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Iowa Walks-Off Toledo in Home Opener

April 2, 2024 - International League (IL)
Iowa Cubs News Release

DES MOINES, IA - With the game tied at 4-4 in the 10th inning, Iowa's Curt Casali singled to bring home Luis Vázquez and give the I-Cubs a 5-4 walk-off win over the Toledo Mud Hens tonight at Principal Park.

Toledo jumped on Iowa's starter, Walker Powell and took a 3-0 lead in the first inning. Josh Jung drove in the first run with a sacrifice fly, followed by an RBI single by Akil Baddoo and a bases-loaded walk from Dillon Dingler.

The Mud Hens added to their lead in the third inning as Ryan Kreidler brought in a run with a ground out to make it 4-0. Owen Caissie got the I-Cubs on the board with an RBI single and cut the Toledo lead to 4-1.

In the 8th, Iowa rallied to tie the game at 4-4, on a run-scoring triple from Pete Crow-Armstrong and RBI doubles from Alexander Canario and Matt Mervis.

Iowa relievers Sam McWilliams, Keegan Thompson, Colten Brewer and Cam Sanders combined for 8.0 scoreless innings and 11 strikeouts.


- Tonight marked Iowa's first walk-off win in their home opener in franchise history.

- Since making his Triple-A debut on Aug. 1, 2023 Pete Crow-Armstrong's four triples rank tied for third in the International League during that span.

Iowa will host Toledo on Wednesday for the second of their six-game series with first pitch from Principal Park slated for 12:08 pm CT. You can listen to all Iowa Cubs games on Hope AM940 and tomorrow's game will also be featured on Marquee Sports Network. For more information and tickets, visit


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