Chicago Cubs Minor League Recap: Ferris and Horton combine to strike out 15

The Chicago Cubs minor league prospects put in work yesterday as Owen Caissie continued his push to AAA, and Jackson Ferris and Cade Horton absolutely obliterated he competition.
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Iowa Cubs (AAA) (59-42)

The Iowa Cubs had their game against the Toledo Mud Hens Rained Out

Tennessee Smokies (AA) (56-41)

The Tennessee Smokies beat the Chattanooga Lookouts 13-4

The Smokies have been scoring runs in the same way as the major league club with some names that you wouldn’t expect to see on a recap as the biggest producers of that offense. Beyond that, a former first-round pick continued to absolutely dominate hitters from the mound despite moving up a level of competition. 

Owen Caissie (OF) went 2-for-5 with a double and a triple with two RBI and two runs scored. 

Andy Weber (2B) went 1-for-4 with a single, a walk, an RBI and a run scored.

Jordan Nwogu (OF) continued his hot streak as he hit a grand slam and also drew a walk. 

Levi Jordan (SS) went 1-for-4 with a single, a walk, an RBI and two runs scored. 

Cade Horton (RHP) dominated. He threw four innings of scoreless baseball and only allowed two hits and no walks while striking out six.