>>Cards Romp Cubs
(St. Louis, MO) -- The St. Louis Cardinals finished off a three-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs with a 7-0 win in the series finale. St. Louis outscored Chicago 23-1 in the set. Matt Holliday hit his
16th homer and Carlos Beltran cracked his 21st, while John Jay was 4-for-4 with
two RBI. Lance Lynn moved to 12-and-4, dealing six shutout innings with five
strikeouts. Bryan LaHair was 2-for-4 with a stolen base for the Cubs. Travis
Wood was tagged with the loss, allowing seven runs and nine hits in six
innings. The Cardinals open a four-game series with the Dodgers tonight. Joe
Kelly gets the start for the Redbirds against Chad Billingsley.
>>Tigers Top White Sox
(Detroit, MI) -- Miguel Cabrera blasted a pair of solo homers to help the Tigers top the White Sox, 6-4. They were the 299th and 300th home runs of his career. Alex Rios' homer was ruled a double
but was overturned for a two-run shot. Kevin Youkilis added a solo jack for
Chicago, which has lost five in-a-row. Phil Humber allowed six runs in three
innings for the loss. The Sox start a three-game series with the Twins tonight.
>>Astros Trade Myers To ChiSox
(Detroit, MI) -- The Chicago White Sox acquired right-hander Brett Myers from the Houston Astros on
Saturday for a pair of pitching prospects and a player to be named later. The
White Sox gave up Matt Heidenreich and Blair Walters to get Myers, who has 19
saves in 21 opportunities this season. Heidenreich is 9-and-4 with a 3.95 ERA.
Walters is 4-and-6 with a 3.96 ERA. Heidenreich will be assigned to Double-A
Corpus Christi and Walters will go to Single-A Lancaster.
>>Larkin, Santo Inducted Into Hall Of Fame
(Cooperstown, NY) -- Barry Larkin and Ron Santo were inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame
on Sunday. Santo finished his career with the White Sox after playing his first
14 with the Cubs. He was selected to nine All-Star Games and won five Gold
Gloves at third base. Santo, who was selected by the Veterans Committee, passed
away in December of 2010.
>>Rams' Quinn Charged With DWI
(St. Louis, MO) -- Rams defensive end Robert Quinn was charged with driving drunk after a traffic accident earlier this month. The 22-year-old was arrested on July 10th and charged with DWI
before posting bond as a condition of his release. The Rams released a
statement late last week saying they are aware of the issue and are letting the
legal process take course before taking any action.
>>Rams Rookies Report To Camp Tomorrow
(Earth City, MO) -- Rams rookies will report to camp at the ContinuityX Training Center tomorrow. Veterans are set to report on Saturday. The first preseason game for St. Louis is August 12th at
Indianapolis against the Colts. The Rams open the regular season September 9th
in Detroit against the Lions.