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Tyler Lyons tosses a complete-game gem; Dixon Llorens deals a filthy relief appearance

Lyons The High Minors went 2-1 on Monday. Jimmy Reed was phenomenal in his Springfield debut as they beat Tulsa 9-4. Palm Beach routed Lakeland 11-0. Peoria got one-hit in a 4-0 loss.       Memphis 4 Omaha [...]

Cardinals Minor League Gameday: Alex Reyes takes the mound, while Nick Martini looks to stay hot

Alex Reyes This is a new type of post that will highlight things like probable pitchers, standings update, news and notes on players and it will be published every day in the morning. It will also serve as a central post [...]

Jimmy Reed promoted to Double-A Springfield highlights Sunday roster moves

Reed On Sunday, the St. Louis Cardinals promoted Jimmy Reed, a starting pitcher, to the Double-A Springfield Cardinals. Reed's move was the first of several other moves involving pitchers within the Cardinals minor [...]

Cardinals Minor League Gameday: John Gast looks to stay hot

Gast This is a new type of post that will highlight things like probable pitchers, standings update, news and notes on players and it will be published every day in the morning. It will also serve as a central post [...]

Scott Moore drills his 13th homer of the year for Memphis; Peoria loses a heartbreaker

The High Minors went 1-3 on Thursday. Memphis lost to Omaha 3-2 in 10 innings. Springfield notched a 4-3 win over NW Arkansas. Palm Beach lost the opening game of their series with Brevard County 7-4. Peoria [...]

Cardinals Minor League Gameday: Zach Petrick looks to build off of his best start of the year

Petrick This is a new type of post that will highlight things like probable pitchers, standings update, news and notes on players and it will be published every day in the morning. It will also serve as a central post [...]

Zach Petrick and Boone Whiting dazzle on the mound for Memphis

Photo Credit: MiLB.com It was a great Saturday for the Memphis Redbirds. Zach Petrick and Boone Whiting each tossed a seven-inning shutout as they swept Colorado Springs in their double-header. Springfield and Palm Beach were both [...]

Cardinals Minor League Gameday: Two top 20 prospects on the mound on Sunday

petree This is a new type of post that will highlight things like probable pitchers, standings update, news and notes on players and it will be published every day in the morning. It will also serve as a central post [...]

Cardinals Minor League Gameday: Memphis plays two at home

memphis redbirds 132 logo This is a new type of post that will highlight things like probable pitchers, standings update, news and notes on players and it will be published every day in the morning. It will also serve as a central post [...]

Nick Petree dazzles in his return; Luis Perez helps Peoria to an extra-inning victory

petree Pacific Coast League All-Star Angel Castro dropped his seventh game of the year as Memphis lost 6-2. Springfield could not produce with runners in scoring position and lost 6-4. Palm Beach beat Clearwater 3-1 [...]

Randal Grichuk launches his 16th homer of the year; The High Minors go 4-0 on Saturday

Grichuk The High Minors went 4-0 on Saturday. Randal Grichuk hit his 16th homer of the year in Memphis’ win over New Orleans. Springfield shutout NW Arkansas 8-0 behind Sam Gaviglio’s great outing. Palm Beach blew [...]

Luis Mateo provides the walk-off RBI for Memphis; Springfield notches an extra-inning victory

Memphis walked off Nashville in the ninth courtesy of a Luis Mateo RBI single. Springfield got a RBI double by Mike O’Neill in the 11th to defeat San Antonio 3-2. Palm Beach and Peoria both had off [...]

Alex Reyes posts a bizarre, but effective pitching line in Peoria’s win; Memphis drops their seventh in a row

Memphis could only manage four hits in their shutout loss to Nashville. Springfield couldn’t produce enough offense to bail Mike Mayers out of a tough loss to Corpus Christi. Palm Beach cruised with Jimmy [...]

Kolten Wong homers in his rehab start; Mason Katz launches a homer in his first game for Palm Beach

Wong Memphis lost to Nashville 8-5 despite homeruns from Randal Grichuk and Kolten Wong. Springfield had an off day. Palm Beach notched a 5-3 victory, much in part to newly promoted Mason Katz who homered and [...]

The Art of the Deal Part Three: The Second-Tier Pitcher

iankennedy While many in Cardinal nation pine over the idea of sticking David Price or Cliff Lee behind Adam Wainwright in the rotation, there’s a strong likelihood that the Cardinals won’t pay up for a guy like [...]

Oscar Taveras’ Four-hit night not enough for Memphis; Palm Beach cruises in Jimmy Reed’s Debut

Taveras2 Round Rock blew out Memphis in the opening game of their four-game series 9-1. Jonathan Rodriguez launched two homeruns to fuel Springfield to a 6-5 victory. Jimmy Reed pitched effectively in his debut for [...]

Arturo Reyes tosses another quality start in Peoria’s 2-1 win while Charlie Tilson nearly hits for the cycle

Springfield suffered a 7-4 loss to Corpus Christi despite three-hit performances from Aledmys Diaz and Cody Stanley. Palm Beach escaped Charlotte 5-2 thanks to a four-run eighth. All-Star Arturo Reyes led the [...]

St. Louis Cardinals: Is there anyone better at developing pitchers?

Wacha When the St. Louis Cardinals selected six straight pitchers to open the 2014 MLB draft, many people were scratching their heads. Pitching is not a weakness within the organization, and I can think of a couple [...]