Bommarito Automotive Group weekend update

The Cardinals and Giants will battle all weekend at Busch Stadium.

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There are several sports stories and headlines for you to keep up with over the weekend. This Friday in the Bommarito Sports Update we help sift through it all to keep you updated. Some of the key story lines heading into this weekend are …

 

A 14-year-old St. Louis girl with a serious illness has long wanted to be a police officer. On Thursday, she got her wish, thanks in part to the city’s pro sports teams.

The Cardinals host the major league-leading Giants this weekend at Busch Stadium and you can watch every game only on FOX Sports Midwest!

With fans clamoring for the promotion of outfielder Oscar Taveras from Memphis, it’s worth considering as the Cardinals look ahead to the start of an AL-park road trip next week, when they’ll need an extra bat anyway. But it’s not that simple.

Baseball scouts love power and potential — and Billikens’ right-hander James Norwood has plenty of both. With a fastball that tops out in the high 90s, the SLU product expects to hear his name called early in next week’s MLB Draft.

It was an unusual route offensive lineman Rodger Saffold took back to the Rams this season, but he’s healthy and he’s ready to roll — even if he suspects his teammates will have some fun at his expense along the way.

Every few days, it seems, another young pitcher is having Tommy John surgery. Thursday, the American Sports Medicine Institute weighed in on this ‘epidemic’ with some recommendations.