Jose Martinez turned a spot start into a career day, driving in all of the Cardinals’ runs in a 3-2 victory that allowed St. Louis to split its four-game series against the D-backs at Busch Stadium.
With 22 hours and 39 minutes remaining before Monday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline, Lance Lynn secured the 70th win of his Cardinals career by watching Trevor Rosenthal close out a 3-2 victory over the D-backs. Now, Lynn will pass those remaining hours unsure whether he’ll get an opportunity to keep climbing up that franchise leaderboard.
With the National League Central still very much up for grabs, there will be no shortage of things on the line when the Brewers and Cardinals meet for a three-game series in Milwaukee starting on Tuesday.
Held scoreless one night earlier, the D-backs ambushed Mike Leake for three runs in a three-pitch span on Saturday to set up a 7-1 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
In what could be his last start in a Cardinals uniform, Lance Lynn will take the mound Sunday for the finale of a four-game series with the D-backs, who counter with Taijuan Walker.
Zack Greinke looks to add to his four-game win streak Saturday night when he takes the ball against Mike Leake and the Cardinals.
The top of the National League Central tightened on Friday as a mighty late-inning stand by reliever Trevor Rosenthal helped preserve the Cardinals’ 1-0 victory over the D-backs at Busch Stadium. With the win, the Cards inch to within 3 1/2 games of the division-leading Cubs.
Both D-backs lefty Robbie Ray and Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha look to get back into the win column Friday night when they square off in the second of a four-game set at Busch Stadium.
ST. LOUIS — Behind seven strong innings from Zack Godley and a grand slam by the lineup’s newest addition, the D-backs powered past the Cardinals, 4-0, to open a four-game series at Busch Stadium on Thursday.
The fastball to J.D. Martinez may have been the pitch Luke Weaver most wanted back, but it was a changeup that wasn’t chased moments earlier that offered Weaver the most lasting lesson in Thursday night’s 4-0 Cardinals loss to the D-backs.
Mike Mayers’ stay in St. Louis was a brief one, as the right-handed reliever was optioned to Triple-A on Thursday, one day after being recalled from Memphis.