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Outfielder Ryde Rodriguez has collected two hits in five of his last six games. 18-year-old catcher Juan Castillo has raised his average to .292. Infielder Yunier Castillo is hitting .314 in his last 10 games.
After a blazing hot start, infielder Braulio Hiraldo is hitting .077 in his last 10 games. Outfielder Rainel Rosario is really struggling. Take away the one home run he hit against the Dodgers and he is hitting .067 in his last 10 ball games.
With a record of 15-27, the Cardinals stand in fifth place in the GCL East, 10 games behind the front-running Dodgers.
.331 average, Rodriguez ranks seventh in the GCL in batting.
In the 16-team league, the Cardinals rank 15th in team batting and 13th in on base percentage. The team's 5.44 ERA ranks dead last in the league.
The Cardinals have three games on the road and two home games this coming week as they try to salvage a strong ending to what has been a disappointing season.
Dustin Mattison can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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