Cardinals Minor League Notebook – September 1, 2019

The St. Louis Cardinals system was 2-3 on Saturday. Johnson City won its game to take the semifinal playoffs to Game three. Our Players of the Day are the Memphis Redbirds pitching staff of Seth Elledge, Roel Ramirez, Chasen Shreve and Kodi Whitley, who combined to take a no-hitter against the first place Iowa Cubs into the bottom of the eighth inning in Saturday’s game in Des Moines. Honorable mention goes to Springfield DH Chris Chinea, who went a perfect 4-for-4 with a home run, a double, and two RBIs in Springfield’s loss to Midland.

Major Decline in Cardinals Post-Season All-Stars

Other than Texas League Player of the Year Dylan Carlson, the St. Louis Cardinals had no league Post-Season All-Stars across their four full-season squads – the poorest showing by far in at least a decade, and likely longer. Brian Walton looks into possible reasons why.

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Cardinals Minor League Notebook – August 31, 2019

The St. Louis Cardinals system was 1-4 on Friday, including a Johnson City loss in Game 1 of its playoff series. Our Player of the Day is State College catcher Matt Duce, who went 4-for-6, including a double, two RBI and two runs scored as the Spikes try to hold onto their fading post-season hopes. Memphis was officially eliminated.

Memphis Redbirds Notebook – 2019 Week 21

An unlikely late season surge has Memphis (68-68) just a four-game sweep away from being division champs and returning to the playoffs. The 6-1 week was led by Justin Williams, hitting .434 in his last seven games with four home runs. Adolis Garcia crossed the rare 90-RBI threshold.

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Cardinals Minor League Notebook – August 29, 2019

It was a 5-2 Wednesday for the St. Louis Cardinals farm system with Johnson City winning its division on the final day. The five winning teams averaged over eight runs per game, and the day’s stars included shortstop Edmundo Sosa with a four-hit game, Dariel Gomez with a pair of home runs, and the unbelievably unpredictable Johan Oviedo who truly dominated for seven-plus innings.

Palm Beach Cardinals Notebook – 2019 Week 21

The Palm Beach Cardinals posted a 2-4 record this week as the offense has begun to sputter and the pitching staff has fallen apart, allowing eight or more runs three times. Bright spots include Luken Baker (.304, 5 XBH), Nolan Gorman (.318), and Nick Dunn (.292) plus Alvaro Seijas, who tossed his third scoreless start in a row.

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Peoria Chiefs Notebook – 2019 Week 21

The Class-A Chiefs finished 4-3 last week to improve their second-half record to 21-42. In a week of numerous close games, the Chiefs dug out some hard-fought wins. Michael Brettell allowed just three runs in two starts, over 14 innings and reigning Midwest League Player of the Month Brendan Donovan batted .384 for the week.

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Cardinals Minor League Notebook – August 27, 2019

The St. Louis Cardinals farm system was 2-3 on Monday, with double-digit run totals allowed in losses by Johnson City, Springfield, and Palm Beach. State College and Peoria mustered one-run victories, the latter coming in 11 innings. Brendan Donovan had four hits in the Chiefs’ thrilling win.