April 19: Reds @ Cardinals

Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com

wpid-img_20150419_163904320.jpgRecords: Cardinals (7-3), Reds (5-6)

First pitch: 7:05 pm CT

TV/Radio: ESPN, 1120 KMOX

Cardinals lineup: Matt Carpenter (3B), Jason Heyward (RF), Matt Holliday (LF), Matt Adams (1B), Jhonny Peralta (SS), Jon Jay (CF), Yadier Molina (C), Kolten Wong (2B), Adam Wainwright (RHP)

Reds lineup: Skip Schumaker (LF), Joey Votto (1B), Todd Frazier (3B), Brandon Phillips (2B), Jay Bruce (RF), Zack Cozart (SS), Brennan Boesch (CF), Tucker Barnhart (C), Mike Leake (RHP)

Transactions: The Cardinals placed Randal Grichuk on the 15-day DL (retroactive to April 17) and recalled infielder Dean Anna

Reading Material:

  • Jason Heyward hits his first home run as a Cardinal, draws a curtain call (link)
  • Matt Holliday exits Saturday’s game with a mid-back strain (link)
  • Randal Grichuk lands on DL with a lower back strain; Dean Anna to be recalled (link)
  • Carlos Martinez takes a little off his fastball and flashes an improved off-speed repertoire (link)
  • Manager Mike Matheny to seek clarity on home-plate collision rule (link)
  • Game recap from the Cardinals’ 5-2 win over Cincinnati (link)
  • Game preview for Sunday’s series finale (link)

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