Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 08/07/11

Nick Stavinoha homers, Pete Kozma drives in three runs but Memphis falls in 23-run game. Oscar Taveras hits three-run homer as Quad Cities wins second straight. Jonathan Keener hits three-run blast to help lead Johnson City win fourth consecutive.

Results from games played Saturday, August 6.

 

Reno beat Memphis 13-10

Individual Highlights:

Tyler Greene 3-for-5 with two doubles, one run, one strikeout, one throwing error, and assisted in three double plays.

Nick Stavinoha 2-for-5 with one double, one home run, two RBIs, two runs, and one throwing error.

Mark Hamilton 4-for-5 with one double, three runs, and assisted in three double plays.

Matt Carpenter 1-for-5 with one two-out RBI.

Andrew Brown 0-for-3 with one RBI, two runs, two walks, and one strikeout.

Bryan Anderson 2-for-4 with one run, one hit by pitch, and allowed two stolen bases.

Pete Kozma 1-for-4 with three RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, one walk, and assisted in three double plays.

Freddie Bynum 1-for-1 with one two-out RBI and one stolen base.
Ron Mahay entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck one out. (p-s:20-12)(g/f:1-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Shane Robinson 0-for-1 with one ground into double play.

Blaine Boyer started and pitched 3.1 innings.  He allowed six hits, seven earned runs, one home run, five walks, hit one batter, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out. 0-for-2 at the plate. (p-s:86-39)(g/f:4-3)

Cory Rauschenberger entered in the fourth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed five hits, two earned runs, one home run, and one walk. (p-s:40-24)(g/f:3-2)(ir-s:3-3)

Pete Parise entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, one home run, and struck two out. (p-s:14-9)(g/f:0-1)

Chuckie Fick entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, three earned runs, five walks (one intentional), and struck two out. (p-s:35-14)(g/f:1-0)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Springfield @ Tulsa was postponed

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Announcement

 

 

Fort Myers beat Palm Beach 6-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Greg Garcia 1-for-3 with one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Kyle Conley 1-for-4 with one double.

Alan Ahmady 2-for-3 with one double and one walk.

Daniel Calhoun entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out. (g/f:2-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Robert Stock 0-for-4 and allowed two stolen bases.

Adam Melker 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Ted Obregon 0-for-4 with two strikeouts, one missed catch error, and assisted in one double play.

Eric Fornataro started and pitched six innings.  He allowed nine hits, four earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck eight out for the losing decision (6-11). (g/f:5-1)

Chris Corrigan entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, and one walk. (g/f:2-2)

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Quad Cities beat Beloit 6-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Kolten Wong 2-for-5 with one run and one strikeout.

Ronny Gil 3-for-5 with two doubles, one two-out RBI, one run, and one fielding error.

Oscar Taveras 2-for-4 with one home run, three RBIs, one run, one walk, and two strikeouts.

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

Chris Edmondson 1-for-4 with one double, one RBI, and one strikeout.

Geoff Klein 1-for-3 with one RBI and one sac fly.

Boone Whiting started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed five hits, three earned runs, one walk, and struck five out for the winning decision (3-1). (g/f:12-5)

Drew Benes entered in the eighth and pitched to four batters.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out for the hold (1). (g/f:1-0)

Dean Kiekhefer entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, one walk, and struck one out for the save (4). (g/f:2-0)


Rough Outing:

Jonathan Rodriguez 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

Williamsport beat Batavia 6-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Juan Castillo 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

Virgil Hill 2-for-4 with one run, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

Phil Cerreto 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI and one throwing error.

Jonathan Cornelius started and pitched four innings.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, four walks, and struck three out. (g/f:4-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Joey Bergman 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Romulo Ruiz 0-for-4 at the plate.

Cesar Valera 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.

Kevin Jacob entered in the fifth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, two walks, and struck one out for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:2-2)

Yunier Castillo entered in the seventh and pitched to six batters.  He allowed five hits and four runs (three earned). (g/f:1-0)

Adam Bileckyj entered in the seventh and pitched 2.2 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck four out. (g/f:3-1)(ir-s:2-1)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Johnson City beat Bluefield 7-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Steven Ramos 1-for-4 with two runs, one hit by pitch, and two strikeouts.

