Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 08/02/11

Shane Robinson homers twice and drives in five runs in Memphis' third straight win. Eric Duncan hits three-run shot to help lead Springfield to victory. Domnit Bolivar knocks in three runs in Palm Beach win. Anthony Ferrara strikes out six over seven scoreless in Quad Cities' shutout victory.

Results from games played Monday, August 1.

 

MLB Draft

 

Chris Costantino (43rd round selection-Laconia/NECBL) 2-for-4 with one double, one triple, two RBIs, one run, and one error.

 

Laconia beat North Shore 5-4 on Sunday

 

 

Memphis beat Iowa 8-7

 

Individual Highlights:

Adron Chambers 2-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Shane Robinson 2-for-5 with two home runs, five RBIs (four w/two-outs), and three runs.

Tyler Greene 1-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, one strikeout, and was picked off.

Andrew Brown 0-for-3 with one RBI, one sac fly, three strikeouts, and one outfield assist.

Matt Carpenter 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, and one run.

Freddie Bynum 3-for-4 with one run.

Nick Derba one run and one walk.

Donovan Solano 1-for-1 with one run.

Bryan Augenstein entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit and no runs. (p-s:24-19)(g/f:2-3)

Raul Valdes entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out. (p-s:11-8)(g/f:0-1)

Jess Todd entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one intentional walk, and struck one out for the winning decision (1-2). (p-s:19-9)(g/f:2-0)


Rough Outing:

Bryan Anderson 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.

Pete Kozma 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Blaine Boyer started and pitched three innings.  He allowed ten hits, six earned runs, one walk, and struck three out. (p-s:80-51)(g/f:4-1)

Pete Parise entered in the fourth and pitched two innings.  He allowed three hits, one earned run, one home run, and struck one out. (p-s:34-29)(g/f:3-0)(ir-s:1-1)

 

Boxscore

Memphis Redbirds Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Springfield beat NW Arkansas 7-1

 

Individual Highlights:

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

Aaron Luna 0-for-2 with two runs, two walks, and one strikeout.

Zack Cox 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI and one run.

Daryl Jones 2-for-4 with one home run, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), two runs, and two strikeouts.

Eric Duncan 1-for-3 with one home run, three two-out RBIs, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

John Gast started and pitched six innings.  He allowed six hits, one earned run, three walks, and struck six out for the winning decision (3-1).

Scott Schneider entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit and no runs.

Francisco Samuel entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out.

Samuel Freeman entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, two walks, and struck one out.

 

Rough Outing:

Ryan Jackson 0-for-4 at the plate.

Chris Swauger 0-for-3 with one strikeout.

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game
Cardinals Corner Post Game

Springfield News-Leader Post Game

 

 

Palm Beach beat Clearwater 7-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Domnit Bolivar 3-for-4 with one home run, three RBIs (one w/two-outs), two runs, one stolen base, and assisted in one double play.

Kyle Conley 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, one run, and two strikeouts.

Rainel Rosario 1-for-3 with one triple, one two-out RBI, one walk, and one strikeout.

Xavier Scruggs 1-for-3 with one double, two runs, one walk, and assisted in one double play.

Luis De La Cruz 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one run, one walk, and one stolen base.

Adam Melker 2-for-4 with one RBI and one strikeout.

Chris Corrigan entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out for the hold (2). (g/f:2-1)

Keith Butler entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, and struck two out.

 

Rough Outing:

Alan Ahmady 0-for-4 at the plate.

Niko Vasquez 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Carlos Martinez started and pitched six innings.  He allowed five hits, three earned runs, one home run, two walks, and struck eight out for the winning decision (3-1). (g/f:4-4)

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Quad Cities beat Kane County 3-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Kolten Wong 2-for-3 with two runs, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

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

Cody Stanley 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, one stolen base, and two strikeouts.

Ronny Gil 2-for-3 with one run, one stolen base, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Anthony Ferrara started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and struck six out for the winning decision (10-5). (g/f:7-5)

Cale Johnson entered in the eighth anhd pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out for the hold (8). (g/f:1-1)

Aidan Lucas entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out for the save (10). (g/f:0-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Nick Longmire 0-for-3 with one strikeout.

Jonathan Rodriguez 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Michael Swinson 0-for-3 with one walk, two strikeouts, and one caught stealing.

Geoff Klein 0-for-3 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play.

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

Quad-City Times Post Game

 

 

Batavia beat Connecticut 5-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Joey Bergman 2-for-5 with one two-out RBI, one run, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

Juan Castillo 2-for-5 with one run and one strikeout.

Romulo Ruiz 1-for-5 with one double and three strikeouts.

Jeremy Patton 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one walk, and one strikeout.

David Medina 1-for-3 with one RBI, one sac fly, one stolen base, and two strikeouts.

Virgil Hill 1-for-3 with one triple, two runs, one hit by pitch, two strikeouts, and one throwing error.

