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2016 St. Louis Cardinals Game Recaps & Scores

Cardinals win, but fall one game short

See you next year, Cards.

Cards Win a Nail-Biter 4-3

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.

Recap: Martinez Dominates, Holliday Has a Moment

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.

Cards start cold, play terribly, lose in rout 15-2

Jaime, Wacha, and Weaver all get shelled, as Cards fail to seize wild card spot.

Cards drop finale as Cubs honor David Ross

3-1 Cubs win in regular season finale between two rivals

Cards Beat Cubs; Recapper Enjoys Recapping Again

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 Mercifully Never Let Cardinals Get Their Hopes Up

Cubs score early to win 5-0

9/21 'Cap: Early blunders cost Redbirds

Maybe the Nine-Games-Over-.500 Curse is real? St. Louis, who entered the contest with an 80-71 record, failed to get to 10 games over with the loss.

Wainwright drives in four in 10-5 win over Rockies

Adam Wainwright did not pitch particularly well, but he kind of made up for it with his hitting.

Cards win 5-3, pull even with Giants for wild card

Carlos Martinez allows two runs and drives in two as well, and Kevin Siegrist juuuust closes out the game successfully.

Alex Reyes helps bring Cards closer to wildcard spot

Alex Reyes throws 7 scoreless to score series split with Giants, pull to within 1 game of wildcard spot

9/17 Recap: Pace of drain-circling quickens

it's not fast, yet, but it's getting to the point where look, let's fish the thing out if we're gonna fish it out

9/15/2016 Recap: Cards Set Up Dramatic 3-Game Winning Streak With Loss to Giants

The stage was set for a dramatic win, but the Cardinals lost. Good for us we get another crack at it tomorrow night.

9/14 'Cap: Cards lose series finale to Cubs

Chicago takes momentum home, as the Cubs clinching the NL Central nears. The Cardinals fall to a game behind the Mets for the 2nd wild card spot & travel to San Francisco for key series in WC race.

Cardinals beat Cubs 4-2 behind Moss, Diaz homers

The bullpen pitched 7.1 scoreless innings after Jaime Garcia was taken out early.

Cards lose game but win in Not Being No-Hit

Cubs beat Cards 4-1 behind great start from Kyle Hendricks, who lost no-hitter to Jeremy Hazelbaker in the ninth.

Cards lose 2-1; Zach Davies baffles Cards' hitters

Luke Weaver threw a great six innings, but Cards fall 2-1.

Eighth Inning Comeback Fuels Cards' 5-1 Victory


9.9.16 Recap: Cardinals hold on for 4-3 win

Carlos Martinez wasn't great but was good enough, the Cards offense wasn't great but was good enough, and that's good enough for a win. St. Louis beat Milwaukee 4-3.

9/8/2016 Recap: Brewers Bomb Birdos, Knock Cards Out of WC2 Spot

Milwaukee storms into town, exposing the Cardinals' pitching weakness and inconsistent offense


The Cardinals were up 5-0, but then they were down 6-5. They ended up winning 9-7 and you'll have to click here to find out how!

Lively Offense Powers Cards 12-6 Win

Eventful game produces many events

Cardinals hit dingers, turn DPs, salvage series - A Recap for September 4, 2016

Four double plays and two homers help the Cardinals salvage the series against the Reds.

Cards Lose 9-1; Can No Longer Beat Bad Teams

This was a very close game through the first six innings. But the offense was stagnant and the bullpen fell apart. Boo.

2016.09.02 Recap: Alex Reyes Is Good, So Whatever

Reyes was good. He's pretty good! The Cardinals put the ball in play all night and hit two homers. They still lost. Baseball isn't your friend sometimes, so, whatever.

8/30/16 recap: Cardinals (eventually) win a pitcher’s duel

Wily Peralta was good. Adam Wainwright was good. Matt Bowman was good enough. The Cardinals destroyed the Brewers.

Martinez Hot, Bullpen Not in 6-5 Win

Cardinals offense and pitching take fans on Mr Matheny's Wild Ride

Cards Fall to As 7-4

Jaime Garcia struggled early, the bullpen couldn't hold the score, and the offense just didn't have enough today.

Reyes' debut short and sweet, Cards lose 3-2

A good but short Alex Reyes start wasn't enough to keep the A's from taking game 2.

8.26 Recap: Weaver Throttles A's, Cards Win 3-1

Luke Weaver showed us all what he can do when he's at his best tonight, and the Cards backed him with enough runs for the win. Shades of 2015.

8/25/2016 Recap: Cards Maintain WC2 Lead

Birdos drop rubber game to Mets, but Marlins lose as well

Cardinals LOBster their way to a 7-4 loss to Mets

Lots of baserunners, few runs makes Gabe a dull boy