Chicago Cubs Minor League Recap: This prospect just turned in a whale of a week

The Chicago Cubs affiliates were exceptional this week with Double-A Tennessee catching fire and Brennen Davis looking like the uber prospect he was billed to be.
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It was a disappointing week for three of the four affiliates this week, but the Tennessee Smokies were red-hot in rattling off some wins and Brennen Davis and BJ Murray may have saved their seasons at Triple-A Iowa. 

The Iowa Cubs were significantly better than their 1-5 record from last week, but they were still only hovering at .500 by going 3-3 against the Columbus Clippers, and the Syracuse Mets. They’ll look to have a winning run this week in a six-game set with the Indianapolis Indians. 

Meanwhile, the Tennessee Smokies were untouchable. They went 6-1 against the Chattanooga Lookouts and the Rocket City Trash Pandas. They’ll try to continue to prove that they’re one of the best teams in the minor leagues this week as they finish their series against the Trash Pandas and open one with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. 

At High-A, the South Bend Cubs went 3-4 this week, continuing to struggle to get anything going outside of Felix Stevens who has been fantastic this season. They’ll finish their series with the Fort Wayne TinCaps this week and follow that up by starting a series with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. 

Finally, Low-A Myrtle Beach got back on track after posting a losing record last week by getting back to a .500 record for this week by going 3-3 against the Augusta Green Jackets and the Fredericksburg Nationals. Next week they’ll finish that series with the Nationals and then move on to the Carolina Mudcats.