The St. Louis Cardinals & Relevent Sports, a division of RSE Ventures, announced a special joint effort to help raise money for Officer Michael Flamion of the Ballwin Police Department who suffered permanent injuries that have left him paralyzed after being shot from behind as he conducted a traffic stop on July 8th.
The St. Louis Cardinals announced that they have launched the Yadier Molina #Made4TheBest Fan Video promotion to encourage fans to submit videos celebrating Molina or creatively communicating one or more of the values or themes underling Molina's M4 apparel brand, which is available exclusively at the Official Cardinals Team Store at Busch Stadium.
In response to news this afternoon that Chris Correa has been sentenced to 46 months in federal prison for his unlawful intrusions into the Houston Astros' database, St. Louis Cardinals Chairman and CEO, Bill DeWitt Jr., issued the following statement.
Fresh off the All-Star break, the Cardinals start the second half of the season at Busch Stadium with a ten game homestand. The homestand starts with three games versus the Miami Marlins (July 15-17), continues with four games against the San Diego Padres (July 18-21) and concludes with three games versus the Los Angeles Dodgers (July 22-24). The homestand is highlighted by the 2006 World Series Anniversary Weekend, Mizzou Night, Stars Wars Night, a Turn Back The Clock game and a Matt Holliday bobblehead promotional giveaway.
The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to today's game that they have placed All-Star infielder Matt Carpenter (right oblique strain) on the 15-day disabled list and purchased the contract of catcher Michael McKenry from Memphis (AAA).
Prior to tonight's game, the St. Louis Cardinals placed catcher Brayan Peña on the 15-day disabled list today with left knee inflammation. Rookie catcher Alberto Roasrio has been purchased from Triple-A Memphis and is expected to be available for tonight's contest. Rosario will wear uniform No. 68.
Moss is leading the team with 17 home runs (T12th in the National League) and has driven in 40 runs, fifth-most on the team. He has appeared in 75 games and since June 1 is batting .307 (27-88) with eight home runs, 16 RBI and a .705 slugging pct.
The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that Springfield (AA) pitcher Luke Weaver and Cardinals Dominican Summer League (Rookie) outfielder Brian Sanchez have been selected as the organization's Pitcher and Player of the Month, respectively, for the month of June.