Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 04/28/11

Memphis enjoys day off. After six perfect innings, Nick Additon strikes out seven over eight scoreless as Springfield wins second straight. Luis Mateo hits a walk-off homer to help Palm Beach end three-game losing streak. Nick Longmire, Jonathan Rodriguez homer in first game, Trevor Rosenthal goes distance in second as Quad Cities splits DH.

Memphis had day off

 

 

Monclova beat Puebla 6-5

 

Amaury Cazana 3-for-5 with one double and two RBIs

 

Boxscore

MiLB Official Site Post Game

 

 

Springfield beat NW Arkansas 4-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Tommy Pham 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, and one run

Ryan Jackson 1-for-3 with one walk and two strikeouts

Alex Castellanos 3-for-4 with one home run, two two-out RBIs, one run, and one strikeout

Niko Vasquez 2-for-4 with one double and one strikeout

Nick Derba 0-for-3 with one RBI and one sacrifice

Nick Additon started and pitched eight innings  He allowed three hits, two earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck seven out (p-s:101-73)(g/f:5-7)

 

Rough Outing:

Jermaine Curtis 0-for-4 with one strikeout

Eric Duncan 0-for-4 at the plate

Jose Rada entered in the ninth and pitched one inning  He allowed one hit, one earned run, and one home run, for the blown save (1) and winning decision (1-1) (g/f:14-8)(g/f:0-1)

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

Cardinals Corner Post Game

 

 

Palm Beach beat Fort Myers 4-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Adam Melker 2-for-4 with one double, one RBI, one strikeout, and one caught stealing

Rainel Rosario 1-for-3 with one triple, one run, and one walk

Ryde Rodriguez 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one run, and one strikeout

Edgar Lara 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI and one strikeout

Luis Mateo 2-for-4 with one home run, one two-out RBI, two runs, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play

John Gast started and pitched seven innings  He allowed five hits, three earned runs, two walks, and struck three out (g/f:12-3)

Aaron Terry entered in the eighth and pitched 1 1 innings  He allowed no hits or runs, two walks, and hit one batter (g/f:4-0)

Jorge Rondon entered in the ninth and pitched to one batter  He allowed no hits or runs for the winning decision (1-3)  (g/f:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Xavier Scruggs 0-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play

Ronald Ramirez 0-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Quad Cities beat Wisconsin 7-5 in game one of doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Nick Longmire 2-for-3 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, one walk, and one strikeout

Greg Garcia 1-for-3 with one double, one run, one walk, and one strikeout

Jonathan Rodriguez 1-for-3 with one home run, one RBI, two runs, and one walk

Packy Elkins 2-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, one caught stealing, and one fielding error

Kyle Conley 1-for-4 with one RBI, one run, and one strikeout

Yunier Castillo 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI and one strikeout

Hector Corpas entered in the second and pitched 1 1 innings  He allowed two hits, no runs, and struck two out (g/f:0-1)

Andrew Moss entered in the fourth and pitched three innings  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck four out for the winning decision (2-0) (g/f:3-0)

Chris Corrigan entered in the seventh and pitched one inning  He allowed one hit, no runs, and two walks for the save (2) (g/f:1-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Virgil Hill 0-for-4 with one strikeout and one outfield assist

Zack Russell started and pitched 1 2 innings  He allowed three hits, five earned runs, two home runs, two walks, hit one batter, threw one wild pitch, struck two out, and picked one runner off (g/f:0-1)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Wisconsin beat Quad Cities 3-1 in game two of doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Michael Swinson 1-for-3 with one walk

Greg Garcia 1-for-3 with one double, one run, and assisted in one double play

Jonathan Rodriguez 1-for-2 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one walk

Juan Castillo 1-for-3 with one double and allowed one stolen base

Trevor Rosenthal started and pitched six innings  He allowed five hits, three earned runs, one walk, and struck eight out for the losing decision (1-2) (g/f:6-3)

 

Rough Outing:

Nick Longmire 0-for-4 with one strikeout

Packy Elkins 0-for-3 and assisted in one double play

Kyle Conley 0-for-3 with one strikeout

Frederick Parejo 0-for-3 with two strikeouts

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

Thursday Probables

 

Round Rock (13-7) visits Memphis (7-12) @ 7:05 PM CT - Adam Ottavino

NW Arkansas (9-8) visits Springfield (8-11) @ 7:07 PM CT - Deryk Hooker

Fort Myers (11-9) visits Palm Beach (6-14) @ 10:35 AM ET - Maikel Cleto

Cedar Rapids (13-6) visits Quad Cities (9-10) @ 7:00 PM CT - Jordan Swagerty

 

 

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