Thursday Edition of Cardinals Minor Leagues
Final: Cardinals 6, Dodgers 1
Here is how the Cardinals minor league affiliates fared on Wednesday:
Memphis came away with a win 9-5 on the west coast facing Sacramento.The Redbirds banged out 12 hits and were led Todd Cunningham going 4-for-4 and Luke Voit was 2-for5 in the game. Carson Kelly jacked home run #6 and Harrison Bader collected #7 for the season.
Luke Weaver picked up the win and is now 4-1. He threw five innings and allowed six hits and two earned runs along with three walks and four strikeouts. Mark Montgomery threw one scoreless inning and Josh Lucas allowed two runs on four hits and Sam Tuivailala finished off the game. The game was 2 hours and 45 minutes under the eyes of 7,989 fans.
Marco Gonzales (1-0, 0.68 ERA) will be the starter tonight for a 9:05 start in Sacramento.
Springfield split a doubleheader on Wednesday by winning the first game 3-1 on 14 hits. Cuban signee Adolis Garcia was 3-for-4 as was Anthony Garcia going 3-for-4 which included his 4th home run of the year and Alex Meija was 3-for-4.
Austin Gomber started on the hill with three innings that saw him limit Corpus Christi to three hits and one earned run. Corey Baker threw three innings and allowed one run, Landon Beck tossed a perfect inning and Kevin Herget gave up one hit to preserve the win. the game lasted 2 hours and 21 minutes.
In game two, the Springfield squad lost 5-2. The only runs came on solo home runs off the bats of Oscar Mercado (#5) and Alex Meija (#3). Blake McKnight suffered the loss with three innings of work in which he allowed seven hits and three runs.Pedro Echemendia threw three frames and gave up three hits and two runs. The game lasted 2 hours and 7 minutes with 4,135 in attendance.
The series continues tonight with a 7:05 CT start with Springfield sending Dakota Hudson (2-2, 3.35 ERA) to the hill.
Palm Beach got rained out and will play a doubleheader today with the first game beginning at 5PM Eastern time and Derian Gonzalez getting the ball in game one and no starter has been announced for game two.
The Peoria Chiefs defeated Quad Cities 7-4 on Wednesday under the offensive spark of Jose Martinez. He went 4-for-4 in the contest. Shortstop Tommy Edman was 2-for-4 and drove in three runs.
John Kilichowski 4.1IP/5/H/4ER/4BB/4K
Dewin Perez 1IP/0H/0ER/3BB/2K
Yeison Medina 2.2IP/1H/0ER/0BB/5K winning pitcher 1-0
Eric Carter 1IP/0H/0ER/2BB/3K (save #4)
The game lasted 3 hours and 52 minutes in front of 1,952 fans.
Bryan Dobzanski (0-3, 4.31ERA) will start the final game of the Quad Cities series with 6:35 CT as the scheduled first pitch.
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Palm Beach had their game washed out on Wednesday and will look to have a doubleheader Thursday. On the mound will be
Peoria defeated Quad Cities 7-4 in front of 1,952 people.