• Matheny described outfielder Peter Bourjos as "better, but still off" a day after Bourjos was sent back to the hotel while fighting a stomach virus. Bourjos was not in Sunday's starting lineup, but Matheny did expect to have him available off the bench.
• Actor Charlie Sheen and Indiana University head men's basketball coach Tom Crean visited with various members of the Cardinals organization during afternoon stretch and batting practice. Sheen shook hands with several of the relievers and had an exchange with closer Trevor Rosenthal, who asked Sheen if he wanted to play catch. Crean spent an extended period of time visiting with general manager John Mozeliak and Matheny.
• With an RBI single in Triple-A Memphis' Saturday night loss to Oklahoma City, top prospect Oscar Taveras extended his RBI streak to five consecutive games. He has driven in 39 runs on the season and is 14-for-27 with four multihit games in the last six days.
• The Yankees have the following pitchers scheduled to start against the Cardinals during their upcoming series: Chase Whitley (0-1, 1.00 ERA) on Monday, David Phelps (1-1, 3.18 ERA) on Tuesday, and Hiroki Kuroda (3-3, 4.55 ERA) on Wednesday. This series against the Yankees represents the Cardinals' first Interleague matchup of the season.
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