Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 05/12/10

P.J. Walters and bullpen pitch Memphis to first shutout of season. Nick Addition gives up one run over eight as Springfield wins. Starting pitching struggles, offense goes silent in Palm Beach loss. Eric Fornataro K's eight over six scoreless as Quad Cities splits doubleheader.

Memphis Beat Portland 9-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Daniel Descalso 0-for-4 with one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

Mark Hamilton 2-for-3 with one double, two two-out RBIs, three runs, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Bryan Anderson 2-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one run.

Mark Shorey 2-for-4 with one double, one home run, four RBIs (one w/two-outs), and two runs.

Amaury Cazana 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI and one strikeout.

Kevin Howard 1-for-1 at the plate.

P.J. Walters started and pitched 5.2 innings.  He allowed four hits, no runs, two walks, struck out six, and picked one runner off for the winning decision (1-0). 1-for-2 with one strikeout at the plate. (p-s:89-60)(g/f:7-3)

Rich Hill entered in the sixth and pitched 1.1 innings. He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck out one for the hold (1). (p-s:29-20)(g/f:1-1)

Josh Kinney entered in the eighth and pitched one inning. He allowed two hits, no runs, one walk, and struck out one. (p-s:19-12)(g/f:1-1)

Trey Hearne entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and assisted in one double play. (p-s:8-6)(g/f:3-0)

 

Former Cardinals:

Luis Perdomo entered in the fifth and pitched two innings.  He allowed four hits, two earned runs, and struck out one. (p-s:28-23)(g/f:3-1)

Mark Worrell entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed three hits, four unearned runs, and one walk. (p-s:24-15)(g/f:3-0)

 

Boxscore

Memphis Redbirds Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Springfield Beat Arkansas 4-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Matt Carpenter 1-for-4 with one double, two runs, one walk, and one strikeout.

Curt Smith 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Daryl Jones 1-for-3 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs) and one hit by pitch.

Mike Folli 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and assisted in one double play.

Charles Cutler 0-for-1 with three walks, one passed ball, and allowed one stolen base.

Nick Additon started and pitched eight innings.  He allowed seven hits, one earned runs, hit one batter, and struck out one for the winning decision (3-2). (p-s:101-68)(g/f:5-13)

Eduardo Sanchez entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit and no runs. (p-s:10-8)(g/f:2-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Pete Kozma 0-for-5 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play.

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

Springfield News-Leader Post Game

 

 

Dunedin Beat Palm Beach 7-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Xavier Scruggs 1-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.

Alex Castellanos 1-for-3 with one walk, one stolen base, one strikeout, and one outfield assist.

Scott McGregor entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs. (g/f:3-0)

Kevin Thomas entered in the eight and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out. (g/f:2-0)

Matt Frevert entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck out two. (g/f:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Osvaldo Morales 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Tommy Pham 0-for-3 with one ground into double play.

Brian Broderick started and pitched five innings.  He allowed nine hits, seven runs (six earned), two walks, committed one throwing error, and struck out three for the losing decision (2-4). (g/f:9-2)

Jason Buursma entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit and no runs. Two inherited runners scored. (g/f:2-0)(ir-s:2-2)

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Quad Cities Beat Wisconsin 4-0 in Game One of Doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Niko Vasquez 1-for-3 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

Matt Adams 2-for-3 with one double, one run, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Ryde Rodriguez 2-for-3 with one run and one stolen base.

C.J. Beatty 1-for-3 with one double, three RBIs, and one strikeout.

Eric Fornataro started and pitched six innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and struck out eight for the winning decision (3-2). (g/f:6-2)

Justin Smith entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck out two. (g/f:0-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Jason Stidham 0-for-3 with three strikeouts.

Ivan Castro 0-for-3, allowed one stolen base, and threw out one runner.

Luis Mateo 0-for-2 with one ground into double play.

 

Boxscore

 

 

Wisconsin Beat Quad Cities 6-2 in Game Two of Doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Jason Stidham 1-for-3 with one double and one RBI.

Matt Adams 0-for-3 with one RBI, one strikeout, and one unassisted double play.

Robert Stock 1-for-2 with one double, one walk, and threw out one runner.

Jorge Rondon entered in the second and pitched 4.1 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, three walks, and struck out two. (g/f:4-2)

Jason Novak entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck out two. (g/f:0-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Edgar Lara 0-for-3 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.

Ryan Jackson 0-for-3 with one strikeout.

Mike Blazek started and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed three hits, six runs (two earned), two home runs, three walks, one balk, committed one throwing error, and struck out one for the losing decision (2-2). (g/f:1-3)

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

  

 

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