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Lester wins 200th, Cards down Brewers for ninth straight win

Sep. 20, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jon Lester notched his 200th career win, Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Monday night for their ninth consecutive win. The Cardinals have won nine straight for the first...

Tatis botches popup, Cards beat Padres 8-7, win 8th straight

Sep. 19, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — San Diego center fielder Fernando Tatis Jr. dropped Nolan Arenado’s bases-loaded popup and heaved the ball home, leading to a five-run first inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Padres 8-7 Sunday for an eight-game winning streak. Tatis' brutal...

Carlson homers twice, Mikolas gets first win in two years

Sep. 18, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dylan Carlson homered twice, including a grand slam, to help Miles Mikolas win for the first time in two years as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 8-2 on Friday night. It was the Cardinals' sixth win in a row and extended their lead for...

Cardinals soar into playoff position behind ageless arms

Sep. 16, 2021 06:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — On the morning of the trade deadline in late July, the St. Louis Cardinals were a .500 team sitting 7 1/2 games outside a playoff spot. Even with new slugger Nolan Arenado at third base, a season that began with big expectations appeared to be slipping...

Cardinals power past Mets 11-4 for 3-game sweep

Sep. 16, 2021 02:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After a big night back home, Harrison Bader was munching happily on his postgame meal when it was time to field a few questions. “New York-style pizza is delicious,” he said. “New York-style bagels, New York-style pizza, is just good for the...

Cards hold off Mets 7-6 in 11 to move into playoff position

Sep. 15, 2021 01:51 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After more than 4 1/2 hours of back-and-forth baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals finally control their playoff fate again. Edmundo Sosa hit the go-ahead single in a three-run 11th inning and the hard-charging Cardinals climbed all the way back into...

Wainwright wins 5th straight as Cards deck Mets 7-0

Sep. 14, 2021 01:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Wainwright won his fifth straight start in a rare matchup of 40-year-old pitchers, and the St. Louis Cardinals blanked the New York Mets 7-0 on Monday night. Paul Goldschmidt homered and had two RBIs for the surging Cardinals, who have won five of...

Nolan Arenado hits 30th homer, Cardinals beat Reds 6-4

Sep. 11, 2021 22:51 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer in the eighth and had three RBIs and Paul DeJong had a solo shot to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Saturday night. St. Louis has won three of four and gained a game on Cincinnati in the NL...

Barrero, Reds score two in ninth, beat Cardinals 4-2

Sep. 10, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jose Barrero made the most of an unexpected start by doubling in the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning, leading the Cincinnati Reds over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 Friday night. The 23-year-old Barrero had two hits after he was recalled from...

Pujols homers in return to St. Louis, Dodgers down Cards 7-2

Sep. 07, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols rewarded an adoring crowd by hitting a home run in his return to Busch Stadium, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers toward a 7-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Justin Turner homered twice and Will Smith also homered for the...