Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 04/13/11

Three runs allowed in one inning doom Memphis to second straight loss. Scott Schneider strikes out six over six scoreless, but wild pitch costs Springfield in 13th. Rainel Rosario and Edgar Lara power Palm Beach, ending a three-game skid. Virgil Hill and Yunier Castillo each drive in two to help Quad Cities to win.

Results from games played Tuesday, April 12.
 

New Orleans beat Memphis 3-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Shane Robinson 0-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, one sac fly, one strikeout, and grounded into one double play.

Bryan Anderson 1-for-3 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one strikeout.

Donovan Solano 1-for-3 with one walk and one stolen base.

Adron Chambers 2-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Daryl Jones 1-for-1 with one double.

Tony Cruz 2-for-2 at the plate.

Jason Buursma entered in the sixth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck two out. (p-s:18-11)(g/f:3-0)

Rich Rundles entered in the seventh and pitched to two batters.  He allowed no hits or runs, and one walk. (p-s:7-3)(ir-s:1-0)

Adam Reifer entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and one walk. (p-s:1-0)(g/f:1-0)

Fernando Salas entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, hit one batter, and struck one out. (p-s:23-13)(g/f:1-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Pete Kozma 0-for-4 with one strikeout, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.

Andrew Brown 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

P.J. Walters started and pitched five innings.  He allowed six hits, three earned runs, one home run, one walk, hit two batters, and struck three out for the losing decision (0-2).  0-for-1 at the plate. (p-s:98-54)(g/f:5-5)

 

Former Cardinals:

Ruben Gotay 3-for-3 with one walk, one hit by pitch, and one stolen base.

Joe Thurston 1-for-3 with one double, one run, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.

 

Boxscore

Memphis Redbirds Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Minatitlan beat Laguna 11-9

 

Amaury Cazana 1-for-5 with one RBI and two strikeouts.

 

Boxscore

MiLB Official Site Post Game

 

 

Midland beat Springfield 2-1 in 13 Innings

 

Individual Highlights:

Tommy Pham 1-for-4 with one walk, one sacrifice, one strikeout, one outfield assist, and assisted in one double play.

Ryan Jackson 3-for-4 with one double, one intentional walk, and assisted in one double play.

Tyler Henley 0-for-4 with two walks and two strikeouts.

Aaron Luna 0-for-4 with one run, two walks, two strikeouts, and one caught stealing.

Niko Vasquez 0-for-6 with one RBI, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.

Scott Schneider started and pitched six innings.  He allowed six hits, one earned run, and struck six out. (p-s:84-56)(g/f:9-2)

Cory Rauschenberger entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out. (p-s:18-13)(g/f:3-0)

Richard Castillo entered in the ninth and pitched three innings.  He allowed three hits, no runs, one intentional walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck three out. (p-s:48-31)(g/f:2-3)

 

Rough Outing:

Alex Castellanos 0-for-5 with three strikeouts.

Ryan Kulik entered in the 12th and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, two walks, one balk, and struck one out for the losing decision (0-1). (p-s:27-13)(g/f:1-1)

Brett Zawacki entered in the 13th and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs, and threw one wild pitch. (p-s:5-2)(g/f:1-0)

 

Former Cardinal:

Shane Peterson 3-for-5 with one RBI, one walk, and one strikeout.

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game
Cardinals Corner Post Game

 

 

Palm Beach beat Charlotte 10-8

 

Individual Highlights:

Rainel Rosario 4-for-5 with two home runs, four RBIs (three w/two-outs), two runs, and one strikeout.

Zack Cox 3-for-5 with one two-out RBI and was picked off.

Alan Ahmady 1-for-4 with two runs, one walk, and two strikeouts.

Edgar Lara 2-for-5 with one double, one home run, three RBIs, and one run.

Travis Tartamella 2-for-4 with one double, one run, and one strikeout.

Luis Mateo 1-for-4 with two runs, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Ronald Ramirez 1-for-4 with two two-out RBIs, one run, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.

Aaron Terry entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and assisted in one double play for the save (1). (g/f:3-0)(ir-s:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Justin Smith started and pitched four innings.  He allowed eight hits, six earned runs, two walks, hit one batter, struck three out, and assisted in one double play. (g/f:2-4)

Jose Rada entered in the fifth and pitched 3.2 innings.  He allowed four hits, two earned runs, and struck three out for the winning decision (2-0). (g/f:5-2)

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Quad Cities beat Kane County 5-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Virgil Hill 2-for-5 with one double, two two-out RBIs, one run, and one strikeout.

Michael Swinson 2-for-4 with one RBI, one walk, and one caught stealing.

Cody Stanley 2-for-5 at the plate.

Jonathan Rodriguez 0-for-3 with two walks, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Kyle Conley 1-for-5 with one double, one run, and two strikeouts.

Packy Elkins 2-for-4 with one run and one strikeout.

Yunier Castillo 2-for-4 with two two-out RBIs, one run, one strikeout, one throwing error, and assisted in one double play.

Chris Corrigan entered in the seventh and pitched three innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one throwing error, and struck one out for the save (1). (g/f:6-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Greg Garcia 0-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play.

Zack Russell started and pitched 4.1 innings.  He allowed five hits, three runs (two earned), four walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck five out. (g/f:4-2)

Justin Wright entered in the fifth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, two walks, and struck two out for the winning decision (1-0). (g/s:1-0)(ir-s:2-1)

 

Boxscore

Quad-City Times Post Game

 

 

Wednesday's Probables

 

New Orleans (3-3) visits Memphis (3-3) @ 7:05 PM ET - Brandon Dickson

Springfield (2-4) has day off

Charlotte (3-3) visits Palm Beach (2-4) @ 6:35 PM ET - Shelby Miller

Quad Cities (4-2) visits Kane County (2-4) @ 12:00 PM CT - Trevor Rosenthal

 

 

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