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  • Cards' Descalso thrives with rare regular action

    The Sports Xchange By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange Cards' Descalso thrives with rare regular action ST. LOUIS -- Daniel Descalso is a utility infielder in name only this year, lacking a role on a St. Louis Cardinals team with a set starting lineup at...
  • Cardinals' Descalso thrives with rare regular action

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- Daniel Descalso is a utility infielder in name only this year, lacking a role on a St. Louis Cardinals team with a set starting lineup at the three positions he plays....
  • Another gutty win for Cardinals

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- Manager Mike Matheny has portrayed his third St. Louis squad as a team of grinders. Others have opted for a more cynical approach, pointing at an inconsistent offense...
  • Holliday comes through in the eighth, Cardinals defeat Cubs

    ST. LOUIS After spinning away from a high, inside pitch tossed by Chicago Cubs reliever Carlos Villanueva in the eighth inning, Matt Holliday got even on the next pitch. Holliday sent a smash off the leg of Villanueva into left field to snap a 6-6 tie and...
  • Sunday's recap: Cardinals 9, Cubs 6

    Sunday's recap: Cardinals 9, Cubs 6
    The summary The Cardinals bounced back from an early five-run deficit to move into a first-place tie with the Brewers in the NL Central with a 9-6 victory. With runners on the corners and one out in a 6-6 tie in the eighth, manager Rick Renteria ordered...
  • Cardinals 9, Cubs 6

    Cardinals 9, Cubs 6: Matt Holliday broke open a tie game in the eighth inning with a two-run single as St. Louis split a four-game weekend series at home with Chicago. The Cardinals rallied back from a five-run deficit to tie the game at 6-6 in the...
  • Holliday, Cardinals rally past Cubs

    EditorsNote: updates fourth graf with Brewers' loss Holliday, Cardinals rally past Cubs ST. LOUIS -- If the past two games are any indication, Matt Holliday is up to some old tricks. Last year, for instance, he started slowly and then exploded down...
  • Preview: Cubs at Cardinals

    The St. Louis Cardinals attempt to gain a split of their four-game series when they host the Chicago Cubs in the finale on Sunday. St. Louis dropped a 7-2 decision on Friday and suffered a 5-1 loss in the opener of Saturday's doubleheader before...
  • Matt Holliday homers twice, Cardinals rout Cubs, 13-2

    The Cardinals' bats, quiet for their series with the Cubs up until then, came alive on Saturday night. Matt Holliday hit two home runs a three-run homer in the fifth and a solo shot in the eighth to go along with an excellent pitching performance from...
  • Molina's return fails to awaken Cards offense

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- When catcher Yadier Molina was activated from the 15-day disabled list Friday night and placed into the lineup, experts were scrambling to declare that St. Louis was...
  • Rockies offense continues to go stagnant on road

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Colorado Rockies - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- The Colorado Rockies lead the National League in batting average and slugging percentage and are third in runs, but it is hard to prove that when they do not play at Coors...
  • Monster August re-affirms Yelich's future as middle of the order bat

    Monster August re-affirms Yelich's future as middle of the order bat
    The Marlins got nine games and 35 at-bats out of projected leadoff hitter Rafael Furcal. They found a replacement in Christian Yelich. In turning himself into one of the league's most productive table-setters, Yelich merely re-affirmed what the Marlins...