Iowa Cubs edge Zephyrs 1-0

Cubs 1,

Zephyrs 0

DES MOINES, Iowa — Edwin Maysonet drilled a two-out single to score Donnie Murphy, to break a scoreless tie and deliver the Iowa Cubs a 1-0 win in front of 6,238 at Principal Park.

Murphy led off the ninth inning with an infield hit. Darnell McDonald then ripped a two-out double that advanced Murphy to third base. The Zephyrs turned to Chris Hatcher, and Maysonet delivered the game-winning hit.

Brian Flynn had the longest outing of the season for a Zephyrs starter. He worked 7.2 innings, allowing just three hits in a no-decision.

Jonathan Albaladejo took the loss, allowing one run on two hits. Brian Schlitter earned the win, working one scoreless inning.

The Z’s fell to 51-53 and the series is tied at one.


The Zephyrs have dropped five of six one-run games.


WHAT: Zephyrs at Iowa Cubs.

WHERE: Principal Park,
Des Moines, Iowa.

WHEN: 7:05 p.m.

PROBABLE PITCHERS: Zephyrs: RHP Doug Mathis (5-7, 3,86 ERA); Cubs: LHP Brooks Lee Raley (6-7, 5.09).