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MILWAUKEE -- The Cardinals won't know until Monday exactly how long they'll be without ace Adam Wainwright, but the muted reaction to a 5-3 win over the Brewers on Saturday spoke louder than any preliminary diagnosis.
On Sunday morning, Wainwright was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left …Mike Matheny
MILWAUKEE -- The Cardinals lost Adam Wainwright to an ankle injury after four innings but won another ballgame, 5-3 over the Brewers, and opened a 10-game gap between the top and bottom teams in the National League Central.
Kolten Wong tripled home a run and scored on an error in the second inning, …Milwaukee Brewers
Righty is the first graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy to play in the Majors since 1921
MILWAUKEE -- As he sat on the bullpen bench watching Adam Wainwright get helped off the field, Mitch Harris received the summons he's been waiting on for so long. He called the circumstances "bittersweet," but …Mike Matheny
MILWAUKEE -- Though Yadier Molina was out of the starting lineup on Saturday, one day after he took a foul tip off his right knee, the Cardinals refrained from summoning additional catching help as they anticipate Molina's absence being short term.
Already playing with a short bench, manager Mike …Mike Matheny
MILWAUKEE -- With his 12-pitch appearance on Friday, Cardinals reliever Jordan Walden became the Majors' first reliever to appear in his 11th game this year. He did so within the team's first 15 games, too, which raises the question of whether the Cardinals are growing concerned about potential …Mike Matheny
Talented class of players embody passion of Negro Leagues
KANSAS CITY -- Ozzie Smith's patented backflip was the perfect maneuver to help him stick the landing in the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum's "Hall of Game" class of 2015.
Now in its second year, the Hall of Game is for former Major League …Baseball
MILWAUKEE -- Left-hander Jaime Garcia threw 44 pitches in 3 1/3 innings during a simulated game on Saturday, general manager John Mozeliak announced. It marked the first time Garcia has simulated a multiple-inning appearance since he threw an 80-pitch simulated game on March 24.
The Cardinals had to …Spring Training
MILWAUKEE -- Though designated a fifth starter by rotation order alone, right-hander Carlos Martinez has hardly shown himself a weak link in a Cardinals rotation that has soared to the best start of any staff in the Majors.
With Martinez's scoreless effort in the team's 3-0 win over Milwaukee on …Fastball
MILWAUKEE -- The Cardinals continued to feel right at home at Miller Park, as Jason Heyward and Jhonny Peralta homered and Carlos Martinez pitched seven scoreless innings for a 3-0 win over the Brewers on Friday.
Martinez scattered four hits and struck out eight for the Cardinals' 24th victory in …Major League Baseball
Catcher exits one inning after getting struck in guard by foul tip
MILWAUKEE -- It was only a little more than a week ago that Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina took an Aramis Ramirez foul tip off his right knee during Milwaukee's visit to St. Louis. It didn't knock Molina out of the game, but the …Mike Matheny
MILWAUKEE -- After investing in various mechanical changes this spring, lefty Kevin Siegrist has opened the season with numbers reminiscent of those he posted during a sensational 2013 season. Siegrist is getting those results, however, with a much different look.
Entering Friday, over seven …Mike Matheny
St. Louis going with eight-man bullpen
MILWAUKEE -- Choosing to stick with an eight-man bullpen for at least a while longer, the Cardinals optioned infielder Dean Anna to Triple-A Memphis on Friday to create roster room for outfielder Peter Bourjos, who is returning from paternity leave.
Anna, who …Mike Matheny
WASHINGTON -- Cardinals righty Michael Wacha improved to 3-0 on the season as he outlasted and outdueled Max Scherzer in St. Louis' 4-1 win at Nationals Park on Thursday.
Both pitchers were strong in their respective seven-inning starts, though Scherzer shouldered the loss, his second this season …Mike Matheny
Cards pitcher finding success by incorporating cutter, curveball
WASHINGTON -- After taking down a Cy Young runner-up (Johnny Cueto) in his first two starts, Cardinals starter Michael Wacha outpitched a Cy Young winner (Max Scherzer) in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Nationals, while quietly building a …Mike Matheny
Cardinals first baseman committed three errors in series with Nats
WASHINGTON -- While it was a largely forgettable defensive series for Matt Adams, the Cardinals first baseman found a bit of redemption with his offensive contributions.
