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  • Reports: Cards land Ozuna in trade

    Reports: Cards land Ozuna in trade

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 2:21 PM EST2017-12-13 19:21:57 GMT
    Miami Marlins' Marcell Ozuna hits a RBI single to score Dee Gordon during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)Miami Marlins' Marcell Ozuna hits a RBI single to score Dee Gordon during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    The Cardinals on Wednesday acquired Marcell Ozuna from the Marlins, according to reports from national sports writers. 

    The Cardinals on Wednesday acquired Marcell Ozuna from the Marlins, according to reports from national sports writers. 

  • World Series hero battling California wildfires

    World Series hero battling California wildfires

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 11:47 AM EST2017-12-12 16:47:34 GMT
    (Source: Twitter/Cardinals Magazine)(Source: Twitter/Cardinals Magazine)

    A former World Series hero is now on the front lines battling wildfires in California.

    A former World Series hero is now on the front lines battling wildfires in California.

  • St. Louis Cardinals reportedly meet with Stanton's reps in LA

    St. Louis Cardinals reportedly meet with Stanton's reps in LA

    Friday, December 1 2017 8:20 PM EST2017-12-02 01:20:38 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    CBS Sports is reporting that the St. Louis Cardinals were scheduled to meet with representatives of Miami Marlins star Giancarlo Stanton on Friday in Los Angeles. 

    CBS Sports is reporting that the St. Louis Cardinals were scheduled to meet with representatives of Miami Marlins star Giancarlo Stanton on Friday in Los Angeles. 

  • Redbirds Manager Stubby Clapp Named Baseball America Minor League Manager of the Year

    Redbirds Manager Stubby Clapp Named Baseball America Minor League Manager of the Year

    Thursday, November 30 2017 6:17 PM EST2017-11-30 23:17:44 GMT

    Clapp Becomes First Cardinals Minor League Manager to Earn Prestigious Honor MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Memphis Redbirds manager Stubby Clapp has been named the Baseball America Minor League Manager of the Year, joining a group of skippers to earn the award that includes Buck Showalter, Terry Francona, Grady Little, and Ryne Sandberg, among others, dating back to 1989.

    Clapp Becomes First Cardinals Minor League Manager to Earn Prestigious Honor MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Memphis Redbirds manager Stubby Clapp has been named the Baseball America Minor League Manager of the Year, joining a group of skippers to earn the award that includes Buck Showalter, Terry Francona, Grady Little, and Ryne Sandberg, among others, dating back to 1989.

  • Cardinals stumble again with 4-1 loss to Pirates

    Cardinals stumble again with 4-1 loss to Pirates

    Sunday, September 24 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-09-24 21:24:22 GMT
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    The St. Louis Cardinals stumbled against the Pirates for the second straight day, allowing home runs to Starling Marte and rookie Jordan Luplow in a stinging 4-1 loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday.

    The St. Louis Cardinals stumbled against the Pirates for the second straight day, allowing home runs to Starling Marte and rookie Jordan Luplow in a stinging 4-1 loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday.

  • Fowler delivers again as Martinez, Cardinals beat Reds 8-5

    Fowler delivers again as Martinez, Cardinals beat Reds 8-5

    Friday, September 22 2017 7:18 AM EDT2017-09-22 11:18:41 GMT
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    Dexter Fowler delivered again, getting three hits and driving in two runs as the St. Louis Cardinals overcame Scott Schebler's two home runs to beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Thursday night for a three-game sweep.

    Dexter Fowler delivered again, getting three hits and driving in two runs as the St. Louis Cardinals overcame Scott Schebler's two home runs to beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Thursday night for a three-game sweep.

  • Historic Redbirds Season Comes to a Close

    Historic Redbirds Season Comes to a Close

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:39 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:39:43 GMT
    MOOSIC, Pennsylvania – The Pacific Coast League champion Memphis Redbirds dropped a 5-3 decision to the International League champion Durham Bulls (Rays) Tuesday night in the 2017 Gildan Triple-A National Championship Game in Moosic, Pa., at the home of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Tyler O’Neill and Wilfredo Tovar had two hits apiece for the Redbirds, and Jacob Wilson had a two-run double in the first inning that gave the Redbirds ...
    MOOSIC, Pennsylvania – The Pacific Coast League champion Memphis Redbirds dropped a 5-3 decision to the International League champion Durham Bulls (Rays) Tuesday night in the 2017 Gildan Triple-A National Championship Game in Moosic, Pa., at the home of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Tyler O’Neill and Wilfredo Tovar had two hits apiece for the Redbirds, and Jacob Wilson had a two-run double in the first inning that gave the Redbirds ...
  • Wong returns to Cardinals lineup after back issue

    Wong returns to Cardinals lineup after back issue

    Sunday, September 17 2017 2:02 PM EDT2017-09-17 18:02:16 GMT
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    St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong is back in the lineup after being sidelined by back spasms.

    St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong is back in the lineup after being sidelined by back spasms.

  • Kyle Hendricks, Addison Russell lead Cubs over Cardinals 4-1

    Kyle Hendricks, Addison Russell lead Cubs over Cardinals 4-1

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:34:38 GMT
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    Kyle Hendricks pitched effectively into the eighth inning, Addison Russell homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 on Saturday to increase their NL Central lead.

    Kyle Hendricks pitched effectively into the eighth inning, Addison Russell homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 on Saturday to increase their NL Central lead.

  • Molina, Carpenter homer as Cardinals beat Pirates 4-3

    Molina, Carpenter homer as Cardinals beat Pirates 4-3

    Sunday, September 10 2017 10:24 AM EDT2017-09-10 14:24:59 GMT
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    Yadier Molina and Matt Carpenter homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Saturday night to gain ground in the NL Central.

    Yadier Molina and Matt Carpenter homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Saturday night to gain ground in the NL Central.

