Posts Tagged By R.B. FALLSTROM

Defense lets down Cardinals in 7-1 loss to White Sox

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher John Lackey pumps his fist after getting Chicago White Sox's Tyler Flowers to ground into a double play ending the top of the second inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Though it won’t show in the box score, defensive breakdowns were critical in both of the St. Louis Cardinals’ losses to the Chicago White Sox.

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Quintana paces White Sox to 7-1 win over Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher John Lackey pumps his fist after getting Chicago White Sox's Tyler Flowers to ground into a double play ending the top of the second inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sweeping a two-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals made it easier for the Chicago White Sox to overlook the three rain delays in the finale after needing 11 innings to win the opener.

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One day at a time, Cardinals adding to best record in majors

St. Louis Cardinals' Jason Heyward hits an RBI double during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, June 28, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Matheny has zero interest in scanning the daily statistics that show just how efficiently the St. Louis Cardinals are dealing with the opposition.

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Cubs lose 4-1 as Cardinals complete sweep

Chicago Cubs right fielder Chris Denorfia dives but cannot reach the ball on an RBI double by St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 28, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pitching has not been the problem with the Chicago Cubs. It’s the bats that have gone cold.

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Martinez paces Cardinals to 4-1 win, sweep of Cubs

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Carlos Martinez throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, June 28, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Every five or 10 minutes while the game was on hold, Carlos Martinez went to the indoor batting cage to stay loose.

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