If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."
Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay will have surgery on his ailing left wrist. GM John Mozeliak says Jay will have his wrist scoped on Wednesday and is expected to need six-to-eight weeks to recover before resuming offseason training. The injury originally occurred in July.