While Mozeliak was clear in his press conference that Tuesday was just a day in time and “not the finish line” for what the Cardinals intend to do this off-season, it remains to be seen the level of elite starting pitcher the club will be able to obtain to anchor the rotation.
Milwaukee claimed the division crown for the third time in six seasons Tuesday night, despite a 4-1 loss to the last-place St. Louis Cardinals and with the help of a come-from-behind win by the Braves.
It was a storybook moment on Monday at Busch Stadium as Adam Wainwright finally captured that elusive 200th win in front of an adoring and appreciative crowd—but was it also the final chapter in the story of Waino’s big-league playing career?
In his first start with 200 wins within his reach, Wainwright grabbed the milestone by delivering his best performance of the season, shutting out the Brewers across seven innings in a 1-0 Cardinals’ win Monday night.
For those who have followed along with the explanations from the Cardinals and John Mozeliak regarding the struggles of the team this season, it comes as no surprise. But Mozeliak confirmed in a press conference Friday afternoon at Busch Stadium that Cardinals manager Oli Marmol would be retained in the role for the 2024 season.
Hunter Greene allowed one hit six innings in his first start in 11 days, Joey Votto homered on his 40th birthday and the Cincinnati Reds stopped a three-game losing streak with a 7-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday
Willson Contreras hit a three-run, first-inning homer, Luken Baker added a three-run double and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Cincinnati 9-4 on Friday night, dropping the Reds 1 1/2 games back for the NL’s final wild card berth.
Ronald Acuña Jr. hit two of Atlanta’s five home runs, Matt Olson increased his major league-leading total to 47 and the Braves beat slumping Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals 8-5 on Thursday night.
A 10th-inning sequence that saw Pittsburgh score three times without earning a hit that reached an outfielder’s glove doused cold waters on the Cardinals’ hopes of a third consecutive walk-off win. The Pirates defeated the Cardinals 4-2.
Aaron Nola allowed one hit and struck out nine in seven sharp innings, Kyle Schwarber homered and the NL wild-card leading Philadelphia Phillies completed a three-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals with a 3-0 victory Sunday
After initially expecting Matthew Liberatore to be delayed by only a couple of days due to back tightness, the Cardinals placed the left-handed starter on the injured list Tuesday, extending a recent stretch of unfortunate injury trends for the team.