Cardinals outslug Yankees 12-9 to complete 3-game sweep (08/07 7:24 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Nolan Arenado and Paul DeJong both homered and drove in four runs to help the St. Louis Cardinals outlast the New York Yankees 12-9 on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep. St. Louis won its season-high seventh straight in a slugfest that took 4 hours, 25 minutes -- the longest nine-inning game in the majors this season...
Montgomery beats former team as Cardinals blank Yankees 1-0 (08/06 10:54 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jordan Montgomery blanked his old teammates over five innings and Nolan Arenado drove in the lone run as the St. Louis Cardinals handed the New York Yankees their season-high fourth straight loss, 1-0 Saturday night. Making his first start for St. Louis since being acquired at the trade deadline earlier in the week, Montgomery (4-3) was taken out after five innings for precautionary reasons due to cramping...
DeJong lifts Cardinals over Yanks 4-3 in Carpenter's return (08/05 11:58 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Paul DeJong hit a two-run double with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting the Cardinals over the New York Yankees 4-3 Friday night in Matt Carpenter's return to St. Louis. Carpenter drew a standing ovation in his first visit back to the city where he played 11 seasons, then had two hits. Aaron Judge and Josh Donaldson also had two hits each for the Yankees, and Donaldson drove in two while New York built a 3-2 lead...
Quintana wins in St. Louis debut, Cardinals sweep DH vs Cubs (08/04 11:26 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Newly acquired Jose Quintana won in his debut with St. Louis, Tyler O'Neill and Nolan Arenado homered and the Cardinals beat Chicago 7-2, completing a doubleheader sweep of the Cubs on Thursday night. The Cardinals won the opener 4-3 as Lars Nootbaar hit a tying sacrifice fly in the seventh inning and a game-ending RBI single in the ninth...
Cubs-Cards postponed; St. Louis' new starters prep for bows (08/03 8:25 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Wednesday's game between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals was postponed by rain, allowing the Cardinals to line up their newly fortified starting rotation. St. Louis added four pitchers in deals over the last several days, including left-hander Jose Quintana, who will make his Cardinals debut in the second game of Thursday's day-night doubleheader. The twinbill was scheduled because of the rainout...
Wainwright, reunited with Molina, hurls Cards past Cubs 6-0 (08/02 11:14 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Wainwright pitched seven spotless innings with longtime catcher Yadier Molina back behind the plate, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Tuesday night. Paul Goldschmidt homered and drove in three runs to lead the St. Louis offense. Dylan Carlson, the subject of trade speculation before Tuesday's deadline, hit a two-run shot and made a nice catch in center field. Nolan Arenado also went deep...
Yankees get OF Bader from Cardinals for LHP Montgomery (08/02 7:44 pm)NEW YORK (AP) -- The Yankees acquired Gold Glove-winning center fielder Harrison Bader from the St. Louis Cardinals for left-hander Jordan Montgomery ahead of Tuesday's trade deadline, a surprising deal aimed at improving defense. A speedy 28-year-old from Bronxville, New York, Bader has not played since June 26 because of plantar fasciitis in his right foot...
Cardinals acquire veteran lefty Quintana from Pirates (08/02 6:27 am)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jose Quintana has parlayed his success in Pittsburgh into a job in St. Louis. The Pirates traded the veteran left-handed pitcher to the Cardinals on Monday night in exchange for reliever Johan Oviedo and corner infield prospect Malcolm Nunez. Pittsburgh also sent right-handed reliever Chris Stratton to St. Louis...
Paul DeJong homers again after promotion, Cards top Nats (07/31 4:37 pm)WASHINGTON (AP) -- Paul DeJong homered for the second straight day after ending a minor league demotion, Andre Pallante pitched into the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 5-0 Sunday. Corey Dickerson also homered for the Cardinals, who broke the game open in the fourth inning against starter Josiah Gray (7-7)...
Bell hits 3-run HR to rally Nationals past Cardinals 7-6 (07/30 11:13 pm)WASHINGTON (AP) -- If Josh Bell's days are indeed numbered in Washington in his second season as a member of the struggling Nationals, he gave the home fans one last moment to celebrate. Bell hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning and the Nationals rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 on Saturday night...
Cardinals send Edmundo Sosa to Phillies, call up Paul DeJong (07/30 4:51 pm)WASHINGTON (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals traded shortstop Edmundo Sosa to the Philadelphia Phillies for left-hander JoJo Romero on Saturday and will activate shortstop Paul DeJong off the taxi squad. An All-Star in 2019, DeJong was demoted to Triple-A Memphis in May after hitting .130 with one home run in 24 games. The 28-year-old may have rediscovered his power stroke in the minors, slugging 17 homers with a .249 batting average in 51 games...
Gorman, Nootbaar homer as Cards beat Nats 6-2; Soto 1 for 4 (07/29 9:56 pm)WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nolan Gorman and Lars Nootbaar hit back-to-back homers in the sixth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 Friday night. Washington's Juan Soto went 1 for 4 in what could be his final homestand with Tuesday's trade deadline looming. The Nationals were 0 for 9 with runners in scoring position...
Pujols hits 3-run HR, Cards overcome absences, beat Jays 6-1 (07/27 10:34 pm)TORONTO (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer and finished with three hits, passing Rogers Hornsby on St. Louis' career list, and the Cardinals stopped Toronto's seven-game win streak with a 6-1 victory over the Blue Jays on Wednesday night. Adam Wainwright pitched seven sparkling innings to help St. ...
