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  • Reserves Jay and Descalso power Cardinals by Cubs

    ST. LOUIS How the Cardinals have positioned Jon Jay and Daniel Descalso two stalwarts for three consecutive postseason runs � as understudies leaves them with a role complicated by irregular playing time and undesirable matchups. At least it's...
  • Cardinals extend GM Mozeliak

    Cardinals extend GM Mozeliak
    The St. Louis Cardinals gave general manager John Mozeliak a two-year contract extension Saturday that runs through 2018. Mozeliak, 45, has been the Cardinals' GM the last six seasons. During that time, the club has been to the playoffs four times,...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals

    Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Cardinals 12-7 in 2013. Friday: 7:15 p.m. CSN+. RH Jeff Samardzija (0-1, 1.29 ERA) vs. RH Joe Kelly (1-0, 1.69). Saturday: 1:15 p.m. CSN. RH Carlos Villanueva (1-2, 4.26) vs. RH Adam Wainwright (1-1, 1.29)...
  • Bernie Miklasz: Cardinals in a slumber with the lumber

    ST. LOUIS Sunshine, blue skies, cool and pleasant. A simply gorgeous Wednesday, and a great day for afternoon baseball at Busch Stadium. But considering the dullness of the Cardinals' offense, it was a better day for a nap. With Reds pitcher Mike Leake...
  • Offensively challenged Cardinals blanked by Reds as drought continues

    ST. LOUIS Considering that the Cardinals are hitting .215 overall, .181 with men in scoring position and a ghastly .100 with runners in scoring position and two outs, perhaps they are fortunate to be 5-4, after being whitewashed, 4-0, by Cincinnati on...
  • Down 4-0, Cardinals rally past Reds

    ST. LOUIS It is hardly the route that Lance Lynn sets out to take each game, nor is it what the Cardinals mean when they seek greater consistency from their third-year starter, yet there it was again Tuesday. The righty fell behind, slogged through the...
  • Molina strikes early, Cards hold on to win

    ST. LOUIS The Cardinals, who have beaten the Cincinnati Reds in eight of their last nine series over the last few years, dispatched the Reds 5-3 on an opening day at home that began with pomp, circumstance and rain. It ended with the Cardinals having...
  • Pirates outlast Wainwright, Cards, 2-1

    PITTSBURGH The first batter Edinson Volquez faced Sunday afternoon singled. The second one lined out hard to center field, and it looked as though Volquez might just be the pitchers the numbers last season said he was and not the better version of himself...
  • Joe Strauss: Baseball's new math impresses some, paralyzes others

    CINCINNATI Baseball's vocabulary is an evolving animal. Terms like banjo hitter, can of corn and free-swinger have yielded to line-drive rate, batting average on balls in play and wins above replacement. Any impression can be validated or contradicted...
  • Alvarez' power game leads Pirates past Cardinals

    PITTSBURGH The day will likely never come when Pedro Alvarez is referred to as a power/speed threat, but for one game he served as a passable facsimile. After hitting two home runs in his first two at-bats, Alvarez used his legs to score a run his...
  • Cardinals survive the rain, beat the Reds

    CINCINNATI After enduring a 3 hour 42 minute rain delay, the Cardinals survived a game that lasted just one minute less than that as they held on to beat the Cincinnati Reds, 7-6, on Thursday, winning the three-game series two games to one, Todd...