Published on 2013-05-17 21:00:00
Colin Walsh 0-for-3 with one run, two walks, and assisted in two double plays.
Stephen Piscotty 1-for-3 with one double and one walk.
Jonathan Rodriguez 2-for-4 with one double, two stolen bases, one strikeout, and assisted in
Published on 2013-05-17 19:57:00
Initially hopeful that elbow discomfort would sideline him for only two starts, Jake Westbrook is now bracing for a slightly longer-than-expected stay on the disabled list. Additional tests on Westbrook's right elbow this week revealed a build up of
Published on 2013-05-17 18:08:00
Scott Lucas Twitter
Published on 2013-05-17 18:07:00
You see Yadier Molina on the diamond all the time. But he's not the only Molina with a gig at Busch Stadium.
Published on 2013-05-17 17:15:00
Derrick Goold Twitter
Published on 2013-05-17 17:12:00
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A-Advanced Palm Beach placed Dean Kiekhefer on the disabled list, retro active to May 16, 2013.
A-Advanced Palm Beach activated Tyler Melling from the disabled list.
Published on 2013-05-17 16:00:00
After a day when manager Mike Matheny used the lineup to get some bench bats into the mix and change the look against a lefthanded starter, the Cardinals are back to the regulars.
The Cardinals open a series tonight against the Brewer
Published on 2013-05-17 15:54:00
The numbers are pretty ridiculous when you think about it. Usually when a starting pitcher owns a 2.88 ERA that would qualify not only among your team’s best, but also the league’s best. But for the Cardinals? Nah. That will get you the worst
Published on 2013-05-17 14:00:00
Let’s begin with an Albert Pujols update: he’s homered twice in his last three games and has seven home runs on the season for the Los Angeles Angels.
Published on 2013-05-16 18:00:00
When I wrote (briefly) about the Cardinals’ increased pitch counts with their starting pitchers earlier this week, I had no idea it would set off a conversation that’s still percolating.
Published on 2013-05-16 17:43:00
A little bit of regression was to be expected after throwing a shutout in his last start. But Adam Wainwright still expects to be better than going just six innings and surrendering four runs.
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The Cardinals have played the Brewers more than any other opponent this year, and their success in those matchups is one of the reasons they find themselves sitting atop the National League Central.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-05-16 17:03:00
Reno Official Twitter
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Matt Carpenter 1-for-3 with one double, one run, one walk, and assisted in one double play.
Carlos Beltran 3-for-4 with one double, one RBI, and one fielding error.
Matt Adams 1-for-1 at the plate.
Pete Kozma 1-for-4 with one d
Published on 2013-05-16 16:24:00
Relive the glory of the Cardinals’ 2006 World Series Championship with this replica ring giveaway for the first 3,000 fans. Gates open at 5pm for our Coors Light Block party with live music and $2 Coors Lights until 7pm.
Published on 2013-05-16 16:00:00
Beware of the NL Central.
Published on 2013-05-15 20:50:00
Colin Walsh 1-for-4 with one triple, one run, and one strikeout.
Stephen Piscotty 1-for-3 with one triple, one RBI, one walk, and one caught stealing.
Jonathan Rodriguez 2-for-4 with one double and two strikeouts.
Published on 2013-05-15 19:43:00
It was late last month when, with some frequency, manager Mike Matheny began plugging Matt Carpenter into the leadoff spot. At the time, the move was described as a short-term stopgap. Jon Jay was in an extended offensive funk, and no one else on the
Published on 2013-05-15 19:25:00
Roenicke added that Narveson had thrown a light bullpen session.
Milwaukee Official Site
Published on 2013-05-15 17:28:00
Jenifer Langosch Twitter
Published on 2013-05-15 17:15:00
As Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter and his wife, Alyson, arrived at Jackson Park in Berkeley on Monday, they watched a group of local kids walk from their school to where an infield diamond, outfield fences, giant scoreboard and green grass awaited
Published on 2013-05-15 17:08:00
Brian Stull Twitter
Published on 2013-05-15 16:30:00
The A's got their leadoff man back for Wednesday's series finale with the Rangers, activating speedster Coco Crisp from the disabled list.
Oakland Official Site
Published on 2013-05-15 16:30:00
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Mike O'Neill 3-for-4 with one sacrifice and one caught stealing.
James Ramsey 1-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, one sacrifice, one stolen base, and one strikeout.
Jake Lemmerman 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, one strikeout, and
Published on 2013-05-15 15:59:00
When the news broke that Chris Carpenterwas thinking about a return to the Cardinals, many were not sure how serious that idea was.
Published on 2013-05-14 21:30:00
Colin Walsh 2-for-4 with one run and one strikeout.
Stephen Piscotty 2-for-4 at the plate.
Danny Stienstra 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI and assisted in one double play.
Ronny Gil 0-for-2 with one walk, one throwing error, and a
Published on 2013-05-14 20:15:00
The Cardinals have not explicitly stated what it will take for Mitchell Boggs to earn his spot back in the St. Louis bullpen. But the right-hander -- who has not allowed a run in five relief appearances since being demoted -- appears to be moving clo
Published on 2013-05-14 19:34:00
Juan Rodriguez Twitter
Published on 2013-05-14 18:57:00
The St. Louis Cardinals announced that several WWE Superstars will be at Busch Stadium this weekend as the Cardinals play the Milwaukee Brewers.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-05-14 18:00:00
Chris Carpenter, the rehabbing (again) Cardinals righthander who threw another extended side session in the bullpen Monday afternoon, cautioned that neither he nor anyone else should look too far ahead regarding his comeback. But, anticipating the da
Published on 2013-05-14 17:00:00
Double-A Springfield placed Tommy Pham on the disabled list.
Tyler Rahmatulla was reassigned from A-Advanced Palm Beach to Double-A Springfield.
A-Advanced Palm Beach activated Danny Miranda from the disabled list.
Cesar Valera was reassigned from ex
Published on 2013-05-14 17:00:00
The word luck is often thrown around when we talk about hitter's BABIP numbers. By looking at expected BABIP, though, we hopefully can identify which hitters have actually had the best and worst fortunes to this point.
Beyond The Boxscore
Published on 2013-05-14 16:57:00
Lefty John Gast will make his Major League debut tonight as a fill-in starter for the injured Jake Westbrook. Gast looked hardly frazzled by the Major League stage yesterday when meeting with reporters. He had a calmness about him this afternoon, too
Published on 2013-05-14 16:51:00
The Redbirds got a scare in the bottom of the first when leadoff hitter Adron Chambers was hit in his right knee by Fresno starter Boof Bonser. Chambers, who was hit in the same knee on the team’s last road trip at Omaha, had to leave the game.
Published on 2013-05-14 16:49:00
Kolten Wong 1-for-4 with one run and one walk.
Ryan Jackson 3-for-5 with one double, one RBI, and one run.
Brock Peterson 2-for-4 with one double, one home run, two RBIs, and one run.
Justin Christian 1-for-3 with one walk and
Published on 2013-05-13 23:53:00
Mike O'Neill 1-for-5 with one run, one walk, and one stolen base.
James Ramsey 2-for-6 with two runs and two strikeouts.
Ruben Gotay 3-for-6 with one double, three RBIs (one w/two-outs), and two runs.
Chris Swauger 2-for-6 with
Published on 2013-05-13 23:40:00
Justin Christian 2-for-5 with one run and one strikeout.
Kolten Wong 2-for-3 with one double, one run, and one walk.
Ryan Jackson 2-for-3 with one two-out RBI and one walk.
Jermaine Curtis 1-for-3 with one RBI and one walk.
Published on 2013-05-13 22:10:00
Matt Carpenter 2-for-4 with two RBIs, two runs, one walk, and one strikeout.
Matt Holliday 2-for-4 with one home run, two two-out RBIs, two runs, and grounded into one double play.
Allen Craig 2-for-4 with one double and one RB
Published on 2013-05-13 21:49:00
Nick Longmire 2-for-5 with one run, one stolen base, and one strikeout.
Colin Walsh 1-for-3 with one RBI, one run, two walks (one intentional), and one strikeout.
Stephen Piscotty 1-for-5 with one RBI and one run.
Published on 2013-05-13 21:10:00
Of all days to attempt a two-city doubleheader, today may be it. Left-hander John Gast, who spun off almost 30 scoreless innings earlier this season, makes his big-league debut for the St. Louis Cardinals tonight at Busch Stadium.
Published on 2013-05-13 19:48:00
Left-hander John Gast looked the least bit frazzled as he held his first media session on Monday, following news that he would be coming to St. Louis to make his Major League debut. He seemed unconcerned, too, about nerves surfacing between now and T
Published on 2013-05-13 19:25:00
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Published on 2013-05-13 19:07:00
Monday was a day that some feared may never happen. Structural work is now underway on Ballpark Village.
Published on 2013-05-13 19:06:00
John Gast attended his first major-league in what he estimates was about five years Monday night, remembering the time he and his Florida State teammates went to see the Boston Red Sox.
STL Sports Page
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Derrick Goold Twitter
Published on 2013-05-12 19:56:00
When a pitcher bids for a no-hitter, his team's tense atmosphere is almost comical. Colorado's Jorge De La Rosa, who went 6 2/3 innings before giving up a hit to the Cardinals in Sunday's 8-2 win over St. Louis, asked teammates questions, specificall
Published on 2013-05-12 19:29:00
Individual Highlights:Kolten Wong 3-for-5 with one double, one run, and assisted in two double plays.
Oscar Taveras 2-for-5 with one run, one stolen base, one strikeout, and grounded into one double play.
Ryan Jackson 2-for-4 with one double, one RBI
Published on 2013-05-12 19:23:00
Matt Carpenter 1-for-2 with two walks.
Daniel Descalso 1-for-1 with one double and one run.
Ty Wigginton 1-for-1 with one run.
Jon Jay 1-for-3 with one double and one strikeout.
Matt Adams 1-for-1 with one RBI.
Pete Kozma 0-for
Published on 2013-05-12 18:54:00
Mike O'Neill 2-for-3 with one RBI, two runs, one walk, and one sac fly,
Jake Lemmerman 0-for-1 with one RBI, one run, three walks, one sacrifice, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.
Tommy Pham 1-for-4 with two RBIs,
Published on 2013-05-12 18:33:00
St. Louis right-hander Seth Maness didn't know what to expect when he was called into the office of Memphis Redbirds manager Ron Warner on April 28.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-05-12 18:26:00
Breyvic Valera 3-for-5 with one triple, three runs, and assisted in two double plays.
Alex Mejia 3-for-5 with two triples, two RBIs, and one run.
Jacob Wilson 1-for-3 with one RBI, one sac fly, and one strikeout.
Published on 2013-05-12 16:47:00
Cardinal Tales Twitter
Published on 2013-05-12 15:00:00
St. Louis placed Jake Westbrook on the disabled list.
John Gast was recalled by St. Louis from Triple-A Memphis.
Triple-A Memphis placed Rob Johnson on the disabled list.
Vance Albitz was promoted from Double-A Springfield to Triple-A Memphis.
Published on 2013-05-12 14:31:00
Kathy Day has fashioned an amazing 6-0 record against the toughest opponent of all.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-05-11 22:47:00
Chris Basnett Twitter
Published on 2013-05-11 22:21:00
Peoria Official Twitter
Published on 2013-05-11 21:15:00
The scheduled Florida State League game between the St. Lucie Mets and the Palm Beach Cardinals on Saturday, May 11 at Tradition Field has been postponed due to inclement weather.
St. Lucie Official Site
Published on 2013-05-11 21:09:00
Adron Chambers 2-for-5 with one double, one RBI, and one run.
Kolten Wong 2-for-5 with one triple, one run, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.
Jamie Romak 1-for-5 with one double, two RBIs, one strikeout, and assis
Published on 2013-05-11 20:30:00
Triple-A Memphis placed Greg Garcia on the disabled list.
Travis Tartamella was reassigned from Double-A Springfield to Triple-A Memphis.
Cody Stanley was reassigned from A-Advanced Palm Beach to Double-A Springfield.
Jesus Montero was reassigned fro
Published on 2013-05-11 20:25:00
Alex Mejia 1-for-4 with one double, one run, one strikeout, and one throwing error.
Jacob Wilson 1-for-3 with one RBI and one sac fly.
Jordan Walton 2-for-4 with two home runs, two RBIs, two runs, and one strikeout.
Published on 2013-05-11 20:08:00
Edwin Jackson milled behind the batting cage during batting practice Friday afternoon, chatting with nearly every former teammate or coach that emerged from the dugout. He laughed with pitching coach Steve McCatty. He chatted with Ian Desmond and sha
Published on 2013-05-11 19:25:00
After his fellow starters kept the Rockies' bats nearly silent for the first two games of the weekend series at Busch Stadium, it's Jaime Garcia's turn on the hill to try and keep that momentum going.
MLB Official Site
Published on 2013-05-11 19:25:00
After pitching the best game of his Major League career by retiring 27 Colorado batters in a row Friday after a leadoff single, Cardinals 22-year-old pitcher Shelby Miller said he remembered something Dennis Martinez told him when he was the Cards' M
Published on 2013-05-11 18:29:00
Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday did not return to the field in the top of the ninth inning of Saturday's 3-0 win against the Rockies after appearing to step awkwardly on first base on a groundout to end the eighth inning. After the game, manager
Published on 2013-05-10 21:49:00
Nick Longmire 2-for-5 with one double.
Stephen Piscotty 3-for-5 with one double, two home runs, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), and three runs.
Jonathan Rodriguez 2-for-5 with one double, one RBI, two runs, and assisted in two doubl
Published on 2013-05-10 21:34:00
Closer Edward Mujica celebrated his 30th birthday on Friday in low-key fashion.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-05-10 19:29:00
It took five years for the Peoria Chiefs to find a corporate partner for naming rights to the downtown stadium.
Peoria Journal Star
Published on 2013-05-10 19:25:00
Mike O'Neill 1-for-3 with one run and one walk.
Tommy Pham 2-for-4 with one home run, three two-out RBIs, and two runs.
Ruben Gotay 2-for-3 with one double and one strikeout.
Xavier Scruggs 1-for-3 with one RBI and one caught s
Published on 2013-05-10 19:11:00
Susan Slusser Twitter
Published on 2013-05-10 19:08:00
"You can always hear them," said Springfield Cardinals outfielder Chris Swauger. "It doesn't matter, win lose, up down, they're always amazingly positive."
Published on 2013-05-10 18:34:00
The two pitchers almost literally passed each other in the Cardinals dugout before Friday night’s game, Chris Carpenter talking about his attempted comeback and Jason Motte discussing his season-ending surgery.
STl Sports Page
Published on 2013-05-10 18:00:00
Chris Carpenter, the Cardinals never-say-die pitcher, threw a 75-pitch bullpen session on Friday afternoon, providing added proof that his career, which looked over in the spring before of nerve damage in his arm, may have another act.
Published on 2013-05-10 17:46:00
Breyvic Valera 1-for-3 with one run.
Jacob Wilson 1-for-3 with one RBI and assisted in one double play.
Patrick Wisdom 0-for-2 with one RBI, one sac fly, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.
Michael Swinson 1-for-3 w
Published on 2013-05-10 17:35:00
Here is the most remarkable thing you're going to hear from the sports world today. 38 year old Chris Carpenter, the man with nerve damage and who had a rib removed, may comeback and play baseball.
Published on 2013-05-09 21:09:00
Second baseman Neil Walker began his rehab assignment with Double-A Altoona on Thursday night, going 1-for-4 with a double and playing six innings in the field. Walker has been assigned to the disabled list since he lacerated his right hand sliding i
Published on 2013-05-09 20:20:00
The Springfield Cardinals got 1 ½ innings in and had the tying run on third base tonight when a rain storm swept across Hammons Field, leading the plate umpire to pull teams off the field.
Published on 2013-05-09 20:13:00
Nick Longmire 1-for-4 with one double and one strikeout.
Danny Stienstra 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI and one strikeout.
Colin Walsh 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.
Anthony Garcia 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
Published on 2013-05-09 19:59:00
Peoria Chiefs Official Twitter
Published on 2013-05-09 19:44:00
Breyvic Valera 1-for-4 with three runs.
Charlie Tilson 1-for-3 with one triple, one two-out RBI, one run, and one walk.
Jacob Wilson 0-for-2 with two walks.
Jordan Walton 2-for-4 with two two-out RBIs and one caught stealing/pi
Published on 2013-05-09 18:03:00
The Harrisburg Senators on Thursday placed righty Brian Broderick on the disabled list and recalled another righty, Taylor Jordan, from Class A Potomac.
Published on 2013-05-09 17:00:00
Frontier League Official Site
Published on 2013-05-09 15:44:00
Mike Ashmore Twitter
Published on 2013-05-09 15:35:00
Brian T Smith Twitter
Published on 2013-05-09 14:52:00
The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame honored former St. Louis Cardinals third baseman/outfielder and current broadcaster Mike Shannon as a Missouri Sports Legend on Thursday. But it didn’t stop there.
Published on 2013-05-08 22:27:00
Charlie Tilson 1-for-4 with one walk.
Jordan Walton 2-for-4 with one run.
Carson Kelly 3-for-4 with one double and one strikeout.
Michael Swinson 0-for-2 with one RBI, one walk, one sac fly, and one strikeout.
Casey Rasmus 2-fo
Published on 2013-05-08 21:36:00
Stephen Piscotty 0-for-4 with one RBI, two strikeouts, and grounded into one double play.
Jonathan Rodriguez 2-for-4 with two doubles, one run, one strikeout.
Danny Stienstra 1-for-3 with one RBI, one run, one walk, one strikeo
Published on 2013-05-08 18:40:00
Sparky Anderson once said that he would “never embarrass another catcher by comparing him to Johnny Bench,” and truer words have never been spoken.
Bugs & Cranks
Published on 2013-05-08 18:20:00
The Cardinals bullpen, justifiably maligned for its wobbly early-season form, appears to be rounding into shape. The decisions to demote LH Marc Rzepczynski and RH Mitchell Boggs to the minors became the pivot point in the turnaround.
Published on 2013-05-08 18:00:00
Geoff Klein reassigned from Single-A Peoria to Triple-A Memphis and placed on the disabled list (phantom).
Single-A Peoria activated Jordan Walton from the Disabled List.
Peoria Official Twitter
Jesus Montero was reassigned from A-Advanced Palm Beac
Published on 2013-05-08 17:26:00
Matt Carpenter 2-for-3 with one double, two runs, two walks, and assisted in two double plays.
Carlos Beltran 3-for-5 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs) and one fielding error.
Allen Craig 0-for-2 with one run, one walk, one hit by
Published on 2013-05-08 17:23:00
The Springfield Cardinals are enjoying a rare day off during this rugged Texas League season.
Published on 2013-05-08 16:39:00
Jack Magruder Twitter
Published on 2013-05-08 16:33:00
When Colby Rasmus was traded, a Toronto radio station wanted to know what I thought he would do for the Blue Jays. You might remember, Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak was being ripped rather soundly around the country for moving a player many
Published on 2013-05-08 16:28:00
Though it’s a club no one relishes joining, this year the Astros join the Mariners, Pirates and Rays as franchises that have had the No. 1 overall draft pick four times. Only the Mets and Padres, with five No. 1 selections all-time, have had more.
Published on 2013-05-07 21:18:00
Justin Christian 1-for-3 with one walk.
Kolten Wong 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one run, and assisted in one double play.
Oscar Taveras 1-for-4 with one double, one RBI, and one strikeout.
Brock Peterson 2-for-4 with one doub
Published on 2013-05-07 21:11:00
Stephen Piscotty 1-for-2 with two walks.
Jonathan Rodriguez 2-for-4 with one stolen base and one strikeout.
Ronny Gil 2-for-3 with one strikeout.
Tim Cooney started and pitched seven innings. He allowed four hits, two runs (o
Published on 2013-05-07 20:53:00
Power-hitting first baseman Matt Adams returned to the Cardinals' bench on Tuesday after a three-game rehab stint with Double-A Springfield (Mo.).
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-05-07 17:28:00
David Malamut Twitter
Published on 2013-05-07 17:16:00
The St. Louis Cardinals announced this afternoon that first baseman Matt Adams has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and that he will be in uniform for tonight’s series opener in Chicago.
First baseman Matt Adams has been activate
Published on 2013-05-07 17:01:00
Opponents that have dared to run on Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina are largely getting away with it this season. They’ve stolen 11 bases in 14 attempts against the five-time Gold Glove winner. That’s a success rate of 78.6 percent.
Published on 2013-05-07 17:00:00
Juan Castillo was reassigned from Double-A Springfield to A-Advanced Palm Beach.
Adam Ehrlich was reassigned from A-Advanced Palm Beach to extended spring training (Single-A Short-Season State College).
Published on 2013-05-07 16:00:00
Cardinals closer Jason Motte had elbow surgery today, ending his season and beginning a long rehab that could extend into next spring.
St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte underwent successful surgery to repair a torn ligament in his
Published on 2013-05-07 15:46:00
The Cardinals and Cubs are meeting for the first of 19 games between the two clubs this season. St. Louis arrives at Wrigley Field riding a six-game winning streak — their longest winning streak since taking eight straight from July 10-21, 2010. Th
Published on 2013-05-07 15:33:00
Ruben Gotay 1-for-4 with one double and two two-out RBIs.
Xavier Scruggs 2-for-3 with one double, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.
Jake Lemmerman 1-for-3 with one walk and assisted in one double play.
Published on 2013-05-06 21:28:00
Breyvic Valera 2-for-4 with one run.
Alex Mejia 0-for-3 with one RBI, one sac fly, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.
Jacob Wilson 3-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one stolen base.
Patrick Wisdom 2-for
Published on 2013-05-06 20:49:00
The mounds of cash spent on sparkling new video boards and a refurbished clubhouse at Arm & Hammer Park are nice, but money can not buy the type of credibility the Thunder secured with one press release on Monday.
Published on 2013-05-06 19:14:00
Joe Fisaro Twitter
Published on 2013-05-06 18:12:00
Missouri lawmakers have voted to name a new Mississippi River bridge for the late St. Louis Cardinals great Stan Musial and part of a highway for construction worker Andy Gammon, who died building the bridge.
Published on 2013-05-06 17:47:00
Tyrell Jenkins, Peoria
(1-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 G, 1 GS, 1 CG, 1 SHO, 9 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 1 BB, 5 K)
Cardinals No. 7 prospect Tyrell Jenkins had neither reached the sixth inning nor allowed fewer than three runs in any of his f
Published on 2013-05-06 17:46:00
Xavier Scruggs, Springfield
(.538/.600/1.538, 5 G, 7-for-13, 1 2B, 4 HR, 10 RBI, 5 R, 2 BB, 3 K, 1 SB)
A 19th-round pick out of UNLV in 2008, Scruggs blasted 22 homers for Springfield last year. He's well on his way to surpassing that ma
Published on 2013-05-06 17:23:00
With a record of 20-11, the Cardinals are now tied with the Texas Rangers and the Boston Red Sox with the best records in baseball. This is most impressive considering the well documented bullpen issues the team has endured the past three weeks.
Published on 2013-05-06 17:13:00
Brian McTaggart Twitter
Published on 2013-05-06 17:12:00
Even after a recent road trip that saw the Redbirds go 5-5, through the first month of the season they have lived up to their preseason billing.
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2013-05-06 17:00:00
Cardinals utility infielder Jermaine Curtis jetted straight from Milwaukee to join Class AAA Memphis in Omaha for this morning's game. He started at third base for the Triple-A Redbirds.
Published on 2013-05-04 22:30:00
Breyvic Valera 2-for-4 with one run, one walk, and assisted in one double play.
Alex Mejia 2-for-5 with one double, one run, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.
Jacob Wilson 1-for-2 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs), o
Published on 2013-05-04 22:22:00
Mike O'Neill 0-for-2 with one run, two walks, and one stolen base.
Tommy Pham 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI and one run.
Ruben Gotay 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, two strikeouts, one throwing error, and assisted in o
Published on 2013-05-04 21:35:00
Much has been made of the "problems" facing the St. Louis Cardinals early in 2013.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-05-04 20:31:00
With the National League Central figuring to be another close multi-team affair this season, the Cardinals are using their weekend series against the Brewers at Miller Park to put a little early distance between themselves and one of their chief riva
Published on 2013-05-04 20:11:00
James Ramsey 0-for-3 with one RBI, one sac fly, and one strikeout.
Stephen Piscotty 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.
Danny Stienstra 2-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and two runs.
Anthony Garcia 1-for
Published on 2013-05-04 20:02:00
Be the first to compete in the Redbirds 0.0K race by walking in the ballpark! The first 1,000 finishers receive a t-shirt, banana, water, and foil blanket for their efforts! Also, call (901) 722-0299 for ticket & buffet options with our Sunday Brunch
Published on 2013-05-04 19:51:00
Of the four home runs hit by the Peoria Chiefs in Wednesday’s win over Lake County, Charlie Tilson’s shot to start the fourth inning was probably the least impressive.
Peoria Journal Star
Published on 2013-05-04 19:35:00
Allen Craig 2-for-4 with one home run, one two-out RBI, two runs, two strikeouts, and assisted in four double plays.
Yadier Molina 1-for-4 with one double and one strikeout.
David Freese 2-for-3 with one run.
Jon Jay 2-for-3 wi
Published on 2013-05-04 18:45:00
Few contending clubs do bullpen chaos like the Cardinals. Relief intrigue is as St. Louis as a highway do-over, bad diet and “the high school question.”
Published on 2013-05-04 18:12:00
Nick Longmire 1-for-4 with one double, one run, one strikeout, and grounded into one double play.
Colin Walsh 1-for-3 with one RBI.
Stephen Piscotty 0-for-2 with one RBI, one run, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.
Published on 2013-05-03 20:16:00
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said it was a difficult decision to send reliever Mitchell Boggs to Triple-A Memphis after the right-hander struggled to begin the season.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-05-03 20:02:00
Nobody felt worse about Thursday's 14-inning loss than Rick Ankiel. The Astros outfielder, a defensive substitution in the sixth inning, booted an eighth-inning single that allowed the tying run to score and sent the game into extra innings.
Published on 2013-05-03 19:55:00
Marc Topkin Twitter
Published on 2013-05-03 19:30:00
Seeking to shake up their stagnant offense, the Mets on Friday optioned struggling outfielder Collin Cowgill to Triple-A Las Vegas, promoting Andrew Brown to take his place.
New York-N Official Site
Published on 2013-05-03 19:24:00
Nate March Twitter
Published on 2013-05-03 18:29:00
James Ramsey 2-for-2 with one double, one run, and one walk.
Tyler Rahmatulla 1-for-3 with one double, one RBI, and one strikeout.
Colin Walsh 0-for-2 with one hit by pitch.
Stephen Piscotty 1-for-3 with one double and one stol
Published on 2013-05-03 17:44:00
Today was perfect baseball weather in Washington, PA. Im not sure where you are from but I really do not think the weather comes close to here. See some people will argue and say thats bias but having a baseball background of 20 years and 4 years Pro
Published on 2013-05-03 17:15:00
Published on 2013-05-03 16:34:00
Derrick Goold Twitter
Cardinals closer Jason Motte, who tied for the National League lead in saves in 2012, will undergo Tommy John surgery next week and miss the entire 2013 season.
Cardinals closer Jason Motte will have Tommy John s
Published on 2013-05-03 16:26:00
Springfield Official Twitter
Friday night's scheduled game between the Springfield Cardinals and the Northwest Arkansas Naturals at Arvest Ballpark has been postponed due to inclement weather.
Springfield Official Site
Published on 2013-05-02 21:45:00
Charlie Tilson 1-for-4 with one run and one stolen base.
Alex Mejia 1-for-4 with one run, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.
Jacob Wilson 0-for-2 with one sacrifice and assisted in two double plays.
Published on 2013-05-02 21:26:00
David Freese was back in the starting lineup Thursday night after being given a couple of days off.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-05-02 19:13:00
Thursday night's scheduled game between with Springfield Cardinals and the Northwest Arkansas Naturals at Arvest Ballpark has been postponed due to inclement weather.
Springfield Official Site
Published on 2013-05-02 19:00:00
A-Advanced Palm Beach activated James Ramsey from the disabled list.
A-Advanced Palm Beach placed Sam Gaviglio on the disabled list, retroactive to April 30th.
Published on 2013-05-02 18:00:00
Frontier League Official Site
Published on 2013-05-02 17:20:00
After a few days of work — and a few days to reboot — Cardinals third baseman David Freese is back in the starting lineup, back at third base, and back batting No. 6 in a lineup that often gives that spot the chance to change the game.
Published on 2013-05-02 17:16:00
Colorado Rockies Official Twitter
Published on 2013-05-02 17:10:00
Last year, the Springfield-Greene county parks board, along with help from from rotary north and several private donors, constructed a field made of synthetic rubber.
Published on 2013-05-02 16:31:00
Outfielder Andrew Brown is due to join the Mets for their weekend series in Atlanta, a team source told ESPNNewYork.com.
Published on 2013-05-02 16:22:00
Palm Beach Cardinals Official Twitter
Published on 2013-05-01 11:54:00
Stephen Piscotty 1-for-4 with one run and one outfield assist.
Jonathan Rodriguez 0-for-2 with one walk and assisted in one double play.
Anthony Garcia 1-for-3 with one RBI and one strikeout.
Danny Steinstra 2-for-3 at the plat
Published on 2013-05-01 11:36:00
Oakland Athletics Official Twitter
Published on 2013-05-01 10:51:00
Streaking right-hander Lance Lynn can make it two straight wins against Cincinnati and five in a row on the season Wednesday when the St. Louis Cardinals close out a three-game series with the Reds at Busch Stadium.
Published on 2013-05-01 10:47:00
Former Orioles second baseman ROBERTO ALOMAR has been elected to the Orioles Hall of Fame, the team announced today. Former Orioles scout and baseball operations executive DON PRIES will be inducted as this year’s Herb Armstrong Award winner. Aloma
Published on 2013-05-01 10:30:00
As manager Mike Matheny hinted at yesterday, David Freese is indeed out of the lineup for a second straight day. After giving Freese time to try and find his swing/timing/confidence in-game, Matheny is ready to see if time off can provide the necessa
Published on 2013-05-01 09:47:00
Published on 2013-05-01 09:18:00
The Dodgers have signed Osiris Ramirez, a 17-year-old Dominican righthander, for $100,000.
Published on 2013-05-01 08:52:00
An inside look at the top pitchers in the PCL and how effectively they've pitched through the first month of the season.
Minor League Ball
Published on 2013-05-01 08:00:00
He knows his St. Louis Blues hockey and has lent his name to University of Missouri. And just in case anyone questions his hometown allegiances, this week Jon Hamm went to bat for the St. Louis Cardinals.
River Front Times
Published on 2013-05-01 07:00:00
Edward Mujica emerged from the bullpen as the Cardinals’ closer for the first time in a Busch Stadium appearance on Tuesday night, and all that stood between him and his fifth save was the heart of the Cincinnati batting order.
Published on 2013-04-30 22:32:00
Nick Longmire 0-for-3 with one run, two walks, and one strikeout.
Colin Walsh 1-for-4 with one double, two two-out RBIs, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.
Stephen Piscotty 1-for-5 with one home run, one
Published on 2013-04-30 22:30:00
Carlos Beltran 3-for-4 with one run.
Matt Holliday 1-for-4 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, and grounded into two double plays.
Jaime Garcia started and pitched eight innings. He allowed seven hits, one earned run, and s
Published on 2013-04-30 22:03:00
Adam Melker 2-for-4 with one walk and one strikeout.
Tommy Pham 1-for-5 with two stolen bases and two strikeouts.
Xavier Scruggs 1-for-3 with one double, one walk, one stolen base, and one strikeout.
Juan Castillo 2-for-4 with
Published on 2013-04-30 21:36:00
Despite David Freese's insistence that working his way out of his slump will best be achieved by playing through it, the Cardinals will try to find a spark by going a different route.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-04-30 17:30:00
Mired in a slump that has seen his average drop to .163, David Freese is not in the Cardinals' lineup tonight, and manager Mike Matheny said he could receive multiple days of rest as he seeks an answer.
Published on 2013-04-30 17:17:00
As a blogger who probably gets way too much into Food Network’s Chopped for his own good, we’re giving mad respect for St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright’s mad respect for good barbecue.
Published on 2013-04-30 17:06:00
Grant McAuley Twitter
Published on 2013-04-30 16:19:00
A resolution to declare January 19 "Stan Musial Day" in Illinois was approved by the Illinois House of Representatives Tuesday.
Published on 2013-04-30 14:18:00
Pirates Official Twitter
Published on 2013-04-30 14:09:00
The Cardinals bullpen is a mess. Everyone knows this. Pretty much everyone in it - save Edward Mujica - is struggling for confidence at this point. You don’t construct a league worst 5.89 ERA while fully believing in yourself.
Published on 2013-04-29 20:25:00
Ryan Boyer Twitter
Published on 2013-04-29 19:07:00
Larry Stone Twitter
Published on 2013-04-29 18:46:00
St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said baseball is more tolerant in recent years, and while he "can't speak for 25 men, I haven't asked them, but that day's coming in baseball.''
Said Mozeliak of Collins: "I think you got to admire h
Published on 2013-04-29 18:26:00
Right-hander Seth Maness' reputation as a strike-thrower preceded his arrival in the major leagues.
Published on 2013-04-29 17:51:00
The Cardinals made the first of what could be multiple moves to try to stop a ”bleeding” bullpen Monday by optioning Marc Rzepczysnki to Memphis and purchasing the contract of Seth Maness.
STL Sports Page
Published on 2013-04-29 17:13:00
Arkansas Travelers manager Tim Bogar indicated Monday that his and his players’ reaction to Springfield Cardinals slugger Xavier Scruggs standing and admiring a solo home run is only the opening salvo of their season-long series.
Published on 2013-04-29 17:05:00
Jordan Bastian Twitter
Published on 2013-04-29 17:00:00
Ty Wigginton, who has batted just 10 times in the past 20 days, starts at first base tonight as the Cardinals work around Carlos Beltran's flu-like illness.
Earlier this morning, news came out about the Cardinals’ first bullpen shake
Published on 2013-04-29 16:55:00
Expectations were modest for South Florida heading into 2013. Big East coaches voted USF to finish fifth in the preseason; after all, the Bulls haven’t been to regionals since 2002, and they were counting on a number of unseasoned underclassmen in
Published on 2013-04-29 16:32:00
Another weekend of college baseball passes us by. Parity exists once again in the college baseball world as dominant baseball entities LSU and North Carolina actually lost games played this weekend. The weekend highlights:
Minor League Ball
Published on 2013-04-28 22:44:00
Nick Longmire 3-for-5 with one double, one run, and one strikeout.
Matt Williams 1-for-3 with one home run, two two-out RBIs, one run, two walks, and one strikeout.
Stephen Piscotty 1-for-5 with one home run, one RBI, one run,
Published on 2013-04-28 21:34:00
Mike O'Neill 2-for-2 with one walk, one stolen base, and was picked off.
Ruben Gotay 0-for-2 with one walk.
Chris Swauger 0-for-2 with one walk and one strikeout.
Starlin Rodriguez 1-for-3 with two strikeouts.
Vance Albitz 1-fo
Published on 2013-04-28 20:21:00
C.J. McElroy 1-for-3 with one walk and one stolen base.
Jacob Wilson 1-for-3 with one double, one two-out RBI, one walk, and grounded into one double play.
Patrick Wisdom 3-for-4 with one double, two runs, and assisted in one d
Published on 2013-04-28 20:20:00
Justin Christian 2-for-3 with one double and one RBI.
Chad Huffman 1-for-2 with one home run, one two-out RBI, one run, one walk, and grounded into one double play.
Nick Greenwood started and pitched three innings. He allowed
Published on 2013-04-28 19:30:00
The ninth-inning runs meant nothing to an outcome that would have needed an offensive explosion to change. But for Mitchell Boggs, the inability to pitch a clean inning on Sunday only piled more frustration on a reliever who is desperately seeking a
Published on 2013-04-28 19:09:00
Matt Holliday 1-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.
Matt Carpenter 0-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in two double plays.
Carlos Beltran 0-for-3 at the plate.
Yadier Molina 0-for-3 and allowed one s
Published on 2013-04-28 18:51:00
Round two between the two consensus favorites in the National League Central begins on Monday night as the Reds open a three-game series against the Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-04-28 16:59:00
Mike O'Neill 4-for-4 with three runs, one walk, and one stolen base.
Tommy Pham 0-for-2 with one RBI, one run, two walks, one hit by pitch, and two strikeouts.
Ruben Gotay 2-for-4 with three RBIs, two runs, and one walk.
Published on 2013-04-28 16:43:00
Oscar Taveras 2-for-2 with one home run, one two-out RBI, one run, and one walk.
Ryan Jackson 3-for-3 at the plate.
Justin Christian 1-for-2 with one walk.
John Gast started and pitched five innings. He allowed two hits, no r
Published on 2013-04-28 14:36:00
Jordan Walton jammed ankle: Nathan Baliva Twitter
Kurt Heyer has right pinky finger wrapped: Nathan Baliva Twitter
Published on 2013-04-27 22:27:00
Alex Mejia 2-for-3 with one double, one RBI, one run, two walks, one strikeout, and one fielding error.
Jacob Wilson 1-for-4 with one home run, two two-out RBIs, one run, one walk, one stolen base, one strikeout, grounded into
Published on 2013-04-27 21:28:00
Mike O'Neill 1-for-4 with one walk and one strikeout.
Tommy Pham 2-for-4 with one double, one walk, and one strikeout.
Ruben Gotay 1-for-4 with two runs, one walk, and assisted in one double play.
Xavier Scruggs 0-for-3 with tw
Published on 2013-04-27 21:08:00
Nick Longmire 4-for-4 with one double, two two-out RBIs, one run, and one walk.
Colin Walsh 1-for-4 with one double, two RBIs, and one walk.
Stephen Piscotty 2-for-5 with two runs.
Jonathan Rodriguez 3-for-5 with one double, tw
Published on 2013-04-27 20:23:00
Carlos Beltran 2-for-5 with one two-out RBI and two strikeouts.
Allen Craig 1-for-4 with one double, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.
Yadier Molina 1-for-4 with one double.
Jon Jay 1-for-2 with one double, one ru
Published on 2013-04-27 20:17:00
The six-cushion bank shot needed to restructure the Peoria Chiefs’ debt was in the works before news came that the city would probably lose its hockey team.
Peoria Journal Star
Published on 2013-04-27 19:16:00
Jordan Walton leaves game early: Peoria Official Twitter
Kurt Heyer Leaves game after comebacker: Peoria Official Twitter
Published on 2013-04-27 19:10:00
Right-hander Dan Haren pitched his best game as a member of the Nationals on Saturday afternoon at Nationals Park. He pitched six solid innings as Washington defeated the Reds, 6-3.
Washington Official Site
Published on 2013-04-27 19:04:00
Jason Motte had until the middle of next week to prove to the Cardinals that he was making enough progress to warrant delaying a decision about Tommy John surgery. By picking up a baseball and playing catch Saturday morning, he has.
St. Louis Officia
Published on 2013-04-27 18:27:00
Adam McCalvy Twitter
Published on 2013-04-27 17:35:00
Jennifer Langosch Twitter
Published on 2013-04-26 18:35:00
Friday night's game between the Springfield Cardinals and the Arkansas Travelers at Hammons Field has been postponed due to continuous rain. Friday's game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Sunday, April 28th with two 7 inning games begin
Published on 2013-04-26 17:57:00
Nearly half a century after it was written, Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson learned today that former Brooklyn Dodgers' President and GM Branch Rickey had once recommended to the St. Louis Cardinals, in his role as a special advisor, that
Published on 2013-04-26 17:50:00
As announced earlier, the Cardinals placed Matt Adams on the disabled list this afternoon and summoned Jermaine Curtis from Triple-A to take the open roster spot. An MRI taken of Adams’ side on Thursday revealed he is dealing not just with tightnes
Published on 2013-04-26 15:52:00
Published on 2013-04-26 15:49:00
After weeks of trying to find ways to get Matt Adams into the lineup, the Cardinals will now be without the first baseman until at least May 7. A day after Adams was seen by the Cardinals' team physicians, the organization moved him to the 15-day dis
Published on 2013-04-26 14:20:00
Published on 2013-04-26 13:00:00
The Pittsburgh Pirates are in town for a three-game weekend series against the first-place Cardinals in a matchup that pits the teams with the best records in the NL Central.
Published on 2013-04-26 12:38:00
One St. Louis Cardinals player is a monstser at the plate, but a teddy bear away from the diamond.
Published on 2013-04-26 12:27:00
The Scoop: You never get a second chance to make a first impression, went the old shampoo-commercial slogan. If that’s the case, then few 2012 draft picks have set a more positive early tone than Wacha. The 19th pick last June, he has quickly adapt
Published on 2013-04-26 11:55:00
Peoria Official Twitter
Published on 2013-04-25 20:20:00
Individual Highlights:Nick Longmire 3-for-5 with one double, one home run, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), and one run.
Anthony Garcia 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and two strikeouts.
Ronny Gil 2-for-4 with one double, one triple, one two-out
Published on 2013-04-25 17:30:00
C.J. McElroy promoted from extended spring training (Rookie-Level Johnson City) to Single-A Peoria.
Single-A Peoria activated Nick Martini from the disabled list.
David Popkins promoted from Single-A Peoria to A-Advanced Palm Beach.
Single-A Peoria p
Published on 2013-04-25 17:18:00
The civic cost to retain minor league baseball in Peoria appears to be $150,000 a year for the next eight years.
Peoria Journal Star
Published on 2013-04-25 17:04:00
When Bengie Molina stepped away from baseball after the 2010 season, he made his wife, Jamie, a promise. He wasn't going to ignore the itch he had to transition into a coaching role; but he would hold off on acting upon it for three years.
Published on 2013-04-25 16:20:00
Mitchell Boggs have severely struggled as the Cardinals' closer this season. He has a 12.46 ERA and just two saves in ten appearances this season. But that doesn't mean the Cardinals are giving up on him, yet.
Published on 2013-04-25 16:00:00
Hail to The Chief: I was admittedly skeptical of Edward Mujica as a closer. He had an unimpressive track record in high-leverage situations, and a low conversion rate in his limited save opportunities. Mujica was acquired from Miami to be a seventh-i
Published on 2013-04-25 15:46:00
The St. Louis Cardinals have had quite a bit of turmoil in the late-inning relief corps this season. Jason Motte is injured and Mitchell Boggs has fallen flat in his attempt to lock down the ninth inning role. As the bullpen woes continue for the par
Published on 2013-04-25 15:35:00
The Kannapolis Intimidators, Class A Affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, have promoted center fielder Adam Heisler to Class A-Advanced Winston-Salem today, the second Intimidator to make the move up this season. Heisler hit .324 (22-68) with a home r
Published on 2013-04-25 14:00:00
Minor League Baseball™ announced today that the average cost for a family of four to enjoy a Minor League Baseball game this season is $62.52. The total is just $1.29 more than the cost last year. The Triple-A® ($70.03)and Class A® ($62.47) class
Published on 2013-04-25 11:01:00
The Bisons also announced that RHP MIGUEL BATISTA has been placed on the disabled list, retroactive to April 22.
Buffalo Official Site
Published on 2013-04-24 18:04:00
Major League Baseball great Tony La Russa will speak at the the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s 20th annual benefit dinner on May 30 in San Francisco.
Published on 2013-04-24 17:59:00
About a week ago, the Redbirds bullpen had about as severe leakage as you can have in one part of your team. Oil - or whatever metaphor you choose to use - was spilling out every which way. No one had a set role. No one pitched well in whatever ro
Published on 2013-04-24 17:55:00
Before the start of this season there were serious questions concerning the Cardinals starting rotation.
Published on 2013-04-24 17:06:00
For these Metro high school students, today was a special mid-day matinee.
Published on 2013-04-24 17:00:00
I loved the story, passed along by the indefatigable Derrick Goold, about how catcher Yadier Molina showed up at Nationals Park early on Tuesday to conduct an extensive video review of Washington’s hitters in a determined effort to come up with a m
Published on 2013-04-24 16:32:00
There may be no place like home, but that doesn't mean the Cardinals know it all that well.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-04-24 16:24:00
The fate of the Peoria Chiefs could be in the hands of the Peoria City Council.
Central Illinois Proud
Published on 2013-04-24 16:13:00
Mike O'Neill 2-for-3 with two runs and one walk.
Ruben Gotay 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, and two strikeouts.
Xavier Scruggs 2-for-3 with one double, two RBIs, one walk, one fielding error, and assisted in two double plays.
Published on 2013-04-24 16:04:00
Matt Carpenter 3-for-4 with two doubles and two runs.
Matt Holliday 3-for-4 with one RBI and one run.
Yadier Molina 1-for-4 with two RBIs, assisted in one double play, and threw out one of two base runners.
Daniel Descalso 0-fo
Published on 2013-04-24 15:15:00
Long-time St. Louis Cardinals radio broadcaster Mike Shannon will be named the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame’s 26th Missouri Sports Legend at an 11 a.m. luncheon May 9 at University Plaza Convention Center.
Published on 2013-04-23 21:50:00
Shane Robinson 1-for-3 with one run and one walk.
Allen Craig 2-for-4 with one double, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.
Matt Holliday 2-for-4 with one double and grounded into one double play.
Carlos Beltran 1-for-4 with on
Published on 2013-04-23 20:25:00
St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright has walked a batter for the first time this season, issuing a free pass to Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper.
Published on 2013-04-23 20:13:00
Matt Williams 0-for-2 with one run, two walks, and assisted in one double play.
Stephen Piscotty 2-for-4 at the plate.
Cody Stanley 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI and one run.
Danny Stienstra 1-for-3 with one walk, one strikeout,
Published on 2013-04-23 19:56:00
Though Matt Adams is unlikely to play during the team's series in Washington, the Cardinals do not expect they'll need to place the first baseman on the disabled list while he is dealing with right side tightness.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-04-23 19:29:00
It was easy to see the frustration on right-hander Dan Haren's face after Monday's game. Haren went five-plus innings and gave up three runs in the loss to the Cardinals.
Washington Official Site
Published on 2013-04-23 18:22:00
Stephen Brauer, chairman, president and CEO of Hunter Engineering Co., resigned Monday from Ameren Corp.'s board of directors and told the company he didn’t want to be considered for election to Ameren's board at its annual meeting Tuesday, accordi
Published on 2013-04-23 18:17:00
Ryan Jackson 1-for-4 with one double and one run.
Oscar Taveras 1-for-3 with one walk and one stolen base.
Greg Garcia 2-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and two runs.
Jermaine Curtis 2-for-4 with one double, two RBIs (o
Published on 2013-04-23 17:00:00
Frontier League Official Site
Published on 2013-04-23 16:56:00
Rainy weather and a forecast with a biting wind chill prompted the Springfield Cardinals to postpone their game Tuesday night, leading the club instead to roll it into a doubleheader Wednesday at Hammons Field.
Published on 2013-04-23 15:14:00
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny answers your calls and texts and talks about the series with the Nationals.
Published on 2013-04-22 11:36:00
Memphis placed J.R. Towles on the disabled list.
Travis Tartamella promoted from Double-A Springfield to Triple-A Memphis.
Juan Castillo promoted from Single-A Peoria to Double-A Springfield.
Chris Corrigan activated from the disabled list at Double-
Published on 2013-04-22 11:23:00
Published on 2013-04-22 10:02:00
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny ordered up some small ball Sunday night. Then his relief pitchers failed him, again, and his team lost 7-3 at Philadelphia.
Published on 2013-04-22 10:01:00
The Cardinals aren’t the only team that’s scrambling for a ninth-inning solution. Major League Baseball has a closer problem, and if anything it’s getting worse instead of better.
Published on 2013-04-22 10:00:00
Only three weeks into the new season, it appears that Cardinals GM John Mozeliak will be required to perform a bullpen intervention.
Published on 2013-04-22 09:51:00
Published on 2013-04-22 09:10:00
Rich Gedman brings a double whammy of unique perspective to the Portland Sea Dogs clubhouse.
Published on 2013-04-22 06:24:00
In celebration of Earth Day, the St. Louis Cardinals are collecting unwanted electronics Monday.
Published on 2013-04-22 02:24:00
Matt Carpenter 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, one sacrifice, two strikeouts, and assisted in two double plays.
Carlos Beltran 2-for-4 with one walk.
Allen Craig 2-for-5 with one RBI, one run, one strikeout, one ou
Published on 2013-04-22 01:30:00
The Nationals were just one out away from advancing to the National League Championship Series last October before the Cardinals rallied for four ninth-inning runs to defeat Washington in the do-or-die NLDS Game 5.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-04-20 22:02:00
Colin Walsh 1-for-4 with one triple, one run, one walk, and three strikeouts.
Stephen Piscotty 1-for-5 with one RBI and one strikeout.
Tyler Rahmatulla 3-for-4 with one run and one stolen base.
Juan Castillo 1-for-2 with one RB
Published on 2013-04-20 22:00:00
Carlos Beltran 2-for-5 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.
Matt Holliday 1-for-3 with one run and one walk.
Allen Craig 1-for-4 with two two-out RBIs, one run, grounded into one double play, and assisted in
Published on 2013-04-20 20:47:00
Mike O'Neill 0-for-3 with one walk.
Tommy Pham 2-for-3 with one double, one RBI, one run, one walk, and one stolen base.
Ruben Gotay 0-for-3 with one walk, two strikeouts, and grounded into one double play.
Adam Melker 0-for-2
Published on 2013-04-20 20:43:00
Kolten Wong 1-for-5 with one triple, one run, and assisted in one double play.
Oscar Taveras 2-for-4 with one RBI, two runs, and one stolen base.
Brock Peterson 3-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, two runs, and assisted in one
Published on 2013-04-20 20:30:00
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny has repeatedly said he will look for opportunities to use his bench players. So with Matt Carpenter -- who led off the last two games -- and usual top-of-the-order hitter Jon Jay both enduring 0-for-12 skids, the time s
Published on 2013-04-20 19:48:00
Through the first 10 games of the season, the watchword for the Peoria Chiefs’ offense was patience.
Peoria Journal Star
Published on 2013-04-20 17:30:00
Breyvic Valera 1-for-5 with one double and one run.
Alex Mejia 1-for-3 with one double, one run, one walk, one fielding error, and assisted in two double plays.
Jacob Wilson 2-for-3 with one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in
Published on 2013-04-20 15:14:00
When someone with minimal talent plays poorly it's not all that hard to swallow from the fan's perspective. It's to be expected. Right? Sure, you hope for better results but in the end you understand it's impossible to make someone into something
Published on 2013-04-20 12:45:00
Atlanta Braves Official Twitter
Published on 2013-04-20 11:18:00
The Peoria Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals have announced that infielder Carson Kelly, ranked by Baseball America as the organization's #9 prospect, has been added to the roster while Ildemaro Vargas has been placed on the 7-day DL with a hamstring st
Published on 2013-04-19 22:17:00
Kolten Wong 1-for-4 with one stolen base and assisted in two double plays.
Brock Peterson 1-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in two double plays.
Jamie Romak 1-for-3 with one double and two strikeouts.
Ryan Jackson 0-for-2
Published on 2013-04-19 22:02:00
Matt Carpenter 0-for-2 with one walk and assisted in one double play.
Matt Holliday 1-for-3 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.
Carlos Beltran 1-for-3 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.
Published on 2013-04-19 20:39:00
Individual Highlights:James Ramsey 0-for-3 with on run, two walks, and two strikeouts.
Colin Walsh 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI, two strikeouts, and assisted in one double play.
Stephen Piscotty 2-for-4 with one run, one strikeout, one outfield assis
Published on 2013-04-19 20:34:00
Mike O'Neill 2-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one walk, and one stolen base.
Chris Swauger 2-for-3 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, one strikeout, and one caught stealing.
Jake Lemmerman 1-for-2 with one walk and one strikeou
Published on 2013-04-19 19:12:00
What 29-inning streak without a walk, says Adam Wainwright? He playfully holds his ears and hums a tune.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-04-19 16:26:00
Anthony Andro Twitter
Published on 2013-04-19 15:54:00
Bob Costas unveiled the Stan "the Man" Musial statue at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center Friday.
Published on 2013-04-19 15:10:00
The conundrum that the Cardinals seem to find themselves in - seemingly on a nightly basis - in the 9th inning has bordered on the comical. How can a team with so much talent, talent that’s performed in virtually every other inning, not seem to ge
Published on 2013-04-19 15:00:00
And in the 16th game, catcher Yadier Molina took a break.
Published on 2013-04-19 14:54:00
Anheuser-Busch InBev has reached a final agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice that could settle a dispute over its $20.1 billion acquisition of the Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo.
Published on 2013-04-18 20:30:00
James Ramsey 1-for-4 with two runs, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.
Colin Walsh 1-for-3 with one home run, one two-out RBI, one run, and one walk.
Stephen Piscotty 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs (one w/two-outs).
Published on 2013-04-18 20:20:00
Thursday evening's scheduled game between the Springfield Cardinals and the Arkansas Travelers at Dickey-Stephens Park in Arkansas has been postponed due to inclement weather.
Springfield Official Site
Published on 2013-04-18 20:08:00
Ty Wigginton's 5-for-9 career numbers against Cole Hamels did not get him his second start of the season Thursday, but there is a good chance his 7-for-22 vs. Roy Halladay will get him in the lineup Friday night.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-04-18 19:00:00
Brian Barton - Southern Maryland
Kevin Howard - Lancaster
Ryan Kulik - Camden
Charlie Manning - Southern Maryland
Joe Mather - Lancaster
Lou Montanez - Somerset
Mike Parisi - Bridgeport
Josh Pressley - Sugar Land
Prentice Redman - Bridgeport
Published on 2013-04-18 17:33:00
MiLB Scoop Twitter
Published on 2013-04-18 17:00:00
Carlos Martinez was activated from the reserve list, taking the roster spot of Keith Butler.
Stephen Piscotty was activated from the disabled list, taking the roster spot of Danny Miranda.
Published on 2013-04-18 16:58:00
“We just don’t have a lot of depth and are playing catch up,” said Barr, who played several seasons in the St. Louis Cardinals’ minor league system before becoming a coach for 30-plus years. “And although our spring programs are seasonally
Published on 2013-04-18 16:32:00
MiLB Scoop Twitter
Published on 2013-04-18 16:01:00
After a rain out on Wednesday the hope for today is to get the first game of the series with the Cedar Rapids Kernels in tonight.
Published on 2013-04-18 15:00:00
Customary leadoff hitter Jon Jay has 5 hits in his past 15 at-bats, and Matt Carpenter is in a 2-for-19 rut.
The Cardinals are shaking up the batting order tonight as they open a four game series with the Phillies. Tonight's line up:
Published on 2013-04-18 00:30:00
Scouting report: The Phillies entered Wednesday’s play having reeled off seven straight games in which their starting pitchers had given up two earned runs or fewer.
