Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 09/10/09

Wednesday's standouts: Hoffpauir, Garcia, Kulik, Daley, Gonzalez as Memphis won on the road but Springfield lost at home in their first playoff games.

Results from games played Wednesday, September 9.

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


World Baseball Cup


Curt Smith is playing for Netherlands, not Netherlands AntillesNetherlands does not begin play until the second round of the tournament on September 13.


Daniel Descalso and Team USA open up against Venezuela in Germany on Thursday @ 1 PM (ET).


Former Memphis Redbird Miguel Negron is playing for the Puerto Rican Team.



Memphis Beat Albuquerque 6-2


Individual Highlights:

Jon Jay 1-for-4 with one RBI and one run.

Tyler Greene 3-for-4 with one triple, one two-out RBI, two runs, and one caught stealing/pickoff.

*Jarrett Hoffpauir* 3-for-4 with one home run, three RBIs, and one run.

Brian Barden 0-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, and one fielding error.

Matt Pagnozzi 1-for-4 with one double, one strikeout, grounded into one triple play, and allowed two stolen bases.

Shane Robinson 2-for-4 with one run.

*Jaime Garcia* Started, Win (1-0), 5.1 innings, one hit, one unearned run, and six strikeouts.1-for-2 with one double and one run at the plate. (p-s:71-55)(g/f:7-3)

Royce Ring Hold (1), one inning, no hits or runs, one walk, and one strikeout. (p-s:19-14)(g/f:1-1)

Josh Kinney One inning, no hits or runs, and two strikeouts. (p-s:11-8)(g/f:1-0)

Pete Parise One inning, no hits or runs, and one strikeout. (p-s:11-8)(g/f:2-0)


Rough Outing:

David Freese 0-for-4 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.

Donovan Solano 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

Fernando Salas 0.2 innings, two hits, one earned run, and two strikeouts. (p-s:20-13)(ir-s:1-1)


Former Cardinals Playing For Albuquerque:

Hector Luna 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one stolen base, and assisted in one double play and triple play.

Hyang-Nam Choi One inning, no hits or runs. (p-s:13-8)(g/f:1-2)





NW Arkansas Beat Springfield, 6-0


Individual Highlights:

Jim Rapoport 1-for-4.

Andrew Brown 1-for-3 with two strikeouts and assisted three double plays.
*Ryan Kulik* 2.1 innings, no hits or runs, two walks, and one strikeout. (p-s:27-12)(g/f:3-3)(ir-s:2-0)

*Gary Daley* Two innings, one hit, no runs, one walk, and two strikeouts. (p-s:23-14)(g/f:4-0)(ir-s:2-0)

*Marco Gonzalez* Two innings, no hits or runs, and one strikeout. (p-s:18-14)(g/f:1-4)

Chuckie Fick One inning, one hit, and no runs. (p-s:8-6)(g/f:3-0)


Rough Outing:

Rest Of The Team





Winter Ball News


D'Angelo Jimenez was released by Tigres del Licey in the Dominican League.


Alberto Castillo (catcher) was released by the Aguilas Cibaenas in the Dominican League.


Andy Cavazos will pitch for Algodoneros de Guasave in the Mexican Pacific League.

Ron Flores will pitch for Mayos de Navojoa in the Mexican Pacific League.


Vicente Palacios took over as pitching coach for Naranjeros de Hermosillo in the Mexican Pacific league.


Mexican Pacific League released the 2009-10 schedule: Link



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