Iowa ends 51s’ 3-game winning streak

DES MOINES, Iowa — Chris Gimenez hit a grand slam in the seventh inning, leading the Iowa Cubs to a 9-4 win over the Las Vegas 51s on Sunday. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Cubs and a three-game winning streak for the 51s.

The grand slam by Gimenez capped a five-run inning and gave the Cubs a 9-4 lead after Jason Vosler hit an RBI double earlier in the inning.

Vosler was a triple short of the cycle, scoring a couple of runs while also driving home two for Iowa. Mark Zagunis homered and singled, driving in three runs and scoring a pair.

Brad Markey (3-2) got the win in relief while Matt Purke (2-2) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game.

Dominic Smith homered and singled for the 51s.

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