In his first start with 200 wins within his reach, Wainwright grabbed the milestone by delivering his best performance of the season, shutting out the Brewers across seven innings in a 1-0 Cardinals’ win Monday night.
For those who have followed along with the explanations from the Cardinals and John Mozeliak regarding the struggles of the team this season, it comes as no surprise. But Mozeliak confirmed in a press conference Friday afternoon at Busch Stadium that Cardinals manager Oli Marmol would be retained in the role for the 2024 season.
The St. Louis Cardinals jumped into the trade deadline frenzy with fury Sunday afternoon, reportedly swinging multiple trades that will contribute to a completely reworked roster for the stretch run of the 2023 season.
Is there anything Montgomery could do on the Busch Stadium mound Friday night that boosts his trade value enough to counteract the risk of something flukey, like another hamstring scare, tanking his value altogether?
Mathews’ eyebrow-raising pitch count came in a June 11 win over Texas in Game 2 of the Stanford Super Regional as the 22-year-old starter tossed a complete game to help push the Cardinal to an appearance in the College World Series.
In a trend that has plagued the Cardinals for a number of years by this point, another promising young Cardinal pitcher is heading the wrong way on the Memphis shuttle after a disappointing stint in the bigs.
Ian Happ hit two solo home runs, Justin Steele struck out eight, and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 on Saturday night in Major League Baseball’s pandemic-delayed return to the British capital.
Brendan Donovan and Paul Goldschmidt hit back-to-back homers in the fifth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied from an early 5-0 deficit to beat the Washington Nationals 8-6 in a Juneteenth matinee on Monday.
Whereas Marmol was reticent after Monday’s loss, he approached the podium Tuesday in a more pensive and emotionally reflective mood when looking to explain his strategies in guiding the Cardinals through this valley in their season.
Nolan Arenado homered in his fourth straight game and Nolan Gorman had a career-high five RBIs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 18-1 Monday night for their season-best fourth straight win.
Although the Cardinals initially voiced optimism that outfielder Lars Nootbaar would be back in action in short order after jamming his thumb on an Opening Day head-first slide into third base, Monday’s transaction report ultimately told a different story.