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Leake solid, but Cards lose late lead, game
With his first career hit off reliever Trevor Rosenthal, Joey Votto followed the Reds' climb out of a four-run hole with a go-ahead RBI single as Cincinnati stunned the Cardinals with a 5-4 win that salvaged a split of the rain-shortened series at Busch Stadium.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 7:10 PM
Unsettled Cards bullpen loses lead vs. Reds
The Cardinals put a three-run lead in the hands of their two most reliable relievers Sunday, but endured an unraveling in the late innings that had more than those on the mound to blame.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 7:40 PM
Wacha looks to stay unbeaten at home
Ever since the end of the 2012 regular season, the Cardinals have had their way with the Brewers.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 3:38 PM
MLB.TV: Watch every night on every device
It all began 15 years ago, and you are going to want to be part of the MLB.TV celebration of baseball and technology, as the world's longest-running and most successful live-streaming sports product is a way of life for millions.

POSTED APRIL 20, 2017 1:13 PM
Peralta regaining energy; rehab games on tap
Having regained strength after weaning himself off medication that was causing adverse side effects, Jhonny Peralta expects to report to the Cardinals' complex in Florida next week to return to the field in rehab games. That could position him to be activated from the disabled list when the Cardinals are in Miami for a series from May 8-10.

POSTED APRIL 29, 2017 3:14 PM
Yadi's pickoff backs Lynn as Cards beat Reds
Sustaining the momentum built from a doubleheader sweep one day earlier, the Cardinals weathered Cincinnati's late-inning push to hold on for a 7-5 victory that featured another collective offensive effort to support Lance Lynn's third straight quality start. A surprise pickoff throw from catcher Yadier Molina further highlighted the Cardinals' series-opening win.

POSTED APRIL 29, 2017 12:28 AM
Molina nabs stunned Suarez with snap toss
Yadier Molina helped Lance Lynn out of a bases-loaded mess in the oddest of ways Friday when he shot a throw down to third base to catch Eugenio Suarez straying too far from the base.

POSTED APRIL 29, 2017 12:57 AM
Cardinals' Top 30 prospects list
Who do the Cardinals have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for St. Louis' Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2017 1:44 PM
McGwire highlights Cards' 2017 HOF class
One of the franchise's all-time great sluggers and two of its most accomplished World Series performers will be inducted into the Cardinals' Hall of Fame this year, the organization announced Friday

POSTED APRIL 28, 2017 7:33 PM
Twin drilling: Cardinals' offense jolted awake
With issues in the field, on the bases and out of the bullpen monopolizing much of the attention through the Cardinals' first 20 games, the club's meek offense had flown somewhat under the radar. Thursday, however, was a reminder of what it can look like when all is rolling right.

POSTED APRIL 28, 2017 1:01 AM
Nailed it! Carpenter's slam could be catalyst
Before Thursday's doubleheader against the Blue Jays, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny toyed with the idea of moving Matt Carpenter out of the three-hole as a means to potentially jump-start the first baseman's bat. Matheny eventually opted against the switch, yet he ended up with the desired result anyway.

POSTED APRIL 27, 2017 7:31 PM
Relive the play that Ozzie called his best ever
Relive the play that Ozzie Smith called his best ever

POSTED APRIL 28, 2017 9:46 AM
Adams leads Cards to doubleheader sweep
After stunning the Blue Jays with eight late-inning runs to steal a victory in the first game of Thursday's doubleheader, the Cardinals' offense continued rolling early in the nightcap to build a lead Toronto couldn't fully chip away. St. Louis completed the doubleheader sweep with a 6-4 win to pull back to .500.

POSTED APRIL 28, 2017 1:06 AM
Carp's walk-off slam caps Cards' wild rebound
With his first career grand slam on Thursday afternoon, Matt Carpenter completed an 11-inning, 8-4 come-from-behind win in which the Cardinals scored all of their runs off the Blue Jays' bullpen. The victory, which evened this Interleague set at a game apiece, came in the first game of a split doubleheader at Busch Stadium.

