Cardinals to resume season today by hosting the Cubs

St. Louis Cardinals

FILE – In this Wednesday, July 22, 2020, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals’ Paul DeJong, left, is congratulated by teammate Yadier Molina after hitting a two-run home run during the fifth inning of an exhibition baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in St. Louis. The Cardinals announced Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, that DeJong and Molina are among six of the players who have tested positive for coronavirus. The others are infielders Edmundo Sosa and Rangel Ravelo, and pitchers Junior Fernandez and Kodi Whitley. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Cardinals are set to resume their season by hosting the Cubs. St. Louis has been off since last Friday, when two players returned positive coronavirus tests. Seven players in total have tested positive, including star catcher Yadier Molina. Ace Jack Flaherty (1-0, 2.57), who said he kept his arm fresh this week by throwing baseballs into a hotel mattress, is set to pitch against Chicago veteran Jon Lester (1-0, 0.82)

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