Cardinals Clip Twins
(Fort Myers, FL) -- The Cardinals scored three runs in the ninth to rally for a 4-3 win over the Twins in Fort Myers. Matt Adams had a two-run single and scored the decisive run on a sac-fly. Shelby Miller allowed one run in four-and-a-third innings in the start. Adam Wainwright takes the ball today as the Redbirds face the Mets in Port St. Lucie.
Cardinals Name Miller Fifth Starter
(Jupiter, FL) -- One of the main position battles in Cardinals spring training camp has ended. The Redbirds have named Shelby Miller their fifth starter. The 22-year-old was a first-round pick of the Cards in the 2009 draft. Fellow right-hander Joe Kelly will land in the bullpen for St. Louis.
Cards Won't Rule Freese Out For Opening Day
(Jupiter, FL) -- The Cardinals say third baseman David Freese is still an option to play on Opening Day. Freese had an MRI on his ailing back and initial reports indicate things aren't as bad as they first seemed. General Manager John Mozeliak says Freese will receive anti-inflammatory injections to deal with the pain. The Cards have just four more exhibition games left.
Lohse Signs With Crew, Cards Get 28th Pick
(Milwaukee, WI) -- Former Cardinals starter Kyle Lohse has signed a three-year deal with the Milwaukee Brewers. The contract is worth a reported 33-million-dollars in base salary. He went 16-and-3 with a 2.68 ERA last season for St. Louis, but turned down a one-year deal worth over 13-million for this season. As a result, the Cards will receive the 28th pick in the upcoming draft as compensation.
Cubs Fall Short Against Giants
(Mesa, AZ) -- Dioneer Navaro smacked a two-run homer for the Cubs in a 9-3 loss to the Giants at HoHoKam Park yesterday. The game featured the third-largest crowd in stadium history with over 13-thousand in attendance. Starter Travis Wood allowed four runs in as many innings. Opening Day starter Jeff Samardzija gets his final tuneup as the Cubbies host the Reds tonight in Mesa.
Blues Host Oilers Tonight
(St. Louis, MO) -- The Blues welcome the Edmonton Oilers for a skate tonight at Scottrade Center. St. Louis has dropped two out of three since a three-game winning streak and is now 17-12-and-2 with 36 points. The Note sits in the seventh spot in the West, two games back of the Kings for sixth. Calgary is second-to-last in the conference with 28 points. Tonight's game starts at 7:00.