Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 06/29/11

Tuesday's Player of the Day: Amaury Cazana

Adam Ottavino K's seven over seven, but Memphis falls to walk-off grand slam. Amaury Cazana collects three hits including a three-run homer in Mexico. Joe Kelly fans eight over six as Palm Beach claims three-game sweep. Boone Whiting strikes out 11 over eight innings but Quad Cities' winning streak ends.

Results from games played Tuesday, June 28. 

 

MLB Draft

 

Chris Costantino (43rd selection-Laconia/NECBL) 0-for-3 with one hit by pitch, one strikeout, grounded into one double play, and committed one error.

 

Keene beat Laconia 10-2


 

Omaha beat Memphis 6-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Andrew Brown 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, one strikeout, and one throwing error.

Matt Carpenter 1-for-3 with one home run, one two-out RBI, one run, one walk, and assisted in one double play.

Steven Hill 1-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.

Aaron Luna 0-for-2 with two walks.

Adam Ottavino started and pitched seven innings.  He allowed five hits, one earned run, one home run, one walk, struck seven out, and assisted in one double play. (p-s:103-60)(g/f:5-5)

 

Rough Outing:

Pete Kozma 0-for-4 at the plate.

Nick Stavinoha 0-for-4 at the plate.

Adron Chambers 0-for-4 at the plate.

Chuckie Fick entered in the eighth and pitched to four batters.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, and one intentional walk for the hold (5). (p-s:11-5)(g/f:1-0)

Bryan Augenstein entered in the eighth and pitched to two batters.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and one intentional walk for the blown save (1). (p-s:11-5)(ir-s:2-1)

Jess Todd entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits, three earned runs, one intentional walk, and struck one out for the losing decision (0-1). (p-s:21-11)(g/f:1-1)(ir-s:3-0)

Cory Rauschenberger entered in the ninth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed one hit, one earned run, and one home run. (p-s:5-2)(ir-s:3-3)

 

Boxscore

Omaha Storm Chasers Official Site Post Game

Memphis Commercial Appeal Post Game

 

 

Monclova beat Quintana Roo 12-0

 

Amaury Cazana 3-for-5 with one home run, three RBIs, two runs, and two strikeouts.

 

Former Cardinal:

Iker Franco (Quintana Roo) 0-for-3 and assisted in two double plays.

 

Boxscore

MiLB Official Site Post Game

 

 

Springfield off for All-Star break

 

 

Palm Beach beat Jupiter 4-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Adam Melker 3-for-4 with one RBI, one run, and one stolen base.

Alan Ahmady 1-for-4 with one double, two RBIs, and two strikeouts.

Joe Kelly started and pitched six innings.  He allowed four hits, two runs (one earned), four walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck eight out for the winning decision (4-2). (g/f:7-1)

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

Jesse Simpson entered in the eighth and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out for the save (1). (g/f:3-0)

 

Boxscore

Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site Post Game

 

 

Cedar Rapids beat Quad Cities 3-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Michael Swinson 2-for-4 with one double, one run, and one outfield assist.

Ronny Gil 1-for-3 with one double, one walk, and one strikeout.

Cody Stanley 1-for-4 with one double and two strikeouts.

Boone Whiting started and pitched eight innings.  He allowed three hits, three earned runs, two home runs, one walk, and struck 11 out for the losing decision (1-1). (g/f:10-2)

Dean Kiekhefer entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck two out. 

 

Rough Outing:

Jonathan Rodriguez 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and grounded into one double play.

Oscar Taveras 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Victor Sanchez 0-for-2 with two strikeouts.

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site Post Game

 

 

Jamestown beat Batavia 5-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Roberto Reyes 1-for-3 with one double and one walk.

Virgil Hill 1-for-4 with one double and one strikeout.

Yunier Castillo 0-for-4 with one RBI, one strikeout, one missed catch error, and assisted in one double play.

Cesar Valera 0-for-2 with two walks and assisted in one double play.

Sean Watson entered in the third and pitched three innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out. (g/f:7-0)

Ricky Martinez entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, no runs, one walk, and struck two out. (g/f:3-0)

Danny Miranda entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (g/f:2-0)

 

Rough Outing:

David Medina 0-for-4 with two strikeouts, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.

