The bats came alive with 7 runs in the 7th inning to defeat the Reds 13-4. Lot s of offense in this one as Jose Martinez drove in 6 runs and was 4-for-5, Tommy Pham had two hits, Dexter Fowler with two hits and Yadi Molina with two. Home runs came from Ozuna, Martinez, Molina, and DeJong in the game. Michael Wacha started the game (game score =47) and John Brebbia pitched an inning with two strikeouts and picked up the win. Mike Mayers had a successful three innings of work to help save the pen.
LOOKING AT STATS
Let’s look at a few of the team leaders for each of the Cardinal affiliates. These stats are before any games on Thursday.
Memphis Redbirds (6-1 record)
.370 Average- Max Schrock
10 Hits- Schrock and Tyler O’Neill
12 RBI’s- O’Neill
2 Wins- John Gant and Dakota Hudson
11 pitching strikeouts- Jack Flaherty
Springfield Cardinals (1-5 record)
.435 average- Tommy Edman
10 Hits- Edman, Lane Thomas
5 RBI’s John Nogowski
1 win- Connor Jones
6 pitching strikeouts- Chris Ellis
Palm Beach Cardinals (4-3 record)
370 average-Evan Mendoza
9 Hits- Mendoza
8 Hits- Johan Mieses
5 RBI’s- J.B. Woodman
1 win- Shew, Oxnevad, O’Reilly. Patterson
12 pitching strikeouts- Anthony Shew
Peoria Chiefs (1-4 record)
.526 average- Juan Yepez
10 Hits- Yepez
8 Hits- Taylor Bryant
5 RBI’s – Yepez
1 Win-Jake Walsh
Memphis Redbirds hung on for a 5-4 win as Edward Mujica allowed a run and a double but shut the door. Austin Gomber (game score=53) pitched 6.2IP/6H/3ER/2BB/4K in the game. Derian Gonzalez went 1.1IP/0H/0ER/1BB/1K to preserve the game. Tyler O’Neill had two hits in the game and Rangel Ravelo knocked in two runs along with one from the bat of Patrick Wisdom.
Springfield Cardinals defeated Midland 10-5 last night as Edmundo Sosa, Lane Thomas, Andrew Knizner, and Victor Roache each knocked in two runs in the win. Thomas and Roache homered in the game. On the hill, Ryan Helsley pitched 4.1IP/5H/4ER/4BB/3K before giving way to Estarlin Arias who picked up the win. Ramon Santos and Chris Ellis finished out the game.
Palm Beach Cardinals won their game 4-3 against Dunedin. Evan Mendoza and Jose Godoy each had two hits in the winBrian O’Keefe had 2 runs batted in. On the mound, Evan Kruczynski got the start (game score =58) with six innings of work as he allowed six hits and two earned runs with 1 walk and eight strikeouts. Luke Gregerson had one inning where he allowed one hit and no runs. Yeison Medina allowed two hits and one run and also picked up the win in relief. Jesus Cruz pitched the ninth and allowed one hit to register his first save of the season.
Peoria Chiefs fell to the Cedar Rapids Kernels 9-5. The Chiefs banged out 11 hits in the game including six doubles. Elehuris Montero had three hits as two of them were doubles. Dylan Carlson and Julio Rodriguez each added two runs batted in. Jake Walsh started the game (game score = 52) and went 5.1IP/5H/3ER/0BB/5K before giving way to Fabian Blanco who surrendered the lead with 1.1IP/3H/2ER/2BB/0K. The loss went to Thomas St.Clair 1IP/2H/3ER/2BB/2K and Levi MaVoris completed the contest with no runs allowed.
1. Alex Reyes RHP — (MLB) — DL
2. Jack Flaherty RHP — (AAA)
3. Carson Kelly C — (AAA) 1-for-4 1RBI
4. Tyler O’Neill OF — (AAA) 2-for-4
5. Harrison Bader, OF — (MLB)
6. Dakota Hudson, RHP — (AAA)
7. Jordan Hicks, RHP — (MLB)
8. Ryan Helsley, RHP — (AA) 4.1IP/5H/4ER/4BB/3K
9. Andrew Knizner, C — (AA) 2-for-4
10. Max Schrock, 2B — (AAA) 1-for-4 1 double
11. Randy Arozarena, OF/2B — (AA)
12. Yairo Munoz, SS — (MLB)
13. Oscar Mercado, OF –(AAA) 1-for-4
14. Austin Gomber, LHP — (AAA) 6.1IP/6H/3ER/2BB/4K
15. Junior Fernandez, RHP — (A)
16. Edmundo Sosa, SS –(AA) 2-for-5 1 double 2RBI
17. Jonathan Machado, OF — (A) 0-for-1
18. Dylan Carlson, OF — (A) 2-for-3 2Doubles 2RBI
19. Wadye Ynfante, OF — Extended spring training
20. Alvaro Seijas, RHP — (A)
21. Conner Greene, RHP — (AA)
22. Jake Woodford, RHP — (AA)
23. Connor Jones, RHP — (AAA)
24. Johan Oviedo, RHP — (A)
25. Delvin Perez, SS — Extended spring training
26. Tommy Edman, SS — (AA) 1-for-4
27. Zach Jackson, C — Extended spring training
28. Derian Gonzalez, RHP — (AAA) 1.1IP/0H/0ER/1BB/1K
29. Ryan Sherriff, LHP — (MLB) — DL
30. Casey Meisner, RHP — (AA)
Memphis Redbirds will see Jack Flaherty (1-0, 1.20 ERA) getting the ball against Iowa at 7:05 PM.
Springfield Cardinals will begin at 6:30 against the RockHounds as Conner Greene get the start.
Palm Beach Cardinals will have Warner on the hill for a 5;30 start against the Florida Fire Frogs.
Peoria Chiefs will send Johan Oviedo (0-1, 135.00 ERA) to the mound for a 6:30 first pitch against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.
(4/11/18 by Cardinals teams)
St. Louis Cardinals recalled RHP Mike Mayers from Memphis Redbirds.