Cardinals Use Longball In Win Over Diamondbacks
(Phoenix, AZ) -- Matt Holliday, Pete Kozma and John Jay hit home runs to lead the Cardinals over the Diamondbacks, 6-1. Starting pitcher Jaime Garcia pitched five and two-thirds innings and allowed a run on two hits with four strikeouts. Three relievers combined to shut out Arizona over the last three and one-third innings. The two teams have split the first two games of the series with the Cardinals' Lance Lynn facing Arizona's Brandon McCarthy tonight.
Cubs Meet Bucs For Second Game
(Pittsburgh, PA) -- The Cubs and Pirates resume their series from PNC Park this evening. Chicago dropped the Bucs in Monday's opener, 3-1. Edwin Jackson gets the ball tonight opposite Pittsburgh's Wandy Rodriguez. First pitch is slated for 6:05 p.m. Central.
Blues In Action Thursday
(St. Louis, MO) -- The Blues get an extra day off after Monday's 4-1 win in Minnesota. They go to Chicago for a Thursday night game against the Western Conference-leading Blackhawks. St. Louis is tied for the eight and final seed in the West with Nashville at 18-14-and-2.
Pair Transfers From Mizzou
(Columbia, MO) -- Two Tigers have decided to transfer out of the basketball program, the school announced yesterday. Freshman guards Negus Webster-Chan and Dominique Bull will look for more playing time and look to find a school closer to their hometowns. Both players saw limited action this past season.
Tickets For Soccer Exhibition Sell Out
(St. Louis, MO) -- The "St. Louis Post-Dispatch" reports that tickets for a May 23rd soccer friendly between English Premier League giants sold out with minutes of going on sale yesterday. Chelsea of London will play Manchester City at Busch Stadium. Seating capacity is 42-thousand for the match.