Latest Marcell Ozuna News

Ozuna's 4 RBIs, throw to plate lift Cards over Nats 4-2

Sep. 17, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dakota Hudson is a big fan of Marcell Ozuna's arm. Ozuna drove in four runs and threw out a runner at home plate from left field, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Monday night. "That's the second one he's had for me this year," Hudson said of Ozuna's...

Rojas gets clutch hit as Marlins snap 5-game skid

Sep. 15, 2019 1:59 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro got some timely advice from a teammate, and he put it to good use. Alfaro hit a massive home run off Madison Bumgarner, Miguel Rojas doubled in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning, and rookie Robert Dugger pitched 6 1/3 solid innings as the Miami Marlins beat...

Fowler, Wong open with HRs, Cardinals beat Rockies 10-3

Sep. 12, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals had the upper hand from the start on a day the ball was flying out of Coors Field. Dexter Fowler and Kolten Wong opened the game with successive home runs and the Cardinals connected five times in all, beating the Colorado Rockies 10-3 on Thursday. Marcell Ozuna,...

Senzatela's strong outing leads Rockies past Cards 2-1

Sep. 12, 2019 1:28 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Working his way out of a first-inning jam paved the way for Antonio Senzatela's strongest outing in two months. Senzatela pitched six strong innings for his first win since July 14, Ian Desmond hit a go-ahead home run and the Colorado Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 Wednesday night....

Flaherty dazzles again, Cardinals drop Pirates 2-0

Sep. 8, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jack Flaherty always had the tools. Figuring out how to put them together has been the challenge for the 23-year-old pitcher since the former first-round pick arrived in St. Louis two years ago. While Flaherty is sketchy on specifics about what what exactly he changed heading into the...

Ozuna leads Wainwright, Cardinals over Pirates 10-1

Sep. 7, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marcell Ozuna knew he found something in the first inning. He battled for eight pitches before getting ahold of a fastball, only to see it fly right to Pirates left fielder Bryan Reynolds. The next time up, Ozuna put it all together. He hit a three-run homer to break out of his slump, and...

Flaherty gem, DeJong fluke hit lift Cards over Giants 1-0

Sep. 3, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis manager Mike Shildt tried to find the right words to describe Jack Flaherty's one-hit effort over eight innings. "He was stellar. He was impressive," Shildt said. "You can throw a lot of superlatives out there about his performance." Flaherty dazzled in another dominant...

Ozuna helps power Cards past Brewers 12-2

Aug. 27, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — In less than three weeks, the surging St. Louis Cardinals have climbed to the top of the division -- and then some. Marcell Ozuna's bases-loaded double keyed a six-run second inning and St. Louis pounded out a 12-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night. The Cardinals, who have...

Hudson pitches 6 scoreless, Cardinals beat Rockies 6-0

Aug. 24, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dakota Hudson wasn't going to let another quality start slip away. Hudson allowed just two hits over six innings, Harrison Bader and Paul Goldschmidt homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 6-0 on Saturday night. Hudson (13-6) extended his scoreless streak to a...

Flaherty, Ozuna help Cards past Rockies, back into 1st place

Aug. 24, 2019 12:39 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jack Flaherty stayed focused while pitching with a special purpose in mind. The St. Louis starter, who helped the Cardinals beat Colorado 8-3 on Friday night, was one of seven players across the majors who wore "Love you Ty" in place of their names on the back of their jerseys. Flaherty...