Brewers boost playoff chances with 3-0 win over Cardinals (09/26 11:54 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Brandon Woodruff allowed two hits in eight innings and the Milwaukee Brewers boosted their playoff prospects in a big way by beating the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 on Saturday night. Ryan Braun and Daniel Vogelbach hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth, the third time the Brewers have hit consecutive homers this season...
Cardinals, Brewers split doubleheader amid playoff chase (09/26 12:43 am)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Daniel Ponce de Leon pitched one-hit ball over six innings, Tommy Edman hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-1 to split their pivotal doubleheader Friday night. In the opener, Christian Yelich homered and Brent Suter combined with Devin Williams and Josh Hader on a five-hitter for the Brewers in a 3-0 win...
Cards' Ponce de Leon loses no-hit bid with 6 outs left (09/25 9:29 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Cardinals right-hander Daniel Ponce de Leon lost his no-hit bid when Milwaukee's Orlando Arcia hit a leadoff homer in the sixth inning of a seven-inning doubleheader nightcap Friday. Arcia hit a long drive to dead-center that cut St. Louis' lead to 9-1...
Cards' Ponce de Leon through 5 hitless in 7-inning game (09/25 9:25 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Cardinals right-hander Daniel Ponce de Leon has pitched five hitless innings in the seven-inning nightcap of a doubleheader against the Milwaukee Brewers. Ponce de Leon has thrown 74 pitches, and his only blemish Friday night is a walk to No. 9 hitter Jacob Nottingham in the third. He's struck out five...
Molina leads Cards over Brewers 4-2 to open key 5-game set (09/25 12:41 am)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Despite having no fans to witness his career milestone, Yadier Molina's teammates managed to make it special for him anyway. Molina singled twice to reach 2,000 career hits and the St. Louis Cardinals began a five-game series between playoff contenders by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Thursday night...
Perez, Cordero power Royals to 12-3 rout of contending Cards (09/23 10:56 pm)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Cardinals are headed back to Busch Stadium with their playoff fate still in their hands. No thanks to Salvador Perez and Franchy Cordero. The pair of Royals each hit two homers and drove in five runs Wednesday night, and out-of-contention Kansas City got a solid start from Danny Duffy while pummeling playoff-chasing St. Louis 12-3 in their series finale...
Gomber pitches playoff-hunting Cards to 5-0 win over Royals (09/22 10:57 pm)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Austin Gomber heard longtime Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright say that his goal before pitching a complete game against Milwaukee last week was to throw no more than 12 pitches in any inning. Sounded like a good idea to him. With the same target in mind, the reliever-turned-starter proceeded to throw six innings of four-hit ball in a crucial spot start against Kansas City on Tuesday night. ...
Cardinals put Hudson on 45-day IL, bring Whitley back (09/22 5:50 pm)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals shut down Dakota Hudson for the season by transferring him to the 45-day injured list Tuesday while activating reliever Kodi Whitley and optioning Junior Fernandez to their alternate training site. Hudson left his start last Thursday against Pittsburgh after two innings with elbow tightness, and Cardinals president John Mozeliak said an MRI exam revealed a "flexor tendon issue." Hudson was supposed to see Cardinals medical director Dr. ...
Royals rally behind stout bullpen to beat Cardinals, 4-1 (09/21 10:38 pm)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals were into the Kansas City bullpen by the fourth inning, and Adam Wainwright was looking like a spry youngster rather than a 39-year-old workhorse as the right-hander sliced through the Royals batting order...
Cardinals activate Fowler, Gallegos from injured list for KC (09/21 5:37 pm)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals activated outfielder Dexter Fowler and right-hander Giovanny Gallegos from the injured list in a series of roster moves before starting their three-game series against the Kansas City Royals on Monday night...