Published on 2013-04-18 00:11:00
Already there is industry speculation that Tony La Russa could be a candidate to manage the Angels if owner Arte Moreno dismisses Mike Scioscia.
Published on 2013-04-18 00:03:00
As the Cardinals open a series with the Phillies on Thursday, they'll try to bounce back from a shutout loss to the Pirates on the strength of their pitching.
MLB Official Site
Published on 2013-04-18 00:02:00
As impressive as the Cardinals’ recent run of three straight shutouts was, perhaps more eye-popping has been their ability to deliver runners from scoring position.
Published on 2013-04-18 00:01:00
In his previous start, prized Cardinals rookie Shelby Miller allowed one hit and struck out eight, walking none and hitting one while pitching seven scoreless innings. Now he knows what the other side feels like.
Published on 2013-04-17 23:59:00
I flipped over to the Cardinals-Pirates game in the fifth inning, with A.J. Burnett starting to get serious about a no-hit bid. He was locked up with Cardinals rookie Shelby Miller in a 1-0 duel and would retire the first 16 batters before hitting Da
Published on 2013-04-17 23:47:00
The last thing the Padres needed on Tuesday was another short outing from a starting pitcher.
San Diego Official Site
Published on 2013-04-17 22:07:00
Kolten Wong 2-for-5 with one double, one run, and assisted in one double play.
Oscar Taveras 2-for-4 with one double, one home run, two RBIs, three runs, one sacrifice, and one strikeout.
Brock Peterson 2-for-5 with one run, on
Published on 2013-04-17 21:57:00
A.J. Burnett received more than the usual acknowledgement from the 9,570 fans at PNC Park Wednesday night. He first heard cheers for reaching a milestone. He heard them again as his quest for another one fell short.
Published on 2013-04-17 21:45:00
Carlos Beltran 1-for-3 with one double and one strikeout.
Shelby Miller started and pitched six innings. He allowed six hits, two earned runs, one walk, and struck six out for the losing decision (2-1). 0-for-2 with two str
Published on 2013-04-16 22:29:00
Nationals right-hander Dan Haren had cruised through his first three innings of work, retiring nine of the first 10 Marlins hitters he faced Tuesday night.
Washington Official Site
Published on 2013-04-16 19:37:00
After biding his time on the bench, waiting for an opposing club to start a left-handed pitcher against the Cardinals, Shane Robinson finally saw his name on the lineup card upon arriving at the ballpark Tuesday.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-04-16 18:39:00
Still in the early stages of recovering from right shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum, Reds left fielder Ryan Ludwick is shaking hands awkwardly with the left hand.
Cincinnati Official Site
Published on 2013-04-16 18:39:00
Royals manager Ned Yost is an old-school guy and in old-school manner, when he gets away from baseball, he really gets away from baseball.
Kansas City Official Site
Published on 2013-04-16 18:27:00
There's no hometown discount for Budweiser at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, but that's OK: Anheuser-Busch InBev is about as much of a St. Louis institution as waffles or clogs are. A-B's merger with InBev a few years back cost a lot of folks in this to
Published on 2013-04-16 16:21:00
There was actually blue sky and sunshine a while ago here at Peoria Chiefs Stadium. They’ve disappeared behind some clouds but at least there’s no rain for the afternoon.
Peoria Journal Star
Published on 2013-04-16 16:05:00
James Ramsey 1-for-2 with one RBI, two walks, and one strikeout.
Colin Walsh 1-for-4 with two two-out RBIs, two strikeouts, and grounded into one double play.
Jonathan Rodriguez 1-for-4 with one double and one RBI.
Published on 2013-04-16 16:04:00
Tommy Pham 2-for-4 with one triple, one run, and two strikeouts.
Jake Lemmerman 2-for-3 with one RBI, one run, one hit by pitch, one stolen base, one strikeout, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.
Ruben Gotay 2
Published on 2013-04-16 15:57:00
Shane Robinson, as expected, gets his first start of the season tonight. Manager Mike Matheny was hopeful of getting Robinson in the lineup earlier than game No. 14, but the fact that Jonathan Sanchez is just the second lefty starter the club has fac
Published on 2013-04-16 15:20:00
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny answers your calls and texts and talks about the team’s series with the Pirates.
Published on 2013-04-15 16:20:00
Right-hander Lance Lynn aims for a second straight quality start on Monday night when the St. Louis Cardinals visit PNC Park for the opener of a three-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Published on 2013-04-15 16:19:00
They call the partnership between pitcher and catcher a battery. And for the majority of the games so far this season, the one constant among the various battery's the Cardinals have used is catcher Yadier Molina.
Published on 2013-04-15 16:01:00
The Cardinals kick off a 10-game road trip amid questions about the back end of their bullpen, which unraveled again in Sunday’s loss. Asked this afternoon whether changes in roles could be on the horizon, manager Mike Matheny said: “I think that
Published on 2013-04-15 15:00:00
The Cardinals and closers ... here we go again.
Published on 2013-04-15 14:04:00
It’s safe to say that the Houston Astros, in particular former St. Louis Cardinals prodigies Rick Ankiel and Brett Wallace, are having a tough start to the 2013 season.
Published on 2013-04-15 13:00:00
There is a scene, as you’d expect, in the new Jackie Robinson biopic “42” that shows Cardinals Hall of Famer Enos Slaughter speeding for first base and, as he arrives, driving a cleat viciously into the back of Robinson’s leg.
Published on 2013-04-15 12:31:00
The State College Spikes have announced the team's roster of 2013 school programs. Each program has a unique theme and focus, but the common goal is to use the fun Spikes brand to supplement classroom curriculum in the areas of reading, writing, exer
Published on 2013-04-15 11:11:00
A reader requested a Prospect Retrospective for former major league outfielder Brian Jordan. Jordan is an interesting case: he was much more of an athlete than baseball player at first, but he was able to eventually refine his tools into skills and h
Published on 2013-04-15 09:44:00
Deep in the bowels of AutoZone Park — below ground level, where “authorized personnel only” can be found — there sits a batting cage, adjacent to the Memphis Redbirds’ clubhouse. Painted on the wall next to the cage are 14 yellow pennants,
Published on 2013-04-15 08:01:00
With a third home run and two more hits Sunday, Cardinals rookie first baseman Matt Adams continues to push the issue of his playing time but may not alter the plan for when he starts.
Published on 2013-04-14 01:03:00
Depending on the establishment, illuminated opportunities rise two, three, even four stories from a darkened floor. Surrounded by the complex math of the day’s action, one can spy what Sin City calls its “futures” odds.
Published on 2013-04-14 01:02:00
What in the name of Bob Gibson is going on at Busch Stadium? Cardinals pitchers are trying to bring 1968 back, and if they keep this up, commissioner Bud Selig may give the command to lower the pitching mound.
Published on 2013-04-14 01:01:00
During spring training in 2010 as the Cardinals tried to indoctrinate fastball jockey Brad Penny into the organization’s philosophy of sink, pitching coach Dave Duncan and his staff kept a running tally for Penny’s benefit on a markerboard in the
Published on 2013-04-14 01:00:00
The type of learner who has to “hear it and write it” in order to remember it, Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright said before each start he sits and jots into a notebook the goals he has for that day. The list always includes “no free passes” and
Published on 2013-04-13 23:15:00
Michael Swinson 1-for-5 with one two-out RBI and four strikeouts.
Breyvic Valera 1-for-5 with one triple, one two-out RBI, and one fielding error.
Alex Mejia 2-for-3 with two runs, one hit by pitch, and one stolen base.
Published on 2013-04-13 23:15:00
Adron Chambers 2-for-5 with two two-out RBIs, three strikeouts, and one outfield assist.
Kolten Wong 2-for-5 with one two-out RBI and grounded into one double play.
Jamie Romak 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, one hit by pitch,
Published on 2013-04-13 22:39:00
Mike O'Neill 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one outfield assist.
Jake Lemmerman 1-for-3 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.
Ruben Gotay 2-for-4 with two doubles.
Boone Whiting started and pit
Published on 2013-04-13 22:21:00
Last month, I wrote about Molina Records, a new endeavor owned by St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina. The fledgling record label now has its website up, molinarecords.com. The site includes an offer for a download of a song from its first laun
Published on 2013-04-13 22:07:00
James Ramsey 2-for-3 with one double, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.
Colin Walsh 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.
Cody Stanley 3-for-4 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, one strikeout, one caught ste
Published on 2013-04-13 21:22:00
Jon Jay 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one run, and grounded into one double play.
Matt Holliday 1-for-3 with two RBIs and one run.
Allen Craig 1-for-3 with one RBI and one run.
Yadier Molina 1-for-4 with one RBI, one run, and o
Published on 2013-04-12 21:47:00
Designated hitter Lance Berkman is likely to be limited to pinch-hitting duty next week when the Rangers play a three-game series with the Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Texas Official Site
Published on 2013-04-12 19:11:00
Marlins third baseman Placido Polanco checks the lineup every day just to make sure he doesn't accidentally wind up in the on-deck circle with the second hitter by habit.
Miami Official Site
Published on 2013-04-12 18:42:00
Jupiter Hammerheads Official Twitter
Published on 2013-04-12 17:25:00
Well after a Thursday rain out, our second in a row, we are ready for our first road game of the season. Yesterday Quad Cities called as we were loading the bus and told us to hold off a few minutes. We were just pulling away from the stadium when th
Published on 2013-04-12 17:00:00
Matt Adams and Daniel Descalso are the odd men out tonight as the Cardinals face ex-teammate Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers in a 7:15 game at Busch Stadium.
Published on 2013-04-12 15:59:00
How many ways should there be to interpret the concept that it is a bad idea for the city of Memphis to buy AutoZone Park, no matter how layered the transaction might be?
Memphis Daily News
Published on 2013-04-12 15:20:00
Perhaps it is only too appropriate that baseball is played without a clock. For securing the future of the Memphis Redbirds may require extra innings, not to mention extra effort.
Memphis Daily News
Published on 2013-04-12 15:10:00
Prairie Farms Ice Cream and North Star Frozen Treats are proud to announce the thirteenth (13th) season of Ice Cream Sundays at the Ballpark! Two hours prior to every Sunday home game Cardinals fans can join in the fun with the Team Fredbird girls
Published on 2013-04-12 14:53:00
Fans who catch a home run or foul ball at Friday night's Cardinals game will get one very special souvenir.
Published on 2013-04-12 14:28:00
Colon cancer strikes 1 of every 20 U.S. women and men in their lifetimes. Thankfully, most people survive the disease if it’s discovered early.
Washington University In St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-04-11 19:36:00
Can-Am League Twitter
Published on 2013-04-11 18:23:00
Among the names that St. Louis Cardinals farm director John Vuch volunteered when discussing Triple-A Memphis on Thursday was power reliever Eric Fornataro.
Published on 2013-04-11 18:00:00
American Association Official Site
Published on 2013-04-11 17:18:00
The Peoria Chiefs were rained out for the second straight day on Thursday.
Peoria Journal Star
Published on 2013-04-11 16:26:00
Rob Betzel might be the only official member of the Christian Frederick Albert John Henry David Betzel fan club living in Macon.
Published on 2013-04-11 16:03:00
A multimillion-dollar state deal to build spring training grounds for the Houston Astros and Toronto Blue Jays in Palm Beach Gardens could pop up in final budget negotiations, said Florida Sen. Joe Negron.
Published on 2013-04-11 15:03:00
Batting cages and French-inspired stone mansions seem like an odd combination – unless of course said manse happens to be owned by a former ballplayer. That situation has presented itself in St. Louis, MO, where the home of retired Major League Ba
Published on 2013-04-11 14:51:00
Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson, the Omaha native and long-time Sarpy County resident, said he was lost for words Thursday when the statue of him was unveiled at Werner Park.
Published on 2013-04-11 14:48:00
The St. Louis Cardinals home-opener against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday was the largest regular season crowd ever at Busch Stadium, drawing 47,345 fans.
St. Louis Business Journal
Published on 2013-04-11 14:13:00
Roch Kubatko Twitter
Published on 2013-04-10 21:17:00
Reliever Luke Gregerson hardly broke a sweat Tuesday but was rewarded with his first win of the season.
San Diego Official Site
Published on 2013-04-10 20:55:00
Astros manager Bo Porter gave struggling first baseman Brett Wallace the day off Wednesday after he went 0-for-4 with four strikeouts during the team’s 22-hit outburst on Tuesday. Wallace is 1-for-21 this season with 17 strikeouts.
Published on 2013-04-10 20:30:00
After flopping in Monday’s home opener, the Cardinals spent the next two days trying to hit and make up for ruining the fans’ bash at Busch Stadium.
Published on 2013-04-10 19:40:00
James Ramsey 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.
Matt Williams 1-for-4 with one ground into double play.
Stephen Piscotty was hit by pitch and left game.
Colin Walsh 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI.
Published on 2013-04-10 18:30:00
Opening Day Rosters:
Brandon Dickson - Orix
Brian Falkenborg - Softbank
Edgar Lara - Rakuten
Hector Luna - Chunichi
Kevin Moscatel - Yokohama (Ikusei - Minors)
Jorge Sosa - Yokohama
Released Or Free Agents During Offseason:
Luis Garcia - Rakuten
Published on 2013-04-10 17:51:00
Thanks to some frigid weather in Chicago, this Friday's series opener in St. Louis between the Cardinals and Brewers is suddenly a lot more interesting.
MLB Official Site
Published on 2013-04-10 17:31:00
To the untrained eye, it would seem the 10-0 win at Busch Stadium was only about four homers and 10 runs on 14 hits that the Cardinals put on the Reds in the rubber match of this three game series.
Published on 2013-04-10 16:58:00
He is quickly becoming one of the most exciting Cardinals to watch and he is quickly becoming that player, who everytime he walks up to the plate, fans wills stop what they are doing to see if he might just hit one out.
Published on 2013-04-10 16:49:00
It had been so long since Jake Westbrook threw a shutout that he really has no idea where he put the ball from the last out of that game.
STL Sports Page
Published on 2013-04-10 16:39:00
The Wednesday night series finale between the Peoria Chiefs and Beloit Snappers has been postponed due to rain. The game will be made up in Beloit when the Chiefs travel there for the first time this season May 8-10. The Snappers do not return to Peo
Published on 2013-04-09 21:49:00
A day after returning to the Cardinals' lineup, David Freese was back on the sideline Tuesday, as manager Mike Matheny opted to instead start Matt Carpenter at third base.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-04-09 20:40:00
David Freese Chain Reaction:
David Freese activated from disabled list by St. Louis.
Ryan Jackson optioned by St. Louis and activated at Triple-A Memphis.
Vance Albitz sent down to Double-A Springfield from Triple-A Memphis.
Luis Mateo placed on
Published on 2013-04-09 19:39:00
A magnetic resonance imaging exam taken of Jason Motte’s right elbow on Tuesday revealed a low-grade tear of the ligament, which, if it doesn’t show improvement over the next three weeks, will require season-ending Tommy John surgery.
By Gosh, I
Published on 2013-04-09 17:45:00
The Springfield Cardinals, Double-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, are proud to partner with Ashley Furniture HomeStore to launch the Salute to Military Program, recognizing military personnel for their service throughout the 2013 season.
Published on 2013-04-09 17:00:00
Kolten Wong, 2b, Cardinals: Oscar Taveras gets most of the attention (and deservedly so) but lets not overlook Wong, the other blue-chip hitting prospect with Triple-A Memphis. Wong should get his own shot in St. Louis at some point this year, and he
Published on 2013-04-09 16:59:00
Brewers left-hander Chris Narveson expects to miss 4-6 weeks with the sprained middle finger that send him to the disabled list Monday.
Published on 2013-04-09 16:55:00
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After last night’s game Chiefs manager Dann Bilardello wasn’t happy with the team’s bunting. He said he felt the hitters struggled in moving the runners over when needed.
Peoria Journal Star
Published on 2013-04-09 16:11:00
Jon Heyman Twitter
Published on 2013-04-09 16:00:00
Matt Carpenter will start at third base instead of David Freese tonight as the Cardinals play the Cincinnati Reds in the second game of a three-game series.
You can read more on all of these subjects in the cardinals.com notebook, but
Published on 2013-04-08 20:36:00
A sellout crowd at Busch Stadium — the largest regular-season crowd in the ballpark’s history — saved its strongest pregame reaction for none other than Brandon Phillips, a player the St. Louis faithful love to hate. The boos were loud and foll
Published on 2013-04-08 20:25:00
Mitchell Boggs faced the music Monday after a miserable ninth inning ended the St. Louis Cardinals' home opener on a sour note.
Published on 2013-04-08 20:02:00
Memphis Redbirds Official Twitter
Published on 2013-04-08 19:31:00
Bryan Anderson - Charlotte (White Sox)
Bryan Augenstein - Rochester (Twins)
Brian Barden - Albuquerque (Dodgers)
Daric Barton - Sacramento (Athletics)
Blaine Boyer - Omaha (Royals)
Andrew Brown - Las Vegas (Mets)
David Carpenter - Gwinnett (
Published on 2013-04-08 19:30:00
Matt Holliday 1-for-3 with two runs and one walk.
Allen Craig 1-for-4 with one double, one run, and two strikeouts.
Yadier Molina 1-for-3 with one RBI.
Jaime Garcia started and pitched 6.3 innings. He allowed six hits, three
Published on 2013-04-08 18:26:00
Cardinal fans were out in full force Monday and we even noticed a big showing from the teams youngest supporters.
Published on 2013-04-08 18:25:00
Before the game Monday, the St. Louis Cardinals honored Stan Musial, who passed away earlier this year.
Published on 2013-04-08 17:28:00
It was anything but a normal opening day for the Cardinals, as the team began play at home for the first time since 1945 without Stan Musial in the building. But some would argue he had more of a presence in Busch than ever.
Published on 2013-04-08 17:03:00
Closer Jason Motte anticipates receiving some clarity as to how his right elbow is recovering when he visits with Dr. George Paletta on Tuesday. Motte is scheduled to undergo an MRI as part of a follow-up exam with the Cardinals' team physician.
Published on 2013-04-08 16:46:00
We want to thank everyone who stopped by our NewsChannel 5 pep rally Monday at Joe Bucks.
Published on 2013-04-06 22:10:00
To the people who know Albert Pujols best, it's not his strength or quickness or even his plate discipline that dazzles them. Yes, it's true he almost never takes a bad swing and never looks off balance. He seems so locked in and so confident that it
Published on 2013-04-06 22:07:00
Clint Hurdle, then a part-time outfielder for the New York Mets, was a late scratch from manager Davey Johnson's lineup on July 18, 1985.
Pittsburgh Official Site
Published on 2013-04-06 20:55:00
Jered Weaver could see it coming. Early Saturday at Rangers Ballpark, the ace turned visionary in response to a question about a slumbering Angels offense.
Anaheim Official Site
Published on 2013-04-06 19:07:00
Matt Carpenter 2-for-4 with one RBI, two runs, one walk, and one strikeout.
Matt Holliday 1-for-5 with one two-out RBI, one run, two strikeouts, and grounded into one double play.
Allen Craig 1-for-3 with one walk, one strikeou
Published on 2013-04-06 18:42:00
Michael Swinson 3-for-6 with one double, two two-out RBIs, one walk, and two strikeouts.
Patrick Wisdom 1-for-6 with one double, one run, and three strikeouts.
David Washington 1-for-4 with one double, one RBI, two walks (one i
Published on 2013-04-06 18:00:00
Mike DiGiovanna Twitter
Published on 2013-04-06 17:16:00
A day after taking four at-bats and playing seven innings at third base, David Freese informed the Cardinals that his back responded well to his first on-field test since March 22.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-04-06 17:10:00
By the end of the month, if not sooner, I’ll probably be tired of writing about the Peoria Chiefs’ affiliation with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Peoria Journal Star
Published on 2013-04-06 16:16:00
Well at least the games have been close, but now it is time to get a win. The Chiefs fell 2-1 last night on top of the Thursday night 5-4 loss in 11 innings. Last night was a quick game and the Chiefs hit just four balls out of the infield. Have to t
Published on 2013-04-06 14:06:00
Shelby Miller will make his debut this afternoon under overcast skies here at AT&T Park. Rain kept the Cardinals from taking outdoor batting practice this morning, though that rain seems to have moved on. Don’t expect Miller to throw as many pitche
Published on 2013-04-05 20:24:00
When the Reds hit the road to St. Louis following Sunday’s game against the Nationals, Mark Berry will stay in Cincinnati to undergo radiation treatments and Miguel Cairo will take his place on the bench.
Community Press & Recorder
Published on 2013-04-05 19:15:00
Jon Jay 1-for-4 with one strikeout.
Matt Holliday 0-for-3 with one walk and one strikeout.
Allen Craig 2-for-4 with one strikeout and assisted in one double play.
Matt Carpenter 0-for-1 with two walks.
Jake Westbrook started an
Published on 2013-04-05 18:57:00
The crack of the bat at Busch Stadium, but the St. Louis Cardinals are nowhere in sight. Instead it's a fundraiser at the ballpark, Hitting for Heroes. The event was organized by Little Patriots Embraced, a Kirkwood-based organization that provides f
Published on 2013-04-05 18:13:00
A sidewalk near Busch stadium is crowded, thanks to die-hard St. Louis Cardinals fans.
Published on 2013-04-05 17:44:00
James Ramsey 2-for-3 with one double, one triple, and one run.
Cody Stanley 2-for-3 with one triple, one two-out RBI, one run, and one strikeout.
Jonathan Rodriguez 1-for-3 with one double, one two-out RBI, one run, and one str
Published on 2013-04-05 17:26:00
While Cardinals righthander Carlos Martinez has arrived in the United States, Cubs righthander Juan Carlos Paniagua remains in the Dominican Republic as he awaits his visa.
Published on 2013-04-05 17:22:00
Charlotte Stone Crabs pitcher Felipe Rivero fields a ground ball during Tuesday’s practice at Charlotte Sports Park in Murdock. The Crabs, the Tampa Bay Rays’ single-A affiliate, will host the Palm Beach Cardinals at 6:30 tonight in their home-op
Published on 2013-04-05 16:53:00
Bengie Molina hustled out to the third base line to warm cheers, took his spot next to his St. Louis teammates and raised his arm to acknowledge the San Francisco fans.
Published on 2013-04-05 16:45:00
Manager Mike Matheny let it be known during Spring Training that he wouldn't hesitate to keep his batting order fluid. He's kept to that promise during this first week of the season.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-04-05 16:09:00
Well game 1 of 140 is in the books and Thursday night was a blast here at Peoria Chiefs Stadium (minus the final result). The largest home opener crowd since 1988 got an exciting back and forth game, extra innings, Kerry Robinson first pitch, Firewor
Published on 2013-04-04 19:39:00
The Blue Jays intend to mix and match at third base until Brett Lawrie is able to return from a strained left oblique muscle later this month.
Toronto Official Site
Published on 2013-04-04 17:56:00
Albert Pujols is noticeably not himself yet, but he's playing nonetheless.
Anaheim Official Site
Published on 2013-04-04 17:29:00
After a 16 inning game marathon loss, there are many in Cardinal Nation addressing their concerns over both Lance Lynn and the Cards bullpen on various sports call-in shows and through social media.
Published on 2013-04-04 17:27:00
Published on 2013-04-04 17:16:00
The potential sale of the Memphis Redbirds to the St. Louis Cardinals could mean a safe landing for the financially challenged minor league baseball team, but the possibility that the city of Memphis could assume ownership of AutoZone Park could prom
Published on 2013-04-04 15:37:00
You never really want to tell someone, in any walk of life, that they can’t do something. It’s the ultimate disrespect and, frankly, gives that individual motivation to go out and do it. Thus, making the person who said it couldn’t be done, w
Published on 2013-04-04 15:34:00
Just had to show this to you. It appears that the three run shot that put some hurtin' on the Washington Nationals during the 2012 NLDS is long from being forgotten.
Published on 2013-04-04 15:17:00
When Joe Maddon elected to pinch-hit for Jose Lobaton, Ryan Roberts and Sean Rodriguez in Wednesday night's 8-7 win, he left the catching duties to Jose Molina, who essentially worked the remainder of the game without a safety net.
Tampa Bay Offic
Published on 2013-04-04 15:14:00
Close your eyes, National League fans. The designated hitter is inevitably coming now that there is an even amount of teams in each league. It hasn’t been agreed to (yet), but that day may be coming soon.
Published on 2013-04-04 15:00:00
Occasionally, the brilliance of an idea is captured in its name. So it is with “Gloves 4 Troops,” the brainchild of Memphis Redbirds infielder Vance Albitz.
Memphis News Daily
Published on 2013-04-02 20:10:00
Derrick Goold Twitter
Published on 2013-04-02 17:43:00
No one would say the St. Louis bats were "on fire" in their season opener last night in Arizona. The Cardinals 3,4,5 and 6 hitters went a combined 2 for 14.
Published on 2013-04-02 17:00:00
The same lineup that backed Adam Wainwright on opening night will be there for Jaime Garcia as he makes his regular-season debut and looks to carry momentum from a strong spring training.
Lefty Jaime Garcia entered spring training ami
Published on 2013-04-02 16:00:00
It seems like a good time to talk about defense.
Published on 2013-04-02 15:23:00
Bob Nightengale Twitter
Published on 2013-04-02 15:12:00
In the first edition of the year of The Manager’s Show with Mike Matheny, the Cardinals’ skipper joined Kevin Wheeler and Mark Reardon to talk Opening Day, early key injuries to David Freese & Jason Motte and much more.
Published on 2013-04-02 15:00:00
Some day-after thoughts on the Cardinals’ 6-2 loss at Arizona on Monday:
Published on 2013-04-02 14:37:00
Cincinnati Official Twitter
Published on 2013-04-02 14:22:00
As he approaches what figures to be a lucrative contract payday, Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano cut ties with the Scott Boras agency on Tuesday in favor of a representation deal with a new agency led by hip-hop star Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter.
Published on 2013-04-02 13:27:00
The St. Louis Cardinals tweeted a picture of the Andy Cohen bobblehead that will be available on "Andy Cohen Night at Busch Stadium."
Published on 2013-04-01 20:39:00
The Memphis Redbirds - the Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals - have announced their tentative Opening Night roster, a group highlighted by the Cardinals' 2012 Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year, 15 returnees from the 2012 squad,
Published on 2013-04-01 18:28:00
There was a time, not too too long ago, when the question was an obvious one for the St. Louis Cardinals, but the answer was not.
Published on 2013-04-01 18:00:00
We spend a lot of time worrying about what could go wrong with the 2013 Cardinals.
Published on 2013-04-01 17:57:00
Wehrenberg Theatres is hosting a free watch party Monday night for the St. Louis Cardinals' season opener.
Published on 2013-04-01 17:05:00
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Despite many New Orleans sports fans firmly planting their heads underground like defective Who Dat ostriches, deaf to anything other than football in the football-less months, the 2013 baseball season opens tonight. Amid the stirrings of the dozen m
Published on 2013-04-01 16:09:00
Mark Sheldon Twitter
Published on 2013-04-01 15:52:00
Major League Baseball's average ticket price rose 2.7 percent to $27.73 this year for non-premium seats, the steepest rise since a 5 percent hike in 2009, according to the Team Marketing Report.
Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2013-04-01 14:44:00
Another weekend in the books. Hope everyone had a happy Easter Sunday. If you didn't, hopefully my college baseball recap makes you feel better. Here's what went down in the college baseball world this weekend.
Beyond The Boxscore
Published on 2013-04-01 14:17:00
While Monday marked the beginning of a new season for the Cardinals, perhaps the most intriguing storyline has slipped through the cracks all spring.
Published on 2013-03-30 13:27:00
Kyle Lohse went through an entire spring training in one week, but the Milwaukee Brewers right-hander is ready to go to work for his new team.
Published on 2013-03-30 11:00:00
As he considered the Game 5 meltdown that kept his team, a titan of the regular season, from advancing out of the National League division series, Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson repeatedly cited the edge his players lacked.
Published on 2013-03-30 10:00:00
Cardinals officials are prepared to add Seth Blair to the Double-A Springfield rotation when spring training ends Sunday, shifting the 2010 first-round supplemental pick to serve as Scott Gorgen’s fill-in.
Published on 2013-03-30 06:02:00
We’re counting down the hours to Monday’s season-opener, with the Cardinals making their way to Arizona for a three-game series with the Diamondbacks.
Published on 2013-03-30 06:01:00
After a 7-2 loss to the Mets in the spring finale and before flying to Phoenix on Friday night, the Cardinals took care of a little paperwork. The team officially placed closer Jason Motte on the 15-day disabled list with a strained flexor tendon in
Published on 2013-03-30 06:00:00
On the last day of spring training 2013, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny provided a two-word description for the 2012 offense – “very streaky,” he said – and then suggested a way he’s told players he might address that this season.
Published on 2013-03-30 01:00:00
While every team in baseball had to adjust to the added weeks and games of this protracted spring training, the Cardinals’ camp went on so long it started to hurt.
Published on 2013-03-30 00:43:00
Springfield Cardinals at Jacksonville Suns, 10 a.m. in Jupiter, Fla.
Published on 2013-03-29 23:30:00
On Friday, the St. Louis Cardinals’ minor leaguers faced the Mets clubs for the final time this spring. The Cards’ two upper level clubs traveled to Port St. Lucie. Palm Beach and Peoria welcomed New York’s two Class-A clubs to Jupiter.
Published on 2013-03-29 22:05:00
Often unafraid last summer to hold court in the Double-A clubhouse, where he also would walk through wearing headphones and a mop of hair while singing, prospect hitter Oscar Taveras seemed to know he was the star.
Published on 2013-03-29 17:45:00
There were two buses leaving Tradition Field after the Cardinals' 7-2 loss to the Mets on Friday. One was taking the members of the Opening Day roster to the airport to board a flight for Arizona, where the team starts its season on Monday. The other
Published on 2013-03-29 15:23:00
Jon Jay 2-for-2 with one double.
Adron Chambers 1-for-1 with one double, two two-out RBIs, one hit by pitch, and one outfield assist.
Yadier Molina two walks at the plate and allowed one stolen base.
Ryan Jackson 1-for-2 with o
Published on 2013-03-29 14:22:00
Let's talk about arms.
Not for pitchers, but for shortstops.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-29 10:00:00
It was one of those moments that, when Adam Wainwright looks back on it, changed the course of his career.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-28 20:27:00
After Kyle Lohse started his first game for the Brewers on Thursday in a 6-2 win over the Rockies at Salt River Fields, manager Ron Roenicke proclaimed that the right-hander is "Major League ready."
Milwaukee Official Site
Published on 2013-03-28 18:59:00
While the St. Louis Cardinals players are busy in Florida, team management is gearing up for the season here at home.
Published on 2013-03-28 18:48:00
On Thursday, the St. Louis Cardinals’ minor leaguers had a camp day, their fifth of six scheduled this spring. Memphis faced Springfield, while Palm Beach and Peoria squared off. The extended spring training players were split into Red and White sq
Published on 2013-03-28 18:06:00
Though the Cardinals won't trim their roster to 25 until after Friday's final Grapefruit League game, manager Mike Matheny has already informed players not projected to be on that roster of the team's intentions. Among those headed back to the Minors
Published on 2013-03-28 17:30:00
With his family dressed in red and seated in the front row, his manager to his right, the team owner to the left, and several teammates pocketed in a corner of the room, ace Adam Wainwright threw thanks in every direction Thursday morning as he final
Published on 2013-03-28 17:27:00
KMOX’s Tom Ackerman spoke with Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright following the press conference to announce his $97.5 million contract.
Published on 2013-03-28 16:22:00
The Cardinals open their season Monday against the D-Backs in Phoenix as Adam Wainwright faces Ian Kennedy at 9:10 p.m. CT. Below is the Cardinals' projected Opening Day lineup.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-28 16:10:00
Bernie Miklasz announces his departure from 101 ESPN.
Published on 2013-03-28 15:55:00
The Cardinals don’t usually hand out long term contracts to pitchers. Injuries to pitchers, especially those in their 30’s, are so frequent that giving them a five year contract represents a major risk.
Published on 2013-03-28 15:27:00
The Cardinals really must be looking forward to the day when they don’t have a massive contract extension staring them in the face during spring training.
Published on 2013-03-28 15:26:00
He made it clear he didn’t think he’d be able to make it through speaking without choking up and “crying like a baby”. And he was right.
Published on 2013-03-27 19:52:00
On Wednesday, the St. Louis Cardinals’ minor leaguers and the Miami Marlins were opponents yet again. The Fish migrated to the Birds’ side of the complex – except for the Peoria 2 soldiers, who marched over to the Miami fields.
The Cardinal Na
Published on 2013-03-27 19:35:00
After about two months of negotiating a contract extension with right-hander Adam Wainwright, the Cardinals have reached an agreement that will keep Wainwright in St. Louis through 2018.
St. Louis Official Site
The Cardinals and ace Adam Wainwright
Published on 2013-03-27 18:54:00
More than six weeks after the pitchers and catchers Spring Training report date, right-hander Carlos Martinez is finally cleared to travel to Jupiter and kick off his preparation for the 2013 season.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-27 18:00:00
Pitcher Chris Carpenter’s injury weeks before camp opened set the tone for what has been a challenging spring for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Palm Beach Post
Published on 2013-03-27 18:00:00
The major upheaval in St. Louis sports-talk radio now is shifting to hit the market leader in the format. Bernie Miklasz is set to leave WXOS to expand his duties at his primary employer, the Post-Dispatch and its STLtoday.com website.
Published on 2013-03-27 17:37:00
Some call it St. Louis’ most overdue construction project, but a St. Louis Community College anthropologist sees it as our town’s most fascinating. Michael Fuller isn’t so interested in what’s going up as in what lies beneath.
Published on 2013-03-27 17:28:00
The Memphis Redbirds defeated the Las Vegas 51s (AAA-Mets) 6-5 on Tuesday at the Mets Stadium Complex. The Redbirds overcame four errors to generate nine hits, while allowing seven hits.
Memphis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-27 16:24:00
It looked good. No, wait. It looked great. But then again it would’ve been much bigger news had Jaime Garcia not pitched as effectively as he did against the Nationals at Roger Dean Stadium.
Published on 2013-03-27 15:51:00
A.J. Burnett is mulling whether to retire after the 2013 season. But if he decides to keep playing, Burnett might consider an offer from only one team: the Pirates.
Published on 2013-03-27 15:40:00
Tim McCarver will make his 55th straight season of Major League Baseball his last.
Published on 2013-03-26 11:38:00
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The first 3,000 fans through the gates receive a Redbirds batting practice hat.
Published on 2013-03-26 11:16:00
Brian McTaggart Twitter
Published on 2013-03-26 10:34:00
The Memphis Redbirds fell 3-1 on Sunday to the Las Vegas 51s (AAA-Mets) in a spring tilt at Roger Dean Stadium Complex. The Redbirds collected four hits and gave up seven on the day.
Memphis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-26 10:20:00
Washington Official Twitter
Published on 2013-03-26 10:00:00
When brash Texas high school righthander Shelby Miller was drafted in the first round by the Cardinals in 2009, he announced that one of his goals was to be in a big-league rotation in two years.
Published on 2013-03-26 10:00:00
Executives leave their offices and employees leave their cubicles. Their kids get a hall pass out of school. Nuns leave the convent -- without leaving the prayer beads behind.
Pittsburgh Official Site
Published on 2013-03-26 10:00:00
As he stood in the Oklahoma State batting cages this winter watching younger brother Matt take swing after swing after swing, Josh Holliday couldn't resist the urge to reminisce.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-26 09:53:00
Due to a lingering back injury, David Freese will begin the season on the disabled list, the Cardinals announced on Tuesday. The news comes one day after Freese characterized being ready by Opening Day next Monday as a "possibility."
St. Louis Offic
Published on 2013-03-26 09:26:00
Solo Beibol Puerto Rico Twitter
Published on 2013-03-26 09:18:00
This morning the Cardinals announced that David Freese (back tightness) will begin the year on the disabled list. That doesn’t come as a shock given that he hasn’t played since Friday and can’t play for at least two more days after receiving an
Published on 2013-03-25 20:54:00
Single-game tickets for the Springfield Cardinals go on sale at 9 a.m. Tuesday, and one thing is still the same: Fans who purchase tickets in advance will be rewarded with a $1 discount.
Published on 2013-03-25 20:06:00
Playing In Peoria
Published on 2013-03-25 18:16:00
The Cardinals named Shelby Miller their fifth starter Monday after the right-hander turned in a solid outing in a 4-3 win against the Twins.
St. Louis Official Site
When brash Texas high school righthander Shelby Miller was drafted in the first roun
Published on 2013-03-25 16:35:00
Daniel Descalso 2-for-4 with one run, one walk, and assisted in two double plays.
Shane Robinson 2-for-5 with two runs.
Matt Adams 2-for-5 with one double, three RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, two strikeouts, and assisted in t
Published on 2013-03-25 16:00:00
Item: the Milwaukee Brewers sign former Cardinal Kyle Lohse to a three-year deal for $33 million.
Published on 2013-03-25 15:26:00
David Freese will be sidelined for at least another few days after receiving a shot Monday to address inflammation in his lower back, but he remains hopeful that he will be ready to take the field April 1 on Opening Day.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-25 15:03:00
One week left everyone, and a lot is going on! Wanted to take some time to let everyone know a little bit about my last week personally and a few things you might have missed at camp! I have been very fortunate that my family rented a place down here
Published on 2013-03-25 15:00:00
Prospect right-hander Carlos Martinez had still not arrived in spring training as of Monday morning, despite the St. Louis Cardinals farm club only days away from breaking camp and heading into the season.
Published on 2013-03-25 12:53:00
While spring-training stats should be taken with a grain of salt, many were impressed with Cardinals righthander Michael Wacha's performance. Do you believe his stock has increased any as a result, and do you believe he could force a callup sometime
Published on 2013-03-25 11:45:00
One of the scariest things about being a closer is how short your shelf life can be at the major-league level. You can be a guy who is capable of throwing his smoke ball in the upper 90s or lower 100s, but there is only so much torque that your elbow
Published on 2013-03-22 21:45:00
The Yankees may be getting ready to welcome a familiar face back to the organization.
New York-A Official Site
Published on 2013-03-22 21:00:00
Outfielder Endy Chavez, a non-roster invitee, was released from his Minor League contract by the Royals on Friday.
Kansas City Official Site
Published on 2013-03-22 20:25:00
Ivan Bellazetin - Petroleros de Minatitlan
Robinson Cancel - Petroleros de Minatitlan
Hugo Castellanos - Rieleros de Aguascalientes
Amaury Cazana - Broncos de Reynosa
Iker Franco - Tigres de Quintana RooDan Serafini - Tigres de Quintana Roo
Published on 2013-03-22 20:00:00
American Association Official Site
Published on 2013-03-22 19:31:00
A couple of days rest has Donovan Solano feeling much better.
Miami Official Site
Published on 2013-03-22 18:44:00
In Spring Training, you usually only hear about a pitcher "working on things" after an outing that yielded poor results. That was not the case for Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia on Friday, according to manager Mike Matheny.
St. Louis Official Si
Published on 2013-03-22 18:42:00
Shannon Drayer Twitter
Published on 2013-03-22 17:30:00
Scott Radinsky was a relief pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Indians, and St. Louis Cardinals from 1990-2001. He is also the lead singer of the punk band Pulley. Scott took some time while working with the Dodgers in
Published on 2013-03-22 17:05:00
Carlos Beltran and Yadier Molina reported back to the Cardinals' Spring Training complex in Jupiter, Fla., on Friday morning, still proud of what they accomplished with Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic and still pleased to have been a part o
Published on 2013-03-22 17:00:00
Cardinals rookie Shelby Miller will start Monday in Fort Myers, Fla., against the Minnesota Twins. The start will be the last of spring training scheduled for the two pitchers contending to leave camp as the fifth starter.
Published on 2013-03-21 19:07:00
He wakes up every morning in his palatial home, with spring-training baseball games going on all around him, but has no place to go.
Published on 2013-03-21 19:04:00
MiLB Official Site
Published on 2013-03-21 19:00:00
On Thursday, the St. Louis Cardinals’ two upper level minor league clubs traveled to Port St. Lucie to take on their New York Mets counterparts. (If you looked closely during the Cardinals-Mets telecast, you could see them playing on the fields bey
Published on 2013-03-21 18:50:00
Brian Smith Twitter
Published on 2013-03-21 18:36:00
MiLB Official Site
Published on 2013-03-21 18:23:00
Playing for the first time in a week, David Freese left Tradition Field on Thursday feeling good about both his back and his swing.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-21 18:00:00
Eleven days ahead of a new season, trade talk has heated up, Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said Thursday. The Tigers are listening, and only listening, to offers that often begin with one name: Rick Porcello.
Published on 2013-03-21 17:41:00
Matt Holliday 1-for-4 with one double, one strikeout, and grounded into one double play.
Allen Craig 1-for-3 with one RBI, one walk, and one strikeout.
Matt Adams 0-for-2 with two walks.
David Freese 1-for-3 with one home run,
Published on 2013-03-21 16:00:00
It would be an upset if the Colorado Rockies signed Kyle Lohse. But that hasn’t stopped the Rockies from doing their due diligence on the free-agent right-hander, inquiring about him with different people in the game, major-league sources say.
Published on 2013-03-21 15:49:00
Octavio Dotel is el lanzador de los campeones -- that’s Spanish for “the pitcher of champions.”
Detroit Free Press
Published on 2013-03-20 18:53:00
Since Hunter Pence might want to know, former teammate Ryan Theriot was wearing a pair of “really, really, really red tennis shoes, a camoflage hat on backwards because I’m that beautiful, and a standard T-shirt” this evening when he popped ove
Published on 2013-03-20 18:45:00
Free agent righty Roy Oswalt is working out at Mississippi State and waiting for the right offer from a contender, agent Bob Garber of RMG Baseball tells MLBTR. Unlike a year ago, geography will not be a factor for Oswalt. Instead, he's focused ent
Published on 2013-03-20 17:29:00
Wednesday brought the St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguers yet another camp day, as the organization’s four top clubs faced off against one another while the Marlins and Mets engaged elsewhere.
The Cardinal Nation Blog
Published on 2013-03-20 15:27:00
Every baseball fan—all right, every Baseball America reader—knows that major league organizations can exercise three option years to send players to the minors. Well, except in those rare cases when they can use a fourth option.
Published on 2013-03-20 15:03:00
Clark Spencer Twitter
Published on 2013-03-20 14:54:00
Brian Smith Twitter
Published on 2013-03-20 14:38:00
The sailors aboard the USS Gonzalez, stationed in the Indian Ocean, have already begun to innovate. Golf balls wrapped in masking tape, they've found, substitute well for the baseballs literally lost at sea.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-20 14:00:00
Earlier this week, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny acknowledged that he does plan to continue writing a blog he's started during the Cardinals season and that he not only plans to talk about the big-league club in it but also promote his other obsessi
Published on 2013-03-20 13:53:00
Compete against David Freese and other Cardinals players in the StL Sports Page March Madness Bracket Challenge. Join our free pool and you have a chance to win the Grand Prize of two all-inclusive tickets to the Cardinals game on April 30.
Published on 2013-03-20 13:00:00
First basemen across baseball have not been producing nearly as much as they used to. One has to wonder, what happened? First base is a position known for towering home runs and nearly instant gratification in the run producing department. Suddenly w
Published on 2013-03-19 21:15:00
On Tuesday, the St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguers once again faced their Jupiter, Fla. cohabitants, the Miami Marlins. The Fish swam over to the Birds’ side of the complex – except for those go-against-the-flow Peoria 2 soldiers, who marched ove
Published on 2013-03-19 21:10:00
Brendan Ryan was not in the Mariners' lineup Tuesday as he dealt with a stiff neck for a second straight day, but the veteran shortstop worked out normally and said he expects to be fine after the team's off-day on Wednesday.
Seattle Official Site
Published on 2013-03-19 21:00:00
About a week ago, the Orioles were discussing free-agent right-hander Kyle Lohse, according to major league sources. They’re continuing to scout Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello for a possible trade. But the best guess is that they will refrain fr
Published on 2013-03-19 19:55:00
Playing In Peoria
Published on 2013-03-19 18:55:00
Albert Pujols played five quiet innings at first base -- his first appearance in the field this spring -- and went 0-for-2 at the plate. He was hit by a Peralta pitch in the first inning that deflected into plate umpire Seth Buckminster, who exited w
Published on 2013-03-19 18:41:00
The projected composition of the Cardinals' bench became much clearer on Tuesday with the organization's announcement that it has released middle infielder Ronny Cedeno.
St. Louis Official Site
The Cardinals released veteran infielder Ronny Cedeno
Published on 2013-03-19 18:35:00
Reds left fielder Ryan Ludwick is not off to a robust start at the plate this spring, batting .111 (4-for-36) in 14 games. His only home run came in an exhibition against Team Canada.
Cincinnati Official Site
Published on 2013-03-19 16:10:00
Kelly followed, but wasn't as sharp. His outing lasted only three innings, and the Marlins knocked Kelly around for six hits (all singles) and four runs in the seventh inning. Placido Polanco capped the scoring with a two-run single, while Juan Pierr
Published on 2013-03-19 16:04:00
Daniel Descalso 2-for-4 with one double, one run, and assisted in one double play.
Matt Carpenter 1-for-4 with one double and two RBIs.
Allen Craig 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and assisted in one double play.
Published on 2013-03-19 15:44:00
Alden Gonzalez Twitter
Published on 2013-03-18 21:19:00
To the extent that his scraggy long hair, loping stride and placid expression give fans the impression that he doesn’t care, they camouflage a tormented individual.
The Globe & Mail
Published on 2013-03-18 20:00:00
Chris Carpenter realizes his baseball career may be over.
Published on 2013-03-18 19:18:00
A few weeks into camp and time is flying! I am back to living and breathing baseball, seven days a week, 8 hours a day. What I am really looking forward to is the countdown to game time. It feels like just yesterday I was showing up to the field and
Published on 2013-03-18 17:43:00
Prodded by his wife, Alyson, and their children, Sam and Ava, Chris Carpenter added an unexpected stop to the family's vacation itinerary, which had them in Puerto Rico last week and headed to New Hampshire next week for the Easter holiday.
Published on 2013-03-18 17:25:00
With Pete Kozma set to serve as the Cardinals' starting shortstop until further notice, the club will use the last two weeks of Spring Training to assess their backup options at the position.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-18 16:36:00
In his spare time from managing a Major League Baseball team, Mike Matheny, following a manifesto that established him as one of the more passionate, and wordy, opinionators in youth sports, is going to try his hand at blogging about that subject. Gi
Published on 2013-03-18 16:02:00
Kyle McClellan met with the Rangers on Monday and is staying with the organization.
Postcards From Elysian Fields
Published on 2013-03-18 15:45:00
Matt Holliday 1-for-3 with one double and one run.
Matt Adams 1-for-4 with one double, one RBI, one run, one fielding error, and assisted in two double plays.
Oscar Taveras 2-for-4 with one RBI and one outfield assist.
Published on 2013-03-18 12:48:00
The Cubs have signed Cuban righthander Armando Rivero to a contract with a $3.1 million bonus.
Published on 2013-03-18 12:14:00
The Peoria Chiefs are looking for singers, young and old, who are interested in performing the National Anthem before a game in the 2013 season. To find singers the Chiefs are holding auditions on Saturday, March 23 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon at Peoria
Published on 2013-03-15 21:02:00
Even with all the speculation about when Albert Pujols' knee will be fully healthy and when he'll be able to play in the field, Angels manager Mike Scioscia said the timetable for his star first baseman is relatively clear in his mind.
Published on 2013-03-15 20:47:00
Infielder Nick Punto returned to the Dodgers on Friday from his World Baseball Classic adventure with underdog Team Italy, encouraging Major League Baseball to take the tournament to an even higher level.
Los Angeles Official Site
Published on 2013-03-15 20:10:00
Former University of Miami star and eight-year minor league veteran Cesar Carrillo has received a 100-game suspension without pay for his violations of the minor league drug program, Major League Baseball announced in a press release Friday.
Published on 2013-03-15 17:41:00
Shelby Miller knows what will happen if best friend Joe Kelly is tabbed as the Cardinals fifth starter over him.
Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2013-03-15 17:01:00
Marlins hitting coach Tino Martinez had his share of distractions during batting practice before Friday's 7-3 loss to the Yankees.
Miami Official Site
Published on 2013-03-15 16:14:00
It's long been assumed that the assignment belonged to Adam Wainwright, but on Friday, manager Mike Matheny finally made the news official: Wainwright will start the team's season opener on April 1.
St. Louis Official Site
In one of the worst-kept
Published on 2013-03-15 16:10:00
Dan Haren didn't mince words when describing his outing Friday -- and they weren't G-rated, either -- but as ugly as the start may have been, the right-hander didn't come out of it with much concern.
Washington Official Site
Published on 2013-03-15 15:45:00
There was that minor battle over billboards in those early days after Albert Pujols signed with the Angels. He took issue, just as he did in his St. Louis days, with the promotional references to him as "El Hombre," out of respect for Stan "The Man"
Published on 2013-03-15 14:42:00
Jon Jay 1-for-2 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, and one sac fly.
Daniel Descalso 2-for-3 with one run, one stolen base, one strikeout, and assisted in two double plays.
Ronny Cedeno 1-for-1 at the plate.
Matt Carpenter 2-
Published on 2013-03-15 13:00:00
Sometimes, when a baseball player is asked to change positions he places so much emphasis on his defense that his offense suffers. This is not the case so far with Cardinals utilityman and prospective second baseman Matt Carpenter.
Published on 2013-03-14 20:11:00
This week we complete our review of the Class-AA level, finishing with the Texas League, home to a number of notable prospects in 2012. The likes of Mike Olt, Josh Rutledge, and Jurickson Profar all spent the bulk of last season in the Texas League p
Published on 2013-03-14 19:01:00
The Cardinals had hoped to get a clearer answer as to who should open the season as the team’s fifth starter on Thursday, but that did not happen.
STL Sports Page
Published on 2013-03-14 19:00:00
Derek Jeter is losing one of his neighbors.
The New York Yankees shortstop may be the most famous baseball player to call Davis Islands home, but he's not the only one. Former Yankee and Tampa Bay Rays player Tino Martinez has a mansion just down th
Published on 2013-03-14 18:54:00
Tyler Kepner Twitter
Note: Lancaster Barnstormers placed him on the inactive list.
Published on 2013-03-14 18:20:00
If Thursday was any indication of the positioning Joe Kelly and Shelby Miller have found within the competition for the final rotation spot, the margin of separation between the two is minimal.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-14 17:06:00
A St. Louis pitching superstar is back on the field Thursday night.
Published on 2013-03-14 17:00:00
Kyle Lohse went through this as a free agent once before. Five years ago on Thursday, he signed a one-year, $4.25 million contract with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Published on 2013-03-14 16:46:00
Armed with a new approach at the plate and under a new regime in Houston, Brett Wallace is looking to break out in 2013.
Houston Official Site
Published on 2013-03-14 15:25:00
Would the Nats ever consider adding Kyle Lohse to the roster?
-- Derek C., Stittsville, Ontario
At this time, the Nationals don't have interest in Lohse unless one of their starting pitchers gets hurt. If they are interested in Lohse, I don't see th
Published on 2013-03-14 15:17:00
Matt Carpenter 2-for-4 with one double, one triple, two two-out RBIs, one ru, and assisted in two double plays.
Allen Craig 1-for-2 with one two-out RBI, one walk, and assisted in two double plays.
Shane Robinson 1-for-1 at the
Published on 2013-03-13 22:05:00
As April approaches we are going to use this blog space to introduce you to potential 2013 Peoria Chiefs players. We do not have any inside information on our roster and nothing will be official until the end of March. But with the affiliation change
Published on 2013-03-13 18:36:00
The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Brad Thompson.
Published on 2013-03-13 18:05:00
The Houston Astros are looking into building a new Palm Beach Gardens spring training facility to share with another ball club, a team official confirmed Wednesday.
Published on 2013-03-13 17:47:00
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Derrick Goold Twitter
Published on 2013-03-13 11:43:00
Zach Stakely has been on or near a baseball diamond most of his life.
Published on 2013-03-13 11:27:00
The Toronto Globe and Mail is reporting that the Toronto Blue Jays are looking for a new spring training home and Fort Myers and Naples are being mentioned.
Published on 2013-03-13 11:20:00
While Thursday afternoon's game against the Atlanta Braves represents the tipping point in the Cardinals' contest to be the club's fifth starter, it is not the end of the competition.
Published on 2013-03-13 09:53:00
Cleveland Official Twitter
Published on 2013-03-13 09:20:00
“Like” our Facebook page for a chance to win a VIP Trip to the Memphis Redbirds’ Opening Night at AutoZone Park on April 4.
Published on 2013-03-12 18:20:00
The Stan Musial Memorial Bridge is one step closer to becoming a reality.
Published on 2013-03-12 18:06:00
At this point, it wouldn't be unreasonable to have some concern about the current state of the Cardinals' bullpen -- unless, of course, you are pitching coach Derek Lilliquist.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-12 17:07:00
With Opening Day less than three weeks away, time is running out for pitchers Joe Kelly and Shelby Miller in their quest to secure the final spot in the Cardinals' rotation.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-12 16:19:00
Edward Mujica doesn’t put much stock into his poor spring training numbers.
Published on 2013-03-12 15:56:00
Oscar Taveras 1-for-4 with one double, one run, and one fielding error.
Tony Cruz 1-for-3 with one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.
Ronny Cedeno 1-for-1 with one run, two walks, and assisted in one double play.
Published on 2013-03-12 15:53:00
Jake Westbrook had three walks and hit a batter Tuesday as he battled to find his control on a cloudy and cool day at Champion Stadium at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
Published on 2013-03-12 12:44:00
Fernando Salas is back from the World Baseball Classic and ready to regain his quest to win a spot in the Cardinals bullpen.
Published on 2013-03-12 11:00:00
Greetings from the Happiest Place on Earth, which right now might be the wettest ballpark in the Grapefruit League.
Published on 2013-03-12 09:25:00
The tarp is on the field and rain is falling at Champion Field at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex where the Cardinals are set to battle the Atlanta Braves this afternoon.
Published on 2013-03-12 07:58:00
Former Faith Academy and South Alabama star P.J. Walters still has not given up a run in spring training after pitching the final two innings of the Minnesota Twins' 6-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in a 10-inning Grapefruit League game on Monday
Published on 2013-03-09 18:00:00
Alex Castellanos slugged a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Dodgers to a 3-2 win over the Mariners Saturday.
Los Angeles Official Site
Published on 2013-03-09 17:55:00
Marc Rzepczynski remains away from the Cardinals and on bed rest until at least Monday as he recovers from a freak left eye injury that he suffered during a golf outing with teammates on Friday.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-09 17:15:00
Colby Rasmus made his long-awaited return to the Blue Jays' lineup on Saturday afternoon against the Tigers.
