Baseball-Highlights of Friday’s MLB games (Reuters)

Aug 23 (The Sports XChange) – Highlights of Friday’s Major League Baseball games – - – - Cardinals 3, Braves 1 St Louis ace Adam Wainwright grabbed the National League wins lead with one of his patented gems, pitching a complete-game six-hitter as the Cardinals subdued the Atlanta Braves 3-1 at Busch Stadium. Wainwright (15-7) walked none and struck out nine in a 128-pitch outing, his fifth complete game of the year. He also helped his cause with a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the bottom of the seventh that scored Yadier Molina with the game’s last run. …

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Baseball-Highlights of Friday’s Major League Baseball games (Reuters)

(Adds more games) July 26 (The Sports XChange) – Highlights of Friday’s Major League Baseball games. – - – Braves 4, Cardinals 1 Mike Minor out-pitched National League wins-leader Adam Wainwright, and the Braves defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 in a match-up of division leaders before a sellout crowd of 50,124 at Turner Field. Minor (10-5) handcuffed the Cardinals except for a second-inning homer by Yadier Molina as he lowered his ERA to 2.89. He gave up four hits, walked none and struck out five, throwing 70 of his 103 pitches for strikes. …

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Highlights of Sunday’s Major League Baseball games (Reuters)

(Adds later games) July 21 (The Sports XChange) – Highlights of Sunday’s Major League Baseball games: – - – Cardinals 3, Padres 2 Without his best stuff or command, Adam Wainwright still worked eight solid innings for his National League-leading 13th victory as the Cardinals edged the San Diego Padres. Wainwright (13-5) scattered eight hits and walked two while Allen Craig made a leaping catch at the wall in left to rob pinch-hitter Jedd Gyorko of what would have been at least a two-run double to end the game. St. Louis stayed two games ahead of Pittsburgh in the NL Central. …

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Highlights of Sunday’s Major League Baseball games (Reuters)

July 21 (The Sports XChange) – Highlights of Sunday’s Major League Baseball games: – - – Cardinals 3, Padres 2 Without his best stuff or command, Adam Wainwright still worked eight solid innings for his National League-leading 13th victory as the Cardinals edged the San Diego Padres. Wainwright (13-5) scattered eight hits and walked two while Allen Craig made a leaping catch at the wall in left to rob pinch-hitter Jedd Gyorko of what would have been at least a two-run double to end the game. St. Louis stayed two games ahead of Pittsburgh in the NL Central. …

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Cardinals 9, Astros 5 (The SportsXchange)

ST. LOUIS — Adam Wainwright against the Houston Astros has rarely been a fair fight and it wasn’t on Tuesday night.

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Adam Wainwright will not pitch in the All-Star Game (NBC Sports)

Mets right-hander Matt Harvey was already the logical favorite to start for the National League since the All-Star Game will be played at Citi Field in New York this year, but this news pretty much seals it. According to Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com, the Cardinals have rearranged their rotation so that ace right-hander Adam Wainwright…

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Late fireworks earn Angels victory over Cardinals (Reuters)

(Reuters) – The Los Angeles Angels provided some late Independence Day fireworks with an explosive three-run ninth inning to complete a 6-5 comeback victory over the visiting St Louis Cardinals on Thursday. Slugger Josh Hamilton tied the game with a two-run homer before Erick Aybar ended it with a walk-off single as the Angels (41-44) rallied from 3-5 down to record their eighth win in nine games. Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright, seeking his 12th win of the season, started the ninth under 100 pitches but was pulled after surrendering a broken-bat leadoff single by Albert Pujols. …

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Baseball-Late fireworks earn Angels victory over Cardinals (Reuters)

July 4 (Reuters) – The Los Angeles Angels provided some late Independence Day fireworks with an explosive three-run ninth inning to complete a 6-5 comeback victory over the visiting St Louis Cardinals on Thursday. Slugger Josh Hamilton tied the game with a two-run homer before Erick Aybar ended it with a walk-off single as the Angels (41-44) rallied from 3-5 down to record their eighth win in nine games. Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright, seeking his 12th win of the season, started the ninth under 100 pitches but was pulled after surrendering a broken-bat leadoff single by Albert Pujols. …

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Cardinals 2, Mets 1 (The SportsXchange)

NEW YORK — St. Louis’ Adam Wainwright became the first pitcher to reach 10 wins this season after allowing four hits in seven shutout innings Thursday afternoon, and Matt Carpenter laced an RBI triple as the Cardinals edged the Mets, 2-1, at a mostly empty Citi Field.

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Cardinals-Mets Preview (The Associated Press)

Although Adam Wainwright is in position to win a career best-tying fifth consecutive start, he’s lost four in a row to the New York Mets.

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