Batavia Muckdogs Photo Pack

Two dozen photos of members of the St. Louis Cardinals' New York-Penn League farm club, the Batavia Muckdogs.

Prior to now, a number of the St. Louis Cardinals minor league prospects assigned to the Batavia Muckdogs of the short-season Class A team in the New York-Penn League did not have action photos in their player profiles.

A trip to watch the team in action for several days and a handy camera helped to close the gap. Two dozen photos follow. Make sure you click on the players' names to be taken to their player pages, where additional photographs are catalogued.

Players are listed below in alphabetical order. All photos below are property of Brian Walton/

Davis Bilardello deals.

Shortstop Domnit Bolivar takes extra infield practice as centerfielder Tyler Henley trots by.

Bolivar demonstrates his stance at the plate.

NY-Penn All-Star first baseman Andrew Brown connects for a home run, 400-plus feet to dead center.

David Carpenter calling his game behind the plate.

Pitcher Logan Collier is all arms and legs.

Third baseman Daniel Descalso makes contact.

Skipper Mark DeJohn directs batting practice.

Pitcher Thomas Eager lets one go in a blur of motion.

Outfielder Collin Fanning singles up the middle.

Pitcher Justin Fiske joined Batavia from independent ball.

Like reliever Fiske, tandem starter Josh Fritsche deals from the left side.

Second baseman Will Groff waits for his pitch.

Centerfielder and lead-off man Tyler Henley looks to have a very good batting eye.

Clay Long in his windup.

Outfielder Mateo Marquez launched this offering over the fence, his first professional long ball.

If Ross Oeder continues to hit, everyone will know how to pronounce his name (A-der).

First baseman Charlie Pelt also sees time at designated hitter.

Former shortstop Tommy Pham has lost outfield at-bats due to Henley's arrival.

Outfielder Justin Roberson puts the bat on the ball.

Paul Vasquez looks to get hot.

Vasquez in his catching gear.

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