Daily Farm Report - 8/25/13

A daily recap of the minor league players in the Cardinals farm system.

Memphis 11, Iowa 5

  • Ryan Jackson and Brock Peterson both went 2-for-5 with a double.
  • Chad Huffman was 3-for-4 with a walk and a pair of home runs.
  • Vance Albitz was 2-for-5 with a home run.
  • Chris Swauger was 3-for-5.
  • Memphis went with a bullpen start, which is pretty strong evidence that St. Louis is wreaking havoc on their roster. Keith Butler began the day with 3 shutout innings. He struck out 3, allowed 2 hits and walked 1.
  • Michael Blazek struggled through 1.2 innings walking 4 and allowing 2 runs on 2 hits.
  • Fernando Salas would close out the game with a perfect 9th, striking out 2.

Springfield 8, Tulsa 10

  • James Ramsey was 2-for-4 with a double and a walk.
  • Ruben Gotay was 2-for-5 with his 16th home run of the year. Gotay also picked up his 14th and 15th errors on the season.
  • Stephen Piscotty was 2-for-5.
  • Xavier Scruggs was 2-for-5.
  • Richard Castillo allowed 10 hits and 5 runs over 5 innings of work. He struck out 3 and walked 1.
  • Danny Miranda was lit up for 5 runs in 2 innings of work. He allowed 4 hits and a walk while striking out 2.

Palm Beach 1, Bradenton 2 (11 innings)

  • Jonathan Rodriguez was 0-for-2 but walked 3 times. He's hitting .279/.360/.479 on the season.
  • Palm Beach's offense was spread pretty evenly among the team and included 7 walks and 7 hits on the day.
  • Kyle Hald had a solid start striking out 5 in 7 innings. He allowed 1 run on 3 hits and 1 walk.
  • Robert Stock struck out 3 in 2 innings. He walked 1 and allowed 2 hits.

Peoria 1, Cedar Rapids 9

  • Trevor Martin was 2-for-4 with a triple.
  • Bruce Caldwell was 1-for-2 with a walk. Caldwell and Martin were the only two players to reach base twice.
  • Cory Jones got the start but was blasted early and often for 6 runs (5 earned) in 3.1 innings. He walked 3 and allowed 8 hits while striking out 1.
  • Joseph Scanio allowed the other 3 runs in 2 innings of relief. He walked 2, struck out 2 and was tagged for 3 hits.

State College 10, Auburn 5

  • Brett Wiley, 2B, was 2-for-4 with a double and a triple.
  • David Washington, 1B, was 2-for-3 with a double and two walks. Washington, 22, has posted solid power numbers with an ISO over .200 and a good walk rate to maintain an OBP of .367 at State College.
  • Carson Kelly, 3B, was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and his 3rd home run at State College.
  • Matthew Young, RF, was 2-for-3 with a walk.
  • State College clobbered Auburn with 13 hits (5 for extra bases) and 5 walks.
  • Kevin Herget allowed 4 runs over 5 innings of work. He was tagged for 8 hits and 1 walk while striking out 4.
  • Andrew Pierce allowed the 5th run during his 3 inning stint. He struck out 3, walked 1 and allowed 3 hits.

Johnson City 4, Danville 1

  • Justin Ringo, 1B, was 2-for-4 with a double.
  • Ronnierd Garcia, 3B, was 2-for-4.
  • Johnson City, despite winning, was flailing at the plate with 13 strikeouts.
  • Michael Holback left the game after pitching to a single batter whom he walked.
  • Brandon Lee became the de facto starter going 5 innings to save the bullpen. He allowed just 4 hits while striking out 3. He allowed Holback's runner to score which was the only blemish on Johnson City's day.
  • Kyle Grana pitched 3 perfect innings of relief. He struck out 4.
  • Fernando Baez struck out 2 in a perfect 9th.
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