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W 3-0
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L 4-8
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L 1-5
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Cardinals look to eliminate mistakes vs. Dodgers

ST. LOUIS -- Over the last season-plus, the St. Louis Cardinals have struggled to execute fundamentals consistently. The problem was exposed again Monday in a 5-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, drawing the ire of longtime play-by-play announcer Mike Shannon.

St. Louis will try to clean up its act and soothe Shannon on Tuesday night when it takes on Los Angeles in the second contest of a four-game series at Busch Stadium.

The sequence that outraged Shannon, who has called Cardinals games on radio since 1972 and prior to that played for the team, occurred in the seventh inning. Right fielder Jose Martinez airmailed the cutoff man after a one-out single by Chase Utley as he tried to throw out Chris Taylor at third, enabling Utley to reach second.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Gyorko.316
HR: M. Carpenter9
RBI: M. Carpenter27
SB: R. Grichuk5
W: M. Leake5
ERA: M. Leake2.24
Saves: S. Oh11
K: C. Martínez71
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Milwaukee 2724.529-
Chi Cubs 2525.5001.5
St. Louis 2424.5001.5
Cincinnati 2426.4802.5
Pittsburgh 2428.4623.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .254 (12)
Runs: 204 (25)
Hits: 421 (18)
Home Runs: 49 (27)
Stolen Bases: 29 (9)
OBP: .326 (14)
SLG: .408 (21)
Total Bases: 678 (24)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.72 (6)
Runs Allowed: 202 (6)
Saves: 16 (6)
Strikeouts: 413 (16)
OpBA: .244 (11)
OBP: .312 (10)
SLG: .395 (8)
Run Support: 4.13 (25)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/29 R. Grichuk Sent to Minors
5/29 J. Martínez Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
5/29 J. Martínez Removed From 10-Day DL (Left groin strain)
5/29 M. Socolovich Outrighted to Minors
5/28 P. DeJong Purchased From Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
5/28 K. Wong Left elbow strain (on 10-day DL)
5/7 J. Martínez Left groin strain (on 10-day DL)
5/6 J. Gyorko Hand (day-to-day)
5/5 S. Piscotty off 10-day DL
5/4 D. Fowler Strained right shoulder (day-to-day)
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