The Cardinals Minor League Notebook 09/13

RHP Scott Gorgen didn't factor into the decision in game one of the NYP League championship series, despite pitching six complete shutout innings and paving the way for a Batavia victory Friday night. Gorgen takes home the Birdhouse ‘Pitcher of the Day‘ honors as a consolation.

 

Games Played Friday

 

Batavia Muckdogs (SS) - Winners 4-3 over Jamestown

The Muckdogs took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second with a home run to center field by one of the Dog's hottest hitters, designated hitter Edwin Gomez. Gomez drove in another run in the top of the 3rd to drive in shortstop Colt Sedbrook. Gomez finished the night going, 3-for-4 with the home run and two RBIs.

Jamestown battled back to take a 3-2 lead in the eighth before third baseman Jermaine Curtis hit a two-run homer in the ninth to give Batavia a 4-3 lead, as they held on to win the first game of the best-of-three New York Penn League championship series.

Starter Scott Gorgen pitched six complete shutout innings, scattering six hits and two walks, while striking out four, but did not factor into the decision. Reliever Ramon Delgaldo, picked up the win, pitching 2.1 innings, including the first two batters in the bottom of the ninth.

Batavia needed three pitchers to get out of the bottom of the ninth, on in relief of Delgaldo, George Brown and Jason Buursma, they both retired the only batter they faced, with Buursma earning the save.

Game two takes place at Dwyer Stadium, the home of the Batavia Muckdogs. Game three if necessary, will also be in Batavia.

BOXSCORE

RECORD: Championship Series 1-0

 

Memphis Redbirds (Triple-A) - Season Over

RECORD: 75-67, 2nd place, 8.0 GB

 

Springfield Cardinals (Double-A) -

RECORD: 76-64 overall, 2nd place in first and second half

 

Palm Beach Cardinals (High-A) -

RECORD: 75-62 overall, 1st place, first half and 4th place, 2nd half

 

Quad Cities River Bandits (A) -

RECORD: 68-66 overall, 4th place in first and second half

 

Johnson City Cardinals (R) - Season Over

RECORD: 40-25, 2nd place, 0.5 GB

 

Gulf Coast League Cardinals (R) - Season Over

RECORD: 17-38, 5th place, 16.0 GB

 

VSL Cardinals (R) - Season Over

RECORD: 31-34, 5th Place, 13.5 GB

 

DSL Cardinals (R) - Season Over

RECORD: 27-39, Last Place, 15.0 GB

 

 


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Minor League Pitcher of the Day - Scott Gorgen

It's one of the strange things about baseball, Gorgen didn't factor into the decision in game one of the NYP League championship series, despite pitching six complete shutout innings. Gorgen takes home the Birdhouse ‘Pitcher of the Day‘ honors as a consolation.

 

 

Minor League Player of the Day - Jermaine Curtis

His two run homer in the top of the ninth gave the Muckdogs the win in game on of the NYP League championship series.

 



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