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Things Looked Dire for MLB Team. Then a Cat Showed Up

'Rally Cat' getting credit for dramatic St. Louis Cardinals victory

(Newser) - The Cardinals needed help. They got "Rally Cat"—and now baseball has a new hero and meme. MLB.com explains: The St. Louis Cardinals trailed the Kansas City Royals 5-4 in the bottom of the sixth in a crucial playoff-race game Wednesday, but they had the bases loaded.... More »

Braun Hits Two HRs as Brewers Hang on

Milwaukee's closer by committee gets first save after Gagne demotion

(Newser) - Ryan Braun hit a pair of solo home runs, Jeff Suppan pitched seven solid innings and the Milwaukee Brewers' new closer by committee held on for a 5-3 win over St. Louis. Suppan (2-2) gave up six hits and walked five, but struck out four to pick up the first... More »

Cardinals Best Cubbies, 5-3

(Newser) - Albert Pujols reached base for the 32nd consecutive game, one shy of his personal best to start the year, and did it with a key two-run double in the fourth inning that was the go-ahead hit in the St. Louis Cardinals' 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs last night. Todd... More »

Lilly's Arm Helps Cubs Beat Cards

Southpaw records 1,000th strikeout and collect extra-base hit

(Newser) - Ted Lilly worked seven solid innings, recorded his 1,000th strikeout and added his second career extra-base hit, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 9-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals today. Mike Fontenot hit a three-run homer and had a career-best four RBIs for Chicago, which finished with 12... More »

Glaus' 1st Homer Leads Cardinals Over Houston

Brushback pitch empties benches for second straight day

(Newser) - Troy Glaus hit his first home run with St. Louis and Albert Pujols also connected to lead the Cardinals to a 5-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Sunday. Glaus, who was acquired in an offseason trade that sent Scott Rolen to Toronto, had entered the game leading the majors... More »

Molina's Doubles Help Giants Beat Cardinals

Catcher has three two-baggers in 8-2 road win for San Francisco

(Newser) - Bengie Molina hit three doubles and drove in three runs, and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 today. The Giants won the season series from St. Louis 4-3. All seven games were played in a span of 11 days. The Giants took two of three and... More »

Wainwright, Cardinals Beat Nationals

Wainwright pitches 8 solid innings as St. Louis goes to 4-1

(Newser) - Adam Wainwright completed a dominating first time around for the St. Louis Cardinals' injury-depleted rotation, working eight strong innings in a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals today. Yadier Molina had two hits and two RBIs and Wainwright also drove in a run from the eighth spot in the lineup,... More »

Cards Trump Stumbling Brew Crew

Molina wallops two homers in lopsided 8-0 victory

(Newser) - The Brewers’ new shaved heads didn’t stop St. Louis from defeating them 8-0 last night behind stellar performances by starter Adam Wainwright and catcher Yadier Molina. The normally light-hitting Molina belted two homers, while Wainwright gave up only two hits and notched a season-high eight strikeouts, AP reports. More »

Hits Keep Coming for St. Louis

Slumping Cards tie record with 10 straight hits, beat Padres 10-5

(Newser) - The Cardinals bested the Padres 10 runs to 5 last night at Busch Stadium—and all 10 of those runs were in the 5th. St. Louis tied a major league record with 10 straight hits in the inning, beginning with a single from pitcher Braden Looper, forcing an early trip... More »

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