Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 08/04/10

The Cardinals farm system went 6-2 on Tuesday as Tony Cruz, Steven Hill, Pete Kozma, Chris Swauger, Ryde Rodriguez, Jared Bradford, Robert Stock, Colin Walsh, Jonathan Rodriguez, Chris Corrigan, Phil Cerreto, Angel DeJesus, Roberto De La Cruz, Bryan Martinez, Victor DeLeon, and Juan Bautista starred.

Omaha Beat Memphis 8-2

 

Individual Highlights:

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

Mark Hamilton 1-for-3 with one walk and assisted in two double plays.

Donovan Solano 1-for-3 with one walk.

Adron Chambers 2-for-3 with one run and one walk.

Brandon Dickson started and pitched six innings.  He allowed eight hits, four runs (two earned), three walks, and struck out five for the losing decision (9-7). (p-s:101-59)(g/f:11-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Daniel Descalso 0-for-4 with two strikeouts, one throwing error, and assisted in two double plays.

Amaury Cazana 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Chuckie Fick entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed three hits, three earned runs, one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out. (p-s:28-16)(g/f:3-2)

Fernando Salas entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, and struck two out. (p-s:18-12)(g/f:1-0)

 

Boxscore

Memphis Redbirds Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Springfield Beat Arkansas 14-5

 

Individual Highlights:

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

Antonio DeJesus one RBI, one sac fly, and one hit by pitch.

Tony Cruz 1-for-6 with two two-out RBIs, one run, one strikeout, assisted in one double play, and threw two runners out.

Steven Hill 2-for-5 with two home runs, four two-out RBIs, two runs, and two strikeouts.

Andrew Brown 2-for-4 with two runs and one walk.

Matt Carpenter 3-for-4 with one double, three runs, one walk, and one strikeout.

Aaron Luna 1-for-3 with one double, two runs, two walks, and one strikeout.

Pete Kozma 2-for-4 with one double, four RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, one walk, two strikeouts, and assisted in one double play.

Chris Swauger 1-for-4 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Blake King entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out. (p-s:12-8)(g/f:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Arquimedes Nieto started and pitched six innings.  He allowed two hits, three earned runs, one home run, four walks, and struck four out for the winning decision (1-2). (p-s:96-55)(g/f:5-7)

Jason Buursma entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, and struck one out. (p-s:10-8)(g/f:2-0)

Adam Reifer entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, and one walk. (p-s:18-10)(g/f:1-1)

 

Notes:

Kary Booher of the Springfield News-Leader has confirmed that Kyle Lohse will stick close to home and make his next rehab start for Springfield on Thursday.

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

Springfield News-Leader Post Game

 

 

Palm Beach Beat Clearwater 7-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Ryan Jackson 1-for-5 with one RBI, one run, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

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

Charles Cutler 3-for-3 with one two-out RBI, three walks, and one walk.

Rich Racobaldo 2-for-4 with one RBI, one run, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.

Ryde Rodriguez 3-for-4 with one double and three RBIs (one w/two-outs).

Deryk Hooker started and pitched 5.1 innings.  He allowed seven hits, two earned runs, two walks, and struck three out for the winning decision (1-2). (g/f:8-5)

Jared Bradford entered in the sixth and pitched 3.3 innings.  He allowed three hits, no runs, one walk, and struck two out for the save (1). (g/f:9-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Luis De La Cruz 0-for-4 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Clinton Beat Quad Cities 14-5

 

Individual Highlights:

Devin Goodwin 2-for-3 with one RBI, one run, two walks, and one strikeout.

Alan Ahmady 1-for-2 with one run, two walks, and grounded into one double play.

Matt Adams 1-for-4 with one RBI and grounded into one double play.

C.J. Beatty 2-for-4 with one double, one run, and two strikeouts.

Robert Stock 2-for-4 with one double, two two-out RBIs, one throwing error, and allowed one stolen base.

Mike Blazek entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, hit one batter, and struck one out. (g/f:1-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Ted Obregon 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

Edgar Lara 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Eric Fornataro started and pitched four innings.  He allowed nine hits, eight runs (seven earned), four home runs, one walk, hit one batter, threw one wild pitch, and struck five out for the losing decision (7-10). (g/f:4-2)

Daniel Calhoun entered in the fifth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed seven hits, five earned runs, one home run, one walk, and struck three out. (ir-s:1-0)

Nick Greenwood entered in the sixth and pitched 2.2 innings.  He allowed three hits, one earned run, one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck one out. (g/f:5-1)(ir-s:2-1)

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

Batavia Beat Mahoning Valley 8-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Colin Walsh 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and assisted in two double plays.

Nick Longmire 0-for-2 with one run, two walks, and one strikeout.

Victor Sanchez 1-for-3 with one triple, one two-out RBI, one run,one hit by pitch, grounded into one double play, and one caught stealing.

Joey Bergman 2-for-4 with three runs.

Jonathan Rodriguez 3-for-4 with one home run, two RBIs, two runs, one strikeout, and assisted in three double plays.

Pat Biserta 1-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, and one strikeout.

Yunier Castillo 1-for-4 with two two-out RBIs, grounded into one double play, one fielding error, and assisted in three double plays.

