Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 09/12/09

Friday's standouts include Evan MacLane, David Freese, Pete Parise and Brandon Dickson. Memphis sweeps their first round while Springfield is swept out of the playoffs.

Results from games played Friday, September 11.

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


USA (1-1) defeated Germany 9-1


Daniel Descalso: Did not play for the second consecutive game behind Royals Triple-A second baseman Tug Hulett.



USA Official Site Post Game


Team USA will face China (0-2), Saturday, September 12, in its third and final game of Pool E action in Regensburg, Germany. The second round of the 2009 IBAF Baseball World Cup is slated to take place beginning Sunday, September 13 in Italy and the Netherlands.



Memphis defeated Albuquerque 1-0 to sweep their first round series 3-0


Individual Highlights:

* Evan MacLane: seven innings, no runs, five hits, no walks, six Ks, 84 P/57 strikes.

Josh Kinney: one inning, no runs, one hit, 9 P/6 strikes.

* Pete Parise: one inning, no runs, walks or hits, save (2), 13 P/8 strikes.

* David Freese: 2-for-4 with a home run.

Brian Barden: 3-for-3 including a double.

Mark Hamilton: 1-for-2 with two walks.

Mark Shorey: pinch-hit single.


Rough Outing:

Jon Jay: 0-for-4 including two strikeouts.

Tyler Greene: 0-for-4, fielding error.

Jarrett Hoffpauir, Matt Pagnozzi: both 0-for-4.



Game recap

MiLB game story


Memphis will face the winner of the Tacoma-Sacramento series in the Pacific Coast League finals starting on Tuesday.



NW Arkansas defeated Springfield 2-1 to sweep their first round series 3-0


Individual Highlights:

* Brandon Dickson: seven innings, one run, six hits, two walks, four strikeouts, 106 P/65 strikes.

Colt Sedbrook: 1-for-3, run scored, two strikeouts.


Rough Outing:

Jim Rapoport: 0-for-4 with a strikeout.

Tyler Henley: 0-for-3, strikeout, GIDP, fielding error.

Tony Cruz, Daryl Jones: both 0-for-3.

Joe Mather: 0-for-2, walk, caught stealing, throwing error, fielding error.

Chuckie Fick: one inning, one unearned run, one hit, one walk, one strikeout, loss, 19 P/12 strikes.



Game recap

MiLB game story


Congratulations to Pop Warner and his Springfield club for a fine 2009 season.



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