Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 06/12/11

Four draft signing updates. P.J. Walters strikes out ten in Memphis' second straight road win. Audry Perez drives in three runs as Springfield falls in extras. Rainel Rosario plates only two Palm Beach runs in bench clearing brawl and loss. Boone Whiting K's seven but Quad Cities loses. Fidencio Flores K's five in DSL win.

MLB Draft

 

37th round (1130th overall) selection Brad Watson says he is on his way to join the Short-Season Rookie-Level Gulf Coast League Cardinals to begin his professional career.

 

7th round (230th overall) selection Nick Martini says he plans to sign and will join Short-Season Single-A Batavia.

 

36th round (1100th overall) selection Casey Rasmus has repeatedly tweeted he is off to Short-Season Single-A Batavia.

 

15th round (470th overall) Matt  Williams says he plans to sign and expects to be assigned to Short-Season Rookie-Level Johnson City.


 

Results from games played Saturday, June 11.

Memphis beat New Orleans 8-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Jim Rapoport 0-for-2 with one two-out RBI, one run, and three walks.

Adron Chambers 2-for-5 with one double, two two-out RBIs, one run, and two walks.

Pete Kozma 1-for-4 with one double, two RBIs, two runs, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Freddie Bynum 1-for-5 with one double.

Bryan Anderson 2-for-4 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs), two runs, and one sac fly.

Donovan Solano 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Daryl Jones 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

P.J. Walters started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed seven hits, two earned runs, two walks, struck ten out, and assisted in one double play for the winning decision (4-3).  0-for-2 with one walk, one sacrifice, and one strikeout at the plate. (p-s:114-72)(g/f:5-4)

Raul Valdes entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs. (p-s:11-6)(g/f:0-1)

Chuckie Fick entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:14-7)(g/f:1-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Nick Stavinoha 0-for-5 with two strikeouts and assisted in one double play.

 

Former Cardinals:

Joe Thurston 2-for-4 with one run and one strikeout.

Ruben Gotay 0-for-4 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.

 

Boxscore

New Orleans Zephyrs Official Site Post Game

 

 

Campeche beat Monclova 9-1

 

Amaury Cazana 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

 

Former Cardinal:

Jolbert Cabrera (Campeche) 0-for-4 with one run and one intentional walk.

 

Boxscore

 

 

Tulsa beat Springfield 6-5 in 10 innings

 

Individual Highlights:

D'Marcus Ingram 1-for-5 with one RBI and three strikeouts.

Steven Hill 1-for-4 with one intentional walk and two strikeouts.

Alex Castellanos 2-for-5 with two runs, one strikeout, and one outfield assist.

Eric Duncan 1-for-5 with one double and one strikeout.

Audry Perez 2-for-4 with one home run, three two-out RBIs, two runs, and one throwing error.

Charles Cutler 1-for-1 with one double.

Jose Rada entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and one walk. (p-s:23-13)(g/f:0-2)

Samuel Freeman entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:27-19)(g/f:1-3)

 

Rough Outing:

Jermaine Curtis 0-for-5 and one fielding error.

Domnit Bolivar 0-for-3 with one sacrifice and one strikeout.

Chris Swauger 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

David Kopp started and pitched six innings.  He allowed seven hits, five runs (four earned), one home run, three walks, and struck five out. 1-for-2 with one strikeout at the plate.  (p-s:102-63)(g/f:6-5)

Jorge Rondon entered in the tenth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck two out for the losing decision (1-2). (p-s:28-15)(g/f:1-0)

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

Cardinals Corner Post Game

 

 

Charlotte beat Palm Beach 8-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Edgar Lara 1-for-3 with one double, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Rainel Rosario 1-for-4 with two RBIs and one strikeout.

Ted Obregon 2-for-3 and one fielding error.

Jordan Swagerty started and pitched 5.2 innings.  He allowed five hits, three runs (two earned), one walk, and struck five out for the losing decision (1-2). (g/f:8-3)

 

Rough Outing:

Adam Melker 0-for-4 at the plate.

Niko Vasquez 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

Juan Castillo 0-for-2 and was ejected in the seventh.

Luis Mateo 0-for-3 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.

Daniel Calhoun entered in the sixth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed three hits, two earned runs, one home run, hit one batter, and struck one out. (g/f:0-2)(ir-s:1-0)

Brett Zawacki entered in the eighth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed two hits, three earned runs, two walks, hit one batter, threw two wild pitches, and struck two out. (g/f:0-1)  Zawacki was ejected in the ninth.

Chris Corrigan entered in the ninth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed two hits and no runs. (g/f:1-0)(ir-s:3-3)

Manager Luis Aguayo was ejected in the ninth.

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Great Lakes beat Quad Cities 5-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Starlin Rodriguez 0-for-3 with one RBI, one hit by pitch, one caught stealing, and one throwing error.

Cody Stanley 0-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, and two strikeouts.

Chris Edmondson 0-for-2 with two walks and one stolen base.

Robert Stock 2-for-2 with one run and one walk.

Boone Whiting started and pitched five innings.  He allowed three hits, two runs (one earned), one walk, hit one batter, and struck seven out. (g/f:4-3)

 

Rough Outing:

Michael Swinson 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Ronny Gil 0-for-4 with one run, one strikeout, one throwing error, and one fielding error.

Jonathan Rodriguez 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

Victor Sanchez 0-for-4 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.

Cale Johnson entered in the sixth and pitched to four batters.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, two walks, and struck one out. 

Justin Wright entered in the sixth and pitched 2.2 innings.  He allowed three hits, one earned run, and struck five out for the losing decision (4-1). (g/f:1-1)(ir-s:2-0)

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

DSL: Cardinals beat Athletics 6-4

 

Individual Highlights:

Robelys Reyes 4-for-5 with one double, two runs, and two stolen bases.

Leobaldo Pina 1-for-4 with two two-out RBIs, one run, one walk, two stolen bases, and one strikeout.

Ronnierd Garcia 1-for-4 with one triple, two RBIs, one run, one strikeout, one missed catch error, and one throwing error.

George Araujo 0-for-3 with one RBI, one hit by pitch, one strikeout, and one fielding error.

Hector Salazar started and pitched three innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, three walks, and struck two out. (g/f:3-1)

Fidencio Flores entered in the fourth and pitched 3.1 innings.  He allowed two hits, one unearned run, one walk, and struck five out for the winning decision (1-2). (g/f:1-3)(ir-s:3-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Fernando Baez 0-for-3 with one strikeout and one passed ball.

Jonathan Escudero entered in the fourth and pitched to six batters.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out. (g/f:1-0)

Anthony De La Cruz entered in the eighth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, and one walk for the hold (1). (g/f:0-1)

Douglas Planchart entered in the eighth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, and struck two out for the save (1). (g/f:2-0)(ir-s:2-1)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Sunday's Probables

 

Memphis (30-31) visits New Orleans (32-31) @ 6:00 PM ET - Brandon Dickson

Springfield (29-31) visits Arkansas (29-28) @ 6:00 PM ET - Kevin Thomas

Charlotte (27-35) visits Palm Beach (25-37) @ 5:05 PM ET - Kevin Siegrist

Great Lakes (34-28) visits Quad Cities (34-28) @ 2:00 PM CT - Anthony Ferrara

DSL Cardinals (2-8) have day off

 

 

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