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Recap: Washington vs. St. Louis

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Yunel Escobar smacked a walk-off solo homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a three-game set. The Cardinals sent the game into extras following Matt Holliday's RBI single in the ninth, but Escobar crushed a Carlos Villanueva (1-1) first-pitch fastball into the...

Cardinals place Grichuk on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals placed outfielder Randal Grichuk on the 15-day disabled list Sunday due to a lower back strain. The move is retroactive to Grichuk's last appearance on April 17. Grichuk first experienced back pain during spring training after lifting weights and was again working out when he started feeling soreness again on Friday. In 10...

Recap: St. Louis vs. Milwaukee

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Lance Lynn threw five solid innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. Lynn (1-1) only had one 1-2-3 inning, but he was regularly able to work out of trouble. He allowed a run on six hits and struck out four, and the Cardinals used a parade of six relievers to finish the final four innings. "That's not how we draw...

Recap: Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - It took the Chicago Cubs 16 innings to score their first two runs of the 2015 season, but that was more than enough to record the initial win of the Joe Maddon era. Starlin Castro's RBI single in the seventh inning snapped a scoreless deadlock and rewarded Jake Arrieta's outstanding performance on the mound in the Cubs' 2-0 triumph over the St. Louis...

Recap: Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Adam Wainwright outpitched Jon Lester to spoil the new-look Chicago Cubs' season opener. It was quite a start for the St. Louis Cardinals' pursuit of another NL Central crown. Wainwright tossed six shutout innings and the Cardinals blanked the Cubs 3-0 to kick off the 2015 MLB season on Sunday night. The 33-year-old Wainwright (1-0) struck out six...

Recap: Memphis vs. St. Louis

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Memphis, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Holliday and Randal Grichuk each hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals rolled to an 8-1 win on Friday night over their Triple-A affiliate, the Memphis Redbirds, in an exhibition game. Peter Bourjos had two hits and three RBI for St. Louis and starter Marco Gonzales went 5 2/3 innings, giving up one unearned run on three hits and four walks...

Cardinals' Garcia to start season on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 month 4 weeks ago
Jupiter, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia will start the season on the 15-day disabled list because of continuing left shoulder issues. The DL move is retroactive to March 27. Garcia had surgery for a torn labrum in May 2013 and had his 2014 campaign cut short in June before undergoing thoracic outlet surgery for his left shoulder a month later. The...

2015 PREVIEW NL CENTRAL: Is this the year for the Cubs?

By The Sports Network, 2 months 4 hours ago
But there is a new team that could be in the postseason mix. The loveable loser Chicago Cubs added new manager Joe Maddon and starter Jon Lester to go along with one of the better young cores in the game. But, the Cubs are probably still a year away, as the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates should battle for division supremacy once again. If the Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers...

Rangers acquire LHP Freeman from Cardinals

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 day ago
Surprise, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Texas Rangers have acquired left- handed reliever Sam Freeman from the St. Louis Cardinals for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Freeman, 27, made 81 appearances over three seasons with St. Louis, posting a 3.33 ERA with 61 strikeouts in 70 1/3 innings. The Cardinals were considering Freeman for a role in their bullpen, but he is...

St. Louis Cardinals 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Ten days after the Cardinals’ postseason run ended just shy of their intended destination, a tragedy stunned the organization and sent its future in an unplanned direction. The prospect the Cardinals intended to unleash in right field and one who could partially answer their offensive needs, Oscar Taveras, was killed with his girlfriend in a single-vehicle crash in the Dominican Republic....