Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 05/30/10

D'Marcus Ingram powered Quad Cities to another win as the system went 4-2 on Saturday.

Games played Saturday, May 29.


Albuquerque 16 at Memphis (25-23) 6


The Redbirds lost their fourth straight as Ryan Kulik's Triple-A introduction was very bumpy. In fact, outfielder Mark Shorey, who took the mound for the final inning, was the only one of four Redbirds "pitchers" not to be scored upon with multiple runs. The visiting Isotopes pounded out 19 hits.


Individual highlights:

Mark Shorey (pitcher): 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R/ER, BB, K

Bryan Anderson: 2-for-3, BB, R, RBI

Amaury Cazana: 1-for-4, 2B, 3 RBI


Rough outing:

Ryan Kulik: 3 IP, 5 H, 9 R/7 ER, 4 BB, 0 K, loss

Matt Scherer: 2 IP, 7 H, 5 R/ER, K, HR

Rich Rundles: 3 IP, 6 H, 2 R/ER, K

Ruben Gotay: 0-for-2, 2 BB, 2 fielding errors

Jim Rapoport: 0-for-4, walk

Daniel Descalso: 1-for-5, R




vs. Albuquerque Sunday night.

Brandon Dickson (4-3, 3.47) vs. Tim Corcoran (3-4, 4.57)


Springfield (26-22) 12, San Antonio 5


The Double-A club was on the right end of a blow out as they put up crooked numbers in four different innings. Aaron Miles' bases-clearing double opened up the scoring for the home club and the former St. Louis Cardinal drove in five on the night. Leadoff man Adron Chambers scored three times. Brian Broderick was the beneficiary of the offensive onslaught, picking up the win in his Double-A debut despite an ERA of 7.20 in the evening.


Individual highlights:

Blake King: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, 2 BB, 2 K

Matt Meyer: 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R/ER

Adron Chambers: 2-for-4, 3 R, 2 K

Aaron Miles: 1-for-4, 2B, 2 BB, 2 R, 5 RBI, K, CS (home)

Matt Carpenter: 3-for-5, 2B, R, 3 RBI, K, fielding error

Andrew Brown: 2-for-3, 2 2B, 2 BB, RBI, K

Pete Kozma: 2-for-5, R, K

Curt Smith: 2-for-5, 2 R


Rough outing:

Brian Broderick: 5 IP, 10 H, 5 R/4 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, win




vs. San Antonio Sunday afternoon.

Kyle Mura (2010 debut) vs. Wynn Pelzer (5-3, 4.33)


Palm Beach (26-22) 6, Lakeland 3


The Cardinals came back from a 3-0 deficit to give Mark Diapoules his fourth win in four decisions this season. Alex Castellanos' two-run home run gave the home club its final two tallies and helped set up David Carpenter's fourth save.


Individual highlights:

Mark Diapoules: 6 IP, 6 H, 3 R/ER, 1 BB, 5 K, HR, win

Ramon Delgado: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R/ER, 1 BB, 3 K, hold

David Carpenter: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, K, save

Jermaine Curtis: 2-for-4, R

Xavier Scruggs: 2-for-4, 2B, R, 2 K

Alex Castellanos: 1-for-4, HR, 2 RBI, K

Nick Derba: 1-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI


Rough outing:

Colt Sedbrook: 1-for-4, BB, caught stealing, picked off, fielding error

Tommy Pham: 0-for-4, K




vs. Lakeland late Sunday afternoon.

Scott McGregor (3-3, 3.09) vs. Charles Furbush (3-3, 2.73)


Quad Cities (29-20) 12 at Burlington 4


Shelby Miller was pulled with two out in the third inning and Justin Smith picked up the win with 4 1/3 solid frames of relief. Leadoff man D'Marcus Ingram, who has been on fire, batting .400 this month, led the way again.


Individual highlights:

Justin Smith: 4 1/3 IP, 4 H, 2 R/ 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, win

Jason Novak: 2 IP, 2 H, 0R/ER, 3 K

D'Marcus Ingram: 4-for-6, 2 2B, 2 R, 3 RBI

Jason Stidham: 3-for-6, R, RBI, K

C.J. Beatty: 3-for-4, 2B, 3 R, BB

Ryde Rodriguez: 2-for-5, R, 2 RBI

Ryan Jackson: 2-for-5, 2B, R


Rough outing:

Shelby Miller: 2 2/3 IP, 3 H, 2 R/ 1 ER, 2 K

Matt Adams: 0-for-4, SF




at Burlington Sunday afternoon.

Daniel Calhoun (2-0, 3.53) vs. Michael Lehmann (1-3, 6.20)


DSL: Cardinals (1-0) 6, Athletics 1


The Cardinals opened their 2010 season on a winning note. Highly-touted newcomer Carlos Matias made his personal debut as well, fanning six in three innings. Willy Paulino followed and earned the win with 3 2/3 shutout innings of work. Catcher Luis Perez had two hits and plated two.


Individual highlights:

Carlos Matias: 3 IP, 2 H, 1 R/ER, 0 BB, 6 K, pickoff error

Willy Paulino: 3 2/3 IP, 4 H, 0 R/ER, 3 K, win

Arturo Toribio: 2 1/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R/ER, 1 K

Rafael Medina: 2-for-5, 2B, R

Luis Perez: 2-for-4, 2B, R 2 RBI, K


Rough outing:

Jose Pena: 0-for-3, BB, K

Eduardo Celestino: 0-for-4, K




off on Sunday.


VSL: Mariners 6, Cardinals (2-8) 5


The Cardinals' losing skid grew to seven as they couldn't hold a 3-0 lead in the middle innings.


Individual highlights:

Douglas Planchart: 2 1/3 IP, 4 H, 1 R/ER, BB

Lainer Bueno: 2-for-5, 2 R

Breyvic Valera: 2-for-5, R

Ronnierd Garcia: 2-for-3, BB, R

Jose Gomez: 2-for-4, K


Rough outing:

Silfredo Garcia: 3 2/3 IP, 6 H, 2 R/ER, 3 K

Geudy Gerdel: 1 IP, 3 H, 2 R/ER, BB

Kevin Cueto: 1 IP, 3 H, 1 R/ER, BB, K, loss

Jem Argenal, Marlon Sucre: 0-for-4, RBI

Jhohan Acevedo: 0-for-4, K




vs. Pirates Sunday morning.



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