Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 06/09/11

Memphis had day off. Amaury Cazana collected two hits and one RBI in Mexico. Steven Hill homered and drove in two, Maikel Cleto K'd nine over six innings to end Springfield losing streak. Alan Ahmady knocked in only run as Palm Beach lost second straight. Cody Stanley doubled in three runs as Quad Cities won second consecutive.

Results from games played Wednesday, June 8.

Memphis had day off

 

Monclova beat Tabasco 13-4

 

Amaury Cazana 2-for-4 with one RBI, two runs, one walk, and one strikeout.

 

Boxscore

 

 

Springfield beat Tulsa 5-3

 

Individual Highlights:

D'Marcus Ingram 3-for-4 with one double, one triple, two runs, and grounded into one double play.

Chris Swauger 1-for-4 with one RBI and one strikeout.

Steven Hill 2-for-2 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, one walk, one sac fly, and assisted in two double plays.

Zack Cox 1-for-4 with one double, one run, and grounded into one double play.

Audry Perez 2-for-4 with one RBI and allowed one stolen base.

Ryan Jackson 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one strikeout, grounded into one double play, and assisted in two double plays.

Maikel Cleto started and pitched six innings.  He allowed seven hits, two earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck nine out for the winning decision (2-1).  0-for-1 with one walk at the plate. (p-s:100-68)(g/f:4-2)

Samuel Freeman entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out for the hold (4). (p-s:13-8)(g/f:1-0)

Nick Greenwood entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck one out for the hold (8). (p-s:18-9)(g/f:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Jermaine Curtis 0-for-1 with one ground into double play.

Jorge Rondon entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed three hits, one earned run, and struck one out for the save (2). (p-s:12-9)(g/f:1-0)

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

Cardinals Corner Post Game

 

 

Fort Myers beat Palm Beach 5-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Alan Ahmady 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one strikeout, and grounded into one double play.

Eric Fornataro started and pitched six innings.  He allowed five hits, four runs (one earned), one walk, hit one batter, and struck three out for the losing decision (3-6). (g/f:10-3)

Brett Zawacki entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out. (g/f:1-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Greg Garcia 0-for-3 with one hit by pitch and assisted in one double play.

Kyle Conley 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Edgar Lara 0-for-3 with one strikeout.

Chris Corrigan entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, threw one wild pitch, and struck two out. (g/f:1-1)

 

Twins Rehab:

Tsuyoshi Nishioka 1-for-3 with one double, one run, one hit by pitch, two strikeouts, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Quad Cities beat Lansing 4-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Michael Swinson 0-for-2 with one run, two walks, and one strikeout.

Colin Walsh 2-for-4 with one double, one run, one strikeout, one throwing error, and assisted in one double play.

Cody Stanley 1-for-4 with one double, three two-out RBIs, one run, and two strikeouts.

Victor Sanchez 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI and assisted in three double plays.

Dean Kiekhefer entered in the sixth and pitched three innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out for the winning decision (1-0). (g/f:4-0)

Aidan Lucas entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out for the save (3). (g/f:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Ronny Gil 0-for-3 and one fielding error.

Jonathan Rodriguez 0-for-3 with one strikeout and assisted in two double plays.

Robert Stock 0-for-3 with one strikeout and allowed two stolen bases.

Seth Blair started and pitched five innings.  He allowed three hits, three earned runs, one home run, three walks,hit two batters, and struck four out. (g/f:8-4)

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

DSL: Cardinals @ Athletics was postponed

 

 

Thursday Probables

 

Memphis (28-30) visits New Orleans (31-29) @ 7:00 PM ET - Nick Additon

Tulsa (28-28) visits Springfield (27-29) @ 6:07 PM CT - Mike Blazek

Palm Beach (24-35) visits Fort Myers (30-29) @ 7:05 PM ET - Justin Smith

Quad Cities (33-26) visits Lansing (32-25) @ 7:00 PM CT - Trevor Rosenthal

DSL: Mariners (3-4) visit Cardinals (0-6) @ 10:30 AM ET - TBA

 

 

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