Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:30:00 -0500Cards stay in hunt by beating Pirates 7-0.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:20:00 -0500Cardinals won't pick up Holliday's option for 2017.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:15:00 -0500In three of the past four nights, we’ve seen everlasting moments as the last-gasp Cardinals try to outlast the Giants in the wild-card race.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 23:30:00 -0500Cards wallop Pirates 7-0 to stay alive in wild-card race as Martinez works seven scoreless. Holliday, winding down his time here, hits 20th homer.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 23:15:00 -0500The Holliday era appears to be ending in St. Louis. Send the slugger out the right way.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 23:15:00 -0500But other candidates could also could see action.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:16:00 -0500If the Cardinals survive this weekend to reach the playoffs, history tells us that they shouldn’t be discounted.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:35:00 -0500Molina, arguably the Cardinals’ second-half MVP, is the only veteran who deserves to return.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:20:00 -0500Walk-off double should have been a ground-rule double, but umpires were governed by a replay rule and Reds did not "immediately" challenge.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:49:00 -0500Molina's two-out double in ninth scores Carpenter from first for a 4-3 win that keeps the Cardinals' wild-card hopes alive. The hit should have been called a ground-rule double, but Reds didn’t indicate quickly enough that they wanted to challenge.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:30:00 -0500The Cardinals hit the lotto, but a stroke of luck did not stop the Giants from protecting their lead.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:01:00 -0500If the Cardinals tie the New York Mets or San Francisco Giants for a wild card, the tiebreaker game would be played Monday at Busch Stadium
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:40:00 -0500The Cardinals rookie is unflappable.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:23:00 -0500Yadier Molina willed the Cardinals to another victory Thursday night, but it might be nice if he got more help from his friends.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0500In three seasons with the San Diego Padres, Jedd Gyorko never came close to experiencing the thrill of a pennant race.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 03:05:00 -0500Having exhausted other options, club must get creative for pivotal game -- and hopes that the decision is important enough to make.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:15:00 -0500Cardinals manager sits slumping slugger Moss.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:30:00 -0500SCOUTING REPORT • Pittsburgh has won five of the seven previous meetings at Busch Stadium this season while the Cardinals were 5-4 in Pittsburgh. Over the last six seasons, the Cardinals have a 53-51 edge over the Pirates.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:05:00 -0500When Matt Holliday went down with a broken thumb, that put more on Brandon Moss' shoulders. You saw what happened next.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:45:00 -0500Redbirds lose to Reds but don't lack for chances.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:15:00 -0500Cincinnati took aim at Seung Hwan Oh in the ninth inning Wednesday night when two consecutive batters happened to hit sharp ground balls in his direction.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:20:00 -0500When managers and coaches ruminate over their Gold Glove Award ballots these days there will be striking numbers to consider from annual winner Yadier Molina that they’ve never seen before.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:15:00 -0500Cards offense is not clicking.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:30:00 -0500Jhonny Peralta is finishing his regular season on a high note. Brandon Moss? Not so much.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:00:00 -0500The Mets added more distance on a night the Cardinals and Giants looked lost at the plate.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:00:00 -0500Rookie righthander Alex Reyes started, threw six solid inning and drove in first major league run RBI.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:10:00 -0500Nobody in power or authority at Busch Stadium denies that the 2016 season hasn’t panned out quite as well as they had hoped one year after winning 100 games. But one thing appears clear: Cardinals manager Mike Matheny’s job is…
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:35:00 -0500Oh leaves game in ninth with unknown injury
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:15:00 -0500The Cardinals slugger snapped an 0-for-22 skid on Tuesday, but his September slump has hurt his team's wild-card chances.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:10:00 -0500"Hit it for Jose!" she said, as the pitch was thrown.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:20:00 -0500Shortstop's grand slam gives Cardinals a needed jolt.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:05:00 -0500Also in the Cards Notebook: Diaz vows to honor Fernandez with his vigorous play.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:00:00 -0500When everybody wins, nobody wins.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:15:00 -0500Diaz says Jose Fernandez is always in his heart.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:45:00 -0500Twenty-four hours after the Cardinals surrendered 15 runs to Cincinnati, Adam Wainwright was standing on the mound, talking to himself.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:00:00 -0500Holliday's status for the week remains unknown
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:44:00 -0500Cardinals rookie shortstop grew up up with Marlins ace, who was killed Sunday in boating accident. Diaz just returned from Miami.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:35:00 -0500Big roster decisions loom in offseason.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:30:00 -0500Garcia, Wacha and Weaver struggle as Cincinnati romps 15-2.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:45:00 -0500Carpenter among those not in lineup Monday.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:45:00 -0500For the first time since 2013 — 240 games ago — the Cards had a crowd of fewer than 40,000. The announced crowd Monday was 34,942.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:40:00 -0500The Giants were the big winners Monday. While resting, they moved forward.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:33:00 -0500Well, Yadier Molina still looks fresh. But the rest of the Cardinals regulars look spent these days. They offered no resistance Monday night in a 15-2 loss to the Reds.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500Prior to Monday's game against the Cincinnati Reds, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny talked about his message to his ballclub.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:20:00 -0500The Reds cruised to a 15-2 win before a crowd of 34,942.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:55:00 -0500Cards’ season finally enters decisive week.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:05:00 -0500The Mets continue to impress while the Giants and Cardinals race at a snail's pace.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:15:00 -0500The group of infielders that Oquendo will tutor includes shortstop Delvin Perez, the Cardinals’ first pick in the recent draft and perhaps their top position player prospect.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:50:00 -0500Cardinals will permit Diaz to leave the team and attend any funeral or memorial services for Fernandez, if he wishes, Matheny said.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:42:00 -0500The Cardinals can no longer afford to fail themselves and their devoted followers at Busch Stadium this week. It's time to reward their fans with decent baseball at home or else prepare for the heartache.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:15:00 -0500Feast or famine pattern continues in final road game of regular season.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:41:00 -0500Yadier Molina just keeps hitting. Many of his teammates -- Brandon Moss especially --just keep struggling. And time is running out.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:40:00 -0500While so much attention has been heaped upon the Cubs and their rise as a challenger to the Cardinals’ decade-long dynastic hold on the National League Central, other division rivals are stocking up, too, and could be contenders in the…
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:50:00 -0500The Cardinals carry a miserable 33-41 home record into this series.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:00:00 -0500'I’m here because of his dad,' Fernandez said several years ago. The Marlins ace died Sunday morning in a boating accident in Miami.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 22:30:00 -0500Solo homer from David Ross and 6 2/3 scoreless from Lester leads to 3-1 win. Cardinals 1/2 game back in wild-card race.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 01:45:00 -0500Yadier Molina had four RBIs and Randal Grichuk three as the Cardinals scored 10 runs despite hitting only one homer, a solo shot by Stephen Piscotty.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 01:30:00 -0500Teams aim to contend year after year.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:55:00 -0500CHICAGO • As he has tried to work his way back from injury and into a consistent feel at the plate, Cardinals third baseman Jhonny Peralta had to find both his timing and his strength.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:55:00 -0500Lingering injury limits his power at the plate.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:50:00 -0500Managers can run a game differently with more players. But is that right?
