Frank Pulli, a veteran umpire for the National League before the leagues converged their umpires into one group, passed away August 28th in Florida due to complications with Parkinson’s Disease.
The Cardinals return home from a suspenseful, yet successful road trip to face the Atlanta Braves for a four game tilt starting Thursday night. Here’s the current story of the two teams that will meet through this weekend in St. Louis.
Once again, the battle for I-70 is about to get underway. However, this season, it’s going Hatfield’s and McCoy’s style, as the week will be literally a trek up and down the highway for one of the few back-to-back “natural rival” home-and-home interleague series.
The club pulled off its first series sweep of the season against the Washington Nationals in DC, wrapping it up against their ace Stephen Strasburg on Wednesday afternoon. And as the club returns back home a half game ahead in the NL Central, here are three things to take from tilt with the Nationals.
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