Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 07/11/11

Jim Rapoport drives in four runs in Memphis win. Charles Cutler collects three hits and three RBIs in Springfield loss. Tyler Lyons and Jordan Swagerty combine for one-hitter in game one of Palm Beach doubleheader split. Jonathan Rodriguez and Geoff Klein each plate two runs in Quad Cities' extra inning victory.

Results from games played Sunday, July 10. 

 

2011 Futures Game

 

Carlos Martinez (Palm Beach-World Team) entered in the fourth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, hit one batter, and struck one out.  (p-s:11-6)(g/f:1-0)(ir-s:1-0)

 

Shelby Miller (Springfield-US Team) entered in the third and pitched one inning. He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, and struck one out for the hold (1). (p-s:20-12)(g/f:2-0)

 

U.S. beat World 6-4

MLB Official Site Post Game

 

 

 

MLB Draft

 

Kyle Arnsberg (40th round selection-Victoria/Texas Collegiate Baseball League) 0-for-3 with one walk, one strikeout, and one caught stealing.

 

Victoria beat Acadiana 7-6  on Saturday

 

Chris Constantino (43rd round selection-Laconia/New England Collegiate Baseball League) 1-for-4 at the plate.

 

Laconia beat Newport 3-0 on Friday

 

Constantino 0-for-3 with one walk and three strikeouts.

 

New Bedford beat Laconia 5-2 on Saturday

 

Constantino 0-for-3 with one walk and two strikeouts.

 

Laconia beat Sanford 7-6 on Sunday

 

 

Memphis beat Round Rock 10-9 

 

Individual Highlights:

Jim Rapoport 2-for-6 with four RBIs (two w/two-outs), one run, and one strikeout.

Tyler Greene 2-for-6 with one double, one triple, two RBIs, one run, three strikeouts, and assisted in two double plays.

Nick Stavinoha 1-for-4 with one RBI, one run, and one walk.

Mark Hamilton 3-for-5 with one double, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.

Andrew Brown 2-for-5 with one run and two strikeouts.

Bryan Anderson 4-for-5 with one double, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), two runs, one throwing error, and threw out one of two runners.

Freddie Bynum 2-for-4 with one double, one RBI, two runs, one sac fly, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.

Adron Chambers 2-for-5 with one run and one strikeout.

Cory Rauschenberger entered in the fifth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, two walks, and threw one wild pitch. (p-s:29-13)(g/f:2-0)(ir-s:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Brandon Dickson started and pitched 4.1 innings.  He allowed five hits, six runs (four earned), one home run, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck five out. (p-s:88-52)(g/f:4-3)

Chuckie Fick entered in the seventh and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, two earned runs, two walks, and three strikeouts for the winning decision (4-1). (p-s:34-20)(g/f:1-0)

Victor Marte entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, one home run, one walk, and struck one out for the save (17). (p-s:22-13)(g/f:1-1)(ir-s:2-2)

 

Boxscore

Round Rock Express Official Site Post Game

 

 

Puebla beat Monclova 8-6 in 10 innings on Friday

 

Amaury Cazana 1-for-5 with one strikeout

 

Boxscore

 

 

Midland beat Springfield 15-12

 

Individual Highlights:

Jose Garcia 2-for-5 with two two-out RBIs, one walk, two strikeouts, one throwing error, and one fielding error.

Ryan Jackson 2-for-6 with one double, one RBI, one run, one strikeout, and one fielding error.

Matt Adams 2-for-5 with one home run, one RBI, two runs, and two strikeouts.

Alex Castellanos 1-for-3 with one RBI, two runs, two walks, and two strikeouts.

Zack Cox 3-for-5 with one double, one RBI, and two runs.

Charles Cutler 3-for-3 with one double, three RBIs, three runs, one walk, and one sac fly.

Jermaine Curtis 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, one strikeout, and grounded into one double play.

Daryl Jones 2-for-4 with two RBIs, one run, one sac fly, one strikeout, one throwing error, and one fielding error.

Audry Perez 1-for-4 with one RBI, one sac fly, and grounded into one double play.

Jorge Rondon entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out.  (p-s:10-7)(g/f:1-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Joe Kelly started and pitched four innings.  He allowed seven hits, eight runs (seven earned), two home runs, four walks (one intentional), hit two batters, one balk, and struck six out for the losing decision (0-1). (p-s:97-56)(g/f:4-3)

Brett Zawacki entered in the fifth and pitched three innings.  He allowed two hits, two runs (one earned), one home run, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out. (p-s:43-22)(g/f:3-3)

Samuel Freeman entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed four hits, five earned runs, two home runs, one walk, hit one batter, and struck one out. (p-s:33-16)(g/f:2-0)

 

Former Cardinals:

Shane Peterson 2-for-5 with one home run, three RBIs, two runs, one walk, and one strikeout.

Gary Daley started and pitched six innings.  He allowed eight hits, five earned runs, one home run, three walks, and struck six out for the winning decision (4-1). (p-s:90-58)(g/f:6-2)

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Palm Beach beat Dunedin 1-0 in game of doubleheader (seven innings)

 

Individual Highlights:

Rainel Rosario 1-for-2 with one double and one run.

