St. Louis Cardinals

Gyorko returns recharged, belts big 3-run HR
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On Sunday and Monday, Jedd Gyorko watched Greg Garcia start at third base as the Cardinals piled up a combined 24 runs. On Tuesday, Gyorko was back in the lineup and willing and able to join in the offensive fun.

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Wacha seeking continued success vs. Royals
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Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha has been prospering lately in much the same manner that Royals left-hander Jason Vargas prospered earlier this season. Both will try to keep it going on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.

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Cardinals activate Fowler, option Piscotty
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The Cardinals didn’t wait for Dexter Fowler to make his return at Busch Stadium. Instead, Fowler got a jumpstart on what he hopes will be a strong finishing kick to the season when he was activated prior to Monday night’s game against the Royals.

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Card trick: Top Royals, raise record to .500
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Right-hander Carlos Martinez went eight strong innings and first baseman Matt Carpenter drilled a three-run home run as the Cardinals rolled past the Royals, 11-3, on Monday night at Kauffman Stadium.

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Martinez, Cards travel to KC for I-70 opener
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The Royals and Cardinals are ready to renew the I-70 Series with plenty at stake for two clubs trying to make a push toward October.

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J. Martinez's slam highlights Cards' 9-run frame
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Big hits, so elusive for the Cardinals as of late, came in bunches on Sunday, providing the club a respite after a run of tight, low-scoring games. This one finished as anything but, as the Cardinals sailed to a 13-4 win over the Reds to pull within 3 1/2 games of the Cubs in the […]

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Big innings boost Cards in rout of Reds
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Before the Cardinals could savor a nine-run inning or coast to a 13-4 victory over the Reds on Sunday, Adam Wainwright first had to navigate through a nearly calamitous opening frame. But the Reds’ inability to deliver the knockout punch gave the Cardinals new life, which they used as a springboard to one of their […]

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Wainwright to come off DL to face Bailey, Reds
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The staff veterans will square off in the rubber game as Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright (11-5, 4.89 ERA) and the Reds’ Homer Bailey (3-5, 7.32 ERA) take the mound at Great American Ball Park.

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Lynn goes 6 strong as DeJong homers in win
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In a start that no one knew with certainty Lance Lynn would make until the non-waiver Trade Deadline passed on Monday, the veteran right-hander extended his run of dominance into a new month while pitching the Cardinals to a 4-1 victory over the Reds on Saturday. The win was St. Louis’ first in six tries […]

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Cards hoping Lynn stays hot vs. Reds
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The Reds could be getting a boost for Saturday’s game against the Cardinals, as the club remains optimistic that All-Star shortstop Zack Cozart will be activated from the 10-day disabled list before the second game of the three-game series.

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'Speed, power' needed to wake up Cards' bats
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The Cardinals made it no secret that, in the weeks leading up to the non-waiver Trade Deadline, they went searching for offensive help. They never found that match.

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Tuivailala recalled from Triple-A for fifth time
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The path from Memphis to St. Louis has been regularly traveled by reliever Sam Tuivailala, who, for the fifth time this season, was recalled from Triple-A on Friday. In the Cardinals’ 3-2 loss to the Reds at Great American Ball Park, he entered in the eighth inning to face Adam Duvall, who lined out.

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