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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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Arenado, Paulsen carry Rockies past Cardinals (0:36)
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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

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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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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.

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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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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.

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Cardinals get reliever Broxton from Brewers

The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Milwaukee Brewers, supplementing their bullpen with another veteran.

Cardinals grab Broxton for bullpen

St. Louis trades for struggling Brewers reliever Jonathan Broxton. In 36.2 innings this season, Broxton has a 5.89 ERA. Milwaukee gets OF Malik Collymore.

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Marlins' Hill to fans: Team's core still intact

Ace right-hander Jose Fernandez is unbeaten and perhaps stronger than ever after recovering from elbow surgery. Giancarlo Stanton remains one of baseball's top power hitters. Dee Gordon is among

Final: Cardinals 9, Rockies 8

St. Louis entered the bottom of the 9th down 2 runs, but Jhonny Peralta tied it up with a 2-run single and Greg Garcia walked to score the winning run and help St. Louis avoid a third straight loss. Box score

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Young aces struggled tonight

  • Cardinals' Carlos Martinez, entered tonight with a 2.34 ERA, allowed 10 hits and 5 runs.
  • Braves' Shelby Miller, entered tonight with a 2.27 ERA, allowed a career-high 11 hits.

2015 Team Stats

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  • Pitching
Runs41518th
Batting Average.25610th
On Base Percentage.3238th
Slugging Percentage.39118th
Earned Run Average2.681st
Quality Starts701st
WHIP1.216th
BAA.2427th

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