Robert Stock 0-for-1 with one RBI, one sac fly, and one strikeout.

Tyler Lyons started and pitched five innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, three walks, and struck five out for the winning decision (3-3). (g/f:6-5)

Jordan Swagerty entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, hit one batter, and struck one out for the save (1). (g/f:3-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Starlin Rodriguez 0-for-3 with two strikeouts and one ground into double play.

Alan Ahmady 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.

Niko Vasquez 0-for-2 and one throwing error.

Adam Melker 0-for-2 with one strikeout.

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Dunedin beat Palm Beach 5-1 in game two of doubleheader (seven innings)

 

Individual Highlights:

Starlin Rodriguez 0-for-2 with one walk and one sac fly.

Xavier Scruggs 2-for-3 at the plate.

Niko Vasquez 0-for-2 with one walk and one strikeout

Adam Melker 2-for-3 with one double.

Luis De La Cruz 1-for-2 with one double, one run, one throwing error, and allowed five stolen base.

 

Rough Outing:

Greg Garcia, Rainel Rosario, Alan Ahmady 0-for-3

Arquimedes Nieto 4 2/3 IP, 7 H, 4 R/ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 1 HR, loss

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Quad Cities beat Wisconsin 6-5 in 11 innings

 

Individual Highlights:

Kolten Wong 2-for-5 with two doubles, one RBI, two runs, and one walk.

Ronny Gil 2-for-5 with two runs, one walk, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

Oscar Taveras 1-for-2 with one RBI, one walk, one sac fly, one strikeout, and one fielding error.

Jonathan Rodriguez 1-for-1 with two two-out RBIs and one walk.

Michael Swinson 1-for-3 with two walks (one intentional), one strikeout, and one outfield assist.

Geoff Klein 2-for-4 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs), one walk, one sac fly, and one strikeout.

Colin Walsh 1-for-4 with two runs and one walk.

Boone Whiting started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed two hits, three earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck four out. (g/f:10-5)

Dean Kiekhefer entered in the ninth and pitched three innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, hit one batter, and struck one out for the winning decision (2-1). (g/f:4-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Chris Edmondson 0-for-5 with one strikeout.

Cale Johnson entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed three hits, two runs (one earned), and struck one out. 

 

Notes:

Nick Longmire left in the third inning due to a leg injury: Quad-City Times

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

Quad-City Times Post Game

 

 

State College beat Batavia 8-7

 

Individual Highlights:

Mike O'Neill 2-for-5 with one home run, one RBI, and two runs.

Jeremy Patton 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

David Medina 2-for-5 with one two-out RBI, three runs, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Juan Castillo 4-for-4 with two doubles and four RBIs (two w/two-outs).

Kevin Jacob entered in the fifth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, and struck two out. (g/f:2-2)

Travis Miller entered in the eighth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs. (g/f:1-0)(ir-s:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Virgil Hill 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Jose Almarante started and pitched one inning. He allowed two hits, four earned runs, one home run, one walk, hit one batter, one balk, and struck one out. (g/f:1-1)

Danny Miranda entered in the seventh and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed three hits, two earned runs, and struck two out for the blown save (1) and losing decision (0-1). (g/f:2-1)

 

Boxscore

State College Spikes Official Site Post Game

 

 

Johnson City beat Pulaski 5-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Steven Ramos 1-for-4 with one double, one run, one walk.

Matt Williams 0-for-3 with one run, two walks, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Kolby Byrd 1-for-4 with one double and one run.

Anthony Garcia 2-for-4 with one double, two two-out RBIs, and one run.

David Bergin 1-for-3 with one RBI, one sac fly, and assisted in three double plays.

Tyler Rahmatulla 0-for-4 with one RBI, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.

Roberto De La Cruz 1-for-3 with one home run, one two-out RBI, one run, one fielding error, and assisted in two double plays.

Neal Pritchard 1-for-1 at the plate.

Josh Lucas started and pitched five innings.  He allowed eight hits, no runs, one walk, hit one batter, and struck four out for the winning decision (3-0). (g/f:6-0)

Logan Billbrough entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out for the hold (1). (g/f:3-1)

Heath Wyatt entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out. (g/f:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Ronald Castillo 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

 

Boxscore

 

 

GCL and DSL Cardinals had days off

 

 

Monday's Probables

 

Memphis (48-42) is off for All-Star break

Midland (7-9) visits Springfield (5-11) @ 7:07 PM Ct - John Gast

Dunedin (10-7) visits Palm Beach (10-8) @ 6:35 PM ET - Richard Castillo

Wisconsin (8-9) visits Quad Cities (9-8) @ 7:00 PM CT - Anthony Ferrara

Batavia (13-11) visits State College (6-18) @ 7:05 PM ET - Seth Maness

Johnson City (15-5) has day off

GCL: Cardinals (8-8) visit Astros (4-12) @ 12:00 PM ET - Ramon Ulacio

DSL: Cardinals (12-23) visit Mariners (26-9) @ 10:30 AM ET - Johnny Polanco

 

 

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