Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 07/03/10

The Cardinals farm system went 4-1 as Brandon Dickson, Chuckie Fick, Josh Kinney, Edgar Lara, Matt Adams, Niko Vasquez, C.J. Beatty, Mike Blazek, Nick Longmire, Zach Russell, Jose Rada, Ryan Copeland, Hector Corpas, Delvi Rodriguez, and Eduard Estalis starred on Friday.

Memphis Beat Round Rock 2-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Jim Rapoport 1-for-4 with one double and one run.

Allen Craig 1-for-2 with one RBI, one sac fly, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Joe Mather 1-for-3 at the plate.

Bryan Anderson 0-for-2 with one run, one walk, one strikeout, and allowed two stolen base.

Kevin Howard 1-for-3 at the plate.

Brandon Dickson started and pitched six innings.  He allowed five hits, no runs, three walks, and struck six out for the winning decision (9-4).  0-for-2 with one strikeout at the plate. (p-s:102-59)(g/f:6-4)

Chuckie Fick entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out for the hold (1). (p-s:12-10)(g/f:1-0)

Josh Kinney entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out for the save (5). (p-s:13-9)(g/f:2-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Rest of the team

 

Former Cardinal:

Brian Esposito 0-for-4 with four strikeouts.

 

Boxscore

Memphis Redbirds Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Minatitlan Beat Veracruz 3-2

 

Ivan Bellazetin (Former MiLB Spring Invite) 0-for-4 at the plate.

Amaury Cazana (Memphis) 2-for-3 at the plate.

Ricardo Rincon (Former St. Louis) entered in the seventh and pitched to four batters.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and committed one fielding error for the hold (4). (p-s:17-10)(g/f:2-0)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Springfield @ Frisco Was Postponed, Doubleheader Saturday

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Announcement

 

 

Jupiter @ Palm Beach Was Postponed, Doubleheader Set For August 27th

 

 

Quad Cities Beat Beloit 9-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Ryan Jackson 1-for-4 with one RBI, two runs, one walk, and three strikeouts.

Frederick Parejo 2-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Edgar Lara 2-for-5 with one home run, three RBIs (two w/two-outs), one run, and three strikeouts.

Matt Adams 3-for-5 with one two-out RBI and one run.

Niko Vasquez 1-for-5 with one home run, two two-out RBIs, one run, and one strikeout.

Ryde Rodriguez 3-for-5 with one double, one run, and two strikeouts.

C.J. Beatty 4-for-4 with three doubles, one two-out RBI, one run, and one walk

Shelby Miller started and pitched five innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck five out for the winning decision (2-3). (g/f:3-6)

Mike Blazek entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck three out. (g/f:2-1)

Daniel Calhoun entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (g/f:2-0)

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

 

Rough Outing:

Ivan Castro 0-for-5 with one strikeout, grounded into one double play, allowed one stolen base, and picked one runner off.

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

Batavia Beat Auburn 6-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Nick Longmire 2-for-4 with three RBIs, one run, and one walk.

Geoff Klein 1-for-1 with one RBI.

Jonathan Rodriguez one RBI and one sac fly.

Victor Sanchez 2-for-4 with two strikeouts and one fielding error.

Adam Melker 1-for-3 with one double, one run, one walk, and one fielding error.

Alan Ahmady 1-for-4 with one double, one run, and one strikeout.

Rainel Rosario one run and one intentional walk.

Audry Perez 0-for-2 with one RBI, one run, one walk, and one hit by pitch.

Nick McCully started and pitched five innings.  He allowed four hits, three runs (two earned), hit one batter, threw one wild pitch, and struck five out. (g/f:7-2)

Zach Russell entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and two walks. (g/f:2-4)

LaCurtis Mayes entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out for the winning decision (1-0). (g/f:0-1)

Jose Rada entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out for the save (3). (g/f:2-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Matt Valaika 0-for-3 with one strikeout.

 

Boxscore

 

 

Johnson City Beat Elizabethton 4-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Colin Walsh 2-for-5 with two strikeouts.

Kleininger Teran 2-for-4 with one run and assisted in one double play,

Chris Edmondson 1-for-2 with one double, two runs, and one hit by pitch.

Romulo Ruiz 2-for-3 with one RBI and one walk.

Oscar Taveras 2-for-4 with one double, one RBI, one run, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

Packy Elkins 1-for-4 with two two-out RBI, three strikeouts, and assisted in one double play.

Ryan Copeland started an pitched five innings.  He allowed two hits, one unearned run, one walk, and struck four out for the winning decision (2-0). (g/f:9-2)

Hector Corpas entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs for the save (4). (g/f:2-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Cesar Valera 0-for-5 with two strikeouts, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Phil Cerreto 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Roberto Reyes 0-for-1 with one ground into double play.

Hector Hernandez entered in the sixth and pitched 2.1 innings.  He allowed four hits, two earned runs, threw two wild pitches, and struck six out for the hold (1). (g/f:2-0)

 

Boxscore

Johnson City Press Post Game

 

 

GCL Cardinals Had Day Off

 

 

VSL: Reds @ Cardinals Was Postponed

 

 

DSL Brewers Beat Cardinals 1-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Daniel Barbuena 0-for-3 with one walk, one hit by pitch, one strikeout, and one caught stealing/pickoff.

Rafael Medina 1-for-4 at the plate.

Eduardo Celestino 0-for-2 with two walks and one strikeout.

Victor Encarnacion 1-for-3 with one walk, two stolen bases, and one strikeout.

Jose Pena 0-for-2 with three hit by pitches, two stolen bases, one strikeout, two outfield assists, and assisted in one double play.

Jose Agustin 0-for-2 with one walk and one strikeout.

Robelys Reyes one walk.

Delvi Rodriguez started and pitched 5.1 innings.  He allowed seven hits, one earned run, one walk, one pickoff error, and struck five out for the losing decision (1-1).

Eduard Estalis entered in the sixth and pitched 2.2 innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, and struck four out.

 

Rough Outing:

Luis Perez 0-for-4, assisted in one double play, allowed four stolen bases, and threw one runner out.

Fernando Baez 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

 

Boxscore

 

 

Former Cardinal Independent League Transactions For The Month Of June

 

Atlantic League:

Charlie Weatherby was signed by Lancaster, then traded to St. George (Golden Baseball League)

Eric Ackerman was activated by Lancaster.

Dan Serafini was signed by Bridgeport.

Scott Spiezio was placed on the disabled list by Newark.

Brian Barton was traded from Bridgeport to Newark.

Sidney Ponson was placed on the reserve list by Long Island.

Josh Phelps was reinstated by Bridgeport.

Robinson Cancel was placed on the inactive list then activated by Long Island.

Josh Pressley was activated by Somerset.

 

American Association:

Matt Meyer was signed by St. Paul.

Santo Maertz was traded from Brockton (Can-Am League) to Grand Prairie.

Randy Keisler was signed by Pensacola, then released.

 

Can-Am League:

Troy Cate was signed by Quebec.

 

Frontier League

Cardoza Tucker was released Lake Erie.

Ryan Bird was released by Southern Illinois.

 

Golden Baseball League

Mike Rose was activated from the disabled list by Chico.

Ben Johnson had his contract sold by Orange County to the Detroit Tigers.

Enrique Brito was fired as manager of Tijuana.

Yoffri Martinez was released by Tijuana.

Orber Moreno was released by Tijuana.

 

Northern League

Ian Church signed with Rockford after being released by Lake County.

Dewon Brazelton was activated from the disabled list by Kansas City.

Kyle Heim signed with Kansas City.

 

 

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