Cardinals send sinking Brewers to ninth straight defeat

Sep 5, 2014

Cardinals send sinking Brewers to ninth straight defeat

Inning after inning, the St. Louis bullpen got into tough jams in a one-run game. Marco Gonzales and five fellow relievers staved off every advance, getting a huge boost from a game-saving catch in center field by Peter Bourjos. The bullpen combined for six ...

Cardinals shell Wada to earn split

Aug 31, 2014

Cardinals shell Wada to earn split

Chicago Cubs pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada is a part of a six-man rotation that is auditioning for the future. He doesn’t think his latest outing helped his cause. Matt Holliday homered twice, including a three-run blast off Wada, and drove in five and the St. ...

Brewers best Cardinals' Wainwright

Aug 2, 2014

Brewers best Cardinals' Wainwright

Aramis Ramirez knows he’s not supposed to have success like this against Adam Wainwright. “I don’t have an explanation for it,” the Milwaukee Brewers cleanup man said after setting the tone with a home run and RBI double off the St. Louis Cardinals’ ace ...

Cards pound Greinke early

Jul 20, 2014

Cards pound Greinke early

Zack Greinke is getting tripped up by first innings. The Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander allowed the first four St. Louis hitters to reach base and score in a 4-2 loss to the Cardinals on Saturday, which gave him losses in consecutive regular-season starts for ...

Wainwright brilliant in win

Apr 18, 2014

Wainwright brilliant in win

Adam Wainwright was as close to unhittable as he’s ever been. “I had pretty much everything working. My sinker was sinking, my four-seamer was four-seaming, my curveball was curving,” Wainwright said. “My cutter was back. That was a big pitch for me tonight, something ...

Cardinals rally past Reds

Apr 4, 2014

Cardinals rally past Reds

The defending National League champions opened the season with a lot of waiting. And a couple of wins, too. The St. Louis Cardinals overcame another long delay and Todd Frazier’s two homers on Thursday, holding on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 and take ...

Cardinals reach deal to sign All-Star infielder Peralta

Nov 25, 2013

Cardinals reach deal to sign All-Star infielder Peralta

Free agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed on a four-year contract, giving the All-Star a fresh start after his Biogenesis drug suspension last summer. The Cardinals filled a need by getting a top-hitting shortstop a month after losing the ...

Cards trade Freese

Nov 23, 2013

Cards trade Freese

Former World Series MVP David Freese was traded from his hometown St. Louis Cardinals to the Los Angeles Angels in a four-player deal Friday that reunites Albert Pujols with a pair of ex-teammates. St. Louis obtained a new starting center fielder in Peter Bourjos ...

Uehara fans final batter as Red Sox win World Series

Oct 31, 2013

Uehara fans final batter as Red Sox win World Series

When the Boston Red Sox needed to close out the World Series, they turned to Koji Uehara. The 38-year-old right-hander pitched a perfect ninth inning to finish off a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 on Wednesday night and secure ...

| Oct 23, 2013

No secret to consistency of Cardinals

by Dave Wiggins

Time was when nearly every baseball team, from Little League to the majors, endeavored to play the game “The Dodger Way” or “Cardinal Style.” For most of the 20th century and beyond, those two highly successful MLB ballclubs represented the gold standard for the ...