When the Oakland A’s signed infielder (and notorious “shredder”) Nick Punto yesterday, it immediately started the rumor mill churning. Who is the name that is causing the wheels to spin? Oakland incumbent shortstop Jed Lowrie. […]
Former Cards infielder Nick Punto was picked off 2nd base in key play of game.
Following the Braves defeat, Cardinals broadcaster John Rooney was in the clubhouse at Minute Maid Park for the celebration to get reaction.
The Redbird’s shortstop and lead-off man will miss the last two regular season game against the Houston Astros.
The Pirates put runners on first and second with no outs in the ninth, but Pedro Ciriaco bunted into a forceout and Neil Walker grounded into a double play to end it.
St. Louis beats Atlanta 4-3 in 10 innings.
Punto was 3 for 15 in a five-game injury rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Memphis.
Cards say Gerald Laird and Tony Cruz suffered lesser injuries Thursday night, and won’t be placed on disabled list.
Jaime Garcia, who entered the game with an NL-best home record of 6-1, gave up four earned runs in six innings.
Cardinals bench players hurt Thursday night while starting against Houston.