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Prospects in the Cardinals' 2020 player pool

Top prospect Carlson leads way in talented St. Louis group
July 8, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Best streams of 2019 games: Wild strikeouts

Thunder's Garcia whiffs 15; Travelers' Crismatt is immaculate
May 25, 2020

Outside of the home run, the strikeout is the singular moment in a game that elicits raw emotion. It's why Nolan Ryan, Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez are etched in baseball lore. The ability to blow a 100-mph heater past a hitter or drop in a knee-buckling breaking ball resonates

Looking at 10 best performances from 2019

Relive most memorable outings of past Minor League season
December 10, 2019

From Opening Day through the final championship game, chronicled the top on-field achievements throughout the 2019 season. This week we're looking back and rolling out the 10 best performances as voted by our staff. Below is the fully updated list:10. Downs homers three times in Texas League Finals

Redbirds' Cabrera fans nine in a row

Cardinals No. 9 prospect ties Reyes' team, PCL records
August 24, 2019

There's unhittable and then there's untouchable. Génesis Cabrera was both on Saturday night.The Cardinals' No. 9 prospect struck out nine consecutive batters, tying the team and Pacific Coast League record, as Triple-A Memphis cruised to a 4-0 blanking of Omaha at AutoZone Park. He fired seven innings of one-hit ball and

Padres' Tatis continues swinging hot bat

Shortstop tallies five doubles for the week in Winter League ball
December 9, 2018

Though the Arizona Fall League is in the books, that doesn't mean baseball is over for the year. Winter leagues are going on across the globe with top prospects getting in extra at-bats and innings before the 2019 season. Here's a look at some of baseball's top ranked prospects who

Trade roundup: Cards get prospects for Pham

Orioles pick up four Braves prospects in big deal for Gausman
July 31, 2018

Major League Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline is Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET. With many moves expected throughout the day, this is where will round up the group of notable prospects switching teams.With so much focus on bigger names, the Rays and Cardinals began deadline day with an under-the-radar move

Cabrera back on track in Biscuits' shutout

Rays No. 25 prospect yields three hits, fans nine in 7 1/3 frames
July 26, 2018

After a promising start to the season, Génesis Cabrera hit a rough patch with Double-A Montgomery. The 25th-ranked Rays prospect accumulated a 7.03 ERA over his past five starts, but he seemed to straighten things out in a big way Thursday night.Cabrera (7-6) yielded three hits and struck out nine

Southern notes: Cabrera shows high ceiling

Hard-throwing Rays lefty adding changeup to mix in Montgomery
July 26, 2018

Using an "opener" is now a regular feature of the Tampa Bay pitching rotation, and occasionally this role -- in which a reliever precedes the usual starter for a frame -- is part of the Rays' Minor League development program as well.The only time, though, that Montgomery left-hander Génesis Cabrera

Cabrera goes eight in Biscuits' shutout

Rays No. 21 prospect scatters four hits, walk, fans seven
June 24, 2018

One of the biggest hurdles for any young international player signed to play pro ball in the United States is getting acclimated to a new culture and language. Génesis Cabrera, signed by Tampa Bay as a 17-year-old in 2013, is no exception.The left-hander has pitched to mixed results in the

Lefty Cabrera whips up a gem for Biscuits

Rays No. 21 prospect fans career-high 12 over seven innings
June 5, 2018

The Minor Leagues aren't just for developing a player's physical tools. There are intangibles that get refined as well.Génesis Cabrera found that out the hard way for a few starts, but is back on track with some newfound clarity."The fact of the matter, really, is we probably gave him a

Boldt leads the way in Biscuits' romp

Rays No. 25 prospect homers twice, triples to back Cabrera
May 8, 2018

A little home cooking went a long way for Double-A Montgomery on Monday.After six days on the road, the Biscuits returned to Montgomery Riverwalk Stadium and obliterated the Shuckers, 11-0. No. 25 Rays prospectRyan Boldt led the way with two home runs, a triple, four runs and a walk on

