Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 04/20/11

Brandon Dickson goes seven innings but errors and lack of offense send Memphis to second straight loss. Alex Castellanos hammers out two home runs and four RBIs but Springfield is thumped. Shelby Miller strikes out eight over seven innings as Palm Beach falls in extras.

Results from games played Tuesday, April 19.

 

Omaha beat Memphis 2-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Nick Stavinoha 1-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in three double plays.

Tony Cruz 0-for-3 with one walk, one strikeout, and one throwing error.

Freddie Bynum 2-for-4 with one double and assisted in three double plays.

Donovan Solano 0-for-1 with two strikeouts.

Adron Chambers 1-for-2 with one walk and one stolen base.

Brandon Dickson started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed six hits, two unearned runs, three walks, committed one throwing error, and struck four out for the losing decision (0-2). (p-s:108-69)(g/f:13-2)

Blake King entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck three out. (p-s:20-12)

 

Rough Outing:

Rest of the team

 

Notes:

The Post-Dispatch reports that Adam Reifer has a torn knee ligament and will require surgery.

 

Boxscore

Omaha Storm Chasers Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Minatitlan beat Satillo 4-3

 

Amaury Cazana 0-for-2 with one run, two walks, and one strikeout.

 

Boxscore
MiLB Official Site Post Game

 

 

Midland beat Springfield 14-7

 

Individual Highlights:

Tommy Pham 1-for-4 with one walk, one stolen base, one strikeout, and grounded into one double play.

Ryan Jackson 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and two strikeouts.

Niko Vasquez 1-for-4 with one walk and two strikeouts.

Matt Adams 3-for-5 with three runs and one fielding error.

Alex Castellanos 3-for-5 with two home runs, four RBIs, and two runs.

Jermaine Curtis 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, one run, one walk, and grounded into one double play.

Charles Cutler 2-for-5 with one strikeout.

Chris Swauger 2-for-4 with one double and one two-out RBI.

Richard Castillo entered in the third and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, two walks, and struck one out. (p-s:34-16)(g/f:3-2)

Nick Greenwood entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:20-14)(g/f:4-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Jose Garcia 0-for-3 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.

Kevin Thomas started and pitched two innings.  He allowed five hits, seven runs (four earned), one home run, two walks, hit one batter, and committed one throwing and pickoff error for the losing decision (0-1). (p-s:57-29)(g/f:5-2)

Matt Frevert entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed three hits, four earned runs, two walks, and struck one out. (p-s:29-15)(g/f:1-1)


Former Cardinal:

Shane Peterson 2-for-5 with one double, two RBIs, and one walk.

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

Cardinals Corner Post Game

 

 

Charlotte beat Palm Beach 5-4 in 12 innings

 

Individual Highlights:

Adam Melker 1-for-3 with one RBI, one hit by pitch, and one stolen base.

Ronald Ramirez 2-for-6 with one two-out RBI, one run, and two strikeouts.

Zack Cox 4-for-6 with one run, one strikeout, and one caught stealing.

Alan Ahmady 2-for-4 with two two-out RBIs, one walk, one hit by pitch, one strikeout, two outfield assists, and assisted in one double play.

Audry Perez 2-for-5 with one run, one strikeout, one throwing error, assisted in one double play, and allowed one stolen base.

Phil Cerreto 1-for-5 with one double, one run, and two strikeouts.

Shelby Miller started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed six hits, three earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck eight out. (g/f:3-6)

Dan Calhoun entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out. (g/f:1-1)

Chase Reid entered in the ninth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and two walks (one intentional). (g/f:4-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Ryde Rodriguez 0-for-2 at the plate.

Rainel Rosario 0-for-5 with one walk, one strikeout, grounded into one double play, and one fielding error.

Jorge Rondon entered in the 11th and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed three hits, two runs (one earned), one intentional walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck three out for the losing decision (0-3). (g/f:1-0)

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Peoria @ Quad Cities was postponed, doubleheader set for Wednesday

 

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Announcement

Quad-City Times Announcement

 

 

Wednesday Probables

 

Memphis (4-8) visits Omaha (6-7) @ 11:05 AM CT - Raul Valdes

Springfield (5-7) visits Tulsa (6-6) @ 7:05 PM CT - Nick Additon

Jupiter (5-8) visits Palm Beach (4-9) @ 6:35 PM ET - John Gast

Peoria (4-7) visits Quad Cities (6-5) for a doubleheader beginning @ 12:00 PM CT - Zack Russell, Trevor Rosenthal

 

 

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