Baseball

  • Liriano, Pirates crush Cardinals 9-2

    Updated: Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:59 PM

    Francisco Liriano allowed one run over seven dominant innings, Pedro Alvarez hit his NL-leading 27th home run and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-2 Monday night.

  • Miners lose at Rockford 6-2

    Updated: Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:47 PM

    Southern Illinois scattered ten hits in the loss.

  • Miners hold off late rally for win

    Updated: Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:51 PM

    Despite Rockford scoring four runs in the bottom of the ninth off Miners reliever Jon Mark Abbey, the Miners defeated the Rockford Aviators 9-8 on Sunday at Aviators Stadium.

  • Miners beat Wild Things 10-6

    Updated: Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:43 PM

    Southern Illinois wins second-straight game.

  • Mike Minor sharp as Braves top Cardinals, 4-1

    Updated: Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:13 PM

    Mike Minor allowed only one run to give Atlanta's depleted rotation a lift, Jason Heyward homered, and the Braves beat Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 in a matchup of division leaders on Friday night.

  • Westbrook helps Cardinals beat Phillies 11-3

    Updated: Wed Jul 24, 2013 10:52 PM

    Jake Westbrook pitched seven solid innings and contributed offensively with his second career steal, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to an 11-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.

  • Miners offense explodes in win over Joliet

    Updated: Sun Jul 21, 2013 9:15 PM

    The Miners recorded thirteen hits and scored eleven runs as they defeated the Joliet Slammers 11-2 at Silver Cross Field on Sunday.

  • Miners fall short at Joliet

    Updated: Sat Jul 20, 2013 10:05 PM

    The Southern Illinois Miners were defeated by the Joliet Slammers 7-6 on Saturday night. The Miners are now 29-24 on the season. Preston Vancil received his second loss of the season as he allowed five runs (two earned) through 3 2/3 innings pitched.

  • Miners lose series finale

    Updated: Sun Jul 14, 2013 8:54 PM

    The Miners fell short on Sunday as they were defeated by the River City Rascals 6-4.

  • Miners win with walk-off homerun

    Updated: Sat Jul 13, 2013 8:47 PM

    The Miners have now played three extra inning games in a row and winning Saturday’s game on a walk-off home run by Steven Liddle with one out in the bottom of the thirteenth inning off River City Rascals reliever Nick Kennedy.

  • Beltran has 3 hits, Cards beat Cubs 3-2

    Updated: Fri Jul 12, 2013 10:56 PM

    Carlos Beltran had three hits and drove in a run, while reliever-turned-starter Joe Kelly (1-3) won his first game of the season as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Friday at Wrigley Field.

  • Cardinals recall Martinez from Triple-A

    Updated: Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:36 PM

    The St. Louis Cardinals have recalled top pitching prospect Carlos Martinez from Triple-A Memphis and optioned right-hander Michael Blazek to their top minor league team.

  • Cubs, city of Chicago agree on Wrigley Jumbotron

    Updated: Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:32 PM

    The proposed modernization of historic Wrigley Field has overcome an important hurdle. HICAGO (AP) - The proposed modernization of historic Wrigley Field has overcome an important hurdle. The city's landmarks commission on Thursday unanimously voted to approve a deal allowing the team to build the 99-year-old ballpark's first electronic Jumbotron. The Cubs can also build another sign above the ivy-covered outfield walls. T The owners of rooftop businesses oppose the project because they fear their negotiated views of the field will be obstructed. The matter now goes to the City Council.

  • Miners stay hot, beat Windy City 2-1

    Updated: Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:51 PM

    Nation took a no-hitter into the 9th Inning for the Miners.

  • Cardinals RHP Carpenter set for minor league rehab

    Updated: Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:21 PM

    Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter is set to make his first minor league rehabilitation start next week.

  • Cardinals trade reliever Boggs to Rockies

    Updated: Tue Jul 9, 2013 11:23 PM

    The St. Louis Cardinals have traded struggling reliever Mitchell Boggs to Colorado.

  • Wainwright wins 12th in Cards' 9-5 win over Astros

    Updated: Tue Jul 9, 2013 11:21 PM

    Adam Wainwright picked up his National League-tying 12th win with seven scoreless innings and Matt Holliday hit his team-high 13th home run to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 9-5 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

  • Miners finish sweep over Joliet

    Updated: Sun Jul 7, 2013 10:20 PM

    The Miners earned their second sweep of the season as they defeated the Joliet Slammers 4-3 on Sunday.

  • Lynn wins 11th, Cardinals beat Marlins 3-2

    Updated: Sun Jul 7, 2013 10:18 PM

    Lance Lynn outpitched Marlins All-Star Jose Fernandez for his 11th win and Matt Holliday homered for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 3-2 victory that wrapped up a three-game sweep Sunday.

  • Navarro lifts Cubs to 4-3 victory over Pirates

    Updated: Sun Jul 7, 2013 10:17 PM

    Pinch hitter Dioner Navarro had a game-ending sacrifice fly in the 11th inning, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.

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