Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 08/09/10

Springfield's Brian Broderick allowed one run on two hits over six innings on a 2-4 Sunday across the system.

Games played Sunday, August 8.


Reno 8, Memphis (62-54) 2


The Cardinals lost their third straight this weekend as Brandon Dickson had his worst outing in a month. Two of the Aces' runs were unearned as the Redbirds made two more errors.


Individual highlights:

Chuckie Fick: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 2 K

Ruben Gotay: 2-for-4, 2B, BB, RBI

Nick Stavinoha: 1-for-3, BB, HR, RBI, K

Jim Rapoport: 3-for-4, R, K


Rough outing:

Brandon Dickson: 5 IP, 11 H, 6 R/5 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, loss

Josh Kinney: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R/ER, 0 BB, K, HR

Daniel Descalso: 0-for-5, 2 GIDP

Mark Hamilton: 0-for-4, K, throwing error

Donovan Solano: 0-for-4




at Reno Monday night:

Lance Lynn (9-8, 5.34) vs. Cesar Valdez (4-7, 4.95)



Springfield (23-20, second half) 4 at Tulsa 1


The Cardinals powered themselves to their third straight win on the heels of three solo home runs, one each from Tony Cruz, Aaron Luna and Chris Swauger. Brian Broderick allowed just one run on two hits over six innings and Adam Reifer picked up his ninth save.


Individual highlights:

Brian Broderick: 6 IP, 2 H, 1 R/ER, 2 BB, 3 K, HR, win

Blake King: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, 2 BB, K

Tyler Norrick: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 0 K

Adam Reifer: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, K, save

Tony Cruz: 1-for-1, HR, RBI

Matt Carpenter: 1-for-2, R, 3 BB, SB

Aaron Luna, Chris Swauger: 1-for-4, HR, K


Rough outing:

Daryl Jones: 1-for-5

Xavier Scruggs: 0-for-3, 3 K

Steven Hill: 1-for-5, 3 K

Jose Garcia: 0-for-4, K




at Tulsa Monday night:

Arquimedes Nieto (1-2, 5.49) vs. Keith Weiser (8-6, 4.02)



Palm Beach (22-19, 2H) off


vs. Bradenton Monday night:

Deryk Hooker (1-2, 7.59) vs. Jose Ascanio (0-0, 0.00)


Peoria 4, Quad Cities (24-16, 2H) 0


The Bandits managed just five hits. Eric Fornataro took the loss while Nick Greenwood followed with three shutout innings of relief in his third game in the Cardinals organization. Quad Cities slipped back into a first-place tie with Kane County.


Individual highlights:

Nick Greenwood: 3 IP, 3 H, 0 R/ER, 1 BB, 1 K

Luis Mateo: 2-for-3, BB


Rough outing:

Eric Fornataro: 4 IP, 6 H, 4 R/3 ER, 3 BB, 2 K, loss

Devin Goodwin: 0-for-4, K, throwing error

Frederick Parejo: 0-for-4, 3 K

Edgar Lara: 0-for-3, 3 K

Rainel Rosario: 0-for-3, 2 K

Ross Smith: 0-for-3, K




at Peoria Monday night:

Jorge Rondon (4-6, 4.20) vs. Frank Batista (2-3, 3.56)



Vermont 6, Batavia (28-21) 1


The Lake Monsters scored two in the first and never looked back as Batavia lost their fourth game in their last five on their current road trip. Nick McCully yielded all six Vermont runs in three innings of work.


Individual highlights:

Travis Lawler: 4 IP, 2 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 5 K

Nick Longmire: 3-for-5

Chris Edmondson: 2-for-5, RBI


Rough outing:

Nick McCully: 3 IP, 6 H, 6 R/ER, 2 BB, 2 K, loss

Joey Bergman: 0-for-4, BB, 2 K

Jonathan Rodriguez: 0-for-3, BB, K

Matt Valaika: 0-for-4

Yunier Castillo: 0-for-3, R, K




at Vermont Monday night:

Justin Edwards (3-2, 2.57) vs. Christopher McKenzie (1-2, 8.54)



Johnson City (29-17) 7 at Elizabethton 4


The Cardinals got out to an early four-run lead and made it stick. Packy Elkins gave the Cards a bit of breathing room with a two-run home run in the ninth and had knocked in an earlier run as well as part of a three-hit game.


Individual highlights:

Ryan Copeland: 4 IP, 3 H, 1 R/1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, wild pitch, win

David Medina, Kleininger Teran: 2-for-5, R, RBI, 2 K

Roberto Reyes: 3-for-4, 2B, R, K

Packy Elkins: 3-for-5, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI

Reggie Williams: 2-for-5, 2B, R, 2 K


Rough outing:

Hector Corpas: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R/ER, 0 BB, 2 K, HR

Oscar Taveras: 0-for-5, RBI, 2 K, caught stealing

Romulo Ruiz: 0-for-5, K, throwing error




vs. Burlington Monday night

Pat Daugherty/Angel De Jesus vs. Leonel Santiago (5-2, 1.51)



GCL: Cardinals (19-17) 6, Astros 6 – suspended after nine innings


David Washington's three-run home run was the Cards' key hit as they built a 6-1 lead, but the pen couldn't hold the edge.


Individual highlights:

Ben Freeman: 3 IP, 3 H, 1 R/0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K

Trevor Martin: 2-for-4, RBI, 2 K, fielding error

Luis Pimentel: 2-for-5, R, 2 K

David Washington: 1-for-3, BB, HR, 3 RBI, K

Sam Tuivailala: 2-for-4, 2B, R, 2 K


Rough outing:

Amaury Castillo: 2 IP, 1 H, 2 R/ER, 3 BB, K

Ricky Martinez: 1 2/3 IP, 3 H, 2 R/ER, BB, K

Manuel De La Cruz: 1/3 IP, 2 H. 1 R/ER

Anthony Garcia: 1-for-5

Corderious Dodd: 0-for-3, 3 K




Cardinals at Marlins doubleheader Monday morning.



DSL Cardinals (31-25) off


Cardinals at Mariners Monday morning



VSL: Pirates 5 at Cardinals (22-45) 4


The Cardinals took their first lead of the game in the seventh on Marlon Sucre's two-run home run, but lost it in the ninth as Geudy Guerra took the blown save and loss.


Individual highlights:

Ismael Brito: 2 IP, 3 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 3 K

Marlon Sucre: 2-for-5, R, HR, 2 RBI, K

Gerwuins Velazco: 1-for-3, 2 BB, K

Tharick Martines: 1-for-2, R, 2 BB


Rough outing:

Alberth Almeida: 4 IP, 6 H, 3 R/ER, 1 BB, 3 K

Geudy Guerra: 1 IP, 3 H, 2 R/ER, 2 BB, BS, loss

Hayrich Martina: 0-for-4, K




Season over. The Cardinals finished sixth of seven teams, 25.5 games out of first.



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