Thursday marked 15 years since the death of former Cardinals pitcher Darryl Kile. Cards manager Mike Matheny’s first three years in St. Louis overlapped with Kile’s only three seasons in the organization.
The Cardinals and Pirates will get another chance to make a push toward the National League Central lead when they meet to open in a three-game series at Busch Stadium on Friday.
Even before the Cardinals drafted Paul DeJong in the fourth round of the 2015 MLB Draft, he was already a Redbird — an Illinois State Redbird, that is.
For the second straight game, the Phillies jumped out to a multi-run lead against the Cardinals. They held onto it Thursday. Behind 7 1/3 strong innings from Aaron Nola and a pair of solo homers from Freddy Galvis and Tommy Joseph, the Phillies topped the Cardinals, 5-1, to snap a five-game losing streak.
Dexter Fowler was out of the lineup for Thursday’s 5-1 loss in the series finale against the Phillies after he was removed late into Wednesday’s extra-inning game with left quad tightness.
Thank Tommy Pham and countless Phillies mistakes for the Cardinals’ 7-6 victory in 10 innings on Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park.
Before the Cardinals wrap up their six-game road trip and the Phillies head out to Arizona to begin a four-game set with the D-backs, Carlos Martinez and Aaron Nola will square off in an afternoon getaway game at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, marking the last meeting of these two clubs in the 2017 regular […]
Although the Cardinals waited a few days to determine whether Michael Wacha would make his next start, manager Mike Matheny will send out the right-hander in the second game of a three-game series Wednesday to face a struggling Phillies lineup. Rookie Nick Pivetta, coming off a gem, will start for Philadelphia.
The Cardinals wouldn’t mind seeing a few more games against the Phillies on their schedule. Stephen Piscotty, Yadier Molina and Tommy Pham came up with big hits during a seven-run 11th inning Tuesday night in an 8-1 victory at Citizens Bank Park.
Stephen Piscotty’s go-ahead two-run double that sparked a seven-run 11th inning and an 8-1 win over the Phillies on Tuesday night was the latest proof that Cardinals manager Mike Matheny has found his three-hole hitter.
When discussing the various machinations of his batting order before Tuesday night’s 8-1, 11-inning win over the Phillies, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny corrected a reporter who noted that Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler seem to have settled nicely into their new roles as one- and two-hitters. “There’s two ones,” Matheny said, proud that he has […]