7/21/2014 | Cardinals receive positive news on Wacha's MRI
The Cardinals reportedly received good news about young right-hander Michael Wacha on Monday, with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporting that an MRI and CT scan on his right shoulder showed encouraging results.
7/21/2014 | Cardinals among most defensively improved teams
Much of general manager John Mozeliak's work last offseason was done with an eye on defense, and while a final grade can't be handed out 99 games into the 2014 season, the Cardinals have already distinguished themselves among the most defensively improved teams in the Majors.
7/21/2014 | Bourjos seeing results from adjustments
Though he's only made two starts this month, Cardinals outfielder Peter Bourjos has quietly been piecing together his best stretch of the season.
7/20/2014 | Emotions stoked after Hanley hit twice; X-rays negative
Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez had to leave Sunday night's game at Busch Stadium in the ninth inning after being hit by a Trevor Rosenthal pitch on the left hand.
7/20/2014 | Cards decked by Adrian's ninth-inning single
Trevor Rosenthal allowed a two-out, RBI single to the Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez in the ninth inning Sunday night to deal the Cardinals a 4-3 loss. Peter Bourjos hit a two-run homer off of Clayton Kershaw.
7/20/2014 | Twelve teams to receive supplemental '15 Draft picks
Major League Baseball's version of the Draft lottery doesn't attract nearly as much attention as its NBA and NHL counterparts, mostly because baseball's top picks aren't determined randomly like they are in the other sports. But for 12 big league clubs, the Competitive Balance Lottery will provide them with a valuable extra selection in 2015.
7/20/2014 | Lynn to start Wednesday against Rays
Following Sunday night's 4-3 loss to the Dodgers, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny confirmed that the club will start Adam Wainwright and Lance Lynn, in that order, during the team's upcoming series against the Rays.
7/20/2014 | Along with Crawford, Holliday to enter AFL Hall
The Arizona Fall League announced on Sunday that it will induct Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday into its Hall of Fame during a ceremony in November. Joining Holliday in the 2014 induction class is Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford.
7/20/2014 | Waino, Odorizzi set for rematch of duel in opener
Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright will square off against Tampa Bay rookie Jake Odorizzi, just as they did in the clubs' first meeting of 2014 at Tropicana Field.
7/19/2014 | Kershaw faces Cardinals in prime-time matchup
The last time Clayton Kershaw took the Busch Stadium mound, he and the Dodgers were dealt a season-ending blow by the Cardinals in the National League Championship Series. In a prime-time start on national TV, the All-Star ace will oppose young righty Carlos Martinez as St. Louis eyes a three-game sweep.
7/19/2014 | Tests show no concussion for Holliday in collision
Tests for a possible concussion came back negative on Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday, who exited Saturday's 4-2 win in the fifth inning, four innings after he collided with Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez while scampering back to second base. Holliday is day to day.
7/19/2014 | Kelly alters mechanics, stifles LA with 'electric power'
The Cardinals positioned themselves for a possible sweep of the Dodgers and a move into first place with Saturday's 4-2 win in which they scored all of their runs within a four-batter sequence to open the game against Zack Greinke. The victory was anchored by Joe Kelly, who earned his first win since coming back from a hamstring injury.
7/19/2014 | Shoulder feeling good, Wong thriving in No. 2 spot
The four-day All-Star break came at an opportune time for Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong, who said the time away from the field gave his left shoulder additional opportunity to heal.
7/19/2014 | Wacha to have MRI to see if he can begin throwing
Right-hander Michael Wacha is scheduled for a follow-up MRI on his pitching shoulder Monday, after which the Cardinals will be able to determine whether he can begin a throwing program.
7/19/2014 | On big night, Holliday notches pair of milestones
In the course of contributing to every run the Cardinals scored in a 3-2 win over the Dodgers on Friday, Matt Holliday pushed a pair of career offensive totals to notable round numbers.
7/18/2014 | Cards to rest Wainwright, move Miller to 'pen
With the flexibility to reset their rotation after the All-Star break, the Cardinals will give ace Adam Wainwright an extended period of rest and move Shelby Miller to the bullpen for an undetermined period while employing a four-man rotation.
7/18/2014 | Wainwright plans to be more careful with his words
Back from his All-Star stay in Minneapolis, Adam Wainwright conceded on Friday that the uproar created after he described a pitch to Derek Jeter as a "pipe shot" did mar the overall experience.
7/18/2014 | Signing deadline for '14 Draft picks passes quietly
The signing deadline for players taken in this summer's First-Year Player Draft came and went with little fanfare for the Cardinals late Friday afternoon, but only because the organization had wrapped up the bulk of its work last month.
7/18/2014 | Cards, Dodgers vying for first in respective divisions
St. Louis righty Joe Kelly will get the ball opposite Dodgers righty Zack Greinke on Saturday in the middle of a three-game series between Los Angeles and the Cardinals, who are just one game behind the first-place Brewers in the National League Central. The visiting Dodgers, meanwhile, are tied for first with the Giants in the NL West.
7/18/2014 | Holliday's bat backs Lynn's strong arm against LA
Behind Matt Holliday's power and Lance Lynn's power arm, the Cardinals, playing in front of 45,010 at Busch Stadium, returned to play with a 3-2 victory Friday night over the Dodgers, who entered the night with a National League-leading 54 wins.
7/18/2014 | Cards have what it takes to overcome obstacles
Even with the setbacks and questions the first half brought, St. Louis still has the makeup to provide answers for another postseason run.
7/17/2014 | Neshek takes detour to Field of Dreams
The Cardinals reliever had just been given a long ovation during player introductions the night before at the 85th All-Star Game in front of his former fans at Target Field in Minnesota. He drove down with his wife, their baby and two dogs to celebrate the 25th anniversary of a classic.
7/16/2014 | Cardinals look to continue surge in second half
The tenor of the Cardinals' first half changed dramatically in its final days, as the club's closing speed, coupled with a Milwaukee collapse, erased almost all of the division lead that the Brewers had spent three months building. Down 6 1/2 games at the start of July, the Cards begin the second half trailing by just one.
7/16/2014 | Contrite Wainwright explains Jeter comments
Adam Wainwright gave up three runs in the first inning of the National League's 5-3 loss, but his performance on the mound wasn't what the Cardinals' ace most regretted about the All-Star Game, it was his poor choice of words after the fact that suggested he took it easy on Derek Jeter during the Yankee legend's leadoff double.
7/15/2014 | Competitive Jeter deserved Wainwright's best
No player respects the battle more than Adam Wainwright. And so, he understands that he never should have grooved a couple of pitches to Derek Jeter, if indeed that's what he did.
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