Here are some highlights from the past weekend of farm play:
- Jack Flaherty threw six quality innings on Friday with five punchouts. He allowed three runs.
- In Friday’s game, Patrick Wisdom homered and Randy Arozarena doubled twice.
- Daniel Poncedeleon started Saturday’s game and pitched very well, logging five innings. He allowed one run - a solo shot - and struck out a dozen Cubs batters.
- Oscar Mercado and Arozarena each stole two bases on Saturday.
- John Gant allowed two solo home runs in his six innings of work on Sunday. Wisdom and Mercado each hit a solo home run of their own.
- Conner Greene twirled six scoreless innings on Saturday with one hit and eight strikeouts.
- Tommy Edman hit his first home run of the season.
- Thomas Spitz and Andrew Knizner batted in six runs apiece in Sunday’s contest.
Palm Beach Cardinals
- J.B. Woodman scored the game-winning run in the 10th inning on Friday.
- In his start on Sunday, Ian Oxnevad allowed two runs in 5 2/3 innings. He struck out five batters.
- Juan Yepez rocked the weekend for Peoria. Yepez smashed a grand slam in Friday’s game and walked off one of the club’s games on Sunday. Oh by the way: Nick Plummer walked off Sunday’s other game.
- Cory Malcom picked up a save over the weekend, logging 2 1/3 innings in relief to close out the ballgame. Malcom struck out four in the outing.
- Evan Guillory fanned seven in 4 2⁄3 frames.
- Yariel Gonzalez and Elehuris Montero hit home runs, the first of their 2018 campaigns.
MEM: Dakota Hudson
SPR: Ryan Helsley
PMB: No game
PEO: No game
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