RECORD
52-46 2nd
HITTING
.259 6th
PITCHING
3.85 6th
FIELDING
.981 14th
HR Brandon Moss 17
RBI Stephen Piscotty 58
R Aledmys Diaz 61
BA Aledmys Diaz .315
SB Jeremy Hazelbaker 4
W Carlos Martinez 9
ERA Seung Hwan Oh 1.79
K Michael Wacha 101
SV Trevor Rosenthal 14
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TODAYS GAME PREVIOUS GAME (7/24)
NYM,  6:40   FS-M
Garcia @ Colon
FINAL R H E
STL 6 8 1
LA 9 13 0
W: Kazmir L: Mayers
WED:
NYM, 6:10  FS-M - Wainwright @ Verrett
THU:
FL, 6:10  FS-M - Wacha @ Fernandez
FRI:
FLA, 6:10  FS-M - Leake @ Urena
SAT:
FLA, 6:10  FS-M - TBA @ Cosart
SUN:
FLA, 12:10  FS-M - Martinez @ Koehler
Calendar   
SUN
MON
TUE
WED
THU
FRI
SAT
17
FLA
L 3-6
18
SD
W 10-2
19
PPD
20
SD
W 4-2
W 3-2
21
SD
W 6-5
22
LA
W 4-3
23
LA
L 2-7
24
LA
L 6-9
25
NYM
0-0
Delayed Start: Rain
26
NYM
6:40
27
NYM
6:10
28
FL
6:10
29
FLA
6:10
30
FLA
6:10
31
FLA
12:10
1
2
CIN
6:10
3
CIN
6:10
4
CIN
11:35
5
ATL
7:15
6
ATL
6:15
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Injured players could return around Aug. 1
AP
(STLToday.com) Matt Carpenter took batting practice Sunday and is nearing a rehabilitation assignment. Reports on Jhonny Peralta have all been positive. And Brandon Moss has progressed significantly except for his ability to run the bases.

Throw all of the positive signs together and manager Mike Matheny said it's possible the Cardinals could have all three players back by Aug. 1.

"I think it's possible," he said. "I think Brandon is the one we're a little more concerned about with the fact he's still feeling what he's feeling on those turns. That was a little more concerning than maybe Carp, and what we're hearing from Jhonny has all been positive from the trainer's perspective."


Matheny sidestepped a question about possible moves the team might make to strengthen the roster because, he said, the Cardinals have "three all-star style players" coming back.

Peralta is dealing with a thumb injury, Carpenter with a ...     [ More ]
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Cards give Dodgers too many chances
AP
(MLB.com) One night after letting a plethora of scoring chances go untapped, the Dodgers capitalized against Mike Leake early on Saturday and then coasted to a 7-2 victory over the Cardinals. The win kept the Dodgers ahead of the Cardinals in the National League Wild Card race and halted St. Louis' winning streak at five.

The Dodgers recovered from an exhausting, 16-inning loss quickly enough to even the three-game series at Busch Stadium. All nine players in L.A.'s starting lineup had at ...    [ More ]
Sweet 16th: Adams ends marathon with HR
(MLB.com) On a night when the Dodgers squandered repeated chances with runners in scoring position, the Cardinals made a little go a long way to outlast Los Angeles, 4-3, in 16 innings Friday in the opener of a three-game series at Busch Stadium.

Jedd Gyorko denied Kenley Jansen his 29th save with a two-out, game-tying homer in the ninth, and Matt Adams sealed the team's second walk-off victory in as many nights hours later with a one-out homer in the 16th. The victory extended the Cardinals' ...    [ More ]

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Holliday back in lineup after pitch hits nose
(MLB.com) Matt Holliday didn't need to sleep on it before he reached out to Mike Matheny with the request late Thursday night. Hours after being hit in the nose by a pitch, Holliday asked his manager to reconsider his lineup plans for Friday.

Holliday wanted back in.