Danny Stienstra 3-for-4 with one double, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, and assisted in one double play.

Yunier Castillo entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out for the hold (1). (g/f:2-0)

Adam Bileckyj entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, two walks, and struck three out for the hold (2). (g/f:1-0)

Danny Miranda entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out for the save (8). (g/f:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Roberto Reyes 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Jose Almarante started and pitched five innings.  He allowed six hits, three earned runs, two walks, and struck two out for the winning decision (3-2). (g/f:9-1)

 

Boxscore

Connecticut Tigers Official Site Post Game

The Daily News Post Game

 

 

Elizabethton beat Johnson City 4-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Anthony Garcia 0-for-5 with one RBI and one strikeout.

Jesus Montero 1-for-3 with one walk and two strikeouts.

Neal Pritchard 1-for-2 with one two-out RBI, one walk, and one hit by pitch.

Tyler Mills entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out. (g/f:4-1)

Michael Santana entered in the eighth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (ir-s:2-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Gary Apelian 0-for-5 with one strikeout.

Roberto De La Cruz 0-for-3 with one hit by pitch and two strikeouts.

David Washington 0-for-2 with one run, two walks, two strikeouts, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Eduardo Hiraldo started and pitched 4.2 innings.  He allowed three hits, four unearned runs, three walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck five out for the losing decision (1-2). (g/f:7-2)

Nick Gillung entered in the fifth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, hit one batter, and struck three out. (g/f:2-1)(ir-s:2-1)

 

Boxscore

 

 

GCL: Marlins beat Cardinals 17-5

 

Individual Highlights:

Ildemaro Vargas 2-for-5 with one double and assisted in one double play.

Gerwuins Velazco 1-for-3 with one double, one RBI, one run, one walk, and one passed ball.

Victor Encarnacion 1-for-1 at the plate.

Sam Tuivailala 2-for-4 with one double, one run, one strikeout, and one missed catch error.

Michael Knox 1-for-1 with one home run, one RBI, two runs, two walks, one hit by pitch, and assisted in one double play.

Lance Jeffries 1-for-3 with one double, one RBI, one sacrifice, and one throwing error.

C.J. McElroy 0-for-3 with two RBIs and one hit by pitch.

Deryk Hooker started and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out.

 

Rough Outing:

Breyvic Valera 0-for-5 and assisted in one double play.

Jem Argenal 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Bryan Martinez entered in the second and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out. (g/f:2-0)

Stalyn Lopez entered in the third and pitched five innings.  He allowed eight hits, three earned runs, one home run, one walk, and threw one wild pitch for the blown save (1). (g/f:3-7)

Brandon Creath entered in the eighth and pitched to five batters.  He allowed three hits, five runs (four earned) and one walk for the losing decision (3-2). (g/f:1-0)

Richard Mendoza entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, six earned runs, one home run, five walks, threw three wild pitches, and struck one out. (g/f:1-0)(ir-s:2-2)

Cole Brand entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, two earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck one out. (g/f:1-0)

 

Boxscore

 

 

DSL: Athletics beat Cardinals 5-4

 

Individual Highlights:

Robelys Reyes 1-for-4 with one walk.

Leobaldo Pina 2-for-5 with one double, one run, and one caught stealing.

Amauris Capellan 1-for-4 with one RBI and one outfield assist.

Jhohan Acevedo 1-for-2 with one run, two walks, and one outfield assist.

Junior Agustin 3-for-3 with two doubles, one run, one walk, and one fielding error.

Jose Gomez 0-for-3 with one RBI and one walk.

George Araujo 1-for-3 with one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

Carlos Torres 1-for-4 with one double and one two-out RBI.

Kender Villegas entered in the sixth and pitched three innings.  He allowed four hits, one unearned run, and struck one out for the hold (2). (g/f:3-6)

Ismael Brito entered in the ninth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out  for the hold (2). (ir-s:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Addelin Ceballo entered in the ninth and pitched to four batters.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, two walks (one intentional), and threw one wild pitch for the blown save (1) and losing decision (0-2). (ir-s:1-1)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Tuesday's Probables

 

Iowa (47-63) visits Memphis (55-54) @ 7:05 PM CT – Brandon Dickson

Springfield (17-20) visits NW Arkansas (19-18) @ 7:10 PM CT – Nick Additon

Palm Beach (21-18) has day off

Quad Cities (22-14) visits Cedar Rapids (16-20) @ 6:35 PM CT – Ryan Copeland

Batavia (22-22) visits Hudson Valley (22-21) @ 7:05 PM ET – Pat Daugherty

Johnson City (26-14) visits Elizabethton (21-19) @ 7:00 PM ET – Jose Pasen

GCL: Nationals (12-23) visit Cardinals (20-15) @ 12:00 PM ET – Brad Watson

DSL: Cardinals (20-33) visit Mariners (37-17) @ 10:30 AM ET – Silfredo Garcia

 

 

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