Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 07/03/11

Nick Stavinoha hits two homers in Memphis win. Scott Schneider allows one run over six innings in Springfield loss. Eric Fornataro allows one run over seven innings in Palm Beach victory. Trevor Rosenthal K's eight over 5 2/3 in Quad Cities win. David Medina, Nick Martini each drive in two in Batavia victory.

Results from games played Saturday, July 2. 

 

MLB Draft

 

Kyle Arnsberg (40th round selection-Victoria/Texas Collegiate Baseball League) 0-for-2 with one walk, one strikeout, and threw one runner out.

 

East Texas beat Victoria 5-2

 

Chris Costantino (43rd round selection-Laconia/New England Collegiate Baseball League) 0-for-3 with one RBI.

 

Laconia beat Newport 1-0

 


Memphis beat Oklahoma City 5-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Tyler Greene 1-for-4 with one RBI, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.

Pete Kozma 0-for-3 with one RBI, one sac fly, and two strikeouts.

Nick Stavinoha 3-for-4 with two home runs, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), two runs, and assisted in one double play.

Andrew Brown 2-for-4 with one run.

Aaron Luna 2-for-3 with one walk, one strikeout, one outfield assist, and assisted in one double play.

Bryan Anderson 2-for-4 with one run, assisted in one double play, and threw one runner out.

P.J. Walters started and pitched 6.1 innings.  He allowed six hits, one earned run, four walks, and struck five out for the winning decision (7-4).  1-for-2 at the plate. (p-s:110-64)(g/f:6-3)

Cory Rauschenberger entered in the seventh and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, struck one out, and assisted in one double play for the hold (5). (p-s:21-11)(g/f:3-1)(ir-s:2-0)

Chuckie Fick entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:11-9)(g/f:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Matt Carpenter 0-for-3 with one ground into double play.

Steven Hill 0-for-1 with one ground into double play.

 

Former Cardinals:

Brian Esposito 0-for-1 at the plate.

Robinson Cancel 0-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in four double plays.

 

Boxscore

Memphis Redbirds Official Site Post Game

 

 

Mexico City beat Monclova 10-5

 

Amaury Cazana 1-for-5 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one strikeout.

 

Boxscore

MiLB Official Site Post Game

 

 

Frisco beat Springfield 3-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Jose Garcia 2-for-4 with one sacrifice.

Matt Adams 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, and two strikeouts.

Zack Cox 1-for-1 at the plate.

Chris Swauger 0-for-3 with one RBI and one sac fly.

Charles Cutler 3-for-4 and allowed one stolen base.

Scott Schneider started and pitched six innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, one home run, two walks, and struck four out.  (p-s:88-51)(g/f:10-4)

Jose Rada entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:10-7)(g/f:2-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Audry Perez 0-for-3 at the plate.

D'Marcus Ingram 0-for-4 at the plate.

Samuel Freeman entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed three hits, two earned runs, and struck one out. (p-s:12-9)(g/f:2-0)

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Palm Beach beat Jupiter 2-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Starlin Rodriguez 2-for-4 with one double.

Rainel Rosario 2-for-3 with one stolen base and one strikeout.

Niko Vasquez 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, and one run.

Luis De La Cruz 1-for-3 with one double, one run, and allowed four stolen bases.

Eric Fornataro started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed six hits, one earned run, three walks, and struck three out for the winning decision (6-6). (gf/:9-5)

Keith Butler entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, and struck two out for the save (3). (g/f:1-1)(ir-s:2-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Xavier Scruggs 0-for-4 and one fielding error.

Adam Melker 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

Edgar Lara 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Ted Obregon 0-for-2 with one sacrifice.

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Quad Cities beat Clinton 4-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Michael Swinson 1-for-3 with one walk and two strikeouts.

Oscar Taveras 1-for-3 with one triple, one RBI, and one walk.

Jonathan Rodriguez 1-for-3 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one walk.

Nick Longmire 2-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and two strikeouts.

Packy Elkins 0-for-1 with one two-out RBI, three walks, and one stolen base.

Trevor Rosenthal started and pitched 5.2 innings.  He allowed three hits, three earned runs, one home run, hit two batters, and struck eight out. (g/f:3-5)

Iden Nazario entered in the sixth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out. (g/f:3-0)(ir-s:1-0)

Aidan Lucas entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and  struck two out for the winning decision (1-1). (g/f:2-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Geoff Klein 0-for-3 with one hit by pitch, two strikeouts, and threw out one of two runners.

Kolten Wong 0-for-1 and was picked off.

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

Batavia beat Mahoning Valley 8-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Mike O'Neill 1-for-3 with one double, one run, two walks, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.

Joey Bergman 1-for-5 with one walk and one strikeout.

