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Mike Matheny Is Right, Cardinals Are Family

10/30/2014 00:19:00 AM

It’s difficult to comprehend what the Cardinals are going through in the aftermath of the death of teammate Oscar Taveras. The players are scattered all over the place, trying to settle into their offseason homes and routines. Bernie Bytes > read more

Oscar Taveras Tribute Show 10-29-14

10/29/2014 22:05:00 PM

Today’s edition of St. Louis Baseball Weekly was dedicated to the memory of Oscar Taveras and featured a pair of interviews with the late St. Louis Cardinals outfielder, plus comments from General Manager John Mozeliak and a conversation with team > read more

Free Agent Profile: Pat Neshek

10/29/2014 18:50:00 PM

Pat Neshek improbably went from minor league signee to All-Star setup man after signing late with the Cardinals last winter. He’ll now look to parlay the finest season of his career into his first multi-year deal on the free agent market. MLB Trad > read more

Report: Cubs Finalizing Deal To Hire Joe Maddon As Manager

10/29/2014 17:52:00 PM

The Chicago Cubs put themselves in the discussion for division contention Wednesday, hiring Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. The Cubs had been believed to be the top contender for Maddon, who opted out of his > read more

Jacob Wilson Gets Clutch Hit In Arizona Fall League Win

10/29/2014 17:43:00 PM

For eight innings Wednesday, Peoria's offense was silenced by Glendale's pitchers. Going into the ninth inning the Javelinas had just one run on six hits. St. Louis Official Site > read more

Audio: Jenifer Langosch & Anthony Castrovince Share Stories About Oscar Taveras

10/29/2014 15:03:00 PM

Cardinals reporter Jenifer Langosch and's Anthony Castrovince remember Oscar Taveras by sharing stories about his life, as the baseball community mourns the loss of one of the game's most promising young players St. Louis Official Site > read more

Dan McLaughlin Discusses Oscar Taveras On The Fast Lane 10-29-14

10/29/2014 14:59:00 PM

Fox Sports Midwest Cardinals Broadcaster Dan McLaughlin joins The Fast Lane to discuss the tragic passing of Oscar Taveras. 101 ESPN > read more

Reds Decline Option On Ryan Ludiwck

10/29/2014 14:20:00 PM

Chris Cotillo Twitter > read more

Red Sox People Dispute Notion Coaches 'All Hate' Yoenis Cespedes

10/29/2014 13:26:00 PM

Red Sox people strongly deny the report their coaches "all hate" Yoenis Cespedes, and at the very least, that word choice seems like quite the exaggeration. CBS Sports > read more

Will Carroll Cautions About Adam Wainwright's Cleanup Procedure On The Kevin Wheeler Show 10-29-14

10/29/2014 11:30:00 AM

Will Carroll joined Kevin Wheeler to talk about the Jake Long injury, the worry with reinjuring the ACL, Adam Wainwright's surgery and why Will thinks there's more to be concerned with. 101 ESPN > read more

Yordano Venture Pays Tribute To Oscar Taveras With Outing

10/29/2014 01:04:00 AM

Yordano Ventura entered the biggest start of his life wearing a tribute to a friend who had his life cut tragically short, and the young Royals right-hander wore his emotions on his cap: RIP OT #18. Ventura's friend, Oscar Taveras, was on his mind, b > read more

Crowds Mourn 'El Fenomeno' Oscar Taveras In His Hometown

10/29/2014 00:15:00 AM

When he was about 5 years old, Cardinals rookie outfielder Oscar Taveras coined a nickname for himself that several of the thousands of mourners who attended his funeral Tuesday in his hometown had on the backs of the jerseys they wore. Post-Dispatc > read more

Cardinals See Tragic Lesson In Oscar Taveras' Death

10/29/2014 00:11:00 AM

On the night before his friend’s death, Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez said he pleaded with Oscar Taveras, urged the rookie outfielder to come to a nearby resort, stay with his family, stay safe. Post-Dispatch > read more

Oscar Taveras' Last At-Bat Seemed Amusing At The Time To Giants

10/28/2014 21:40:00 PM

The last pitch that Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras ever saw led to laughter in the Giants’ clubhouse. SF Gate > read more

Oscar Taveras' Death Spawns Memories Of Nick Adenhart

10/28/2014 19:37:00 PM

It was the kind of link nobody wants to make, but one few could avoid. Anaheim Official Site > read more

Right Field Lights Shine At Busch Stadium In Memory Of Oscar Taveras

10/28/2014 19:25:00 PM

As thousands gathered in the Dominican Republic for the funeral services of Oscar Taveras, who was killed in a car accident on Sunday along with his girlfriend Edilia Arvelo, the St. Louis Cardinals paid a very special tribute to their fallen player > read more

