On Sunday night, fans of the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates were treated to something a little different. These two teams traveled to Williamsport, Pennsylvania to play in a minor league stadium in the home of the Little League World Series. While this aspect alone is not exciting, what is was the fact that the teams were able to interact with the Little Leaguers prior to the game. In fact, some players did more than just interact...
what else is going on in baseball...
- Youth participation a priority for Rob Manfred | MLB.com
- Even returning to the bag on a pickoff attempt is more fun than usual when Adrian Beltre's involved | MLB.com
- Curtis Granderson sent to Los Angeles Dodgers | MLB.com
- Angels Albert Pujols ties foreign-born record | MLB.com
- Justin Upton hit the 'pause' button and retreated to re-touch first base after a homer | MLB.com
- Here's how to watch a baseball game and the eclipse on the same day | MLB.com
- This Little Leaguer flashed some big league power with a car-smashing home run | MLB.com
- The Fringe Five: Baseball’s Most Compelling Fringe Prospects | FanGraphs Baseball
- How Would We Increase Balls in Play? | FanGraphs Baseball
- Umpires are apparently protesting 'escalating verbal attacks' with white wristbands | SBNation.com
- Umpires end protest after MLB commissioner agrees to meeting | SBNation.com
what the cardinals are up to...
- Cardinals rally then rout Pirates late | MLB.com
- Get a hit off Cardinals ace Carlos Martinez? These Dominican Little Leaguers think they can | MLB.com
- Cardinals adopt inflatable kangaroo tradition from Australian LLWS team | ESPN
- Goold: Lance Lynn reflects on defeats that defined him | St. Louis Cardinals | stltoday.com
- Wainwright won't throw for 10-14 days; Weaver to replace him | St. Louis Cardinals | stltoday.com
- Adam Wainwright Sent to 10-Day DL; Mike Mayers Recalled From Memphis | 101Sports.com
- Tyler Lyons As the Cardinals' Closer? Here's My Closing Argument | 101Sports.com
KNOW THINE ENEMY...
the san diego padres
the nl central
- Reds ride 9-run inning to overcome 6 Cubs HRs | MLB.com
- Alex Avila's walk-off is type of break the Cubs need to keep catching | Chicago Cubs Blog | ESPN
- Three homers carry Rockies over Brewers | MLB.com
- Making sense of the NL Central race | Stats & Info | ESPN