ThursDay, Sept. 3, 2015
- The Cardinals made a questionable decision to pitch to Ryan Zimmerman with first base open in the eighth inning Wednesday night and he burned them with a tie-breaking double that gave the Nationals a 4-3 win at Busch Stadium.
- Zimmerman had hit two homers earlier in the game and four in the series but the Cardinals elected to pitch to him anyway and his hit snapped the Nationals’ nine-game regular-season losing streak to the Cardinals at Busch.
- The Cardinals have the day off today before welcoming the Pirates to St. Louis for a three-game series beginning Friday ngiht.
- The 0-3 Rams play their final pre-season game tonight, hosting the Kansas City Chiefs at the Edwards Jones Dome. It will be the final chance for players fighting for a roster spot to try to impress the coaching staff. The Rams must cut their roster from 75 to 53 players by Saturday.