Latest Jack Flaherty News

Giolito, McCullers among 6 elected to MLBPA leadership roles

Nov. 28, 2022 16:56 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Major League Baseball Players Association has elected six new players to its eight-member executive subcommittee. Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr., Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty, Cubs outfielder Ian Happ, Giants outfielder Austin Slater, White Sox...

Cardinals closer Helsley OK for wild-card round vs Phillies

Oct. 07, 2022 11:52 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals hard-throwing closer Ryan Helsley is available for Game 1 of their National League wild-card series against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. Helsley hurt his finger in his final regular-season tune-up this week but was included on manager...

Pujols hits 703rd HR to pass Babe for 2nd in RBI; Cards lose

Oct. 03, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 703rd home run Monday night, breaking a tie with Babe Ruth for second place in career RBIs, but the St. Louis Cardinals lost to Pittsburgh 3-2 when the Pirates drew four consecutive walks in the ninth inning to force home the winning run. The...

Pujols hits 701st homer, Flaherty pitches Cards past Pirates

Oct. 01, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 701st home run, Jack Flaherty allowed one run in six innings and the NL Central champion St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Friday night. Pujols mashed a slider from Johan Oveido 398 feet to left field in the fourth inning,...

Donovan's grand slam carries Cardinals over Padres 5-4

Sep. 22, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lars Nootbaar provided St. Louis' first run in four games with a solo homer, and then rookie Brendan Donovan gave the NL Central leaders an even bigger lift. Donovan hit his first career grand slam slam in the seventh inning to lead Albert Pujols and the Cardinals...

Snell brilliant for 7, Padres beat Pujols, Cardinals 1-0

Sep. 22, 2022 01:39 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin was getting nervous about Blake Snell's pitch count in the seventh inning when Albert Pujols helped the skipper avoid what could have been an unpopular decision. Snell held St. Louis hitless until Pujols beat the shift for a...

Albert Pujols hits 698th homer, helps Cards beat Reds 6-5

Sep. 17, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 698th home run, a tying two-run drive in the sixth inning that sparked the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 on Friday night. Pujols hit a first-pitch slider from Raynel Espinal 427 feet into the left-field stands for his 19th...

Reds snap six-game losing streak, beat Cardinals 3-2

Sep. 15, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nick Senzel and Aristides Aquino hit solo home runs and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Thursday night to snap a six-game losing streak in the opener of a five-game series. The loss cut the Cardinals' lead in the National League Central to 7...

Pujols hits 696th HR, ties A-Rod for 4th; Cards beat Pirates

Sep. 10, 2022 23:53 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 696th home run, tying Alex Rodriguez for fourth place on the career list, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 Saturday night. Pujols trails only Barry Bonds (762), Hank Aaron (755) and Babe Ruth (714) on the...

Cruz home run short of cycle, Pirates beat Cardinals 8-2

Sep. 09, 2022 22:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Oneil Cruz finished a home run short of the cycle, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat St. Louis 8-2 on Friday night to keep the Cardinals from stretching their lead atop the NL Central. Cruz had a two-run triple, a double and an RBI single to extend his hitting...