For instance, according the Baseball Reference the leader in caught stealing percentage is Roy Campanella, with 57.4% caught stealing. When we look at his B-Ref page, though, we see that for most of the seasons from 1937 to 1947 there are little to no data from his time in the Negro Leagues. What we do know is that after he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1948 in the ten seasons that followed he allowed just 198 stolen bases and threw out 252.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 7:00 pm
DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers are hosting the St. Louis Cardinals for a brief interleague series this week, so we might as well talk about how these two appear to be perfect trade partners ahead of the deadline. The Cardinals will be in Detroit for a short two-game series this week, and their situations couldn’t be more different. St. Louis struggles St. Louis came into 2021 as one of the favorites in the National League Central Division.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 5:21 pm
St. Louis Cardinals Satellite Blood Drive Dates and Locations: June 21 – Covenant Presbyterian Church – Town and Country, Mo. June 24 – First Baptist Church – Steelville, Mo. June 29 – B97.9 FM Blood Drive – Two locations Sikeston and Dexter Elks Lodges – Sikeston and Dexter, Mo.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 12:18 pm
Drew Smyly didn’t allow a hit until the sixth inning, Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 100th career homer and the Atlanta Braves earned a split of a day-night doubleheader with a 1-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. Paul Goldschmidt reached on an infield single with two out in the sixth when second baseman Ozzie Albies fielded the ball in shallow right field and made a wide throw to first.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 8:27 am
In Game 2, Braves lefty Drew Smyly held the Cardinals to no hits through 5 2/3 innings to propel the Braves to a 1-0 victory. It was the second time in the four-game series that the Cardinals were shutout, and other than the nine runs in the first game Sunday they scored a grand total of one run in the other three games. Ronald Acuna Jr. provided the run in the evening game with the 100th home run of his career.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:01 am
Freddie Freeman lays out for a great diving stop at first base, taking a hit away from Paul DeJong in the 2nd
Posted: June 21, 2021, 1:13 am
Condensed Game: Nolan Arenado and Paul Goldschmidt homered while Adam Wainwright fanned 11 in a seven-inning complete game to win Game 1
Posted: June 20, 2021, 9:50 pm
St. Louis Cardinals (35-35, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Atlanta Braves (32-35, third in the NL East) Atlanta; Sunday, 7:08 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Kwang Hyun Kim (1-4, 3.72 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 42 strikeouts) Braves: Drew Smyly (3-3, 5.63 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 49 strikeouts) BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta heads into the matchup after a strong showing by Max Fried.
Posted: June 20, 2021, 9:00 pm
Wade LeBlanc made three starts, posting a 2.50 ERA, for Triple A Round Rock but wasn’t a fit on the Rangers’ roster.
Posted: June 19, 2021, 10:00 am
Braves starter Charlie Morton lost his no-hit bid with one out in the seventh inning when Paul Goldschmidt singled for the St. Louis Cardinals. Morton hit Matt Carpenter with a pitch in the third inning Thursday night and also drilled Dylan Carlson in the fourth, the only baserunners he allowed before Goldschmidt ripped a full-count sinker, the 10th pitch of his at-bat. The 37-year-old Morton entered the seventh with six strikeouts and 72 pitches thrown.
Posted: June 18, 2021, 1:01 am
Jun. 17—Baseball has finally responded to the “sticky situation” going on in the game today. With strikeouts skyrocketing and hitting (.238) at its lowest mark since the sport lowered the mound from 15 inches to 10 in 1969, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday that starting Monday every pitcher using or possessing foreign substances will be given an automatic 10-game suspension in an effort …
Posted: June 17, 2021, 10:46 am
Yadier Molina delivered a walk-off single as the St. Louis Cardinals edged the visiting Miami Marlins 1-0 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep. The Cardinals are 6-0 against the Marlins this season, having allowed just six runs. Cardinals starting pitcher Johan Oviedo threw seven scoreless innings while yielding six hits, striking out four and walking none.
Posted: June 17, 2021, 1:55 am
Yadier Molina grounded an RBI single down the third base line in the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals edged the Miami Marlins 1-0 Wednesday to sweep the season series. Molina’s eighth career regular season walk-off hit came with one out and sent Miami to its fourth straight loss. “I’m ready for any spot but, I mean, you got to turn (up) your level in those kinds of spots, your concentration has to be there,” Molina said.
Posted: June 16, 2021, 8:25 pm
Ian Kennedy is set to return in time to build his trade deadline stock. Today’s Speed Spotlight shines on Edward Olivares. (Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: June 16, 2021, 7:26 pm