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Jaime Garcia pitched eight innings and Allen Craig drove in four runs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 10-1 win over Milwaukee and the franchise's first four-game sweep of the Brewers.
Matt Holliday also homered for the Cardinals, who have won six straight, their most since taking eight in a row from July 11-21, 2010. It was the first time the Cardinals have four in a row from the Brewers, who moved to the NL and have been in the Cardinals' division since the 1998 season.
Garcia (4-1), who won his third straight game, gave up one run on eight hits. He had three strikeouts and only one walk.
Marco Estrada (2-2) lasted 3 1-3 innings for the Brewers, who have lost five in a row. He gave up eight runs on six hits and had a career high six walks.
The Cardinals scored six runs in the second inning to take control of the game on three hits as St. Louis sent 10 men to the plate. Estrada was wild and loaded the bases with two walks and single.
Shane Robinson and Holliday forced in runs with walks before Craig lined a double to the left field corner to drive in three runs. Yadier Molina's RBI single scored Craig.
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Put the gold watch back in the box and cancel the balloon and cake orders. Chris Carpenter may not be thrown a retirement party after all. The veteran St. Louis Cardinals' ace announced earlier this year that he would not be able to pitch this season and would possibly even retire. However, he is working on a possible comeback.
Joe DiGiovanni of MLB.com says Carpenter...
When Chris Carpenter experienced nerve irritation before the start of Spring Training some openly wondered if the pitcher would ever pitch again. The St. Louis Cardinals have not given up hope that Carpenter would return to the team this year, even if it means in a relief role.
Carpenter, 38, is currently on the 60-day disabled list but has begin throwing.
In his career Carpenter...
Every Monday, John Nagel of CardinalsFarm.com will provide StlSportsMinute.com with a St. Louis Cardinals Weekly Farm report. This will name a player and pitcher of the week in the Cardinals' farm system and will also run through each team and talk about players who have had good weeks, bad weeks, and also player movement.
Week 3 covers games from April 29th to May 5th...
St Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte will undergo Tommy John surgery next week, and will be out for the rest of the regular season. The 30-year old Motte tied Craig Kimbrel for the National League lead in saves last season with 42, and struck out 86 in 72 innings while posting a 2.75 ERA.
The bullpen shakeup for the Cardinals continued on Friday, with pitching prospect Carlos...
MILWAUKEE (AP) Jaime Garcia pitched eight innings and Allen Craig drove in four runs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 10-1 win over Milwaukee and the franchise's first four-game sweep of the Brewers.
Matt Holliday also homered for the Cardinals, who have won six straight, their most since taking eight in a row from July 11-21, 2010. It was the first time the Cardinals have...
The St. Louis Cardinals have optioned infielder Jermaine Curtis to their Triple-A Memphis minor league affiliate. He was designated for assignment a few days back and has cleared the waiver wire process. He provides organizational depth for the Red Birds.
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The St. Louis Cardinals began their yearly bullpen revolution early this year as three of the team’s projected relievers are already off the active 25-man roster just a month into the season. Buckle up as another group of extremely young pitchers try to guide the team through the late innings.
Expected closer Jason Motte succumbed to an elbow injury in spring training and will...
Mike Shannon has been a radio broadcaster for the St. Louis Cardinals since 1972. He’s also the guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio.
Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter.
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The St. Louis Cardinals are finding Miller Park's dimensions very much to their liking.
That doesn't bode well for Milwaukee right-hander Marco Estrada.
The Cardinals will try to continue their power surge and complete a four-game sweep of the Brewers on Sunday.
Jon Jay homered for the first time since April 10 and drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, while Allen...
Nine St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguers are involved in moves at all four levels on Saturday.
Kyle Lohse failed to find his rhythm against his former team.
The St. Louis Cardinals pounded out 11 hits against him in six innings on the way to a 6-1 victory.
''They just never gave me an opportunity to settle in. It was really a battle for me all night,'' Lohse said. ''It wasn't my best night. I felt good starting out but then it just kind of got...
MILWAUKEE (AP) Jon Jay homered and drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth and Allen Craig and Daniel Descalso each hit home runs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-6 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.
Shane Robinson singled to center and then took second on center fielder Carlos Gomez's fielding error off Jim Henderson (2-1) who started the ninth for Milwaukee with...
Our friends over at Big League Stew had a nice little post about a new product that Topps (yes, the same company that makes ball cards) has created: LINK HERE
They're called 'Minis' and they're pretty... stinking... cool.
2.5" vinyl figurines of my favorite Cardinals? Put a couple in the office. Maybe give a few as gifts. The possibilities are endless...
The St. Louis Cardinals have the best rotation in baseball, and Lance Lynn is leading the charge with a personal winning streak that's reached double digits.
Lynn goes for an 11th straight regular-season victory Tuesday night, when he tries to remain unbeaten against the Chicago Cubs in the opener of a two-game set at Wrigley Field.
St. Louis (20-11) has the NL's best record...
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My understanding is the Cardinals had never swept a four-game series against the Brewers. But after watching those four games, it’s hard to believe the Brewers have ever won against St. Louis. In three of the games, the Cardinals jumped out to big leads and never looked back. On Saturday, Milwaukee actually showed some life, scoring five...