St. Louis Cardinals News and Rumors

  • Carpenter Homers Again as Cardinals Beat Rockies 7-0

    Carpenter Homers Again as Cardinals Beat Rockies 7-0

    nytimes.com Updated 19 hours ago
    Matt Carpenter homered for the third time in two games, Michael Wacha pitched seven crisp innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Friday night.
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  • Contenders Use Late Deals to Pad the Margins of Their Rosters

    Contenders Use Late Deals to Pad the Margins of Their Rosters

    nytimes.com 21 hours ago
    With many of the biggest names already traded, the flurry of deals in the final hours before the nonwaiver deadline mostly helped contenders round out their rosters.
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  • The Cardinals' Charity Really Doesn't Want To Answer Our Questi…

    The Cardinals' Charity Really Doesn't Want To Answer Our Questions

    deadspin.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    Here is a mystery: Cardinals Care, the official charity of the St. Louis Cardinals, is making hundreds of thousands of dollars in unusual payments to the St. Louis Cardinals every year. Presumably there’s some straightforward explanation for this, but w…
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  • Cardinals add to bullpen depth, acquire Jonathan Broxton from B…

    Cardinals add to bullpen depth, acquire Jonathan Broxton from Brewers

    yahoo.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    The St. Louis Cardinals certainly buy into the old baseball adage that you can never have too much pitching. Reliever Jonathan Broxton was traded from the Milwaukee Brewers to the Cardinals on Friday, just a week after the Cards made a deal with the Mia…
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  • Garcia's walk caps Cards' rally to beat Rox

    Garcia's walk caps Cards' rally to beat Rox

    MLB.com Jul 30 (yesterday)
    In a game that featured six lead changes, the Cardinals snagged the final one, stunning the Rockies with a three-run ninth to steal a 9-8 win at Busch Stadium on Thursday night.
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  • Pirates acquire Soria from Tigers

    Pirates acquire Soria from Tigers

    MLB.com Jul 30 (yesterday)
    The National League Central race still has 10 weeks to go. But the Pirates have already beaten out the Cardinals on one count: Joakim Soria.
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  • Tribe makes out well in Moss-Kaminsky swap

    Tribe makes out well in Moss-Kaminsky swap

    MLB.com Jul 30 (2 days ago)
    With two regulars (Matt Adams and Jon Jay) already on the disabled list and a third (Matt Holliday) reinjuring his right quadriceps Wednesday night, the Cardinals decided to bolster their offense by acquiring Brandon Moss from the Indians on Thursday mo…
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  • Cardinals sign new 15-year TV rights deal

    Cardinals sign new 15-year TV rights deal

    MLB.com Jul 30 (2 days ago)
    The Cardinals and FOX Sports Midwest announced a new 15-year television rights agreement on Thursday that, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch, will net the Cardinals more than $1 billion. The agreement will begin in 2018, immediately after the cur…
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  • Cardinals acquire Brandon Moss from Indians after Matt Holliday…

    Cardinals acquire Brandon Moss from Indians after Matt Holliday injury

    yahoo.com nytimes.com MLB.com ESPN.com Jul 30 (2 days ago)
    It didn't take long for the St. Louis Cardinals to strike a deal for outfield depth after Matt Holliday reinjured his right quad Wednesday night. The Cardinals are bringing in Brandon Moss from the Cleveland Indians and sending back top pitching prospec…
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  • Bruce Homers to Back DeSclafani as Reds Blank Cardinals

    Bruce Homers to Back DeSclafani as Reds Blank Cardinals

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 29 (3 days ago)
    Jay Bruce homered in the second to back Anthony DeSclafani's seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Cincinnati Reds shut out the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight night, 1-0 on Wednesday.
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  • Wong's Slam Paces Cardinals' 4-1 Win Over Reds

    Wong's Slam Paces Cardinals' 4-1 Win Over Reds

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 27 (5 days ago)
    Kolten Wong hit a grand slam that backed Lance Lynn and led the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Monday night.
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  • Braves Avoid Sweep With 3-2 Victory Over Cardinals

    Braves Avoid Sweep With 3-2 Victory Over Cardinals

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 26 (6 days ago)
    Adonis Garcia's first career home run broke a tie and rookie Matt Wisler worked seven strong innings in helping the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.
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  • Martinez Outduels Miller, Cardinals Beat Braves 1-0

    Martinez Outduels Miller, Cardinals Beat Braves 1-0

    nytimes.com Jul 25 (7 days ago)
    Pinch-hitter Stephen Piscotty got his first career RBI with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and Carlos Martinez outdueled former teammate Shelby Miller as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Saturday night.
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  • Grichuk, Cooney Lead Cardinals Over Braves 4-2

    Grichuk, Cooney Lead Cardinals Over Braves 4-2

    nytimes.com Jul 24
    Randal Grichuk homered and rookie Tim Cooney threw seven solid innings to earn his first major league win, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
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  • Roundup: 10th-Inning Homer Lifts Phillies Over Cubs

    Roundup: 10th-Inning Homer Lifts Phillies Over Cubs

    nytimes.com Jul 24
    Jeff Francoeur hit a two-run homer off Rafael Soriano with two outs in the 10th inning Friday, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the host Chicago Cubs, 5-3.
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  • Cardinals bolster 'pen with ex-Fish closer Cishek

    Cardinals bolster 'pen with ex-Fish closer Cishek

    Though their bullpen boasts the Majors' second-lowest ERA (2.37), the Cardinals had enough growing concern over the heavy usage of their three late-inning relievers to pounce a week before the non-waiver Trade Deadline and acquire right-hander Steve Cis…
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  • Cards' homers back Lackey in win over Royals

    Cards' homers back Lackey in win over Royals

    MLB.com Jul 23
    In a makeup game featuring teams with the two best records in baseball, the Cardinals snagged a 4-3 win over the Royals on Thursday night behind two-run homers from Randal Grichuk and Matt Carpenter.
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  • Rehabbing Garcia helps Chiefs record no-hitter

    Rehabbing Garcia helps Chiefs record no-hitter

    MLB.com Jul 23
    Three pitchers, including the rehabbing Jaime Garcia, helped Cardinals Class A affiliate Peoria record a no-hitter on Thursday, while No. 25 prospect Oscar Mercado provided the Chiefs' only RBI in a 2-0 win over Clinton.
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  • Yadier Molina's first triple since 2011 pushes Cardinals to vic…

    Yadier Molina's first triple since 2011 pushes Cardinals to victory

    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. The St. Louis Cardinals recent run of success ha…
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  • Video - Cardinals' Season Outlook 00:35

    Cardinals' Season Outlook

    Feb 28
    John Kruk breaks down his expectations for the St. Louis Cardinals this season.
  • Video - Wainwright Feeling 'Dramatically Better' 03:25

    Wainwright Feeling 'Dramatically Better'

    Feb 28
    Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright says he is not concerned about missing opening day due to an abdominal strain and is looking forward to getting back on the field and performing consistently.
  • Video - Carpenter, Cardinals Ready For New Season 03:27

    Carpenter, Cardinals Ready For New Season

    Feb 28
    Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter discusses his process to hitting and talks about getting ready for the 2015 season.
  • Video - Cardinals Taking Cautious Approach With Wainwright 01:58

    Cardinals Taking Cautious Approach With Wainwright

    Feb 27
    ESPN.com senior writer Jerry Crasnick discusses how the Cardinals are handling Adam Wainwright's abdominal strain.

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