August 26: A’s @ Cardinals

Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com

Records: Cardinals (67-59, -14.0 in NL Central), A’s (55-72, -19.5 in AL West)

NL Wild Card: Giants (+1.5), Cardinals, Marlins (-1.5), Pirates (-2.5), Mets (-3.5)

First pitch: 7:15 p.m. CT

TV/Radio: Fox Sports Midwest, 1120 KMOX

Cardinals lineup: Matt Carpenter (2B), Jedd Gyorko (SS), Brandon Moss (1B), Stephen Piscotty (RF), Yadier Molina (C), Jhonny Peralta (3B), Randal Grichuk (CF), Tommy Pham (LF), Luke Weaver (RHP)

A’s lineup: Coco Crisp (CF), Danny Valencia (RF), Stephen Vogt (C), Khris Davis (LF), Yonder Alonso (1B), Ryan Healy (3B), Max Muncy (2B), Marcus Semien (SS), Ross Detwiler (RHP)

Transactions: The Cardinals optioned RHP Sam Tuivailala to Triple-A Memphis and recalled RHP Miguel Socolovich

Reading material:

  • Adam Wainwright’s tough start boils over in rough fifth inning (link)
  • Game recap from the Cardinals’ 10-6 loss to the Mets on Thursday (link)
  • Wainwright loses his glove, and the Cardinals lose an out. What happened on that odd fifth-inning play? (link)
  • Cardinals to hold third annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday (link)
  • Who is on the short list as possible September call-ups? (link)

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5 Comments

Poo Tui. He was sent back down to AAA in exchange for Socolovich. I thought I heard one of the TV guys say that Tui really only has 2 good pitches. Perhaps, that’s the problem?
Tonite, no Hazelbaker, Wong or GGarcia in the starting line-up.
I’m wondering if they might put Waino on day-to-day with some sort of soreness or whatever. Or they could possibly put him on the 15-day DL, retroactive 10 or less days. Gotta’ blame his issues on something, no?

Sounds right.

I really love seeing our young guys get it done.
Question, Are they enough to over take the Cubs and their youth next year?

I’ll answer my question…………….not yet.
Garcia pitching today. If its anything like his last start we’re in trouble.

86 wins becoming more and more a reality.

Went to the game last nite. A policeman gave me two(2) extra 2016 Hall of Fame Repica giveaways. So I have one for each of you, if you’d like?http://www.stadiumgiveawayexchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/2016-cardinals-hall-of-fame-inductees-plaque-st-louis-cardinals-8-27-2016.png
And yep, we might be in trouble today with Garcia pitching.
MM should’ve left Reyes in to pitch last nite. Guess he thought Duke could get out of the jam. Wrong.

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