Matt Carpenter hit a pair of home runs and Greg Garcia's bases-loaded walk capped a three-run rally in the ninth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 9-8 on Thursday night.
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
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.
Matt Carpenter brings out the big bat
The Cardinals are out to a 4-1 lead on the Rockies thanks to a 3-run shot from the St. Louis 3B. Both starting pitchers have allowed 5 hits, but Carlos Martinez has worked around the trouble. Colorado's Chris Rusin hasn't been so lucky. Follow live
Cards done adding to outfield?
Even with Matt Holliday going on the disabled list, the Cardinals reportedly aren't interested in trading for another outfielder. St. Louis already acquired 1B/OF Brandon Moss Thursday morning. MLB rumors roundup
The St. Louis Cardinals placed All-Star outfielder Matt Holliday on the 15-day disabled list Thursday because of a recurrence of his right quadriceps injury.
Cardinals' Matt Holliday on DL
St. Louis placed the left fielder on the 15-day DL today after he re-injured his right quad. Holliday's .409 on-base percentage leads the team. The Cardinals traded for Indians OF Brandon Moss today.
Getting Brandon Moss from the Indians for one of their top prospects, lefty Rob Kaminsky, seems like a significant overpayment for the Cardinals.
Did Cards panic over Matt Holliday?
Despite Holliday's injury, ESPN's Keith Law questions the Brandon Moss trade: "I can't get over the Cards giving up [Rob] Kaminsky, a former first-round pick who has performed very well throughout his pro career." 'Utterly baffling' (Insider)
The St. Louis Cardinals will stay on Fox Sports Midwest through 2032, thanks to an agreement announced Thursday.
The St. Louis Cardinals acquired outfielder Brandon Moss from the Cleveland Indians for left-handed pitching prospect Rob Kaminsky on Thursday.
Jay Bruce homered in the second to back Anthony DeSclafani's seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Cincinnati Reds shut out the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight night, 1-0 on Wednes
Reds blank Cardinals, take series
Reds RHP Anthony DeSclafani struck out 3 and gave up just 3 hits over 7 scoreless innings as the Reds beat the MLB-best Cardinals 1-0. Reds RF Jay Bruce's solo shot in the second was the lone run of the game. Box score
Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday left Wednesday's 1-0 loss to the Reds with a right quad strain after pulling up while running to first base on a double play that ended the first inning.
Matt Holliday leaves injured, Reds lead
The Cardinals LF appeared to injure his quad trying to run out a double play in the first and has left the game. Then Reds RF Jay Bruce hit a HR just out of CF Randal Grichuk's reach in the top of the second to give Cincy a 1-0 lead. Follow live
Joey Votto hit a three-run home run in support of Mike Leake, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Tuesday night.
The Cincinnati Reds will honor Pete Rose with his first ever bobblehead giveaway Sept. 12 against the St. Louis Cardinals.
The St. Louis Cardinals have activated left-hander Jaime Garcia from the 15-day disabled list to start against the Cincinnati Reds.
Wong delivers in the clutch
When one swing of the bat carries an entire team to victory? That's pretty special. When the hitter flips his bat like Kolten Wong did? Even better. Wong's grand slam put him among the day's best. Kahrl: Monday's Top 5
Kolten Wong hit a grand slam that backed Lance Lynn and led the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Monday night.
Kolten Wong's slam beats Reds
Wong's fourth-inning grand slam was all the Cardinals needed to beat Cincinnati 4-1. Lance Lynn pitched 7 strong innings to get the win. Box score
On Base Percentage.32110th
Earned Run Average2.631st
Cardinals vs Rockies
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