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Cards employee dismissed for Astros data breach

ST. LOUIS -- Scouting director Chris Correa, a member of the Cardinals' front office since 2009, was dismissed by the organization on Wednesday after he admitted to accessing the Astros' database without authorization. General manager John Mozeliak confirmed the firing, which was first reported by …

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Ailing left wrist forces Jay to disabled list

ST. LOUIS -- Due to continued discomfort around his left wrist, Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay was placed on the 15-day disabled list for the second time this year on Thursday with what the club defined as a left wrist stress reaction and bone bruise.

Jay underwent offseason surgery to address the …

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Cards agree to deal with Seijas, No. 11 on int'l prospects list

ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals signed five players on Thursday, the first day of Major League Baseball's international signing period, highlighted by right-hander Alvaro Seijas out of Venezuela. Seijas, 16, ranked No. 11 on MLB.com's Top 30 International Prospects list.

The organization also reached …

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Cardinals pitching is on historic pace

By one metric, it's the best staff in 100 years

The Cardinals are on pace to have the single greatest earned run prevention season of the last 100 years. There's plenty of qualifiers to that and reasons why it's not likely to keep up over the course of the entire year, but over the first three …

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Lackey, Cards fall to White Sox on rainy night

ST. LOUIS -- After wading through a rain-delayed start and two subsequent in-game weather stoppages, the White Sox completed their two-game stop at Busch Stadium with a 7-1 victory on Wednesday to secure back-to-back wins over the Cardinals.

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Cards miss chances to alter course of game

ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals had no shortage of run-scoring opportunities on Wednesday, but they lacked the timely hit for a second straight day against a White Sox pitching staff that arrived in town with the American League's second-highest ERA (4.18).

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Cards' Garcia targeting Tuesday for next start

ST. LOUIS -- Jaime Garcia won't pitch in the team's upcoming series against the Padres, but the Cardinals remain optimistic that a left groin strain that has bugged the lefty for the last week won't necessitate a move to the disabled list.

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Rain delays getting 'old' for Cardinals

ST. LOUIS -- Ponchos and umbrellas became a common sight at Busch Stadium during the wettest June and second-wettest month the city has ever seen, and the trend washed into July as the Cardinals dropped a thrice rain-delayed 7-1 decision to the White Sox on a Wednesday night that dragged into …

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Cards doubling their pleasure more often

ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals tallied only eight hits in Sunday's series finale against the Cubs, but they maximized the output by turning most of them into two-baggers.

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Before the Cubs recorded an out in the fifth inning of an eventual 4-1 …

Sweep me in St. Louis: Cards roll past Cubs

ST. LOUIS -- After weathering two hours and 29 minutes' worth of rain delays, the Cardinals ran their winning streak to six by finishing off a three-game sweep of the Cubs with a 4-1 win at Busch Stadium on Sunday night. The Cubs, who fell 11 1/2 games behind the National League Central leaders, …

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Martinez doesn't allow delays to disrupt outing

ST. LOUIS -- Carlos Martinez got a groundout from Addison Russell to end the second inning, and then nearly two hours passed before he threw another pitch in the Cardinals' 4-1 win over the Cubs on Sunday night, bringing about a test for the St. Louis righty.

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Wacha, Wong among Cards' All-Star hopefuls

ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals are a week away from learning which of their players will be selected for participation in the July 14 All-Star Game. And the club, which boasted a Major League-most 50 wins entering play Sunday night at home vs. the Cubs, is not short on candidates.

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Holliday says he'll attend ASG if elected

ST. LOUIS -- Though Matt Holliday is still uncertain whether his return from a quad injury will happen before or after the All-Star break, he did confirm on Sunday that if elected to the All-Star Game, he would participate at least in the peripheral activities next month in Cincinnati.

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Motte unites Cubs, Cards to help K cancer

ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals and Cubs are rivals on the field, but at Sunday morning's St. Louis Cornhole Challenge, they were teammates in the fight against cancer thanks to the efforts of former Cardinal and current Cubs reliever Jason Motte and his wife, Caitlin.

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Cards quickest to 50 wins in a decade

Just 17 other clubs in past five decades reached mark before losing 25th game

ST. LOUIS -- With their 8-1 win over the Cubs on Saturday, the Cardinals not only became the Majors' first 50-win team this season, they became the first club in a decade to reach that benchmark in its first 74 games.

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Cards put on clinic vs. Cubs for 5th straight W

ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals extended their winning streak to five and became the first team since the 2005 World Series champion White Sox to win 50 of its first 74 games by rolling over the Cubs, 8-1, in front of a sellout crowd at Busch Stadium on Saturday night. St. Louis became just the 18th …

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Scruggs turning heads in latest stint with Cards

Beyond providing scouting report to teammates, first baseman collects three hits

ST. LOUIS -- Xavier Scruggs had struggled against Donn Roach as a member of Triple-A Memphis this season, going 0-for-6 against the right-hander, who was called up to make his Cubs debut against the Cardinals in an 8-1 …

Shaky early, Wacha uses DPs to cruise late

Defense behind Cardinals right-hander helps tip scales away from Cubs

ST. LOUIS -- A read of the final box score would suggest that Saturday's 8-1 Cardinals win over the Cubs featured few dramatics -- which was true by the end. However, the complexion of a game that eventually turned into the team's …

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Groin cramping delays J. Garcia's next start

Lynn to start Tuesday; Cards hope lefty can face White Sox on Wednesday

ST. LOUIS -- Unable to throw his scheduled side session on Saturday due to continued cramping around his left groin, Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia will have his next start pushed back until at least Wednesday.

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Cards near agreement with 2nd-round pick

Despite commitment to Vanderbilt, third baseman Denton on verge of signing

ST. LOUIS -- With an above-slot agreement already in place, the Cardinals are on the cusp of adding second-round Draft pick Bryce Denton to their system.

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Cards down rival Cubs on walk-off error

ST. LOUIS -- Peter Bourjos beat an errant throw home from Cubs right fielder Mike Baxter, who had been pulled in as a fifth infielder, to lift the Cardinals to their sixth walk-off win of the season. The 3-2, 10-inning victory over the Cubs in front of a sellout crowd on Friday night at Busch …

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Garcia sparks Cards with 1st MLB homer

Rookie's game-tying dinger sets up walk-off win

ST. LOUIS -- Greg Garcia felt pretty certain that by the time the Cardinals were celebrating a 3-2 win over the Cubs on Friday, his 94-year-old grandfather, Dave Garcia, Sr., had already cued up a replay of the game-tying home run Garcia hit two …

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Holliday to test strained quad by running

Garcia expects to make next start; Walden eyes return near All-Star break

ST. LOUIS -- Having increased the intensity of other exercises while the team was on the road for nine days, left fielder Matt Holliday expects to take another step forward in his rehab work next week by testing his strained …

Lackey keeps Cardinals in it vs. Cubs

Veteran efficient late after early tests, helps set up walk-off win

ST. LOUIS -- John Lackey had thrown 93 pitches in fewer than five innings of work in Friday night's eventual 3-2 win in extra innings. Three straight Cubs had singled against the St. Louis starter, and the last two had done so on …

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Cards prospect Reyes has sore right shoulder

Right-hander's status uncertain for SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game

ST. LOUIS -- Alex Reyes, who was recently named to the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game world roster, may not be able to participate in the prospect showcase event due to right shoulder soreness, Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak …