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2016 Schedule
52-45, 2nd in NL Cent
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Tommy Pham cut down Dodgers' lead

Pham drove a long ball down the right-field line at Busch Stadium on Sunday against the Dodgers. His 411-foot blast allowed the Cardinals to reach the milestone of hitting a home run in 15 consecutive games.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

It manages to not look as hot as it feels.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cardinals' Kolten Wong appears to have injured his left leg trying to avoid 1B umpire Dana DeMuth. Doesn't look to be serious.

Kendrick's homer puts an end to Mayers' rough debut (0:32)
Gonzalez clears the bases with a grand slam (0:33)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The temperature at first pitch of Dodgers-Cardinals at St. Louis was announced at 96 degrees, while AccuWeather reports a RealFeel temp of 99. No precipitation is expected.

Lineup: Cardinals (52-45) vs.Dodgers (55-44)

  • 1. Randal Grichuk, LF (R)
  • 2. Aledmys Diaz, SS (R)
  • 3. Stephen Piscotty, RF (R)
  • 4. Matt Holliday, 1B (R)
  • 5. Jedd Gyorko, 3B (R)
  • 6. Yadier Molina, C (R)
  • 7. Thomas Pham, CF (R)
  • 8. Kolten Wong, 2B (L)
  • 9. Mike Mayers, RHP (R)
  • Daily notes

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

It's official, we've now hit 100 degrees at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, with all the humidity to boot.

Dodgers snap Cardinals' win streak at five (1:04)
Gonzalez crushes home run to dead center (0:23)

Lineup: Cardinals (52-44) vs. Dodgers (54-44)

  • 1. Greg Garcia, 2B (L)
  • 2. Aledmys Diaz, SS (R)
  • 3. Stephen Piscotty, RF (R)
  • 4. Matt Adams, 1B (L)
  • 5. Jedd Gyorko, 3B (R)
  • 6. Jeremy Hazelbaker, LF (L)
  • 7. Randal Grichuk, CF (R)
  • 8. Alberto Rosario, C (R)
  • 9. Mike Leake, RHP (R)
  • Daily notes

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Adams' game-winner was a no-doubter

Matt Adams' 11th home run of the season was his longest in more than two years.

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Matt Adams strikes late with record HR

Adams hit a walk-off homer in the 16th inning of Friday's game. He's the first Cardinal to hit a walk-off home run in the 16th inning or later, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

  • 2016 Matt Adams - 16th inning
  • 2015 Kolten Wong - 14th
  • 2007 Ryan Ludwick - 14th
  • 2006 Albert Pujols - 14th
  • 1899 Jack Powell - 14th

Cardinals' hot streak was 'inevitable' (0:41)

Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cardinals were planning to start Tyler Lyons Sunday, but after a while, manager Mike Matheny decided to "go after this with everything we've got," and instead used Lyons in extra innings. Lyons provided 4 2/3 scoreless innings to set the stage for the team's 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in 16 innings. The Cardinals will figure out who to start Sunday on Saturday. Matt Bowman is a candidate.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

In a game that tied for longest in Dodgers vs. Cardinals history, Matt Adams hit a game-ending home run to give St. Louis a 4-3 victory in 16 innings. "Finally!" a fan shouted.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers and Cardinals appear to be in an even battle tied 2-2 in the seventh inning. Tucked away in the linescore, however, is the fact that the Dodgers have 11 hits and have left 10 on base. The Cardinals have one hit and have left one on base.

Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cardinals felt they needed an extra arm in their bullpen, so they designated catcher Michael McKenry for assignment to make room for Miguel Socolovich. Now, they have lost McKenry, who elected free agency Friday after clearing waivers. In parts of seven seasons with three organizations, McKenry has batted .238 in the majors.

Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt Holliday emerged unscathed from a 95-mph Andrew Cashner fastball that struck him on the nose Thursday night. Holliday's brush with danger brought back memories for Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, who got hit in the mouth with a Rich Loiselle fastball in 1998. Matheny lost most of the teeth on the left side of his mouth and said he still gets follow-up dental work, but -- like Holliday -- played the next day. "I remember that well and every few months, the dentist and I remember that particular night together," Matheny said.


Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

Brandon Moss' recovery from an ankle injury isn't going as well as he would like.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25914th
On Base Percentage.3326th
Slugging Percentage.4484th
Earned Run Average3.798th
Quality Starts56Tied-4th

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