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Carpenter leads 2 Cards rallies, wins it with HR

The Cardinals leaned on a timely rally and an abundance of homers for a back-and-forth victory over the Phillies. Matt Carpenter led the way with 3 RBIs on a double and a ninth-inning homer -- his third in as many games. Tommy Pham and Kolten Wong both added solo shots. The Phillies' bats were equally… ... Continue Reading

Holland strong in return from DL; 'pen role TBD

His role undefined and the club's concerns over his performance not completely quelled, Greg Holland returned to the Cardinals' bullpen on Tuesday -- and he looked like the pitcher St. Louis signed to anchor that unit, if just for a night. ... Continue Reading

Wacha opposes Arrieta in rubber game

Wednesday's series finale will feature a rematch of talented righties, when Michael Wacha (8-2, 3.24) and Jake Arrieta (5-5, 3.33) oppose each other for the second time this season. Wacha outpitched Arrieta when the Phillies visited Busch Stadium last month by firing six strong innings in a 12-4 Cardinals win. However, Wacha is coming off… ... Continue Reading

Cards fight back in wild 9th, but lose in 10

After the Cardinals fought back in the most unlikely of ways and through some swing-and-miss history, two gambles decided a wild extra-inning affair Monday night at Citizens Bank Park -- one by St. Louis' manager, the other by their left fielder, neither of which went the Cardinals' way in a 6-5 defeat to the Phillies. ... Continue Reading

Yadi's durability leads to MLB record

No player has caught more games in MLB history for one team than Yadier Molina has for the Cardinals. ... Continue Reading

Inbox: What can Cards expect from Holland?

Beat reporter Jenifer Langosch opens the Inbox to answer fans' questions about Greg Holland, Manny Machado trade packages and parenting. ... Continue Reading

Yadi, Cards need boost in All-Star voting

Though they continue to anchor a sputtering Cardinals offense, neither first baseman Jose Martinez nor outfielder Tommy Pham has been able to rally much support in the ongoing vote for this year's National League All-Star starters. Major League Baseball released updated voting totals for NL players on Monday, and for the second straight week, Yadier… ... Continue Reading

Ozuna named NL Player of the Week

The Astros' Evan Gattis and the Cardinals' Marcell Ozuna were named American and National League Players of the Week presented by W.B. Mason on Monday. ... Continue Reading

Yadi guides Flaherty-led shutout on historic night

Yadier Molina caught a combined shutout led by rookie Jack Flaherty, drove in a run and tied a Major League record for games caught with one team as the Cardinals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-0 win over the Cubs on Sunday night in St. Louis. Matt Carpenter helped the cause with his… ... Continue Reading

Cards, Cubs break out blue bats for Dad

The Cardinals and Cubs donned sky blue on Sunday at Busch Stadium in conjunction with Major League Baseball's 2018 Father's Day effort to raise prostate cancer awareness. ... Continue Reading

DeJong cleared to start hitting

Sidelined since fracturing his left hand on May 17, Paul DeJong received a green light to resume hitting following a scan of the surgically repaired hand on Saturday. ... Continue Reading

Cards drop 4th straight after lead gets away

The Cardinals lost behind Carlos Martinez for a third consecutive time on Saturday after he was unable to hold an early lead. The night fizzled into a 6-3 loss to the Cubs, who assured themselves of a series win by scoring four unanswered runs in front of the largest Busch Stadium crowd (47,168) of the… ... Continue Reading

Ozuna stays red-hot at plate with 2-run HR

Marcell Ozuna continued his white-hot June in the first inning of Saturday's game against the Cubs, hitting a two-run homer off Kyle Hendricks to open the scoring. ... Continue Reading

Wacha has worst career start in loss to Cubs

Facing a 19-game stretch against clubs with winning records, the Cardinals suffered a 13-5 loss that got out of hand while Michael Wacha endured his shortest start of the season and the worst of his career. ... Continue Reading

Martinez to paternity list; Voit, Bowman back

The Cardinals recalled first baseman Luke Voit from Double-A Springfield and activated right-handed pitcher Matt Bowman (right hand finger blisters) from the 10-day disabled list on Friday. ... Continue Reading

Schoendienst's life celebrated at funeral Mass

Family, friends and fans gathered Friday morning to bid farewell to one of the most beloved figures in the history of St. Louis sports, Hall of Famer Red Schoendienst, who died June 6 at age 95. ... Continue Reading

Inbox: Prospect Hudson nearing callup?

Could prospect Dakota Hudson find himself in St. Louis in the near future? What should the Cardinals do about Kolten Wong and Dexter Fowler? Reporter Joe Trezza has answers in the Inbox. ... Continue Reading

Ozuna among those poised for turnaround

Some players heat up with the weather. Others simply take time to find their way. Here is a look at one player per team in the NL Central possessing a track record that suggests he'll snap out of it and contribute to his team's success. ... Continue Reading

Hicks missing bats, and it's more than velocity

If Jordan Hicks is known for anything, it's his record-breaking fastball velocity, topped by a pair of 105 mph pitches earlier this year. The problem is that despite all that heat, he wasn't actually finding enough success missing bats -- until recently. ... Continue Reading

Waino pranks former teammate Schumaker

Adam Wainwright pranked former teammate Schumaker ... Continue Reading