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ST. LOUIS (AP) Pinch hitter Daniel Descalso hit a two-run single with the bases loaded to snap an eighth-inning tie and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied past the scuffling Kansas City Royals with a 5-3 victory on Wednesday night.
Luis Mendoza got his first career hit and RBI and held the Cardinals to a run in 5 2-3 innings before the bullpen failed for the Royals, who have lost a season-worst eight in a row. They dropped the first two games of the interleague series by a combined 10-4 score and have totaled 11 runs the last six games.
Matt Holliday and Carlos Beltran homered for the Cardinals, who have won seven of eight and lead the majors with a 35-17 record, and go for a sweep Thursday with touted rookie Michael Wacha making his major league debut. Randy Choate (1-0) got the last out in the eighth and Edward Mujica finished for his 17th save in 17 chances.
Lance Lynn missed a chance to go 8-1 the first two months both of his seasons in the St. Louis rotation, allowing two runs ...
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Another rookie, another stellar start....the Cardinals rookies are making it look too easy.
Tonight was the much anticipated debut of Michael Wacha and he didn't disappoint.
Pitching on 8 days rest, Wacha dominated the fading Kansas City Royals, holding them to just two hits and one run in 7 innings, while striking out 6.
But wait, it gets even better.
Wacha actually set...
As the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals played into the wee hours of the morning on Thursday night/Friday morning, one thing became abundently clear. Carlos Beltran is having a great season.
Beltran picked up a pair of hits in the 4-2 loss to the Royals, a game that ended at 3:14 AM CT after an extended rain delay. The 36-year old is now hitting .296 on the season and leads...
The St. Louis Cardinals are taking every precaution necessary to preserve the health of their top-ranked prsoect Oscar Taveras. Taveras has been experiencing on-going soreness in his ankle, so the team decided to place him on the disabled list.
#Cardinals top prospect Oscar Taveras is going on the DL in Class AAA Memphis with ongoing soreness in his ankle. #stlminors #stlcards...
The St. Louis Cardinals have officially promoted RHP Michael Wacha from Triple-A Memphis and will start Thursday night against the Kansas City Royals at Busch Stadium. Wacha, out of Texas A&M University is the Cardinals' top pitching prospect and the 1st round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft. Wacha had an outstanding career at Texas A&M as he posted a 9-4 record with a 2.29...
The St. Louis Cardinals ran out of reasons not to promote their top pitching prospect.
Michael Wacha, the Cardinals' first-round pick last season, will start in his major league debut Thursday against the Kansas City Royals after a slew of injuries to their starting rotation left general manager John Mozeliak virtually out of options.
The 21-year-old Wacha dazzled during spring...
48 years ago, in 1965, a revolutionary change in amateur player acquisition was implemented by Major League Baseball. MLB instituted its initial First-Year Player Draft, initially with two phases, in June and January.
Since then, only two St. Louis Cardinals players have reached the major league club within one year of being drafted. On Thursday, May 30, pitcher Michael Wacha is...
Thursday night was a special evening for the St. Louis Cardinals as hot-shot prospect Michael Wacha made his Major League debut against the Kansas City Royals.
Wacha’s arrival has been highly anticipated in St. Louis every since the Cardinals selected him in the first round of the 2012 MLB Entry Draft. But what should Cardinals fans expect from Wacha now that he is here?
Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homer against his former team, rookie Tyler Lyons made another dazzling start and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Kansas City 4-1 on Tuesday night for the Royals' 10th consecutive home defeat.
The only two hits that Lyons allowed over seven innings were to Billy Butler -- a two-out RBI double in the first inning and a bloop single in the seventh.
When asked by the St. Louis media what he thought of his call-up, Michael Wacha confidently said, “I’m here to stay.” If he continues having starts like he had tonight, then he is right–he is here to stay and will be here for a long time.Wacha successfully lived up to the hype in his Major League debut against the Kansas City Royals. He pitched seven strong innings, allowing...
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The St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals managed to play a nine-inning baseball game in a crisp 2 hours and 27 minutes on Thursday night. Unfortunately, a 4 1/2 hour rain delay occurred smack dab in the middle of the game and play wasn’t restarted until 3:04 a.m. St. Louis time and the game [...]The post Lightning strikes Gateway Arch during rain delay of Royals-Cardinals...
Before tonight’s game, the St. Louis Cardinals were 0-12 when trailing after 7 innings this season. They are now 1-12 thanks to their comeback victory against the cross-state rival Kansas City Royals.With the Cardinals trailing 2-0 in the bottom of the 6th inning, Matt Holliday cut the lead in half with a laser-shot solo home run to the left-center field bleachers. However, on...
Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homer against his former team,
rookie Tyler Lyons made another dazzling start and the St. Louis
Cardinals beat Kansas City 4-1 on Tuesday night for the Royals'
10th consecutive home defeat., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/lyons-beltran-lift-cards-over-sinking-kc
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Missouri's two teams continue to head in opposite directions, with the red-hot St. Louis Cardinals looking to complete a four-game sweep of the sinking Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.
The Cardinals rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Royals (21-29) on Wednesday night, scoring four times in the eighth inning for their seventh win in eight games and 21st...
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