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:20:00 -0500Reyes needs 115 pitches to finish five, but hangs in for his fourth win. Also: Holliday has live BP cancelled.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:20:00 -0500Mistakes help Chicago race to a 5-0 victory.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 23:05:00 -0500Lefthander will start Monday against Reds.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:55:00 -0500Nancy Sheets — Jake Arrieta's grandmother — is probably the biggest Cubs fan in Cardinals country.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:30:00 -0500The Cardinals are playing catch-up in the playoff race, so they can't afford cough up games with sloppy play. Yet that is what they did Friday.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:25:00 -0500Cubs capitalize on a series of misadventures by Cardinals starter Mike Leake and the defense behind him for a 5-0 victory at Wrigley Field.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:00:00 -0500CHICAGO • With nine games remaining and a rotation in flux, the Cardinals figured that Adam Wainwright was only going to get two more starts this season before their hoped-for postseason appearance.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:35:00 -0500On their final off day of the regular season, the Cardinals watched their two wild-card competitors break the three-way tie.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:15:00 -0500Redbirds face league leaders in midst of underwhelming wild-card race.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:20:00 -0500Grichuk finding success in lower-order spots.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:15:00 -0500The Cardinals are 5-2 this season at Wrigley Field while the rest of the NL Central is 5-22.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:10:00 -0500Confused by the possible three-team tie for the wild-card? Here's a handy way to navigate through it.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:39:00 -0500Jaime Garcia did a nice job cleaning up after rookie Luke Weaver Wednesday, leading to the natural speculation that the two will reverse roles as the season winds into the final week.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 04:00:00 -0500The Cardinals, Mets and Giants each missed a chance to pull ahead on Wednesday.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 03:30:00 -0500Lefthander could get back in rotation after rough start for Weaver.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 03:15:00 -0500But this team could still become beloved.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 02:05:00 -0500DENVER • What started as a playful standoff after the national anthem became a strategic decision Wednesday afternoon for Colorado manager Walt Weiss when an umpire threatened to eject a player just for staying put.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:53:00 -0500DENVER • Ninth time was not the charm.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:05:00 -0500Twice demoted, the Cardinals center fielder has spent the past month and more flashing the superstar potential some doubted.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:00 -0500Cardinal infielder Jedd Gyorko keeps going deep.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 06:01:00 -0500Everything you need to know about the three-team race for two National League wild-card spots
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:10:00 -0500Hurler drives in four runs as Redbirds tie for NL wild-card lead
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 01:15:00 -0500Pitching at high altitude today will be a first for hurler
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:19:00 -0500Mets loss coupled with a victory at Coors Field gives Cardinals a share of the wild-card lead just days after they were on the brink of slipping out.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:15:00 -0500Noah Syndergaard, the Mets' best starter, flopped on Monday as the Cardinals made up more ground.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:40:00 -0500The Cardinals tied San Francisco for the second wild card as the Giants lost in Los Angeles
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:31:00 -0500No. 50 has a tricky assignment against powerful Rockies.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:40:00 -0500Matheny appreciates relief pitcher’s versatility
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:30:00 -0500Carlos Martinez did it on the mound, at the plate and on the basepaths Monday to lead the Cardinals to a 5-3 victory. But once again Brandon Moss wasn't much help at all.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 23:20:00 -0500Starter goes five innings for career-best 15th win and he has a two-run double in a 5-3 victory.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:10:00 -0500Colorado ballpark is an enigma for Redbirds.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:44:00 -0500The arms of Drew Lock and Alex Reyes provide some hope.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:30:00 -0500Rookie beats Giants as Cards gain a split.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:00:00 -0500Closer pitches the ninth a day after two-inning stint.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 23:55:00 -0500The Rockies hold a 43-40 edge over the Cardinals since Coors Field opened in 1995.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 23:50:00 -0500The Cardinals, at 37 percent, rank near the bottom of the majors in percentage of extra bases taken.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 18:30:00 -0500With a 3-0 victory and seven shutout from young righthander Sunday, Cardinals inch closer to wild-card leaders, push Mets out front.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 06:35:00 -0500A loss would have dropped the Cardinals four games behind the Giants in the wild-card race and three games behind the Mets for the second National League wild-card berth.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:40:00 -0500Since 1995, only four of the 21 teams that finished with the best record in the majors in a particular season have managed to win the World Series.