Results from games played Saturday, August 20.
Kyle Conley smacked a pair of RBI doubles and Starlin Rodriguez homered to lead the Florida State League Cards to victory. Seth Maness starred in his first FSL game, throwing 3 1/3 innings of scoreless relief. In the process, he picked up his first professional win.
The Cards are 2 ½ games out of first with 15 remaining.
Ryan Sherriff allowed just one run in five innings, but newcomer Ethan Cole took a blown save, but also received the win with the Muckdogs came back in the bottom of the sixth. Danny Miranda picked up his ninth save of the season. Romulo Ruiz doubled and plated two.
GCL Astros 5, Cardinals 4
The Cards squandered a 3-0 lead in the fifth as Bryan Martinez, pitching in relief, took the loss. Starter Stalyn Lopez allowed one run in 5 1/3 innings. Leandro Mateo singled, tripled, walked, scored twice and drove in two.
DSL: Cardinals 6, Brewers 1
The 2011 Dominican Summer League Cardinals ended their season with a victory, helped by six Brewers errors. Jhohan Acevedo had two hits and collected two RBI. Starter Silfredo Garcia allowed just one hit in four innings. Luis Perdomo finished with three scoreless innings of relief to earn the win.
GCL Cardinals at Marlins @ 10:30 AM ET – Brad Watson
DSL Cardinals – season over
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