well as Matthew Cerda. Here’s the rest …

Here are the standings for the Cubs’ system only:

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Peoria Chiefs – Class A

Thursday 6/18Chiefs 5, Burlington 4

  • Winning Pitcher: Manolin De Leon (3-0)
  • Offensive Star: Michael Brenly: 3-for-4, 2 doubles, 3 RBI

Friday 6/19Chiefs 12, Burlington 10

  • Winning Pitcher: Erik Hamren (2-3)
  • Offensive Star: Kyler Burke: 3-for-5, 1 double, 1 triple, 4 RBI

Saturday 6/20Chiefs 5, Burlington 3

Winning Pitcher: Chris Carpenter (4-3)
Offensive Star: Josh Harrison: 2-for-4, 1 double, 1 RBI, 2 SB

Sunday 6/21Chiefs 1, Burlington 7

  • Losing Pitcher: Aaron Shafer (5-4)
  • Offensive Star: Michael Brenly: 3-for-4

Peoria’s Team Stats

Daytona Cubs – Class High A

Thursday 6/18Cubs 1, St. Lucie Mets 2

  • Losing Pitcher: Dustin Sasser (4-1)
  • Offensive Star: Tony Campana: 1-for-4, 1 RBI, 1 SB

Friday – Sunday – No games – All Star Break

Daytona Cubs’ Team Stats

Tennessee Smokies – Class AA

Thursday 6/18 – Doubleheader Thursday for the Smokies

Game One: Smokies 7, Carolina 6, 12 innings

  • Winning Pitcher: Marco Carrillo (1-0)
  • Offensive Star: Tyler Colvin: 2-for-5, 2 HR (1 GW HR), 2 RBI

Game Two: Smokies 3, Carolina 6

  • Losing Pitcher: Casey Coleman (6-3)
  • Offensive Star: James Adduci: 2-for-3, 2 runs, 1 double, 1 BB, 1 SB

Friday 6/19Smokies 8, Carolina 7

  • Winning Pitcher: John Gaub (3-1)
  • Offensive Star: Tyler Colvin: 1-for-3, 1 HR, 3 RBI

Saturday 6/20Smokies 7, Carolina 0

  • Winning Pitcher: Jeremy Papelbon (2-3)
  • Offensive Star: Doug Deeds: 2-for-2, 2 runs, 1 double, 1 RBI, 1 BB

Sunday 6/21 - Smokies 8, Carolina 6

  • Winning Pitcher: Casey Lambert (5-5)
  • Offensive Star: Marquez Smith: 2-for-4, 2 HR, 2 RBI

Tennessee Smokies’ Team Stats

Iowa Cubs – Class AAA

Thursday 6/18Cubs 9, Memphis 3

  • Winning Pitcher: Mitch Atkins (5-7)
  • Offensive Star: John-Ford Griffin: 3-for-3, 1 run, 1 double, 4 RBI

Friday 6/19Cubs 6, Memphis 8

  • Losing Pitcher: Jeff Stevens (0-3)
  • Offensive Star: Sam Fuld-1 for 3, 1 run, 2 BB, 1 SB

Saturday 6/20Cubs 4, Memphis 0

  • Winning Pitcher: Jeff Samardzija (4-3)
  • Offensive Star: Bobby Scales: 1-for-3, 1 HR, 2 RBI; Jason Dubois: 1-for-2, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 BB

Sunday 6/21Cubs 7, Memphis 0

  • Winning Pitcher: Justin Berg (3-1)
  • Offensive Star: Steve Clevenger: 2-for-3, 1 BB, 3 RBI

Iowa Cubs’ Team Stats

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