Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday left last night's game in the fourth inning with a right hamstring injury. He was replaced by Matt Adams, who entered to play first base.
The St. Louis Cardinals have recalled pitcher Carlos Martinez from Triple-A Memphis. Martinez was 3-and-2 with a sub-two ERA in eight starts since his return to Triple-A on May 27th.
The St. Louis Blues have finalized a one-year contract with center Derek Roy. The deal was pending a physical exam after the two sides agreed to terms on Saturday.
9th District Postseason Tournament action...
Washington is off to a good start in the Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament with an 8-1 win over the Rod's Sports Athletics in a first round game from Pool D.
The Cardinals and Cubs end the first half of the season in Chicago with a four-game series. The Cards send Jake Westbrook to the mound opposite Edwin Jackson for Game One tonight.
Matt Carpenter hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh inning and the Cardinals held on for a 5-4 victory over the visiting Astros. Matt Holliday also knocked in two runs for St.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter will begin his rehab assignment with Double-A Springfield on Monday. His pitch count will be limited to 60 pitches.
The St. Louis Blues have shipped forward David Perron to the Edmonton Oilers. The Blues will receive forward Magnus Paajarvi and a second round pick in next season's draft.
Washington begins defense of its title in the Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament with a tough opponent this evening.
The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Golfer Joshua Jones from Union High School.