10/2/2015 | Braves record shutout as Cards rest up
Julio Teheran completed his season in impressive fashion and the Braves marred Jaime Garcia's final tuneup for the postseason with a two-run third inning that proved sufficient during Friday night's 4-0 win over the Cardinals at Turner Field.
10/2/2015 | Miller faces ex-team looking to end record skid
Shelby Miller established himself as an All-Star during his first season in Atlanta. But when the right-hander makes his final start of the year Saturday night against his former Cardinals teammates, he will be attempting to halt a maddening streak that does not represent how well he has pitched.
10/2/2015 | Cards using final series to rest for NLDS
With the National League Central title and home-field advantage in their pocket, the Cardinals will use this weekend's final regular-season series to ready for the start of their NL Division Series next Friday in St. Louis.
10/2/2015 | Piscotty cleared for return from concussion
Stephen Piscotty, who was knocked out and carted off the field Monday after colliding with fellow outfielder Peter Bourjos, said he is "moving in the right direction" and could be cleared for pinch-hit duty Friday night.
10/2/2015 | Heyward feels new vibe in return to Atlanta
Jason Heyward grew up in Atlanta and spent the first five seasons of his Major League career as one of the Braves' most popular players. But when he returned to Turner Field on Friday for the first time since being traded to the Cardinals, Heyward was not necessarily sentimental.
10/1/2015 | 5 things that changed the Cardinals' season
The Cardinals, though picked by many to finish as National League Central champs, navigated to that end in an unexpected way as they posted a 100-plus-win season. With the Cards in the postseason for a franchise-record fifth straight season and preparing to host the Pirates or Cubs in the National League Division Series beginning on Oct. 9, here is a look back at five events that changed the season.
10/1/2015 | Respect on the field, revelry in the clubhouse
The Cards kept their on-field celebration low-key out of respect for the Pirates, but the clubhouse was another matter entirely. They sang and danced, took photos and selfies, and sprayed champagne and beer all over the place, soaking their gray "The Central Is Ours" shirts until they were a full shade darker.
10/1/2015 | Lyons steps up big-time to shut down Pirates
Filling in for Carlos Martinez, Tyler Lyons fired seven scoreless innings as the Cards rolled to an 11-1, division-clinching win over the Pirates.