POSTED APRIL 28, 2017 8:52 AM
Cards careful not to tax Rosenthal out of 'pen
Lingering concern about Trevor Rosenthal's health and day-to-day availability is one reason the Cardinals will continue to employ an eight-man bullpen for the foreseeable future.

POSTED APRIL 27, 2017 11:07 PM
Poor defense continues to cost Cardinals
The look the Cardinals sought to leave behind in 2016 has instead trailed them into this season, as they continue to get hurt by poor fundamental play and a lack of execution.

POSTED APRIL 26, 2017 2:59 AM
Wacha solid, but Cards fall to Blue Jays in 11
After squandering away three leads earlier in the night, the Blue Jays finally held onto one to escape Busch Stadium with a 6-5, 11-inning win in their series opener against the Cardinals on Tuesday.

POSTED APRIL 26, 2017 1:57 AM
Cards rookie Martinez hits first career homer
Cardinals rookie Jose Martinez's storybook start added a new wrinkle during Tuesday night's game against the Blue Jays when he connected for his first big league homer. He delivered it at an opportune time, too, as the two-run blast tied the game at 4 in the seventh inning.

POSTED APRIL 26, 2017 1:49 AM
Inbox: Will Cards be buyers at Deadline?
The difference a week makes, huh? The public panic from a 3-9 start has largely dissolved after a week in which the Cardinals won six of seven. Certainly there are still areas to clean up -- what's with all the baserunning blunders? -- but there is also plenty to like. So before the Cardinals open a 10-game homestand on Tuesday, let's take another look at what topics are generating the most interest with you. Remember to include your name and hometown when making submission for future Inbox consideration.

POSTED APRIL 24, 2017 6:15 PM
Leake does it all in win for Cardinals
Mike Leake grabbed a bat and did his best Adam Wainwright impersonation, while Jimmy Nelson remained oh-for-St. Louis.

POSTED APRIL 23, 2017 6:31 PM
Wong's bat comes alive in Milwaukee
Kolten Wong has provided enough flashes his all-around game that the Cardinals have continued to give him chances to put it all together.

POSTED APRIL 23, 2017 7:33 PM
Diaz's homer looms large as Cards edge Crew
A banged-up Aledmys Diaz did not start for the Cardinals on Saturday, but he made his presence felt with one big swing off the bench.

POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 11:43 PM
Lynn finds pre-surgery form -- or better
Entering the season, questions surrounded the Cardinals' starting rotation, a majority of which had something to prove.

POSTED APRIL 23, 2017 12:33 AM
Wainwright does it all in win over Brewers
Here's one way for the Cardinals' Adam Wainwright to get back on track: start mashing.

POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 12:25 AM
'Lucky bat' comes through for Wainwright
Adam Wainwright's lucky bat contributed two final blows in the Cardinals' 6-3 win Friday before suffering a happy death.

POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 1:03 AM
Waino reminds us he's a #PitcherWhoRakes
Wainwright reminded everyone he's a #PitcherWhoRakes

POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 10:43 PM
Villar's movement in Piscotty AB causes delay
Defensive shifts have had a great impact on Major League Baseball in recent years, at times providing unique situations with fielders moved all over the diamond.

POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 7:28 PM
Carpenter, Gyorko homer in loss to Brewers
Move over, Harvey's Wallbangers. Milwaukee has a new slugging crew.

POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 2:53 AM
Martinez struggling with fastball command
Pitchers fight inconsistency all the time, but Carlos Martinez has taken it to an extreme over his last two outings.

POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 1:17 AM
Peralta placed on DL with respiratory issue
Jhonny Peralta will be afforded the time necessary to recover from an upper respiratory illness that has ailed him since Spring Training.

