Games played Wednesday, May 26.
Pete Parise: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R/ER
Tyler Greene: 2-for-4, R
Amaury Cazana: 1-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI, K
Matt Pagnozzi: 1-for-3, 2B, BB, R, K
Evan MacLane: 6 IP, 8 H, 4 R/ER, BB, K, loss
Rich Hill: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R/ER, 3 K, pickoff error
Allen Craig: 0-for-4, 3 K
Kevin Howard: 0-for-4, 2 K
Ruben Gotay: 1-for-4, K
The Cardinals returned home and got out ahead quickly, scoring three in the first. Starter David Kopp tied his season best, going seven innings, while allowing just one earned run on five hits. He also set a season high with eight strikeouts. Steven Hill capped off a 4-for-4 day with a solo home run and Antone DeJesus blasted his first home run of a the season, a two-run shot, for Springfield's final two runs. Casey Mulligan pitched the final two innings, striking out five, including the side to end to game, to earn his first save of the season.
David Kopp: 7 IP, 5 H, 1 R/ER, BB, 8 K, HR, win
Casey Mulligan: 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R/ER, 5 K, save
Aaron Miles: 2-for-4, R, K
Steven Hill: 4-for-4, 3B, HR, 2 RBI, throwing error
Antone DeJesus: 1-for-4, HR, 2 RBI, K
Pete Kozma: 1-for-3, 2B, BB
Andrew Brown: 0-for-4, RBI, K
Daryl Jones: 1-for-4, R
Matt Carpenter: 1-for-4, R, RBI, K, fielding error
Nick Additon (3-4, 5.33) vs. Douglas Arguello (5-3, 2.45)
The Cardinals scored five in the first and two more in the second to build a big lead. Colt Sedbrook tripled among his three hits and scored three times, Tony Cruz drove in three and four Cardinals stole bases.
Arquimedes Nieto: 6 IP, 5 H, 3 R/0 ER, 3 BB, K, win
Ramon Delgado: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, 2 K
Colt Sedbrook: 3-for-5, 3B, 3 R, K
Jose Garcia: 2-for-5, 2 R, SB
Tony Cruz: 1-for-4, 2B, R, 3 RBI
Rich Racobaldo: 2-for-4, 2 R, SB
Devin Shepherd: 2-for-4, 2B, R, RBI
Domnit Bolivar: 2-for-4, RBI, K, SB
Xavier Scruggs: 0-for-4, 3 K
Quad Cities (27-19) 6,
Pitching carried the day as Scott Schneider allowed just one hit and one run in five innings. Deryk Hooker finished off the Snappers with four shutout frames. Leadoff man D'Marcus Ingram had three hits and scored three times.
Scott Schneider: 5 IP, 1 H, 1 R/ER, 0 BB, K, win
Deryk Hooker: 4 IP, 3 H, 0 R/ER, BB, 4 K, save
D'Marcus Ingram: 3-for-5, 2B, 3 R, K, SB
Ryde Rodriguez: 2-for-3, BB, 2 RBI, K
Robert Stock: 1-for-2, 2 BB, R
Jason Stidham: 1-for-5, R, K, error
C.J. Beatty: 0-for-4, RBI, 2 K
Ryan Jackson: 0-for-3, BB, K
Eric Fornataro (4-2, 2.90) vs. Michael Tonkin (0-1, 3.31)
VSL: Phillies 9 at Cardinals (2-6) 5
The Cardinals lost their fifth straight. After being down 6-0, they battled back to within two before the visitors put them away.
Gerwuins Velazco: 2-for-5, R, RBI
Jem Argenal: 1-for-4, 2B, BB, R, 2 RBI
Jose Perez: 3 IP, 5 H, 2 R/ER, BB, wild pitch, loss
Jhonny Polanco: 3 IP, 6 H, 3 R/ER, K
Manuel Marquez: 0-for-5, 3 K
Breyvil Valera: 0-for-4, R, BB
Marlon Sucre: 0-for-3, BB
Cardinals off Thursday.
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