Cardinals agree to deal with veteran Wainwright (10/12/18)ST. LOUIS -- Adam Wainwright is staying with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cardinals agreed to a one-year deal with the veteran right-hander Thursday, bringing Wainwright back to the only major league team he's pitched for. The 37-year-old Wainwright has been with St. Louis since making his big league debut in 2005...
Perron's hat trick lifts Blues over Flames 5-3 for first win (10/12/18)ST. LOUIS -- David Perron scored his fourth career hat trick, Alexander Steen had a goal and an assist, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Thursday night. Joel Edmundson also scored and Brayden Schenn had three assists as the Blues won for the first time this season. Jake Allen made 31 saves...
Loose Moose: Moustakas brings playoff experience (10/11/18)MILWAUKEE -- It sounds, at first, like a long, drawn out "Booooo!" But look at the name on the scoreboard and it becomes apparent what fans at Miller Park are really chanting. "Mooooose!" Mike Moustakas has been a hit with fans and teammates with the Milwaukee Brewers since being acquired from the Kansas City Royals two-plus months ago. ...
Chiefs puts together complete team effort in lopsided win over Jaguars (10/9/18)KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For entirely different reasons, young quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs' defense had shared most of the public's attention through the first four weeks of the season. Mahomes had been nearly perfect. The defense had been nearly inept...
After late-season surge, Cardinals optimistic this offseason (10/1/18)The St. Louis Cardinals were barreling toward their third consecutive missed postseason when they made the decision to part ways with manager Mike Matheny and turn the reins over to Mike Shildt. They still wound up missing the playoffs. But oh, what a run they made...
Cubs lose 2-1 to Cards as NL Central race goes to final day (9/29/18)CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs are going to the final day of the season with a shot at the NL Central championship. Whether they take it outright, blow their big opportunity or have to play a tiebreaker remains unclear. So much uncertainty for a team hoping for another long postseason...
Cubs turn slumping Cards' playoff chances from dim to bleak (9/29/18)CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs are closing in on the NL Central championship and have their sights set on another deep playoff run. It sure would help if Kyle Hendricks keeps pitching like this. They'll take a few more big home runs from Kris Bryant, too...
Chiefs accustomed to big leads, making it easy to ease up (9/28/18)KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs scored a touchdown every time they had the ball in the first half last Sunday, racing out to such a big lead against San Francisco that there was virtually no chance that the 49ers could come back. They still made it a little bit interesting...
Blues' Bortuzzo suspended for three games (9/28/18)St. Louis Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo was suspended Thursday for the final two preseason games and the regular-season opener for an elbow to the head of Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny. The NHL's department of player safety announced the suspension. Bortuzzo will miss exhibition games against Dallas and Washington and then the Blues' first regular-season game Oct. 4 against the Winnipeg Jets...
Odyssey over, David Perron excited about return to St. Louis Blues (9/28/18)ST. LOUIS -- David Perron had no idea what would happen when he became a free agent this summer. Then he got a familiar call. Perron's NHL odyssey has taken him all over his native Canada and the United States. But he always seems to find his way back to St. Louis...
Blues undergo makeover, hope to follow Capitals' trail to Cup (9/27/18)ST. LOUIS -- One talented Russian winger. Deep lines and pairings. Years of playoff heartache. Months after Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals won the first Stanley Cup title in franchise history, the St. Louis Blues are looking to follow in their footsteps...
Brewers clinch playoff spots with sweep of Cardinals (9/27/18)ST. LOUIS -- Fortunately for the Milwaukee Brewers, they didn't slip up. The Brewers clinched their first playoff spot since 2011 by ensuring at least a spot in the NL wild-card game, helped Wednesday night when a rookie St. Louis pinch-runner suddenly fell on his way to the plate in a 2-1 win over the contending Cardinals...
Cardinals lose to Brewers, drop out of second wild-card spot (9/26/18)ST. LOUIS -- Christian Yelich homered and drove in six runs, and the surging Milwaukee Brewers hurt St. Louis' playoff chances with a 12-4 victory over the Cardinals on Tuesday night. Ryan Braun went deep twice and Jesus Aguilar also connected as Milwaukee won for the fifth time in six games. Manny Pina had two hits and drove in a run, and pitcher Gio Gonzalez contributed an RBI single for just his fourth hit of the season...
Adams supplies game-winning hit to slay Giants 5-3 (9/22/18)ST. LOUIS -- Pinch-hitter Matt Adams had a clutch two-run double in the eighth inning, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Friday night. Harrison Bader sparked the winning rally with a two-out walk against Mark Melancon (0-2). Yairo Munoz then singled before Melancon was replaced by left-hander Tony Watson...
Cards fall short in attempt to sweep Braves (9/20/18)ATLANTA -- Freddie Freeman spent the previous four seasons playing for an Atlanta team that averaged 90 losses a year. Now that the Braves are back challenging for a division title, the All-Star first baseman knows his club can't afford any long losing streaks...
DeJong sparks Cards to third consecutive win (9/19/18)ATLANTA -- Paul DeJong hit a two-run homer, Yadier Molina added a two-run single in a four-run eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals won their third straight game with an 8-1 victory over the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Austin Gomber pitched five effective innings for St. Louis, which holds a slim lead for the second NL wild card. The Cardinals top the National League with 36 victories since All-Star break, and their 43 road wins this season rank second...
Wong begins Cardinals' homer parade in win over Braves (9/18/18)ATLANTA -- Kolten Wong hit the first of four St. Louis homers, Miles Mikolas won his third straight start and the Cardinals beat the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves 11-6 on Monday night to give their playoff push another boost. St. Louis has 35 victories since the All-Star break, most in the National League, and has won two straight after losing four in a row. ...
Wainwright blanks Dodgers over 6 innings, Cardinals win 5-0 (9/17/18)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Wainwright had something to prove. Wainwright pitched two-hit ball over six innings for his first win in five months, Marcell Ozuna homered and the St. Louis Cardinals salvaged the finale of a four-game series with a 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night...
Pro Sports Schedule
BASEBALL PLAYOFFSALCS Game 2: Houston at Boston, 6:09 p.m.
NFLSeattle vs. Oakland at London, 12 p.m.
Chicago at Miami, 12 p.m.
Indianapolis at N.Y. Jets, 12 p.m.
Buffalo at Houston, 12 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 12 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 12 p.m.
Arizona at Minnesota, 12 p.m.
L.A. Chargers at Cleveland, 12 p.m.
Carolina at Washington, 12 p.m.
L.A. Rams at Denver, 3:05 p.m.
Jacksonville at Dallas, 3:25 p.m.
Baltimore at Tennessee, 3:25 p.m.
Kansas City at New England, 7:20 p.m.
NHLSan Jose at New Jersey, 12 p.m.
Anaheim at St. Louis, 6 p.m.
Carolina at Winnipeg, 6 p.m.
MOTORSPORTSNHRA, Carolina Nationals, Concord, N.C., Noon
NASCAR Monster Energy, 1000Bulbs.com 500, Talladega, Ala., 1 p.m.
TennisATP World Tour, Rolex Shanghai Masters
WTA, Prudential Hong Kong Open
WTA, Tianjin (China) Open
WTA, Upper Austria Ladies Linz
GolfPGA Tour, CIMB Classic, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
European Tour, Sky Sports British Masters, Surrey, England
LPGA Tour, KEB Hana Bank Championship, Incheon, South Korea
PGA Tour Champions, SAS Championship, Cary, N.C.