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St. Louis Cardinals Prospect Report: Harrison Bader Hit A Home Run for Peoria; Aledmys Diaz Doubles in His Memphis Debut; Debacle in Peoria

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The St. Louis Cardinals Prospects didn't provide a lot of highlights, last night. Unfortunately for them, their opponents did.

Shortstop Aledmys Diaz made his AAA debut last night
Shortstop Aledmys Diaz made his AAA debut last night
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It was not a full slate of games for the St. Louis Cardinals prospects, Springfield and the DSL Cardinals had the night off. Peoria managed to make history.

AAA: Memphis 6 - Tacoma 10

  • Aledmys Diaz debuted for Memphis last night. He started at SS and went 2-4 with a 2B, a R and an RBI.
  • Rafael Ortega was 1-4 with a 2B a BB, a R and 2 RBI.
  • Xavier Scruggs was 3-5 with a 2B and 2 RBI.
  • Nick Greenwood did not have a good night. He surrendered 12 hits, 9 ER and 4 HR in 3 IP.

A Advanced: Palm Beach 6 - Bradenton 8

  • Robelys Reyes was the offensive star for Palm Beach. He went 2-4 with a double, which was also Palm Beach's only XBH. He also had 3 runs, an RBI and stole his 21st base of the season.
  • Andrew Sohn was 2-4 as well with 2 RBI and 2 stolen bases of his own.
  • Blake McKnight had his worst start of the year for Palm Beach allowing 4 runs and 7 hits over 5 IP. Since he slid into the starting rotation at the beginning of the month he's struck out 18 batters in 22 innings and walked 3.

A: Peoria 3 - Cedar Rapids 23

  • Harrison Bader's 2 run home run in the 4th was his 6th of the year.
  • Jack Flaherty and Mariano Dixon Llorens had absolute disaster outings. They allowed 13 earned runs and retired one batter between the 2 of them. Flaherty's ERA went up half a run and Llorens ERA went up almost 4 full runs.


A Short Season: Williamsport 4 - State College 1

  • CF Craig Aikin had the only multi-hit game for State College, he had a pair of singles.
  • The State College offense was held to 7 singles and a BB and struck out 10 times as a team.
  • There weren't many pitching highlights for the Spikes either. 24 year old Kevin Alexander was the only State College pitcher who had a clean outing. He struck out 2 batters over 2 perfect innings.

Rookie: Johnson City 3 - Danville 4

  • Edmundo Sosa was 1-2 with a BB.
  • Anthony Ray was 2-4 with a R and an RBI.

Rookie: GCL Cardinals 15 - GCL Mets 5

  • Nick Plummer went 1-5 with 2 BB and 3 K. He also doubled and both drove in and scored 3 runs. He swiped his 8th bag of the season as well.
  • Bryce Denton showed signs of life, going 3-6, with an RBI and a R scored.
  • Jonathan Rivera had 3 singles of his own, to go along with a R, 2 RBI and a CS.
  • Ian Oxnevad struck out 5 and walked 1 in 4 IP. He gave up 3 H, including a HR, and 2 ER.

Today's Games

Every affiliate will be in action today. Tyler Lyons will be on the mound for Memphis, and the increasingly interesting Matt Pearce will be on the bump to try and right the ship for Peoria.