Cardinals Arizona Fall League Report: Week 4

Catcher Cody Stanley

Cody Stanley found his power stroke this week with two home runs in the Surprise Saguaros' November 9 contest.

Welcome to our fourth weekly Cardinals Arizona Fall Report, covering results from the period of November 4 through 10.

The Team

Eight St. Louis Cardinals farmhands help comprise the Surprise Saguaros. Other organizations represented on the Surprise team are the Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Royals, New York Mets, and the Texas Rangers.

Currently, the Saguaros have a record of 15-12 and are a game and a half behind the Peoria Javelinas in the West Division with just four contests remaining.

With a .272 average, the team is third in the six-team league in average and second in on base percentage (.353). Surprise has scored 149 runs, the third-best mark on the circuit, while the team's 17 home runs ranks fourth.

The Saguaros lead the AFL with a 3.56 ERA while ranking second in strikeouts with 227. The team WHIP of 1.40 is the top mark while their pitchers are also allowing the second fewest walks, 94.

League Leaders

Kolten Wong has fallen out of the Top 10 in several offensive categories, but the second baseman still ranks eighth in the league in hits with 24.

Coming off a bad week, Mike O'Neill went 7-for-13 to raise his average to the third best mark in the AFL to go along with the fourth best on base percentage.

Cody Stanley seemed to find his power stroke during the November 9 contest. In three at bats, the backstop hit two home runs and had three RBI.

Colin Walsh is tied for ninth on the circuit in RBI.

Seth Blair has pitched the seventh-most innings in the league has he works on refining his command.

Boone Whiting is tied for the highest strikeout rate and is fifth in innings pitched.

Kevin Siegrist has the ninth-best WHIP with a mark of 1.07.

Offensive Numbers

G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG
Wong 17 74 12 24 2 0 1 12 2 11 5 3 0.324 0.342 0.392
O'Neill 14 56 11 20 1 0 0 6 8 10 2 2 0.357 0.446 0.375
Walsh 13 48 10 14 5 0 1 13 10 15 0 0 0.292 0.414 0.458
Stanley 11 41 7 10 1 0 3 5 4 12 1 0 0.244 0.311 0.488

Pitching Numbers

W L ERA G GS IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP AVG
Blair 2 1 2.25 6 6 20 17 7 5 0 14 22 1.55 0.236
Siegrist 2 1 2.40 5 4 15 11 4 4 0 5 19 1.07 0.204
Whiting 3 1 3.38 6 6 21.1 23 9 8 3 7 25 1.41 0.284
Freeman 0 0 3.86 7 0 7 11 6 3 0 1 8 1.71 0.333




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