Tuesday’s Org Report and Former Chief Update
The Cardinals organization had a successful day yesterday as they went 3-1 with Memphis being the only loss. The St. Louis Cardinals enjoyed an off day after blanking the red-hot Blue Jays two games in a row 5-0. They will face Tampa Bay for a two game series starting Tuesday.
Memphis suffered a tough loss in extras despite a great performance on the mound from Tim Cooney, yet again. Cooney has allowed only two runs over his last 21 2/3 innings of work. Greg Garcia and Thomas Pham both had solo homers; it was Garcia’s seventh of the year. Read about it here
Springfield saw Tyler Lyons toss two innings for a rehab start. He gave up one run off three hits and struck out three. Kyle Hald came on in relief and garnered his sixth win of the year. Former Chief Jacob Wilson cranked out his fourth homer for Springfield. Wilson already has four homers in 28 games since his promotion; he did not have a single home run while with Palm Beach after hitting 15 with the Chiefs last season. Check out the recap.
Palm Beach won their seventh straight game as they cruised to a 9-5 victory over St. Lucie. Former Chief Alex Mejia had a career day as he went two for five with his first home run of the season and five RBI. Former Chief Joe Cuda won his fourth straight start despite giving up ten hits; St. Lucie managed to only produce three runs off Cuda. Former Chief Bruce Caldwell homered for the second day in a row and also had three RBI.
Former Chief Javier Baez had a huge day at the plate in Iowa’s drubbing of Fresno, 17-2. Baez was just a double shy of the cycle; he went three for four with four runs scored, a triple, home run, and two RBI. Below are his home run and triple:
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Their were a pair of home runs by former Chiefs in the majors on Monday. Ryan Flaherty went two for three with two runs scored and a solo home run, his second of the year. Robinson Chirinos went two for four with a solo home run, his fourth of the year.
Dan Haren had the Reds lineup figured out last night as he received his sixth win of the season. Haren allowed only two runs off five hits and struck out two over five and a third innings of work as the Dodgers won 6-4. Click here for video highlights of his start.