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15 hrs ago | St. Louis Cardinals
As they do before the start of each new series, the Cardinals' coaching staff gathered all of the club's hitters in a room on Monday afternoon to prepare for what was on tap, but also to dissect what was still fresh.
Pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Seth Maness in the eighth inning Tuesday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2.
The Cardinals gave Ike Davis a favorable matchup with two men on in the eighth, and he smashed a changeup for a three-run homer to help the Pirates win 5-2.
Ike Davis belted a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates took down the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-2, on Tuesday.
Some will blame Pirates reliever Jared Hughes. He inherited a 1-0 lead in the seventh inning Monday night at PNC Park and promptly turned it into what became a hurtful 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, one of the teams the Pirates are chasing furiously for a playoff spot.
The Pirates made up ground in Milwaukee over the weekend against the first-place team in the National League Central.
Jerome Williams tossed eight effective innings of one-run ball to help the Philadelphia Phillies take the finale of a three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals Williams, Phillies shut down Cardinals Philadelphia, PA - Jerome Williams tossed eight effective innings of one-run ball to help the Philadelphia Phillies take the finale of a ... (more)
The Phillies ran the gamut in their most recent defeat, one they needed 4 hours and 53 minutes to complete.
Matt Carpenter hit a sacrifice fly in the 12th inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 on Saturday night.
It's hard to imagine the Cardinals aren't eager to get Yadier Molina back in the lineup.
The Cardinals lost a game off their lead over the Giants for the National League's top Wildcard spot on Friday night, and they'll need Shelby Miller to right the ship on Saturday night to maintain their postseason standing.
Kyle Kendrick became the major league leader in first-inning earned runs and ERA after surrendering three runs that inning in the Phillies' 5-4 win.
Philadelphia Phillies Cody Asche fields a grounder by St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong for an out in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Philadelphia.
Fresh off the area's only good baseball team getting eliminated from the Little League World Series, we're going to have to watch the Phillies play the red hot Cardinals.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 05:45 pm
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