August 16, 2008

Redbird Randoms...8/16/08 Pineiro, Barton, Glaus

On-deck: The Cards play the Cincinatti Reds tonight at the Great American Ballpark in Ohio. Game time is 6:10 p.m. CT.
Probables: STL-Joel Pineiro RHP (5-5, 4.82) vs. Aaron Harang RHP (3-12, 5.17)
Birds' Perch: The Cardinals are in third place in the NL Central Division, 7.5 games behind the first place Cubs and 2.0 behind the second place Brewers.
Wild Card: The Milwaukee Brewers currently lead the Wild Card race, the Cards two games behind. The Phillies are 4.5 games behind the Brewers, right on the Cards' heels.
Carp on DL: Chris Carpenter is one the 15-day DL with an expected return of August 26.
Waino in Memphis rehab: Injured pitcher Adam Wainwright will make another rehab start for Triple-A Memphis, tonight.
Whatcha done for me lately? These are the Cards with the most hits over the last 7 games:
  • Troy Glaus -- 10 (in six games)
  • Felipe Lopez -- 9
  • Ryan Ludwick, Albert Pujols, Cesar Izturis -- 8

Barton activated: Brian Barton has been activated, the Cardinals finding room for him on the roster when Chris Carpenter was placed on the DL.