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4.12 Cubs-Cardinals RECAP: Cards finally score runs for Wainwright, win longest game ever

In his first two starts of the season, Adam Wainwright was nearly perfect, and had to be, with his teammates only mustering 1 run in those games, combined. Will the Cardinals' offense provide some support for the their ace this afternoon? How's it look? Before the game even started, we get our first "¿En serio Matheny?" as Daniel Descalso gets the start over superior fielders Jhonny Peralta and Pete Kozma. Jon Jay also gets the start in center today, which is less eregious, but puts another crack in the Cardinals defense. Its a bold move, Cotton. Let's see how it pans out. Things you say...
Peralta gets a break as Descalso starts at shortstop

Peralta gets a break as Descalso starts at shortstop

Wainwright looks to even series with his first home start of 2014.
Jay, Descalso have rare dual absence from lineup

Jay, Descalso have rare dual absence from lineup

Cards' 1-0 win on Monday only their second by that score on opening day.
Cardinals Second Base: Plan B

Cardinals Second Base: Plan B

If Wong is found wanting after the start of the season, Ellis could be elevated to quasi-regular status and Daniel Descalso, who has played considerable second base in his three seasons with t…

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