Molina homers, Flaherty fans 11 as Cardinals top Pirates 2-1 (09/20 6:40 pm)PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Yadier Molina hit a two-run homer and Jack Flaherty struck out 11 as the St. Louis Cardinals kept their hold on a postseason spot with a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. Molina's home run to the bleachers in left field came in the seventh inning off Derek Holland and extended St. Louis' winning streak to a season-high four games. The Cardinals had been shut out by Joe Musgrove over the first six innings...
O'Neill ends no-hit bid, Cardinals rally past Pirates 5-4 (09/19 10:05 pm)PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Tyler O'Neill hit a two-run double to end a no-hit bid started by Pittsburgh's Mitch Keller, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to beat the Pirates 5-4 Saturday night. Keller threw 84 pitches over six no-hit innings and was pulled from the game leading 4-0, but the Cardinals scored five runs off relief pitchers Geoff Hartlieb and Sam Howard in the seventh. O'Neill broke up the no-hit bid and keyed the inning with his bases-loaded double against Howard (2-3)...
Pirates bullpen blow Keller's no-hit bid vs Cardinals in 7th (09/19 8:16 pm)PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pirates' bullpen quickly blew starter Mitch Keller's no-hit bid, with reliever Sam Howard allowing a two-run double to St. Louis' Tyler O'Neill with no outs in the seventh inning on Saturday night. Keller, a 24-year-old rookie, threw 84 pitches over six hitless innings in his second start since missing six weeks with a strained left oblique. He struck out six, walked two and hit O'Neill with a pitch before retiring his final 14 batters...
Cardinals sweep Pirates to gain ground in playoff push (09/18 10:34 pm)PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Dylan Carlson's first taste of the big leagues didn't go as planned. The St. Louis Cardinals' top prospect hit just .169 in 23 games before being sent to the team's alternate camp earlier this month in hopes of finding a reset. Consider it done...
Steven Brault 2-hits Cardinals, ending Pirates' 8-game skid (09/17 9:41 pm)PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Steven Brault pitched a two-hitter for his first career complete game, Gregory Polanco hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped an eight-game skid with a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night. St. ...
Cardinals' Hudson leaves start because of elbow tightness (09/17 7:09 pm)PITTSBURGH (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Dakota Hudson left his start Thursday night after two innings because of right elbow tightness. Hudson did not allow a run while walking two and giving up one hit against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He is 3-2 with a 2.77 ERA in eight starts this season...
Braun 350th career HR, later plunked; Brews, Cards split DH (09/16 9:59 pm)MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Brent Suter and three relievers combined on a two-hitter, Ryan Braun hit his 350th career homer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-0 Wednesday night to split a doubleheader. The Cardinals took the opener 4-2 behind Adam Wainwright's four-hitter...
Cards manager Shildt docked 1 game, misses nightcap vs Brews (09/16 4:12 pm)MILWAUKEE (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt was suspended one game for his role in a bench-clearing fracas in Milwaukee, and was set to miss the nightcap of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Brewers. Major League Baseball announced the penalty about 35 minutes before the Cardinals and Brewers met in the opener at Miller Park...
Yelich, Braun lead Brewers to 18-3 romp over Cardinals (09/15 10:37 pm)MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Christian Yelich broke out of his slump with a home run and three hits, Ryan Braun also went deep and the Milwaukee Brewers romped to an 18-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Keston Hiura and Daniel Vogelbach also homered for the Brewers...
Cards, Brewers split pair as both games go extra innings (09/15 12:38 am)MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers hadn't faced each other all season before this week despite playing in the same division. They spent Monday making up for lost time. Both games of their doubleheader split went into extra innings after being scheduled for seven, with the winning team coming from behind each time. The Brewers won the opener 2-1 in eight innings and were three outs from a sweep before the Cardinals rallied to take the nightcap 3-2 in nine innings...
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Sept. 29: AL wild card series start.
Sept. 30: NL wild card series start.
Oct. 5: AL Division Series start, Los Angeles and San Diego.
Oct. 6: NL Division Series start, Arlington, Texas, and Houston.