Toronto Official Site
Published on 2013-03-09 15:27:00
Oscar Taveras 1-for-3 with one double and one walk.
Matt Adams 2-for-3 with one double, one run, and assisted in one double play.
Kolten Wong 1-for-1 at the plate.
Pete Kozma 1-for-3 with one double, two RBIs, one strikeout., a
Published on 2013-03-09 14:40:00
Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow spent a couple of days on the road earlier this week wearing his scouting hat. Luhnow, like he did last year, is trying to get a first-hand look at some of the players the club is considering taking with the No. 1 o
Published on 2013-03-08 20:00:00
American Association Official Site
Published on 2013-03-08 18:20:00
Facing a Nationals lineup loaded with regulars on Friday, right-hander Shelby Miller only strengthened the case he's building in his attempt to claim the final spot in the Cardinals' season-opening rotation.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-08 18:15:00
It was one of those slices of spring training life that looked like and felt like a lot more than two guys just trying to get their work in.
Published on 2013-03-08 18:00:00
Recognized as 2009's Minor League park of the year, the Zone boasts first-rate concessions – deep-fried catfish, anyone? – and the largest video board in the minors (you're "I love you, honey" never looked better).
Published on 2013-03-08 16:20:00
Spring Training is a time for players at both the Major and minor league levels to show their skills in a team setting prior to the season. Some players are looking to just make the team, while others are vying to reach a specific level of the organi
Published on 2013-03-08 16:17:00
Adron Chambers 1-for-3 with one double, two runs, and one walk.
Matt Carpenter 4-for-4 with two doubles, one RBI, and one run.
Allen Craig 1-for-3 with one RBI, one run, and grounded into one double play.
David Freese 1-for-2 w
Published on 2013-03-08 16:00:00
Cardinals reliever Marc Rzepczynski was injured during a golf outing Friday when a golf ball ricocheted and struck him around his left eye.
Published on 2013-03-08 15:35:00
Shelby Miller knows he’s running out of time to make his case to be the fifth starter in the Cardinals rotation.
Published on 2013-03-08 15:00:00
The St. Louis first baseman goes on-on-one with Brian Stull after signing a five-year extension
Published on 2013-03-08 15:00:00
St. Louis Cardinals center fielder and South Florida native, Jon Jay, will play a big role in helping the Birds win their 12th World Series championship in franchise history.
Published on 2013-03-07 20:10:00
I did a phoner with Michele Steele talking about the Cardinals' shortstop situation now that Rafael Furcal needs season-ending Tommy John surgery.
Published on 2013-03-07 19:19:00
On April 1 in Phoenix, Pete Kozma will become the seventh different player to start for the Cardinals at shortstop on opening day in the past seven years.
STL Sports Page
Published on 2013-03-07 17:04:00
The competition for the last opening in the Cardinals' rotation is down to two, as Trevor Rosenthal has been notified that he is now targeted for a bullpen spot. Rosenthal was told of the organization's decision on Wednesday, after he threw two score
Published on 2013-03-07 16:55:00
Dave Duncan, former Cardinals pitcher coach
Published on 2013-03-07 16:24:00
Jon Heyman Twitter
Published on 2013-03-07 16:00:00
Adron Chambers 1-for-2 with one RBI and grounded into one double play.
Oscar Taveras 0-for-3 with one RBI and one strikeout.
Allen Craig 1-for-2 with one walk and one strikeout.
C.J. McElroy 1-for-1 with two runs and one stolen
Published on 2013-03-07 15:21:00
Right on cue, Pete Kozma hit a homerun today for the Cardinals. A few hours earlier, Kozma inherited the starting shortstop job when the team announced Rafael Furcal would miss the entire season. Kozma also singled and help set up a run in the game a
Published on 2013-03-07 15:06:00
The competition for the fifth starter’s spot went from three candidates to two just hours before Joe Kelly started against the New York Yankees Thursday when the Cardinals moved Trevor Rosenthal to the bullpen.
Published on 2013-03-07 15:00:00
Quick-hit reaction to the surgery-bound Rafael Furcal:
Published on 2013-03-07 13:21:00
Jenifer Langosch Twitter
Published on 2013-03-06 18:21:00
A Rangers source on free agent pitcher Kyle Lohse: “We are not going to sign Kyle Lohse. I can’t be clearer than that.”
Last Call From Elysian Fields
Published on 2013-03-06 18:07:00
Angel Pagan led an All-Star lineup for Puerto Rico’s national team by going 2 for 3 with an RBI in an 8-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday in a tuneup for the World Baseball Classic.
Puerto Rico is trying to return to baseba
Published on 2013-03-06 17:56:00
Matt Adams may not make the Cardinals' Opening Day roster. But if he doesn't, it won't be because he needs more seasoning or everyday playing time.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-06 17:26:00
The St. Louis Cardinals are the best overall organization in the majors right now, headlined by gobs of pitching talent loaded with equal measures of proximity and high impact potential. And they have depth almost everywhere, but if there's one weakn
Published on 2013-03-06 16:38:00
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny admitted Wednesday afternoon that a decision likely needs to be made soon on who their fifth starter will be.
Published on 2013-03-06 16:00:00
Jon Jay 1-for-3 with one double, one strikeout, and one caught stealing.
Ronny Cedeno 1-for-1 with one home run, one two-out RBI, and one run.
Matt Holliday 1-for-1 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, and one walk.
Published on 2013-03-06 15:30:00
Jason Motte has so much confidence in Yadier Molina that he’d throw a curveball in any count if his catcher signaled for one with him on the mound. And that’s saying something for a guy who doesn’t even have a curveball.
Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2013-03-06 15:00:00
As the Cardinals move toward the future, they must make the shortstop position a priority. I don’t know why it’s happened, but shortstop has turned into a bus stop for the Cardinals. Bodies in, take a seat, time to go, bodies out. Next stop up ah
Published on 2013-03-06 14:52:00
Nine fly balls in three innings is not a ratio Jake Westbrook would be happy with in the regular season. Spring training is a different story.
Published on 2013-03-06 11:53:00
Hugo Chavez was the president of Venezuela. And that particular country supplies about eight percent of the players in Major League Baseball -- third-most behind the United States and the Dominican Republic -- so you'd figure there would be some base
Published on 2013-03-05 17:50:00
Ten years ago, all Justin Christian wanted was a chance to play professional baseball. When the independent league River City Rascals called, he answered.
STL Sports Page
Published on 2013-03-05 15:50:00
ESPN's Baseball Tonight stopped by Cardinals camp in Jupiter, Florida this week to check on Mike Matheny and the team. Take a look at what they found, and what they had to say.
Published on 2013-03-05 15:22:00
Kolby Copeland, the Marlins' supplemental third-round selection last June, refused to take an offseason drug test and will be suspended for the first 50 games of 2013 without pay. The commissioner's office made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon.
Published on 2013-03-05 14:00:00
The Cardinals have focused their competition at second base around the incumbent, Daniel Descalso, and the experiment, Matt Carpenter.
Published on 2013-03-05 13:15:00
Joe Frisaro Twitter
Published on 2013-03-05 12:55:00
With the loss of Martin Perez and other early developments, are the Rangers going to finally sign Kyle Lohse?
-- Michelle W., Fort Worth, Texas
That is still not likely to happen, according to sources. Word is the Rangers' stance on Lohse has not ch
Published on 2013-03-05 12:37:00
Perhaps the story has been embellished over time, as has so much of Oscar Taveras' growing legend. But Jeff Luhnow remembers the tale going something like this:
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-05 12:33:00
The Cardinals are off today. No game. No practice. Therefore, I don’t have much to report in this space today. I do, however, have some thoughts I’d like to convey. They are similar to what I expressed during my “Three Strikes” segment on Spo
Published on 2013-03-05 11:15:00
The sun should look particularly bright in Diablo Stadium on Tuesday, at least for the home team. That's because the heart of the Los Angeles Angels' offense, Albert Pujols, is expected to make his first appearance of spring training.
The Sports Net
Published on 2013-03-05 10:38:00
Curt Smith 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, and assisted in one double play.
WBC Official Site Post Game
Published on 2013-03-04 19:26:00
A source said that the Rangers have been in contact with Scott Boras, the agent for free-agent righty Kyle Lohse. Lohse, who lives in Scottsdale, has been working on a normal spring training schedule and is facing college hitters in simulated games.
Published on 2013-03-04 18:23:00
The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have re-assigned catchers Adam Ehrlich and Jesus Montero and infielder Starlin Rodriguez to minor league camp. All three players were non-roster invitees.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-04 17:39:00
Nate Robertson hasn't pitched in the big leagues since 2010, but he's feeling more confident than ever that will change after this spring.
Texas Official Site
Published on 2013-03-04 17:28:00
The Cardinals scheduled a Monday consultation between head team physician Dr. George Paletta and shortstop Rafael Furcal, who has been shut down indefinitely due to pain in his right elbow.
St. Louis Official Site
The next time the Cardinals take th
Published on 2013-03-04 15:38:00
Allen Craig 0-for-1 with two walks.
Randy Choate entered in the second and pitched to two batters. He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and threw one wild pitch. (g/f:1-0)(ir-s:1-0)
Michael Wacha entered in the third and pit
Published on 2013-03-04 14:59:00
The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs manager Patrick Osborn continued to fill-in the 2013 roster, as he announced three more additions to the team today. Outfielder Brian Barton will rejoin the team this season, while infielders Renny Osuna and Kody High
Published on 2013-03-04 14:50:00
Jon Heyman Twitter
Published on 2013-03-04 14:38:00
Cardinals third baseman David Freese suffered a bruised tailbone after flipping over a railing and falling into the stands while attempting to catch a foul pop up in Monday’s game against the Minnesota Twins at Roger Dean Stadium.
Published on 2013-03-04 13:37:00
Scott Boras is asking for three years and a "big" average annual value for one of his last remaining free-agent clients, starting pitcher Kyle Lohse, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported Monday.
Published on 2013-03-04 13:00:00
1. Theory: I doubt that the team will see it this way, but the Cardinals’ problems at shortstop should translate into more of an opportunity for rookie Oscar Taveras. No, I’m not proposing that Taveras, an outfielder, be moved to shortstop. I hav
Published on 2013-03-03 02:43:00
So far you have met Patrick Wisdom, Steve Bean, Carson Kelly, Tim Cooney, Alex Mejia and Cory Jones. Today meet the third pitcher the Cardinals drafted last June: Kurt Heyer
Playing In Peoria
Published on 2013-03-02 20:20:00
Second-year hitting coach Phil Plantier has been impressed by what he has seen from his hitters thus far -- not just the tangible results that occur in games, but the work they have done in the batting cage and on the practice fields.
San Diego Offi
Published on 2013-03-02 19:07:00
Being the only undefeated team in Spring Training going into Saturday's play isn't something that Royals manager Ned Yost likes to dwell on -- the games don't count, after all.
Kansas City Official Site
Published on 2013-03-02 17:25:00
Right-hander Michael Stutes gave up a run on two hits Saturday, but he showed some improvement from his first outing of the spring, when he gave up two runs on two walks and a triple against the Tigers on Feb. 25.
Philadelphia Official Site
Published on 2013-03-02 17:12:00
Shelby Miller may have the been the Cardinals' last rotation candidate to debut this spring, but his outing against the Nationals on Saturday served as a reminder that he shouldn't be overlooked.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-02 15:50:00
Jon Jay 1-for-2 with one run and one walk.
Oscar Taveras 2-for-3 with one run and one walk.
Allen Craig 2-for-3 with one double and two RBIs.
Matt Carpenter 2-for-2 with one double and assisted in one double play.
Matt Adams 1-
Published on 2013-03-02 15:40:00
The Cardinals won't have much time to think about their Saturday loss to the Washington Nationals, as they will be seeing them Sunday afternoon when the Cardinals travel to Viera, Florida
Published on 2013-03-02 15:10:00
Talking to reporters for the first time since a right shoulder strain forced his withdrawal from the World Baseball Classic, Indians closer Chris Perez appeared optimistic Saturday, insisting the injury was not something that would threaten any large
Published on 2013-03-02 15:00:00
Cardinals right fielder Carlos Beltran did not play for a second straight day today because of a bruised little toe on his right foot. But Beltran reported himself “a little better” this afternoon and will travel after the game to Fort Myers, Fla
Published on 2013-03-02 13:58:00
For St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran, progress was something as simple as being able to put a tennis shoe on his right foot on Saturday morning.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-01 22:10:00
So far you have met Patrick Wisdom, Steve Bean, Carson Kelly, Tim Cooney and Alex Mejia. Today meet an the second pitcher the Cardinals drafted last June: Cory Jones
Playing In Peoria
Published on 2013-03-01 18:47:00
Who is Brian Barden, and why is he hitting .636?
Barden is a 31-year-old journeyman infielder entering his 12th professional year, having played in 119 Major League games. He's a non-roster invitee trying to make an impression.
Los Angeles Official
Published on 2013-03-01 18:10:00
Albert Pujols, still methodically working his way back from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, is adamant about being ready by Opening Day.
Anaheim Official Site
Published on 2013-03-01 18:09:00
After weeks of speculating how the Cardinals' rotation may shake out by the end of the month, the club is finally at a point where it will get regular looks at each of the three young right-handers seeking the fifth spot in the rotation.
St. Louis O
Published on 2013-03-01 16:58:00
Center fielder Colby Rasmus is expected to be out of action until Tuesday because of a sore right shoulder.
Toronto Official Site
Published on 2013-03-01 16:45:00
A Major League Baseball team is looking into establishing Spring Training facilities in Northern Palm Beach County, possibly in Palm Beach Gardens, a Palm Beach County Commissioner said Friday.
Published on 2013-03-01 16:38:00
After spending two weeks serving as a guest instructor, former Cardinal Willie McGee departed Jupiter on Friday with an invitation from manager Mike Matheny to return anytime he wants.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-03-01 16:31:00
Adron Chambers has watched his competition for the final outfield spot on the Cardinals bench get off to a hot start the first week of Grapefruit League action.
Published on 2013-03-01 16:30:00
USC baseball and head coach Dan Hubbs has added Trojan great and former major leaguer Randy Flores to his staff as an assistant coach.
USC Official Site
Published on 2013-03-01 16:06:00
Oscar Taveras 0-for-4 with one RBI.
Shane Robinson 1-for-4 with one double, two runs, and one strikeout.
Daniel Descalso 2-for-2 with two RBIs, two runs, and one walk.
Adron Chambers 1-for-3 with one home run, three two-out RBI
Published on 2013-02-28 22:44:00
So far you have met Patrick Wisdom, Steve Bean, Carson Kelly and Tim Cooney. Today meet an infielder the Cardinals drafted in the fourth round in 2012: Alex Mejia. As you’ll read, Mejia was injured last July and I couldn’t find a status update on
Published on 2013-02-28 19:38:00
“I know a lot of us have had conversations about how cool it would be if we could have a team we would be able to play on — let’s make a Team Miami, with the defectors and myself,” said St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay, whose parents we
Published on 2013-02-28 18:45:00
Stephen Piscotty, the No. 36 overall selection in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, showcased himself at his new position on Thursday, when he took his spot in right field during the Cardinals' morning 'B' game against the Marlins.
St. Louis Official
Published on 2013-02-28 17:24:00
Spring Training is beginning to heat up as the Cardinals are now six games into their Grapefruit League schedule. After losing their first two contests, the Cards have won their last four, each by six runs or more. Big leaguers and minor leaguers are
Published on 2013-02-28 17:01:00
Susan Slusser Twitter
Published on 2013-02-28 15:55:00
Matt Carpenter 0-for-3 with two runs, two walks, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.
Shane Robinson 2-for-4 with one RBI.
Adron Chambers 1-for-1 with one RBI and one sac fly.
Allen Craig 1-for-2 with
Published on 2013-02-28 14:20:00
Rafael Furcal's recent declaration that he feels he's just about ready to play in the field has not changed the Cardinals' plans to proceed with continued caution. With a month remaining until Opening Day, the organization appears to be in no rush to
Published on 2013-02-28 14:00:00
So far in this infant spring training, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny senses that righthanded rookie Michael Wacha can be this year’s Trevor Rosenthal. Expanding that comparison, look for Wacha to be in the big leagues on or before his 22nd birthda
Published on 2013-02-28 13:01:00
Jake Westbrook and Carlos Beltran have left the St. Louis Cardinals' game against the Miami Marlins with injuries.
Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2013-02-28 13:00:00
One of the biggest bats the Cardinals have trying to dent the big-league roster during spring training, first baseman Matt Adams did not let a couple days of knee soreness disrupt his early show of force.
Published on 2013-02-27 22:30:00
So far you have met Patrick Wisdom, Steve Bean and Carson Kelly. Today meet the first left-handed pitcher the Cardinals drafted in 2012: Tim Cooney.
Playing In Peoria
Published on 2013-02-27 19:10:00
Lance Berkman will be in the lineup for the first time this spring when the Rangers host the Indians on Thursday in Surprise.
Texas Official Site
Published on 2013-02-27 19:04:00
Chris Narveson returned to the mound Wednesday afternoon, almost 10 months after a torn rotator cuff ended his 2012 season after only two starts.
Milwaukee Official Site
Published on 2013-02-27 18:27:00
The compliment came unsolicited from Yadier Molina, who, after catching only three of Michael Wacha's five Grapefruit League innings, offered a bold assessment on Wednesday.
St. Louis Official Site
The leaner, lighter Lance Lynn made his spring deb
Published on 2013-02-27 18:24:00
Brewers starter Chris Narveson, pitching for the first time since sustaining a torn rotator cuff last April, was also relieved in the second inning. He gave up a first-inning run after two outs on Eric Hosmer's single, Billy Butler's walk and Mike Mo
Published on 2013-02-27 18:18:00
One of the first tips Chuck Gotberg received as the Tigers' manager for a day came from one of the players. After seeing Gotburg wearing high socks like Jim Leyland during batting practice, Prince Fielder came over and corrected him.
Published on 2013-02-27 18:15:00
Russell Martin already has a world-class reputation for framing pitches, and with Mike LaValliere's help is working on becoming even better at earning strikes for his pitchers.
Pittsburgh Official Site
Published on 2013-02-27 18:09:00
Utilityman Mike McCoy made his return to the Blue Jays' lineup Wednesday afternoon, four days after suffering a left-leg injury during a scary collision with outfielder Ryan Langerhans.
Toronto Official Site
Published on 2013-02-27 17:34:00
Those who don't follow the Braves likely didn't understood why there was a strong reaction to David Ross' decision to sign with the Red Sox in November. Seldom has a backup catcher become as beloved as Ross was during his four years in Atlanta.
Published on 2013-02-27 17:26:00
Right-hander Dan Haren acknowledged he was nervous before pitching his first game for the Nationals, but he was solid in a 5-1 loss to the Marlins at Space Coast Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.
Washington Official Site
Published on 2013-02-26 22:44:00
Yesterday you met catcher Steve Bean and on Sunday we profiled fellow Supplemental pick Patrick Wisdom, today meet 2012 2nd round draft pick Carson Kelly. Kelly, like Wisdom plays third base and they are unlikely to be in Peoria at the same time but
Published on 2013-02-26 20:23:00
The ongoing rehabs of Matt Kemp and Carl Crawford have provided outfield playing time for the likes of Alex Castellanos and Jeremy Moore, who took advantage of the opportunities Tuesday.
Los Angeles Official Site
Published on 2013-02-26 20:00:00
Frontier League Official Site
Published on 2013-02-26 19:58:00
Giants manager Bruce Bochy was gratified to hear that his St. Louis counterpart, Mike Matheny, has thrown his support behind banning home-plate collisions.
San Diego Official Site
Published on 2013-02-26 19:25:00
Nobody knows when Kyle Lohse is scheduled to pitch. Lohse remains a free agent, and there are no signs that the Rangers are trying to sign him. But he was a 16-game winner for the Cardinals in 2012 and club officials said they're keeping an eye on hi
Published on 2013-02-26 19:22:00
Definitely an interesting and enjoyable day today, as I was back on my old stomping grounds in a way. I had the keys to my old beat, the Cardinals, for the day in Fort Myers. And as seemingly always happens when I come back to the Cardinals, there wa
Published on 2013-02-26 18:10:00
"I am very happy to have virtually the entire Mexican team basis, to 25 days to start the season, and we lack nothing Iker Franco and Carlos Gastelum, but come tomorrow and Thursday are already in training camp."
MiLB Official Site
Published on 2013-02-26 18:06:00
Jim Leyland was known to be a crooner around the clubhouse during his playing days, and he'll still hum a tune or two. This weekend, he'll be singing in public to some of the former Tigers who used to be his teammates, as more than 100 players who ca
Published on 2013-02-26 17:23:00
Greg Garcia 1-for-1 with one run and one walk.
Matt Carpenter 1-for-2 with three runs and two walks.
Starlin Rodriguez 1-for-2 with one double and one throwing error.
Tony Cruz 1-for-3 with one double, three two-out RBIs, and o
Published on 2013-02-26 16:30:00
The Nogales Desert Ghosts are extremely proud and excited to have named Jolbert Cabrera as their first ever manager. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with our players. He is a great person with tremendous integrity who is looking
Published on 2013-02-25 20:00:00
There is an axiom which is truer now in baseball than it has ever been. Teams can pay their superstar players now, or they can pay them later. And later always costs more than now.
STL Sports Page
Published on 2013-02-25 18:31:00
Up next: Weather permitting, I’ll be filling in for Jenifer Langosch on the Cardinals beat for a day (heaven help me if I can’t handle THAT gig!). They’re playing the Red Sox in Fort Myers, with Jaime Garcia set to take the mound.
Published on 2013-02-25 18:17:00
Making the first of six scheduled spring outings, Adam Wainwright was so efficient early in Monday's 10-2 win over the Astros that the Cardinals had to send him back to the mound for an extra inning in order for the right-hander to log a sufficient a
Published on 2013-02-25 17:48:00
Mike Stutes had not pitched in a game for the Phillies since April because of a right shoulder injury.
Philadelphia Official Site
Published on 2013-02-25 17:05:00
For the third straight year, Ian Kennedy will get the ball on Opening Day for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Arizona Official Site
Published on 2013-02-25 16:43:00
The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that individual tickets for the 2013 season will go on sale this Friday, March 1st beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Published on 2013-02-25 16:34:00
Adam Wainwright joked that the only thing he wasn’t pleased with Monday was the fact that he only went 2 2/3 innings in his spring debut.
Published on 2013-02-25 16:07:00
Kolten Wong 2-for-4 with one double, two runs, and one stolen base.
Matt Holliday 1-for-3 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, one strikeout, and one outfield assist.
Adron Chambers 2-for-2 with one double.
Allen Craig 2-for-2
Published on 2013-02-25 15:30:00
Jon Jay has a message for the folks already anointing Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras as the next Mike Trout or Bryce Harper.
Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2013-02-25 14:53:00
Chris Duncan lost 'The Showdown at Sundown' to his cohost D'Marco Farr last week. As a result, Dunc had to go to Potbelly's and sing the patrons a little tune during lunch.
Published on 2013-02-23 22:04:00
Lance Berkman - Rangers
David Carpenter - BravesAlex Castellanos - Dodgers
Zack Cox - Marlins
Coco Crisp - Athletics
Mark DeRosa - Blue Jays
Octavio Dotel - Tigers
Tyler Greene - Astros
Luke Gregerson - Padres
Dan Haren - Nationals
Published on 2013-02-23 18:02:00
Of all the teams that could make sense for star free-agent pitcher Kyle Lohse-- and the Red Sox, Orioles, Rangers and Angels are among those that could -- perhaps no team makes more sense than the Brewers.
Published on 2013-02-23 18:00:00
The Cardinals' starting lineup for Saturday's Grapefruit League opener featured most of the team's projected starters. There were two obvious omissions, though, as Rafael Furcal and Allen Craig were deliberately held back by manager Mike Matheny.
Published on 2013-02-23 17:00:00
Switch-hitting shortstop Rafael Furcal may take his first at-bat of spring training because the situation is right, not because his elbow is yet.
Published on 2013-02-23 16:59:00
Matt Adams probably sees the writing on the wall, but that doesn’t appear to keep him from mashing at the plate.
Published on 2013-02-23 16:00:00
St. Louis LHP Marc Rzepczynski landed on his knees after turning his back and fielding a chopper by Jake Marisnick. "Anytime you see that, it's scary," Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said. "When you jam the knees, other things can happen." ... Cardin
Published on 2013-02-23 15:45:00
Jon Jay 1-for-2 with one double, one walk, one stolen base, one strikeout, and one caught stealing/pickoff.
David Freese 1-for-2 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one fielding error.
Matt Adams 2-for-4 with two two-out R
Published on 2013-02-23 14:45:00
Shi Davidi Twitter
Published on 2013-02-23 14:09:00
First baseman Allen Craig is dealing with an achy right shoulder and was kept out of Saturday’s lineup for the Cardinals’ spring opener vs. Miami.
Published on 2013-02-23 14:08:00
It's early, in fact it's just the first game. And the fact Trevor Rosenthal was given the assignment of taking the ball in game one by no means he's ahead of the rest of the pack.
Published on 2013-02-22 20:27:00
The competition between young arms for the St. Louis Cardinals is in full swing for the No. 5 spot in the starting rotation.
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2013-02-22 20:10:00
Jon Heyman Twitter
Published on 2013-02-22 16:35:00
The Cardinals will begin their 32-game Grapefruit League slate on Saturday, with a 12:05 p.m. CT game against the Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium. The game will feature the Majors' two youngest managers, one of whom has been leaning on the other for ad
Published on 2013-02-22 16:30:00
Weather: Partly cloudy, 80 degrees
High: Rob Johnson, a non-roster catcher probably ticketed for Triple A Memphis, was the offensive star of the pitch-coach five-inning intra-squad game on Friday with a two-run homer and a bases-loaded double, givin
Published on 2013-02-22 16:15:00
The Cardinals will start playing spring training games Saturday the way they ended the 2012 season.
Palm Beach Post
Published on 2013-02-22 15:53:00
There is an outside expectation that the Cardinals' decision on a second baseman will come down to whether the organization prioritizes defensive stability or offensive potential at the position.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-02-22 15:49:00
The St. Louis Cardinals placed pitcher Chris Carpenter on the 60-day disabled list due to continued problems in his throwing shoulder, the team said Friday.
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Shelby Miller completed a 25-pitch bullpen session Friday morning and reported no problems afterwards.
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The Cardinals ended today with an intrasquad game, which sounds much more exciting than it actually is. The rules in the game are very loose, which is why there were five outs allowed in the bottom half of one inning. The purpose isn’t so much to c
Published on 2013-02-22 15:30:00
The rosary hangs from a hook in Carlos Beltran’s locker, a gift from a special man whom Beltran met in January for only the second time in his life.
STL Sports Page
Published on 2013-02-21 19:20:00
It's close to 2 p.m., in the home clubhouse at Tempe Diablo Stadium. The field has been dragged, the tarp sits on the pitcher's mound and almost all of the 63 other Angels players in camp have driven back to their condos.
MLB Official Site
Published on 2013-02-21 19:03:00
In the last 15 years, the Dodgers have had 10 hitting coaches.
Mark McGwire makes 11.
MLB Official Site
Published on 2013-02-21 17:15:00
Jackson said the choice came down to the Cubs and Cleveland Indians, who ultimately decided to invest their money in outfielders Nick Swisher and Michael Bourn. In the final summation, Jackson’s contract was the third-highest for a free-agent pitch
Published on 2013-02-21 16:59:00
Jon Jay likes to compare the “aura” that surrounds the two teams on which he has spent the majority of his baseball career.
Palm Beach Post
Published on 2013-02-21 16:44:00
If you’re looking for the news that came out of Cardinals camp on Thursday, let me direct you to the notebook (link is here), which has health updates on Shelby Miller and Rafael Furcal. There is much more detail about both players in that story th
Published on 2013-02-21 16:17:00
Rafael Furcal refrained from swinging left-handed or throwing with much effort on Thursday under the directive of the Cardinals, who have encouraged Furcal to be cautious with his ailing right elbow.
St. Louis Official Site
Cardinals shortstop Rafae
Published on 2013-02-21 16:00:00
Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal continues to be hampered by pain in his right elbow, and on Thursday the club suggested that the switch-hitter only bat from the right side of the plate, limiting the stress caused on his elbow by batting lefthanded.
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Weather: Sunny, 75 degrees
High: Shelby Miller was cleared to throw on flat ground on Thursday, one day after the team announced he was dealing with tightness in his shoulder. It likely will be several more days before Miller is cleared to resume th
Published on 2013-02-21 14:43:00
Rick Ankiel was brought here by the Astros for his leadership abilities, with the hope he could somehow find the power stroke he had when he mashed 25 home runs for the Cardinals five seasons ago. He's here because of his history with general manager
Published on 2013-02-21 14:20:00
The St. Louis Cardinals came within one victory of reaching the 2012 World Series. If they need to improve, they don't require great leaps and bounds of improvement.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-02-20 20:00:00
A former city official accused of trying to extort money from a former St. Louis Cardinals player is headed back to federal prison.
Published on 2013-02-20 19:27:00
With opening day just 42 days away, the Pawtucket Red Sox have found the first half of their new radio broadcast team as they announced the hiring of Jeff Levering for the upcoming season.
Published on 2013-02-20 18:25:00
In case you are wondering, the Rangers have not changed their position on their lack of interest in free agent pitcher Kyle Lohse.
Postcards From Elysian Fields
Published on 2013-02-20 18:16:00
The buzz surrounding Michael Wacha never really has tempered.
He had the instant intrigue afforded a first-rounder when the Cardinals selected him with the 19th overall pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft. His rapid and unexpected ascension
Published on 2013-02-20 17:03:00
In the blog yesterday, I directed you to this story about how Daniel Descalso is spending time helping teach Matt Carpenter the intricacies of playing second base. The instruction is notable, mostly because it involves two players competing against e
Published on 2013-02-20 16:45:00
Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2013-02-20 16:07:00
Shoulder soreness prevented Shelby Miller from throwing off the mound Wednesday, though the Cardinals right-hander said he is confident that the tightness will not keep him off the mound for long.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-02-20 15:48:00
Drafted in 2001 by the Cardinals, Dodgers utility man Skip Schumaker spent more than a decade in the St. Louis organization, building relationships with players, coaches and, most important to him, the community.
Los Angeles Official Site
Published on 2013-02-20 15:40:00
This already has been a special spring for Yadier Molina, and what will happen beginning next week promises to make it even more memorable.
STL Sports Page
Published on 2013-02-20 14:39:00
For Edward Mujica and Randy Choate, it is like being exiled from baseball’s purgatory to an organization steeped in tradition whose philosophy does not include dumping salaries.
Palm Beach Post
Published on 2013-02-19 19:15:00
Jason Kohll, Professional Sports Partners chief executive officer, has been a well-known and respected entity in the sports marketing arena for the past 12 years. Most recently, he was vice president of corporate development for the Houston Rockets w
Published on 2013-02-19 19:00:00
Lance Berkman is coming off knee surgery and the Texas Rangers want to ease him back into game action. That is part of the reason Berkman didn’t participate in Tuesday’s intrasquad game.
Published on 2013-02-19 18:54:00
Though Grapefruit League play begins this weekend, the Cardinals have not determined when shortstop Rafael Furcal will see his first game action.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-02-19 18:52:00
As we've mentioned before, one of the strengths of the 2013 MLB draft class is college pitching, particularly left-handed college pitching. Sean Manaea of Indiana State, Kevin Ziomek of Vanderbilt, Tom Windle of Minnesota, Dillon Overton of Oklahoma,
Published on 2013-02-19 18:07:00
With Tuesday in the books, the Cardinals have three more workout days remaining before Grapefruit League games start on Saturday. They have also now completed their first rotation of live batting practices. Every pitcher in camp (aside from Carlos Ma
Published on 2013-02-19 16:56:00
I have a question for you regarding arbitration windows. I just read a tweet stating that if the Cardinals keep Shelby Miller in the Minors for a month plus, they can buy an extra year on his arbitration window. Could you discuss a) whether you think
Published on 2013-02-19 16:34:00
Jon Morosi Twitter
Published on 2013-02-19 16:18:00
It took time for Pete Kozma to shed the expectations he inherited as a first-round Draft pick. It's taken much longer to put a dent in the doubt.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-02-19 16:03:00
David O'Brien Twitter
Published on 2013-02-19 15:00:00
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said he does not expect Rafael Furcal to be game-ready for the opening weekend of Grapefruit League play, which opens Saturday against Miami.
Published on 2013-02-18 18:11:00
As the Cardinals continue evaluating their in-house second-base options during the early days of Spring Training, it's become evident that the organization looked aggressively all offseason to supplement those candidates with another.
St. Louis Offi
Published on 2013-02-18 18:11:00
Kevin Siegrist is used to being outnumbered.
In the 2008 amateur draft, the Cardinals selected 41 other players before they chose Siegrist, a freshman at Palm Beach (Fla.) Community College. They weren’t alone – as a total of 1,234 other playe
Published on 2013-02-18 18:02:00
There was good news today for St. Louis Cardinals prospect Jordan Swagerty.
Published on 2013-02-18 18:00:00
Righthander Michael Wacha, the Cardinals' fast-climbing pitching prospect in his first major-league spring training, doesn't have to look far for an example of the competition that could greet him when he's ready to ascend to the big-league rotation.
Published on 2013-02-18 17:56:00
The Cardinals welcomed Ozzie Smith to camp on Monday, and Smith went right to work alongside the rest of the Cardinals’ coaching staff. For obvious reasons, Smith focused his attention on the infield defense and baserunning work. The latter he did
Published on 2013-02-18 17:42:00
Usually, my mood perks up as I drive past the downtown ballpark, even in February.
Peoria Journal Star
Published on 2013-02-18 17:17:00
Adam Wainwright now jokes about his tactics, which he's still not sure Chris Carpenter caught on to at the time.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-02-18 17:00:00
Manager Mike Matheny is aware that every time he talks about pushing his team on the bases there are corners of the Cardinalsverse that either get giddy with his retro go-go thinking or wince that a team built for power will run itself out of innings
Published on 2013-02-18 16:15:00
A bad attitude can go a long way in ruining a professional baseball career. A player identified as having a "bad attitude," or as someone who is un-coachable, or just plain difficult to work with is usually a player that will someday require, a "chan
Published on 2013-02-18 15:52:00
One of the faces that Trevor Rosenthal will see in the batter's box today is top prospect Oscar Taveras. Many in the organization are anxious to see how he's going to handle himself in game situations starting this weekend.
Published on 2013-02-15 18:37:00
A rosary with beads made of wood and stone hangs in Carlos Beltran’s locker in the St. Louis clubhouse at Roger Dean Stadium.
Palm Beach Post
Published on 2013-02-15 18:19:00
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On the day of his speech to the full squad, Tigers manager Jim Leyland touched on the usual topics. He wants players to be on time. He wants them to embrace expectations. He wants them to work hard, but also work smart.
MLB Official Site
Published on 2013-02-15 17:13:00
Though he admitted to being hampered by injuries (more than he let on at the time) late in the 2012 season, Carlos Beltran reported to Spring Training having wrapped up an uninhibited workout program over the winter.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-02-15 17:12:00
Dan Haren impressed: The veteran on a staff of young pitchers, Haren had his first session in front of his new coaches on Friday. Manager Davey Johnson said he was one of the most impressive pitchers who threw and he was happy to see how far along he
Published on 2013-02-15 17:10:00
"So while there may not be this sort of hedge you have in the bullpen for Tyler, that's not atypical and we do like some of the guys we have in house. Gimenez, again, people haven't seen a lot but he has got a lot of praise from our pitchers and our
Published on 2013-02-15 17:06:00
One of the first things former Cardinals manager Tony La Russa told Mike Matheny was make sure you have a good speech ready for the the team on the first day of full squad workouts at Spring Training.
Published on 2013-02-15 17:00:00
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Wrapping up after another soggy day here in Jupiter, where rain and the temperatures continue to fall. Certainly those of you still enduring winter somewhere north or here won’t have any sympathy for all of us in southern Florida, but the condition
Published on 2013-02-15 16:20:00
Agent Scott Boras stopped by Reds camp out in Arizona today in order to speak with members of the Korean media about new Cincinnati outfielder Shin Soo-Choo. Boras also briefly addressed the situation with Kyle Lohse, the former Cardinals starter who
Published on 2013-02-14 18:17:00
Derrick Goold Twitter
Published on 2013-02-14 18:00:00
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Hank Aaron's memories of Stan Musial extend beyond the many games they played against each other during their Hall of Fame careers. They shared a friendship that began when they spent two weeks visiting United States military personnel in Korea more
Published on 2013-02-14 17:09:00
Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols hopes to begin agility drills and light running in a couple of days to test his surgically repaired right knee.
Published on 2013-02-14 16:58:00
Morning rain storms forced the Cardinals to alter their workout plans on Thursday, though it did not prevent work from being accomplished.
St. Louis Official Site
Published on 2013-02-14 16:06:00
Very few pitchers have been as successful as Kyle Lohse the last two seasons.
Lohse was 30-11 with a 3.11 ERA in just less than 400 innings in 2011 and ‘12. He was the Cardinals opening day starter a year ago in the first game played at Marlins Pa
Published on 2013-02-14 16:00:00
Former St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Isringhausen on Thursday was added to the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville baseball coaching staff by interim coach Tony Stoecklin.
Published on 2013-02-14 15:55:00
Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow added former Cardinals bullpen coach Jeff Murphy to the staff this year, hoping he can held mold Castro into a top-notch catcher the same way he did with Gold Glove winners Mike Matheny and Yadier Molina in St. Lou
Published on 2013-02-14 15:12:00
After enjoying several days of sunny skies and ideal temperatures, the Cardinals had their workouts on Thursday interrupted by rain. Lots of rain. That eliminated the Cardinals’ ability to take the field for any fielding work. (Puddles had formed i
Published on 2013-02-14 15:07:00
It's never easy taking over the job previously filled by someone who was very successful. Now imagine filling the shoes of a man who will arguably be inducted into the Hall of Fame for the same job you just took.
Published on 2013-02-13 18:58:00
A year past the point of having reservations about his surgically repaired right elbow, Adam Wainwright took the mound on Wednesday to begin the buildup process toward Opening Day. He was one of 13 pitchers to throw a side session on the second day o
Published on 2013-02-13 17:01:00
The absence of Chris Carpenter leaves the Cardinals without an ace-type pitcher. Apparently, it also eliminated the ‘bad cop’ from the clubhouse. Both manager Mike Matheny and starter Adam Wainwright joked on Tuesday about the possibility of appo
Published on 2013-02-13 15:45:00
As the lead infield instructor for the Cardinals, it's Jose Oquendo's task to maximize what he's given. He inherits players who are flawed and sets out to minimize those imperfections. He takes on those who have already cycled through coaches and coa
Published on 2013-02-13 14:48:00
Springfield Cardinals manager Mike Shildt gave almost 40 minutes of his time to a crowd of about 200 fans Wednesday, re-telling last year’s pennant and somewhat hinting of the prospects they might see this summer.
Published on 2013-02-13 14:47:00
With the 4-3, 18 inning victory for Mexico over the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean Series, the Winter League play came to an end on February 8th. That loss also brought about the end for Julio Lugo, who determined that it was time to retire afte
Published on 2013-02-13 14:45:00
Jacksonville Jaguars President Mark Lamping was named president of the organization a year ago and started the job two weeks later, on Feb. 27.
Published on 2013-02-13 13:57:00
While negotiations between the St. Louis Cardinals and right-handed pitcher Adam Wainwright have slowed down, it was confirmed Wednesday that no deadline has been set by either party.
Published on 2013-02-13 13:46:00
The remaining top free-agent pitcher, Kyle Lohse, is there for the taking, but for now the Red Sox don't feel a hamstring injury to Clay Buchholz and some soreness in Felix Doubront's shoulder are problematic enough to take the leap for Lohse, accord
Published on 2013-02-13 13:00:00
The St. Louis Cardinals’ farm system is the envy of the league. ESPN’s Keith Law recently ranked the Cardinals’ minor-league teams Number 1 in his annual farm-system rankings, with Shelby Miller, Trevor Rosenthal and Oscar Tavares all in Law’
Published on 2013-02-13 12:51:00
One big fish remains out there in the free-agent pitching market but Brewers general manager Doug Melvin just told me that he doesn't have a line in the water.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Published on 2013-02-12 18:40:00
Jaime Garcia, whose 2012 season was dotted with shoulder problems, garnered a substantial amount of attention on Tuesday when he took the mound for a bullpen session as part of the Cardinals' first official workout. Of interest, of course, is the hea
Published on 2013-02-12 18:16:00
Temperatures climbed into the 80s on Tuesday, which certainly added to the ideal setting the Cardinals had for the start of camp. For all the attention paid to Monday’s report date for pitchers and catchers, it’s the day after that truly kicks of
Published on 2013-02-12 18:06:00
Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals have put contract talks on hold, though neither party expects many obstacles to a long-term deal.
Published on 2013-02-12 17:49:00
Third baseman Scott Rolen declined the Cincinnati Reds' offer to attend spring training, but stopped short of saying he's ready to retire.
The Daily Record
Published on 2013-02-12 17:19:00
With the beginning of Spring Training, MLB’s network partners are gearing up for the 2013 regular season. Today, MLB on FOX released their 2013 national broadcast schedule for the “Saturday Game of the Week.”
The Biz Of Baseball
Published on 2013-02-12 16:30:00
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It seems every few years the Cardinals need to try an experiment of some kind. The last two, including this latest one, involves moving a player to the second base position.
Even though pitchers and catchers are the only ones required at sp
Published on 2013-02-12 15:41:00
The St. Louis Cardinals came into spring training this week with a number of questions about their starting rotation. Who will win the fifth starter spot? Who will replace the injured Chris Carpenter?
The phrase, due to flippant overuse, nowa
Published on 2013-02-12 15:31:00
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Cardinals Third Baseman David Freese joins Bernie Miklasz from Spring Training to discuss his new contract, his final at bat in NLDS Game 5 and the clubs expectations for 2013.
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Frontier League Official Site
Published on 2013-02-11 16:00:00
On the eve of the Cardinals' first official workout of spring training after a relatively quiet offseason, the changes to the roster can mostly be measured in pounds.
The idea that just because they impressed during the waning weeks of the
Published on 2013-02-11 15:09:00
According to a club official, non-roster pitcher Carlos Martinez was having visa issues in the Dominican Republic and may not arrive in Jupiter before the team's first workout on Tuesday. The club is also concerned that some of its position players c
Published on 2013-02-11 15:05:00
Since last week’s announcement that Chris Carpenter will not pitch for the St. Louis Cardinals in 2013, some have called for the club to bring in a veteran replacement. In my recent post, “Chris Carpenter overreaction reaction,” I discussed the
Published on 2013-02-11 15:02:00
Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson, a fixture in the dugout during spring training games (or at least the first few innings of them), is not expected to join the team this spring because of knee soreness.
Published on 2013-02-11 15:01:00
Taking advantage of temperatures in the 70s, most of the Cardinals’ pitchers and catchers were on the practice fields and bullpen areas a day ahead of the official first day of Cardinals spring training camp today and so was manager Mike Matheny, i
Published on 2013-02-11 15:00:00
Cardinals utilityman Matt Carpenter is nearly a week into his private tutorial at second base and coach Jose Oquendo, who is conducting the class, says he is impressed.
It seems every few years the Cardinals need to try an experiment o
Published on 2013-02-11 14:50:00
Indeed, the daily ‘Bird Seed workout recap is back for another installment this spring. Remember, this is the place where I dump interesting bits of news or other observations at the end of the day. The main content will continue to be posted on c
Published on 2013-02-11 14:07:00
Packing up the Cardinals for Spring Training in Jupiter, Florida is no small task.
