Los Angeles Angels right-hander Noe Ramirez was suspended for three games Wednesday and fined an undisclosed amount for hitting Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick with a pitch in Tuesday’s game. Angels manager Brad Ausmus was suspended for one game and also fined an undisclosed amount, according to Major League Baseball chief baseball officer Joe Torre. Ausmus was set to serve his punishment Wednesday night when the Astros and Angels were to play again.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 1:11 am
Paul Goldschmidt hit a go-ahead three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning on Wednesday afternoon as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5. The Cardinals took two of three from the Pirates and have won four of six to open the second half. Pittsburgh has lost five of six since the All-Star Break.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 8:48 pm
The right-handed Broglio became part of baseball lore after being traded by the St. Louis Cardinals to the Chicago Cubs in June of 1964. He was the key piece that the Cardinals sent in a six-player deal that netted them a young player named Lou Brock. Brock emerged with the Cardinals and was a six-time All-Star en route to being inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 8:34 pm
With a win on Tuesday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates climbed out of last place in the National League Central. The visiting Pirates will look to continue their climb in the NL Central and deepen the Cardinals’ descent Wednesday afternoon when the division rivals meet in the finale of a three-game series. Pittsburgh’s Chris Archer (3-6, 5.42 ERA) is scheduled to face St. Louis’ Daniel Ponce de Leon (1-0, 1.99) in a battle of right-handers.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 7:09 am
Colin Moran’s RBI infield single snapped a tie in the top of the ninth inning Tuesday night and lifted the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Pirates snapped a four-game losing streak, while the Cardinals had their three-game winning streak ended. With one out in the ninth, Cardinals closer Carlos Martinez (2-1) plunked Starling Marte.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 4:42 am
The St. Louis Cardinals placed infielder Matt Carpenter on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with a right foot contusion. The Cardinals announced the move before Tuesday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. ”It’s a pretty severe contusion on the very top of his foot,” St. Louis manager Mike Shildt said.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 12:03 am
St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter was placed on the 10-day injured list Tuesday. Rookie infielder Edmundo Sosa was recalled from Triple-A Memphis to take his place on the roster. Batting .215 with 10 home runs and 29 RBIs this season, Carpenter is the seventh Cardinals player currently on the injured list, joining notable regulars such as catcher Yadier Molina and outfielder Marcell Ozuna.
Posted: July 16, 2019, 10:10 pm