• With a walk-off homer by first baseman Curt Smith, Double-A Springfield won an 11-inning game over Frisco on Wednesday. Starter Kurt Heyer pitched five scoreless innings, and Joey Donofrio closed it out with three scoreless frames in relief.
• FOX Sports Midwest announced that the Cardinals' home game against the Reds next Tuesday will be shown to local troops deployed overseas as part of FSM's 10th annual "This One's For You" initiative. The game will be shown to members of the 220th Engineer Company of the Missouri National Guard in Kandahar, Afghanistan, and more than 1,000 family members and friends of those troops will attend the game at Busch Stadium.
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