  • Redbirds Shut Out by Sky Sox in Game 2

    Redbirds Shut Out by Sky Sox in Game 2

    Friday, September 8 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-09-08 04:14:29 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Memphis Redbirds were held hitless until the bottom of the eighth inning in Game 2 of the Pacific Coast League American Conference Championship Series Thursday night at AutoZone Park and finished with two hits in a 5-0 loss to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers). The best-of-five series is evened at a game apiece and now shifts to Colorado Springs Friday-Sunday, with Sunday’s fifth game if necessary. Aaron Wilkerson tossed 7...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Memphis Redbirds were held hitless until the bottom of the eighth inning in Game 2 of the Pacific Coast League American Conference Championship Series Thursday night at AutoZone Park and finished with two hits in a 5-0 loss to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers). The best-of-five series is evened at a game apiece and now shifts to Colorado Springs Friday-Sunday, with Sunday’s fifth game if necessary. Aaron Wilkerson tossed 7...
  • Redbirds Homer Way to Game 1 Win

    Redbirds Homer Way to Game 1 Win

    Thursday, September 7 2017 12:51 AM EDT2017-09-07 04:51:32 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Aledmys Diaz homered twice, Tyler O’Neill added another, and Dakota Hudson worked 6.0 solid innings in a 4-1 Memphis Redbirds win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) in Game 1 of the Pacific Coast League American Conference Championship Series Wednesday night at AutoZone Park. Diaz’ two homers tied the franchise’s single-game playoff record (Joe Mather, 9/8/10 vs. Oklahoma City), as did Memphis&rsquo...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Aledmys Diaz homered twice, Tyler O’Neill added another, and Dakota Hudson worked 6.0 solid innings in a 4-1 Memphis Redbirds win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) in Game 1 of the Pacific Coast League American Conference Championship Series Wednesday night at AutoZone Park. Diaz’ two homers tied the franchise’s single-game playoff record (Joe Mather, 9/8/10 vs. Oklahoma City), as did Memphis&rsquo...
  • Redbirds Win Fourth-Straight, 3-2 over Iowa

    Redbirds Win Fourth-Straight, 3-2 over Iowa

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-08-30 03:52:02 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The division-champion Memphis Redbirds picked up their fourth-straight win and returned to 40 games over .500 with a 3-2 win over the Iowa Cubs (Cubs) Tuesday night at AutoZone Park. Memphis is now 88-48 on the season, with the 88 wins tied with the 1929 and 1937 Memphis Chickasaws for the 13th-most victories in 119 seasons of professional baseball in Memphis. The Redbirds are 42-17 in their last 59 games. Tyler O’Neill homered for the ...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The division-champion Memphis Redbirds picked up their fourth-straight win and returned to 40 games over .500 with a 3-2 win over the Iowa Cubs (Cubs) Tuesday night at AutoZone Park. Memphis is now 88-48 on the season, with the 88 wins tied with the 1929 and 1937 Memphis Chickasaws for the 13th-most victories in 119 seasons of professional baseball in Memphis. The Redbirds are 42-17 in their last 59 games. Tyler O’Neill homered for the ...
  • Clapp Named Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year

    Clapp Named Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 11:48 PM EDT2017-08-30 03:48:37 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Memphis Redbirds manager Stubby Clapp has been named the Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year as voted by league managers, media representatives, and team officials, the league office announced Tuesday. He becomes the first Redbirds skipper to earn the honor in the franchise’s 20th season in the PCL. In his first year at the helm of the club, Clapp has piloted the Redbirds to their best season in franchise history and first divisi...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Memphis Redbirds manager Stubby Clapp has been named the Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year as voted by league managers, media representatives, and team officials, the league office announced Tuesday. He becomes the first Redbirds skipper to earn the honor in the franchise’s 20th season in the PCL. In his first year at the helm of the club, Clapp has piloted the Redbirds to their best season in franchise history and first divisi...
  • Morrison's 10th-inning homer leads Rays past Cardinals 3-2

    Morrison's 10th-inning homer leads Rays past Cardinals 3-2

    Sunday, August 27 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-08-27 22:36:15 GMT
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    Logan Morrison hit his second homer of the game in the 10th inning to lead the Tampa Bay Rays past the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Sunday.

    Logan Morrison hit his second homer of the game in the 10th inning to lead the Tampa Bay Rays past the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Sunday.

  • Pham's homer in ninth gives St. Louis win over Tampa Bay

    Pham's homer in ninth gives St. Louis win over Tampa Bay

    Sunday, August 27 2017 9:53 AM EDT2017-08-27 13:53:43 GMT
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    Tommy Pham hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied for a 6-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.

    Tommy Pham hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied for a 6-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.

  • Dickerson gets 4 hits as Rays beat Cardinals 7-3

    Dickerson gets 4 hits as Rays beat Cardinals 7-3

    Saturday, August 26 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-08-26 13:03:44 GMT
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    Corey Dickerson had four hits, including two doubles, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-3 on Friday night.

    Corey Dickerson had four hits, including two doubles, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-3 on Friday night.

  • Frazier HR, 3 hits, Pirates top Cards 6-4 to end 6-game skid

    Frazier HR, 3 hits, Pirates top Cards 6-4 to end 6-game skid

    Sunday, August 20 2017 10:12 AM EDT2017-08-20 14:12:01 GMT
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    Adam Frazier homered, doubled and singled as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 Saturday to end a six-game losing streak.

    Adam Frazier homered, doubled and singled as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 Saturday to end a six-game losing streak.

  • Redbirds on Wrong End of 11-8 Slugfest

    Redbirds on Wrong End of 11-8 Slugfest

    Friday, August 18 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-08-18 04:22:05 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Memphis Redbirds pulled within a run at 9-8 after trailing 9-2, but the Nashville Sounds (Athletics) pushed across two more runs in the top of the ninth to secure an 11-8 win Thursday night at AutoZone Park. Division-champion Memphis will have to wait at least another day to tie its franchise record for wins in a season, as the Redbirds are now 82-43 on the season. Despite the loss, Memphis is 36-12 in its last 48 games.   The Redbird...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Memphis Redbirds pulled within a run at 9-8 after trailing 9-2, but the Nashville Sounds (Athletics) pushed across two more runs in the top of the ninth to secure an 11-8 win Thursday night at AutoZone Park. Division-champion Memphis will have to wait at least another day to tie its franchise record for wins in a season, as the Redbirds are now 82-43 on the season. Despite the loss, Memphis is 36-12 in its last 48 games.   The Redbird...
  • Division-Champion Redbirds Fly to 40 Games Over .500

    Division-Champion Redbirds Fly to 40 Games Over .500

    Monday, August 14 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-08-15 03:43:59 GMT
    Memphis Has Won Seven of its Last Eight Games Heading into Eight-Game Homestand                                                                     ...
    Memphis Has Won Seven of its Last Eight Games Heading into Eight-Game Homestand                                                                     ...
  • Redbirds On Wrong Side of 3-1 Game in Nashville

    Redbirds On Wrong Side of 3-1 Game in Nashville

    Friday, August 11 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-08-12 03:37:21 GMT

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Nick Martini was 2-for-3 with a walk, but a first-inning run was all the Memphis Redbirds could plate in a 3-1 loss to the Nashville Sounds (Athletics) in the series opener Friday night in Nashville.                 

