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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.



Martinez takes on rival Cubs in opener

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:23:10 EDT

The Cubs and Cardinals renew their rivalry in a three-game set beginning on Friday at Wrigley Field as both teams battle for position in the National League Central race. Chicago has won six of the first nine meetings between the teams, and it is riding a six-game winning streak following the All-Star break.



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.



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.



Kelly hits 10th homer for Memphis

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 01:16:53 EDT

Astros prospects Daz Cameron and Ronnie Dawson put up monster numbers to help lead Class A Quad Cities to a 20-3 win over Lansing on Wednesday night. The duo combined to go 6-for-9 with two triples, three home runs, four runs scored and eight RBIs on a night where everything went right for the River Bandits' offense.



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.



Gyorko Cards' Heart and Hustle Award winner

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:04:11 EDT

The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association revealed the 30 preliminary winners of the 2017 Heart and Hustle Award on Tuesday. The honor is the only one voted on by former players, and is bestowed each year upon the active player who most represents a passion for the game of baseball, and best embodies the values, spirit and tradition of the game.



DeJong hasn't Met a NY pitch he can't slug

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:41:17 EDT

Paul DeJong's run of franchise firsts continued on Monday with a homer that also helped lift the Cardinals to a 6-3 victory over the Mets.



All systems go for Duke's early return from TJ

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:58:06 EDT

After learning that he'd require Tommy John surgery last October, left-hander Zach Duke told his manager that he'd "be here for September." Turns out that Duke is on track to do even better than that.



6 in the Citi: Big inning powers Cards in NY

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:47:29 EDT

The Cardinals may be struggling to claw their way back into the National League playoff picture, but it hasn't prevented them from keeping the Mets out of it. St. Louis broke out for six runs in the sixth inning Monday, scoring a 6-3 win at Citi Field to further dim New York's postseason hopes.



Sierra making most of opportunity with Cards

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 19:24:32 EDT

Magneuris Sierra didn't even arrive in Pittsburgh until 9 p.m. ET on Saturday. Sixteen hours later, he was starting in right field for the Cardinals in their 4-3 series-finale loss to the Pirates on Sunday at PNC Park.



Yadi goes yard, but Cards fall in finale

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 19:42:59 EDT

For the second time in three days, the Pirates staged a dramatic ninth-inning rally to surge past the Cardinals and keep their hopes of contending alive. Josh Bell began the key National League Central series with a walk-off homer Friday night, and Adam Frazier ended it Sunday afternoon by slapping a walk-off single to cap another comeback and lead the Bucs to a 4-3 win and a series victory over the Cards at PNC Park.



Perez collects three hits with GCL Cardinals

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 20:29:40 EDT

Reynaldo Lopez piled up the strikeouts as Triple-A Charlotte topped Gwinnett, 5-4, in walk-off fashion on Sunday. Lopez, the No. 36 overall prospect, fired 66 of his 99 pitches for strikes as he generated a season-high 12 strikeouts and yielded just two hits in seven innings of one-run ball.



Led by Lynn, Cardinals blank Bucs

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 23:41:18 EDT

Right-handed on the mound and left-handed at the plate, Lance Lynn led the Cardinals to a 4-0 win over the Pirates on Saturday night at PNC Park. Lynn fired 6 1/3 scoreless innings for the Cards and laced a double to left-center that began their three-run, two-out rally in the fifth inning.



Phamtastic: Cards OF red-hot at plate

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 00:50:02 EDT

Tommy Pham continues to be a hot commodity at the plate, going 3-for-4 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored Saturday. He now has nine hits in his past 14 at-bats, and he has notched three straight multihit games for the first time in his career.



Bowman does his best 'pen T-Rex impression

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 21:13:00 EDT

Bowman does his best bullpen T-Rex impression



Cardinals place Piscotty on 10-day DL

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 19:27:56 EDT

The Cardinals placed Piscotty on the 10-day disabled list on Saturday, and they recalled Magneuris Sierra from Double-A Springfield as a corresponding move. However, general manager Mike Girsch confirmed that Sierra would not arrive in Pittsburgh in time for St. Louis' game against the Pirates on Saturday.



Kelly goes deep in big game for Memphis

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 01:34:24 EDT

Rafael Devers put his entire skillset on display while leading Pawtucket to a 7-4 win over Syracuse in his Triple-A debut on Saturday.



Molina doesn't break sweat picking off Polanco

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 00:20:36 EDT

Molina doesn't break a sweat picking off Polanco



Gyorko's homer not enough in loss to Bucs

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 02:37:53 EDT

After winning five of their last six games before the All-Star break, the Pirates started the second half looking to prove themselves as a National League Central contender before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline. They got off to a good start Friday night, as Josh Bell launched his first career walk-off homer to beat the Cardinals, 5-2, in the second-half opener at PNC Park.



Cards put Grichuk on DL, recall J. Martinez

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 23:28:11 EDT

The Cardinals recalled Jose Martinez from Triple-A Memphis before Friday's 5-2 loss to the Pirates and placed outfielder Randal Grichuk on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to Monday, with a lower back strain.



Cardinals hope Wong brings spark to lineup

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 01:45:25 EDT

The Cardinals will be a pair of players stronger as they open the second half, as they activated Kolten Wong (triceps) and Kevin Siegrist (cervical spine sprain) from the 10-day disabled list on Thursday.



Cards looking to invest, not sell at Deadline

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:40:03 EDT

Though a playoff spot is still within reach, the look of the Cardinals' first half leads them toward the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline with a potentially more complicated approach.



Inbox: Should DeJong, Voit stick in lineup?

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 20:52:28 EDT

Before the Cardinals open the second half with a three-game series in Pittsburgh, let's take a look at some of the questions on your mind.



Interesting story behind iconic baseball song

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 22:40:06 EDT

Through the end of the season, the Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum will feature a special "Women in Baseball" exhibit to highlight women who have made contributions to St. Louis baseball and the game at large. In conjunction with this exhibit, MLB.com will be telling the stories of some of those women over the course of the next few months. We continue this series by taking a look at one of the most well-known songs in the United States: "Take Me Out to the Ball Game."