The late-inning rally fell one run short as the Redbirds failed to overcome 12 walks and 3 hit batters by the pitching staff. The Cardinals began a series on Friday night with a Padres team that has been hit heavily by the coronavirus, starting Johan Oviedo against Joe Musgrove for San Diego.
A wholesome preview Starting Friday, May 14 at 9:10 pm CT through Sunday, May 16 at 6:08 pm CT the St. Louis Cardinals will travel to the west coast to take on the San Diego Padres for a three-game series.
Aramis Ramirez always destroyed the St. Louis Cardinals. For his career, he hit .309/.366/.520 against them. He had 38 home runs (he only had more against Houston) and–this is what I really remember about him–he always seemed to drive in runs. He had more RBI (147) against St.
Cardinals pitching walked five and hit a batter as the offense was stifled by Woodruff. The Cardinals continued their road trip with the second game of a three-game set against the Brewers on Wednesday.
Sometimes the calendar gifts you days such as today that require paying extra attention. The Cardinals can claim later that they planned it all along, but Matthew Liberatore deserves extra attention and with good reason.