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St. Louis Cardinals rout the Washington Nationals 8-0

Adam Wainwright gave up two hits, and only one of them left the infield.
St. Louis bests Cincinnati

St. Louis bests Cincinnati

Michael Wacha worked six solid innings and Yadier Molina hit an early three-run double, as St. Louis survived a close call in the ninth to best Cincinnati 5-3.

MLB: St. Louis 6, Houston 3

Matt Adams hit a two-run shot, part of a three-homer barrage which lifted St. Louis over Houston by a 6-3 count in Grapefruit League play.
Cardinals shut out Braves 11-0

Cardinals shut out Braves 11-0

Xavier Scruggs capped a seven-run sixth inning with a three-run double as the St. Louis Cardinals shut out the Atlanta Braves 11-0 in Grapefruit League action.
MLB: Boston 3, St. Louis 1

MLB: Boston 3, St. Louis 1

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Jon Lester fired 7 2/3 innings of one-run ball Monday and the Boston Red Sox moved to within one win of a World Series victory with a 3-1 defeat of St. Louis.
MLB: St. Louis 5, Boston 4

MLB: St. Louis 5, Boston 4

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Allen Craig scored the winning run on an interference call Saturday, giving St. Louis a bizarre 5-4 win over Boston and a 2-1 lead in the 2013 World Series.
MLB: St. Louis 4, Boston 2

MLB: St. Louis 4, Boston 2

BOSTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Matt Carpenter's fly ball in the seventh led to two errors on one play Thursday and St. Louis rallied to even the World Series with a 4-2 victory over Boston.
MLB: Boston 8, St. Louis 1

MLB: Boston 8, St. Louis 1

BOSTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Mike Napoli made St. Louis pay for an outbreak of poor fielding Wednesday, igniting Boston to an 8-1 win over the Cardinals that opened the 109th World Series.
Craig added to Cardinals' World Series roster

Craig added to Cardinals' World Series roster

BOSTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Infielder Allen Craig was added to the St. Louis Cardinals' roster Wednesday ahead of the start of the World Series.
MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 6, St. Louis 4

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 6, St. Louis 4

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Adrian Gonzalez went 3-for-4 with two homers Wednesday and the Los Angeles Dodgers stayed alive in the NL Championship Series with a 6-4 win over St. Louis.
MLB: St. Louis 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

MLB: St. Louis 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Matt Holliday pounded a two-run homer Tuesday, lifting St. Louis to a 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers and a commanding 3-1 NL Championship Series lead.

MLB: St. Louis 6, Pittsburgh 1

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Adam Wainwright delivered in a must-win situation Wednesday, pitching St. Louis to a 6-1 win over Pittsburgh and into the National League Championship Series.

MLB: St. Louis 2, Pittsburgh 1

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Michael Wacha allowed one hit over 7 1/3 innings Monday, helping St. Louis stave off playoffs elimination with a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

MLB: St. Louis 9, Pittsburgh 1

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Carlos Beltran's three-run homer ignited a seven-run third inning Thursday that sent St. Louis to a 9-1 win over Pittsburgh that opened their playoff series.

MLB: St. Louis 6, Chicago Cubs 2

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Adam Wainwright pitched 5 1/3 scoreless innings to notch his 19th win Saturday, staking the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-2 win over the Chicago Cubs.
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Matthew Thomas Holliday (born January 15, 1980), is an American Major League Baseball left fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals. Holliday was originally drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the seventh round of the 1998 Major League Baseball Draft.

Holliday is a four-time All-Star and Silver Slugger winner. He was the runner-up in the National League MVP voting for the 2007 Major League Baseball season. He won the 2007 National League Championship Series MVP as he helped guide the Rockies to their first-ever National League pennant and World Series appearance.

Holliday was recruited out of Stillwater High School, in Oklahoma to play quarterback at Oklahoma State, but he chose to sign with the Colorado Rockies and was signed by scout Pat Daugherty. As a senior, Holliday earned All-American honor sawes in football and baseball and also earned his region's Gatorade Player of the Year award in both sports. He also competed for the 1997 USA Junior National Team.

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