Baseball

  • Fernandez struggles as Marlins beat Cardinals 6-5

    Updated: Tue Mar 25, 2014 5:22 PM

    Jose Fernandez struggled in his last tuneup for opening day as the Miami Marlins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 Tuesday.

  • Matsuzaka allows 1 run; Mets beat Cards 5-3

    Updated: Mon Mar 24, 2014 3:57 PM

    Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed one run over six innings in his bid to become the Mets' fifth starter, helping New York beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 Monday.

  • Salukis sweep doubleheader from NIU

    Updated: Sun Mar 2, 2014 12:27 AM

    Southern Illinois swept a doubleheader from Northern Illinois by scores of 3-1 and 2-1 in a pair of tight games Saturday afternoon at Rent One Park.

  • Breds split doubleheader with North Dakota State

    Updated: Sun Mar 2, 2014 12:25 AM

    Murray State left hander Brock Downey only faced one batter over the minimum as he tossed six shutout innings in leading the Breds to a 9-0 victory over North Dakota State in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Reagan Field.

  • Cardinals reach 1-year deals with Jay, Bourjos

    Updated: Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:59 PM

    The Cardinals agreed to one-year contracts Friday with outfielders Jon Jay and Peter Bourjos, leaving infielder Daniel Descalso as the team's final player in salary arbitration.

  • Ex-Cardinal Jack Clark wants Pujols' suit tossed

    Updated: Tue Jan 14, 2014 5:18 PM

    Former Cardinals first baseman Jack Clark is asking a court to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed against him by fellow former St. Louis slugger Albert Pujols.

  • SS Peralta, Cardinals reach 4-year deal

    Updated: Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:31 PM

    A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed on a four-year contract.

  • White Sox pitcher Daniel Webb hosts clinic in Paducah

    Updated: Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:29 PM

    Heath alum Daniel Webb is back in Paducah during the MLB off-season. Sunday, he took the time to pass along some tips to local children who play softball and baseball.

  • Cardinals sign Matheny to 3-year extension

    Updated: Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:16 PM

    The Cardinals also announce the retirement of pitcher Chris Carpenter.

  • Red Sox win WS title, beat Cards 6-1 in Game 6

    Updated: Wed Oct 30, 2013 10:54 PM

    David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox romped to their third World Series championship in 10 seasons, thumping October ace Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 Wednesday night in Game 6.

  • Lester, Ross lead Red Sox to 3-1 WS Game 5 win

    Updated: Mon Oct 28, 2013 11:05 PM

    Jon Lester smothered St. Louis on four hits into the eighth, David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in a two-run seventh inning off Adam Wainwright and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cardinals 3-1 Monday night to take a 3-2 World Series lead.

  • Cardinals even World Series with 4-2 win

    Updated: Thu Oct 24, 2013 11:19 PM

    Michael Wacha won again in October and the St. Louis Cardinals got just enough help from Boston, beating the Red Sox 4-2 Thursday night to tie the World Series at a game apiece.

  • Lester, Red Sox rout sloppy Cards in Series opener

    Updated: Wed Oct 23, 2013 10:55 PM

    Given a bit of help by the umpires and a lot more by the Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox turned this World Series opener into a laugher.

  • Cardinals' farm system produces World Series team

    Updated: Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:43 PM

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The lessons begin in rookie ball. Every team emphasizes fundamentals and preparedness, both physical and mental, in the hope it all becomes second nature as players climb through the system. One organization's philosophy always seems to stick out. Everyone knows about The Cardinal Way. Even before opening day this year, St. Louis was hit hard by season-ending injuries to longtime ace Chris Carpenter, closer Jason Motte and shortstop Rafael Furcal. As the summer wore on, the setbacks kept coming. But the Cardinals kept dipping into the minors for replacements who did more than their part for a team that's back in the World Series for the fourth time in 10 years. (Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Cardinals KO Kershaw, World Series-bound

    Updated: Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:30 PM

    Carlos Beltran and the Cardinals stunned Clayton Kershaw with a four-run third inning, rookie Michael Wacha was again magnificent on the mound and St. Louis advanced to its second World Series in three seasons by roughing up the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-0 in Game 6 of the NL championship series Friday night.

  • Greinke, Dodgers beat Cardinals 6-4 to extend NLCS

    Updated: Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:17 PM

    Adrian Gonzalez homered twice and Zack Greinke gave the Los Angeles Dodgers the clutch performance they needed in a 6-4 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday that trimmed St. Louis' lead to 3-2 in the NL championship series.

  • Cardinals homer twice to beat Dodgers 4-2 in NLCS

    Updated: Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:17 AM

    Matt Holliday and pinch-hitter Shane Robinson hit the first home runs of the NL championship series, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven matchup.

  • Wacha, Cardinals edge Dodgers for 2-0 lead in NLCS

    Updated: Sat Oct 12, 2013 11:08 PM

    Rookie Michael Wacha pitched into the seventh inning with zero margin for error and the St. Louis Cardinals silenced the Los Angeles Dodgers for the second straight day, winning 1-0 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the NL championship series.

  • Cardinals beat Pirates 6-1 in Game 5 to win NLDS

    Updated: Wed Oct 9, 2013 10:17 PM

    Adam Wainwright pitched a complete game and the St. Louis Cardinals got two-run homers from David Freese and Matt Adams to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Wednesday night and advance to the NL championship series.

  • Beltran HR keys Cards' rout of Pirates in Game 1

    Updated: Thu Oct 3, 2013 11:01 PM

    Carlos Beltran's three-run homer sparked a seven-run third inning and the St. Louis Cardinals got seven stingy innings from Adam Wainwright, delivering a reality jolt to the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 9-1 rout Thursday in their NL division series opener.

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