Video: Moment Of Silence For Oscar Taveras

10/28/2014 19:07:00 PM

MLB, the Giants and Royals hold a moment of silence for Oscar Taveras after his tragic passing on Sunday MLB Official Site The pregame ceremony prior to Game 6 of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night began on a solemn note, with a m > read more

Budding Baseball Star Oscar Taveras Spent Important Years In Canada

10/28/2014 18:17:00 PM

Mike Matheny needed some time to figure out what to say. Like the rest of the St. Louis Cardinals, the manager was levelled by the sudden death of Oscar Taveras. The Globe & Mail > read more

Sam Tuivailala Steps Up In Relief For First AFL Win

10/28/2014 17:44:00 PM

Peoria right-hander Sam Tuivailala entered Tuesday's game at Mesa with the score tied in the seventh inning. He didn't have his best command and walked two batters before inducing a double play to get out of the jam. St. Louis Official Site > read more

The Day Oscar Taveras Showed The Cardinals What Might Have Been

10/28/2014 17:10:00 PM

It was a magical night as the St. Louis Cardinals rediscovered some of the mighty mojo that carried the team to a World Series championship in 2011. A night when it seemed another prolific home run hitter had been born. Reuters > read more

Mike Aldrete Leaves For Athletics

10/28/2014 00:26:00 AM

Cardinals bench coach Mike Aldrete, the second-longest tenured member of the major-league coaching staff, has left the team to accept the same position with the Oakland Athletics. Post-Dispatch A few days ago at their end of season press conference, > read more

Jeff Luhnow Had Connection With Oscar Taveras

10/28/2014 00:20:00 AM

Oscar Taveras, the promising 22-year-old St. Louis Cardinals player who passed away along with his girlfriend in a car accident Sunday in the Dominican Republic, was signed by the Cardinals at a time Jeff Luhnow, now the Astros general manager, overs > read more

Oscar Taveras' Death Brings Shock, Grief To Team

10/27/2014 23:52:00 PM

The call came from Carlos Martinez on Sunday evening, and it took Cardinals shortstop Jhonny Peralta a few moments to understand what his young teammate was trying to say. Post-Dispatch > read more

Cardinals 'All Too Used' To Dealing With Death

10/27/2014 23:52:00 PM

Three times since the summer of 2002, a Cardinals player has died either during the season or just after it, as in the case of prized outfielder Oscar Taveras on Sunday in the Dominican Republic. Post-Dispatch > read more

Cardinals Look For Solace Amid Lack Of Answers

10/27/2014 23:52:00 PM

The chain of conversation began at about 6:30 p.m Sunday with Cardinals director of international operations Moises Rodriguez contacting John Mozeliak. For the third time in barely a dozen years Mozeliak learned of a death on the team’s 40-man rost > read more

Cardinals Mourning Oscar Taveras' Death

10/27/2014 22:25:00 PM

His old locker stall, the one in the far corner of the Springfield Cardinals clubhouse, sat empty Monday, a day after the tragedy took a young man way too soon. Springfield News-Leader > read more

Phillies React To Oscar Taveras' Death

10/27/2014 21:37:00 PM

The news of St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend dying in a car crash on Sunday has saddened the baseball world. The Philadelphia Phillies organization is no exception and many members of the organization took to social me > read more

Bill DeWitt, Matt Holliday, Jesse Sanchez, & Jenifer Langosch On Sports Open Line 10-27-14

10/27/2014 20:54:00 PM

Cardinals Chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. discusses the death of Oscar Taveras and how it relates to the deaths of Darryl Kile and Josh Hancock. KMOX > read more

Shocked John Mozeliak, Mike Matheny Travel To Visit Oscar Taveras' Family

10/27/2014 20:24:00 PM

A week before Oscar Taveras was to arrive in Jupiter, Fla., to begin a conditioning program that would prepare him to compete for a starting job with the Cardinals next spring, general manager John Mozeliak and manager Mike Matheny boarded a flight t > read more

Graphic Photo Of Oscar Taveras' Body Circulates

10/27/2014 19:22:00 PM

As details of the car accident that killed Oscar Taveras and a female companion begin to emerge, a gruesome photo of his body in the morgue has been circulating through social media. USA Today > read more

On One Of The Biggest Nights Of His Life, Juan Perez Tried To Cope With Tragic Loss

10/27/2014 01:19:00 AM

The news spread through the clubhouse and the dugout in the early innings Sunday. Oscar Taveras, the wonderfully talented St. Louis Cardinals outfielder, had died in a car crash, along with his girlfriend. It hit one Giant harder than all the others. > read more

