(WMC-TV) - Memphis Redbirds left-handed starting pitcher Tim Cooney wins the St. Louis Cardinals' Minor League Pitcher of the Month award for April.
Cooney started five games, compiling a 3-1 record with 2.35 ERA. Cooney struck out 28 batters to only 8 walks in 30.2 innings in April.
Cooney was a third-round pick out of Wake Forest in the 2012 MLB First Year Player Draft. Cooney is also an alum of the prestigious Cape Cod League, a summer league for top prospects.
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