Matheny granted the request and changed his lineup so that it would include Holliday as the Cardinals' cleanup hitter and starting left fielder one day after Holliday exited a game with blood dripping down his face. ...    [ More ]

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Cards walk off with win, four-game sweep
(MLB.com) Aledmys Diaz hit a rocket to left field, and the Cardinals walked off with a 6-5 win and a four-game sweep of the Padres on Thursday night at Busch Stadium.

After loading the bases with one out, Padres reliever Carlos Villanueva ran the count full before Diaz turned around a fastball, hitting a single to left for the Cardinals' fourth walk-off of the season.

Yangervis Solarte's blast in the top of the eighth put the Padres on top, 5-1, and extended their franchise-record ...    [ More ]
Holliday exits after nose grazed by pitch
AP
(MLB.com) Matt Holliday's nose was grazed by a pitch from Andrew Cashner in the sixth inning of Thursday night's series finale against the Padres.

Though Holliday fell to the ground, he stood under his own power and walked to first base while talking to manager Mike Matheny, who pulled Holliday out of the game. Blood was coming from Holliday's nose as he left the field.

The nose was not fractured, and Holliday is considered day to day.

Mike Leake entered as a pinch-runner ...    [ More ]
Gyorko, bullpen shine in 3-2 win over Padres
(STLToday.com) Jedd Gyorko hit a solo homer third inning and added a two-run blast in the fifth, leading the Cardinals in a 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres to sweep a day/night doubleheader Wednesday at Busch Stadium.

The night game drew 41,012 fans.

Gyorko, acquired from the Padres in a December trade for outfielder Jon Jay, has homers in the last five games against his ex-teammates and is now 13 for 21 (.619) with six homers and 10 RBIs against San Diego his season.

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Gritty Martinez, trio of HRs key Cards' win
(MLB.com) Carlos Martinez's afternoon got off to a shaky start, but the Cardinals right-hander picked himself up quite literally and bounced back with seven strong innings in Game 1 of Wednesday's twin bill a 4-2 St. Louis victory at Busch Stadium.

In the top of the second, Martinez suffered a nosebleed and spent about 10 minutes on the grass behind the pitcher's mound while being tended to by team trainers. But he stayed in the game and allowed just one hit to the final 22 batters he ...    [ More ]
Martinez, Cards rally for 4-2 win over Padres
AP
(STLToday.com) Carlos Martinez battled through a shaky start _ and a bloody nose _ and received home run support from Jedd Gyorko, Matt Holliday and Yadier Molina Wednesday afternoon as the Cardinals came from behind to knock off the San Diego Padres x-x in the first game of a day/night doubleheader.

The nightcap, scheduled for 7:15 p.m., will feature lefty Jaime Garcia (6-6, 4.11 ERA) vs. Padres righthander Paul Clemens (1-0, 4.73).

Wednesday's early game, a makeup for Tuesday's ...    [ More ]
Rain postpones Padres-Cardinals game
(MLB.com) Tuesday's game between the Padres and Cardinals at Busch Stadium was postponed due to inclement weather, with a makeup game scheduled for 1:15 p.m. CT (11:15 a.m. PT) on Wednesday.

With heavy rain, lightning and gusting winds in the area, the game was delayed just before first pitch. The adverse weather did not arrive until about an hour and a half after that.

No pitchers have been officially announced for Wednesday's doubleheader. Colin ...    [ More ]
Cards place Peralta on DL with thumb injury
(MLB.com) The Cardinals placed infielder Jhonny Peralta on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, retroactive to Monday, with a ligament strain in his left thumb.

Outfielder Jeremy Hazelbaker and right-hander Miguel Socolovich also were recalled from Triple-A Memphis, while catcher Michael McKenry was designated for assignment.

Peralta's latest DL stint continues an injury-plaqued year for the 34-year-old infielder. He missed the first 57 games of the season after undergoing left thumb ...    [ More ]
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