Daily Farm Report - 7/26/13

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

The system went 4-2 W-L overall. Kolten Wong went deep for the eighth in Memphis. Zach Petrick continues the Cinderella season with another impressive start in a Springfield win. Down two levels to Class-A short-season State College Carson Kelly led the way in a State College victory.

Memphis 7, Round Rock 4

  • Ryan Jackson was 2-5 with an RBI single pushing his average up to .293.
  • Kolten Wong who scouts refer to as "Mr.Reliable" only hit was a 3-run bomb his 8th on the season.
  • Adron Chambers and Greg Garcia both had RBI singles.
  • Nick Addition the starter for Memphis was pulled after 5 1/3 innings he gave up three earned on eight hits, walked one and struck out three.
  • Sam Freeman and Keith Butler both pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings. For Freeman that extends his scoreless outing streak to 20 consecutive games without allowing an earned run.

Springfield 7, NW Arkansas 2

  • Night after getting dominated by Royals top pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer who was reportedly sitting 96-99 mph consistently on the Springfield Cardinals team gun, the Cardinals rough up on NW Arkansas starter Brooks Pounders with six earned runs a night later.
  • Mike O'Neill doing what he does best by going 2-4 with with an RBI triple, and walk.
  • James Ramsey struck out three times but did have big-hit with a 2-run RBI single.
  • Xavier Scruggs had three hits total one for a home run that gave up 2 RBI on the night.
  • Adam Melker and Casey Rasmus each had RBI singles to their credit.
  • Zach Petrick was outstanding once again he gave up two earned on six hits in six innings of work and struck out nine batters.
  • Lee Stoppelman retired all three batters he faced in a row with two coming off strikeouts. The CMSU product has done nothing but dominate in his first full season as a reliever in pro ball heralding a 6:2 K/BB (51 K's-21 BB's) in 47 2/3 innings while he's own a minuscule 1.51 ERA and .170 opp avg.

Palm Beach 2, Daytona 4

Peoria 2, Cedar Rapids 6

  • Peoria as an offense had seven singles, their two runs coming from RBI singles by Charlie Tilson and Jacob Wilson.
  • Chris Perry gave up four earned on five hits, with three strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings of work.
  • Brady Adamek pitched the remainder of the game in 1 2/3 innings he gave up two earned on three hits.

State College 4, Auburn 1

  • Jimmy Bosco had an RBI triple and walked.
  • Cesar Valera collected two hits with an RBI included.
  • Carson Kelly was the rest of the source of offense as he went 3-4 with 2 RBI's that pushes his State College average up to .288.
  • Kevin Herget pitched five shutout innings he gave up five hits and walked one while striking out four.
  • Chase Brookshire followed with four innings he allowed one earned on four hits.

Johnson City 3, Elizabethon 1

  • Vaughn Bryan the athletic outfielder went deep for the second time a solo shot and walked.
  • Ronnierd Garcia only hit was a 2-run homer which was his 2nd on the season.
  • Dailyn Martinez pitched six scoreless innings he gave up one hit, walked two and struck out two.
  • Zach Loraine punched out four in two scoreless innings of work.
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