April 30: Phillies @ Cardinals

Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com

Records: Cardinals (14-6, +2.0 in NL Central), Phillies (8-14, -7.0 in NL East)

First pitch: 12:45 pm CT

TV/Radio: Fox Sports Midwest, MLB Network, 1120 KMOX

Cardinals lineup: Jon Jay (CF), Matt Carpenter (3B), Matt Holliday (LF), Matt Adams (1B), Jason Heyward (RF), Yadier Molina (C), Kolten Wong (2B), Pete Kozma (SS), Tim Cooney (LHP)

Phillies lineup: Odubel Herrera (CF), Freddy Galvis (SS), Darin Ruf (LF), Ryan Howard (1B), Jeff Francoeur (RF), Cesar Hernandez (2B), Cody Asche (3B), Cameron Rupp (C), David Buchanan (RHP)

Transactions: The Cardinals have optioned catcher Cody Stanley to Triple-A and purchased the contract of left-handed pitcher Tim Cooney

Reading material:

  • Given a rare start, Peter Bourjos has his footprints all over the Cardinals’ win (link)
  • Kolten Wong sets a career-high with 10 assists, three coming with the aid of the shift (link)
  • Tim Cooney grew up a huge Phillies fan, now he’ll face them in his Major League debut (link)
  • Major League Baseball releases its All-Star Game ballot, opens fan voting (link)
  • Game recap from the Cardinals’ 5-2 win over the Phillies (link)
  • Preview for Thursday’s series finale against Philadelphia (link)

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