(via CardinalsFarm.com) It was a short night for the Baby Birds as Springfield, Palm Beach, and Johnson City were all off today. The Baby Birds went 1-2-1 as Peoria was your only winner and Memphis and State College lost, and the GCL Cards were tied after 5 1/2 before the rains came.
Michael Wacha was the story on Tuesday night as he was making his first start since June 18th. In 5 and 1/3 innings Wacha allowed 8 hits and 4 runs. He did strike out 8 while walking just 1. You have to wonder if rust had a hand in his rough outing as much of his struggles came in the first inning. Brock Peterson was the lone bright spot for Memphis, crushing his 20th home run of the season. He is starting to get some love from the St. Louis media, and rightfully so.
The start of the night goes to Corey Jones who allowed 1 run over 7 innings for Peoria. Jones made his 6th start and has an ERA of 1.18. His last 5 starts have all been quality starts.
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