Jeremy Patton 2-for-4 with one double, one RBI, three runs, one walk, and one strikeout.

David Medina 2-for-5 with one double, two RBIs, one run, and three strikeouts.

Romulo Ruiz 2-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Nick Martini 0-for-3 with two RBIs, two walks, and one strikeout.

Kevin Moscatel 1-for-5 with one double, two strikeouts, one throwing error, and allowed one stolen base.

Cesar Valera 0-for-4 with one RBI, one hit by pitch, and two stolen bases.

Todd McInnis started and pitched five innings.  He allowed three hits, one earned run, one walk, and struck three out for the winning decision (1-0). (g/f:5-2)

Corey Baker entered in the sixth and pitched 2.1 innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, one walk, and  struck three out for the hold (1). (g/f:3-1)(ir-s:2-0)

Danny Miranda entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out for the save (3). (p-s:0-2)(ir-s:2-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Eric Binder entered in the sixth and pitched to five batters.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, one home run, and two walks for the hold (1). (g/f0-1)

 

Boxscore

Mahoning Valley Scrappers Official Site Post Game

 

 

Pulaski beat Johnson City 6-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Tyler Rahmatulla 1-for-4 with one home run, two RBIs, and one run.

Anthony Garcia 1-for-3 with one double, one RBI, one sac fly, one strikeout, and one fielding error.

Gary Apelian 2-for-3 with one double and one walk.

Ronald Castillo 2-for-3 with one double and two runs.

Michael Santana entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out. (g/f:2-1)

 

Rough Outing:

David Washington 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and assisted in one double play.

Roberto De La Cruz 0-for-4 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.

Jesus Montero 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Ben Freeman started and pitched 5.1 innings.  He allowed seven hits, six runs (five earned), one home run, one walk, hit one batter, struck three out, and picked one runner off for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:5-3)

Nick Gillung entered in the sixth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out. (g/f:1-2)(ir-s:2-2)

 

Boxscore

 

 

GCL: Marlins beat Cardinals 6-4

 

Individual Highlights:

Luis Perez 0-for-1 with one RBI, two runs, two walks, one sac fly, two passed balls, and allowed one stolen base.

Hector Garcia 1-for-4 with one double and one run.

Sam Tuivailala 2-for-3 with one double, two two-out RBIs, and one walk.

Jem Argenal 1-for-1 at the plate.

Arturo Toribio started and pitched six innings.  He allowed five hits, three runs (one earned), hit one batter, one fielding error, and struck seven out. (g/f:7-2)

Angel Tapia entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs. (g/f:1-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Ildemaro Vargas 0-for-3 with one sacrifice and assisted in one double play.

Michael Knox 0-for-4, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Corderious Dodd 0-for-3 with three strikeouts.

Dutch Deol 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Scott Bittle entered in the seventh and pitched to four batters.  He allowed no hits, two earned runs, and two walks for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:1-1)

Jeff Lyman entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed three hits, one earned run, one walk, and hit one batter.  (g/f:3-0)(ir-s:2-2)

 

Boxscore

 

 

DSL: Cardinals beat Athletics 8-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Daniel Barbuena 1-for-3 with two RBIs, one run, and assisted in one double play.

Luis Cruz 2-for-5 with two runs and grounded into one double play.

Amauris Capellan 3-for-5 with one home run, three RBIs (two w/two-outs), two runs, and one strikeout.

Domingo Diaz 1-for-3 with two strikeouts and assisted in two double plays.

Jose Pena 2-for-4 with three RBIs (two w/two-outs), one hit by pitch, one strikeout, one missed catch error, and one outfield assist.

Jhohan Acevedo 1-for-3 with one run and one walk.

Jonathan Escudero started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed six hits, three runs (one earned), three walks, and struck four out for the winning decision (1-2). (g/.f:6-7)

Anthony De La Cruz entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck two out. (g/f:0-1)

John DeAguas entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck one out. (g/f:1-0)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Sunday's Probables

 

Oklahoma City (34-49) visits Memphis (44-38) @ 6:05 PM CT - Brian Broderick

Springfield (2-7) visits Midland (5-4) @ 6:00 PM CT - Mike Blazek

Palm Beach (7-3) visits Jupiter (0-9) @ 5:05 PM ET - Tyler Lyons

Quad Cities (4-5) visits Kane County (6-3) @ 6:00 PM CT - Zack Russell

Batavia (7-9) visits Mahoning Valley (10-6) @ 5:05 PM ET - Pat Daugherty

Kingsport (6-6) visits Johnson City (10-2) @ 6:00 PM ET - Tyrell Jenkins

GCL: Nationals (5-4) visit Cardinals (4-5) @ 12:00 PM ET - Brad Watson/Stalyn Lopez

DSL Cardinals (10-21) have off day

 

 

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