Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. MiLB

Baez, Beeler lead Iowa over Round Rock

See also

Javier Baez continued his recent offensive tear and Dallas Beeler was excellent on the mound, leading the Iowa Cubs (24-20) to a 7-1 victory over the Round Rock Express (23-23) on Thursday night at Dell Diamond.

Baez terrorized Express starter Daniel McCutchen (0-3), raking two doubles to center field and connecting for a mammoth home run, his sixth of the season. Baez finished the night 4-for-5 with 2 RBI, two doubles and a home run. Baez has now hit in seven straight games, going 12-for-28 (.429) with five doubles, three home runs, and 5 RBI over that stretch.

Beeler (2-0) provided and quality start in his best outing in an Iowa uniform. Beeler pitched seven innings, allowing only one run on three hits while walking one and striking out six.

Iowa posted five runs in the fourth inning. After Baez connected for a homer to left, a walk to Christian Villanueva was followed by a single by Matt Szczur and a two-run double by Brett Jackson. Eli Whiteside completed the scoring for Iowa in the inning, blasting his third home run of the season, scoring Jackson.

Chris Valaika picked up an RBI single in the fifth and Baez an RBI single in the seventh to complete the scoring for Iowa.

Brad Snyder continued to torment Iowa pitching. The Express right fielder went 2-for-3 with a home run and 2 RBI. Snyder homered in three-straight games against Iowa to end the four-game series.

Szczur added two hits for Iowa while Logan Watkins hit streak ended at 10 games with an 0-for-4.

Iowa returns home to open a four-game series with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, on Friday night at Principal Park.



  • Stephen A. Smith apologizes
    Stephen A. Smith: Ray Rice rant was 'most egregious error of my career'
    Domestic Violence
  • Maria Kirilenko slideshow
    Feast your eyes on the former fiance of Alex Ovechkin: The newly-single Maria Kirilenko
    20 Photos
  • New York Yankees fan returns lost Red Sox World Series ring to owner
    MLB News
  • Peyton Manning dancing
    Peyton Manning shows off his formidable dancing skills at training camp
    NFL News
  • Bagwell becoming porn star
    Buff Bagwell has the stuff, but his Vivid dreams have not come true just yet
    Fight Sports
  • Grave defiler identified
    Die-hard Browns fan identified in Art Modell’s grave defiling video
    Crimes & Court