Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 06/18/14

The Cardinals system had a perfect 5-0 day. Five Chiefs played in the Midwest League All-Star Game, Tyrell Jenkins came off the DL with guns blazing and Rowan Wick homered again for State College.

Results from games played Tuesday, June 17th.

Memphis at Salt Lake

Memphis' road opener was postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Wednesday.

Wednesday's games: Memphis (34-37) at Salt Lake (29-43), 5:05 CT, John Gast (0-1, 6.00 ERA) and Zach Petrick (3-3, 4.77)

Springfield 6 at Tulsa 4

James Ramsey continues to make the case that he is ready for Memphis. The outfielder finished the night with four hits including a double. Jonathan Rodriguez had two hits and three RBI. Patrick Wisdom had two hits including his eighth home run of the season.

Starter Kurt Heyer yielded four runs, two earned, on four hits in six innings. That was still good enough to earn him his third win of the season. Lee Stoppelman collected the final out to collect his second save.

Wednesday's game: Springfield (35-36) at Tulsa (34-28), 11:05 CT, Marco Gonzales (2-2, 2.16 ERA)

Palm Beach 9 vs. Jupiter 0

In his first start of 2014, Tyrell Jenkins threw six scoreless innings with three strikeouts and two walks. The 21-year-old left the game having not allowed a hit.

Luke Voit led the offense with four hits while Breyvic Valera collected three from the third spot in the lineup. Charlie Tilson continues to set the table, reaching base twice and scoring once out of Palm Beach's leadoff spot. Ildemaro Vargas had two hits, a walk and crossed home twice.

Wednesday's game: Palm Beach (36-33) vs. Jupiter (27-42), 6:35 ET, Joe Cuda (4-5, 6.58 ERA)

Midwest League West All-Stars 7, East 0

The Midwest League played its All-Star Game on Tuesday night with six Chiefs part of the victorious Western Division team. The West pitchers carried a no-hitter into the eighth until Chris Perry allowed a single. His Chiefs teammate Zach Loraine allowed the other East hit in the ninth. Arturo Reyes did not pitch.

Peoria's C.J. McElroy started in centerfield and reached base three times with a walk and two singles. He also swiped two bags. Teammate Carson Kelly went hitless in two at bats. Juan Herrera walked, singled and scored in three plate appearances.

Wednesday's game: All-Star break concludes.

State College 8 vs. Batavia 0

Rowan Wick is destroying New York-Penn League pitching. In his fifth game of the season, Wick hit his fifth home run. The Spikes' right fielder finished the night with three hits and two runs batted in. Adam Ehrlich doubled and scored two runs. Robelys Reyes singled and drove in two from the leadoff spot.

Luis Perdomo spun six shutout innings and struck out six to pick up his first victory of the season.

Wednesday's game: State College (4-1) vs. Batavia (3-2), 7:05 ET, Will Anderson (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

DSL Cardinals 5 vs. DSL Nationals 3

Luis Flores and Luis Bandes each finished the game with three hits. Flores included a home run in his hit collection. Oscar Cotes reached base twice with a hit and a walk.

David Oca picked up the win with five shutout innings.

Wednesday's game: DSL Cardinals (8-7) at DSL Nationals (9-6), 10:30 ET



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