Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 08/12/11

Deryk Hooker strikes out five over four scoreless in Palm Beach's second straight win. Seth Maness, Todd McInnis make strong starts as Batavia splits doubleheader. Kyle Hald K's eight over six in Johnson City's fourth consecutive victory. Domingo Diaz drives in three as DSL collects doubleheader split.

Results from games played Thursday, August 11.

 

MLB Draft

 

Signing 2011 second round selection Charlie Tilson might come down to the wire says John Mozeliak to the Cardinals official site.

 

 

Memphis had day off

 

 

San Antonio beat Springfield 7-5

 

Individual Highlights:

Eric Duncan 2-for-3 with one double, one home run, three RBIs, two runs, and one sac fly.

Zack Cox 1-for-4 with two RBIs, one strikeout, and one throwing error.

Donovan Solano 1-for-3 with one walk.

Chris Swauger 1-for-3 with one walk.

Jeff Lyman entered in the third and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck three out.  0-for-1 with one strikeout at the plate.  (p-s:36-21)(g/f:3-0)

Samuel Freeman entered in the fifth and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck three out. (p-s:20-13)(g/f:2-1)

Nick Greenwood entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out. (p-s:15-11)(g/f:0-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Charles Cutler 0-for-4 with one strikeout and allowed one stolen base.

Joe Kelly started and pitched two innings.  He allowed three hits, five runs (one earned), one home run, two walks, and struck four out for the losing decision (3-3). (p-s:53-25)(g/f:1-2)

David Kopp entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck one out. (p-s:33-23)(g/f:3-2)

 

Notes:

John Gast was scheduled to start on Friday, but was pushed back for the Corpus Christi series beginning on Saturday according to the Springfield News-Leader.

 

John Mozeliak said Shelby Miller left Wednesday's game due to a bicep condition according to the Post-Dispatch.

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

Cardinals Corner Post Game

Springfield news-Leader Post Game

 

 

Palm Beach beat Charlotte 3-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Starlin Rodriguez 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI and one fielding error.

Xavier Scruggs 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Robert Stock 2-for-3 with one sacrifice.

Rainel Rosario 1-for-4 with one double, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

Niko Vasquez 1-for-2 with one two-out RBI, one run, and one walk.

Deryk Hooker started and pitched four innings.  He allowed three hits, no runs, and struck five out. (g/f:3-2)

Justin Smith entered in the fifth and pitched three innings.  He allowed two hits and one earned run for the winning decision (3-7).  (g/f:4-3)

Jesse Simpson entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or ruins for the hold (5). (g/f:4-0)

Jordan Swagerty entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs for the save (5). (g/f:1-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Greg Garcia 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Kyle Conley 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Domnit Bolivar 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Burlington beat Quad Cities 11-6

 

Individual Highlights:

Kolten Wong 2-for-5 with one triple, one two-out RBI, two strikeouts, and assisted in one double play.

Mike O'Neill 2-for-5 with one double, one two-out RBI, one run, and allowed one stolen base.

Colin Walsh 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, two runs, one walk, and three strikeouts.

Geoff Klein 2-for-5 with one double, one RBI, one run, and two strikeouts.

Jonathan Rodriguez 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Packy Elkins 1-for-2 with one triple, two runs, two walks, and assisted in one double play.

 

Rough Outing:

Chris Edmondson 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and grounded into one double play.

Zack Russell started and pitched two innings.  He allowed five hits, five earned runs, four walks, and struck three out for the losing decision (6-9). (g/f:0-2)

Cale Johnson entered in the third and pitched three innings.  He allowed four hits, four earned runs, one home run, two walks, and struck four out. (g/f:1-2)

Hector Corpas entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed four hits, one earned run, and struck one out. (g/f:2-2)

Iden Nazario entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, threw two wild pitches, and struck three out. (g/f:1-2)

 

Notes:

Wong left the game after injuring his ankle or left leg while sliding into third base in the bottom of the eighth according to the Quad-City Times.

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

Brooklyn beat Batavia 3-1 in game one of doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Garrett Wittels 2-for-4 at the plate.

Romulo Ruiz 2-for-3 with one double, one run, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.

Jeremy Patton 1-for-3 with one double and one RBI.

Seth Maness started and pitched five innings.  He allowed seven hits, three runs (two earned), and struck four out for the losing decision (0-1).  (g/f:11-1)

Sean Watson entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out. (g/f:1-0)

Kevin Jacob entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs. (g/f:2-1)

 

Rough Outing:

David Medina 0-for-3 with three strikeouts.

Phil Cerreto 0-for-3 with one strikeout.

Kevin Moscatel 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.

 

Boxscore

 

 

Batavia beat Brooklyn 2-1 in game two of doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Garrett Wittels 3-for-4 with one double, one run, and assisted in one double play.

Joey Bergman 1-for-3 with one walk, one throwing error, and one fielding error.

Roberto Reyes 0-for-2 with one run and two walks.

Juan Castillo 2-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one strikeout.

Todd McInnis started and pitched five innings.  He allowed four hits, one unearned run, hit one batter, struck two out, and assisted in one double play. (g/f:8-3)

Travis Miller entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck two out. (g/f:4-0)

Danny Miranda entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck three out for the winning decision (2-2).

