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Wacha fans 8, Cards rake in win over Mets

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:33:29 EDT

Michael Wacha reversed some alarming early trends in the Cardinals' 9-1 win over the Mets on Wednesday. The right-hander struck out eight over six strong innings for his fourth consecutive win. Jedd Gyorko led St. Louis' offense with a two-run homer. Mets starter Steven Matz allowed seven runs (three earned) and took the loss.



Bizarre accident leads to head injury for Pham

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:37:23 EDT

A day after returning to the lineup following a minor groin injury, Tommy Pham exited after one at-bat.



Martinez (18-inning scoreless streak) faces Mets

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:48:19 EDT

Today's Mets-Cardinals game will feature a marquee pitching matchup, when St. Louis' Carlos Martinez (2-1, 1.42 ERA) and New York's Noah Syndergaard (2-0, 3.29) face off in a rematch of Opening Day starters. Few pitchers are rolling right now like Martinez, who has an 18-inning scoreless streak.



Cardinals utilizing unique shift against lefties

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:29:52 EDT

It barely showed up in the box score, and it surely didn't make a highlight reel. In fact, the top of the fourth inning of Tuesday night's 6-5 loss to the Mets breezed by quite uneventfully.



Cards' bullpen can't hold lead in 10-inning loss

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 02:11:42 EDT

Paul DeJong gave the Cardinals a lead in the fifth inning with an RBI double, but St. Louis' bullpen allowed two runs over the final three frames of a 6-5, 10-inning loss to the Mets.



Pham homers, reaches base 5 times in return

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 02:28:32 EDT

By his own estimation, Tommy Pham took about 300 swings to prepare for his return to the Cardinals' lineup. All that work, paired with a little rest, appeared to have done him some good.



Flaherty will be recalled to make Saturday start

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 02:38:41 EDT

When speaking to reporters prior to Tuesday's 6-5 loss to the Mets, general manager Michael Girsch hinted at the Cardinals' preferred candidate to start Saturday against the Pirates. And after the game, manager Mike Matheny confirmed it -- Jack Flaherty will be recalled to make the start.



Cardinals' Top 30 Prospects list

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:44:51 EDT

Who do the Cardinals have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for St. Louis' Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.



This is how the Cards found Jose Martinez

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:13:57 EDT

If you're looking for numbers to explain what Jose Martinez is doing, why he's doing it here and just how big of a grain of salt his white-hot start should be taken with, one in particular stands out.



Gomber's strike spree ties Memphis K mark

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:36:13 EDT

Austin Gomber, facing the Iowa Cubs for the first time in 2018, threw 85 strikes in 112 pitches en route to a 16-strikeout performance as Memphis cruised to a 3-0 victory.



Sharp Mikolas backed by Wong, DeJong HRs

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 20:02:19 EDT

Miles Mikolas went seven strong innings in a 9-2 victory on Sunday at Busch Stadium, beating the Reds for the second time in a week. Kolten Wong and Paul DeJong both homered for the Cardinals, who have won 11 straight against the Reds.



Waino goes on DL with elbow inflammation

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 19:51:47 EDT

The Cardinals on Sunday placed Adam Wainwright (right elbow inflammation) on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Friday. To take his roster spot, the team recalled right-hander John Brebbia from Triple-A Memphis.



It's been 19 years since Tatis' two-slam inning

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:20:27 EDT

It's been 19 years since Tatis' two-slam inning



Yadi's go-ahead homer pushes Cards to win

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:22:16 EDT

After the Reds rallied with a three-run seventh to tie it, Yadier Molina hit a go-ahead home run in the bottom of the frame to lift the Cardinals to their 10th consecutive victory over Cincinnati, dating back to last season. Jordan Hicks earned his first Major League victory after inducing Scooter Gennett to hit into a double play with the bases loaded in the ninth.



Hicks shows grit in sealing first big league win

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:13:46 EDT

Your first Major League win is supposed to be one you remember most, long after your career is through, the details etched in your mind and immune to the cruelty of time. But just minutes after Jordan Hicks' first big league win, which he earned -- capital E -- by closing out St. Louis' 4-3 win over the Reds on Saturday, the rookie already could barely recall.



