• Matheny was very excited about the way Eric Fornataro pitched in his Major League debut Monday, when he worked a perfect eighth inning.
"It was a great first outing," Matheny said. "That's a tough spot for a guy making a debut, in a game we're still in."
• Yadier Molina extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a fourth-inning single on Tuesday, drawing him within two of his career-best 15-game streak in 2007.
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