Detailing the numerous player comings and goings since the St. Louis Cardinals 2019 Extended Spring Training Camp began.
The St. Louis Cardinals farm system went 3-2 Monday, with Player of the Day Tommy Edman hammering three hits including his fourth homer of the season — but in a Memphis loss. In other action, Springfield topped first-place Arkansas with Dylan Carlson leading the way, Angel Rondon pitched Palm Beach past Tampa, and Peoria split a pair of pitcher’s duels.
The St. Louis Cardinals have signed Venezuelan left-handed pitcher Hemerson Cordero.
Became a Cardinal: International free agent signed effective May 10, 2019.
Brian Walton’s Monday news from St. Louis Cardinals extended spring training camp in Jupiter, Florida including an Alex Reyes update, game highlights, photos and more! My Player of the Day is lefty Colin Schmid, who fanned five of six batters faced.
The reeling St. Louis Cardinals went 2-5 on the week, losing home series to Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Yadier Molina hit .324 over his last 10 games and has 27 RBI in his team’s 41 contests. In our weekly history feature, Molina and other Cardinals Clemente Award winners are remembered.
In an abbreviated Mother’s Day schedule, the upper levels of St. Louis Cardinals farm system went 2-0 while the A-ball teams took a holiday. Player of the Day Tyler O’Neill continued to mash for Memphis, clubbing his fifth home run in nine Triple-A tilts.
Heading to the Class-A Peoria Chiefs are third baseman Malcom Nuñez and outfielder Jhon Torres, both of whom had breakouts in rookie ball last summer. Brian Walton breaks down the implications of these and a number of related moves.
The Cardinal Nation’s regular reports breaking down recent stats from the St. Louis Cardinals system’s top-ranked pitching prospects. Leaders this this period are Anthony Shew, Evan Kruczynski and Daniel Ponce de Leon. Slumpers include Genesis Cabrera, Ryan Helsley and Jesus Cruz.
The St. Louis Cardinals system was 4-0 on Saturday as Palm Beach took two and Peoria was cancelled. Our Player of the Day is Springfield outfielder Johan Mieses, whose pinch-hit, game-tying grand slam in the ninth paved the way for the walk off single by Conner Capel.
The Springfield Cardinals activated a relief pitcher and an outfielder on Saturday, both of whom had been with the club before.
The St. Louis Cardinals system was 0-4 on Friday, with one of two Palm Beach games rained out. Our Player of the Day is Peoria third baseman and no. 1 prospect Nolan Gorman, who hit his league leading eighth home run of the season on his 19th birthday in Peoria’s loss at South Bend.
The Cardinal Nation’s regular reports breaking down recent stats from the St. Louis Cardinals system’s top-ranked hitting prospects. Leaders this this period are Tommy Edman, Julio Rodriguez and Lane Thomas. Slumpers include Evan Mendoza, Nolan Gorman and Luken Baker.
Memphis ended its 13-game road trip with a winning record of 8-5 but is at risk of losing the home series to the first-place Iowa Cubs. The Redbirds went 3-4 in the week, as Anthony Shew has made two strong starts since joining.
The St. Louis Cardinals system went 1-2 on Thursday. Despite Player of the Day Rangel Ravelo’s three hits and three RBI, Memphis bullpen failed in extra innings. Peoria’s offense was lacking and Palm Beach’s contest was suspended. Springfield won its fourth straight to pull out of last place.
An injury at Triple-A Memphis led to a trio of middle infield transactions for the St. Louis Cardinals system on Thursday.
The Springfield Cardinals had an uneven, but even 3-3 week in Texas League action. After dropping the three-game series at Amarillo (SD), Springfield took the four-game set at Frisco (TEX) to finish the week on a strong note. The rotation, paced by Williams Perez, is performing well.
It was a clean sheet for the St. Louis Cardinals farm system on Wednesday, as Memphis and Palm Beach won by slender identical 2-1 scores, Peoria topped West Michigan, and Springfield took the day off. Player of the Day honors go to Edgar Gonzalez, who fanned a career-best 11 batters over six-plus innings for the Beach Birds.
The Beach Birds finished with only one win and five losses for their worst week of the young season by far. The shining light was Julio Rodriguez’s bat, as the catching prospect hit .471 with home runs in each of his last two games.
The St. Louis Cardinals system went 2-2 on Tuesday with Springfield and Peoria each putting one in the win column. Memphis fell despite starter Anthony Shew’s fine mound effort and Palm Beach lost a close road decision as bullpens faltered.
Last week, the Peoria Chiefs finished 5-2 for an overall record of 13-15 for fifth place in the Western Division, up three spots from last week. Wadye Ynfante and Brandon Riley put together long hitting streaks and Carlos Martinez came to town to pitch in rehab.
The St. Louis Cardinals farm system went 2-2 on Monday night, with Player of the Day Williams Perez twirling six one-hit innings en route to Springfield’s blanking of Frisco. Memphis’ bullpen stumbled, Peoria was shut out and Palm Beach outlasted Daytona in a rare Florida State League slugfest.
The last-place Springfield Cardinals receive another familiar pitcher from Palm Beach, a club that had been in first place for most of April.
St. Louis’ minors went 3-2 on Sunday, with Memphis splitting. Player of the Day Leandro Cedeño had three hits, including a grand slam, in Peoria’s win. Springfield came back late but Palm Beach was almost no-hit.
The St. Louis Cardinals went 3-4 on the week, winning the series in Washington, but swept out of Chicago and into second place. Slumping Matt Carpenter went 5-for-10 to close out the weekend. In our weekly history feature, the Cardinals’ greatest ninth inning comeback of all time is remembered.
The day after releasing a pitcher from their Double-A club, the St. Louis Cardinals let an outfielder go on Sunday.
Some St. Louis Cardinals fans are conceding superiority in the National League Central Division to the Chicago Cubs. Recent results show that is unnecessary.