(St.Louis, MO) — Stephen Piscotty scored on an errant Brandon Crawford throw in the eighth to lift the Cardinals to a 2-1 win over the Giants. Yadier Molina belted a solo homer for the Redbirds in the opener of the three-game set. Kevin Siegrist picked up the win in relief of Michael Wacha, who tossed seven innings of one-run ball. Trevor Rosenthal earned his 37th save after Buster Posey flied out to the warning track to end the game.
>>Cards Place Grichuk On DL
(St.Louis, MO) — Cardinals outfielder Randal Grichuk is heading to the 15-day disabled liSt. Grichuk has a right elbow strain. He is hitting .284 with 15 home runs and 44 RBI in 85 games. Tommy Pham was called up from Memphis to take Grichuk’s roster spot.
>>Cubs Host Tigers
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs and Tigers open up a two-game Interleague series tonight at Wrigley Field. Chicago is 67-and-49 after taking two of three from the White Sox. Jason Hammel gets the start for Chicago with his 6-and-5 record opposite Detroit’s Anibal Sanchez.
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