It’s in the Cards: Champions!

By on September 7, 2016

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The Cardinals took the GCL Crown on Wednesday with a 4-2 win over the Phillies at Brighthouse Field in Clearwater.  Cards starter Juan Alvarez went 5 1/3 innings allowing two runs, one earned on six hits while striking out five. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

JUAN ALVAREZ (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

JUAN ALVAREZ (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

 

Cards Manager Steve Turco Gets the Cooler Treatment (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Cards Manager Steve Turco Gets the Cooler Treatment (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

 

Colton Thompson got the save for the GCL Cards against the Phillies on Wednesday by almost being perfect.  Thompson went the final 3 2/3 innings allowing just one hit and struck out three including retiring the final 11 Phillies in order he faced. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Colton Thompson got the save for the GCL Cards against the Phillies on Wednesday by almost being perfect. Thompson went the final 3 2/3 innings allowing just one hit and struck out three including retiring the final 11 Phillies in order he faced. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

 

Giovanni Carrara (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

PITCHING COACH GIOVANNI CARRARA  (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

 

GCL Phillies reliever Luis Carrasco took the loss in the 4-2 Cardinals win on Wednesday. Carrasaco lasted just one inning allowing three runs on two hits and walked a batter. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

GCL Phillies reliever Luis Carrasco took the loss in the 4-2 Cardinals win on Wednesday. Carrasaco lasted just one inning allowing three runs on two hits and walked a batter. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
GCL Cardinals
(2-1)
0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 4 4 2
GCL Phillies
(1-2)
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 1

 

GCL Cardinals
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG*
Delvin Perez SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .067
Edwin Figuera 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300
Dennis Ortega C 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231
Dylan Carlson LF 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .267
Stefan Trosclair 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .250
Wadye Ynfante CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .214
Starlin Balbuena 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .200
Carlos Rodriguez DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200
Carlos Talavera RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .083
Totals 31 4 4 0 0 0 3 5 4 .197
BATTING
TB: Ynfante, W; Ortega, D; Balbuena, S; Figuera.
RBI: Ynfante, W (2); Carlson (3); Balbuena, S (2).
2-out RBI: Ynfante, W; Balbuena, S.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Balbuena, S; Rodriguez, C; Perez.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.BASERUNNING
SB: Ynfante, W (2, 2nd base off Carrasco/Duran); Balbuena, S (1, 2nd base off Carrasco/Duran).FIELDING
E: Ynfante, W (1, throw); Talavera (1, throw).
GCL Phillies
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Daniel Brito 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .438
Josh Stephen LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .267
Danny Zardon 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .357
Malvin Matos CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
Jhailyn Ortiz RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .313
Jose Antequera 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Lenin Rodriguez DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100
Cole Stobbe SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000
Rodolfo Duran C 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300
Totals 34 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 8 .237
BATTING
TB: Rodriguez, L; Ortiz, J; Zardon; Duran; Stephen; Brito 2.
RBI: Zardon 2 (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Antequera 3; Duran.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 7.FIELDING
E: Stobbe (2, throw).
GCL Cardinals
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA*
Juan Alvarez (W, 1-0) 5.1 6 2 1 0 5 0 1.69
Colton Thomson (S, 1) 3.2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.00
Totals 9.0 7 2 1 0 8 0 1.54
GCL Phillies
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kyle Young 5.0 2 1 1 2 4 0 1.80
Luis Carrasco (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 1.0 2 3 3 1 0 0 27.00
Jordan Kurokawa 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Tyler Frohwirth 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 20.25
Totals 9.0 4 4 4 5 4 0 2.57
Game Scores: Alvarez, J 59; Young 63.
WP: Young; Carrasco.
HBP: Figuera (by Carrasco); Zardon (by Alvarez, J); Antequera (by Alvarez, J).
Groundouts-flyouts: Alvarez, J 4-4; Thomson 2-3; Young 7-4; Carrasco 3-0; Kurokawa 4-1; Frohwirth 1-0.
Batters faced: Alvarez, J 24; Thomson 12; Young 19; Carrasco 7; Kurokawa 6; Frohwirth 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Thomson 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ross Sheridan. 1B: Edgar Huerta. 3B: Gabriel Alfonzo.
Weather: 85 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to LF.
First pitch: 11:58 AM.
T: 2:33.
Venue: Carpenter Complex.
September 7, 2016
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