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Daily Farm Report - 8/28/13

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

Playoff report: Despite being 7 games below .500, Memphis is only 1 game back of Omaha with 5 games left. Springfield is trailing Arkansas by 4 games, who they just lost the first two of a four game series against. Palm Beach is just 2 games behind Charlotte, who they will play for the final 4 games of the season. State College is leading its division but the next 3 games they play will be against the team trailing them by 1 game, the Jamestown Jammers.

Memphis 7, New Orleans 8 (11 innings)

  • Patrick Wisdom was 2-for-4.
  • Jonathan Rodriguez was 1-for-2 with 2 walks.
  • Alex Mejia singled and walked.
  • Nick Longmire and David Popkins each singled, but Popkins struck out in his other 3 plate appearances.
  • Kurt Heyer pitched 5 capable innings that included 3 runs (2 earned) on 5 hits, 1 walk, and 4 strikeouts.
  • Iden Nazario surrendered 3 runs on 4 hits and 2 strikeouts in 2.2 innings.
  • Corey Baker struck out a batter but also allowed a HR and inherited runner to score.
Clinton 6, Peoria 7 (12 innings)
  • Every player had at least 2 hits in Peoria's lineup with the exception of Bruce Caldwell who *only* reached base twice with a single and walk.
  • C.J. McElroy was 4-for-7 with a SB (7) batting leadoff.
  • Nick Martini was 4-for-6 with a double and walk.
  • Ildemaro Vargas and Gerwuins Velazco each collected 3 singles.
  • Trevor Martin and Juan Herrera were both 2-for-6 with a double.
  • Jeremy Schaffer was 2-for-6 with a walk.
  • Jordan Walton was 2-for-5.
  • Brad Watson was rouged up for 6 runs in 7 innings that included 9 hits (4 HRs), 2 walks, and 5 strikeouts.
  • Jay Voss handled 3 scoreless innings and struck out 2 against 2 hits and 1 walk.
  • Joe Donofrio allowed 2 hits but struck out 3 in his 2 scoreless innings.
  • Jimmy Bosco was 2-for-4 with a double.
  • Luke Voit, Michael Schulze, and Steven Ramos all had 2 hits. Ramos also had 2 SBs (18, 19).
  • Carson Kelly was 1-for-3 with a double.
  • David Washington walked twice.
  • Ben O'Shea has seen better days. His weird line featured 7 runs (all earned) on just 2 hits (1 HR) and 4 walks in 1.2 innings.
  • Willy Paulino also walked 4, but he only allowed 1 run, 4 hits, and struck out 5 in 6.1 innings.
  • Michael Aldrete allowed an unearned run on 2 hits and 1 strikeout in his inning.
  • Vaughn Bryan (CF) was 3-for-5 with a SB (13) batting leadoff.
  • Ronnierd Garcia (3B) was 3-for-4 with a triple.
  • Kenneth Peoples-Walls (DH) was 2-for-4.
  • Blake McKnight was terrific, allowing just 1 run on 5 hits and pitting 7 strikeouts against zero walks in 6 innings. 7 outs were grounders and 3 were flyballs.
  • Norge Paredes (1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 2 K) and Zach Loraine (2 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 2 K) both allowed runs in relief.