POSTED APRIL 20, 2017 7:54 PM
Cards sweep Pirates behind Fowler's 2 HRs
The sting of a 3-9 start felt a little less severe on Wednesday, as the Cardinals wrapped up a series sweep of the Pirates with a boost from Dexter Fowler's bat and another strong starting pitching performance. All three games in this series ended with a 2-1 score.

POSTED APRIL 19, 2017 7:28 PM
Fernandez brilliant for Palm Beach
Junior Fernandez put his tough start to the season behind him in a truly dominant manner, retiring the first 19 batters he faced on Wednesday.

POSTED APRIL 20, 2017 1:34 AM

MLB News Index

The Nat-ural! Rendon: 6-for-6, 3 HRs, 10 RBIs
The Nationals' offense has been the hottest in the Majors lately, even as Anthony Rendon had gotten off to a slow start. But Rendon broke out in a big way on a record-setting Sunday afternoon against the Mets.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 8:29 PM
Keuchel first to 5 wins after latest gem
When Dallas Keuchel won the American League's Cy Young Award in 2015 and helped lead the Astros to the postseason, the momentum started with a spectacular April. Back then, Houston's lefty ace went 3-0 in the season's first month with a 0.73 ERA in five starts, and his team led the AL West at 15-7. Two years later, there's a familiar feeling.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 7:02 PM
O's top Yanks in 11 to end April in first-place tie
Mark Trumbo connected for a go-ahead RBI single as part of a three-run 11th inning, lifting the Orioles to a 7-4 victory at Yankee Stadium on Sunday that snapped the Yankees' four-game winning streak.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 7:40 PM
Thor off to NY for MRI with possible lat strain
Three days after the Mets scratched his last start because of right biceps discomfort, Noah Syndergaard departed the Mets' 23-5 loss to the Nationals in the second inning with what the team called a possible lat strain. Syndergaard appeared to grab the area under his right arm after throwing a pitch to Bryce Harper with one out in the second.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 8:35 PM
MLB.TV: Watch every night on every device
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POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 1:49 PM
8-run inning propels Tribe past Mariners
The Indians showed how dangerous their offense can be with an eight-run outburst in the third inning on Sunday at Progressive Field, powering their way to an 12-4 win over the Mariners in the series finale. Francisco Lindor and Michael Brantley each launched home runs to help ignite Cleveland's onslaught.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 7:05 PM
Yanks' Mitchell pitches, plays first, pitches
With the Yankees' bullpen short on arms late in Sunday's extra-innings tilt with the Orioles, Bryan Mitchell moved from the mound to first base and back again, helping extend the contest for Joe Girardi's squad.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 8:20 PM
Dodgers sweep away Phils behind HRs, Ryu
Hyun-Jin Ryu earned his first victory since 2014 and Andrew Toles and Chris Taylor homered as the Dodgers beat the Phillies on Sunday, 5-3, for their fourth consecutive win and their first series sweep of Philadelphia since 2012.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 9:21 PM
Harper sets MLB record for runs in April
Bryce Harper's torrid first month of the season ended in record-breaking fashion. The Nationals' right fielder scored four times in Sunday's series finale against the Mets, increasing his number of runs scored through in April to 32 and surpassing the Major League record set by Larry Walker in 1997.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 7:22 PM
Candidates to go first overall in Draft
Here's a rundown and handicapping of Draft candidates, grouped by what appears to be the likelihood of that player going No. 1 as of right now, keeping in mind there are still six weeks until the Draft.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 6:00 PM
April powers: Biggest bats in MLB
Aaron Judge, Miguel Sano and Eric Thames are among the more surprising names atop the homer leaderboards so far.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 12:32 AM
Lucky 13: Descalso's walk-off homer wins it
Daniel Descalso hit a two-run, game-winning home run in the bottom of the 13th inning Sunday to lift the D-backs over the Rockies. Pitching ruled the day, as Colorado starter German Marquez struck out eight over six scoreless innings for the Rockies, while Patrick Corbin threw 6 1/3 shutout innings. Neither pitcher factored in the decision.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 9:19 PM
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POSTED APRIL 29, 2017 12:10 AM
Bellinger's stay in bigs expected to be short
Cody Bellinger's two-homer coming out party Saturday night hasn't changed the Dodgers' plans of returning him to the Minor Leagues in the coming week.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 5:30 PM
Eaton sets sights on '17 return from ACL tear
Adam Eaton made his way into the Nationals' clubhouse Sunday morning on crutches with a boot on his leg and his left knee wrapped. The Nationals had officially diagnosed him with a full thickness ACL tear, a meniscus tear and a high ankle sprain earlier that morning, but Eaton still apologized for sitting before addressing reporters for the first time since the injury.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 1:37 PM
Halos back Ramirez's 9 K's to tackle Texas
Jefry Marte drove in three runs and J.C. Ramirez racked up a career-high-tying nine strikeouts as the Angels clinched a series win over the Rangers with a 5-2 victory on Sunday.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 8:40 PM
See them now:'s Top 100 Prospects
Check out MLB Pipeline's newly updated list of the Top 100 Prospects in the game.

