Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 08/03/11

Brandon Dickson allows one run over seven as Memphis wins fourth straight. Nick Additon strikes out five over five in Springfield's second consecutive victory. Ryan Copeland K's six over seven in Quad Cities' third straight win. Brad Watson strikes out five in six innings in GCL victory.

Results from games played Tuesday, August 2.

 

MLB Draft

 

Kyle Arnsberg (40th round selection-Victoria/Texas Collegiate Baseball League) played in 26 games going 15-for-89 (.169) with one triple, seven RBIs, eight runs, 12 walks, two hit by pitches, 21 strikeouts, and two caught stealing.

 

Chris Costantino (43rd round selection-Laconia/New England Collegiate Baseball League) played in 34 games going 34-for-115 (.296) with five doubles, two triples, four home runs, 14 RBIs, 14 runs, 11 walks, three hit by pitches, and 30 strikeouts.  He made eight starts (one complete game) posting a 3-3 record and 2.30 ERA.  Costantino allowed 28 hits, 13 runs (12 earned), 18 walks, and struck 60 out over 47 innings.

 

 

Memphis beat Iowa 2-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Adron Chambers 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

Tyler Greene 1-for-3 with one RBI, one run, one sac fly, two strikeouts, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Matt Carpenter 2-for-3 with one walk, one stolen base, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Freddie Bynum 0-for-1 with one RBI, one sac fly, one hit by pitch, and assisted in two double plays.

Brandon Dickson started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed three hits, one earned run, one home run, one walk, and struck four out. 0-for-2 at the plate. (p-s:96-62)(g/f:10-5)

Ron Mahay entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit and no runs for the winning decision (1-2). (p-s:11-8)

Victor Marte entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs for the save (21). (p-s:14-10)(g/f:3-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Andrew Brown 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

Bryan Anderson 0-for-3 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.

Pete Kozma 0-for-3 with one strikeout and assisted in two double plays.

Donovan Solano 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

 

Boxscore

Memphis Redbirds Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Springfield beat Arkansas 5-4

 

Individual Highlights:

Aaron Luna 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, one hit by pitch, and one fielding error.

Zack Cox 2-for-4 with one run, one hit by pitch, two strikeouts, and one throwing error.

Charles Cutler 0-for-3 with one RBI, one run, one walk, one strikeout, and allowed one stolen base.

Jermaine Curtis 1-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, and one fielding error.

Daryl Jones 1-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, and one caught stealing.

Nick Additon started and pitched five innings.  He allowed three hits, two unearned runs, two walks, hit one batter, and struck five out for the winning decision (3-0). (101-67)(g/f:5-5)

Nick Greenwood entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and one walk. (p-s:19-11)(g/f:2-0)

David Kopp entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits and no runs for the save (3). (p-s:15-10)(g/f:2-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Chris Swauger 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Jorge Rondon entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits and two earned runs for the hold (3). (p-s:10-8)(g/f:0-2)

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

Cardinals Corner Post Game

 

 

Palm Beach had day off

 

 

Quad Cities beat Cedar Rapids 3-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Kolten Wong 3-for-5 with one double, one RBI, and assisted in two double plays.

Cody Stanley 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one strikeout.

Jonathan Rodriguez 2-for-4 with one double, one run, and assisted in two double plays.

Colin Walsh 3-for-4 with one double, one RBI, and one stolen base.

Ronny Gil 2-for-3 with one run, one hit by pitch, one stolen base, was picked off, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Ryan Copeland started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed seven hits, one unearned run, hit one batter, and struck six out for the winning decision (4-1). (g/f:8-4)

Justin Edwards entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out for the save (1). (g/f:0-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Michael Swinson 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Angel DeJesus entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, one walk, threw two wild pitches, and struck two out for the hold (5). (g/f:1-0)

 

Notes:

Boone Whiting takes cerebral approach: Quad-City Times

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

Hudson Valley beat Batavia 7-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Joey Bergman 1-for-5 with one double, two strikeouts, and grounded into one double play.

Romulo Ruiz 1-for-4 with one double and one run.

Virgil Hill 2-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

Nick Martini 1-for-3 with one walk.

Cesar Valera 0-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, and two strikeouts.

Kevin Jacob entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck one out. (g/f:1-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Juan Castillo 0-for-4 with one strikeout, one throwing error, one passed ball, and allowed four stolen bases.

Pat Daugherty started and pitched 4.1 innings.  He allowed four hits, five earned runs, two walks, hit one batter, threw one wild pitch, and struck four out for the losing decision (3-3). (g/f:9-0)

Corey Baker entered in the fifth and pitched 2.2 innings.  He allowed six hits, two earned runs, one walk, threw one wild pitch, struck two out, and picked one runner off. (g/f:3-1)(ir-s:2-2)

 

Boxscore

The Daily News Post Game

 

 

Elizabethton beat Johnson City 9-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Tyler Rahmatulla 2-for-4 with one RBI and one throwing error.

Anthony Garcia 0-for-3 with one RBI and one sac fly.

Gary Apelian 1-for-4 with one double.

Neal Pritchard 1-for-1 at the plate.

Roberto De La Cruz 1-for-3 with one double, one strikeout, and one caught stealing.

Ronald Castillo 2-for-4 with one double, one run, and one strikeout.

Jose Pasen started and pitched six innings.  He allowed five hits, two earned runs, two walks, and struck four out. (g/f:8-3)

Matt Rein entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and one walk. (g/f:1-2)


Rough Outing:

Kolby Byrd 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Dyllon Nuernburg entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed six hits, seven runs (five earned) and struck one out for the losing decision (2-2). (g/f:2-1)

 

Boxscore

 

 

GCL: Cardinals beat Nationals 5-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Ildemaro Vargas 1-for-4 with one double, one run., and grounded into one double play.

Luis Perez 2-for-3 with one run and one walk.

Sam Tuivailala 3-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one run, and one walk.

Lance Jeffries 2-for-4 with one double, one RBI, one run, one stolen base, one strikeout, one caught stealing/pickoff.

Anthony Bryant 1-for-4 with one home run, three RBIs, and one run.

Brad Watson started and pitched six innings.  He allowed seven hits, two earned runs, two walks, hit one batter, threw two wild pitches, and struck five out for the winning decision (2-1). (g/f:9-1)

Angel Tapia entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs for the hold (1). (g/f:3-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Jem Argenal 0-for-3 with one hit by pitch and one strikeout.

Willy Paulino entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, hit one batter, and struck two out for the save (8). (g/f:2-2)

 

Boxscore

 

 

DSL: Cardinals @ Mariners was postponed

 

 

Wednesday's Probables

 

Memphis (56-54) visits Reno (63-47) @ 7:05 PM PT – Adam Ottavino

Springfield (18-20) visits Arkansas (17-21) @ 7:10 PM CT – Mike Blazek

Palm Beach (21-18) visits St. Lucie (19-18) @ 6:30 PM ET – Tyler Lyons

Quad Cities (23-14) visits Cedar Rapids (16-21) @ 6:35 PM CT – Seth Blair

Batavia (22-23) visits Hudson Valley (23-21) @ 7:05 PM ET – Todd McInnis

Johnson City (26-15) visits Bristol (19-22) @ 7:00 PM ET – Ben Freeman

GCL: Cardinals (21-15) visit Mets (19-17) @ 12:00 PM ET – Ramon Ulacio

DSL: Brewers (34-20) visit Cardinals (20-33) @ 10:30 AM ET – Silfredo Garcia

 

 

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