Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 09/06/09

Saturday's standouts: Hoffpauir, Freese, Walters, Greene and Shorey as Memphis won its division. The system went 3-3.

Results from games played Saturday, September 5.

Top daily performers are called out with stars (*). 

 

Memphis Beat Oklahoma City 7-2 In Game One Of Doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Jon Jay 2-for-4 with one double and two runs.

Tyler Greene 1-for-3 with one run, two stolen bases, and two strikeouts.

*Jarrett Hoffpauir* 1-for-1 with one double, three runs, two walks, and one stolen base.

*David Freese* 3-for-3 with one double, one home run, six RBIs, and one run.

Mark Hamilton 2-for-3 with one double and one RBI.

*P.J. Walters* Started, Win (8-10), five innings, four hits, one earned run, four walks, one wild pitch, and four strikeouts. (p-s:96-57)(g/f:6-5)

 

Rough Outing:

Brian Barden 0-for-3 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.

Mark Shorey 0-for-3.

Shane Robinson 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.

Brandon Yarbrough 0-for-3 with one strikeout and allowed two stolen bases.

Matt Scherer Two innings, two hits, one earned run, one home run, and two strikeouts. (p-s:28-20)(g/f:2-2)

 

Boxscore
Memphis Redbirds Official Site Post Game

 

 

Memphis Beat Oklahoma City 5-3 In Game Two Of Doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Jon Jay 1-for-2 with one run and two stolen bases.
*Tyler Greene* 2-for-3 with one home run, three RBIs, one run, and one stolen base.

Brian Barden 1-for-3 with two runs.

*Mark Shorey* 3-for-3 with one double and one two-out RBI.

Charlie Manning Win (1-2), 1.1 innings, one hit, no runs, one walk, and three strikeouts. (p-s:26-16)(g/f:0-1)(ir-s:1-0)

Josh Kinney Hold (10), one inning, one hit, and no runs. (p-s:12-9)(g/f:2-1)

*Pete Parise* Save (8), one inning, no hits or runs. (p-s:6-4)(g/f:3-0)

 

Notes:

With this win the Memphis Redbirds clinch the PCL's American North Division and are heading to the playoffs first time since 2000. Congrats go out to the whole entire Memphis organization.


Questions still remain over whether the St. Louis Cardinals will hold off on calling any Triple-A Redbirds up to the majors for some late 2009 major league action.

 

Boxscore

Memphis Redbirds Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Arkansas Beat Springfield 9-7

 

Individual Highlights:

Jim Rapoport 1-for-5 with one run and one stolen base.

Daryl Jones 2-for-4 with one run and one strikeout.

*Andrew Brown* 2-for-4 with one home run, four two-out RBIs, two runs, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in three double plays.

*Joe Mather* 2-for-4 with one home run, three two-out RBIs, and one run.

Aaron Luna 1-for-4 with one double and one run.

 

Rough Outing:

Pete Kozma 0-for-4 and assisted in three double plays.

Brandon Dickson Started, 5.2 innings, nine hits, five earned runs, one walk, and three strikeouts. (p-s:85-55)(g/f:8-6)

Marco Gonzalez Blown Save (1), 1.1 innings, four hits, two earned runs, and one walk. (p-s:33-18)(g/f:3-1)

Gary Daley Loss (0-2), two innings, three hits, two earned runs, one home run, one wild pitch, and two strikeouts. (p-s:32-20)(g/f:3-0)

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

Springfield News-Leader Post Game

 

 

St. Lucie Beat Palm Beach 2-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Matt Carpenter 2-for-4 with two strikeouts and assisted in one double play.

Charles Cutler 0-for-2 with one walk, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.

Paul Vasquez 1-for-4 with one double.

*Oliver Marmol* 1-for-3 with one home run, one two-out RBI, one run, and assisted in one double play.

*Brad Furnish* Started, five innings, five hits, one earned run, two walks, one hit by pitch, and six strikeouts. (g/f:7-2)

Mark Diapuoles Loss (1-4), 3.2 innings, two hits, one earned run, and six strikeouts. (g/f:4-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Rest Of The Team

 

Boxscore

 

 

Quad Cities Beat Kane County 7-3

 

Individual Highlights:

D'Marcus Ingram 3-for-4 with one double, one RBI, one walk, one stolen base, and one caught stealing.

Jermaine Curtis 1-for-3 with one double, one run, and two walks.

*Rich Racobaldo* 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, two runs, one walk, and one strikeout.

Ryde Rodriguez 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI and two runs.

*Domnit Bolivar* 1-for-3 with one double, two two-out RBIs, one run, one sacrifice, one strikeout, and one fielding error.

*Jarred Bogany* 2-for-4 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs), one walk, one stolen base, and one throwing error.

*Kevin Thomas* Started, Win (7-7), six innings, five hits, two runs (one earned), four walks, and three strikeouts. (g/f:6-8)

*David Carpenter* Save (12), 0.2 innings, no hits or runs, and one strikeouts. (g/f:1-0)(ir-s:3-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Jason Stidham 0-for-4 with one ground into one double play.

Joel Pichardo Two innings, two hits, one unearned run, two wild pitches, and two strikeouts. (g/f:2-2)

Miguel Tapia 0.1 innings, no hits or runs, two walks, and one hit by pitch. (g/f:0-1)

 

Notes:

The Quad Cities River Bandits won their sixth consecutive game, a team best for the 2009 season.

 

The River Bandits increased their home attendance from 2008 to 2009 by 14%: Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

Quad-City Times Post Game

 

 

Jamestown Beat Batavia 7-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Devin Goodwin 1-for-5 with one double, one RBI, and two strikeouts.

Ryan Jackson 1-for-4 with one walk.

Matt Adams 1-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.

Kyle Conley 2-for-3 with one double, one RBI, two runs, one walk, and one strikeout.

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

Ivan Casto 2-for-4 with one run, one strikeout, and one passed ball.

Santo Maertz 0.1 innings, no hits or runs, one wild pitch, and one strikeout. (g/f:0-1)(ir-s:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Jon Edwards 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

Mike Blazek Started, Loss (4-9), 4.2 innings, five hits, four runs (three earned), one walk, two wild pitches, and six strikeouts. (g/f:5-3)

Daniel Calhoun Four innings, six hits, three earned runs, and four strikeouts. (g/f:5-3)(ir-s:2-2)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Nicaraguan Prospect League

 

Jem Argenal and UNICA won both games against Esteli on Saturday.  3-2 in game one and 6-2 in game two.

 

Johnny Polanco and La Trindad split the doubleheader with Rivas. Rivas took the first game 4-0 and La Trindad won game two 3-2.

 

Boxscore

La Prensa Post Game

 

 

Winter League News

 

Current St. Louis Cardinals prospects Orlando Munoz and Jonathan Gonzalez along with former Cardinals Jose Penaloza and Marcus Chavez will be in tryouts to make the Aguilas del Zulia team: Comandante del Beisbol

 

 

 

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