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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) Pete Kozma scored on catcher Mike Zunino's passed ball with the bases loaded and two outs in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals retook the NL Central lead with a 2-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.The Cardinals lead the division by a game after Pittsburgh lost. They're 6-1 on a nine-game homestand.Kozma entered in the eighth inning as a pinch-runner, later stole third base and scored the tying run.In the 10th, Kozma singled with two outs off Chase Ruffin (0-2). Oliver Perez walked Matt Carpenter and Jon Jay to load the bases.Zunino couldn't handle the first pitch to Matt Holliday, with the ball rolling free and Kozma scoring on a head-first slide.Rookie Kevin Siegrist (3-1) worked around two hits in the 10th for the win. He has not allowed a run in 19 13 innings.Zunino homered for the Mariners, who have lost a franchise-record 13 games in extra innings, including their last six in a row.The Cardinals have won their last four e...
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- When the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline passed and John Axford had not been moved, he thought he would remain with the Brewers for the rest of the season.
"I was expecting (a trade) around the All-Star break or the deadline," Axford said. "A lot of people around baseball thought it was going to happen. When it didn't, I went OK, I guess I&...
ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals picked a bad time to play a flat game. Of course, any time is a bad time for such a game when you're in a pennant race.
But on a night when the Pirates began an 11-game homestand by winning their fourth straight game, the Cardinals were unable to get anything going with their bats, on the mound or in the field. As a result, despite winning the series...
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals will open their 2014 regular season at Cincinnati's Great American Ballpark on Monday, March 31. The team's 2014 schedule was released this week.
The Cardinals' home opener will be on Monday, April 7 against the Reds.
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A definite goal this season for the Seattle Mariners was to get to .500 or possibly over. However, after another confusing home series loss, this one a sweep to the last place Houston Astros, Seattle can finish no better than .500 this season. And, that will be a stretch, because they would have to win their last sixteen games in a row. Seattle has only won one of their last...
The St. Louis Cardinals' offense is back in one of those rough patches. They need to be out of this rut soon.
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ST. LOUIS -- To look at the Cardinals' schedule and see the Mariners playing at Busch Stadium in the middle of September might seem like a mistake. The interleague foes never have met this late in the season.
But uncommon meetings at unusual times have happened across the majors because of the realignment that gave both the NL and AL an odd number of teams. At least the Cardinals...
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Highlighting how competitive the NL Central race is, the St. Louis Cardinals' first loss in six games helped end their sole possession of the division lead.
Adam Wainwright will try to help his club regain that advantage while the Cardinals also hope to get top hitter Yadier Molina and best setup man Trevor Rosenthal back for their series opener against the Seattle Mariners...
Former St. Louis Cardinals pitching coach Dave Duncan is not sure that he wants to get back into baseball. But Duncan said Thursday that teams are showing interest in hiring him.
"I've had several clubs call me and talk to me not so much about coaching, but joining them in some other capacity," Duncan told FOX Sports. "I really don't think I would coach again...
Joe Kelly's impressive run came to an end Thursday night.
Kelly, who won his previous five starts, struggled in a 5-3 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers that dropped the St. Louis Cardinals into a first-place tie in the NL Central with the Pittsburgh Pirates, who beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1.
St. Louis had won the last eight times Kelly started on the mound. His last loss came on June...
Anyone expecting James Paxton to be intimidated by a huge crowd and playoff-type environment would have been sorely disappointed.
It turns out Paxton in only his second career start Saturday night didn’t even realize how big the Busch Stadium crowd actually was. Not that anyone heard much cheering from the 41374 fans during a 4-1 win by Paxton and a Mariners squad that held the...
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