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2015 Schedule
82-45, 1st in NL Cent
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6mDavid Schoenfield

Showdown weekend: Five big series to watch

Examining five series and some key things to look for in Royals-Rays, Orioles-Rangers, Astros-Twins, Dodgers-Cubs and Cardinals-Giants

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Cards get out of jam to top D-backs (0:43)
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Cardinals sweep D-backs, win 5th straight

Brandon Moss and Tony Cruz went deep in the Cardinals' 5-3 win over the Diamondbacks, who had a bases-loaded, no-outs opportunity in the eighth and failed to score. Box score

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Schoenfield: No St. Louis in Series

The Cardinals have been the best club in baseball all season, so why wouldn't they make for an interesting World Series team? David Schoenfield explains. Best World Series matchups

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1dJim Bowden

How contenders are preparing for stretch run

Jim Bowden looks at what could change on each contender's roster for the stretch run, from call-ups to changed roles to players returning from injury.

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Cards win fourth straight (0:37)
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Goldschmidt HR going, going ... still going

Paul Goldschmidt’s 482-foot HR in the first is the longest hit by a Diamondback since ESPN started tracking home runs in 2009. Since 2009, only Cameron Maybin (485 feet) has hit a longer home run than Goldschmidt’s at Chase Field. Mark Reynolds answered with a solo shot in the fifth to pull the Cardinals even at 1. Follow live

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Cards ready to reload in September

As good as St. Louis is now, the team has several key players set to return from injury next month. Matt Adams, Matt Holliday, and Randal Grichuk should be back soon. And don't count out a certain ace. Potential impact additions (Insider)

Maybe they're just used to winning?

FiveThirtyEight's analysis of fan sentiment has Cardinals followers sadder than they were before the season. Is the best record in baseball not enough? Sentiment scores

Cardinals flying early against D-backs

Yadier Molina knocked in a run with a double for his 9th RBI in 8 games as St. Louis tallied four hits, two walks and four runs in the 1st against Arizona starter Robbie Ray to grab an early advantage. Follow live

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Will Carlos Martinez crash in 2016?

The Cardinals starter shows all the classic signs of great pitching: He misses bats, he throws strikes and he keeps the ball down. So what's the one thing that could derail his success? Most sustainable breakout players (Insider)

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Lynn, Cards top Diamondbacks 5-3

It was 2-2 to start the seventh, but the Cards' three-run inning -- at the hands of Tommy Pham's RBI single and Yadier Molina's two-run single -- put the Cards up for good as Lance Lynn earned his 10th win. Box score

Yadi extends Cardinals' lead over D-backs

With the bases loaded and two outs, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina hit a 2-run single to right to put St. Louis up 5-2 in the top of the seventh in Arizona. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

Cards, D-backs exchange runs again

Cardinals LF Stephen Piscotty grounded into an RBI fielder's choice in the top of the sixth, but the D-backs evened it up again at 2 in the bottom of the frame thanks to 2B Aaron Hill's RBI double. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

Cards, D-backs exchange homers

D-backs catcher Welington Castillo hit a solo shot in the bottom of the second off Lance Lynn, and Cards 3B Matt Carpenter hit one of his own to tie it up in the third. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Watch: Cardinals at Diamondbacks

Arizona -- winners of four in a row -- takes on MLB's best team as the D-backs look to work their way up in the NL West, where they're in third place and five games behind the Dodgers. RHP Jhoulys Chacin and RHP Lance Lynn take the bump. Jessica Mendoza will be the first woman to call an ESPN MLB game as an in-booth analyst. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs50722nd
Batting Average.25314th
On Base Percentage.32011th
Slugging Percentage.39123rd
Earned Run Average2.661st
Quality Starts881st
WHIP1.216th
BAA.2425th

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