Latest St. Louis Cardinals News

Carpenter HRs vs Kimbrel, Cards bump Cubs from WC spot

Sep. 20, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs wasted no time trading blows in the first game of their crucial four-game series. Then, the Cardinals' Matt Carpenter delivered a haymaker that put the rival Cubs on the ropes. Carpenter homered in the 10th inning against Craig Kimbrel in the All-Star...

Cubs' Rizzo homers in surprise return vs Cardinals

Sep. 19, 2019 8:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo hit a tying home run in his surprise return to the lineup Thursday night for the opener of a crucial four-game series against the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals. Four days after suffering a sprained right ankle that threatened his status for the rest of the...

LEADING OFF: Yanks try to clinch AL East, Cards-Cubs rivalry

Sep. 19, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: SO CLOSE The Yankees can clinch their first AL East title since 2012 with a win over the Angels in the Bronx. New York pushed back J.A. Happ's scheduled start by a day and will throw Masahiro Tanaka (10-8, 4.60 ERA) against Los Angeles. The Yankees' magic number...

Iglesias' double in 10th leads Reds past Cubs 3-2

Sep. 19, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The improving Cincinnati Reds' pitching staff cooled off the previously surging Chicago Cubs' offense. José Iglesias had an RBI double in the 10th inning and five Cincinnati pitchers combined for a four-hitter as the Reds recorded their second straight win over playoff-contending...

Wainwright, Fowler, St. Louis top Nats 5-1; Cards-Cubs next

Sep. 18, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright has pitched in his share of big games throughout a distinguished career. Taking the mound against an ace in a matchup with postseason implications, he delivered once more. Wainwright put on another sharp performance to top Max Scherzer, right fielder Dexter Fowler made a...

Kenrick, Corbin power Nationals to 6-2 win over Cardinals

Sep. 18, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Howie Kendrick just missed the cycle but he will take the win instead for the Washington Nationals. Kendrick finished a double shy of hitting for a cycle, Patrick Corbin pitched six strong innings, and the Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 Tuesday night. Kendrick flew out in his...

Hall of Fame manager Whitey Herzog recovering from stroke

Sep. 17, 2019 8:16 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hall of Fame manager Whitey Herzog is recovering from a minor stroke. The 87-year-old Herzog became ill Monday at his charity golf tournament at Forest Hills Country Club in suburban St. Louis. The Cardinals say Herzog is "currently resting and doing well." The team provided an update on...

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...

Nationals manager Martinez misses Monday's game

Sep. 16, 2019 7:20 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez had a heart procedure and did not travel with the team for its series opener against the St. Louis Cardinals. General manager Mike Rizzo says Martinez had a minor cardiac catheterization Monday in Washington. Martinez, who turns 55 on Sept. 26,...

Braun's grand slam lifts Brewers past Cardinals 7-6

Sep. 15, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ryan Braun still stands out at opportune times for the Milwaukee Brewers. "I'm not as good as I was," the 35-year-old said. "But in big moments, I'm the guy still." Braun hit a go-ahead grand slam off Junior Fernández with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Brewers beat the St....