News 4′s Brooke Grimsley sat down with Cardinals outfielder Lars Nootbaar to discuss the origin of the pepper grinder, his high school football days, and the influence that veteran players like Albert Pujols have on him.
Yadier Molina hit a two-run drive while Albert Pujols went hitless in his quest for 700 homers, and the St. Louis Cardinals swept a doubleheader from the Cincinnati Reds 5-1 and 1-0 in 11 innings on Saturday.
The Missouri Tigers made it a clear priority to get wide receiver Luther Burden III more involved in the team’s final tuneup before entering SEC play, and the move paid immediate dividends in Saturday’s 34-17 victory over Abilene Christian.
Facing the Milwaukee Brewers, the dynamic duo that has been a St. Louis fixture since the beginning of the 2007 season started its 325th game together as the starting battery, breaking the long-standing record of 324 starts by Mickey Lolich and Bill Freehan.
Rawlings announced that for the first time, it would present a Gold Glove to the best utility fielder in both the National and American Leagues. The move has been a long time coming, given that some of the most capable fielders were previously penalized for their ability and willingness to play multiple positions throughout the season.
XFL St. Louis has announced their coaching staff for the upcoming 2023 season. Head Coach Anthony Becht has named Dave Steckel, former Missouri State University head coach, as the team’s linebacker coach.
Jack Flaherty pitched five effective innings for St. Louis in his first big league action since June, but the NL Central-leading Cardinals had their four-game winning streak stopped by Joey Meneses and the Washington Nationals 6-0 Monday
St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols tagged his major league record 450th different pitcher for a home run, connecting off Cincinnati left-hander Ross Detwiler on Monday night in a 13-4 rout of the Reds.
Paul Goldschmidt slugged his 32nd and 33rd homers to highlight a five-RBI performance and position himself in the Triple Crown discussion, helping the St. Louis Cardinals roll to an 8-3 win Thursday over the Chicago Cubs.
Zach McKinstry homered and drove in three runs, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1. Nico Hoerner had three hits for Chicago, and Yan Gomes added two RBIs. Rowan Wick got five outs for the win, leading a solid performance by the Cubs bullpen. Lars Nootbaar homered for NL Central-leading St. Louis, and Corey Dickerson went 4 for 4. The Cardinals dropped to 17-5 in August. Chicago and St. Louis split the first four games of their unusual five-game set. The series finale is Thursday afternoon.