DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story's time in Denver may have just reached its final chapter.
The Colorado Rockies' standout shortstop is driven by one prevailing theme as he hits free agency — winning.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Shildt is ready. He hopes his St. Louis players are, too.
The Cardinals dropped a rain-shortened season finale, then turned their attention toward the NL wild-card game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Colorado Rockies made Bill Schmidt their permanent general manager on Saturday, promoting him from the interim GM spot he'd held since May.
The Rockies were 74-85 when they made the announcement before playing at Arizona.
Milwaukee Brewers (95-63, first in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (88-70, second in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Thursday, 1:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Brett Anderson (4-9, 4.30 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 56 strikeouts) Cardinals: J.A.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis manager Mike Shildt was philosophical after the Cardinals' team-record 17-game winning streak came to an end.
“That was a cool run,” he said. “Let's start another one.”
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is officially hanging up his gloves.
The eight-division world champion and Philippines senator on Wednesday announced his retirement from the ring,
Milwaukee Brewers (94-63, first in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (88-69, second in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Wednesday, 7:45 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Adrian Houser (9-6, 3.34 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 104 strikeouts) Cardinals: Miles Mikolas (2-2, 4.15 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 24 strikeouts)
Dylan Carlson, Nolan Arenado and Jose Rondon homered to back Adam Wainwright, and the St. Louis Cardinals extended their winning streak to 17 games and clinched an NL wild card berth with a 6-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado came to the St. Louis Cardinals expecting to play into October.
After reaching the postseason twice during eight years with Colorado, Arenado will go to the playoffs in his first season with St.
Milwaukee Brewers (94-62, first in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (87-69, second in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Tuesday, 7:45 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Brandon Woodruff (9-10, 2.57 ERA, .95 WHIP, 208 strikeouts) Cardinals: Adam Wainwright (16-7, 3.06 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 170 strikeouts)
It's Paul Goldschmidt, Adam Wainwright, Yadier Molina and Nolan Arenado. But it's also Giovanny Gallegos, Andrew Knizner, Jake Woodford and Kodi Whitley.
The St. Louis Cardinals are proving to be a lot more than their biggest stars — a Lars Nootbaar more.
CHICAGO (AP) — Umpire Bill Miller provided an explanation Monday for a wild sequence during St. Louis' 4-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs that added another layer of drama to the Cardinals' 16th straight win.
St. Louis Cardinals (81-69, second in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (91-60, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Wednesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Miles Mikolas (1-2, 4.50 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 21 strikeouts) Brewers: Brett Anderson (4-8, 4.18 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 56 strikeouts)
St. Louis Cardinals (80-69, second in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (91-59, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Tuesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Jake Woodford (2-3, 4.30 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 40 strikeouts) Brewers: Brandon Woodruff (9-9, 2.60 ERA, .96 WHIP, 198 strikeouts)
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jon Lester notched his 200th career win, Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Monday night for their ninth consecutive win.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole stumbled when the New York Yankees needed an ace-like outing, allowing seven runs over 5 2/3 innings in a costly 11-1 defeat to the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.
After losing consecutive games by eight or more runs for the first time since May 2008, New York dropped 1 1/2 games behind Toronto for the second AL wild card and 2 1/2 games back of wild card leader Boston with 12 games left.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — San Diego center fielder Fernando Tatis Jr. dropped Nolan Arenado’s bases-loaded popup and heaved the ball home, leading to a five-run first inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Padres 8-7 Sunday for an eight-game winning streak.
San Diego Padres (76-71, third in the NL West) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (77-69, second in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Yu Darvish (8-10, 4.32 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 177 strikeouts) Cardinals: Adam Wainwright (16-7, 2.88 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 167 strikeouts)
ST. LOUIS (AP) — J.A. Happ can finally get a good night of sleep.
The St. Louis left-hander threw 5 1/3 shutout innings in the Cardinals' 2-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.
Nolan Arenado homered for the second game in a row and Happ combined with four other hurlers on a five-hit shutout.
Cincinnati Reds (75-68, second in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (72-69, third in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Sunday, 2:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Sonny Gray (7-6, 3.96 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 135 strikeouts) Cardinals: J.A.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer in the eighth and had three RBIs and Paul DeJong had a solo shot to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Saturday night.
Cincinnati Reds (75-67, second in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (71-69, third in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Luis Castillo (7-15, 4.14 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 166 strikeouts) Cardinals: Miles Mikolas (0-2, 5.06 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, 17 strikeouts)
Cincinnati Reds (74-67, second in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (71-68, third in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Friday, 8:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Tyler Mahle (11-5, 3.70 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 182 strikeouts) Cardinals: Jon Lester (5-6, 4.89 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, 70 strikeouts)
Los Angeles Dodgers (88-52, second in the NL West) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (70-68, third in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Thursday, 1:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Tony Gonsolin (2-1, 0.00 ERA) Cardinals: Jake Woodford (2-3, 4.47 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 37 strikeouts)
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt homered twice and scored the game-ending run on Lars Nootbaar’s single in the 10th inning as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Wednesday.
