SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yadier Molina's late arrival to spring training left him little time to fine tune his swing.
He wasn't seeing the ball, often going after every pitch.
So when Molina homered for his first RBI of the season, things felt right again.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dakota Hudson pitched six shutout innings, Paul Goldschmidt drove in three runs and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 Thursday night.
St. Louis star Nolan Arenado had two hits after deciding to appeal a two-game suspension from Major League Baseball for his role in a brawl with the Mets on Wednesday.
MIAMI (AP) —
Albert Pujols had two hits and scored twice as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 on Tuesday night.
Adam Wainwright (2-1) allowed one run and five hits in 5 2/3 innings with six strikeouts and two walks.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Miles Mikolas made the most of the early lead the fast-starting St. Louis Cardinals lineup provided him.
Mikolas carried a one-hitter into the seventh inning and Tommy Edman and Nolan Arenado each homered as the Cardinals rolled to a 10-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright (1-0) pitched six scoreless innings, Tyler O’Neill hit a three-run homer and drove in five, and the St. Louis Cardinals celebrated Albert Pujols’ return with a 9-0 season-opening win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols held back tears during a lengthy standing ovation. The Cardinals designated hitter put on a big smile instead.
Plenty of reason for those on this opening day in St.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis became the first team with five Gold Glove winners when first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, second baseman Tommy Edman, third baseman Nolan Arenado, center fielder Harrison Bader and left fielder Tyler O'Neill earned the NL fielding honor Sunday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Shildt is ready. He hopes his St. Louis players are, too.
The Cardinals dropped a rain-shortened season finale, then turned their attention toward the NL wild-card game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit a walk-off RBI single in the ninth inning, and the playoff-bound St. Louis Cardinals won for the 19th time in their last 20 games, 4-3 over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis manager Mike Shildt was philosophical after the Cardinals' team-record 17-game winning streak came to an end.
“That was a cool run,” he said. “Let's start another one.”
St. Louis Cardinals (81-69, second in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (91-60, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Wednesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Miles Mikolas (1-2, 4.50 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 21 strikeouts) Brewers: Brett Anderson (4-8, 4.18 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 56 strikeouts)
ST. LOUIS (AP) — With the San Diego Padres squabbling amongst themselves, the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to solidify their postseason position.
Tyler O'Neill hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Cardinals came back to beat the Padres 3-2 Saturday night after San Diego stars Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dylan Carlson homered twice, including a grand slam, to help Miles Mikolas win for the first time in two years as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 8-2 on Friday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Castellanos drove in six runs with a grand slam and a two-run shot in the first two innings, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 12-2 Wednesday night to split a doubleheader.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — By his own admission, J.A. Happ can get inside his head too much sometimes, particularly when the St. Louis Cardinals left-hander faces the same team over and over.
Taking on the Pittsburgh Pirates for the third time in 17 days, the 38-year-old took a deep breath, relaxed and let the guys behind him do most of the hard work.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt homered twice and scored the game-ending run on Lars Nootbaar’s single in the 10th inning as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Wednesday.
Goldschmidt was intentionally walked to open the 10th and executed a one-out double steal with automatic runner Tommy Edman.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nolan Arenado homered and drove in four runs, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 9-4 on Saturday night.
Paul Goldschmidt drove in three runs as the Cardinals earned their fifth straight win.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — J.A. Happ combined with a trio of relievers on a one-hitter, Tommy Edman and Paul DeJong homered early and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the skidding Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Tuesday night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright tossed seven effective innings and rookie Edmundo Sosa homered to help the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-3 win over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
Wainwright (9-6) allowed three runs and six hits in an 85-pitch stint.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tommy Edman drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double, Wade LeBlanc pitched 5 2/3 strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 on Friday night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski hit a pair of home runs, Logan Webb pitched four strong innings as a spot starter, and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Friday night.
Webb was a last-minute starter for the Giants after Kevin Gausman was placed on the Family Medical Emergency List.
CHICAGO (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt, Paul DeJong and Tommy Edman homered in the fifth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Saturday night.
Kwang Hyun Kim struck out seven in six innings, helping St.
ATLANTA (AP) — Charlie Morton made a small tweak to his mechanics that produced a big change in how he drives the ball from the mound.
“I’ve been aware of some of the things that I’ve been doing poorly in my delivery," he said.
CHICAGO (AP) — Giovanny Gallegos came in to a sticky situation, with the St. Louis Cardinals clinging to a one-run lead and two on in the seventh inning. It quickly became a heated one.
Umpire Joe West ordered him to switch caps because there apparently was sunscreen on the bill.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer, his fourth in four games, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 Tuesday night.
Tommy Edman added three singles and drove in two runs for St.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Here's how Paul DeJong explained the game plan the St. Louis Cardinals devised to face Washington's Joe Ross for the second time in less than a week: "We just wanted, as a group, to stay on the fastball...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — It turns out Washington's Big Three is a Big Four.