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Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Cubs prospect Jokisch tosses no-hitter
By Jesse Rogers
prospect Eric Jokisch threw a no-hitter against Jacksonville on Tuesday in a 10-0 victory for the Double-A Tennessee Smokies.
Jokisch struck out eight and walked four, improving to 9-10 on the season and lowering his ERA to 3.53.
Jokisch, 24, was an 11th-round pick out of Northwestern in 2010 after attending Virginia High School in Virginia, Ill. He has a career 31-22 record in four seasons in the Cubs organization.
Also on Tuesday, top prospect Javier Baez was 4-for-6 with three RBIs in the victory.