The Cardinals Minor League Notebook 07/27

The St. Louis Cardinals 2008 first round draft pick, Brett Wallace, out of Arizona, went 3-for-5 with a home run, a double, three RBIs and three runs scored to lead the River Bandits pass the Great Lake Loons.


Games Played Saturday


Memphis Redbirds (Triple-A) - Lost to Tacoma 8-7

Tacoma scored seven runs in the ninth inning to come from behind and beat Memphis 8-7 Saturday night at AutoZone Park


RECORD: 58-49, 2nd Place, 5.0 GB


Springfield Cardinals (Double-A) - Lost to NWA 3-2

Justin Fiske pitched well on Saturday, but the Cardinals lost to their division rivals and drop two games back of them in the standings.


RECORD: 19-16, 2nd Place, 2.0 GB


Palm Beach Cardinals (High-A) - Winners 2-1 over Brevard County

Francisco Samuel picked up the win with a perfect ninth inning.


RECORD: 17-17, 4th Place, 3.0 GB


Quad Cities River Bandits (A) - Winners 8-4 over GLL

The Quad Cities River Bandits offense picked up on Saturday night right where it left off on Friday, spraying 13 hits on their way to an 8-4 win over the Great Lakes Loons in the opening game of a three-game series


RECORD: 19-16, 3rd Place, 2.0 GB


Batavia Muckdogs (SS) - Winners 7-3 over State College

Xavier Scruggs had a great day, going 3-for-4 with two home runs.


RECORD: 20-16, 3rd Place, 4.5 GB


Johnson City Cardinals (R) - Lost to Danville 4-1


RECORD: 18-20, Last Place, 4.5 GB


Gulf Coast League Cardinals (R) - Lost to the Mets 9-1


RECORD: 12-19, Last Place, 6.5 GB


VSL Cardinals (R) - Lost to the Astros 4-3


RECORD: 29-31, 5th Place, 11.5 GB


DSL Cardinals (R) - DAY OFF

RECORD: 15-28, Last Place, 14.0 GB



Minor League Pitcher of the Day - Blake King

Not often a middle-reliever gets the ‘Pitcher of the Day', but King pitched two shutout innings, striking out five to help the Cardinals pick up a win Saturday.



Minor League Player of the Day - Brett Wallace

Wallace went 3-for-5 with a home run, a double and three RBIs while scoring three times to lead the River Bandits to a big win over the Great Lake Loons.


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