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FILE - In this Friday, July 24, 2020, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, right, celebrates a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game in St. Louis.  Molina says he’s one of the players on his team who has tested positive for the coronavirus. The nine-time All-Star revealed his diagnosis Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in a Spanish-language Instagram post. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Cardinals return to St. Louis, get in workout ahead of games

Aug. 5, 2020 5:19 PM EDT

The St. Louis Cardinals returned to the field for light workouts Wednesday, nearly a week after an outbreak of COVID-19 forced the club and its staff members to quarantine in Milwaukee and set the rest of their season into upheaval. Cardinals manager Mike Shildt called it “a breath of fresh air”...

Minnesota Twins pitcher Rich Hill throws against the St. Louis Cardinals in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Twins beat Cardinals 3-0 in Rich Hill's smooth debut

Jul. 30, 2020 12:14 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Coming off major surgery and currently the oldest pitcher in the major leagues, Rich Hill sure looked smooth and spry on the mound in his debut for Minnesota. His elbow? “It feels like it’s 18 again,” said Hill, who pitched five scoreless innings as the Twins beat...

Minnesota Twins' Josh Donaldson, right, is congratulated by Jorge Polanco after Donaldson's solo home run off St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Donaldson goes deep as Twins top Cards 6-3 in home opener

Jul. 29, 2020 12:08 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Donaldson homered and drove in two runs in his Target Field debut with Minnesota, Jorge Polanco hit a two-run shot and the Twins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 in their home opener on Tuesday night. Homer Bailey (1-0) pitched five innings in his first start for the Twins, allowing...

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Miles Mikolas throws during the first inning of an exhibition baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Cardinals RHP Mikolas out for season with forearm surgery

Jul. 28, 2020 8:44 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Miles Mikolas will have season-ending surgery to repair a tendon in his strained right forearm, creating an opening in the rotation. The Cardinals placed Mikolas on the 10-day injured list before their game Tuesday at Minnesota. Mikolas was supposed to...

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Derek Shelton (17) argues with home plate umpire Jordan Baker during the third inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday, July 26, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Pirates manager Shelton argues through mask, gets 1st ML win

Jul. 26, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pittsburgh’s Derek Shelton staged baseball’s first major, socially distanced umpire argument, then got his first victory as a big league manager as the Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 on Sunday. Colin Moran and Jose Osuna homered, and Mitch Keller pitched five solid...

St. Louis Cardinals' Paul DeJong (11) celebrates with Paul Goldschmidt (46) after both players scored on a double by Matt Carpenter during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday, July 25, 2020, in St. Louis. The Cardinals won 9-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Wainwright pitches strong 6 innings, Cards beat Pirates 9-1

Jul. 25, 2020 6:51 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt homered, Adam Wainwright pitched six solid innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-1 on Saturday. Wainwright (1-0) pitched out of a bases loaded, no-out jam in the second, giving up just one run. He retired 14 of the final 15 batters he faced as...

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday, July 24, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Flaherty sharp, DeJong homers, Cards beat Bucs 5-4 in opener

Jul. 25, 2020 12:25 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jack Flaherty pitched seven solid innings, Paul DeJong hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals opened the season by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4 on Friday night. Tyler O’Neill and Dexter Fowler added solo homers for St. Louis in the first game of an unprecedented...

St. Louis Cardinals' Lane Thomas (35) is safe at second for a stolen base as infielder Max Schrock handles the throw during an intrasquad practice baseball game at Busch Stadium Thursday, July 9, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Cardinals quietly ramping up for shortened big league season

Jul. 14, 2020 1:19 PM EDT

Things have been remarkably ordinary as the St. Louis Cardinals conduct spring training 2.0. At least, as ordinary as they can be during such extraordinary times. Their core players have continued to test negative for COVID-19 ahead of next week's opener of the abbreviated season. They haven't had any injuries...

Kansas City Royals manager Mike Matheny watches baseball practice at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Royals skipper Matheny to see ex-team in early exhibition

Jul. 13, 2020 4:26 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When the coronavirus pandemic led to an overhaul of the baseball schedule, Mike Matheny had an strong suspicion he'd be headed back to St. Louis to face his former team in his first season in charge of the Kansas City Royals. Matheny probably didn't bet on seeing the Cardinals...