Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 06/26/10

The Cardinals farm system went 2-7 as Allen Craig, Amaury Cazana, Daryl Jones, Steven Hill, Brian Broderick, Jermaine Curtis, Charles Cutler, Alex Castellanos, Jared Bradford, Romulo Ruiz, Chris Edmondson, Oscar Taveras, Kevin Moscatel, Marlon Sucre, Bryan Martinez, and Hansel De Los Santos starred for the day. Also injury and rotation updates are provided.

Memphis Beat Nashville 7-6

 

Individual Highlights:

Jon Jay 2-for-5 with one double, one RBI, and one run.

Tyler Greene 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

Allen Craig 1-for-5 with two two-out RBIs.

Ruben Gotay 0-for-2 with two runs, two walks, and one strikeout.

Kevin Howard 1-for-1 with one run.

Matt Pagnozzi 2-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Eduardo Sanchez entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out. (p-s:13-9)(g/f:1-0)

Rich Rundles entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs for the winning decision (1-1). (p-s:5-4)(g/f:0-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Jim Rapoport 0-for-3 at the plate.

P.J. Walters started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed ten hits, six runs (five earned), one home run, one walk, hit one batter, and struck seven out.  0-for-2 with one ground into double play at the plate. (p-s:105-73)(g/f:3-11)

 

Boxscore

Memphis Redbirds Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Minatitlan Beat Veracruz 8-7

 

Amaury Cazana 4-for-5 with one double, two home runs, seven RBIs, and three runs.

Ivan Bellazetin (Former MiLB Spring Invite) 0-for-1 at the plate.

Ricardo Rincon (Former St. Louis) entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed three hits, two earned runs, and struck one out for the winning decision (5-7). (p-s:17-12)(g/f:1-1)(ir-s:1-1)

 

Boxscore

Triple-A Mexican League Post Game

 

 

Tulsa Beat Springfield 6-5

 

Individual Highlights:

Daryl Jones 1-for-5 with one home run, one RBI, one run, one strikeout, and one fielding error.

Matt Carpenter 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Curt Smith 3-for-5 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one throwing error.

Tony Cruz 1-for-1 at the plate.

Steven Hill 2-for-5 with one home run, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, and one strikeout.

Adron Chambers 2-for-4 with one run and one strikeout.

Jose Garcia 1-for-3 with one triple, one RBI, and one walk.

Brian Broderick entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs. (p-s:19-14)(g/f:2-3)

Blake King entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out. (p-s:21-14)(g/f:2-0)

Thomas Eager entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs. (p-s:11-8)(g/f:1-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Mike Folli 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

Aaron Luna 0-for-2 at the plate.

Ryan Kulik started and pitched five innings.  He allowed 12 hits, six runs (four earned), one home run, one walk, struck three out, and picked one runner off for the winning decision (5-2). 0-for-1 with one sacrifice at the plate. (p-s:79-56)(g/f:5-7)

 

Notes:

The Springfield News-Leader's Kary Booher reports that Andrew Brown and Kyle Mura could come off the disabled list after the All-Star Break, and Casey Mulligan is rehabbing in Florida.

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

Springfield News-Leader Post Game

Springfield News-Leader Post Game Two

 

 

Palm Beach Beat St. Lucie 10-5

 

Individual Highlights:

Chris Swauger 2-for-6 with one double, one RBI, two runs, and one strikeout.

Jermaine Curtis 1-for-4 with one double, two RBIs, one run, one walk, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.

Charles Cutler 3-for-5 with one double, two RBIs, one run, one walk, one strikeout, and allowed one stolen base.

Alex Castellanos 2-for-3 with two doubles, one RBI, one run, one walk, one hit by pitch, and one caught stealing.

Domnit Bolivar 1-for-5 with two runs, two strikeouts, and assisted in one double play.

Jarred Bogany 0-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, one sac fly, and two strikeouts.

Ted Obregon 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI, two runs, one walk, three stolen bases, and assisted in two double plays.

Jared Bradford entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit and no runs. (g/f:4-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Brett Zawacki started and pitched 6.2 innings.  He allowed eight hits, five runs (four earned), one home run, two walks, hit one batter, threw two wild pitches, and assisted in one double play for the winning decision (2-2). (g/f:11-9)

 

Rehabbing For the New York Mets:

Carlos Beltran 2-for-3 with one double and one walk.

 

Boxscore

St. Lucie Mets Official Site Post Game

 

 

Kane Couty Beat Quad Cities 4-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Ryan Jackson 2-for-5 with one two-out RBI and assisted in one double play.

Jason Stidham 2-for-5, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Matt Adams 1-for-3 with one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Robert Stock 2-for-4 with one run, one stolen base, one strikeout, and one throwing error.

Edgar Lara 1-for-3 with one RBI and one walk.

Jason Novak entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs. (g/f:1-2)

 

Rough Outing:

D'Marcus Ingram 0-for-5 with one strikeout.

Michael Swinson 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

Eric Fornataro started and pitched six innings.  He allowed seven hits, three earned runs, one walk, and struck three out for the losing decision (5-6). (g/f:10-2)

 

Notes:

The Quad-City Times' Steve Patterson reports that the tandem rotation will not be used in the second half of the 2010 season.  Rotation will consist of Eric Fornataro, Jorge Rondon, Shelby Miller, Deryk Hooker, and Joe Kelly.

