Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 07/02/10

The Cardinals farm system went 4-3 with Jon Jay, Josh Kinney, Amaury Cazana, Steven Hill, Thomas Eager, Francisco Samuel, Chris Swauger, Frederick Parejo, Jorge Rondon, Chris Notti, Phil Cerreto, David Medina, Boone Whiting, Rafael Medina, and Victor DeLeon starring on Thursday.

Cape Cod League

 

Justin Wright (47th round-Virginia Tech-Hyannis) started and pitched five innings.  He allowed four hits, one earned run, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck five out for the winning decision (1-0). (p-s:99-57)

 

Hyannis Harbor Hawks Beat Bourne Braves 2-1

 

 

Memphis Beat Round Rock 5-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Jon Jay 1-for-3 with one double, two RBIs, one sac fly, and two strikeouts.

Ruben Gotay 1-for-2 with one double, one run, two walks, and one strikeout.

Donovan Solano 2-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and assisted in one double play.

Jim Rapoport 2-for-3 with one triple, two runs, and grounded into one double play.

Rich Rundles entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out for the winning decision (2-1). (p-s:12-8)(g/f:0-1)

Eduardo Sanchez entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, and threw one wild pitch for the hold (1). (p-s:15-6)(g/f:3-0)

Josh Kinney entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit and no runs for the save (4). (p-s:18-12)(g/f:3-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Tyler Greene 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

Allen Craig 0-for-4, assisted in one double play, and one unassisted double play.

P.J. Walters started and pitched five innings.  He allowed five hits, three earned runs, one home run, three walks, and struck seven out. 0-for-1 with one sacrifice and one strikeout at the plate. (p-s:84-57)(g/f:2-3)

Oneli Perez entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, two walks, and struck two out for the blown save (2). (p-s:24-12)(g/f:0-1)(ir-s:1-1)

 

Former Cardinals:

Brian Esposito 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Brad Thompson entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and struck two out. (p-s:18-13)

 

Boxscore

Memphis Redbirds Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Oaxaca Beat Minatitlan 10-9

 

Ivan Bellazetin (Former MiLB Spring Invite-Minatitlan) 3-for-5 with one double, one two-out RBI, two runs, one stolen base, and two strikeouts.

Amaury Cazana (Memphis-Minatitlan) 2-for-2 with one run and three walks (one intentional).

Ricardo Rincon (Former St. Louis-Minatitlan) entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out for the hold (3). (p-s:18-11)(g/f:1-1)

 

Jolbert Cabrera (Former Memphis-Oaxaca) 2-for-5 with two runs.

 

Boxscore

 

 

Springfield Beat Frisco 4-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Adron Chambers 1-for-1 at the plate.

Antonio DeJesus 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one run, and one walk.

Tony Cruz 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, one stolen base, one strikeout, and grounded into one double play.

Matt Carpenter 1-for-3 with one run and two walks.

Steven Hill 2-for-5 with one double, two two-out RBIs, one strikeout, and allowed one stolen base.

Curt Smith 2-for-5 at the plate.

Aaron Luna 2-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Thomas Eager entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out for the winning decision (2-2). (p-s:37-27)(g/f:3-1)

Francisco Samuel entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck three out for the save (1). (p-s:15-9)

 

Rough Outing:

Daryl Jones 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Pete Kozma 0-for-4 at the plate.

Ryan Kulik started and pitched six innings.  He allowed six hits, three earned runs, two walks, hit one batter, and struck two out. (p-s:89-50)(g/f:8-8)

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Jupiter Beat Palm Beach 7-6 in 10 Innings

 

Individual Highlights:

D'Marcus Ingram 1-for-5 with one double, one run, one walk, and one fielding error.

Tommy Pham 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI, two runs, two walks, and struck one out.

Chris Swauger 3-for-6 with one double, two RBIs, and one strikeout.

Xavier Scruggs 3-for-5 with one home run, one RBI, two runs, one intentional walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Alex Castellanos 0-for-4 with one RBI, one sac fly, and one fielding error.

Jermaine Curtis 1-for-3 with two walks, one throwing error, and assisted in one double play.

Nick Derba 1-for-5 with one double, one two-out RBI, and three strikeouts.

Ted Obregon 1-for-5 with one double, one run, one strikeout, one missed catch error, and assisted in one double play.

Richard Castillo started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed seven hits, three unearned runs, two walks, and struck four out. (g/f:11-6)

 

Rough Outing:

Miguel Tapia entered in the tenth and pitched one inning.  He allowed four hits, two earned runs, one home run, and struck one out for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:0-1)

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Post Game

 

 

Quad Cities Beat Beloit 5-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Ryan Jackson 1-for-4 with one RBI, two strikeouts, and assisted in two double plays.

Matt Adams 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and assisted in one double play.

Niko Vasquez 1-for-4 with one double, one strikeout, and one fielding error.

Edgar Lara 1-for-4 with one double, one run, and two strikeouts.

C.J. Beatty 2-for-4 with one run and one caught stealing.

Frederick Parejo 2-for-4 with one double, one home run, three RBIs, and two runs.

