Down on the Farm: Kane County Cougars improve to 20-9 on the season

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Mar 18, 2014; Surprise, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs center fielder

Brett Jackson

(7) breaks his bat on a swing in the second inning against the Texas Rangers at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

What’s going on Chicago Cubs fans? I hope everybody is enjoying their weekend since our big league club picked up their first series win against the St. Louis Cardinals. Now the Kane County Cougars, Iowa Cubs and the Tennessee Smokies took the field this evening while the Daytona Cubs were postponed for about the ninth time this year.

Tonight, the Iowa Cubs got outfielder Brett Jackson back; he had been sidelined since the middle of April. The Kane County Cougars were looking to improve to 20-9 had the best month of April in franchise history. The Tennessee Smokies were looking to keep their heads above water as they entered the night only two games above .500. They haven’t necessarily hit opposing pitchers all that well, so they needed to make something happen tonight.

Now let’s get things started with the Iowa Cubs.