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Lackey deals but Reds blank Cardinals for second straight night

ST. LOUIS -- Jay Bruce homered in the second to back Anthony DeSclafani's seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Cincinnati Reds shut out the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight night, 1-0 on Wednesday. The Reds ended a nine-series losing streak in St. Louis and have won consecutive games at Busch Stadium for the first time since July 6 and Sept. 2, 2011. It was the first...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lackey at home vs. a red-hot Votto is must-see TV

John Lackey has been dominant recently but that's been the case at home all season. That could change against red-hot Joey Votto and the Cincinnati Reds. Lackey will try to slow Votto down and help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Reds for the 10th time in 12 meetings at Busch Stadium on Wednesday night. Since allowing a season-high 10 runs over four innings of an 11-3 loss at Colorado...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lackey goes 7, Rosenthal holds on as Cardinals beat Royals

ST. LOUIS (AP) John Lackey threw seven strong innings after a shaky beginning, Trevor Rosenthal escaped his own jam in the ninth and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Thursday night. Randal Grichuk and Matt Carpenter hit two-run homers as the Cardinals won in the makeup of a rainout last month. As in the originally scheduled game, St. Louis and Kansas City...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Long homestand gives Cardinals chance to extend division lead

John Lackey takes the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals in tonight's makeup game against the Kansas City Royals. The best two teams in baseball could be headed for their first World Series matchup since the I-70 Showdown 30 years ago. The Cardinals' comeback win Wednesday at the Chicago White Sox, highlighted by catcher Yadier Molina's bases-loaded triple in the eighth-inning, gave...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals feed off Lackey's intensity on the mound

John Lackey wasn't one of the St. Louis Cardinals' six All-Stars but his recent performances have been worthy of that status. Lackey looks to continue his run of outstanding outings Saturday night when the Cardinals face the New York Mets. Since allowing 10 runs in a loss at Colorado on June 8, Lackey is 3-1 with a 1.69 ERA in his last six starts. He's been particularly good at home...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lackey Trade Revisited: Can Red Sox Salvage 2014 Deadline Deal?

Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington might want a mulligan on the John Lackey trade. It looks really, really bad now that Lackey is pitching well for the St. Louis Cardinals while both Joe Kelly and Allen Craig reside at Triple-A Pawtucket following unimpressive stints in Boston. But should the deal already be written off as a total disaster for the Red Sox? It’s fair...
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals Winter Warm Up – Where’s Lackey?

The St. Louis Cardinals are poised to bring fans to their annual tradition of Winter Warm Up for the 19th year. The Warm Up, which is scheduled to run January 17-19 at Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, provides fans the opportunity to pick up memorabilia and autographs from current and former players. The team’s press release reminded everyone that this year’s Warm Up was...
Via i70baseball
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Player Profile #163: John Lackey | SP | STL

From arguably the worst single season in MLB history to Tommy John surgery to featured profile in our Top 200 Countdown, John Lackey sure has had an interesting last few seasons. Four years ago when Lackey posted that abominable 6.41 ERA over 160 innings, and the season was even uglier than those number suggest. In a big media market, the Boston fans turned on Lackey and he turned...
Via Baseball Professor
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

John Lackey Selling Huge 13-Room Fort Worth Mansion For $2.9M (Photos)

John Lackey is saying goodbye to the Lone Star State. The St. Louis Cardinals pitcher and Texas native is selling his spacious and rustic mansion in Fort Worth, Texas, for $2.9 million, according to The massive 10,000 square-foot-home sits on more than an acre of land and boasts five bedrooms to go along with five bathrooms and two and a half...
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

John Lackey’s 2015 MLB Minimum Contract Could Be Reworked By Cardinals

This embed is invalid" /> ST. LOUIS — The Cardinals have John Lackey at a bargain price next season, but they might be willing to sweeten the deal. Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said Wednesday he’d meet with Lackey’s agent at the Major League Baseball winter meetings next week in San Diego. “I wouldn’t rule anything out there,...
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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