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Nick Martini was 2-for-3 with a walk, but a first-inning run was all the Memphis Redbirds could plate in a 3-1 loss to the Nashville Sounds (Athletics) in the series opener Friday night in Nashville.                 

  • Redbirds go for home win number 40, franchise record is 48

    Redbirds go for home win number 40, franchise record is 48

  • Cardinals' DeJong wins Rookie of the Month

    Cardinals' DeJong wins Rookie of the Month

    Monday, August 7 2017 7:14 AM EDT2017-08-07 11:14:57 GMT
    DeJong bashes a home run in Memphis before being called up. (Source: WMC Action News 5)DeJong bashes a home run in Memphis before being called up. (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    St. Louis Cardinal shortstop Paul DeJong was named the National League Rookie of the Month for July by Major League Baseball on August 2.

    St. Louis Cardinal shortstop Paul DeJong was named the National League Rookie of the Month for July by Major League Baseball on August 2.

  • DeJong homers to support Lynn in 4-1 Cardinals win over Reds

    DeJong homers to support Lynn in 4-1 Cardinals win over Reds

    Sunday, August 6 2017 10:45 AM EDT2017-08-06 14:45:34 GMT
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    Paul DeJong hit a two-run homer and Lance Lynn got past Joey Votto's first-inning home run to win his fourth straight start as the St. Louis Cardinals eased past the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Saturday night.

    Paul DeJong hit a two-run homer and Lance Lynn got past Joey Votto's first-inning home run to win his fourth straight start as the St. Louis Cardinals eased past the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Saturday night.

  • Record July for the Redbirds

    Record July for the Redbirds

  • Lynn, Martinez lead Cardinals over Diamondbacks 3-2

    Lynn, Martinez lead Cardinals over Diamondbacks 3-2

    Sunday, July 30 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-07-30 21:50:52 GMT
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    Lance Lynn threw six strong innings and Jose Martinez homered and drove in three runs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 Sunday for their fifth win in seven games.

    Lance Lynn threw six strong innings and Jose Martinez homered and drove in three runs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 Sunday for their fifth win in seven games.

  • Redbirds getting it done the Cardinal way, good defense

    Redbirds getting it done the Cardinal way, good defense

  • Cardinals offering fans $7 tickets for upcoming I-70 series

    Cardinals offering fans $7 tickets for upcoming I-70 series

    Friday, July 28 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-07-28 15:33:19 GMT
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    For under $10, baseball fans can watch the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals due battle in the I-70 Series next week. 

    For under $10, baseball fans can watch the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals due battle in the I-70 Series next week. 

  • Redbirds 33 games over .500, but who's counting?

    Redbirds 33 games over .500, but who's counting?

  • Redbirds keep winning despite 15 players called up over the season

    Redbirds keep winning despite 15 players called up over the season

  • Tyler O'Neil hits first homerun as a Redbird

    Tyler O'Neil hits first homerun as a Redbird

  • Bryant gallops home, Cubs rally in 8th, edge Cardinals 3-2

    Bryant gallops home, Cubs rally in 8th, edge Cardinals 3-2

    Sunday, July 23 2017 10:09 AM EDT2017-07-23 14:09:19 GMT
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    Kris Bryant galloped home from first base on Anthony Rizzo's bloop double, capping a three-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday in the ever-tightening NL...

    Kris Bryant galloped home from first base on Anthony Rizzo's bloop double, capping a three-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday in the ever-tightening NL...

  • Kelly Goes 3-for-4; Redbirds Just Shy at Oklahoma City

    Kelly Goes 3-for-4; Redbirds Just Shy at Oklahoma City

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:34 PM EDT2017-07-20 03:34:19 GMT

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma – The Memphis Redbirds had the tying run on second and the go-ahead run on first in the top of the ninth but could not push anything across in a 4-3 defeat to the Oklahoma City Dodgers (Dodgers) Wednesday night in Oklahoma City. Chad Huffman hit a leadoff home run in the ninth to bring the Redbirds (61-35) within a run, and Breyvic Valera followed with a single while Wilfredo Tovar walked with two outs. But Alex Mejia...

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma – The Memphis Redbirds had the tying run on second and the go-ahead run on first in the top of the ninth but could not push anything across in a 4-3 defeat to the Oklahoma City Dodgers (Dodgers) Wednesday night in Oklahoma City. Chad Huffman hit a leadoff home run in the ninth to bring the Redbirds (61-35) within a run, and Breyvic Valera followed with a single while Wilfredo Tovar walked with two outs. But Alex Mejia...

  • Memphis Sees Seven-Game Winning Streak End in 4-1 Defeat

    Memphis Sees Seven-Game Winning Streak End in 4-1 Defeat

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-07-19 03:46:35 GMT
    OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma – For the second time this season the Memphis Redbirds could not solve Oklahoma City starter Justin Masterson, and the Redbirds’ seven-game winning streak came to a close with a 4-1 loss to the Dodgers Tuesday night in Oklahoma City. Despite the loss, Memphis has won 15 of its last 18 games. The Redbirds hold a 61-34 record, which is still the best mark in all of Triple-A Baseball. Masterson, a former St. Louis Cardinal, gave up one ...
    OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma – For the second time this season the Memphis Redbirds could not solve Oklahoma City starter Justin Masterson, and the Redbirds’ seven-game winning streak came to a close with a 4-1 loss to the Dodgers Tuesday night in Oklahoma City. Despite the loss, Memphis has won 15 of its last 18 games. The Redbirds hold a 61-34 record, which is still the best mark in all of Triple-A Baseball. Masterson, a former St. Louis Cardinal, gave up one ...
  • Frazier's 9th-inning single gives Pirates 4-3 win over Cards

    Frazier's 9th-inning single gives Pirates 4-3 win over Cards

    Sunday, July 16 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-07-16 21:38:46 GMT
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    Adam Frazier's game-ending single capped a two-run rally in the ninth inning that lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Sunday.

    Adam Frazier's game-ending single capped a two-run rally in the ninth inning that lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Sunday.

