Los Angeles Dodgers
Peralta homered and singled home the go-ahead run during a three-run eighth inning Sunday night, leading the Cardinals to a 4-2 victory.
Pete Kozma gets big run after starter Carlos Martinez gives St. Louis another quality outing
Jhonny Peralta continues hot hitting in first of 4 with Dodgers
Sunday’s result was a 3-1 St. Louis triumph
Los Angeles denies Michael Wacha his 8th win at a soaked Busch Stadium
Cardinals take series opener 3-0
An 11th-round Draft choice by the Dodgers out of high school, Los Angeles knew it was taking a risk by drafting Joc Pederson, as he had pretty high bonus demands and had already committed to play baseball at USC. But the Dodgers were OK with the risk that late, and OK with giving him a hefty bonus, and now five years later it looks as though it’s all going to pay off.
Ex Dodgers, Cards slugger reportedly has bleeding on the brain
There’s a contemporary push to place starting pitchers in the same realm as everyday players, which is confusing as it is annoying.
The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.