The Cardinals squandered an early lead but bounced back with four runs in the seventh to snap their four-game skid in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. Matt Adams drove in four runs, and newly acquired catcher A.J. Pierzynski went 3-for-4 with an RBI.
The Cardinals are nearing a deal with free-agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski, according to multiple reports. George Kottaras, claimed by St. Louis off waivers on July 11, will reportedly be released to make room for Pierzynski.
Free-agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski and the St. Louis Cardinals are working on a deal, and the 37-year-old veteran is expected to join the team in Chicago on Saturday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Friday.