Gerrit Cole has bounced back following a rough stretch, and the Pirates right-hander will look to maintain his success and extend his winning streak to three games Saturday against Lance Lynn and the Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
Kolten Wong, who has been on the disabled list with a right tricep strain since June 15, remains optimistic that he’ll be ready to rejoin the Cardinals sometime in the week leading into the All-Star break, the second baseman said on Friday.
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.