  • Lynn shuts down Pirates as Cardinals cruise 4-0

    Lynn shuts down Pirates as Cardinals cruise 4-0

    Sunday, July 16 2017 10:13 AM EDT2017-07-16 14:13:10 GMT
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    Lance Lynn worked 6 1/3 innings and added a rare run-scoring double at the plate as the St. Louis Cardinals cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 on Saturday night.

    Lance Lynn worked 6 1/3 innings and added a rare run-scoring double at the plate as the St. Louis Cardinals cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 on Saturday night.

  • Kelly Walks Off, Redbirds Win 12th in Last 14 Games

    Kelly Walks Off, Redbirds Win 12th in Last 14 Games

    Friday, July 14 2017 11:31 PM EDT2017-07-15 03:31:05 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Down 1-0 in the bottom of the eighth, the Memphis Redbirds got a lead-off home run by Alex Mejia in the home-half of the eighth and then a walk-off single by Carson Kellyin the bottom of the ninth to take a 2-1 win over the Round Rock Express (Rangers) Friday night at AutoZone Park. The Redbirds have won 12 of their last 14 games and continue the best record in all of Triple-A Baseball at 58-33. Memphis has won eight-straight games aga...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Down 1-0 in the bottom of the eighth, the Memphis Redbirds got a lead-off home run by Alex Mejia in the home-half of the eighth and then a walk-off single by Carson Kellyin the bottom of the ninth to take a 2-1 win over the Round Rock Express (Rangers) Friday night at AutoZone Park. The Redbirds have won 12 of their last 14 games and continue the best record in all of Triple-A Baseball at 58-33. Memphis has won eight-straight games aga...
  • Redbirds Stay Hot After All-Star Break with 6-2 Win

    Redbirds Stay Hot After All-Star Break with 6-2 Win

    Thursday, July 13 2017 11:31 PM EDT2017-07-14 03:31:17 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Memphis Redbirds picked up right where they left off in the second-half opener Thursday night at AutoZone Park, taking down the Round Rock Express (Rangers) 6-2 for their 11th win in the last 13 games. The Redbirds (57-33) entered the day with the best record in Triple-A Baseball and as one of four teams in all of Minor League Baseball with 56-plus wins on the season. Led by Marco Gonzales, three Redbirds hurlers limited the Express ...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Memphis Redbirds picked up right where they left off in the second-half opener Thursday night at AutoZone Park, taking down the Round Rock Express (Rangers) 6-2 for their 11th win in the last 13 games. The Redbirds (57-33) entered the day with the best record in Triple-A Baseball and as one of four teams in all of Minor League Baseball with 56-plus wins on the season. Led by Marco Gonzales, three Redbirds hurlers limited the Express ...
  • Mayers Named Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Month

    Mayers Named Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Month

    Thursday, July 6 2017 11:39 PM EDT2017-07-07 03:39:43 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The St. Louis Cardinals announced on Wednesday that Memphis Redbirds starting pitcher Mike Mayers has been named the organization’s minor league pitcher of the month for June. Mayers was dominant during the month, going 2-1 with a 0.72 ERA over four starts in June. In 25.0 innings, he limited the opposition to five runs (two earned) on 18 hits with four walks and 29 strikeouts. He held opponents to one earned run or fewer in all ...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The St. Louis Cardinals announced on Wednesday that Memphis Redbirds starting pitcher Mike Mayers has been named the organization’s minor league pitcher of the month for June. Mayers was dominant during the month, going 2-1 with a 0.72 ERA over four starts in June. In 25.0 innings, he limited the opposition to five runs (two earned) on 18 hits with four walks and 29 strikeouts. He held opponents to one earned run or fewer in all ...
  • Chick-fil-A giving free food to Cardinals fans throughout regular season

    Chick-fil-A giving free food to Cardinals fans throughout regular season

    Thursday, July 6 2017 7:30 AM EDT2017-07-06 11:30:17 GMT
    An exterior photograph of a Chick-fil-A restaurant. (Credit: Chick-fil-A)An exterior photograph of a Chick-fil-A restaurant. (Credit: Chick-fil-A)

    Anyone wearing St. Louis Cardinals gear will get free food from Chick-fil-A on Thursday home game days through the regular season.

    Anyone wearing St. Louis Cardinals gear will get free food from Chick-fil-A on Thursday home game days through the regular season.

  • Mejia's first 2 major league hits lead Cardinals past Nats

    Mejia's first 2 major league hits lead Cardinals past Nats

    Sunday, July 2 2017 9:44 AM EDT2017-07-02 13:44:35 GMT
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    Alex Mejia's first two major league hits - including an eighth-inning home run - were the difference as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Saturday night.

    Alex Mejia's first two major league hits - including an eighth-inning home run - were the difference as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Saturday night.

  • Flaherty Selected to SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game

    Flaherty Selected to SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game

    Friday, June 30 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-06-30 04:04:49 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Memphis Redbirds starting pitcher Jack Flaherty has been selected to represent the St. Louis Cardinals at the 2017 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, which takes place on Sunday, July 9 as part of Major League Baseball All-Star Weekend festivities in Miami. Flaherty, who will represent the U.S. Team in the showcase, follows 2016 selections Carson Kelly (U.S.) and Alex Reyes (World) playing for the Redbirds at the time the p...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Memphis Redbirds starting pitcher Jack Flaherty has been selected to represent the St. Louis Cardinals at the 2017 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, which takes place on Sunday, July 9 as part of Major League Baseball All-Star Weekend festivities in Miami. Flaherty, who will represent the U.S. Team in the showcase, follows 2016 selections Carson Kelly (U.S.) and Alex Reyes (World) playing for the Redbirds at the time the p...
  • Bader makes spectacular catch for Redbirds

    Bader makes spectacular catch for Redbirds

  • Gant Does It All in 1-0 Redbird Win

    Gant Does It All in 1-0 Redbird Win

    Saturday, June 17 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-06-17 04:15:33 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – John Gant pitched 8.0 shutout innings of two-hit baseball and drove in the game’s only run in a 1-0 Memphis Redbirds (41-26) win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) Friday night at AutoZone Park. After walking the first batter of the game, Gant retired 13-straight and 20 of the next 21 hitters into the seventh inning. After throwing four balls for that game-opening walk, Gant threw just 16 balls total to the next 23 batters. He end...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – John Gant pitched 8.0 shutout innings of two-hit baseball and drove in the game’s only run in a 1-0 Memphis Redbirds (41-26) win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) Friday night at AutoZone Park. After walking the first batter of the game, Gant retired 13-straight and 20 of the next 21 hitters into the seventh inning. After throwing four balls for that game-opening walk, Gant threw just 16 balls total to the next 23 batters. He end...
  • Redbirds Paul DeJong looks to get back to St. Louis

