St Louis Cardinals
Jaime Garcia needs a 15-day rest to get his head together. He looked tentative last night and didn’t have any mental approach to the game going at all. The early runs were the killer. In fact, Allen Craig and Carlos Beltran need more time. Let’s not push it this early in the season. Put them on the DL and take the lumps as we go.
Memphis Redbirds (AAA)
Memphis Redbirds lose another game in the late innings with a 5-4 score against the Omaha Storm Chasers. Shelby Miller started the game and allowed 4 runs in five innings of work by allowing 7 hits. His ERA has ballooned to 5.18 on the season. He did not figure into the decision. Chuckie Fick entered with one out in the 8th inning and gave up a home run to absorb the loss. Jess Todd and Clay Zavada each pitched scoreless innings.
Jamie Romak and Eugenio Velez each contributed 3 hits to the cause and Cedric Hunter and Ryan Jackson got 2 hits. Memphis was 2-for-12 with runners in scoring position and also left 12 runners on base. The Redbirds have won 21 and lost 38 games to fall 13.5 games behind the leading Omaha team in the Pacific Coast League American North. — Game STATS HERE –
Palm Beach Cardinals (Advanced A)
Starlin Rodriguez homered to start the game as that was the only run the Palm Beach Cardinals could muster. Rainel Rosario also doubled for the offense but the pitching wasn’t up to par. Bradley Watson went 5.1 innings and allowed 6 hits and seven runs with 3 walks and 5 strikeouts in the game to suffer the loss. — GAME STATS HERE –
DSL Cardinals (Dominican Summer League)
The Astros DSL defeat the DSL Cardinals 5-2 in action yesterday. Carlos Torres, left-fielder, managed two hits as the team could only garner 5 singles in the game. The team made 3 errors in the game. Dewen Perez started and went four innings allowing 2 hits and 3 runs while fanning 7 batters to get the loss. The team records falls to 2-1 on the young season. – GAME STATS HERE –
The Springfield Cardinals and the Quad Cities River Bandits did not play on Tuesday.