Daily Farm Report - 5/6/13

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

Memphis and Peoria have good nights while things are ugly in Springfield and Palm Beach. Top prospects Oscar Taveras and Kolten Wong have impressive nights for Memphis. Jacob Wilson continues to hit in Peoria.

Memphis 11, Omaha 4 (12 innings)

  • Kolten Wong was 2-for-7 with a double and his first home run of the season. Nice to see a little power out of the second baseman.
  • Oscar Taveras was 4-for-7 with a double.
  • Brock Peterson was 4-for-6 with 2 doubles and a walk.
  • Ryan Jackson was 3-for-6 with a double and a walk.
  • Tyler Lyons pitched 6.1 innings allowing 2 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks. He struck out 3.
  • The Redbirds used 5 relievers in the game. After things were tied up in the 8th inning, Memphis needed until the 12th inning to put up a 7 spot and send Omaha packing.
  • Sam Freeman picked up the win with 2 scoreless innings allowing 1 walk and striking out 3.

Springfield 4, Tulsa 15

  • James Ramsey was 2-for-3 with a walk.
  • 18 Cardinal players appeared in the game.
  • Anthony Ferrara was lit up in the 5th inning ending his outing. He pitched 4.1 innings allowing 7 runs. He walked 4 and allowed 5 hits. What really hurt was the 3 home runs allowed.
  • Nick Greenwood allowed 5 runs (1 earned) in 1.1 innings. He walked 1 and struck out with 4 hits.

Palm Beach 3, Clear Water 7

  • Colin Walsh was 1-for-3 with a walk and a home run.
  • Danny Stienstra was 2-for-4 with a double.
  • Jonathan Cornelius pitched 4.1 innings allowing 8 hits and 1 walks for 4 runs (2 earned). He struck out 3.
  • Heath Wyatt pitched 2.2 scoreless innings allowing 2 hits and striking out 1.

Peoria 4, Fort Wayne 1

  • Breyvic Valera was 2-for-4.
  • Jacob Wilson was 3-for-4 with a double. Wilson continues to have an impressive season with a .290/.346/.591 line. He's managed 13 extra base hits on the season including 7 home runs.
  • Patrick Wisdom was 2-for-4 with a double.
  • Carson Kelly was 2-for-4.
  • Casey Rasmus was 2-for-2 with a walk.
  • Kyle Helisek struck out 5 in 5 innings. He allowed 1 run on 5 hits.
  • Dixon Llorens picked up his fourth save of the season by striking out the side in a perfect 9th inning.
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