Stories tagged: St. Louis Cardinals
UPDATED: Mon., April 9, 2018, 9:26 p.m.
Cardinals add closer Greg Holland, who blows it in his St. Louis debut
The Cardinals recalled closer Greg Holland from the minors in time for Monday night’s game against Milwaukee, and the All-Star righty said he was ready to pitch. Looks like he …
Thu., March 29, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
Greg Holland, St. Louis Cardinals reach $14 million, 1-year deal
Greg Holland and the St. Louis Cardinals agreed to a $14 million, one-year contract Thursday, according to a person familiar with the deal.
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
Former Cardinals, Dodgers outfielder Wally Moon dies at 87
Former National League Rookie of the Year Wally Moon, who played on three World Series-winning teams with the Los Angeles Dodgers, has died. He was 87.
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Marlins trade Marcell Ozuna to Cardinals for 4 prospects
Miami completed its trade Thursday that sent left fielder Marcell Ozuna to the St. Louis Cardinals, the third All-Star jettisoned by the Marlins this month in an unrelenting payroll purge …
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Cards’ Stephen Piscotty dealt to A’s after mother diagnosed with ALS
Stephen Piscotty has been traded by the St. Louis Cardinals to the Oakland Athletics for two infield prospects, allowing the outfielder to be near his family following his mother’s diagnosis …
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
MLB capsules: Cubs eliminate Cardinals from postseason contention
The Cardinals were eliminated from postseason contention when Leonys Martin leaped at the center-field fence to rob Paul DeJong of a tying home run with two outs in the 11th …
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
MLB Capsules: Cubs clinch N.L. Central with win over rival Cardinals
Addison Russell hit a three-run homer and John Lackey pitched six strong innings as the visiting Chicago Cubs clinched their second consecutive N.L. Central title with a 5-1 victory over …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
MLB roundup: Cubs win, close in on second straight division title
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Mariners get ex-Gonzaga pitcher Marco Gonzales from St. Louis, give up top prospect Tyler O’Neill
The Seattle Mariners have acquired young left-hander Marco Gonzales from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for top outfield prospect Tyler O’Neill. It was the second move to add pitching …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 5:35 p.m.
Struggling St. Louis Cardinals shuffle coaching staff, cut Jhonny Peralta
The wobbly St. Louis Cardinals shook up their coaching staff and cut slumping infielder Jhonny Peralta on Friday, hoping to spur a team that’s struggled all season after a rare …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler gets World Series ring in return to Wrigley Field
Dexter Fowler played his first game at Wrigley Field on Friday since he signed with the St. Louis Cardinals over the winter.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
MLB Capsules: Wainwright pitches, hits Cardinals over Dodgers
Adam Wainwright hit a two-run homer off Brandon McCarthy and pitched six innings of four-hit ball, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 on Thursday for …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
MLB Capsules: Cardinals’ Yadier Molina in sticky situation in loss to Cubs
Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina couldn’t find a ball that clung to his chest protector and the Chicago Cubs turned the bizarre play into a late rally, beating St. Louis 6-4 …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
Ex-Dodger slugger Pedro Guerrero hospitalized after stroke
Former World Series MVP Pedro Guerrero had a massive stroke and is recovering in a hospital in New York, his wife said.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Leading Off: Cubs and Yankees try again, Shoemaker returns
The World Series champion Cubs go again after their first win as former Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta starts in St. Louis against Adam Wainwright. The Cardinals beat Chicago …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon becomes first to use no-pitch intentional walk
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon became the first manager to call for a no-pitch intentional walk, using the rule that was adopted by Major League Baseball in St. Louis’ 4-3 …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
Baseball Capsules: Cardinals drop Cubs on walk-off hit
Randal Grichuk hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and a game-ending RBI single in the ninth, helping the St. Louis Cardinals top the Chicago Cubs 4-3 in a …
Thu., 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 …
Wed., 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.
Thu., 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 …
Wed., 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. …
Thu., 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
Tue., 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. …
Fri., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Mon., 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 …
Sat., 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 …
Fri., 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 …
Sat., 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.
Tue., 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.