April 22: Cardinals @ Nationals

Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com

Records: Cardinals (8-4), Nationals (7-7)

First pitch: 6:05 pm CT

TV/Radio: Fox Sports Midwest, 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), John Lackey (RHP)

Nationals lineup: Denard Span (CF), Ian Desmond (SS), Jayson Werth (LF), Bryce Harper (RF), Ryan Zimmerman (1B), Yunel Escobar (3B), Wilson Ramos (C), Danny Espinosa (2B), Doug Fister (RHP)

Transactions: OF Gary Brown was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Angels, one day after the Cardinals designated him for assignment

Reading Material:

  • See Jon Jay’s defensive gems through the eyes of new Statcast technology (link)
  • Matt Holliday extends his hitting streak to 12 games with four more singles (link)
  • How 17 baserunners and 13 hits led to just one run for the Cardinals in Tuesday’s loss (link)
  • Mitch Harris on his Major League dream come true (link)
  • Game recap from the Cardinals’ 2-1 loss to the Nationals on Tuesday (link)
  • Stan Musial leads the Cardinals in the ongoing Franchise Four voting (link)
  • Game preview for Wednesday (link)

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