September 11, 2008

Cardinals get last home crack at Cubs | News

Cardinals get last home crack at Cubs News: "ST. LOUIS -- The stakes are surely still too high for any hijinks, but it's clear that some elements in the Cardinals' clubhouse are a little irritated with some actions by the Cubs as Thursday's series finale approaches.

On Tuesday, it was infielder Brian Barden expressing frustration with a high-and-tight pitch from Carlos Marmol. On Wednesday, manager Tony La Russa made it clear -- without explicitly saying so -- that he was annoyed by Ted Lilly's collision with Yadier Molina at home plate."

... Matthew Leach previews the rubber match tonight at Busch Stadium while quoting Yadier Molina and Tony La Russa regarding the Ted Lilly collision with Molina in last night's game.

Most players and media are calling it a clean play, but not all convinced. Or so it seems.