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Randal Grichuk blasts his 23rd homer for Memphis; The High Minors go 2-2 on Sunday

The High Minors went 2-2 on Sunday. Memphis won their eighth straight after beating El Paso 7-5. Springfield beat Midland 5-1. Palm Beach and Peoria both got walked-off.     Memphis 7 El Paso 5   Game Highlights Xavier Scruggs, who has been on an absolute tear, was a homer shy of hitting for the cycle in Memphis’ 7-5 win. Scruggs now has a 12 game hit streak.  This was their...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier Scruggs continues to be on absolute fire for Memphis; Kyle Hald and Nick Petree add to their impressive years

The High Minors went 3-1 on Thursday. Xavier Scruggs and Pete Kozma led the way in Memphis’ rout of Albuquerque. Springfield beat Frisco 6-2. Palm Beach edged Charlotte 5-4. Peoria fell to Burlington 4-2.     Memphis 17 Albuquerque 7   Game Highlights Memphis notched their sixth win in a row after a 17-7 drubbing of Albuquerque. Xavier Scruggs and Pete Kozma led the way offensively...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier Scruggs drills two homers for Memphis; The High Minors go 3-1 on Sunday

The High Minors went 3-1 on Sunday. Memphis continued to pile up runs on New Orleans in a 12-0 win. Springfield beat Midland 9-1. Palm Beach fell to Fort Myers 9-1. Peoria edged Wisconsin 6-4.     New Orleans 0 Memphis 12   Game Highlights Memphis improved to 64-58 on the year after crushing New Orleans 12-0. Xavier Scruggs smoked a pair of two-run shots in the 1st and 3rd innings...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospecting for First Basemen: A look at the 5 best first basemen in the St. Louis Cardinals organization

Twice a year, I like to look at the depth of each position in the Cardinals organization. What I like to do is to rank them based on which players have the best chance of having an impactful major league career. This is not about who is closest to the majors, we are looking for MLB impact players. In this case, we are looking for a player who could step into the starting role at...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals minors report: Xavier Scruggs hits 20th bomb of season

The Baby Birds went 2-4 on Monday as State College and the GCL Cards were the only winners. Palm Beach was rained out. The story of the night was the strong pitching from Tyler Lyons. Lyons went 7 innings and only allowed 2 hits while striking out 9. In his 2 starts since returning to Memphis, Lyons has went 14 innings (7 in both starts), allowed only 3 hits, no runs, and has struck...
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Xavier Scruggs: The cage and the fans

St. Louis Cardinals Double-A first baseman Xavier Scruggs is back with news from Springfield.
August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Xavier Scruggs: The view from the bus

St. Louis Cardinals Double-A first baseman Xavier Scruggs is back with news from Springfield or should I say, from the bus that was taking him and his teammates home.
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Xavier Scruggs: Playing better for parents

St. Louis Cardinals Double-A first baseman Xavier Scruggs is back with news from Springfield as his club chases the Texas League title.
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Xavier Scruggs: Ready to get back on track

St. Louis Cardinals minor league first baseman Xavier Scruggs reports from Springfield, Missouri. His club is looking to break a losing skid.
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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