Published on 2011-07-20 09:25:00
Daniel Bibona: On The Long Road Back
Published on 2011-07-20 09:00:00
Today, Tony La Russa manages the Cardinals with an intensity that gets turned up to maximum levels when matched against longtime rival and Reds manager Dusty Baker. A quarter-century ago, the same held true when Whitey Herzog of the Cardinals faced Roger Craig and the Giants.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-07-20 08:45:00
Nick Stavinoha hits three-run homer in Memphis’ extra inning win. David Medina, Virgil Hill and Cesar Valera each drive in two as Batavia takes victory and share of first. Stalyn Lopez allowed one run over six in GCL win. Shane Robinson and Alex Castellanos each knock in two runs in Springfield loss.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-07-20 05:57:00
These days, the Springfield Cardinals' offense must feel a little like Charlie Brown.Springfield News-Leader
Published on 2011-07-20 01:58:00
Memphis managed to steal the win going extra innings tonight against the Omaha Storm Chasers as the 'Birds bounced back from last night defeat to take it in the fourteenth inning 6-5 to even the series 1-1.Memphis Redbirds Official SiteA leadoff single to centerfield in the first inning by the Redbirds’ Adron Chambers quickly put to rest Tuesday night any hopes of Omaha tossing back-to-back
Published on 2011-07-20 01:17:00
The Batavia Muckdogs turned up the offense against the Pinckney Division-leading Jamestown Jammers Tuesday night, winning 10-2 on the road.The Daily News
Published on 2011-07-20 01:00:00
While plenty of teams continue to show interest in Colorado Rockies starter Ubaldo Jimenez, they’re still playing coy 11 days before the trading deadline. The Rockies haven’t received a single official offer for the right-hander yet, according to a club source.Yahoo
Published on 2011-07-20 00:25:00
Cardinals infielder Nick Punto was, in his words, so "emotionally distraught" Sunday about his uncooperative elbow and potentially a third trip to the disabled list that he did what his father suggested. He sneaked down into the batting cage at Cincinnati and channeled all that frustration into one violent throw.STL Today
Published on 2011-07-20 00:01:00
Ryan Mulhern certainly made the most of his six weeks in Mexico. After arriving in Saltillo on June 3, the outfielder proceeded to tear the cover off the baseball, battering Mexican League pitching to the tune of a .366 average with 13 homers and 46 RBIs in 36 games.Baseball Mexico
Published on 2011-07-19 23:58:00
Having put together a comeback of monumental proportions, the Springfield Cardinals were an inning and a half away from a most improbable win.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteTim Wheeler hit a tie-breaking, two-run home run after striking out four times already, and the Tulsa Drillers came from ahead, and then behind, to beat the Springfield Cardinals 17-11 in a wild Tuesday night at Hammons
Published on 2011-07-05 01:30:00
Pineiro pitched out of another jam in the seventh, getting Inge to tap into a double play with runners at the corners after Peralta's double and Ryan Raburn's single to right. Peralta had chosen not to try to score on Hunter's strong, accurate arm.Pi
Published on 2011-07-05 00:37:00
Matt Rein: New LHP For Johnson City
Published on 2011-07-05 00:30:00
The Cardinals system went 3-4 on Monday. Johnson City’s Gary Apelian was on base all five times and had four RBI on a walk, two singles, a triple and home run.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-07-05 00:27:00
The Cardinals are weighing the possibility of activating first baseman Albert Pujols from the disabled list today, depending on results from a midday examination of his fractured left wrist.STL Today
Published on 2011-07-05 00:20:00
This time around, Brandon Phillips had something positive to say about St. Louis food.STL Today
Published on 2011-07-05 00:14:00
Batavia was assigned two new rookie players over the weekend.Kevin Jacob, a 6-foot-6 righty pitcher was drafted by the Cardinals out of Georgia Tech, signed after he was selected in the 31st round.On The Sports Stage
Published on 2011-07-05 00:01:00
Chuckie Fick hit Nashville's Brett Carroll with the bases loaded and two out in the ninth inning to force in the winning run.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-07-04 23:34:00
A Greer Stadium crowd of 9,944 fans watched the Nashville Sounds top the division-rival Memphis Redbirds in an exciting 5-4 victory on Independence Day in the opener of a four-game series.Nashville Sounds Official Site
Published on 2011-07-04 23:30:00
The River Bandits squandered a 2-1 ninth-inning lead at Kane County and eventually lost 3-2 in 11 innings.Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site
Published on 2011-07-04 23:12:00
It was a typical Fourth of July baseball game in St. Louis Monday: VP Fair St. Louis revelers strolled through downtown streets. The Cardinals beat the Reds. And the fans booed Brandon Phillips.Fungoes
Published on 2011-07-04 00:46:00
Russell Branyan waited 38 days to hit his first home run as a member of the Angels. Fortunately for his club, he chose an almost-perfect time to launch his 191st career dinger.Angels Official Site
Published on 2011-07-04 00:06:00
After comically feigning astonishment when approached by reporters about his selection to this year's All-Star Game, Cardinals veteran Lance Berkman declined an opening to correct or chide the doubters who weren't so playful about his chances enterin
Published on 2011-07-04 00:05:00
History doesn't really tell us who first cited the July 4 milepost as the predictor for eventual pennant winners, and later, division champions, in baseball. But whether it was Connie Mack or John McGraw or Red Schoendienst or Bill James, the holiday
Published on 2011-07-04 00:01:00
After his first appearance in nine days included allowing a three-run triple that assured Tampa Bay's 8-3 victory, Cardinals lefty reliever Brian Tallet was even more pointed about his outing than his stats.STL Today
Published on 2011-07-03 23:59:00
The Johnson City Cardinals saw a late lead go away, but the Cardinals could not get past the Kingsport Mets in a 7-6 contest that went 13 innings Sunday. Johnson City Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-07-03 23:30:00
Dick Groat isn't convinced he belonged on stage Sunday night with the 2011 class of National College Baseball Hall of Fame inductees.MLB Official Site
Published on 2011-07-03 23:00:00
Holder of 56-game hitting streak signs with St. Louis Cardinals after legal problems resolved.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-07-03 22:35:00
Dan talks with John Vuch, Farm Director of the Cardinals.KMOX
Published on 2011-07-03 22:35:00
Celebrating Independence Weekend in Midland has been common place for the Springfield Cardinals the last two seasons and they looked to get their series with the RockHounds off on the right fott with a win.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-07-03 21:59:00
Kane County collected two runs on just three hits, while holding the Bandits to just one run on nine hits. The Bandits allowed one run in each of the first two innings, before scoring one in the seventh when Kolten Wong (1-for-4, 1 RBI) singled home
Published on 2011-07-03 00:24:00
Desperate to stay afloat in the National League West, the Dodgers are playing this weekend's Interleague series against the Angels with slumping second baseman Juan Uribe benched.Dodgers Official Site
Published on 2011-07-03 00:15:00
Through the first half of the season the Cardinals led the majors in X-rays, MRI exams, medical bills and bad luck. But they've also led the majors in stubborn persistence and resolve. And that's why they were standing in first place in the NL Centra
Published on 2011-07-03 00:01:00
Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols' fractured left wrist has shown 'significant improvement" following aggressive treatment to promote healing of the bone, likely allowing the three-time NL Most Valuable Player to return to the club immediate
Published on 2011-07-02 23:34:00
Individual Highlights:Lance Berkman 1-for-3 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one walk.David Freese 2-for-2 with one walk and assisted in two double plays.Yadier Molina 2-for-4 at the plate.Skip Schumaker 2-for-4 with one ground into double pl
Published on 2011-07-02 23:14:00
The Redbirds ended tonight's much-deserved win with a fireworks display at AutoZone Park in front of a crowd of 10,606 as they celebrated their third-straight victory against the Oklahoma City RedHawks, tonight winning 5-1.Memphis Redbirds Official S
Published on 2011-07-02 22:58:00
Saturday night's attendance of 6,398 fans pushed the Bandits over 30,000 fans for the six-game homestand, its best stretch of the season. The 6,398 fans is the second most on the season, only to the June 28 crowd of 6,819 earlier in the homestand.Qua
Published on 2011-07-02 22:54:00
After Friday night's 9-6 win over Frisco, the Cardinals had a chance to do something that hadn't been done since mid June; win a series. The last time a series had been won by Springfield was June 8-11 at Hammons Field when the Redbirds took three of
Published on 2011-07-02 22:40:00
Eric Fornataro pitched seven solid innings for his third straight victory and Niko Vasquez hit his fifth home run as the Palm Beach Cardinals (7-3, 36-43) defeated the Jupiter Hammerheads (0-9, 32-47) by a final of 2-1 Saturday night in front of 3,58
Published on 2011-07-02 21:25:00
Cardinals starter Kyle Lohse has abandoned his wild side, and the club is reaping the rewards of his newfound reliability on the mound.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-07-02 21:00:00
Paul Hoynes Twitter
Published on 2011-06-30 00:34:00
Over the past two years, a couple of Cardinals veterans tried the Twitter waters and decided that the social networking site didn't really suit them. But now a wave of younger Redbirds are having a grand old time tweeting.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-29 23:45:00
Kolten Wong, the Cardinals number one draft pick this year will be a guest on “The Sports Zone with Rob Rains and B.J. Rains” Thursday.Sports Page
Published on 2011-06-29 23:25:00
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter came into Wednesday with just two wins in 16 starts this season and had been victimized at times by poor bullpen support.The Cardinal Nation Blog
Published on 2011-06-29 23:22:00
The Batavia Muckdogs rallied to beat the Jamestown Jammers, 12-8, at Diethrick Park Wednesday night at Russell E. Diethrick Jr. Park.Jamestown Jammers Official Site
Published on 2011-06-29 23:14:00
Bandits starter Anthony Ferrara (6-4) allowed only two runs on two hits in six innings of work Wednesday night against Cedar Rapids. However, the Bandit offense managed to muster only one run on five hits and the Kernels beat the Bandits 7-1 to take
Published on 2011-06-29 22:45:00
The Cardinals’ decision to release pitcher Ryan Franklin on Wednesday comes at the start of what might be the most critical four-week stretch for the franchise in quite some time.Sports Page
Published on 2011-06-29 22:30:00
Despite solid starting pitching, the Cardinals’ Triple-A club split a set at first-place Omaha. Outfielder Adron Chambers is in a hot streak.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-06-29 21:44:00
Individual Highlights:Skip Schumaker 2-for-5 with one double, one RBI, two runs, and one strikeout.Lance Berkman 0-for-1 with one RBI and two walks (one intentional).David Freese 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI.Colby Rasmus 1-for-3 with one home run, tw
Published on 2011-06-29 21:18:00
A season-high six doubles, seven combined RBI from Rainel Rosario and Alan Ahmady and 14 total hits were not enough as the Palm Beach Cardinals (5-2, 34-42) blew an early 7-1 lead to fall to the Bradenton Marauders (6-1, 36-41) by a 12-9 final Wednes
Published on 2011-06-29 21:00:00
Tom Haudricourt Twitter
Published on 2011-06-29 00:35:00
For a change, the Cardinals became a little more whole Tuesday.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-29 00:25:00
Another rough outing from former closer Ryan Franklin has left the Cardinals pondering their options with the struggling reliever. Multiple club officials said on Tuesday night that no decision has been made regarding Franklin's status with the club,
Published on 2011-06-28 23:45:00
Former Minor League Baseball general manager Ric Sisler has been named the director of marketing and athletics sales for Valdosta State, according to an announcement made by VSU athletic director Herb Reinhard on Tuesday.Valdosta Daily News
Published on 2011-06-28 22:56:00
The Jamestown Jammers utilized an excellent pitching performance and capitalized on Batavia mistakes en route to five unearned runs in a win, 5-1, at Dwyer Stadium Tuesday night.Jamestown Jammers Official Site
Published on 2011-06-28 22:46:00
Johnson City made a mole hill out of a mountain.With an undefeated mindset, the Cardinals overcame a four-run first-inning deficit and battled their way to a tight 8-7 victory over Elizabethton in an Appalachian League game Tuesday night at Cardinal
Published on 2011-06-28 22:39:00
Bandits starter Boone Whiting (1-1) had perhaps his best start of the season Tuesday night as he struck out a season-high 11 batters in front of a season-high 6,819 fans. Whiting also went a season-high eight innings allowing three runs on three hits
Published on 2011-06-28 22:35:00
The St. Louis Cardinals bullpen was prominent in their win over Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards on Tuesday evening.Lance Lynn, up again from Triple-A Memphis where I saw him just one week ago, was named the FOX Sports Midwest Player of the Game aft
Published on 2011-06-28 22:34:00
The Palm Beach Cardinals (5-1, 24-41) completed a three-game sweep of the Jupiter Hammerheads (0-5, 32-43) and won their seventh game in the last eight days with a 4-2 victory Tuesday night in front of 1,346 at Roger Dean Stadium. Palm Beach Cardinal
Published on 2011-06-28 22:30:00
In addition to trying to improve results, keeping inning counts under control is a factor as two prominent starters in the St. Louis Cardinals system become relievers.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-06-28 22:10:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 1-for-5 with one two-out RBI, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.Jon Jay 1-for-4 with one RBI, one sac fly, and one strikeout.Matt Holliday 2-for-5 with one home run, one two-out RBI, one run, and o
Published on 2011-06-28 00:40:00
The city's annual fireworks display was scheduled for Monday night, but Tigers manager Jim Leyland provided sparks of his own, so to speak.Tigers Official Site
Published on 2011-06-27 23:46:00
Three up for the Cardinals, three down for the Twins.Johnson City extended its lead in the Appalachian League West Division standings to three games over Elizabethton with Monday’s 10-5 win over the Twins at Cardinal Park.Johnson City Press
Published on 2011-06-27 23:32:00
Cardinals 2011 first-round pick Kolten Wong went 2-for-2 with two RBI in his professional debut, helping the Bandits win 8-3 against Cedar Rapids Monday night.Quad Cities River Bandits Official SiteKolten Wong took the field Monday night at Modern Wo
Published on 2011-06-27 23:32:00
Reds utilityman Miguel Cairo has made more than a dozen stops through his pro career, which has spanned more than two decades.St. Petersburg Times
Published on 2011-06-27 22:24:00
The Jamestown Jammers (7-4) rallied to tie the game in the eighth inning only to have Batavia (4-7) win in the bottom of the ninth, 4-3, at Dwyer Stadium Monday night.Jamestown Jammers Official Site
Published on 2011-06-27 20:27:00
The Palm Beach Cardinals (4-1, 33-41) ended up winning both games of a home-home doubleheader after a 4-2 victory over the Jupiter Hammerheads (0-4, 32-42) in game two Monday night at Roger Dean Stadium. The Cardinals also took game one, as the home
Published on 2011-06-27 19:55:00
Carlos Martinez is moving on to the next challenge.After striking out 50 batters over 38.2 innings in eight starts for Quad-Cities, the hard-throwing 19-year-old pitcher was promoted Monday by St. Louis to high-A Palm Beach.Quad-City Times
Published on 2011-06-27 19:46:00
Eric Fornataro threw a three-hit complete game and Rainel Rosario smacked a three-run homer to lead the Palm Beach Cardinals (3-1, 32-41) to a 5-1 victory over the Jupiter Hammerheads (0-3, 32-41) in game one of a doubleheader Monday night at Roger D
Published on 2011-06-27 19:00:00
In the final ballot update for the 82nd All-Star Game on Monday, several Phillies are still in the running to make the National League starting lineup.Phillies Official Site
Published on 2011-06-27 18:59:00
Travis Tartamella: ShelvedStarlin Rodriguez: Bumped UpwardCarlos Martinez: Returning To FloridaJustin Edwards: Another Lefty ShiftingDutch Deol: The Deal Is DoneJoe Kelly: Firing Again
Published on 2011-06-27 00:02:00
The day will come, whether it is at the end of this season, in 2012 or a year or two beyond that, when Tony La Russa will decide it’s time to step down as the manager of the Cardinals.Sports Page
Published on 2011-06-27 00:01:00
What we're seeing from the Cardinals these days is the most severe June swoon since Tony La Russa became manager in 1996.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-26 23:55:00
In the aftermath of one of the worst weeks at home the Cardinals have endured in a while, there aren't many highlights to glean from a 1-5 won-lost mark.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-26 23:50:00
After what seems like weeks of players only going on the disabled list, the Cardinals are prepping to welcome two contributors back from it.STL TodayThe St. Louis Cardinals are looking for a boost, bringing two infielders off the disabled list.The Ca
Published on 2011-06-26 23:45:00
Seth Maness got his first professional start tonight (6/26/11) as a member of the Batavia Muckdogs, the minor league affilate of the St. Louis Cardinals in the New York Penn League. Maness pitched 5 shutout innings giving up only 2 hits while striki
Published on 2011-06-26 23:20:00
Matt Carpenter signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as a fifth-year senior out of TCU in the summer of 2009. The Cardinals drafted Carpenter in the 13th round and signed him for $1,000 as a courtesy for having a solid college career. Star Telegram
Published on 2011-06-26 23:15:00
The first weekly report from our on-site Jupiter reporter, Paul Ivice, includes reports on seven players, including the infielders and recently-signed Lance Jeffries and Michael Knox.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-06-26 22:13:00
The Springfield Cardinals waited too long to get the offense going, and the Tulsa Drillers defeated the Cards 6-3. The loss dropped Springfield's record to a disappointing 2-5 on the current home stand.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteThe Tulsa Dri
Published on 2011-06-26 21:58:00
The Greeneville Astros (0-6) dropped their second straight series Sunday night, falling 9-2 to the Johnson City Cardinals (6-0). Opening night starter, Jose Perdoma (0-2), took the loss for the Astros, allowing six runs (6 ER), seven hits, and one wa
Published on 2011-06-26 21:19:00
A pair of three-run innings lifted the Jamestown Jammers (7-3) past the Batavia Muckdogs, 6-2, at Dwyer Stadium Sunday night.Jamestown Jammers Official Site
Published on 2011-06-26 00:10:00
Memphis starter Maikel Cleto shook off a leadoff home run by Mike Aviles in the bottom of the first inning, flashing an upper-90s fastball and a devastating curveball in a 3-1 Memphis win in front of 8,658 fans Saturday night at Werner Park. He out-d
Published on 2011-06-26 00:01:00
There was a time this season when the Cardinals purposefully avoided pitching former closer Ryan Franklin in a home game.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-25 22:40:00
Seth Blair (4-3) no-hit the Timber Rattlers for five innings, albeit issuing seven walks and allowing one run. Blair also struck out eight in the game and the Bandits went on to win 3-2 against Wisconsin.Quad Cites River Bandits Official Site
Published on 2011-06-25 22:35:00
Mike Claiborne and Mike Shannon talk with John Jay and Daniel Descalso about coming up through the Minor League system and life as a Cardinal.KMOX
Published on 2011-06-25 22:09:00
The Williamsport Crosscutters won in style on Military Appreciation Night, as Kyrell Hudson delivered a game-winning RBI single in the ninth inning for a 3-2 win over the Batavia Muckdogs.Williamsport Cutters official Site
Published on 2011-06-25 22:06:00
The Charlotte Stone Crabs (1-2, 31-41) snapped a five-game losing streak and broke a season-high four-game winning streak for the Palm Beach Cardinals (2-1, 31-41) with a 9-2 victory Saturday night at Charlotte Sports Park. Palm Beach Cardinals Offic
Published on 2011-06-25 21:52:00
In a home stand that has been overflowing with offense, Springfield Cardinals' fans were treated to an old-fashioned pitching duel between two of the Texas League's brightest young pitchers.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteScotty Beerer hit a two-r
Published on 2011-06-25 21:50:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 2-for-5 with one run.Jon Jay 2-for-3 with one run, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.Colby Rasmus 1-for-3 with one double, one run, and one walk.Yadier Molina 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI and one strikeout.Rough O
Published on 2011-06-25 21:42:00
The Cardinals' Matt Holliday has been ejected for arguing a called third strike in the eighth inning of St. Louis' game against Toronto.AP/Fox Sports
Published on 2011-06-25 21:00:00
When the Cardinals play for the first time in franchise history at Baltimore’s Oriole Park at Camden Yards June 28-30, it will mark a reunion of sorts for two players who were traded for one another: Dave Duncan and Boog Powell.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-06-23 01:00:00
Nine years have passed since Darryl Kile was taken too soon, and the legacy of the former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher still makes Albert Pujols grin.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-06-23 00:25:00
RockHounds right-hander Gary Daley kicked off the second half of the Texas League season with a gem Wednesday night, pitching eight innings of one-hit ball in Double-A Midland's 3-1 win at Frisco.MiLB Official Site
Published on 2011-06-23 00:13:00
The Phillies' offense has been the weakest part of their team this season. They do not possess a single .300 hitter. And yet, they have the best record in baseball.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-23 00:06:00
This is obviously a difficult time for Albert Pujols, who snapped at a reporter and walked off in a huff Tuesday in protest of a 'stupid" question.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-23 00:05:00
The Cardinals' bullpen has had some fine moments this season.Other outings, like Tuesday night's disastrous eighth inning in the series opener against Philadelphia, it's looked anything but sharp.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-23 00:01:00
Veteran righthander Miguel Batista drew high marks from manager Tony La Russa for his impact on the Cardinals' team chemistry this year. This was a point that general manager John Mozeliak didn't dispute. But, as Mozeliak said with conviction Wednesd
Published on 2011-06-22 23:56:00
Published on 2011-06-22 23:55:00
Having to compensate for the loss of Albert Pujols is tough enough. Doing it against Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee is darn near impossible.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-06-22 23:34:00
Bobby Scales was right.The Iowa Cubs’ second baseman predicted an end to what he termed a “funk” after dropping the first game of a doubleheader against Memphis 3-2 in eight innings Wednesday night, and he predicted correctly.Citizen Times
Published on 2011-06-22 23:30:00
Worcester starting pitcher Zach Zuercher earned the win, pitching seven scoreless innings and striking out seven hitters.Can-Am League Official Site
Published on 2011-06-22 02:03:00
Phillies third baseman Placido Polanco left during the eighth inning of Tuesday's 10-2 win over St. Louis with a contusion on his left pinky finger but expects to be ready to play on Wednesday.Phillies Official Site
Published on 2011-06-22 02:03:00
A trio of Mahoning Valley hurlers combined for a five-hit shutout as the host Scrappers blanked the Batavia Muckdogs 2-0 Tuesday night in New York-Pennsylvania League action before 2,706 fans at Eastwood Field.The Daily NewsWhat a difference a day ma
Published on 2011-06-22 01:14:00
Just four months after entering camp with a new physique that brought about hope for an increased dosage of power, A's first baseman Daric Barton is headed back to the Minors following a sluggish start to the season.Athletics Official Site
Published on 2011-06-22 00:55:00
In the confines of Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park, Cliff Lee has been one of the best pitchers in baseball this season. But when the Phillies hit the road, the former Cy Young Award winner becomes pedestrian.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-22 00:45:00
Pete Kozma hasn't seen the highlights.He hasn't relived the moment when his errant throw from second base Sunday caused Albert Pujols to collide with the Kansas City Royals' Wilson Betemit. Seeing the St. Louis Cardinals' superstar writhe in pain onc
Published on 2011-06-22 00:42:00
Rainy weather, 24 hits, 22 runners left on base and 10 errors pushed the Johnson City Cardinals well past three hours in their season opener.Johnson City Press
Published on 2011-06-22 00:18:00
Burlington infielder Nino Leyja left Tuesday's Midwest League All-Star Game with a great memory, a new bat and a face full of shaving cream.Quad-City Times
Published on 2011-06-22 00:17:00
Competition with his teammates was the furthest thing from Clinton pitcher James Paxton’s mind when he took the mound in the third inning of Tuesday night’s Midwest League All-Star Game at Modern Woodmen Park.Quad-City Times
Published on 2011-06-22 00:11:00
As president of Minor League Baseball, Pat O'Conner travels around 200 days a year and has the opportunity to catch approximately 40 minor-league games a year. But when the head of the organization that oversees 160 minor-league clubs and baseball's
Published on 2011-06-22 00:05:00
Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols officially landed on the disabled list Tuesday. How long the three-time National League MVP stays there might eventually come under review.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-21 01:00:00
Bellies In Baseball was the theme of the night Monday as the Mahoning Valley Scrappers saluted pregnancy during their home game with the Batavia Muckdogs.Trib Today
Published on 2011-06-21 00:05:00
If the Cardinals' reaction to news Monday that they would be without fulcrum Albert Pujols for the next six weeks seemed familiar, as if the comments came from a script, forgive them.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-20 23:50:00
Opening the 2011 Appalachian League season as defending champions has a nice ring to it for fourth-year Johnson City Cardinals manager Mike Shildt.Johnson City Press
Published on 2011-06-20 23:22:00
Nick Punto: Rehab Schedule SetMatt Adams: Ready But Not ReadyTommy Pham: Change In PlansFrancisco Samuel: Finally ReadyBrett Zawacki: Back To Where He StartedNick Punto, whom the St. Louis Cardinals signed to a free-agent contract this past winter, w
Published on 2011-06-20 23:04:00
The Palm Beach Cardinals (27-40) issued eight walks and grounded into a season-high four double plays in a 6-3 loss to the Fort Myers Miracle (34-34) Monday night at Roger Dean Stadium. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-20 23:00:00
The DSL Cardinals are still searching for offensive consistency in 2011.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-06-20 22:58:00
After an eight-game road trip the Cardinals were ready to take to the field on a beautiful Monday evening in Springfield. As the gates opened for the night, Welcome Mats were given away to the first 2,500 fans, courtesy of Henry's Towing.Springfield
Published on 2011-06-20 22:45:00
Cedar Rapids Kernel Travis Witherspoon who is tied for second in the Midwest League in stolen bases with 31, took home tonight's Home Run Derby crown on the last pitch he saw.Quad Cities River Bandits Official SiteTravis Witherspoon is known for his
Published on 2011-06-20 22:26:00
Batavia hit three home runs and recorded 11 hits to beat Mahoning Valley, 10-7, in the series opener at Eastwood Field.Mahoning Valley Scrappers Official Site
Published on 2011-06-20 22:24:00
The Nashville Sounds lost 5-4 to the state-rival Memphis Redbirds on Monday evening at AutoZone Park in the finale of a four game set. With the loss, Nashville (31-39) dropped three of four to the Redbirds in the series.Nashville Sounds Official Site
Published on 2011-06-20 00:05:00
Have you ever seen 41,660 frightened people hold their breath at the same time? Well, it happened Sunday afternoon at Busch Stadium. There was a collision at first base. Albert Pujols tumbled like a bowling pin. He stayed on the ground clutching his
Published on 2011-06-20 00:01:00
The heavy bass of a hip-hop song throbbed through the speakers in the Cardinals' clubhouse. A walk-off home run, from Skip Schumaker, is something to celebrate.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-19 23:50:00
Cardinals third baseman David Freese will join Class AAA Memphis in Des Moines, Iowa, tonight to begin what he hopes will be a week-long rehab assignment before rejoining the club next Monday in Baltimore.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-19 22:47:00
With a win Sunday night, the Cardinals had a chance to play spoiler against the NW Arkansas Naturals vying for a playoff spot with only three games to go in the first half.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-19 22:24:00
After arriving in Johnson City just in time to close the last Appalachian League season, Tyrell Jenkins will open the 2011 campaign on the mound when the Johnson City Cardinals host the Kingsport Mets on Tuesday.Johnson City Press
Published on 2011-06-19 21:39:00
Brandon Boggs and Brett Carroll each belted a pair of home runs to power the Nashville Sounds to a 5-3 victory over the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds on Sunday evening at AutoZone Park.Nashville Sounds Official Site
Published on 2011-06-19 21:14:00
John Vuch is the Minor League Farm Director for the Cardinals. Dan talks with him about the status of the Triple-A.KMOX
Published on 2011-06-19 21:00:00
The best kind of debates in sports are always hypothetical, because there is no winner or loser, no right answer and no wrong answer. It is strictly a matter of opinion.Sports Page
Published on 2011-06-19 20:58:00
Phillies manager Charlie Manuel gave Placido Polanco a day off on Sunday against Mariners left-hander Jason Vargas. Wilson Valdez started at third base and batted eighth.Phillies Official Site
Published on 2011-06-19 19:50:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 2-for-4 with one run and one strikeout.Albert Pujols 3-for-3 with one home run, one RBI, and two runs.Andrew Brown 2-for-4 with two two-out RBIs, one run, and one strikeout.Jaime Garcia started and pitched 5.1 innin
Published on 2011-06-19 01:00:00
With the Aug. 15 signing deadline two months away, McElroy has yet to decide whether he will go to UH or immediately begin his professional career this summer. He said he hopes to have a decision made sometime next week.“I’m going to miss high sc
Published on 2011-06-19 00:14:00
The Batavia Muckdogs rapped out 14 hits and used a five-run fourth inning to power them to a 9-6 victory over the Auburn Doubledays Saturday night in Auburn.The Daily News
Published on 2011-06-19 00:03:00
For the last year and a half, Redbirds hitting coach Mark Budaska has been trying to get infielder Donovan Solano to grasp the concept of ''easy is better'' when it comes to his approach at the plate.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-06-19 00:02:00
By definition, the word 'slump" means to fall or sink heavily. The visage next to the word in the dictionary could have been that of Colby Rasmus.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-19 00:01:00
The Cardinals rearranged their roster Saturday afternoon to add more depth to their bullpen and find more playing time for their depth.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-18 23:46:00
Angels co-ace Dan Haren had been looking forward to getting a few at-bats in Interleague Play, but the Mets had other ideas. They wouldn't let him stick around for more than one plate appearance.Angels Official Site
Published on 2011-06-18 23:35:00
The 'Birds do it again, taking it into extra innings and coming through in the bottom of the tenth inning with a walk-off double by Donovan Solano to take a 7-6 win over Nashville Sounds at AutoZone Park with 13,259 in attendance.Memphis Redbirds Off
Published on 2011-06-18 23:15:00
Right now, for Astros first baseman Brett Wallace, the baseball looks like it's the size of a beach ball, and the strike zone is crystal clear.Astros Official Site
Published on 2011-06-18 23:14:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 2-for-4 with one double, one run, and assisted in one double play.Colby Rasmus 1-for-3 with one RBI, one run, and one sac fly.Albert Pujols 1-for-4 with one double and one two-out RBI.Matt Holliday 2-for-3 with one
Published on 2011-06-18 23:10:00
The new Johnson City Cardinals team arrived at the fieldhouse last week. They’ve been practicing on an improved Howard Johnson Field and will play in an exhibition game against the Asheville Redbirds today at 6 p.m.Johnson City Press
Published on 2011-06-18 01:38:00
As of Friday, the Nationals have no plans to put outfielder Rick Ankiel on the disabled list because of an injury to his ribcage. Ankiel was able to take fly balls before Friday's game against the Orioles, but it's not known when he will be able to s
Published on 2011-06-18 01:05:00
The Cardinals and Royals play in stadiums separated by nearly 250 miles of highway, but the two Missouri teams are also connected by a common bond. Both St. Louis and Kansas City have fallen on hard times of late, injecting new perspective to a promi
Published on 2011-06-18 00:45:00
I hesitate to make too much of good guy/bad guy, leader, set-an-example stuff. I think those of us who do what I do tend to use that stuff as a crutch far too often, and we write it in retrospect, using it to explain things rather than noting it in a
Published on 2011-06-18 00:30:00
There were pitching highs and lows for the Batavia Muckdogs as the team opened the 2011 season with a 6-1 loss to the Thruway rival Auburn Doubledays Friday at Dwyer Stadium.The Daily News
Published on 2011-06-18 00:01:00
Cardinals third baseman David Freese, recovering from a broken left hand suffered when he was hit by a pitch May 1 in Atlanta, is about ready to resume his playing career.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-17 23:51:00
Auburn pitching held the Batavia Muckdogs to only five hits at Dwyer Stadium on Friday night, taking the NYPL season opener 6-1.The Batavian
Published on 2011-06-17 23:32:00
Memphis played host for their second series at home against the Nashville Sound at AutoZone Park with a quiet game until the bottom of the ninth as the 'Birds got the job done in a 1-0 with a single by Freddie Bynum.Memphis Redbirds Official SiteBrya
Published on 2011-06-17 23:14:00
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., in partnership with the St. Louis Cardinals and the team’s non-profit foundation, Cardinals Care, will launch two initiatives beginning this weekend to support the continued relief efforts to help Joplin, Miss
Published on 2011-06-17 23:05:00
Individual Highlights:Jon Jay 2-for-5 with one run and two strikeouts.Matt Holliday 1-for-3 with 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one run, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.Lance Berkman 1-for-3 with one double, three two-out RBIs, and one walk.Daniel
Published on 2011-06-17 23:04:00
Holding onto slim hopes of winning the first half crown, the Springfield Cardinals came into Friday night's game four games back with five to play.Springfield Cardinals official SiteChristian Colon’s grand slam off struggling right-handed pitcher K
Published on 2011-06-17 00:54:00
The River Bandits committed three errors in the first inning which led to two unearned runs against Bandit starter Trevor Rosenthal (3-7). The LumberKings went on to take the series finale 5-1 over the Bandits.Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site
Published on 2011-06-17 00:15:00
It has seemed this year that whenever the Cardinals remove one player from the disabled player list another merely takes his place. That's what happened Thursday.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-17 00:05:00
He was at the center of some of the most legendary moments in Red Sox history.The infamous 1986 World Series, Roger Clemens' first 20-strikout game and the longest game in professional baseball history — Rich Gedman was behind the plate for all of
Published on 2011-06-17 00:01:00
Acclaimed PBS interviewer Charlie Rose devoted a considerable amount of his June 13 show to discussing how Cardinals icon Stan Musial has been overlooked nationally for all his accomplishments. And in a strange twist, the show was overlooked in St. L
Published on 2011-06-16 23:24:00
Whenever the Cardinals and Royals play in the I-70 Series during Interleague Play, the entire state of Missouri tunes in and roots for its respective team.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-16 23:05:00
The St. Lucie Mets and Palm Beach Cardinals split a double header Thursday night at Digital Domain Park. The split puts the Mets at 35-32 on the season, two games ahead of the Ft. Myers Miracle for first place in the FSL South Division. With only thr
Published on 2011-06-16 22:36:00
On the heels of a convincing 8-1 win over Arkansas, the Springfield Cardinals continued their eight-game road trip in Springdale, Arkansas to being a four game set against the Naturals. Still trailing by 3.5 games in the division with only six games
Published on 2011-06-16 22:25:00
Individual Highlights:Albert Pujols 2-for-4 with one home run, one two-out RBI, two runs, one walk, and one fielding error.Matt Holliday 2-for-3 with one home run, one RBI, one run, two walks, and grounded into one double play.Yadier Molina 1-for-4 w
Published on 2011-06-16 21:13:00
The 'Birds left no room for error collecting the fourth straight win against the New Orleans Zephyrs for a clean sweep. Memphis pushed nine runs across off eleven hits at AutoZone Park for an afternoon game in front of 7,526.Memphis Redbirds Official
Published on 2011-06-16 20:47:00
On Thursday afternoon, the Cardinals announced the details of what will be an extensive series of events and initiatives over the weekend to help raise money and awareness to support Joplin, Mo. The city in southwestern Missouri was devastated by a m
Published on 2011-06-16 00:48:00
The River Bandits put up three runs in the first inning only to allow two runs in the bottom of the inning to put the game within one. The River Bandits went on to score two more before allowing Clinton to tie the game in the fourth. Both teams were
Published on 2011-06-16 00:30:00
Cardinals outfielder-second baseman Allen Craig will miss three to six weeks after an examination Tuesday in St. Louis revealed that he suffered a small fracture in his right patella last week in Houston, general manager John Mozeliak said Wednesday.
Published on 2011-06-16 00:16:00
The St. Lucie Mets' scheduled game against the Palm Beach Cardinals on Wednesday at Digital Domain Park was postponed due to rain.TC Palm
Published on 2011-06-16 00:01:00
Three confident performances by Lance Lynn, Daryl Jones and Donovan Solano gave another boost to the Memphis Redbirds' most impressive run of the season with a 4-2 win over New Orleans Wednesday night before 5,352 at AutoZone Park.Memphis Commercial
Published on 2011-06-15 23:50:00
The Redbirds starting pitcher Lance Lynn came back to pitch a solid seven innings giving up the only two run off six hits against New Orleans as the 'Birds get away with another win, 4-2, looking to sweep tomorrow in game four.Memphis Redbirds Offici
Published on 2011-06-15 23:47:00
Puerto Rico native Hector Hernandez will get the start for the Batavia Muckdogs Friday night as they begin another run at a division title against the Auburn Doubledays.On The Stage
Published on 2011-06-15 23:37:00
He was playing for The Cardinals Single A team in Palm Beach and eight days ago he got called up to play for the Double A team in Springfield.KTHV
Published on 2011-06-15 23:25:00
Attempting to avoid a four game sweep at the hands of the Arkansas Travelers, the Springfield Cardinals sent #1 prospect Shelby Miller to the mound in hopes to salvage the finale at Dickey-Stephens Park.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteTop prospect
Published on 2011-06-15 23:15:00
Ryan Franklin has made no secret of the fact that he's already pondered hanging up his spikes. More than a year ago, he speculated that 2011 might be his final season in the Major Leagues. He's since reconsidered that stance, but regardless of what h
Published on 2011-06-15 23:15:00
With rumors flying around about Major League Baseball’s plans for realignment, some ideas seem to hold more water than others.The Cardinal Nation Blog
Published on 2011-06-15 01:35:00
For most of the season, Cardinals right-hander Kyle McClellan has been one of St. Louis' top three pitchers. Even though McClellan hasn't pitched since May 30, he still expects to bring that type of stuff and mentality to the mound in his first start
Published on 2011-06-15 00:45:00
We had a lengthy chat with TLR about the bullpen and the sequence of events in the 7th inning after Tuesday night’s game. Lots of things came up, lots of possibilities tossed about. Here are a few of the things at play:Obviously, You're Not A Golfe
Published on 2011-06-15 00:35:00
Cardinals player representative Kyle McClellan on Tuesday acknowledged that discussions about realignment of divisions are part of ongoing talks between Major League Baseball and the players association regarding the next collective bargaining agreem
Published on 2011-06-15 00:01:00
Daryl Jones knew his ninth inning fly ball to left-center field was hit well.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-06-14 23:55:00
As an accounting major with a 3.9 GPA, it stands to reason that Tyler Sibley is pretty good at math.Sports Page
Published on 2011-06-14 23:51:00
The Redbirds take home the win with a walk-off home run by Daryl Jones to go up two games against the New Orleans Zephyrs in another 5-3 victory.Memphis Redbirds Official Site
Published on 2011-06-14 23:30:00
It's clear the Astros' dismissal of pitching coach Brad Arnsberg on Tuesday had more to do with the differences he was having with manager Brad Mills than anything Arnsberg had done with regards to developing pitchers or the performance of the staff.
Published on 2011-06-14 23:25:00
Carlos Martinez (3-2) set the tone on the mound for the Bandits with eight strikeouts over six shutout innings on his way to his second straight win. Meanwhile, the offense did their job aided by three-hit games from both Michael Swinson (3-for-4), a
Published on 2011-06-14 23:12:00
Rainel Rosario hit his first career grand slam and catcher Robert Stock homered in his first at-bat with the team, but the St. Lucie Mets (34-31) rallied for three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat the Palm Beach Cardinals (26-38) by
Published on 2011-06-14 23:00:00
Losers of three straight games, the Cardinals looked to get back in the series with the Travelers with a victory Tuesday night at Dickey-Stephens Park.Springfield News-Leader
Published on 2011-06-14 00:25:00
The Cardinals, beset by a rash of injuries — some of them freak — are on pace to utilize the disabled list this season more than at any time in the past 10 years.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-13 23:55:00
The Redbirds managed to come back from a two-run deficit to beat the Zephyrs at home 5-3 in the bottom of the eighth for the first game of their four game series against New Orleans at AutoZone Park.Memphis Redbirds Official Site
Published on 2011-06-13 23:12:00
Wrapped up in a tight divisional race heading towards the end of the first half, the Cardinals faced a must win game against the Arkansas Travelers Monday night at Dickey-Stephens Park.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-13 23:00:00
Ryan Sheldon's baseball career was supposed to have ended years ago.Don't tell that to the rest of the Frontier League, where Sheldon went 9-5, 2.21 last year as a rookie. After developing a cutter midway through the season, he had a 0.47 ERA for the
Published on 2011-06-13 21:30:00
Jacob's agent is Scott Boras, who handles some of the biggest names in Major League Baseball.Parkville-Overlea Patch
Published on 2011-06-13 21:02:00
Monday's nights game between the Charlotte Stone Crabs (27-36) and Palm Beach Cardinals (26-37) has been cancelled due to inclement weather and will not be made up. The series finishes tied 1-1.Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-13 21:00:00
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Published on 2011-06-13 20:25:00
Astros manager Brad Mills has spent time in both leagues and definitely would prefer to stay put. That could change, though, under a realignment plan Major League Baseball is exploring.Sports Illustrated
Published on 2011-06-13 20:04:00
Phillies third baseman Placido Polanco maintains a comfortable lead among third basemen in National League All-Star voting.Phillies Official Site
Published on 2011-06-13 19:30:00
Welcome to the Cardinals Inbox. As always, if you have a question, use the link below to submit it -- and please be sure to include your first name, last initial and hometown. If you send a regular email, rather than using the form, be certain to use
Published on 2011-06-13 00:37:00
Kensing spent at least part of six seasons with the Florida Marlins and the Washington Nationals from 2004-09. He recently threw for the St. Louis Cardinals and the Arizona Diamondbacks, but he felt they were looking for a pitcher who could immediate
Published on 2011-06-13 00:01:00
Cardinals left fielder Matt Holilday engaged in an arduous session of pregame running Sunday.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-12 22:02:00
With only 10 games to go in the first half of the season, the Springfield Cardinals found themselves within striking distance of the 1st place Travelers trailing by just 1.5 games as the two teams matched up for a crucial four-game series in Little R
Published on 2011-06-12 21:55:00
New Orleans Zephyrs starting pitcher Sean West blasted two solo home runs, and later added a single for a 3-for-3 night, and tossed 6 1/3 innings to lead the Zephyrs past the Memphis Redbirds, 7-4 on Sunday night.New Orleans Zephyrs Official Site
Published on 2011-06-12 20:43:00
For the second time this season, the Cardinals were swept in a series on Sunday.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-12 20:00:00
One of the most memorable and hotly debated plays in Cardinals history always will be the two-run triple by Detroit’s Jim Northrup on a drive that sailed over the head of center fielder Curt Flood in Game 7 of the 1968 World Series.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-06-12 19:54:00
Quad-Cities River Bandits officials orchestrated an evacuation of more than 1,500 people Sunday when smoldering rags set off a sprinkler system at Modern Woodmen Park 10 minutes before the start of a Midwest League game.Quad-City Times
Published on 2011-06-12 19:39:00
Individual Highlights:Jon Jay 2-for-4 with one double and one strikeout.Colby Rasmus 2-for-4 with one double, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.Skip Schumaker 1-for-3 with two two-out RBIs and assisted in one double play.Jason Motte entered in the
Published on 2011-06-12 18:26:00
The River Bandits avoided back-to-back losses Sunday, when they took the third and final game of the series 4-1 from the Great Lakes Loons. The Bandits have not lost in consecutive games since May 28, when they dropped a double-header to Burlington.Q
Published on 2011-06-12 16:29:00
Xavier Scruggs hit a two-out, two-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Palm Beach Cardinals (26-37) a 4-2 victory over the Charlotte Stone Crabs (27-36) Sunday evening in game two of three-game set at Roger Dean Stadium. Pa
Published on 2011-06-12 00:44:00
Elliot Johnson was activated following Saturday night's 7-5 win over the Orioles and Felipe Lopez was designated for assignment.Rays Official Site
Published on 2011-06-12 00:10:00
Individual Highlights:Albert Pujols 1-for-4 with one double and one unassisted double play.Lance Berkman 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, one run, and two strikeouts.Yadier Molina 1-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one strikeout.S
Published on 2011-06-11 23:36:00
The Palm Beach Cardinals (25-37) finished the night with more ejections (3) than runs in an 8-2 loss to the Charlotte Stone Crabs (27-35) in game one of a three-game series Saturday night at Roger Dean Stadium. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-11 23:17:00
The River Bandits were held to only three hits, a day after setting season-highs in hits (20) and runs (20). The Bandits scored three runs in the third inning before allowing Great Lakes to tie the game in the sixth. The Bandits then allowed one run
Published on 2011-06-11 23:04:00
Nothing says summer quite like heading to the diamond for a baseball game.The Down Syndrome Group of the Ozarks held its fourth annual Step Up Walk Saturday, leading from the Mediacom Ice Park to Hammons Field for the Springfield Cardinals game.KY3
Published on 2011-06-11 22:35:00
Not since the first game of the 2011 season have the Springfield Cardinals been able to say they are a .500 baseball team.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteRecently appointed closer Jorge Rondon issued a pair of one-out walks in the 10th inning, and
Published on 2011-06-11 22:19:00
Scout.com expert Frankie Piliere digs into the St. Louis Cardinals’ 2011 draft in this exclusive interview with The Cardinal Nation's Brian Walton.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-06-11 22:00:00
The Memphis Redbirds again jumped on the New Orleans Zephyrs in the first inning, riding a five-run outburst to an 8-2 win over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Saturday night.New Orleans Zephyrs Official Site
Published on 2011-06-11 20:16:00
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa would like to chalk it up to youth. Center fielder Colby Rasmus thinks it's just part of a string of bad luck.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-11 20:15:00
Orioles Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson released a statement on Saturday to address some of the concerns about his health.Orioles Official Site
Published on 2011-06-11 01:00:00
He worked out for the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals, and fielded interest from the Kansas City Royals, too. But he always had a suspicion the Red Sox would come to get him.Providence Journal
Published on 2011-06-11 00:37:00
The Brewers own the Major League's best home record and will look to improve on that mark Saturday as they clash with the National League Central-leading Cardinals for a chance to move within a half-game of first place.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-11 00:35:00
Tony La Russa managed his 5,000th regular-season game for the Cardinals on Friday night, and one high-ranking baseball official, the highest in this case, thought La Russa actually had been undervalued over the years, in part because he hadn't manage
Published on 2011-06-11 00:33:00
Phillies manager Charlie Manuel shook up his lineup and provided a booster shot to the club's offense.Third baseman Placido Polanco batted fifth for the first time since May 13, 2005, which was during his first tour with the Phillies. He started a ga
Published on 2011-06-11 00:13:00
In 2009, the St. Louis Cardinals selected a prodigious 18-year-old right-hander from Brownwood, Texas with the 19th pick in the MLB Draft.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteShelby Miller struck out eight of the first 12 batters and finished with nine
Published on 2011-06-11 00:06:00
Congratulations to Cardinals manager Tony La Russa on managing his 5,000th major-league game Friday night when the Cardinals played at Milwaukee.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-11 00:05:00
The River Bandits scored a season-high 11 runs in the fifth inning after already leading the game 7-1 entering the inning. Quad Cities went on to win the game 20-2.Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site
Published on 2011-06-11 00:01:00
To those who may have missed his introduction before Friday's first pitch, Shelby Miller announced himself to a near-sellout Hammons Field crowd with the second.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-10 23:55:00
Grand Prairie LF David Thomas, RF Tyler Henley and SS Jake Taylor combined for eleven RBIs as the AirHogs powered their way to an 18-2 victory against the El Paso Diablos. Thomas went 1-for-5 from the plate with four RBIs and two runs scored. Henley
Published on 2011-06-10 23:49:00
What a difference a day makes.One day after managing just three baserunners in a 2-0 loss to Lansing, Quad-Cities reached base 36 times Friday on its way to its biggest offensive outing of the season and a 20-2 Midwest League rout of Great Lakes.Quad
Published on 2011-06-10 00:27:00
With their eyes set on a .500 record, the Cardinals met up with the Tulsa Drillers for a doubleheader, making up a rainout from May 2.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteMichael Blazek allowed only a two-run home run in six innings but also got in on
Published on 2011-06-10 00:10:00
Mark Hamilton, a bench bat for the Cardinals, knows his role because he saw teammates such as Allen Craig and former farmhand Brian Barden play it in summers past.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-09 23:27:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 2-for-5 with one double, one home run, one two-out RBI, two runs, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.Jon Jay 2-for-3 with one run and one sacrifice.Albert Pujols 1-for-4 with one double, one RBI, two run
Published on 2011-06-09 22:52:00
Jose Lopez made his New Orleans Zephyrs debut a memorable one by breaking up a scoreless tie in the seventh with a solo shot over the left field wall to lead the Zephyrs past the Memphis Redbirds, 2-0 on Thursday night at Zephyr Field.New Orleans Zep
Published on 2011-06-09 22:42:00
As Edgar Renteria spoke in the visitor's dugout of AT&T Park on Thursday afternoon, the reigning World Series Most Valuable Player didn't leave much room for doubt about his sincere appreciation of the Giants' fans.Giants Official Site
Published on 2011-06-09 22:26:00
The River Bandits were held scoreless on just three hits in a 2-0 loss against the Lansing Lugnuts. The River Bandits had just three base runners in the game. The game featured a pitcher's duel that saw the starters strike out 19 total batters.Quad C
Published on 2011-06-09 22:09:00
The Braves drafted San Jacinto College infielder Jacoby Almaraz, a 2010 Johnson High graduate, in the 40th round of the MLB draft on Wednesday.My San Antonio
Published on 2011-06-09 22:05:00
Lance Berkman heard a sound on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park he was unfamiliar with during his 12 years with the Astros.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-09 22:01:00
Ryan Copeland: Ready To CopeNick Longmire: DL Stay Did Not Last LongKleininger Teran: Catcher One & Done
Published on 2011-06-09 21:58:00
Scott Rolen was back in the Reds' lineup on Thursday, playing third base, batting fifth and feeling better following a viral infection that kept him off the field for four days.Reds Official Site
Published on 2011-06-09 02:12:00
This is a series of extremes, but between the Cardinals, who have one of the best records in the Majors, and the Astros, who have the poorest record in the National League, Ryan Theriot and Hunter Pence had found some common ground.Cardinals Official
Published on 2011-06-09 01:03:00
Outfielder Allen Craig, injured in Tuesday night's 7-4 win over Houston, did not sustain any serious damage in his right knee and should be able to avoid a trip to the disabled list.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-09 00:07:00
The Cardinals welcomed another member of the Rasmus family to the organization on Wednesday, drafting Casey Rasmus in the 36th round of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-09 00:05:00
You wouldn't know it by looking at the disabled list, but the Cardinals have established themselves as the team to beat in the NL Central.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-09 00:01:00
With consecutive games against lefthanded starting pitchers, including tonight's at a ballpark that caters to righthanded batters, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa had designs on planting Allen Craig in the middle of the lineup and watching him swing.
Published on 2011-06-08 23:40:00
The Cardinals' 2011 Draft was a mixture of proven collegiate talent and high school prospects with tremendous upside.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-08 23:16:00
The Cardinals were back in town on a beautiful Wednesday at Hammons Field and looking to take game one of the five game home-stand against the Tulsa Drillers.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteMaikel Cleto struck out nine in six innings almost a week
Published on 2011-06-08 23:00:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 0-for-2 with two walks.Albert Pujols 1-for-4 with one double. and grounded into one double play.Lance Berkman 1-for-3 with one two-out RBI, one run, and one walk.Matt Carpenter 0-for-1 with two walks.Ryan Franklin e
Published on 2011-06-08 22:21:00
Outreach to the residents of Joplin, Mo., who were devastated by a tornado late last month will continue, as the Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals dedicated their upcoming Interleague Play series to the relief efforts.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-08 22:19:00
The Fort Myers Miracle (30-29) scored five unanswered runs, including four in one inning, to defeat the Palm Beach Cardinals (24-35) by a final of 5-1 Wednesday night at Hammond Stadium. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-08 02:28:00
There is something about the St. Louis Cardinals that, more often than not, brings out the best in Bud Norris.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-08 00:10:00
The Cardinals Midwest League club went 4-2 on the week. Pitcher Seth Blair is interviewed.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-06-08 00:04:00
Redbirds pitchers held Oklahoma City to just three hits over 12 innings as they edged the RedHawks, 2-1, on Tuesday night to earn a sweep of the four-game series.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-06-08 00:03:00
Cardinal shortstop Ryan Theriot, heretofore a .285 hitter in his career, extended his hitting streak to 20 games Tuesday night in Houston, a fine accomplishment. How likely was it to occur this year?Fungoes
Published on 2011-06-08 00:02:00
On the same day Lance Berkman returned to the lineup with a right wrist he hopes will no longer be persistently sore, the Cardinals couldn't complete a full inning without losing another outfielder to injury.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-08 00:01:00
The Cardinals continued a recent Draft trend on Tuesday, selecting athletic but undersized players on Day 2 of the First-Year Player Draft.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-07 23:45:00
There was a bigger bounty from the Reds' second bases-loaded, no-out rally in the seventh inning against John Grabow. With one out, Cairo hit the second grand slam of his career into the facing of the upper-deck bleachers in left field to put the gam
Published on 2011-06-07 23:30:00
For the 29 players selected by the Cardinals during the second day of the amateur baseball draft on Tuesday, and hundreds chosen by other teams, the moment marked a childhood dream come true.Sports Page
Published on 2011-06-07 23:13:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 1-for-5 with one double, one two-out RBI, one strikeout, and one fielding error.Albert Pujols 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and assisted in one double play.Lance Berkman 1-for-3 with one home run, two
Published on 2011-06-07 22:54:00
The River Bandits took advantage of opportunities with runners on, scoring five runs on just five hits to win 5-3 against Lansing.Quad Cities River Bandits Official SiteThe River Bandits tagged Lugnuts starter Casey Lawrence for four two-out runs in
Published on 2011-06-07 02:27:00
Clayton Mortensen bounced back in a big way, and the Rockies used solid defense and timely hitting to earn a 3-0 victory over the Padres in the opener of a three-game set at PETCO Park on Monday.Rockies Official Site
Published on 2011-06-07 00:36:00
If commissioner Bud Selig has his way, baseball's amateur draft will have a whole new look next year.With the collective bargaining agreement between players and owners set to expire after this season, Selig wants to see some changes to the draft imp
Published on 2011-06-07 00:27:00
The Cardinals got a baseball rat with their first-round Draft pick on Monday, a kid who loves to play ball. They got a young man who, according to his college coach, "plays above his tools."Cardinals Official SiteIt had been 25 years since
Published on 2011-06-07 00:04:00
One year ago, the Cardinals reached their May 30 series finale at Wrigley Field with first baseman Albert Pujols stuck on nine home runs and approaching the second-least productive month of a career then in its 10th season.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-07 00:01:00
The Redbirds set a season high for runs Monday night as they pounded Oklahoma City, 14-2 at RedHawks Field.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-06-06 23:50:00
My story on Kolten Wong has been filed and should be updated on Cardinals.com in a bit. But I had a few things I wanted to add, because surprisingly 1000 words is not enough. I don’t know who I’m turning into, but whatever.Obviously, You're Not A
Published on 2011-06-06 23:45:00
For at least the eighth time in the last 15 months, an article from The Cardinal Nation Blog has been highlighted on FOXSports.com’s Major League Baseball page, achieved through this site’s association with Yardbarker. What brought the recognitio
Published on 2011-06-06 23:29:00
The Memphis Redbirds (27-30) scored four runs in the fifth and eight runs in the sixth inning in a 14-2 win over the Oklahoma City RedHawks (24-34) before 3,602 Monday night at RedHawks Field at Bricktown. Oklahoma City RedHawks Official Site
Published on 2011-06-06 23:11:00
With the 22nd pick of the draft, second baseman Kolten Wong became a part of the Cardinal’s organization. Jeff Luhnow, Vice President of Player Procurement , provided his insight on the college prospect.KMOX
Published on 2011-06-06 22:48:00
After a tough loss in game two of the three-game series with San Antonio last night where Springfield allowed two 9th inning runs to lose 4-3, the Cardinals looked to rebound with righty Kevin Thomas on the mound.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-06 00:10:00
Cardinals outfielder Lance Berkman, who hurt his right wrist diving for a ball nearly three weeks ago, sat out Sunday's game for two reasons. He had received a cortisone shot for his wrist Saturday night. And Carlos Zambrano, against whom Berkman is
Published on 2011-06-06 00:01:00
Redbirds right-hander P.J. Walters turned in his strongest outing of the season, allowing just one run over seven innings despite 97-degree heat as Memphis edged Oklahoma City, 3-2.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-06-05 23:55:00
Jeff Luhnow, vice president for player procurement, had a message for those following the Cardinals' first day of the draft:STL Today
Published on 2011-06-05 23:06:00
Nationals right-hander Jason Marquis was ejected from Sunday's 9-4 victory after hitting D-backs outfielder Justin Upton with a pitch in the bottom of the sixth inning.Nationals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-05 22:00:00
A dozen years after their paths crossed on a Little League baseball field in Williamsport, Pa., Kyle Tidwell heard the name Lance Lynn again this week when his brother called on the telephone to tell him Lynn was making his major-league debut for the
Published on 2011-06-05 21:16:00
Xavier Scruggs hit a walk-off infield-single in the bottom of the ninth to give the Palm Beach Cardinals (24-33) a 3-2 victory over the St. Lucie Mets (29-28) Sunday evening at Roger Dean Stadium. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-05 20:22:00
P.J. Walters allowed one run over seven innings leading the Memphis Redbirds (26-30) to a 3-2 win over the Oklahoma City RedHawks (24-33) before 4,048 Sunday afternoon at RedHawks Field at Bricktown. Oklahoma City RedHawks Official Site
Published on 2011-06-05 19:56:00
Looking for their 4th straight win, the Springfield Cardinals sent right hander Scott Schneider to the mound in his first start since May 28th. San Antonio countered with righty Anthony Bass who entered Sunday with six Texas League wins, tied for 1st
Published on 2011-06-05 19:38:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 1-for-5 with one double and one two-out RBI.Albert Pujols 2-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, two runs, one walk, and two strikeouts.Jon Jay 1-for-3 with one walk.Allen Craig 1-for-4 with one RBI and two strikeouts.
Published on 2011-06-05 18:51:00
As the Cardinals kick off a critical 10-day, three-city, nine-game road trip with a Tuesday showdown against the Astros, they're hoping to have their full complement of players available for the trip.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-05 00:10:00
For two weeks the disabled list tugged at Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday, a resistant customer who had dodged an earlier trip following an April 1 appendectomy.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-04 23:30:00
Given the nature of the St. Louis Cardinals’ long rivalry with the Chicago Cubs, I watch that club a bit closer than some others.The Cardinal Nation Blog
Published on 2011-06-04 23:20:00
They don’t stand at home plate and try to hit a 95 miles per hour fastball, or try to throw a curveball past a quality hitter with the tying run on third base with two outs in the ninth inning.Sports Page
Published on 2011-06-04 23:15:00
Senior pitcher John Anderson pitched into the ninth inning, allowing only one earned run on seven hits and a walk, and shortstop Josh Parr drove in three runs to lift the fourth-seeded Illini over No. 3 seed Kansas State, 5-3, in an elimination game
Published on 2011-06-04 23:14:00
After the Cardinals took two of three from the Corpus Christi Hooks, Springfield looked to continue their solid play against the Missions in the first game of their three-game set in San Antonio.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-04 22:59:00
Jordan Swagerty pitched five scoreless innings and the bullpen allowed just one hit as the Palm Beach Cardinals (23-33) shut down the St. Lucie Mets (29-27) by a final of 3-0 Saturday night in front of 1,918 at Roger Dean Stadium. Palm Beach Cardinal
Published on 2011-06-04 21:40:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 1-for-5 with two runs and one walk.Albert Pujols 3-for-4 with one double, two home runs, four RBIs (two w/two-outs), three runs, one intentional walk, and one hit by pitch.Lance Berkman 1-for-5 with one two-out RBI.
Published on 2011-06-04 21:30:00
One of the Majors' most established pitching matchups will take place again when one of the game's greatest rivalries continues on Sunday.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-04 21:22:00
The River Bandits allowed two first inning runs before bringing the game within one run in the seventh inning. The Bandits scored three runs on three hits in the eighth inning to win 5-3.Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site
Published on 2011-06-04 21:16:00
So by the time J.D. Drew stepped to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the 14th inning Saturday against the A's, there sure didn't seem to be any end in sight to what threatened to turn into a miserable day for the Red Sox.Red Sox Official Site
Published on 2011-06-04 00:33:00
Rich Hill is still in the process of scheduling a second opinion, but he is all but resigned to the fact that his 2011 season is over and Tommy John surgery is on the horizon.Red Sox Official Site
Published on 2011-06-04 00:20:00
After losing three of four tough games to the visiting Giants, the Cardinals were undoubtedly in the mood to make someone pay, and the Cubs were kind enough to show up and take a 6-1 beatdown Friday in the start of a three-game renewal of the fun St.
