September 16, 2008

Redbird Randoms...9/16/08 Looper

On-deck: The St. Louis Cardinals start the second leg of a three-team road trip tonight, taking on the Cincinatti Reds at the Great American Ballpark. Game time is 6:10 p.m. CT.


Probables: STL-Braden Looper RHP (12-12, 4.02) vs CIN-Bronson Arroyo RHP (14-10, 4.65)


Birds' Perch: The Cardinals remain in fourth place in the NL Central, 12.5 games behind the division leading Chicago Cubs; 4.5 games behind the second place Milwaukee Brewers, and 2.0 games behind the third place Houston Astros.


Wild Card: The Cardinals are 4.5 games behind two teams which are tied for the NL Wild Card spot: the Brewers and the Phillies. The Astros stand between the Cards and the WC leaders, 2.0 games ahead of the Cardinals.