Goldschmidt was intentionally walked to open the 10th and executed a one-out double steal with automatic runner Tommy Edman.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Harrison Bader and Dylan Carlson homered during a seven-run burst in the fourth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-6 on Sunday.
Nolan Arenado hit his 20th home run and tripled, and Tyler O'Neill also connected for the Cardinals.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Jesse Winker homered, doubled and drove in four runs, Luis Castillo pitched seven effective innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 Saturday.
Joey Votto also homered to help the Reds overcome three errors and extend their winning streak against St.
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game on Tuesday night at Coors Field (all times local):
Shohei Ohtani unleashed his 100 mph heat while pitching a perfect inning for the win in becoming baseball’s first two-way All-Star, Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alex Wood pitched seven strong innings of three-hit ball, and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Wednesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals arrived in San Francisco having just dropped three of four to the Rockies at Coors Field in frustrating fashion.
Holding off the Giants in two close games now has the Cardinals believing they're right back on track as the All-Star break nears.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco right-hander Kevin Gausman had his no-hit bid ended by St. Louis slugger Nolan Arenado's one-out single to left on Monday.
Gausman — named an All-Star on Sunday — issued a one-out walk to Paul Goldschmidt in the first and didn’t allow another baserunner until Matt Carpenter walked with one out in the fifth.
DENVER (AP) — Elías Díaz hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Colorado Rockies a rain-delayed 5-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night, spoiling Nolan Arenado’s return to Coors Field.
DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado spent eight seasons at Coors Field. Never spent this much time in the visitors' clubhouse, though.
Upon his highly anticipated return to Denver, the eight-time Gold Glove winner said he hopes his acrimonious split with the Rockies doesn’t cloud what he accomplished in Colorado.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carlos Martínez ended a seven-start winless streak, Nolan Arenado broke a fifth-inning tie with a two-run homer, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 Tuesday night for their first consecutive wins in two weeks.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The only thing that got in Max Kranick's way was the weather.
Kranick pitched five perfect innings in his major league debut before a 64-minute rain delay forced him from the game, and the Pittsburgh Pirates went on to beat the St.
ATLANTA (AP) — Charlie Morton made a small tweak to his mechanics that produced a big change in how he drives the ball from the mound.
“I’ve been aware of some of the things that I’ve been doing poorly in my delivery," he said.
CHICAGO (AP) — Joc Pederson homered for the third straight game, Sergio Alcántara and Ian Happ also went deep, and the Chicago Cubs used a five-run second inning to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Saturday night.
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
Slumping DJ LeMahieu and the skidding Yankees hope to get back on target when they start a set at Target Field against the Twins.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina left the game in the fourth inning with a bruised knee, and the St. Louis Cardinals extended a losing streak to four for the first time this year with a 5-2 defeat to the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Nolan Arenado was battling at the plate, fouling off multiple tough pitches from Arizona's Madison Bumgarner before the eighth pitch of the at-bat. It was about a foot inside, but the St.
PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Martinez's no-hit bid ended in the seventh inning when the St. Louis right-hander gave up a leadoff single to Arizona's Ketel Marte on Thursday night.
Marte lined a single into left field that fell in front of Tyler O'Neill, and Eduardo Escobar followed with a single to right.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joe Musgrove found himself in unfavorable counts and more jams than he would have liked, and still managed to get his first win since throwing a no-hitter on April 9.
Musgrove made it through five innings and Manny Machado drove in two runs for San Diego, which beat St.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright came off the COVID-19 injured list and hung tough, St. Louis got a lights-out performance from its bullpen and the Cardinals beat the New York Mets 6-5 Monday night for their fifth straight win.
DENVER (AP) — Jeff Bridich is stepping down as general manager of the Colorado Rockies, ending a tumultuous tenure that included two playoff appearances and a falling out with Nolan Arenado that ultimately led to the star third baseman's offseason trade.
DENVER (AP) — Austin Gomber got his first victory for the Colorado Rockies, allowing two hits over six innings to beat the Astros 6-3 on a wintry Wednesday afternoon and send Houston to its ninth loss in 10 games.
Nolan Arenado in his new Cardinal red, Mookie Betts back in Dodger blue. October breakout star Randy Arozarena with a hit in his first February at-bat, Buster Posey returning from an opt-out year.
And a socially distanced standing ovation for Trey Mancini.
DENVER (AP) — Ian Desmond provided a calming voice to help the Colorado Rockies stick together soon after losing star third baseman Nolan Arenado in a blockbuster trade.
That just may be the veteran outfielder's biggest contribution this season.
DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado hasn't expressed this much optimism since signing his $260 million contract with Colorado two years ago.
“Excited” was the term the slugging, slick-fielding third baseman used about a dozen times Tuesday at his introductory news conference following his blockbuster trade from the Rockies to the St.
NEW YORK (AP) — A work stoppage at the start of spring training 2022 seems increasingly likely after baseball players refused to negotiate with owners over a one-month delay for this spring training and regular season.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals completed their blockbuster trade to acquire All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado from the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.
St. Louis dealt left-hander Austin Gomber and four minor leaguers to the Rockies: infielders Elehuris Montero and Mateo Gil along with right-handers Tony Locey and Jake Sommers.