Matt Holliday’s historical on-base streak ends with ejection

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Matt Holliday had reached base in 45 straight games to open the 2015 season — both a National League and Cardinals franchise record. That ended in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday night at Busch Stadium when he struck out looking on a questionable call and then got tossed …

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Holliday probably deserved to be ejected after all those theatrics, though the shooing motions from umpire Joe West were uncalled for. It was probably going to be Holliday’s final plate appearance of the night anyway.