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Tue Apr 1522:59Holliday hits first home run in Tuesday's win
Matt Holliday hit his first home run of the season in Tuesday's win over the Brewers.
Holliday experienced an unusual home run drought to start the year, and he nearly made it 14 games before launching one off former Brewers closer Jim Henderson in the ninth inning. Maybe it's a sign of good things to come for the 34-year-old, who always seems to heat up with the weather.
Fri Mar 717:29Matt Holliday goes 3-for-3 in tie versus Mets
Matt Holliday went 3-for-3 with two RBI as a Cardinals split-squad and the Mets played to a 5-5 tie on Friday.
Holliday is a cool 8-for-9 so far this spring. He does this every spring, though. 2006 was the last time he didn't hit at least .300 in an exhibition season. He had OPSs over 1.000 in 2007, 2008, 2010 (1.244!), 2011 and 2012.
Mon Oct 28 201323:09Matt Holliday homers again, but Cards lose
Matt Holliday belted a solo homer in Monday's World Series Game 5 loss to the Red Sox.
Holliday deposited a Jon Lester cutter over the center field fence, but just as it was in Game 1, the solo blast was the only run the Cards could muster. They managed just four hits on the night, and they didn't draw a single walk. St. Louis has been held to four runs or fewer in nine of their last 11 playoff games.
Sun Oct 27 201300:12Holliday drives in three runs in Game 3 win
Matt Holliday went 2-for-5 with a double and three RBI in the Cardinals' win over the Red Sox in Saturday's Game 3.
Holliday gave the Cardinals a short-lived two-run lead in the seventh inning with a double down the third base line that plated two. He also brought in the first run of the game with a single in the first inning. Of course, it wasn't all good -- Holliday had a chance to give the Cardinals another lead in the eighth inning with two runners on but popped out to left fielder Daniel Nava -- but he's still hitting .385/.385/.846 with four RBI through the first three games of the series.
Wed Oct 16 201319:41Holliday swats three hits in loss to Dodgers
Matt Holliday went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored against the Dodgers on Wednesday.
The Cardinals somewhat quietly recorded 10 hits on the day, paced by Holliday's three. The biggest was a third-inning double that tied the game at 2-2. Holliday would be left stranded, but he'd later score on the Cardinals' two-run rally in the ninth off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen. At .250, Holliday and leadoff hitter Matt Carpenter (.263) are the only Cardinals' regulars hitting above the Mendoza line through five games of the NLCS.
Tue Oct 15 201323:45Dodgers on the brink after Cards take Game 4
Matt Holliday singled and launched a mammoth two-run homer in Tuesday's NLCS Game 4 victory over the Dodgers.
Matt Carpenter got the Cardinals on the board with an RBI double in the third and Holliday then added an exclamation point with a blast that was conservatively estimated at 426 feet. It was the first hit of the series for Holliday, who added a single in the seventh. Shane Robinson also had a longball off the bench for St. Louis.
Mon Oct 14 201323:04Matt Holliday hitless in Game 3 loss
Matt Holliday was hitless in four at-bats in Monday's loss to the Dodgers.
He wasn't the only one, as Matt Carpenter and Carlos Beltran also took the collar. The Cardinals had just four hits on the night, with none of them going for extra bases. After compiling three two-hit games in the NLDS, Holliday has now failed to reach base in the first three games of the NLCS.
Mon Oct 7 201318:21Matt Holliday goes deep as Cards down Pirates
Matt Holliday singled and ripped a two-run homer in Monday's win over the Pirates.
Holliday's long drive over the center field wall in the sixth inning represented the only two runs for the Cardinals, but it wound up being enough. He and Pete Kozma also had singles on the day for the club's only other two base knocks. The series is headed back to St. Louis for a deciding Game 5 on Wednesday.
Sun Sep 29 201312:10Matt Holliday not in Sunday's lineup
Matt Holliday is not in the Cardinals' lineup Sunday.
Holliday is getting some rest after dealing with an oblique injury recently, and this will also allow him to finish the season with an even .300 average. David Freese is also getting a day off.
Source: Derrick Goold on Twitter
Sat Sep 28 201320:57Matt Holliday homers in victory over Cubs
Matt Holliday smashed a two-run homer in the first inning on Saturday, powering the Cardinals to a 6-2 victory over the Cubs.
