May 10: Cardinals @ Angels

Jenifer Langosch/

Records: Cardinals (16-16, -9.0 in NL Central), Angels (13-18, -5.5 in AL West)

First pitch: 9:05 p.m. CT

TV/Radio: Fox Sports Midwest, KMOX 1120

Cardinals lineup: Matt Carpenter (3B), Stephen Piscotty (RF), Matt Holliday (DH), Randal Grichuk (CF), Yadier Molina (C), Brandon Moss (1B), Jedd Gyorko (2B), Jeremy Hazelbaker (LF), Aledmys Diaz (SS)

Angels lineup: TBA

Transactions: None

Reading Material:

  • Cardinals players are finding camaraderie and competition through clubhouse chess (link)
  • Paul De Jong earns a spot on MLBPipeline’s Player of the Week list after hitting .320/.452/.840 with four homers and seven RBIs (link)

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Chess huh?

Holiday had a huge day as the DH. Maybe AL team(s) will notice………..?

Yeah, chess is MM’s thing. He sponsors some local young people’s chess club here in St Louis.
And keep in mind that Holliday has been quite clear about wanting to finish his career as a Red Bird. If they don’t pick up his 2017 option? Sounds like he’ll probably retire…or maybe he’ll see if the Cards might have an opening in an admin or coaching capacity.

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