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Umpire provides explanation for wild play in Cardinals-Cubs

Sep. 27, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Umpire Bill Miller provided an explanation Monday for a wild sequence during St. Louis' 4-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs that added another layer of drama to the Cardinals' 16th straight win. A request was made for an explanation after Sunday's game, but...

Sweet! Cardinals win 16th in row, go ahead in 9th, top Cubs

Sep. 26, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Andrew Knizner slid across home plate, hopped up and pumped his right arm in jubilation. Make it a very sweet 16 for the St. Louis Cardinals. Knizner scored the go-ahead run on Codi Heuer's wild pitch in the ninth inning, and the...

Cardinals set team record with 15th straight win, beat Cubs

Sep. 25, 2021 22:00 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Harrison Bader and the St. Louis Cardinals clearly recognize their record is impressive. Now they also want to win their next game — and many more after that. The Cardinals set a franchise mark with their 15th straight win, boosted when catcher Yadier...

Cards match record with 14th straight win, rip Cubs 12-4

Sep. 25, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The surging St. Louis Cardinals emphatically matched a team record with their 14th straight win on Friday night, pounding the Chicago Cubs 12-4 in the second game of a doubleheader behind Tyler O’Neill’s three-run homer and a pair of solo shots by Lars Nootbaar. ...

Cardinals soar into playoff position behind ageless arms

Sep. 16, 2021 06:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — On the morning of the trade deadline in late July, the St. Louis Cardinals were a .500 team sitting 7 1/2 games outside a playoff spot. Even with new slugger Nolan Arenado at third base, a season that began with big expectations appeared to be slipping...

Nolan Arenado hits 30th homer, Cardinals beat Reds 6-4

Sep. 11, 2021 22:51 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer in the eighth and had three RBIs and Paul DeJong had a solo shot to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Saturday night. St. Louis has won three of four and gained a game on Cincinnati in the NL...

Arenado homers again as Cardinals beat Royals 9-4

Aug. 15, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nolan Arenado homered and drove in four runs, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 9-4 on Saturday night. Paul Goldschmidt drove in three runs as the Cardinals earned their fifth straight win. Edmundo Sosa went 4 for 4, and...

Jack Flaherty returns as Cardinals beat Royals 6-0

Aug. 13, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jack Flaherty pitched six innings of two-hit ball in his return from an oblique injury, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 6-0 on Friday night. Nolan Arenado hit his 23rd homer for St. Louis, which earned its fourth straight...

LeBlanc hurt, bullpen carries load as Cards edge Pirates 7-6

Aug. 12, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Six St. Louis relievers combined to allow three runs in seven innings, Paul DeJong and Lars Nootbaar homered, and the Cardinals hung on to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 on Thursday, completing a three-game sweep. The Cardinals bullpen was pressed...

Wainwright pitches two-hit shutout, Cards top Pirates 4-0

Aug. 11, 2021 22:51 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Wainwright extended his dominance of Pittsburgh with a complete game, two-hit shutout and helped himself with a pair of hits as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pirates 4-0 on Wednesday night. The 39-year-old Wainwright allowed a pair of singles...