In collaboration with Kyle Reis and Birds On The Black, I’m proud to present you with the Cardinals Top 30 Prospects! Every other day over the next day two months, we’ll be providing you with another in-depth scouting report on one of the best 30 prospects in the organization. Today,
When I began putting together information to write this piece, Carson Kelly was still in Major League camp, and I planned to make the case that he should be starting the season, and spending the majority of it, as the everyday catcher in Memphis.
Then the Cardinals went and optioned him before I
When the Cardinals acquired Max Schrock, the first thing I did was find as much YouTube video of him as I could. I found a lot of tape from the Arizona Fall League, and I compared him to Daniel Descalso on Prospect To Be Named Later. That wasn't what stuck
Once a week for the last 22 or so weeks I have compiled a list of the top performers at each of the full season clubs in the Cardinals minor league system. I highlighted one pitcher and one hitter at each of the four full-season levels (Memphis, Springfield, Palm Beach,
Back on May 4th (may the fourth, get it?) I put together a fun comparison of some of our Cardinals players and an accompanying Star Wars character. With Wednesday night being the return of Star Wars Night at Busch Stadium, I decided to revisit the subject. I have included the
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 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 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
Colin Garner and Zach Gifford (formerly of the Redbird Daily), co-hosted the UCB podcast on Wednesday. They discussed Yadier Molina and Carlos Martinez at the All-Star Game, Carson Kelly, first half surprises, and the Cardinals' deadline predicament. Take a listen!
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The St. Louis Cardinals will have one representative from their system in todays All-Star Futures Game in Miami. The lone Cardinals farm hand to participate is our third ranked prospect Jack Flaherty. He has produced a breakout season this year dominating at AA Springfield before receiving a promotion to AAA