Springer hits slam, Jays win 7th in row, top depleted Cards (07/26 10:24 pm)TORONTO (AP) -- George Springer hit his seventh career grand slam, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had a two-run drive and the Toronto Blue Jays extended their winning streak to seven by beating the short-handed St. Louis Cardinals 10-3 Tuesday night. Alejandro Kirk added his 12th homer and Matt Chapman had two hits, including the tiebreaking single in a five-run sixth as Toronto improved to 8-1 under manager John Schneider...
Cardinals put Goldschmidt, Arenado on restricted list (07/26 4:40 pm)TORONTO (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals put first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, third baseman Nolan Arenado and catcher Austin Romine on the restricted list before Tuesday's game at the Toronto Blue Jays. The Cardinals recalled outfielder Conner Capel and catcher Ivan Herrera, and selected infielder Cory Spangenberg from Triple-A Memphis as substitute players for their two-game series north of the border...
Votto hits 3-run HR, Mahle sharp in return as Reds top Cards (07/24 4:40 pm)CINCINNATI (AP) -- Joey Votto hit a three-run homer to back Tyler Mahle's sharp return from injury, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 on Sunday. The last-place Reds overcame Paul Goldschmidt's two opposite-field homers to take two of three in the series. They've won eight of their last 12 games...
Arenado, Goldschmidt unvaccinated, won't make Toronto trip (07/24 11:56 am)CINCINNATI (AP) -- Two of the St. Louis Cardinals' best players, third baseman Nolan Arenado and first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, won't be making the trip to Toronto for a short series with the Blue Jays because they haven't received the COVID-19 vaccination...
Goldschmidt's 3 RBIs reaches 1,002, Cards beat Reds 6-3 (07/23 10:24 pm)CINCINNATI (AP) -- Paul Goldschmidt drove in three runs to reach 1,002 RBIs, combining with Tyler O'Neill to hit consecutive fourth-inning home runs and lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 6-3 on Saturday night. Nolan Arenado had three hits, including two of the Cardinals' six doubles. St. Louis tied its season high with eight extra-base hits and won for the sixth time in nine games...
Votto, Solano, India homer, Reds rough up Wainwright, Cards (07/22 10:28 pm)CINCINNATI (AP) -- Joey Votto, Donovan Solano and Jonathan India homered, Tyler Naquin drove in four runs and the Cincinnati Reds opened the second half of the season with a 9-5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Reds catcher Tyler Stephenson suffered a broken right clavicle when he was hit by Goldschmidt's foul tip in the first inning. He exited after being unable to make a throw on Goldschmidt's chopper between the plate and mound...
Cardinals-Reds game postponed because of rain (07/17 1:25 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds was postponed on Sunday because of rain. The final game of the three-game set was called at 12:31 p.m. local time. It will be made up on Sept. 17 as part of a day-night doubleheader...
St. Louis Cardinals
May 2: Active rosters reduced to 26 players.
May 2-June 24: Salary arbitration hearings, held remotely.
June 14-16: Owners meeting, New York.
July 17-19: Amateur draft, Los Angeles.
July 19: All-Star Game, Los Angeles.
July 25: Deadline for agreement between MLB and players' association for 2024 international amateur draft.
Aug. 1: Deadline for drafted players to sign, except for players who have exhausted college eligibility, 5 p.m.
Aug. 2: Last day during the season to trade a player, 6 p.m. EDT.
Aug. 11: Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati at Dyersville, Iowa.
Aug. 21: Boston vs. Baltimore at Williamsport, Pa.
Aug. 31: Last day to be contracted to an organization and be eligible for postseason roster.
Sept. 1: Active rosters expand to 28 players.
Oct. 5: Regular season ends.
November TBA: Trading resumes, day after World Series.
Dec. 2: Last day for teams to offer 2023 contracts to unsigned players on their 40-man rosters.
Dec. 4: Hall of Fame Contemporary Baseball Players Committee vote announced, San Diego.
Dec. 5-7/8: Winter meetings, San Diego,
Dec. 15: International signing period closes, 5 p.m. EST.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS -- Recalled RHP Edwin Uceta from Reno (PCL). Placed LHP Kyle Nelson on the 15-day IL, retroactive to August 5.
CHICAGO CUBS -- Claimed OF Franmil Reyes off waivers from Cleveland.
CINCINNATI REDS -- Placed RHP Robert Dugger on the 15-day IL. Recalled RHP Justin Dunn from Louisville (IL). Added RHP T.J. Zeuch to the taxi squad.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS -- Claimed 3B Rylan Bannon off waivers from Baltimore and optioned him to Oklahoma City (PCL).
MILWAUKEE BREWERS -- Agreed to terms with 3B Luke Adams on a minor league contract.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS -- Reinstated INF Evan Longoria from the 10-day IL. Optioned 3B Bryce Johnson to Sacramento (PCL).
** Minor League Baseball
** Frontier League
EMPIRE STATE GREYS -- Released RHPs Alberto Rodriguez and Jordan Warecke.
JOLIET SLAMMERS -- Signed LHP Steve Moyers.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS -- Released C Nicco Toni.
QUEBEC CAPITALES -- Traded RHP John Witkowski to Joliet.
** Women's National Basketball Association
PHOENIX MERCURY -- Signed G Yvonne Turner to a hardship contract.
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