|Oct. 27 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET17:35 ET21:35 GMT5:35 CST2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST5:05 PM VEN1:35 UAE (+1)3:35 PM CT-Craig was sore a day after his base-running adventure to end Game 3 of the World Series, but the Cardinals expect him to be available. Manager Mike Matheny said Sunday that X-rays showed no additional injury.
Analysis: Craig played DH the first two games, his first action since a sprained ligament in his left foot on Sept. 4. The Cardinals had one lineup wrinkle for Game 4 Sunday night, with Daniel Descalso starting at shortstop in place of Pete Kozma. Descalso has plenty of starting experience in the middle infield.
|Sep. 4 5:24 PM PT6:24 PM MT7:24 PM CT8:24 PM ET20:24 ET0:24 GMT8:24 CST5:24 PM MST7:24 PM EST7:54 PM VEN4:24 UAE (+1)7:24 PM CT-Craig says he's recovered from a foot injury and ready to be put on St. Louis' World Series roster.
Analysis: Craig, who hasn't played since Sept. 4 because a left mid-foot sprain, said Sunday he anticipates being the designated hitter in Wednesday night's Series opener at Boston. Craig batted a major league-best .454 during the regular season with runners in scoring position.
|Aug. 27 3:10 PM PT4:10 PM MT5:10 PM CT6:10 PM ET18:10 ET22:10 GMT6:10 CST3:10 PM MST5:10 PM EST5:40 PM VEN2:10 UAE (+1)5:10 PM CT-Craig hit his first career grand slam with two out in the seventh inning, helping the St. Louis Cardinals rally for an 8-6 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.
Analysis: Craig has boosted his average to .317, fifth-best in the NL, by registering three hits in each of his last two games.
|Aug. 3 1:53 PM PT2:53 PM MT3:53 PM CT4:53 PM ET16:53 ET20:53 GMT4:53 CST1:53 PM MST3:53 PM EST4:23 PM VEN0:53 UAE (+1)3:53 PM CT-Craig had three hits, including a home run, scored three runs and drove in another three in the Cardinals' 13-3 rout of Cincinnati on Friday night.
Analysis: Craig, batting .323, is 6 for 12 with six runs and five RBIs in his last three games. He was 0 for 22 in his previous seven.
|July 24 1:00 PM PT2:00 PM MT3:00 PM CT4:00 PM ET16:00 ET20:00 GMT4:00 CST1:00 PM MST3:00 PM EST3:30 PM VEN0:00 UAE (+1)3:00 PM CT-Craig had two hits and two RBIs in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Philadelphia.
Analysis: Craig, who's gone 14 for 34 during an eight-game hitting streak, is batting .418 with four homers and 26 RBIs in his last 25 games.
|July 10 1:10 PM PT2:10 PM MT3:10 PM CT4:10 PM ET16:10 ET20:10 GMT4:10 CST1:10 PM MST3:10 PM EST3:40 PM VEN0:10 UAE (+1)3:10 PM CT-Craig went 3 for 5 with two RBIs in a 9-5 win over Houston on Tuesday.
Analysis: Craig is hitting .375 with seven homers and 36 RBIs over his last 38 games.
|July 6 11:37 AM PT12:37 PM MT1:37 PM CT2:37 PM ET14:37 ET18:37 GMT2:37 CST11:37 AM MST1:37 PM EST2:07 PM VEN22:37 UAE1:37 PM CT-Craig had two RBIs Friday in a 4-1 win over the Marlins.
Analysis: Craig has 68 RBIs - 18 more than any other Cardinal.
|July 5 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET18:52 ET22:52 GMT6:52 CST3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST6:22 PM VEN2:52 UAE (+1)5:52 PM CT-Craig went 2 for 4 with a homer and three RBIs in a 6-5 loss to the Angels on Thursday.
Analysis: Craig is 17 for 40 (.425) with four homers and 11 RBIs over his last 11 games.
|June 27 2:34 PM PT3:34 PM MT4:34 PM CT5:34 PM ET17:34 ET21:34 GMT5:34 CST2:34 PM MST4:34 PM EST5:04 PM VEN1:34 UAE (+1)4:34 PM CT-Craig homered for the second straight night in Wednesday's 4-3 loss at Houston.
Analysis: Craig has hit safely in eight straight.
|June 26 2:21 PM PT3:21 PM MT4:21 PM CT5:21 PM ET17:21 ET21:21 GMT5:21 CST2:21 PM MST4:21 PM EST4:51 PM VEN1:21 UAE (+1)4:21 PM CT-Craig went 4 for 5 with three RBIs in a 13-5 victory over Houston on Tuesday.
Analysis: Craig has nine RBIs over his last six games.
|June 14 2:09 PM PT3:09 PM MT4:09 PM CT5:09 PM ET17:09 ET21:09 GMT5:09 CST2:09 PM MST4:09 PM EST4:39 PM VEN1:09 UAE (+1)4:09 PM CT-Craig continued his recent tear by going 2 for 4 with an RBI in a 2-1 win at Citi Field on Thursday.
Analysis: Craig is batting .373 with three homers and 14 RBIs over his last 16 games.
|June 12 9:50 AM PT10:50 AM MT11:50 AM CT12:50 PM ET12:50 ET16:50 GMT0:50 CST9:50 AM MST11:50 AM EST12:20 PM VEN20:50 UAE11:50 AM CT-Craig went 2 for 4 with a homer and three RBIs in a 9-2 win at Citi Field on Tuesday.
