Cardinals News

  • Holliday's homer all Wainwright, Cards need

    Adam Wainwright bounced back from a shaky outing and led the Cardinals to a 1-0 win over the Cubs Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field.

  • La Russa: Support key to Hall of Fame career

    Speaking without looking at his notes on Sunday in Cooperstown, Tony La Russa made it clear during his 17-minute Hall of Fame induction speech that his unease at taking credit for all those accomplishments is rooted in a deep conviction that he benefited from an uncommonly good support system.

  • 1971 MVP, ex-Cards skipper Torre enters Hall as manager

    Joe Torre batted sixth on Sunday, delivering his Hall of Fame speech eloquently, if not briefly, to end this year's induction of the grand Class of 2014, speaking about his family and his love of the game

  • Taveras, Piscotty headline Cardinals' updated Top 20 list

    With the passing of the Draft signing deadline, teams have had a recent influx of talent into their farm systems, and with that, MLBPipeline.com has updated the Top 20 Prospects lists of all 30 teams.

  • Tight race has Cards weighing Deadline deals

    General manager John Mozeliak has evaluated the options and considered the cost. Now, with less than four days remaining until the non-waiver Trade Deadline, he'll have to decide soon whether to change the complexion of his Major League club.

  • Lynn looks to pick up Cards' third straight win

    Lance Lynn will try to keep the Cardinals on track as he squares off against Tyson Ross and the Padres on Tuesday night at Petco Park in San Diego.

  • Cardinals unveil field named for La Russa

    Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. announced on Saturday that the team will name their next Cardinals Care Redbird Rookies field for former manager Tony La Russa.

  • Call at second stands after Matheny challenges

    Matt Carpenter was called out in the third inning on a sideways slide into second base that invoked a challenge from manager Cardinals Mike Matheny.

  • Adams, new batterymates fuel Cards past Cubs

    A.J. Pierzynski and Shelby Miller had never formally met until Saturday. Yet for 5 2/3 innings, including three perfect frames to start the game, the two played pitch-and-catch as the Cards topped the Cubs, 6-3, at Wrigley Field. Pierzynski went 3-for-4 with an RBI, and Matt Adams drove in four runs.

  • La Russa feeling nerves for HOF induction

    Through 33 seasons, managing over 5,000 games with three different teams, Tony La Russa always seemed to be in control of his emotions. On the day before his induction into the Hall of Fame, he admitted on Saturday that he's more than a little nervous.

  • Cards add vet catcher Pierzynski to mix

    The Cardinals have signed free-agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski. George Kottaras, claimed by St. Louis off waivers on July 11, was designated for assignment to make room for Pierzynski.

  • Bloom: La Russa had guts to chase Hall glory

    If Tony La Russa ever had a motto, it's "no guts, no glory," which describes his managing career in a nutshell. They are words to live by and an apt inscription for his Hall of Fame plaque.

  • Cards' safe call stands, leads to run vs. Cubs

    Cubs manager Rick Renteria challenged whether the Cardinals' Jon Jay was safe at third on a stolen-base attempt Saturday.

  • After fast start, Cards drop fourth straight

    After surging into the All-Star break, the Cardinals lost their fourth straight in a back-and-forth affair against the Cubs on Friday in the series opener at Wrigley Field.

  • Inductees feel nervous energy for today's enshrinement

    Listening to the six men who will be inducted today in the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Class of 2014, it is definitely nervous time. Nervous for the moment, nervous for the experience, nervous for the instance they must stand up before about 50,000 fans on the stage behind the Clark Sports Center and make their individual speeches.

  • Hall's Class of '14 set to take place in history

    The speeches are just about written and a crowd perhaps in excess of 40,000 is expected today for the induction ceremony of this memorable Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2014 -- 300-game winners Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, slugger Frank Thomas and managers Joe Torre, Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa.

  • Rogers: HOF skippers withstood early bumps

    Hired to be fired. That's what we say about managers, and we say it because it's true, even for those who one day wind up in the Hall of Fame.

  • As player, Matheny knew La Russa was HOF caliber

    Mike Matheny fielded a few questions on Friday about the man who used to occupy his post as the Cardinals' manager, Tony La Russa. Matheny, who played catcher for La Russa's Cardinals from 2000-04, said: "We knew we were in the midst of a Hall of Fame-caliber manager."