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  • A.J. Ellis says Dodgers' loss to Cardinals is a real frame job

    A.J. Ellis says Dodgers' loss to Cardinals is a real frame job
    A.J. Ellis sighed as he recalled how he was thrown out of a game for the first time in his career. "Just an accumulation," he said. "Reached a boiling point." The catcher struck out three times Friday before he was ejected by home plate umpire Mike...
  • Grichuk could cut into Jay's playing time for Cardinals

    Jon Jay was the St. Louis Cardinals' center fielder and primary leadoff man when he went on the 15-day disabled list with a wrist injury. When he returns, likely Friday, it might be more of a job share due to the emergence of Randal Grichuk. The 23-...
  • Cardinals win 4-3 in ninth, sweep Diamondbacks

    ST. LOUIS The Cardinals swept the Diamondbacks in three games after winning Wednesday night's game 4-3 in the bottom of the ninth. Jason Heyward pulled a home run to right field to even the score at three in the bottom of the ninth. Peter Bourjos then...
  • Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton and Dee Gordon leading in All-Star voting

    Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton and Dee Gordon leading in All-Star voting
    If the All-Star voting closed today, Marlins second baseball Dee Gordon and right fielder Giancarlo Stanton would be starting for the National League. Gordon leads NL second basemen with 934,249 votes from the fans, a healthy margin over Kolten Wong...
  • Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro, Kris Bryant 2nd in NL All-Star voting

    Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro, Kris Bryant 2nd in NL All-Star voting
    In addition to the National League Central standings, the Chicago Cubs are second to the St. Louis Cardinals at two positions in the latest All-Star voting. Rookie Kris Bryant is behind Matt Carpenter at third base, and Starlin Castro trails Jhonny...
  • All-Star Game berth likely for Cubs phenom Kris Bryant

    All-Star Game berth likely for Cubs phenom Kris Bryant
    For many of us who survived the 1970s, our first experience with hanging chads came while voting on those rectangular ballots for baseball’s All-Star game. Punching holes for your favorite players with a No. 2 pencil never went smoothly, and...
  • Cardinals slip past Diamondbacks in 10th on Peralta's walk-off homer

    ST. LOUIS Carlos Martinez pitched seven scoreless innings for the Cardinals, but came away empty handed after the Cardinals bullpen let him down. The Cardinals, however, came away with the win after scoring a run in the 10th inning for a 3-2 victory...
  • Ventura struggles early as Cardinals beat Royals 6-1

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Despite overcast skies and some light rain, the only delay in the Royals' game against the St. Louis Cardinals game on Sunday was Yordano Ventura's effectiveness. The first four Cardinals reached and two scored, setting the stage for...
  • Royals edge Cardinals in rain-shortened game, 3-2

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The skies were polite on Saturday. They waited until Edinson Volquez finished the top of the sixth inning before drenching Kauffman Stadium. Volquez jogged off the diamond when torrents of rain began to fall, providing meteorological...
  • Royals blank Cardinals, 5-0, claim best record in baseball

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Kansas City Royals cast themselves as underdogs during their jaunt to the World Series last season. They relied on scrap and pluck. They manufactured runs and clenched their knuckles white en route to victory. The team expected to...
  • Big Days For DeGrom, Duda Lead Mets Over Cardinals 5-0

    Big Days For DeGrom, Duda Lead Mets Over Cardinals 5-0
    NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom retired his final 23 batters following a first-inning single, and Lucas Duda hit two long homers to nearly the same spot Thursday during the New York Mets' 5-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. In his latest stingy...