Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 09/04/10

Memphis bats can't back Brandon Dickson as they fall out of first. Andrew Brown, David Kopp contributions can't get Springfield over hump. Palm Beach takes suspended game, fall in second. Mike Blazek, Michael Swinson lead Quad Cities to fifth straight win. Chris Edmondson's 3-run homer helps Batavia to victory. Boone Whiting K's 7 as Johnson City takes game one.

Iowa Beat Memphis 4-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Allen Craig 1-for-4 with one triple, one RBI, and one run.

Mark Hamilton 0-for-2 with one RBI, one walk, one sac fly, and one strikeout.

Ruben Gotay 0-for-2 with two walks and one strikeout.

Brandon Dickson started and pitched 5.2 innings.  He allowed seven hits, two earned runs, four walks, and struck seven out.  0-for-2 with two strikeouts at the plate. (p-s:100-59)(g/f:7-3)

 

Rough Outing:

Daniel Descalso 0-for-4 with one strikeout and one fielding error.

Tony Cruz 0-for-3 with one ground into double play and one passed ball.

Adron Chambers 0-for-1 with one strikeout.

Matt Scherer entered in the sixth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, one home run, and struck three out for the losing decision (4-2). (p-s:25-17)(g/f:0-1)(ir-s:3-0)

 

Boxscore

Memphis Redbirds Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

The Cardinal Nation Post Game

 

 

Tulsa Beat Springfield 4-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Daryl Jones 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and three strikeouts.

Andrew Brown 3-for-4 with one double, one home run, two two-out RBIs, one run, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Jermaine Curtis 2-for-4 with one double, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Nick Derba 2-for-3 with one walk.

David Kopp started and pitched six innings.  He allowed seven hits, one earned run, one home run, and struck five out.  0-for-3 with one strikeout at the plate. (p-s:82-54)(g/f:10-2)

Jason Buursma entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit and no runs for the hold (5). (p-s:12-8)(g/f:2-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Matt Carpenter 0-for-4 with one strikeout and grounded into one double play.

Aaron Luna 0-for-4 at the plate.

Thomas Eager entered in the eighth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit, two earned runs, and hit one batter for the hold (7) and losing decision (2-4). (p-s:4-3)(g/f:1-0)

Ryan Kulik entered in the eighth and pitched to three batters.  He allowed one hit and one earned run for the blown save (1). (p-s:7-5)(g/f:0-1)(ir-s:2-2)

 

Former Cardinal:

Stuart Pomeranz entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck one out for the save (18). (p-s:20-12)(g/f:1-1)

 

Boxscore

Springfield Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Palm Beach Beat Jupiter 8-1 in Completion of 8-29 Game

 

Individual Highlights:

C.J. Beatty 2-for-5 with one home run, three RBIs (two w/two-outs), two runs, and two strikeouts.

Ryan Jackson 3-for-5 with one double and assisted in two double plays.

Niko Vasquez 1-for-4 with one RBI, one run, one walk, one strikeout, and one fielding error.

Alex Castellanos 1-for-5 with one double, one two-out RBI, and two strikeouts.

Ryde Rodriguez 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.

Jarred Bogany 1-for-3 with one triple, one RBI, one run, one walk, one strikeout, one outfield assist, and assisted in one double play.

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

Domnit Bolivar 1-for-3 with one double, two RBIs, one run, one sac fly, and one fielding error.

Roberto Espinoza 2-for-3 with one run, one hit by pitch, allowed one stolen base, and assisted in one double play.

Scott Schneider started and pitched nine innings.  He allowed five hits, one earned runs, one walk, and struck eight out for the winning decision (3-7). (g/f:8-9)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Jupiter Beat Palm Beach 5-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Jarred Bogany 2-for-4 with one stolen base and two strikeouts.

Rich Racobaldo 1-for-2 with one two-out RBI and one walk.

George Brown entered in the fifth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck two out. (g/f:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Alex Castellanos 0-for-3 with one strikeout.

Richard Castillo started and pitched four innings.  He allowed five hits, four earned runs, hit two batters, and struck three out for the losing decision (7-12). (g/f:4-4)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Quad Cities Beat Wisconsin 4-0

 

Individual Highlights:

Michael Swinson 2-for-4 with one home run, three two-out RBIs, one run, and one walk.

Rainel Rosario 2-for-5 with one triple, one run, and one strikeout.

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

Colin Walsh 1-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.

Ted Obregon 1-for-4 with one run, two stolen bases, and assisted in one double play.

Mike Blazek started and pitched eight innings.  He allowed three hits, no runs, two walks, and struck five out for the winning decision (8-4). (g/f:6-8)

Jose Rada entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck one out. (g/f:1-0)

 

Rough Outing:

Luis Mateo 0-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play.

Ivan Castro 0-for-3 at the plate.

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

Batavia Beat Auburn 8-5

 

Individual Highlights:

Chris Edmondson 2-for-3 with one home run, three two-out RBIs, two runs, and two hit by pitches.

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

Audry Perez 2-for-5 with one run, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Jonathan Rodriguez 1-for-5 with one triple, one RBI, one run, three strikeouts, grounded into one double play, and one throwing error.

Joey Bergman 2-for-3 with one home run, two RBIs, three runs, and one walk.

Yunier Castillo 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI.

Houston Summers entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, three walks, struck one out, and assisted in three assisted double plays. (g/f:3-0)

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

 

Rough Outing:

Zack Russell started and pitched five innings. He allowed five hits, three earned runs, one home run, two walks, and struck seven out for the winning decision (3-3). (g/f:1-5)

 

Boxscore

The Batavian Post Game

 

 

Johnson City Beat Elizabethton 7-2  

 

Individual Highlights:

Greg Garcia 3-for-5 with one RBI, two runs, and one strikeout.

Oscar Taveras 3-for-4 with one double, three RBIs (two w/two-outs), one sac fly, and one caught stealing.

Phil Cerreto 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one strikeout, and one caught stealing.

Kleininger Teran 2-for-4 with one double.

Virgil Hill 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and two strikeouts.

Cesar Valera 2-for-4 with three runs, one stolen base, and one strikeout.

Boone Whiting started and pitched six innings.  He allowed five hits, one earned run, one home run, hit one batter, and struck seven out for the winning decision (1-0). (g/f:7-3)

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

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

 

Rough Outing:

Drew Benes entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits and one earned run. (g/f:2-1)

 

Boxscore

MiLB Official Site Post Game

Johnson City Press Post Game

 

 

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