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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
How things have changed this season in the Cardinals-Reds rivalry. St. Louis always seems to have the upper hand, but Cincinnati’s 3-2 victory on Friday was its eighth out of 11 games between the two teams in 2017. The Reds have also taken five of the past six games.
Mike Leake will lead the Cardinals into familiar territory on Friday as he returns to Cincinnati and takes the ball to open a three-game series against the Reds.
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It’s a mark the Cardinals have been chasing since June 2, and they’ll continue to do so after their sixth chance to climb back to .500 since that date dissolved on Thursday.
Paul DeJong, celebrating his 24th birthday on Wednesday, received a gift from Major League Baseball for his impressive July, earning National League Rookie of the Month honors. He is the first Cardinals player to win the award since Kolten Wong in 2014.