A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Vermont Lake Monsters Pitcher Dillon Overton (3 IP / 0 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 3 K)
NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE (Class-A Short-Season)
Aberdeen IronBirds 0
Vermont Lake Monsters 6
WP – Graves 3-1 / 4.61
Farmhand Of The Game:
Pitcher Dillon Overton
(3 IP / 0 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 3 K)
Led by last year’s 2nd-round draft pick for the A’s, Dillon...
The St. Louis Cardinals have sold minor pitcher Angel Castro to the Oakland A’s, ending an up and down nine months in the organization.
Memphis got plenty of run support along with a gem on the mound from Angel Castro in order to get the win. Springfield continued to show a lack of offense, Palm Beach won their sixth in a row as Thomas Lee got his fifth win of the year. Peoria dropped a double header, in which they lost both games in the bottom of the sixth.
Big day for...
Angel Castro got in trouble early and Memphis’ couldn’t produce runs as they went on to lose 8-1. Springfield had an off day and will start Marco Gonzales in their matchup against Arkansas on Tuesday. Palm Beach lost in extras despite a great performance from John Gast who had just been activated from the DL. Rob Kaminsky led Peoria to a huge victory as they beat Kane County...
I am not sure if there is another team in Major League Baseball that does player development like the Cardinals do. 30 of the 38 players on the Cardinals’ 40-man roster have played in the Cards’ minor league system. Two more (Angel Castro and Randal Grichuk) will likely be “on the farm” in 2014.
Gary LaRocque joined the Cardinals in 2008 as a Special Assistant to the GM....
The Major League Baseball Winter Meetings were held last week in Orlando, Florida and there was very limited action not only throughout Major League Baseball, but also within the Cardinals’ organization. Other than the Rule 5 Draft that was held on Thursday, the Cardinals were quiet.
Let’s take a look at a couple of moves that were made that effect the Cardinals Triple-A affiliate...
The St. Louis Cardinals added pitching depth to their organization, signing right-hander Angel Castro to a one-year contract.
The 31-year-old Castro is 4-3 with a 1.29 ERA in eight starts for Aguilas in the Dominican Winter League and the Cardinals had spots open on their 40-man roster. He has spent seven seasons in the minors since being drafted by Detroit in 2006 and also played...
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December 11, 2013
Tweet This year’s World Baseball Classic is in full swing and two of the tournament’s more talented teams went head-to-head on Thursday as the Dominican Republic faced off against Venezuela. With familiar names to MLB fans on the lineup cards like Elvis Andrus, Miguel Cabrera, Pablo Sandoval, Carlos Gonzalez, Jose Reyes, Robinson Cano, Edwin [...]