Monday October 14th
After a couple of days off, the Salt River Rafters returned to action against the Surprise Saguaros on Monday. Stephen Piscotty got the start in right and hit 6th, while James Ramsey started in center and hit 7th. Ramsey was held hitless in four at-bats with one strikeout. Piscotty had a big day at the plate. In each of his four plate appearances, Piscotty had a single, plus he drove in a run in the 6th inning. He also had a stolen base.
Anthony Ferrara pitched the 6th for Salt River and allowed a walk and a hit-by-pitch to start the inning. With two on, he got a line out, ground out to force the runner at second, and another ground out.
Dean Kiekhefer replaced his Springfield teammate on the mound in the 7th and allowed a leadoff double to Boston Red Sox prospect Garin Cecchini. With a runner a second, Kiekhefer struck out the next two batters and then got Baltimore Orioles prospect Johnathan Schoop to fly out to another Springfield teammate, James Ramsey.
James Ramsey 0-for-4, K
Stephen Piscotty 4-for-4, RBI, SB
Anthony Ferrara 1 IP, 0 H, 1 BB
Dean Kiekhefer 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K
Tuesday October 15th
On Tuesday, Piscotty was the only Cardinal to see action for the Salt River Rafters. He got the start in right and was fourth in the batting order. In his first at bat in the first inning, Piscotty singled on a line drive to center for his 5th hit in his last 5 at bats. That streak would end in the third inning when he grounded into a force out. In his next at bat , Piscotty singled again for his second multi-hit game in a row. For his last at bat of the game, Piscotty grounded out in the 7th inning.
Stephen Piscotty 2-for-4
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