Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 09/01/09

Monday's standouts include: Walters, Craig, Gorgen, Mulligan, Stidham, Curtis, Scruggs, Rondon, D Carpenter, Adams, Terry and Castellano. The system went 5-1.

Around The Cardinals' Farm System

 

Jeff Luhnow named Kyle Conley, Allen Craig, Tommy Pham, David Freese, and Xavier Scruggs as possible candidates for the Cardinals' Minor League Players of the Month for August: Jeff Luhnow's Twitter

 

Luhnow also named off candidates for the Cardinals' August Pitcher of the Month in Scott Schneider, Adam Ottavino, Jaime Garcia, Arquimedes Nieto, and Jesse Simpson: Jeff Luhnow's Twitter

 

(Editor's note: Here at The Cardinal Nation, our August selections as Pitcher and Player of the Month respectively are Eduardo Sanchez and Chris Swauger.)

 

The New York Mets have dropped their Fall Instructional League program due to financial reasons and instead will work minor leaguers out at their Dominican Academy this fall/winter: NY Daily News.  More on instructional league plans at Brian Walton's The Cardinal Nation blog.

 

 

Nashville Beat Memphis 6-5 In 12 Innings

 

Individual Highlights:

*Jon Jay* 2-for-6 with one home run, one RBI, two runs, and three strikeouts.

*Tyler Greene* 2-for-5 with one double, one home run, one RBI, three runs, one walk, and three strikeouts.

*Allen Craig* 2-for-5 with two RBIs, one walk, one strikeout, and one outfield assist.

David Freese 1-for-5 with one RBI, one sac fly, and one strikeout.

Mark Hamilton 1-for-4 with one double, two walks, and one strikeout.

Matt Pagnozzi 1-for-5 with one walk, three strikeouts, and allowed two stolen bases.

*P.J. Walters* 6.1 innings, five hits, one earned run, one walk, one wild pitch, and eight strikeouts. 0-for-1 with two sacrifices at the plate. (p-s:78-52)(g/f:7-3)(ir-s:1-0)

Royce Ring One inning, One inning, one hit, no runs, one intentional walk, and one strikeout. (p-s:21-11)(g/f:2-1)

*Pete Parise* Two innings, two hits, no runs, two intentional walks, and one strikeout. (p-s:34-17)(g/f:3-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Todd Wellemeyer Started, 0.2 innings, three hits, four earned runs, one home run, two walks, and one strikeout. (p-s:27-10)(g/f:1-0)

Matt Scherer Loss (3-4), 1.2 innings, two hits, one earned run, two walks, two hit by pitches, and two wild pitches. (p-s:27-15)(g/f:3-2)

 

Notes:

The Redbirds fall a half game back behind the Nashville Sounds in the American North Division.

 

Boxscore

Memphis Redbirds Official Site Post Game

 

 

Springfield Beat Arkansas 2-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Jim Rapoport 1-for-4 with one double.

Donovan Solano 1-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play.

Joe Mather 0-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.

*Tony Cruz* 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and threw out one runner.

Aaron Luna 0-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.

Colt Sedbrook 1-for-3 with one run and one stolen base.
*Scott Gorgen* Started, Win (4-4), six innings, three hits, one earned run, three walks, one hit by pitch, one wild pitch, and five strikeouts. (p-s:95-58)(g/f:5-7)

*Marco Gonzalez* Hold (8), two innings, one hit, no runs, and two walks. (p-s:28-14)(g/f:3-3)

*Casey Mulligan* Save (1), one inning, one hit, no runs, and two strikeouts. (p-s:13-10)(g/f:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Rest Of The Team

 

Notes:

The Cardinals are five games out and tied for last place in the North Division.

Daryl Jones' injury may be a lot worse off than thought and in Erin Bolen's article Monday morning we get some comments from both Jones himself and manager Pop Warner

 

Boxscore
Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Palm Beach Cardinals Had Day Off

 

Notes:

The Cardinals are six games out and sit in third place in the South Division.

 

 

Quad Cities Beat Clinton 8-5 In 12 Innings

 

Individual Highlights:

D'Marcus Ingram 2-for-7 with one RBI and two runs.

*Jason Stidham* 4-for-7 with one double, one RBI, two runs, two strikeouts, and one fielding error.

*Jermaine Curtis* 2-for-5 with two RBIs, one run, one walk, one hit by pitch, and one stolen base.

*Xavier Scruggs* 3-for-6 with one home run, three RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, one walk, one strikeout, two fielding errors, and one throwing error.

Robert Stock 1-for-5 with one walk, one hit by pitch, two strikeouts, one passed ball, and allowed one stolen base.

Ryde Rodriguez 2-for-6 with two strikeouts.

Domnit Bolivar 2-for-6 with two runs, one strikeout, and one fielding error.

Jarred Bogany 0-for-4 with two walks, one stolen base, and two strikeouts.

