St. Louis Cardinals

Cubs righty Jake Arrieta. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Arrieta, Castro Lead Cubs Over Cardinals, 2-0

The Cubs picked up their first win of the season behind a strong outing from Jake Arrieta.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2015

Jake Arrieta #49 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the New York Mets  (Credit: (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Cardinals

Jake Arrieta takes the mound today for the Cubs, first pitch at 1:20.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs-Cardinals Game Postponed Due To Weather

The game won’t be made up this week.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2015

Cubs starter Jon Lester gives the ball up to manager Joe Maddon in the fifth inning Sunday night. Chicago lost 3-0 to St. Louis. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Not Quite Ready For Prime Time

In reality, new Cubs ace Jon Lester was making his last spring training start, as opposed to his first outing of the 2015 regular season on Sunday evening.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2015

Starlin Castro, left. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs’ Promise Must Be Met With Patience

Opening Night was thwarted by the Cubs’ rival and was a reminder to stay patient.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2015

Jason Heyward. (Getty Images)

Wainwright Leads Cardinals Past Cubs On Opening Night

Adam Wainwright threw six innings of shutout baseball.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2015

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bleachers, Kris Bryant Talk Deviate From Important Cubs Excitement

Come Sunday, we can turn out attention to what we cherish: meaningful baseball.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2015

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30 Players: Carlos Martinez Ready To Make Mark In Cardinals Rotation

Carlos Martinez will be expected to step up for the Cardinals.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

As Expected, Jon Lester Will Start Opener For Cubs

Chicago opens the season April 5 against St. Louis at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2015

Jason Heyward. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Heyward Goes To Cardinals, Miller To Braves In 4-Player Trade

St. Louis has already acquired reliever Jordan Walden.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2014

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs’ 2015 Season Opener Moved To Sunday Night Baseball On April 5

The Cubs will open against the Cardinals on ESPN2.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2014

The late Oscar Taveras. (Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Officials: Oscar Taveras Was Drunk At Time Of Fatal Crash

Taveras had a blood-alcohol level more than five times the legal limit, officials say.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014

The late Oscar Taveras. (Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Wisch: Taveras Tragedy Evokes Memories of Cubs’ Hubbs

The “what if?” question is so haunting, so sad in life and sports.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

The late Oscar Taveras. (Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Cardinals, Baseball Try To Cope With Stunning Death Of Young Oscar Taveras

“We loved Oscar, and he loved us,” Cardinals manager Mike Matheny says.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Will Be Fan Favorites In WS

Baseball fans outside of San Francisco will be rooting for the Royals.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: The Kansas City Royals celebrate their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals’ Streak May End In World Series

The Royals reached their first World Series since 1985 with eight straight playoff wins.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants hits a RBI sacrifice fly ball in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 15, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Beat Cardinals 6-4, Move 1 Win From World Series

Buster Posey and the Giants know how to win in October.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 07: Ryan Vogelsong #32 of the San Francisco Giants is removed from the game in the sixth inning against the Washington Nationals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: NLCS Could Go 7 Games This Year

In the NLCS, the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals are evenly matched. Baseball fans should hang on and enjoy the ride.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 13: Rain collects on seats in the stadium to postpone Game Three of the American League Championship Series between the Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on October 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Predicting The World Series Matchup

The Royals lead the Orioles 2-0. The Cardinals and Giants are tied at one game. What’s the chance of each possible World Series matchup?

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants breaks his bat in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB Postseason

The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2014

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