St. Louis Cardinals defeat Chicago White Sox, 3-2

There were at least four standing ovations of note Friday night at Busch Stadium.

Two went to veteran righthander John Smoltz, one as he strode in from the bullpen after his warm-ups and the other as he batted here as a Cardinal for the first time.

The third was the first curtain call as a Cardinal for Khalil Greene, the shortstop troubled with anxiety issues much of the season, who lined the first pinch homer of his seven-season career to tie the game against the Washi...