They will have 20 successive games against sub-.500 teams. Sosa to start at second.
Hendricks makes his 22nd start against Cardinals and carries a 10-3 record and reputation for quick, short work of the rivals.
Career Cardinals (3,905 games' worth) Wainwright, Molina, Carpenter provide early spark in win over Cleveland. O'Neill pounds two home runs totaling 880 feet.
Molina returns from bruised knee for his first start since Saturday's game.
Their pitchers don't walk anybody until the eighth but one run scores then. And Wainwright hits two batters in a row to force in run in first.
The immediate help for the Cardinals’ pitching staff was that lefthanded reliever Andrew Miller (foot injury) was activated from the 10-day injured list Thursday night and fellow lefthanded reliever Tyler Webb, who never got untracked this season, has been designated for assignment.
Third win in a row in Arizona.
Infielder Jose Rondon roster-hops from Class AAA to potential Olympian to the Cardinals.
White Sox manager will see some old friends this week in three-game series but can't wait for it to be over.
Jávier Báez hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning to break a scoreless tie and propel the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.
Veteran starter throws eight shutout innings, but Cardinals go zero-for-10 with runners in scoring position, waste bases-loaded opportunity in seventh.
The Chicago Cubs put no baserunners in scoring position Sunday night at Busch Stadium until the extra-innings rule allowed for a ghost runner on second to start the 10th.
Martinez pitched with a sore ankle in his most recent start and allowed 5 runs, torching a stretch of his best pitching as a starter in several years.
Crowds of up to 30,000 expected, low for a normal Cubs series here but largest in a long time.
Wainwright pitches four innings, allows three homers, and his self-described 'atrocious effort' leads to 13-3 loss and Carpenter pitching for the final four outs.
Would the Cardinals want a replacement of the bench - and would Cardinal Nation want to bet on magic that might not happen? That was part of this week's chat with Post-Dispatch readers.
The rookie is on a seven-game hitting streak heading into the series in Milwaukee.
The Cardinals are 21-14. The lineup is primed. Newcomer has reached base safely in 18 of his past 20 games.
Veteran righthander gives up just three hits in 8 1/3 innings.
He has two doubles, driving in a run, but what matters most to Gladys Matta is that her son's team won.
Mozeliak confident club still has enough depth in bullpen
Injured reliever Hicks likely to go on injured list. Mikolas to make rehab start this week for Memphis.
Third baseman's three-run homer is key hit as Cardinals rally to beat Mets 6-5.
Carlos Martinez hurls eight shutout innings, on 100 pitches, and tows the Cardinals to a series sweep of Pittsburgh.