Cardinals Minor League Notebook – June 13, 2022

photo: Masyn Winn (Ryan Dowd/Palm Beach Cardinals)

The St. Louis Cardinals system went 4-1 on Sunday. The Cardinal Nation’s Player of the Day, Masyn Winn, had three hits and three RBI in Springfield’s win. The shortstop was a triple away from the cycle. Other standouts include Paul DeJong, Freddy Pacheco and Wilfredo Pereira.



Results from games played Sunday, June 12th.

Memphis 5, Durham 4

The Memphis Redbirds (35-25) edged the Durham Bulls (TB, 31-29) at AutoZone Park on Sunday. Connor Thomas tossed six innings with two runs surrendered on two hits. The left-hander struck out five and recorded his fourth win.

Connor Thomas

The Redbirds scored all five runs in the first four innings. In the first, Paul DeJong began with a sacrifice fly. Irving Lopez plated one in the third and DeJong followed with a two-run homer, his ninth of the season in Memphis. Cory Spangenberg hit a solo shot in the fourth, his seventh of 2022.

Paul DeJong

The bullpen kept the Redbirds in the game with two solo home runs given up. Zach McAllister threw one inning with a hit yielded. Blake Parker surrendered the two solo shots and struck out two in an inning. Junior Fernández saved his fourth game of the year and fanned two.

DeJong went 2-for-3 with three RBI and has seven home runs in June so far. Ben DeLuzio went 2-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored. The lineup left only three runners on base.

Evan Mendoza and DeLuzio both stole a bag. Mendoza has eight and DeLuzio has 18 this year.

Memphis went 4-2 against Durham this week and are 1.5 games back of Nashville, who are 3-7 in their last 10 games.

Tuesday’s game: vs. Nashville, TBA vs. TBA 7:05 CT (The Redbirds are off Monday)

Springfield 7 at Midland 4 (10 innings)

The Springfield Cardinals (23-34) topped the Midland RockHounds (OAK, 26-31) on Sunday at Momentum Bank Ballpark. Michael McGreevy pitched six innings with two runs given up on six hits and a walk.

Michael McGreevy

Masyn Winn hit his third Double-A home run in the first inning. The RockHounds responded with two runs in the home half. Moisés Gómez had an RBI double in the third and Winn recorded an RBI double in the fourth to power the Cards into a 3-2 lead. In the seventh, Malcom Nunez plated one to increase the lead to 4-2.

Johan Quezada surrendered a two-run shot in the seventh to tie the game. Freddy Pacheco tossed two innings with one hit yielded and four strikeouts. The right-hander recorded his first win. Ryan Loutos saved his first game for Springfield with a hitless 10th inning and two strikeouts.

In the 10th, the Cardinals scored three runs to take the lead. Nunez doubled to drive in a run. Delvin Pérez and Winn each recorded an RBI to increase the lead to 7-4.

Masyn Winn

Winn had three hits with three RBI and was a triple away from the cycle. Nunez had three hits with two RBI and a run scored. Gómez also had three hits and Nick Dunn recorded two. The lineup went 7-for-18 with runners in scoring position.

Springfield went 3-3 against Midland this week. The Cardinals sit in last place in the Texas League North, 10 games behind Wichita.

Tuesday’s game: vs. Corpus Christi, TBA vs. TBA 6:35 CT (The Cardinals are off Monday)

Peoria 1, Quad Cities 8

The Peoria Chiefs (25-32) fell to the Quad Cities River Bandits (KC, 21-36) at Dozer Park on Sunday. The Chiefs were shut out until the 9th inning.

Wilfredo Pereira

Wilfredo Pereira tossed five innings with an unearned run surrendered on a hit and a walk. The right-hander fanned seven and took his second loss. Nathanael Heredia threw two scoreless innings with three strikeouts. The game got away when Colin Schmid gave up five runs in 1 1/3 innings on four hits, three home runs and a walk. Enmanuel Solano closed out the final 2/3 of an inning with two runs, one earned, yielded on two hits and two walks.

The only Peoria run came in the ninth inning off the bat of Tommy Jew as a throwing error scored Thomas Francisco.

The Chiefs recorded seven hits. Jacob Buchberger had the only multi-hit game with two. The lineup went 2-for-9 with runners in scoring position. The defense committed three errors.

Mike Antico stole his 27th bag of the season.

The Chiefs went 4-2 against the River Bandits this week and are 12 games behind Cedar Rapids.

Tuesday’s game: vs. West Michigan, TBA vs. TBA 6:05 CT (The Chiefs are off Monday)

Palm Beach 3 at Tampa 2 (Game 1, 7 innings)

The Palm Beach Cardinals (23-31) beat the Tampa Tarpons (NYY, 24-32) in Game 1 of the doubleheader on Sunday. This replaced Saturday’s rained out contest.

Bryan Pope yielded the only two Tampa runs in the third inning. The right-hander surrendered five hits and two walks in four innings.

The Beach Birds scored all three runs in the fifth inning. Osvaldo Tovalin plated one and Adanson Cruz scored on a wild pitch. Brady Whalen brought in the go-ahead run with a single.

Alex Cornwell

Alex Cornwell tossed the final three innings with a hit and a walk given up with three strikeouts. The win was Cornwell’s first of the season.

Darlin Moquete and Whalen each had two hits, including a double. The lineup went 3-for-9 with runners in scoring position and struck out 12 times in seven innings.

Palm Beach 2 at Tampa 1 (Game 2, 7 innings)

The Palm Beach Cardinals (24-31) edged the Tampa Tarpons (NYY, 24-33) at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Sunday’s Game 2. Carlos Guarate threw five innings with one run surrendered on five hits. The right-hander fanned three and earned his second win.

Carlos Guarate

The Cardinals scored both runs in the third inning off the bat of Matt Chamberlain. The center fielder singled with the bases loaded to drive in two runs.

Matt Chamberlain

Gustavo Rodriguez pitched two scoreless innings and yielded one hit with two strikeouts. The right-hander saved his first game.

The Beach Birds had five hits and went 1-for-4 with runners in scoring position. The lineup fanned 10 times and walked twice.

The Cardinals went 4-2 against the Tarpons this week. They are 12.5 games behind St. Lucie.

Tuesday’s game: at Clearwater, TBA vs. TBA 5:30 CT (The Cardinals are off Monday)

FCL Cardinals – Off Sunday

Monday’s game: vs. FCL Marlins, TBA vs. TBA 10:00 CT

DSL Cardinals – Off Sunday

Monday’s game: at DSL Mariners, TBA vs. TBA 10:00 CT


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