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Edman's grand slam lifts Cardinals over Reds 7-4

Jul. 18, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tommy Edman expected to see a breaking ball on the first pitch of his sixth-inning at-bat, and he didn't waste it. The St. Louis rookie snapped a tie with his first career grand slam and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 Thursday night for their fifth win in six games....

Pirates score twice in the ninth, beat Cardinals 3-1

Jul. 17, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Colin Moran wanted to hit the ball hard, and in the air, with two on in the ninth inning of a tied game. He didn't, but it turned out well anyway. Moran drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single and the Pittsburgh Pirates scored twice in the ninth for a 3-1 victory over the St....

Longoria's late home run lifts Giants past Cardinals

Jul. 7, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evan Longoria blamed himself for being overly aggressive in his first two at-bats against St. Louis pitcher Jack Flaherty, a byproduct of the spacious field at Oracle Park and Flaherty's dominance early on. The third time around, San Francisco's slugging third baseman slowed down just...

Giants overcome injury to Bumgarner, beat Cardinals 8-4

Jul. 7, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The swelling near Madison Bumgarner's pitching elbow was still noticeable, more than three hours after the Giants' left-hander was drilled by a 98 mph line drive. "It looks nasty, but as far as what it feels like, it never tightened up, it never got sore," said Bumgarner, who wore a...

Cardinals rally for 5 in 9th to stun Mariners 5-2

Jul. 4, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Earlier in the road trip St. Louis manager Mike Shildt changed a bit of his messaging. While quality at-bats were important, the Cardinals were missing out on too many chances at big innings and needed more of an offensive punch. It took a while, but the punch arrived on Wednesday night...

Wieters' 2-run homer in 11th gives Cards 5-3 win over Padres

Jun. 30, 2019 9:31 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Matt Wieters had been hitless in 17 at-bats against left-handers this season before his luck changed with one mighty swing. The switch-hitting catcher hit a two-run homer with two outs in the 11th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals overcame a 3-0 deficit to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3...

Pinder, Semien and Olson homer as A's beat Cardinals 7-3

Jun. 26, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — After a tough eight-game stretch, Chad Pinder is starting to find his hitting stroke. Pinder and Marcus Semien homered in a six-run fifth inning, and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-3 Tuesday night. Pinder had three hits Sunday to end a 3-for-23 slump, and...

Pujols curtain call HR for Angels vs hometown Cards in loss

Jun. 22, 2019 7:22 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols delivered for his many fans in St. Louis. The Cardinals were crowd pleasers, too. Pujols took a curtain call for his adoring fans at Busch Stadium after homering against the Cardinals, but Marcell Ozuna connected to lead Dakota Hudson and St. Louis over the Los Angeles Angels...

McNeil's throw saves Mets vs Cards after Syndergaard hurt

Jun. 16, 2019 1:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With a beleaguered bullpen having so much trouble closing games for the New York Mets lately, second baseman Jeff McNeil took it upon himself to save this one. McNeil made a perfect throw from right field to home plate for the final out, and the Mets held off the St. Louis Cardinals 8-7 on...

DeJong, Fowler help Cards beat Mets twice in odd twinbill

Jun. 14, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul DeJong and the Cardinals looked like the ballclub St. Louis fans expect Friday night. "When we play well," manager Mike Shildt said, "we've gotten into people's bullpens and done damage." Not that this odd double feature shocked Mets fans, either. They've seen this horror show before....