THE FRESNO CARDINALS PLAY THEIR FIRST HOME LEAGUE GAMES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY The Cardinals are hosting the Neptune Beach Pearl Fresno, CA June 9, 2011 – The Fresno Cardinals will be hosting the Neptune Beach Pearl from Alameda, CA on Friday, June 10 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 11 at 1:00 p.m. for a doubleheader. This will be a three game series and the only time this season the two teams will face each other.
About the Neptune Beach Pearl The Neptune Beach Pearl is 4-3 on the season. They have not played a league game this summer.
Cardinals Batting Stats As a team, the Cardinals are batting .298 with six doubles, one triple, and 20 RBIs. Colton Vaughn has the highest batting average at .750. La Bronze Sanderson and Nate Dalena lead the team with four hits. Six players are tied at one double. Max fox has a team high one triple. Zak Colby leads the team with four RBIs. Zak Colby has team high five walks. Matt Fox leads the team in slugging percentage at 1.000. Colton Vaughn leads the team in on base percentage at .875
Pitching Strikeouts The Cardinals pitching staff has struck out 19 batters this year. On June 8, in the second game of the doubleheader against the East Bay Colt .45’s, the Cardinals recorded a season high 11 strikeouts. Clay Gartner leads the team with the 6 strikeouts.
Stealing Extra Bases The Cardinals are 4 for 6 in stealing extra bases this year. Four players have the most stolen bases with one each. Two players are perfect when it comes to stealing extra bases.
It Takes Two… The Cardinals have turned five double plays this year. On June 8, in the first game of the doubleheader against East Bay Colt .45’s, the Cardinals turned three double plays.