Scout Cards Minors Pitcher of the Month: July

Publisher and editor
Posted Aug 1, 2009


Batavia Muckdogs right-handed pitcher Scott Schneider is our Scout.com Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Month for July. He also was named the Cardinals organization Pitcher of the Month.

Generally, short-season players have a very difficult time being recognized as a player or pitcher of the month. Yet the results delivered by the Batavia Muckdogs’ Scott Schneider are so impressive that he has moved to the head of the line as our Scout.com Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Month for July. Schneider has won the Cardinals organization July award, as well.

The 21-year-old righty posted a 1-0 record and added a save in 21 2/3 innings, allowing just two runs. He fanned 27 opposing hitters while walking six. In fact, he held his opponents scoreless in five of his six July outings, including a five-inning shutout stint on July 24 against Jamestown during which he fanned eight Jammers.

The Cardinals' 2009 20th round pick from St. Mary’s in California leads the team in ERA on the season at 0.63 and in strikeouts with 33 in 28 2/3 professional innings. With just five more mound innings, Schneider would qualify as the New York-Penn League ERA leader as well.

Congratulations to Scott Schneider, our Scout.com Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Month for July.

Premium Article Note: Scout.com subscribers can learn more about Schneider through his recent interview with Dustin Mattison here.

Previous 2009 Scout.com Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Month winners:
April: Casey Mulligan
May: Lance Lynn
June: Trey Hearne

Cardinals Minor League Player of the Month: July: Allen Craig



Brian Walton can be reached via email at brian@thecardinalnationblog.com. Catch his Cardinals commentary daily at The Cardinal Nation blog.

© 2009 stlcardinals.scout.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Related Stories
Cardinals Prospect Interview: Scott Schneider
 -by TheCardinalNation.com  Jul 5, 2009
Batavia Muckdogs Starter of the Year: 2009
 -by TheCardinalNation.com  Oct 14, 2009
Cards Minors Rookie Starter of the Year: 2009
 -by TheCardinalNation.com  Nov 1, 2009

PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION INCLUDES
> Members-only Forums
> Insider Information
> MiLB &
   MLB Draft News
> Expert Chats

Sign Up Today!

Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from TheCardinalNation.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
P Scott Schneider (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Baseball > St. Mary's (CA) > Alumni
Baseball > Torrey Pines HS > Alumni
[View My HotList]