Cardinals will keep Michael Wacha in bullpen for NLDS

Michael Wacha, who starred in the postseason as a rookie last fall, will be in the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen for the start of the NL Division Series.Manager Mike Matheny said Wednesday he'll go with Adam Wainwright, Lance...

Max Scherzer to start Game 1 for Tigers vs. Orioles

...final day to help wrap up first place.Now Detroit returns to familiar ground in the playoffs.The Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals are the only teams making a fourth consecutive postseason appearance this year.Scherzer, Victor Martinez and...

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny knows need for player protection

...proponent of player safety, from the big leagues all the way down to T-ball. Just like Giancarlo Stanton, the St. Louis Cardinals manager was struck in the face by a pitch and felt lucky to walk away minus only teeth and blood.Concussions ultimately...

Nationals clinch NL East title on Braves' turf

...Washington in 2005.Two years ago, the Nationals had a major league-leading 98 wins but were stunningly beaten by the St. Louis Cardinals in the deciding game of the NL division series.

New York Yankees retire Joe Torre's No. 6

...found instant success despite a losing record in 14 seasons at the helm of the New York Mets, Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals.The Yankees made the playoffs in each of Torre's 12 seasons, winning six AL pennants. He was 1,173-767-2...

Consistent demeanor a key for Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal

...right-hander leads the major leagues with 34 saves in his first season as the closer is a perfect fit for the St. Louis Cardinals."You guys have seen his demeanor, whether it's on the mound or in the clubhouse afterward, it's pretty...

A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

...complimentary."A few hours later, the Red Sox traded their No. 2 starter, right-hander John Lackey, to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig, a person with knowledge of the deal said. The person...

Ervin Santana, Evan Gattis lead Braves to 2-0 win over Padres

...pitches for San Diego on Tuesday when they open a three-game series at home against Lance Lynn (11-7) and the St. Louis Cardinals.Braves: Atlanta heads to Los Angeles to begin an eight-game road trip that also includes stops in San Diego...

Jeter says final All-Star Game will be an enjoyable as rest

...Twins closer Glen Perkins, Jeter has been one of those "guys you can tell your grandkids about" pitching to.St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright, the National League starter, will throw his first pitch to Jeter when the 40-year-old...

Dominant pitching will be on display in All-Star Game

...starter.There was his own Adam Wainwright, the St. Louis Cardinals ace with a 12-4 record and a 1.83 ERA.And...having the ability to win two World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals, I think this has to be one of the highlights...