9hChristina Kahrl

Sunday's power rankings

Sunday's top performances in baseball included another strong start by Michael Wacha, who improved to 7-0 by beating the Royals.

MLB Power Rankings (1:42)
Wacha stepping up big for Cardinals (1:32)
Wacha improves to 7-0 (0:49)
Royals win rain-shortened game (0:53)
Daily Fantasy Sports: Carlos Martinez (0:53)
3dESPN Stats & Information

Cardinals by the numbers: Cardinals shutout by Mets

The St. Louis Cardinals were shutout for the third time this season on Thursday, losing 5-0 to the New York Mets. Jacob deGrom silenced the Cardinals with 11 strikeouts in eight innings with no walks and only one hit allowed.

Fantasy Now: Week 8 Forecaster (1:48)
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5dDavid Schoenfield

John Lackey doesn't like the shift

The Cardinals did increase their alignment shifts in 2014, and one St. Louis pitcher isn't a fan of the shift after Monday's 2-1 loss to the Mets.

5dAdam Rubin

Rapid Reaction: Cardinals 10, Mets 2

Rapid Reaction from the St. Louis Cardinals' 10-2 victory over the New York Mets in a game where Jonathon Niese was shelled, Adam Rubin writes.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2655th
On Base Percentage.3296th
Slugging Percentage.40111th
Earned Run Average2.811st
Quality Starts267th


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