Tyler Rahmatulla 1-for-3 with one RBI, one run, and one walk.

Gary Apelian 2-for-3 with one double, one RBI, one run, one walk, one strikeout, and one outfield assist.

David Washington 1-for-3 with one double, one RBI, one run, and one walk.

Jonathan Keener 1-for-4 with one home run, three RBIs, one run, and allowed one stolen base.

Ryan Sherriff started and pitched five innings.  He allowed seven hits, two earned runs, one walk, and struck four out for the winning decision (2-1). (g/f:4-4)

Kyle Hald entered in the fifth and pitched four innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, two walks, and struck three out for the save (1). (g/f:4-3)

 

Rough Outing:

Breyvic Valera 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

 

Boxscore

Johnson City Cardinals Official Site Post Game

Johnson City Press Post Game

 

 

GCL: Marlins beat Cardinals 9-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Ildemaro Vargas 1-for-4 at the plate.

Luis Perez 0-for-3 with one hit by pitch, one stolen base, one catcher interference error, one passed ball, assisted in one double play, and allowed two stolen bases.

Sam Tuivailala 1-for-3 with one double, two throwing errors, and one missed catch error.

Victor Encarnacion 0-for-2 with one walk and one outfield assist.

Michael Knox 0-for-2 with one walk.


Rough Outing:

C.J. McElroy 0-for-4, K

Gerwuins Velazco 0-for-3, K

Kenny Peoples-Walls 0-for-3, 3K

Deryk Hooker 2 IP, 4 H, 2 R/1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, loss

Dail Villanueva 2 1/3 IP, 4 H, 4 R/3 ER, 1 BB, 4 K

Richard Mendoza 1 1/3 IP, 1 H, 2 R/ER, 3 BB, 1 K

 

Boxscore

 

 

DSL: Cardinals beat Brewers 2-1 in game one of doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Robelys Reyes 1-for-3 with one double, one run, and one walk.

Ronnierd Garcia 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

Rafael Medina 1-for-3 with one walk and one fielding error.

Juan Bautista started and pitched 3.2 innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, five walks, and struck five out. (g/f:2-2)

Kender Villegas entered in the fourth and pitched 5.1 innings.  He allowed three hits, no runs, one intentional walk, and struck four out for the winning decision (1-0). (g/f:7-4)(ir-s:3-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Daniel Barbuena 0-for-4 at the plate.

Jose Pena 0-for-3 with one strikeout.

Carlos Torres 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.

George Araujo 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.

 

Boxscore

 

 

DSL: Brewers beat Cardinals 7-0 in game two of doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Robelys Reyes 0-for-2 with one walk, one missed catch error, and one throwing error.

Jose Pena 1-for-3 with one double and two strikeouts.

George Araujo 1-for-1 with one walk.

Jean Carlos De La Cruz entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs. (g/f:3-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Leobaldo Pina (error), Amauris Capellan, Jhohan Acevedo, Jose Gomez (passed ball) 0-for-3, K

Alejandro Mejia 0-for-3, 2 K

Ronnierd Garcia 0-for-3

Hansel De Los Santos 3 IP, 5 H, 4 R/3 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, loss

 

Boxscore

 

 

Sunday's Probables

 

Memphis (57-57) visits Colorado Springs (53-62) @ 5:05 PM MT – Brandon Dickson

Springfield (20-21) visits Tulsa (19-22) @ 6:05 PM CT – John Gast, Nick Additon

Fort Myers (16-26) visits Palm Beach (23-20) @ 5:05 PM ET – Carlos Martinez

Quad Cities (26-15) visits Beloit (18-23) @ 2:00 PM CT – Anthony Ferrara

Batavia (23-26) visits Williamsport (28-21) @ 5:05 PM ET – Jose Almarante

Bluefield (25-20) visits Johnson City (30-15) @ 6:00 PM ET – Eduardo Hiraldo

GCL: Cardinals (22-17) visits Nationals (13-26) @ 12:00 PM ET – Stalyn Lopez

DSL Cardinals (21-34) have day off

 

 

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