The NASCAR Cup Series kicked off Friday morning with numerous events happening at the World Wide Technology Raceway. For fans that are participating, here are some of the activities that will take place this weekend.
Miles Mikolas pitched eight shutout innings, Nolan Arenado hit an RBI double and Nolan Gorman drove in a run with a sacrifice fly as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Tuesday night to split the two-game set between the I-70 rivals.
The Cardinal-crazed corner of the social media landscape was lit ablaze Monday night when a Memphis-based sports reporter tweeted a video of top Cardinals prospect Jordan Walker explaining some thoughts on his recent play down in Triple-A.
On Saturday afternoon, the De Smet Spartans baseball team played host to the Francis Howell Vikings in the Missouri Class 6 State Quarterfinal. Francis Howell has made it a trend to play their best baseball in the postseason and Saturday was no different.
After the duo had finished weaving a masterpiece in a convincing 18-1 win on Monday night, Cardinals manager Oli Marmol reiterated that Contreras will be the everyday catcher again moving forward, stating that the team is “a lot better that way.”
St. Louis manager Oli Marmol said before Saturday’s game against Boston that the 31-year-old Contreras will be back behind the plate on Monday night when the Cardinals open a homestand against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Kenley Jansen blew a ninth-inning lead for the second straight day when shortstop Kiké Hernández’s throwing error on a potential game-ending double play allowed Nolan Gorman to score the go-ahead run in a three-run ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday.