• Triple-A Memphis lost to Nashville on Thursday despite notable performances from outfielders Stephen Piscotty and Randal Grichuk. Piscotty hit his first Triple-A home run, while Grichuk had a two hit, three-RBI night. Greg Garcia also had three hits in the loss.
• Luis Mateo, who lost his Triple-A roster spot this week when Pete Kozma was sent down to Memphis, delivered the game-winning, ninth-inning RBI single on Thursday in his first game with Double-A Springfield. Starter Seth Blair allowed one run on five hits in a six-inning no-decision.
• In conjunction with the fifth annual Green Week at Busch Stadium, the Cardinals, along with Goodwill, will host an e-cycling drive on April 22, during which fans can drop off unwanted electronics from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT. From April 25-27, the Cardinals will also be collecting shoes at the Busch Stadium gates to benefit the Shoeman Water Projects, which creates clean drinking water by selling shoes for resale.
For a full listing of Green Week events, visit cardinals.com/greenweek.
• An error charged to Jayson Werth in Thursday's St. Louis win has been changed to a double for Yadier Molina. Werth said after the game that he lost the ball in the lights. The change reduced the error committed by the Nationals in the game to three.
• The Cardinals have submitted a formal request for Major League Baseball to review what was ruled a hit by Wily Peralta off Seth Maness in the seventh inning of Wednesday's game. The Cardinals have requested the call be changed to an error on Jhonny Peralta, who couldn't catch what he described as a "knuckleball" line drive.