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Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 09/09/10

Joe Mather's two homers help lead Memphis to opening game win. Springfield is rained out. Quad Cities lost two players, but Shelby Miller K's 13 in shutout victory. Joey Bergman, Juan Castillo came through with great play at the plate to save Batavia from extras.

Memphis Beat Oklahoma City 7-5   In game one of the best-of-five series, the visiting Hawks took the early 1-0 lead on a pair of doubles, but the Redbirds moved ahead in the third inning en route to their eighth consecutive playoff win. Joe Mather hit a solo home run and Donovan Solano followed with a two-run single. OKC tied it up after a bases-empty home runs in the fourth and fifth... Recommended Stories