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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....

Second special prosecutor appointed over Greitens case

Jul. 16, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Last year's criminal case involving Missouri's former governor is under the scrutiny of a second special prosecutor, this time to investigate allegations from St. Louis' prosecutor. Presiding St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison on Tuesday appointed retired Boone County Associate Circuit...

Cards put Carpenter on 10-day injured list with foot injury

Jul. 16, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals placed infielder Matt Carpenter on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with a right foot contusion. The Cardinals announced the move before Tuesday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. "It's a pretty severe contusion on the very top of his foot," St. Louis manager...

Man pleads guilty in case tied to ex-St. Louis County leader

Jul. 16, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A businessman pleaded guilty to federal charges Tuesday, admitting that he provided bribes as part of a pay-to-play scheme led by the former St. Louis County executive. John Rallo's plea to three bribery counts makes him the fourth person to plead guilty in connection with the case. He...

Bayer moving 500 jobs from North Carolina to St. Louis

Jul. 16, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG is closing its crop science division headquarters in North Carolina and moving 500 jobs to the St. Louis area, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and a company executive announced Tuesday. Lisa Safarian, Bayer's commercial operations-North America...

Mikolas, O'Neill lead Cardinals to 7-0 win over Pirates 7-0

Jul. 16, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Miles Mikolas scuffled in the first half of the season and wanted a fresh start after the All-Star game. His got it. Mikolas pitched an eight-hitter and Tyler O'Neill hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. It...

Man connected to ex-St. Louis County leader to plead guilty

Jul. 15, 2019 4:24 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A businessman accused of bribery as part of former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger's pay-to-play scheme is set to plead guilty. The U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis announced the guilty plea hearing Tuesday for John Rallo. Rallo's attorney, John Rogers, confirmed Rallo will...

Wainwright pitches 7 scoreless, Cardinals beat D-Backs 5-2

Jul. 14, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright made the most of a couple of extra days of rest. Paul Goldschmidt homered, Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals held on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on Sunday. Wainwright (6-7), who was scratched from Friday's start due to back...

St. Louis couple rolls all 7s and 11s with daughter's birth

Jul. 14, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis couple has rolled all 7s and 11s with the birth of their daughter. J'Aime Brown was born at 7:11 p.m. on July 7, which convenience store chain 7-Eleven marks as 7-Eleven Day. Her birth weight? Seven pounds and 11 ounces, obviously. TV station Fox 2 reports that Rachel Langford...

Cardinals great Bob Gibson fighting pancreatic cancer

Jul. 14, 2019 1:09 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals great Bob Gibson is fighting pancreatic cancer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said the 83-year-old Hall of Famer was diagnosed with the cancer several weeks ago and revealed the news Saturday to the other living Hall of Famers. Gibson's longtime agent, Dick Zitzmann, told...