Caldwell, Knizner lift Cards over Naturals
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Bruce Caldwell homered and singled, scoring a couple of runs while also driving home two as the Springfield Cardinals topped the Northwest Arkansas Naturals 8- 3 on Tuesday.
Andrew Knizner singled three times for Springfield.
Springfield went up 5-0 in the third after Anthony Garcia hit a three-run home run.
Springfield right-hander Sandy Alcantara (5-5) picked up the win after allowing one run on seven hits over 52/ innings. 3 Opposing starter Josh Staumont (0-2) took the loss in the Texas League game after a rough outing in which he allowed five runs and seven hits over four innings.
Anderson Miller homered and doubled, driving in three runs for the Naturals.