The St. Louis Cardinals kept themselves firmly in the National League wild card race with a huge, walk-off win over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday. Problem is, the hit that won the game may not have been called properly. With two outs in the ninth inning, catcher Yadier Molina stepped to the plate with a man on first. On the 2-0 pitch, Molina lined a ball deep to left field.
After the St. Louis Cardinals' controversial walk-off win against the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night, the question has been raised as to why Reds manager Bryan Price didn't challenge Yadier Molina's double, which appeared to bounce over the fence for a ground-rule double. Price said the replay room was calling the phone in the dugout but he couldn't hear it over the roar of the crowd and the fireworks, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. Only after someone ran down the tunnel to the clubhouse to yell that it should be challenged, did Price go out onto the field. Managers have 10 seconds to tell the umpires they are checking video of a call and 30 seconds to officially determine whether
DuPage County Circuit Court Clerk Chris Kachiroubas can take the day off Friday. As a result of a friendly baseball wager, the circuit court clerk of downstate Moultrie County will travel to Wheaton and do Kachiroubas' job for the day. The wager? The two elected officials bet on which team would fare better in Major League Baseball's National League Central Division race — the Chicago Cubs or the St. Louis Cardinals. The losing circuit clerk had to travel to the winner's office and perform that job for a day. As Chicago fans know, the Cubs clinched their division on Sept. 15. In addition, Chicago bested St. Louis in two out of three games last weekend. Moultrie County Circuit Clerk Cynthia Braden