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Late Rally picks up cards over Surge in series finale

    Springfield Cardinals

June 2, 2024 – Texas League (TL)
Springfield Cardinals Press Release

WICHITA, KS – The Cardinals scored five unanswered runs over the final two innings and went 3.1 scoreless frames off three innings as Springfield defeated the Wichita Wind Surge 6-2 on Sunday afternoon at Riverfront Stadium. The Cardinals have taken 5 of 6 in the series against the Surge and are 11-1 against Wichita this season.

decisions:

W: Ryan Shreve (4-2)

L: Miguel Rodriguez (1-4)

Notables:

For the first time in this series, Cardinals starter Max Rajcic didn’t factor into that decision despite allowing just 2 R with 7 K over 5.2 IP.

The Cardinals only had two runners reach second base before the 8th

Bryan Torres (10), Matt Lloyd (8) and Jeremy Rivas (8) extended their hitting streaks.

For just the third time this year, the Cards won a game when they fell behind, after No. 7 Springfield is now 3-17 in such contests.

With a four-run 9th inning, the Cardinals nearly doubled their ninth-inning output of the season; they scored 5 runs in the inning going into the game.

Springfield is 17-9 on the road and 25-14 against North Division opponents.

The Cardinals begin a six-game homestand Tuesday in North Little Rock against the Arkansas Travelers. Half a game separates the two clubs for first place in the North Division with 18 games remaining in the first half.

On deck:

Tuesday, June 4: SPR RHP Ian Bedell (1-2, 5.59 ERA) vs ARK LHP Danny Wirchansky (2-3, 5.28 ERA)

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