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

Mahoning Valley Beat Batavia 12-4

 

Individual Highlights:

Nick Longmire 1-for-4 with one walk.

Joey Bergman 2-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Geoff Klein 2-for-4 with two doubles, one two-out RBI, one run, one walk, and grounded into one double play.

Jonathan Rodriguez 1-for-4 with one walk, one stolen base, two strikeouts, and one caught stealing.

Rainel Rosario 1-for-2 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Pat Biserta two walks and one fielding error.

Adam Melker 2-for-3 with one triple and one two-out RBI.

Jon Edwards 1-for-2 with one two-out RBI and one strikeout.

 

Rough Outing:

Luis De La Cruz 0-for-5 with one strikeout, one passed ball, and allowed two stolen bases.

Yunier Castillo 0-for-3 with one strikeout.

Matt Valaika 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

Andrew Moss started and pitched four innings.  He allowed five hits, two earned runs, and stuck six out for the losing decision (1-1). (g/f:6-0)

Chris Corrigan entered in the fifth and pitched two innings.  He allowed four hits, six runs (three earned), one home run, and one walk. (g/f:3-3)

Houston Summers entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, three runs (two earned), four walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out. (g/f:1-1)

David Kington entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, one home run, and struck two out. (g/f:0-1).

 

Boxscore

Mahoning Valley Scrappers Official Site Post Game

 

 

Greeneville Beat Johnson City 7-6

 

Individual Highlights:

Cody Stanley 2-for-4 with one RBI.
Phil Cerreto 0-for-4 with one RBI, two runs, grounded into one double play, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Romulo Ruiz 2-for-3 with two doubles, one RBI, one run, one walk, one throwing error, and assisted in one double play.

Chris Edmondson 2-for-3 with one double, one home run, three RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, ad one hit by pitch.

Roberto Reyes 2-for-2 with one double.

 

Rough Outing:

Juan Castillo 0-for-4 with one ground into double play and allowed one stolen base.

Reggie Williams 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.

Virgil Hill 0-for-2 with two strikeouts.

Trevor Rosenthal started and pitched four innings.  He allowed four hits, four runs (three earned), one home run, two walks, one pickoff error, and struck five out. (g/f:7-0)

Aidan Lucas entered in the fifth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits and one earned run. (g/f:0-3)

Dean Kiekhefer entered in the sixth and pitched 2.2 innings.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, threw one wild pitch, and struck two out for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:2-4)

Francisco Guzman entered in the eighth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit and no runs for the blown save (1). (g/f:0-1)(ir-s:2-2)

 

Boxscore

Greeneville Sun Post Game

 

 

GCL: Marlins Beat Cardinals 8-4

 

Individual Highlights:

Anthony Garcia 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one walk, one hit by pitch, and one outfield assist.

Oscar Taveras 2-for-5 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs) and one stolen base.

Luis Pimentel 1-for-4 with one walk and one strikeout.

Roberto De La Cruz 1-for-4 with one walk and one fielding error.

Kevin Moscatel 2-for-5 with one double, one home run, one RBI, one run, one strikeout, and one passed ball.

David Washington 1-for-3 with one double, one run, and one strikeout.

Trevor Martin 2-for-2 with one double and one hit by pitch.

Michael Santana started and pitched four innings.  He allowed four hits, one earned run, and struck four out. (g/f:2-4)

 

Rough Outing:

Wader Perez 0-for-2 at the plate.

Amaury Castillo entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits, one unearned run, one walk, threw one wild pitch, one throwing error, and struck one out for the blown save (1). (g/f:2-0)

Richard Mendoza entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed three hits, three earned runs, one walk, and stuck two out for the losing decision (0-1).

Ricky Martinez entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, and two home runs. (g/f:1-2)

 

Boxscore

 

 

VSL: Reds Beat Cardinals 5-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Marlon Sucre 2-for-4 with one double, one home run, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

Ronnierd Garcia 0-for-3 with one walk, one throwing error, and one fielding error.

Jhohan Acevedo 1-for-3 with one strikeout.

Jose Gomez 1-for-3 with one strikeout.

Ismael Brito entered in the fifth and pitched two innings.  He allowed four hits, one unearned run, one walk, threw three wild pitches, and struck three out. (g/f:1-1)

Geudy Guerra entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, one unearned run, one walk, hit one batter, and struck one out. (g/f:0-4)

 

Rough Outing:

Rest of the team

 

Boxscore

 

 

DSL: Mariners Beat Cardinals 5-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Rafael Medina 0-for-1 with one walk and one strikeout.

Ronard Castillo 2-for-4 with one run.

Fernando Baez 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one strikeout.

Bryan Martinez started and pitched three innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, hit one batter, threw one wild pitch, and struck three out. (g/f:5-2)

Hansel De Los Santos entered in the sixth and pitched four innings.  He allowed on hit and no runs. (g/f:2-4)

 

Rough Outing:

Rest of the team

 

Boxscore

 

 

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