Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 08/10/11

Andrew Brown hits grand slam, Mark Hamilton plates another three runs as Memphis wins third straight. Domnit Bolivar, Xavier Scruggs each drive in two runs in Palm Beach loss. Kolten Wong collects six hits and three RBIs as Quad Cities splits doubleheader. Links to articles on Corey Baker and Sam Gaviglio.

Results from games played Tuesday, August 9.

 

Memphis beat Colorado Springs 10-5

 

Individual Highlights:

Adron Chambers 0-for-3 with two walks and two strikeouts.

Shane Robinson 3-for-5 with two runs.

Tyler Greene 2-for-3 with one double, one home run, one RBI, four runs, two walks, and one strikeout.

Mark Hamilton 2-for-5 with two doubles, three two-out RBIs, one run, and one strikeout.

Matt Carpenter 1-for-2 with two RBIs, one run, two walks, one sac fly, and one fielding error.

Andrew Brown 1-for-5 with one home run, four two-out RBIs, one run, and one strikeout.

Nick Derba 3-for-4 with one run.

Freddie Bynum 1-for-1 at the plate.

Maikel Cleto started and pitched five innings.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, six walks, and struck six out for the winning decision (3-2).  1-for-2 with one strikeout at the plate. (p-s:98-55)(g/f:7-2)

Jess Todd entered in the seventh and pitched to two batters.  He allowed no hits or runs, and one walk. (p-s:6-2)(g/f:0-1)(ir-s:1-0)

Chuckie Fick entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:10-7)(g/f:3-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Pete Kozma 0-for-5 with one ground into double play.

Brandon Dickson 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

Pete Parise entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, one walk, and struck one out. (p-s:21-14)(g/f:1-0)

Raul Valdes entered in the eighth and pitched to four batters.  He allowed two hits and one earned run. (p-s:7-7)(g/f:2-0)

Ron Mahay entered in the ninth and pitched to four batters.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, one home run, and one walk. (p-s:11-5)(g/f:0-2)

 

Former Cardinals:

Joe Mather 2-for-4 with one walk, one strikeout, and two outfield assists.

Matt Pagnozzi 0-for-3 with one run and one walk.

Clayton Mortensen started and pitched 4.1 innings.  He allowed eight hits, seven earned runs, one home run, five walks, and struck five out for the losing decision (1-7).0-for-1 with one strikeout at the plate. (p-s:93-56)(g/f:1-4)

 

Boxscore

Colorado Springs Sky Sox Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Springfield had day off

 

Bench Players Making A Splash For Springfield

 

 

Charlotte beat Palm Beach 7-6

 

Individual Highlights:

Alan Ahmady 1-for-5 with one double, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

Domnit Bolivar 2-for-4 with one home run, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), two runs, one hit by pitch, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Xavier Scruggs 1-for-3 with one home run, two two-out RBIs, one run, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Luis De La Cruz 1-for-3 with one double, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Edgar Lara 1-for-4 with one double, one RBI, and one strikeout.

Daniel Calhoun entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, one intentional walk, and struck one out. (g/f:2-2)

Justin Wright entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out. (g/f:1-0)

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


Rough Outing:

Rainel Rosario 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Arquimedes Nieto started and pitched five innings.  He allowed 11 hits, seven earned runs, one walk, hit one batter, threw two wild pitches, and struck five out for the losing decision (1-4). (g/f:6-3)

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Beloit beat Quad Cities 12-6 in game one of doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Kolten Wong 3-for-4 with one double, one RBI, one strikeout, and two missed catch errors.

Oscar Taveras 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI and one walk.

Colin Walsh 1-for-2 with two walks and assisted in one double play.

Jonathan Rodriguez 3-for-4 with one double, one home run, two RBIs, one run, one strikeout, one missed catch error, and assisted in one double play.

Michael Swinson 2-for-4 with two runs, one stolen base, and one outfield assist.

Mike O'Neill 1-for-2 with one double, one RBI, two runs, and one walk.

 

Rough Outing:

Nick Longmire 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and grounded into one double play.

Ryan Copeland started and pitched 4.1 innings.  He allowed seven hits, nine runs (eight earned), two home runs, four walks, and struck five out for the losing decision (4-2). (g/f:4-5)

Cale Johnson entered in the fifth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed five hits, three runs (two earned), one home run, hit one batter, and threw one wild pitch. (g/f:2-2)(ir-s:3-3)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Quad Cities beat Beloit 6-5 in game two of doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Kolten Wong 3-for-4 with one double, one home run, two two-out RBIs, two runs, and assisted in one double play.

