Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 07/07/10

The Cardinals farm system went 7-2 as Kevin Howard, P.J. Walters, Fernando Salas, Andrew Brown, Ryan Kulik, Adam Reifer, Rainel Rosario, Zach Russell, Oscar Taveras, Cody Stanley, Hector Corpas, Trevor Martin, Roberto De La Cruz, Adriano Uribe, and others starred on Tuesday.

Memphis Beat Round Rock 5-4

 

Individual Highlights:

Jim Rapoport 2-for-5 with one double, one RBI, and one run.

Allen Craig 1-for-3 with one RBI, one run, and one walk.

Joe Mather 1-for-4 with one double, one run, one strikeout, grounded into one double play.

Kevin Howard 3-for-4 with one double, one triple, two RBIs, and one run.

Mark Shorey 0-for-3 with one RBI, one sac fly, and one strikeout.

Mike Folli 2-for-4 with one run and one fielding error.

P.J. Walters started and pitched six innings.  He allowed six hits, one earned run, one walk, hit one batter, and struck nine out for the winning decision (2-2).  0-for-2 with one sacrifice and two strikeouts at the plate. (p-s:105-68)(g/f:3-5)

Fernando Salas entered in the eighth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out for the save (14). (p-s:19-14)(g/f:0-2)(ir-s:3-1)

 

Rough Outing:
Oneli Perez entered in the seventh and pitched to four batters.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, and struck one out. (p-s:17-11)(g/f:1-0)

Eduardo Sanchez entered in the seventh and pitched to six batters.  He allowed two hits, two earned runs, one walk, hit one batter, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out for the hold (2). (p-s:16-10)(ir-s:2-0)

 

Former Cardinal:

Brian Esposito 1-for-3 with one hit by pitch.

 

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Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Minatitlan Beat Puebla 6-2

 

Ivan Bellazetin (Former MiLB Spring Invite) 3-for-4 with one hit by pitch and assisted in three double plays.

Amaury Cazana (Memphis) 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Ricardo Rincon (Former St. Louis) entered in the eighth and pitched to two batters.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck one out. (p-s:8-3)

 

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Springfield Beat Midland 6-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Daryl Jones 0-for-5 with one RBI.

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

Matt Carpenter 1-for-3 with two runs and one walk.

Andrew Brown 2-for-3 with one home run, four RBIs, one run, one intentional walk, and one strikeout.

Tommy Pham 1-for-3 with one double, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Ryan Kulik started and pitched 7.1 innings.  He allowed six hits, two earned runs, two walks, threw two wild pitches, and struck three out for the winning decision (6-2). (p-s:94-56)(g/f:13-3)

Adam Reifer entered in the eighth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out for the save (6). (p-s:18-13)(g/f:2-1)(ir-s:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Curt Smith 0-for-4 with two strikeouts, grounded into one double play, and assisted in two double plays.

Jermaine Curtis 0-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play.

 

Former Cardinal:

Shane Peterson 0-for-3 with one RBI, one strikeout, grounded into one double play, and assisted in two double plays.

 

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Springfield Cardinals Official Site

 

 

Bradenton Beat Palm Beach 9-0 in Game One of Doubleheader

 

Individual Highlights:

Chris Swauger 1-for-3 with one walk, one strikeout, and one fielding error.

Niko Vasquez 1-for-3 with one strikeout.

Xavier Scruggs 0-for-2 with one walk, two strikeouts, and one throwing error.

Jarred Bogany 0-for-1 with one walk, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.

Domnit Bolivar 2-for-3 and one fielding error.

 

Rough Outing:

Rest of the team

 

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Palm Beach @ Bradenton Game Two of Doubleheader was Postponed

 

 

Burlington @ Quad Cities was Postponed

 

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Announcement

 

 

Batavia Beat Tri-City 5-4 in 11 Innings

 

Individual Highlights:

Nick Longmire 0-for-4 with two walks and one outfield assist.

Victor Sanchez 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Jonathan Rodriguez 1-for-4 with one double, two runs, one sacrifice, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Joey Bergman 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Rainel Rosario 1-for-3 with two RBIs, two walks, and one strikeout.

Audry Perez 1-for-5 with one RBI, one strikeout, and allowed one stolen base.

Ross Smith 2-for-4 with one RBI, one sacrifice, one strikeout, and one outfield assist.

Matt Valaika 2-for-5 with one double and one strikeout.

