May 17: Rockies @ Cardinals

Jenifer Langosch/

Records: Cardinals (20-18, -8.0 in NL Central), Rockies (19-18, -1.5 in NL West)

First pitch: 7:15 p.m. CT

TV/Radio: Fox Sports Midwest, KMOX 1120

Cardinals lineup: Matt Carpenter (3B), Stephen Piscotty (RF), Matt Holliday (LF), Matt Adams (1B), Yadier Molina (C), Jeremy Hazelbaker (CF), Aledmys Diaz (SS), Kolten Wong (2B), Jaime Garcia (LHP)

Rockies lineup: Charlie Blackmon (CF), Trevor Story (SS), Nolan Arenado (3B), Carlos Gonzalez (RF), Mark Reynolds (1B), Ryan Raburn (LF), DJ LeMahieu (2B), Dustin Garneau (C), Chad Bettis (RHP)

Transactions: None

Reading Material:

  • Jason Motte returns to St. Louis, holds Cornhole Challenge to raise money for cancer foundation (link)
  • Ever wonder how Mike Matheny constructs his lineups? Here’s a look at the complicated process (link)
  • Yadier Molina’s early production, following two thumb surgeries, has surprised even him (link)

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