Posts Tagged St. Louis

Cardinals lose 3rd in a row, 5-3 to Padres

St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Carlos Villanueva reacts after giving up a two-run home run to San Diego Padres' Will Venable during the 11th inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 2, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Suddenly, the St. Louis Cardinals have hit a rough patch. No one seems overly concerned about the second three-game losing streak of the season that puts the onus on the offense.

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Venable homer boosts Padres in extra innings

San Diego Padres' Yangervis Solarte arrives at home after hitting a solo home run during the second inning of a baseball game St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, July 2, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Will Venable was hardly the ideal choice to grab a bat cold off the bench. Good thing Padres interim manager Pat Murphy didn’t know Venable had been 1 for 17 as a pinch hitter.

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Cardinals place OF Jon Jay on 15-day disabled list

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals placed outfielder Jon Jay on the 15-day disabled list with a left wrist stress reaction and bone bruise on Thursday, making room on the roster for call-up Tim Cooney to start against the San Diego Padres.

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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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