Games Played Sunday
Both MiLB Notebook writers Dustin Mattison & Ray Mileur have been on the road, Dustin covering the Springfield Cardinals and Ray attending the HOF ceremonies, both will return today and we’ll be back on our regular MiLN coverage. Today’s report is abbreviated due to travel requirements, scheduling, etc. Thank You
Memphis Redbirds (Triple-A) - Winners 8-3 over Tacoma
Third baseman David Freese hit a first-inning grand slam to give starter Clayton Mortensen all the lead he needed ad Memphis defeated Tacoma 8-3 Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park
RECORD: 59-49, 2nd Place, 4.0 GB
Springfield Cardinals (Double-A) - Lost to NWA again
Isa Garcia’s big day at the plate went for not. He had three hits, including a grand slam in Sunday's 11-7 loss to the Naturals. Tyler Herron suffered his fifth loss.
RECORD: 19-17, 2nd Place, 3.0 GB
Palm Beach Cardinals (High-A) - OFF DAY
RECORD: 17-17, 4th Place, 3.0 GB
Quad Cities River Bandits (A) - Winners 5-2 over GLL
Pete Kozma led a furious come-from-behind rally on Sunday afternoon, opening the ninth inning with a game-tying homer as the Quad Cities River Bandits scored four times in the final frame on their way to a 5-2 win over the Great Lakes Loons at the Dow Diamond.
Quad Cities (20-16, 53-47) improved to a season-high six games over .500 with the win, as Kozma stretched his team-high hitting streak to 13 games with a 3-for-4 evening.
RECORD: 20-16, 3rd Place, 1.0 GB
Batavia Muckdogs (SS) - Winners 6-5 over State College
Arquimedes Nieto improved to 4-0 with a 1.41 ERA, picking up his fourth win Sunday.
RECORD: 21-16, 3rd Place, 4.0 GB
Johnson City Cardinals (R) - Winners 5-4 over Danville
RECORD: 19-20, Last Place Tie, 3.5 GB
Gulf Coast League Cardinals (R) - OFF DAY
RECORD: 12-19, Last Place, 7.5 GB
VSL Cardinals (R) - OFF DAY
RECORD: 29-31, 5th Place, 11.5 GB
DSL Cardinals (R) - All-Star Game
National League All-Stars lost to the American League All-Stars 6-5, in a game that had a combined eight errors. Eight errors for an All-Star game…?
RECORD: 15-28, Last Place, 14.0 GB
Minor League Pitcher of the Day - Clayton Mortensen
Mortensen picked up his fifth win of the season after pitching seven innings and allowing just five hits and two runs while striking out eight. The key here, he went deep into the game.
Minor League Player of the Day - Pete Kozma
Extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a 3-for-4 day at the plate
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