August 1, 2008

Fiske strikes out nine as AA-Cards blank Travelers

Springfield Cardinals (AA): Won 7-0 yesterday, shutting out the Arkansas Travelers at Dickey-Stephens Park in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Pitcher Justin Fiske got credit for the victory, his first against no losses and carrying a 3.00 ERA.

Fiske had a tremendous outing, giving away only one hit in seven innings. He walked only won, but struck out nine Travelers during his time on the hill.

Luke Gregerson breezed through two innings of relief in the non-save situation, giving up three hits, but striking out three, giving AA-Cards' pitchers 12 strikeouts for the game.

AA-Cards bats of note:

  • James Rapoport went 1-for-5 with a triple.
  • Andrew Brown hit a double and scored a run.
  • Isa Garcia went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and scoring a run.
  • Brandon Yarbrough had a double, an RBI, and scored a run.