Holliday finished the afternoon 1-for-1 and also walked. The Cardinals jumped on opposing starter Edwin Jackson for six runs in the first three frames, then cruised to an easy victory. The veteran outfielder is enjoying yet another terrific season offensively, hitting .300/.389/.490 with 22 homers, 103 runs, 94 RBI and six stolen bases.
Wed Sep 25 201313:03Holliday (back) in Cards' lineup Wednesday
Matt Holliday (back) is in the Cardinals' starting lineup Wednesday against the Nationals.
Holliday has missed three straight games due to back stiffness, but he's ready to give it a go. The veteran outfielder has driven in 20 runs this month.
Source: Jenifer Langosch on Twitter
Tue Sep 24 201317:02Holliday (back) out of Cardinals lineup again
Matt Holliday (back) is out again Tuesday night.
Holliday has now missed three straight games because of back stiffness, but the Cardinals are maintaining that it's not serious. Shane Robinson is starting in left field on Tuesday against the visiting Nationals.
Source: FOX Sports Midwest
Mon Sep 23 201320:05Holliday (back) again scratched from lineup
Matt Holliday was scratched from Monday's lineup for the second straight day due to back stiffness.
The back issue doesn't appear to be a major deal, but clearly Holliday isn't feeling well enough to return to action. The Cardinals will go with Shane Robinson in left field for a second straight game.
Source: Brian Stull on Twitter
Mon Sep 23 201318:43Matt Holliday back in Cards' lineup Monday
Matt Holliday (back) is back in the Cardinals' lineup Monday.
Holliday was a late scratched from Sunday's lineup due to back stiffness, but he's clearly feeling much better. The outfielder has been red-hot of late, batting .516/.583/.710 over his last seven contests.
Sun Sep 22 201319:49Matt Holliday scratched from Sunday's lineup
Matt Holliday was scratched from the Cardinals starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Brewers due to back stiffness.
He could be available off the bench as a pinch-hitter. It doesn't sound like the type of ailment that will require a significant absence, more of the nagging day-to-day variety. Those in daily leagues may want to secure another option for Sunday night.
Source: Jenifer Langosch on Twitter
Thu Sep 19 201320:26Matt Holliday stays hot with big day
Matt Holliday went 3-for-4 with two RBI, two runs scored and three walks in Thursday's extra innings loss to the Rockies.
Holliday finished the series against his former team with eight hits -- including a home run and two doubles -- in 16 at-bats while reaching base 12 times. He's batted .348 with a pair of longballs and 18 RBI in 18 games this month.
Sat Sep 7 201300:18Holliday doubles twice, has two RBI in win
Matt Holliday went 2-for-4 with two RBI doubles in the Cardinals' win over the Pirates on Friday.
Holliday had run-scoring doubles in the third and seventh innings, giving him 77 RBI for the year. The doubles were Holliday's first extra-base hits since August 26, also the last time the outfielder homered. Despite the power lull, Holliday is still batting .286/.368/.466 for the year.
Tue Sep 3 201322:05Holliday fans four times, Cards fall to Reds
Matt Holliday struck out in all four trips to the plate Tuesday in the Cardinals' loss to the Reds.
It was the first four-strikeout game for Holliday since April 4, 2008, when he was still a member of the Rockies. Homer Bailey got him three times and Aroldis Chapman threw him three 103 mph fastballs in the ninth inning.
Fri Aug 23 201323:37Holliday launches go-ahead homer vs. Braves
Matt Holliday launched a go-ahead solo homer in Friday's win over the Braves.
The sixth-inning blast off Kris Medlen was his only hit of the night, but it was a big one. Holliday is hitting .333 with four home runs and 17 RBI in 28 games since coming off the disabled list on July 27.
Thu Aug 15 201318:10Matt Holliday leads Cards past Bucs in extras
Matt Holliday delivered a walkoff RBI single in the 12th inning Thursday to secure a 6-5 win over the Pirates.
The Cardinals took two out of three in the series and now sit two games behind the Pirates in the NL Central. Holliday finished the day 2-for-5 with a walk and two RBI. He's batting .432 over his last 18 games and currently holds a 12-game hitting streak.
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