Fowler's daughter's cute reaction to bobblehead

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:21:44 EDT

Fowler's daughter's cute reaction to bobblehead



Wacha in the park: Righty masterful vs. Reds

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:53:12 EDT

Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha continued his dominance of the Reds with 6 2/3 strong innings to help St. Louis to a 4-2 win on Friday night at Busch Stadium. Wacha improved to 10-1 lifetime in 16 starts against Cincinnati. Yadier Molina had a two-run double in the first inning to highlight a three-run outburst for the Cardinals, who have won six of seven.



Callup O'Neill soaking in big league experience

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:29:32 EDT

When outfielder Tyler O'Neill was informed that he was going to be called up by the Cardinals on Wednesday, the first person he notified was his mother, Marilyn. The phone call was a brief one. O'Neill barely finished his first sentence when mom broke out in tears.



Weaver struggles as Cards' streak snapped

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:52:30 EDT

The Cardinals moved Luke Weaver up to start Thursday's series finale against the Cubs, due in no small part to Michael Wacha's career struggles at Wrigley Field. The Friendly Confines weren't too friendly to Weaver, either, in an 8-5 defeat that snapped St. Louis' win streak at five games.



Oviedo among top prospect performers

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:32:50 EDT

Cardinals right-hander Johan Oviedo was among top prospect performers on Friday.



Highly ranked prospect O'Neill joins Cardinals

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:52:51 EDT

Tyler O'Neill's scorching-hot start to 2018 has him making his way to the big leagues. The Cardinals promoted O'Neill, the Cards' No. 4 prospect per MLB Pipeline, prior to Thursday's makeup game against the Cubs at Wrigley Field.



Flaherty among top prospect performers

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:01:27 EDT

Cardinals right-hander Jack Flaherty was among top prospect performers on Thursday.



Checking in on NL Central new guys: Ozuna

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:12:45 EDT

There are new faces all around the National League Central in 2018. Let's take a spin around the division and check out the new guys.



Inbox: Evaluating Holland's early struggles

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:15:06 EDT

With the Cardinals and Cubs postponed for the second time in three days, now is as good a time as any to tackle your most pressing Cardinals questions. In this edition of the Inbox, fans inquire about Greg Holland, Kolten Wong, Jack Flaherty and Luke Voit.



Carp ensures 1st round of rivalry won by Cards

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 02:23:06 EDT

Matt Carpenter's three RBIs proved to be the difference as the 116th year of play between the Cardinals and Cubs began on a frigid night at Wrigley Field. Carpenter's RBI double opened the scoring in the second, and his two-run single in the eighth provided St. Louis much-needed insurance in a 5-3 win.



5 cool things about Cards callup O'Neill

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:32:32 EDT

Five cool things about Cards callup O'Neill



Holland's struggles open door for Norris

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:59:47 EDT

The Cardinals are calling what Greg Holland is going through a "Spring Training phase." Meanwhile, Bud Norris appears to be in midseason form.



O'Neill leads outburst by Cardinals prospects

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 18:35:31 EDT

Few hitters in professional baseball are having a better start to the season than Cardinals No. 4 prospect Tyler O'Neill, who highlighted an offensive outburst by St. Louis Minor Leaguers on Monday afternoon.



Gyorko, Gregerson activated, join Cardinals

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:47:51 EDT

Two injured veterans have returned to the Cardinals, one in the infield and another in the bullpen. Infielder Jedd Gyorko and reliever Luke Gregerson both rejoined the club Monday in Chicago.



C-Mart dominant with 11 K's; Cards sweep Reds

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 21:17:42 EDT

Carlon Martinez's 11 strikeouts highlighted a 3-2 win over the Reds that capped a four-game sweep and sent St. Louis to Chicago on a bit of a roll headed into its first series of the year against the Cubs.



Cards, Reds celebrate Jackie Robinson Day

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 19:17:56 EDT

As Reds and Cardinals players arrived at Great American Ball Park on Sunday, the jerseys with that now hallowed number were hanging at the lockers.



O'Neill slugs way to Pipeline Team of the Week

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:09:44 EDT

MLB Pipeline's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the first 11 days of the Minor League season. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible.



