John Lackey

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright delivers a pitch to the Cincinnati Reds in the second inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 19, 2015. St. Louis defeated Cincinnati 2-1.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Top 5: A Look At The Cardinals’ Rotation

Can they keep up this pace? Probably not, but let’s admire the performance so far as we sit here on April 24.


St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher John Lackey delivers a pitch to the Milwaukee Brewers in the third inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 16, 2015.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Cards Blank Brewers, 4-0

John Lackey & bullpen combine to limit Milwaukee to six hits.


Jason Marquis #31 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches in the second inning during a spring training game against the Cleveland Indians at Goodyear Ballpark on March 3, 2015 in Goodyear, Arizona. (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

Cards-Reds Opener Preview

Former Redbird Jason Marquis to take mound against John Lackey


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Cards Score Late, Beat O’s 8-6

Lackey lasts into the 5th.


John Lackey #41 of the St. Louis Cardinals poses for a portrait during photo day at Roger Dean Stadium on March 2, 2015 in Jupiter, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Lackey Shines in Redbird Win Over Tigers

St. Louis beats Detroit 1-0 in Jupiter


Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning during an inter-league game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Comerica Park on May 20, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Top 5 Cardinals Pitching Targets

With the Cardinals exploring trades or the possibility of signing a free agent starting pitcher, here’s a wish list of sorts.


New St. Louis Cardinals pitcher John Lackey stands on the field for the National Anthem before a game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on August 1, 2014. Bill Greenblatt

Cards Pick Up John Lackey’s Option

Veteran pitcher will be paid $500,000 base salary in 2015


NLCS - St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants - Game Three

Giants Win On Wild Throw In 10th

San Francisco goes up 2-1 in NLCS


St. Louis Cardinals Kolten Wong reacts as he crosses home plate after hitting a two run home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 of the NLDS at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on October 6, 2014.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Lackey, Wong Star In Cards 3-1 Win

St. Louis takes 2-1 lead in best-of-5 NLDS with another home game on Tuesday.


WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 04: A view of the scoreboard showing the San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nationals in the eighteenth inning during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Nationals One Loss Away From Another Playoff Disappoinment

The Nationals are facing NLDS elimination… again. The Dodges and Cardinals continue to slug it out.