Stories tagged: St. Louis Cardinals
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017, 1:59 P.M.
Matt Carpenter returns to Cards lineup, makes most of only at-bat
Matt Carpenter couldn’t simply stand at the plate and take pitches. So under orders not to swing for fear of aggravating his stiff lower back, the St. Louis Cardinals star …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 3:47 P.M.
Michael Wacha happy with weightlifting program for shoulder
Michael Wacha hopes an offseason weightlifting program strengthened the muscles in his right shoulder and will prevent another shortened season.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 8:16 P.M.
Adam Wainwright throws minor leaguer a gift with car rental
JUPITER, Fla. – St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Ryan Sherriff thought clubhouse prankster Adam Wainwright was taking him for a ride. Turns out, Sherriff was about to be given one. When …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 9:27 P.M.
Cardinals pitcher Alex Reyes needs Tommy John surgery
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Alex Reyes needs season-ending Tommy John surgery on his right arm. St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak says that’s the diagnosis after an MRI on Tuesday. …
THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 6 P.M.
Carlos Martinez agrees to $51M, 5-year deal with Cards
Right-hander Carlos Martinez and the St. Louis Cardinals agreed to a $51 million, five-year contract that buys out his arbitration years and includes two team options
TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 8:17 P.M.
Former Cards exec said to accuse Astros in hacking case
A statement on a Twitter account attributed to a former Cardinals scouting executive convicted of hacking into the Astros’ computer system said Houston had earlier “unauthorized access” into the St. …
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 6:27 P.M.
Dexter Fowler gets $82.5 million, 5-year deal with Cardinals
Dexter Fowler is headed from the World Series champion Cubs to their biggest rival, finalizing an $82.5 million, five-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday. He hit .276 …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2016, 1:58 P.M.
Doug Clark: The Eddie Gaedel bobblehead is not just another baseball bauble, it’s a four-pitch keepsake
I say it’s time we gave Tom Keefe a shot at running this burg. After all, look at the magic my pal has already performed on behalf of a largely …
MONDAY, JULY 25, 2016, 10:18 P.M.
Baseball notes: Cubs get Chapman in deal with New York
The Chicago Cubs acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees on Monday, giving the NL Central leaders a boost as they try for their …
SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016, 10:31 P.M.
Dae-Ho Lee’s two RBIs help Mariners edge Cardinals
Dae-Ho Lee drove in two runs and Leonys Martin had three hits to help Nathan Karns get his first win in almost a month as the Seattle Mariners beat the …
FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2016, 10:46 P.M.
Adam Lind’s three-run homer in ninth inning lifts Mariners over St. Louis
Adam Lind hit a winning three-run home run in the ninth inning off St. Louis closer Trevor Rosenthal, and the Seattle Mariners rallied for a 4-3 win over the Cardinals …
SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016, 5:28 P.M.
Cardinals sign shortstop Ruben Tejada to 1-year deal for $1.5 million
The St. Louis Cardinals tried to fill their big hole at shortstop, signing Ruben Tejada on Saturday shortly after he was cut by the New York Mets.
TUESDAY, DEC. 22, 2015, 6:25 P.M.
Mike Leake agrees to $80M, 5-year deal with Cardinals
Minutes after his contract with the St. Louis Cardinals was announced, Mike Leake was looking ahead to rivalry games against the Chicago Cubs.
TUESDAY, OCT. 13, 2015, 10:17 P.M.
Cubs power past Cardinals, clinch Division Series at Wrigley
Kyle Schwarber, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez homered and the fresh Cubs clinched a postseason series at Wrigley Field for the first time ever, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 …
UPDATED: MONDAY, OCT. 12, 2015, 11:07 P.M.
Cubs hit 6 home runs, top Cardinals 8-6 for 2-1 lead in NLDS
The young sluggers of the Chicago Cubs are making themselves at home in the playoffs.
SATURDAY, OCT. 10, 2015, 8:21 P.M.
Cubs put squeeze on Cardinals in Game 2 to even NLDS series
The youthful Chicago Cubs broke loose and defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Saturday in Game 2 to knot the National League Division Series.
FRIDAY, OCT. 9, 2015, 8:34 P.M.
Lackey dominates, Cardinals beat Cubs 4-0 in NLDS opener
ST. LOUIS – John Lackey lived up to his reputation as a pitcher who craves the ball in October, helping the St. Louis Cardinals cool off the upstart Chicago Cubs. …
MONDAY, OCT. 5, 2015, 7:23 P.M.
Cardinals’ Yadier Molina cleared for attempt to be on playoff roster
Cardinals’ Yadier Molina cleared for postseason
THURSDAY, OCT. 1, 2015
Cardinals, Blue Jays win their divisions
The Toronto Blue Jays and St. Louis Cardinals clinched division titles on Wednesday. The Blue Jays yelled, hugged and jumped for joy around the mound after clinching their first A.L. …
TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2015
Cards to promote their top prospect
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak confirmed Monday that outfielder Stephen Piscotty is being promoted to the Cardinals. But Mozeliak said no official roster move will be announced until today, when …
THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2015
MLB notes: Cardinals’ interval review clears top executives in hacking of Astros’ database
High-level executives of the St. Louis Cardinals were not involved in the hacking of the Houston Astros’ player personnel database, an attorney hired by the team said Wednesday, citing an …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2015
AP source: Cardinals allegedly hacked Astros player database
ST. LOUIS – Federal law enforcement authorities are investigating whether the St. Louis Cardinals illegally hacked into a computer database of the Houston Astros to obtain information on players, a …
MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2015
Familiar: Cardinals win, Cubs lose
CHICAGO – Same ol’ Cubbies. Same old Cardinals, too. At least for one game.
TUESDAY, NOV. 18, 2014
StL gets veteran outfielder
Jason Heyward stirred up enormous expectations when he joined the Atlanta Braves at age 20. He homered in his first big league at-bat. He was voted to the All-Star Game …
MONDAY, OCT. 27, 2014
Cards rookie Taveras killed in auto accident
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, a 22-year-old slugger who was regarded as one of the majors’ top prospects, died Sunday in a car accident …
FRIDAY, OCT. 17, 2014
Travis Ishikawa’s 3-run HR sends Giants to World Series
SAN FRANCISCO – Call it the Shot That Shook the Bay. Travis Ishikawa hit the first homer to end an N.L. Championship Series, a three-run shot that gave the San …
THURSDAY, OCT. 16, 2014
Giants beat Cardinals 6-4, move 1 win from Series
SAN FRANCISCO – Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October – even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals. Even without home runs, …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15, 2014
Giants beat Cardinals in 10th on Randy Choate wild throw
SAN FRANCISCO – A wild pitch, a wide throw and an 18-inning marathon. These playoff-tested Giants keep finding wacky ways to win in another special October.
TUESDAY, OCT. 14, 2014
Molina injury draws mixed reactions
Yadier Molina missed seven weeks with a thumb injury this summer, and the St. Louis Cardinals actually gained a half-game in the standings. Now the six-time All-Star catcher has a …
MONDAY, OCT. 13, 2014
Wong’s walk-off ties it up
ST. LOUIS – Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday …