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Yesterday | St. Louis Cardinals

Cards making pitch in surge to postseason

That's what they're doing, and that's an indication that October might again be special in St. Louis. In 2011, the Cardinals went 18-8 in the final month of the regular season to clinch a Wild Card berth on the final day.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Allen Craig, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Adam Wainwright

Wed Sep 03, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals

Wacha makes return in Cards' showdown with Crew

Sidelined since June 17, Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha will return to a Major League mound on Thursday night at Miller Park for the first time since going down with a right shoulder stress reaction. He will pitch opposite Brewers righty Wily Peralta in the opener of a four-game series between the National League Central's top two clubs.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Michael Wacha, Wily Peralta, Matt Holliday, Albert Pujols

Tue Sep 02, 2014


Bleacher Report's Complete 2014 MLB Awards Predictions With 1 Month To Go

Few things stir up more debate during the course of each MLB season than who should take home their respective major awards, and as we enter the final month of the season, those races are heating up around the league.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Brad Ausmus, National League West, National League, Starlin Castro

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Gonzales gets first MLB win during heated pennant

With September rapidly approaching, the Cardinals had lost the past four games, including two to division rival Chicago Cubs.


Related Topix: Sports

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Cubbies Crib

8/29 Morning Marquee: LA Angels extend lead in AL West

Aug 28, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; The Los Angeles Angels celebrate after a sacrifice fly hit by Los Angeles Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick in the 10th inning against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels, Baseball Players, Howie Kendrick, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Oakland A's: John Jaso's future as a catcher

Oakland A's catcher John Jaso was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list this past week since his concussion symptoms have worsened over the past two weeks.


Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, John Jaso, Baseball Players

The Miami Herald

Wainwright struggles in Cards 3-1 loss to Pirates

St. Louis ace Adam Wainwright won't be sad to see September arrive. A loss Wednesday to Pittsburgh was his second straight and fourth in August - a month he started by giving up seven runs to Milwaukee.


Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Adam Wainwright, Daniel Descalso

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?

Game 132: Pirates 5 Cardinals 2

Despite my obvious devotion to Andy Van Slyke as a kid, the iconic early 1990s Pittsburgh Pirate memory for me has always been Barry Bonds's walkoff home run off of Lee Smith .


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Barry Bonds, National League, National League East

Pittsburgh Pirates

Cole looks to get Bucs back on track vs. Cards

In the middle of two playoff races, the Cardinals will look to win a series on Tuesday against the Pirates, whose playoff hopes are looking more and more likely that they'll rest solely in the National League Wild Card.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Adam Wainwright, Gerrit Cole, Gregory Polanco

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Philadelphia Phillies

Buchanan, Phils eye back-to-back series wins

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Jon Jay, Baseball Players, Shelby Miller, David Buchanan, Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

A hard team not to love, Mike? Well ...A hard team not to love, Mike? ...

The Cardinals won Tuesday night 5-4, their second straight walk-off win over the Reds - this one on a walk-off hit by pitch to Jon Jay The victory put them at a season-high 11 games over .500.


Related Topix: Sports, Jon Jay, Baseball Players, Matt Carpenter, Lance Lynn, Matt Holliday, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball

St. Louis Cardinals

Wainwright eyes 16th win in opener with Phillies

The Cardinals used Thursday's off-day to manipulate their rotation and maximize their use of ace Adam Wainwright down the stretch.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright, Shelby Miller, Kyle Kendrick

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Call to the Pen

Cardinals put Ellis on DL, Recall Garcia from Triple-A Memphis

July 2, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Mark Ellis forces out San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence on a double play attempt during the ninth inning at AT&T Park.


Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Baseball Players, Kolten Wong, Greg Garcia

Rant Sports

Buster Posey Needs to Make Permanent Switch to First Base for San Francisco Giants

The playoff-hopeful San Francisco Giants face several potential franchise-altering decisions in the upcoming offseason that could drastically change the makeup of their current ball club.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Hector Sanchez