Alvarez leads way, Marlins beat Cardinals 8-4
In ESPN The Magazine, Molly Knight writes about David Freese of the St. Louis Cardinals, who overcame his own indifference, injuries and three brushes with the law to become a World Series hero.
Now that Albert Pujols is back in the St. Louis lineup, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa said he'd love to see the slugger end up in the All-Star Game as an injury substitution.
Jim Edmonds, who recently signed a minor league deal with the St. Louis Cardinals, is questionable for the start of spring drills with a left foot injury.
Ryan Dempster earned his 13th win and the Cubs beat St. Louis 6-2 on Sunday night in a game in which Cardinals starter Chris Carpenter left with another injury.
Brad Thompson had a career-high six strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings and added his first career RBI in the Cardinals' 3-0 victory over the Rockies.
Will Harris previews the St. Louis Cardinals from a fantasy perspective. There is a lot to avoid on this team, even Albert Pujols, whose injury concerns make him a real risk.
Juan Encarnacion's horrific eye injury is expected to sideline him this season, and the St. Louis Cardinals aren't sure if he'll ever play again.
Joey Votto hit a two-run double and David Ross followed with a two-run homer, sending the Reds to a 5-4 win over the Cardinals.
The damage a foul ball did to Juan Encarnacion's left eye was the worst the St. Louis Cardinals' medical director has ever seen to a baseball player.
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Juan Encarnacion will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining multiple fractures of his left eye socket and a serious eye injury when struck by a foul ball Friday night.
The Cardinals activated Jim Edmonds from the disabled list Thursday after the center fielder missed 26 games with a pinched nerve in his lower back.
Cardinals shortstop David Eckstein came off the 15-day disabled list, the biggest in a flurry of moves St. Louis made heading into the first game after the All-Star break.
Jim Edmonds' first batting practice session left him feeling far from optimistic that he'll be ready for opening day.
Albert Pujols is trying to protect his injured right hamstring by playing conservatively during the NL Championship Series.
Mark Mulder was put back on the 15-day disabled list on Thursday, a day after the left-hander expressed doubt he will pitch again this season.