Every Friday (and some Saturday's when I'm too busy to get it out on Friday) until the end of the minor league season we will present you with the awards for the past weeks top pitcher and position player at each affiliate. We will include a capsule at the end
Cardinals minors report for games happening Friday, July 21, 2017.
Obviously the big news on Friday was the Cardinals trade of Marco Gonzales to the Mariners for Triple-A outfielder Tyler O'Neill. I won't have analysis of the trade, but if that's what you're looking for it's here.
Memphis6, Las Vegas 0
On Friday July 21st the Cardinals traded LHP Marco Gonzales to the Seattle Mariners for Power hitter and Top 100 outfielder Tyler O'Neill. It was a great move for the Cardinals, for many different reasons, for which I hope to have time to talk about in the near future. But
Cardinals minors report for games happening Wednesday, July 19, 2017.
Memphis 3, Oklahoma City 4
John Gant (L, 1-5): 5.1 IP, 6 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 7 K
Mike Mayers: 1.2 IP, 3 K
Zach Duke: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 K
Carson Kelly: 3-for-4, HR, 2 RBI
Jose Adolis Garcia: 1-for-4, 2B
If you were
Cardinals minors report for games happening Monday, July 17, 2017
Memphis 5, Oklahoma City 3
Matt Pearce: 6 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 K
Kevin Herget (W, 3-1): 2 IP, 1 BB
Josh Lucas (S, 7): 1 IP, 1 H
Harrison Bader: 2-for-4, HR, 2 R
Alex Mejia: 2-for-3, HR, 2 RBI
Over the course of four days during the second week of July I released my list of the Top 30 Prospects in the Cardinals system. You can find prospects 1-10 HERE, prospects 11-20 HERE, and prospects 21-30 HERE.
Since publishing the list, SS Paul DeJong, our 8th ranked prospect at the
Cardinals minors report for games happening Sunday, July 17, 2017
Memphis 2, Round Rock 1
Jack Flaherty: 4.2 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
Zach Duke: 1 IP, 1 K
Nick Martini: 2-for-3, HR, BB
Alberto Rosario: 2-for-3, RBI
Memphis is really, really good this year. They improved their record to 60-33 and
Cardinals minors report for games happening Saturday, July 16, 2017.
Memphis 9, Round Rock 1
Luke Weaver: 5 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 K
Zach Duke: 1 IP, 2 K
Carson Kelly: 2-for-3, HR, 2 BB
Patrick Wisdom: 2-for-3, HR, 2 RBI
Harrison Bader: 2-for-4, 2B
Aledmys Diaz: 2-for-3
Luke Weaver continued to do Luke
The St. Louis Cardinals came into the season hopeful that the bullpen would be a bright spot. Seung-Hwan Oh posted fantastic numbers in his first season in the United States, including a strikeout rate that neared 33%. John Mozeliak signed Brett Cecil to a $30 million contract. Management expected Trevor
Every Friday until the end of the minor league season we will present you with the awards for the past weeks top pitcher and position player at each affiliate. We will include a capsule at the end of each list on an under the radar performer that has had a