Oviedo pitches well, but misplays by two veterans and Rizzo's 14-pitch at-bat that resulted in a game-tying homer flip game to Cubs in first day with full capacity at Wrigley.
Career Cardinals (3,905 games' worth) Wainwright, Molina, Carpenter provide early spark in win over Cleveland. O'Neill pounds two home runs totaling 880 feet.
Also: Molina could return to lineup on Tuesday night.
Veteran catcher may be ready to handle Wainwright against Cleveland on Wednesday. DeJong could be ready for series in Chicago this weekend.
DeJong goes one for five in two rehab games at Memphis. His injured rib will be examined upon return to St. Louis.
Molina predicted that Knizner would see even more starts ahead, especially on the road.
Third win in a row in Arizona.
Diamondbacks, losers of 11 consecutive, scored four runs off Cardinals' bullpen after Martinez took a no-hitter through six innings at Chase Field.
CHICAGO — The birds-on-the-bat uniforms, the players in the other dugout, the opposing manager, it all looked familiar to Tony La Russa.
"That's how I became a Cardinals fan."
Starter leaves games after pitching four innings with tightness in his right arm.
Crowds of up to 30,000 expected, low for a normal Cubs series here but largest in a long time.
The Cardinals are pulling ahead of the NL Central despite placing 11 players on the injured list since April
Veteran righthander gives up just three hits in 8 1/3 innings.
He has two doubles, driving in a run, but what matters most to Gladys Matta is that her son's team won.
Mikolas to make rehab rehab start; Cards still can't increase Busch Stadium capacity without adjustment in social-distancing rule.
Cardinals promote Sanchez to back up Knizner, who will start often as they head into a stretch of 13 games in 13 days without Gold Glove catcher.
Kwang Hyun Kim throws three innings in his first start of season.
Thomas recalled from alternate site. Woodford goes down for Oviedo. Kim soon to join rotation.
A chance for 'straight magic' as Wainwright & Molina lead Cardinals back home, Arenado makes Busch debut, but Goldschmidt's soreness leads to quick rewrite.
Molina passes Bench for eighth on doubles list for catchers with two-run hit in three-run first inning.
Arenado, Hicks, Molina fined, not suspended, for roles in Saturday's incident in Cincinnati.
A dugout-clearing fracas in the fourth inning leads to Castellanos' ejection, but other suspensions could follow. Wainwright does not outlast the third inning.
CINCINNATI – It took two games, one bruise, and one dramatic flex for friction to ignite between the Cardinals and Reds in a skirmish that recalled a rivalry from a decade ago. In the fourth inning of a game the Reds won 9-6, the dugouts and bullpens both cleared for a fracas around home plate that led to one ejection and could mean more suspensions as Major League Baseball considers contact ...