    Redbirds Paul DeJong looks to get back to St. Louis

  • Jose Martinez has 2 HRs; Cards beat Brewers 6-0 in DH opener

    Jose Martinez has 2 HRs; Cards beat Brewers 6-0 in DH opener

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 9:20 PM EDT2017-06-14 01:20:59 GMT
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    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jose Martinez hit a pair of solo homers and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-0 in the opener of a day-night doubleheader on Tuesday.      Martinez connected in the fifth and eighth innings for his first multi-homer game. He added a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning.      Martinez's 415-foot opposite field drive to right-center ignited a three-run Cardinals rally in the fifth. Matt Carpenter followed with an RBI double ...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jose Martinez hit a pair of solo homers and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-0 in the opener of a day-night doubleheader on Tuesday.      Martinez connected in the fifth and eighth innings for his first multi-homer game. He added a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning.      Martinez's 415-foot opposite field drive to right-center ignited a three-run Cardinals rally in the fifth. Matt Carpenter followed with an RBI double ...
  • Grichuk Provides Redbirds Walk-Off Win in 10th

    Grichuk Provides Redbirds Walk-Off Win in 10th

    Saturday, June 10 2017 12:45 AM EDT2017-06-10 04:45:34 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Randal Grichuk hit a bases-loaded, walk-off single to the centerfield wall to give the Memphis Redbirds a 2-1 win over the Nashville Sounds (Athletics) in 10 innings Friday night at AutoZone Park. Grichuk was playing in his first game for the Redbirds (37-24) after being transferred from Advanced-A Palm Beach on Thursday. The Redbirds are now 5-0 in extra-inning games this season. After Miguel Socolovich pitched a perfect top of the...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Randal Grichuk hit a bases-loaded, walk-off single to the centerfield wall to give the Memphis Redbirds a 2-1 win over the Nashville Sounds (Athletics) in 10 innings Friday night at AutoZone Park. Grichuk was playing in his first game for the Redbirds (37-24) after being transferred from Advanced-A Palm Beach on Thursday. The Redbirds are now 5-0 in extra-inning games this season. After Miguel Socolovich pitched a perfect top of the...
  • Cardinals Shakeup: Cardinals shuffle coaching staff after disappointing start

    Cardinals Shakeup: Cardinals shuffle coaching staff after disappointing start

    Friday, June 9 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-06-09 19:54:44 GMT
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    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak has announced several changes aimed at shaking up a disappointing offense that has the team off to a disappointing start in the National League Central.      Those changes include designating infielder Jhonny Peralta for assignment, activating second baseman Kolten Wong and the reassignment of third-base coach Chris Maloney to a to-be-determined position within the organization - along with the shuffling of severa...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak has announced several changes aimed at shaking up a disappointing offense that has the team off to a disappointing start in the National League Central.      Those changes include designating infielder Jhonny Peralta for assignment, activating second baseman Kolten Wong and the reassignment of third-base coach Chris Maloney to a to-be-determined position within the organization - along with the shuffling of severa...
  • Carpenter, Wainwright lead Cards past Giants 8-3 to end skid

    Carpenter, Wainwright lead Cards past Giants 8-3 to end skid

    Sunday, May 21 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-05-21 22:47:02 GMT
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    Matt Carpenter homered and Adam Wainwright turned in his second successive strong outing to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the San Francisco Giants 8-3 on Sunday.

    Matt Carpenter homered and Adam Wainwright turned in his second successive strong outing to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the San Francisco Giants 8-3 on Sunday.

  • Arroyo's double lifts Giants to 3-1 win over Cardinals in 13

    Arroyo's double lifts Giants to 3-1 win over Cardinals in 13

    Sunday, May 21 2017 10:13 AM EDT2017-05-21 14:13:41 GMT
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    Christian Arroyo's two-run double broke a scoreless tie and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 in 13 innings on Saturday night.

    Christian Arroyo's two-run double broke a scoreless tie and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 in 13 innings on Saturday night.

  • Weaver Named PCL Pitcher of the Week

    Weaver Named PCL Pitcher of the Week

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 12:34 AM EDT2017-05-09 04:34:27 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Memphis Redbirds right-hander Luke Weaver has been named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for the week of May 1-7, the league office announced Monday. Weaver’s dominance helped the Redbirds on their current 10-game winning streak, which is the longest in franchise history. In his first two starts since returning from missing 22 games due to injury, he tossed 13.0 shutout innings in two wins and did not issue a walk. The ML...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Memphis Redbirds right-hander Luke Weaver has been named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for the week of May 1-7, the league office announced Monday. Weaver’s dominance helped the Redbirds on their current 10-game winning streak, which is the longest in franchise history. In his first two starts since returning from missing 22 games due to injury, he tossed 13.0 shutout innings in two wins and did not issue a walk. The ML...
  • Leake, Carpenter, Adams pace Cardinals past Braves

    Leake, Carpenter, Adams pace Cardinals past Braves

    Sunday, May 7 2017 10:13 AM EDT2017-05-07 14:13:04 GMT
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    Mike Leake won his fourth straight decision, Matt Carpenter and Matt Adams homered as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Saturday night.

    Mike Leake won his fourth straight decision, Matt Carpenter and Matt Adams homered as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Saturday night.

  • Cardinals Announce Make-Up Dates for Two Postponed Games

    Cardinals Announce Make-Up Dates for Two Postponed Games

    Friday, May 5 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-05-05 20:44:51 GMT
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    The St. Louis Cardinals announced make-up dates for two games that were rained-out during the past week. The game originally scheduled on Saturday, April 29 vs. the Cincinnati Reds will be made up on a mutual off-day for both clubs on Monday, June 26, at 3:15 p.m. Gates will open at 1:15 p.m. that day to accommodate distribution of the Carlos Martínez & Matt Carpenter Double Bobblehead promotional giveaway sponsored by SSM Health Cardinal Glenn...
    The St. Louis Cardinals announced make-up dates for two games that were rained-out during the past week. The game originally scheduled on Saturday, April 29 vs. the Cincinnati Reds will be made up on a mutual off-day for both clubs on Monday, June 26, at 3:15 p.m. Gates will open at 1:15 p.m. that day to accommodate distribution of the Carlos Martínez & Matt Carpenter Double Bobblehead promotional giveaway sponsored by SSM Health Cardinal Glenn...
  • 2017 Cardinals Hall of Fame Induction Class Announced

