Phillies' 6-run ninth tops Cardinals in 6-3 wild-card win
The Phillies scored six times in the ninth inning off the stingy St. Louis bullpen, highlighted by a bases-loaded single by Jean Segura, and Philadelphia beat the NL Central champion Cardinals 6-3 in the opening game of their National League wild-card series.
Hader 37th straight scoreless appearance, Brews beat Cards
(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) (Jeff Roberson)ST. LOUIS — (AP) — Josh Hader escaped a ninth-inning jam in his 37th straight scoreless appearance and the Milwaukee Brewers held off the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Thursday night for their third straight win. Hader, activated from the family medical emergency list earlier in the day, earned his 16th save in 16 tries this season. It’s the longest streak for St. Louis since Matt Carpenter reached in 35 straight in 2018. He gave up three hits over five innings to get the win in a 5-1 win April 14 in Milwaukee. Cardinals: RHP Dakota Hudson (3-2, 3.60) seeks his second win in his fifth start of May, during which he’s only made it out of the fifth inning once.wftv.com
After Mets lose Scherzer, Alonso HR in 10th beats Cards 7-6
Cardinals Mets Baseball New York Mets' Pete Alonso celebrates his walk-off two-run home run with teammates during the tenth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday, May 19, 2022, in New York. Albert Pujols hit a run-scoring double play grounder in the 10th of the Cardinals' first-extra inning game this year. With the automatic runner on second, Alonso drove the second pitch from Giovanny Gallegos (0-2) into the left field second deck for his third career game-ending home run. It was the 10th home run of the season for Alonso, who leads the major leagues with 33 RBIs. The ball whizzed just over the head of Alonso, who has been hit on the helmet twice this season.wftv.com
Goldschmidt walk-off hit, O'Neill 2 HRs as Cards beat Cubs
Paul Goldschmidt hit a walk-off RBI single in the ninth inning, and the playoff-bound St. Louis Cardinals won for the 19th time in their last 20 games, 4-3 over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night. Tyler O'Neill homered twice and threw out the potential go-ahead run in the ninth inning for the Cardinals, who will play either the Los Angeles Dodgers or the San Francisco Giants in the NL wild-card game. Dakota Hudson made his first start for the Cardinals in more than a year, allowing three hits in five scoreless innings.news.yahoo.com
Cards match record with 14th straight win, rip Cubs 12-4
The surging St. Louis Cardinals emphatically matched a team record with their 14th straight wint, pounding the Chicago Cubs 12-4 in the second game of doubleheader behind Tyler O’Neill’s three-run homer and a pair of solo shots by Lars Nootbaar.
Tatis botches popup, Cards beat Padres 8-7, win 8th straight
San Diego center fielder Fernando Tatis Jr. dropped Nolan Arenado’s bases-loaded popup and heaved the ball home, leading to a five-run first inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Padres 8-7 Sunday for an eight-game winning streak. “Looking back, maybe you'd take the out at second,” Padres manager Jayce Tingler said. San Diego starter Jake Arrieta left soon after the error with an injury.news.yahoo.com
Cards hold off Mets 7-6 in 11 to move into playoff position
Cardinals Mets Baseball St. Louis Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa hits an RBI single during the 11th inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Mets on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (Frank Franklin II)NEW YORK — (AP) — After more than 4 1/2 hours of back-and-forth baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals finally control their playoff fate again. Edmundo Sosa hit the go-ahead single in a three-run 11th inning and the hard-charging Cardinals climbed all the way back into postseason position Tuesday night with a 7-6 victory over the New York Mets. “That was a whale of a baseball game,” Shildt said. The 37-year-old lefty has won six straight decisions versus the Mets and is 8-1 with a 3.18 ERA in 11 career regular-season starts against them.wftv.com
Giolito, White Sox beat Flaherty, Cards 8-3 in HS reunion
Cardinals White Sox Baseball St. Louis Cardinals' Dylan Carlson hits a sacrifice fly off Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito during the third inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 25, 2021, in Chicago. Giolito pitched six effective innings, beating Jack Flaherty and leading the Chicago White Sox to an 8-3 victory over the sloppy St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Giolito, Flaherty and Atlanta Braves pitcher Max Fried were teammates at Harvard-Westlake in Southern California, where their pitching coach was Ethan Katz, who was hired as White Sox pitching coach in November. White Sox: OF Adam Engel (right hamstring) began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte. UP NEXTCardinals right-hander John Gant (3-3, 2.04 ERA) and White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodón (5-1, 1.27 ERA) start the series finale on Wednesday.wftv.com
Now in Chisox 'pen, Kopech makes debut after 2020 opt-out
TWINS 1, ORIOLES 0 (7 INNINGS)Minnesota ace Kenta Maeda allowed one hit in three innings, striking out four in his second start. Baltimore's Dean Kremer fared better in his second start, allowing a hit and a walk in three scoreless innings. Deivi García pitched three shutout innings in his second start for the Yankees. Nick Pivetta made his second start for Boston, allowing a run on three hits with three strikeouts in three innings. Alex Wood worked two innings in the start for San Francisco and gave up a home run to Omar Narvaez.
LEADING OFF: COVID-stricken Cards shuffle roster, Soto a go
FILE - In this Friday, July 24, 2020, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, right, celebrates a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game in St. Louis. Molina says hes one of the players on his team who has tested positive for the coronavirus. St. Louis has been out of action since Friday at the onset of an outbreak, postponing series against the Brewers and Tigers. SOTO A GONationals slugger Juan Soto could return to the starting lineup a day after being activated following a stint on the COVID-19 injured list. Cleveland is scheduled to open a two-game series at home with the Reds.
Cardinals return to St. Louis, get in workout ahead of games
FILE - In this Friday, July 24, 2020, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, right, celebrates a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game in St. Louis. Molina says hes one of the players on his team who has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Cardinals had returned 13 positive tests in their traveling party, seven of them players, forcing them to suspend their season. They were finally cleared to travel back to St. Louis late Tuesday, when they returned negative tests for the second straight day. Among the players that confirmed they tested positive for COVID-19 were a pair of All-Stars in catcher Yadier Molina and Paul DeJong.
Cards' Yadier Molina says he tested positive for COVID-19
FILE - In this Friday, July 24, 2020, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, right, celebrates a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game in St. Louis. Molina says hes one of the players on his team who has tested positive for the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)ST. LOUIS St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina says hes one of the players on the team who tested positive for COVID-19. Soon afterward, the Cardinals issued a release naming six of the players who have tested positive. I am saddened to have tested positive for COVID-19, even after adhering to safety guidelines that were put in place, Molina said in a release issued by the team.