8/30/2015 | Cardinals surge to end road trip strong
In reeling off seven wins in their last eight games, capped by a 7-5 victory over the Giants on Sunday, the Cardinals rebounded from an ominous start to a 10-game road trip and ensured they headed home in the exact same position they were when the lengthy stay on the West Coast began.
8/30/2015 | Carpenter reaches 'fun' homer milestone
On the second pitch Matt Carpenter saw in the Cardinals' 130th game of the season, Carpenter secured himself his first 20-homer campaign and a new mode of transportation to use around his Texas home.
8/30/2015 | Cards look forward to injured players' returns
At a time in the season when most clubs look forward to increasing their depth with the addition of several Minor League players, the Cardinals eye September as a chance to fortify their roster simply by getting healthy.
8/30/2015 | Lynn shrugs off ankle injury, plans on next start
A day after being forced out of his start due to a mild right ankle sprain, Cardinals starter Lance Lynn, while walking around the AT&T Park visiting clubhouse without issue Sunday, reaffirmed his intentions to make his next scheduled start.
8/30/2015 | Cards set to host Nats for big three-game set
With their lead in the National League Central under siege, the Cardinals open a three-game set against the Nationals on Monday at Busch Stadium as August comes to a close.
8/29/2015 | Molina performing perfectly for Cardinals
Yadier Molina is a great player. Precisely how great, even in this age of advanced analytics, we may never know.
8/29/2015 | Lynn sprains ankle in eighth inning vs. Giants
A mild right ankle sprain kept Lance Lynn from pursuing his first shutout of the season in the Cardinals' 6-0 victory over the Giants at AT&T Park on Saturday. The Cardinals are optimistic, however, that the injury won't keep him from much more.
8/29/2015 | Cards support strong Lynn in win over Giants
Yadier Molina hit a two-run single in the fifth inning and Lance Lynn cruised through seven-plus shutout innings as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the San Francisco Giants, 6-0, on Saturday afternoon at AT&T Park.
8/29/2015 | Cishek carries inspiration with him to mound
Tucked into Cardinals reliever Steve Cishek's pocket every time he takes the mound is a square piece of laminated paper, the edges of which show the wear of time. That card has become as much a part of his in-game routine as his warmup pitches, with Cishek pausing before he faces his first batter to step off the mound to pull out the card and read the words.
8/29/2015 | Heston returns to oppose Cards' hot Garcia
The Cardinals will be closing their 10-game road trip and the Giants preparing to head out on one of their own as the two postseason hopefuls meet for the final time this season in a Sunday matinee game at AT&T Park. Chris Heston, who will be pitching on 12 days' rest, will be countered by Cards lefty Jaime Garcia, whose 1.77 ERA is the second lowest among all Major League starters with at least 13 starts.
8/29/2015 | Piscotty has strong night in homecoming
Playing as close to his Bay Area hometown as he has since he was a standout player at Stanford University, Cardinals rookie outfielder Stephen Piscotty treated his personal cheering section of approximately 50 friends and family members to a web gem in the field and a two-hit night at the plate.
8/29/2015 | Wacha shows he's a legit No. 1 for Cardinals
What Michael Wacha did before the Giants prevailed in the ninth Friday outweighed what he did not do. The Cardinals' 24-year-old right-hander from Texarkana, Texas, showed why he's a legitimate No. 1 on the best pitching staff in the game.
8/29/2015 | Miscues haunt Cardinals in loss to Giants
After sweeping a series in Arizona behind reliable defense and all-around execution, the Cardinals gave away too many free bases and extra outs to avoid another crushing ending in a place that haunted them last October.
8/29/2015 | Tomlinson's hit sends Giants off winners
Kelby Tomlinson hit a walk-off single in the ninth inning and Marlon Byrd smacked a grand slam in the third to power the San Francisco Giants to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night at AT&T Park.
8/28/2015 | Vogelsong, Lynn get rematch in San Francisco
The San Francisco Giants turn to Ryan Vogelsong on Saturday afternoon as they look to take the second contest of a three-game series from the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park. The Cardinals send 10-game winner Lance Lynn to the hill to oppose Vogelsong. Lynn went head-to-head with Vogelsong in St. Louis, with the Giants right-hander getting the win over Lynn.
8/28/2015 | Cards hire Flores as new scouting director
Randy Flores, a reliever on the Cardinals' 2006 World Series championship club, has returned to the organization to serve as the director of scouting.
8/28/2015 | Moss ends drought with first Cardinals homer
After a series of balls hit to the warning track during his first four weeks with his new team, Brandon Moss, much to his relief, finally showed the Cardinals his ability to drop one over.
8/28/2015 | Maness amazes with bases-loaded escape act
In three years with the Cardinals, Seth Maness has distinguished himself as the bullpen fireman, the one summoned to extinguish the messes. But never had he pulled off an escape as seemingly impossible as the one he did to preserve the team's 5-3 win over the D-backs on Thursday night.
8/28/2015 | Unusual suspects lead Cards' 5th straight win
The Cardinals completed a season sweep of the D-backs on Thursday night with a 5-3 victory punctuated by home runs from backup catcher Tony Cruz and fill-in outfielder Brandon Moss.
8/27/2015 | Jay set to rehab at Triple-A this weekend
Of the Cardinals' seven players rehabbing an injury, outfielder Jon Jay will be the first to begin a rehab assignment with one of the organization's Minor League affiliates.
8/27/2015 | Playoff flavor to accompany Cards-Giants opener
Waging battles in the division and the Wild Card races, the Giants will host the best team in baseball as Mike Leake duels with Michael Wacha in Friday's opener against the Cardinals.
8/27/2015 | Double plays proving to be Cards' desert friends
The Cardinals arrived in Arizona having turned 111 double plays through their first 123 games, a total that ranked 15th in the Majors. In just three days, they have added another eight twin killings to that list.
8/27/2015 | Cardinals look to sweep D-backs in Arizona
The Cardinals will try to complete a four-game sweep of the D-backs on Thursday night at Chase Field, with Carlos Martinez facing off against Rubby De La Rosa.
8/27/2015 | Cards follow Lackey to fourth straight win
Needing a win to maintain their 4 1/2-game lead over the Pirates in the National League Central, the Cardinals extended their winning streak to four with a 3-1 win over the D-backs in front of 17,572 at Chase Field on Wednesday night.
8/26/2015 | Rosenthal has 2nd straight 40-save season
A year after becoming the fifth Cardinals pitcher to complete a 40-save season, Trevor Rosenthal moved into even rarer company by joining Lee Smith as the only closers in franchise history with two.
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