Howard homer does in Cardinals in 1-0 loss to Philadelphia
ST. LOUIS -- Aaron Nola threw seven innings and Ryan Howard homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 1-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Philadelphia has won seven of eight while St. Louis has lost five of six. Jeanmar Gomez recorded his ninth save in as many opportunities after Hector Neris struck out the side in the eighth inning...
Wainright, Cardinals muscle up in 10-3 win against Phillies
ST. LOUIS -- Adam Wainwright knew his mammoth home run changed the complexion of Monday night's game. "Right now, it's all about wins for me," Wainwright said. "We've got to win the game when I take the mound until I get back 100 percent ready to rock and roll like I'm going to...
Nationals complete weekend sweep of Cardinals
ST. LOUIS -- Two pitches turned what looked to be another gem by Carlos Martinez into his first subpar performance of the season. Clint Robinson and Danny Espinosa homered on consecutive pitches by Martinez in the seventh inning to help the Washington Nationals complete a three-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals with a 6-1 victory Sunday...
Nationals make it two straight over Cardinals
ST. LOUIS -- A bad first inning ruined Jaime Garcia's day. The St. Louis Cardinals lefty was rocked for four runs in the opening frame en route to a 6-1 loss to the Washington Nationals on Saturday. It wasn't much of a consolation prize that he gave up just one hit the rest of his outing...
Cards drop opener of series to Nationals
ST. LOUIS -- Stephen Strasburg shrugged off a rocky start. The St. Louis Cardinals couldn't touch him later on. Strasburg struck out seven of eight to begin his third time through the order and the Washington Nationals got home runs from Michael Taylor and Danny Espinosa in a 5-4 victory on Friday night...
Diamondbacks shut out Cardinals to split four-game series
PHOENIX -- Rubby De La Rosa struck out a career-high 10 and pitched two-hit ball through seven innings, Chris Herrmann and Brandon Drury homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 on Thursday night. The Diamondbacks forced a split in the four-game series. De La Rosa (3-3) had been shaky this year and was demoted to the bullpen for a time but turned in his second straight strong start...
Martinez wins 4th, Cardinals rout Diamondbacks 8-2
PHOENIX -- Carlos Martinez gave up three hits in eight scoreless innings, Brandon Moss and Stephen Piscotty homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-2 on Tuesday night. Martinez (4-0) won for the fourth time in four starts. The 24-year-old right-hander held the Diamondbacks without a hit until David Peralta's one-out single in the fourth...
Cardinals unload on Padres' bullpen
SAN DIEGO -- Jedd Gyorko didn't mind being booed when he returned to San Diego with the St. Louis Cardinals. After all, what better revenge than going 6 for 11 with two homers, a triple, four RBIs and three runs scored in the three-game series? All that and he didn't even start the opener Friday night...
Gyorko, Hazelbaker hit 3-run homers in Cardinals' 11-2 win
SAN DIEGO -- Rookie Aledmys Diaz had his first five-hit game, Jedd Gyorko and Jeremy Hazelbaker hit three-run homers and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 11-2 on Saturday night. Diaz had a two-run double in the ninth, while Gyorko homered off his old team and Hazelbaker snapped an 0-for-17 slump. Gyorko and Stephen Piscotty each had three hits, and Piscotty hit a solo homer in the sixth...
Myers has 3 hits, 3 RBIs lead Padres to 4-1 win vs Cardinals
SAN DIEGO -- Wil Myers is turning out to be just the spark plug the San Diego Padres need him to be. Myers had a solo homer among his three hits and drove in three runs, and Andrew Cashner threw six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-1 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night...
After delay, Cardinals beat Cubs 5-3 to avoid sweep
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis right-hander Carlos Martinez is ready to show his appreciation to outfielder Randal Grichuk. Grichuk robbed Anthony Rizzo of a home run with an over-the-wall catch in the first inning on Wednesday to help Martinez settle into seven strong innings, and the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 to avoid a sweep to their NL Central rivals...
Wasted chances, pitcher's RBI hit haunt Cardinals
ST. LOUIS -- Jason Hammel has three RBIs compared to two runs allowed through three starts. And even though Jason Heyward isnít getting hits, heís impacting the game on defense.