Opening Day: Cardinals vs. Cubs

St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day
St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day
Busch Stadium groundskeepers cover the infield with a tarp as a steady rain begins to fall on Opening Day in St. Louis on April 13, 2012. The 2011 World Series Champion Cardinals are scheduled to play the Chicago Cubs for the home opener. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
New St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny stands at homeplate with Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum to exchange lineup cards at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 13, 2012. The lineup exchange is Matheny's first at home as the new Cardinals manager. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
New St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny walks back to the dugout after a lineup exchange before a game against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 13, 2012. The game is Matheny's first at home as the new Cardinals manager. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright delivers a pitch to the Chicago Cubs in the third inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 13, 2012. Wainwright is making his second start of the season after sitting out the entire 2011 season with an arm injury. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Football Hall of Fame member Dan Dierdorf  on April 13, 2012.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Dan Dierdorf
Football Hall of Fame member Dan Dierdorf watches the St. Louis Cardinals take on the Chicago Cubs in the Cards home opener at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 13, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Football Hall of Fame member Dan Dierdorf on April 13, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago Cubs Bryan LaHair (R) is congratulated by teammates after hitting a grand slam home run in the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 13, 2012. Chicago defeated St. Louis 9-5. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman shakes the hand of Hall of Fame member Stan Musial during Opening Day ceremonies at Busch Stadium in St. Louis oin April 13, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
National Baseball Hall of Fame member Ozzie Smith enters the field as he is introduced during opening day ceremonies at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 13, 2012. The St. Louis Cardinals played the Chicago Cubs on their opening day but lost the game 9-5. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija delivers a pitch to the St. Louis Cardinals in the third inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 13, 2012. Chicago defeated St. Louis 9-5. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals
Former St. Louis Cardinals players and members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame (L to R) Bruce Sutter, Bob Gibson, Red Schoendienst, Stan Musial, Whitey Herzog, Lou Brock and Ozzie Smith, gather for a photograph during Opening Day ceremonies at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 13, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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