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Matt Carpenter

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  • Gordon makes difference for Dodgers in a flash

    Reduced to a role that required as much time stretching as it did time on the field during last fall's playoffs, Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Dee Gordon remembers waiting for those rare pinch-running appearances and watching from the dugout, unable to...
  • Matt Holliday exits early in Cardinals' win over Dodgers

    ST. LOUIS It was a head-spinning first inning for the Cardinals, as they scored four quick runs off Dodgers All-Star starter Zach Greinke. But the events left one of their best players dizzy. Matt Holliday hit his head on Hanley Ramirez's knee diving...
  • Cardinals 4, Dodgers 2

    (Updated: UPDATING: Minor editing in fourth graph) Cardinals 4, Dodgers 2: Joe Kelly tossed seven strong innings and Matt Adams had a two-run homer as host St. Louis won its second straight over Los Angeles. Kelly (2-1), making his second start...
  • Cardinals move closer to first place with win over Dodgers

    Cardinals move closer to first place with win over Dodgers ST. LOUIS -- Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez was impressed by St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Joe Kelly's work Saturday. "He kept throwing his fastball on the outside...
  • Zack Greinke, Dodgers fall behind early in 4-2 loss to St. Louis

    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were already down, 4-0, after Zack Greinke faced four batters in the bottom of the first inning. He walked Matt Carpenter, then gave up an infield hit to Kolten Wong. Dee Gordon made a throwing error on Wong's hit, which allowed...
  • Game roundup: McCarthy strong as Yankees beat Reds

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Final update Game roundup: McCarthy strong as Yankees beat Reds NEW YORK -- Brandon McCarthy pitched six strong innings in his Yankee Stadium debut, leading the New York Yankees to a 7-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds...
  • Recap: Cardinals 4, Dodgers 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Cardinals 4, Dodgers 2 Cardinals 4, Dodgers 2: Joe Kelly tossed seven strong innings and Matt Adams had a two-run homer as host St. Louis won its second straight over Los Angeles. Kelly (2-1), making his second start since...
  • A look at each division entering the second half of the season

    Bud Selig's fondest dream in his last year as commissioner, much as it has been every other year, is competitive balance. The National League surely is answering his every wish, then. The top seven teams in the 15-team league are separated by only two...
  • Cards give Wainwright 10-days between starts

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- The instinct of some managers might be to arrange the starting rotation to give their ace as many starts as possible in a tight division race, especially with enough...
  • Cardinals midseason report: Optimism abounds

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH On July 6, the St. Louis Cardinals lost 8-4 at home to the Miami Marlins to fall into third place in the National League Central, five games behind first-place Milwaukee. After...
  • Cardinals make flurry of moves

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH MILWAUKEE -- The St. Louis Cardinals made a flurry of roster moves Friday and have at least two more planned before the All-Star break Monday. St. Louis reinstated right-hander Joe...
  • Matt Holliday's ninth-inning home run caps Cardinals' comeback against Brewers

    MILWAUKEE The Cardinals, tied for last in the major leagues in home runs, had not hit three homers in a game this season, much less four. But after they popped three off Brewers starter Yovani Gallardo to help erase a 6-0 lead after two innings, Matt...