Johnson City Cardinals

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Johnson City Cardinals
Founded in 1937
Johnson City, Tennessee
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Team logoCap insignia
Class-level
Current Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Appalachian League (1910-1913; 1921-1924; 1937–1955; 1957-1961; 1964-Present)
Division Western Division
Major league affiliations
Current St. Louis Cardinals
Previous New York Yankees
Philadelphia Phillies
Minor league titles
League titles (9)
  • 1940
  • 1958
  • 1964
  • 1975
  • 1976
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2014
  • 2016
Division titles (7)
  • 1986
  • 1987
  • 1994
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2014
  • 2016
Team data
Nickname Johnson City Cardinals (1975-present)
Previous names
  • Johnson City Yankees (1964–1974)
  • Harlan Yankees (1963)
  • Harlan Smokies (1961–1962)
  • Johnson City Phillies (1957–1960)
  • Johnson City Cardinals (1939–1955)
  • Johnson City Soldiers (1910-1913; 1921-1924; 1937–1938)
Ballpark TVA Credit Union Ballpark (1956–present)
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
St. Louis Cardinals / Boyd Sports
Manager Roberto Espinoza
General Manager Zac Clark

The Johnson City Cardinals are a Minor League Baseball team based in Johnson City, Tennessee.[1] The Cardinals are affiliated with the St. Louis Cardinals organization and play with the Rookie Appalachian League.[1] The team has won nine league championships, most recently in 2016,[2] they play their home games at TVA Credit Union Ballpark.[3]

Playoffs[edit]

Since 1986, Johnson City has reached the playoffs by virtue of winning their division or clinching a playoff spot eight times, the results of their postseason play during this time are as follows.[4]

Roster[edit]

Johnson City Cardinals roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 27 Juan Alvarez
  • 26 Mike Brettell
  • 35 Noel De Jesus
  • 28 Oneiver Diaz
  • 36 Junior Gonzalez
  • 13 Parker Kelly
  • 33 Kyle Leahy
  • 56 David Oca
  • 12 Tommy Parsons
  • 39 Enrique Perez
  • 18 Edwar Ramirez
  • 11 Colin Schmid
  • 22 Evan Sisk
  • 30 Jake Sylvester
  • 38 Dionis Zamora

Catchers

  • 15 Zach Jackson
  • 31 Benito Santiago
  • 47 Carlos Soto

Infielders

  •  7 Moises Castillo
  •  5 Leandro Cedeno
  • 16 Luis Flores
  • 25 Dariel Gomez
  •  4 Nolan Gorman
  •  8 Michael Perri
  • 24 Kevin Woodall

Outfielders

  • 51 Jonatan Machado
  • 32 Brandon Riley
  • 19 Sanel Rosendo
  • 23 Brian Sanchez
  •  3 Donivan Williams


Manager

  • 41 Roberto Espinoza

Coaches

  • 29 Cody Gabella (Hitting)
  • 41 Rick Harig (Pitching)


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On St. Louis Cardinals 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated July 9, 2018
Transactions
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St. Louis Cardinals minor league players

Notable alumni[edit]

Many of the players fielded by Johnson City have gone on to distinguish themselves in Major League Baseball.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Johnson City, Tennessee Register City Encyclopedia". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 10, 2016. 
  2. ^ Sutton, Bob (September 7, 2016). "Cardinals sweep way to Appy crown". milb.com. Retrieved October 10, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Howard Johnson Field". milb.com. Retrieved October 10, 2016. 
  4. ^ "2016 Appalachian League Media Guide". milb.com. pp. 47–59. Retrieved October 10, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Notable Alumni". milb.com. Retrieved October 10, 2016. 

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