 

Boxscore

Jamestown Jammers Official Site Post Game

 

 

Johnson City beat Elizabethton 8-7

 

Individual Highlights:

Tyler Rahmatulla 2-for-3 with one triple, one two-out RBI, three runs, two walks, and assisted in one double play.

Neal Pritchard 3-for-5 with three RBIs (one w/two-outs), one throwing error, and assisted in one double play.

Kolby Byrd 0-for-4 with one RBI, one sac fly, and one strikeout.

Anthony Garcia 2-for-4 with one double and one strikeout.

Steven Ramos 2-for-4 with one double, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), and two runs.

Logan Billbrough entered in the seventh and pitched two innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck five out for the winning decision (2-0). (g/f:1-0)

Manuel De La Cruz entered in the ninth and pitched to one batter.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out for the save (1). (ir-s:3-0)

 

Rough Outing:

David Washington 0-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play.

Jonathan Keener 0-for-3 with one hit by pitch, one strikeout ,and allowed one stolen base.

Josh Lucas started and pitched 3.2 innings.  He allowed nine hits, seven earned runs, two home runs, two walks, hit one batter, and struck two out. (g/f:6-0)

Michael Santana entered in the fourth and pitched 2.1 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck four out. (g/f:2-1)(ir-s:1-1)

 

Boxscore

Johnson City Press Post Game

 

 

GCL: Nationals beat Cardinals 2-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Breyvic Valera 1-for-5 with one triple and one run.

Ildemaro Vargas 1-for-2 with one walk and one hit by pitch.

Jem Argenal 0-for-3 with one RBI.

Luis Perez 2-for-4 with one strikeout.

Victor DeLeon started and pitched six innings.  He allowed four hits, two earned runs, one home run, one walk, threw one wild pitch, and struck three out for the losing decision (0-2). (g/f:7-5)

Richard Mendoza entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs. (g/f:2-0)

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

 

Rough Outing:

Hector Garcia 0-for-4 with one ground into double play.

Sam Tuivailala 0-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.

 

Former Cardinal:

Rick Ankiel 1-for-2 with one walk.

 

Boxscore

 

 

DSL: Brewers beat Cardinals 6-5

 

Individual Highlights:

Leobaldo Pina 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.

Eduardo Celestino 3-for-5 with two doubles, one two-out RBI, and one run.

Fernando Baez 2-for-5 with one strikeout, grounded into one double play, and one throwing error.

Rafael Medina 2-for-5 with one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.

Jose Pena 1-for-4 with one double, one run, one walk, and three strikeouts.

George Araujo 1-for-2 with one RBI, two walks, and one strikeout.

Fernando Gonzalez started and pitched six innings.  He allowed six hits, two earned runs, two walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck four out. (g/f:8-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Amauris Capellan 0-for-5 and one throwing error.

Juan Bautista entered in the seventh and pitched to five batters.  He allowed one hit, four runs (two earned), two walks, and struck one out for the blown save (1) and losing decision (0-3). (g/f:1-0)

Anderson Gerdel entered in the seventh and pitched 2.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, and struck one out. (g/f:3-1)(ir-s:2-2)

 

Boxscore

 

 

Wednesday Probables

 

Memphis (41-38) has day off

Texas League All-Star Game @ 8:05 PM ET

Palm Beach (5-1) visits Bradenton (5-1) @ 7:00 PM ET - Justin Smith

Cedar Rapids (1-4) visits Quad Cities (3-2) @ 7:00 PM CT - Anthony Ferrara

Batavia (4-8) visits Jamestown (8-4) @ 7:05 PM ET - Drew Benes

Elizabethton (4-4) visits Johnson City (8-0) @ 7:20 PM ET - Ryan Sherriff/Kyle Hald

GCL: Mets (4-2) visit Cardinals (3-4) @ 12:00 PM ET - Tyler Melling/Dail Villanueva

DSL: Cardinals (7-19) visit Athletics (8-18) @ 10:30 AM ET - Silfredo Garcia

 

 

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