thursDay, July 2, 2015
- Melky Cabrera and Tyler Flowers homered to lead the White Sox to a 7-1 win over the Cardinals Wednesday night, their second consecutive win at Busch Stadium. Cabrera's homer off John Lackey broke a 1-1 tie in the sixth and Flowers' two-run homer off Seth Maness ignited a five-run outburst in the ninth that blew the rain-delayed game open.
- It was the first time the Cardinals had lost back-to-back games at home since May 15-16 to Detroit. They are now 24-5 against NL teams at hoe but just 5-4 against American League clubs.
- After the game manager Mike Matheny confirmed that left-hander Tim Cooney will be promoted from Memphis to start tonight's game against the Padres. A corresponding roster move will be made before the game. Tyson Ross will get the start for the Padres in the opener of the four-game series.
- The Blues announced Wednesday that they have signed forward Jori Lehtera to a three-year contract extension. He already was under contract for the 2015-2016 season. The Blues also re-signed defenseman Chris Butler. Former Blues defenseman Barret Jackman signed a two-year contract with Nashville.