Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 06/04/10

Jim Rapoport, Tyler Greene each drive in four, but Memphis blows it late to end four-game winning streak. Springfield falls behind early to lose second straight. Palm Beach puts 11 on the board in the fourth for second consecutive shutout. Justin Smith pitches five scoreless in Quad Cities win. VSL off, DSL rained out.

MLB Draft/International Prospects

 

Sports Illustrated's Melissa Segura tweeted that Cardinals rumored free agent target Vicmal De La Cruz along with Esteilon Peguero and a host of others will be participating in a showcase on June 15th.

 

Pitcher Evan Grills of the Sinclair Celtics of Whitby (Canada) worked out for the Cardinals in Florida this week, according to the Durham Region.

 

Cardinals scout Dave Hoyt had some positive things to say about Portsmouth (NH) High School's first baseman Mike Montville. Sea Coast Online

 

 

Oklahoma City Beat Memphis 10-9

 

Individual Highlights:

Jim Rapoport 2-for-6 with one triple, three RBIs, two runs, and two strikeouts.

Tyler Greene 4-for-4 with one triple, one home run, three RBIs (one w/two-outs), three runs, one intentional walk, one stolen base, and assisted in one double play.

Daniel Descalso 1-for-5 with one double, one RBI, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Allen Craig 1-for-5 with one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

Donovan Solano 2-for-5 with one double, one two-out RBI, one strikeout, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Matt Pagnozzi 2-for-5 with one double and one run.

Ryan Kulik started and pitched five innings.  He allowed nine hits, two earned runs, one home run, two walks, hit one batter, and struck out three. (p-s:95-52)(g/f:6-2)

Rich Hill entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out for the hold (3). (p-s:12-9)(g/f:0-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Joe Mather 0-for-4 with one walk, two strikeouts, and one throwing error.

Ruben Gotay 2-for-4 with one run, one walk, and two throwing errors.

Pete Parise entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed four hits, two earned runs, and one home run. (p-s:21-12)(g/f:2-0)

Andrew Brown entered in the ninth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit, three earned runs, and two walks. (p-s:15-6)

Josh Kinney entered in the ninth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, and one home run for the blown save (4) and losing decision (2-3). (p-s:1-1)(ir-s:2-2)

 

Boxscore

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Corpus Christi beat Springfield 8-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Daryl Jones 1-for-4 with one ground into double play.

Matt Carpenter 2-for-4 at the plate.

Steven Hill 1-for-4, one passed ball, allowed two stolen bases, and threw one runner out.

Aaron Luna 1-for-3 with one triple, one run, one strikeout, and one outfield assist.

Adron Chambers 0-for-3 with one RBI.

 

Rough Outing:

Rest Of The Team

 

Boxscore
Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Palm Beach Beat Clearwater 13-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Colt Sedbrook 1-for-4 with two runs, one walk, one stolen base, grounded into one double play, one throwing error, and assisted in two double plays.

Chris Swauger 0-for-3 with one RBI, one run, one walk, and one hit by pitch.

Xavier Scruggs 2-for-2 with one home run, four RBIs, one run, three walks, and assisted in two double plays.

Alex Castellanos 2-for-4 with two doubles, one RBI, one run, and grounded into one double play.

Domnit Bolivar 1-for-3 with two runs, one walk, and one strikeout.

Jarred Bogany 2-for-5 with one double, two RBIs, two runs, and two strikeouts.

Nick Derba 1-for-3 with one home run, two RBIs, two runs, two walks, one strikeout, assisted in one double play, and threw one runner out.

Tommy Pham 2-for-4 with one home run, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), two runs, one walk, grounded into one double play, two outfield assists, and assisted in one double play.

Mark Diapoules started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed six hits, no runs, six walks, struck out two, and assisted in one double play for the winning decision (5-0). (g/f:12-4)

Jared Bradford entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and hit one batter. (g/f:0-3)

David Carpenter entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck one out. (g/f:2-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Rich Racobaldo 0-for-5 with one strikeout.

 

Boxscore

Clearwater Threshers Official Site Post Game

 

 

Quad Cities Beat Great Lakes 4-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Ryan Jackson 1-for-4 with one triple, one run, one walk, and was picked off.

Jason Stidham 1-for-3 with one double, one RBI, one walk, and assisted in one double play.

Niko Vasquez 1-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Ryde Rodriguez 2-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Robert Stock 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI and allowed one stolen base.

Michael Swinson 2-for-4 with one triple, one run, one outfield assist, and assisted in one double play.

Justin Smith started and pitched five innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, one walk, and struck three out for the winning decision (3-0). (g/f:5-6)

Jason Novak entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, and struck one out. (g/f:0-1)

Jesse Simpson entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out. (g/f:4-0)

 

Rough Outing:

C.J. Beatty 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Aaron Terry entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed three hits, two earned runs, and one walk. (g/f:3-0)

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

VSL Cardinals had day off

 

 

DSL: Mariners @ Cardinals was postponed

 

 

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