Friday, March 27, 2015
- Giancarlo Stanton homered and doubled off Adam Wainwright, driving in two runs, to lead the Marlins to a 5-3 win over the Cardinals Thursday in Jupiter. Jason Heyward hit his first homer of the spring.
- The Cardinals will play a pair of split-squad games today. They will host the Mets in Jupiter alaso play the Nationals in Viera. John Lackey will start against the Mets and Carlos Martinez will oppose the Nationals.
- Brian Elliott will be in goal when the Blues host the Columbus Blue Jackets at Scottrade Center on Saturday night. There is a possibility defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, out since Feb. 1 because of abdominal surgery, will be able to play. Nashville's 3-2 win at Tampa Bay Thursday night moved them one point ahead of the Blues in the Central Division.