The High Minors went 0-3 on Wednesday. Memphis got one-hit by Omaha in a 5-0 loss. Springfield’s game was rained out. Palm Beach fell to Lakeland 5-3 despite three RBI by Bruce Caldwell. Peoria lost to Beloit 4-3 in 11 innings.
Thomas Pham had the only hit for the Redbirds in their 5-0-shutout loss to Omaha, snapping their six-game...
The High Minors went 3-1 on Friday. Memphis garnered a narrow win over Iowa 3-2. Springfield fell to NW Arkansas 4-1. Palm Beach crushed Brevard County 13-7. Peoria beat Lansing 1-0 behind Blake McKnight’s incredible start.
John Gast remained hot after securing his third win of the year in a 3-2 victory over the Iowa Cubs. Gast allowed one...
Springfield notched a shutout victory over NW Arkansas 3-0. Palm Beach suffered a devastating blowout loss to Daytona 9-1. Memphis and Peoria were both shutout.
Colorado Springs 4
After shutting out Colorado Springs in both games of their double-header on Saturday, Colorado Springs got revenge against the Redbirds on Sunday. It was a pitchers duel...
Angel Castro and Stephen Piscotty both played in the Triple-A All-Star game. Springfield lost to Arkansas 4-3. Palm Beach escaped Tampa 3-2. Peoria dropped the opening game of their series with West Michigan 4-2.
Memphis All-Star Update:
Stephen Piscotty did not start the game, but pinch-hit and went one for two. Angel Castro came in and faced two batters, allowing one hit and...
Pacific Coast League All-Star Angel Castro dropped his seventh game of the year as Memphis lost 6-2. Springfield could not produce with runners in scoring position and lost 6-4. Palm Beach beat Clearwater 3-1 in Nick Petree’s return. Peoria beat Burlington 4-3 in 12 innings.
New Orleans 6
Xavier Scruggs hit his ninth homerun of the year, a two-run...
Memphis’ bullpen spoiled John Gast’s perfect game through five and two thirds innings as they lost to Nashville 4-2. Springfield had an off day. Palm Beach was rained out and will play a double-header on Wednesday. Peoria lacked offense in their 4-2 loss to Clinton.
John Gast had a perfect game going through five and two thirds innings...
Wow, Sunday was a rough day for Cardinal Nation. They were getting over the news that Kolen Wong was placed on the disabled list, then late in the day a shocker came. The Cardinals lost 40% of their starting rotation when Michael Wacha and Jaime Garcia were also going to be disabled. Sammy Stava has more information on that HERE. The question then became who would replace them?...
Memphis’ offense is on fire; they have scored 25 runs in their last two games. Springfield couldn’t get the win in former Ole Miss pitcher Mike Mayer’s debut. Palm Beach wins handily again thanks to another gem from Silfredo Garcia. Peoria splits the double header despite scoring a total of two runs total on Friday.
Salt Lake 4
Memphis won a shootout over Salt Lake 12-9. Springfield couldn’t produce more than one run for the team leader in wins Kyle Hald losing 9-1. Palm Beach got another gem on the mound from Joe Cuda and won easily over Charlotte 6-1. Peoria was rained out in Quad Cities and will play a double-header on Friday.
Salt Lake 9
Pete Kozma fuels Memphis yet again...
The St. Louis Cardinals have already announced that Adam Wainwright’s next start will be “skipped”. While all signs point to the ace missing just one start, we thought it prudent to review potential rotation candidates in the event that the tendinitis takes some time to quiet down. While publicly they’ve stated that there are no concerns, behind closed doors, they have...
Memphis lost a heartbreaker in the ninth, Marco Gonzales was terrific on the mound for Springfield en route to his second win, and Peoria blew out Clinton with a plethora of offense throughout the lineup.
Angel Castro got into trouble early as he allowed three runs in the third. Castro would finish the day allowing three runs off eight hits...
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...
