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With huge help from Holliday, Cards set to sweep Rockies

As expected, a home series against the lowly Colorado Rockies has helped the St. Louis Cardinals get back on track in their pursuit of the NL Central crown. Just as predictable, Matt Holliday has feasted on the pitching of his former team. Holliday looks to help the Cardinals sweep the three-game set with an eighth straight home win in Sunday's finale. St. Louis (82-67) entered...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Holliday, Cards hold off Rockies, increase NL Central lead

  Matt Holliday powered the St. Louis Cardinals to another early lead, and they received another stingy start plus some offense from Shelby Miller, too. It was just enough to keep the NL Central leaders rolling. Miller pitched six solid innings and had an RBI double after Holliday set the tone when he homered in the first for the second night in a row, leading St. Louis to a 5-4...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Holliday's blast into Big Mac Land sparks Cardinals past Rockies

ST. LOUIS -- Even typically laid-back Matt Holliday was impressed by the home run he hit Friday night at Busch Stadium. "Hit" actually is an understatement. Heck, "launched" or "blasted" might be an understatement, too. Suffice to say, you do not see balls hit that far and that hard very often. Officially, it traveled 467 feet, the second-longest homer...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies lack of scoring on the run has become historic

Admit it, you just don't care anymore.When Matt Holliday drilled a three-run homer to put the St. Louis Cardinals up 3-0 over the Colorado Rockies in the bottom of the 1st inning, the game was over. There were eight innings left to play and the game was over.With Adam Wainwright on the mound for the Cardinals, there was no chance for the Rockies.However, the issue wasn't...
Via Rockies Review
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Holliday’s three-run bomb lifts Cardinals to 5-1 win over Rockies

As the Cardinals started to cool down a bit after losing three out of four to the Reds, so would the weather in St. Louis on Friday night at Busch Stadium for the series opener against the Rockies. Entering their final home-stand of the season with just 15 games left in the regular season, the weather started to feel like October baseball in St. Louis again. Sill having work to do...
Via Cardinals Farm
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Matt Holliday sits with back tightness

During the past week the St. Louis Cardinals have been rolling.  On Sunday they were still able to be victorious and stretch their National League Central lead over the Milwaukee Brewers without key offensive performer Matt Holliday.  Jenifer Langosch of is reporting that Holliday missed the game due to back soreness that he has been dealing with for the past few days...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Holliday has led his Cards back into first place

It might be weird to think, but St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday might be one of the most underrated players in the league right now. I know what you’re thinking — how can a player who finished second in National League MVP voting in 2007 be underrated? Well, that’s exactly it. He has not been able to duplicate those numbers from those early days with the Colorado...
Via Hot Stove MLB
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Holliday strikes again as Cardinals move into sole possession of first place in NL Central for first time this season

While tied atop the NL Central with the Brewers entering the final month of the regular season, the Cardinals turned to Lance Lynn in the series opener Monday afternoon at Busch Stadium against the Pirates. Lynn was looking for his 15th win of the season, which would’ve joined Max Scherzer for the only two pitchers in all of base all to have 15 wins in each of the last three seasons...
Via Cardinals Farm
13 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals OF Matt Holliday Angry After Security Guard Kept Him From Making a Play

There are certain things that likely make baseball players mad: (1) having to pay their agents (2) having to sit through yet another Farewell Tour ceremony and (3) stupid fans, ball boys, and security guards that refuse to get out of the way.Just ask Cardinal outfielder Matt Holliday. He'll tell you.via Cut4Friday Holliday tried to make a play on a foul ball. At the time his team...
Via FatManWriting
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Holliday’s fantastic spring hitting

Few can draw the enthusiasm or criticism from St. Louis Cardinals fans like Matt Holliday. Since coming to the team in 2009, he’s had only two seasons where he failed to attain at least a .300 average. In both cases, he fell short by .005 or less. His on-base percentage in that time has hovered right around the .390 mark. Despite his decidedly positive numbers, leadership has a...
Via Keene on MLB
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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