• Double-A lefty Marco Gonzales has been named the Texas League Pitcher of the Week (June 9-15) after striking out 10 and allowing one unearned run on two singles in a six-inning start on Friday. Gonzales, the organization's top pick in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, is the fifth Springfield player to earn a weekly honor this season.
• Triple-A outfielders Oscar Taveras and Stephen Piscotty combined to go 4-for-6 with a double, five RBIs and four walks in Memphis' 7-2 win on Sunday. Left-hander Tim Cooney (7-2) earned the win as he limited Reno to two runs on six hits and two walks in seven innings. Cooney struck out six.
• Three members of the Cardinals' Class A Advanced Palm Beach team appeared in the Florida State League All-Star Game over the weekend. Breyvic Valera and Charlie Tilson combined to go 3-for-7 with two runs scored and an RBI. Pitcher Kyle Helisek pitched a perfect inning in relief.
• According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Matt Adams became the fourth player in franchise history to homer in three consecutive games of one series against the Expos/Nationals. It was previously done by Ron Gant (1998), Mark McGwire (1998) and Jim Edmonds (2005).
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