Okay here's the picthing macthup for today's game. Also 13 of the Cardinals are battling the flu. Pitching matchup STL: RHP Sidney Ponson (3-0, 2.81 ERA) Ponson is feeling no pain from the strained elbow muscle that put him on the shelf, and all of his rehab throws have gone as planned. He hasn't been striking out many batters, but for the most part, he has thrown strikes and done a pretty good job of keeping the ball in the ballpark. SD: RHP Chan Ho Park (2-2, 4.53 ERA) After giving up one earned run in his previous 22 innings, Park took a beating in Seattle, yielding 10 earned runs in 5 1/3 innings to inflate his ERA from 3.27 to 4.53. He gave up only two walks, one intentional, but his command wasn't close to what it had been during his run of three straight quality starts. Player to watch Scott Spiezio has become an all-but-regular part of the Cardinals lineup lately. Don't expect that to change on Saturday. Spiezio is 4-for-11 (.364) against Park with a home run, meaning that manager Tony La Russa will likely find a way to get him in the lineup.