Oct. 11: AL Championship Series starts, San Diego.
Oct. 12: NL Championship Series starts, Arlington, Texas.
Oct. 15: International amateur signing period closes, 5 p.m. EDT
Oct. 20: World Series starts, Arlington, Texas.
October TBA: Trading resumes, day after World Series.
November TBA: Deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to their eligible former players who became free agents, fifth day after World Series.
November TBA: Deadline for free agents to accept qualifying offers, 15th day after World Series.
Dec. 2: Last day for teams to offer 2021 contracts to unsigned players on their 40-man rosters.
Dec. 7-10: Winter meetings, Dallas.
Jan. 15: International amateur signing period opens.
Feb. 1-19: Salary arbitration hearings, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Feb. 17: Voluntary reporting date for pitchers, catchers and injured players.
Feb. 22: Voluntary reporting date for other players.
Feb. 27: Mandatory reporting date.
March 15: Last day to place a player on waivers for 30 days termination pay.
March 27: Last day to offer a retention bonus to an eligible player attending spring training with a minor league contract.
March 30: Last day to place a player on waivers for 45 days termination pay.
April 1: Opening day, active rosters reduced to 26 players.
July 13: All-Star Game, Atlanta.
July 25: Hall of Fame induction, Cooperstown, N.Y.
Dec. 1: Collective bargaining agreement expires, 11:59 p.m. EST.
Dec. 15: International amateur signing period closes.
- Milwaukee 3, St. Louis 0, 7 innings, 1st game
- Arizona 4, Colorado 0, 7 innings, 1st game
- San Francisco 5, San Diego 4, 7 innings, 1st game
- Tampa Bay 6, Philadelphia 4
- Miami 4, N.Y. Yankees 3, 10 innings
- Cleveland 4, Pittsburgh 3
- St. Louis 9, Milwaukee 1, 7 innings, 2nd game
- Atlanta 8, Boston 7, 11 innings
- Chicago Cubs 10, Chicago White Sox 0
- Cincinnati 7, Minnesota 2
- San Diego 6, San Francisco 5, 7 innings, 2nd game
- Arizona 11, Colorado 5, 7 innings, 2nd game
- L.A. Dodgers 9, L.A. Angels 5
- N.Y. Mets at Washington, ppd.
- N.Y. Yankees 11, Miami 4
- Washington 4, N.Y. Mets 3, 7 innings, 1st game
- Washington 5, N.Y. Mets 3, 7 innings, 2nd game
- Milwaukee 3, St. Louis 0
- Tampa Bay 4, Philadelphia 3
- Pittsburgh 8, Cleveland 0
- Minnesota 7, Cincinnati 3
- Chicago White Sox 9, Chicago Cubs 5
- Boston 8, Atlanta 2
- Colorado 10, Arizona 3
- San Diego 6, San Francisco 2
- L.A. Dodgers 7, L.A. Angels 6
- Miami (Urena 0-3) at N.Y. Yankees (Schmidt 0-0), 2:05 p.m.
- N.Y. Mets (Lugo 3-3) at Washington (Voth 1-5), 2:05 p.m.
- San Diego (TBD) at San Francisco (Smyly 0-0), 2:05 p.m.
- Boston (Pivetta 1-0) at Atlanta (Wilson 1-0), 2:10 p.m.
- Chicago Cubs (Alzolay 0-1) at Chicago White Sox (Lopez 1-2), 2:10 p.m.
- Cincinnati (Gray 5-3) at Minnesota (Hill 2-2), 2:10 p.m.
- Colorado (Freeland 2-2) at Arizona (Bumgarner 0-4), 2:10 p.m.
- L.A. Angels (Canning 2-3) at L.A. Dodgers (TBD), 2:10 p.m.
- Philadelphia (Nola 5-4) at Tampa Bay (Fleming 4-0), 2:10 p.m.
- Pittsburgh (Brubaker 1-3) at Cleveland (Quantrill 2-0), 2:10 p.m.