Charlotte comeback falls short in 4-3 loss to Cards

Cabrera goes six strong in win
June 20, 2017

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (June 20, 2017) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs got the tying run into scoring position with nobody out in the ninth inning but couldn't come through in a 4-3 loss to the Palm Beach Cardinals Tuesday at Charlotte Sports Park.Down by two runs entering the bottom of

Maris mashes Stone Crabs to 4-2 win over Fire Frogs

Cabrera goes five strong to earn series split
June 11, 2017

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (June 11, 2017) - Peter Maris went 3-for-3 with a triple, RBI and stolen base to lead the Charlotte Stone Crabs to a 4-2 win over the Florida Fire Frogs Sunday afternoon at Charlotte Sports Park.Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the second, Stone Crabs (29-31) designated

Lowe cranks seventh homer in 6-1 loss to Yankees Tuesday

Stone Crabs 2B picks up fourth home run in last six games
May 30, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (May 30, 2017) -Brandon Lowe connected on his team-leading seventh home run of the season Tuesday, but the Charlotte Stone Crabs lost to the Tampa Yankees 7-1 at Steinbrenner Field.The homer is Lowe's fourth in the last six days. He continues to lead the Florida State League in

Anderson wins Pitcher of the Week with 11 K's

Giolito secures IL honor after seven hitless innings for Charlotte
May 30, 2017

After a rough start to the year, Ian Anderson finally had his curveball working last week. It turned out to be award-winning.Anderson struck out a career-high 11 batters over six scoreless frames on May 25 to secure his second win for Class A Rome, earning him the South Atlantic League

Stone Crabs walk off with doubleheader sweep of Daytona

Brandon Lowe stuns Tortugas with three-run blast
May 25, 2017

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (May 25, 2017) - Brandon Lowe's walk-off three-run home run led the Charlotte Stone Crabs to a doubleheader sweep of the Daytona Tortugas Thursday at Charlotte Sports Park.Lowe's heroics in the first game makes him the first Stone Crabs player with four home runs this season. The

Crabs' Cabrera dominates for seven frames

Rays No. 28 prospect helps spur Charlotte to twinbill sweep
May 25, 2017

Génesis Cabrera allowed two hits over seven innings on May 2. It took him under a month to top that performance.Tampa Bay's No. 28 prospect allowed one hit in seven scoreless innings as Class A Advanced Charlotte topped Daytona, 3-2, in eight innings in the first game of Thursday's doubleheader.

Stone Crabs' offense explodes for 11-2 win over Miracle

Charlotte gets over five-hundred for the first time this season
May 12, 2017

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (May 12, 2017) - The Charlotte Stone Crabs scored a season-high 11 runs to beat the Fort Myers Miracle 11-2 Friday night at Charlotte Sports Park.Eight different Stone Crabs (18-17) hitters reached base and four collected multiple hits in the win.Friday's win puts Charlotte above five-hundred for

Stone Crabs' Cabrera finds his groove

Rays No. 29 prospect allows two hits over seven scoreless frames
May 2, 2017

For all the hard work Génesis Cabrera has put in in recent weeks, an outing like Tuesday's was well-deserved, according to his pitching coach, Doc Watson."If you go back to the begining of the year, his first two starts obviously weren't what he wanted," Watson said. "And he has spent

Cabrera leads Stone Crabs to 2-0 shutout of Lakeland

Lowe homers in victory
May 2, 2017

LAKELAND, Fla. (May 2, 2017) - Stone Crabs starter Génesis Cabrera turned in seven shutout innings to lead Charlotte to a 2-0 win over the Lakeland Flying Tigers Tuesday night at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium.Cabrera (2-3) allowed only two hits and two walks while striking out a season-high

Stone Crabs squander four-run lead to Blue Jays Thursday, lose 8-7

Cronenworth extends hit streak to 21 in loss
April 27, 2017

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