St. Louis Cardinals Homestand Highlights Mon. May 3, 2021

After sweeping a brief three-game road trip in Pittsburgh, the Cardinals are back at Busch Stadium with four games against the New York Mets (May 3-6) followed by a three-game series with the Colorado Rockies (May 7-9).  Fans can view a full list of homestand highlights at cardinals.com/homestand. 

Monday, May 3 — Cardinals vs. New York Mets (6:45 PM)

Probable Pitchers: Adam Wainwright (0-3, 4.08) vs. TBD

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 5:45 PM

  • 1942 World Champions Beer Stein Giveaway: 7,500 fans, ages 21 and older, presented by Budweiser.
  • Frontline Fans: The Cardinals have launched the Frontline Fans program to provide complimentary tickets for each Monday-Thursday home game to frontline and essential works whose roles were crucial in supporting society during health-related shutdowns.  Today, groups from Lyon AcademyCarnahan High School and Barbara Jordan Elementary will be recognized for their heroic efforts. 

Tuesday, May 4 — Cardinals vs. New York Mets (6:45 PM)

Probable Pitchers: Kwang Hyun Kim (1-0, 3.29) vs. Jacob deGrom (2-2, 0.51)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 5:45 PM

  • 1942 World Champions Beer Stein Giveaway: 7,500 fans, ages 21 and older, presented by Budweiser.
  • Frontline Fans: The Cardinals have launched the Frontline Fans program to provide complimentary tickets for each Monday-Thursday home game to frontline and essential works whose roles were crucial in supporting society during health-related shutdowns.  Today, service members from Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 1 & Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Camp Pendleton and a group from Mercy Hospitals will be recognized for their heroic efforts.

Wednesday, May 5 — Cardinals vs. New York Mets (6:45 PM)

Probable Pitchers: John Gant (2-2, 2.16) vs. Marcus Stroman (3-2, 1.86)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest Plus

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 5:45 PM 

  • 1942 World Champions Beer Stein Giveaway: 7,500 fans, ages 21 and older, presented by Budweiser.
  • Cardinals Hall of Fame Induction Class Announcement: The sole member of the 2021 Cardinals Hall of Fame Induction Class will be revealed during tonight’s pregame telecast on Bally Sports Midwest.  A pregame ceremony will also take place to commemorate the announcement.  The winner of this year’s fan vote will be selected to join the 2020 Class of Tom HerrJohn Tudor and Bill White for induction into the Cardinals Hall of Fame during an enshrinement ceremony on Saturday, August 21.
  • Frontline Fans: The Cardinals have launched the Frontline Fans program to provide complimentary tickets for each Monday-Thursday home game to frontline and essential works whose roles were crucial in supporting society during health-related shutdowns.  Today, service members from Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 1 & Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Camp Pendleton and a group from St. Louis Public Schools will be recognized for their heroic efforts. 

Thursday, May 6 — Cardinals vs. New York Mets (12:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: Jack Flaherty (5-0, 3.41) vs. Taijuan Walker (1-1, 3.00)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 11:15 AM

  • 1942 World Champions Beer Stein Giveaway: 7,500 fans, ages 21 and older, presented by Budweiser.
  • Frontline Fans: The Cardinals have launched the Frontline Fans program to provide complimentary tickets for each Monday-Thursday home game to frontline and essential works whose roles were crucial in supporting society during health-related shutdowns.  Today, a group of healthcare workers will be recognized for their heroic efforts.

Friday, May 7 — Cardinals vs. Colorado Rockies (7:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: TBD vs. Austin Gomber (2-3, 5.90)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest Plus

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 6:15 PM

  • Cardinals Purse Giveaway: 10,000 fans, entering with a ticket, presented by Coca-Cola & QuikTrip.
  • Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle: The drawing for this week’s 50/50 Raffle will take place on Sunday, May 9, at the end of the 7th inning of the Cardinals-Rockies game.  Fans must be 18 years of age or older and be located in the state of Missouri at the time of purchase.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/5050.

Saturday, May 8 — Cardinals vs. Colorado Rockies (1:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: TBD vs. TBD

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 12:15 PM 

  • Cardinals Purse Giveaway: 10,000 fans, entering with a ticket, presented by Coca-Cola & QuikTrip.
  • Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle: The drawing for this week’s 50/50 Raffle will take place on Sunday, May 9, at the end of the 7th inning of the Cardinals-Rockies game.  Fans must be 18 years of age or older and be located in the state of Missouri at the time of purchase.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/5050.

Sunday, May 9 — Cardinals vs. Colorado Rockies (1:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: TBD vs. TBD

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 12:15 PM

 

  • Cardinals Purse Giveaway: 10,000 fans, entering with a ticket, presented by Coca-Cola & QuikTrip.
  • Honorary Bat Girl: Mindy Strauss, a breast cancer survivor and longtime Cardinals Care volunteer from St. Louis, will be recognized during today’s game as part of MLB’s annual “Honorary Bat Girl” initiative to highlight her extraordinary efforts to support the fight against breast cancer.
  • Mother’s Day Attire: Players will have the opportunity to swing pink bats and sport pink equipment to commemorate the “Going To Bat Against Breast Cancer” initiative intended to raise awareness and funds to support efforts to address breast cancer. 

BUSCH STADIUM INFORMATION

FAN INFORMATION GUIDE

The Busch Stadium Fan Information Guide is designed to assist fans by presenting information about Busch Stadium offerings and accommodations.  View the guide at cardinals.com/info or via the MLB Ballpark app.

 

BUSCH STADIUM HEALTH & SAFETY PROTOCOLS – NEW FOR 2021

To begin the season, up to approximately 32% of capacity will be allowed to attend each game at Busch Stadium.  A number of policies and protocols will be in place to ensure the health and safety of fans, employees, and players in 2021.  View the protocols at cardinals.com/backatbusch. 

MLB BALLPARK APP – NEW FOR 2021

The Cardinals have transitioned exclusively to mobile ticket delivery via the MLB Ballpark App for the 2021 season.  Visit cardinals.com/ballparkapp for app instructions, tutorials and FAQ.

FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE – NEW FOR 2021

The Cardinals Fan Food Guide is available at cardinals.com/food and via the MLB Ballpark app to help fans locate their favorite food and beverages at Busch Stadium.

In an effort to reduce transaction times and crowding, menu options have been slimmed down at concession stands.  But don’t worry, all of the “Ballpark Favorites” will be available.  Specialty menu items are tentatively scheduled to be added back to the menu later this season.

Concession locations will only accept credit/debit cards and digital wallet payments (e.g. Apple Pay, Samsung Pay or Google Pay) for payment.  Guests can purchase a debit card using cash at the three Schnucks Grab ‘N’ Go Markets inside Busch Stadium with no fees.  Debit cards are good at any location that accepts credit cards at the ballpark and any retailer outside the stadium.

BUSCH STADIUM PARKING – NEW FOR 2021

Fans can now purchase individual game day parking directly from the Cardinals in the Starr Lot located directly across the street from Gate 2, on the southwest side of Busch Stadium.  Starr Lot parking can be purchased as part of your overall ticket purchase, or separately at cardinals.com/parking.

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