Luis Cruz greeted St. Louis reliever Edwin Mujica with a first-pitch, three-run homer in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers tightened up the NL wild card race with an 8-5 victory over the Cardinals on Friday night.
Allen Craig drove in Shane Robinson with the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals extended their NL wild-card lead over Los Angeles to two games with a 2-1 victory over the struggling Dodgers on Thursday night.
Center fielder Cameron Maybin robbed Matt Kemp of a go-ahead homer in the seventh inning after Carlos Quentin put San Diego ahead with a sacrifice fly, and the Padres beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 Wednesday night to take two of three games in the series.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are surging, and that’s rather common against the St. Louis Cardinals. Handing the ball to Clayton Kershaw may keep the Dodgers rolling.
Joe Kelly grew up in Southern California rooting for the Angels and hating the Los Angeles Dodgers. Losing to them hurt that much more. “My family hated them. They still do,” Kelly said after the St. Louis Cardinals’ 5-3 loss on Monday night. “I put too much pressure on myself out there.
Luis Cruz hit a three run homer and Chad Billingsley pitched six strong innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers won their fifth straight game, beating the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-3.
Clayton Kershaw outdueled Jake Westbrook with a six-hitter for his fourth career shutout, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the St. Louis Cardinals 6-0 Saturday night.
A.J. Ellis drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night in the opener of a series between the NL West and Central Division leaders.
Open for business, wild as it might get. The NFL’s calendar turns toward a new season Tuesday when free agency begins.
Albert Pujols is long gone, and the St. Louis Cardinals seem just fine about defending their World Series title without him. Their fans, too.
Albert Pujols will reportedly sign a 10-year, $250 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
David Freese homered to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning as the St. Louis Cardinals forced the World Series to a Game 7 by rallying from two-run deficits against the Texas Rangers in the 9th and 10th on Thursday.
Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning against Marc Rzepczynski, and the Texas Rangers rallied from a two-run deficit to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Monday night and take a 3-2 World Series lead.
The Texas Rangers used some aggressive baserunning to score two runs in the ninth inning, rallying for a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday and squaring the World Series at 1-1.
Chris Carpenter tossed a three-hitter to outpitch old pal Roy Halladay in a duel for the ages and the St. Louis Cardinals edged the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Friday night in the deciding Game 5 of their NL playoff series.