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Leake, Cards' bullpen stifle Rox in opener

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:01:56 EDT

The energy and sharpness that had eluded Cardinals right-hander Mike Leake reappeared during an 8-2 victory over the previously hot Rockies at Busch Stadium on Monday night



Piscotty not yet ready to come off DL

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:09:21 EDT

The Cardinals won't have to address their overcrowded outfield situation for a little while longer, as Stephen Piscotty continues to recover from a strained right groin. Although Piscotty is eligible to come off the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday, there are still steps to be taken before that happens, and there is no timeline for his return.



Grichuk homers in 3rd straight game off DL

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:31:33 EDT

Randal Grichuk is showing no sign of rust. His second-inning blast in Sunday's 5-3 loss was his third homer in as many games, making him the first Cardinals player since Albert Pujols (2011) to homer in every game of a series against the Cubs.



Wacha unable to contain Cubs at Wrigley

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:48:34 EDT

Kyle Schwarber smacked a game-tying solo home run and Willson Contreras hit a tiebreaking two-run shot to back Jose Quintana in his Cubs home debut, posting a 5-3 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday night.



O'Neill makes Pipeline Team of the Week

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:35:34 EDT

MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances in the Minor Leagues from the previous seven days. Any player on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible.



DeJong staking claim for shortstop job

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:43:22 EDT

Paul DeJong has done to Aledmys Diaz what Diaz did to Jhonny Peralta a year ago, which is nudge him out of a starting job by taking advantage of an opening.



Alcantara goes seven strong for Springfield

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 02:31:39 EDT

Max Schrock took full advantage of Double-A Midland's doubleheader, collecting a total of five hits and six RBIs in the two wins over Corpus Christi on Sunday.



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 MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.



Memphis putting together magnificent season

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:58:39 EDT

As the Cardinals continue to battle in the National League Central, their Triple-A affiliate is having one of its best seasons in franchise history.



Mozeliak, Lynn talk righty's future amid rumors

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 17:05:11 EDT

Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak met with starter Lance Lynn on Saturday to offer some transparency about the organization's plans leading up to the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline and the fluidity of Lynn's status. Lynn is due to be a free agent after the season, which is why the Cards are open to dealing him if the right return were to be offered this month.



Wainwright on point, but win proves elusive

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:01:07 EDT

After breaking up Jon Lester's perfect game in the sixth and retiring 21 of the 24 batters he faced through the seventh, Adam Wainwright took the mound in the eighth having just been spotted a two-run lead. But Wainwright wouldn't escape with a win. Instead, the Cubs, with a three-run inning, evened the series with a 3-2 victory Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field.



'Pen can't hold off Cubs after HRs back Waino

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:40:03 EDT

On Friday night, the Cardinals scored nine runs in the eighth inning to post a win over the Cubs. On Saturday, the Cubs got some payback. Kris Bryant hit a game-tying RBI single and scored on Anthony Rizzo's double, both with two outs in the eighth inning, to lift the Cubs to a 3-2 victory over the Cardinals at Wrigley Field.



Hudson fires quality start for Springfield

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 01:09:14 EDT

The Braves' farm system is loaded with talented young arms, and that was easily apparent on Saturday as Luiz Gohara and Lucas Sims led Double-A Mississippi and Triple-A Gwinnett to wins with dominating performances on the mound.



Nine-run 8th powers Cards over Cubs in opener

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:15:49 EDT

The Cardinals stunned the red-hot Cubs, scoring a season-high nine runs in the eighth inning to post an 11-4 come-from-behind victory on Friday afternoon to snap Chicago's winning streak at six.



Cards get No. 75 prospect from Mariners

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:01:58 EDT

Trading from one area of depth to enhance another, the Cardinals acquired power-hitting outfielder Tyler O'Neill from the Mariners on Friday for left-hander Marco Gonzales.



Kelly, Grichuk, Duke make strong showings

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:15:09 EDT

The Cardinals began their series against the Cubs with six roster moves, including the promotion of baseball's top catching prospect and the return of a veteran reliever who underwent Tommy John surgery less than 10 months ago.



