Games Played Monday
Memphis Redbirds (Triple-A) - Doubled up Oklahoma 4-2
Mitchell Boggs was tagged for a home run, his only one earned run in seven innings of work. Boggs struck out six and finishes his season at Memphis with a 9-3 record and a 3.45 ERA. Jason Motte picked up his ninth save.
RECORD: 75-67, 2nd place, 8.0 GB
Springfield Cardinals (Double-A) - Falls to Arkansas 3-2
The Travelers plated three runs off of relievers Josh Kinney and Fernando Salas in the eighth inning for the victory. The tandem wasted a fantastic start from Justin Fiske. The southpaw hurled 6.2 innings of shutout baseball.
RECORD: 40-30, 2nd place, 2.0 GB
Palm Beach Cardinals (High-A) - Regular Season Over
The Cardinals return to action on Tuesday matching up against Daytona in the first round of the FSL playoffs.
RECORD: 75-62 Overall, 1st place
Quad Cities River Bandits (A) - Lost to Wisconsin 5-0
RECORD: 35-35, 4th place tie, 8.5 GB
Batavia Muckdogs (SS) - Spiked State College 13-0
If a statement needed to be made about this New York-Penn League race, Batavia made it loud and clear on Labor Day. The Muckdogs were all over the Spikes as Batavia marches toward a playoff berth.
Shane Peterson got things going in the first inning with a two-run home run, his first since turning professional. Peterson would later double in the game. Colt Sedbrook led the offense with three hits and an RBI.
Scott Gorgen spun five shutout innings while allowing only two hits. Miguel Tapia hurled three innings of one hit relief.
RECORD: 43-26, 1st place, 1.5 GB
Johnson City Cardinals (R) - Season Over
RECORD: 40-25, 2nd place, 0.5 GB
Gulf Coast League Cardinals (R) - Season Over
RECORD: 17-38, 5th place, 16.0 GB
VSL Cardinals (R) - Season Over
RECORD: 31-34, 5th Place, 13.5 GB
DSL Cardinals (R) - Season Over
RECORD: 27-39, Last Place, 15.0 GB
Minor League Pitcher of the Day - Scott Gorgen
With his team in the thick of the playoff race, Gorgen was spectacular in five shutout innings. The right-hander is now 4-2 with a 2.55 ERA.
Minor League Player of the Day - Shane Peterson
The 2008 second round pick hit his first home run of the season to begin the onslaught in Batavia's lopsided victory on Monday. In his last seven games, he has four multi-hit games.
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