2017 was a great year for the Cardinals minor league affiliates. The top six affiliates went a combined 384-312, 62 games over .500. There were a ton of great season by a ton of different players, and what we are going to do here is name one player at each
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,
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
Memphis 4, Reno 6
Dakota Hudson made his AAA debut Sunday with Memphis. He went seven innings, allowing four earned runs on six hits. He also walked three and sturck out four. Ryan Sherriff took the loss giving up two runs in the eighth inning.
The Memphis offense struggled for the most
Cardinals minors report for games happening Monday, July 24, 2017.
Memphis 6, Las Vegas 4
John Gant (W, 2-5): 7 IP, 9 H, 4 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
Ryan Sherriff: 1 IP, 1 K
Sam Tuivailala (S, 6): 1 IP, 2 H, K
Breyvic Valera: 2-for-3, BB, 2 R, SB
Alex Mejia: 2-for-3, 2 R,
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