Trapped in a zero-for-28 cold spell, Carpenter focuses on potential of 'one swing' changing season in wild-card race.
The announcement fulfills a long-held dream of bringing the country's top racing series to the Metro East track.
Longtime St. Louis sportscaster Doug Vaughn is on the comeback path after a recent hospitalization.
The win gives the surging Cardinals at least a share of the NL's second wild card and further control of their own playoff fortune.
Veteran lefty, approaching his 450th start, had to find a new way to use same-old pitches, and 'when you see a guy like Wainwright every five days, you’re like, "OK, I can do that, too."'
Arenado, Goldschmidt hit two of four solo homers as Cardinals get first sweep in Queens since 2001 and claim a 1 1/2-game lead on slipping Cincinnati.
Told of the news on Monday night, retired NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace — a St. Louis native and local legend — texted: “This is a really big deal for St. Louis and the surrounding communities."
Cardinals righthander, 40, will face 41-year-old lefthander Rich Hill in New York. It is the first 40-something matchup in six years.
Wainwright, in a matchup of two fortysomething starters, outduels his elder with six scoreless innings, gets assist from Reyes and deluge of runs late.
Third baseman's two-run homer is the difference for second game in succession as Happ, bullpen excel.
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