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The system had a good day Sunday, going 7 and 1 with a suspended game. The Cardinals took 3 games from the Cubs system, outscoring them 7 to 2. Adam Wainwright was the star of the game, limiting the Cubs to 5 hits and 3 walks over 7 innings; while he only struck out 3, he did lower this ERA to 1.92 for the season.
Adam Wainwright vs. Kyle Hendricks The last time these teams played on July 27 was in 2012.
John Mozeliak and the Cardinals brass have prided themselves on the fact that not only do they compete with top players every year, but always have more coming.
A 1-2-3 first from Miller brought the Birds back to the dish, and though they had a chance, were unable to push the lead.
As if the Chicago Cubs-St. Louis Cardinals rivalry needed any more fuel, controversial catcher A.J. Pierzynski has signed with St. Louis and is in the starting lineup for Saturday's game at Wrigley Field.
The St. Louis Cardinals hope the addition of A.J. Pierzynski provides them with the spark that has been lacking since they briefly took over sole possession of first place a week ago.
St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig greets Matt Holliday outside the dugout after Holliday's home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 25, 2014, in Chicago.
Facing the worst-hitting team in baseball, Cubs pitchers allowed 14 hits in a 13-3 loss to the San Diego Padres.
Buck up! Cards' bats usually heat up in August, Sept. History shows Cards' hitting woes tend to pick up later in the summer.
As Matt Adams climbed up the St. Louis Cardinals organizational ladder, I maintained a healthy level of skepticism about the slugger's ability to develop into a middle-of-the-order bat in the big leagues.
Who here honestly thought we'd win both of these games? Seriously, be honest. Against Waino and Lynn, the aces of the Cardinal staff, I was hoping for a split.
Odorizzi, who struck out eight in 5 2/3 innings in Tampa Bay's 7-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, was talking to the Cardinals' Joe Kelly on Wednesday behind the batting cage when Wainwright approached.
Jul 11, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Kirby Yates against the Toronto Blue Jays at Tropicana Field.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:01 am
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