J. Martinez 'fine' after being hit by foul ball

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:41:55 EDT

Early in a nine-run inning that eventually lifted the Cardinals to an 11-4 win over the Cubs on Friday afternoon, St. Louis endured a bit of a scare when outfielder Jose Martinez was struck near his left temple by a foul ball into the visitors' dugout.



O'Neill's father was a top body builder

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:44:46 EDT

O'Neill's father was a top body builder



Mozeliak hoping to shake up 'attitude, culture'

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:38:37 EDT

For weeks, speculation has abounded about how the Cardinals may approach the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline. Will they be a buyer or a seller? Is an impact bat the priority? On Friday, president of baseball operations John Mozeliak suggested something else.



Flaherty makes scoreless start for Memphis

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:12:25 EDT

It's not a secret that when Touki Toussaint is right he can miss bats with the best of them. That was the case on Friday, as the Braves' No. 11 prospect matched his career highs with 11 strikeouts in eight innings as he recorded his second straight double-digit strikeout performance for Class A Advanced Florida.



Rosenthal's lapse costs Cards chance at win

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:48:41 EDT

A staple of pitchers' fielding practice during the early weeks of Spring Training now haunts the Cardinals in July after an opportunity to push their series finale against the Mets into extra innings Thursday was abruptly thwarted by yet another lapse in fundamentals.



Pham's hot bat not enough; Cards falter in 9th

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:37:27 EDT

The Cardinals' inability to find consistency in the ninth inning continued to haunt them Thursday at Citi Field, when Jose Reyes hit a walk-off infield single in a 3-2 Mets win over the Cards, dropping them to their third walk-off loss in seven games this road trip.



Leake, Cards not overly alarmed by weakness

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:56:12 EDT

Though Mike Leake acknowledged having trouble maintaining optimal body strength from one start to the next, the Cardinals do not appear concerned enough about the issue to consider an imminent change to their rotation plans.



Bader fills out box score for Memphis

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 03:40:59 EDT

No organization currently features more high-end talent in its farm system than the White Sox. That was evident on Thursday, as a host of the South Siders' top prospects turned in big performances across three different levels.



Cards rally vs. Mets is too little, too late

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:21:33 EDT

Offensively dormant for most of the second half, Yoenis Cespedes woke up on Wednesday -- and displayed every side of who he is in a 7-3 win over the Cardinals.



Defensive lapses, weakness hurt Leake vs. NY

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:27:06 EDT

Any chance the Cardinals had to pull back to .500 on Wednesday faded quickly when Mike Leake, left vulnerable by plays not made behind him, could not contain a Mets club that had been hitless with runners in scoring position in the first two games of this series.



Diaz working hard to prove himself to Cards

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:57:41 EDT

While Paul DeJong continues his run of success with the Cardinals, Aledmys Diaz remains down in Triple-A Memphis, where he's working to prove that he's ready to return to St. Louis and compete with DeJong for starting opportunities.



Wacha's 1st career CG a 3-hit shutout of Mets

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:51:52 EDT

Still trailing multiple teams in both the National League Central and NL Wild Card races, the Cardinals must play exemplary baseball throughout the season's second half to claw back into the postseason picture. Michael Wacha did more than his share Tuesday night, and the Mets gave him plenty of help, committing three errors in a 5-0 St. Louis win at Citi Field.



Shutout another reminder of Wacha's potential

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 01:58:35 EDT

The Cardinals have never forgotten what they saw of Michael Wacha when he burst onto the Major League scene in 2013. It's why they've stuck by him through recurring shoulder issues and provided a longer leash than others might have when things started to veer off track earlier this season.



Adjustment helps Siegrist's pitching, health

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:00:17 EDT

As Kevin Siegrist showcased in his return to the mound on Monday, the Cardinals reliever utilized his time on the disabled list not only to eradicate the neck pain that had been plaguing him for much of the season, but also to correct his eroding mechanics.