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Goldschmidt homers, Cardinals edge Reds 5-4 to stay in 1st

Aug. 18, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — An inconsistent St. Louis Cardinals lineup cranked out just enough offense Sunday to stay in first place. Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer, Tommy Edman added a solo shot among his three hits and the Cardinals held off the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 to split a strange four-game series in...

Aquino, Reds drop Cards into first-place tie with 6-1 win

Aug. 17, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Aristides Aquino keeps hitting historic home runs. Cincinnati's red-hot rookie had a three-run homer, Nick Senzel added a leadoff shot and the Reds dropped the St. Louis Cardinals back into a tie with Chicago for first place in the NL Central Division with a 6-1 victory on Saturday. With...

Cardinals take over first place with 13-4 romp over Reds

Aug. 16, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals scored two runs in 12 innings of Luis Castillo's first two starts against them this season, both Cincinnati wins. Scoring a run within the first four batters suggested a different outcome on Friday night. Dexter Fowler hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs,...

Gray, Reds stop Cardinals' win streak with 2-1 victory

Aug. 15, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Sonny Gray was terrific for Cincinnati once again. Especially at a key moment in the third inning. Gray struck out 10 while pitching five scoreless innings, and the Reds held off the St. Louis Cardinals for a 2-1 victory Thursday night. St. Louis had won five in a row to move into a...

Hudson solid, Cardinals crack Keller in 6-0 rout of Royals

Aug. 14, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cardinals rookie Dakota Hudson kept quickly scraping through scoreless innings, even as his Royals counterpart was putting together a no-hit bid that was starting to set social media ablaze. St. Louis eventually cracked Brad Keller in spectacular fashion. Kansas City never did...

Flaherty goes 7 innings as Cardinals edge Royals 2-0

Aug. 13, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The two words that Cardinals manager Mike Shildt kept using to describe the reasons behind Jack Flaherty's phenomenal pitching success since the All-Star break were conviction and command. The Royals probably have a few choice words to describe Flaherty, too. The right-hander tossed...

Cardinals activate Molina, put Martinez on injured list

Aug. 13, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yadier Molina thinks he may have rushed himself back to the field when he hurt his thumb in May, and that's why the Cardinals' star catcher landed back on the injured list last early last month. He doesn't intend to make the same mistake. Molina was activated Tuesday night for the...

Thomas' slam leads Cardinals to comeback win over Pirates

Aug. 11, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — In the big leagues primarily as a defensive replacement, Cardinals rookie outfielder Lane Thomas pounced with a chance to flex his hitting muscles. Thomas ripped a go-ahead grand slam in the seventh inning, Paul Goldschmidt and Dexter Fowler also homered, and St. Louis beat the Pittsburgh...

Wainwright overcomes 1st-pitch HR, leads Cards over Pirates

Aug. 10, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright got off to a rocky start when his first pitch sailed over the right field wall. The rest of the game, that went a lot better. Wainwright tossed six scoreless innings after Adam Frazier's leadoff home run, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 Saturday...

Goldschmidt, Ozuna spark rally, Cardinals beat Pirates 6-2

Aug. 10, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Marcell Ozuna regained his swing in time to be in the middle of a breakout rally by the St. Louis Cardinals. Paul Goldschmidt hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, Ozuna followed with a two-run homer and the Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 on Friday night. Goldschmidt's...