Late hit eludes Cardinals in 9-8 loss to Cubs
ST. LOUIS -- The big late-inning hit that has been there for most of the season eluded the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. The Cardinals twice rallied from five-run deficits, only to fall short to Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs 9-8. Arrieta remained unbeaten on the season despite allowing as many as four runs for the first time in nearly a year...
Cubs hang 12-3 beating on Cardinals, Wacha
ST. LOUIS -- Jason Hammel pitched 7 1/3 stingy innings and had a two-run double in the Chicago's six-run first as the Cubs went on to rout the St. Louis Cardinals 12-3 on Tuesday night. Michael Wacha (2-5) gave up a career-worst eight runs over four innings and has lost five consecutive decisions for the first time. The 24-year-old right-hander was a 17-game winner last season and the NL championship series MVP as a rookie in 2013, but this season has a 5.04 ERA...
Grichuck's walk-off HR beats Cubs in series opener
ST. LOUIS -- Randal Grichuk told reporters Monday afternoon that his sore back was OK. A few hours later, Grichuk proved it with his first career walk-off home run. Grichuk's solo homer in the bottom of the ninth lifted the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs...
D-backs chase Garcia early in 7-2 win over Cardinals
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis left-hander Jaime Garcia knew he was in for a long day even before he took the mound in Sunday's 7-2 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. "I didn't feel good warming up before the game," he said. Once he got on the hill, things got even worse...
Cardinals blast 3 homers, Leake shuts down Diamondbacks 6-2
ST. LOUIS -- Mike Leake was able to finally endear himself to the St. Louis Cardinals fans, while burning a team he wanted to sign with as a free agent this offseason. Buoyed by home runs from Jedd Gyorko, Matt Adams and Yadier Molina, Leake pitched seven scoreless innings and the Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Saturday...
Martinez falters again, Cardinals fall 11-7 to Diamondbacks
ST. LOUIS -- The last time Carlos Martinez faced the Arizona Diamondbacks, he dominated. Since then, it's been nothing but scuffles for the St. Louis Cardinals' right-hander. Martinez allowed four runs in five innings in an 11-7 loss on Friday night, and lost his fourth straight start. Since allowing three runs in eight innings at Arizona on April 26, he has surrendered 13 earned runs in 20 innings...
Carpenter collects career-high six RBIs in St. Louis victory over Colorado
ST. LOUIS -- Matt Carpenter homered and drove in a career-high six runs and Matt Adams added four RBIs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 13-7 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday night. St. Louis, which has won three of four, scored a season-high six runs in the fourth inning to take the lead for good...
Wainwright's arm, Holliday's bat pace Cardinals
ST. LOUIS -- Adam Wainwright threw six-hit ball into the seventh inning in his best start of the season and Matt Holliday had a two-run double for the St. Louis Cardinals, who ended the Colorado Rockies' five-game winning streak with a 2-0 victory Wednesday night...
Cardinals open homestand with 3-1 loss to Rockies
ST. LOUIS -- Chad Bettis took a shutout into the seventh inning and drove in a run to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Nolan Arrenado and Dustin Garneau had RBI singles, and Bettis added a run-scoring grounder as the Rockies got their season-high fifth straight win and won for only the fifth time in 22 games at Busch Stadium since 2010...
Cardinals salvage finale of series with Dodgers
LOS ANGELES -- Matt Carpenter homered for the fifth time in eight games, Yadier Molina had a tiebreaking two-run double in the top of the seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 on Sunday night to avoid being swept in the three-game series...
Kazmir goes 8 2/3 innings, Dodgers beat Cardinals 5-3
LOS ANGELES -- Scott Kazmir pitched 8 2/3 innings, Adrian Gonzalez and Corey Seager homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Saturday night. Gonzalez hit a solo home run, his fourth of the season, to lead off the fourth inning. Seager, who had three hits, ripped a solo home run in the seventh inning...
Stripling, Dodgers beat Cardinals 8-4 for rookie's 1st win
LOS ANGELES -- Ross Stripling was in a celebratory mood and Michael Wacha was going to pay for it a second time after losing to his former college roommate. Stripling earned his first victory in his seventh major league start and got his first big-league hit in his initial at-bat off Wacha, Yasiel Puig homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 8-4 Friday night in the series opener...