MOnDay, Aug. 31, 2015
- Matt Carpenter led off the game with a home run and Brandon Moss and Mark Reynolds added home runs to power the Cardinals to a 7-5 win over the Giants Sunday in San Francisco.
- The Cardinals completed their 10-game trip with a 7-3 record, after losing the first two games in San Diego. They are now 84-46 on the season, matching their total of 38 games over .500 set at the end of the 2005 season. They also have the best road record in the majors at 38-27.
- John Lackey will get the start for the Cardinals in the opener of a nine-game home stand tonight as the Washington Nationals begin a three-game series at Busch Stadium. Gio Gonzalez will start for the Nationals.