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2017 Schedule
33-40, 4th in NL Cent
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Mercer drives homer down the left-field line (0:26)

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The Cardinals hit two consecutive Pirates batters with the bases loaded Saturday, first team since the Twins in 2015 to hit back-to-back batters with the bases loaded. Entering today, the Cardinals had not hit a batter with the bases loaded all season.

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Molina scratched by Cardinals

Originally in the starting lineup catching and batting fifth, Yadier Molina (knee) has been scratched by the St. Louis Cardinals ahead of Friday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Eric Fryer will take his place behind the plate and bat eighth.

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Ranking the strengths of National League contenders

The Cardinals are a team struggling to find its identity, but one thing is certain: Carlos Martinez has quietly turned himself into one of the best pitchers in baseball.

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Why is Aledmys Diaz struggling at the plate?

Bernie Miklasz and Jen Langosch of 101 ESPN take a closer look at the offensive struggles of Cardinals SS Aledmys Diaz and the impact it's having on the rest of the lineup.

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Cardinals crank it up late

St. Louis scored seven runs in the 11th inning of Tuesday's 8-1 win vs. the Phillies, tying the second-highest output in any extra inning in team history. The Cardinals' only higher total came on July 16, 1937, when Joe Medwick, Johnny Mize & Co. scored eight runs in the 10th inning at the Baker Bowl in Philadelphia. (Elias Sports Bureau)

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Sunday's longest homers

Four days after hitting a ball 465 feet, Kendrys Morales went for 460 in the seventh inning Sunday. Close behind were Edwin Encarnacion and Jake Marisnick, who each hit season-long homers.

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Jimenez leads Orioles past Cardinals, 8-5

Ubaldo Jimenez was stellar in his first start since May 22, Mark Trumbo homered for the second consecutive day and the Baltimore Orioles beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-5 on Sunday.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs31126th
Batting Average.25119th
On Base Percentage.32416th
Slugging Percentage.41920th
Earned Run Average4.088th
Quality Starts39Tied-4th
WHIP1.3010th
BAA.25010th

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