 

Rough Outing:

Jeremy Patton 0-for-4 with one strikeout and was ejected.

Romulo Ruiz 0-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play.

Virgil Hill 0-for-3 with three strikeouts.

David Medina 0-for-2 with two strikeouts.

 

Boxscore

The Daily News Post Game

 

 

Johnson City beat Bristol 4-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Steven Ramos 1-for-4 with one RBI and one caught stealing.

Matt Williams 3-for-4 with one double, one triple, two runs, and one caught stealing.

Roberto De La Cruz 0-for-3 with one RBI and one sac fly.

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

Jonathan Keener 2-for-3 with one double and one run.

Kyle Hald started and pitched six innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, one home run, one walk, and struck eight out for the winning decision (5-0). (g/f:3-3)

Michael Santana entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, one walk, and struck two out for the hold (5). (g/f:1-1)

Logan Billbrough entered in the eighth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out for the save (5). (g/f:1-0)(ir-s:2-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Neal Pritchard 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and assisted in one double play.

Hector Garcia 0-for-4 and assisted in one double play.

Ronald Castillo 0-for-3 with one strikeout and one fielding error.

 

Boxscore

Johnson City Cardinals Official Site Post Game

Johnson City Press Post Game

 

 

GCL: Marlins beat Cardinals 2-1

 

Individual Highlights:

C.J. McElroy 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one stolen base, one strikeout, and one outfield assist.

Michael Knox 1-for-2 with one walk, one hit by pitch, and assisted in two double plays.

Anthony Bryant 2-for-4 with one run, one stolen base, one strikeout, and grounded into one double play.

Victor DeLeon entered in the third and pitched five innings.  He allowed four hits, no runs, two walks, struck one out, assisted in one double play, and picked one runner off. (g/f:5-2)

Angel Tapia entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out. (g/f:0-1)

Willy Paulino entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and hit one batter. (g/f:2-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Jem Argenal 0-for-4 at the plate.

Sam Tuivailala 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Dutch Deol 0-for-2 and one outfield assist.

Leandro Mateo 0-for-2 at the plate.

Kenny Peoples-Walls 0-for-3 with two strikeouts and assisted in one double play.

Chase Reid started and pitched two innings.  He allowed three hits, two runs (one earned), struck two out, and picked one runner off for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:0-2)

 

Boxscore

 

 

DSL: Cardinals beat Mariners 11-2 in game one of doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Robelys Reyes 2-for-4 with one run and assisted in three double plays.

Eduardo Celestino 2-for-5 with two runs, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

Rafael Medina 2-for-4 with one RBI, two runs, one walk, and assisted in four double plays.

Domingo Diaz 3-for-5 with two doubles, three RBIs, two runs, and one strikeout.

Jose Pena 0-for-2 with one run, one walk, two hit by pitches, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

Junior Agustin 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Daniel Barbuena 2-for-4 with one home run, three RBIs (two w/two-outs), two runs, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.

Carlos Torres 1-for-4 with one RBI and one strikeout.

Johnny Polanco started and pitched 6.2 innings.  He allowed five hits, two earned runs, five walks, hit one batter, threw one wild pitch, and struck five out for the winning decision (3-1). (g/f:7-2)

Fidencio Flores entered in the seventh and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs. (ir-s:3-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Hector Salazar entered in the seventh and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs, hit one batter, and threw one wild pitch.  (ir-s:3-1)

 

Boxscore

 

 

DSL: Mariners beat Cardinals 6-1 in game two of doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Rafael Medina 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI.

Daniel Barbuena 1-for-2 with one walk.

 

Rough Outing:

Ronnierd Garcia 0-for-2 with one hit by pitch and one strikeout.

Fernando Baez 0-for-3 at the plate.

Luis Cruz 0-for-3, two passed balls, and allowed one stolen base.

George Araujo 0-for-3 with one strikeout.

Silfredo Garcia started and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, one walk, and struck four out. (g/f:1-0)

Jean Carlos De La Cruz entered in the second and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, three earned runs, five walks, one balk, and struck one out for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:1-1)(ir-s:1-0)

Ismael Brito entered in the third and pitched 4.1 innings.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, one walk, hit one batter, threw one wild pitch, and struck three out. (g/f:3-3)(ir-s:3-0)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Friday's Probables

 

Tucson (54-64) visits Memphis (60-58) @ 7:05 PM CT – Blaine Boyer

San Antonio (30-16) visits Springfield (21-25) @ 7:07 PM CT – Nick Additon

Palm Beach (26-22) visits Fort Myers (19-27) @ 7:05 PM ET – Eric Fornataro

Burlington (16-30) visits Quad Cities (28-18) @ 7:00 PM CT – Boone Whiting

Vermont (26-27) visits Batavia (25-28) @ 7:05 PM ET – Hector Hernandez

Johnson City (34-16) visits Elizabethton (28-22) @ 7:00 PM ET – Ryan Sherriff

GCL: Nationals (14-27) visit Cardinals (25-18) @ 12:00 PM ET – Dail Villanueva

DSL: Cardinals (22-39) visit Brewers (37-23) @ 10:30 AM ET – Hansel De Los Santos

 

 

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