Colorado Rockies defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 10-1

For pointers on how to correct their epidemically truant offense, the Cardinals can turn to a lineup that didn't play well enough to keep its manager employed.

The Colorado Rockies schooled the Cardinals for a second consecutive evening as infielder Ian Stewart powered a 10-1 victory at Busch Stadium on Saturday. Stewart homered twice off Cardinals starter Todd Wellemeyer, drove in five runs and scored three. A day after losing by seven to the Rockies and their opportun...

When the local nine has been pummeled as it has by Ian Stewart, a Ruthian figure, and the Colorado Rockies the last two nights at Busch Stadium, the positive talking points are marginal, or almost nonexistent.

Standing on the scale of modest achievement is Rick Ankiel.

Back full-time in the lineup, Ankiel has put together a five-game hitting streak. The hit total in that streak also is five (in 18 at-bats), but four of the hits have been for extra bases, including hi...