Matt Carpenter of the St. Louis Cardinals hit his eighth home run of the season Sunday. It came in his 39th game.Carpenter hit eight home runs in 158 games last season.
The Yankees are sliding, Josh Hamilton is returning, and Michael Wacha is in some elite company.
St. Louis Cardinals starter Michael Wacha improved his record to 7-0 in Sunday’s win over the Kansas City Royals. The Elias Sports Bureau says Wacha is the fourth Cardinals pitcher to have a 7-0 record in his first nine starts of a season, along with Garrett Stephenson in 2000, Bob Gibson in 1965 and Paul “Daffy” Dean in 1934.
Sunday's top performances in baseball included another strong start by Michael Wacha, who improved to 7-0 by beating the Royals.
Wacha improves to 7-0, Cards end 3-game skid by beating KC
Michael Wacha of the St. Louis Cardinals is scheduled to start against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday afternoon. Wacha is 6-0 in eight starts this season.
The St. Louis Cardinals tied their longest losing streak of the season, dropping their third game in a row with a 3-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
Gordon, Volquez lead KC over Cards in rain-shortened game
The St. Louis Cardinals will start John Lackey (2-2, 2.96 ERA) against Edinson Volquez (3-3, 2.74 ERA) and the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. Lackey is 3-4 with a 3.
The St. Louis Cardinals were shutout by the Kansas City Royals 5-0 on Friday. Lance Lynn matched a season-high with 10 hits allowed and gave up all five earned runs in the loss.
Morales homers twice, drives in 5 runs in Royals' victory
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.
Both teams have the best records in their league and they rank 1-2 in the majors in run differential.
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Big days for deGrom, Duda lead Mets over Cardinals 5-0
The St. Louis Cardinals have optioned rookie reliever Sam Tuivailala to Triple-A Memphis, opening a roster spot for left-hander Jaime Garcia.
Eric Karabell recommends struggling Cardinals Jason Heyward and Matt Adams
For the first time since April 14, the New York Mets don't occupy first place in the NL East.
Cardinals tag Colon, knock Mets out of 1st with 9-0 rout
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