Big Fourth Inning Pushes I-Cubs Past Mud Hens
DES MOINES, IA – Behind a grand slam from Donnie Dewees, the Iowa Cubs (3-4) won their home opener over the Toledo Mud Hens (2-5) by a score of 8-5, Tuesday at Principal Park. Robert Gsellman got the start for Iowa, throwing three perfect innings while striking out three batters
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Iowa quickly answered with a seven-run fourth inning, started by a grand slam off the bat of Dewees. A sacrifice fly and two singles brought around the other three runs, boosting the I-Cubs lead to six.
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• The last time Iowa won the first home game of the season was all the way back in 2012, when they beat the Round Rock Express by a final score of 5-3.
Iowa and Toledo are set to play game two of the series tomorrow night, with first pitch scheduled for 6:38 pm at Principal Park. For more information and tickets, visit www.iowacubs.com.