Published on 2011-06-04 00:15:00
Righthander Mikael Cleto was on his way back to Class AA Springfield on Friday not long after his major-league debut the night before, when he allowed five runs in two innings. But righthander Lance Lynn, who likewise made his debut in that game, giv
Published on 2011-06-04 00:13:00
It was a slow start for both teams as the Redbirds took on the Albuquerque Isotopes in the final game of the four-game series but came up short for the second night in a row losing it in the last inning by one to split the series with the 'Topes in a
Published on 2011-06-04 00:10:00
Outfielder Lance Berkman believes having the night off in Thursday's series finale against San Francisco will benefit him more in the big picture than it did in his return to the lineup Friday against Chicago.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-03 23:51:00
Mattingly said Hawksworth's rehab will require three or four more appearances to ensure that he really is healed.Dodgers Official Site
Published on 2011-06-03 23:39:00
If there were two Reds who really needed to parachute out of a bumpy May to find terra firma in June, they were Scott Rolen and Bronson Arroyo.Reds Official Site
Published on 2011-06-03 23:26:00
Padres outfielder Ryan Ludwick was batting .302 with runners in scoring position this season, and his 36 RBIs were tied with St. Louis' Lance Berkman for the eighth most in the National League entering play on Friday night.Padres Official Site
Published on 2011-06-03 23:25:00
Every fifth day, Randy Wells' family -- normally Cardinals fans -- cheers for the rival Cubs. When the two teams meet in St. Louis on Saturday, it will be one of those days of conflict.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-03 23:09:00
With each team winning a game in the series, the rubber match of the three-game set against Corpus Christi featured two stand-out prospects on the mound.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-03 01:00:00
Abraham Nuñez has played in more than 1,000 major league baseball games, fielded grounders in almost every major league park, and faced the likes of Randy Johnson and Roger Clemens — in Nuñez’s opinion, two of the toughest. Telegram
Published on 2011-06-03 00:55:00
Cubs manager Mike Quade knows exactly where his club is going and who they'll be playing. But it's the group in his dugout that he's most focused on.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-03 00:24:00
The Redbirds were unable to continue their winning streak as they tried to bring it back in the bottom of the ninth but came up short by one, losing to the Albuquerque Isotopes 5-4 in game three of the series.Memphis Redbirds Official SiteWith the ba
Published on 2011-06-03 00:15:00
With the bullpen taxed by recent usage and about to be tested by a stretch without a fixed fifth starter, the Cardinals decided to add a 13th pitcher to the staff and dug deep into the system to find oneSTL Today
Published on 2011-06-03 00:13:00
St. Louis Cardinals fans are likely pleased to see the San Francisco Giants leave town after the visitors won three of four games in their just-completed series. Thursday evening’s game four was especially frustrating for St. Louis as several defen
Published on 2011-06-03 00:01:00
Dustin Mattison’s observations from the recent Quad Cities River Bandits visit to Busch Stadium.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-06-02 23:30:00
Individual Highlights:Albert Pujols 2-for-5 with two runs and one stolen base.Allen Craig 2-for-3 with one double, one two-out RBI, two runs, and two walks.Colby Rasmus 2-for-5 with one triple, one home run, six RBIs, and one run.Tyler Greene 0-for-3
Published on 2011-06-02 23:22:00
The River Bandits took an early 2-0 lead on a two out, two-RBI single by Chris Edmondson. The River Bandits scored one more run in the seventh before allowing three runs to tie the game. Immediately after, the Bandits scored two runs in the top of th
Published on 2011-06-02 23:09:00
A night after the Hooks bested the Cardinals in walk-off fashion in the series opener, Springfield sent the team leader in wins, Michael Blazek, to the mound to try and even the series at a game apiece.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-02 22:55:00
With the injury to Rich Hill on Wednesday afternoon leaving the Red Sox without a lefthanded reliever in the bullpen, Hideki Okajima said he harbored little, if any, hope of getting called up to fill that open spot.Boston Globe
Published on 2011-06-02 00:17:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 2-for-4 with one RBI, one hit by pitch, one strikeout, and one caught stealing.Yadier Molina 3-for-5 with one run and one strikeout.Skip Schumaker 1-for-5 with one RBI, one strikeout, and grounded into two double pl
Published on 2011-06-02 00:15:00
After two weeks of trying to find playing time for Matt Holliday while his strained muscle heals, the Cardinals expect to surrender to the injury today and put their left fielder on the disabled list, assuring he'll miss another two weeks of games.ST
Published on 2011-06-02 00:01:00
Instead of digging a deep hole to climb out of as they have done often lately, the Memphis Redbirds started strong Wednesday night with three first-inning runs en route to an 11-1 blowout victory over the Albuquerque Isotopes.Memphis Commercial Appea
Published on 2011-06-01 23:56:00
The Memphis Redbirds(24-28) beat the Albuquerque Isotopes(28-24) in game two from the start as Adron Chambers came up in the bottom of the first and hits the second pitch over the left field wall to take the early lead 1-0 which was only the start to
Published on 2011-06-01 23:54:00
The Cardinals’ home attendance is down more than eight percent this season from this point in 2010. The Cardinals are doing better on the field than they were last year at this time — currently in first place, whereas they were in second place la
Published on 2011-06-01 23:36:00
Heading into Thursday's series finale, there are different feelings in the opposing dugouts regarding the starting pitchers. On the San Francisco side, manager Bruce Bochy will turn to Jonathan Sanchez, who has been a model of consistency over his la
Published on 2011-06-01 23:25:00
After a tremendous homestand which saw the Cardinals go 4-2 in six games against the South Division, Springfield hit the road in May and woke up in Corpus Christi to begin June.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-01 22:38:00
The River Bandits wasted no time getting on the scoreboard on Wednesday night at West Michigan, and they never looked back on their way to the 3-2 win. The River Bandits have now won four straight.Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site
Published on 2011-06-01 22:11:00
Eric Fornataro gave up 10 hits and five runs to suffer his third straight loss as the Palm Beach Cardinals (21-32) were shutout by the Dunedin Blue Jays (29-24) 5-0 Wednesday night at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-01 22:07:00
he Cardinals have reaped the benefits of their recent Draft picks thus far in 2011 and will be looking for the next young contributor Monday as the First-Year Player Draft gets under way.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-06-01 01:45:00
Joel Pineiro will have to wait a bit longer for career win No. 100. The lesson reinforced in the Angels right-hander's mind Tuesday night was that you simply can't rush.Angels Official Site
Published on 2011-06-01 01:42:00
Given that Jack Wilson has largely lost his second-base role with the Mariners in recent weeks, the veteran infielder raised a few eyebrows in the press box when he showed up for early work before Tuesday's game wearing catcher's gear, then proceeded
Published on 2011-06-01 00:57:00
For the second time in May, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa shifted Albert Pujols across the diamond to third base Tuesday in order to deal with a rash of injuries and fit more offense in his lineup. Although Pujols likely will be back at first Wedne
Published on 2011-06-01 00:10:00
Cardinals starting pitcher Kyle McClellan suffered significant swelling Tuesday from a left hip flexor strain and is likely to land on the disabled list prior to his next scheduled start Saturday against the Chicago Cubs.STL Today
Published on 2011-06-01 00:09:00
The Redbirds worked hard on offense to take game one of the series against the Albuquerque Isotopes earning 10 runs off 12 hits collecting the win 10-4.Memphis Redbirds Official SiteDuring his brief stint with the St. Louis Cardinals this season, Mar
Published on 2011-05-31 22:56:00
Joe Kelly took a no-hitter into the eighth inning in his second consecutive start, this time lasting 7.2 IP before allowing a single, as the Palm Beach Cardinals (21-31) defeated the Dunedin Blue Jays (28-24) by a final of 3-1 Tuesday night at Florid
Published on 2011-05-31 22:46:00
Cardinals minor league pitching coordinator Dyar Miller will join Quad-Cities as an interim pitching coach during the River Bandits' six-game trip to West Michigan and South Bend.Quad-City Times
Published on 2011-05-31 22:45:00
The River Bandits broke a 3-3 eighth inning tie when Virgil Hill (1-for-4, RBI) hit an RBI double, following a Starlin Rodriguez score on a wild pitch. The Bandits went on to win the game 5-4 over West Michigan after allowing a run in the ninth.Quad
Published on 2011-05-31 22:26:00
Individual Highlights:Jon Jay 2-for-4 with one double, one two-out RBI, and one run.Albert Pujols 2-for-3 with one double, one RBI, one run, and one walk.Allen Craig 2-for-4 with one double, one RBI, and one run.Yadier Molina 1-for-3 with one intenti
Published on 2011-05-31 22:21:00
When Starlin Rodriguez, Oscar Taveras, Ronny Gil and Carlos Martinez show up for work each day, skills on the diamond are only a portion of what the Quad-Cities River Bandits are working to improve.Quad-City Times
Published on 2011-05-29 23:55:00
Deposed closer Ryan Franklin said he plans to return to his late-inning role and understands the only route back is through mop-up innings like Saturday.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-29 23:41:00
After pitching an inning of relief for Josh Beckett in the second game of Sunday's double-header against the Detroit Tigers, it was evident that Hill's early season success in Pawtucket, and his success during his time in Boston this season, was/is n
Published on 2011-05-29 23:06:00
The Memphis Redbirds took the Omaha Storm Chasers by surprise tonight getting eight runs off twelve hits in front of a packed AutoZone Park of 12,270 fans as the night ended with a much rewarding fireworks display.Memphis Redbirds Official Site
Published on 2011-05-29 22:00:00
The Springfield Cardinals close out a six-game homestand in a 12:07 p.m. start today at Hammons Field, where prospect pitchers David Kopp of the Cardinals and Casey Kelly of the San Antonio Missions are the scheduled starters.Cardinals Corner
Published on 2011-05-29 21:58:00
On a gorgeous Sunday afternoon at Hammons Field, the Cardinals took to the field for game two of the three game series against the San Antonio Missions.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteMaikel Cleto matched a season-high with nine strikeouts and als
Published on 2011-05-29 21:30:00
St. Louis Cardinals top prospect Shelby Miller will make his Double-A debut on Friday night in Corpus Christi, Texas, Double-A Springfield manager Pop Warner said late Sunday night.Cardinals Corner
Published on 2011-05-29 20:20:00
Individual Highlights:Jon Jay 1-for-4 with one home run, two RBIs, one run, and one strikeout.Lance Berkman 0-for-1 with one run, three walks (one intentional), and one strikeout.Colby Rasmus 2-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, and one run.Yadier Mol
Published on 2011-05-29 20:15:00
The Giants' sporadic offense doesn't project to get better now that phenom catcher Buster Posey is lost for the season.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-29 20:00:00
Eight times during his Cardinals career Bob Gibson had three hits or more in a game in which he pitched and earned the win.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-05-29 17:06:00
Like most of the players around him, Brian Shubsda spent his time with the Somerset Patriots anticipating a life-changing phone call.Central Jersey
Published on 2011-05-29 02:16:00
Disabled Dodgers reliever Blake Hawksworth said he might have a slight labral tear in his right hip, but doctors believe he can pitch with the condition.Dodgers Official Site
Published on 2011-05-29 01:31:00
Haren hasn't won since April 17, after starting the season 4-0, and Pavano hasn't won since April 24. Sunday will also mark Pavano's sixth attempt at 100 career wins.Angels Official Site
Published on 2011-05-29 00:31:00
May 1 was a decidedly cruel day for Tony La Russa.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-29 00:30:00
What started as an experiment born of necessity has evolved into a career opportunity for Cardinals' utility fielder Allen Craig.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-29 00:01:00
Roughly an hour before the Redbirds played Omaha Saturday night, former major league star Jack Clark sat under a pavilion just inside the front entryway of AutoZone Park signing autographs.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-05-28 23:35:00
The River Bandits have now lost four straight after getting swept in Saturday's doubleheader with the Bees in Burlington. The Bees scored the day's first four runs and never looked back. They won the first game 5-3 before shutting out the River Bandi
Published on 2011-05-28 23:08:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 2-for-3 with one RBI.Jon Jay 3-for-5 with one run and grounded into one double play.Tyler Greene 1-for-2 with one double, one RBI, and one run.Allen Craig 1-for-2 with two RBIs.Tony Cruz 2-for-3 with one double and
Published on 2011-05-28 23:06:00
Sunday's finale against the Cardinals will mark the end of a stretch of 15-of-20 games at home for Colorado, a stint that certainly didn't go as planned for the Rockies.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-28 22:50:00
The Springfield Cardinals opened the second series of the homestand tonight against the San Antonio Missions. Bids were taken through out the game as the Cardinals sported Kids Handprint Jerseys to benefit of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.Springfield Ca
Published on 2011-05-28 21:25:00
Catcher Robinson Cancel received the news Friday night that he would join the Astros after Houston catcher Humberto Quintero sprained his ankle on a collision at the plate in the seventh inning.Astros Official Site
Published on 2011-05-28 02:45:00
Blake Hawksworth has a hip condition and not a strained right groin, an MRI revealed on Friday, but the injured Dodgers reliever said he's hopeful to be throwing again in less than two weeks.Dodgers Official Site
Published on 2011-05-28 01:26:00
Two Cardinals were removed from Friday night's win over the Rockies due to injury concerns, but both men played down their conditions after the game.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-28 01:05:00
The baseball world will get its first look at Colorado pitcher Juan Nicasio on the big league stage Saturday and there's a chance Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday will be there to welcome him to the Show.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-28 00:38:00
After Giants catcher Buster Posey's lower left leg was fractured in a home-plate collision on Wednesday night, a debate across Major League Baseball has begun about protecting catchers.Tigers Official Site
Published on 2011-05-28 00:35:00
Chris Carpenter is having a peculiar season. He's not pitching nearly as bad as his ERA (4.58) and won-loss record (1-5) would indicate.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-28 00:30:00
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa said it's time to discuss a rule change that will better protect catchers and base runners from collisions at home plate, and he has an idea how to do it.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-28 00:01:00
The Omaha Storm Chasers (27-21) came to Memphis holding nothing back scoring four runs off 15 hits against the Redbirds (20-71) who had a season high 19 hits last night and struggled to get six tonight in front of 6,684 at AutoZone Park.Memphis Redbi
Published on 2011-05-27 23:44:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 2-for-5 with one double, one run, one strikeout, and grounded into one double play.Jon Jay 2-for-5 with one double, one run, and two strikeouts.Albert Pujols 2-for-5 with two RBIs, one run, one strikeout, and ground
Published on 2011-05-27 23:30:00
Two Cardinals were removed from Friday night’s win over the Rockies due to injury concerns, but both men played down their conditions after the game.Obviously, You're Not A Golfer
Published on 2011-05-27 23:23:00
Winner of a season high four straight games, the Springfield Cardinals looked to earn their first series sweep of the season against Corpus Christi Friday night at Hammons Field. Prior to the game, the Springfield Cardinals, in conjunction with the S
Published on 2011-05-27 02:01:00
A Mexican news site claims Garcia has already signed a 2-year deal and that the Eagles will make an official announcement of the deal shortly, reports Sports Hochi.Yakyubaka
Published on 2011-05-27 02:00:00
Jukich tossed nine innings(125 pitches, 77 strikes) and only gave up one run. Jukich allowed seven hits and four walks while striking out a season high 10.True Stories Of Korean Baseball
Published on 2011-05-27 00:45:00
Memphis finished its road trip with 19 hits and a win as Mark Hamilton and Andrew Brown each hit two-run homers. Springfield won its fourth straight behind Kevin Thomas’ pitching. Justin Smith pitched Palm Beach to victory. Carlos Martinez and Quad
Published on 2011-05-27 00:20:00
Jake Westbrook enters uncharted territory tonight. He will make a start at Coors Field.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-27 00:15:00
Carlos Martinez, to whom the Cardinals gave a $1.5 million bonus last year, made his St. Louis debut Thursday night at Busch Stadium, pitching for the Cardinals' Quad Cities Class A farm club. It remains to be seen how long it might take before Marti
Published on 2011-05-27 00:12:00
MiLB Official Site
Published on 2011-05-27 00:01:00
Longtime Cardinals television play-by-play broadcaster Dan McLaughlin's schedule of Cards broadcasts has been reduced this season as Fox Sports Midwest is giving Rick Horton additional assignments, but McLauglin will be calling the Redbirds' game Sat
Published on 2011-05-26 23:31:00
Cardinals pitching prospect Carlos Martinez didn't win his first game in a big league stadium Thursday night, but he did reinforce the notion that he's the next big thing to come out of the Dominican Republic.Cardinals Official SiteThe River Bandits
Published on 2011-05-26 23:14:00
Forty-four games into the 2011 season, the Springfield Cardinals had yet to win four games in a row.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteThe Springfield Cardinals stretched their season-long winning streak to four games Thursday with a 2-1, come-from-b
Published on 2011-05-26 23:03:00
The Redbirds banged out 19 hits off of four Salt Lake pitchers, as Memphis outlasted the Bees 11-7 on Thursday night.Salt Lake Bees Official Site
Published on 2011-05-26 01:30:00
Chris Farley - Worcester Tornadoes Miguel Flores - Pittsfield ColonialsChris Grossman - Brockton RoxJustin Knoff - Worcester TornadoesChad Paronto - Pittsfield ColonialsMike Smith - Brockton RoxZach Zuercher - Worcester Tornadoes
Published on 2011-05-26 00:20:00
Whitey Herzog says having his jersey number retired by the St. Louis Cardinals is every bit as special as making it to the Hall of Fame.Fox Sports
Published on 2011-05-26 00:10:00
Though all parties insist a move to the disabled list unlikely, left fielder Matt Holliday remains uncertain for the Cardinals' weekend series against the Colorado Rockies.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-26 00:01:00
Drawn by the promise of precocious speed, Cardinals director of international affairs Moises Rodriguez followed scout Juan Mercado to an abandoned ballpark in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, for a private workout with a slim, wiry righthander.STL T
Published on 2011-05-25 23:59:00
Looking to stretch their win streak to a third straight game, the Cardinals turned to former second-round draft pick David Kopp (0-2, 5.59) to stymie the Corpus Christi Hooks.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteSt. Louis Cardinals 2010 first-round pic
Published on 2011-05-25 23:00:00
The news that Jorge De La Rosa was lost for the season was crushing to the Rockies, and his loss will no doubt push the club to get more out of its rotation. No pitcher will feel that burden more than Ubaldo Jimenez, who is remarkably still searching
Published on 2011-05-25 22:47:00
The Palm Beach Cardinals (18-29) failed to capture a four-game sweep and ended a season-high three-game winning streak with a 6-3 loss to the Brevard County Manatees (16-31) Wednesday night at Space Coast Stadium. The win snapped a seven-game losing
Published on 2011-05-25 22:30:00
Individual Highlights:Jon Jay 2-for-4 with one run.Lance Berkman 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one strikeout, and one caught stealing.Chris Carpenter started and pitched eighth innings. He allowed eight hits, three runs (two earned), one home run, t
Published on 2011-05-25 21:39:00
Growing up in the Dominican Republic, Carlos Martinez dreamed of playing in the big leagues.Quad-City Times
Published on 2011-05-25 21:25:00
Senger Peralta: Returns As Indy League OutfielderWilson Matos: We Hardly Knew YouJason Buursma: Walking From MemphisMitch Boggs: Piggyback PlansCharles Cutler: Back On The DLSteven Hill: Right On Schedule
Published on 2011-05-25 01:10:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 1-for-5 with one RBI, one strikeout, and one throwing error.Lance Berkman 2-for-4 with one two-out RBI, one walk, and one strikeout.Allen Craig 1-for-4 with one run, one walk, one stolen base, and one strikeout.Tony
Published on 2011-05-25 00:40:00
Haren, winless since April 17 spanning seven starts, fell to 4-3 with statistically his worst of 12 starts this season. He watched his ERA rise from 1.84 to 2.24 with five earned runs on seven hits and a walk, striking out six in seven innings. The A
Published on 2011-05-25 00:35:00
The day after snapping the longest home run drought of his 11-year career, Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols voiced frustration over media perceptions of his season as well as his uncommon number of near misses.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-24 23:15:00
The River Bandits were down 1-0, when they tied the game in the sixth on a Cody Stanley RBI single. The Bandits went on to score another run in the seventh on a Nick Longmire RBI double, to take a 2-1, before scoring three more in the eighth to take
Published on 2011-05-24 23:07:00
If Joe Kelly were superstitious, he'd have to get a teammate to punch him in the nose before his next start.MiLB Official SiteJoe Kelly took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and ended up with his second victory of the season as the Palm Beach Cardi
Published on 2011-05-24 22:47:00
The home run that Albert Pujols hit on Monday to end the longest drought of his career was good for his psyche, Pujols somewhat acknowledged on Tuesday, if only because he had seen so many of his well-struck drives end up in gloves.Cardinals Official
Published on 2011-05-24 22:30:00
AutoZone Park, home of the Memphis Redbirds, has grabbed the No. 6 spot in PETA’s Top 10 vegetarian-friendly minor league ballparks.The park’s veggie dogs, veggie sausage and grilled spicy black-bean burgers are three of the vegetarian-friendly f
Published on 2011-05-24 22:24:00
Hours before the gates at Busch Stadium swing open Thursday night in St. Louis, the Quad-Cities River Bandits will get a chance to explore the major league stadium they one day hope to call home.Quad-City Times
Published on 2011-05-24 22:00:00
Nationals center fielder Rick Ankiel was reinstated from the disabled list Tuesday after missing 19 games with a sore right wrist.Nationals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-24 18:56:00
As the Padres' home struggles deepen, chances of the club finding a new home for Heath Bell this summer appear to be increasing.CBS Sports
Published on 2011-05-24 01:04:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 1-for-5 with one two-out RBI.Jon Jay 3-for-5 with one double, one stolen base, and one strikeout.Albert Pujols 1-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.Lance Berkman 1-for-2 with two walks.Skip
Published on 2011-05-24 00:38:00
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa was ejected by plate umpire Jim Joyce on Monday night after Albert Pujols took a called third strike for the second out of the eighth inning against the San Diego Padres.Fox Sports
Published on 2011-05-24 00:01:00
In a couple weeks, McCluer High School outfielder Lance Jeffries hopes to hear his name called in the early rounds of the Major League Baseball draft, but before the game becomes a profession he had one way to describe taking swings Monday at Busch S
Published on 2011-05-23 23:48:00
The longest home run drought of Albert Pujols' career is over.Pujols reached the left-field seats at PETCO Park on Monday, his first home run since April 23 against the Reds in St. Louis. Pujols hit a low fastball from Padres starter Dustin Moseley a
Published on 2011-05-23 22:22:00
Two first-inning runs ended up being the eventual game-winners as the Palm Beach Cardinals (17-28) defeated the Brevard County Manatees (15-30) by a final of 4-1 Monday evening at Space Coast Stadium. The 'Tees have now lost six in a row while the Ca
Published on 2011-05-23 22:20:00
Aaron Miles returned to the Los Angeles lineup on Monday at second base after missing the past four games with a sore left rib cage muscle.Dodgers Official Site
Published on 2011-05-23 19:36:00
The St. Louis Cardinals announced that the team, in conjunction with the Springfield Cardinals, will make a $25,000 donation to Convoy of Hope to assist families devastated by Sunday's tornadoes in Joplin.Cardinals Official SiteThe St. Louis Cardinal
Published on 2011-05-23 18:13:00
The St. Louis Cardinals announced a series of roster moves prior to their game this evening in San Diego, adding infielder Skip Schumaker and catcher Tony Cruz to the 25-man active roster.Cardinals Official SiteThe Cardinals today optioned reliever M
Published on 2011-05-23 18:00:00
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Playing with heavy hearts after learning of the devastation in Joplin last night, Springfield was looking to win their first series since early May. The surging Cardinals sent right hander Maikel Cleto to the mound against Major League Rehabber Aaron
Published on 2011-05-23 00:05:00
Cardinals outfielders Matt Holliday and Lance Berkman have been atop the National League batting leaders for a while, and now catcher Yadier Molina has joined them at .333.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-22 23:32:00
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After his last start of the season, Friday night in Kansas City, Chris Carpenter said he was not concerned about the way he was pitching. He might not be concerned, but the Cardinals should be.Sports Page
Published on 2011-05-22 21:26:00
Matt Holliday was removed from the Cardinals' game against the Royals on Sunday due to a recurrence of tightness in his left quadriceps muscle. The club said the move was precautionary, but Holliday acknowledged after the game that he is likely to mi
Published on 2011-05-22 20:27:00
Individual Highlights:Jon Jay 2-for-5 with one double, one walk, grounded into one double play, and one caught stealing.Allen Craig 2-for-2 with one home run, two two-out RBIs, one run, and one walk.Tyler Greene 0-for-1 with two runs and two walks.Al
Published on 2011-05-22 20:16:00
John Gast threw the first complete game of his career and Zack Cox and Edgar Lara combined for four RBI as the Palm Beach Cardinals (16-28) defeated the Brevard County Manatees (15-29) by a final of 5-1 Sunday evening at Space Coast Stadium. The vict
Published on 2011-05-22 19:56:00
Two more teams punched their tickets to regionals Sunday, bringing the total of teams already in the 2011 NCAA tournament to four (Princeton and Bethune-Cookman are already in). Baseball America
Published on 2011-05-22 19:33:00
For the Cardinals, the ride has been easy when Lance Berkman and Matt Holliday have been there to grease the wheel.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-22 19:30:00
On a steamy Sunday afternoon, the Cardinals were out to take the advantage in the series with a win over the Drillers. Springfield would have their work cut out for them from the get-go as they were facing the Texas League leader in ERA and strikeout
Published on 2011-05-22 18:36:00
Nationals manager Jim Riggleman was ejected in the first inning of Sunday’s game against the Orioles.All Nats All The Time
Published on 2011-05-22 00:20:00
As much as giving the hometown crowd a chance to see a future crop of home-grown talent, the Cardinals hope bringing their Low-A affiliate to Busch Stadium for a game will offer the youngest players a lesson in the geography of baseball.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-22 00:10:00
When the Cardinals return from their current nine-game, three-time-zones trip, their season will be one-third complete. They eclipsed the first quarter amid the rancor of last Sunday's 9-7 loss and three-game sweep by the Cincinnati Reds with a 22-19
Published on 2011-05-21 23:02:00
The River Bandits took advantage of a second consecutive five-error game by the Kernels, winning 8-3 in front of 5,618 fans, the largest crowd at Modern Woodmen Park this season.Quad Cities River Bandits Official SiteVictor Sanchez returned from a tw
Published on 2011-05-21 22:45:00
After an impressive 7-2 win which was dominated by Springfield, the Cardinals looked to make it two straight victories over Tulsa.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-21 22:40:00
The Daytona Cubs (31-12) completed a four-game sweep of the Palm Beach Cardinals (15-28) with a 3-0 shutout victory Saturday night at Roger Dean Stadium. The Cardinals finish the eight-game homestand 2-6. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-21 22:00:00
Devin Shepherd used his hands perfectly as he crushed a two-run double in the 5th to put the Slammers ahead for good as they knocked off the Washington Wild Things by a final score of 5-4 Saturday night.Joliet Slammers Official Site
Published on 2011-05-21 20:53:00
“One thing that really stands out about him is his approach to the game,” said Murphy, who played in the St. Louis Cardinals' organization and has retired from baseball. “He's very humble about the way he goes about the game. He plays hard. He
Published on 2011-05-21 20:05:00
You heard about it. The Red Sox and Cubs are wearing a modern version of uniforms worn in 1918 as part of a “turn back the clock” night to commemorate the last time the two teams met in Fenway Park.The Biz Of Baseball
Published on 2011-05-21 19:10:00
Lance Berkman hopes to play in the Cardinals' series finale against the Royals on Sunday. Berkman has missed three games due to a sprained right wrist.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-21 18:56:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 1-for-4 with one double, one RBI, one sac fly, and assisted in one double play.Albert Pujols 1-for-3 with one run, one hit by pitch, and assisted in two double plays.Matt Holliday 1-for-3 with one home run, two RBIs
Published on 2011-05-21 01:10:00
Nationals right-hander Jason Marquis started Friday's 17-5 victory over the Orioles and didn't figure in the decision -- and he showed his displeasure at being lifted after four inningsNationals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-21 00:46:00
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Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols, who went to high school and junior college in Kansas City, always draws a lot of media attention in his annual three-game interleague return, and Pujols gave everyone the time he or she wanted or needed before F
Published on 2011-05-20 23:58:00
After being roughed up in his second professional start, Cardinals teenage sensation Carlos Martinez responded with five shutout innings and his first professional win Friday.MiLB Official Site
Published on 2011-05-20 23:34:00
Infielder Mike McCoy was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas to take Litsch's place on the roster.Blue Jays Official Site
Published on 2011-05-20 23:32:00
Springfield had struggled against Tulsa going into the first game of their four-game set at ONEOK Field, but the Cardinals set the tone early that Friday night would be a different story.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-20 23:22:00
One year ago, Kansas City's Nate Adcock was starting for Pittsburgh's Class A team in the Florida State League. On Saturday, the 23-year-old right-hander will make his first Major League start against Albert Pujols and the Royals' chief National Leag
Published on 2011-05-20 23:11:00
This will be my final post on MLB Bonus Baby. From here on, my writing and information will be located at Minor League Ball. MLB Bonus Baby
Published on 2011-05-20 22:52:00
The Palm Beach Cardinals (15-27) lost their third straight game to the Daytona Cubs (30-12) Friday night, this time by a final of 3-2 in game seven of an eight-game homestand at Roger Dean Stadium. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-20 22:46:00
The River Bandits put up five runs in the first two innings to take an early 5-0 lead. The Bandits scored two more runs, eventually winning 7-4.Quad Cities River Bandits Official SiteCuriosity surrounded Carlos Martinez as he took the mound Friday ni
Published on 2011-05-20 00:44:00
Entering Friday’s action against the Orioles, the Nationals have a .223 batting average, the worst in the Major Leagues.All Nats All The Time
Published on 2011-05-20 00:10:00
Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday could return to the lineup as soon as tonight in Kansas City after leaving Wednesday's game with soreness in his left leg, but fellow All-Star Lance Berkman isn't sure when he'll be comfortable swinging a bat becaus
Published on 2011-05-20 00:05:00
Of the 257 pitches that were thrown in the Cardinals' 4-2 win over the Astros on Thursday, there was one that manager Tony La Russa liked above all the rest.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-20 00:01:00
It had been nearly two decades since polar-opposite radio sports-talk show hosts Kevin Slaten and Randy Karraker appeared together on Channel 5's Sunday night expanded sportscast, an encounter followed by an off-camera exchange that witnesses said ne
Published on 2011-05-19 23:48:00
The Boston Red Sox have made two moves that could help fill their injury-depleted pitching staff, agreeing to terms with Kevin Millwood on a minor league contract and acquiring Franklin Morales from the Colorado Rockies.Sports Illustrated
Published on 2011-05-19 23:41:00
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The trio of Giants who sustained injuries Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers experienced no apparent surprises in their respective progress, which was bad for Mark DeRosa and good for Brian Wilson and Aaron Rowand.Giants Official Site
Published on 2011-05-19 22:49:00
After a tough, shutout loss against the Travelers which saw the Cardinal match a franchise record with five errors, Springfield only needed a win Thursday to take three of four from their division rival Arkansas Travelers.Springfield Cardinals Offici
Published on 2011-05-19 20:00:00
When Chris Carpenter gave up 13 hits to the Cubs in seven innings and won on May 10, he matched a feat that hadn’t been accomplished by a St. Louis pitcher in 31 years, but it wasn’t close to being a Cardinals record.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-05-19 19:30:00
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The Cardinals lost both of their starting corner outfielders to injuries during Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Astros.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-19 00:01:00
What's the deal with the Cardinals and grumpy old broadcasters? First we heard from Houston's Milo Hamilton, yelling something about Lance Berkman's physical conditioning. And then the Cincinnati curmudgeon, Marty Brennaman, insulted pitcher Chris Ca
Published on 2011-05-18 23:55:00
Cardinals infielder Nick Punto first felt the pain in his elbow last week on a throw against the Chicago Cubs, but it was the increasing hesitation he's felt since that led him to the disabled list for at least two weeks.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-18 23:54:00
Giants third baseman Mark DeRosa left Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fourth inning after straining his left wrist. His playing status was announced as day to day.Giants Official Site
Published on 2011-05-18 23:23:00
The River Bandits were able to hang on for a 3-2 win over the Peoria Chiefs on the road Wednesday night.Quad Cities River Bandits Official SiteQuad-Cities starter Kevin Siegrist allowed one run on nine hits in six innings to lead the River Bandits to
Published on 2011-05-18 23:00:00
Fear is at the heart of baseball's hottest rivalry.Another potshot in the St. Louis Cardinals-Cincinnati Reds fight for National League Central supremacy came Monday when Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman, a Hall of Famer, ripped St. Louis pitcher Chr
Published on 2011-05-18 22:55:00
Winners of two straight games, the Cardinals were in search of their second three-game winning streak of the season with a victory Wednesday night against the Travelers.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteHard-throwing right-hander Maikel Cleto worked
Published on 2011-05-18 22:42:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 2-for-4 with one run, was picked off, and assisted in two double plays.Jon Jay 2-for-4 with two RBIs, one run, one stolen base, one strikeout, one outfield assist, and assisted in one double play.Albert Pujols 1-for
Published on 2011-05-18 22:31:00
The Palm Beach Cardinals (15-25) managed just four hits and committed a pair of costly mistakes in a 5-1 loss to the Daytona Cubs (28-12) Wednesday night in front of 1,405 at Roger Dean Stadium. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-18 22:00:00
Given the choice, Cardinals center fielder Colby Rasmus would rather miss a couple of days instead of having to sit out a couple of weeks.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-05-18 02:15:00
As it turns out, Armando Galarraga did need to worry about his job.The D-backs designated the right-hander for assignment following Tuesday's game, giving them 10 days to trade, release or outright him to the Minors. If they outright him, he would ne
Published on 2011-05-18 01:22:00
Losers of three in a row and four of five, the Astros will try to right the ship Wednesday in the start of a two-game series with the Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Right-hander Bud Norris is scheduled to take the mound for Houston against
Published on 2011-05-18 00:45:00
Note of the night: I wrote some about this in my game story last week, but one of the most noticeable changes in Jaime Garcia this year has been how he has handled tough innings.Obviously, You're Not A Golfer
Published on 2011-05-18 00:03:00
After putting up a season high 12 runs in the series opener against the Arkansas Travelers last night, the Springfield Cardinals were poised to make it back-to-back wins with Scott Schneider on the mound Tuesday night.Springfield Cardinals Official S
Published on 2011-05-18 00:02:00
Redbirds outfielder Daryl Jones was 3 for 4 and nearly started a ninth-inning comeback before the team eventually lost Tuesday afternoon's game to Fresno, 5-3, in front of 9,143 at AutoZone Park.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-05-18 00:01:00
The day after Hall of Fame Cincinnati Reds play-by-play man Marty Brennaman criticized Cardinals pitching coach Dave Duncan as "infantile" for his rebuke of the Reds during Sunday's postgame celebration, Duncan classified the comments as &q
Published on 2011-05-17 23:45:00
Bill Bergesch, a longtime baseball executive who worked for difficult team owners such as Charlie Finley, George Steinbrenner and Marge Schott, is the man most responsible for Bob Gibson becoming a Cardinal.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-05-17 23:31:00
There is more to Cody Stanley’s game than meets the eye.Quad-City Times
Published on 2011-05-17 23:30:00
When Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols was just starting his career, manager Tony La Russa approached him with a pop quiz.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-17 23:19:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 2-for-5 at the plate.Jon Jay 2-for-5 with one run and one strikeout.Albert Pujols 3-for-5 with one double, one strikeout, and grounded into one double play.Lance Berkman 2-for-3 with one RBI, one run, and two walks.
Published on 2011-05-17 01:39:00
Infielder Cesar Izturis left the Orioles on Monday afternoon and flew back to Baltimore to get his right hand examined by team orthopedist Dr. John Wilckens.Orioles Official Site
Published on 2011-05-17 00:25:00
After the Cardinals' 3-1 victory over Philadelphia on Monday night at Busch Stadium, manager Tony La Russa noted that he was able to see clearly now, which was no small feat considering what he has gone through for the past month.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-17 00:20:00
Cardinal fans living in St. Louis can understand why Roy Oswalt never thought twice about taking a leave of absence from the Philadelphia Phillies and heading home to Weir, Miss., late last month.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-17 00:15:00
After first deciding to stay experimental with his infield lineup Monday, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa reconsidered and decided to go retro.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-16 23:43:00
Albert Pujols moved back to his old home across the diamond for a day, and he looked as though he'd never left.Cardinals Official SiteTony La Russa is back as Cardinals manager tonight and he already has changed his mind for the first time. Cardinal
Published on 2011-05-16 23:35:00
Looking to snap a four-game losing streak, the Cardinals took on the Arkansas Travelers and tried to take out a bit of frustration at Dickey-Stephens Park.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-16 23:34:00
Nick Additon: Back To Familiar RoleRaul Valdes: A Different Starter Coming
Published on 2011-05-16 23:30:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 2-for-2 with one two-out RBI, two walks, and assisted in one double play.Jon Jay 1-for-3 with one RBI, one sacrifice, and grounded into one double play.Matt Holliday 0-for-2 with one run and two walks.Lance Berkman
Published on 2011-05-16 22:23:00
The Tampa Yankees (15-23) collected 17 hits and sent 45 men to the plate in an 8-4 victory over the Palm Beach Cardinals (14-24) Monday evening at Roger Dean Stadium. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-16 22:00:00
In the bottom of the seventh inning of the Cardinals’ 3-1 win over the Phillies Monday night, Tony La Russa summoned starting pitcher Kyle Lohse to pinch hit for Jake Westbrook after Nick Punto reached with a leadoff single. The Cardinals had a one
Published on 2011-05-16 00:15:00
Nick Van Stratten crushed a go-ahead grand slam just one pitch after the Springfield Cardinals failed to turn a key double play, and the Northwest Arkansas Naturals used the home run as part of a seven-run sixth inning Sunday night to complete a doub
Published on 2011-05-16 00:01:00
When it comes to the dip the Cardinals have seen in attendance so far this season, the chief culprits have been soggy, violent or chilly weather and a parade of opponents unable to generate any heat of their own.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-15 23:59:00
Nick Van Stratten hit a grand slam and Ryan Eigsti followed him with a solo shot during a dramatic seven-run sixth, propelling the Naturals to an 8-4 win over the Springfield Cardinals as they sweep both the twinbill and the four-game series at Hammo
Published on 2011-05-15 23:46:00
Naturals' lefty Will Smith turned in his second consecutive stellar outing, and as it turned out, Tim Smith's fourth inning solo homer was all the offense he'd need as the Naturals cruised to a four-hit, 3-0 shutout in game one of a Sunday twi-night
Published on 2011-05-15 23:45:00
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is expected to return to the dugout for tonight's series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies, general manager John Mozeliak said after the team's 9-7 loss Sunday to the Cincinnati Reds.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-15 23:00:00
The Palm Beach Cardinals (14-23) ended up splitting Sunday night's doubleheader after a 5-4 loss to the Tampa Yankees (14-23) in game two at Roger Dean Stadium. The Cardinals had won earlier in the afternoon 5-3.Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-15 21:40:00
BizofBaseball.com and Maury Brown are honored to be nominated in three categories as part of the 2011 “The Business of Sports Awards”.The Biz Of Baseball
Published on 2011-05-15 21:01:00
The Bandits 5-4 victory against Beloit Sunday put them above .500 (18-17) for the first time since April 17. The Bandits have now won five of its last six.Quad Cities River Bandits Official SiteStarlin Rodriguez drove two runs home with a seventh-inn
Published on 2011-05-15 21:00:00
Ryan Howard will arrive in his hometown of St. Louis Monday, hoping to increase his season total of nine home runs and his career total of 262 as the Phillies take on the Cardinals.Sports Page
Published on 2011-05-15 20:57:00
Shelby Miller struck out 10 and Zack Cox had a pair of RBI as the Palm Beach Cardinals (14-22) defeated the Tampa Yankees (12-23) by a final of 5-3 in game one of a doubleheader Sunday afternoon at Roger Dean Stadium.Palm Beach Cardinals Official Sit
Published on 2011-05-15 00:20:00
Twisting fortunes within the Cardinals bullpen will transfer the closer's tag from rookie Eduardo Sanchez to either Mitchell Boggs or Fernando Salas, according to Cardinals pitching coach Dave Duncan.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-14 23:29:00
The six-run third inning against Carlos Martinez (0-1) in the first game of two between the River Bandits and the Beloit Snappers was all that were needed. The Snappers took the first game 6-4 before the River Bandits returned the favor in the second
Published on 2011-05-14 23:28:00
After suffering the last three games at the plate, the Redbirds (13-22) started a new series against the Fresno Grizzlies (18-19) and were able to get seven runs off 11 hits to take the first game of the four game series, 7-5.Memphis Redbirds Officia
Published on 2011-05-14 22:29:00
On a jam-packed Saturday evening at Hammons Field it was Military Appreciation Night as the Cardinals wore their Camo Jerseys to honor the men and women fighting for our freedom. The Camo Jerseys would be auctioned off during the game to benefit the
Published on 2011-05-14 21:23:00
Nearly four weeks after the Cardinals removed Ryan Franklin from closing duties, the club's bullpen remains a work in progress. Eduardo Sanchez's tenure as the club's de facto closer seems to be over for the time being, while the next couple of save
Published on 2011-05-14 21:10:00
The Reds and Cardinals are both fully aware they are in for a season-long battle in the National League Central race, particularly when they take the field against each other.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-14 21:00:00
Sarah Trotto Twitter
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Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 0-for-3 with one walk, grounded into one double play, one fielding error, and assisted in one double play.Colby Rasmus 0-for-3 with one walk, one strikeout, and one outfield assist.Albert Pujols 1-for-4 with one str
Published on 2011-05-14 18:37:00
Tonight's 6:35 p.m. game between the Palm Beach Cardinals and Tampa Yankees has been postponed due to inclement weather. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-14 17:15:00
The lineup posted today by Springfield Cardinals manager Pop Warner immediately raised eyebrows: Batting leadoff and playing center field tonight will be second baseman Jose Garcia.Cardinals Corner
Published on 2011-05-14 00:30:00
QUESTION: Both Jaime Garcia and Kyle McClellan have started the season 5-0 for the Cardinals. Given Garcia’s rough spring and this being McClellan’s first go-round as a big-league starter, which pitcher’s performance so far this season has surp
Published on 2011-05-14 00:29:00
Things have simmered down between the Cardinals and Reds since tempers boiled over last August, but one more reminder of that incident will be evident from the first pitch Saturday.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-14 00:10:00
When shortstop Ryan Theriot appeared on a Chicago radio show earlier this week, he joined in on the fun when the hosts made fun of Cardinals fans. When the hosts commented on Cardinals fans wearing tank tops and jean-cutoff shorts, Theriot added, &qu
Published on 2011-05-14 00:05:00
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak says that no decision about manager Tony La Russa's return to the dugout for the upcoming home stand will be made until he meets with La Russa on Sunday night or Monday morning. Mozeliak emphasized that any dec
Published on 2011-05-13 23:25:00
Individual Highlights:Nick Punto 0-for-3 with two walks, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.Colby Rasmus 1-for-4 with two runs, one walk, and one strikeout.Albert Pujols 2-for-4 with one run, one walk, one stolen base, one strikeout, and
Published on 2011-05-13 19:20:00
With manager Tony La Russa away from the team this week, the Cardinals still have not had to add an extra coach to their coaching staff. They did need to alter the duties of one of their existing coaches, though.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-13 17:00:00
It shouldn't surprise anyone if, at some point, there is a web site that is able to track what a hitter does every Tuesday afternoon game against a Taurus lefthander who went to public school and had a dynamic English teacher with a fondness for J. D
Published on 2011-05-13 16:00:00
Happy Friday to you ...As the Cardinals and Reds renew their friendly (ahem) rivalry at The Great American Ball Park, let's have a go at five questions:Bernie's Five Minutes
Published on 2011-05-13 12:05:00
Several springs ago in Roger Dean Stadium's visitors' dugout, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Joe Torre was wearing a new uniform but telling a familiar story.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-13 11:24:00
On this date in 1958, Stan Musial became the eighth player in major-league history with 3,000 career hits when he doubled in a game at Wrigley Field. Following is an excerpt about the feat from the Post-Dispatch book "Stan Musial: Baseball's Per
Published on 2011-05-12 01:48:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 2-for-3 with one RBI, one run, one walk, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.Jon Jay 1-for-1 at the plate.Colby Rasmus 2-for-5 with one two-out RBI, one missed catch error, and one outfield assist.Albert
Published on 2011-05-12 01:01:00
One of the oldest rivalries in the National League has been played almost evenly over the past two-plus seasons. Since the start of the 2009 season, the Cardinals hold just a 18-16 margin over the Cubs, but if Chicago is to take the series from its l
Published on 2011-05-12 00:30:00
There was some good news for the Dodgers on Wednesday, with Blake Hawksworth, the reliever who left Tuesday night's game with a strained right groin.Dodgers Official Site
Published on 2011-05-12 00:15:00
Joe Strauss Twitter
Published on 2011-05-12 00:05:00
Yadier Molina doesn't enjoy missing time at his "office." However, the Cardinals are increasingly attuned to preserving their Gold Glove catcher as he approaches his 29th birthday.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-12 00:02:00
To the casual fan, the one-two-three inning Redbirds reliever Pete Parise tossed in the ninth inning of his team's 7-0 loss to Sacramento may seem fairly insignificant.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-05-12 00:01:00
Thankfully for Ryan Franklin, things can't get much worse.Pitching for the first time in 10 days because the Cardinals haven't felt confident enough to use him, the struggling right-hander allowed seven hits and four runs to the Chicago Cubs in his l
Published on 2011-05-11 23:30:00
Give Jim Hendry credit. He's not the kind of guy who'll give someone a warm embrace and then slip quietly out the side door.A day after his celebrated man-hug with Albert Pujols, Hendry was back in front of the Cubs' dugout, trying very hard to discu
Published on 2011-05-11 23:03:00
The Bandits allowed three first inning runs, before coming back and chipping away at the LumberKings lead to win 7-6.Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site
Published on 2011-05-11 21:31:00
Things are already looking up for Cardinals manager Tony La Russa. He's going home, and he's tweeting.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-11 12:00:00
his draft is extremely rich in pitching. There are pitchers that will be drafted in the third round (if not later) who would be first-rounders in some classes. Thinking about that, should a wise team trying to exploit "market inefficiencies"
Published on 2011-05-11 09:01:00
As the old saying goes, the only two sure things in life are death and taxes.The 2011 Albert Pujols version of the phrase includes the certainties of hitting and money, lots of both.The Cardinal Nation Blog
Published on 2011-05-11 09:00:00
The Cardinals’ Double-A club hit a rough relief stretch, blowing three consecutive saves, but Matt Adams continues to punish the baseball.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-05-11 08:00:00
Matt Carpenter doubles twice and drives in four runs as Memphis claims victory. Mike Blazek allows one run over six innings as Springfield wins second straight. John Gast gives up just one run over seven innings as Palm Beach ends losing streak. Jona
Published on 2011-05-11 07:16:00
Sick Beat Walter This Is a Gentleman and He Plays with the Communards, Edmonds is on Crutches Because He Had Surgery 2 Weeks Ago, How Was the Car Ride with the NonGay, Do Either of You Guys Need a Pool Boy At This Time?, I Remember That Time in San J
Published on 2011-05-11 02:05:00
If the Mets trade Jose Reyes in July, the star shortstop will likely be gone for good.Wall Street Journal
Published on 2011-05-11 02:04:00
Springfield Cardinals pitcher Deryk Hooker refers to teammate Nick Derba as "a comfortable catcher."Springfield News-Leader
Published on 2011-05-11 02:03:00
A leadoff double on the third pitch of the game Tuesday wasn't an encouraging sign, and neither was a run-scoring double two batters later.Springfield News-Leader
Published on 2011-05-11 02:02:00
Northwest Arkansas Naturals vs. Springfield Cardinals, 7:07 p.m. Thursday at Hammons FieldSpringfield News-Leader
Published on 2011-05-11 02:01:00
Tomokazu Oka has been making adjustments down at Ni-gun since he was taken off the active roster on 4/20. He pitched in an exhibition game against TDK (Industrial League) on the 6th and tossed 2 shutout inning. He'll now get to start a Ni-gun game
Published on 2011-05-11 01:45:00
Joel Pineiro gave the White Sox a familiar sinking sensation with his two-seam fastball. The Angels' offense took care of the rest, returning to life to pound out a 6-2 decision on Tuesday night in front of 40,128 at Angel Stadium.Angels Official Sit
Published on 2011-05-11 00:35:00
The Cardinals remain unsure when manager Tony La Russa will rejoin the club as he remained at a Scottsdale, Ariz., medical facility Tuesday to have further examination for shingles.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-11 00:18:00
After a teeter-totter game first six innings, a two run seventh inning determined the game as the River Cats lost 10-8 at Autozone Park to Memphis on Tuesday night.Sacramento Cats Official Site
Published on 2011-05-11 00:10:00
Sometimes a hug is just a hug, according to Jim Hendry.Offering gestures that set Windy City media tongues wagging, the Chicago Cubs general manager twice embraced Cardinals pending free agent first baseman Albert Pujols behind the cage during Tuesda
Published on 2011-05-10 23:45:00
Juan Castillo: Have Bat, Will Travel?Kleininger Teran: Transition Almost CompleteRobert Stock: Rehab OverRoberto Espinoza: Designated FillerAntonio DeJesus: One-Time Centerfield Sensation Joins The MosquitoJon Edwards: Finds Gig Closer To HomeRich Ru
Published on 2011-05-10 23:37:00
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, who was in the Phoenix area on Tuesday as he continues to be evaluated for a persistent case of shingles that has bothered him for approximately a month, will miss the remainder of the current road trip that concludes
Published on 2011-05-10 23:15:00
The River Bandits took advantage of three Clinton errors, and collected 12 hits scoring eight runs on its way to an 8-5 victory.Quad Cities River Bandits Official SiteIt would have been easy for River Bandits manager Johnny Rodriguez to pull Cardinal
Published on 2011-05-10 23:12:00
But Jayson Werth and Laynce Nix hit three-run homers, breaking the team's four-game homer drought, and the Nationals held on to give Jason Marquis his 100th career victory in a 7-6 win over the Braves.Nationals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-10 23:04:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 0-for-4 with one RBI, one sac fly, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.Colby Rasmus 1-for-5 with one double and one run.Albert Pujols 4-for-5 with one double, one run, and assisted in one double play.Matt
Published on 2011-05-10 22:56:00
Left-hander John Gast pitched seven innings and Kyle Conley hit his first home run as the Palm Beach Cardinals (12-20) defeated the Clearwater Threshers (21-11) by a final of 5-1 Tuesday night at Brighthouse Field. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-09 23:49:00
Coming off of consecutive late-inning losses, the Cardinals turned to Texas League Pitcher of the Week Deryk Hooker to tame the Arkansas Travelers and get back on the winning path.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteMaikel Cleto, penciled in to make h
Published on 2011-05-09 22:58:00
The Palm Beach Cardinals (11-20) and closer suffered another extra-inning loss Monday night, falling this time by a final of 3-2 in 10 innings to the St. Lucie Mets (21-10) at Digital Domain Park. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-09 22:32:00
The River Bandits took a 1-0 lead in the fourth before surrendering four runs to Wisconsin in the bottom of the same inning. The Bandits then went on to lose the game 5-4.Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site
Published on 2011-05-09 19:32:00
The Albuquerque Isotopes (18-12) got some solid pitching and just enough offense to defeat the Memphis Redbirds (11-19) 4-3 on a blustery Monday afternoon at Isotopes Park. With the triumph, the 'Topes end up with a series victory over the 'Birds, ta
Published on 2011-05-09 19:08:00
It's been more than a week since Ryan Franklin pitched and the St. Louis Cardinals seem to be doing fine without their deposed closer. KMOV
Published on 2011-05-09 19:07:00
Slumping Milton Bradley was cut by the Seattle Mariners on Monday, leaving the temperamental outfielder again looking for a new job.Sports Illustrated
Published on 2011-05-09 19:00:00
Welcome to the Cardinals Inbox. As always, if you have a question, use the link below to submit it -- and please be sure to include your first name, last initial and hometown. If you send a regular e-mail, rather than using the form, be certain to us
Published on 2011-05-09 18:30:00
St. Louis Cardinals minor league talk on The Sports Zone Show on Sports Radio 1380 AM in St. Louis.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-05-09 17:00:00
John Fay Twitter
Published on 2011-05-09 16:35:00
Texas LeagueDeryk Hooker, Springfield1-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 G, 1 GS, 7 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 0 HBP, 2 BB, 4 KCardinals Minor Leaguer Deryk Hooker made his first scoreless appearance of 2011 a memorable one, blanking heavy-hitting Northwest Arkansas ove
Published on 2011-05-09 00:15:00
The other mashing All-Star first baseman who expects to hit the open market this winter, Milwaukee's Prince Fielder, believes the head of the class, Albert Pujols, should get whatever he can from free agency.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-09 00:01:00
The maturation process of Cardinals center fielder Colby Rasmus into a more confident, complete hitter in his third big-league season has been documented and dissected. And perhaps the most striking statistical part of the equation has been Rasmus' p
Published on 2011-05-08 21:54:00
Zach Russell (0-3) struck out seven batters over six innings but allowed three runs in the River Bandits 3-0 loss to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Sunday afternoon.Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site
Published on 2011-05-08 21:00:00
One of the general rules I have learned to try to follow in more than 30 years of covering major-league baseball is not to pay too much attention to the standings until sometime around Memorial Day.Sports Page
Published on 2011-05-08 20:52:00
Dan McLaughlin talks with Steve Zesch, Milo Hamilton, Dean Pilcher, John Vuch, and Rick Horton.KMOX
Published on 2011-05-08 20:29:00
Clayton Mortensen's next start for the Rockies remains in flux. Colorado manager Jim Tracy said there are several possible scenarios, with the health of Esmil Rogers at the top of the list.Rockies Official Site
Published on 2011-05-08 20:04:00
The Albuquerque Isotopes (17-12) fell into a hole early and couldn't escape, falling to the Memphis Redbirds (11-18) in a sloppy 6-4 loss on a glorious Mother's Day Sunday at Isotopes Park. In addition to the scheduled 'Topes game, the day also featu
Published on 2011-05-08 20:00:00
Baseball's deadliest slugger and one of its most promising pitchers entered this season facing sports' most dangerous opponents – hype, expectation and pressure. Fox Sports
Published on 2011-05-08 19:57:00
Manager Tony La Russa will use today's Cardinals off day to visit the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-08 19:30:00
The situation: Cardinals lead, 3-0, going into the ninth. Kyle McClellan is coming on strong, having retired 13 straight, and is at 102 pitches. Prince Fielder, Casey McGehee and Yuniesky Betancourt are the scheduled hitters. Both Eduardo Sanchez and
Published on 2011-05-08 00:30:00
His first baseman has been called a machine but rarely an enigma. Now Tony La Russa ponders what six weeks of hitting discontent means when discussing Albert Pujols.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-08 00:25:00
Standing on the mound on a rare day of silence by the big guns of the St. Louis offense, Kyle Lohse did all that he could to keep the Cardinals in the game.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-08 00:21:00
When Tommy Pham returned to Jupiter, Fla., at the end of the 2008 season to fetch the car he left behind and to see the team he left behind play in the postseason, he believed he had a view of why he didn't stay in High-A.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-08 00:20:00
Prior to Saturday's game general manager John Mozeliak emphasized a need to keep deposed closer Ryan Franklin in a contributing role and suggested that this bullpen still works best with Franklin in his former role.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-08 00:10:00
The Redbirds’ losing streak reached five games after they lost a 7-6 decision to the Albuquerque Isotopes on Saturday night.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-05-07 23:14:00
Young right-hander Carlos Martinez threw four no-hit innings in his American professional debut for the River Bandits on Saturday night against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in Appleton, Wisc. The Bandits picked up the win in the pitcher's duel 1-0 t
Published on 2011-05-07 23:07:00
Cardinals prospect Carlos Martinez was every bit as good as advertised in his U.S. debut on Saturday night.MiLB Official Site
Published on 2011-05-07 23:01:00
Zack Cox: Absence ExplainedMatt Valaika: Moving On
Published on 2011-05-07 23:00:00
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Published on 2011-05-07 22:10:00
The Brewers seemingly aren't going to hit their way out of their funk, so they hope that Yovani Gallardo has pitched them out of it.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-07 01:15:00
Manager Jim Riggleman will be one of the National League coaches for this summer's All-Star Game, being held at Chase Field in Phoenix on July 12.Nationals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-07 00:50:00
Brendan Ryan, struggling with an average below the Mendoza Line, stepped up with a two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Mariners to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox Friday night.Mariners Official Site
Published on 2011-05-07 00:20:00
Cardinals lefty reliever Brian Tallet threw a bullpen session Friday to show he can comfortably do his job.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-07 00:01:00
The Redbirds’ road woes continued Friday night in Albuquerque as the Isotopes overcame an early deficit to win the series opener, 8-7.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-05-06 23:30:00
Looking for their first series sweep of the season, the Cardinals sent one of their hottest pitchers to the mound in right hander Scott Schneider to try and finish off the Naturals in Springdale.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-06 23:16:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 1-for-1 with two runs and one hit by pitch.Colby Rasmus 2-for-3 with one triple, one RBI, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.Albert Pujols 1-for-3 with three RBIs (two w/two-outs), one sac fly, one strikeout, grou
Published on 2011-05-06 22:39:00
The River Bandits scattered 12 hits while scoring six runs, and took advantage of five errors to take a 6-1 victory in the series finale against the Kane County Cougars.Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site
Published on 2011-05-06 22:22:00
Audry Perez hit a pair of home runs and Eric Fornataro struck out seven through 7.0 innings as the Palm Beach Cardinals (11-18) defeated the St. Lucie Mets (19-10) by a final of 7-2 Friday night at Roger Dean Stadium. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Si
Published on 2011-05-06 21:33:00
Ryan Theriot was removed from the Cardinals' game on Friday night in the fourth inning due to what the club is calling a "left shin contusion."Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-06 21:10:00
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Published on 2011-05-06 00:18:00
Jim Riggleman felt time could not be wasted, even if Roy Halladay loomed Thursday night to waste a perfectly good pep talk the Nationals manager and hitting coach Rick Eckstein called with the team's struggling hitters during the afternoon.Nationals
Published on 2011-05-06 00:10:00
Cardinals shortstop Ryan Theriot says what he's shown defensively this season is not him. To underscore the point, he has decided to stop tinkering with his fielding mechanics and revert to what served him at the position with the Chicago Cubs for fo
Published on 2011-05-06 00:05:00
Lance Berkman's Lazarus-type first month of the season is among the several items — bullpen shuffles, angst over Albert Pujols' slow start, Chris Carpenter's failure to win — that might have overshadowed what Matt Holliday has done for the Cardin
Published on 2011-05-05 23:30:00
Matt Carpenter's fielding error with the bases loaded and two out in the bottom of the 11th allowed the winning run to score, giving the New Orleans Zephyrs a 5-4 victory on Thursday night and a series win over the Memphis Redbirds.New Orleans Zephyr
Published on 2011-05-05 23:25:00
The Kane County Cougars knocked off the Quad Cities River Bandits, 4-3, on Thursday night at Elfstrom Stadium in a 14-inning marathon that lasted 5 hours, 2 minutes and included a rain delay of 1 hour, 11 minutes. Geulin Beltre singled home Brian Fle
Published on 2011-05-05 23:15:00
Winners of two straight games for just the second time this year, the Cardinals were poised to make three in row with a win on Thursday night against the Naturals.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-05 23:00:00
Something has to give when the Cardinals and the Brewers square off for the first time this season Friday in St. Louis.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-05 20:48:00
The Palm Beach Cardinals (10-18) hit three home runs but gave up an early lead for the third straight game as the Fort Myers Miracle (17-11) walked off with a 6-5 victory and completed a three-game sweep at Hammond Stadium Thursday night.Palm Beach C
Published on 2011-05-05 18:24:00
Individual Highlights:Colby Rasmus 2-for-3 with three runs, one walk, and one strikeout.Albert Pujols 3-for-3 with one run, one walk, and assisted in two double plays.Matt Holliday 2-for-4 with two RBIs and one run.Lance Berkman 1-for-2 with one home
Published on 2011-05-05 16:40:00
Veteran INF Felipe Lopez cleared waivers and has accepted an assignment to Triple-A Durham.Tampa Bay
Published on 2011-05-05 00:05:00
The Cardinals entered Wednesday night's play with a 2 1/2-game lead in the National League Central Division despite not having a victory from righthanded aces Adam Wainwright, who is injured, and Chris Carpenter, and with three-time most valuable pla
Published on 2011-05-05 00:01:00
Redbirds center fielder Adron Chambers misplayed two fly balls that led to both New Orleans' runs in a 2-0 loss at Zephyr Field on Wednesday afternoon.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-05-04 23:50:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 1-for-5 with one two-out RBI and assisted in one double play.Allen Craig 1-for-3 with one double, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.Jon Jay 1-for-1 with one home run, one RBI, and one run.Albert Pujols 1-for-3 wi
Published on 2011-05-04 23:00:00
Maikel Cleto displayed a bit of just about everything Wednesday night, hitting 100 mph on the radar gun and striking out six but also issuing six walks and allowing three earned runs in a 6-2 Fort Myers Miracle (16-11) victory over the Palm Beach Car
Published on 2011-05-04 21:45:00
Mike Stanton was only 8 years old when Mark McGwire broke Roger Maris’ single-season home record in 1998.Miami Herald
Published on 2011-05-04 21:06:00
Jordan Swagerty allowed a second inning home run, but the Bandits bounced back in the third inning with two runs to pace its way to victory. The Bandits went on to win the game 4-1 against Kane County in the first of a three-game series.Quad Cities R
Published on 2011-05-04 21:00:00
Major League Baseball and the players association have been working to create an alcohol policy, even before a recent rash of drunken driving arrests.USA Today
Published on 2011-05-04 20:20:00
What is up with Albert Pujols?That question has become a hot topic among Cardinals fans, who have watched the three-time National League Most Valuable Player struggle at the plate this season with a .231 batting average after 30 games.Cardinals Offic
Published on 2011-05-04 19:38:00
When manager Terry Francona has picked respite days for right fielder J.D. Drew this season, it has typically come against left-handed pitching.Red Sox Official Site
Published on 2011-05-04 19:30:00
Eduardo Sanchez has impressed more than just the Cardinals coaching staff in his short time in the big leagues.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-05-04 00:01:00
Manager Tony La Russa shifted his infielders around Tuesday, inserting Allen Craig at third base and moving Daniel Descalso to second base. Descalso had started at third base Monday and Tyler Greene at second.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-03 23:51:00
Scott Rolen found out the other day he wasn't as sneaky as he thought.During a recent game, the injured Reds third baseman tried to test his strained left shoulder with some swings in the cage behind the home dugout.Reds Official Site
Published on 2011-05-03 23:25:00
Allen Craig 1-for-1 with one double, one RBI, one run, two walks.Nick Punto 1-for-1 with one walk.Matt Holliday 2-for-5 with one home run, two two-out RBIs, two runs, and one strikeout.Lance Berkman 0-for-1 with three walks.Colby Rasmus 2-for-4 with
Published on 2011-05-03 23:10:00
In the coldest game to be played at Zephyr Field, the Zephyrs' bats heated up, helping the Z's rally from an early four-run deficit to beat the Memphis Redbirds on Tuesday night, 7-5.New Orleans Zephyrs Official Site
Published on 2011-05-03 23:05:00
Springfield had not been very lucky with Mother Nature for the last week, but Tuesday night, the Cardinals were able to play without a problem on Tuesday night against the Naturals.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-03 23:02:00
The Bandits allowed a first inning home run to Wisconsin's T.J. Middlestaedt (1-for-3, 1 RBI), and dropped its third straight. Quad Cities pitching struck out 14 Wisconsin batters, but the Bandits still came up short 3-1 to the Timber Rattlers.Quad C
Published on 2011-05-03 23:00:00
One night after falling to the Phillies for the third time in four tries this season, the Nationals will turn to their starter who has been outstanding this season. Jason Marquis, who enters Wednesday night's tilt with a 3-0 record and 2.62 ERA, will
Published on 2011-05-03 22:57:00
With Carlos Lee out of the lineup while he nurses his bruised ribs, Astros manager Brad Mills moved first baseman Brett Wallace to the fourth spot in the batting order during Tuesday's 10-4 win over the Reds.Astros Official Site
Published on 2011-05-03 21:30:00
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is apparently not considering moving shortstop Ryan Theriot to second base despite the infielder leading all of baseball with eight errors in just 29 games this season.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-05-03 20:30:00
Allen Craig was activated from the disabled list on Monday to take the roster spot of injured third baseman David Freese. On Tuesday, Craig was in the starting lineup at Freese's position.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-03 00:30:00
Cardinals right fielder Lance Berkman on Monday earned his second National League Player of the Week award this season. Both his awards have come after he had big weeks on the road, including 11 for 24 with two homers and eight runs batted in on a si
Published on 2011-05-03 00:10:00
There was, Cardinals third baseman David Freese acknowledged, not much he could do about the play that broke his hand Sunday.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-02 23:51:00
A's outfielder Coco Crisp was held out of Monday's starting lineup for the four-game series finale against the Rangers as a precautionary measure by manager Bob Geren, who is easing Crisp back slowly after he missed three games because of a tight lef
Published on 2011-05-02 23:35:00
The Marlins are being careful with Anibal Sanchez because they know how valuable he is to their present and future. The Cardinals are enjoying what they're getting from Kyle McClellan in his first season as a Major League starter, and they'd like it
Published on 2011-05-02 23:30:00
After getting his start bumped from Sunday, Weaver on Monday suffered his first loss of the season. On Tuesday, Dan Haren will look to give the Angels only their second win in their past 15 games against the Red Sox.Angels Official Site
Published on 2011-05-02 23:12:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 3-for-5 with one run and one fielding error.Albert Pujols 0-for-2 with one run and two walks.Lance Berkman 2-for-3 with one home run, four RBIs (one w/two-outs), one run, and one walk.Yadier Molina 1-for-3 with one
Published on 2011-05-02 22:51:00
Home runs from Adron Chambers and Tony Cruz were enough to lift the Memphis Redbirds past the New Orleans Zephyrs 4-1 on Monday night at Zephyr Field.Memphis Redbirds Official Site
Published on 2011-05-02 20:40:00
The St. Louis Cardinals announced their Minor League Players of the Month for April honoring right-handed pitcher Jordan Swagerty and infielder Ryan Jackson for their accomplishments on the field.Cardinals Official SiteJordan Swagerty: Organizational
Published on 2011-05-02 20:29:00
Lance Berkman made his return to Houston this past week in grand fashion and, because of that performance and the rest of his spectacular week, the Cardinals outfielder was named the National League Player of the Week, Major League Baseball announced
Published on 2011-05-02 19:50:00
Cardinals third baseman David Freese is headed back to the disabled list with a broken bone in his left hand, and he will have surgery on Tuesday morning.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-05-02 00:15:00
Third baseman David Freese will be lost the Cardinals for at least a month, and perhaps significantly longer, because of a broken bone he suffered in his left hand during the club's 6-5 loss Sunday to the Atlanta Braves.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-02 00:01:00
The minute Ozzie Guillen hit the “Tweet” button, he knew he was in trouble. Guillen had just been ejected in the 1st inning on Weds after having words with home plate umpire Todd Tichenor's third-strike call on Paul Konerko. The man who loves to
Published on 2011-05-01 23:55:00
When it comes to describing the potential for production from the middle of the Cardinals' order, right fielder Lance Berkman certainly has the closest view, hitting fifth behind Silver Slugger-winners Albert Pujols and Matt Holliday.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-01 23:00:00
When General Manager John Mozeliak talked about the 2011 season last winter, his stated goal was to improve the Cardinals’ offense – “deepening” the lineup so all of the burden for run production would not fall on the shoulders of Albert Pujo
Published on 2011-05-01 21:17:00
After allowing a first inning run to the Timber Rattlers, the River Bandits came back in the bottom of the first and scored two runs on a two RBI double from third baseman Jonathan Rodriguez (1-for-4, 2 RBI) . The Bandits then took a 5-2 lead, only t
Published on 2011-05-01 21:00:00
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Published on 2011-05-01 20:57:00
Ranging back on a fly ball that would have been the first out of the ninth inning and the fourth consecutive batter retired by Cardinals reliever Ryan Franklin, shortstop Ryan Theriot muffed the catch Sunday afternoon in Atlanta.STL Today
Published on 2011-05-01 20:52:00
If the tumult of the past few days had any effect on his performance, Braves pitcher Derek Lowe wasn’t about to say so. Or even entertain the question.Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Published on 2011-05-01 20:43:00
Right-hander Justin Smith bounced back from a rough previous start to pitch a career-high seven shutout innings in a 3-2 Palm Beach Cardinals (9-15) victory over the Bradenton Marauders (12-13) Sunday night at Roger Dean Stadium.Palm Beach Cardinals
Published on 2011-05-01 20:40:00
A's center fielder Coco Crisp and second baseman Mark Ellis returned to the starting lineup on Sunday for the club's 7-2 win over the Texas Rangers.Athletics Official Site
Published on 2011-05-01 00:31:00
Edgar Renteria once won a World Series for the Florida Marlins with a walk-off single. Saturday night, he beat his former team in similar fashion. Reds Official Site
Published on 2011-05-01 00:25:00
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is dealing with a virus that exhibits the symptoms of shingles, a painful affliction that typically includes rash, sensitivity to light and eventually scabbing. La Russa has endured the full range of those symptoms sin
Published on 2011-05-01 00:10:00
The math is obvious, the explanations less so.The Cardinals entered the weekend three games over .500 despite seven blown saves within six games. The Cardinals had lost each game that featured a blown save. Turn those around and a 14-11 team is 20-5.