Chris Corrigan started and pitched five innings.  He allowed three hits, one earned run, three walks, struck one out, and assisted in one double play for the winning decision (3-1). (g/f:10-4)

Travis Lawler entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed three hits, no runs, threw one wild pitch, and struck two out for the hold (1). (g/f:2-2)

Chase Reid entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck three out for the hold (2). 

David Kington entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit and no runs. (g/f:1-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Matt Valaika 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

 

Notes:

Alanna Stage posts that Audry Perez is not the only catcher dealing with an injury, but Geoff Klein will also be missing time - one of the reasons the team brought in Roberto Espinoza and Juan Castillo.

 

Boxscore

The Daily News Post Game

 

 

Johnson City Beat Greeneville 5-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Oscar Taveras 1-for-1 with one double and one RBI.

Cody Stanley 4-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one run, one intentional walk, and one stolen base.

Phil Cerreto 3-for-5 with one double, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, one stolen base, and assisted in one double play.

Romulo Ruiz 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.

Cesar Valera 3-for-4 with two runs, one stolen base, and one fielding error.

Angel DeJesus started and pitched five innings.  He allowed three hits, one earned run, one home run, three walks, and struck three out for the winning decision (2-1). (g/f:7-3)

Hector Corpas entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out for the save (10). (g/f:0-2)


Rough Outing:

Greg Garcia 0-for-3 with two sacrifices and assisted in one double play.

Roberto Reyes 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Reggie Williams 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

Pat Daugherty entered in the sixth and pitched 1.2 innings.  He allowed three hits, two earned runs, hit one batter, and struck three out for the hold (1). (g/f:1-1)

Aidan Lucas entered in the seventh and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, hit two batters, threw one wild pitch, and stuck three out for the hold (5). (g/f:0-1)(ir-s:2-2)

 

Boxscore

 

 

GCL: Cardinals Beat Astros 6-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Anthony Garcia 2-for-5 with one run.

Luis Pimentel 1-for-5 with one RBI, one run, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Kevin Moscatel 2-for-5 with one run and two strikeouts.

Roberto De La Cruz 3-for-4 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs) and one run.

Sam Tuivailala 1-for-3 with one double, one run, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Ildemaro Vargas 1-for-3 with two RBIs and one sac fly.

Anthony Bryant 0-for-4 with one RBI and one strikeout.

Bryan Martinez started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, one walk, and struck ten out for the winning decision (1-1). (g/f:11-0)

Cole Brand entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out. (g/f:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Steven Ramos 0-for-5 with one strikeout.

Josh Lucas entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, and struck one out. (g/f:2-0)

 

Boxscore

 

 

VSL: Cardinals & Tigers 0-0 In 3rd, Postponed

 

No hits given up in the game.

Limbert Rivas and Ronnierd Garcia each with one walk.

Roberto Canache started and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out.

 

Boxscore

 

 

DSL: Cardinals Beat Mariners 1-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Victor Encarnacion 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and two strikeouts.

Daniel Barbuena 1-for-4 with one strikeout.

Fernando Baez 1-for-4, one pickoff error, and threw one runner out.

Andres Beras 1-for-3 with one strikeout.

Jorge Lopez 1-for-3 with one double and one strikeout.

Rafael Medina 2-for-3 with one double, one run, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

Victor DeLeon started and pitched five innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, three walks, and struck four out. (g/f:6-4)

Juan Bautista entered in the sixth and pitched four innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck six out for the winning decision (4-0). (g/f:3-3)

 

Rough Outing:

Rest of the team

 

Boxscore

 

 

Former Cardinals Independent League Transactions for the Month of July 2010

 

Santo Maertz was released by Grand Prairie of the American Association.

Ryan Riddle was signed by Grand Prairie of the American Association.

Cardoza Tucker was signed by Shreveport-Bossier of the American Association.

Chad Gabriel was claimed off waivers by St. Paul from Grand Prairie, both teams from American Association.

Robinson Cancel was placed on and activated from the inactive list by Long Island of the Atlantic League.

Bill Pulsipher was released by Yuma of the Golden Baseball League and signed by Somerset of the Atlantic League.

Bob Zimmermann was traded from York to Newark, both teams of the Atlantic League.

Kip Wells was signed by Long Island of the Atlantic League.

Javier Colina was signed by Long Island of the Atlantic League.

Scott Spiezio was placed on the inactive list by Newark of the Atlantic League.

Pablo Ozuna was signed by Newark of the Atlantic League.

Ivan Maldonado was placed on the inactive list by Long Island of the Atlantic League.

Justin Knoff was released by Rockford of the Northern League and signed by Worcester of the Can-Am League.

Ryan Bird was released then signed by Southern Illinois of the Frontier League.

Tyler Lavigne had his contract sold by Normal of the Frontier League to the Boston Red Sox.

Tyler Herron was named interim pitching coach and later activated from the injured list by Kalamazoo of the Frontier League.

Kit Pellow was waived by Tijuana of the Golden Baseball League and signed by Schaumburg of the Northern League.

Reid Price was traded from Schaumburg of the Northern League to Tucson of the Golden Baseball League.

Rico Washington was placed on the disabled list by Kansas City of the Northern League.

Juan Cabrera was signed by Rio Grande Valley of the United League Baseball.

 

 

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