• Matheny said first baseman/outfielder Allen Craig will stay at home and rest for the remainder of the Cardinals' seven-game road trip. Craig sprained his left foot Sept. 4, but the club has said he should be back before season's end.
• Cardinals assistant hitting coach Bengie Molina, older brother of catcher Yadier, is not yet back with the club as he cares for his mother, who is battling an illness.
Ian McCue is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.