    2017 Cardinals Hall of Fame Induction Class Announced

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:20 PM EDT2017-04-29 00:20:15 GMT
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    3-time All-Star Slugger Mark McGwire & 2-time World Series Champ Tim McCarver Voted in by Fans. Iconic Gashouse Gang Leader and Career Cardinal Pepper Martin Also To Be Enshrined.   In a television special on FOX Sports Midwest this evening, the St. Louis Cardinals announced that Mark McGwire, Tim McCarver and Pepper Martin will be inducted into the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame presented by Edward Jones on Saturday, August 26, at FOX Sports Midwe...
    3-time All-Star Slugger Mark McGwire & 2-time World Series Champ Tim McCarver Voted in by Fans. Iconic Gashouse Gang Leader and Career Cardinal Pepper Martin Also To Be Enshrined.   In a television special on FOX Sports Midwest this evening, the St. Louis Cardinals announced that Mark McGwire, Tim McCarver and Pepper Martin will be inducted into the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame presented by Edward Jones on Saturday, August 26, at FOX Sports Midwe...
  • Cardinals beat Blue Jays 8-4 in the 11th inning

    Cardinals beat Blue Jays 8-4 in the 11th inning

    Thursday, April 27 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-04-27 23:34:34 GMT
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    The Cardinals beat the Blue Jays 8-4 in the 11th inning.

    The Cardinals beat the Blue Jays 8-4 in the 11th inning.

  • St. Louis Cardinals Fantasy Camp Goes to Cooperstown!

    St. Louis Cardinals Fantasy Camp Goes to Cooperstown!

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 4:27 PM EDT2017-04-26 20:27:39 GMT
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    For the first time ever, the St. Louis Cardinals will be hosting a Fantasy Camp at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, New York! After many successful camps in Jupiter and at Busch Stadium, the Cardinals are taking their once-in-a-lifetime camp to the National Baseball Hall of Fame! The 2017 Cooperstown Fantasy Camp will take place July 6-9, 2017. You will receive Two (2) Full Custom/Personalized Authentic Majestic ...
    For the first time ever, the St. Louis Cardinals will be hosting a Fantasy Camp at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, New York! After many successful camps in Jupiter and at Busch Stadium, the Cardinals are taking their once-in-a-lifetime camp to the National Baseball Hall of Fame! The 2017 Cooperstown Fantasy Camp will take place July 6-9, 2017. You will receive Two (2) Full Custom/Personalized Authentic Majestic ...
  • Tonight's Cardinals vs. Blue Jays game has been postponed

    Tonight's Cardinals vs. Blue Jays game has been postponed

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-04-26 20:26:09 GMT
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    The St. Louis Cardinals announced that their game against the Toronto Blue Jay's scheduled for 7:15 PM CT tonight has been postponed due to the continuous rain and inclement weather forecast throughout the afternoon and night. The two teams will make up tonight's scheduled game tomorrow (Thursday, April 27) evening at 6:15 PM CT as part of a day/night split double header. Fans holding tickets to tonight's game should use those same tickets for admittance to tomorrow's 6:15 PM CT...
    The St. Louis Cardinals announced that their game against the Toronto Blue Jay's scheduled for 7:15 PM CT tonight has been postponed due to the continuous rain and inclement weather forecast throughout the afternoon and night. The two teams will make up tonight's scheduled game tomorrow (Thursday, April 27) evening at 6:15 PM CT as part of a day/night split double header. Fans holding tickets to tonight's game should use those same tickets for admittance to tomorrow's 6:15 PM CT...
  • Cardinals' Carpenter suspended 1 game for contact with ump

    Cardinals' Carpenter suspended 1 game for contact with ump

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 7:08 PM EDT2017-04-25 23:08:57 GMT
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    St. Louis first baseman Matt Carpenter has been suspended for one game and fined by Major League Baseball for making contact with umpire John Tumpane following his ejection last weekend.

    St. Louis first baseman Matt Carpenter has been suspended for one game and fined by Major League Baseball for making contact with umpire John Tumpane following his ejection last weekend.

  • Diaz's pinch-homer lifts Cardinals past Brewers 4-1

    Diaz's pinch-homer lifts Cardinals past Brewers 4-1

    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:37 AM EDT2017-04-23 15:37:17 GMT
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    Aledmys Diaz hit a go-ahead pinch-homer in the seventh inning, Lance Lynn pitched six strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 Saturday night.

    Aledmys Diaz hit a go-ahead pinch-homer in the seventh inning, Lance Lynn pitched six strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 Saturday night.

  • Martinez crazy wild, Yanks top Cards 3-2 for 6th win in row

    Martinez crazy wild, Yanks top Cards 3-2 for 6th win in row

    Sunday, April 16 2017 12:00 PM EDT2017-04-16 16:00:32 GMT
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    Cardinals ace Carlos Martinez put on a historically uneven performance, walking a career-high eight while striking out 11 and handing CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees a 3-2 win Saturday.

    Cardinals ace Carlos Martinez put on a historically uneven performance, walking a career-high eight while striking out 11 and handing CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees a 3-2 win Saturday.

  • Cardinals Hall of Famer Lou Brock diagnosed with bone cancer

    Cardinals Hall of Famer Lou Brock diagnosed with bone cancer

    Thursday, April 13 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-04-13 22:17:05 GMT
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    The St. Louis Cardinals say Hall of Fame outfielder Lou Brock was recently diagnosed with bone cancer.

    The St. Louis Cardinals say Hall of Fame outfielder Lou Brock was recently diagnosed with bone cancer.

  • Cardinals sign Stephen Piscotty to 6-year deal

    Cardinals sign Stephen Piscotty to 6-year deal

    Monday, April 3 2017 11:01 PM EDT2017-04-04 03:01:12 GMT
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    St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have agreed to terms with outfielder Stephen Piscotty on a six-year contract (2017-2022) that includes a club option for the 2023 season. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.  "Having Stephen Piscotty join a number of our current players who are also under contract into the foreseeable future allows us to continue to maintain the level of consistency that has been so important to our organization's success," ...
    St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have agreed to terms with outfielder Stephen Piscotty on a six-year contract (2017-2022) that includes a club option for the 2023 season. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.  "Having Stephen Piscotty join a number of our current players who are also under contract into the foreseeable future allows us to continue to maintain the level of consistency that has been so important to our organization's success," ...
  • Region 8 sports coverage from AutoZone Park in Memphis

    Region 8 sports coverage from AutoZone Park in Memphis

  • Backpacks stay home: security changes to Busch Stadium

    Backpacks stay home: security changes to Busch Stadium

    Friday, March 31 2017 9:41 AM EDT2017-03-31 13:41:38 GMT
    Friday, March 31 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-03-31 14:01:47 GMT
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    Opening day at Busch Stadium brings new security features and changes fans need to be aware of.

