daniel descalso

Carpenter gets first win for Cards

Tony La Russa's absence was felt for sure by the St. Louis Cardinals. Still, they found a way to win without their veteran manager, who's not coming back until their six-game road trip is over.

Gallardo takes no-hitter into 8th, beats Cardinals

Yovani Gallardo was the second straight pitcher to flirt with a no-hitter at Busch Stadium, allowing a single to start the eighth inning of the Milwaukee Brewers' slump-busting 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.