Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 05/26/11

Memphis pitching staff hit hard, offense strikes out 12 times in shutout loss. Matt Adams, Steven Hill and Alex Castellanos each launch homers in Springfield's third straight win. Packy Elkins reaches base four times and knocks in one run as Palm Beach's three-game winning streak comes to end. Quad Cities gets rainy day off before Busch invasion.

Results from games played Wednesday, May 25.

Salt Lake beat Memphis 10-0


Individual Highlights:

Jim Rapoport 1-for-4 with one strikeout.

Mark Hamilton 1-for-4 with two strikeouts and assisted in one double play.

Andrew Brown 1-for-2 with two walks.

Matt Carpenter 1-for-4 with two strikeouts and one throwing error.

Bryan Anderson 0-for-2 with one walk, one throwing error, assisted in one double play, and threw out one of four runners.


Rough Outing:

Adron Chambers 0-for-4, three strikeouts, GIDP

Nick Stavinoha 0-for-4, one strikeout

Donovan Solano 0-for-3, two strikeouts

Ramon Vazquez 0-for-3, one strikeout

Adam Ottavino 3 1/3 IP, 4 H, 6 R/3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K

Cory Rauschenberger 2 IP, 3 H, 2 R/ER



Salt Lake Bees Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game



Monclova beat Yucatan 3-2


Amaury Cazana 0-for-3 with one run and one walk.


Former Cardinal:

Jorge Sosa (Yucatan) started and pitched five innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, three walks, and struck four out. (p-s:75-45)(g/f:6-3)



MiLB Official Site Post Game



Springfield beat Corpus Christi 12-6


Individual Highlights:

Jose Garcia 2-for-5 with one RBI, two runs, one walk, and one fielding error.

Matt Adams 5-for-6 with one home run, two RBIs, and three runs.

Steven Hill 3-for-6 with one double, one home run, two RBIs, and two runs.

Zack Cox 2-for-3 with one RBI, two runs, one walk, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.

Alex Castellanos 3-for-5 with one home run, two RBIs, and two runs.
Eric Duncan 2-for-3 with one double, two RBIs, one run, two walks, and one outfield assist.

Audry Perez 1-for-5 with one RBI and three strikeouts.

Chase Reid entered in the sixth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs. 0-for-1 with one strikeout at the plate. (p-s:16-11)(g/f:2-0)(i-rs:3-0)


Rough Outing:

Ryan Jackson 0-for-5 with one hit by pitch and one strikeout.

David Kopp started and pitched 5.2 innings.  He allowed six hits, four runs (two earned), four walks, one balk, and struck two out for the winning decision (1-2).  0-for-2 with one walk at the plate.  (p-s:103-62)(g/f:11-2)

Jose Rada entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, one home run, and struck one out. (p-s:21-13)(g/f:1-1)

Richard Castillo entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, and struck one out. (p-s:24-18)(g/f:2-0)



Deryk Hooker, dealing with elbow issues, will miss another turn and remain on the disabled list according to Springfield News-Leader's Kary Booher.



Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

Cardinals Corner Post Game



Brevard County beat Palm Beach 6-3


Individual Highlights:

Packy Elkins 2-for-2 with one RBI, one run, two walks, and one stolen base.

Edgar Lara 1-for-3 with one RBI, one sac fly, one strikeout, and one caught stealing.

Domnit Bolivar 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI, two strikeouts, and one throwing error.

Luis Mateo 1-for-3 with one double and one run.

Keith Butler entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck three out.


Rough Outing:

Kyle Conley 0-for-4 with one strikeout and one throwing error.

Xavier Scruggs 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Travis Tartamella 0-for-4 with one strikeout and allowed one stolen base.

Eric Fornataro started and pitched six innings.  He allowed four hits, five runs (four earned), two home runs, three walks, hit one batter, threw one wild pitch, and struck four out for the losing decision (3-4). (g/f:10-3)

Tyler Lyons entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits and one earned run. (g/f:1-2)



Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game



Kane County @ Quad Cities cancelled due to weather, no make-up date



The Cardinals organization will not push Oscar Taveras to return any time soon from his hamstring injury: Quad-City Times


Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Announcement



Thursday's Probables


Memphis (19-26) visits Salt Lake (22-25) @ 7:35 PM MT - P.J. Walters

Corpus Christi (17-28) visits Springfield (20-24) @ 7:07 PM CT - Kevin Thomas

Lakeland (24-23) visits Palm Beach (18-29) @ 6:35 PM ET - Justin Smith

Kane County (19-27) visits Quad Cities (25-20) @ 7:15 PM CT @ Busch Stadium - Carlos Martinez



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