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 …
CUBS IN TOWN
Cardinals right fielder Stephen Piscotty is hit in the head with a thrown ball to conclude a painful (yet successful) trip around the bases in the April 4 Cubs-Cards game. Piscotty already had been hit by a pitch and then a thrown ball at second base.
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We knew before the season started that the Cubs would play at Busch Stadium over Mother’s Day weekend. What we didn’t know was that the team in first place would be the Cardinals and the team in fourth, with a .500 record, would be the defending world champion Cubs. Watch all three games this weekend on FOX Sports Midwest.
FRIDAY MATCHUP (7:15 p.m.): EDDIE BUTLER VS. MIKE LEAKE
Mike Leake boasts the lowest ERA (1.79) in the National League.
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SATURDAY MATCHUP (3:05 p.m.): JON LESTER VS. CARLOS MARTINEZ
Carlos Martinez brings a two-game winning streak into Saturday’s game.
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SUNDAY MATCHUP (1:15 p.m.): JAKE ARRIETA VS. ADAM WAINWRIGHT
Adam Wainwright got a no-decision in each of his last two starts, one a Cardinals loss, the other a win.