Cardinals Arizona Fall League Notebook – September 28, 2019

photo: Seth Elledge (Brian Walton/The Cardinal Nation)

In Glendale’s 5-2 loss to Peoria on Friday, four St. Louis Cardinals saw action – two position players and two pitchers. Conner Capel and Kramer Robertson each went hitless, but Robertson drove in one of Glendale’s two runs.  Griffin Roberts was the starting pitcher and took the loss and Seth Elledge pitched a scoreless ninth inning.

Results for the Arizona Fall League game played on Friday, September 27.

Kramer Robertson (Arizona Fall League)

Glendale Desert Dogs 2, Peoria Javelinas 5

Two St. Louis Cardinals position players and two pitchers appeared in Friday’s contest between Glendale and Peoria.  The home Desert Dogs fell to the Javelinas, 5-2.

Conner Capel played in right field and hit fifth in the lineup, going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.  Capel has played in six AFL games to date and is hitting .182/.280/.182.

Kramer Robertson was the second baseman. The eighth-place hitter was 0-for-3 with strikeout and an RBI, which came on a ground out in the fifth inning. Robertson has played in two AFL games and his line is .143/.333/.143.

Seth Elledge (Arizona Fall League)

Griffin Roberts was Glendale’s starting pitcher, going 3 2/3 innings and gave up five runs, four earned, on seven hits. The right hander fanned six.  Roberts had one wild pitch and hit one batter.  He threw 68 pitches, 45 for strikes. Roberts took the loss, his first decision in two starts.

Seth Elledge pitched a scoreless ninth for Glendale on one hit and two strikeouts.  Elledge threw 19 pitches, 12 for strikes and has yet to surrender a run in AFL action. He has allowed just two hits, no walks and fanned six in four innings.

No other Cardinals saw action.

Glendale is 3-5 in the season and in last place in the AFL West.

Saturday’s game:  vs. Peoria, Victor Castaneda (MIL) (0-0, 0.00) 8:30 CT.

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