Cards pitching gives up nine more runs in loss
JUPITER, Fla. -- Jon Niese struggled in his first spring start that was delayed by shoulder trouble, allowing four runs in two innings of the New York Mets' 9-8 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday. The Cardinals tagged Niese for four runs in the second. Kolten Wong hit a two-run homer in the inning, hours after manager Mike Matheny expressed his support for the struggling second baseman...
Cardinals introduce Cuban shortstop prospect Diaz
St. Louis plans to develop the 23-year-old player in the minors
Cabrera & Co. blister St. Louis pitchers for 17 runs in exhibition
JUPITER, Fla. -- Two-time AL MVP Miguel Cabrera hit his first two home runs of spring training and AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer struck out five in 4 2-3 scoreless innings Monday during the Detroit Tigers' 17-5 romp over the St. Louis Cardinals...
Shootout win boosts Blues to top of NHL standings
St. Louis led the point standings after its 3-2 win over Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Not even some inside information from Olympic teammate Zach Parise could stop T.J. Oshie in a shootout. Oshie and Alexander Steen scored shootout goals and the St. Louis Blues took over the top spot in the NHL standings with a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night...
Nationals beats Cardinals 11-1 in exhibition game
VIERA, Fla. -- As he warmed up in the bullpen for his second spring training start, Stephen Strasburg felt strong. Perhaps a little too strong. The right-hander overcame a shaky first inning, and the Washington Nationals' offense came up big again in an 11-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday...
Cardinals sign shortstop from Cuba
The team plans to hold a news conference today to offically announce the deal
Mizzou routed in SEC finale
Tennessee rolled to a 72-45 win over the listless Tigers
Miller helps Blues to 2-1 win over Avalanche
By PAT GRAHAM ~ Associated Press DENVER -- Ryan Miller used his head with the game on the line. No, really, his head. Late in the game, the St. Louis goalie craned his neck into the air to block a shot, taking a puck square in the mask. Anything for a win, especially this late in the season...
Cards' Rosenthal proves healthy in spring debut
JUPITER, Fla. -- Trevor Rosenthal had a pain-free spring training debut and Michael Wacha pitched three effective innings for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 4-4 tie with a Washington Nationals split squad that was called after 10 innings Saturday...
Carpenter strikes six-year deal with Cards
JUPITER, Fla. -- Matt Carpenter called agreeing to a new $52 million, six-year deal with St. Louis a no-brainer. The Cardinals are hoping their third baseman sticks even longer than that. "He's the type of player you'd like to think could finish his career as a Cardinal," St. Louis chairman and CEO Bill DeWitt said Saturday...
EKU men upset Belmont, complete run to title
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Corey Walden scored 22 of his career-high 29 points in the second half to help Eastern Kentucky upset top-seeded Belmont 79-73 Saturday night for the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship and an NCAA tournament berth...
Cole's goal, assist lead Blues over Predators 2-1
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- After three games, Ryan Miller is fitting in just fine with the Blues. Ian Cole had a goal and an assist to lead St. Louis to its third straight win, 2-1 over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. Magnus Paajarvi had the other goal for the Blues, who have won all four of their games against Nashville this season. They are 16-0-1 against fellow Central Division teams...
Missouri gives Pinkel raise, extends contract
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- After guiding Missouri to a seven-win improvement and an appearance in the SEC championship game, coach Gary Pinkel signed a new contract that boosts his annual salary above $3 million and extends his previous deal by three years to the end of the 2020 season...
Cardinals' exhibition game with Twins gets rained out
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- While most of his Minnesota Twins teammates headed home for the day, right-hander Ricky Nolasco stayed at Hammond Stadium after Thursday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals was rained out and threw a simulated game. Signed to a four-year, $49 million contact this offseason, Nolasco was working on three days' rest...
Cards' Miller sharp in exhibition debut vs. Red Sox
JUPITER, Fla. -- Shelby Miller finally got a chance to pitch against the Boston Red Sox. The St. Louis Cardinals right-hander gave up a leadoff home run in his spring training debut Wednesday, then retired eight in a row to help beat Boston 8-6. The game was a relaxed rematch of last year's World Series, won by the Red Sox...
Blues again rally for 4-2 win with four unanswered goals
St. Louis defeated Tampa Bay 4-2 in its first home game since the Olympic break
Cardinals' Peralta belts two HRs off his former team in exhibition loss
The Cardinals' new shortstop exhibited to his former team what it will be missing this year
Blues support new goalie with four goals in third period
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Ryan Miller's debut for the St. Louis Blues started with a tough break and ended with a victory. Miller made 23 saves and Patrik Berglund scored twice during St. Louis' four-goal, third-period rally and the Blues beat the Phoenix Coyotes 4-2 on Sunday night...
Holliday helps Cards to first exhibition win
The veteran outfielder made his first spring appearance in the field
Martinez will start on mound today in Cards' spring opener
Newcomer Peralta has been impressed with the right-hander
Ozzie Smith leads drive to make MLB's opening day a national holiday
NEW YORK -- Ozzie Smith wants the federal government to make opening day of the Major League Baseball season a national holiday. The Hall of Fame shortstop is leading a campaign to collect 100,000 signatures within 30 days under the We the People petitioning program, which would trigger a review by the Obama administration. The effort is being backed by Anheuser-Busch InBev's Budweiser brand...
Garcia to seek second opinion on shoulder
Cards GM Mozeliak terms intitial exam as "encouraging"
Increased workload for Wacha does not overly concern Cardinals
JUPITER, Fla. -- The St. Louis Cardinals aren't setting any limits for young pitcher Michael Wacha. "I don't see any reason why there is the buzz about the workload," St. Louis pitching coach Derek Lilliquist said. "He had 170 innings last year. You can think he could be a 200-inning guy this year. At the end of the day we need some guys who can give us 200 innings."...
Carpenter, Craig haul hefty bats to different positions
JUPITER, Fla. -- Matt Carpenter believes the move back to his natural third base position could help him post better offensive numbers than last year's breakout season. Carpenter spent last spring learning to play second base. The Cardinals traded away third baseman David Freese during the offseason, allowing Carpenter to move back to his natural defensive position and making room in the middle infield for Kolten Wong...
Clarkson leads Mizzou past Vanderbilt
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- It's been so long since Jabari Brown last scuffled, one of his teammates blamed it on elements well beyond the junior guard's control. "I think it was a solar eclipse tonight or something because you rarely see him miss shots that he's used to taking and making," Jordan Clarkson said after scoring 21 points to help the Tigers hold off Vanderbilt 67-64 on Wednesday night. "He's human like everybody else."...