Found May 03, 2012 on
This Is Getting Old:
I’m not sure if it’s time to panic yet or not. Okay it isn’t. The pitching has gotten rocked as of late but before we bury these guys let’s remember that they have been very good for longer than they have been very bad. Every pitcher has bad outing. It happens. First Pitch: 1:45 PM [...]
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
A.J. Burnett was awesome in his first start as a Pirate. He was pretty good in his second one, too.
The third? Well…
A.J. Burnett is the first #Pirates starter to allow 12 runs in a game since Glenn Spencer vs. the #Cubs on April 24, 1932. #Cardinals
— STATS LLC (@STATS_MLB) May 3, 2012
A.J. Burnett is the 5th pitcher in the live-ball era to allow 12+ ER in less than 3 IP; Vin...
The St. Louis Cardinals are wasting no time honoring Tony La Russa, announcing they will retire their former manager's No. 10 later this month.
La Russa retired last fall after leading the franchise to a second World Series title in his 16 seasons. He left the game ranked third all time in managerial victories, trailing Connie Mack and John McGraw.
The jersey will be retired...
ST. LOUIS Off to the worst start of his career and searching for answers, Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright turned to a friend and former teammate going through similar struggles: Albert Pujols.
The two have remained close since Pujols signed a 10-year, 240 million deal with the Angels over the winter. With both in unfamiliar territory following extended rough patches, they'...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Erik Bedard struck out a season-high 11, including seven straight batters, and Pedro Alvarez hit a go-ahead home run as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Bedard (2-4) was pulled after five innings. Pittsburgh relievers kept piling up the strikeouts, fanning 17 Cardinals overall.
Alvarez hit his two-run...
ST. LOUIS Lance Lynn may not be Chris Carpenter, but he's pitching about as good as the former Cy Young winner ever has.
Lynn continued a remarkable start to the year Wednesday night, becoming the first National League pitcher to reach five wins with 6 23 strong innings in the Cardinals 12-3 romp of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Moved to the rotation because of a nerve injury to...
The St. Louis Cardinals have started taking batting practice early to avoid late-afternoon shadows.
Manager Mike Matheny said Wednesday that players can get a better read on the ball and get comfortable with their swing if the visibility is better. So the team began its hitting drills more than three hours before playing the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Lance Berkman, on the 15-day disabled...
Pirates (10-13) at Cardinals (15-8)
8:15 PM EST–Busch Stadium, St. Louis
Here is the MLB.com Gameday
TV: ROOT Sports
The Pirates will need to be a lot better on the mound and in the field if they want to turn this series around and defeat the first-place Cardinals. St. Louis leads the Central and currently holds a 5-game advantage over the Bucs, so it’s crucial for them to at...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Wainwright worked seven solid innings for his first win since September 2010, and the St. Louis Cardinals got big nights at the plate from David Freese and Matt Holliday to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-7 on Tuesday.
Freese's sixth home run and third in five games was a tiebreaking, three-run shot off Charlie Morton (1-2) in the fifth. Holliday homered...
Adam Wainwright worked seven solid innings for his first win since September 2010, and the St. Louis Cardinals got big nights at the plate from David Freese and Matt Holliday to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-7 on Tuesday.
Freese's sixth home run and third in five games was a tiebreaking, three-run shot off Charlie Morton (1-2) in the fifth. Holliday homered in the sixth off...
Tony LaRussa arrived in St. Louis after a ten year stint with the Oakland Athletics where he won three American League pennants and one World Series (1989) title. Over the next sixteen seasons as manager of the Cardinals he would add three National League pennants and two more World Series rings (2006 & [...]
(AP) -- Not surprisingly, last season's World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals had little trouble beating a Houston Astros team that racked up its most losses in franchise history.
There have been some changes, however, since they last met.
In the first meeting between these NL Central rivals Friday night at Minute Maid Park, the Cardinals are without the two hitters that...
Brian Walton’s Thursday report from St. Louis Cardinals extended spring training camp in Jupiter, Florida.