Mason confident there'll be no drop-off while Gurley rehabs
ST. LOUIS -- Draft day could not have been a pleasant experience for St. Louis Rams running back Tre Mason. Imagine how jarring it must have been to see his team take Todd Gurley with the 10th overall pick. Sooner or later he'll lose his starting job. While Gurley rehabs from left knee surgery, there's incentive and opportunity...
Cardinals' Moss helps new team win with game-ending single
ST. LOUIS -- Brandon Moss felt as if he got a new baseball life after he was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday. "It was like I won the lottery," he said. "I've got a smile on my face all the time now." Moss recorded his first big hit with St. Louis, a pinch-hit game-ending single in the ninth inning, and Randal Grichuk had a two-run homer to lead the Cardinals to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday...
Arenado homers as Rockies beat Cardinals 6-2
ST. LOUIS -- Nolan Arenado and Ben Paulsen homered, sending Jorge De La Rosa and the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night. Arenado connected for a two-run shot in the fourth against Lance Lynn (8-6), and Paulsen added a leadoff drive in the sixth. Paulsen finished with two hits and three RBIs in Colorado's first win at Busch Stadium since May 12, 2013, snapping a string of five straight losses at St. Louis...
Cardinals get reliever Jonathan Broxton from Brewers
MILWAUKEE -- The St. Louis Cardinals acquired reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday, supplementing their bullpen with another veteran. "He has those late-inning experiences, and he's been throwing the ball well," manager Mike Matheny said. "A big arm with experience is a great addition to our club."...
As camp begins, Rams know they want Foles long-term
ST. LOUIS -- Before playing a down, Nick Foles has made a big impression on the St. Louis Rams. They like what they've seen so much that even before the start of training camp Friday, they were talking about a contract extension. General manager Les Snead said the Rams have been in contact with the agent for Foles, due for free agency after the season. He thought it "definitely realistic" that Foles could be signed...
Carpenter homers again as Cardinals beat Rockies 7-0
ST. LOUIS -- A few minor adjustments here and there. That was all it took for Michael Wacha to get back on track. Wacha pitched seven crisp innings, Matt Carpenter homered for the third time in two games and the Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Friday night...
Holliday returns to 15-day DL
ST. LOUIS -- Matt Holliday is back on the disabled list. The St. Louis Cardinals placed the All-Star outfielder on the 15-day disabled list Thursday because of a recurrence of his right quadriceps injury. General manager John Mozeliak said an MRI exam showed a grade 2 strain, and Mozeliak wasn't sure how long Holliday will be sidelined. He said tests indicated the injury was not as severe as the one in June tha forced him to miss 31 games...
Rams impressed with Gurley's conditioning
ST. LOUIS -- Despite Todd Gurley being ahead of schedule in his return from injury, the St. Louis Rams aren't counting on the first-round pick right away. General manager Les Snead said Thursday that Gurley was impressive in conditioning tests earlier this week with just the rookies on the field for one of the hottest days of the summer...
Cardinals rally in ninth for 9-8 win over Rockies
Matt Carpenter blasted two home runs and had four hits in his return to the leadoff spot in the St. Louis lineup.
Cards attempt to boost offense, trade for Moss
St. Louis acquired the left-handed slugger from Cleveland.
Cardinals strike lucrative long-term deal with FSN
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals will stay on Fox Sports Midwest through 2032, thanks to an agreement announced Thursday. The 15-year deal begins in 2018 and runs through the 2032 season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Cardinals are a lynchpin of Fox Sports Midwest, which broadcasts games to parts of 10 states. ...
Potential move casts shadow over Rams camp
ST. LOUIS -- Last summer, it was the Michael Sam experience. This year, it's the threat of a move back to the West Coast casting a large shadow on St. Louis Rams training camp. Owner Stan Kroenke has been silent about his intentions since acquiring a parcel of land in Inglewood, California, where a stadium could be built. ...
Bruce homers to back DeSclafani as Reds blank Cardinals
ST. LOUIS -- Jay Bruce homered in the second to back Anthony DeSclafani's seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Cincinnati Reds shut out the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight night with 1-0 victory on Wednesday. The Reds ended a nine-series losing streak in St. Louis and have won consecutive games at Busch Stadium for the first time since July 6 and Sept. 2, 2011. It was the first time Cincinnati won consecutive games in the same series since June 2006...
Cardinals shut out by Reds
The Cincinnati starting pitcher Mike Leake, who threw eight innings, is the subject of trade rumors.
Wong powers Cardinals with grand slam
The second baseman accounted for all of St. Louis' runs in a 4-1 victory over the Reds.
Cardinals unable to sweep Braves
Atlanta's Garcia makes his first major league HR a game-winner.
St. Louis spoils Miller's return with just two hits in 1-0 victory
The former Cardinals pitcher took the hard-luck loss for the Braves.
Lackey goes 7, Rosenthal holds on as Cardinals beat Royals
ST. LOUIS -- John Lackey threw seven strong innings after a shaky beginning, Trevor Rosenthal escaped his own jam in the ninth and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Thursday night. Randal Grichuk and Matt Carpenter hit two-run homers as the Cardinals won in the makeup of a rainout last month...
Molina's clutch triple rallies Cards past White Sox
CHICAGO -- Yadier Molina hit a bases-loaded triple off David Robertson with two out in the eighth inning, sending the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night. Randal Grichuk singled, Matt Holliday was hit by a pitch and Jason Heyward reached on catcher's interference before Molina drove a 2-2 pitch into the corner in right for his third hit of the game...
Holliday's grand slam sends Cardinals over White Sox
CHICAGO -- Matt Holliday hit his sixth career grand slam, powering Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals past the Chicago White Sox 8-5 on Tuesday night. Holliday homered for the first time since May 12. He returned last Friday after missing 31 games because of a strained right quadriceps...
Mets beat Cards in 18 innings despite stranding 25 runners
ST. LOUIS -- The New York Mets left 25 men on base and went 1 for 26 with runners in scoring position. In the end, they still managed to pull out a win. Ruben Tejada hit a sacrifice fly in the 18th inning and Mets outlasted the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Sunday in the second-longest game this season...
Heyward gets 5 hits, Cardinals beat Mets 12-2
ST. LOUIS -- Jason Heyward matched a career best with five hits, Randal Grichuk had two homers and six RBIs, and John Lackey worked seven strong innings as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 12-2 on Saturday night. Mets starter Bartolo Colon (9-8) trailed by four runs after just one-third of an inning and surrendered seven runs in 4 1/3 innings. ...
Cards look to regain health, comfortable lead
ST. LOUIS -- Bruised and battle-tested, the St. Louis Cardinals watched their division lead dwindle to 2 1/2 games entering the All-Star break. They still have the best record and stingiest staff in the major leagues -- and hopes of some reinforcements...
Cardinals sustain another 6-5 loss to Pirates in extra innings
Pittsburgh rallied with three runs in the bottom of the 10th inning.
Cardinals fall to Pirates in 14 innings
PITTSBURGH -- Andrew McCutchen's two-run home run in the 14th inning capped Pittsburgh's third rally of the night and helped the Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Saturday night. McCutchen's homer to center off of Nick Greenwood (0-1) immediately followed Neil Walker's leadoff single and extended his hitting streak to a career-high 18 games. It was his 12th home run of the season...