Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.
The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.
It involved race, and it was done it a church.
After two games with the White Sox, the Cardinals return to National League play tonight as the Padres come to Busch Stadium to start a four-game set. Jaime Garcia will not make his scheduled start due to a left groin strain. The team has yet to announce a starter opposite San Diego's Tyson Ross. First pitch is at 6:15, with the game on MLB Network.