Cardinals Swashbuckle Pirates
(Pittsburgh, PA) -- Allen Craig drove in three to power the Cardinals in a 10-6 win over the Pirates in Pittsburgh. Matt Holliday went 2-for-5 with two RBI while Jon Jay was 2-for-4 with two RBI and three runs scored in the win. Lance Lynn allowed four runs over five innings and picked up the win for St. Louis, which has won five out of six.
Cards, Pirates Continue Series Tonight
(Pittsburgh, PA) -- The Cardinals and Pirates continue their three-game series with the second game at PNC Park tonight. Jake Westbrook puts his 1-and-1 mark on the line for St. Louis, while Pittsburgh turns to 0-and-2 Jonathan Sanchez. The Cards also play at Philadelphia and Washington on this trip before returning home to host the Pirates a week from Friday.
Cubs Host Rangers Tonight
(Chicago, IL) -- After an off-day Monday, the Cubs are back in action tonight as they welcome the Texas Rangers to Wrigley Field. It's the first of a three-game series. Travis Wood is slated to start for Chicago, while Texas sends Derek Holland to the hill. The Cubs lost three-of-four to the World Series champion Giants over the weekend to slip to 4-and-8 on the year.
Blues Host Canucks Tonight
(St. Louis, MO) -- The Blues continue their four-game homestand tonight as they host the Vancouver Canucks. St. Louis is looking to snap a two-game losing streak after dropping games to Columbus and Chicago. The Blues are 23-16-and-2 with 48 points and are clinging to a playoff spot in the tightly-packed Western Conference. The Blues have seven games left.
MacTavish Named Oilers GM
(Edmonton, Alberta) -- Former St. Louis Blues player Craig MacTavish is now the general manager of the Edmonton Oilers. The 54-year-old replaces Steve Tambellini, who was fired on Monday. The Oilers have lost five straight to fall to 16-18-and-7 on the season with 39 points. MacTavish concluded his 17-year playing career with the Blues in the 1996-97 season.