A shiny, red KSDK coffee mug was the prize! The challenge---who would be the first to comment or question why Pat McGonigle wore five different ties during this morning's local news cut-ins during the Today Show.
The Cardinals trailed 4-2 in the bottom of the seventh when pinch-hitter Kolten Wong, who didn't start the game after injuring his head on Sunday, hit a two-run homer to right to tie the game. Jon Jay then tripled, spelling the end of Gerrit Cole's outing.
After putting together an impressive weekend, Matt Holliday will try to lead the St. Louis Cardinals into first place in the National League Central on Monday afternoon in the opener of a three-game set with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
With a six-game lead in the National League East, the Washington Nationals are sitting pretty – at least compared to other NL hopefuls. Six teams are gunning for four spots, which will make for a fun and fluid September, except, perhaps, for the managers involved.