On Tuesday, the St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguers once again faced their Jupiter, Fla. cohabitants, the Miami Marlins. The Fish swam over to the Birds’ side of the complex – except for those go-against-the-flow Peoria 2 soldiers, who marched over to the Miami fields.
Memphis was the only one of the five Cardinals clubs to log a win. Springfield tied while the three Class-A clubs all lost. Peoria 2 was one-hit. The Cardinals’ spring record against external minor league competition fell to 6-11-6.
As he has been doing the last few seasons, Cardinals farm director John Vuch is sharing game stats. As always, the raw numbers are his, but the comments and players of the day are mine. I also added selected velocity readings from scadder, who was at today’s games.
Tuesday’s Player of the Day: For as long as I have been doing these reports, I have never seen a player as hot as David Washington. My Player of the Day for Tuesday (and Monday and Sunday) went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RB...