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Cards place Wainwright on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with an Achilles injury. Wainwright was hurt in the fifth inning of Saturday's game against Milwaukee after taking a swing at the plate. He popped up and started to run toward first when the injury occurred. "I thought I got hit by something," said Wainwright...

Cardinals' Wainwright exits with injury

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright was forced to leave Saturday's game at Milwaukee after injuring his left leg while taking a swing at the plate. Wainwright stumbled out of the batter's box while fouling out to Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado in the fifth inning. The All-Star hurler then limped back to the visitor's dugout with the aid of the...

Recap: Washington vs. St. Louis

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months 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...

Cards place Bourjos on paternity leave, call up Lt. Harris

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals placed outfielder Peter Bourjos on the paternity leave list and purchased the contract of right- handed pitcher Mitch Harris from Triple-A Memphis on Tuesday. Harris, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, will be making his major league debut in his first game appearance, and he is believed to be the first U.S. Naval...

Cardinals place Grichuk on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months 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 year 4 months 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 year 4 months 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 year 4 months 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 year 4 months 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 year 4 months 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...