MLB: St. Louis 5, New York Mets 4

NEW YORK, June 4 (UPI) -- Allen Craig broke a tie with an eighth-inning home run Monday, allowing the St. Louis Cardinals to defeat the New York Mets 5-4.

MLB: St. Louis 8, Philadelphia 3

ST. LOUIS, May 27 (UPI) -- Yadier Molina belted a grand slam in the first inning Sunday and the St. Louis Cardinals cruised to an 8-3 victory over Philadelphia.

MLB: Philadelphia 10, St. Louis 9

ST. LOUIS, May 25 (UPI) -- RBI singles in the sixth by Freddy Galvis and Mike Fontenot put Philadelphia in front Thursday and the Phillies went on to down St. Louis 10-9.

MLB: St. Louis 6, San Diego 3

ST. LOUIS, May 24 (UPI) -- Carlos Beltran broke open a tie game with a two-run homer in the fifth inning Wednesday, sending the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-3 win over San Diego.

MLB: St. Louis 4, San Diego 0

ST. LOUIS, May 22 (UPI) -- Adam Wainwright, coming back from Tommy John surgery, limited San Diego to four hits Tuesday and led the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-0 victory over the Padres.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 6, St. Louis 5

LOS ANGELES, May 19 (UPI) -- A.J. Ellis drew a four-pitch, bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning Friday to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 6-5 win over St. Louis.

MLB: San Francisco 7, St. Louis 5

SAN FRANCISCO, May 17 (UPI) -- Brandon Belt scored the go-ahead run in the sixth on a St. Louis mistake Thursday and added an RBI double, pushing San Francisco past the Cardinals 7-5.

MLB: St. Louis 7, Arizona 2

PHOENIX, May 10 (UPI) -- Allen Craig finished off a 14-hit St. Louis attack with a two-run homer Wednesday and the Cardinals rolled to a 7-2 decision over Arizona.

MLB: St. Louis 9, Arizona 6

PHOENIX, May 8 (UPI) -- Rafael Furcal went 3-for-5 and hit the first of five homers for the St. Louis Cardinals Monday, who hung on to post a 9-6 victory over Arizona.

MLB: Houston 8, St. Louis 2

HOUSTON, May 5 (UPI) -- Chris Johnson belted a grand slam and Bud Norris didn't allow an earned run over six innings Saturday in the Houston Astros' 8-2 win over St. Louis.

MLB: Houston 5, St. Louis 4

HOUSTON, May 4 (UPI) -- Jose Altuve put Houston in front with a three-run homer in the second Friday and the Astros fought off St. Louis 5-4 to win their fourth in a row.

MLB: St. Louis 10, Pittsburgh 7

ST. LOUIS, May 2 (UPI) -- David Freese slammed a three-run homer and Rafael Furcal added a two-run shot for St. Louis Tuesday, helping the Cardinals beat Pittsburgh 10-7.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 3, St. Louis 2 (10 inn.)

CHICAGO, April 25 (UPI) -- Alfonso Soriano drove in the game-winning run with a 10th-inning single Tuesday, capping a rally that gave the Chicago Cubs a 3-2 victory over St. Louis.
MLB: Cincinnati 6, St. Louis 3

MLB: Cincinnati 6, St. Louis 3

ST. LOUIS, April 19 (UPI) -- Bronson Arroyo scattered five hits over eight innings Thursday in pacing the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-3 decision over the St. Louis Cardinals.

MLB: St. Louis 7, Cincinnati 1

CINCINNATI, April 9 (UPI) -- Jake Westbrook hurled seven strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals clubbed three first-inning homers Monday in their 7-1 win over Cincinnati.
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Matt Holliday
St. Louis Cardinals Matt Holliday takes to the field with teammates to play the Houston Astros at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on May 18, 2011. Holliday left the game with an injury as St. Louis defeated Houston 5-1. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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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