Monday, February 25, 2013

Day 15: Astros @ Cardinals

A third game, a third different starting second baseman for the Cardinals. Kolten Wong gets the assignment today. With Allen Craig (right shoulder soreness) and Matt Adams (left knee soreness) still limited, Ty Wigginton gets another start at first base. Adams said this morning that the swelling in his knee has gone down but that he doesn’t expect to participate in any of the workout activities on Monday. He is on Tuesday’s travel roster, though, so that would suggest the Cardinals expect him to be available soon.
The Houston Astros lineup for this afternoon's game against the Cardinals (0-2) at Roger Dean Stadium is chocked with former Cardinals who have relocated or been reclaimed for Jeff Luhnow's American League-bound roster.

Adam Wainwright doesn’t have a contract extension yet, but that won’t keep him from taking the mound Monday for his first sprint start.

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