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  • Middle-inning blues continue for Cubs

    Middle-inning blues continue for Cubs
    ST. LOUIS -- The problem is simple, but the solution might take some time. “We’re not pitching to our capabilities,” manager Joe Maddon said after starter Kyle Hendricks and Edwin Jackson allowed five runs in the fifth and sixth...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cardinals 7, Cubs 4

    Tuesday's recap: Cardinals 7, Cubs 4
    The summary The Cubs blew a three-run lead Tuesday night as Matt Carpenter hit a three-run home run in the fifth, and reliever Edwin Jackson allowed two runs in the sixth that helped the Cardinals to a 7-4 victory. At the plate Jorge Soler is...
  • Navy grad Harris picks up win as Cardinals rally to beat Cubs, 7-4

    ST. LOUIS The Cardinals came back again on Tuesday night. This time it was only from three runs down, not the four or five they had to overcome on Monday, but it was quite dramatic still. Matt Carpenter hit a three-run homer in the fifth to tie the game,...
  • Monday's recap: Cardinals 10, Cubs 9

     Monday's recap: Cardinals 10, Cubs 9
    The summary The Cubs pounced on Carlos Martinez in the first inning for five runs Monday night, but the Cardinals chipped away before scoring four times in the seventh to seize a 10-9 victory and extend their winning streak to seven games. At the...
  • Cubs need some relief after bullpen blows lead to Cardinals

    Cubs need some relief after bullpen blows lead to Cardinals
    ST. LOUIS — The Cubs' need for relief help became more urgent Monday night with their puzzling 10-9 loss to the rival Cardinals. Usually reliable relievers Pedro Strop and Zac Rosscup allowed four runs in the seventh inning, which allowed the...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals

    Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: Tied 1-1. Monday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. LH Travis Wood (2-1, 3.04) vs. RH Carlos Martinez (3-0, 1.73). Tuesday: 7:15 p.m., WGN-9. RH Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 5.23) vs. LH Tyler Lyons Wednesday: 7:15 p.m., CSN....
  • Wong's walk-off, 14th-inning home run lifts Cardinals over Pirates, 3-2

    ST. LOUIS The Cardinals scored in the bottom of the 14th inning to pull out another walk off win over the Pirates, 3-2 on Sunday afternoon. Kolten Wong hit a home run with one out to right field to win it. It was his second home run of the season and his...
  • Prado homers, drives in 4, leads Haren, Marlins past Phils

    MIAMI (AP) — Martin Prado homered and drove in four runs, leading Dan Haren and the Miami Marlins over the Philadelphia Phillies 7-0 on Saturday. The Marlins won for ninth time in 10 games and sent Philadelphia to its fifth straight loss. Haren...
  • Cardinals drop Pirates in extra innings, 2-1

    ST. LOUIS Different day, same story. As they did on Friday night, the Cardinals (17-6) tied the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-1 in regulation, then won 2-1 in extra innings on Saturday at Busch Stadium. This time, an announced crowd of 45,095 watched as Matt...
  • Adams' 10-inning, walk-off hit lifts Cardinals to 2-1 win over Pirates

    ST. LOUIS The Cardinals had their best month of April (15-6) since 2005. A new month began Friday night at Busch Stadium, and the more things change, the more they remain the same. Matt Adams' two-out, run-scoring single in the bottom of the 10th gave...
  • Cardinals overpower David Buchanan, Phillies 9-3

    Cardinals overpower David Buchanan, Phillies 9-3
    ST. LOUIS — Matt Adams had three hits, including a tiebreaking, two-run homer, and the St. Louis Cardinals overcame a short outing by Tim Cooney in his major league debut to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-3 Thursday for their third straight win....