HAMILTON CITY'S KYLE LOHSE TWIRLS A GEM AND THE CARDINALS EXTEND
THEIR LEAD IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE WILDCARD CHASE
Hamilton City's Kyle Lohse moved the St. Louis Cardinals a game and a half ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the chase for the final National League Wildcard spot. Lohse pitched seven innings of shut-out baseball and also had an RBI double in the Cardinals 4-1 win over the Houston Astros.
The San Francisco Giants now have a magic number of 7 to clinch the National League West. Tim Lincecum pitched 6.1 innings of shut-out baseball and Marco Scutaro had three hits and 2 RBI's to lead the Giants to a 6-3 win over the Colorado Rockies. The Giants play game three of this four game series tonight. Matt Cain will take the hill. Game time is 7:15 with our pre-game coming your way at 6:45 with Kruk and Kuip.
The A's were pummelled by the Detroit Tigers 12-2. Rookie pitcher A.J. Griffin lost his first game of the season. The A's still hold the top spot in the AL Wildcard