5/3/2015 | Cards' pitching impressive in series vs. Bucs
The starters -- Lance Lynn, John Lackey and Michael Wacha -- had a 0.92 ERA in 19 2/3 innings against the Pirates. The bullpen allowed just the two runs in 15 1/3 innings.
5/3/2015 | Wong's walk-off homer caps thrilling series
Kolten Wong may have experienced a little deja vu while rounding the bases in the bottom of the 14th against the Pirates on Sunday. Wong's second home run of the season, a 421-foot blast deep into the right-field bleachers over the bullpen, gave the Cardinals their third consecutive walk-off win against the Pirates -- the latest by a 3-2 score.
5/3/2015 | Lyons to pitch in Wainwright's place Tuesday
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny announced Sunday that righty Tyler Lyons will get the start on Tuesday against the Cubs. Lyons will become the second pitcher to take Adam Wainwright's (left Achilles) spot in the rotation.
5/3/2015 | Walden placed on 15-day DL; Tuivailala recalled
The Cardinals placed relief pitcher Jordan Walden on the 15-day disabled list before Sunday's game against the Pirates and have recalled fellow righty Sam Tuivailala from Triple-A Memphis.
5/3/2015 | Cards sweep Bucs with third straight walk-off
Kolten Wong's home run with one out in the 14th inning Sunday gave the Cardinals a 3-2 victory over the Pirates and extended to six a winning streak half-comprised of pulsating, extra-inning walk-off wins over Pittsburgh.
5/2/2015 | Bullpen fuels Cards' 5-game winning streak
Cardinals relievers have now pitched 20 consecutive scoreless innings, spanning five games. The bullpen's latest effort helped the Cardinals complete a 2-1 comeback win over the Pirates.
5/2/2015 | Confident Cardinals working together as a unit
Even though the Pirates had the majority of the scoring opportunities during Saturday's game at Busch Stadium, there was confidence in the Cardinals' dugout that somehow the Redbirds would find a way to win.
5/2/2015 | Wacha looks to deliver sweep of Pirates
Righties Vance Worley and Michael Wacha will square off Sunday in the finale of a three-game series between the Pirates and Cardinals at Busch Stadium, with both trying to rebound from their previous starts. St. Louis is going for the sweep after walk-off wins in the first two games.
5/2/2015 | Heyward out with Cardinals facing tough lefty
Struggling Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward was out of the starting lineup on Saturday against the Pirates. Heyward was hitting .212 through his first 22 games with the Cardinals, with two home runs and four RBIs.
5/2/2015 | Aggressive baserunning pays off for Cardinals
With just 17 steals in his 13 years in the Majors, Cardinals shortstop Jhonny Peralta wasn't the most likely candidate to be the lead runner in a double steal with the game on the line.
5/2/2015 | Reynolds, replay keep Cardinals in it
Normally a threat to go deep, Mark Reynolds hit an infield single in the seventh, which tied the game and allowed the Cardinals to complete the comeback with a 2-1 win in 10 innings.
5/2/2015 | Trio of Matts at it again for Cardinals
Matt Carpenter, Matt Holliday and Matt Adams were major parts of a two-out rally to score the game-winning walk-off run as the Cardinals beat the Pirates, 2-1, in 10 innings on Friday night.
5/1/2015 | Lackey eyes series win for Cards vs. Liriano, Bucs
The Pirates and the Cardinals will play the second game of a three-game series at Busch Stadium on Saturday, with lefty Francisco Liriano and righty John Lackey on the mound -- with both hoping to stop recent trends.
5/1/2015 | Cards call up Socolovich, option Cooney
The Cardinals called up right-hander Miguel Socolovich from Triple-A Memphis before Friday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
5/1/2015 | Adams, Cardinals walk off Pirates in opener
After A.J. Burnett and Lance Lynn dueled, Matt Adams' 10th-inning, two-out RBI single off Rob Scahill gave the Cardinals a 2-1 walk-off win over the Pirates on Friday in St. Louis.