Published on 2011-05-01 00:01:00
He knows his role, and no matter if there are three outs in the ninth or three outs in the seventh, as a general rule, his job is to get three outs.The Daily Citizen
Published on 2011-04-30 23:30:00
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Allen Craig emphasized that he is making progress, saying after an 0-for-3 Saturday night with Double-A Springfield that results might have been different had he been playing every day.Cardinals Corner
Published on 2011-04-30 22:49:00
Chris Narveson was bothered by a head cold in his last start, as the Brewers left-hander endured his worst outing of the season. On Sunday, he'll try to rebound against the Astros in the finale of a three-game series at Minute Maid Park.Brewers Offic
Published on 2011-04-30 22:32:00
Bandit starter Anthony Ferrara (2-1) went seven hitless innings allowing no runs while striking out eight to earn the win in the Bandits 2-0 victory over the Cedar Rapids Kernels Saturday night at Modern Woodmen Park. Ferrara faced the minimum and al
Published on 2011-04-30 21:56:00
A pair of righties stepped to the mound for the night as Springfield's Scott Schneider faced Tulsa's Josh Sullivan on a pleasant Saturday evening at Hammons Field.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteJose Rada’s disappointing week continued Saturday
Published on 2011-04-30 21:52:00
Mike McCoy likely would have felt better if the Blue Jays came away with a victory, but he still had reason to smile on Saturday afternoon following a 5-4 loss to the Yankees.Blue Jays Official Site
Published on 2011-04-30 21:16:00
Catcher Tony Cruz belted a grand slam home run in the bottom of the seventh as the Redbirds posted seven runs en route to a 10-7 win over Round Rock Saturday afternoon in front of 6,680 at AutoZone Park.Memphis Redbirds Official Site
Published on 2011-04-30 00:50:00
Brad Nelson drove in the game winning run on a single up the middle plating Endy Chavez who reached base on a lead-off single as Round Rock knocked off Memphis in extra innings 5-4 Friday night in front of 4,814 at AutoZone Park.Memphis Redbirds Offi
Published on 2011-04-30 00:30:00
A nightmarish public relations week continued for the Braves when starting pitcher Derek Lowe was arrested late Thursday night on several charges, including DUI and reckless driving. Lowe was stopped after a state trooper saw him racing another vehic
Published on 2011-04-30 00:05:00
Illinois' driver registration agency is planning to incite some road rage, courtesy of the Cardinals-Cubs rivalry.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-29 23:11:00
The Cardinals welcomed the Tulsa Drillers to town on Friday night for the first of a four game set at Hammons Field. Springfield sent right hander Michael Blazek to the mound for his fourth start of the season and second at home. Rob Scahill started
Published on 2011-04-29 23:10:00
The River Bandits opened the scoring in the first with an RBI single by Packy Elkins (3-for-3, 2 RBI, 2 BB), but surrendered three runs in the top of the second and couldn't rally back from the early deficit.Quad Cities River Bandits Official SiteA s
Published on 2011-04-29 23:05:00
Individual Highlights:Nick Punto 1-for-6 with one triple, two two-out RBIs, and assisted in three double plays.Lance Berkman 1-for-4 with one run and one walk.Yadier Molina 2-for-3 with one RBI and one sac fly.Ryan Theriot 2-for-4 with one run, one h
Published on 2011-04-29 22:52:00
The only time Washington starter Jason Marquis gave any thought to matching up against Giants ace Tim Lincecum on Friday night was when he had to face him as a batter.Nationals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-29 22:46:00
Mexico notched up an impressive first in Major League Baseball when three homegrown pitchers simultaneously started games on Tuesday night. Mexican pitcher Marco Estrada only came into the Brewers’ rotation through an injury to Zack Greinke but has
Published on 2011-04-29 22:30:00
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Published on 2011-04-29 21:17:00
In corresponding moves, the team optioned right-handed pitcher Clayton Mortensen -- who threw eight scoreless innings of relief in two appearances for the Rockies -- to Triple-A Colorado Springs and designated right-handed pitcher Alan Johnson for as
Published on 2011-04-29 00:20:00
In the past two weeks, Cardinals lefthander Trever Miller has appeared in four games, faced four hitters and thrown a grand total of 17 pitches.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-29 00:01:00
The Redbirds pitching staff can be credited for keeping their team in nearly every game during the first month of the season.Memphis Commercial AppealThe Redbirds were able to put a W in the books in the bottom of the tenth with a walk-off hit by Ton
Published on 2011-04-28 23:30:00
Individual Highlights:David Freese 3-for-5 with one two-out RBI and two runs.Albert Pujols 2-for-5 with two runs.Matt Holliday 2-for-4 with three RBIs (two w/two-outs), one run, and one walk.Lance Berkman 4-for-5 with one double, two home runs, five
Published on 2011-04-28 23:08:00
The River Bandits exploded for five runs in the first three innings to win the first of a three-game set against Cedar Rapids 6-0.Quad Cities River Bandits Official SiteIt's no secret.The Quad-Cities River Bandits have been about as inconsistent as t
Published on 2011-04-28 23:06:00
On a beautiful Thursday evening at Hammons Field, Cardinal fans filled the seats with $1 brats in hand. Deryk Hooker, a righty, took to the mound for the Birds and leftie, Will Smith hit the rubber for the Naturals, in the final game of the four-game
Published on 2011-04-28 20:12:00
Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday is in some kind of groove. Holliday leads all Major Leaguers in hitting with a sparkling .429 average entering Thursday night's game.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-28 20:00:00
In playing the Braves this weekend, the Cardinals return to the city where their top minor-league team once made an incredible stretch drive to win the International League championship and the Junior World Series title.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-04-28 18:32:00
Joe Mather was designated for assignment after he struggled to hit during Spring Training. But as the Braves approach the second month of the season, they have determined that Mather's versatility as a right-handed hitter can help them.Braves Officia
Published on 2011-04-28 18:29:00
The Quad Cities River Bandits played their first game at Modern Woodmen Park Thursday since the Mississippi River reached its flood crest.KWQC
Published on 2011-04-28 18:18:00
Phil Cerreto: Placed On The DLHector Hernandez: First Full-Season ActionAaron Luna: Upon Further Review, Call ReversedThe St. Louis Cardinals added two players and removed two from their Class A Quad Cities club on Thursday.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-04-28 00:01:00
The Cardinals expect shortstop Ryan Theriot to avoid going on the disabled list with the rib cage strain he felt during batting practice Tuesday and kept him out of the lineup again Wednesday as a precaution. The infielder is expected to be ready to
Published on 2011-04-27 23:25:00
Individual Highlights:Nick Punto 2-for-5 with one two-out RBI, one run, one stolen base, grounded into one double play, and assisted in one double play.David Freese 2-for-4 with one run, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.Albert Pujols 1-for-4 with
Published on 2011-04-27 22:42:00
Luis Mateo hit a two-out walk-off home run to lift the Palm Beach Cardinals (6-14) over the Fort Myers Miracle (11-9) by a final of 4-3 Wednesday night in front of 1,409 fans at Roger Dean Stadium. The win broke a three-game losing streak for Palm Be
Published on 2011-04-27 22:30:00
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Published on 2011-04-27 18:58:00
Oakland fans can breath a sigh of relief. For the time being it does not appear likely that Coco Crisp is headed toward a stint on the disabled list.Athletics Official Site
Published on 2011-04-27 18:58:00
Cardinals infielder Daniel Descalso enjoyed his first game Tuesday night at Minute Maid Mark almost as much as Lance Berkman enjoyed his return to Houston.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-27 18:27:00
The River Bandits split Wednesday's double dip with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. The Bandits won 7-5 in the first game, before dropping the second game of the day 3-1.Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site
Published on 2011-04-27 18:26:00
The Cardinals and Naturals resumed their rivalry last night and split their doubleheader with Springfield winning the finale, 3-2, to set up dueling lefties in game three of the four-game series.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteWhat’s gotten into
Published on 2011-04-27 18:00:00
Matt Carpenter had been on a roll.The third baseman was named the St. Louis Cardinals organizational Player of the Year in 2010 after leading the entire system in runs, hits and on-base percentage and ranking among the top five in the Texas League in
Published on 2011-04-27 17:30:00
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Published on 2011-04-27 00:35:00
Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols tested his achy left hamstring before Tuesday's game and expressed confidence that he'll return to the lineup after a precautionary day off.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-27 00:26:00
A little more than a week after Jim Leyland joined the 1,500-win club, he's closing in on another managerial mark.Tigers Official Site
Published on 2011-04-27 00:05:00
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Published on 2011-04-27 00:01:00
The Springfield Cardinals salvaged a split of a doubleheader Tuesday night, as Alex Castellanos’ two-run triple and the work of three relievers — one kidnapped from the bullpen to make a spot start — atoned for yet another frustrating loss.Card
Published on 2011-04-26 23:39:00
Individual Highlights:Matt Holliday 2-for-4 with one double, one run, one walk, and one strikeout.Lance Berkman 2-for-5 with one double, one RBI, one strikeout, one caught stealing, and assisted in one double play.David Freese 1-for-5 with one double
Published on 2011-04-26 23:33:00
His father won Olympic silver in the boxing ring in Los Angeles in 1984. His mother earned three Olympic medals on the track in the 4x400 relay - a gold in 1984 and silvers in 1988 and '92.Quad-City Times
Published on 2011-04-26 23:08:00
Not many good things happened for the A's on Monday night offensively against Jered Weaver, as Oakland was shut out for the third time in five games. But whenever there was a positive result on the field for the A's, there was a good chance Coco Cris
Published on 2011-04-26 23:04:00
The Cardinals reshuffled their lineup just before Tuesday night's game with the Houston Astros.Shortstop Ryan Theriot, scheduled to bat leadoff, was removed from the starting lineup because of right rib-cage soreness.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-26 21:30:00
Joel Pineiro met all of his objectives in his Minor League rehab assignment pitching for advanced Class A Inland Empire at High Desert on Monday night.Angels Official Site
Published on 2011-04-26 21:06:00
Daryl Jones: Swapping Places With Andrew BrownAndrew Brown: Concussion Recovery CompleteAaron Luna: Returned To Sender Again
Published on 2011-04-26 00:01:00
Memphis jumped out to an early 4-0 lead Monday night before Iowa took command en route to a 12-8 Pacific Coast League baseball victory at AutoZone Park.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-04-25 23:48:00
Lou Montanez had four hits, including three doubles and a home run, to lead the Iowa Cubs (10-8) to a 12-8 win over the Memphis Redbirds (6-12) at Auto Zone Park tonight. The Cubs had lost the first two games of this series, but now seek a split with
Published on 2011-04-25 23:00:00
Bill Plunkett Twitter
Published on 2011-04-25 22:58:00
The River Bandits evened up their record on the current road trip with a 5-0 win over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Monday night to open up the three-game set. Kevin Siegrist (3-0) struck out nine over seven shutout innings in the win.Quad Cities
Published on 2011-04-25 19:42:00
Right-hander Brian Broderick has posted four consecutive scoreless appearances after allowing six earned runs in his first two Major League games.Nationals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-25 19:30:00
I wrote an off day story today on the Cardinals’ offense, and I squeezed a few cool stats in there. It should be up within an hour or so at Cardinals.com, and hopefully you’ll read it.Obviously, You're Not A Golfer
Published on 2011-04-25 19:18:00
Before the question is even finished, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa cuts it off. He doesn't like talking about patience at the plate, or on-base percentage, or any of the other "buzzwords" used by what he considers to be misguided observe
Published on 2011-04-25 19:02:00
Today's game between the Springfield Cardinals and the Northwest Arkansas Naturals at Hammons Field has been cancelled due to continuous rain. Today's game will be made up as part of a Double-Header on Tuesday, April 26th with two 7-inning games begi
Published on 2011-04-25 14:38:00
We realize the NFL draft is just two days away, but here’s a non-football story about the Raiders that is gathering a lot of stream on the Web.Inside The Oakland Raiders
Published on 2011-04-25 14:38:00
Alex Castellanos: Texas League Player Of The WeekChase Reid: Scoreless Streak EndsPhil Cerreto: Moving SlowlyShelby Miller: Wild Thing
Published on 2011-04-25 01:30:00
The Cardinal's Nest is a blog that covers the major and major league team with the writers hailing from Italy.Redbird's Nest In Korea is a blog that covers the major league team with, of course, the writers calling Korea home.Make sure to check these
Published on 2011-04-25 00:44:00
Albert Pujols was removed from the Cardinals' 3-0 win over the Reds on Sunday night due to what the club called "mild tightness in his left hamstring." Pujols said he was unsure whether he would be able to play in the Cards' next game, on T
Published on 2011-04-25 00:10:00
Cardinals pitching coach Dave Duncan conceded the obvious before Sunday night's game against the Cincinnati Reds: Mitchell Boggs is closer pro tem.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-25 00:05:00
While one ESPN crew was deep into a live broadcast Sunday morning from the parking lot across from Busch Stadium and another was prepping at an adjacent hotel for that night's telecast, John Kruk ran amok in the Cardinals' ballpark.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-25 00:01:00
Note of the night: It appeared as though we might get a few extracurriculars on Sunday night, but they never materialized. And according to the interested parties, they weren’t as close as perhaps it seemed from the press box or the stands.Obviousl
Published on 2011-04-24 23:30:00
If Lance Berkman hits as well in Houston’s Minute Maid Park for the Cardinals as he did for the Astros, it should translate into impressive run production for St. Louis.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-04-24 23:15:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 1-for-3 with one walk, one stolen base, and one stolen base.Matt Holliday 1-for-4 with one double, one run, and one strikeout.Lance Berkman 2-for-3 with one run and one walk.Yadier Molina 2-for-4 with one home run,
Published on 2011-04-24 23:00:00
Albert Pujols has been removed from tonight’s game due to what the Cardinals are calling “mild tightness in his left hamstring.”Obviously, You're Not A Golfer
Published on 2011-04-24 22:17:00
Three of the first seven hitters of the game hit home runs and the Memphis Redbirds (6-11) beat the Iowa Cubs (9-8) 7-1 at Auto Zone Park today. The Redbirds have won the first two games of this series and now lead the season series 3-2.Iowa Cubs Off
Published on 2011-04-24 22:00:00
John Mozeliak has made 13 trades since becoming the general manager of the Cardinals on Oct. 30, 2007, and history will be the ultimate judge of those deals. At least one, however, looks very bad for the Cardinals right now.Sports Page
Published on 2011-04-24 00:25:00
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak and manager Tony La Russa reiterated Saturday that a decision to start Friday's series opener against the Cincinnati Reds on time had more to do with the changing weather forecast than gamesmanship.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-24 00:22:00
And then there was Oliver, who at 40 years and 199 days old became the oldest Ranger to record a save. He struck out Kila Ka'aihue, who had homered off Ogando, to start the ninth. Oliver got Matt Treanor to line out to left field, and he got a ground
Published on 2011-04-24 00:20:00
After exploiting a thunderstorm to snatch a game from the Reds and manager Dusty Baker on Friday night, the Cardinals gave one back to the visitors through a hail of mistakes on a gray Saturday at Busch Stadium.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-24 00:15:00
Miguel Cairo, the nearly 37-year-old utilityman of the Cincinnati Reds, has stepped into the time machine this weekend here.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-24 00:10:00
Whether it was the year he hit .360 as a sophomore at Miami or the plunge he took to .263 as a junior, Cardinals prospect Ryan Jackson was still able find something similar about his approach in both seasons.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-24 00:01:00
The show will go on, ESPN says, despite difficulties many of its personnel experienced in making their way to St. Louis for the Cardinals' first national telecast of the season.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-23 23:30:00
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Published on 2011-04-23 23:20:00
After a record-setting season a year ago with the Regina Red Sox, Mitch MacDonald came close to joining the Cardinals organization.Not the Yorkton Cardinals, a divisional foe in the Western Major Baseball League, but the St. Louis Cardinals.Leader-Po
Published on 2011-04-23 23:03:00
Trailing in the series two games to one after an extra inning loss on Friday night, Springfield sent right-hander Scott Schneider to the mound Saturday in hopes of gaining a series split.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-23 23:01:00
The River Bandits got the bats going late and fell a pair of runs short in the first game of two between the River Bandits and the Cedar Rapids Kernels at Perfect Game Field on Saturday.Quad Cities River Bandits Official Site
Published on 2011-04-23 01:37:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 3-for-4 with one double, two runs, and assisted in one double play.Colby Rasmus 1-for-3 with one walk and grounded into one double play.Albert Pujols 1-for-3 with two RBIs (one w/two-outs), one sac fly, and assisted
Published on 2011-04-23 01:09:00
But the loss really was the culmination of a series of events: a blown one-run lead in the eighth, two questionable decisions by Maddon, several mistakes and missed opportunities, a lack of hustle by Felipe Lopez that led to him being pulled and even
Published on 2011-04-23 00:45:00
St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa may have executed a clever maneuver with the weather his accomplice Friday evening. He both saved his starting pitcher and put his opponent in the position of wasting his – without the latter having thrown
Published on 2011-04-23 00:35:00
Apparently you can take the appendix out of Matt Holliday, but you can't take the pop out of his bat.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-23 00:30:00
The Cardinals' No. 1 rival will always be the Chicago Cubs. The affair is rooted in history and has united several generations of fans who observe sacred baseball tradition by making annual summer pilgrimages to Busch Stadium and Wrigley Field.Bernie
Published on 2011-04-23 00:05:00
Described as suffering a triceps injury when placed on the disabled list Tuesday, second baseman Skip Schumaker also suffered a ligament strain in the area that doctors told him could sideline him for up to six weeks.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-22 23:52:00
After a tough loss against Tulsa in game two of the series on Thursday night, the Cardinals looked to regain their lead in the series with a victory on Friday night with Michael Blazek on the mound.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-22 23:43:00
First baseman Clint Robinson hit a pair of solo home runs, including a tie-breaking blast in the bottom of the eighth inning, leading the red-hot Omaha Storm Chasers (9-7) to a four-game series sweep of the plummeting Memphis Redbirds (4-11) Friday n
Published on 2011-04-22 22:31:00
Skip Schumaker fielded groundballs on Friday, the first time he has done so since suffering a triceps injury in Los Angeles last weekend.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-22 22:28:00
Joe Kelly struck out eight and allowed just one earned run as the Palm Beach Cardinals (5-11) defeated the Jupiter Hammerheads (7-9) by a final of 2-1 Friday night at Roger Dean Stadium. The win broke a four-game losing streak for Palm Beach. Palm Be
Published on 2011-04-22 00:59:00
Some might say Chris Perez was due to slip up. Dating back to last season, the Indians' closer had been practically flawless late in games, bringing the heat and dominating hitters at a relentless pace.Indians Official Site
Published on 2011-04-22 00:35:00
Through the months he spent figuring out what was wrong with his arm and the weeks he had recovering from unusual surgery needed to repair it, Cardinals starter Kyle Lohse sought to regain the form he had in his standout year.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-22 00:30:00
That talk about the Cardinals offensive troubles? It's so last homestand.The Cardinals' 5-0 win over the Nationals on Thursday gave them 16 runs for their first three games back in St. Louis after 10 productive days on the road. That's one more run t
Published on 2011-04-22 00:16:00
Before Nick Punto left the ballpark after making his first appearances of the season during Wednesday's doubleheader, manager Tony La Russa pulled him aside to make a deal. He was going to start again Thursday, but on one condition.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-22 00:15:00
The key tool for a broadcaster is his speech, and Joe Buck is on the mend from a long-lasting ailment that has affected his voice.Media Views
Published on 2011-04-22 00:10:00
The Chicago Cubs are generally regarded as the Frick to the Cardinals' Frack. There are a number of reasons for the relationship, not the least is proximity of the opposing cities. But in reality, the Cubs are the Cardinals' adversary the way Jerry w
Published on 2011-04-22 00:01:00
The Redbirds were shut out for the second time in three nights as they lost to Omaha, 1-0, on Thursday night at Werner Park.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-04-21 23:59:00
The Omaha Storm Chasers continued their winning ways Thursday, shutting out the Memphis Redbirds 1-0 on a cool, blustery evening at Werner Park. Danny Duffy, winning pitcher Greg Holland (1-0) and Luis Mendoza (first save) shut down the Redbirds hitt
Published on 2011-04-21 23:30:00
The Cardinals jumped out in front of the Drillers in the first game of the series behind starter Nick Additon's gem and looked to win consecutive games for the first time this season on Thursday night at ONEOK Field in Tulsa.Springfield Cardinals Off
Published on 2011-04-21 22:32:00
Just one run separated the Palm Beach Cardinals (4-11) from a victory for the seventh time this season, as the Jupiter Hammerheads (7-8) handed the home team its fourth straight loss by a final of 2-1 Thursday night at Roger Dean Stadium. Palm Beach
Published on 2011-04-21 01:07:00
Nationals center fielder Rick Ankiel put an ad in the sports section of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, thanking the fans and the city of St. Louis for the years he had in a Cardinals uniform.Nationals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-21 00:10:00
From his first throws of spring training and in every outing since, Cardinals righthander Jake Westbrook has been fighting the flighty command that keeps causing starts like Wednesday's to come unhinged.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-21 00:04:00
Ryan Franklin had a few choice words for Cardinals fans after he received a chilly reception from them on Wednesday afternoon.Cardinals Official SiteRyan Franklin wanted to get the following statement out, following his earlier comments today:Obvious
Published on 2011-04-20 23:30:00
Already frustrated with his struggles on the mound, demoted Cardinals closer Ryan Franklin made some comments he later apologized for Wednesday, going off on the Busch Stadium crowd after he was booed for giving up a home run and a walk in his first
Published on 2011-04-20 23:00:00
Hours after demoted closer Ryan Franklin pitched in the seventh and eighth innings in the first game of the Cardinals doubleheader with the Washington Nationals, Mitchell Boggs earned the first save of his career in finishing off a 5-3 win.Fox Sports
Published on 2011-04-20 22:57:00
Individual Highlights:Colby Rasmus 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI and one strikeout.Matt Holliday 1-for-2 with two runs, two walks, and one fielding error.Lance Berkman 3-for-4 with one double, two RBIs (one w/two-outs), and one run.Yadier Molina 2-for
Published on 2011-04-20 22:48:00
The Cardinals began divisional play on Wednesday night in Tulsa and looked to lefty Nick Additon to get Springfield an early lead in the four-game series with the Drillers.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-20 22:11:00
John Gast allowed a career-high 13 hits in seven innings pitched as the Palm Beach Cardinals (4-10) dropped their third straight game by a final of 5-0 to the Jupiter Hammerheads (6-8) Wednesday night at Roger Dean Stadium. Palm Beach Cardinals Offic
Published on 2011-04-20 20:25:00
Veteran reliever Jamey Wright has been a model of efficiency this season for the Mariners, but never moreso than when he coaxed Tigers third baseman Brandon Inge into a double-play grounder with his one and only pitch in the seventh inning Tuesday to
Published on 2011-04-20 19:10:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 4-for-5 with one two-out RBI and assisted in two double plays.Colby Rasmus 2-for-5 with one home run, three RBIs (two w/two-outs), one run, and grounded into two double plays.Albert Pujols 2-for-4 with one home run,
Published on 2011-04-20 00:42:00
The Cardinals and Nationals had their first attempt at a series opener washed away by rain, and they'll come back Wednesday to make up for lost time. Washington will get to play its second doubleheader in the past four days, and it will have to overc
Published on 2011-04-20 00:30:00
After a rain and hail delay of 2 hours, 21 minutes, a game that never started Tuesday night will be played this afternoon as part of a day-night doubleheader at Busch Stadium between the Cardinals and Washington Nationals.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-20 00:25:00
Rick Ankiel, making his first visit to St. Louis as a visiting player, showed his appreciation to the St. Louis fans for their decade of support by taking out a half-page ad in today's Post-Dispatch sports section. The Busch Stadium fans, who saw the
Published on 2011-04-20 00:15:00
Describing him as a pitcher in a "rut," the Cardinals have relieved Ryan Franklin of his closer duties in hopes the veteran can find his way back to the ninth inning by working in a less pressurized role.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-19 23:48:00
Shortly after 9 p.m. CT on Tuesday, optimism finally began to give way to reality. The Cardinals and Nationals waited more than two hours in an attempt to play their scheduled game at Busch Stadium, but Mother Nature finally won and the game was rain
Published on 2011-04-19 23:35:00
The Omaha Storm Chasers shut out the Memphis Redbirds 2-0 on a chilly Tuesday night at Werner Park, winning their fourth home game in five tries to pull within a game of .500. Lefthander Everett Teaford and righty Jesse Chavez combined on the four-hi
Published on 2011-04-19 23:23:00
The Cardinals went 6-4 on their recently completed western road swing, but the trip ended up claiming two more players due to injury. Skip Schumaker and Allen Craig were both placed on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday, marking the third and fourth
Published on 2011-04-19 22:48:00
For already the third time this season, the Palm Beach Cardinals (4-9) lost an extra-inning game by a final of 5-4, this time to the Charlotte Stone Crabs (6-7) in 12 innings Tuesday night at Charlotte Sports Park. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-19 22:45:00
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Published on 2011-04-19 22:30:00
Ryan Franklin pitched 304 games in the major leagues before earning his first career save, for the Cardinals on Sept. 4, 2007.Sports Page
Published on 2011-04-19 00:35:00
He barely classified it as a speech and dared not call it inspirational. However, in the moments after the Cardinals suffered a late-night body blow against the San Francisco Giants, Lance Berkman thought it a good time to remind his teammates of the
Published on 2011-04-19 00:30:00
If you want to go to a Cardinals game this home stand and all you care about is being at the ballpark and not who the Cardinals are playing or what they're giving away, here's a suggestion: Go tonight.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-19 00:02:00
After starting the season anemically, the Cardinal offense has recently been a beacon of health. Their cadaverous batsmen averaged a mere 2.6 runs per game in their first eight games; they’re now flush with tallies, averaging 8.4 over their last ei
Published on 2011-04-18 23:30:00
Left fielder Aaron Luna was scratched Monday from the Springfield Cardinals’ lineup before mid-afternoon batting practice, shortly after being told that he is being promoted to Triple-A Memphis.Cardinals Corner
Published on 2011-04-18 23:25:00
The River Bandits broke open the scoring in the first inning, scoring three runs to take an early 3-0 lead and never looked back from there. The Bandits went on to win the series opener with the Peoria Chiefs 4-2.Quad Cities River Bandits Official Si
Published on 2011-04-18 22:44:00
It was a great start to the week as the Cardinals hit the field looking to take game two of the three game series against the RockHounds. For the second consecutive night, two righties took to the mound, Midland's Justin Murray, facing the Cardinals,
Published on 2011-04-18 21:02:00
After tallying consecutive victories for the first time this season with a win yesterday in dramatic fashion, the Palm Beach Cardinals (4-8) fell victim to the Charlotte Stone Crabs (5-7) by a final of 5-2 Monday evening at Charlotte Sports Park in C
Published on 2011-04-18 20:13:00
The Rockies called up right-hander Clayton Mortensen from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Monday and sent down right-hander Alan Johnson.Rockies Official Site
Published on 2011-04-18 18:19:00
Entering Monday's game at Wrigley Field, the Padres ranked last in the National League with a .217 batting average. No player has struggled at the plate as much as Ryan Ludwick, who was hitting .125 with one home run and six RBIs.Padres Official Site
Published on 2011-04-18 18:00:00
Welcome to the Cardinals Inbox. As always, if you have a question, use the link below to submit it -- and please be sure to include your first name, last initial and hometown. Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-17 23:55:00
It's time for a change.Already locked into what should be a tight race in the NL Central, the Cardinals can't afford to keep giving away victories. Their failure to protect ninth-inning leads could be the determining factor.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-17 23:45:00
Second baseman Skip Schumaker and outfielder Allen Craig will have examinations in St. Louis today after injuries made them unavailable for Sunday's series finale against the Los Angeles Dodgers.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-17 21:45:00
As any St. Louis Cardinals fan that watched Sunday afternoon’s road trip-ending 2-1 walkoff loss in Los Angeles already knows, Cardinals closer Ryan Franklin blew his fourth save of the young season.The Cardinal Nation Blog
Published on 2011-04-17 21:30:00
Individual Highlights:Matt Holliday 3-for-3 with one run and one walk.David Freese 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI and three strikeouts.Chris Carpenter started and pitched seven innings. He allowed five hits, no runs, and struck six out. 0-for-1 with
Published on 2011-04-17 21:12:00
But second baseman Aaron Miles made a lunging over-the-shoulder catch to rob Molina of an RBI single to end the inning with the Dodgers down just one run.Dodgers Official Site
Published on 2011-04-17 20:46:00
When the Cardinals return home to host the Nationals in a series opening Tuesday night, Busch Stadium fans will be asking, "Who are these guys?"Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-17 20:39:00
The River Bandits dropped both ends of Sunday's doubleheader against the Burlington Bees, losing the first game of the double-header 6-0 before dropping the second game 4-0. The Bandits combined for just three hits in the two games.Quad Cities River
Published on 2011-04-17 20:31:00
It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon and the Birds were in green as they sported the first of Springfield's themed jerseys, St. Patrick's Day in April, to benefit Champions Committed to Kids. Out on the mound, a pair of righties looked to battle it ou
Published on 2011-04-17 20:18:00
Brad Penny (0-2) took a small step backward, allowing five runs on four hits over five-plus innings. He walked four and struck out five.Tigers Official Site
Published on 2011-04-17 20:00:00
Ivan Rodriguez, one of baseball’s best catchers the past 20 years, may be making his final appearance as a player in St. Louis this week.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-04-17 01:30:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 3-for-5 with one double, one two-out RBI, one run, one strikeout, and assisted in one double play.Colby Rasmus 1-for-4 with one run and one walk.Albert Pujols 2-for-5 with two runs, two strikeouts, and assisted in o
Published on 2011-04-17 00:30:00
One of the game's hottest hitters got Saturday night off against one of its hottest pitchers when Cardinals manager Tony La Russa chose to sit switch-hitter Lance Berkman against Los Angeles Dodgers lefthander Clayton Kershaw.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-17 00:25:00
There was a time when Jordan Swagerty entering the game was an event. When Arizona State's closer made the run from the home bullpen to the mound for another save, Soulja Boy's "Turn My Swag On" would blare and the student section would sin
Published on 2011-04-17 00:01:00
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-04-16 23:19:00
Iowa scored three runs in the seventh inning to rally back from a two-run deficit and defeat Memphis 4-3 Saturday night at Principal Park.Iowa Cubs Official Site
Published on 2011-04-16 22:30:00
Some may point to the ninth-inning home run he surrendered to Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp on Thursday night as more evidence that Cardinals closer Ryan Franklin still is searching to find consistency on the mound.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-16 21:17:00
After rain washed away Friday night's scheduled game, the Cardinals and RoughRiders locked horns in a doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Hammons Field and having won the first game of the series, the Cardinals needed just a split to secure their firs
Published on 2011-04-16 20:48:00
The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-04-16 20:47:00
The Fins n' Feathers series went to extra innings for the second consecutive night, but this time the Palm Beach Cardinals (3-7) rallied to defeat the Jupiter Hammerheads (3-7) by a final of 4-3 in front of 2,218 at Roger Dean Stadium Saturday night.
Published on 2011-04-16 20:42:00
Jim Leyland won his 1,500th game Friday night, but downplays such milestones and becomes visibly uncomfortable talking about them.M Live
Published on 2011-04-16 01:20:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 1-for-6 with one two-outRBI and one strikeout.Colby Rasmus 3-for-5 with three doubles and two runs.Albert Pujols 2-for-5 with two home runs, three RBIs, and two runs.Matt Holliday 2-for-5 with one double, one RBI, o
Published on 2011-04-16 01:18:00
The Nationals were saddened to learn about the passing of shortstop Yewri Guillen, who played in the Nats' Dominican Academy in Boca Chica, the Dominican Republic. He was 18 years old. Guillen died from bacterial meningitis Thursday morning.Nationals
Published on 2011-04-16 00:11:00
The manager called it progress.The pitching coach thought it was "certainly another move in the right direction."Mitchell Boggs isn't necessarily on the fast track to assuming the ninth inning, but he is headed in that direction after worki
Published on 2011-04-16 00:10:00
After hitting two home runs on Friday night in Los Angeles, Albert Pujols has officially broken out of his early-season cold spell. He's heated up in a hurry.Bernie's Five Minutes
Published on 2011-04-16 00:01:00
Friday's game between the Memphis Redbirds and the Iowa Cubs was postponed because of rain.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-04-15 23:58:00
There was no way for Ryan Ludwick to be certain of just how close Astros shortstop Angel Sanchez came to snaring his line drive with a leaping attempt on Friday, though Ludwick would probably just as soon not know.Padres Official Site
Published on 2011-04-15 23:50:00
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Published on 2011-04-15 22:50:00
Cardinals players and coaches found special meaning in Friday's Jackie Robinson Day festivities at Dodger Stadium.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-15 22:20:00
Mitchell Boggs, who earned his first hold of the season with two hitless innings against the Dodgers on Thursday, continues to prove his worth in the Cardinals' bullpen.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-15 21:36:00
Left-hander Les Walrond, who has pitched for three Major League clubs, will round out Hobson's pitching staff. He will be joined on the team by slugging first baseman Tommy Everidge, a former Oakland prospect. To make room for Everidge, the Barnstorm
Published on 2011-04-15 01:17:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 2-for-5 with one two-out RBI and grounded into one double play.Colby Rasmus 2-for-5 with one triple, two runs, two strikeouts, and grounded into one double play.Albert Pujols 1-for-5 with one home run, one RBI, and
Published on 2011-04-15 00:10:00
Eduardo Sanchez' arrival didn't go unnoticed in the Cardinals' front office this week. More than offering a dazzling two-inning major-league debut Wednesday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Sanchez represented a new regime's first return on a
Published on 2011-04-15 00:01:00
Ruben Gotay has had plenty of big hits at AutoZone Park.Like the one he had Thursday afternoon, a monstrous 10th-inning solo homer that cleared the hedges in center field and was the game-winning hit. But this time it was for the visiting team, givin
Published on 2011-04-14 23:29:00
The Cardinals rolled out the red carpet on Thursday night to open up Hammons Field for the 2011 season as Hall of Famer Steve Carlton threw out the first pitch, the team arrived in Red Chevy Trucks and the Budweiser Clydesdale Horses made a couple la
Published on 2011-04-14 22:06:00
The Palm Beach Cardinals (2-6) recorded just three hits and one first-inning run in a 3-1 loss to the Jupiter Hammerheads (2-6) Thursday night at Roger Dean Stadium. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-14 22:02:00
A's center fielder Coco Crisp typically wears his hair in tight braids, but he sported a huge Afro on Thursday, reminiscent of former Major Leaguer Oscar Gamble in the '70s.Athletics Official Site
Published on 2011-04-14 21:58:00
A day after his first Major League appearance, Eduardo Sanchez was still on cloud nine."It was exciting," the Cardinals reliever said before Thursday's series opener against the Dodgers. "I was just trying to concentrate and throw stri
Published on 2011-04-14 21:25:00
I made a crack about the 1985 World Series in my instant replay post. Turns out Page 2's Anna McDonald wrote about the infamous Don Denkinger call last month and reports that Cardinals pitcher Todd Worrell doesn't hold a grudge against Denkinger. Per
Published on 2011-04-14 21:00:00
The Cardinals’ four-game series with the Dodgers this week marks the 50th season they have played in Dodger Stadium.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-04-14 18:45:00
While Memphis (3-5) is still looking for their first home run of the year New Orleans (5-3) used three long balls including an extra inning solo blast from former Redbird Ruben Gotay completing the series sweep Thursday afternoon at AutoZone Park.Mem
Published on 2011-04-14 00:44:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 2-for-4 with one double, two runs, one hit by pitch, and one throwing error.Colby Rasmus 3-for-6 with two doubles, two two-out RBIs, three runs, and one strikeout.Albert Pujols 2-for-3 with one double, two RBIs, thr
Published on 2011-04-14 00:05:00
The Cardinals added two short-relief righthanders Wednesday to their suddenly depleted bullpen, but the long-term look of the relief corps is less certain as roles shift because of two injuries.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-13 22:06:00
The Cardinals confirmed Wednesday that both Bryan Augenstein and Brian Tallet have been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to injuries they suffered in Tuesday night's game against the D-backs.Cardinals Official SiteThe Cardinals this afternoon p
Published on 2011-04-13 21:40:00
Andrew Baggarly Twitter
Published on 2011-04-13 20:31:00
Coco Crisp was held out of Wednesday's series finale against the White Sox while still recovering from lower back tightness that first surfaced in Tuesday's game.Athletics Official Site
Published on 2011-04-13 20:02:00
The City of Davenport will be providing fans with safe and easy access into Modern Woodmen Park during the current Mississippi River flood. Currently, flood panels are in place around the front plaza of Modern Woodmen Park. Quad Cities River Bandits
Published on 2011-04-13 19:00:00
Per reader request, here is a Career Profile for Cincinnati Reds third baseman Scott Rolen.Minor League Ball
Published on 2011-04-13 17:47:00
After four scoreless frames from both team, the River Bandits opened up the scoring in the fifth, plating two runs on a two-RBI double from left-fielder Virgil Hill. The Bandits then held on for a 2-1 victory over Kane County.Quad Cities River Bandit
Published on 2011-04-13 17:05:00
Published on 2011-04-13 15:10:00
Yadier Molina's at-bat in the 5th inning Tuesday was the arguably the poorest by a Cardinal of the season to this date. The Arizona starter (Armando Galarraga) was on the ropes. He had walked David Freese to load the bases. He then walked Skip Schuma
Published on 2011-04-13 01:31:00
The D-backs are in search of a winning record for the season. The Cardinals just want to win.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-13 00:59:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 3-for-6 with one double, two runs, and assisted in one double play.Colby Rasmus 2-for-6 with one home run, two RBIs, two runs, and one strikeout.Albert Pujols 3-for-5 with one run, one strikeout, and assisted in one
Published on 2011-04-13 00:45:00
Bryan Augenstein will be placed on the disabled list, general manager John Mozeliak said Tuesday night.Obviously, You're Not A GolferAfter needing the bullpen to cover five innings Tuesday night, the Cardinals will need reinforcements for two injured
Published on 2011-04-13 00:35:00
KMOX Sports TwitterRaul Lopez Twitter: Eduardo Sanchez call up pending?
