Cubs prospect Jokisch tosses no-hitter

August, 6, 2013
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Rogers By Jesse Rogers
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Chicago Cubs 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.

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Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers the Chicago Cubs for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN Radio 1000.

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Jason Hammel
WINS ERA SO IP
8 2.98 104 108
OTHER LEADERS
BAA. Rizzo .284
HRA. Rizzo 25
RBIA. Rizzo 55
RA. Rizzo 70
OPSA. Rizzo .924
ERAJ. Samardzija 2.83
SOJ. Hammel 104