Cardinals Look for Split

Lance Lynn will take the mound as the St. Louis Cardinals try for a split of the series in Cincinnati this afternoon. The Cardinals have lost only one of their last 11 series against the Reds–that coming September 2-5 last season at Great American Ballpark.

Lynn, who will be making his team-leading 30th start, is 3‐0 with a 4.00 ERA in three previous starts against the Reds this season.

Matt Carpenter, 3B

Jon Jay, CF

Matt Holliday, LF

Matt Adams, 1B

Jhonny Peralta, SS

Oscar Taveras, RF

A.J. Pierzynski, C

Kolten Wong, 2B

Lance Lynn, P


–With post season play approaching, the St. Louis Cardinals are now offering tickets for potential playoff games. Based on the final standings, the Cardinals could host one Wild Card game and as many as three home games in the National League Division Series (NLDS).  Ticketing details such as dates and times will be announced later in September.


–Major League Baseball will pay tribute to those affected by the tragedy of 9/11 with pre-game ceremonies, including a moment of silence, and the “We Shall Not Forget” MLB silhouetted batter ribbon will be displayed throughout ballparks. In addition, special lineup cards and base jewels will be used for every game played on Thursday, September 11, 2014. On-field personnel, including players, coaches and umpires, will wear an American flag patch embroidered on the side of their caps.

photo credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

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