Published on 2011-04-13 00:30:00
The Cardinals announced that reliever Bryan Augenstein left tonight’s game with a strained right groin.Obviously, You're Not A Golfer
Published on 2011-04-13 00:24:00
Dan Haren threw a one-hitter for his third career shutout and Peter Bourjos and Mark Trumbo homered as the Angels ended the Indians' eight-game winning streak, 2-0, Tuesday night at Angel Stadium in front of 43,529.Indians Official Site
Published on 2011-04-13 00:01:00
When Cardinals coaches talk about their young righthanded relievers first proving they are ready to handle some save situations, Mitchell Boggs' ninth inning Monday night is what they mean.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-12 23:59:00
One hit was all it took to put it in the books for the New Orleans Zephyrs in the second game of the four game series (2-0) against your Memphis Redbirds at AutoZone Park, recording a loss by a blistering single run, 3-2.Memphis Redbirds Official Sit
Published on 2011-04-12 23:18:00
Cory Rasmus is no stranger to big game performances, but Tuesday's effort marked a memorable start for the 23-year-old of another kind.MiLB Official Site
Published on 2011-04-12 23:00:00
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Published on 2011-04-12 00:35:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 1-for-4 with one two-out RBI and one sacrifice.Colby Rasmus 2-for-5 with two strikeouts.Matt Holliday 1-for-4 with two runs, one hit by pitch, and one strikeout.Lance Berkman 2-for-5 with two home runs, three two-ou
Published on 2011-04-12 00:28:00
Despite recording only three hits the New Orleans Zephyrs took advantage of three Memphis miscues taking game one of the four game set, 2-0 Monday night at AutoZone Park.Memphis Redbirds Official SitePlaying with somewhat of a chip on his now-healthy
Published on 2011-04-12 00:20:00
Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols finds the "panic" humorous because he can see clearly through his sinking batting average and spree of double play groundouts to a career truth.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-11 23:55:00
Eric Wedge had second baseman Jack Wilson back in his lineup Monday against the Blue Jays after three days on the bench, and the Mariners' manager said any issues with the veteran infielder are in the past.Mariners Official Site
Published on 2011-04-11 22:55:00
The River Bandits wasted no time taking an early lead with a pair of runs in the top of the first on their way to an 8-3 series opening win over the Kane County Cougars. It was the third time in five games that the Bandits have scored in the opening
Published on 2011-04-11 22:43:00
Audry Perez's grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning was not enough as the Palm Beach Cardinals (1-4) fell to the Charlotte Stone Crabs (3-2) by a final of 7-5 Monday night at Roger Dean Stadium. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-11 22:25:00
After another extra innings loss on Sunday afternoon, Springfield looked to even their three game series with the RockHounds with a win Monday night.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-11 22:14:00
Matt Holliday came through Sunday's game in San Francisco just fine, and the Cardinals outfielder does not expect to require any preventative days off in the near future.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-11 21:26:00
The Commissioner's office announced the suspensions of three minor leaguers Monday, only one of them a Dominican. That was righthander Robinson Fabian, formerly of the Nationals organization. The current free agent received a 25-game suspension for v
Published on 2011-04-11 19:39:00
This wasn't precisely what Jason Isringhausen remembered, with Citi Field rising to greet him rather than old Shea Stadium. But Isringhausen nonetheless had been here before.Mets Official Site
Published on 2011-04-11 00:23:00
Published on 2011-04-11 00:20:00
The Cardinals made history Sunday afternoon at AT&T Park: They scored three times in an inning.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-11 00:15:00
It's safe to say that Sunday's "60 Minutes" profile on CBS was the best thing to happen to Albert Pujols in the early days of the 2011 season.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-11 00:10:00
General manager John Mozeliak, manager Tony La Russa and pitching coach Dave Duncan insisted Sunday that Ryan Franklin remains the Cardinals' closer for the immediate future. The stance is predicated upon a belief Franklin can reverse his fitful star
Published on 2011-04-11 00:08:00
A celebrity boxing promoter has filed a lawsuit against Jose Canseco for breach of contract after the former major league slugger instead sent his twin brother for the bout.Sports Illustrated
Published on 2011-04-11 00:02:00
It had been more than a couple of weeks since Redbirds pitcher Lance Lynn last pitched in a game, that being his final spring training outing.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-04-11 00:01:00
Each of Major League Baseball’s 30 clubs have now hosted their Opening Days, and with it paid attendance for the first games totaled for 2011 was 1,310,905, up .3 percent from 1,314,467 on Opening Day in 2010.The Biz Of Baseball
Published on 2011-04-10 22:36:00
The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-04-10 22:03:00
When Kyle McClellan takes the mound at Chase Field against the D-backs, more than the uniforms will tell him that he's in a foreign territory that at times has been hostile.MLB Official Site
Published on 2011-04-10 21:59:00
A reporter informed Reds third baseman Scott Rolen that his team-leading 10 RBIs had come rather quietly.Reds Official Site
Published on 2011-04-10 01:01:00
River Bandits pitcher Jordan Swagerty (1-0) struck out five over six shutout innings to lead the Bandits to an 8-1 victory in game one of Saturday's double-header.Quad Cities River Bandits Official SiteThe outcome wasn’t what he wanted, but Seth Bl
Published on 2011-04-10 00:44:00
Individual Highlights:Albert Pujols 0-for-2 with two walks and assisted in two double plays.Colby Rasmus 2-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, one run, and one strikeout.Yadier Molina 1-for-4 with one double and grounded into one double play.Jaime Garc
Published on 2011-04-10 00:30:00
Left fielder Matt Holliday pronounced himself fit for duty and said he fully expects to be part of the Cardinals' starting lineup Sunday against San Francisco Giants lefthander Barry Zito.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-10 00:12:00
The AutoZone fireworks show was the perfect way to end the victory for the Memphis Redbirds taking a lead over the Oklahoma City RedHawks winning 6-2 and on top 2-1 in the series.Memphis Redbirds Official SiteAndrew Brown was more than happy to be ca
Published on 2011-04-10 00:05:00
The faded VHS production of 61 home runs was frozen into the ground, just a few inches away from the Roger Maris tombstone. The tape was not alone.The Forum Of Fargo-Moorhead
Published on 2011-04-10 00:04:00
Since attending his first St. Louis Cardinals spring training in 2008, outfielder Adron Chambers made it a habit to be one of the first to arrive every day at the Jupiter, Fla., complex, where he immediately jumped in the batting cages designated for
Published on 2011-04-10 00:03:00
For all the teeth-gnashing that occurred when the Cardinals started the season by amassing three or fewer runs in each of their first six games, consider what it must have been like in 1919, the last time the Cardinals started so futilely.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-10 00:02:00
Wednesday afternoon Tony La Russa lent a young season its face by scolding reporters for blowing out of proportion a six-game offensive malaise in which the Cardinals scored 15 runs and failed to construct anything more than a two-run inning.STL Toda
Published on 2011-04-10 00:01:00
Former Cardinals' first-round pick Pete Kozma scaled the minors constantly being compared to who he wasn't.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-09 23:32:00
Narveson (1-0) pitched seven shutout innings, scattered six hits and notched nine strikeouts. He came within one inning and one strikeout of his career highs.Brewers Official Site
Published on 2011-04-09 00:51:00
A drama-filled game between the Giants and the Cardinals, two of the National League's perennial powers, ended in the 12th inning on a game-winning hit by San Francisco's Aaron Rowand on Friday.MLB Official Site
Published on 2011-04-09 00:30:00
A private plane carrying eight team members, including manager Tony La Russa and four players, made a forced landing at Spirit of St. Louis Airport on ThursdayÂ after the plane's cabin failed to pressurize.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-09 00:15:00
Apparently it's not just a home thing, and not just a hitting thing.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-09 00:01:00
The Memphis Redbirds left 10 runners on base Friday night, but they brought home just enough to score a 3-2 victory over the visiting Oklahoma RedHawks.Memphis Commercial Appeal
Published on 2011-04-08 23:45:00
Placido Polanco had a big series against the Mets, with eight RBIs in the three-game set at Citizens Bank Park. He never had more RBIs in any series of any length in his 14-year career, according to Elias Sports Bureau.Phillies Official Site
Published on 2011-04-08 23:39:00
River Bandits pitching struck out 18 batters leading its team to a 7-4 Opening Day win.After a throwing error that allowed Beloit to strike for a run in the top of the first, the Bandits came back in the bottom of the first inning to plate three runs
Published on 2011-04-08 23:33:00
Opening night was a tough one for Springfield dropping their first game of the season, but Friday the Cardinals were poised to get their first victory of the season.Springfield Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-08 23:31:00
The Palm Beach Cardinals (1-1) rallied for three runs in the top of the ninth inning to defeat the St. Lucie Mets (1-1) by a final of 4-1 Friday night at Digital Domain Park in St. Lucie, Fla. Palm Beach Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-08 22:45:00
Hitting into double plays at an alarming rate, Albert Pujols may establish a Cardinals single-season record and could threaten the National League mark.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-04-08 22:30:00
Stan Musial, the 90-year-old Cardinals icon, has been fighting a battle that few knew about for the last several years — Alzheimer's disease, two published reports said.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-08 00:01:00
If Opening Day is any indication, it looks like Redbirds manager Chris Maloney has a team that's going to go down battling until the final strike, much like the 2010 Redbirds did when they had a season full of memorable late-inning come-from-behind v
Published on 2011-04-07 23:12:00
After all the pomp and circumstance of Opening Day wore off in Frisco, the Springfield Cardinals took the field on the road for the second time in as many years in a perfect spring evening.Springfield Cardinals Official SiteThe Springfield Cardinals
Published on 2011-04-07 22:26:00
Shelby Miller struck out nine through five innings and Zack Cox had a pair of hits in a tough 1-0 loss for the Palm Beach Cardinals (0-1) to the St. Lucie Mets (1-0) Thursday night at Digital Domain Park in St. Lucie, Fla. Palm Beach Cardinals Offici
Published on 2011-04-07 21:30:00
Ok, so I’ve written before how this team is “broke“, they’ve already given Billingsley a 3 year commitment have said they’re committed to keeping Andre Ethier, and at the same time written about how Furcal might not get his guaranteed money
Published on 2011-04-07 21:00:00
Brian Walton’s weekly discussion about the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals with Ken Miller of KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-04-07 20:48:00
The Quad Cities River Bandits season opener at Modern Woodmen Park has been postponed due to rain. The game has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 9 as part of a double-header consisting of two-seven inning games beginning at 6 p.m. The River Bandi
Published on 2011-04-07 20:30:00
Don't look for Nationals reliever Brian Broderick to appear in tight games anytime soon. Manager Jim Riggleman said the right-hander will only take the mound if the team has a comfortable lead or trails by a significant margin.Nationals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-07 20:00:00
By scoring three runs or fewer in each of their first six games of the season, the 2011 Cardinals have gone through a season-opening drought unmatched since the 1919 Cardinals.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-04-07 19:23:00
The good news for the Cardinal offense is that they have been consistent. The bad news is that they’ve been consistently bad.Fungoes
Published on 2011-04-07 19:00:00
Per reader request, here is a Career Profile for Ray Lankford, one of my favorite players from the 1990s.Minor League Ball
Published on 2011-04-07 00:10:00
It took only an initial glance at the 2011 schedule for the Cardinals to bet attendance was going to list to new lows in the first week of the season. There was competition for attention and cold weather, and crowds are usually scarce in April, let a
Published on 2011-04-07 00:05:00
After a week of games here, Lance Berkman is one off Skip Schumaker's team lead in hits and is first on the club in runs scored. The figures are modest, mind you, at six and five, respectively, but the point is that the player Cardinals fans might ha
Published on 2011-04-06 23:32:00
Astros manager Brad Mills was surprised to see Cincinnati put on a shift against left-handed-hitting first baseman Brett Wallace during Tuesday night's game.Astros Official Site
Published on 2011-04-06 22:56:00
The Charlotte Knights have a new head man in the dugout. New manager Joe McEwing will lead the Knights into their season opener at Knights' Stadium at 11:15 a.m. today against the Norfolk Tides on "General Education Day."Herald Online
Published on 2011-04-06 20:01:00
Indians closer Chris Perez joked that his first save of the season, collected on Tuesday night against the Red Sox, should include an assist to manager Manny Acta in the box score.Indians Official Site
Published on 2011-04-06 20:00:00
Through the first five games of the 2011 season, the Cardinals offense has been somewhat of a disappointment. General Manager, John Mozeliak, recently explained that the team made a conscious effort to add more consistent offense, even if it meant s
Published on 2011-04-06 19:29:00
Mariners manager Eric Wedge gave shortstop Brendan Ryan a day off Tuesday because he thought he was pressing a little after getting off to a slow start at the plate with his new team, but Ryan has another theory about his early struggles.Mariners Off
Published on 2011-04-06 19:15:00
Continuing with a look at intriguing college hitters for the 2011 draft. Part Three will follow tomorrow.Minor League Ball
Published on 2011-04-06 19:11:00
The Tigers will raise a flag honoring Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson as part of their Opening Day festivities on Friday, when they return to Comerica Park to host the Royals in a 3:05 p.m. ET game.Tigers Official Site
Published on 2011-04-06 18:50:00
Two days after making a spectacular double play at second base, Mariners infielder Jack Wilson was taken out of Wednesday's 7-3 loss to the Rangers because of a pair of second-inning errors that cost Felix Hernandez two unearned runs.Mariners Officia
Published on 2011-04-06 00:25:00
The Cardinals were held to three runs or under for the fifth game in succession Tuesday night. That hadn't happened at the start of any other of their 100-plus seasons since 1919. But the Cardinals, 3-2 victors over Pittsburgh, nevertheless managed t
Published on 2011-04-06 00:01:00
With cleanup hitter Matt Holliday running sprints and playing catch Tuesday, the Cardinals declared they are optimistic enough about the left fielder's recovery from an emergency appendectomy that they will not place him on the disabled list for now.
Published on 2011-04-05 23:43:00
The message coming from both dugouts is clear: Albert Pujols is fine.Pujols started the season 2-for-16 and was in the lineup again on Tuesday against the Pirates, rather than getting a day off. He went 1-for-2, including the game-winning RBI in a 3-
Published on 2011-04-05 23:30:00
While Bill White visited his former teammate, Mike Shannon, in the broadcast booth at Busch Stadium on April 5, Albert Pujols stepped to the plate in the bottom of the first inning of the Pirates-Cardinals game.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-04-05 23:14:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 1-for-2 with two runs, two walks, and assisted in one double play.Colby Rasmus 2-for-3 with one walk.Albert Pujols 1-for-2 with two RBIs, one walk, one sac fly, and assisted in one double play.Lance Berkman 1-for-4
Published on 2011-04-05 23:00:00
Alan Mintz, Founder/President/Chairman of the Fullerton Flyers, LLc, operator of The Orange County Flyers has announced that the Orange County Flyers and Cal State Fullerton have officially severed ties. Orange County Flyers Official Site
Published on 2011-04-05 21:43:00
Today marked the second year of another successful ‘Bird Watching event as fans gathered at AutoZone Park to watch the Redbirds practice in preparation for Opening Day April 7 at 7:05 against the Oklahoma City RedHawks.Chirp Chatter
Published on 2011-04-05 21:31:00
Ready? Seth Blair is more than ready to take the mound in a competitive situation again."It's been a little over nine months. I'm excited to get this going, anxious to get out there with the baseball in my hand and get after it," said Blair
Published on 2011-04-05 21:20:00
A day after wowing everyone with his spectacular double play at second base, Mariners infielder Jack Wilson was at shortstop on Tuesday so manager Eric Wedge could give Adam Kennedy some time at second.Mariners Official Site
Published on 2011-04-05 21:06:00
The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-04-05 00:31:00
After two seasons littered with midgame troubles and innings that seemed to collapse quickly on him, Cardinals starter Kyle Lohse can actually find comfort in the cause of his loss Monday to Pittsburgh.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-05 00:30:00
Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday, speaking for the first time Monday afternoon about his appendectomy of last Friday, said he felt significantly better than he had in previous days since the surgery. But, he added, "I haven't really done anyth
Published on 2011-04-05 00:15:00
Pittsburgh righthander Charlie Morton was 2-12 last season — one of the wins was over the Cardinals in late September — with a 7.57 earned-run average. He was 0-8 on the road with a 9.00 ERA, and his April record for his career was 0-5 with a 12.
Published on 2011-04-04 23:30:00
Note of the night: It was a rough, rough night at the plate for David Freese. The Cardinals third baseman went 0-for-4 with a double play and two strikeouts, despite coming to the plate with at least one runner on base in every one of his at-bats.Obv
Published on 2011-04-04 23:15:00
Individual Highlights:Colby Rasmus 1-for-3 with one run and one walk.Lance Berkman 1-for-2 with one RBI, one run, two walks, and one fielding error.Allen Craig 1-for-2 with one RBI and two walks.Skip Schumaker 2-for-4 with one double and assisted in
Published on 2011-04-04 22:51:00
Aaron Herr is returning to the Lancaster Barnstormers.For the Hempfield grad, who was the co-Most Valuable Player of the Atlantic League in 2010, it will be his third season playing for his hometown team.Lancaster
Published on 2011-04-04 22:00:00
The Frontier League announced that it has reached an agreement with the Kalamazoo Kings for the Kings to cease operations for the 2011 season. The Kings are exploring their options for the 2012 season.Frontier League Official Site
Published on 2011-04-04 21:35:00
Pirates right-hander James McDonald has been itching to get healthy for his first big league start of 2011. Cardinals righty Kyle McClellan has been itching to get the chance for his first big league start, period.MLB Official Site
Published on 2011-04-04 20:10:00
As Matt Holliday addressed reporters in the home clubhouse at Busch Stadium on Monday, there was no missing the fact that Holliday was a man who had recently undergone surgery.Cardinals Official SiteCardinals outfielder Matt Holliday will not be clea
Published on 2011-04-04 19:00:00
A clearly still recovering Matt Holliday spoke to reporters in the clubhouse on Monday afternoon. Though his spirits were good and his sense of humor was certainly intact, it was not at all hard to tell that Holliday had undergone a medical procedure
Published on 2011-04-04 00:15:00
Dave Duncan thought impressive lefthanded rookie Jaime Garcia could have continued pitching past Sept. 13 of last year when he was sidelined by the Cardinals because of what was cited as arm fatigue.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-04 00:05:00
Daniel Descalso is still learning how to play third base, but he came through like an old pro Sunday.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-03 23:55:00
After rarely employing the move following the acquisition of left fielder Matt Holliday in midsummer 2009, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa returned to one of his favorite lineup panaceas Sunday when he hit third baseman Daniel Descalso ninth and pitc
Published on 2011-04-03 23:46:00
Edgard Montiel has played in 20 games going 23-for-73 (.315) with eight doubles, one triple, one home run, 13 RBIs, 15 runs, five walks, one stolen base, six strikeouts, grounded into five double plays, and committed six errors.
Published on 2011-04-03 23:45:00
March 27:Juan Mosquera (Cocle) started and batted leadoff. 1-for-5 with one double.Marlon Sucre (Cocle) started and batted second. 0-for-1 with one run.Cocle beat Chiriqui Occidente 3-0March 28:Juan Mosquera (Cocle) started and batted leadoff. 2-f
Published on 2011-04-03 22:49:00
Nationals reliever Brian Broderick made his Major League debut during an 11-2 loss to the Braves on Sunday afternoon. It was a debut he would like to forget. He allowed four runs in two-thirds of an inning.All Nats All The Time
Published on 2011-04-03 21:23:00
The issue, in this case, was the Mariners have no third catcher on their roster if Olivo had come up gimpy. Wedge said utility infielder Adam Kennedy would have been called on if necessary. And, no, he's never played catcher in his life.Mariners Offi
Published on 2011-04-03 21:00:00
Highlights from Sunday’s final St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games from Jupiter, Florida.Following are the highlights from the 18th and final day of St. Louis Cardinals minor league games in spring 2011, on Sunday, April 3. In a
Published on 2011-04-03 20:32:00
We mentioned in our game notes from Opening Day that some in the Busch Stadium press box are confident that Colby Rasmus is a horrible two-strike hitter. Fungoes
Published on 2011-04-03 20:30:00
The two pitchers taking the mound on Monday at Busch Stadium are hoping their performances from the spring will translate into better seasons than they experienced a year ago.MLB Official Site
Published on 2011-04-03 00:01:00
Throughout spring training, the Cardinals' new farm director, John Vuch, invited daily discussions with coaches about the minor-league players, and sometimes this led to open debate.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-02 23:15:00
Scott Rolen hit a two-run homer to provide some early run support for Travis Wood, and the left-hander did the rest -- allowing just one run through seven innings, lifting the Reds to a 4-2 victory over Milwaukee before 37,967 at Great American Ball
Published on 2011-04-02 23:13:00
Padres left fielder Ryan Ludwick doesn't mince words when it comes time to talk about his former Cardinals teammate, first baseman Albert Pujols.Padres Official Site
Published on 2011-04-02 22:10:00
Brad Penny has been around long enough to know the ups and downs of baseball. He knows that one outing, good or bad, doesn't define everything. But the look on his face as he tried to find outs against the Yankees on Saturday said more than his postg
Published on 2011-04-02 21:30:00
Following are the highlights from the 17th day of St. Louis Cardinals minor league games in spring 2011, on Saturday, April 2.The Cardinals minor leaguers had their oddest split day of the spring. Memphis and Springfield played their Florida Marlins
Published on 2011-04-02 21:01:00
Tigers manager Jim Leyland grew up idolizing Yogi Berra, wanting to emulate him as a catcher. Leyland's first catcher's mitt, he says, was a Yogi Berra model.Tigers Official Site
Published on 2011-04-02 21:00:00
Unfortunately for the Cardinals, Jake Westbrook has a history of being a lousy pitcher in April.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-04-02 20:22:00
Individual Highlights:Colby Rasmus 1-for-3 with one run, one walk, and one strikeout.Albert Pujols 2-for-4 with one home run, one RBI, and one run.Allen Craig 1-for-4 with two two-out RBIs.Rough Outing:Ryan Theriot 0-for-3 with one walk and one field
Published on 2011-04-02 19:57:00
The number of St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguers released during spring camp has grown to 15 as a 2010 Texas League All-Star is among those let go.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-04-02 19:47:00
Washington's bats backed Lannan in the third, scoring three runs. Jayson Werth scored on a sacrifice fly by Morse, and Rick Ankiel followed with a two-run homer to make it a 4-1 game.Nationals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-02 01:32:00
The always-entertaining Coco Crisp appeared to be in midseason form on Friday, both on and off the field for an Opening Night that also doubled as April Fools' Day.Athletics Official Site
Published on 2011-04-02 00:20:00
The Cardinals are overdue for some good luck, no?STL Today
Published on 2011-04-02 00:15:00
The Cardinals hope to determine no later than Sunday whether to put left fielder and cleanup hitter Matt Holliday, who underwent an appendectomy Friday afternoon, on the disabled list.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-02 00:10:00
When a young Jake Westbrook first started chucking a sinking fastball he didn't know it had a name, let alone that it could create a career.STL Today
Published on 2011-04-01 23:36:00
Neither Angels starter Dan Haren nor Francis figured in the decision, but both veterans delivered strong efforts.Haren, with six strikeouts and no walks, held the Royals to a run on six hits in seven innings. Francis yielded the run supplied by Kendr
Published on 2011-04-01 23:30:00
Following are the highlights from the 16th day of St. Louis Cardinals minor league games in spring 2011, on Friday, April 1. The Cardinals minor leaguers had a camp day, during which Memphis faced Springfield and Palm Beach opposed Quad Cities.The Ca
Published on 2011-04-01 21:00:00
When Albert Pujols grounded into three double plays on Opening Day, it put the spotlight back on Joe Torre.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-04-01 20:45:00
Outfielder Jim Edmonds played a total of 13 games for the Reds last season. And in a 17-year career, it is a 13-game stretch that, for the most part, he'd prefer to erase.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-01 18:57:00
The Cardinals confirmed on Friday afternoon that outfielder Matt Holliday had undergone an emergency appendectomy in St. Louis. According to a club spokesman, the procedure was successful, and "all went well."Cardinals Official SiteCardinal
Published on 2011-04-01 18:48:00
A disappointing Opening Day result didn't dampen Lance Berkman's enthusiasm for his new ballclub.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-04-01 00:15:00
Yeah, it's only one game. Only 161 to go and all of that. Understood. But goodness, didn't the first game of the Cardinals' 2011 season look like a replay from the disappointing middle of last August?STL Today
Published on 2011-04-01 00:10:00
For the second year in a row, Fox Sports Midwest is apologizing for a snafu in its coverage of the pregame festivities at the Cardinals' home opener.Media Views
Published on 2011-04-01 00:05:00
Let's be honest, opening day is not so much about the baseball game as it is about everything surrounding it. Sure, the game is significant for profound metaphorical reasons, and for statistics-keeping junkies, But in terms of the pennant race, c'mon
Published on 2011-03-31 22:45:00
Albert Pujols is the first Cardinal in 26 years and only the third Cardinal in the last 58 years to go 0-for-5 from the No. 3 spot in the batting order on Opening Day.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-03-31 22:34:00
As Opening Day approached, Lance Berkman admitted that he might have a little "let's get on with it" feeling during the Cardinals' famous pregame ceremonies. Once the day arrived, though, Berkman had to admit that a Busch Stadium opener was
Published on 2011-03-31 21:45:00
Whether he will admit it or not, the 2011 baseball season which began for the Cardinals on Thursday will be different than any of the first 10 years of Albert Pujols’ spectacular career.Sports Page
Published on 2011-03-31 21:30:00
Note of the night: As you may have heard, Albert Pujols had a bit of a rough one at the plate today. He hit a couple of balls harder than the results might show, but in the end, eight outs in a game is eight outs in a game. And that’s what Pujols h
Published on 2011-03-31 21:03:00
John Abbamondi hadn't spent a whole lot of time in the visiting dugout at Busch Stadium before Thursday.Padres Official Site
Published on 2011-03-31 21:00:00
Albert Pujols dug into the batter's box like a bull prepared to charge.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-03-31 20:31:00
Following are the highlights from the 15th day of St. Louis Cardinals minor league games in spring 2011, on Thursday, March 31. The Cardinals minor leaguers, all five rosters worth, had their final games with their Marlins neighbors. Florida was the
Published on 2011-03-31 00:16:00
For an ace who has already pitched himself into Cardinals history as one of two to win the National League Cy Young Award, Chris Carpenter has a pragmatic view of his fifth opening day start for the franchise.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-31 00:15:00
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak publicly committed the offseason to improving two elements of a club he thought underachieved in 2010.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-31 00:10:00
Almost one year and another 100-RBI season removed from a hesitant start to life as a franchise fixture, Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday has a better understanding of the weight he felt from his contract and the nausea that came with such increase
Published on 2011-03-31 00:01:00
A new way to pour beer — both faster and odder — will be easier to find at Busch Stadium this baseball season.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-30 22:55:00
On Thursday, Cardinal Nation will descend on downtown St. Louis for the long-awaited season opener. It also marks the start of an era for one man behind the scenes.KSDK
Published on 2011-03-30 22:00:00
Lance Berkman's 13th Opening Day in the Major Leagues has a different feeling about it, for a lot of reasons.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-03-30 21:00:00
When the Cardinals open the season Thursday, March 31, against the Padres at St. Louis, here is the likely San Diego lineup they will face:Retro Simba
Published on 2011-03-30 20:07:00
The Philadelphia Phillies released 35-year-old second baseman Luis Castillo on Wednesday, cutting him after his brief tryout as a fill-in for injured star Chase Utley.Sports Illustrated
Published on 2011-03-30 20:00:00
Brian Walton’s Wednesday discussion about the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals with Ken Miller of KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-03-30 19:56:00
The Cardinals attract people from all over to downtown St. Louis. In fact, more than 90 percent of fans attending the games come from outside the City of St. Louis and that means big bucks will be injected into our economy.KSDK
Published on 2011-03-30 00:30:00
This is the third of three parts from a telephone interview I conducted with former Cardinals all-star first baseman Bill White on March 23, 2011.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-03-30 00:25:00
The four people who mattered the most didn't seem concerned about Jaime Garcia giving up 37 hits and 24 runs in his first 17 spring innings. Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, pitching coach Dave Duncan, catcher Yadier Molina and Garcia himself, in eff
Published on 2011-03-30 00:15:00
The Cardinals arrived at spring training braced for a media onslaught regarding Albert Pujols' contract status, wondering what Lance Berkman would offer their offense and hopeful of anointing a so-called "No. 6 starter."STL Today
Published on 2011-03-30 00:01:00
"Colby was not a great hitter in high school," says his dad, Tony Rasmus. "And he's still not a great hitter."But a while later he says the opposite: "[Colby] was a great baseball player for me in high school. I read all the
Published on 2011-03-29 23:45:00
Blaine Boyer (Mets) entered in the fourth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out for the hold (4). (g/f:2-0)(ir-s:3-0)Rick Ankiel (Nationals) entered late in the game in centerfield and batted second. 0-for-2 with on
Published on 2011-03-29 23:30:00
Following are the highlights from the 13th day of St. Louis Cardinals minor league games in spring 2011, on Tuesday, March 29. As is the case every third day all spring long when the Mets and Marlins play each other, this was a camp day. Memphis face
Published on 2011-03-29 20:37:00
Joel Pineiro, who will open the season on the disabled list because of tightness in his right shoulder-blade area, threw 59 pitches in four innings of a minor league game in Arizona on Tuesday and "felt great," Manager Mike Scioscia said.Pi
Published on 2011-03-29 20:00:00
John Shea Twitter
Published on 2011-03-29 19:47:00
A seven-day disabled list for concussions wouldn't have done Aaron Hill much good when the Toronto Blue Jays second baseman missed the final four months of 2008 with the injury.Sports Illustrated
Published on 2011-03-29 19:01:00
In the middle of the last decade, when the Cardinals were running roughshod over the National League Central, manager Tony La Russa had a pet phrase when he was asked about the quality of his team. "Pretty good to real good," he declared, a
Published on 2011-03-29 00:30:00
On March 23, 2011, I interviewed former Cardinals all-star first baseman Bill White by telephone about the autobiography he has written in collaboration with journalist Gordon Dillow.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-03-29 00:21:00
Cardinals reliever Fernando Salas again allowed no runs but gave up two hits in two innings Monday. If he had given up no hits, he still would have had his audience with manager Tony La Russa after the Cardinals' 4-1 exhibition loss to the Florida Ma
Published on 2011-03-29 00:20:00
The Cardinals' players will get back to St. Louis tonight even earlier than they thought. Their scheduled exhibition game for tonight at Class AA Springfield was canceled Monday because of the threat of bad weather in Missouri.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-29 00:05:00
QUESTION: As they prepare to break camp and head north, what is your biggest concern for the 2011 Cardinals?STL Today
Published on 2011-03-28 23:45:00
Mike McCoy (Blue Jays) entered late in the game at second base and batted fifth. 0-for-1 with one run and one strikeout.Red Sox beat Blue Jays 3-2Cesar Izturis (Orioles) entered late in the game at third base and batted leadoff. 0-for-2 at the plat
Published on 2011-03-28 23:44:00
The Mets have asked the right-handed reliever Jason Isringhausen to remain in extended spring training for a week or two to increase his arm strength and reassure them that his elbow is healthy.NY Times
Published on 2011-03-28 23:36:00
The Padres optioned their other healthy left-hander in camp, veteran Randy Flores, to Tucson.Padres Official Site
Published on 2011-03-28 21:57:00
The Cardinals have set their 25-man roster, settling on three final moves on Monday in advance of breaking camp Tuesday.Cardinals Official SiteThe St. Louis Cardinals set the 25-man roster they will take into Thursday's opening day by cutting relieve
Published on 2011-03-28 19:30:00
D-backs first baseman Russell Branyan hit a two-run homer off Harrison in the second inning. It was his fifth home run of the spring and gave him 21 RBIs, most by any National League player. Mitch Moreland had a pair of doubles for the Rangers.Diamon
Published on 2011-03-28 18:00:00
Jordan Bastian Twitter
Published on 2011-03-28 00:30:00
Bill White, former all-star first baseman for the Cardinals, has written his autobiography in collaboration with journalist Gordon Dillow.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-03-28 00:10:00
Lefthander Jaime Garcia, scheduled to start Tuesday night in an exhibition game at Class AA Springfield, may make that start in Jupiter instead on the same day in a game against the Florida Marlins, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa said Sunday.STLToda
Published on 2011-03-28 00:05:00
Allen Craig hit his way onto the Cardinals' team last spring training. And then he got sent to the minors four times.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-27 23:45:00
Randy Winn (Orioles) started as designated hitter and batted second. 1-for-2 with one RBI and one strikeout.Michel Hernandez (Orioles) entered late in the game at catcher and batted eighth. 0-for-1 and allowed three stolen bases.Cesar Izturis (Orio
Published on 2011-03-27 21:01:00
Juan Rodriguez Twitter
Published on 2011-03-27 21:00:00
Bob Dutton Twitter
Published on 2011-03-27 20:30:00
Following are the highlights from the 12th day of St. Louis Cardinals minor league games in spring 2011, on Sunday, March 27. In a late change, Memphis and Springfield traveled to Port St. Lucie to take on their Mets counterparts and both lost. Palm
Published on 2011-03-27 20:00:00
Cardinals star pitcher Adam Wainwright and former Missouri Sen. Christopher "Kit" Bond are used to nail-biters in their careers, but the athlete and the politician probably never thought they'd be sharing a heart-stopper about 5:30 p.m. Sat
Published on 2011-03-27 18:35:00
Entering Spring Training, Rick Ankiel was one of three candidates to be the starting left fielder for the Nationals. By mid-March, Michael Morse won the job, leaving Ankiel fighting with Nyjer Morgan and Roger Bernadina for the starting spot in cente
Published on 2011-03-27 18:16:00
Brad Penny closed out his Spring Training with a quality start, allowing two runs over six innings to bring his ERA to 3.91. But to him, it was about how he feels going into the season.Tigers Official Site
Published on 2011-03-27 01:15:00
Hello all, as Dan mentioned- radio broadcaster, Steve Selby and I (Jordan Johnson, Media Relations Manager) have traveled down to Jupiter, FL for the weekend to check out the possible 2011 Memphis Redbirds and get things organized before the season s
Published on 2011-03-27 00:40:00
When Johnson City manager Mike Shildt earlier this month approached Kyle McClellan about addressing minor-league camp, the converted reliever readily accepted. McClellan had a story to tell.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-27 00:35:00
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is still waiting for a few of his players to display that they are ready for prime time, aka, opening day, on Thursday. But there are at least two about whom he has no questions. And one, for sure, about whom he never
Published on 2011-03-27 00:30:00
Stan Musial, rarely publicly critical of anyone, so strongly disapproved of the way Charlie Metro left the Cardinals’ organization that he spoke out about it.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-03-27 00:20:00
When ace Adam Wainwright snapped a ligament in his right elbow in the early days of spring training, the Cardinals were immediately downgraded, if not dismissed, as a strong contender in the NL Central.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-27 00:05:00
"Why," the impeccably dressed and sculpted man says on the way to an early March tee time, "should anything change?"STL Today
Published on 2011-03-27 00:01:00
Changes galore are in store for those watching and listening to Cardinals broadcasts this season.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-26 23:45:00
Michel Hernandez (Orioles) entered late in the game at catcher.Orioles beat Rays 7-2Ronnie Belliard (Yankees) entered late in the game at third base and batted fourth. 0-for-1 at the plate.Yankees beat Pirates 4-2Rick Ankiel (Nationals) started in c
Published on 2011-03-26 20:44:00
With three games left this spring, the Marlins and Cardinals are trying to avoid finishing with double-digit attendance declines at Roger Dean Stadium.Palm Beach Post
Published on 2011-03-26 20:15:00
The Cardinals appear to be down to one remaining roster decision.General manager John Mozeliak confirmed on Saturday that the club will add right-hander Miguel Batista to its roster prior to Opening Day, reinforcing what has been evident and expected
Published on 2011-03-26 00:35:00
Two Cardinals players who each missed roughly half a season last year because of injury, third baseman David Freese and righthander Kyle Lohse, both continued to display Friday night that they were healthy and potentially could be very productive.STL
Published on 2011-03-26 00:30:00
Bob Rush gave up 176 home runs in his big-league career. Stan Musial hit more of those than anyone.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-03-26 00:20:00
The Cardinals could have to wait until Monday to determine who will be in the major-league bullpen, and the club will still need time in the regular season to determine what role those relievers will fill.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-25 23:45:00
Placido Polanco (Phillies) started at third base and batted fifth. 0-for-2 at the plate.Phillies beat Braves 3-1Cesar Izturis (Orioles) started at shortstop and batted ninth. 0-for-3 with one strikeout.Twins beat Orioles 6-5Felipe Lopez (Rays) ente
Published on 2011-03-25 23:00:00
A baseball source indicated that right-hander Brian Broderick will most likely be on the 25-man roster to start the season. A Rule 5 pick, Broderick will likely serve as a short and long reliever. Broderick can also be a starter if need be. Nationals
Published on 2011-03-25 22:49:00
Reds third baseman Scott Rolen was scratched from Friday's original lineup because his left elbow was still sore from being hit by a pitch on Thursday.Reds Official Site
Published on 2011-03-25 21:00:00
Corey Brock Twitter
Published on 2011-03-25 20:52:00
A pair of left-handed pitching cousins who left Cuba are getting a look in St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training camp.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-03-25 20:17:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 1-for-3 at the plate.Donovan Solano 1-for-1 at the plate.Albert Pujols 1-for-3 at the plate.Matt Holliday 0-for-2 with one run, one walk, and two strikeouts.David Freese 1-for-3 with one home run, two RBIs, and one
Published on 2011-03-25 19:24:00
A few minutes later, Mathis was changing back into his street clothes, unsure of his next move. Cleveland reassigned Mathis and righty Anthony Reyes to Minor League camp, removing them from the ongoing pitching staff competition.Indians Official Site
Published on 2011-03-25 00:35:00
Jack is back, and at what would seem to be an unlikely place.Media Views
Published on 2011-03-25 00:25:00
After being beaten down by the New York Mets, 16-3, on Thursday, the Cardinals, in theory, could be in for another rugged confrontation tonight when they visit the Washington Nationals in Viera, Fla.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-25 00:15:00
It says a lot about how awry his spring training has gone that Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia's best start of the month ended with by far his worst inning.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-24 23:53:00
Have the Indians found their long-term closer in Chris Perez?Cleveland Plain Dealer
Published on 2011-03-24 23:45:00
Joe Mather (Braves) started in left field and batted ninth. 2-for-3 with one double and one run. Mike McCoy (Blue Jays) entered late in the game at second base and batted fifth. 0-for-2 and one fielding error.Braves beat Blue Jays 5-3Felipe Lopez
Published on 2011-03-24 23:20:00
Following are the highlights from the ninth day of St. Louis Cardinals minor league games in spring 2011, on Thursday, March 24. The Cardinals and Mets faced off. Memphis and Springfield rosters took the bus ride to Port St. Lucie, while Palm Beach a
Published on 2011-03-24 22:41:00
Special 2011 season-opening series deal to TheCardinalNation.com for new and upgrading subscribers.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-03-24 22:30:00
Jon Heyman Twitter
Published on 2011-03-24 21:45:00
The D-backs will announce Friday whether or not first baseman Russell Branyan will make the Opening Day roster.Diamondbacks Official Site
Published on 2011-03-24 21:24:00
Hello again Redbird fans. With opening day roughly a week away, the finishing touches are being put on 2011 spring training. I hope you are all ready for an exciting year of baseball.Diamond Digs With Daniel Descalso
Published on 2011-03-24 00:10:00
During Bryan Augenstein's first bullpen session for the Cardinals, pitching coach Dave Duncan noticed something in the righthander's delivery that continues to shape the Cardinals' decisions more than a month later.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-23 23:45:00
Ruben Gotay (Marlins) entered late in the game as a pinch hitter and batted fifth. 0-for-1 with one strikeout.Joe Thurston (Marlins) entered late in the game at second base and batted eighth. 0-for-1 at the plate.Joe Mather (Braves) entered late in
Published on 2011-03-23 23:00:00
Reds owner Bob Castellini has been following his club from camp to camp and likes what he sees with the team only eight days away from the start of the regular season on March 31 against the Brewers in Cincinnati.Reds Official Site
Published on 2011-03-23 22:47:00
The Astros are typically like the Cardinals in that they seldom go into a dedicated rebuilding mode. Throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s, Houston was a near-perennial contender in the NL Central. But with the departure of their competitive core
Published on 2011-03-23 21:38:00
Long before the first snowflake fell in the upper Mississippi River basin last fall, crews were working to fortify the flood protection system at Davenport's Modern Woodmen Park.Quad-City Times
Published on 2011-03-23 21:00:00
Whether mowing down hitters in a big-league stadium or playing a round of golf with his buddies, Mark Mulder has the desire to maintain his competitive edge.The State News
Published on 2011-03-23 20:53:00
Not that he hadn't done enough already, but after Russell Branyan's performance Wednesday it is hard to imagine the slugger not making the Arizona Diamondbacks' Opening Day roster.Diamondbacks Official Site
Published on 2011-03-23 20:30:00
Following are the highlights from the eighth day of St. Louis Cardinals minor league games in spring 2011, on Wednesday, March 23. The Cardinals had another camp day at the Jupiter complex during which Memphis played Springfield and Palm Beach oppose
Published on 2011-03-23 20:12:00
San Diego manager Bud Black said Wednesday that Ryan Ludwick -- who in the past 10 days has fouled two balls off his left shin -- would be in the lineup on Thursday, when the Padres travel to Surprise to face the Rangers.Padres Official Site
Published on 2011-03-23 19:39:00
Right fielder Lance Berkman was sitting in the St. Louis Cardinals clubhouse before Wednesday’s spring game with an ice-pack pressed against his cheek, listening to a little good-natured ribbing from a teammate.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-03-23 00:20:00
To Tony La Russa, the Cardinals have so far constructed a good camp. Yet eight days before the regular season opens against the San Diego Padres, La Russa must also consider it an incomplete one.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-22 23:45:00
Rick Ankiel (Nationals) entered late in the game in centerfield and batted sixth. 1-for-1 at the plate.Nationals beat Astros 3-1Joe Thurston (Marlins) entered late in the game as a pinch hitter and batted ninth. 0-for-1 at the plate.Marlins beat Tw
Published on 2011-03-22 23:15:00
Following are the highlights from the seventh day of St. Louis Cardinals minor league games in spring 2011, on Tuesday, March 22. All five Cardinals teams played in Jupiter against their Florida Marlins counterparts. After the 3-2 day, the Cardinals
Published on 2011-03-22 21:30:00
Ken Rosenthal Twitter
Published on 2011-03-22 19:30:00
Rob Bradford Twitter
Published on 2011-03-22 19:25:00
The Seattle Mariners say Brendan Ryan will be their starting shortstop this season and Jack Wilson will shift over to second base.Sports Illustrated
Published on 2011-03-22 19:24:00
Albert Pujols is the best player in baseball.To some, it’s a straightforward statement of fact, to be uttered with the same matter-of-fact tone as other American standards: Rex Ryan sure likes to talk . . . I just don’t know where the stock marke
Published on 2011-03-22 19:00:00
The game's second batter, Daric Barton, got it going when he hit a 3-1 Leake pitch to left field for a solo homer. It was 2-0 in the third when the A's knocked Leake out with a five-run inning. Coco Crisp led off with a home run to center field and K
Published on 2011-03-22 18:33:00
Joel Pineiro, who experienced muscle tightness in his back near the right shoulder blade, will skip his next start, scheduled for Friday. On Sunday, Pineiro was pitching in a camp game against the Cubs in Mesa, Ariz., when he left the game early.Ange
Published on 2011-03-22 18:30:00
Keith Law Twitter
Published on 2011-03-22 00:25:00
The Cardinals cut 10 players from major-league camp Monday, ending the run of spring sensation Matt Carpenter and clarifying the roster the club will take into next week's opening day.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-22 00:10:00
The Cardinals and Washington Nationals picked at an old scab Monday afternoon. When it was done, one pitcher was ejected, another admitted intentionally drilling a batter and a third had returned to the home dugout to challenge an opposing coach.STL
Published on 2011-03-22 00:10:00
Following are the highlights from the sixth day of St. Louis Cardinals minor league games in spring 2011, on Monday, March 21. The top two teams played in Jupiter against their New York Mets counterparts while Palm Beach and Quad Cities boarded the b
Published on 2011-03-21 23:45:00
Brett Wallace (Astros) started at first base and batted seventh. 0-for-3 at the plate.Tigers beat Astros 9-1Brian Broderick (Nationals) entered in the sixth and pitched two innings. He allowed two hits, no runs, threw one wild pitch, and struck one
Published on 2011-03-21 22:00:00
The Cardinals sent infielder Matt Carpenter to minor league camp following Monday's game, signaling the end of his impressive bid to try and make the big league club.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-03-21 19:22:00
It may be forgotten in the highlights, but before the Cardinals and Nationals scuffled at Roger Dean Stadium on Monday, Chris Carpenter pitched.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-03-21 19:06:00
The Cardinals' roster came into much clearer focus on Monday. Though the final 25-man group is not completely set, it's much more evident than it was a day ago.Cardinals Official SiteThe St. Louis Cardinals made a significant stride toward their 25-m
Published on 2011-03-21 19:00:00
Dan Hayes Twitter
Published on 2011-03-21 18:50:00
Published on 2011-03-21 18:36:00
Illinois baseball player Thomas Lindauer of Moline was named Monday as the co-freshman of the week in the Big Ten Conference.Quad-City Times
Published on 2011-03-21 00:15:00
In the course of winning his second straight National League Most Valuable Player award in 2009, the Cardinals' Albert Pujols hit five of the 11 grand slams he has hit in his career and knocked in an astounding 35 runs with 10 hits in 17 bases-loaded
Published on 2011-03-21 00:05:00
Kyle McClellan continued Sunday to do everything and more that could have been expected of him as he transfers from the bullpen to the rotation. Despite not having his good curveball, McClellan held the Boston Red Sox scoreless on three hits for five
Published on 2011-03-20 23:45:00
Michel Hernandez (Orioles) entered late in the game at catcher.Felipe Lopez (Rays) entered late in the game at third base and batted fifth. 0-for-2 with one RBI.Orioles beat Rays 9-8Rick Ankiel (Nationals) started in centerfield and batted second.
Published on 2011-03-20 23:30:00
I will be returning as one of the guests of co-hosts Jeff Erickson and Chris Liss on RotoWire’s Fantasy Sports Today show on satellite radio. My segment can be heard live starting at 1:00 P.M. Eastern on Monday, March 21. The place is Sirius 211 /
Published on 2011-03-20 23:19:00
In the organization's first public comments since outgoing team president Stan Kasten raised the subject in his farewell news conference last fall, Washington Nationals principal owner Mark Lerner confirmed the team's interest in relocating its sprin
Published on 2011-03-20 22:30:00
Following are the highlights from the fifth day of St. Louis Cardinals minor league games in spring 2011, on Sunday, March 20. On a camp day, Memphis and Springfield played as did Palm Beach and Quad Cities. After the by-default .500 day, in this cas
Published on 2011-03-20 21:25:00
Here's the Cards' Top 10 and, as always, OMG (One More Guy) from their system:B3: Big, Bald, & Beautiful
Published on 2011-03-20 19:56:00
The Reds took the early offensive, touching Brewers starter Chris Narveson for three runs on four hits in the second inning. Hot-hitting Minor Leaguer Dave Sappelt continued his tear with an RBI ground-rule double over the left-center-field wall and
Published on 2011-03-20 19:43:00
Second baseman Luis Castillo is not wasting time finding a new employer. ESPN
Published on 2011-03-20 19:00:00
Converted reliever Kyle McClellan may help ease the season-long loss of ace pitcher Adam Wainwright.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-03-20 00:50:00
It's early in the season but it's time to update how some of the high end talent is doing.Anthony Rendon, who most believe will be the 1st overall pick, is hitting .343/.495/.600 with 3 HR's in 70 AB's. It has been a bit of a slow start for Rendon, b
Published on 2011-03-20 00:45:00
If he works like a starting pitcher and his schedule gets rearranged like a starting pitcher, then Kyle McClellan is finally a starting pitcher, even if his manager withholds his imprimatur.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-20 00:20:00
Ryan Theriot wasted little time Saturday afternoon offering a glimpse into his spring.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-19 23:45:00
Joe Mather (Braves) started in right field and moved to first base, batting seventh. 0-for-3 at the plate.Tigers beat Braves 2-1Ruben Gotay (Marlins) entered late in the game as a pinch hitter and batted ninth. 0-for-1 at the plate.Marlins beat Car
Published on 2011-03-19 22:25:00
Following are the highlights from the fourth day of St. Louis Cardinals minor league games in spring 2011, on Saturday, March 19. Due to the major league split squad games, Memphis and Springfield did not play. Palm Beach and the two Quad Cities team
Published on 2011-03-19 22:00:00
Injuries to Casey Blake and Jamey Carroll have improved the odds of Aaron Miles' long-shot bid to make the Dodgers' roster.Dodgers Official Site
Published on 2011-03-19 21:18:00
Mark DeRosa has a mild case of tendinitis in his left wrist, though manager Bruce Bochy said Saturday that the utilityman could resume playing by early next week.Giants Official Site
Published on 2011-03-19 19:10:00
Edgar Renteria and Jeremy Hermida each hit home runs to lead the Reds to a 10-3 win over the Rockies Saturday in a split-squad game at Goodyear Ballpark.Reds Official Site
Published on 2011-03-19 18:56:00
David Freese's strong and healthy spring has caused Cardinals manager Tony La Russa to adjust his regular-season projections for the third baseman.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-03-19 18:28:00
With 12 days remaining until Opening Day, Albert Pujols feels that he's right on time.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-03-19 01:25:00
Following are the highlights from the third day of St. Louis Cardinals minor league games in spring 2011, on Friday, March 18. After the 1-2-1 day, the Cardinals system is a combined 4-5-3 this spring.The Cardinal Nation Blog
Published on 2011-03-19 00:35:00
As the Cardinals prepare for pitcher Kyle McClellan's likely move to the starting rotation, they must also identify a reliever ready to take on his role as a righty unfazed when facing lefthanded batters.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-19 00:05:00
A year after his sterling spring won him a spot in the rotation, Cardinals lefthander Jaime Garcia noted how different things would have been if he had had these unsteady results back then.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-18 23:45:00
Dennys Reyes (Red Sox) entered in the sixth and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, one walk, and threw one wild pitch. (g/f:3-0)Tigers beat Red Sox 8-3Brett Wallace (Astros) started at first base and batted fourth. 2-for-4 with one dou
Published on 2011-03-18 20:12:00
Scott Rolen has definitely heard the talk from various circles.If the Reds third baseman cared at all about what was said or written about his durability, he'd probably summon the clubhouse staff to bring man-sized amounts of bubble wrap to protect h
Published on 2011-03-18 19:41:00
Scott Rolen hit a three-run homer and Joey Votto added a two-run shot to power the Reds to a 14-13 victory Friday over the Cubs.Reds Official Site
Published on 2011-03-18 19:25:00
The Nationals announced recently that center field is up for grabs. But if the season were to start Friday, Rick Ankiel would be the Opening Day center fielder.Nationals Official Site
Published on 2011-03-18 19:00:00
Susan Slusser Twitter
Published on 2011-03-18 18:22:00
Plucked out of the Cardinals' system during December's Rule 5 draft, Brian Broderick has thrown his way into Washington's open call for a long reliever and may not be returned to the Cardinals.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-18 18:00:00
After the opening week of 2010 spring training, Mark McGwire has been out of the headlines. Pretty much out of sight, too, except for batting practice.USA Today
Published on 2011-03-18 00:25:00
It’s amazing what you see in spring training. I hopped in my rental car Thursday morning, exited the interstate at Donald Ross Road, arrived at the St. Louis Cardinals’ headquarters and discovered, much to my amazement, a group of major league pl
Published on 2011-03-18 00:20:00
Less than two years removed from college baseball, Cardinals prospect Matt Carpenter has played his way from quaint spring sensation to legit opening-day candidate.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-18 00:15:00
After spending all of spring training stamped "Handle With Care," Cardinals outfielder Lance Berkman completed seven innings in right field Thursday and said he has another label in mind for the regular season.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-18 00:14:00
Angels right-hander Dan Haren (0-3) worked five innings for the second start in a row, allowing three runs and four hits. He walked none and struck out five.Angels Official Site
Published on 2011-03-18 00:07:00
Following are the highlights from the second day of St. Louis Cardinals minor league games in 2011. Once again, a pair of intersquad games were held on Thursday in preparation for Friday’s initial contests against external competition.The Cardinal
Published on 2011-03-17 23:45:00
Michel Hernandez (Orioles) entered late in the game at catcher and batted leadoff. 1-for-1 with one run.Randy Winn (Orioles) started in right field and batted sixth. 2-for-4 at the plate.Orioles beat Pirates 13-3Brad Penny (Tigers) started and pitch
Published on 2011-03-17 21:55:00
The series on team offense continues with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cardinals finished fifteenth in the majors and sixth in the National League in offense last season, scoring 4.54 runs per game.Baseball Musings
Published on 2011-03-17 20:57:00
Jarrett Hoffpauir's bid to make a positive impression on his new team certainly has not gone the way he's wanted it to.Padres Official Site
Published on 2011-03-17 20:32:00
Mariners second baseman Jack Wilson was scratched from Thursday night's starting lineup against the Royals at Surprise Stadium about an hour before the game.Mariners Official Site
Published on 2011-03-17 20:07:00
The Tigers and Twins have enough history over the last few years that they have quite a rivalry going. Nothing that could happen in Spring Training is going to change that. It's mid-March in Lakeland, the Twins have a travel roster, and the Tigers ha
Published on 2011-03-17 01:00:00
Corpus Christie, TX native David Freese has become synonymous with freak injuries and the phrase “if he stays healthy”. A young man who some would say simply has bad luck when it comes to running bases, lifting weights, rehabbing injuries, or ev
Published on 2011-03-17 00:56:00
Green is good.That is especially true in Major League Baseball, and definitely on St. Patrick's Day. Here are 10 reasons we get all worked up about the game's primary color:MLB Official Site
Published on 2011-03-17 00:55:00
But Brendan Ryan hit a three-run homer in the seventh off Brewers left-hander reliever Zach Braddock to tie the score at 4.Mariners Official Site
Published on 2011-03-17 00:10:00
Chris Carpenter, the Cardinals' No. 1 pitcher, was good enough Wednesday. At the same time, Albert Pujols, the Cardinals' No. 1 hitter, who smacked his first homer of the spring, was striving not to feel "too good."STL Today
Published on 2011-03-17 00:03:00
Atlanta Braves minor-league coach Luis Salazar, who was struck in the left eye by a line-drive foul ball in an exhibition game against the Cardinals on March 9, has had surgery to remove the eye, Braves general manager Frank Wren said Wednesday.STL T
Published on 2011-03-17 00:02:00
Standing in almost the same spot where three years earlier he fielded questions about the injury clause in his new contract, Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright, his arm in an articulated brace, conceded the hypothetical has become reality.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-17 00:01:00
Ask the contemporary baseball fan who might be the quintessential shortstop in the Cardinals' long history and he will refer you to "The Wizard," Ozzie Smith.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-16 20:00:00
For a team that finished five games out of first place last season, several Cardinals players who struggled last season can take the blame for their underachievement.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-03-16 19:30:00
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Published on 2011-03-16 18:28:00
For the first time this spring, the St. Louis Cardinals minor-league camp took the fields for actual games this morning, and with games that means the return of a spring training staple, The Vuch Report.STL TodayFollowing are the highlights from the
Published on 2011-03-15 20:39:00
The Padres (8-9-1) got two hits from Ryan Ludwick, including his first home run. Eric Patterson added a two-run home run. Chris Denorfia had three hits and Nick Hundley had two hits.Padres Official Site
Published on 2011-03-15 20:20:00
The Rockies' competition for the open starting rotation spot became slightly clearer Tuesday when they optioned right-hander Clayton Mortensen to Minor League camp.Rockies Official Site
Published on 2011-03-15 20:06:00
Angels right-hander Joel Pineiro makes his living with his two-seam fastball, but he needs to surround it with other pitches to keep hitters off balance.Angels Official Site
Published on 2011-03-15 20:00:00
With the bracket announcements on Sunday, NCAA basketball is on the minds of sports fans everywhere. At the watercoolers, sports bars, and on the sports talk radio shows the topic of conversation comes back to filling out the brackets. “Who are yo
Published on 2011-03-15 19:47:00
Righty Anthony Reyes made his Cactus League debut on Tuesday. He faced four batters, retiring two, walking one and allowing a double. Reyes was pulled after 22 pitches due to a pitch count, according to Acta. Earlier this spring, Reyes, who missed al
Published on 2011-03-15 18:48:00
For Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, the revelation came during the 2,100-mile drive from St. Louis to California's Bay Area.Palm Beach Post
Published on 2011-03-15 18:26:00
When Chris Carpenter returns to the mound on Wednesday, the Cardinals aren't planning to baby him.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-03-15 17:32:00
Individual Highlights:Matt Holliday 1-for-3 with one run.Lance Berkman 2-for-3 with one RBI and one run.Colby Rasmus 1-for-3 with one double, one run, and grounded into one double play.Skip Schumaker 2-for-3 with three RBIs (one w/two-outs) and one s
Published on 2011-03-15 17:15:00
Cardinals starting pitcher Kyle Lohse joins the show. Click below to hear the interview.101 ESPN
Published on 2011-03-15 17:00:00
Pitcher Ian Snell has decided to retire instead of reporting to minor league camp after the Cardinals informed him Tuesday morning that he was being reassigned.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-03-14 21:54:00
Thirteen players were reassigned: pitchers Waldis Joaquin, Wilmin Rodriguez, Jason Stoffel, Ryan Verdugo and Matt Yourkin; catchers Tommy Joseph and Hector Sanchez; infielders Brandon Crawford, Charlie Culberson and Nick Noonan; and outfielders Gary
Published on 2011-03-14 20:31:00
PROBABLE ORDEN AL BAT1. Reggie Abercrombie JC2. Carlos A. Gastélum 2B3. Sergio Contreras JD4. Iker Franco C5. Pedro Castellano 1B6. Douglas Clark BD7. Albino Contreras JI8. Abel Martínez 3B9. Kevin Flores SSMiLB Official Site
Published on 2011-03-14 19:11:00
Milwaukee overcame a 3-0 deficit after three innings by victimizing right-hander Jeff Suppan. The former Brewer allowed three fourth-inning runs and left the game with the bases loaded and nobody out in the fifth, when Milwaukee scored six runs.Giant
Published on 2011-03-14 19:10:00
Veteran Adam Kennedy broke open a tie game with a two-run single in the sixth inning as the Mariners continued their red-hot Cactus League streak with a 5-3 victory over the Cubs on Monday.Mariners Official Site
Published on 2011-03-14 19:00:00
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa spent part of his Monday morning media scrum discussing the possible leadoff options for his 2011 lineup.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-03-14 18:02:00
With every start, the resuscitation of Kyle Lohse's career looks a little more real.After nearly two full seasons of struggles, Lohse feels healthy, and his effectiveness can't be argued. He turned in yet another exemplary start on Monday, pitching s
Published on 2011-03-14 18:00:00
Tony La Russa doesn't want Ryan Theriot to go up to bat this year looking to draw a walk. But as long as Theriot isn't being asked to hack away and hit for power, that's perfectly fine with the Cardinals' new shortstop.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-03-14 17:38:00
Winn, who entered the contest batting .182 with no homers or RBIs, went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and two runs scored. The journeyman outfielder, who is a longshot to make the team, went yard off Pirates starter Kevin Correia in the fifth inning, a p
Published on 2011-03-14 16:06:00
Individual Highlights:Matt Carpenter 1-for-2 at the plate.Matt Holliday 2-for-3 with one double, one RBI, and one run.David Freese 1-for-3 at the plate.Gerald Laird 1-for-3 at the plate.Skip Schumaker 1-for-2 with one walk.Kyle Lohse started and pitc
Published on 2011-03-14 16:00:00
Nats right-hander Jason Marquis pitched five innings, allowed one run on three hits, struck out four and walked two.Nationals Official Site
Published on 2011-03-14 00:20:00
Spring training extends the opportunity for a pitcher's line to differ from the impression it creates. The Cardinals and Jaime Garcia took full advantage of such a chance Sunday.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-14 00:05:00
Perhaps it won't go down as one of the great moments in sports, but Cardinals third baseman David Freese made it around third base and scored a run Sunday — without breaking down.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-14 00:01:00
The Cardinals received word Sunday morning that former hitting coach Mitchell Page, who had battled alcohol problems several times in his life, had died at his Arizona home at age 59. No cause of death has been determined.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-13 23:03:00
If finding the right place at the right time means anything, Braden Looper might be the sleeper pick of Cubs camp.Chicago Sun-Times
Published on 2011-03-13 22:30:00
The methods by which pitchers seek improvement vary widely, but Mike MacDougal is crediting his latest reincarnation to something unconventional even by pitching standards: a neti pot.Dodgers Official Site
Published on 2011-03-13 20:34:00
Johnson City Cardinals manager Mike Shildt has received the 2010 George Kissell Award for excellence in player development in the St. Louis Cardinals system.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-03-13 20:29:00
Rockies right-hander Clayton Mortensen is enjoying his trip to the pitching laboratory.Rockies Official Site
Published on 2011-03-13 19:11:00
The coaching staff and the front office are, officially, keeping their minds open and still simply seeing what players can do. And players, officially, are just trying to take care of their own business. Fine.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-03-13 18:00:00
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Published on 2011-03-13 17:53:00
The box score tells an unkind story about Jaime Garcia's third start of Spring Training. Garcia says the box score lies.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-03-12 23:00:00
March 1: The Quebec les Capitales of the Can-Am League trade Troy Cate to the Calgary Vipers of the North American League.March 2: The Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League signed John Rodriguez for the 2011 season.March 3: The Somerset Patriots o
Published on 2011-03-12 22:00:00
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Published on 2011-03-12 21:50:00
Twins pitcher Carl Pavano is pitching so well this spring, he's ready to take on other tasks, too.Star Tribune
Published on 2011-03-12 21:02:00
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Published on 2011-03-12 20:48:00
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Published on 2011-03-12 20:34:00
Players and coaches from the Cardinals 2010 Appalachian League championship team were recognized on the Roger Dean Stadium field in Jupiter, Fla. on Friday.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-03-12 20:27:00
Second baseman Brandon Phillips helped make up one of the strongest Reds infields in history last year, contributing to club records for fielding and earning a Gold Glove along with third baseman Scott Rolen and pitcher Bronson Arroyo.Reds Official S
Published on 2011-03-12 19:58:00
The reminder sits on a shelf inside pitcher P.J. Walters' locker at Roger Dean Stadium. A 5-by-7 photo of his daughter, taken during her 51 days of life, lies beside a stuffed bear. The inscription on the frame reads: Daddy's Little "Girly .&quo
Published on 2011-03-12 19:36:00
Dan Haren doesn't exactly know how to explain it, but he pitched with a "dead arm" against the Indians on Saturday at Goodyear Ballpark.Angels Official Site
Published on 2011-03-12 19:16:00
When Spring Training started, it seemed the only way Russell Branyan would make the team was if he beat out Juan Miranda and Brandon Allen for the starting first-base job.Diamondbacks Official Site
Published on 2011-03-11 23:23:00
The Phillies also reassigned right-handers Brian Bass, Eddie Bonine, Andrew Carpenter and Michael Schwimer; left-hander Ryan Feierabend; catcher Joel Naughton; infielders Tagg Bozied and Quinlan; and outfielder Matt Miller.The Zo Zone
Published on 2011-03-11 21:29:00
The trouble occurred in the third inning, when he allowed three runs. Brett Wallace had the biggest blow, hitting a two-run double. Hernandez was done after the inning due to a high pitch count. He threw 77 pitches, 44 of which came in the third inni
Published on 2011-03-11 19:59:00
Anthony Reyes threw 31 pitches to Grady Sizemore on Friday morning in a batting practice session."He looked good," said manager Manny Acta. "If everything goes OK, he'll throw a bullpen on Sunday and probably pitch in a game on Tuesday
Published on 2011-03-11 19:30:00
The career of Jason Isringhausen could have gone significantly smoother to this point. He's stubbed his toe a few times -- and his tongue once or twice. Too often, he has needed all the king's horses and all the king's men to put him back together ag
Published on 2011-03-11 19:22:00
Chris Carpenter was never worried. But he was a bit impatient.Carpenter cleared his last test before returning to game action when he threw four simulated innings on a practice field on Friday. Thus he remains on track to rejoin the rotation on Wedne
Published on 2011-03-11 19:13:00
On Friday, a day after he was removed from the Cardinals' game against the Braves due to a shoulder injury, reliever Francisco Samuel expressed minimal worry over the condition. Samuel was pulled after coming down with some discomfort in the joint on
Published on 2011-03-11 18:08:00
Individual Highlights:Pete Kozma 1-for-2 with one double and one run.Matt Carpenter 1-for-2 with one run, one walk, one stolen base, grounded into one double play, and one fielding error.Mark Hamilton 0-for-1 with one RBI and one sac fly.Tyler Greene
Published on 2011-03-11 18:04:00
Gonzalez was on his game, allowing just one run and four hits in his longest outing this spring. His lone blemish came on a home run from veteran Aaron Miles in the fifth inning, which was the first run he's allowed in Cactus League play.Dodgers Offi
Published on 2011-03-11 17:36:00
The St. Louis Cardinals announced following today's game that they have optioned seven players off their Major League roster.Cardinals Official SiteThe St. Louis Cardinals sent seven players to their minor league camp following Friday’s game. Six w
Published on 2011-03-11 17:05:00
In addition, pitchers Nick Bierbrodt and Mark Worrell will remain in minor league camp.Britt's Bird Watch
Published on 2011-03-11 00:25:00
The Cardinals usually give Kyle McClellan ample innings every spring training to let him prep and fine-tune his four pitches. On Thursday he saw what happened when he started and only had one.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-11 00:10:00
It was about 6 a.m. Wednesday morning, a couple hours before the din of spring training consumes the workout room at the Cardinals' facility, and Matt Carpenter was in the middle of a set of 10 chin-ups.STL Today
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Almost four dozen St. Louis Cardinals 2010 all-star players to be celebrated on Friday afternoon.The Cardinal Nation
Published on 2011-03-10 21:01:00
The Yankees have agreed to terms with 20-year-old Dominican righthander Juan Carlos Paniagua, a source confirmed to Baseball America. Dionisio Soldevila, a reporter based in the Dominican Republic, reported that Paniagua signed for $1.1 million.Baseb
Published on 2011-03-10 20:36:00
It's hard to know what to expect from Tony La Russa, so it was a relief to find him in a good mood when the Stew visited St. Louis Cardinals camp at Roger Dean Stadium earlier this week.Yahoo
Published on 2011-03-10 20:30:00
Kyle McCellan made another strong bid to secure the fifth spot in the Cardinals’ starting rotation Thursday, working four innings against the Atlanta Braves allowing only one run.Sports Page
Published on 2011-03-10 20:03:00
Thursday's salute to Edgar Renteria shouldn't have occurred in an exhibition game, with a few thousand people watching in the middle of a desert. It was meant for the regular season, at a certain bayside ballpark in a certain northern California city
Published on 2011-03-10 20:00:00
Ryan Franklin sat in front of his locker after another one of his flawless pitching performances — an easy three up, three down — and stroked his goatee, smiling over the fact that he is breaking the mold of what a major league closer should be.F
Published on 2011-03-10 19:54:00
Oakland's growing international presence is stretching to the Pacific Rim, as the Athletics have agreed to terms for $510,000 with Seong-Min Kim out of Yatap High in Seoul, South Korea.Baseball America
Published on 2011-03-09 22:17:00
As part of the program, former Major League outfielder Raul Gonzalez will serve as a companion for Cabrera throughout the season, Tigers president/general manager Dave Dombrowski confirmed Wednesday.Tigers Official Site
Published on 2011-03-09 20:51:00
Jack Wilson wondered when he checked into Mariners camp at a lean-and-mean 177 pounds this spring if he'd have less power at the plate.Mariners Official Site
Published on 2011-03-09 20:10:00
The Dodgertown Classic college baseball event, with USC vs. UCLA as the headliner, will be held this Sunday at Dodger Stadium.Dodgers Official Site
Published on 2011-03-09 19:00:00
David Freese picked up right where he left off Monday on Wednesday in Orlando, hitting his first spring home run and doubling as the Cardinals face the Atlanta Braves.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-03-09 18:50:00
Just about everyone around the Cardinals has been guilty, at some point, of premature enthusiasm about Kyle Lohse. This time, though, it just feels a little bit different.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-03-09 18:30:00
The Ripken Experience/Myrtle Beach announced today that Reggie Sanders, former Major League Baseball great and World Series Champion will headline its annual spring break camp.SC Now
Published on 2011-03-09 18:08:00
Cardinals right-hander Mitchell Boggs has cleared what appears to be his final test before being allowed to return to game action.Cardinals Official SiteInjured Cardinals reliever Mitchell Boggs (lower back strain) threw a batting practice session of
Published on 2011-03-09 16:36:00
Rascal's red bandana has gone missing and the River Bandits are relying on their fans to help find it so Rascal can be ready for the April 7 season opener at Modern Woodmen Park. The River Bandits are kicking off the "Where's Rascal's Bandana?&q
Published on 2011-03-09 16:00:00
Earlier this week, Motte discussed his preparation and expectations for the upcoming season...101 ESPN
Published on 2011-03-09 15:55:00
I talked with the Puma, Lance Berkman, on Wednesday morning and he assured me that his assortment of sore spots and tightness is nothing to worry about -- just standard spring-training stuff for a mid-30s player -- and that he feels great. Really, he
Published on 2011-03-09 00:25:00
hose in the Cardinals' outfield know perception isn't on their side.Dave McKay, the team's longtime first-base coach whose chores include outfield instruction, heard some rather unflattering descriptions this month on the MLB Network.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-09 00:15:00
The Carpenter who wears No. 29 in Cardinals' camp is the one who understandably merits the most attention. With righthander Adam Wainwright out for the season after having had elbow surgery, righthander Chris Carpenter is the lone remaining Cardinals
Published on 2011-03-08 18:28:00
Two of the people's picks to win the annual Survivor: Jupiter have been voted out of the lineup, leaving one dark horse, one speedster and one outfielder who has already had a boost this spring to his big-league chances.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-08 17:30:00
MLB Network's Greg Amsinger joins The Fast Lane. Amsinger jokes about how he is scared at how excited he gets by the box scores of Spring Training games. Amsinger says that the Cardinals are not the traditional Red Birds team that fans are used to.
