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Pederson, Rizzo, Contreras homer as Cubs beat Cardinals 8-5

Jun. 11, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo could feel the fans hanging onto each pitch as he fouled off one after another. When he finally launched one over the right-field wall on the 14th pitch of his at-bat, Wrigley Field rocked in a way it hadn't in years, with a near-capacity...

O'Neill homers in Cards' win, D-backs lose 12th straight

May. 29, 2021 02:04 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Nolan Arenado was battling at the plate, fouling off multiple tough pitches from Arizona's Madison Bumgarner before the eighth pitch of the at-bat. It was about a foot inside, but the St. Louis third baseman was still somehow able to yank it into the left field seats. ...

Molina's double in 10th leads Cards past skidding D-backs

May. 28, 2021 02:02 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Yadier Molina was doing what the 38-year-old catcher has done for nearly two decades, throwing his body around behind the plate, blocking pitches from the Cardinals' stable full of hard-throwing relievers. Then came the 10th inning, and the St. Louis star...

La Russa a winner vs old team, White Sox beat Cardinals 5-1

May. 25, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox manager Tony La Russa wound up a winner in his first game against the team that ensured his Hall of Fame induction as Chicago beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 Monday night behind Lance Lynn’s arm and Andrew Vaughn’s bat. The victory ended a...

Mikolas hurt in return, Molina homers, Cards top Cubs 2-1

May. 22, 2021 23:30 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Four pitchers combined for five innings of scoreless, two-hit relief after Miles Mikolas appeared to injury his forearm in his delayed season debut, and Yadier Molina hit a tiebreaking home run that lifted the St. Louis Cardinals over the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Saturday night....

Arenado, Edman lead Cardinals to 5-2 win over Pirates

May. 18, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer, his fourth in four games, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 Tuesday night. Tommy Edman added three singles and drove in two runs for St. Louis. which returned home after dropping three...

Carpenter hits another pinch homer as Cardinals beat Pirates

Apr. 30, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Carpenter hit his second pinch. three-run home run in as many days, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Friday night. Carpenter connected off Duane Underwood Jr. in the sixth inning to put the Cardinals ahead 6-1...

Cardinals hammer Strasburg, rout Nats 14-3, end 3-game skid

Apr. 14, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado, Paul Goldschmidt and Matt Carpenter all homered off Stephen Strasburg and the St. Louis Cardinals hammered the Washington Nationals 14-3 on Tuesday night. Jack Flaherty (2-0) allowed one run on three hits with six strikeouts in five...

García homers again, Brewers beat Cardinals 9-3

Apr. 11, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Avisaíl García homered for the second day in a row, Travis Shaw and Manny Piña also connected and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-3 on Sunday. García, who homered and drove in five runs in a 9-5 win Saturday, and Shaw hit early...

García HR, 5 RBIs; Brewers end Cards' 4-game win streak, 9-5

Apr. 10, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Avisaíl García homered, doubled and drove in five runs as the Milwaukee Brewers beat St. Louis 9-5 on Saturday, ending the Cardinals’ four-game winning streak. Keston Hiura hit a three-run homer that capped a five-run burst in the seventh inning...