Washington first baseman Ryan Zimmerman left the game early after diving for a ball in the Nationals' 1-1 tie with the split-squad St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.
A former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder claims that a white man punched him and yelled "go back to Ferguson" in an unprovoked attack that now has the man rethinking whether he can even live in the city where he once played baseball.
Ford, who played for St. Louis in a World Series, says he may leave the city.
Starters John Lackey and Matt Harvey both pitched well Friday as the split-squad St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 5-4 Friday.
The 2015 MLB season is set to begin on Sunday, April 5 when the St. Louis Cardinals meet the Chicago Cubs on Sunday Night Baseball. The rest of the league gets things started the next day. In the meantime, teams are wrapping up their spring schedules and getting set to put the finishing touches on their Opening Day rosters. Show More Summary
St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright gave up four runs, including a solo homer by Giancarlo Stanton, in 3 2-3 innings Thursday before a rain delay ended his outing in a 5-3 loss to the Miami Marlins.
A white man allegedly punched former St. Louis Cardinal Curt Ford in the St. Louis area recently and then told him to “go back to Ferguson, you [unknown racial slur here, but you can probably guess],” according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Ford,...Show More Summary
A black former St. Louis Cardinals player said a white man punched him at a gas station in an unprovoked racial attack. Curt Ford, who played parts of four seasons for the Cardinals, approached a gas pump at the same time as another man about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, reported the St. Louis...
A St. Louis area resident is under arrest after allegedly punching Curt Ford while yelling racial slurs and ordering the African-American former Cardinals outfielder to "go back to Ferguson." Read more...
Former Cardinals outfielder Curt Ford said the incident may be enough to make him move from the St. Louis area. The post Former St. Louis Cardinals Player Says He Was Punched, Told To ‘Go Back To Ferguson’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Major League Baseball season is scheduled to kick off on April 5th with a game between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field, which is currently under renovation. The renovations, which include completely tearing down the outfield bleachers, was recently delayed by cold weather. Show More Summary
The man has been arrested.
Max Scherzer looked amply ready to start on opening day for Washington, striking out nine in six shutout innings during the Nationals' 1-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday.
MESA, Ariz. -- After playing loss toss from a distance of about 140 feet and later throwing 50 pitches Monday, Chicago Cubs ace Jon Lester believes he's on schedule to pitch the April 5 season opener against the St. Louis Cardinals.
The spring training game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox was rained out.
John Lackey worked into the fifth inning in his second spring start, allowing four runs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 on Sunday.
Thanks to great hustle, Atlanta Braves first baseman Joey Terdoslavich turned what might be the oddest unassisted double play in baseball history during Saturday's spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals. In the bottom of the seventh inning, St. Show More Summary
Adam Wainwright pitched four innings of four-hit ball in his spring training debut, and the St. Louis Cardinals scored in the bottom of the ninth to beat an Atlanta Braves' split squad 1-0 Saturday.
Michael Cuddyer hit his fourth home run of spring training, his second in two days, helping the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 Friday.
Jon Niese struck out six in four innings, and a New York Mets' split squad defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 Thursday.