    Opening day at Busch Stadium brings new security features and changes fans need to be aware of.

  • Cardinals' fans can see every home game thanks to new monthly subscription

    Cardinals' fans can see every home game thanks to new monthly subscription

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 12:45 PM EDT2017-03-22 16:45:23 GMT
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    For around $30, baseball fans will now be able to attend as many St. Louis Cardinals home games as they like.  

    For around $30, baseball fans will now be able to attend as many St. Louis Cardinals home games as they like.  

  • Magic at Busch: Holliday homers in what could be his final Cardinal at bat

    Magic at Busch: Holliday homers in what could be his final Cardinal at bat

    Saturday, October 1 2016 10:53 AM EDT2016-10-01 14:53:02 GMT
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    He’s done plenty to cheer about in the last seven-and-a-half years. Extended for $120 million in 2010, Holliday has been worth every dime of that seven-year deal. Not many players can make that claim, fewer have done it at such a price tag.

    He’s done plenty to cheer about in the last seven-and-a-half years. Extended for $120 million in 2010, Holliday has been worth every dime of that seven-year deal. Not many players can make that claim, fewer have done it at such a price tag.

  • Cardinals top Reds on Molina's disputed double in 9th inning

    Cardinals top Reds on Molina's disputed double in 9th inning

    Friday, September 30 2016 3:49 PM EDT2016-09-30 19:49:13 GMT
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    Yadier Molina hit a disputed double that drove in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning Thursday night, sending the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-3.

    Yadier Molina hit a disputed double that drove in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning Thursday night, sending the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-3.

  • Cardinals' Jhonny Peralta on disabled list with thumb injury

    Cardinals' Jhonny Peralta on disabled list with thumb injury

    Tuesday, July 19 2016 5:28 PM EDT2016-07-19 21:28:17 GMT
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    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jhonny Peralta of the St. Louis Cardinals is going back on the disabled list because of a strained ligament in his surgically repaired left thumb.      The 34-year-old Peralta was placed on the 15-day DL. He is batting .221 with five homers and 13 RBIs. He missed the first 57 games of the season before returning June 7.      Outfielder Jeremy Hazelbaker was recalled from Triple-A Memphis to replace him. St. Louis also recalled right-hande...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jhonny Peralta of the St. Louis Cardinals is going back on the disabled list because of a strained ligament in his surgically repaired left thumb.      The 34-year-old Peralta was placed on the 15-day DL. He is batting .221 with five homers and 13 RBIs. He missed the first 57 games of the season before returning June 7.      Outfielder Jeremy Hazelbaker was recalled from Triple-A Memphis to replace him. St. Louis also recalled right-hande...
  • Wainwright throws 3-hitter, Cards blank Marlins 5-0

    Wainwright throws 3-hitter, Cards blank Marlins 5-0

    Sunday, July 17 2016 3:38 AM EDT2016-07-17 07:38:34 GMT
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    No doubt, Adam Wainwright was motivated by a pregame ceremony to honor the 2006 World Series champions. The 6-foot-7 right-hander got the final out that season as the Cardinals' stand-in closer...

    No doubt, Adam Wainwright was motivated by a pregame ceremony to honor the 2006 World Series champions. The 6-foot-7 right-hander got the final out that season as the Cardinals' stand-in closer...

  • Peralta homers as Cards rout Brewers 8-1

    Peralta homers as Cards rout Brewers 8-1

    Sunday, July 10 2016 5:27 AM EDT2016-07-10 09:27:01 GMT
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    Playing with a lineup depleted by injuries, St. Louis manager Mike Matheny enjoyed the Cardinals' powerful finish. 

    Playing with a lineup depleted by injuries, St. Louis manager Mike Matheny enjoyed the Cardinals' powerful finish. 

  • Villar's ninth leads Brewers past Cards 4-3

    Villar's ninth leads Brewers past Cards 4-3

    Saturday, July 9 2016 2:31 PM EDT2016-07-09 18:31:14 GMT
    Milwaukee Brewers' Kirk Nieuwenhuis, left, slides in safely past the tag of St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina on teammate Jonathan Villar's walkoff single to left during the ninth inning (AP Images)Milwaukee Brewers' Kirk Nieuwenhuis, left, slides in safely past the tag of St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina on teammate Jonathan Villar's walkoff single to left during the ninth inning (AP Images)

    Villar hit a game-ending RBI single with two outs in the ninth, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.

    Villar hit a game-ending RBI single with two outs in the ninth, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.

  • Concern 'high' over Carpenter's injury; Cards could be without their best weapon

    Concern 'high' over Carpenter's injury; Cards could be without their best weapon

    Thursday, July 7 2016 1:34 AM EDT2016-07-07 05:34:40 GMT
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    The string of injuries plaguing the Cardinals down the final stretch of the first half grew longer Wednesday, as Matt Carpenter left the game early with a strained right oblique muscle. 

    The string of injuries plaguing the Cardinals down the final stretch of the first half grew longer Wednesday, as Matt Carpenter left the game early with a strained right oblique muscle. 

  • Cards put backup catcher Pena on the DL

    Cards put backup catcher Pena on the DL

    Wednesday, July 6 2016 5:36 PM EDT2016-07-06 21:36:45 GMT
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    The Cardinals placed backup catcher Brayan Pena on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday because of inflammation in his left knee

    The Cardinals placed backup catcher Brayan Pena on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday because of inflammation in his left knee

  • Center fielder, bullpen help will cost Cards in trade market

    Center fielder, bullpen help will cost Cards in trade market

    Wednesday, July 6 2016 1:39 AM EDT2016-07-06 05:39:44 GMT
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    It is July and the St. Louis Cardinals are struggling to stay relevant in the wild card race, much less the Central Division. Inevitably, discussion turns to the upcoming trade deadline.

    It is July and the St. Louis Cardinals are struggling to stay relevant in the wild card race, much less the Central Division. Inevitably, discussion turns to the upcoming trade deadline.

