Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 08/06/11

Matt Adams homers and drives in three runs in Springfield's second straight win. Richard Castillo tosses six scoreless innings in Palm Beach victory. Breyvic Valera knocks in two runs in Johnson City's second consecutive win.

Results from games played Friday, August 5.

 

Reno beat Memphis 6-4

 

Individual Highlights:

Allen Craig 3-for-3 with one triple and two runs.

Adron Chambers 1-for-1 at the plate.

Nick Stavinoha 0-for-3 with one RBI, one run, one walk, grounded into one double play, and assisted in two double plays.

Mark Hamilton 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

Matt Carpenter 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one walk, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Bryan Anderson 2-for-4 with one double and one two-out RBI.

Jess Todd entered in the eighth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:5-4)(ir-s:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Shane Robinson 0-for-5 at the plate.

Freddie Bynum 0-for-4 with four strikeouts and assisted in two double plays.

Andrew Brown 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

Brian Broderick started and pitched six innings.  He allowed eight hits, five earned runs, two home runs, two walks, and struck one out for the losing decision (5-4).  0-for-2 at the plate. (p-s:81-55)(g/f:11-3)

Raul Valdes entered in the seventh and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, one walk, and struck one out. (p-s:24-15)(g/f:2-2)

 

Boxscore

Reno Aces Official Site Post Game

 

 

Springfield beat Tulsa 4-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Jim Rapoport 2-for-4 with one run, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.

Ryan Jackson 0-for-5 with one RBI.

Matt Adams 2-for-5 with one home run, three RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.

Aaron Luna 1-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.

Jermaine Curtis 1-for-1 and assisted in one double play.

Joe Kelly started and pitched 6.1 innings.  He allowed seven hits, two earned runs, one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck five out for the winning decision (3-2).  1-for-3 with two strikeouts at the plate.  (p-s:104-68)(g/f:9-3)

Samuel Freeman entered in the seventh and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs for the hold (6). (p-s:10-8)(g/f:2-0)(ir-s:2-0)

David Kopp entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and struck two out for the save (4). (p-s:26-14)

 

Rough Outing:

Donovan Solano 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and assisted in two double plays.

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game
Cardinals Corner Post Game

 

 

Palm Beach beat Charlotte 6-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Domnit Bolivar 2-for-3 with one RBI, two runs, one hit by pitch, and grounded into one double play.

Greg Garcia 0-for-3 with two runs, two walks, and one strikeout.

Kyle Conley 2-for-5 with two doubles, three RBIs (one w/two-outs), two strikeouts, one outfield assist, and assisted in one double play.

Rainel Rosario 1-for-5 with one double and four strikeouts.

Robert Stock 1-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, one sacrifice, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Richard Castillo started and pitched six innings.  He allowed three hits, no runs, three walks, and struck six out for the winning decision (2-3). (g/f:3-5)

Justin Smith entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed three hits, no runs, and struck two out. (g/f:2-2)

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


Rough Outing:

Niko Vasquez 0-for-5 with one ground into double play.

 

Notes:

Starlin Rodriguez was pulled from the game after being hit by a pitch in his first at-bat.

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Quad Cities beat Cedar Rapids 3-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Oscar Taveras 2-for-4 with one triple, one walk, one strikeout, and one caught stealing.

Cody Stanley 0-for-4 with one RBI and two strikeouts.

Colin Walsh 1-for-1 with one home run, one RBI, two runs, and three walks.

Zack Russell started and pitched 6.2 innings.  He allowed six hits, two earned runs, two walks, threw one wild pitch, one balk, and struck four out for the winning decision (6-8). (g/f:5-4)

Angel DeJesus entered in the seventh and pitched 2.1 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, hit one batter, and struck two out for the save (4). (g/f:3-0)(ir-s:1-0)


Rough Outing:

Jonathan Rodriguez 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Geoff Klein 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Ronny Gil 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

Williamsport beat Batavia 5-3 in 10 innings

 

Individual Highlights:

Garrett Wittels 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI, two walks, and one strikeout.

Juan Castillo 2-for-4 with one RBI and one throwing error.

Phil Cerreto 0-for-3 with one RBI, one sac fly, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Sean Watson entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, two walks, and struck one out. (g/f:4-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Roberto Reyes 0-for-3 with one walk.

 

Boxscore

Williamsport Cutters Official Site Post Game

 

 

Johnson City beat Bristol 10-8

 

Individual Highlights:

Steven Ramos 0-for-4 with two RBIs, one sac fly, and two strikeouts.

Tyler Rahmatulla 2-for-5 with one RBI and one run.

Anthony Garcia 1-for-4 with one triple, one RBI, one walk, and grounded into one double play.

Roberto De La Cruz 2-for-5 with one home run, one RBI, and one run.

Matt Williams 1-for-1 with two runs.

Ronald Castillo 1-for-3 with one double, one run, and two walks.

Breyvic Valera 3-for-4 with two RBIs, three runs, two stolen bases, one caught stealing/pickoff, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Logan Billbrough entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and hit one batter, for the save (3).

 

Rough Outing:

Josh Lucas started and pitched five innings.  He allowed eight hits, four earned runs, two home runs, one walk, and struck two out. (g/f:9-3)

Tyler Mills entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, two walks, threw three wild pitches, and struck three out for the blown save (2). (g/f:1-0)

Dyllon Nuernberg entered in the eighth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit, two earned runs, one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out for the hold (2).

Matt Rein entered in the eighth and pitched to four batters.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, threw one wild pitch, and struck two out for the blown save (2) and winning decision (1-0). (ir-s:2-2)

 

Boxscore

 

 

GCL: Astros beat Cardinals 3-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Ildemaro Vargas 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Sam Tuivailala 2-for-4 with one double and one RBI.

Lance Jeffries 1-for-4 with one RBI, one strikeout, and one fielding error.

Leandro Mateo 1-for-4 with one double and one strikeout.

Victor DeLeon started and pitched five innings.  He allowed five hits, two earned runs, two walks, threw two wild pitches, and struck five out for the losing decision (0-5). (g/f:4-5)

Angel Tapia entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, threw one wild pitches, and struck four out. (g/f:2-0)

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

 

Rough Outing:

C.J. McElroy 0-for-4 with one walk, two strikeouts, and one caught stealing.

Michael Knox 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

Cole Brand entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits and one earned run. (g/f:1-0)

 

Boxscore

 

 

DSL: Mariners @ Cardinals was postponed

 

 

Saturday's Probables

 

Memphis (57-56) visits Reno (65-48) @ 7:05 PM PT – Blaine Boyer

Springfield (20-21) visits Tulsa (19-22) @ 7:05 PM CT – John Gast

Fort Myers (15-26) visits Palm Beach (23-19) @ 6:35 PM ET – Eric Fornataro

Quad Cities (25-15) visits Beloit (18-22) @ 7:00 PM CT – Boone Whiting

Williamsport (27-21) visits Batavia (23-25) @ 7:05 PM ET – Jose Almarante

Bluefield (25-19) visits Johnson City (29-15) @ 6:00 PM ET – Ryan Sherriff

GCL: Cardinals (22-16) visit Marlins (28-10) @ 10:00 AM ET – Dail Villanueva

DSL: Cardinals (20-33) visit Brewers (33-20) @ 10:30 AM ET – Hansel De Los Santos

 

 

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