It was another strong day/night for the St. Louis Cardinals minor league affiliates on Wednesday. Three clubs were in action and three clubs were victorious, all by one run. Memphis beat Colorado Springs 2-1, Palm Beach topped Charlotte 8-7, and Peoria beat Quad Cities 3-2. It was an exciting night
While the big club continued to play poorly in Washington, the St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguers had a pretty successful night that included several strong pitching performances and not one, but two home runs from top catching prospect Carson Kelly. Here are the highlights from Tuesday's minor league action.
Monday was another rain shortened night in the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system as Peoria was once again rained out. The other affiliates went 2-1 as Memphis, thanks to Luke Voit and Tommy Pham, improved to 4-1 on the young season and Palm Beach upped their record to 3-2.
The St. Louis Cardinals minor league affiliates had a tough job on Friday. They had to follow a perfect 3-0 night on Opening Night. However, the clubs one-upped Opening Night and went 4-0 on Friday night. All four clubs got the win and three of those were in convincing fashion.
It was minor league Opening Night on Thursday and the St. Louis Cardinals affiliates had a pretty strong evening. The only defeat was to the rain as the Peoria Chiefs were washed out in their opener in Burlington. A couple of top prospects, Jack Flaherty and Harrison Bader, showed why
The 2017 Palm Beach Cardinals could be loaded with top talent. There are several top St. Louis Cardinals prospects who could see time in South Florida. The Florida State League has a bad reputation for hitters, and rightfully so, but it's a great place for the team to monitor prospects.