Jorge Rondon started and pitched six innings.  He allowed six hits, one earned run, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck three out for the winning decision (3-4). (g/f:10-4)

Chris Notti entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and struck one out for the hold (2). (g/f:4-0)

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

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

Auburn Beat Batavia 1-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Nick Longmire 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Joey Bergman one walk.

Alan Ahmady 1-for-3 with one double, one walk, and one strikeout.

Ross Smith 0-for-1 with one walk and one strikeout.

Luis De La Cruz 1-for-3 with one double, one strikeout, one passed ball, and threw one runner out.

Matt North started and pitched three innings.  He allowed four hits, no runs, threw one wild pitch, and struck three out. (g/f:3-2)

Anthony Ferrara entered in the fourth and pitched 2.1 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck four out. (g/f:1-2)

Keith Butler entered in the seventh and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck five out. (ir-s:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Rest of the team

 

Boxscore

 

 

Elizabethton Beat Johnson City 3-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Greg Garcia 2-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play.

Phil Cerreto 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

David Medina 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, one strikeout, one throwing error, two fielding errors, and assisted in one double play.

Romulo Ruiz 0-for-2 with one walk and one strikeout.

Boone Whiting started and pitched five innings.  He allowed two hits, two runs (one earned run), one home run, threw one wild pitch, and struck ten out. (g/;f:2-4)

Jeff Nadeau entered in the sixth and pitched three innings.  He allowed two hits, one unearned run, threw two wild pitches, and struck three out for the losing decision (0-2). (g/f:6-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Rest of the team

 

Boxscore

 

 

GCL: Nationals Lead Cardinals 3-0, Suspended after 3 Innings

 

Starlin Rodriguez 1-for-2 with one double, one strikeout, and one caught stealing.

Trevor Martin 1-for-1 with one walk.

Kevin Moscatel one walk.

Javier Avendano started and pitched three innings.  He allowed three hits, three runs (two earned), one home run, hit one batter, and struck five out. (g/f:2-2)

 

Boxscore

 

 

VSL Cardinals Had Day Off

 

 

DSL: Cardinals Beat Mariners 6-5 in 8 Innings

 

Individual Highlights:

Robelys Reyes 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Rafael Medina 2-for-4 with one double, five RBIs (three w/two-outs), one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Victor Encarnacion 1-for-4 with one double, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Jose Pena 2-for-5 with one run and three strikeouts.

Jorge Lopez 3-for-4 with one run, one caught stealing, and assisted in one double play.

Eduardo Celestino 1-for-1 with one run and one walk.

Victor DeLeon entered in the sixth and pitched three innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck two out for the winning decision (1-1). (g/f:7-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Domingo Diaz 0-for-2 with two strikeouts and one outfield assist.

Arturo Toribio started and pitched five innings.  He allowed eight hits, five runs (four earned), two walks, hit one batter, threw one wild pitch, and struck five out. (g/f:3-6)

 

Boxscore

 

 

International Market Place

 

Baseball America's Ben Badler released his final installments of the July 2, 2010 international prospects coverage on Thursday.  He speculates that the Cardinals have interest 16-year old Dominican shortstop Antonio Gonzalez.

 

 

Former Cardinals MiLB Transactions for the Month of June 2010

 

Timo Perez was reassigned from Triple-A Albuquerque to Rookie-Level Short Season Ogden (Dodgers), then reversed.

Mark Johnson bounced back and forth from disabled list and being activated at Triple-A Iowa (Cubs).

Blaine Boyer was called up from Triple-A Reno (Diamondbacks).

Kiko Calero was picked up by the Dodgers and assigned to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Brad Thompson was picked up by the Astros and assigned to Triple-A Round Rock.

Jamey Wright was picked up by the Athletics and assigned to Triple-A Sacramento.

Mike McCoy was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas (Blue Jays).

Mark Worrell was released by Triple-A Portland (Padres).

Jorge Sosa was outrighted off the 40-man roster to Triple-A New Orleans (Marlins).

Prentice Redman was suspended for 50 games at Triple-A Albuquerque (Dodgers).

Joe Nelson was picked up by the Mariners and assigned to Triple-A Tacoma.

Josh Phelps was released by Triple-A Columbus (Indians).

Alberto Castillo was outrighted off the 40-man roster to Triple-A Norfolk (Orioles).

D'Angelo Jimenez had his contract purchased by the Twins, from Triple-A Mexican League's Yucatan, and was assigned to Triple-A Rochester.

Javier Colina was released by Triple-A Charlotte (White Sox).

Rich Hill was picked up the Red Sox and assigned to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Adam Veres was reassigned from A-Advanced Jupiter to Short-Season Single-A Jamestown (Marlins).

Mark DeRosa (Giants), Jack Wilson (Mariners), Rick Ankiel (Royals), Edgar Renteria (Giants), Coco Crisp (Athletics) were all sent on rehab assignments.

Raul Gonzalez signed with the Triple-A Mexican League's Nuevo Laredo.

Dennis Abreu was released by the Triple-A Mexican League's Minatitlan.

Randy Keisler signed with the Triple-A Mexican League's Laguna.

  

 

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