Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 05/22/10

Friday's Player of the Day: Niko Vasquez

Two-out RBI key for Memphis in sixth straight win. Curt Smith's home run not enough as Springfield goes down. Not enough offense for Brian Broderick as Palm Beach losses third consecutive. Niko Vasquez drives in four as Quad Cities ends three-game slide. Also Pete Parise and Chuckie Fick updates.

Memphis beat Sacramento 9-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Jim Rapoport 0-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one run, and two walks.

Tyler Greene 0-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one run, one walk, and three strikeouts.

Daniel Descalso 1-for-5 with two two-out RBIs, one run, and one strikeout.

Allen Craig 1-for-5 with one double, two two-out RBIs, one run, and three strikeouts.

Mark Hamilton 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI and one strikeout.

Ruben Gotay 2-for-3 with one double, one run, and one walk.

Kevin Howard 1-for-3 with one run and one walk.

Evan MacLane started and pitched three innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, one home run, one walk, and struck one out. (p-s:42-27)(g/f:3-4)

Josh Kinney entered in the sixth and pitched two innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and struck one out. (p-s:23-12)(g/f:3-2)

Oneli Perez entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs. (p-s:12-7)(g/f:1-2)

Fernando Salas entered in the ninth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs. (p-s:10-6)(g/f:2-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Rich Hill entered in the fourth and pitched two innings.  He allowed two hits, one earned run, two walks, hit two batters, threw one wild pitch, and struck out two for the winning decision (3-2). (p-s:50-25)(g/f:0-2)

 

Notes:

Pete Parise's agent Darren Heitner tweeted that his client is on the way to join the Memphis Redbirds in Sacramento.

 

Boxscore

 

 

Tulsa beat Springfield 4-2

 

Individual Highlights:

Matt Carpenter 1-for-4 with one double, one run, and one strikeout.

Curt Smith 1-for-4 with one home run, two two-out RBIs, one run, grounded into one double play, and one unassisted double play.

Aaron Luna 1-for-3 with one walk.

Blake King entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs. (p-s:11-8)(g/f:2-1)

Adam Reifer entered in the eighth and pitched one inning.  He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:10-7)(g/f:1-1)

 

Rough Outing:

Daryl Jones 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

David Kopp started and pitched six innings.  He allowed seven hits, four earned runs, one home run, three walks (one intentional), threw one wild pitch, one pickoff error, and struck out three for the losing decision (4-1). 0-for-2 with one strikeout at the plate. (p-s:76-49)(g/f:9-2)

 

Notes:

Chuckie Fick said he has been sent to extended spring training to begin rehab and build arm strength as the organization plans to move him back into a starter role.

 

Boxscore
Springfield Cardinals Official Site

 

 

Tampa beat Palm Beach 3-1

 

Individual Highlights:

Colt Sedbrook 2-for-4 with one double and one stolen base.

Alex Castellanos 2-for-4 with one caught stealing.

Jarred Bogany 2-for-4 with one run and one strikeout.

Domnit Bolivar 1-for-3 with one RBI, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.

Brian Broderick started and pitched six innings.  He allowed seven hits, three earned runs, one walk hit one batter, and struck out five for the losing decision (3-5). (g/f:8-5)

Ramon Delgado entered in the seventh and pitched one inning.  He allowed two hits and no runs. (g/f:0-1)

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

 

Rough Outing:

Jose Garcia 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Devin Shepherd 0-for-4 with one strikeout.

Rich Racobaldo 0-for-4 and assisted in one double play.

 

Boxscore

 

 

Quad Cities beat Peoria 13-1

 

Individual Highlights:

D'Marcus Ingram 3-for-4 with one double, one triple, two RBIs, four runs, and one walk.

Jason Stidham 0-for-5 with one RBI and one strikeout.

Niko Vasquez 2-for-3 with one double, one home run, four RBIs (three w/two-outs), two runs, and two walks.

Matt Adams 1-for-3 with one RBI and one walk.

Edgar Lara 1-for-1 with one run and one missed catch error.

C.J. Beatty 1-for-3 with one RBI, one sac fly, and one strikeout.

Roberto Espinoza 1-for-1 at the plate.

Robert Stock 3-for-5 with one double, one run, and one strikeout.

Ryde Rodriguez 1-for-5 with one two-out RBI and one strikeout.

Ryan Jackson 1-for-3 with two runs, two walks, and grounded into one double play.

Luis Mateo 3-for-5 with one double, two RBIs, three runs, and one strikeout.

Deryk Hooker started and pitched five innings.  He allowed one hit, no runs, hit one batter, and struck out five for the winning decision (2-2). (g/f:7-2)

Scott Schneider entered in the sixth and pitched four innings.  He allowed three hits, one unearned run, and struck out one for the save (2). (g/f:10-1)

 

Boxscore

Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site

Quad-City Times Post Game

 

 

VSL: Reds beat Cardinals 5-3

 

Individual Highlights:

Lainer Bueno 2-for-4 with one run and assisted in one double play.

Hayrich Martina 1-for-3 with one double, one run, one hit by pitch, and two strikeouts.

Ronnierd Garcia 1-for-4 with one RBI, two strikeouts, and assisted in one double play

Gerwuins Velazco 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and assisted in one double play.

Douglas Planchart entered in the sixth and pitched 2.2 innings.  He allowed one hit, one unearned run, one walk, and struck out five. (g/f:2-2)

 

Rough Outing:

Marlon Sucre 0-for-4 with one strikeout and one throwing error.

Tharick Martines 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

Ramon Ulacio started and pitched three innings.  He allowed three hits, two earned runs, one walk, hit one batter, and struck out four for the losing decision (0-1). (g/f:3-2)

Anderson Gerdel entered in the fourth and pitched two innings.  He allowed three hits, two earned runs, and struck out two. (g/f:2-2)

Kender Villegas entered in the eighth and pitched 1.1 innings.  He allowed no hits or runs, and hit one batter. (g/f:0-2)(ir-s:3-1)

 

Boxscore

 

   

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