The Blues tied up the series and will play games 3 and 4 in San Jose on Monday and Thursday.
Shin-Soo Choo hit a two-run double with two outs in the 10th inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 11-9 on Saturday night in a testy affair with three ejections and a pair of bench-clearings.
The Cardinals snapped a two-game skid with their fourth win in six games. Chicago, which lost five of its first six, had won two in a row.
Despite the rain, the St. Louis Cardinals played their season opener against the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs upset the Cards, winning 9-5.
Pitcher Luke Hochevar was slammed for seven runs in the first inning Friday, then knocked right out of the game when Carlos Santana lined a pitch off his lower leg in the fourth.
The World Series champions are off to a nice start heading into Friday's home opener against the Cubs. The Cardinals are 5-2 on the road under new manager Mike Matheny.
The Kansas City Royals take the field at Kauffman Stadium on Friday afternoon against the Cleveland Indians.
Mark McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro, two of the most prominent names from baseball's steroids era, have fallen far short of earning enough votes for the Hall despite career statistics that would otherwise have made them shoo-ins. Roger Clemens, who is eligible for Hall induction in 2013, goes on trial next week on charges he lied to Congress when he denied using steroids and human growth hormone.
Game 2 is Saturday night in St. Louis, and the Blues will be seeking their first postseason victory since 2004.
A never-before-seen $1 million buy-in tournament at the World Series of Poker this year will generate the richest top prize in poker history at more than $12 million — and potentially more if additional players get in.
The Kansas City Royals' right fielder had 20 personal pizzas delivered Wednesday to a small but animated group of Oakland Athletics fans in section 149 of the Coliseum.
The Cincinnati Reds made a three-run comeback in the fifth inning to beat to the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. The Cardinals, who were missing three starting players, had hoped to snag their third win in Cincinnati.
With Brian Elliott injured, Jaroslav Halak will start in goal in Thursday's playoff opener against the San Jose Sharks.
Hitch knows exactly what this team needs to be successful," forward David Perron said. "He's leaned really hard on us, and we've responded."
Kyle Lohse held Miami hitless until the seventh inning and pitched into the eighth to help the Cardinals win the first game in Marlins Park, 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Kyle Lohse will face Josh Johnson in the nationally-televised game (ESPN) at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
When Gregg Williams was hired as St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator in January, he was answering the call from not just a longtime associate, but one of his best friends. Coach Jeff Fisher says he had no idea Williams had been running a "bounty pool" in New Orleans.
Kansas City Royals closer Joakim Soria must decide what to do about a ligament injury in his right elbow, the same ligament he had surgery on in 2003.
The recently retired manager of the St. Louis Cardinals spent two hours speaking and taking questions from fans at an appearance at Jesse Hall.
Pitcher Lance Lynn, 24, will make his first spring training start Wednesday and is being considered for the rotation if Chris Carpenter is unable to recover from a neck injury.