Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 06/01/11

Nick Stavinoha drives in five runs in Memphis win. Springfield enjoys travel day off. Joe Kelly's no-hitter broken up in eighth as Palm Beach takes victory. Carlos Martinez strikes out six over five innings as Quad Cities wins third straight. DSL falls apart in 16th for third consecutive loss.

Results from games played Tuesday, May 31.

Memphis beat Albuquerque 10-4

 

Individual Highlights:

Adron Chambers 2-for-4 with two runs, one hit by pitch, and one stolen base.

Aaron Luna 2-for-3 with one double, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, one sac fly, one stolen base, and assisted in one double play.

Andrew Brown 0-for-2 with one run, three walks, and two strikeouts.

Mark Hamilton 2-for-4 with one double, one RBI, two runs, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Nick Stavinoha 3-for-5 with one home run, five RBIs (one w/two-outs), two runs, and one stolen base.

Matt Carpenter 1-for-4 with one double, one run, one walk, and one throwing error.

Donovan Solano 1-for-3 with one double, one RBI, one sac fly, and assisted in one double play.

Ramon Vazquez 1-for-2 with one two-out RBI.

Chuckie Fick entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, no runs, one walk, and struck one out for the hold (3). (p-s:20-11)(g/f:2-0)

Raul Valdes entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out for the hold (2). (p-s:10-6)(g/f:2-0)(ir-s:2-0)

Victor Marte entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out. (p-s:14-9)(g/f:1-1)

 

Rough Outing:

P.J. Walters started and pitched 5.1 innings.  He allowed eight hits, four runs (three earned), one home run, one walk, and struck four out.  0-for-2 at the plate. (p-s:99-59)(g/f:6-3)

Brian Broderick entered in the sixth and pitched to two batters.  He allowed no hits or runs for the blown save (1) and winning decision (1-0). (p-s:4-4)(g/f:1-1)(ir-s:2-1)

 

Boxscore

Memphis Redbirds Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Veracruz beat Monclova 5-1

 

Amaury Cazana 1-for-4 at the plate.

 

Former Cardinal:

D'Angelo Jimenez (Veracruz) 2-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.

 

Boxscore

MiLB Official Site Post Game

 

 

Springfield had day off

 

 

Palm Beach beat Dunedin 3-1

 

Individual Highlights:

D'Marcus Ingram 2-for-5 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and two strikeouts.

Kyle Conley 3-for-5 with one double, one run, and two strikeouts.

Xavier Scruggs 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one stolen base, three strikeouts, and assisted in one double play.

Niko Vasquez 1-for-2 with one home run, one RBI, one run, one walk, one hit by pitch, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Joe Kelly started and pitched 7.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, five walks, hit two batters, and struck nine out for the winning decision (3-2). (g/f:9-1)

Keith Butler entered in the eighth and pitched to two batters.  He allowed one hit and no runs for the hold (1). (g/f:0-1)(ir-s:1-0)

Jorge Rondon entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and two walks for the save (5). (p-s:2-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Rainel Rosario 0-for-3 with one sacrifice.

Luis De La Cruz 0-for-4 with one strikeout and allowed one stolen base.

Luis Mateo 0-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play.

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Quad Cities beat West Michigan 5-4

 

Individual Highlights:

Ronny Gil 2-for-4 with one RBI.

Jonathan Rodriguez 0-for-2 with two walks, one strikeout, and grounded into one double play.

Victor Sanchez 2-for-4 with one double, one run, and was picked off.

Colin Walsh 1-for-3 with one RBI, one run, one walk, and one stolen base.

Virgil Hill 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one strikeout.

Carlos Martinez started and pitched five innings.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, one home run, three walks, struck six out, and picked one runner off. (g/f:4-3)

Dean Kiekhefer entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (g/f:3-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Greg Garcia 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Angel DeJesus entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, one walk, and threw one wild pitch for the blown save (1) and winning decision (1-1). (g/f:3-1)

 

Notes:

Dyar Miller will fill in as Quad Cities pitching coach as Tim Leveque prepares for the 2011 draft: Quad-City Times

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

DSL: Brewers beat Cardinals 8-3 in 16 innings

 

Individual Highlights:

Robelys Reyes 4-for-8 with one double, one run., one stolen base, and assisted in three double plays.

Junior Agustin 1-for-5 with one run, one walk, two hit by pitches, and one strikeout.

Daniel Barbuena 1-for-6 with one double, one RBI, two walks (one intentional), three strikeouts, and grounded into one double play.

Amauris Capellan 1-for-4 with two walks, one sac fly, one strikeout, one caught stealing, one fielding error, and one outfield assist.

Jose Gomez 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, three strikeouts, and one throwing error.

Fernando Baez 1-for-2 with one walk.

Hansel Del Los Santos started and pitched three innings.  He allowed four hits, one earned run, hit one batter, and struck three out. (g/f:5-1)

Douglas Planchart entered in the sixth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out. (g/f:2-1)

Anderson Gerdel entered in the seventh and pitched 3.1 innings.  He allowed three hits, no runs, one intentional walk, and struck three out. (g/f:2-3)(ir-s:1-0)

Addelin Ceballo entered in the 11th and pitched 4.1 innings.  He allowed three hits, no runs, and three walks. (g/f:6-3)(ir-s:2-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Alejandro Mejia 0-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play.

Jose Martinez 0-for-4 at the plate.

Jhohan Acevedo 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.

Ismael Brito entered in the fourth and pitched two innings.  He allowed three hits, two runs (one earned), and one walk. (g/f:2-0)

Fidencio Flores entered in the 16th and pitched one inning.  He allowed three hits, five runs (one earned), one home run, one intentional walk, one balk, and struck one out for the losing decision (0-2). (g/f:2-0)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Wednesday Probables

 

Albuquerque (28-23) visits Memphis (23-28) @ 7:05 PM ET - Brandon Dickson

Springfield (23-26) visits Corpus Christi (18-32) @ 7:05 PM MT - Kevin Thomas

Palm Beach (21-31) visits Dunedin (28-24) @ 7:00 PM ET - Eric Fornataro

Quad Cities (28-24) visits West Michigan (21-31) @ 6:00 PM CT - Seth Blair

DSL: Cardinals (0-3) visits Athletics (1-2) @ 10:30 AM ET - Luis Perdomo/Johnny Polanco

 

 

Upcoming Dates

 

June 6-8: 2011 First-Year Player Draft held in Secaucus, NJ.

June 17: Batavia hosts Auburn for opening day

June 21: Johnson City hosts Kingston for opening day

June 21: GCL Cardinals visit Astros for opening day

 

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