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Yadi's controversial walk-off 2B keeps Cards Wild

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:06:56 EDT

With the Cardinals having just squandered a late lead, Yadier Molina delivered a walk-off RBI double to lift St. Louis to a 4-3 victory over the Reds at Busch Stadium on Thursday.



Matheny sits Moss in favor of Martinez

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:36:37 EDT

Having stuck with Brandon Moss throughout his historic September slump, Mike Matheny acknowledged on Thursday that it's time for a change. He pulled Moss out of the lineup, replacing the skidding slugger with Minor League journeyman Jose Martinez.



Wong wants to finish season on his terms

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:18:51 EDT

Things didn't go the way Kolten Wong planned in 2016, but he believes that in the end, his struggles, an undefined role and a trip to the Minors were beneficial.



Cards squander chances in tight contest

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:12:50 EDT

The Cardinals had their opportunities in a 2-1 loss to the Reds on Wednesday night, but the offense couldn't convert when potential runs were almost gift-wrapped for them.



Tiebreaker scenarios for Wild Card berths

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:42:38 EDT

For all the numbers of notoriety in the increasingly data-driven sport of baseball, the one still paramount in the 162-game schedule is winning percentage. But what happens when even that supreme stat can't decide things?



Offense sputters as Cards slip in Wild race

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:55:26 EDT

The Cardinals may be scoreboard-watching, but no one else's results matter if they don't start tabulating victories of their own. And on Wednesday night, they fell to the Reds, 2-1, in a loss that dropped St Louis further back in a race entering its final days.



Oh downplays exit after notching 100th K

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:49:57 EDT

Cardinals closer Seung Hwan Oh downplayed the severity of the groin tightness that bumped him from Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the Reds, insisting that he expects to be available for the final four games of the regular season.



Molina raising catcher durability standard

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:42:05 EDT

After establishing a career best with his 138th start behind the plate on Tuesday, Yadier Molina continues marching toward becoming the third catcher in franchise history to log at least 1,200 innings behind the plate in a season.



Diaz honors Jose's legacy in grand fashion

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:49:07 EDT

After spending much of Monday in Miami, where he mourned the loss of Jose Fernandez alongside family and close friends, Aledmys Diaz returned to St. Louis ready to pay tribute to the childhood friend who died Sunday in a boating accident.



Cardinals' Top 30 prospects list

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:17:56 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.



Diaz's emotional slam lifts Cards' WC hopes

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:14:32 EDT

With one mighty and emotional swing, Aledmys Diaz paid honor to a lost friend and jolted the Cardinals, who rode that spark to a rout of the Reds to keep pace in the National League Wild Card race.



Cardinals waiting to pick Saturday starter

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:50:34 EDT

The Cardinals appear likely to wait until the final hours before selecting their starter for Saturday, as that decision will hinge largely upon how much work various pitchers get in the coming days.



Q&A: Mozeliak reflects on 2016, looks ahead

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:08:27 EDT

Though the Cardinals entered Tuesday one game out of playoff positioning, an afternoon session that general manager John Mozeliak held with the media took on an end-of-year feel, as many of the questions either elicited reflection on the season or thoughts about how the team will retool for 2017.



Time short for Holliday's return this season

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:08:27 EDT

Though Matt Holliday has not given up on the possibility of returning this week, Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak acknowledged it was difficult to envision a scenario in which the veteran left fielder contributes before the end of the regular season.



Molina couldn't keep from laughing at Adams' catch

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:13:27 EDT

Molina couldn't keep from laughing at Adams' catch



Cards face pitching questions in playoff race

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 02:10:32 EDT

A 15-2 loss to the Reds not only precluded the Cardinals from moving into a tie for the second Wild Card spot on Monday night, but it foiled an opportunity to generate momentum leading into this final week of the regular season.



Cards' playoff hopes take hit with loss to Reds

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 03:00:58 EDT

Back at Busch Stadium with a chance to pull even with the Giants and inch closer to a sixth straight playoff berth, the Cardinals instead elicited boos from the typically affable home fans with one of their ugliest performances of the season. They looked little like a team ready for postseason play in a 15-2 loss to the Reds to open a seven-game homestand on Monday night.