On Thursday, those included a tiebreaking single to left off …Mike Matheny
Cardinals infielder had key hit vs. Washington in 2012 NLDS
WASHINGTON -- Pete Kozma insists he never did hear the boos raining down on him as he was introduced in a spring game at Space Coast Stadium last month in Viera, Fla. Several others picked up on it, however, and found humor that a player …Mike Matheny
WASHINGTON -- With the ease-in period for Major League Baseball's new pace of play initiatives winding down, the Cardinals continue to alert players who violate various parts of the new rules so that they can be cognizant of those infractions before they will be subject to fines.
Those fines will …St. Louis Cardinals
ST. LOUIS -- Left-hander Marco Gonzales will miss his next start due to tightness in left shoulder, general manager John Mozeliak said on Wednesday. As a result, Gonzales has been placed on the seven-day Triple-A disabled list.
Mozeliak described the move as "precautionary," and added that Gonzales …Triple-A
Aerospace technology, radar, physics all go into groundbreaking tracking tool
WASHINGTON -- Last week at Fenway Park, Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts made a spectacular catch to rob Nationals batter Bryce Harper. The broadcasters couldn't do much more than ooh and aah and show the replay as many …Cameras
WASHINGTON -- Halfway through the month-long voting period for the Franchise Four campaign, four Cardinals Hall of Famers have taken the early lead as fans choose the most impactful players in franchise history.
Of the eight Cardinals on the ballot, Stan Musial has received the most support. Bob …St. Louis Cardinals
WASHINGTON -- Yunel Escobar's home run in the 10th inning helped the Nationals defeat the Cardinals, 2-1, at Nationals Park on Tuesday night.
With the game tied at 1, Escobar swung at the first pitch from right-hander Carlos Villanueva and hit the ball over the left-field wall
"In that situation, …Mike Matheny
From Jay's defensive gems to Wong's drag bunt, data tracked for top plays
Tuning into MLB Network on Tuesday night was a given based on the fact that the Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals opened a series in the nation's capital and offered a possible preview of an intense postseason …Baseball
Before preserving tie, outfielder reaches 17 mph to rob Zimmerman of a hit
Statcast was off and running during Tuesday night's 2-1, 10-inning Nationals win over the Cardinals, and so was Jon Jay.
The revolutionary technology that tracks just about everything and everyone on a baseball field made its …Rob Ryan
ST. LOUIS -- Though it came in a 2-1 loss to the Nationals, Matt Holliday extended his Major League-long hitting streak to 12 on Tuesday while matching a career high with four hits in the game.
It marked the 26th four-hit game of Holliday's career and the sixth time he's reached base in a game five …New Singles
WASHINGTON -- On a night when the Cardinals scored just once despite establishing a season high in hits and placing at least one runner aboard in every inning, manager Mike Matheny, following his team's 2-1 loss to the Nationals, struggled to pinpoint many obvious missed opportunities.
Sure, there …Mike Matheny
WASHINGTON -- Under the shadow of the Washington Navy Yard and approximately 30 miles from the United States Naval Academy from which he graduated, Mitch Harris added another title to his name on Tuesday. He is already a lieutenant. Now, he is also a Major Leaguer.
A day after learning from his …St. Louis Cardinals
Reliever would be first Naval Academy grad in 94 years to appear in MLB game
ST. LOUIS -- When the Cardinals open a three-game series in Washington on Tuesday, they'll do so with a Lieutenant in the bullpen. How fitting a setting for Mitch Harris' first big league callup.
Nearly seven years after …St. Louis Cardinals
Third baseman posts .480 average, .880 slugging percentage with seven doubles
Matt Carpenter's hot bat at the top of the Cardinals' lineup earned the third baseman National League Player of the Week honors for the first time in his career.
Carpenter led the Majors with seven doubles, and he hit .480 …Minnesota Twins