MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Ex-Mustangs star Burleson hitting .150 for Cardinals

Published Monday, September 19th, 2022

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com ST. LOUIS — Former East Lincoln High star Alec Burleson has had a slow start in the major leagues. As the Cardinals (87-61) head to San Diego to start a series on Tuesday night, Burleson is hitting .150 (3-for-20). He has scored one run and has not driven in a run or hit a home run. …

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Burleson goes 0-for-3, hitting .133 for St. Louis

Published Saturday, September 17th, 2022

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com ST. LOUIS — Alec Burleson was not in the lineup on Friday night for the St. Louis Cardinals but got into his fifth big league game on Thursday night. The Cincinnati Reds nipped the Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Thursday, 3-2, when Burleson batted seventh in the order and went 0-for-3. A former star at East …

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Burleson collects second major league hit in Cards’ victory

Published Thursday, September 15th, 2022

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com ST. LOUIS — Alec Burleson collected his second major league hit on Wednesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals edged visiting Milwaukee 4-1. Burleson, a high school star at East Lincoln and college star at East Carolina, went 1-for-3 while batting eighth in the Cardinals’ batting order — one spot behind Albert Pujols. Pujols was the …

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Cards win as Burleson gets first big-league hit

Published Monday, September 12th, 2022

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com PITTSBURGH — Former East Lincoln High star Alec Burleson — playing in his third major league game for the St. Louis Cardinals — got his first hit in a 5-4 victory on Sunday over the Pirates in Pittsburgh. Burleson was the designated hitter, batting ninth, and he singled to center field in the eighth inning against …

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Burleson DHs for Cards in loss at Pittsburgh

Published Saturday, September 10th, 2022

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com PITTSBURGH — Alec Burleson will go into Saturday night’s game still seeking his first major league hit. Burleson, an outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals, was the designated hitter on Friday in his second big lead game, at Pittsburgh, in an 8-2 loss before 15,718. He batted seventh and went 0-fo-2 and left three runners on …