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  • Holliday leaves with muscle tear as Rockies rout Cardinals

    DENVER As ugly as the score got on the giant display at Coors Field that looms over left field, it didn't compare to what the Cardinals saw in left field during the second inning. Running in as if to make a diving attempt on a bloop single, left...
  • Dodgers' bullpen folds, offense melts in 4-2 loss to the Cardinals

    Dodgers' bullpen folds, offense melts in  4-2 loss to the Cardinals
    Apparently society’s enlightened views on corporal punishment have failed to reach St. Louis, because the Cardinals just issued the Dodgers another spanking. This time the Dodgers wasted a sterling effort by right-hander Zack Greinke, the...
  • Cardinals rally for three in eighth to beat the Dodgers

    LOS ANGELES Having been throttled on one hit for eight innings Saturday by Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, the Cardinals then had to look at the next best the Dodgers have in right-hander Zack Greinke on Sunday night. And Greinke, striking out eight,...
  • Kershaw allows 1 hit and Ks 11 as Dodgers blank Cards 2-0

    Clayton Kershaw pitched one of his best games against the St. Louis Cardinals. The only drawback for him and the Los Angeles Dodgers was that the calendar read June instead of October. The reigning NL MVP and three-time Cy Young Award winner allowed...
  • Kris Bryant remains in 2nd place in NL All-Star voting

    Kris Bryant remains in 2nd place in NL All-Star voting
    MIAMI -- Despite missing nearly the first two weeks of the regular season, rookie Kris Bryant is the only Chicago Cubs player in second place in the latest National League All-Star voting released Tuesday. For the second consecutive week, Bryant...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cardinals Tag Colon, Knock Mets Out Of 1st With 9-0 Rout

    Cardinals Tag Colon, Knock Mets Out Of 1st With 9-0 Rout
    NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Adams hit a long three-run homer, Jason Heyward also connected and the St. Louis Cardinals enjoyed their second consecutive offensive outburst, roughing up Bartolo Colon in a 9-0 rout of the New York Mets on Wednesday night....