On Friday, the St. Louis Cardinals had a camp day, with Memphis taking on Springfield and Palm Beach opposing Peoria on the back fields of Roger Dean. There was also an intersquad game.
Triple-A Memphis defeated Double-A Springfield while major leaguer Ty Wigginton helped Class-A Peoria tie A-Advanced Palm Beach. It was a rough day for pitching, as 14 of the 21 hurlers reported gave up at least one run. The Cardinals’ spring record against external minor league competition remains 8-13-6.
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.
Friday’s Pitcher of the Day: Michael Wacha (pictured) continues to build his case to start at Memphis. On this day, Double-A hitters managed just one hit and one walk in five scoreless frames. The big right-hander fanned four.
Friday’s Player of the Day: Since being sent down from major league camp, shortstop Rya...