- Milwaukee (Anderson 4-3) at St. Louis (Gomber 1-1), 2:15 p.m.
- No games scheduled
Last updated: 09/27 12:10 am
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS -- Optioned LHP Travis Bergen to alternate training site.
ATLANTA BRAVES -- Optioned RHP Huascar Ynoa to alternate training site. Recalled LHP Tucker Davidson from alternate training site.
COLORADO ROCKIES -- Optioned RHPs Chi Chi Gonzalez, Jesus Tinoco and Antonio Santos to alternate training site. Recalled RHP Ashton Goudeau from alternate training site.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS -- Optioned RHP J.P. Feyereisen to alternate training site. Activated RHP Freddy Peralta from the paternity list. Optioned LHP Eric Lauer to alternate training site.
NEW YORK METS -- Recalled C Ali Sanchez from alternate training site. Placed INF Andres Gimenez on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of RF Ryan Cordell from alternate training site. Transferred RHP Robert Gsellman from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS -- Optioned RHP Daniel Ponce de Leon to alternate training site.
SAN DIEGO PADRES -- Optioned RHP Luis Patino to alternate training site.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS -- Designated RHP Jeff Samardzija for assignment. Placed RHP Sam Coonrod on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Rico Garcia from alternate training site.
ARIZONA CARDINALS -- Activated RB Jonathan Ward from the practice squad.
ATLANTA FALCONS -- Placed CB A.J. Terrell on the injured reserve/COVID 19 list.
BUFFALO BILLS -- Activated LB Deon Lacey from the practice squad.
CAROLINA PANTHERS -- Activated RB Reggie Bonnafon from the practice squad.
CINCINNATI BENGALS -- Activated DT Kahlil McKenzie from the practice squad.
CLEVELAND BROWNS -- Activated CB A.J. Green from the practice squad.
DALLAS COWBOYS -- Placed CB Chidobe Awuzie on injured reserve. Activated DBs Saivion Smith, Deante Burton and T Eric Smith from the practice squad.
DENVER BRONCOS -- Activated RB LeVante Bellamy and CB Kevin Toliver II from the practice squad.
GREEN BAY PACKERS -- Activated DT Billy Winn from the practice squad. Signed TE John Lovett and WR Darrius Shepherd from the practice squad.
HOUSTON TEXANS -- Activated RB C.J. Prosise from the practice squad.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS -- Placed LB Matthew Adams on injured reserve.
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS -- Placed LB Asmar Bilal, DE Melvin Ingram III and DT Justin Jones on injured reserve. Activated G Ryan Groy, LB Malik Jefferson, RB Darius Bradwell, S Jahleel Addae and DE Jessie Lemonier from the practice squad.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS -- Activated S George Iloka and CB Mark Fields from the practice squad.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS -- Placed C David Andrews and LB Josh Uche on injured reserve. Activated C James Ferentz, WR Isaiah Zuber and DT Nick Thurman from the practice squad.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS -- Signed WR Bennie Fowler and DE Margus Hunt from the practice squad. Placed RB Ty Montgomery on injured reserve. Waived G/C Will Clapp.
NEW YORK GIANTS -- Activated WR Johnny Holton from the practice squad.
NEW YORK JETS -- Activated WR Lawrence Cager and C Jimmy Murray from the practice squad.
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS -- Activated LB Kyle Emanuel and CB Madre Harper from the practice squad.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES -- Activated WR Deontay Burnett and S Grayland Arnold from the practice squad.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS -- Placed RB Tevin Coleman on injured reserve. Activated C Hroniss Grasu, RB JaMycal Hasty and LB Joe Walker from the practice squad.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS -- Activated LB Shaquem Griffin and LB Ryan Neal from the practice squad.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS -- Activated RB Kenjon Barner from the practice squad.
TENNESSEE TITANS -- Activated WR Cameron Batson from the practice squad.
Last updated: 09/26 9:34 pm