Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 04/22/11

Lance Lynn comes through with a great start, but Memphis extends losing streak to four games. Amaury Cazana hits a three-run blast in Mexico. Alex Castellanos homers as Springfield's pitching is pounded. Maikel Cleto K's nine over five innings but Palm Beach drops fourth straight. Victor Sanchez knocks in two runs, but Quad Cities loses third consecutive.

Results from games played Thursday, April 21.

 

Omaha beat Memphis 1-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Nick Stavinoha 2-for-4 with one double, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Matt Carpenter 2-for-4 with one strikeout.

Daryl Jones 1-for-2 with one double, two walks, and one strikeout.

Lance Lynn started and pitched 7.1 innings.  He allowed four hits, one earned run, four walks, and struck five out for the losing decision (1-2). (p-s:109-64)(g/f:8-5)

Rich Rundles entered in the eighth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed no hits or runs, and one walk. (p-s:11-7)(g/f:1-1)(ir-s:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Tony Cruz 0-for-4, one walk, two strikeouts.

Pete Kozma 1-for-5, two strikeouts.

Aaron Luna, Donovan Solano 0-for-3, one walk, one strikeout.

 

Boxscore

Omaha Storm Chasers Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Minatitlan beat Saltillo 12-7

 

Amaury Cazana 2-for-4 with one home run, three RBIs, two runs, one walk, and one strikeout.

 

Former Cardinal:

Ricardo Rincon (Minatitlan) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, one home run, and one walk. (p-s:18-11)(g/f:0-2)

 

Boxscore

MiLB Official Site Post Game

 

 

Tulsa beat Springfield 14-4

 

Individual Highlights:

Tommy Pham 2-for-5 with one two-out RBI, one run, one strikeout, and one throwing error.

Ryan Jackson 1-for-3 with one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Matt Adams 1-for-5 with one RBI, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.

Alex Castellanos 1-for-5 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

Jermaine Curtis one hit by pitch, one run, and assisted in one double play.

Chris Swauger 1-for-2 with one run, two walks, and one strikeout.

Jose Garcia 1-for-3 with one RBI, one hit by pitch, and assisted in two double plays.

 

Rough Outing:

Eric Duncan 0-for-3 and one fielding error.

Nick Derba 0-for-3 with one walk and one throwing error.

Niko Vasquez 0-for-3 with three strikeouts.

Deryk Hooker started and pitched 3.1 innings.  He allowed six hits, seven earned runs, one home run, three walks, and struck one out for the losing decision (0-2). (p-s:73-46)(g/f:4-2)

Richard Castillo entered in the fourth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck two out. (p-s:20-10)(g/f:0-3)(ir-s:1-1)

Ryan Kulik entered in the sixth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed four hits, four earned runs, two walks, and hit one batter. (p-s:38-18)(g/f:3-1)

Matt Frevert entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed five hits, three earned runs, and one walk. (p-s:27-18)(g/f:3-0)(ir-s:1-1)

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Jupiter beat Palm Beach 2-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Adam Melker 1-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.

Luis Mateo 0-for-4 with one RBI, one strikeout, grounded into one double play, one caught stealing, and assisted in one double play.

Zack Cox 2-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Alan Ahmady 2-for-4 with one strikeout.

Ryde Rodriguez 1-for-3 with one walk.

Domnit Bolivar 1-for-3 with one run, one sacrifice, one stolen base, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Maikel Cleto started and pitched five innings.  He allowed four hits, one earned run, one home run, one walk, hit two batters, and struck nine out. (g/f:2-3)

Aaron Terry entered in the sixth and pitched three innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck three out. (g/f:3-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Xavier Scruggs 0-for-4 with one ground into double play and assisted in one double play.

Dan Calhoun entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed three hits, one earned run, and two walks. (g/f:1-1)

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Cedar Rapids beat Quad Cities 4-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Michael Swinson 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, grounded into one double play, and one outfield assist.

Greg Garcia 1-for-4 with one double, two RBIs, one sac fly, two strikeouts, and assisted in one double play.

Cody Stanley 1-for-3 with one walk, one caught stealing, and allowed one stolen base.

Frederick Parejo 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

Victor Sanchez 1-for-3 with one double, one run, one hit by pitch, and assisted in one double play.

Chris Corrigan entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck three out. (g/f:2-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Nick Longmire 0-for-5 at the plate.

Jordan Swagerty started and pitched six innings.  He allowed six hits, four earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck three out for the losing decision (1-1). (g/f:6-7)

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

Friday's Probables

 

Memphis (4-10) visits Omaha (8-7) @ 7:05 PM CT - Adam Ottavino

Springfield (6-8) visits Tulsa (7-7) @ 7:05 PM CT - Mike Blazek

Jupiter (7-8) visits Palm Beach (4-11) @ 6:35 PM ET - Joe Kelly

Quad Cities (6-8) visits Cedar Rapids (9-5) @ 6:35 PM CT - Seth Blair

 

 

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