As I began my research to find the pitcher in the Cardinals organization that had the best month, I kept coming across names and stat lines that were very impressive. There were a lot of pitchers between the four Cardinals’ affiliates in action who had a strong May. We will get to the runners-up in a minute. This is the first time I recall giving a monthly award to a relief pitcher...
Jonathan Cornelius was spectacular on their mound leading Springfield to a 4-1 victory and his fourth win of the year, Palm Beach’s defense spoiled a good outing by Thomas Lee as they would lose 8-4, and Peoria couldn’t close out Cubs affiliate Kane Count, yet again. Memphis’ game tonight was postponed due to rain.
The farm went 2-2 tonight as Memphis got down big early and couldn’t come back, Springfield lacked offense, and Palm Beach got their third win in a row. Justin Ringo and Kenny Peoples-Walls saved Peoria from a loss thanks to a pair of clutch hits in the ninth.
Colorado Springs 9
Angel Castro only lasted two thirds of an inning in this one as he gave...
Carson Kelly not only threw out three base runners attempting to steal second, but also drove a walk-off single into the left-center gap in the twelfth; Peoria now has back-to-back walk-off wins. Angel Castro was exceptional on the mound for Memphis, garnering his fifth win of the season as Memphis got a shutout victory. Marco Gonzales made his first start for Springfield and received...
A walkoff win for NWA highlighted a 2-2 day for the Affiliates.
HR Call: Orlando Calixte (3), Dominique Taylor (4)
Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Jason Adam 7.0 IP 4 H 1 R 1 BB 3 K
Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Orlando Calixte 2-4 R HR 2 RBI
Omaha Storm Chasers 2 Memphis Redbirds 6
The Redbirds would...
It was a rough Sunday down on the farm as all three teams in action lost. Palm Beach lost a 14 inning heartbreaker while Springfield was blown out by Corpus Christi. Memphis’ bullpen again struggled in their loss to Iowa. All four teams will be in action (hopefully) on Monday.
Here are the results from Sunday’s action:
The Redbirds lost their...
Following are the highlights from the St. Louis Cardinals minor league games on Monday, March 24. The Cardinals were scheduled to face the Mets. For the second time in a week, rain kept both organizations home instead.
Memphis and Springfield took on each other, while Palm Beach and Peoria faced off. Games were shortened to four innings as bad weather returned.
The lower-level clubs...
On Monday, the Cardinals were supposed to take on the Mets minor leaguers but rain got in the way and the Cards stayed home for a couple of intersquad games. Springfield and Peoria were the winners with each game going just four innings.
The big news is that Marco Gonzales, the club’s first selection in the 2013 draft, saw his first game action since late February. He had been...
Following are the highlights from the St. Louis Cardinals minor league games on Wednesday, March 19. Under beautiful, sunny skies, the top four Cardinals minor league clubs made the short walk over to the Miami side of the complex to take on their Marlins counterparts.
Only Palm Beach prevailed in the 1-3 day. Though won-loss counts do not matter, since score is taken and for the...
It was a short commute for the Cardinals’ minor leaguers as they took on the Marlins’ minor leaguers on the Fish side of the complex today. Mason Katz, the Cardinals’ 4th round selection in 2013, hit his first home run playing for the Palm Beach squad. I still believe his likely destination is Peoria. Also for the Beach Birds Mike Mayers, the Birds’ 3rd round pick last year...
Over the next couple of weeks, we will be predicting the opening day rosters of the Cardinals’ four full season affiliates. These are just predictions and, by no means, should be taken as actual rosters.
Opening Day for the Memphis Redbirds, the Cardinals’ highest affiliate is about 2 1/2 weeks away. The team has three minor league games under its belt and is pushing towards...
Following are the highlights from the St. Louis Cardinals first minor league games of 2014. The Cardinals top two clubs won, with two losses and a tie as all five clubs saw action.
This spring, Cardinals baseball operations assistant Tony Ferreira will be sharing highlights from minor league spring training contests. As always, the raw data is his, but the comments and awards are...