*Jorge Rondon* Started, five innings, three hits, one earned run, one home run, three walks, one wild pitch, and three strikeouts. (g/f:3-9)

*David Carpenter* Two innings, no hits or runs, and four strikeouts. (g/f:0-2)

*Nick McCully* Win (1-0), two innings, one hit, no runs, one wild pitch, and two strikeouts. (g/f:0-4)

 

Rough Outing:

Joel Pichardo 1.2 innings, three hits, four runs (three earned), and one walk. (g/f:2-3)

Ramon Delgado Blown Save (4), 1.1 innings, one hit, no runs, and three strikeouts. (g/f:1-0)(ir-s:2-2)

 

Notes:

The River Bandits are 13 games out and sitting in sixth place in the Western Division.

Ben Chiswick caught up with Robert Stock before his Quad Cities debut for a quick interview on Monday: Bandits Banter

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

Quad-City Times Post Game

 

 

Batavia Beat State College 8-7

 

Individual Highlights:

Devin Goodwin 2-for-4 with one double, two runs, one walk, and assisted in one double play.

Ryan Jackson 1-for-3 with two runs, one walk, one sacrifice, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Alan Ahmady 0-for-3 with two runs, two walks, two strikeouts, and assisted in one double play.

*Matt Adams* 1-for-4 with one double, three RBIs, one run, one intentional walk, and two strikeouts.

*Kyle Conley* 3-for-5 with one home run, two RBIs, and one run.

Niko Vasquez 0-for-3 with one RBI, one sac fly, and two strikeouts.

Luis De La Cruz 0-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one walk, two strikeouts, picked one runner off, and allowed one stolen base.

Jesse Simpson 0.1 innings, no hits or runs, and one strikeout. (ir-s:2-0)

LaCurtis Mayes One inning, two hits, no runs, and two strikeouts. (g/f:1-0)

Josh Squatrito Win (4-1), one inning, one hit, no runs, and one strikeout. (g/f:0-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Travis Mitchell 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

Mike Blazek Started, 3.2 innings, two hits, three earned runs, five walks, one wild pitch, and four strikeouts. (g/f:4-2)

Kevin Siegrist Three innings, six hits, four earned runs, two home runs, and two walks. (g/f:5-4)

 

Notes:

The Muckdogs are ten games out of first in the Pickney Division and seven games out in the wild card chase.

 

Boxscore

 

 

Johnson City Beat Pulaski 3-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Luis Mateo 2-for-4 with one RBI, one run, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Rainel Rosario 1-for-3 with one double, one RBI, and one walk.

Kleininger Teran 0-for-3 with one RBI and one strikeout.

Edgar Lara 0-for-2 with one walk.

Joey Hage 1-for-1 with one double, two runs, and one walk.

Travis Lawler Win (2-1), 1.1 innings, two hits, no runs, and one strikeout. (g/f:1-2)(ir-s:2-0)

*Chris Notti* Hold (2), three innings, two hits, no runs, and two strikeouts. (g/f:5-2)

*Aaron Terry* Save (6), one inning, no hits or runs, and one strikeout. (g/f:0-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Rest Of The Team

 

Notes:

The Cardinals are eight and a half games out in the West Division.

 

Boxscore

 

 

GCL Cardinals Beat Astros 5-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Virgil Hill 1-for-3 with one double and one run.

Alberto Rivero 2-for-5 with one RBI, one run, one stolen base, and one throwing error.

David Medina 1-for-4 with one walk and assisted in one double play.

*Roberto De La Cruz* 1-for-5 with two RBIs and three strikeouts.

Cesar Valera 1-for-3 with two hit by pitches, stolen base, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.

Kevin Moscatel 1-for-2 with one RBI, one walk, and one sac fly.

Anthony Garcia 2-for-3 with one double, one run, one hit by pitch, and one caught stealing.

Javier Avendano Win (1-0), two innings, one hit, no runs, two walks, one wild pitch, and three strikeouts. (g/f:2-1)

*Julio Castellano* Hold (2), two innings, no hits or runs, and one strikeout. (g/f:4-1)

Geney Rios Save (2), 1.1 innings, no hits or runs, and two strikeouts. (g/f:0-2)(ir-s:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Hector Cardenas Started, two innings, one hit, two runs (one earned), one walk, and one strikeout. (g/f:4-1)

Trevor Rosenthal One inning, one hit, one unearned run, two walks, and one strikeout. (g/f:2-0)

 

Notes:

The Cardinals are 13.5 games out of first in the East Division.

 

Boxscore

 

 

Nicaraguan Prospect League

 

Jem Argenal and UNICA won both games of the Sunday doubleheader against Boer.  9-1 in game one and 10-6 in game two.  UNICA is 8-6 and 3.5 games out of first place.

 

Johnny Polanco and La Trinidad lost their only game played on Sunday, 9-8 to Imp. Garcia-UAM.  La Trinidad is 9-3 and 1.5 games out of first place.

 

 

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