Following an off day, the Cincinnati Reds open a weekend series tonight with the Pittsburgh Pirates, with coverage from Pittsburgh at 5:35 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.Also this evening, the Chicago Cubs are in Milwaukee to open a weekend series with the Brewers at Miller Park.
Wednesday’s Scores: Carlos Martinez came two outs away from a complete-game shutout as the St. Louis Cardinals blanked the Brewers 6-0 in Milwaukee. Martinez struck out 10 over eight-and-a-third innings of scoreless ball to earn his first win.
Yadier Molina homered and drove in two runs for St. Louis, who welcome the Arizona Diamondbacks to Busch Stadium in the home opener tonight.
Preston Tucker smacked a three-run homer in the first inning as the Atlanta Braves bashed the Washington Nationals 7-1 in the rubber match of a three-game set at SunTrust Park. The Braves are off today.