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Kim earns 5th straight win on birthday, Cards beat Cubs 3-2

Jul. 23, 2021 03:16 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kwang Hyun-Kim earned his fifth straight win on his 33rd birthday and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Thursday night. Nolan Arenado and Dylan Carlson homered as the Cardinals improved to a game over .500 at 49-48. It's the Cardinals...

LEADING OFF: Alvarez carries U.S. flag, big rivalries abound

Jul. 22, 2021 02:38 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ BANNER DAY Miami Marlins infielder Eddy Alvarez and four-time Olympic women’s basketball gold medalist Sue Bird will be the U.S. flag bearers for the opening ceremonies...

Molina lifts Cards to 3-2 win over Cubs in 10 innings

Jul. 22, 2021 01:58 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals manager Mike Shildt had one thought when he saw Yadier Molina striding to home plate in the 10th inning: Game over. Molina doubled home the winning run against All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel to give St. Louis a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs...

Cubs rally with six runs in ninth inning, beat Cardinals 7-6

Jul. 21, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ian Happ said he was being “selectively aggressive" with the game on the line. The Chicago outfielder triggered a six-run rally in the ninth inning, and the Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 in a matchup of NL Central rivals. ...

LEADING OFF: Jays finish up in Buffalo, Pads-Braves twinbill

Jul. 20, 2021 23:57 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday: ___ SHUFFLE OUTTA BUFFALO Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the Blue Jays are set to play their final home game in Buffalo when they host the Red Sox. The...

Votto, Aquino go back-to-back as Reds edge Mets 4-3

Jul. 20, 2021 23:45 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto and Aristides Aquino homered on consecutive pitches, Wade Miley worked effectively into the seventh inning and the Cincinnati Reds snapped a four-game losing streak Tuesday night with a 4-3 win over the New York Mets. Jonathan India hit his...

Carlson homers, drives in 4 runs as Cardinals beat Cubs 8-3

Jul. 20, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dylan Carlson homered and drove in four runs, Jake Woodford pitched 5 2/3 strong innings in his first start of the season, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Monday night. Woodford (2-1), who was recalled from Triple-A Memphis...

Kelly, Escobar lead Diamondbacks over Cubs 6-4

Jul. 18, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have been a bad baseball team for a big chunk of this season and own the worst record in the majors to prove it. The only exception — at least in recent weeks — is when Merrill Kelly takes the mound. Kelly...

Bader's infield single lifts Cardinals past Giants 2-1

Jul. 18, 2021 18:29 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Harrison Bader put St. Louis ahead with a checked-swing single off the glove of Giants first basemen LaMonte Wade Jr. in the seventh inning, and the Cardinals went on to a 2-1 victory over San Francisco on Sunday. The Cardinals won the season series,...

Pederson hits 2-run HR as Fried, Braves shut out Rays 9-0

Jul. 17, 2021 22:47 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Joc Pederson hit a two-run homer in his first start with Atlanta, Max Fried had a two-run double among three hits while throwing seven dominant innings, and the Braves shut out the Tampa Bay Rays 9-0 on Saturday night. Fried (7-5) did not allow a...