Mike O'Neill 2-for-3 with one RBI and one walk.

Geoff Klein 1-for-3 with one home run, three RBIs, one run, and one strikeout.

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

Iden Nazario entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck three out for the save (1).

 

Rough Outing:

Oscar Taveras 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Colin Walsh 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Jonathan Rodriguez 0-for-2 with one walk, two strikeouts, one caught stealing, and assisted in one double play.

Drew Benes started and pitched three innings.  He allowed four hits, two earned runs, two walks, and struck two out. (g/f:5-1)

Justin Edwards entered in the fourth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, three earned runs, one home run, two walks, one balk, and struck one out for the winning decision (3-1). (g/f:1-2)

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

QC Manager Johnny Rodriguez Challenges Team To Play The Game The Right Way

 

 

Brooklyn @ Batavia was postponed

 

The Batavian Announcement

The Daily News Announcement

Corey Baker Hopes To Make Mark In Pro Baseball

Sam Gaviglio is going to join the Batavia roster in the next couple days: Mail Tribune

 

 

Johnson City beat Bristol 9-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Tyler Rahmatulla 1-for-4 with one double, two runs, one walk, and grounded into one double play.

Anthony Garcia 2-for-4 with one home run, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), and two runs.

Roberto De La Cruz 3-for-4 with one double, three two-out RBIs, and two runs.

David Washington 2-for-4 with one home run, two two-out RBIs, one run, and one strikeout.

Kolby Byrd 1-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, one strikeout, and one passed ball.

Ben Freeman started and pitched five innings.  He allowed four hits, one unearned run, two walks, and struck four out for the winning decision (4-2).  (g/f:5-4)

Dyllon Nuernberg entered in the sixth and pitched three innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and struck two out. (g/f:3-2)

Heath Wyatt entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit and no runs. (g/f:2-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Gary Apelian 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Ronald Castillo 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

 

Boxscore

Johnson City Cardinals Official Site Post Game

Johnson City Press Post Game

 

 

GCL Cardinals had day off

 

 

DSL: Brewers beat Cardinals 3-1 in game one of doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Robelys Reyes 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, one stolen base, and assisted in one double play.

Rafael Medina 2-for-2 with one walk and one fielding error.

Amauris Capellan 0-for-1 with one RBI, one walk, and one sac fly.

 

Rough Outing:

Leobaldo Pina 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and assisted in one double play.

Fernando Baez 0-for-3 and assisted in one double play.

George Araujo 0-for-2 with one strikeout.

Jonathan Escudero started and pitched six innings.  He allowed six hits, three earned runs, one home run, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck four out for the losing decision (2-3). (g/f:7-4)

 

Boxscore

 

 

 

DSL: Brewers beat Cardinals 5-0 in game two of doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Robelys Reyes 2-for-3 with one double and one stolen base.

Daniel Barbuena 1-for-3 with one double, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Junior Agustin 1-for-3 with one double.

Luis Perdomo started and pitched three innings.  He allowed three hits, one earned run, two walks, threw one wild pitch, struck five out, and picked one runner off for the losing decision (5-0). (g/f:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Domingo Diaz 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.

Rafael Medina 0-for-3 with three strikeouts.

Jose Pena 0-for-3 with one strikeout.

Jose Gomez 0-for-3 with two strikeouts, one passed ball, and threw out one of two runners.

Fidencio Flores entered in the fourth and pitched one inning.  He allowed three hits, three earned runs, three walks, struck one out, and picked one runner off. (g/f:1-0)

Douglas Planchart entered in the fifth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, two walks, and hit one batter. (g/f:3-1)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Wednesday's Probables

 

Memphis (60-57) visits Colorado Springs (53-65) @ 7:05 PM MT – Brian Broderick

San Antonio (28-16) visits Springfield (21-23) @ 7:07 PM CT – Shelby Miller

Charlotte (26-19) visits Palm Beach (24-22) @ 6:35 PM ET – Richard Castillo

Burlington (15-29) visits Quad Cities (27-17) @ 7:00 PM CT – Trevor Rosenthal

Brooklyn (28-23) visits Batavia (24-26) for a doubleheader @ 5:05 PM ET – Seth Maness, Pat Daugherty

Bristol (19-29) visits Johnson City (32-16) @ 7:00 PM ET – Tyrell Jenkins

GCL: Cardinals (24-17) visit Astros (15-27) @ 12:00 PM ET – Ramon Ulacio

DSL: Cardinals (21-37) visit Athletics (20-39) @ 10:30 AM ET – Norge Paredes

 

 

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