Yadi ignites Cards' sluggish offense with key HR

September 20, 2017

Cincinnati appeared ready to deliver the knockout punch after taking an early 4-0 lead. Then Molina delivered the counter-punch. The eight-time All-Star catcher belted a three-run home run that tied the score as St. Louis went on to pull ahead during a five-run fourth. What a way for @Yadimolina04 to score his 600th career run! 🎥: https://t.co/hnkSl9xSRN pic.twitter.com/UZ7Ept4Z6n — St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) September 20, 2017 “Yadi did it all…

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Fowler's clutch hits push Cards to needed win

September 20, 2017

Scooter Gennett tightened the game when he led off the bottom of the 10th with a homer to right-center field, his 26th of the season. Lefty Tyler Lyons recorded the last two outs for the save. Unfortunately for the Cardinals, victories by the first-place Cubs and second-place Brewers meant no ground was gained in the National League Central division. St. Louis remains in third place, six games out of first…

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Waino activated from DL; Gyorko returns to field

September 19, 2017

Meanwhile, infielder Jedd Gyorko, slowed by a strained right hamstring, made his first start in the field since Aug. 26, batting seventh and playing third base. Gyorko’s RBI double SD@STL: Gyorko plates Fowler with a double to left Jedd Gyorko laces a double to the corner in left, driving in Dexter Fowler to give the Cardinals a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the 4th Right-handed reliever Seung Hwan Oh…

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Flaherty on list of prospects with soaring stock

September 19, 2017

Walker Buehler, RHP, Dodgers No. 1/MLB No. 10Buehler might have been the first player taken from Vanderbilt in 2015 if he hadn’t hurt his elbow. Instead, he saw Dansby Swanson and Carson Fulmer go in the top 10 and ended up sliding to No. 24. He had Tommy John surgery that summer after signing, but was back on the mound less than a year later. In 2017, he put the…

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Inbox: Does Wisdom fit in the Cards' future?

September 19, 2017

Wisdom was named the playoff MVP on Sunday evening after helping lead Memphis to the Pacific Coast League title. After hitting a career-best 31 home runs during the season, Wisdom hit .278 with two homers and nine RBIs in 10 postseason games. But while so many Memphis players earned opportunities to join the big league club this year, Wisdom is still waiting for his first. • Submit an Inbox question…

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Schmidt's vision inspired iconic red bird logo

It took Allie May Schmidt to connect the team’s name to the bird and to create the image that would transform into the logo worn by the Cardinals today. • Watch: Inside the Cardinals’ Collection: Allie May Schmidt Schmidt’s vision came to her when she was placed in charge of the decorations for a Men’s Fellowship Club meeting at the Ferguson Presbyterian Church on Feb. 16, 1921. Inspiration sparked when…

September 18, 2017
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Wisdom slugs Memphis to PCL title

September 18, 2017

Patrick Wisdom hit a career-high 31 homers this season, but Sunday night’s blast may be his most memorable as it helped lift Triple-A Memphis to a Pacific Coast League championship. After posting a league-best 91-50 record in the regular season, the Redbirds topped El Paso, 3-1, to capture the franchises’ third PCL championship and its first since 2009. The Redbirds looked as if they were going to cruise to a…

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