Cards Win a Wild One


What started as a pitchers duel, ended up being an extra innings slug fest.  I got home from work just in time to see Matt Cain’s solo home run to break the 0-0 tie.  I really enjoy watching a well pitched game, but missed that half, and instead saw a total of fifteen runs cross the plate after the fifth inning.  It was great to see the Redbirds claw back into it.  They never let  up, and eventually got the win.  8-7 was the final. Here’s the full recap.

The 9-3 Cardinals remain in first place in the Central, with a game and a half lead over Milwaukee.  Tomorrow is the series finale, with Joel Pineiro going against Tim Lincecum.  It will be Pineiro’s first start of the year. Should be fun.  Look for Pujols to sit tomorrow, as Tony La Russa generally likes to rest certain veteran players before an off day.

Unfortunately, I’ve got to keep it short tonight, but be sure to check in tomorrow.  I’ve got several things in the works.