Cardinals Minor League Notebook – September 12, 2022

photo: Tommy Jew (Palm Beach Cardinals)

The St. Louis Cardinals system went 0-3 on Sunday after Palm Beach was canceled. The Cardinal Nation’s Player of the Day, Peoria outfielder Tommy Jew, went 3-for-5 including a solo homer, two stolen bases and three runs scored. Other standouts include Delvin Pérez, Domingo Robles and L.J. Jones.

Results from games played Sunday, September 11th.

Memphis 2, Norfolk 9

The Memphis Redbirds (66-69) fell to the Norfolk Tides (BAL, 66-69) on Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park.

Dakota Hudson tossed 7 1/3 innings and gave up six runs, three earned, on seven hits and three walks. The right-hander struck out five and took his first Triple-A loss this year.

The first Redbirds run came off the bat of Scott Hurst in the third. The center fielder doubled to score Delvin Pérez. Kramer Robertson brought Pérez across in the fifth via double.

Delvin Perez

Génesis Cabrera was charged with three runs in 1 2/3 innings on five hits, one walk and two strikeouts.

Robertson and Pérez both had two hits. Hurst and Moisés Gómez each recorded one. The lineup left six runners on base.

Pérez stole his sixth bag of the season.

Memphis went 2-4 against Norfolk this week and is one game from elimination in the International League West.

Tuesday’s game: at Iowa, TBA vs. TBA 6:38 CT (The Redbirds are off Monday)

Springfield 1, San Antonio 4

In the final home game of the season, the Springfield Cardinals (33-30) were defeated by the San Antonio Missions (SD, 29-34) at Hammons Field.

Starter Edgar Escobar tossed five innings and was charged with three runs on six hits, three walks and one strikeout. The 25-year-old took his 11th loss of the season.

The only Cardinals run came in the sixth inning. Chandler Redmond singled to bring Matt Koperniak across.

Domingo Robles fanned seven batters over four innings. The right-hander surrendered a solo home run.

Domingo Robles

Redmond had the only multi-hit game with two. The lineup left 10 runners on base and struck out 15 times. Justin Toerner wore the golden sombrero (four strikeouts in four at-bats).

Masyn Winn took his 24th bag in Double-A. Toerner recorded an outfield assist.

The Cardinals split the series 3-3 with the Missions this week. They are one game from elimination in the Texas League North.

Tuesday’s game: at Tulsa, RHP Michael McGreevy (6-4, 4.65) vs. TBA 6:05 CT (The Cardinals are off Monday)

Peoria 11 at Quad Cities 12

The Peoria Chiefs (28-38) were walked off by the Quad Cities River Bandits (KC, 28-38) in the final game of the season on Sunday.

In the slugfest matinee, every Chiefs pitcher surrendered at least two runs. Starter Dionys Rodriguez was charged with six runs in only two innings. Chris Gerard gave up two runs on two hits, two walks and five strikeouts in 2 2/3 innings.

After the River Bandits scored six runs in the first two innings, the Chiefs answered back with eight runs over the third and fourth. Luis Rodriguez hit a solo homer and Wade Stauss came across on a wild pitch. L.J. Jones and Francisco Hernandez both brought in a run to make the score 6-4.

Patrick Romeri doubled to tie the game and Ramon Mendoza made the score 7-6 with an RBI triple. In the fourth, Tommy Jew blasted a solo home run, his seventh of the season.

Tommy Jew

Chris Roycroft yielded two runs over two innings on three hits and two strikeouts. Quad Cities took the lead in the seventh but the Chiefs answered again.

In the eighth, Jones hit an RBI double and Noah Mendlinger came across on a wild pitch. Tyler Reichenborn brought in Jones to take the lead 11-10.

With a one-run lead in the ninth, Levi Prater surrendered two runs and took his second loss of the season.

LJ Jones IV

The Chiefs recorded 17 hits but went 6-for-16 with runners in scoring position. Jew, Jones and Reichenborn all had three hits. Every starter was on base at least once. The pitching gave up 12 runs on 12 hits and six walks.

Jew took two bags and Reichenborn stole one. Jew finished 2022 with 31 and Reichenborn had 21 between Single-A and High-A.

The Chiefs went 3-3 in the final series of the season in Quad Cities. They finished with a 56-76 overall record.

Palm Beach Cardinals at Dunedin Blue Jays – Canceled

Due to inclement weather, the Palm Beach Cardinals and Dunedin Blue Jays contest was canceled. The Beach Birds finished the regular season with an overall record of 67-61. Their playoff series begins on Tuesday at Roger Dean Stadium.

Tuesday’s playoff game: vs. St. Lucie, TBA vs. TBA 5:30 CT (The Cardinals are off Monday)


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