Nichole Berlie, Pat McGonigle, and Sara Dayley face 100 mph pitches

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ST. LOUIS - Hope springs eternal on the St. Louis Cardinals' home opener.

It's been a long winter. Young and old can't wait to hear the crack of the bat. The Today in St. Louis crew got so fired up, they decided to hit the batting cages! Watch the video player to see how Nichole Berlie, Sara Dayley, and Pat McGonigle did facing 70, 80, 90, even 100 mph pitches at the Gateway Grizzlies Baseball Academy!

And don't forget, the Gateway Grizzlies home opener is one month away, May 7. You can find ticket info by clicking on the Grizzlies website.

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