St. Louis Cardinals

Heyward's double keys rally as Cardinals beat Nationals 8-5

St. Louis won for the eighth time in nine games and moved five games ahead of the idle Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL Central.

Cards' Martinez scratched from Tuesday start with sore back

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez has been scratched from his scheduled start on Tuesday with a sore back.

Carpenter, Moss, Reynolds homer as Cardinals beat Giants 7-5

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt Carpenter, Brandon Moss and Mark Reynolds all hit home runs, Yadier Molina drove in two and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-5 on Sunday.

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Lynn beats Giants for 1st time, hurts ankle, Cardinals win

Lance Lynn throws seven shutout innings before leaving with "mild" ankle sprain. 

Tomlinson lines game-winning single as Giants beat Cardinals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie Kelby Tomlinson lined a bases-loaded single up the middle with one out in the ninth against previously unbeaten Kevin Siegrist, and the San Francisco Giants topped the Cardinals 5-4 on Friday night to snap St. Louis' five-game winning streak.

St. Louis turns turn 4 double plays in 5-3 win over Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — Lance Lynn pitched six effective innings with the help of four double plays and Yadier Molina hit a two-run single in the seventh inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.

Wacha, Piscotty lead Cardinals past Padres 10-3

San Diego (AP) — Michael Wacha pitched six solid innings and Stephen Piscotty homered twice and drove in five runs to help the St. Louis Cardinals avoid a three-game sweep by beating the San Diego Padres 10-3 Sunday.

Kennedy, bullpen combine to lift Padres to 8-0 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ian Kennedy combined with five relievers on an eight-hitter and Matt Kemp and Justin Upton keyed a seven-run seventh inning, leading the San Diego Padres to an 8-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.

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