Recap: Cincinnati vs. St. Louis

Yadier Molina homered for the game's only run and Adam Wainwright fired seven splendid innings to help the St. Louis Cardinals begin defense of their National League pennant with a 1-0 victory at Great American Ball Park.

Recap: St. Louis vs. Miami

Derek Dietrich stroked a two-run single to spark Miami's five-run eighth inning, as the Marlins secured a 6-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday in spring training action.

Recap: NY Mets vs. St. Louis

Daisuke Matsuzaka tossed six solid innings and Daniel Murphy delivered a two-run double in the New York Mets' 5-3 Grapefruit League win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

St. Louis Cardinals 2014 Preview

Even though Carlos Beltran left as a free agent, the Cards were more than prepared to move on, as Allen Craig will seamlessly slide into right field duties, while 21-year-old super prospect Oscar Taveras gets a little more seasoning at the Triple-A level.

Recap: Houston vs. St. Louis

Michael Wacha pitched seven strong innings and Matt Adams homered and drove in three runs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Houston Astros, 5-2, in spring training action.

Recap: Miami vs. St. Louis

Marcell Ozuna smacked a solo home run in the sixth inning for the decisive run to give the Miami Marlins a 4-3 Grapefruit League win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.