Cardinals added onto strong bullpen

The Cardinals weren't focused on short-term results at the trade deadline. Instead, they added to their already solid bullpen, acquiring the depth needed to make a deep postseason run. Grantland: The 30


MLB power rankings: Cards not budging

For the 10th straight week, St. Louis tops the list. And why not? The Cardinals' 67-38 record is best in MLB by 4.5 games. The other 29


Sunday's Top Five: Moss lifts new team

Brandon Moss was called upon to pinch hit in a tie game in the ninth inning. He delivered with a walk-off single in just his fourth game with the Cardinals. Sunday's Top Five

MLB Power Rankings (2:16)
Moss lifts Cardinals to walk-off win (0:31)

Grichuk stops Rockies starter

Yohan Flande went through the first 4 innings with only 1 hit allowed and zero runs. Randal Grichuk ended his run of excellence with a 2-run shot. Cardinals lead 2-0. Follow live

Bullpen adds outweigh outlier deal

Adding Jonathan Broxton and Steve Cishek to the St. Louis bullpen should be huge down the stretch, but the trade for Brandon Moss was a head-scratcher. How did Cardinals GM John Mozeliak stack up against other GM's at the deadline? GM deadline grades (Insider)

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Grichuk takes away a home run (0:15)
Arenado, Paulsen carry Rockies past Cardinals (0:36)

Final: Rockies 6, Cardinals 2

Ben Paulsen homered and had 3 RBIs, while Nolan Arenado added a 2-run shot, as Colorado ended a 3-game losing streak. Box score


Paulsen powering Rockies in St. Louis

Ben Paulsen has a solo HR and a 2-run double as Colorado leads the Cardinals 6-2 in the 8th inning. Nolan Arenado also has a 2-run HR for the Rockies. Follow live

Arenado extends Rockies' lead

Nolan Arenado's 2-run HR off Lance Lynn in the 4th gave Colorado a 3-0 edge over the Cardinals. St. Louis got one back, but Lynn was lucky to have allowed just 2 runs in the inning as he struck out Charlie Blackmon with the bases loaded to end the inning. Follow live

Cardinals don’t land big names

Trading for Brandon Moss doesn't match some of the sexier options such as Yoenis Cespedes or Justin Upton for St. Louis. Also, the addition of Steve Cishek and Jonathan Broxton to the pitching staff lands the team 13th in Dan Szymborski’s rankings. Trade deadline rankings (Insider)

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2dJerry Crasnick

Crasnick: Players who could get traded in August

Baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is behind us, but there still could be more moves coming in August. Jerry Crasnick identifies players who could change teams this month.


Carpenter, Cardinals create runs

Matt Carpenter started the game off with a solo shot but the rest of the team soon followed suit for 14 hits and 7 runs. The St. Louis pitching also dominated the Rockies to get a shutout win.

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Rockies OF Dickerson to DL with 2 broken ribs

Rockies outfielder Corey Dickerson will be placed on the DL with two broken ribs after diving for a ball in the fifth inning of Thursday's loss to the Cardinals, manager Walt Weiss confirmed.

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3dDan Szymborski

Szymborski: Ranking deadline performances

Teams such as the Blue Jays and Royals fulfilled their short- and long-term goals -- while others, such as the Padres, Red Sox and seemingly all of the NL Central, stood pat.

Trade deadline winners and losers (4:26)

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2569th
On Base Percentage.3247th
Slugging Percentage.39217th
Earned Run Average2.671st
Quality Starts702nd


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