19-year-old right-hander Alexander Beltre, a native of the Dominican Republic, is The Cardinal Nation’s selection as the top starting pitcher on the 2022 Dominican Summer League Cardinals.
The St. Louis Cardinals system was 1-0 on Wednesday to close the season. The Cardinal Nation’s Player of the Day, Memphis catcher Ivan Herrera, was 2-for-5 including a three-run home run. Other standouts include Chase Pinder, Roberto Baldoquin, Nolan Gorman, and Kramer Robertson.
Right-hander Dalton Roach is The Cardinal Nation’s choice as the top reliever on the Double-A Springfield Cardinals this season.
Brian Walton’s quick research indicates that at 36 years and two months, the manager of the 2022 National League Central Champion St. Louis Cardinals appears to be the youngest division-winning manager in MLB history.
The St. Louis Cardinals system was 0-1 on Tuesday. The Cardinal Nation’s Player of the Day, catcher Austin Allen, was 3-for-5 and drove in three of Memphis’ four runs. Other standouts are Scott Hurst and Luken Baker.
Andrew Marrero, a 22-year-old Connecticut native, is The Cardinal Nation’s Palm Beach Cardinals Relief Pitcher of the Year for 2022.
The St. Louis Cardinals system went 0-1 on Monday. The Cardinal Nation’s Player of the Day, Memphis center fielder Scott Hurst, had three hits, a walk, one run, an RBI and a stolen base. Other standouts include Garrett Williams and Kramer Robertson.
Righty Nick Trogrlic-Iverson was dominant for the High-A Cardinals over the final four months of the season, including a 20 2/3 scoreless inning stretch. The 24-year-old picks up our top Peoria reliever honors for 2022 in a close race.
While Albert Pujols reached the 700-home run plateau, the St. Louis Cardinals lost series to the best two teams in the West, going 2-4 on the week. Their magic number to clinch the division is three. Our history feature recaps Pujols’ home run feats in 2011 and 2012.
The St. Louis Cardinals system went 0-1 on Sunday. The Cardinal Nation’s Player of the Day, Memphis left fielder Clint Coulter, was a home run short of a cycle, drove in two and recorded an outfield assist. Other standouts: Kramer Robertson and Chase Pinder.
21-year-old right-hander Victor Villanueva, a native of the Dominican Republic, is The Cardinal Nation’s selection as the top relief pitcher on the 2022 Florida Complex League Cardinals.
The Cardinal Nation rolls out its 16th annual choices for the top players at each level of the St. Louis Cardinals system from the summer, following season recaps by affiliate. The series runs each day from Monday, September 19 through late October.
The St. Louis Cardinals system went 1-0 on Friday. For the second day in a row, The Cardinal Nation’s Player of the Day is Memphis RF Moisés Gómez, who recorded a hit, two RBI, a stolen base, a run and an outfield assist. Other standouts include Scott Hurst and Nolan Gorman.
20-year-old right-hander Bruno Lopez, a native of the Dominican Republic, is The Cardinal Nation’s selection as the top relief pitcher on the 2022 Dominican Summer League Cardinals.
The St. Louis Cardinals system was 0-1 on Friday. The Cardinal Nation’s Player of the Day, Memphis RF Moises Gomez, hit a record-breaking home run for two of the Redbirds’ three runs. Other standouts include Nolan Gorman and Clint Coulter.
The 2022 Springfield Cardinals posted an overall record of 68-70, the Double-A team’s fourth consecutive losing season, and fifth straight season missing the playoffs. However, it was a major improvement from 2021 as top prospects shined.
The St. Louis Cardinals system went 1-0 on Thursday. The Cardinal Nation’s Player of the Day, Memphis’ Matthew Liberatore, threw six scoreless innings with seven strikeouts. Other standouts include Roberto Baldoquin and Clint Coulter.
Springfield outfielder Matt Koperniak’s Great Britain squad won its qualifier to earn a spot in March’s World Baseball Classic. The backstory on his qualification and participation follows.
The High-A Cardinals affiliate finished 28-38 in both halves of the season with the dual fifth place finishes keeping them from the playoffs. But development continued as a number of prospects were promoted to Double-A.
The St. Louis Cardinals system was 1-0 on Wednesday. The Cardinal Nation’s Player of the Day, center fielder Justin Toerner, hit a three-run home run in Memphis’ win over Gwinnett. Other standouts were Luken Baker and Clint Coulter.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ Low-A affiliate had a slow to start but turned it around to have the best second half record in the Florida State League East Division. Palm Beach excelled mostly due to its talented pitching staff led by Inohan Paniagua until late-July then by TCN no 7 prospect Tink Hence.
The Springfield Cardinals went 3-1 to end their series with Tulsa and close out the season with an overall record of 68-70. The Cardinals went 37-32 in the second half and finished with a winning record on the road and at home this season. Gordon Graceffo was named Texas League Pitcher of the Week and Kyle Leahy was promoted to Memphis.
The St. Louis Cardinals system was 0-1 on Tuesday. The Cardinal Nation’s Player of the Day, Memphis right fielder Moises Gomez, hit his MiLB-leading 37th home run of the season. Justin Toerner also stood out.
Strong pitching could not overcome weak hitting and defense as the rookie-level FCL Cardinals finished in fifth place and below .500 for the third consecutive season.
The Low-A Cardinals were eliminated from the 2022 Florida State League playoffs via a pair of losses to the St. Lucie Mets in the opening round. TCN no. 7 prospect Tink Hence shined on the mound in Game 2 with four shutout innings.
During their Monday off-day, the St. Louis Cardinals optioned rookie second baseman Nolan Gorman to Triple-A Memphis and replaced him with rookie infielder/outfielder Juan Yepez.
The 2022 Dominican Summer League Cardinals generated above average results, driven by the offense. The rotation was solid, but the bullpen and defense were weaknesses.