Published on 2011-03-08 17:00:00
Matt Carpenter figured the Cardinals invited him to big league camp this spring to take a look at him during batting practice sessions and see him take grounders and make throws during infield practice.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-03-08 16:41:00
Individual Highlights:Ryan Theriot 2-for-2 with one RBI, one run, and two walks.Albert Pujols 2-for-3 with one double, one RBI, one run, one strikeout, and one missed catch error.Matt Holliday 2-for-3 with one double, one RBI, and one run.Lance Berkm
Published on 2011-03-08 16:16:00
While labor strife looms in other professional sports, Major League Baseball and the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues (NAPBL) agreed to an extension of their working agreement—three years before it expired.Baseball America
Published on 2011-03-08 15:00:00
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Published on 2011-03-08 13:45:00
Interview with SI.com Contributor Joe Sheehan:101 ESPN
Published on 2011-03-08 13:15:00
The sweat was pouring off Chris Carpenter on Tuesday morning, and that was a good thing for the Cardinals.Cardinals Official SiteAfter cutting his previous bullpen session short, St. Louis Cardinals righthander Chris Carpenter, recovering from a left
Published on 2011-03-08 00:01:00
QUESTION: With his history of injuries, is Chris Carpenter, now 35, still capable of “ace” status for the Cardinals this year?STL Today
Published on 2011-03-07 17:50:00
Third baseman David Freese's long-awaited spring debut finally came on Monday afternoon against the Twins at Hammond Stadium.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-03-07 16:20:00
Individual Highlights:Skip Schumaker 1-for-3 with one triple, one run, and assisted in one double play.Matt Carpenter 2-for-2 with two RBIs and two runs.Ryan Theriot 0-for-2 with one RBI, one sac fly, and assisted in one double play.Daniel Descalso 1
Published on 2011-03-07 11:17:00
We wanted to take a moment to wish David Freese nothing but the best as he begins his 2011 season with his exhibition-game debut with the Cardinals today in Ft. Myers. Bernie's Five Minutes
Published on 2011-03-07 11:03:00
Projected opening day starter Chris Carpenter is considered doubtful to take Friday's scheduled turn in Jupiter against the Detroit Tigers.Cardinal Beat
Published on 2011-03-07 09:31:00
St. Louis Cardinals reliever Mitchell Boggs acknowledged some hesitation as he took the mound for the first time since his back seized up on him during an appearance last week.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-07 09:20:00
After a few reconsiderations and one false start, St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese is in the lineup, starting at third base, at just about the time of spring the club expected.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-07 08:58:00
Caught on the St. Louis Cardinals' depth chart in the vice between first-round pick Zack Cox and major-league starter David Freese is a 13th-round pick who got a $1,000 bonus and had no leverage coming out of TCU as a fifth-year senior.Birdland
Published on 2011-03-07 07:24:00
The lineup for today's game on the other side of the state in Fort Myers, Fla., went with manager Tony La Russa and the bus. They've left only a bare-bones schedule and a veteran-laden group of St. Louis Cardinals back here in Jupiter for the day's w
Published on 2011-03-07 00:25:00
For a pitcher whose job hinges on his ability to avoid surprises, Cardinals closer Ryan Franklin surrendered to one Saturday.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-02 00:15:00
Spring training has needed barely two weeks to push the Cardinals to the brink. Events Tuesday afternoon at Roger Dean Stadium forced them to take a fleeting look into the abyss.STL Today
Published on 2011-03-01 23:45:00
Brian Esposito (Astros) entered late in the game at catcher and batted eighth. 0-for-1 with one strikeout.Braves beat Astros 3-0Placido Polanco (Phillies) started at at third base and batted second. 0-for-2 with one walk.Tigers beat Phillies 6-2Ric
Published on 2011-03-01 22:00:00
One day removed from Tommy John surgery, Cards hurler Adam Wainwright spoke via conference call on Tuesday with the media here in spring training.101 ESPN
Published on 2011-03-01 21:13:00
D-backs general manager Kevin Towers signed veteran Russell Branyan to a Minor League contract this spring, and manager Kirk Gibson said he's right there in the mix to play first base.Diamondbacks Official Site
Published on 2011-03-01 20:50:00
Veteran left-hander Nate Robertson, who is trying to land a spot in the rotation as a non-roster invitee, got out of the box well with two scoreless innings in his first start on Tuesday in the Mariners' 5-4 victory over Texas.Mariners Official Site
Published on 2011-03-01 20:00:00
Tony La Russa once had a lefthanded third baseman in his lineup, and in the past he has also employed a lefthanded throwing catcher. The Cardinals’ manager is not afraid to bat the pitcher eighth if he thinks it makes his lineup better.Sports Page
Published on 2011-03-01 18:45:00
A bit subdued but still showing his trademark competitiveness and wit, Adam Wainwright addressed reporters on Tuesday for the first time since suffering the elbow injury that forced him to have season-ending surgery.Cardinals Official SiteSt. Louis C
Published on 2011-03-01 18:24:00
Todd Wellemeyer was credited with the Cubs' first Cactus League win Tuesday in his first spring outing, and it just happened to be against his former team, the Giants.Cubs Official Site
Published on 2011-03-01 18:12:00
Iannetta, Colorado's No. 1 catcher this year, went deep against D-backs starter Joe Saunders in the bottom of the second inning. The D-backs' Russell Branyan answered with a three-run homer off Greg Smith in the fourth.Diamondbacks Official Site
Published on 2011-03-01 18:00:00
An already trying spring for the Cardinals took another distressing turn on Tuesday when two pitchers were removed from the team's Grapefruit League game against the Marlins due to injuries.Cardinals Official SiteOne day after Adam Wainwright had sea
Published on 2011-03-01 00:30:00
Having hit alongside MVPs, postseason record-smashers and fellow All-Stars in a lineup before, Cardinals outfielder Lance Berkman can do the math for what it means to bat behind Albert Pujols and Matt Holliday, the most productive duo in the league.S
Published on 2011-02-28 23:45:00
Michel Hernandez (Orioles) entered late in the game at catcher and batted eighth. One run and one walk.Cesar Izturis (Orioles) started at second base and batted ninth. 0-for-2 at the plate.Orioles beat Pirates 6-4Joe Thurston (Marlins) entered late
Published on 2011-02-28 23:39:00
Bernie Miklasz wrote recently that there’s no reason to give up on the Cardinals. The optimist in us is inclined to agree. The realist, however, can’t. The Cardinals and their fans can kick against the goads all they want, but a greater power —
Published on 2011-02-28 22:38:00
Facing the challenge of earning a job on the Giants' pitching staff, Jeff Suppan took an assertive step toward that goal Monday by becoming the first Giant to work three innings.Giants Official Site
Published on 2011-02-28 21:03:00
Indians closer Chris Perez took his new toy out for a test drive during his Cactus League debut.Perez has been fine-tuning a changeup that he plans on adding to his pitch arsenal this season. In his one-inning appearance against the Reds on Sunday, t
Published on 2011-02-28 20:07:00
Individual Highlights:Tyler Greene 2-for-3 with one run, one stolen base, and one strikeout.Daniel Descalso 1-for-3 with one RBI, one run, and one stolen base.Adron Chambers 2-for-2 with one two-out RBI, one walk, and one stolen base.Lance Berkman 2-
Published on 2011-02-28 19:46:00
If not for the small matter of the title being copyrighted, and perhaps for the larger issue of clean-cut Robert Redford playing the leading man, "The Natural" might be the appropriate name for the making of Chris Perez as a major-league cl
Published on 2011-02-28 19:06:00
Michael Hall could never have envisioned the position he finds himself in today. But he wouldn't change it for the world.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-02-28 18:36:00
Tony La Russa believes the St. Louis Cardinals' starting lineup is going to be fun "to mess around with."Palm Beach Post
Published on 2011-02-28 18:30:00
Once again, Joel Pineiro is off to an auspicious start. Even he was surprised to learn how dominant he's been this time of the year.Angels Official Site
Published on 2011-02-28 00:15:00
His Sunday work done, Albert Pujols insisted to a couple of reporters that spring training numbers mean nothing and regular-season statistics are secondary to team success.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-28 00:10:00
Probably wearing a sleeve to alleviate the soreness in his left elbow, Lance Berkman is set to make his first start of any kind in the outfield since 2007 today when the Cardinals open Grapefruit League play.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-28 00:01:00
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Feb 23:Carlos Gonzalez (Sonora) started and pitched three innings. He allowed three hits, four runs (three earned), eight walks, threw one wild pitch, and struck three out for the losing decision (0-2). (p-s:20-12)Team Mexico beat Sonora 6-3Feb 26:
Published on 2011-02-27 23:55:00
Edgar Lara (Los Santos) started at second base and batted second. 1-for-3 with one home run, three RBIs, and one run.Los Santos beat Darien 9-0
Published on 2011-02-27 23:45:00
Placido Polanco (Phillies) started at third base and batted fifth. 0-for-2 with one walk and assisted in one double play.Yankees beat Phillies 7-3Joe Mather (Braves) started in right field and batted eighth. 1-for-2 with one double, one two-out RBI
Published on 2011-02-27 22:24:00
Laguna Cowboys face the Steelers on Monday to the North, the game will be played in Moroleón, Guanajuato, from 13:30. Among the players who could emerge as starters and found, Miguel Ojeda, Emmanuel Valdez, Santiago Gonzalez, Esteban Yan and Juan Ma
Published on 2011-02-27 21:51:00
There was certainly no shortage of offense on display on the final day of the fourth annual Urban Invitational, presented by the U.S. Army, at the MLB Urban Youth Academy on Sunday.MLB Official Site
Published on 2011-02-27 21:33:00
A healthy Coco Crisp could do wonders at the top of the lineup this season for what could be an improved A's team.Crisp tends to play the modest card and downplay his role, but Oakland's other starting eight would likely say that the center fielder r
Published on 2011-02-27 21:20:00
Jobs certainly won't be won or lost in the first game of Cactus League play, but Mariners shortstop Jack Wilson wasted no time putting a good foot forward with the new coaching regime as he went 2-for-3 with three RBIs in Sunday's 13-12 victory over
Published on 2011-02-27 00:02:00
The Boer opened the scoring with two touchdowns in the fourth inning against the loser, Fidencio Delgado. Erick Morales twice and Edgard Montiel's RBI single gave the Quinela. Then a double by Chico Hernandez was the second.Montiel himself drove the
Published on 2011-02-27 00:01:00
Nearly 20 years ago, Bill James dug into the Hall of Fame and its history to explore — and explode — how voting policies through the years, among other things, have influenced who is inducted. The result was a pointed book, "What Happened to
Published on 2011-02-26 23:55:00
Feb. 25:Juan Mosquera (Cocle) started and batted leadoff. 1-for-6 with one home run, two RBIs, and one run.Marlon Sucre (Cocle) started and batted second. 4-for-6 with one RBI and two runs.Cocle beat Herrera 6-5Feb. 26:Edgar Lara (Los Santos) start
Published on 2011-02-26 23:50:00
A man given to proper perspective in difficult times is of no small value.A baseball manager's equanimity in a crisis, in fact, might be as useful as his tactical acumen on the bench. That's why the presence of Tony La Russa in the dugout is perhaps
Published on 2011-02-26 23:50:00
Mike McCoy (Blue Jays) entered late in the game at shortstop and batted second. 0-for-1 at the plate.Tigers beat Blue Jays 4-0Felipe Lopez (Rays) entered late in game at third base and batted third. 1-for-1 with one run and one walk.Rays Beat Pira
Published on 2011-02-26 22:20:00
Intent on reestablishing himself, Mark DeRosa went 3-for-3 on Saturday in the Giants' 8-3 Cactus League triumph over a Los Angeles Dodgers split squad.Giants Official Site
Published on 2011-02-26 21:41:00
Cloudy skies carrying the threat of rare Southern California rain couldn't put a damper on the first day of the fourth annual Urban Invitational presented by the U.S. Army at the MLB Urban Youth Academy on Friday.MLB Official Site
Published on 2011-02-26 21:08:00
Just how serious do the A's take intrasquad games?Friday's contest, a 4 1/2-inning affair at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, was christened with a dose of humor thanks to leadoff hitter Coco Crisp, who walked into the batter's box donning a uniform that f
Published on 2011-02-26 20:45:00
Third baseman Pedro Feliz, who pounded a home run in Friday's intrasquad game, is a 35-year-old non-roster player who could figure in the Royals' plans.Royals Official Site
Published on 2011-02-26 20:25:00
As things currently stand, the bullpen has locks in Chris Perez, Rafael Perez and Sipp. Smith and Lewis have not been deemed locks yet by Acta. Throw Durbin in there and now you've got six spots potentially filled with one up for grabs (likely the lo
Published on 2011-02-25 23:15:00
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Published on 2011-02-25 20:10:00
Lance Berkman took a day off of throwing on Friday in order to rest his left elbow. Berkman acknowledged that he was feeling some discomfort in his throwing elbow in recent days, and so he was given a rest when it came to throwing on Friday.Cardinals
Published on 2011-02-25 19:25:00
Mitchell Boggs' teammates knew before he did.Drafted and developed as a starter, Boggs took to relief work so quickly that it was immediately evident that the hard-throwing right-hander had found a new home. His already-impressive fastball gained a c
Published on 2011-02-25 18:25:00
During the middle of the night, while waiting to be released from a jail cell, Adam Kennedy decided he wasn't going to run from his arrest for investigation of driving under the influence.Sports Illustrated
Published on 2011-02-25 18:00:00
Kyle McClellan says he is ready to become the fifth starter in the St. Louis rotation and maybe he's the favorite.Palm Beach Post
Published on 2011-02-25 14:30:00
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Published on 2011-02-25 12:57:00
Major League Baseball is expected to announce tomorrow that longtime player and manager Joe Torre will be appointed to a major role in the commissioner's office as the executive vice president for baseball operations.Sports Illustrated
Published on 2011-02-25 12:52:00
While Lance Berkman's left knee has received much attention entering camp, his left arm may bear closer watching as Big Puma reverts to an everyday outfield role for the first time in seven years.Cardinal Beat
Published on 2011-02-25 11:41:00
As I mentioned in yesterday's Draft Mailbag, the Canadian Junior National Team heads down to spring training each year and plays exhibition games against professional players.Baseball America
Published on 2011-02-25 11:28:00
LHP Dennys Reyes will report tomorrow. He was delayed in Mexico because of a visa issue.Boston Globe
Published on 2011-02-25 00:25:00
The position Allen Craig left behind to accelerate his climb to the majors is now the position that could give him traction with the Cardinals.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-25 00:20:00
The Redbirds often will roust Rush from his perch at KMOX next month as the Cardinals return to 1120 AM after a five-season absence.Media Views
Published on 2011-02-25 00:16:00
CC Sabathia pitched from behind an L-screen and 10 feet in back of the mound -- protected by another screen -- were manager Joe Girardi, Yogi Berra, pitching coach Larry Rothschild and bullpen coach Mike Harkey.NY Post
Published on 2011-02-25 00:15:00
Suspicion became fact Thursday as the Cardinals announced that ace Adam Wainwright will require ligament replacement surgery on his right elbow.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-25 00:10:00
While other baseball players might sit on their couches in the offseason and relax, Brendan Ryan sat on his sofa this winter and, as is his wont, fretted.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-25 00:01:00
Puerto Rican coach said he was optimistic that the standout stays for the rest of his career with the organization of San Luis.Primera Hora
Published on 2011-02-24 23:30:00
Hundreds of trade conversations will take place between clubs in the weeks leading to Opening Day. Few of the discussions will lead to actual deals, but teams will scout each other heavily, seeking possible fits.Fox Sports
Published on 2011-02-24 23:04:00
If I didn’t know better, I’d almost think that Tony La Russa was loving this.He’s not, of course. He would much rather get 30 starts from right-hander Adam Wainwright than none. He aches for Wainwright, personally and professionally, aches for
Published on 2011-02-24 22:15:00
At 16, Reds left fielder Jonny Gomes lost his best friend in a car accident. At 22, he nearly died of a heart attack. He had to fight his way to the majors, battle injuries, scrap for jobs.Fox Sports
Published on 2011-02-24 21:30:00
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Published on 2011-02-23 22:50:00
St. Louis starter Adam Wainwright will seek a second opinion before determining treatment for his right elbow, but the Cardinals fear he might need Tommy John surgery that could sideline him for a year.Palm Beach Post
Published on 2011-02-23 21:43:00
You don't need to look any further than last year to realize basically any Spring Training injury -- no matter how severe they are and how valuable the victim is -- can be overcome. The 2010 Twins, you'll recall, saw lights-out closer Joe Nathan fall
Published on 2011-02-23 20:34:00
The Cardinals are built on two strengths — their starting pitching and the Albert Pujols/Matt Holliday combination in the middle of their batting order.Fox Sports
Published on 2011-02-23 20:34:00
Being the best often means beating the best, and the bond of goodwill amongst baseball players remains iron-clad.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-02-23 20:00:00
Infielder Dan Descalso spent part of his time before practice Tuesday morning answering fan mail and signing baseball cards that were sent to him. Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-02-23 19:56:00
If any set of teammates can empathize with Adam Wainwright for what he is almost certainly about to endure, it is his own. The current Cardinals know from elbows as Andre Dawson knows from knees and Rickey Henderson knew from hamstrings.Cardinals Off
Published on 2011-02-23 19:21:00
Shortly before the Cardinals began their training camp workout Wednesday morning, Tony La Russa addressed the team and made a point of mentioning the Super Bowl champion Packers. He noted they had suffered critical losses in personnel during the regu
Published on 2011-02-23 19:10:00
It's bad enough that the Cardinals have to worry about their playoff hopes, if Adam Wainwright is out of the picture for 2011.It's even worse that they have to worry further about their Albert Pujols hopes.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-02-23 18:33:00
Right-hander Kevin Millwood, who was the Orioles’ Opening Day starter last season, is now in Irvine, Calif., working out and waiting for a job.Baltimore Sun
Published on 2011-02-23 18:32:00
AMERICA'S ORCHESTRA CELEBRATES AMERICA'S PASTIMES... BASEBALL, MOVIES, AND ROCK 'N' ROLLMemphis Redbirds Official Site
Published on 2011-02-22 00:30:00
A week after he and Cardinals manager Tony La Russa took diametrically opposing views about alleged union influence in the team's contract negotiations with first baseman Albert Pujols, Major League Baseball Players Association chief Michael Weiner m
Published on 2011-02-22 00:20:00
One Cardinals pitching prospect is eager to hold the spot on the depth chart he's earned. Another is trying to reclaim the one he had. Both know their opportunity this spring is limited by the major-league staff above them.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-22 00:01:00
Representatives from the office of commissioner of Major League Baseball yesterday for Latin America held a first meeting with the Nicaraguan Commission Superior Baseball (CNBS) to initiate a study of the possibilities of cooperation between this org
Published on 2011-02-21 21:15:00
Shortly after he was acquired by trade from the St. Louis Cardinals in December, Brendan Ryan's phone rang. One of his new Mariners teammates, Jack Wilson, wanted to welcome him to the club.MLB Official Site
Published on 2011-02-21 19:13:00
When Kyle McClellan threw live batting practice for the first time this year on Monday, he had his eye on one particular hitter. The last time he faced new teammate Ryan Theriot, McClellan hit the infielder with a pitch. He wanted to make sure to avo
Published on 2011-02-21 19:06:00
Ryan Ludwick is looking to bounce back.The outfielder hit .251 with 17 homers and 69 RBIs last year for St. Louis and San Diego, which finished two games back of World Series champion San Francisco in the NL West.KSDK
Published on 2011-02-21 18:24:00
Trever Miller had a pretty typical year in 2010. The problem for Miller is that a year earlier, he enjoyed a decidedly atypical season.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-02-21 17:11:00
Adam Wainwright will pitch in the St. Louis Cardinals' first spring training exhibition in one week against the Florida Marlins, putting the NL Cy Young Award runner-up in line to take the mound for the March 31 opener against the San Diego Padres.Pa
Published on 2011-02-21 17:11:00
The National College Baseball Hall of Fame announced its 2011 class, of which former Pirates shortstop Dick Groat is a member. Groat played two seasons at Duke University, where he was also a standout on the basketball team. The induction ceremony wi
Published on 2011-02-21 17:06:00
Todd Wellemeyer will be looked at as both a starter and reliever, but most likely would make the Cubs' roster as a reliever.Muskat Ramblings
Published on 2011-02-21 00:30:00
The 19-year-old German right-hander Markus Solbach has signed a contract with the Minnesota Twins organization this weekend. The hurler from the German Baseball-Bundesliga club Pulheim Gophers is currently in Australia playing for the Mulgrave Rebels
Published on 2011-02-21 00:25:00
At times the last two summers it has seemed as if Cardinals manager Tony La Russa and his gifted but sometimes stubborn center fielder, Colby Rasmus, have employed different vocabularies, even different languages.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-21 00:20:00
Cardinals reliever Jason Motte drew three former All-Stars and Colby Rasmus as the hitters for his first round of live batting practice Sunday, but at least he had something new for the middle of the club's lineup to see.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-21 00:05:00
Andrew N. "Drew" Baur, a prominent local banker and a pivotal member of the ownership group that bought the Cardinals from Anheuser-Busch Cos. in 1996, died unexpectedly Sunday at his home in Gulf Stream, Fla. He was 66.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-21 00:01:00
In the North, the Manati Athenians (1-1) with two RBIs Steven Gonzalez ruled, 6-5, for the Lobos de Arecibo. Meanwhile, Utuado Highlanders (2-0), with home runs by Juan Medina and Enrique Ayala, and three RBIs for Richard Stuart, beat, 7-3, to Florid
Published on 2011-02-20 23:30:00
Edgard Montiel has shown in his young career an excellent work ethic and maturity required to put on their shoulders the responsibility of batting third in the Boer alignment at the same time trying to solve at shortstop.La Prensa
Published on 2011-02-20 23:00:00
Blake Hawksworth knows he's in no position to make any demands about what role he'll have this year on the Los Angeles Dodgers pitching staff.Akron Beacon Journal
Published on 2011-02-20 21:52:00
With Jerry Sloan resigning in Utah, Tony La Russa is now the longest tendered manager or coach in the four major sports.KSDK
Published on 2011-02-20 21:50:00
As a follow up to my last post on objective Probabilistic Model of Range (PMR), I down loaded the latest retrosheet data, complete through 2010. I thought I might actually extend the model with vectors, but few events have hit location attached.Baseb
Published on 2011-02-20 21:38:00
The St. Louis Cardinals are a team that didn't make the playoffs last season. Injuries and inconsistency hampered them at times.KSDK
Published on 2011-02-20 00:30:00
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa admitted that he and former star center fielder Jim Edmonds haven't always seen eye-to-eye. But a day after Edmonds, bothered by a partially torn Achilles' tendon, announced his retirement rather than trying to make th
Published on 2011-02-19 23:23:00
If the St. Louis Cardinals don’t want to get anything done with slugger Albert Pujols’ contract, Cubs ownership Saturday didn’t rule out the possibility of getting involved.Chicago Sun Times
Published on 2011-02-19 19:58:00
For fans, the most magical day of Spring Training is the first one: when pitchers and catchers report. But for Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, the biggest day comes just a little bit later: the first full-squad workout.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-02-19 19:05:00
Despite denials from both teams, local officials are leery that the Florida Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals might leave 7,000-seat Roger Dean Stadium when the lease expires in 2017.Palm Beach Post
Published on 2011-02-19 18:59:00
Jake Westbrook took a look around and hardly recognized the place.It has been 13 years since he took part in the first spring training at Roger Dean Stadium and 12 since he's visited the complex.Palm Beach Post
Published on 2011-02-19 18:15:00
Earlier this week, Farrell outlined how he foresees his outfield shaping up. Travis Snider will start in left, Rajai Davis in centre and Juan Rivera in RF. The reserves have yet to be determined but Scott Podsednik, Corey Patterson and Mike McCoy wil
Published on 2011-02-19 18:02:00
Infielders and outfielders only formally began working out on Saturday, and already manager Tony La Russa is fielding lineup questions.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-02-19 17:40:00
Indians closer Chris Perez placed one foot on the chair in front of his locker, rested an arm on his knee and stared off, trying for the life of him to remember the first time he notched a save as a professional pitcher.Indians Official Site
Published on 2011-02-19 16:41:00
The stall in the southeast corner of the Padres’ spring training complex is hallowed ground.San Diego Union-Tribune
Published on 2011-02-19 16:00:00
It was fitting that 17-month-old Mike Jones Jr. fussed in the background while dad, Mike Jones Sr., the former first-round pick whose path to the Major Leagues seemed perpetually blocked by injuries, discussed a future away from the diamond.Brewers O
Published on 2011-02-19 00:30:00
Although Tony La Russa described how playing time could be scarce in the infield for Tyler Greene, the manager insisted that doesn't limit the shortstop's chances of making team.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-19 00:25:00
It wouldn't be a Cardinals spring training without center fielder Jim Edmonds reporting to camp with an injury, some more serious than others. Edmonds never made any bones about not liking spring training all that much, but he almost always was ready
Published on 2011-02-19 00:10:00
Brought to the Cardinals for his impact bat and asked to play his retro position, Lance Berkman was discussing his comfortable return to the outfield when he spied Chris Carpenter lurking behind the assembled reporters, poised as if to heckle.STL Tod
Published on 2011-02-19 00:01:00
After the round trip to Washington that included a very busy Tuesday at the White House, Stan Musial figured to be worn out.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-18 19:38:00
More than three years after he was traded away, Jim Edmonds' name still resonates in the Cardinals' clubhouse.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-02-18 19:14:00
I finally got to get out and watch a little practice today, and I took the camera. So here are a few photos from today's action. Unfortunately I wasn't able to shoot the big boys throwing their bullpens, because we were having a long chat with TLR wh
Published on 2011-02-18 19:01:00
Lance Berkman walked into the Cardinals clubhouse for the first time Friday morning and had his new teammates laughing less than 15 minutes later.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-02-18 19:00:00
If Cardinals fans take to Lance Berkman as quickly as his new teammates have, the souvenir stores at Busch Stadium had better stock up on No. 12 shirts and jerseys.Cardinals Official SiteNew Cardinal Lance Berkman was talking to a group of reporters
Published on 2011-02-18 17:47:00
Jim Edmonds wanted to give it one last chance, but his body wouldn't let him. The Cardinals formally announced the retirement of one of their greatest players on Friday, two weeks after he'd agreed to a Minor League deal with the club.Cardinals Offic
Published on 2011-02-18 17:45:00
Former St. Louis Cardinal Todd Worrell joins The Fast Lane. He does not think that the Pujols contract will cause too much of a distraction for the team. Contracts like that are handled by agents off of the field, not the players. The only thing t
Published on 2011-02-18 01:26:20
The Sabana Grande Petatero have yet to reach agreement with the receiver Robinson Cancel.The manager of the Petatero, Kenneth Avellanet, said yesterday that the former baseball player and member of the Ponce Lions in winter ball has an offer on the t
Published on 2011-02-18 01:11:52
Neither Pittsburgh nor the Pirates had been parts of the past of Clint Hurdle when, in November, he accepted the challenge of restoring one of the game's oldest franchises. He knew of the Pirates only what he had gleaned from observation during what
Published on 2011-02-18 01:10:04
Watch how Cubs pitching coach Mark Riggins watches the pitchers do their side sessions. Instead of standing behind the pitchers, he positions himself with the catchers so he can see the delivery from the front. Riggins wants the same view that a hitt
Published on 2011-02-18 00:51:20
To begin, Albert Pujols is royalty in St. Louis. He's like Babe Ruth or Mickey Mantle to those annoying Yankees fans. He's already a mythical figure to one of the most loyal, rabid fanbases in all of Major League Baseball.NBC
Published on 2011-02-18 00:47:08
“Would I like is to be watching him on TV with another team? Oh, yeah,” Baker said with a wry grin. “Come on, Albert. Go to another team, preferably in the other league. I’ve seen plenty of Albert with my last two teams (Chicago and Cincinnat
Published on 2011-02-18 00:40:29
After Albert Pujols extricated himself from his monster pick-up Thursday morning, he glibly announced to the gathering media horde "the package has arrived."STL Today
Published on 2011-02-18 00:38:57
Major League Baseball Network analyst John Smoltz, who should be a Hall of Famer himself in about four years, said he could understand easily the furor emanating from Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols' announcement that his representatives were ceasing
Published on 2011-02-18 00:34:47
How long will Albert Pujols be with the Cardinals?Five other National League Central teams are doing cartwheels because that question is on the table. But that doesn't erase the immediate question, which has been the same for a decade: Can anyone bea
Published on 2011-02-18 00:27:05
Inside the Cardinals clubhouse, they marvel at Albert Pujols' focus and determination."That's the reason he is what he is," former teammate John Smoltz said Thursday.Fanhouse
Published on 2011-02-18 00:24:29
The theme of the evening was a roast of manager Tony La Russa, and all of his buddies and several of his friends courteously took part.Birdland
Published on 2011-02-17 01:50:13
First on the alignment of the devices Cuba and Villa Clara, Leonys Martin has been one of the last players of the island in terms of the necessary documentation to become a free agent and sign a major league contract.But that is about to change.El Nu
Published on 2011-02-17 01:37:01
The Panamanian government said it will invest $ 2 million on the refurbishment and repairs of stadiums to be used in the World Baseball 2011, Panama will organize the participation of at least 16 teams.La Prensa
Published on 2011-02-17 01:33:38
As the year begins and organizations start preparing for Spring Training, the scouting focus turns to the International signing period. The D.P.L. July 2nd class will start getting strong looks by organizations positioning themselves with the right p
Published on 2011-02-17 01:28:31
One of baseball's most colorful and controversial figures is looking to make a comeback as a player at age 46, and his agent thinks Japan might be the place where Jose Canseco can resume his checkered career.Japan Times
Published on 2011-02-17 01:19:35
Since claiming Joe Mather off waivers in November, the Braves have indicated they expect to begin the upcoming season with him serving as one of their utility players. But when he made an early arrival to camp Tuesday, the 28-year-old said he will no
Published on 2011-02-17 01:04:08
"A little bit of a bummer" was served up Wednesday morning with the burgers and beers at the restaurant Pujols 5, co-owner Patrick Hanon said.KSDK
Published on 2011-02-17 00:59:21
One MLB executive close to the Ricketts family says he will be surprised if the Cubs dance with agent Dan Lozano the way Tom Hicks did with Scott Boros when the Anatole Hotel parking lot was filled with Dallas-Fort Worth television trucks."The C
Published on 2011-02-17 00:56:16
Growing up in East St. Louis, Sen. Richard Durbin had a baseball mitt with a copy of Stan Musial's signature.KMOV
Published on 2011-02-17 00:48:00
Amid the seemingly endless questions about Albert Pujols' future, there are some baseball maneuvers being practiced at the Cardinals camp.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-17 00:44:38
The face of the Cardinals is due to enter camp today.Before an overflow crowd of national media, the plight of the Cardinals achieved greater clarity Wednesday.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-16 01:00:00
Last week, we took a look at the Rise of Joaquin Andujar. After the talented and often temperamental hurler wore out his welcome in Houston, he became something of an overnight sensation in St. Louis. He almost pitched the Cardinals into postseas
Published on 2011-02-16 00:35:00
The last time the Cardinals played host to the biggest story in baseball and the media were lured by the bait of big news was less than 12 months ago.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-16 00:25:00
Two days after insisting that Cardinals camp would be no place for distraction, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa may have offered its first diversion.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-16 00:20:00
Righthander Kyle Lohse made his first official throw Tuesday. But Lohse, who had a complicated forearm operation that cost him several months last year, said he no longer felt like a question mark in the team's rotation even though, largely because o
Published on 2011-02-16 00:15:00
As the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony was about to take place several hundred miles to the north, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, his staff and his players were thinking of Hall of Famer Stan Musial, one of the White House honorees in Washin
Published on 2011-02-16 00:11:00
With just hours remaining before Albert Pujols' self-imposed deadline to reach a contractual agreement with the Cardinals, sources with knowledge of the talks say there is zero momentum toward a deal and that Pujols is expected to report to camp on T
Published on 2011-02-16 00:02:00
Albert Pujols is in the final season of his contract with the Cardinals. He supposedly wants something like $300 million over the next 10 years.Philadelphia Sports Daily
Published on 2011-02-16 00:01:00
Pujols, a three-time National League MVP, is reporting to camp Thursday. He has no plans to address his contract or pending free agency Thursday or during the remainder of the season.USA Today
Published on 2011-02-15 23:41:00
It's a matter of hours now.Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak left Roger Dean Stadium a little after 6 p.m. ET on Tuesday, with less than one full day remaining to complete a contract with Albert Pujols before the season starts. If no agreement
Published on 2011-02-15 23:30:00
The Italian National Baseball Team will be headed to Florida during spring training. Twenty-six players will head to Vero Beach, the former training home to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The team will be in Florida for two weeks from March 1 to March 14 w
Published on 2011-02-15 00:30:00
Cardinals non-roster righthander Miguel Batista, who will be 40 years old later this week, is preparing for his 22nd professional season. And while Batista will be concentrating mostly on his vocation, he may also be practicing one of his favorite av
Published on 2011-02-15 00:20:00
Amid weeks of speculation, rumor and occasional false hope, unyielding truth now confronts the Cardinals in their quest to sign first baseman Albert Pujols to a massive contract extension:STL Today
Published on 2011-02-15 00:15:00
Stan Musial has been here before, walking with presidents. He's met every U.S. president since Dwight D. Eisenhower. Musial campaigned for John F. Kennedy and became friends with JFK. Musial talked baseball with Richard Nixon and served as Lyndon Joh
Published on 2011-02-15 00:05:00
Shortstop Jack Wilson, who lost 101 games to injury last year, lost 12 pounds this winter – he’s down to 184 – and did leg lifts in hopes of easing the strain on his oft-injured hamstrings. “For me, it’s like 2010 never happened,” Wilson
Published on 2011-02-15 00:02:00
The Vegabajeño Juan "Igor" González sided player's uniform to put on the garments of mentor to take the role of trainer Cariduros batting champion in baseball Fajardo Double A.Primera Hora
Published on 2011-02-14 23:47:00
A pleasant good morning to you from Washington D.C.As you might imagine, it's all about Stan Musial today.As we get ready for the Medal of Freedom ceremony, here are some warm-up pitches about Musial, his past connections to the White House, his frie
Published on 2011-02-14 23:18:00
orry, Virginia, this time there is no Santa Claus.The Royals recently cleared a significant amount of short-term payroll but appear unwilling to commit to a long-term mega-contract for any player — even first baseman Albert Pujols.Kansas City Star
Published on 2011-02-14 22:00:00
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Published on 2011-02-14 21:24:00
Give "The Man" a medal.Stan "The Man" Musial will be granted one of the great honors of his long and distinguished life on Tuesday, when President Barack Obama presents the living legend with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Tha
Published on 2011-02-14 18:30:00
Entering his 23rd season of professional baseball, there's not a lot that Miguel Batista hasn't experienced. But as Batista pondered his options this winter, he realized one thing he'd been missing. So he signed with the Cardinals to play for manager
Published on 2011-02-14 00:10:00
When Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina felt his knee buckle during a late-August series in Washington, he didn't let the swelling or the soreness dictate whether he could play or not.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-14 00:05:00
Jim Edmonds, the Cardinals' Gold Glove center fielder for most of the previous decade, is due in camp in a few days after being signed as a non-roster player.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-13 23:50:00
Feb 8: The Fort Worth Cats of the American Association signed Marcos Rodriguez for the 2011 season.Feb 8: The Chico Outlaws of the North American League traded Josh Dew to the Wichita Wingnuts of the American Association.Feb 9: The Lancaster Barnstor
Published on 2011-02-13 23:45:00
Marcos Chavez (Former VSL-Arizona) started at shortstop and batted seventh. 1-for-3 with one one hit by pitch and one strikeout.Yuma beat Arizona 6-5
Published on 2011-02-13 23:30:00
"I will be working. A surrender all in training to be able to stay in the major league team, "said shortstop Donovan Solano Barranquilla, who travel on February 18 at Jupiter, Florida, site of training of the organization.Last year during t
Published on 2011-02-13 23:20:00
Vegabajeño slugger Juan 'Igor' González opened a new chapter in his career in baseball. This officially closing his career as a player and enter the new face of the Cariduros instructor of Fajardo.Having played in every league in Puerto Rico and re
Published on 2011-02-13 23:15:00
The Perth Heat have won the championship in the inaugural season of the Australian Baseball League. They defeated the Adelaide Bite 7-1 in the decisive game three of the final series on Sunday to clinch the title. Starting pitcher Benjamin Moore led
Published on 2011-02-13 22:30:00
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Published on 2011-02-13 22:00:00
With Albert Pujols set to report to spring training on Wednesday, the St. Louis Cardinals have just a couple of days to sign their star first baseman to a contract extension before his self-imposed deadline. With a reported asking price nearing $30 m
Published on 2011-02-13 21:30:00
It appears that inaction may have given way to a setback in the negotiations between the Cardinals and Albert Pujols. USA Today reported on Sunday evening that Pujols has rejected a contract offer from the club, and that "unless a dramatic chang
Published on 2011-02-13 00:40:00
So Taguchi was back at practice again today after missing the last three days with a cold. Akinobu Okada also told reporters that Taguchi would be working out with the Ni-gun group today.Yakyubaka
Published on 2011-02-13 00:35:00
Cardinals newcomer Ian Snell said neither the elbow soreness that dogged him late last season nor the mouth surgery that interrupted his offseason will slow his preparation this spring.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-13 00:20:00
My friend Will Leitch, the founding editor of Deadspin.com and a contributing editor at New York magazine, absolutely adores the Cardinals. On the Fan-O-Meter, he's somewhere between delirious and deranged. His annual visits to Busch Stadium aren't r
Published on 2011-02-13 00:15:00
Asked to reflect on his rookie season of 2010, Jaime Garcia doesn't obsess over his 13 wins, his 2.70 ERA, his dozen quality starts before July or his podium finish in NL Rookie of the Year balloting.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-13 00:01:00
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak arrived at the team's spring training headquarters early Saturday afternoon, set up his office, then emerged several hours later to offer little about ongoing negotiations about a possible contract extension fo
Published on 2011-02-12 23:30:00
Feb. 11:Marcus Chavez (Former VSL-Arizona) started at second base and batted ninth. 0-for-3 at the plate.Sonora beat Arizona 4-2Feb. 12:Marcus Chavez (Former VSL-Arizona) started at third base and batted third. 2-for-2 with one RBI and one walk.Wes
Published on 2011-02-12 21:07:00
As Albert Pujols' arrival at Spring Training approaches, so does his self-imposed deadline for getting a contract extension done. However, it's not entirely clear exactly when that deadline is.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-02-12 19:29:00
20. Shelby Miller, RHP, St. Louis Cardinals — One of the few bright spots in the Cardinals' farm system and their only minor league untouchable player. He has an easy delivery that is deceptive. He has a 93-97 mph fastball that has tremendous life
Published on 2011-02-12 18:46:00
As soon as word got out that right-hander Kyle Lohse had a new, elaborate tattoo, Cardinals fans began to wonder. Given the recent experience of tattooed reliever Justin Miller, the question was whether Lohse would have to cover up his new ink.Cardin
Published on 2011-02-12 17:00:00
Kyle Lohse, St. Louis Cardinals. The Cardinals' chances of contending rest largely on a rotation that is potentially as deep as the Cincinnati Reds'. But Lohse must come closer to the 3.78 ERA he posted in 2008 than the 6.55 ERA he posted in 2010.The
Published on 2011-02-12 01:03:00
Seven great exponents of baseball in the last 50 will be inducted today in the second ceremonial Hall of Fame Baseball Latino, in a ceremony to be held in the Altos de Chavon Amphitheatre.Listin Diario
Published on 2011-02-12 00:45:00
So Taguchi was not at practice again today and has now missed the last three days due to a cold. A club rep told reporters that the team is just being careful and that he is showing improvement.Yakyubaka
Published on 2011-02-12 00:30:00
Fajardo ruling not only opens, but also have a hitting coach luxury two-time American League MVP in the Major Leagues, Juan "Igor" Gonzalez, who plays the role for the first time after playing in the tournament Vega Baja last year."Thi
Published on 2011-02-12 00:20:00
At 90 years young and still raring to go, Stan Musial is preparing for his trip to Washington.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-12 00:15:00
There was a time, earlier in his career as pitching coach, that Dave Duncan not only directed the pitchers' running program during spring training, he would also take off with his staff for two-mile jogs.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-12 00:10:00
A little more than 13 months removed from signing the largest contract in Cardinals history, outfielder Matt Holliday said Friday he would defer some of his salary if the club needed it to sign Albert Pujols to an even larger deal.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-12 00:01:00
Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright is scheduled to start the first exhibition game of spring training, on Feb. 28. Pitching coach Dave Duncan outlined the schedule for Wainwright, a schedule that is similar to the ones followed by the Cardinals' other
Published on 2011-02-11 22:28:00
Stan Musial's grandson said the entire family is excited to see the former St. Louis Cardinals slugger receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House on Tuesday.KSDK
Published on 2011-02-11 20:00:00
The Cardinals gave Elston Howard a chance to become the first black broadcaster of a major-league team.Retro Simba
Published on 2011-02-11 19:38:00
If the St. Louis Cardinals don’t reach a deal with Albert Pujols in the next five days, he will become a free agent after this season and very likely will leave the Redbirds. If you think this is cause for celebration around here, think again.Cinci
Published on 2011-02-11 01:30:00
The Sydney Blue Sox may not be competing in Game 1 of the Delta Air Lines ABL Championship Series today between the 'Alcohol Think Again' Perth Heat and the Adelaide 'ETSA" Bite, but they have received some consolation with David Welch being nam
Published on 2011-02-11 00:10:00
Contrary to a commonly held belief, the Cardinals will not have answered their only question of spring when first baseman Albert Pujols walks into camp on Wednesday.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-11 00:05:00
For the first time since he put one down at the end of last season, Cardinals center fielder Colby Rasmus picked up a bat Wednesday.STL Today
Published on 2011-02-10 22:54:00
The new baseball stadium in Barranquilla will need the blessing of the MLB to become a solid project. Today is on paper, not yet defined budget and move forward in the next three months before the mayor leaves office Alejandro Char at least they know
Published on 2011-02-10 22:42:00
Manny Delcarmen is still young. He will turn 29 next week. And yet, after being traded last August by the only team for whom he’d ever played and then being released by the club that dealt for him in December, his career reached something of a cros
Published on 2011-02-10 22:00:00
The Dutch Major League club Mr. Cocker HCAW has inked former Boston Red Sox farmhand Tony Granadillo for the upcoming 2011 season. HCAW finished in fifth-place last year with a 19-23 record.Baseball de World
Published on 2011-02-10 21:00:00
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Published on 2011-02-10 19:38:00
As we head into Spring Training, every team has their sights on the St Louis Cardinals. Not because of what they might do on the field, but instead, what is going on off the field. We are now under a week away from the self imposed deadline that Albe
Published on 2011-02-10 18:52:00
The Cleveland Indians are doubling up on Cabreras.The team agreed to terms on Thursday with free agent infielder Orlando Cabrera, a full-time shortstop during his major league career who is expected to compete for the Indians' starting job at second
Published on 2011-02-10 18:43:00
The lawyer for a Dominican trainer is denying allegations that he sexually abused two teen players in 2003.Sports Illustrated
Published on 2011-02-09 22:57:00
Superstar Albert Pujols and the Cardinals are so far apart in negotiations that people familiar with the talks say there is virtually no chance for a deal before the three-time NL MVP reports to spring camp Feb. 16.Sports Illustrated
Published on 2011-02-09 22:10:00
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols will arrive in Jupiter next week with a contract among the richest in baseball history - or he will be ready to test free agency at the end of the season.Palm Beach Post
Published on 2011-02-09 21:00:00
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Published on 2011-02-09 20:56:00
Young, who will make $48 million over the next three years, has a limited no-trade clause that allows the Rangers to deal him to only eight designated clubs. The list includes the Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Dodgers and Angels, San Diego Padres, Ne
Published on 2011-02-09 20:08:00
Last week MGL released his Marcel projections for the 2011 season and I thought I’d take a minute to figure out the Cardinals’ projected WAR based on those projections. Back at Play a Hard Nine, Steve did something similar to this for RAA based
Published on 2011-02-09 19:48:00
The Indians have signed Kevin Calderon, a 16-year-old catcher from the Dominican Republic, as an international free agent for $80,000.Cleveland Plain Dealer
Published on 2011-02-09 15:27:00
Enrique Soto, one of the most prominent trainers in Latin America, was arrested in the Dominican Republic yesterday and charged with sexually molesting two of his players, according to the Associated Press and other Dominican media outlets.Baseball A
Published on 2011-02-09 15:25:00
The St. Louis Cardinals today announced their television schedule for the 2011 season. FOX Sports Midwest (18th season) will serve as the exclusive local television network of the team.Cardinals Official Site
Published on 2011-02-09 15:22:00
Welcome to the last Cardinals Inbox before pitchers and catchers report. As always, if you have a question, use the link below to submit it -- and please be sure to include your first name, last initial and hometown. If you send a regular e-mail, rat
Published on 2011-02-09 15:00:00
When he looks back on his rookie season in 2010, Cardinals left-handed pitcher Jaime Garcia could pick several games where he felt good about how he pitched.Fox Sports Midwest
Published on 2011-02-08 00:15:00
As with most things in a baseball clubhouse, where seniority always has its privileges, even the annual packing of the semis for their journey to spring training can really put things in their place.STL Today