Cardinals Stay The Course ~

Posted April 21, 2012

Yesterday's game proved a winner with pitcher Lynn as starter.  Lynn, filling in for the injured Chris Carpenter, is doing a very nice job. He allowed only four hits and one walk while striking out four. However one of the hits was an "inside-the-park" homer in the first during his seven inning stretch. But, that was the only run Pittsburgh had on the board.  Lynn goes 3-0 ~ moving up for relief pitcher last season to starter ~ not bad. Today-Westbrook will pitch for the Cardinals and Kevin Corriea for Pittsburgh.

Schumaker was brought back a bit early from his Memphis rehab assignment ~ strained right oblique ~ to fill-in for the injured CF John Jay. Jay injured his left shoulder after running into the center field wall during Thursday's game. Schumaker suffered the same demise "smacking" into the wall going for the ball, which he felt he should have caught ~ but with the abrupt stop made it difficult for him to breathe. Rattling the ol' rib cage with a strained oblique ~ probably not a very comfortable experience. Precautionary measures ~ he was pulled from the game. This was his first appearance after missing the first 13 games. Hopefully the damage is not too great ~ and he'll back on the permanent roster for the rest of the season. 

All in all ~ the Cardinals are staying the course.  They have a strong "team" and have been playing as a unit with a purpose. Exciting to see.

Everyone ~ have a great day and enjoy your games.  Always ~ Elichap

 

GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
1 Comment:
  • roy oswalt????? is there any reason on this earth why the cardinals have not signed him??? missing something here?
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Joe Montana pins blame for Deflategate on Tom Brady

NFLPA boss: No Deflategate interviews until after SB

Blandino: Deflategate no sting; PSI in footballs not logged in

Aaron Hernandez’s DNA found on bullet casing, joint near body

Thomas upset he was tested for PEDs over health statement

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Marshawn’s press conference to end all press conferences

NFL to assist Seahawks in ID'ing Pats' ineligible receiver sets

Josh Gordon in essay: I'm not an addict

Belichick, Brady can't imagine Hall of Fame without Seau

Teammate: Johnny Manziel is definitely not a joke

Knicks reportedly ‘in play’ for Kevin Durant

Tom Izzo: 'The Twitter' may have affected team's confidence

Measles outbreak hits Arizona days before Super Bowl

Proposed pace-of-play rule changes, by the numbers

Super Bowl XLIX should smash TV viewership record yet again

NFL, officials, Carroll disagree on ineligible player rules

Seattle business rolling 12,000 joints for Super Bowl

How Yardbarker got Marshawn Lynch to open up back in 2008

Super Bowl records that won't fall anytime soon

Richard Sherman, girlfriend expecting baby any day

15 amazing Super Bowl XLIX stats

Pats fans buy Super Bowl tickets, told they're unavailable

The 10 most underrated Super Bowl performances

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

SB anthem, halftime performers through the years

Super Bowl should smash TV records

Super Bowl records unlikely to fall

15 amazing Super Bowl XLIX stats

Teammate: Manziel not a joke

Ten most underrated SB performances

Knicks ‘in play’ for Kevin Durant?

Ex-QB: Everyone deflates footballs

Where did 'Hawks, Pats find players?

Columnist: Start Skittles media boycott

The all-time best Super Bowl team

Blatt wants more LeBron MVP talk

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.