Stories by R.B. Fallstrom

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Walkoff homer lifts Cardinals in Game 2

ST. LOUIS -Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one ...
By R.B. Fallstrom

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Familiar foes face off in NLCS

The St. Louis Cardinals have the home-field advantage again against the San Francisco Giants in the best-of-seven matchup that begins Saturday night.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Carpenter leads Cards' sudden power surge

ST. LOUIS - Matt Carpenter became a high-end leadoff man because of his smarts, production and ability to work counts. Now, add bat to be feared.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Cardinals sink Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals tagged Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning for the second straight time, riding Matt Adams' homer to a 3-2 victory.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Cards skipper knows need for player protection

ST. LOUIS - Just like Giancarlo Stanton, the St. Louis Cardinals manager was struck in the face by a pitch and felt lucky to walk away minus only teeth and blood.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Monday, Aug 4, 2014

Consistent demeanor a key for Cardinals closer

Trevor Rosenthal leads majors with 34 saves in first season as closer for St. Louis.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Monday, July 28, 2014

Rams' Bradford entering another year on hot seat

ST. LOUIS - It's become a rite of training camp for Sam Bradford. Every summer, he deals with the oversized burden of living up to getting picked first overall in 2010.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Heads-up play helps Cardinals drop Braves

ST. LOUIS - Rookie Kolten Wong keyed the St. Louis offense with his legs in support of Shelby Miller's strongest outing of the season, and the Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Saturday.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Stars' Peverley undergoing heart tests

ST. LOUIS - Stars forward Rich Peverley remained hospitalized Tuesday in Dallas, undergoing heart tests after collapsing on the bench during a game that was postponed.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

Missouri coach has reason to be cheerful

There has been no sophomore slump for the fifth-ranked Missouri Tigers in the Southeastern Conference.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

Missouri has hopes of containing Johnny Manziel

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Louisiana State set the template for No. 5 Missouri. Keep Johnny Manziel in the middle of the field, and the Heisman Trophy winner can be contained.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013

Injured Missouri quarterback almost ready to return

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Missouri quarterback James Franklin looked good in pre-game drills and could be back from a shoulder injury next week. Coaches used that to prod backup Maty Mauk against Tennessee.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013

Rookie keys Cardinals

Led by Wacha, young arms were the key to another World Series appearance for the Cardinals.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Cardinals rock Dodgers' ace to win NLCS

ST. LOUIS - Carlos Beltran and the Cardinals stunned Clayton Kershaw with a four-run third inning and St. Louis advanced to its second World Series in three seasons.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013

Cardinals hope rookie pitcher will deliver again

ST. LOUIS - For four consecutive starts, Michael Wacha has been all but untouchable. The St. Louis Cardinals need one more just like that from the rookie to get to the World Series for the second ...
By R.B. Fallstrom

Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

Missouri's road gets tougher without Franklin

COLUMBIA, Mo. - No. 14 Missouri got the Southeastern Conference's attention upsetting Georgia on the road. The Tigers will try to retain momentum without their most indispensable player.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013

Cardinals take command of NLCS

ST. LOUIS - St. Louis rookie Michael Wacha kept the Los Angeles Dodgers bats silent for the second consecutive day, propeling the Cardinals to a 1-0 win Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the NL ...
By R.B. Fallstrom

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

Cardinals come in hot; Dodgers rested

The St. Louis Cardinals are fresh off a Game 5 win in the NLDS, while the Los Angeles Dodgers got a few extra days rest after ousting the Atlanta Braves.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013

Cardinals drop Pirates to advance to NLCS

ST. LOUIS - Nobody's better than the St. Louis Cardinals when they can't afford to lose. Adam Wainwright went all the way on the mound and St.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013

Cole helps Pirates pull even

ST. LOUIS - Gerritt Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and also had an RBI in his postseason debut and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 on Friday.
By R.B. Fallstrom
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