5/30/2016 | Monster Matts wield big bats in Cards' victory
While the bottom five places in the Cardinals' order went 0-for-18 before Kolten Wong snuck a single through to right field in the eighth, the top of the lineup, in particular Matt Carpenter and Matt Holliday, supplied more than enough commotion to lift the Cardinals to a 6-0 victory over the Brewers on Monday.
5/30/2016 | Cardinals excited about Martinez breaking out
This was much more Cardinal-like. Carlos Martinez, who in five previous May starts was 0-5 with a 6.84 earned run average, was exactly what the Cardinals wanted him to be Monday, as he shut out the Brewers for eight innings with a powerful, dominating performance.
5/30/2016 | Piscotty sits out for second straight day
A scheduled day off for Stephen Piscotty turned into two after he reported to Miller Park weaker than normal on Monday due to what the Cardinals believe was a bout of food poisoning.
5/30/2016 | Crew, Cards continue NL Central clash in Milwaukee
Wily Peralta and Mike Leake square off in the second game of the inter-divisional series between the Brewers and Cardinals on Tuesday night at Miller Park.
5/29/2016 | Lopez, Dahl among top prospect performers Sunday
Reynaldo Lopez and David Dahl are among the top prospect performers Sunday.
5/29/2016 | Taxed bullpen proves costly to Cardinals
When manager Mike Matheny turned to his bullpen in the bottom of the seventh inning Sunday, the Cardinals trailed by only one run, with plenty of time for their dangerous offense to mount a comeback.
5/29/2016 | Strasburg moves to 9-0 as Nats rout Cards
The Nationals continue to shine with Stephen Strasburg on the mound. The right-hander pitched six solid innings as Washington routed the Cardinals, 10-2, on Sunday afternoon at Nationals Park.
5/29/2016 | Peralta has minor setback after cutting thumb
Cardinals shortstop Jhonny Peralta suffered a minor setback to his rehab when he cut his right thumb opening a box Saturday and required three stitches. Saturday was Peralta's birthday, but Cardinals manager Mike Matheny did not know whether Peralta was opening a birthday present.
5/29/2016 | Leake values longtime friendship with Baker
Cardinals right-hander Mike Leake said he considers Nationals manager Dusty Baker a mentor. Leake said it's tough to put into words how he feels about Baker. Leake played for Baker with the Reds from 2010-13.
5/29/2016 | Cards, Crew open set with Memorial Day matinee
The Cardinals will look to continue their recent success over the Brewers when the two teams kick off a three-game set at Miller Park on Memorial Day.
5/29/2016 | Bader among top prospect performers Saturday
A look at the top performances from top prospects on Saturday.
5/29/2016 | Garcia earns longer stay with red-hot bat
Greg Garcia was supposed to be in Las Vegas on Saturday night, playing for the Memphis Redbirds of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League. That was the plan, at least, before Garcia's hot bat turned him into a Nationals nightmare and Cardinals hero.
5/28/2016 | Cards not giving in to Harper as series wraps
Three games into a four-game visit to Washington, and Cardinals pitchers have shown no fear of Nationals slugger Bryce Harper: The man who leads the Majors in walks (48) and intentional walks (13) but has yet to draw a free pass this series.
5/28/2016 | Waino sparks offense, holds off Nats' surge
Adam Wainwright helped himself with the bat and withstood a Nationals home run charge as the Cardinals won, 9-4, Saturday night at Nationals Park.
5/28/2016 | Cardinals DFA Tejada with Carpenter back
The Cardinals designated Ruben Tejada for assignment on Saturday to clear room for Matt Carpenter's return from paternity leave.
5/28/2016 | Reyes, Flaherty among top prospect performers Friday
A look at the best performances from top prospects on Friday.
5/27/2016 | Piscotty stays sizzling with first career slam
All the offense the Cardinals needed in Friday night's 6-2 win over the Nationals came via one swing, a grand slam from Stephen Piscotty. The long-ball, which gave St. Louis a 5-0 lead in the third inning, came on an 0-1 hanging slider from Nationals starter Max Scherzer.
5/27/2016 | Gio looks to extend Cards' troubles vs. lefties
When Gio Gonzalez takes the mound for the Nationals on Saturday, opposing Cardinals hitters figure to have their hands full. Not only has Gonzalez been one of the Nationals League's best pitchers in 2016, he's also a tough lefty facing a lineup that consistently struggles to hit southpaws.
5/27/2016 | Cards ride grand slam over Scherzer, Nats
Max Scherzer's one bad inning proved costly on Friday night as the Cardinals defeated the Nationals, 6-2, at Nationals Park. The Nationals are now in a first-place tie with the Mets.
5/27/2016 | Adams sits Friday, but stiff back is improving
WASHINGTON -- First baseman Matt Adams said he felt good Friday, a day after leaving the Cardinals' 2-1 loss to the Nationals in the series opener at Nationals Park with mid-back stiffness. Adams was not in the Cards' starting lineup, but he expected to be available to pinch-hit.
5/27/2016 | Phillies' pair among top prospect performers Thursday
A look at the best performances from top prospects on Thursday.
5/26/2016 | No take backs? 2 pitches hurt reliable Leake
Mike Leake threw two pitches he'd like back Thursday. One of them, in the sixth inning, Bryce Harper launched to the third deck in right field. The other, an inning later, Danny Espinosa deposited into the home bullpen.
5/26/2016 | Surging Scherzer provides challenge for Cards
It took some time, but Max Scherzer seems to have found his groove in 2016. The Nationals ace -- who takes the mound against Jaime Garcia and the Cardinals on Friday after Washington claimed the four-game series opener -- has allowed six runs in 23 1/3 innings over his last three starts, while fanning 38.
5/26/2016 | Nats' blasts deal Cards, Leake tough loss
Danny Espinosa's solo home run, which followed Bryce Harper's monster tying blast an inning earlier, lifted the Nationals over the Cardinals, 2-1, at Nationals Park in Thursday night's four-game series opener.
5/26/2016 | Adams exits opener with mid-back stiffness
First baseman Matt Adams left the Cardinals' 2-1 loss to the Nationals in Thursday's series opener at Nationals Park with mid-back stiffness. He considered himself day to day, but the Cards said he will be re-evaluated Friday.
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