Cards minors spring game reports – March 27

Friday’s opponents:
Another camp day with Memphis facing Springfield and Palm Beach taking on Quad Cities. As I noted yesterday, the major leaguers remaining behind from the first part of the Ft. Myers trip joined the Memphis squad for the day.

Saturday’s opponents: Five games scheduled on the Marlins’ side of the complex.

defeated Memphis, 5-3

Memphis pitching

Shaun Garceau, 3 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB

Ryan Bird 3 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 3 BB

Kristhiam Linares, 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 K

Eduardo Sanchez, 0.2 IP, 1 H, 2 ER, 3 BB

Memphis hitting

Brian Barton 3-for-3 with a double, triple, walk and two RBIs

Joe Mather 1-for-3 with an RBI

Jason LaRue 1-for-2 with a double

Mark Shorey 1-for-3 with a run scored

Springfield pitching

Blake Hawksworth, 3.1 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 2 K’s

Matt Scherer 2 IP, 2 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 1 K

Sam Freeman, 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K

Springfield hitting

Tyler Greene 3-for-4 with three doubles and four RBIs

Antonio DeJesus tripled, and made a tough catch at the fence in foul territory

Tony Cruz doubled, walked and had an RBI

Brett Wallace 1-for-3

Palm Beach defeated Quad Cities, 4-2

Palm Beach pitching

Scott McGregor 4 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB

LaCurtis Mayes two perfect innings with five K’s

Andres Rosales, 1 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 1 K

Palm Beach hitting

Pete Kozma doubled and had a sac fly

Paul Vasquez doubled and walked in his only two plate appearances

Curt Smith 1-for-3 with a run scored

Tommy Pham 1-for-2 with a walk, run scored and had the GWRBI

Adron Chambers walked and beat out a bunt single

Francisco Rivera executed a squeeze bunt for an RBI

Shane Peterson singled and walked twice

Quad Cities pitching

Reynier Gonzalez (pictured) four shutout innings, allowing three hits

Joel Pichardo, 2 IP, 1 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 1 K

Senger Peralta 1 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 1 BB

Quad Cities hitting

Niko Vasquez, 2-for-2 with a walk

Osvaldo Morales had a two-run double for the only QC runs

Jose Garcia’s double was the only other QC hit

These game accounts as above are provided through the courtesy of the St. Louis Cardinals by Director of Minor League Operations John Vuch.