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Down 3-0 in NLCS, slumping Cardinals make lineup changes

Oct. 15, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt has benched Dexter Fowler and made several other changes to his slumping lineup for Game 4 of the NL Championship Series against the Washington Nationals. The Cardinals enter Tuesday night's game having scored a grand total of two runs and managed...

Duvall, Braves rally in 9th to beat Cards 3-1, lead NLDS 2-1

Oct. 6, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Through injuries and slumps, demotions and disappointments, Dansby Swanson and Adam Duvall got ready for the big moment. When it arrived, they were ready. Swanson hit a tying double with two outs in the ninth inning and Duvall delivered a two-run single as the Atlanta Braves rallied past...

Carpenter starting for St. Louis in Game 3 of NLDS

Oct. 6, 2019 2:17 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter is in the St. Louis Cardinals' lineup for Game 3 of the NL Division Series on Sunday. Carpenter got the start at third and was hitting sixth in the order against the Atlanta Braves. He made a pinch-hitting appearance in the series opener on Thursday and singled home a run in...

Foltynewicz, Duvall lead Braves to 3-0 win over Cardinals

Oct. 4, 2019 8:48 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — When Mike Foltynewicz was summering in the minor leagues, it was hard to envision an October like this. Yet there he was Friday, coming through when Atlanta needed it most. Foltynewicz threw seven dominating innings, Adam Duvall hit a pinch-hit homer and the Braves evened the NL Division...

Cardinals starting Edman over Carpenter in NLDS Game 1

Oct. 3, 2019 2:45 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — St. Louis manager Mike Shildt says he considered more than offense when choosing rookie third baseman Tommy Edman over veteran Matt Carpenter in Game 1 of the NL Division Series against Atlanta on Thursday. Kolten Wong returns for the Cardinals at second base after missing two weeks with a...

A capsule look at the Cardinals-Braves playoff series

Oct. 1, 2019 7:16 PM EDT

A look at the best-of-five National League Division Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Thursday, at Atlanta, 5:02 p.m. (TBS); Game 2, Friday, at Atlanta, 4:37 p.m. (TBS); Game 3, Sunday, at St. Louis, TBA (TBS); x-Game 4, Monday, at St. Louis, TBA...

Cardinals clinch NL Central; Cubs lose in Maddon's finale

Sep. 29, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jack Flaherty, Paul Goldschmidt and the St. Louis Cardinals quickly drained any drama from a final-day playoff chase. They were totally fine with that. The Cardinals clinched the NL Central in their last game of the regular season, using Flaherty's arm and Goldschmidt's bat Sunday to win...

Cardinals lose to Cubs, NL Central race goes to final day

Sep. 29, 2019 12:33 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright was itching to spray champagne in the Cardinals clubhouse Saturday night. It's been nearly four years since his last boozy bash, and after getting roughed up by the Cubs, he and his St. Louis teammates will have to wait at least one more night. The Cardinals' push for a...

Goldschmidt hits HR in Arizona return, Cards top D-backs 9-7

Sep. 24, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks made it obvious they appreciated Paul Goldschmidt in his return to the desert, honoring him with a tribute video before the game and multiple ovations throughout the evening. Clearly, everyone thought this night was a pretty big deal. Except for the man being...

Carpenter HRs vs Kimbrel, Cards bump Cubs from WC spot

Sep. 20, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs wasted no time trading blows in the first game of their crucial four-game series. Then, the Cardinals' Matt Carpenter delivered a haymaker that put the rival Cubs on the ropes. Carpenter homered in the 10th inning against Craig Kimbrel in the All-Star...