July 13, 2008

MiLB Cardinals 7/13/08 Gorgen gets 1st win, Gorsett hits grand slam, Arburr hits walk-off homer

Springfield Cardinals (AA): The Northwest Arkansas Naturals beat the Double-A Cardinals yesterday at Hammons Field In Springfield, Missouri, 5-4.

The Naturals came back from being down 4-0 after five innings, scoring their five with the remaining innings.

Tyler Greene went 3-for-4 in the losing cause with two home runs.

Batavia Muckdogs (A): The Muckdogs beat the Lowell Spinners yesterday, 5-3. Scott Gorgen got the win, his first against no losses. Gorgen walked only two in 3 full innings or work while striking out seven.

Domnit Bolivar went 2-for4 with a home run.

Johnson City Cardinals (R): The Cardinals defeated the Lowell Flying Tigers 7-5 yesterday in extra innings. After scoring five runs in the first, the Flying Tigers chipped away, tying the game and sending it into extra frames.

The first inning assault came from a bases=loaded RBI walk by Daryl Jones, followed by a grand slam by Luke Gorsett.

In the tenth inning Matthew Arburr hit a walk-off, two-run homer to give the Cardinals the 7-5 win.

Kenneth Maiques (1-1, 5.96) picked up the win.

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