#Sports!: Cardinals won’t die yet!! It’s the battle of who gives a crap tonight on Thursday Night Football….
The Cardinals won’t die yet. Yesterday they picked up another win in Cincinnati against the Reds. Homers from Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler led the Cards to the 9-2 win. Luke Weaver got the win bringing his season record to 7-1. Tonight, the Cards and Reds wrap up their series in Cinci. Carlos Martinez gets the start. First pitch is scheduled for 6:10PM. As we stand today…The Cards are 5.0 games back behind the Cubs in the Central and 2.5 games back in the Wild Card. Ahead of them in the WC race are the Brewers and Colorado.
The Blues played their first game in the newly renovated Scottrade Center last night. They took on the Columbus Blue Jackets and picked up a 3-2 win in OT with the help of two goals from Vladimir Tarasenko. Jaden Schwartz also scored a short handed goal in the win. Three Blues are out for at least the rest of training camp and maybe then some. Alexander Steen is out for the rest of camp with a hand injury. Zach Sanford is out 5-6 months with a shoulder injury and Jay Boumeester is out at least 3 weeks with a left ankle fracture. Next game for the Blues is on Friday. They are in Washington to take on the Captials. You can watch that game on NBC Sports Network.
It’s the battle of who gives a crap tonight on Thursday Night Football. The Rams are in San Francisco to take on the 49ers. The game is on the NFL Network and kick off is scheduled for 7:25PM. Make sure to get your picks in at 1057thepoint.com/picks.
Ichiro has set some MLB records since he joined the league. His most impressive? He holds the single season hit record with 262 hits. Now, he is reaching yet ANOTHER hit record. This year – with 12 games remaining – Ichiro looks to become the record holder for most pinch hits in a single season. So far, he has 26. The single-season record is 28. It looks like he’s going to break that record too…All he needs is three more pinch hits to become the record holder.
A young girl was taken to the hospital after being hit by a 105 mile-per-hour foul ball at Yankee Stadium during yesterday’s game against the Twins. The game was delayed for several minutes while the girl was taken care of and carried from her seat a few rows back from the field near third base after she was hit in the bottom of the fifth inning by a foul ball off the bat of the Yankees’ Todd Frazier. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said after the game that he’d been told by team security that the girl was okay. Some players from both teams called after the incident for protecting netting to be extended at stadiums. Video Here!
One of the deadliest college football Saturdays in decades has added to one of the deadliest college football years in decades. Midwestern State cornerback Robert Grays died Tuesday after suffering an apparent serious neck injury while making a tackle Saturday against Texas A&M-Kingsville, the school confirmed early Wednesday. Grays was one of two college football players who played Saturday to die and the fifth college football player to die this year. Prior to Saturday, there had been five deaths total “directly due to [college] football” since 2002,