St. Louis Cardinals
Don’t dare mess with the aesthetics of a game that Bob Costas is calling
When Lance Lynn threw his final pitch Thursday for strike three to escape a jam, he turned toward center field and screamed something with adrenaline-fueled fervor.
Baseball’s best team has been enjoying their series against the Miami Marlins this week.
Jason Heyward homered for the third consecutive game, Kolten Wong added a two-run shot and the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Miami Marlins 6-1 on Wednesday night.
The Miami Marlins have been about as inconsistent as you can be in 2015.
Right-hander Carlos Martinez shook off a slow start and a fastball that hit him in the right shoulder to pitch seven innings, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Tuesday.
The Miami Marlins are hoping the homestand they begin on Tuesday goes as well as their last one.
A game that was interrupted by rain ended up going in the Miami Marlins favor on Thursday.
Teams don’t often trade a young pitcher like Shelby Miller, but when you’re a team like the Cardinals with a surplus of young pitching ready to break out seemingly every year, it may be a bit more common. St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak basically said after trading Miller that one reason he did so was to make room in the rotation for Martinez, a top prospect who pitched out of the bullpen in 2014.
The Miami Marlins played their second split squad game on Tuesday hoping to keep their strong Spring Training record intact.