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Daily Farm Report - 4/18/13

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

Memphis 1, New Orleans 0

  • There were 5 hits and 3 walks in the game. Only Jamie Romak reached base twice (2 walks) but Rob Johnson's home run would be the winner for Memphis.
  • Kolten Wong and Oscar Taveras were 1-for-4.
  • Michael Wacha had a strong 7 inning outing. He struck out 3 and walked 2 while allowing 3 hits. He was a pronounced flyball pitcher in the game recording 9 of 13 outs in the air.
  • Keith Butler worked the 8th inning with a scoreless inning and a strikeout.

Springfield: Postponed

Palm Beach 4, Bradenton 3

  • Colin Walsh was 1-for-3 with a home run and a walk.
  • Stephen Piscotty makes his return after a brief injury hiatus in a big way going 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles. The top of the Palm Beach lineup (James Ramsey, Walsh & Piscotty) is as good as any Palm Beach lineup I can think of in the last few years.
  • Anthony Garcia was 1-for-4 with a home run.
  • Tim Cooney allowed 8 hits in 5 innings. He was responsible for 3 runs (2 earned). He struck out 2 and walked 1.
  • Lee Stoppelman struck out 4 in 2 innings. He allowed 1 hit.
  • Ronald Shaban struck out 1 and walked 1 allowing 3 hits over the 8th and 9th innings.

Peoria 13, Cedar Rapids 4

  • Alex Mejia was 3-for-5 with a double.
  • Jacob Wilson was 2-for-3 with a triple.
  • Michael Swinson was 2-for-4.
  • Charlie Tilson and Casey Rasmus both went 1-for-3 with a walk.
  • Hector Hernandez had a shaky start despite striking out 4 in 4 innings. He allowed 8 hits for 3 runs walking 2.
  • Jhonny Polanco struck out 5 in 2 innings while walking 2.
  • Palm Beach struck out 13 Cedar Rapids batters over 9 innings.