Garcia's 2 HRs, Mikolas' gem pace Cards' win

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 18:09:15 EDT

Greg Garcia had never hit a home run against a left-handed pitcher. He'd never hit two home runs in a game. That all changed Saturday, when the Cardinals ran away with a 6-1 win over the Reds behind a career day from their utility man. The first multi-homer game of Garcia's career came in support of winning pitcher Miles Mikolas, who twirled seven strong innings to put St. Louis a win away from a sweep.



Martinez adds new pitch to evolving arsenal

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 13:21:45 EDT

What technically became Carlos Martinez's fifth pitch was born on a backfield in Jupiter, Florida, this spring, during an innocent game of catch. That's when Adam Wainwright told Martinez to toy around with the way he grips his fastball.



Greene among top prospect performers

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 00:52:29 EDT

Cardinals right-hander Conner Greene was among top prospect performers on Saturday.



Yadi belts 5th HR to back sharp Weaver in win

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 00:11:16 EDT

Yadier Molina's second-inning home run gave him five already on the young season, and it highlighted a three-RBI night that helped the Cardinals to a 5-3 win over the Reds at Great American Ball Park. Luke Weaver, who took a no-hitter into the fifth, gave up just a two-run homer over 6-plus innings. Bud Norris notched his second save.



With Holland being eased in, Norris gets save

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 23:45:45 EDT

When the first save opportunity since Greg Holland arrived in the Cardinals' clubhouse appeared, Holland did not pitch. Bud Norris did. When two runners reached against Norris to bring the winning run to the plate, the Cardinals' bullpen barely stirred.



Cards celebrate Yadi HR with conga line

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 21:06:35 EDT

Cards celebrate Yadi HR with conga line



Cardinals hit 4 HRs, use big 7th to rout Reds

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 01:27:37 EDT

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny couldn't believe when he heard the numbers, the benchmarks that came with his team's blasts. Jose Martinez's solo homer, the hardest by a Cardinals player in years. Paul DeJong's shot, the farthest of his career. Yadier Molina crushed his longest in three seasons. The Cardinals used four homers and a seventh-run seventh to power their way to a 13-4 series-opening win over the Reds.



Pham, Ozuna flash leather in Cards' outfield

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 01:40:12 EDT

Tommy Pham is the type of player who is never satisfied. There is always another way to improve, another rung to reach. He's the type of player who lays out to make a diving catch to conclude a nine-run game, which is what he did during Thursday's 13-4 Cardinals win over the Reds.



Mayers returns to Cards as Tuivailala hits DL

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:55:31 EDT

The Cardinals began a road trip that could feature some significant roster churn by placing right-hander Sam Tuivailala on the 10-day disabled list with a left knee strain, raising the club's number of inactive bullpen arms to four. Right-hander Mike Mayers, who made the club out of Spring Training but was recently optioned, was recalled from Triple-A Memphis in a corresponding move.



Wainwright finds form in Cards' loss to Brewers

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 18:59:52 EDT

Junior Guerra's year-plus journey up and down the Brewers' depth chart brought him back to the Majors on Wednesday, when the right-hander won a battle of former Opening Day starters and led Milwaukee to a 3-2 triumph over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium.



Thames hits 5th HR off Bader's extended glove

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 19:52:31 EDT

Eric Thames got just enough of an Adam Wainwright sinker, drilling the pitch for his fifth homer of the season in the Brewers' 3-2 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Wednesday.



Waino hosts families of school-shooting victims

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 17:34:30 EDT

Brian Cope can still see his son standing on the Busch Stadium dirt. In his mind, Preston is still smiling, safely on third base, just 90 feet from home. That was last summer, when Preston's Marshall County High School (Benton, Ky.) team played an exhibition game at Busch. Their return this week came at the hosting of Adam Wainwright but without Preston, who was 15 when he was killed in January after a fellow student opened fire at his school.



Carpenter nails door shut with walk-off HR

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 02:53:00 EDT

Late lead changes, shaky control and spotty relief pitching have defined the first two games of this series between the Cardinals and Brewers at Busch Stadium. Matt Carpenter ensured that the Cardinals emerged from at least one with a win, delivering a walk-off, two-run home run to give St. Louis a 5-3 victory over the Brewers in 11 innings.