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Brandon Moss hit his first home run with St. Louis and Tony Cruz hit his first of the season, leading the Cardinals to a 5-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night to complete a four
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
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
A look at six potential World Series matchups not worthy of prime time and five that certainly are.
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.
John Lackey pitched seven strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Arizona 3-1 on Wednesday night, their seventh straight win over the Diamondbacks.
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
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)
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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
Is there any truth to the belief that theres a lingering effect on NFL teams that have to face off against the Seahawks?
Tommy Pham had his second career three-hit game, Jaime Garcia pitched six strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals routed the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-1 on Tuesday night.
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
While some have been affected more than others, every team in football has some malady it is worrying about.
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)
Lance Lynn pitched six effective innings with the help of four double plays and Yadier Molina hit a two-run single in the seventh inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-3 victory over the
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
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
Cardinals @ Giants
AT&T Park - Fri 8/28