2016 St. Louis Cardinals Game Recaps & Scores
Michael Wacha gave up three runs in the first inning, but the boys in red battled back. Key hits in the sixth, including an RBI-single by Matt Holliday, plus eight scoreless innings from the bullpen and a Gyorko solo shot all combined for the win.
There's some basic info to get out of the way: the Cards needed a win and Carlos Martinez gave it to them. But beyond that small stuff, Matt Holliday's probably leaving -- and he got the dramatic moment of appreciation he roundly deserves.
Jaime, Wacha, and Weaver all get shelled, as Cards fail to seize wild card spot.
The offense went gangbusters today, scoring 10 runs on 14 hits, including five runs with two outs. Timely hitting, a strong bullpen performance, and good enough starting pitching combined to keep the Cardinals in the wild card hunt.
Cubs score early to win 5-0
Adam Wainwright did not pitch particularly well, but he kind of made up for it with his hitting.
Carlos Martinez allows two runs and drives in two as well, and Kevin Siegrist juuuust closes out the game successfully.
Alex Reyes throws 7 scoreless to score series split with Giants, pull to within 1 game of wildcard spot
The stage was set for a dramatic win, but the Cardinals lost. Good for us we get another crack at it tomorrow night.
Luke Weaver threw a great six innings, but Cards fall 2-1.
Milwaukee storms into town, exposing the Cardinals' pitching weakness and inconsistent offense
Four double plays and two homers help the Cardinals salvage the series against the Reds.
Wily Peralta was good. Adam Wainwright was good. Matt Bowman was good enough. The Cardinals destroyed the Brewers.