Cardinals 11, Marlins 6
MIAMI — Tommy Pham homered and drove in three runs to power the Cardinals. Kolten Wong had three hits and drove in two runs and Jeremy Hazelbaker hit a two-run homer for St. Louis. The Cardinals have won four of five and lead the Marlins by one game in the NL wild-card standings. Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki went 0-for-4 to remain at 2,998 major-league career hits. Martin Prado homered and drove in three runs, and Marcell Ozuna also homered for the Marlins.
Aug. 1 — Last day to trade a player without securing waivers.
Aug. 16-18 — Owners' meetings, Houston.
Sept. 1 — Active rosters expand to 40 players.
October TBA — World Series starts, city of AL champion.
November TBA — Deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to their eligible former players who became free agents, fifth day after World Series.
November TBA — Deadline for free agents to accept qualifying offers, 12th day after World Series.
Dec. 1 — Collective bargaining agreement between MLB and players' association expires.
Dec. 2 — Last day for teams to offer 2017 contracts to unsigned players.
Dec. 5— Hall of Fame Today's Era committee vote announced, National Harbor, Md.
Dec. 5-8 — Winter meetings, National Harbor, Md. 2017
January TBA — Salary arbitration filing.
January TBA — Salary arbitration figures exchanged.
Feb. 1-21 — Salary arbitration hearings.
Feb. 17 — Voluntary reporting date for pitchers, catchers and injured players.
Feb. 2 — Voluntary reporting date for other team's other players.
Feb. 28 — Mandatory reporting date.