For the first time in almost a month, the St. Louis Cardinals will enter a series as the division leader in the National League Central.
After three games Friday through Sunday against the Braves, the Cardinals will head to Pittsburgh for five games in four games, including a doubleheader to make up for a rainout April 16, and finish with three games the following weekend in Cincinnati.
The St. Louis Cardinals had their choice of two pitchers to send to the minor leagues Friday when righthanded starter Jake Westbrook returned from injury.
The Royals are suddenly red hot, winners of seven of their last eight games.
The Cardinals brought an end to a brief slide over the weekend with a series win over the Cincinnati Reds. As the club moves back onto the road for a four-game series in Milwaukee, let’s look at three deciding factors in the series that just was against their toughest recent rival.
The St. Louis Cardinals opened the season in a competitive fashion in Arizona, splitting the first two games of the series, before dropping the final contest in a long, 16 inning affair last night. Here is a wrap on the series with three details from inside the series to walk away with.
Only when Team USA’s Eric Hosmer ripped a bases-clearing double in the top of the ninth, with Team USA ahead 6-4, did anyone in the USA dugout feel comfortable.
The Blue Rocks playoff season comes to an end, but the Storm Chasers playoff season continues.
It seems to be one of the great mysteries in Major League Baseball this year: The St. Louis Cardinals have one of the top offenses both on paper and statistically, yet they go through stretches where they can hardly score at all.
The hits, or lack of hits, kept coming last week as the St. Louis Cardinals continued a rough stretch that included becoming the victim of the New York Mets first no-hitter in franchise history.