Prospects earn promotions

Prospects earn promotions

CHICAGO -- The Cubs promoted outfielder Brett Jackson, the team's 2009 No. 1 Draft pick, from Class A Daytona to Double-A Tennessee on Sunday.

Jackson, who will play for the U.S. Team in next month's All-Star Futures Game, was batting .316 in 67 games with 19 doubles, eight triples, six homers and 38 RBIs.

Also promoted on Sunday from Daytona to Tennessee was right-hander pitcher Rafael Dolis, who was 4-5 with a 2.92 ERA in 14 games (13 starts). He had struck out 48 over 71 innings.

Trey McNutt, a right-handed pitcher who was 6-0 with a 1.51 ERA in 13 starts, was moved up from Class A Peoria to Daytona. McNutt struck out 70 over 59 2/3 innings. In his last start June 16 against Burlington, he gave up one run over five scoreless innings.

Ty Wright, who had 51 RBIs in 73 games, also was promoted, moving up from Tennessee to Triple-A Iowa. He was batting .289 with 21 doubles and 10 homers.