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The Baby Birds go 3-3 on Sunday with Memphis, State College, and Johnson City all winning and Springfield, Palm Beach, and Peoria on the losing end. Here are quick game summaries followed by the official box score of each game. Memphis beat Iowa 11-5 on Sunday. Chad Huffman led the way with 3 hits, including 2 home runs (11 on the season), and 3 RBI’s. Vance Albitz had 2 hits including his first home run of the year for Memphis, a three run home run. Chris Swauger had three hits and two runs scored. Ryan Jackson and Brock Peterson each had 2 hits as well. Keith Butler got the start for Nick Additon who was a late scratch for reasons unknown. Butler allowed 2 hits, 1 walk, and struck out 3. Michael Blazek picks up his first AAA win while allowing 2 runs in 1 2/3 innings. Player of the Game: Chad Huffman Box Score Springfield lost to Tulsa 10-8 on Sunday. The Cards rally fell just short in the 9th inning. Ruben Gotay led the way with two hits, his 16th home run, and 2 RBI’s. Starlin Rodriguez had a 2-run, pinch hit single in the 7th. James Ramsey, Xavier Scruggs, and Stephen Piscotty each had 2 hits as well. Richard Castillo started and allowed 5 runs on 10 hits over 5 innings. Danny Miranda takes his first loss of the season, allowing 5 runs in 2 innings of relief. Player of the Game: Ruben Gotay Box Score Palm Beach lost to Bradenton 2-1 in 11 inning on Sunday. Jesus Montero collected 2 hits for the Cards. Alex Mejia doubled and drove in the only run for Palm Beach. Patrick Wisdom singled and scored the only run. Kyle Hald was stellar in his start, allowing 1 run in 3 hits over 7 innings while striking out 5. Robert Stock threw 2 scoreless innings in relief. Iden Nazario picked up his 4th loss of the season. Player of the Game: Kyle Hald Box Score Peoria lost to Cedar Rapids 9-1 on Sunday. Trevor Martin had two of the Chiefs’ five hits on the night. Breyvic Valera scored Bruce Caldwell with a sacrifice fly to provide the only run for the Chiefs. Cory Jones made his first start since returning from the disabled list and allowed 5 earned runs on 8 hits over 3 1/3 innings. Catcher Gerwuins Velazco pitched a scoreless 8th inning in relief. Velazco becomes the third Chiefs position player to pitch this season after Casey Rasmus and Nick Martini. Player of the Game: Trevor Martin Box Score State College beat Auburn 10-5 on Sunday. Carson Kelly led the way with 2 hits including his third home run for the Spikes. Brett Wiley and David Washington each had two hits, 2 RBI’s, and 2 runs scored. Mason Katz had 2 hits and drove in 3 runs. Ronald Castillo and Matthew Young each had 2 hits and an RBI. Kevin Herget improves his season record to 6-0 while allowing 4 runs on 8 hits over 5 innings. Andrew Pierce tossed 3 innings and allowed a run and Michael Aldrete threw a scoreless 9th inning. Player of the Game: Carson Kelly Box Score Johnson City beat Danville 4-1 on Sunday. Justin Ringo and Ronnierd Garcia each had 2 hits, a run scored, and an RBI. J.J. Altobelli also had a hit and an RBI. Michael Holback made the start for the Cardinals and only faced one batter and issued a walk. He was replaced by Brandon Lee who tossed 5 scoreless innings to pick up his first win. Kyle Grana followed Lee with 3 scoreless innings and Fernando Baez closed it out with a scoreless 9th inning. Player of the Game: Brandon Lee Box Score   Related articles Cardinals minors recap: Sherriff, Petree, and Reyes solid in starts (cardinalsfarm.com) Cardinals minors recap: Oscar Mercado homers, Zach Petrick solid again (cardinalsfarm.com) Cardinals minors recap: Stephen Piscotty homers and saves one (cardinalsfarm.com)
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