CUBS 9, SAINTS 3 IN IOWA
Matt Mervis hit a two-run homer in the first inning and Iowa led all the way.
Jair Camargo was 3-for-4 with a home run, his nineteenth.
Brooks Lee was 2-for-5 with two doubles.
Randy Dobnak pitched 5.2 innings, allowing six runs on nine hits and two walks and striking out four.
Carlos Luna pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up three hits and two walks and striking out one.
WIND SURGE 5, ROCKHOUNDS 4 IN WICHITA
Will Holland's RBI single in the sixth broke a 4-4 tie in a three-run inning.
Jake Rucker was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
Alerick Soularie was 2-for-4 with a home run (his eleventh) and a walk.
David Banuelos hit a home run, his tenth.
Travis Adams pitched 4.1 innings, giving up four runs on seven hits and striking out five.
Denny Bentley struck out two in 1.2 innings, giving up a hit and a walk.
Curtis Taylor struck out three in 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up three hits and three walks.
KERNELS 9, CHIEFS 4 IN CEDAR RAPIDS (PLAYOFF GAME 2)
Cedar Rapids scored six in the fourth to take a 6-1 lead. Jeferson Morales hit a three-run homer and Noah Miller hit a two-run homer in the inning.
Miller was 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and a walk.
Carson McCusker was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.
Morales hit a three-run homer.
Jorel Ortega hit a home run.
Cory Lewis struck out four in four innings, giving up one run on four hits.
Gabriel Yanez pitched two perfect innings, striking out one.
The best-of-three playoff series is tied 1-1.
6:35 Peoria at Cedar Rapids (C. J. Culpepper)*
7:05 Midland at Wichita (Marco Raya, 0-3, 6.12)
7:08 St. Paul (Blayne Enlow, 2-5, 8.01) at Iowa
*Game three of the best-of-three playoff series.