Game Preview: Cards Look to Garner Split with Cubs

After snapping a four-game losing streak in explosive fashion yesterday, the Cards hope to earn a split in this four-game series with the upstart Cubs after losing the first two in blowouts. Last night, the Cards offense broke through with 13 runs, including nine in one inning, marking the team's

Analysis and Prediction: The NL Central Contenders

Cardinals: Remaining Schedule: The Cards (71-61) play all but two series against NL Central opponents. They play seven games against a dangerous, nothing-to-lose Cubs team,  seven more games against the Reds, three games versus the Pirates, and here's the big one: seven games against the Brewers. In between all of those

Week in Review: Cards’ Bats Come Alive

By compiling a 6-2 overall record the past week or so, the Cards now look like a serious playoff contender, and with Yadier Molina and Michael Wacha expected to return in September, things are looking up for the Cards. The Cards had a successful home stand, taking three of four

Game Preview: Cards Look to Stay Hot against Reds

With the Cards winning their last six out of seven games, the team has propelled itself into the heart of the NL playoff race. The Cards still sit 2.5 games behind the Brewers for the division lead, but they are 2.5 games ahead in the Wild Card race. Tonight, the

Game Preview: Cards Host Padres

Tonight at Busch, the upstart Cards look for their fourth straight victory when they take on the Padres in the third game of this four-game series. The Pitching Matchup: Despite his struggles this season, Shelby Miller (8-9, 4.17 ERA) takes the mound against a team he’s fared well against this year.

Game Recap: Cards Win Second Straight against Padres

The Bottom Line: The Cards took advantage of three consecutive walks by Padres All-Star pitcher Tyson Ross to start the game, and Matt Adams belted an RBI single while Jhonny Peralta recorded an RBI groundout to jumpstart the Cards into a 4-2 victory. Kolten Wong and Oscar Taveras added insurance