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Saturday Sports Update

Cards:

The Cardinals are at home playing the Braves this weekend. Starting pitcher Adam Wainwright is back on the mound again after a recent stint on the disabled list for a back injury. Wainwright only went 3 innings last game he started, but last night went 5, only allowing 1 run. Wainwright managed this even while throwing some pitches (curves and change-ups) so slow they didn't even register on the radar gun, due to his recent injuries. The Cards led the game 6-1 into the top of the 6th when Atlanta got 4 runs on the Redbirds, making the game a close 6-5. The Cards further secured the lead getting two runs in the 8th, closing out the game with an 8-5 victory.

 

They play again tonight at 6, and tomorrow at 1 o'clock.

 

NL Central Division news:

 

The first place Cubs (60-54) are in Arizona for the weekend. They beat the Diamond Backs Friday night 8-3.

 

The Brewers (59-59) , who have fallen to third place behind The Cardinals, lost to 5th place Cincinnati yesterday 11-10 in Milwaukee.

 

The (4th place) Pirates beat the Blue Jays 4-2 Friday in Toronto.

 

Frontier League BB:

 

The (24-53) Grizzlies are in Kentucky for the weekend playing the Florence Freedom. Gateway started off the weekend series being shut-out Friday night 7-0 by the Freedom. Florence currently leads West Division FL BB.

 

They play again tonight at 5pm.

 

 

NFL Preseason:

 

The Dallas Cowboys are playing the Rams in Los Angeles tonight.

 

 

RACING:

 

Tomorrow is the Nascar Michigan 400 race at the Michigan International Speedway. Race time is 3pm.

 

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