Zach Russell started and pitched five innings.  He allowed four hits, no runs, two walks, and struck five out. (g/f:3-5)

Chase Reid entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, ad struck one out. (g/f:2-2)

Jose Rada entered in the tenth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, and struck out one for the winning decision (2-1). (g/f:5-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Matt North entered in the sixth and pitched one inning.  He allowed five hits, four earned runs, and one walk. (g/f:0-2)
Keith Butler entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed hit, no runs, one walk, and threw one wild pitch for the blown save (1). (g/f:2-0)(ir-s:2-2)

 

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Tri-City Valley Cats Official Site Post Game

 

 

Johnson City Beat Danville 6-5 

 

Individual Highlights:

Greg Garcia 1-for-5 with one double, one run, and two strikeouts.
Oscar Taveras 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, two runs, and one walk.

Kleininger Teran 2-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.
Phil Cerreto 2-for-4 with two doubles and one walk.

Romulo Ruiz 1-for-3 with one walk.

Travis Tartamella 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI and one run.

Cesar Valera 1-for-2 with one run, one walk, and one hit by pitch.

Cody Stanley 1-for-1 with one triple and two two-out RBIs.

Boone Whiting entered in the 3.1 innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, one walk, hit two batters, and struck five out for the winning decision (1-0). (g/f:4-0)

Chris Patterson entered in the eighth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out for the hold (3). (ir-s:2-0)

Hector Corpas entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck three out for the save (6). 

 

Rough Outing:
Packy Elkins 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Jeff Nadeau started and pitched four innings.  He allowed seven hits, four earned runs, one home run, and picked one runner off.  (g/f:6-3)

 

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GCL: Cardinals Beat Nationals 6-4 In Completion Of July 1st Game

 

Individual Highlights:
Starlin Rodriguez 2-for-5 with one double, one run, two stolen bases, one strikeout, and one caught stealing.

Trevor Martin 2-for-3 with two two-out RBIs and two walks.

Hector Garcia 1-for-1 with one walk and one hit by pitch.

Roberto De La Cruz 1-for-5 with one home run, one RBI and one run.

Anthony Fonseca 1-for-4 with two runs and one strikeout.

Adriano Uribe entered in the fourth and pitched five innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, and struck five out for the winning decision (1-1). (g/f:6-2)

Manuel De La Cruz entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out for the save (2). (g/f:1-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Mark Hamilton 0-for-2 at the plate.

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)

 

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GCL: Nationals Beat Cardinals 9-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Starlin Rodriguez 2-for-3 with one run, one strikeout, and one interference error.

Yorbel Alcala 1-for-1 at the plate.

David Washington 0-for-1 with one RBI.

Roberto De La Cruz 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI.

Jesus Montero 0-for-2 with one walk.

Anthony Garcia 1-for-3 at the plate.

Steven Ramos 1-for-2 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Ben Freeman started and pitched three innings.  He allowed five hits, one earned run, two walks, and struck four out. (g/f:4-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Rest of the team

 

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VSL: Cardinals Beat Tigers 9-4

 

Individual Highlights:
Breyvic Valera 1-for-4 with one triple, two RBIs, one walk, and one strikeout.

Marlon Sucre 1-for-5 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one strikeout.

Limbert Rivas 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and picked one runner off.

Gerwuins Velazco 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one fielding error.

Ronnierd Garcia 0-for-5 with one RBI, one run, one strikeout, and one fielding error.

Tharick Martines 1-for-3 with two RBIs, two runs, one walk, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

Jose Gomez 3-for-4 with one home run, two RBIs, three runs, and one stolen base.

Anderson Gerdel started and pitched 3.1 innings.  He allowed five hits, one earned run, one walk, hit two batters, and struck four out. (g/f:5-0)

Ismael Brito entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck three out. (g/f:0-3)

 

Rough Outing:

Dail Villanueva entered in the fourth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed one hit, two earned runs, three walks, hit one batter, and struck one out. (g/f:0-2)(ir-s:2-0)

 

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DSL: Cardinals Beat Brewers 9-6

 

Individual Highlights:

Robelys Reyes 2-for-5 with one RBI, two runs, and assisted in one double play.

Daniel Barbuena 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, one hit by pitch, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

Luis Perez 1-for-4 with one RBI, three runs, one walk, and assisted in two double plays.

Andres Beras 3-for-3 with one double, two RBIs, and two walks.

Eduardo Celestino 0-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, and two caught stealing.

Jose Pena 0-for-3 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, and two walks.

Fernando Baez 2-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one throwing error.

Domingo Diaz 1-for-3 with one double, two RBIs, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Eduardo Hiraldo entered in the sixth and pitched 3.1 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, hit one batter, and struck six out for the winning decision (1-2). (g/f:0-4) (ir-s:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Rafael Medina 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

Jorge Lopez 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

Willy Paulino entered in the fifth and pithed 1.2 innings.  He allowed five hits, four earned runs, two home runs, one walk, threw one wild pitch, struck one out, and picked one runner off. (g/f:3-0)

 

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