Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 06/07/11

Nick Stavinoha homers and drives in four, Andrew Brown adds another three, Donovan Solano collects five hits and two RBI, and Brandon Dickson strikes out eight over seven innings and knocks in one as Memphis takes their third straight win. Kevin Thomas knocked out quickly and Domnit Bolivar drives in only run as Springfield is handed second consecutive loss. All other clubs were off.

Draft Notes


Kolten Wong played in 38 games last summer for the Orleans Firebirds, where he was selected as 2010 Cape Cod League MVP.  He went 46-for-135 (341) with six doubles, three home runs, 11 RBIs, 19 runs, 18 walks, two hit by pitches, 22 stolen bases, 13 strikeouts, seven caught stealing, grounded into two doubles, and committed four errors.


The Cape Cod League opens their 2011 season on Friday, June 10th.


Results from games played Monday, June 6.

Memphis beat Oklahoma City 14-2


Individual Highlights:

Pete Kozma 1-for-4 with one RBI, three runs, two walks, two strikeouts, and assisted in two double plays.

Andrew Brown 2-for-6 with three RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, and one strikeout.

Nick Stavinoha 3-for-5 with one home run, four two-out RBIs, two runs, grounded into one double play, and assisted in two double plays.

Aaron Luna 1-for-5 with one two-out RBI and one run.

Jose Garcia 1-for-5 with one two-out RBI, one run, and assisted in two double plays.

Donovan Solano 5-for-5 with two doubles, two two-out RBIs, and two runs.

Brandon Dickson started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed five hits, one earned run, one home run, one walk, struck eight out, and picked one runner off for the winning decision (3-6).  1-for-3 with one RBI, one run, one sacrifice, and one strikeout at the plate. (p-s:99-67)(g/f:6-3)


Rough Outing:

Brian Broderick entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, and one walk. (p-s:35-23)(g/f:4-0)


Former Cardinal:

Brian Esposito entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out.  0-for-1 at the plate. (p-s:7-7)



Oklahoma City Redhawks Official Site Post Game



Monclova had day off



San Antonio beat Springfield 11-1


Individual Highlights:

Jermaine Curtis 2-for-4 at the plate.

Zack Cox 2-for-4 with one run.

Domnit Bolivar 1-for-4 with one RBI, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Jose Rada entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out.  (p-s:10-9)(g/f:2-1)(ir-s:1-0)


Rough Outing:

D'Marcus Ingram 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Travis Tartamella 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

Kevin Thomas started and pitched to nine batters.  He allowed five hits, seven earned runs, one home run, two walks (one intentional), and hit one batter for the losing decision (1-3).  (p-s:39-19)(g/f:1-0)

Richard Castillo entered in the first and pitched four innings.  He allowed six hits, two earned runs, one home run, four walks, hit one batter, and struck two out. 0-for-2 with one strikeout at the plate.  (p-s:73-46)(g/f:5-2)(ir-s:3-2)

Chase Reid entered in the fifth and pitched 2.1 innings.  He allowed four hits, two earned runs, threw two wild pitches, and struck one out.  0-for-1 with one strikeout at the plate.  (p-s:37-24)(g/f:1-3)(ir-s:2-0)



Matt Adams will miss roughly two weeks dealing with a lingering left oblique strain says farm director John Vuch.



Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game



Palm Beach and Quad Cities had days off



DSL: Cardinals @ Mariners was postponed due to weather: Dominican Summer League Official Site



Tuesday's Probables


Memphis (27-30) visits Oklahoma City (24-34) @ 11:05 PM CT - Mitchell Boggs

Springfield (26-29) has day off

St. Lucie (29-28) visits Palm Beach (24-33) @ 6:35 PM ET - Joe Kelly

Lansing (32-23) visits Quad Cities (31-26) @ 7:00 PM CT - Carlos Martinez

DSL: Brewers (6-0) visits Cardinals (0-5) @ 10:30 AM ET - TBA




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