5/25/2015 | Martinez bears down, extends scoreless run
Right-hander Carlos Martinez gave the credit for his seven shutout innings in the Cardinals' 3-2 win over Arizona at Busch Stadium on Monday to injured ace Adam Wainwright.
5/25/2015 | Maness, Rosenthal work out of jam sessions
To salvage a win after a blown save on Monday, the Cardinals needed Seth Maness to offer what he hasn't in more than a month and Trevor Rosenthal to provide the sort of coverage he hadn't since last year.
5/25/2015 | Peralta's walk-off HR lifts Cards past D-backs
A half-inning after the D-backs squandered a bases-loaded opportunity, Cardinals shortstop Jhonny Peralta put a quick end to the Memorial Day matinee at Busch Stadium, launching a walk-off homer to lift the Cardinals to a 3-2 win in 10 innings.
5/25/2015 | Holliday eyes club mark in game vs. D-backs
Matt Holliday takes aim at a St. Louis franchise record Tuesday night when the Cardinals and D-backs continue a three-game series at Busch Stadium. If the Cardinals' left fielder reaches base, he will tie the club record for most consecutive games doing so to start a season.
5/25/2015 | Cardinals' scouts wrapping up Draft prep work
With just two weeks remaining before the First-Year Player Draft, the Cardinals' scouting department is in the middle of holding its usual regional workouts and meetings as the preparation winds down. The workouts give new scouting director Chris Correa and several area scouts a final opportunity to look at Draft-eligible talent.
5/25/2015 | La Russa's loyalty undivided in St. Louis
There are a lot of great memories for Tony La Russa in St. Louis from his long tenure as Cardinals manager, but as D-backs chief baseball officer, he will not have any trouble deciding who to root for during the three-game series.
5/25/2015 | Jay ready for rehab stint with Class A Peoria
Though Jon Jay is eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, the Cardinals will first send the center fielder out on a short Minor League rehab assignment to work on the timing of his swing and ensure that his wrist has been strengthened by time off and exercise.
5/24/2015 | Carpenter's homer gives him 500 hits, 300 runs
With his sixth-inning homer on Sunday, Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter hit a couple of milestones. It marked Carpenter's 500th Major League hit and 300th run scored.
5/24/2015 | Wacha, Carpenter pull Cards out of funk
Michael Wacha and Matt Carpenter have been models of stability all season for the Cardinals, so it figures that it was them who pulled the club out of its three-game losing streak on Sunday in Kansas City.
5/24/2015 | Wacha moves to 7-0 with gem in KC
Michael Wacha allowed just one run on five hits in seven innings and Matt Carpenter delivered a two-run homer to lead the Cardinals to a 6-1 victory over the Royals on Sunday, preventing Kansas City from sweeping the three-game I-70 Series.
5/24/2015 | Anderson, Martinez face off in series opener
Chase Anderson takes the mound on Monday looking to keep pitching well as the D-backs open a six-game road trip with a three-game series against the Cardinals, who open a nine-game homestand, sending right-hander Carlos Martinez to the hill.
5/24/2015 | Already-thin Cards scratch Holliday
Matt Holliday was a game-time scratch from the Cardinals' lineup on Sunday due to a left forearm contusion. Holliday suffered the contusion Saturday night in the fifth inning when he was hit by a Edinson Volquez pitch.
5/24/2015 | Gonzales' injury resurfaces at Triple-A
Left-hander Marco Gonzales will miss Monday's scheduled start with Triple-A Memphis after again feeling tightness around his left pectoral muscle while doing his flat-ground throwing work on Saturday.
5/23/2015 | Holliday closing in on Cards' on-base mark
When Matt Holliday was hit by an Edinson Volquez pitch in the fifth inning in the Cardinals' 3-2 loss to the Royals on Saturday, it extended Holliday's on-base streak to 40 games. Albert Pujols holds the club mark with 42 games in 2008.
5/23/2015 | Lackey solid, but Cards can't get timely hits
Pitching and power. It's a combination that has served the Cardinals well this season, but the Royals have taken that winning formula away from them in the opening two games of the I-70 Series, including a 3-2 win on Saturday.
5/23/2015 | Gordon's HR aids Royals in rain-shortened I-70 clash
Alex Gordon drilled a two-run homer and Edinson Volquez went six strong innings for the Royals in a 3-2 win over the Cardinals on Saturday in a rain-shortened game that ended after 5 1/2 innings. St. Louis starter John Lackey went five innings in the loss.
5/23/2015 | Ventura, Royals looking for sweep of I-70 Series
The Royals will give the ball to right-hander Yordano Ventura (3-3, 4.56 ERA) against undefeated Cardinals righty Michael Wacha (6-0, 2.13) in the I-70 Series finale on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.
5/23/2015 | Lynn on track for next start against D-backs
One day after he labored through six innings with back cramps, Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn said he felt normal for a day after a start. He is listed to make his usual start on four days' rest on Wednesday against the Diamondbacks.
5/22/2015 | Lynn labors while dealing with back cramps
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny could tell from the outset that right-hander Lance Lynn simply wasn't his usual self as he delivered first-inning pitches in a 5-0 loss to the Royals on Friday night. Turns out, Lynn was laboring with back cramps that started when he was in the bullpen warming up.
5/22/2015 | Kendrys' homers help deck Cardinals in I-70 clash
Kendrys Morales belted a pair of homers and logged five RBIs, while starter Chris Young fired six shutout innings for the Royals in a 5-0 win over the Cardinals on Friday night in the I-70 Series opener at Kauffman Stadium. St. Louis starter Lance Lynn went six frames.
5/22/2015 | Jay nearing return from left wrist tendinitis
Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay, who was hitting .248 through 30 games before going on the DL, said on Friday that he hasn't thought about whether he might require a rehab assignment before returning to Major League action.
5/22/2015 | Holliday extends on-base streak in I-70 loss
After getting a full day off on Thursday in New York, Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday needed only to swing the bat and not patrol the spacious Kauffman Stadium outfield for the I-70 Series opener on Friday night.
5/22/2015 | Volquez, Royals aiming to stay tough on Cardinals
Cardinals right-hander John Lackey (2-2, 2.96 ERA) will face Royals righty Edinson Volquez (3-3, 2.74 ERA) in the middle game of the I-70 Series on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium.
5/22/2015 | Harris' journey from Navy to Majors captivates
Mitch Harris expected the attention, welcomed it really, since it would shine attention on the men and women serving in the United States Armed Forces. What he didn't anticipate, however, was how much his story would resonate. Since joining the Cardinals one month ago, the 29-year-old rookie reliever has been the most sought after interview in the clubhouse. His unprecedented journey from US Naval Academy graduate to Navy Lieutenant to Major League pitcher has captivated more than just fans of his team.
5/20/2015 | Cards' offense 'clicking on all cylinders'
After laboring to score one run over 14 innings in the series opener against the Mets, the Cardinals put together two of their biggest offensive performances of the season to ensure at least a series split.
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