Previewing the National League.
Three days before the opening of the free-agent market, the Cleveland Indians acquired pitcher Derek Lowe from the Atlanta Braves for minor league left-hander Chris Jones on Monday in the first significant trade of the offseason.
A red sea of fans jammed downtown St. Louis on Sunday to honor the World Series champion Cardinals and send a clear message to Albert Pujols: Please stay.
Chris Carpenter, Tony La Russa and the World Series champion Cardinals drew huge cheers Sunday at the NFL game between the St. Louis Rams and New Orleans Saints.
Scott Feldman's pitch just caught the outside corner of the plate, so close that Yadier Molina thought it was ball four and started toward first base.
The Cardinals took Chris Carpenter at his word. Their ace did not let them down.
Albert Pujols tried to give away nothing during the celebration, tried to stay in the moment. But what a moment it was.
With runners at the corners in the second, Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter retired Elvis Andrus on a comebacker to end the inning.
Big sequence in the top of the fifth inning.