| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:55 PM
When you think of Mark McGwire, you think of numbers, but not those numbers.
You don't think of 583 career homers, or 70 homers in 1998, or one homer in every 10.61 at-bats.
You think, instead, of 19.5.
That is the percentage of baseball Hall of Fame...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:04 PM
ATLANTA — The farewell tour is over for Chipper Jones.
It's time that we begin another one — this time for the concept of six-man crews in the playoffs. They have to go, as Sam Holbrook demonstrated in the first game of the 2012 postseason....
| Oct 20, 2012
| 1:42 PM
No baseball fans loved their guy more than Cardinal Nation loved Albert Pujols this time last year. But one October later, he has become the civic punch line.
While Cardinal-for-life Stan Musial is treated like the pope in Vatican City, Pujols...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Some quick updateson Roy Halladay, Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Jim Thome and All-Star voting numbers…. -Chase Utley and Ryan Howardare both scheduled to play in an extended spring training game on Wednesday. Utley will DH and Howard will hit but......
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:42 PM
ST. LOUIS — Six years.
That's how long it has been since Barry Zito has pitched the kind of game he's going to need Friday night, and he hasn't been cryogenically frozen in the interim. He has been getting older, losing velocity off his fastball...
| May 19, 2012
| 8:07 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies needed a power hitter and the pressure was on John Mayberry Jr.
Freddy Galvis had the burden of being a rookie.
And with Carlos Ruiz being the one main-stay in the bottom of the Phillies lineup, all eyes were on him,...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:05 PM
As of Friday night, the Mets are no longer one of two teams without a no-hitter in their history, all thanks to Johan Santana.
Teammates showered Santana with champagne in the dugout at CitiField following a 134-pitch effort to blank the St. Louis...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Mike Moustakas cut down Tyler Greene at the plate to end the game, capping a wild ninth inning and preserving the Kansas City Royals' 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
Greene reached on a two-out infield hit for his third single...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Matt Holliday homered and drove in five runs and Yadier Molina homered and drove in four, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 10-7 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
Holliday also doubled twice and singled. Molina broke a 7-all tie with...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 7:02 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies finally amped up their campaign last week to get Carlos Ruiz to next month'sAll-Star game.
As part of their pre-game, clubhouse attire, players wore "Vote Chooch" shirts. Roy Halladay sported the shirt when played...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 12:28 PM
ST. LOUIS, MO - The St. Louis Cardinals will be well represented at the 2012 MLB All-Star Gamein Kansas City with 4 selections to the National League Team.
Carlos Beltran (OF) and Rafael Furcal (SS) were voted by the fans to start. Yadier Molina (C) and...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:02 PM
ST LOUIS, MO - World Series MVP David Freese has been added to the National League All-Star roster after winning the MLB Final Vote Thursday afternoon. Freese received 8.4 million votes through online balloting.
The St. Louis native is hitting .285 with...