ADAM MELKER NEWS

St. Louis Cardinals announce the release of three minor league players

With recent movement throughout the St. Louis Cardinals farm system, a few players found their careers over with the organization. Releases like this happen in the regular season when the team feels like the player is not progressing enough and the player would like a fresh start with a new organization. On Thursday, the Cardinals announced the release of these three players: Vance...
Via Cardinals Farm
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/26/14

Following are the highlights from the St. Louis Cardinals minor league games on Wednesday, March 26. Five was the operative number for the day as three of the Cards’ four clubs scored exactly that run total. As Memphis wound down its spring, the club tossed a five-inning shutout at Springfield. It was just the second loss for the Double-A club in 12 outings as they used a quartet...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals minor league spring training notebook: 03/16/14

Following are the highlights from the St. Louis Cardinals four minor league games on Sunday, March 16 against the New York Mets in Jupiter and Port St. Lucie. The Springfield squad won and Memphis tied in the first of five scheduled sets against New York this month. Won-loss records do not matter, but as Mike Matheny reminded us recently, habits can be formed. Since scores are kept...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

A look at the St. Louis Cardinals 2013 draft: Rounds 31-40

The last ten rounds of the Major League Baseball draft are typically filled with long shots, or players that many of the teams haven’t scouted but have just heard about. This portion of the draft is also filled with sleepers that each team feels like they could get in a later round. The Cardinals have found some sleepers in the late rounds the past few years. While it may be tough...
Via Cardinals Farm
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals minors recap: Silent bats in the upper minors

It was a 4-3 night for the Baby Birds as Palm Beach, Peoria, State College, and the GCL Cards won. Memphis, Springfield, and Johnson City all lost. Zach Petrick was roughed up in his start for Springfield. Here are quick game summaries followed by the official box scores: Omaha beats Memphis 5-2 on Friday night. Mike O’Neill, Ryan Jackson, Jermaine Curtis, and Justin Christian...
Via Cardinals Farm
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Kenneth Peoples-Walls leads Johnson City to DH sweep

The Baby Birds finished 3-4 on Sunday as Memphis won and Johnson City swept a double-header. Springfield, Peoria, Palm Beach, and State College all lost. Here are quick game summaries followed by the official box score: Memphis beat Reno 6-4 on Sunday. Mike O’Neill had three hits and a run scored out of the lead-off spot. Greg Garcia added two hits and an RBI. Brock Peterson...
Via STLSportsMinute
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Minors Update

(via CardinalsFarm.com) The Baby Birds had a perfect record on Wednesday as all teams in action won. The Memphis Redbirds are on their All-Star Break and the GCL Cards took 2 from the GCL Mets. A perfect 7-0 record on the day. In the upper minors, Tim Cooney was solid once again. The Cardinals’ third round pick in 2012 picked up his 9th overall win for 2013. Cooney has been...
Via STLSportsMinute
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals Minors Recap: Rob Kaminsky makes his second appearance

The Baby Birds had a perfect record on Wednesday as all teams in action won. The Memphis Redbirds are on their All-Star Break and the GCL Cards took 2 from the GCL Mets. A perfect 7-0 record on the day. In the upper minors, Tim Cooney was solid once again. The Cardinals’ third round pick in 2012 picked up his 9th overall win for 2013. Cooney has been one of the fastest risers...
Via Cardinals Farm
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals farm update: Memphis win ties them for first place

(via CardinalsFarm.com) The Baby Birds finished with an even 3-3 record on Sunday as the GCL Cards were off (as they are every Sunday) and the Palm Beach Cardinals had game 2 of a double-header rained out. Memphis, Springfield, and Peoria were the winners and Palm Beach, State College, and Johnson City on the losing end. The Memphis victory tied them for first place with the Iowa...
Via STLSportsMinute
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals Minors Recap: Memphis heads to All-Star Break tied for first

The Baby Birds finished with an even 3-3 record on Sunday as the GCL Cards were off (as they are every Sunday) and the Palm Beach Cardinals had game 2 of a double-header rained out. Memphis, Springfield, and Peoria were the winners and Palm Beach, State College, and Johnson City on the losing end. The Mmephis victory tied them for first place with the Iowa Cubs. In the upper minors...
Via Cardinals Farm
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Knights sign TCC pitcher Brandon Choate

From Press Release The Corvallis Knights have signed Tacoma Community College sophomore pitcher Brandon Choate for the 2013 season, general manager Bre Kerkvliet announced Wednesday. He is a 6-foot-5, 215-pound righthander from Mountlake Terrace High School in Lynnwood, Wash. He was a two-year letterman at MTHS, and also played for the Washington Wave summer team. ...
Via Summer Ball
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Xavier Scruggs: Slump-busting is tough work

St. Louis Cardinals Double-A first baseman Xavier Scruggs discusses his slump and his teammate Adam Melker.
Via stlcardinals.scout.com
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss
Angels News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

WATCH: Fowler rips 'stupid' fans

Maddon prepared to sit out season

MSU upset with Michigan over spear

Couple in Ray Rice Blackface costume

Report: Army enticed recruits with alcohol, women

Penn State fans blew air horn at Ohio State players' hotel?

Tim Tebow lectures Florida fans

NBA Replay Center debuts next week

World Series win = Giants dynasty?

Reliving the worst college football game of the last 10 years

NFL teams facing must-win scenarios in Week 8

What the return of Luis Suarez means for Barcelona

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.