Andre Ellington should see more Cardinals’ touches

Andre Ellington blew up Sunday and is finally getting noticed for his playmaking ability. The Cardinals plan to increase the running back’s touches, especially in the passing game.

Cards in good humor despite seven-hour travel delay

A day before facing the Red Sox in an elimination World Series game, the Cardinals spent much of their day turning an unexpected inconvenience into a unique bonding experience while stuck on the tarmac at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.

Ortiz continues to make playoff stage his own

David Ortiz belted a two-run, sixth-inning homer in the Red Sox’s sloppily played Game 2 loss in the World Series on Thursday. The homer over the Green Monster off the Cardinals’ Michael Wacha was the 17th for Ortiz in 78 postseason games.

No seventh heaven: Fall Classic tied up at 1

The Cardinals served notice in Thursday night’s 4-2 victory in Game 2 at Fenway Park that Boston is in for a genuine battle in this Fall Classic. After John Lackey’s strong start and David Ortiz’s two-run homer, St. Louis rallied on a pair of Red Sox errors to even the World Series at one game ...

With Lester at his best, Game 1 goes Boston's way

The Cardinals may have made some errors, and Adam Wainwright may not have been at the top of his game, but it was Jon Lester’s command from the very beginning that helped the Red Sox roll past the Cards in Game 1 on Wednesday.

Defensive miscues haunt Cardinals in Game 1 loss

In an uncharacteristically ragged performance, the Cardinals, with ace Adam Wainwright on the mound, dropped Game 1 of the World Series, 8-1, in front of 38,345 fans at Fenway Park on Wednesday night. Errors and misplays sunk the Cards into an early five-run deficit before the club lost star outfielder Carlos Beltran to a rib ...

After robbing grand slam, Beltran exits with injury

Carlos Beltran bruised his right rib cage while making a wall-banging, grand slam-robbing catch in the bottom of the second that helped prevent things from getting completely away from the Cardinals in Game 1 of the World Series at Fenway Park on Wednesday.

Game 1 rout not necessarily precursor to title

Recent history says that winning the opening game of a World Series usually leads to a championship celebration, with 21 of the past 25 Game 1 victors going on to claim the trophy. That’s good news for the Red Sox, who struck the first blow in the 2013 Fall Classic with an 8-1 win over ...

Cards' path to World Series mirrors 2011's title run

Just as they did in 2011, the Cardinals have been able to navigate injuries to key players, initiate a late-season closer switcheroo and play their most complete baseball late in order to advance to the World Series.

Road to the World Series: Oct. 22, 2013

As the Road to the World Series heads back to a familiar locale at Fenway Park, there is plenty of history to be found between the Cardinals and Red Sox that have been standouts in their respective leagues since the dawning of baseball time.