Saturday, August 30, 2014
- Jorge Soler hit two of the Cubs four home runs in only his third game in the major leagues to lead the Cubs to a 7-2 win over the Cardinals Friday night at Busch Stadium. Yadier Molina returned from the DL but went 0-for-3 and struck out twice.
- The Cardinals and Cubs will play a day-night doubleheader today. Justin Masterson will pitch the first game for the Cardinals while arco Gonzales will be recalled from Triple A Memphis to pitch the night game.
- The Rams will announce their 22 roster cuts today as they reach the NFL 53-man regular-season roster. Among the players waiting to find out whether he has made the team is rookie defensive end Michael Sam.
- The 24th-ranked Missouri Tigers will open their season today with a game against South Dakota State in Columbia.