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86-46, 1st in NL Cent

Moss' monster HR puts Cards on top

Brandon Moss blasted his 19th homer this season in the second inning off Nationals starter Max Scherzer, who gave up his 11th HR in the second half, in his 9th start. He gave up 10 in the first half, in 18 starts. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Nationals at Cardinals, 8 p.m. ET (ESPN)

The Nats’ playoff odds are down to 14 percent entering tonight's tilt vs. the Cards, according to Fangraphs. Can Max Scherzer, whose numbers have gone downhill since July, help trim their 6 1/2-game hole behind the first-place Mets in the NL East? Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Just how good is the Cards' pitching?

St. Louis' staff is on pace for the lowest team ERA baseball has seen in over 30 years.

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Mike Matheny for Manager of the Year?

Three of ESPN's baseball experts feel that the Cardinals' skipper deserves the recognition in the NL. See how the rest of the experts voted. Award predictions

Cards flying high down the stretch

St. Louis has the best record in baseball, and the stats back it up.

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Brandon Moss the hero for St. Louis

After the Cardinals fought back to tie the game at 5-5 in the eighth, Moss hit a walk-off, three-run homer to lead his team to a win over the Nationals. Tuesday's Top 5

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BBTN: Dodgers' big win, Cardinals' prowess

Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss the Dodgers' big win over the Giants, Johnny Cueto's struggles & sing Bon Jovi songs. Plus, Derrick Goold on the Cardinals' stretch run.

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How do the Cardinals stay on top? (0:55)
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Struggling Scherzer faces Cards on Wednesday (1:49)
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Cards walk off on Moss' three-run homer (0:32)

Cardinals walk it off against Nationals

St. Louis improved to 40 games above .500 with Brandon Moss' three-run blast in the 9th -- the fifth career walk-off homer of his career. Box score

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Cardinals' Reynolds day-to-day after HBP on wrist

Mark Reynolds of the Cardinals is day-to-day after X-rays showed no fracture of his right wrist, which was hit by a pitch in the Cardinals' 8-5 win over the Nationals on Tuesday night.

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Cards find a way, Nats can't (2:55)
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Who's making the MLB playoffs?

For the most part, ESPN experts are unified on predicting the postseason field. However, debate remains on the AL's second wild card and the NL West winner. Who's in? Who's out?

The best deadline deal you didn't follow

Steve Cishek's awful start to the season in Miami is all but forgotten given his .75 ERA in 14 outings for the Cardinals. Was he the best deadline add not named Cole Hamels or David Price? July acquisitions that are paying off (Insider)

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Szymborski: Team-by-team playoff probabilities

After an eventful August which saw a couple playoff hopefuls catch fire and others fall apart, Dan Szymborski lays out the updated playoff odds -- with analysis - for each contending team.

Cards still atop Power Rankings?

Was St. Louis able to hold on to the No. 1 spot in our rankings for the 14th consecutive week? Find out here

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Do Cards boast league's top pen?

St. Louis' relief corps has been the best in the majors this season in terms of ERA. Does that mean the group is without a weakness? Contender bullpen overviews

Zimmerman getting it done for Nationals

1B Ryan Zimmerman is 3-for-4 with 4 RBIs -- including his 13th HR of the season -- tonight as the Nats lead the Cardinals 5-3 in the seventh. The rest of the Nationals are 2-for-22 with 0 RBIs. Follow live

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs54018th
Batting Average.25511th
On Base Percentage.3239th
Slugging Percentage.39520th
Earned Run Average2.661st
Quality Starts911st
WHIP1.228th
BAA.2437th

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