On the 3-3 Sunday across the St. Louis Cardinals system, Player of the Day Lane Thomas had three hits, including two home runs for Memphis, which lost Alex Reyes due to injury. Springfield’s offense exploded for 12 runs and Johnson City had good pitching and just enough offense to win.
The St. Louis Cardinals had a 4-3 week at home as Marcell Ozuna is one of the team’s few consistent hitters. Over the weekend, Albert Pujols returned, and our weekly history feature is on his former teammate, the late Darryl Kile.
Over the weekend, the St. Louis Cardinals activated a top prospect and shifted others downward in their minor league system.
Dodging rain, the St. Louis Cardinals’ rookie-level Appalachian League club opened the season 2-2, splitting short home and road series. Shortstop Mateo Gil and catcher Zach Jackson are swinging hot bats.
The St. Louis Cardinals system was 4-3 on Saturday. Our Player of the Day is Johnson City catcher Zach Jackson, who went 3-for-5, including a three-run home run and seven RBI. Jake Woodford and Dominic Leone spun a shutout for Memphis. Springfield lost in the 11th to remain winless in the second half.
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Memphis’ big win was the only one across the St. Louis Cardinals system as the bats were quiet during the 1-7 Friday. Our Player of the Day is red-hot Memphis left fielder Conner Capel, who went 3-for-5 with a home run and four RBI.
Springfield Cardinals starting pitcher Austin Warner is a Texas League All-Star, but that is just one goal on his unusual path toward the majors. The left-hander shares his insight with Derek Shore.
The State College Spikes began their 2019 season with a franchise-best record of 6-2 through eight games in the New York-Penn League. The team has been thriving through offense as they lead the league in slugging, hits and runs. They also rank second in batting average and home runs. Outfielder Andrew Warner has been leading the charge.
With the return of Yairo Muñoz to the St. Louis Cardinals, Rangel Ravelo has been returned to Triple-A Memphis.
Seven graduates of the St. Louis Cardinals Dominican Republic academy are apparently destined for the US-entry level Gulf Coast League, all having received head starts.
The Memphis Redbirds (29-44) are riding a five-game losing streak as Rangel Ravelo joined St. Louis. 22-year-old center fielder Conner Capel is on a six-game hitting streak (.375/.400/.667/1.067) since making his Triple-A debut.
The St. Louis Cardinals system went 6-2 on Thursday, with Memphis and Springfield taking losses. Players of the Day Stanley Espinal and Dariel Gomez powered State College to a twin-bill sweep. The former plated four in Game 1 and the latter walked off Game 2 with a three-run blast.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ full system view by position and level reflects all transactions across the entire organization during the second half of the 2019 season.
The St. Louis Cardinals activated Thursday’s starting pitcher Adam Wainwright from the injured list and returned pitcher Daniel Ponce de Leon to Triple-A Memphis. Yairo Munoz is a day late in his return from Paternity Leave.
Third baseman Nolan Gorman, the St. Louis Cardinals organization’s top prospect, has been promoted from Class-A Peoria to high-A Palm Beach.
Now that all four St. Louis Cardinals full-season farm clubs have reached the midpoint of their respective 2019 campaigns, it is time to pass out midterm grades – not for individual players but for the teams and the full-season part of the system as a whole, as well as offer a second-half outlook.
The Double-A Cardinals are off to a fresh start in the second half. Texas League All-Stars Dylan Carlson and Austin Warner discuss the honor.
The St. Louis Cardinals farm system was 3-3 on Wednesday with Johnson City splitting their season’s first two games, Springfield losing in a walkoff, and the DSL squads going 2-1 with a Blue doubleheader sweep. Our Player of the Day is DSL Blue right fielder Gustavo A. Rodriguez who excelled in both halves of his twin bill, scoring a combined five runs on five hits, including his seventh, eighth, and league-leading ninth doubles in 13 games.
On Wednesday afternoon, June 19, the St. Louis Cardinals announced via Twitter the signing of three 2019 MLB Draft picks.
Our weekly recap focuses on first-half standouts and disappointments for the Palm Beach club, which lost the division lead late and missed a first-half playoff spot by three games. Pitching led the way, including all-star Angel Rondon, now with Springfield.
On a rough 1-6 Tuesday across the St. Louis Cardinals system, first place State College won as shortstop Moises Castillo doubled in the lead run and scored an insurance tally in the 10th inning. Memphis was blown out at home again, and Springfield and Palm Beach opened the second half with a trio of defeats. Five Peoria Chiefs appeared in the Midwest League All-Star Game.
State College Spikes outfield teammates Kevin Woodall and Andrew Warner have had a very eventful and intertwined first week of 2019 that has them heading in opposite directions.
Heading into the All-Star break, the Chiefs went 3-3 for an overall record of 30-39 to finish the first half in seventh place in the Western Division. All-Star Game starters Nolan Gorman and Brady Whalen are slumping. Cole Aker, Evan Sisk and Parker Kelly are pitching well out of the bullpen.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ rookie-level club in Johnson City is ready to take the field in the 2019 Appalachian League opener on Tuesday, June 18. The manager discusses the upcoming season.
The St. Louis Cardinals farm system went 4-2 on Monday with State College sweeping a pair from Auburn, the Dominican teams splitting, Memphis cleaned out by Las Vegas, and Player of the Day Alex Fagalde leading Springfield to a shutout triumph with eight innings of two-hit ball in a stunning Double-A debut. Peoria was off and Palm Beach rained out.
The St. Louis Cardinals have added first baseman/outfielder Rangel Ravelo to the 40-man and 25-man rosters, with Yairo Muñoz out on Paternity Leave.