1. Cardinals Roll over Pirates to Keep Streak Alive

    Get the feeling the St. Louis Cardinals are on a roll? It sure looked like it Wednesday night at Busch Stadium...

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  2. Cardinals Keep Rolling Along

    One of the things you might not expect to bust open a tie score in another tightly-wound contest between the Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates is, of course, a Yadier Molina triple...

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  3. Pirates' Sloppy Fielding Leads to 4-2 Loss to Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS — Yadier Molina, the aging St. Louis Cardinals catcher, doesn't run much these days. With 12 seasons of major league wear on his knees, Molina is known more for his cannon arm than his foot speed...

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  4. Pirates Notebook: Alvarez on Upswing in August

    ST. LOUIS — At baseball's winter meetings in December, manager Clint Hurdle was asked point-blank whether Pedro Alvarez would be the Pirates ' everyday first baseman in 2015...

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  5. Kyle Schwarber to Get More Catching Starts Down Stretch

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  6. Chicago Cubs' Jason Hammel Perturbed at Second Straight Quick Hook

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel was clearly annoyed with being pulled early from his second consecutive start Wednesday, grunting his displeasure through short answers ...

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  7. Another Solid Start by Matt Garza Is Wasted

    Chicago — The Milwaukee Brewers ' sixth consecutive loss to the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night — a 3-2, 10-inning affair at Wrigley Field — ranked right up there among their most frustrating games of the season...

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  8. Video: Montero Blasts Walkoff HR to CF

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  9. Montero Homer Gives Cubs 3-2 Win over Brewers in 10th

    CHICAGO -- Miguel Montero homered in the bottom of the 10th inning to give Chicago a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night for the Cubs ' sixth straight win and 12th in 13 games...

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  10. Wacha Wins 14th, Cardinals Beat Pirates 4-2

    ST. LOUIS -- Yadier Molina tripled in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning when right fielder Gregory Polanco missed an attempted shoe-top catch and Michael Wacha got his 14th win to tie for the major league high as the St...

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  11. Marte Exits with Discomfort in Left Hand

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  12. Reds Take Down Padres in Series Finale

    Nobody was more upset about the Reds squandering a three-run first-inning lead on Wednesday than the man who gave it up: Raisel Iglesias...

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  13. Watch: Braun Hits 250th Career HR

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  14. Tough Year Challenges Jonathan Lucroy's Mental Toughness

    Chicago – Jonathan Lucroy, who missed more than five weeks earlier this season with a broken big toe, made it clear that he feels fine physically...

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  15. Lineup: Braun (Back) Returns Wednesday

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  16. Cubs: Joe Maddon Loves Addison Russell's 'Boring' Style

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  17. Examining Matheny's Usage of Rosenthal

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  18. Cards Prospect Reyes Sweeps 'Tools Triple Crown'

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  19. Cubs' Young Bats, Veteran Rotation Perfect Mix to Keep Matching the Hype

    For almost four years now, there has been absolutely no shortage of hype. Ever since Theo Epstein agreed to turn around the Chicago Cubs to the tune of $18...

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  20. Jeff Locke Gives Up 3 Runs in 5th as Pirates Lose 4-3

    Jeff Locke paid for a couple of key fifth-inning walks as the Pirates narrowly lost to the Cardinals Tuesday, 4-3. It was the latest in a long string of one-run games for the two teams this year...

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  21. Pirates Fall Just Short Against Cardinals Again, Lose 4-3

    ST. LOUIS — The Pittsburgh Pirates have had the lead against the St. Louis Cardinals in all four games they have played at Busch Stadium this season.....

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  22. Cards Rally vs. Bucs, Increase Division Lead

    ST. LOUIS -- Returning to St. Louis for the first time since being stung by three straight walk-off defeats in May, the Pirates once again let a lead -- and a chance to tighten the National League Central race -- slip through their grasp on Tuesday...

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  23. Martinez Goes 8 Strong, Cardinals Edge Pirates

    Pittsburgh Pirates ' Neil Walker argues with home plate umpire Adam Hamariin after being called out on strikes in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals , Tuesday, Aug...

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  24. Martinez Goes 8 Strong, Cardinals Edge Pirates 4-3

    ST. LOUIS -- Carlos Martinez was strongest at the end of his eight innings and Jason Heyward had two hits and two RBI, helping the St...

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  25. Rizzo, Soler Drive in 2 as Surging Cubs Beat Brewers 6-3

    CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo and Jorge Soler each drove in two runs, Dan Haren picked up his first victory for the Cubs and Chicago won for the 11th time in 12 games, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 Tuesday night...

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