St Louis Cardinals
If Shelby Miller reaches his potential, he’ll be just another superstar to come up through the Cardinals’ ranks.
Mark McGwire was hired Wednesday as hitting coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, where he’ll work with All-Star sluggers Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier.
Matt Kemp homered twice, Joe Blanton pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers climbed within two games of the second NL wild-card spot with a 3-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
Luis Cruz came up with his second clutch hit in two nights, a tying two-out RBI double in the ninth inning, and pinch-hitter Juan Rivera followed with a run-scoring single to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.
Reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw has been scratched from his scheduled start on Sunday by the Los Angeles Dodgers because of a sore right hip.
Justin Upton and Gerardo Parra hit consecutive RBI singles to support Trevor Cahill’s seven strong innings, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Ian Kennedy pitched neatly into the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks used an unearned run to beat Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0 on Tuesday night.
Former NL batting champion Hanley Ramirez was traded from Miami to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, part of what appears to be the third big fire sale in Marlins’ history.
Adam Wainwright’s first two RBIs of the season helped knock out Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw in the sixth inning in a game that began in 103-degree heat as the St. Louis Cardinals ended Los Angeles’ five-game winning streak with an 8-2 victory on Tuesday night.
Pinch-hitter Scott Van Slyke his first major league homer, a go-ahead three-run shot in the seventh inning against his father’s former team, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied for a 6-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.
When a 10-foot statue of Albert Pujols was unveiled last month outside his restaurant in suburban St. Louis, hopeful fans took it as a sign he was staying put.
Just days after winning the World Series, Tony La Russa is retiring from his job as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals with three championships on what is bound to be a Hall of Fame resume.
He went from being in the middle of one of the biggest messes in sports to a world champion in less than four months, now Rafael Furcal has finally won his first World Series ring.
The St. Louis Cardinals won a remarkable World Series they weren’t even supposed to reach, beating the Texas Rangers 6-2 in Game 7 on Friday night with another key hit by hometown star David Freese and six gutty innings from Chris Carpenter.
Fifty-one years ago, Major League Baseball’s American League added two franchises, including the Washington Senators, who were replacing a team that went by that exact name from 1901-60 before moving to Minnesota and becoming the Twins. The Senators II did not inhabit the nation’s capital for nearly as long as their predecessor, however, re-branding as the Texas Rangers in 1972. Regardless of what they have been called, the Senators/Rangers had never reached the World Series until last season, when they lost to a Giants team that had gone title-less since 1954, when it called New York home.
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