A rotation that sustained the Cardinals early has emerged as the club’s biggest concern now, and the eroding continued in Sunday’s 8-5 loss, one punctuated by four more Orioles home runs.
Completing a three-game series in which the two clubs combined for 22 home runs, the Orioles slugged their way to an 8-5 victory on Father’s Day to steal an Interleague series win from the Cardinals.
The Cardinals will don powder blue hats and uniforms with the same powder blue script for both of their games this weekend as part of Major League Baseball’s league-wide effort to raise awareness for prostate cancer. The initiative was timed to coincide with Father’s Day weekend.
Ubaldo Jimenez returns to the Orioles’ starting rotation on Sunday in the series finale of a three-game set against the Cardinals.
Led by a four-hit, two-homer afternoon by Jonathan Schoop, the Orioles went deep five times to bash their way to a 15-7, series-evening win over the Cardinals on Saturday.
Though the Cardinals are having Michael Wacha prepare to make his next scheduled start on Wednesday, manager Mike Matheny acknowledged that the club is “looking at everything” as it seeks to find a way to get the right-hander back on track.
The Cardinals used five home runs and a stellar six innings from Carlos Martinez to break their road hex and cruise to a 11-2 series-opening win over the struggling Orioles on Friday night.
On a night when the Cardinals’ offense feasted against the Orioles, the bottom-third of the order shined especially bright. Tommy Pham, Jose Martinez and Paul DeJong provided a critical portion of the production in Friday’s 11-2 rout.
Both the Cardinals and the Orioles will be looking for depth from their starting pitchers on Saturday in the second game of a three-game series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The Cards will go with Adam Wainwright (7-4, 4.73 ERA), who has not made it past five innings in his last two starts. Wade […]
Kevin Gausman will start for the Orioles on Friday to open a three-game series against the Carlos Martinez and the Cardinals at Camden Yards.
The Brewers’ four-game series against the Cardinals felt even longer with Tuesday’s day-night doubleheader and Wednesday’s pair of rain delays. But by late Thursday night, the Crew notched a 6-4 win and another series victory at Busch Stadium, thanks to a go-ahead home run by Eric Thames in the ninth inning.
The Cardinals may have lost three of four games in their series against the National League Central-leading Brewers — including Thursday’s 6-4 loss — but they may have received confirmation that their team is heading in the right direction.