NL Central Standings
|St. Louis||29||20||.591||0||Won 3|
(updated 5.23.2011 at 10:32 PM PDT)
- As Dave Gershman noted earlier, the Nationals have returned Brian Broderick to the Cardinals.
- The Cincinnati Reds optioned opening-day starter Edinson Volquez to AAA on Monday
- MLB.com reports that Jeff Keppinger could make his season debut as early as this weekend.
- Erick Almonte of the Milwaukee Brewers was struck in the face with a ball on Monday, the latest in a series of bizarre injuries for the team.
- The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that both Brandon Wood and Steve Pearce will see time at third base for the Pirates while Pedro Alvarez is on the DL.