Posts Tagged St. Louis

Cardinals overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cubs 9-6

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday follows through on a two-run single during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in St. Louis. The Cardinals won 9-6. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday doesn’t get too technical about what he tries to do at the plate for the Cardinals.

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Sam clears waivers, meets with Fisher

Former Missouri player Michael Sam watches pregame festivities before the start of the South Dakota State-Missouri NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. The St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. Coach Jeff Fisher repeated over and over that it was purely a football decision. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Sam was probably never an ideal fit with the St. Louis Rams and it had absolutely nothing to do with his sexual orientation.

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Cardinals recall Siegrist, Kozma; drop 3 pitchers

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals recalled left-handed reliever Kevin Siegrist and infielder Pete Kozma from Triple-A Memphis on Sunday and optioned three left-handed pitchers — Marco Gonzales, Nick Greenwood and Tyler Lyons — to Double-A Springfield.

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This Date In Baseball

1906 — The Philadelphia Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 in 24 innings. Jack Coombs of the Athletics and Joe Harris of the Red Sox pitched all 24 innings. Coombs fanned 18.

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Michael Sam back at Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Michael Sam smiled and shook hands on the sideline at Missouri’s season opener against South Dakota State on Saturday ahead of finding out his NFL future.

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