The Cardinals went 4-0-1 against the Marlins' affiliates. Note that some of these games were cut short by rain.
Memphis and New Orleans tie, 0-0
Tim Cooney took the hill for the Redbirds, sitting four batters by strikeout and surrendering just two hits and one walk over four innings.
Eric Fornataro also pitched two innings, with one strikeout and one walk.
Lee Stoppelman recorded two outs, but allowed two hits and a walk.
Thomas Pham started in LF and went 2 for 3.
Joey Butler played in right, getting a hit in his only AB, and also drawing a BB.
Springfield defeats Jacksonville, 5-3
Seth Blair had a rough outing, exhibiting some of his control issues; he issued three walks over three innings. That and four hits led to three earned runs. He also posted three strikeouts.
Aledmys Diaz was the DH for the game, and recorded a double and an RBI in two ABs.
Likewise, Cody Stanley had a double in two ABs, and scored a run.
Palm Beach defeats Jupiter, 2-0
Cory Jones had an impressive outing, with three shutout innings fueled by four strikeouts. He allowed just one hit.
Anthony Ferrara had three scoreless innings of his own, allowing two hits, and striking two as well.
Breyvic Valera was 3 for 3 with a run scored.
Casey Rasmus was just 1 for 3, but had a triple and an RBI.
Peoria defeats Greensboro, 2-1
Alex Reyes managed to hurl four shutout innings, despite allowing four hits and two walks against three strikeouts.
Mason Katz, the LSU first baseman, turned pro second baseman, was 2 for 4, with a double and a run scored.
Carson Kelly had two hits in four ABs.
State College defeats Batavia, 3-0
Chase Brookshire, a left-hander drafted in the 20th round last year from Belmont University, had a whopping SEVEN strikeouts in four shutout innings.
Rowan Wick was 2 for 3, with both hits going for extra bases (a double and a triple). He added a BB and a run scored.
Richard Pedroza went 3 for 3, with a double and a walk. He also scored once and batted a run in.