The Cardinals, who were 74-3 on the season when leading after eight innings, were poised to put away another close game after Juan Yepez connected for the first go-ahead pinch-hit homer in franchise history with two outs in the seventh inning.
The Kansas City Chiefs could be missing kicker Harrison Butker for the fourth consecutive game because of swelling that won’t abate in the left ankle that he sprained in the opener against the Arizona Cardinals.
A Missouri highway worker who suffered severe injuries in a deadly work zone crash, was just fired by the Missouri Department of Transportation, all while he still can’t work and is on disability leave.
New president of baseball operations J.J. Picollo wasted no time putting his thumbprint on the Kansas City Royals, firing manager Mike Matheny and pitching coach Cal Eldred just hours after the end of another dismal season.
More than a decade ago, the talented triumvirate of Albert Pujols, Yadier Molina and Adam Wainwright helped power the St. Louis Cardinals past the Philadelphia Phillies in the divisional round of the playoffs, and ultimately to a World Series title.
The Cardinals are going left-handed pitcher Jose Quintana as the Game 1 starter in the Wild Card Series against the Phillies, which begins at 1:07 p.m. CT Friday at Busch Stadium. The decision was announced Thursday afternoon.