  • Cards catcher Brayan Pena announces plan to join Army Reserve

    Cards catcher Brayan Pena announces plan to join Army Reserve

    Tuesday, July 5 2016 4:24 PM EDT2016-07-05 20:24:17 GMT
    St. Louis Cardinals' Brayan Pena smiles as he arrives home after hitting a home run during a spring training intrasquad baseball game Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)St. Louis Cardinals' Brayan Pena smiles as he arrives home after hitting a home run during a spring training intrasquad baseball game Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Cardinals catcher Brayan Pena took to Twitter Tuesday to announce he plans on joining the Army Reserve. 

    Cardinals catcher Brayan Pena took to Twitter Tuesday to announce he plans on joining the Army Reserve. 

  • Cards can’t get the big hit but Pirates do in 4-2 loss at Busch

    Cards can’t get the big hit but Pirates do in 4-2 loss at Busch

    Monday, July 4 2016 8:23 PM EDT2016-07-05 00:23:10 GMT
    JULY 4: Gregory Polanco #25 of the Pittsburgh Pirates runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 4, 2016. Photo by Scott Kane/ Getty Images)JULY 4: Gregory Polanco #25 of the Pittsburgh Pirates runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 4, 2016. Photo by Scott Kane/ Getty Images)

    Pittsburgh’s Gregory Polanco provided the proverbial fireworks with two home runs and the inability to string together hits cost the Cards in a 4-2 July 4th loss to the Pirates Monday afternoon

    Pittsburgh’s Gregory Polanco provided the proverbial fireworks with two home runs and the inability to string together hits cost the Cards in a 4-2 July 4th loss to the Pirates Monday afternoon

  • Cards, Piscotty beat the rain and the Brewers to complete the sweep

    Cards, Piscotty beat the rain and the Brewers to complete the sweep

    Sunday, July 3 2016 9:22 PM EDT2016-07-04 01:22:33 GMT
    ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 3: Stephen Piscotty #55 of the St. Louis Cardinals is congratulated by Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals and other teammates after hitting a grand slam against the Milwaukee Brewers in the sixth inning at Busch Stadium onST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 3: Stephen Piscotty #55 of the St. Louis Cardinals is congratulated by Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals and other teammates after hitting a grand slam against the Milwaukee Brewers in the sixth inning at Busch Stadium on

    The Cardinals dodged raindrops and a barrage of Brewer hits to sweep the three-game set with a nail-biting 9-8 win Sunday at a soggy Busch Stadium.

    The Cardinals dodged raindrops and a barrage of Brewer hits to sweep the three-game set with a nail-biting 9-8 win Sunday at a soggy Busch Stadium.

  • Cards ride Wainwright’s arm, Wong’s triple to 3-0 win; Yadi gets hit milestone

    Cards ride Wainwright’s arm, Wong’s triple to 3-0 win; Yadi gets hit milestone

    Saturday, July 2 2016 8:16 PM EDT2016-07-03 00:16:07 GMT
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    In a ballgame suggestive of how the Cardinals expected to play all year, Adam Wainwright threw seven solid innings, Kolten Wong banged a triple and Greg Garcia executed a perfect suicide squeeze as the Redbirds beat Milwaukee 3-0 before 40,000 wet fans at Busch Stadium.

    In a ballgame suggestive of how the Cardinals expected to play all year, Adam Wainwright threw seven solid innings, Kolten Wong banged a triple and Greg Garcia executed a perfect suicide squeeze as the Redbirds beat Milwaukee 3-0 before 40,000 wet fans at Busch Stadium.

  • Cards pitch, bat and field like champs in 7-1 drubbing of Milwaukee Brewers

    Cards pitch, bat and field like champs in 7-1 drubbing of Milwaukee Brewers

    Friday, July 1 2016 11:43 PM EDT2016-07-02 03:43:34 GMT
    ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 1: Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a two-RBI single against the Milwaukee Brewers in the fourth inning at Busch Stadium on July 1, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 1: Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a two-RBI single against the Milwaukee Brewers in the fourth inning at Busch Stadium on July 1, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

    The Cardinals methodically demolished the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 Friday night, ending the home losing streak at seven and avoided tying the franchise record eight-game streak that had stood since 1938.

    The Cardinals methodically demolished the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 Friday night, ending the home losing streak at seven and avoided tying the franchise record eight-game streak that had stood since 1938.

  • Redbirds continue as pipeline for Cardinals

    Redbirds continue as pipeline for Cardinals

    Tuesday, June 28 2016 6:57 PM EDT2016-06-28 22:57:52 GMT
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    Memphis, TN - For 18 years, the Memphis Redbirds have served as a pipeline for the St. Louis Cardinals, continually pumping out talent for the team. This season is no different.  According to the Redbirds, seven of the nine positions available on the Cardinals have been filled by a Redbird at one point this year, with the only exceptions being first base and right field.  "They kind of breed professionals," Redbirds outfielder Jeremy Hazelbaker said. "E...
    Memphis, TN - For 18 years, the Memphis Redbirds have served as a pipeline for the St. Louis Cardinals, continually pumping out talent for the team. This season is no different.  According to the Redbirds, seven of the nine positions available on the Cardinals have been filled by a Redbird at one point this year, with the only exceptions being first base and right field.  "They kind of breed professionals," Redbirds outfielder Jeremy Hazelbaker said. "E...
  • Cardinals beat Arrieta, Cubs 7-2 to complete 3-game sweep

    Cardinals beat Arrieta, Cubs 7-2 to complete 3-game sweep

    Wednesday, June 22 2016 8:01 PM EDT2016-06-23 00:01:41 GMT
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    CHICAGO (AP) - Michael Wacha pitched into the seventh inning for his first win in nearly two months and the St. Louis Cardinals waited out Jake Arrieta before roughing up Chicago's bullpen in a 7-2 victory over the Cubs on Wednesday.      Aledmys Diaz hit a two-run home run, and Matt Carpenter had a two-run double in a five-run sixth after Arrieta (11-2) departed. The Cardinals won their eighth straight road game - their longest streak since 1982 - and completed their f...
    CHICAGO (AP) - Michael Wacha pitched into the seventh inning for his first win in nearly two months and the St. Louis Cardinals waited out Jake Arrieta before roughing up Chicago's bullpen in a 7-2 victory over the Cubs on Wednesday.      Aledmys Diaz hit a two-run home run, and Matt Carpenter had a two-run double in a five-run sixth after Arrieta (11-2) departed. The Cardinals won their eighth straight road game - their longest streak since 1982 - and completed their f...
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