The Salem Baseball Tigers will be at Houston in the first round of the SCA Tournament. Game time is set for 4:00 for the varsity with a JV game to follow.
Albert Pujols doubled in three runs and Matt Holliday added a pair of RBI doubles in 10-run sixth inning, as the St. Louis Cardinals notched a 10-3 win over Boston in Grapefruit League play. Jon Jay went 2-for-4 with two runs batted in and David Freese added two hits with a run scored and an RBI for St. Louis. Kyle McClellan continued his strong spring with five scoreless innings. He allowed three hits and walked three while lowering his earned run average to 0.53 in 17 innings.
The St. Louis Cardinals have optioned catcher Bryan Anderson and outfielder Adron Chambers to the Triple-A Memphis roster and they have re-assigned non-roster infielder Ramon Vazquez and outfielder Amaury Cazana to the Memphis roster. The moves leave 40 players remaining in the Cardinals' Major League camp.
Mitch Moreland homered and added an RBI single, helping the Texas Rangers to a 5-2 victory over the Royals in spring training action. Jeff Francoeur went 3-for-4 with an RBI for Kansas City. Starter Vin Mazzaro allowed two runs on six hits and two walks in five innings.
Joe Pavelski recorded his first career hat trick and added an assist, as the San Jose Sharks jumped on the St. Louis Blues early en route to a 5-3 win at HP Pavilion. T.J. Hensick, David Backes and Andy McDonald all scored for St. Louis, which has dropped three of four. Jaroslav Halak was pulled after yielding three goals on 10 shots to open the game. Ty Conklin made 22 saves in relief. The Blues will be in Phoenix to face the Coyotes Tuesday night.
Funeral services for Elwood Black of Salem, age 89, will be held today at 1:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 11:00 until time of service.
Funeral services for Carole Sue Raulston of Salem, age 66, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be tonight from 5:00 until 8:00. Internment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Salem. Memorials may be made to the Salem United Methodist Church.
Funeral services for Everal Hancock of Salem, age 84, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 10:00 until time of service.
Funeral services for Rosalee Emory of Licking, formerly of Salem, age 89, will be Tuesday at 2:00 at the James and Gahr Chapel in Salem. Visitation will be held from 4:30 until 7:00 tonight. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery in Salem.