Southpaw Tyler Lyons became the latest Cardinals rookie to deliver on Wednesday night, turning in a dominant seven innings while making his Major League debut in a 5-3 win against the Padres at Petco Park.
The Dodgers will welcome the National League's top team on Friday, as manager Don Mattingly's club tries to continue to right the ship after a series win in Milwaukee. Chris Capuano will oppose the Cardinals' Lance Lynn in the opener of a three-game set.
Cardinals southpaw Jaime Garcia has a tear in his labrum that will require season-ending surgery on his left shoulder. The decision to have a procedure was made after Garcia was seen by Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Fla., on Wednesday.
The Cardinals placed right-hander Fernando Salas on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation on Wednesday. The move freed up a spot on the 25-man roster for lefty Tyler Lyons, who was added to start the series finale with the Padres.
The Cardinals, along with Relevent Sports, announced on Wednesday that they will donate a dollar from every ticket sold for Thursday's soccer match at Busch Stadium to a Cardinals Care fund established to assist children affected by Monday's tornado in Moore, Okla.
Wednesday marks the two-year anniversary of the Joplin, Mo., tornado, and thanks to the efforts of Major League Baseball and its two Missouri teams -- the Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals -- 10 families now have a new place to call home.
Former Cardinals pitcher Ryan Franklin, now an assistant to general manager John Mozeliak, has been helping the organization as it scouts potential picks for the upcoming First-Year Player Draft. His Draft-related work won't end there.
Shelby Miller was not at this best, but he still left with a lead, one that was quickly given up by the bullpen as the Cardinals dropped the opener of their eight-game trip, 4-2, to the Padres on Monday night.
A day after after getting stitches to close a gash near his right thumb, David Freese said he could play, but manager Mike Matheny removed his third baseman from the starting lineup after seeing some swelling.
Manager Mike Matheny announced on Sunday that the Cardinals will have left-hander Tyler Lyons start against the Padres on Wednesday in place of Jaime Garcia, who has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder injury.
Following Sunday's game, the Cardinals' grounds crew will begin the process of converting a baseball diamond into a soccer field for Thursday's international exhibition game between Manchester City and Chelsea.
With Jason Motte sidelined after Tommy John surgery and Mitchell Boggs struggling, Edward Mujica was thrust into unfamiliar territory as the Cardinals' closer, and he is bringing stability to a beleaguered bullpen.
Starter Jaime Garcia was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a left shoulder strain, and the Cardinals are concerned that surgery may be necessary in order to correct a shoulder impingement that has been bothering the left-hander for the past 12 months.