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2016 St. Louis Cardinals Game Recaps & Scores

Cards power up to back strong Mike Leake effort

Four homers and seven strong scoreless innings from Mike Leake left the Cardinals with a 9-0 win to finish out their road trip.

Weaver Falters in Sophomore Start

Luke Weaver gave up three runs in five innings, and the Cardinals' offense couldn't string together enough hits to overcome his lackluster start.

Game 121 Played, Events Ensue, Cardinals Prevail

The Cardinals came through in extras against the Phillies for their 5th straight win. I saw some of it. Here are descriptions of those parts.

8/17 'Cap: Cards win in series finale with 'Stros

It will be a happy flight as the Cards head to Philadelphia.

Cards win 8-5 behind strength of bullpen

The Cardinals offense was also very good with two home runs and a lot of hits.

Piscotty, Moss homers make for enjoyable finale

Decent pitching, good offense keep Cards in second wildcard spot

8/13/2016 Recap: Dinger Camp Reconvenes

Dingers spray everywhere, Weaver flashes promise in MLB debut, and Reyes is shut-down scary as Cards snap stupid Cubs' stupid streak

Cards Clobbered by Unlucky #13 least it wasn't a shutout? Cards lose to Cubs 13-2

Cardinals lose to Cubs in extras: 8/11/16 recap

Cardinals drop a tough one after 11, Reyes left sitting on bench as Duke walks in losing run

Cards pitching atrocious in 7-4 loss to Reds

The offense should have scored more runs and the pitching allowed a lot of runs and that's basically the same, right?

8/8 'Cap: Cards win in stunning fashion over CIN

Thanks to singles, walks, and hit-by-pitches, the St. Louis Cardinals won a game that - by pretty much all standards, win probability included, they shouldn't have.

8/7/16 Recap: Local team ruins everything

In case, for some reason, you want to relive Sunday’s game.

Martinez Struggles in 13-5 Loss

With our (arguably) best pitcher on the mound, Carlos Martinez, facing a 30-games-under-.500 Braves team, I expected a win tonight. But this 2016 Cardinals team is nothing if not full of unexpectations.

8/5/2016 Recap: Cardinals Destroy the Braves in Fact, Vindicating Craig Edwards

In a reassuring twist to the season, Jaime twirls a gem and the St. Louis Cardinals beat a team they absolutely should have beaten.

Reds Hulk Out on Cardinals 7-0

Improbable pitching and offensive production lifts Reds over Cardinals

Cards lose in brutal fashion in 7-5 walkoff loss

Here's all you need to know about this game: The Reds bullpen pitched better than the Cards bullpen.

Marlins walk off, split series, regain wildcard spot

Cardinals rally late, but Marlins walk off to split series.

Cardinals Lose Opposite of Barn-Burner to Marlins 11-0

This game sucked and that's all I have to say about that.

7/29 Recap: Offense Lifts Cards to Win, WC lead

Behind a bunch of good stuff from everybody, the Cardinals' offense put up 11 on Miami and won a painless one. And by the way, if the season ended today, they'd be in the playoffs.

recap: guys guys guys did you see this game?

what. a. game.

Cards split doubleheader with Mets

Cards won the first game 3-2 behind Carlos Martinez and lost the second game 3-1 with Jaime Garcia pitching.

Mike Mayers has rough debut

After a rough start by new guy Mike Mayers, who allowed 9 earned runs in 1 1/3, the Cardinals fought back to make things interesting, but couldn't close the deal.

[CENSORED]: Cards walk off again

The Cardinals were dead but then they weren't. And eventually, they extended their winning streak to five, and walk-off streak to two, behind dingers from Jedd Gyorko and Matt Adams.

Three HRs lead to 4-2 Cards win in Game 1

Gyorko, Holliday, and Molina all homered. Yes, Molina homered. Martinez also pitches seven good innings.

Fish double up Cards in series finale

Waino Gets CGSO on 2006 Celebration Weekend

Reminding us all that he's neither "old" nor "bad," Adam Wainwright pitched masterfully, taking a no-hitter into the 6th inning and ultimately allowing only three hits over nine innings, while striking out five.

July 15 Recap: Dinger Patrol can't save the day

I feel like all of my recaps have been like this for a month. Maybe I'll try Wednesdays. Or an AL team. I dunno. Anyway, they should have won but dumb stuff happened and they didn't.

Good effort from Leake leads into All Star break

Mike Leake struck out 10 Brewers over 7 innings on the way to a 5-1 Cardinals win.

Cards' Offense Breaks Out in 8-1 Victory

The Cardinals toppled the Brewers in decisive fashion, backed by an 11-strikeout outing from Carlos Martinez and home runs from Jhonny Peralta, Tommy Pham, and All-Star Aledmys Diaz.

July 8 Recap: So close, again

Cards drop series opener at Milwaukee 4-3, as Brewers get an exciting (but lame) walk-off win

Cardinals Beat Pirates 5-1 to Avoid Sweep

Cardinals Pitching and Offense Get on the Same Page

everything is awful, a recap

I mean, Aledmys homered and some stuff happened, but that was pretty much it.