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Three Cardinals named Appy League Postseason All-Stars

Luis Bandes, Irving Lopez and Chase Pinder honored by league
August 25, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - On Friday morning, the Appalachian League announced that three Johnson City Cardinals - INF Luis Bandes , INF Irving Lopez and OF Chase Pinder - had been named to the circuit's postseason all-star team. The honors mark the third-straight season the Redbirds have had at least

Cardinals take advantage of Bucs miscues in 4-2 win

Johnson City sets a new season-high with their fifth straight victory
August 10, 2017

BRISTOL, Va. - Johnson City's bullpen combined to limit Bristol to just one hit over the game's final five innings, as the Cardinals won their fifth-straight game, beating the Pirates, 4-2, on Thursday night at Boyce Cox Field.With the win, the Redbirds improved their overall mark to 26-22 on the

Pinder, Bandes lead Birds to 7-6 win over Bucs

Duo combines for five of team's nine hits, drive in six of seven runs in victory
August 9, 2017

BRISTOL, Va. - CF Chase Pinder and DH Luis Bandes collected five of the Cardinals' nine hits and drove in six of the team's seven runs, as Johnson City eked out a 7-6 victory over the Bristol Pirates on Wednesday night at Boyce Cox Field.The victory improves Johnson City's overall

Guillory guides Cards to sweep of Mets, 8-4

21-year-old tosses seven shutout innings, strikes out eight in victory
August 8, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - Thanks to a stellar performance by RHP Evan Guillory and an early offensive onslaught, Johnson City was able to hold on to sweep Kingsport, as the Cardinals topped the Mets, 8-4, in front of 1,348 fans at TVA Credit Union Ballpark on Tuesday evening.With the win,

Schlesener's career night spoiled, as Rays top Cards, 7-5

Lefty strikes out a career-best 13, does not allow a hit over six innings
August 5, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - LHP Jacob Schlesener carried a no-hitter through six innings - striking out a career-high 13 - but Princeton battled back to tie it in the ninth and went on to win it in the 12th, as the Rays edged out the Johnson City Cardinals, 7-5, in

Cardinals batter Braves, sweep doubleheader

Johnson City takes game one, 3-1; erupt for 10-6 victory in game two
July 29, 2017

DANVILLE, Va. - LF Chase Pinder's single was the difference, as the Cardinals rallied to take game one, 3-2. In the nightcap, Johnson City used an eight-run fourth inning to defeat the Danville Braves and sweep the doubleheader, 10-6, on Saturday night at Legion Field.With the pair of victories, the Redbirds improve

Homers, Pitching lead Cardinals to 4-1 win over Royals

Julio Rodriguez, Irving Lopez go yard in Redbirds third-straight win
July 24, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The Cardinals received long solo home runs from C Julio Rodriguez and SS Irving Lopez, while the bullpen did not give up a base-hit over the game's final four innings, as Johnson City defeated the Burlington Royals, 4-1, in front of 3,129 fans at TVA Credit Union Ballpark on Monday

Redbirds bats keep rolling, best Braves, 8-5

Johnson City earns second straight series win with triumph
July 23, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The Cardinals jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the first and never looked back, as RHP Alvaro Seijas struck out a career-high-tying eight en route to Johnson City's 8-5 triumph over the Danville Braves in front of 1,081 fans at TVA Credit Union Ballpark on Sunday night.With

Ynfante's blast not enough, as Cardinals fall, 9-8

19-year-old hits a three-run jack, drives in four, as Redbirds drop opener
July 21, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- CF Wadye Ynfante cracked a three-run home run and drove in a game-high four, but it was not enough, as the Johnson City Cardinals fell to the Danville Braves, 9-8, on Friday night in front of 2,377 fans at TVA Credit Union Ballpark.With the loss, Johnson City drops to

Cardinals outlast Royals in slugfest, 9-8

Whalen's seventh-inning single the difference, as Birds clinch series
July 19, 2017

BURLINGTON, N.C. - Johnson City jumped out to an early 5-0 lead, but it was 3B Brady Whalen 's RBI single in the seventh inning that proved to be the difference, as the Cardinals earned the series victory with a 9-8 triumph over the Burlington Royals on Wednesday afternoon at Burlington Athletic

Cards strike early, cruise late to top Royals, 6-3

Walsh and St. Clair retire final 16 batters to close out win
July 18, 2017

BURLINGTON, N.C. - Johnson City jumped out to an early 4-0 lead and never looked back, as the combination of RHP Jake Walsh and Thomas St. Clair retired the final 16 batters of the game, as the Cardinals defeated the Burlington Royals, 6-3, on Tuesday night at Burlington Athletic Stadium.With the win, the Redbirds improve

Ynfante's two homers not enough, as Cards fall, 16-7

19-year-old records first career multi-homer game in loss
July 13, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - LF Wadye Ynfante had a night to remember. The 19-year-old collected three hits, blasted two home runs and tied a career-high with four runs batted in, but it was not enough, as the Bristol Pirates outlasted the Johnson City Cardinals in a slugfest, 16-7, in front of 2,702 fans

Cardinals split Sunday's twinbill with Yankees

Pulaski takes game one, 3-2; Johnson City wins in nightcap, 4-2
10:08 PM EDT

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - In a pair of closely contested games, the Johnson City Cardinals and the Pulaski Yankees each came away with a win in Sunday's doubleheader. Pulaski snuck away with a 3-2 victory in game one, while Johnson City snagged a 4-2 triumph in game two in front of