St. Louis was one tie from finishing at .500 for the first time since 2003.
St. Louis added their highly touted young pitching prospect to replace Jaime Garcia, who was taken off the post-season roster because of an injury.
With their other competitors for the second NL wild card falling off the pace, St. Louis now seems assured of a spot in October.
St. Louis has a chance to rack up their win count when they begin a three game series with a rebuilding Houston team on Tuesday.
Albert Pujols is on the schedule in 2013, as MLB unveils a new system that will feature interleague play nearly every day.
The addition of a second wild card has given the defending MLB champions a new life.
Headed into the 2012 season, the Rams are not well regarded around the NFL.
Jets fans aren't exactly shedding tears over the departure of Wayne Hunter.
St. Louis made shuffled a few pieces in their bullpen on Tuesday after Brian Fuentes requested some time off from the team to tend to personal matters.