POSTED APRIL 29, 2017 12:10 AM
Myers' homer in 12th caps Padres' comeback
Wil Myers' second three-run homer in as many games sent the Padres to a thrilling 5-2 victory over the Giants in 12 innings Sunday.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 8:43 PM
Start your own season by purchasing R.B.I. Baseball
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POSTED APRIL 16, 2017 1:56 AM
Sano logs 5 RBIs as Twins go to 5-0 vs. KC
Hot-hitting Miguel Sano drove in five runs, three on his seventh home run, and the Twins handed the Royals their ninth straight loss, a 7-5 decision on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 8:15 PM
Joe Blogs: Your moment of IBB zen
Fifth inning, Nationals up 10-5 already, and Trea Turner doubled to lead off the inning. After Jayson Werth flew out, up came Bryce Harper. The Mets intentionally walked him. Now, um, well, a few things.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 9:27 PM
In his pitching debut, Kevin Plawecki gave up a lot of fly balls, some of them stayed in the park
Catcher Kevin Plawecki pitched for the Mets

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 6:39 PM
Votto clutch as Reds come back to beat Cards
With his first career hit off reliever Trevor Rosenthal, Joey Votto followed the Reds' climb out of a four-run hole with a go-ahead RBI single as Cincinnati stunned the Cardinals with a 5-4 win that salvaged a split of the rain-shortened series at Busch Stadium.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 7:10 PM
Schwarber: Fenway crossed off bucket list
Kyle Schwarber peeked inside the Green Monster at Fenway Park, adding his signature to the graffiti there. On Sunday, he was going to try to get a view from the top of the left-field wall before the Cubs' Interleague series finale against the Red Sox.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 3:01 PM
Andrelton Simmons casually ate some seeds right before diving to rob Shin-Soo Choo
Simmons ate some seeds before making a diving play

