September 11, 2008

Redbird Randoms...9/11/08

On-deck: The Cards play the rubber match of the Cubs/Cards series tonight at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Game time is 7:15 p.m. CT.

Probables: CHC-Rich Harden RHP (9-2, 1.99) vs. STL-Todd Wellemeyer RHP (12-6, 3.74)

Birds' Perch: The Cardinals have slipped into fourth place in the NL Central, 9.0 games behind the first place Chicago Cubs, 4.5 games behind the second place Milwaukee Brewers (also NL WC leaders), 0.5 games behind the third place Houston Astros.

Next series: The Cardinals start a 9-game road trip tomorrow with the first three games at Pittsburgh, then three games in Cincinnati, then a day off before finishing the road trip with three games at Chicago.