Diaz attends service for his friend Fernandez

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:30:30 EDT

Cardinals shortstop Aledmys Diaz traveled to Miami on Monday to attend a private service honoring Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, who died in a boating accident on Sunday. Diaz returned to St. Louis in time to be available off the bench for the series opener against the Reds.



Carpenter bothered by soreness in right finger

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:00:44 EDT

While struggling to produce since returning from an oblique injury in early August, Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter has acknowledged, at various points, that timing issues and trust in his oblique have held him back. Perhaps, now, there is another contributing factor in play.



Cards remain 3rd in Wild Card after stalling vs. Lester

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:53:12 EDT

David Ross and Jon Lester combined to lead the Cubs to a 3-1 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday night to set a franchise record in home wins at Wrigley Field at 57. It also was Chicago's 99th win overall, tops in the Major Leagues. St. Louis remained a half-game out of the NL Wild Card picture.



Clock ticking on struggling Moss and Co.

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 02:03:35 EDT

Brandon Moss is done tabulating the moral victories. Rather, the Cardinals' first baseman sees a shrinking schedule offering him limited time to reverse the worst skid in his 10-year career.



During dugout interview, Wainwright revealed he is Godzilla

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 16:28:33 EDT

Adam Wainwright revealed he is Godzilla



Hot Cards rout Cubs; 1/2-game back in WC

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:31:20 EDT

Just when the Cardinals needed a win to keep pace in the National League Wild Card race, it was Alex Reyes' turn to pitch. Stephen Piscotty smacked a solo home run and Yadier Molina drove in four runs to back Reyes and power the Cardinals to a 10-4 victory on Saturday at Wrigley Field over the Cubs and slow their drive for 100 wins.



Big first inning sets tone for hot-hitting Cards

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:36:32 EDT

Still without a static batting order as the season nears its end, manager Mike Matheny produced his 140th different lineup on Saturday in an effort to jumpstart a recently unreliable offense. And that alignment struck a sweet spot, as the Cardinals scored four in the first inning in a 10-4 victory over the Cubs at Wrigley Field.



Sloppy start downs Leake, Cardinals in opener

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:30:00 EDT

Friday's series-opening 5-0 loss at Wrigley Field unraveled in a first inning that saw Mike Leake throw 31 pitches and closed with the Cardinals down by four. There were mishandled plays in the field, key pitches not executed and two wild pitches. It was a sloppy start from which the Cards never recovered, despite the bullpen's scoreless performance.



Diaz mourns death of childhood friend Fernandez

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:08:24 EDT

They grew up just doors apart in the Cuban neighborhood of Santa Clara, where, there on Eighth Street or at the sandlot field two miles away, Aledmys Diaz and Jose Fernandez cultivated their love of baseball. The boys were childhood buddies, both taught the game by Diaz's father, Rigoberto, and uncle, Nelson, long before they defected with Major League dreams or shared a clubhouse as National League All-Stars.



Cards shut out, remain behind in Wild Card race

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:30:24 EDT

Jake Arrieta struck out 10 over seven innings in the Cubs' 5-0 victory over the Cardinals on Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field, dealing another blow to St. Louis' Wild-Card hopes while Chicago locked up home-field advantage throughout the NL playoffs.



Inbox: Who would start in Wild Card Game?

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:10:17 EDT

Who do the Cardinals consider their ace? Jenifer Langosch answers this and more in the Inbox on St. Louis' final off-day of the 2016 regular season.



Cards overpowered, can't gain Wild Card edge

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:19:31 EDT

German Marquez was exceptional in his first Major League start, and Nolan Arenado's grand slam powered the Rockies past the Cardinals, 11-1, at Coors Field on Wednesday. The loss kept the Cardinals tied with the Giants and Mets for the two National League Wild Card spots.



Waino aiming at strong finish, postseason run

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:16:46 EDT

Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright was smiling. He's feeling good, finally.



Cardinals, Rockies battle it out in the form of a pregame standoff

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:02:06 EDT

Enjoy this Cardinals-Rockies pregame standoff