St. Louis Cardinals

2nd NL Central | 40-38
  • Batting Avg
    13th
    .260 AVG
  • Runs
    4th
    406 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    9th
    3.96 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    3rd
    70 HR
  • HardballTalk

    Settling the Scores: Wednesday’s results

    The Rangers entered the bottom of the ninth inning with a comfortable four-run lead against the Yankees, seemingly minutes away from securing an easy win. It would’ve been their 52nd victory, which would have given them the most in baseball. And hey, Matt Bush, who has been pretty good since debuting on May 13, was on the mound with his 2.29 ERA. Rob Refsnyder lined a single to center, then Bush walked Jacoby Ellsbury, putting the tying run on the on-deck circle with no outs. Understandably, manager Jeff Banister didn’t want to risk anything further, so he went to closer Sam Dyson, who has pitched admirably since replacing Shawn Tolleson in the ninth inning. Dyson, though, had struggles of his

  • ABC News

    Kendrys Morales Leads Royals to 4-2 Win Over Cardinals

    Kendrys Morales homered and recorded his sixth straight multi-hit game to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night. Kansas City won for the fourth time in five games and took the two-city, four-game series three games to one. Brandon Moss and Jhonny Peralta homered for the Cardinals who have lost their last seven home games — their longest losing streak since Aug. 2-15, 1983. Wade Davis recorded his 19th save in 21 opportunities. Morales, a designated hitter playing right field for the second straight night, doubled in the sixth inning off Mike Leake (5-6) to push the lead to 3-1. Morales, who went 3 for 4, has 16 hits in 24 at-bats over the