Analysis: Craig is hitting .373 with two homers and 12 RBIs over his last 14 games.
|June 7 2:14 PM PT3:14 PM MT4:14 PM CT5:14 PM ET17:14 ET21:14 GMT5:14 CST2:14 PM MST4:14 PM EST4:44 PM VEN1:14 UAE (+1)4:14 PM CT-Craig was 2 for 4 in a 12-8 win over Arizona on Thursday night.
Analysis: Craig is scorching with a .415 average in a 10-game hit streak.
|June 3 3:16 PM PT4:16 PM MT5:16 PM CT6:16 PM ET18:16 ET22:16 GMT6:16 CST3:16 PM MST5:16 PM EST5:46 PM VEN2:16 UAE (+1)5:16 PM CT-Craig was 2 for 4 in the Cardinals' 4-2 loss to the Giants on Sunday.
Analysis: Craig is 22 for 60 (.367) over his last 15 contests.
|May 30 11:43 AM PT12:43 PM MT1:43 PM CT2:43 PM ET14:43 ET18:43 GMT2:43 CST11:43 AM MST1:43 PM EST2:13 PM VEN22:43 UAE1:43 PM CT-Craig had three hits in the Cardinals' 5-3 win over Kansas City on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Craig, now batting .311, is 7 for 12 (.583) in the three games against the Royals and is hitting .367 (18 for 49) in his last 12 overall contests.
|May 25 3:48 PM PT4:48 PM MT5:48 PM CT6:48 PM ET18:48 ET22:48 GMT6:48 CST3:48 PM MST5:48 PM EST6:18 PM VEN2:48 UAE (+1)5:48 PM CT-Craig homered and drove in three runs, helping St. Louis beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-0 on Friday night.
Analysis: Craig is up to 35 RBIs despite a .819 OPS.
|May 14 10:39 AM PT11:39 AM MT12:39 PM CT1:39 PM ET13:39 ET17:39 GMT1:39 CST10:39 AM MST12:39 PM EST1:09 PM VEN21:39 UAE12:39 PM CT-Craig was 2 for 4 with an RBI in St. Louis' 6-3 win over the Mets on Monday.
Analysis: Craig is 16 for 41 (.390) with 10 RBIs over his last 11 games, raising his season average from .263 to .301.
|May 12 11:06 AM PT12:06 PM MT1:06 PM CT2:06 PM ET14:06 ET18:06 GMT2:06 CST11:06 AM MST1:06 PM EST1:36 PM VEN22:06 UAE1:06 PM CT-Craig had three hits and a sacrifice fly in a 3-0 win over Colorado on Saturday.
Analysis: Craig, now batting .302, is 12 for 26 (.462) with five extra-base hits and seven RBIs in his last seven games.
|May 8 8:35 AM PT9:35 AM MT10:35 AM CT11:35 AM ET11:35 ET15:35 GMT23:35 CST8:35 AM MST10:35 AM EST11:05 AM VEN19:35 UAE10:35 AM CT-Craig provided all the offense with his second homer in Tuesday's 2-1 road loss to the Chicago Cubs.
Analysis: Craig is batting .385 with two long balls, eight RBIs and six runs scored over his last six games.
|May 6 11:53 AM PT12:53 PM MT1:53 PM CT2:53 PM ET14:53 ET18:53 GMT2:53 CST11:53 AM MST1:53 PM EST2:23 PM VEN22:53 UAE1:53 PM CT-Craig matched a career high with four RBIs while leading lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 10-1 win over Milwaukee and the franchise's first four-game sweep of the Brewers.
Analysis: Craig, batting .293, is 22 for 62 (.355) with 16 RBIs over his last 15 games. He had his other four-RBI performance against Houston on Sept. 27, 2011.
|Apr. 27 1:10 PM PT2:10 PM MT3:10 PM CT4:10 PM ET16:10 ET20:10 GMT4:10 CST1:10 PM MST3:10 PM EST3:40 PM VEN0:10 UAE (+1)3:10 PM CT-Craig went 2 for 4 with three RBIs in a 9-1 win over Pittsburgh on Friday.
Analysis: Craig has batted 8 for 21 (.381) with two doubles and seven RBIs over his last five games.
|Apr. 16 2:42 PM PT3:42 PM MT4:42 PM CT5:42 PM ET17:42 ET21:42 GMT5:42 CST2:42 PM MST4:42 PM EST5:12 PM VEN1:42 UAE (+1)4:42 PM CT-Craig knocked in three runs Monday in a 10-6 win over the Pirates.
Analysis: Craig has hit safely in six straight road games.
|Mar. 8 8:42 AM PT9:42 AM MT10:42 AM CT11:42 AM ET11:42 ET16:42 GMT0:42 CST9:42 AM MST11:42 AM EST12:12 PM VEN20:42 UAE10:42 AM CT-Craig, coming off a breakout season, has agreed on a five-year contract with the Cardinals through 2017 with a club option for 2018.
Analysis: The 28-year-old Craig has 150 RBIs in 238 career games. He was sixth in the National League with a .307 average and 22 home runs last season and had 92 RBIs despite missing more than a month while rehabbing from offseason knee surgery. Craig led the major leagues with a .400 average with runners in scoring position and has hit .374 the last two seasons, second in the majors behind the Reds' Joey Votto.