St. Louis Cardinals

Aledmys exits with left hamstring strain
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A season already dotted with adversity ended prematurely for Aledmys Diaz on Sunday, when he had to be removed from the Cardinals’ 6-1 loss to the Brewers after sustaining a left hamstring strain in the second inning.

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Draft order set; Cardinals to pick 19th
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Both the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers had designs on the postseason in 2017. For a variety of reasons, things didn’t work out as planned. The consolation prize? Getting to pick at the top of the 2018 Draft.

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Grichuk goes deep, but Cards fall to end '17
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After taking their playoff aspirations to the penultimate day of the season, the Brewers capped off their strong season with a series victory over the Cardinals. Their 86th victory — the most by a Brewers team since 2011 — came in a 6-1 win at Busch Stadium on Sunday.

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Cards rally from 6 down to eliminate Brewers
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An unexpected and spirited run of relevance to the season’s final days came crashing to an end for the Brewers on Saturday, when they squandered a six-run lead and fell out of postseason contention with a 7-6 loss to the Cardinals.

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Recent pickup Nicasio wants to stay in St. Louis
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He’s been a member of the organization for only 24 days, but reliever Juan Nicasio said on Saturday that he has significant interest in turning that into a much longer stay. Making that happen would require an extension, as Nicasio is due to be a free agent for the first time in his career at […]

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Cards rest Tsunami, tab Flaherty for '17 finale
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The Brewers came within one day of playing a meaningful baseball game in October. But after a Cardinals comeback Saturday afternoon ended the Brewers’ postseason hopes on the final day of September, only professional pride will be on the line when the teams meet one more time on Sunday at Busch Stadium.

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Yadi, Waino, Carpenter and Lyons shut down
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With a playoff berth no longer attainable, the Cardinals have decided to shut down several players who have been dealing with lingering injuries or ailments. Those include infielder Matt Carpenter, catcher Yadier Molina and pitchers Adam Wainwright and Tyler Lyons.

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Weaver, Cards out to knot set with Brewers
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Two months after Junior Guerra last started a Major League game, the Brewers are clinging to life in the National League Wild Card race and on Saturday will hand the baseball to Guerra in a must-win situation. They are two games behind the Rockies with two to play, and will send Guerra against Luke Weaver […]

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Cards unable to derail Crew's WC hopes
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There is no longer any margin for error, but there is still hope for the Brewers, who ensured themselves of another day in the National League Wild Card race with a 5-3 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Friday.

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Cards to play Montreal exhibitions vs. Jays in '18
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The Cardinals will take a two-day detour to Montreal next spring between breaking camp in Jupiter, Fla., and traveling to New York for their 2018 regular-season opener.

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Cards fall to Cubs in 11; playoff hopes dashed
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A day after clinching the National League Central crown at Busch Stadium, the Cubs finished off their season dominance over the Cardinals by officially knocking them out of playoff contention.

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'Not a good feeling' as Cards miss out on WC
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For their last 1,131 regular-season games, the Cardinals have taken the field with postseason aspirations still alive. That steak will end on Friday.

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