June 14: Royals @ Cardinals

Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com

Records: Cardinals (41-21, +6.5 in NL Central), Royals (34-25, +2.0 in AL Central)

First pitch: 1:15 pm CT

TV/Radio: Fox Sports Midwest, 1120 KMOX

Cardinals lineup: Kolten Wong (2B), Matt Carpenter (3B), Jhonny Peralta (SS), Mark Reynolds (1B), Yadier Molina (C), Jason Heyward (RF), Randal Grichuk (LF), Jon Jay (CF), John Lackey (RHP)

Royals lineup: Alcides Escobar (SS), Mike Moustakas (3B), Lorenzo Cain (CF), Eric Hosmer (1B), Salvador Perez (C), Alex Gordon (LF), Omar Infante (2B), Jarrod Dyson (RF), Chris Young (RHP)

Transactions: None

Reading material:

  • Jason Heyward makes a game-saving catch on a ball he never saw (link)
  • For the first time in more than two years, Tyler Lyons notched a Major League win (link)
  • Game recap from the Cardinals’ 3-2 win over the Royals on Saturday (link)
  • Matt Carpenter hasn’t looked like himself at the plate lately (link)
  • Cardinals pitchers finding ways to be more productive at the plate this season (link)
  • Preview of the Cardinals’ series finale against the Royals on Sunday (link)

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Yesterday it was the sun in the eyes,today its raindrops.Summer in St.Louis:)

Yup. : (

The rain has come our way this morning,but stayed away last night for Rascal Flatts.
Good,but I liked Dave Matthews better.
Pirates won;that makes it 4 in-a-row for them.Cole is nasty and is their best,but I not convinced the rest of the staff can do it for the season.Of I say that and I hope that our staff takes no more injjury hits………………..the line up too.

Yeah, I heard that Gerrit Cole’s the first pitcher to get 10 wins this season. Man, rain’s still in the forecast all today. Sure hope they don’t call a rain-out again. The Cards’ haven’t batted against May, the Twins’s starting pitcher. Maybe they’ll figure him out quick. Did you see Heyward’s ridiculous blind catch? Joc Pederson’s catch was sumpin’, as well.
Not exactly a fan of country, but RFlatts is cool. Not as good as DMathews, as you said.; )

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