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.

St. Louis Cardinals have history of staving off elimination in the postseason

ST. LOUIS - Heading into Game 5 of their NL Division Series against Pittsburgh, the St. Louis Cardinals can take comfort in this: They're 7-1 the past three years when facing postseason elimination.Manager Mike Matheny said...

Atlanta Braves rally past St. Louis Cardinals in ninth

...with a win.Ryan Doumit scored on a wild pitch and the Braves got two runs in the ninth inning to rally past the St. Louis Cardinals for a 6-5 win.The Braves have been held to two runs or fewer 19 times, but they managed to score twice off...

Allen Craig, Lance Lynn propel Cardinals past Braves

ST. LOUIS - Allen Craig is starting to feel comfortable and the St. Louis Cardinals are hoping that continues for a long time.Craig, batting cleanup, had three hits, drove in a run and scored twice and Lance...

St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher Michael Wacha is suddenly in the spotlight

...with Yadier catching for the St. Louis Cardinals for the second time.Jose...standing in front of the St. Louis Cardinals' dugout as the Red Sox were...the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox. The others...

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...

St. Louis Cardinals even up World Series at 1-1 with victory over Boston

BOSTON - Just when it seemed Michael Wacha had cracked, the St. Louis Cardinals began scooting around the bases and tied the World Series.Wacha beat John Lackey in a matchup of present and past rookie sensations...

St. Louis Cardinals take a 3-1 series lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers

...Holliday and pinch-hitter Shane Robinson connected for the first home runs of the NL Championship Series, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven playoff.In a...

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...