Cards, Mets split doubleheader
NEW YORK -- Bartolo Colon pitched three-hit ball for seven sharp innings and the New York Mets overcame another home run by Jedd Gyorko to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Tuesday night for a doubleheader split. Gyorko homered in both ends and has connected seven times in nine games. His two-run shot helped St. Louis win the opener 3-2...
Cards put reliever Rosenthal on DL with inflamed shoulder
NEW YORK -- The St. Louis Cardinals put reliever Trevor Rosenthal on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday because of inflammation in his right shoulder. Manager Mike Matheny said Rosenthal recently mentioned he wanted to get checked for a possible problem. The former closer is undergoing tests that might show why he suddenly became so ineffective...
Cardinals arrive in New York at 8:30 a.m. after flight delay
NEW YORK -- The St. Louis Cardinals did not arrive at their hotel in New York until 8:30 a.m. Monday after a flight delay that followed a nationally televised night game. They got a chance to catch up on sleep when their series opener at the New York Mets was rained out and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader starting at 3:10 p.m. today...
Gonzalez, Kendrick homer in Dodgers' 9-6 win over Cardinals
ST. LOUIS -- Adrian Gonzalez hit a grand slam and Howie Kendrick added a two-run homer, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers spoil Mike Mayers' major league debut in a 9-6 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night. Scott Kazmir (9-3) pitched five innings to earn the victory. He allowed three runs on six hits...
Gonzalez homers, Turner has 2 RBIs; Dodgers beat Cards 7-2
ST. LOUIS -- Adrian Gonzalez hit his eighth home run, red-hot Justin Turner got two more RBIs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat St. Louis 7-2 on Saturday night to end the Cardinals' five-game winning streak. Turner's two-run double capped a four-run third. He has 14 RBIs since the All-Star break...
Adams homers in 16th to lift Cardinals over Dodgers 4-3
ST. LOUIS -- For Matt Adams, no feeling turned out to be the best feeling. The St. Louis first baseman homered in the 16th inning to lead the Cardinals to a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night for St. Louis' season-best fifth straight victory...
Cardinals rally from a four-run deficit to sweep Padres
ST. LOUIS -- Aledmys Diaz learned a valuable lesson at the All-Star Game. The St. Louis rookie infielder's walk-off single in the ninth inning gave the Cardinals a 6-5 come-from-behind victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night. St. Louis, which scored four runs in the eighth, recorded its first four-game series sweep at home since beating Colorado on Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2010...
Thumb injury lands Peralta back on disabled list
ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals third baseman Jhonny Peralta is going back on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained ligament in his surgically repaired left thumb. The 34-year-old Peralta is batting .221 with five homers and 13 RBIs. He missed the first 57 games of the season before returning June 7...
Cardinals will play doubleheader today after Tuesday's postponement
ST. LOUIS -- The San Diego Padres juggled their rotation after Tuesday night's game against the St. Louis Cardinals was postponed because of anticipated storms that finally materialized about one hour and 45 minutes after the scheduled start. Busch Stadium was dry but empty when heavy rains began...
Leake fans 11, leads Cards in win over Padres
ST. LOUIS -- Mike Leake had his second straight double-digit strikeouts game with no walks, joining Bob Gibson as the only Cardinals to accomplish the feat, and St. Louis beat the San Diego Padres 10-2 on Monday night. Leake (7-7) struck out a season-best 11, one shy of his career high, and allowed one run and six hits in six innings. He fanned 10 over seven innings in a victory at Milwaukee on July 10...
Cardinals fans make Ichiro feel at home in 6-3 loss to Marlins
ST. LOUIS -- Ichiro Suzuki was floored by the consistent, appreciative reception from a packed road crowd, which cheered him every chance it got. He was touched, too, by actions of St. Louis Cardinals players who gave him plenty of time to gather it in all weekend...
Kansas City powers American League to another All-Star victory
San Diego -- Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World Series title. The Royals duo homered off former Kansas City teammate Johnny Cueto during a six-pitch span in the second inning, Hosmer added an RBI single to become MVP of the All-Star Game and the American League beat the National League 4-2 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win...