>>Cards Rally Past Brewers
(Milwaukee, WI) -- Allen Craig's RBI single in the top of the ninth lifted the Cardinals to a 3-2 comeback win over the Brewers in the opener of a three-game series. Craig's hit came after Matt
Holliday delivered a game-tying two-run single in the frame. Lance Lynn struck
out 10 over seven innings in a no-decision. Jason Motte was credited with his
fourth win for St. Louis, which stopped a three-game skid. Joe Kelly is slated
to oppose Randy Wolf in the second of the three-game series tonight.
>>Cards Bring Up Rosenthal From Springfield
(Milwaukee, WI) -- The Cardinals fortified their bullpen by purchasing the contract of pitcher
Trevor Rosenthal before last night's game at Milwaukee. The 22-year-old
right-hander had been pitching at Double-A Springfield. To make room, pitcher Maikel Cleto was optioned to
>>BoSox Down White Sox
(Boston, MA) -- Adrian Gonzalez homered and plated four runs as the Red Sox spoiled Kevin Youkilis' return to Fenway with a 5-1 win over the White Sox. In his first game in Boston since being
traded last month, Youkilis went 3-for-4 with a run for Chicago. Adam Dunn
knocked in Chicago's only run on a ground out in the first. Leyson Septimo was
charged with the loss. The series continues at 6:10.
>>Cubs Open Series With Marlins
(Chicago, IL) -- The Cubs begin a three-game series with the Marlins at Wrigley Field tonight. Travis Wood is slated to get the start on the mound for Chicago. Miami will counter with
Anibal Sanchez. First-pitch will be at 7:05.
>>Bears, Forte Reportedly Agree To Four-Year Deal
(Lake Forest, IL) -- Bears running back Matt Forte [[ for-TAY ]] finally has his long-term
contract. ESPN reports the two sides have agreed to a four-year deal worth
about $32-million. The 26-year-old tore a knee ligament in early December and
missed the rest of the season, but still rushed for nearly 15-hundred yards and
earned his first Pro Bowl selection.