Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 08/28/10

Evan MacLane allowed just two baserunners in six scoreless for Memphis on a 3-5 Friday across the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system.

Games played Friday, August 27.


Memphis (75-59, -1.5G) 9. Round Rock 0


Evan MacLane and two relievers held the visitors to just three hits in their second consecutive shutout. Tyler Greene hit a two-run home run.


Individual highlights:

Evan MacLane: 6 IP, 2 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 7 K, win

Jason Motte: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 1 K

Tyler Greene: 2-for-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, BB, 2 K

Daniel Descalso: 2-for-5, R

Nick Stavinoha: 2-for-4, 2B, RBI

Mark Hamilton: 2-for-4, R, 2 RBI, K

Matt Pagnozzi: 1-for-3, BB, R, 2 RBI, K


Rough outing:

Joe Mather: 1-for-4, R, K




vs. Round Rock Saturday night:

Walters (7-5, 4.13) vs. Bazardo (4-4, 3.92)



NW Arkansas 5 at Springfield (33-27, 2H -4G) 0


The Cardinals managed just three hits. See how many times that statement is repeated below.


Individual highlights:

Jason Buursma: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 1 K

Thomas Eager: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 0 K

Pete Kozma: 1-for-3, BB, K

Matt Carpenter: 1-for-4, 3B

Andrew Brown: 0-for-2, 2 BB, K


Rough outing:

Scott McGregor: 6 IP, 7 H, 4 R/3 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, loss

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

Xavier Scruggs: 0-for-4, 3 K

Jose Garcia: 0-for-3, 2 K

Nick Derba: 0-for-3, K, 2 errors (throwing and fielding)




Vs. Arkansas Saturday night.

Additon (9-6, 4.14) vs. Kiely (6-8, 4.80)



Palm Beach (33-29, 2H -1G) 6, Jupiter 5 (DH G1, 7 innings)


The Cards lost an early 2-0 lead only to storm back with three in the bottom of the sixth to claim the win. Alex Castellanos and C.J. Beatty each had two extra-base hits and plated a pair.


Individual highlights:

Joel Pichardo: 1 1/3 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 2 K, win

Casey Mulligan: 1 IP, 2 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 1 K, save

Alex Castellanos: 2-for-3, 2B, HR, 2 RBI

C.J. Beatty: 2-for-3, 2 2B, R, 2 RBI

Ryde Rodriguez: 1-for-2, 2B, BB, R, RBI


Rough outing:

Brett Zawacki: 4 2/3 IP, 6 H, 5 R/ER, 3 BB, 0 K

D'Marcus Ingram: 0-for-4, K

Domnit Bolivar: 0-for-3, K




Jupiter 6 at Palm Beach (33-29, 2H -1G) 3 (DH G2, 7 innings)


The Cardinals yielded their narrow lead in the third inning. Niko Vasquez doubled three times and scored twice in the loss.


Individual highlights:

Jared Bradford: 4 1/3 IP, 4 H, 2 R/1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K

Niko Vasquez: 3-for-4, 3 2B, 2 R, RBI, K

D'Marcus Ingram: 1-for-1, BB, RBI

Jarred Bogany: 2-for-4, K


Rough outing:

Richard Castillo: 2 2/3 IP, 6 H, 4 R/ER, 3 BB, 1 K, loss

Alex Castellanos: 0-for-4, K

Roberto Espinoza: 0-for-3, BB, 3 K




at Jupiter Saturday night:

Thomas (10-1, 2.11) vs. O'Gara (5-6, 4.02)



Clinton 5, Quad Cities (36-23, 2H +2G) 0


The Bandits managed just three hits on the evening, though they drew seven walks.


Individual highlights:

Justin Smith: 4 1/3 IP, 5 H, 2 R/1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, loss

LaCurtis Mayes: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 1 K

Rainel Rosario, Alan Ahmady: 0-for-2, 2 K


Rough outing:

Daniel Calhoun: 2 2/3 IP, 5 H, 3 R/ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 1 HR

Michael Swinson: 0-for-4, K

Ted Obregon: 0-for-4




Vs. Cedar Rapids Saturday night.

Pitchers TBD



Batavia (38-27, +0.5G) 7 at State College 3


The Muckdogs never trailed as they pounded out 13 hits on the home field of the former Cardinals' affiliate and took over first place. Victor Sanchez was a perfect 4-for-4 and Jonathan Rodriguez plated three. Andrew Moss yielded two runs over seven innings for the win while Justin Wright collected his first career save.


Individual highlights:

Andrew Moss: 7 IP, 3 H, 2 R/ER, 3 BB, 3 K, 2 WP, win

David Kington: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 1 K

Justin Wright: 2/3 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, 1 BB, 1 K, save

Victor Sanchez: 4-for-4, 2B, 2 R

Nick Longmire: 3-for-4, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI, SB

Audry Perez: 2-for-5, K

Jonathan Rodriguez: 2-for-4, 2B, BB, R, 3 RBI, K, error


Rough outing:

Houston Summers: 1/3 IP, 1 H, 1 R/0 ER, 2 BB

Chris Edmondson: 1-for-5, RBI

Joey Bergman: 1-for-5, K

Juan Castillo: 0-for-4




at State College Saturday night.

Edwards (3-4, 2.81) vs. Waldron (4-5, 2.89)



Princeton 9, Johnson City (41-21, +2G) 8


The Cardinals lost the lead and the game when they yielded two runs in the ninth. Bob Revesz took the blown save and the loss.


Individual highlights:

Greg Garcia: 1-for-3, 2B, 2 R, BB, 2 RBI

Oscar Taveras: 2-for-5, R, K

Cody Stanley: 2-for-5, R, K

Kleininger Teran: 2-for-5, 2 RBI

Romulo Ruiz: 1-for-3, 2 BB, 2 K

Virgil Hill: 2-for-5, R, RBI, K


Rough outing:

Ryan Copeland: 5 IP, 8 H, 3 R/ER, 1 BB, 2 K

Hector Hernandez: 1 2/3 IP, 3 H, 2 R/ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 1 HR

Bob Revesz: 1 1/3 IP, 4 H, 3 R/2 ER, 2 BB, 0 K. blown save, loss

Romulo Ruiz: 0-for-4, BB, K

Packy Elkins: 0-for-3, BB, K

Cesar Valera: 1-for-3, BB, 2 R




Vs. Bluefield Saturday night.

De Jesus (2-1, 4.91) vs. TBD



GCL: Mets 2, Cardinals (26-27, -8.5G) 1


Three was the operative number as all three runs were scored in the third inning. The Cardinals had, of course, three hits. Zack Cox made his pro debut in the field, playing third base.


Individual highlights:

Moises Colorado: 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 0 K

Ricky Martinez: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 0 K

Anthony Bryant: 0-for-2, BB, RBI on SF, 2 K

Zack Cox: 1-for-3, BB, 2 K

Alberto Rivero: 1-for-3, 3B, R, OF assist


Rough outing:

Jose Pasen: 5 IP, 7 H, 2 R/ER, 1 BB, 2 K, loss

Jose Martinez: 0-for-4, GIDP

Luis Pimentel: 0-for-2

David Washington: 0-for-4, 2 K

Sam Tuivailala: 0-for-3




Two vs. Astros Saturday afternoon. Game one is completion of 8/23 suspended game.



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