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By Michael Widlanski
Leveling the battlefield to aid terrorists enables evil to fight on
Topic - Matt Carpenter
Randy Choate's unplanned "kick save" got in the way of the Cardinals' chances for a road win.
For the Atlanta Braves, there were more woes with runners in scoring position.
When Andrelton Simmons botched a grounder, the St. Louis Cardinals seized their opportunity.
St. Louis Cardinals hitters keep reminding themselves that there's a long, long way to go.
Pittsburgh Pirates starter Francisco Liriano left the game in the third inning suffering from flu-like symptoms and dizziness after walking Cardinals pitcher Tyler Lyons and going to a 3-0 count on leadoff man Matt Carpenter.
Michael Wacha was too wild in the wind and Matt Carpenter got tagged out at the plate.
With a 360-foot relay in the ninth inning, the New York Mets prevented a hard-fought victory from vanishing in the wind.
The only thing Jenrry Mejia popped Monday night was his fastball.
The Cardinals managed to score twice against Stephen Strasburg while starter Shelby Miller kept the Nationals offense quiet. Nine outs away from taking yet another series from Washington, St. Louis' defense and bullpen couldn't finish the job.
There's a simple reason St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha felt comfortable putting a changeup in the ground with the bases loaded in the seventh inning of a tie game.
Michael Wacha doesn't mind a little bad weather.
Chicago first baseman Anthony Rizzo says his club has a new, positive attitude this season, and
Adam Wainwright's day started as badly as it could but ended up just fine.
Michael Wacha struck out five in 3 2-3 scoreless innings Friday and Matt Carpenter and Xavier Scruggs each drove in two runs for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros.
Matt Carpenter called agreeing to a new $52 million, six-year deal with St. Louis a no-brainer. The Cardinals are hoping their third baseman sticks even longer than that.
"It was big," Carpenter said. "Especially when we got out to a big lead, to be able to hold them off, that was big for us."
"We couldn't get the big hit when we had the opportunity," said leadoff man Matt Carpenter, who was 0 for 3 with two walks. "It's just the way it's going right now. When you're not getting results, it's tough to swallow sometimes, but I think we're close to getting out of this."