• Wainwright finalizes bonus-laden $2M deal with Cardinals

    Wainwright finalizes bonus-laden $2M deal with Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS (AP) Adam Wainwright became a free agent Monday, then finalized a $2 million, one-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals that allows him to earn $8 million in performance bonuses as a starting pitcher, $3 million for relief appearances and $4 million more for games finished.

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  • Cardinals hire Albert, Clapp to round out coaching staff

    Cardinals hire Albert, Clapp to round out coaching staff

    ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Cardinals have hired Jeff Albert as their hitting coach and Stubby Clapp as their first base coach, rounding out manager Mike Schildt's coaching staff for next season.

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  • Wainwright's contract put on hold until after free agency
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    Wainwright's contract put on hold until after free agency

    Adam Wainwright's contract with the St. Louis Cardinals has been put on hold because it violates the maximum-cut rule, and the pitcher will have to become a free agent before the agreement can be finalized, people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

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  • After late-season surge, Cardinals optimistic this offseason
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    After late-season surge, Cardinals optimistic this offseason

    The St. Louis Cardinals were barreling toward their third consecutive missed postseason when they made the decision to part ways with manager Mike Matheny and turn the reins over to Mike Shildt.

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  • Brewers clinch playoff spot, sweep Cards 2-1; Cubs also in
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    Brewers clinch playoff spot, sweep Cards 2-1; Cubs also in

    ST. LOUIS (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers clinched their first playoff spot since 2011 by ensuring at least a spot in the NL wild-card game, helped Wednesday night when a rookie St. Louis pinch-runner suddenly fell on his way to the plate in a 2-1 win over the contending Cardinals.

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  • Yelich, Brewers dent Cards' playoff chances with 12-4 win
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    Yelich, Brewers dent Cards' playoff chances with 12-4 win

    ST. LOUIS (AP) Milwaukee's last NL MVP thinks he is about to get some company.

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  • Brewers, Yelich seek sweep of Cardinals

    Brewers, Yelich seek sweep of Cardinals

    Christian Yelich said after the Milwaukee Brewers' 12-4 rout of the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night that baseball can be a hard game.

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  • Yelich, Brewers dent Cards' playoff chances with 12-4 win
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    Yelich, Brewers dent Cards' playoff chances with 12-4 win

    ST. LOUIS (AP) Christian Yelich homered and drove in six runs, and the surging Milwaukee Brewers hurt St. Louis' playoff chances with a 12-4 victory over the Cardinals on Tuesday night.

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  • Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4 to open 3-game wild-card lead
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    Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4 to open 3-game wild-card lead

    ST. LOUIS (AP) A chuckling Eric Thames said it felt so good he almost ripped third base out of the ground and hoisted it above his head.

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  • Brewers try to beat Cardinals while eyeing Cubs

    Brewers try to beat Cardinals while eyeing Cubs

    A long slog of a rainy Monday night in St. Louis turned out to be a very productive one for the Milwaukee Brewers, thanks to some help from a National League Central rival.

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  • Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4 to open 3-game wild-card lead
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    Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4 to open 3-game wild-card lead

    ST. LOUIS (AP) Eric Thames scored on reliever Bud Norris' throwing error in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers improved their playoff positioning by topping the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 on Monday night.

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  • Cardinals, Brewers meet in crucial series

    Cardinals, Brewers meet in crucial series

    Minutes after the St. Louis Cardinals coughed up a lead and lost on July 14 to the Cincinnati Reds to drop to 47-46, manager Mike Matheny said they had a good run in them.

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  • Cardinals sweep Giants, stay on track for wild card
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    Cardinals sweep Giants, stay on track for wild card

    ST. LOUIS (AP) Miles Mikolas' outing against the San Francisco Giants was typical, and typical for him is pretty good.

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  • Cardinals sweep Giants with 9-2, stay on track for wild card
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    Cardinals sweep Giants with 9-2, stay on track for wild card

    ST. LOUIS (AP) Miles Mikolas won his fourth straight start, Matt Carpenter hit his NL-leading 36th homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 9-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep and remain on track for the NL's second wild card.

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  • Cardinals' Mikolas continues magical season vs. Giants

    Cardinals' Mikolas continues magical season vs. Giants

    Few starters in baseball have needed as little cushion this year as St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Miles Mikolas. Monday night's 11-6 victory in Atlanta upped his record to 16-0 when receiving two or more runs of support.

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