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 8:40 PM
Braun exits with sore right arm
Banged-up during an active three-game series against the Braves, Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun made an early exit from Sunday's 4-3 win with a sore right arm and said he expects to be sidelined at least a couple of days.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 6:07 PM
DYK: Rendon stands alone after career day
Dating back to 1920, when RBIs became an official statistic, no player had ever gone a perfect 6-for-6 with three home runs and 10 RBIs in a game … until Sunday. Now, Anthony Rendon is in a league of his own.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 7:43 PM
White Sox surprise in opening month
One of Major League Baseball's most surprising April stories, the White Sox, did not exit their season's first month on a high note.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 6:19 PM
Archer's pitch sparks drama with Bautista
Toronto manager John Gibbons said that he is expecting Major League Baseball to discipline Rays starter Chris Archer for throwing a pitch behind Jose Bautista in the first inning of the Blue Jays' 3-1 win on Sunday.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 7:25 PM
Toronto 'pen keeps it close for late comeback
It took Toronto until the eighth inning of their final game in April, but a rally led by Russell Martin and Jose Bautista gave the Blue Jays a 3-1 win over Tampa Bay on Sunday and their first back-to-back wins of the 2017 season.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 6:09 PM
Ichiro honored with 'Celebration of 3,000'
With Ichiro, you can't ignore the numbers. On Sunday, the Marlins paid tribute pregame to the iconic outfielder with a "Celebration of 3,000" ceremony on Japanese Heritage Day at Marlins Park.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 2:44 PM
Bottom of lineup key as Tigers end Sox streak
The Tigers ended the White Sox six-game winning streak on a cloudy, damp Sunday at Comerica Park. A quartet of fourth-inning runs broke open an early pitching duel for Jordan Zimmermann before Jose Iglesias' two-run double added insurance for a 7-3 win, denying Chicago what would've been its first series sweep at Comerica Park since 2008.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 5:50 PM
Sanchez exits after first with split nail
Aaron Sanchez's return from the disabled list lasted all of one inning before he was removed because of a split nail on his right middle finger.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 5:48 PM
Watch out, NFL: The Colts signed wide receiver Trey Griffey, Ken Griffey Jr.'s son
The Colts signed Trey Griffey, Ken Griffey Jr.'s son

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 3:36 PM
Brantley, Tribe not missing a beat
Danny Salazar leaned over the top rail in the Indians' dugout, both arms raised in the air in celebration. After crossing home plate, Francisco Lindor waited for Michael Brantley, so they could do their signature handshake. It all looked so routine.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 6:31 PM
Rendon leads Nats' 23-run barrage vs. Mets
Anthony Rendon began the day without a homer and only five RBIs in 22 games this season. But his career performance helped lead to a record-setting day for the Nationals' offense in a 23-5 victory over the Mets on Sunday afternoon.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 8:30 PM
Behold, San Francisco's newest attraction: A mini-Lou Seal that greatly impressed its namesake
Young Giants fan dresses as Lou Seal, meets him

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 6:57 PM
Kieboom goes boom thrice for Hagerstown
While Anthony Rendon was going 6-for-6 with three home runs and 10 RBIs in a historic game for the Major League club, Nationals 2016 first-round Draft pick Carter Kieboom was putting together an amazing performance of his own in the Minors.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 6:22 PM
J.J. Watt felt the pressure of his first pitch for the Astros, but overcame it with a strike and a smile
JJ Watt throws ceremonial first pitch at Astros game

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 12:38 PM
Fowler completes cycle with walk-off homer for RailRiders
When Dustin Fowler came to bat for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in the bottom of the 11th inning Sunday, he was a hit short of a new career high. He was a homer shy of the cycle. The RailRiders were tied, 6-6, with Indianapolis, needing a run to win. He got all three with one swing.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 6:26 PM
Avisail exits with left groin tightness
White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia exited Sunday's series finale at Comerica Park after the top of the fifth inning due to tightness in his left groin. Jacob May replaced Garcia in right, and Garcia is listed as day-to-day.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 6:01 PM
Souza sits, but feels lucky hand not broken
Steven Souza, Jr. wasn't in the lineup Sunday, but Souza and the Rays believe they were lucky where the right fielder's left hand is concerned.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 1:03 PM
Keuchel notches MLB-leading 5th win vs. A's
Dallas Keuchel allowed only one run over 7 2/3 innings to continue his dominant start to the season as the Astros defeated the A's, 7-2, on Sunday to take the three-game series at Minute Maid Park.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 7:40 PM
Duda has setback in return from elbow injury
First baseman Lucas Duda has experienced a setback in his return from a hyperextended left elbow, dousing the Mets' hopes for him to come off the disabled list Monday when eligible.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 1:50 PM
Orioles give Davis day off to rest elbow
Chris Davis was scratched from the starting lineup for Sunday's series finale in New York after being hit by a pitch in the left elbow in Friday's series opener.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2017 6:15 PM

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