The Grand Slam: Unlikely hero saves St. Louis, sinks Milwaukee
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Whatever slim chance the Milwaukee Brewers still had of making the playoffs diminished even further Thursday night thanks to some unlikely heroics from one of the most anonymous members of the St. Louis Cardinals. Tony Cruz, a backup catcher only playin…Upvote Share Tweet
Tony Cruz singled in the winning run in the 13th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals moved closer to their second straight NL Central title with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Waino blanks Crew as Cards keep Central paceMLB.com Sep 18 (yesterday)Adam Wainwright broke up a no-hit bid with a two-out single in the sixth and he logged his third shutout of the season as the Cardinals maintained a 2 1/2-game division lead with a 2-0 win over the Brewers on Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Homers help Bucs keep pace in NL Central raceMLB.com Sep 18 (yesterday)It might be a good idea for the Cardinals, who lead the National League Central, and the Giants, who hold the NL's No. 1 Wild Card spot, to channel Satchel Paige, the legendary pitcher who famously advised, "Don't look back. Something might be gain…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 17 (yesterday)Adam Wainwright posted his 19th win, pitching a shutout Wednesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 to hold their 2½-game edge in the NL Central.Upvote Share Tweet
On Baseball: Milwaukee Brewers Look to End a Season of Extremes on a High Notenytimes.com Sep 17 (yesterday)After a 20-7 start, the Brewers’ record has fluctuated throughout the season, but the team is again showing signs of life in a race for the final National League wild-card spot.Upvote Share Tweet
Cards' lead in Central shrinks with extras lossMLB.com Sep 17 (3 days ago)Lance Lynn was denied his 16th win after Trevor Rosenthal's blown save in the ninth, while Kevin Siegrist gave up the go-ahead single in the 12th in the Cardinals' 3-2 loss to the Brewers on Tuesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Brewers outlast Cards in 12 as Gomez starsESPN.com Sep 17 (3 days ago)Carlos Gomez walked, stole second and third and scored the go-ahead run on a bloop hit by rookie Hector Gomez in the 12th inning as the Brewers ended the NL Central-leading Cardinals' three-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory.Upvote Share Tweet
Cards mulling rotation plan for Lackey, WachaMLB.com Sep 16 (3 days ago)The Cardinals' rotation plans for their weekend series against the Reds remain unclear, as the club plans to first see how Michael Wacha responds to throwing off the mound on Wednesday before making any firm announcement. While Wacha's status is unclear…Upvote Share Tweet
Three keys to Cardinals taking division crownMLB.com Sep 15 (4 days ago)Here's a look at three factors behind the Cardinals' recent climb to the top of the National League Central and three keys in their quest to hold off the Pirates and Brewers for another two weeks.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 15 (5 days ago)Wilson Ramos hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Nationals won a ninth straight game started by Jordan Zimmermann.Upvote Share Tweet
Gonzales, Cardinals Top Rockies for 3rd Win in Rownytimes.com Sep 14 (5 days ago)Rookie Marco Gonzales struck out nine, Jhonny Peralta homered and the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 Sunday for their third straight win.Upvote Share Tweet
Sweep keeps Cardinals 3 1/2 up in NL CentralMLB.com Sep 14 (5 days ago)St. Louis used the combination of strong pitching, timely power and good defense to take the first two games in the series. On Sunday, the pitching was there, Jhonny Peralta supplied the power and Peter Bourjos provided the defense as the Cardinals comp…Upvote Share Tweet
Cards to skip Lackey during series vs. BrewersMLB.com Sep 14 (5 days ago)The Cardinals announced late Saturday that Lance Lynn, Adam Wainwright and Shelby Miller will be the starters against the Brewers from Tuesday-Thursday. With the off-day Monday, all three starters will be pitching on normal rest, and John Lackey will ha…Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals Hold Off Rockies 5-4nytimes.com Sep 13 (6 days ago)Matt Holliday homered in the first inning for the second straight night and Shelby Miller pitched six solid innings and had an RBI double, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.Upvote Share TweetAdam Wainwright won his 18th game to tie for the major league lead, Matt Holliday hit a long three-run homer in the first inning and the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Colorado Rockies 5-1 Friday night to stop a three-game losing streak.Upvote Share Tweet
Deep blast from Holliday drives Cards' causeMLB.com Sep 12 (7 days ago)The Cardinals needed a stopper on Friday night at Busch Stadium, and Adam Wainwright was up to the task, pitching St. Louis to a 5-1 win against the Rockies in front of 45,108 at Busch Stadium. Matt Holliday hit a long three-run homer in the first.Upvote Share TweetMichael Wacha, who recently returned from a right shoulder injury, will not make his scheduled start for the Cardinals against the Rockies on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Sep 12With Thursday's victory at home against the D-backs, the surging Giants charged to within two games of the Dodgers in the National League West on the verge of their weekend showdown. The Cardinals, with their third loss in a row, cracked open the door i…Upvote Share TweetJohnny Cueto pitched eight scoreless innings to beat Lance Lynn and send the St. Louis Cardinals to their third consecutive loss 1-0 Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals, Reds honor 9/11 at pregame ceremonyMLB.com Sep 11The Cardinals and Reds observed a moment of silence before their game at Great American Ball Park on Thursday as part of the day's efforts to remember the 9/11 terrorist attacks.Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals Walk Off In 13thSep 18Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Tony Cruz's RBI single in the 13th lifted the Cardinals to a 3-2 win over the Brewers, who seem to be letting their playoff opportunity slip away.
Wainwright Tosses ShutoutSep 17Adam Wainwright recorded his ninth career shutout to pick up his 19th win of the season and lead the Cardinals to a 2-0 win over the Brewers.
Parra Knocks Out A HomerSep 16Brewers left fielder Gerardo Parra hits his ninth home run of the season against the Cardinals.
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