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Cardinals Farm Report: A Friday edition, recapping Thursday

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Mike Mayers dominant on the mound, Stephen Piscotty rehabs, and other notes

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Thursday’s farm report:

Memphis Redbirds

Mike Mayers (SP): 7 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 5 BB, 2 K

Luke Voit (1B): 1-4, 2B, R, K

Rangel Ravelo (RF): 3-4, RBI, R, K

Patrick Wisdom (3B): 2-4, RBI, K

Behind seven strong innings from Mike Mayers, the Redbirds cruised to a 4-2 victory over the Isotopes.

Mayers twirled seven innings of two-run ball over Albuquerque, who failed to capitalize on five walks and eight hits, though just one went for extra bases.

On the offensive front, the Redbirds received an RBI each from Chad Huffman, Rangel Ravelo, Paul DeJong, and Patrick Wisdom.

Springfield Cardinals

Sandy Alcantara (SP): 5 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 3 K

Stephen Piscotty (RF): 0-1; rehabbing hamstring

Anthony Garcia (LF): 2-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBIs, R

A run in the top of the tenth off Cardinals reliever Pedro Echemendia lifted the Drillers to a 5-4 win, late Thursday evening.

The Drillers pushed across four runs in the second off Cardinals starter Sandy Alcantara and were held silent throughout the night, while Springfield got busy in the run column. The Cardinals scored four runs (including a pair on a two-run shot off the bat of Anthony Garcia) by the eighth to tie the game and ultimately force an additional inning.

Palm Beach Cardinals

Derian Gonzalez (SP): 6 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K

Chris Chinea (1B): 3-3, 2 2Bs, R, RBI, BB

Darren Seferina (2B): 3-5, 2B, 3B, R, 2 RBIs

Randy Arozarena (LF): 3-4, 2B, R, 2 RBIs

A quality start from Derian Gonzalez to go along with over a half-dozen tallies was perfect for a 7-1 Cardinals victory over the Hammerheads on Thursday.

Gonzalez lasted six innings, holding the Hammerheads to one run on just four hits. his second quality start in seven outings in 2017.

Peoria Chiefs

John Kilichowski (SP): 5 1/3, 4 H, 0 R, 6 BB, 5 K

Tommy Edman (SS): 3-6, R, BB

Vince Jackson (OF): 2-5, 3B, R, K

A three-run bomb in the fifteenth inning of the bat of designated hitter Andrew Knizner won a marathon game for the Chiefs by a 4-1 final score over the Snappers.

Knizner’s bomb came after over six frames, since the Snappers tied it at one in the ninth. It was Knizner’s seventh home run of the season.

Friday’s probables:

MEM: Luke Weaver

SPR: Austin Gomber

PMB: Ryan Helsley

PEO: Steven Dobznaski