World Series Shaken By Oscar Taveras' Passing

10/27/2014 01:02:00 AM

The Giants had just won a World Series game, but there was very little celebrating going on in their clubhouse. St. Louis Official Site > read more

A Jovial Young Man, Budding Superstar, Lost Too Soon

10/27/2014 00:22:00 AM

Toward the end of the regular season, I joked with Oscar Taveras that he had been around long enough that he could stop calling me ‘ma’am’ during each of our interactions. I told him it made me feel old, though, in fairness, I guess I was to hi > read more

Mike Aldrete Expected To Be Named Athletics' Bench Coach

10/27/2014 00:17:00 AM

Mike Aldrete, who played for the A’s and Giants, is expected to be announced as the A’s bench coach Monday, according to multiple sources. SF Gate > read more

Death Of Rising Star Oscar Taveras Shocks Cardinals Teammates, Organization

10/27/2014 00:11:00 AM

St. Louis Cardinals rookie outfielder Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend were killed in a car accident on Sunday in his native Dominican Republic, according to USA TODAY Sports, citing Dominican police. The Cardinals later confirmed the tragedy. Sprin > read more

Oscar Taveras Killed In Car Accident

10/26/2014 23:57:00 PM

Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, a rising meteor of talent who was considered one of the top hitting prospects in the game since his first at-bat in the minor leagues, was killed in a car accident Sunday afternoon in his native Dominican Republic. > read more

Cardinals Teammates Remember Oscar Taveras

10/26/2014 23:43:00 PM

Without prompting, they all talked about his smile. St. Louis Official Site The World Series carried on, but mixed in the social media reporting of Game 5 were dozens of teammates and fellow players offering their condolences upon the death of Cardi > read more

Full Of Promise, Oscar Taveras Gone Way Too Soon

10/26/2014 23:41:00 PM

The Cardinals loved him from the moment they laid eyes on him. Oscar Taveras was just a teenager then. Already, though, the Cardinals thought he had a chance to be special. That's the incomprehensible sadness in all of this. St. Louis Official Site > read more

Remembering Oscar Taveras: Share Your Condolences & Memories

10/26/2014 23:30:00 PM

The Cardinals offer condolences to the family of Oscar Taveras, the 22-year-old Cardinals outfielder who was killed in an automobile accident in the Dominican Republic. All fans are invited to use this guestbook blog to share their condolences and me > read more

We'll Never Know What Oscar Taveras Could Have Achieved

10/26/2014 23:28:00 PM

Two weeks ago Sunday night, the 22-year-old with all that potential and all that confidence wove the qualities into what now becomes an indelible swing, a forever moment. It has to be that way now. Post-Dispatch > read more

Tough Love For Young Oscar Taveras

10/23/2014 23:19:00 PM

Hours before almost every home game in the second half, manager Mike Matheny and many Cardinals players would gather behind second base in a large cluster, sometimes ready to dispense judgment. Matheny described how being on the field made the formal > read more

Seven Problems The Cardinals Must Solve In The Preseason

10/23/2014 21:32:00 PM

Every major league baseball team has offseason issues to resolve. The Cardinals less so but the ones they have cannot be ignored. Front office past performance would indicate they will not be. But sometimes even obvious problems have no obvious solu > read more

All-Pro Linebacker John "Bull" Bramlett Dies At 71

10/23/2014 18:39:00 PM

John “Bull” Bramlett, a former professional football and baseball player who was nicknamed the “Meanest Man in Football,” has died. He was 73. Washington Times > read more

World Series Ratings Bottom Out; So Did Cardinals In NLCS

10/23/2014 17:19:00 PM

World Series ratings sink Media Views > read more

Joe Strauss On The Home Stretch 10-23-14

10/23/2014 16:15:00 PM

Inside STL > read more

Brewers Name Darnell Coles New Hitting Coach

10/23/2014 13:36:00 PM

Today, the Milwaukee Brewers announced that Darnell Coles, who spent the 2014 season as the assistant hitting coach for the Detroit Tigers, would be the Brewers' new hitting coach. Coles replaces former hitting coach Johnny Narron, who was fired back > read more

Yadier Molina, Adam Wainwright Finalists To Be Repeat Gold Glove Winners

10/23/2014 13:00:00 PM

Catcher Yadier Molina and pitcher Adam Wainwright, both Gold Glove winners in the National League last season, have again been named finalists for the annual defensive award. Rawlings announced the three league finalists at each position on Thursday, > read more

One Less Draft Pick

10/23/2014 12:48:00 PM

Over the last two seasons, the St. Louis Cardinals have gained an extra pick in the amateur draft as compensation for the loss of a free agent–Kyle Lohse in 2012 and Carlos Beltran in 2013. STL Baseball Weekly > read more

Vince Coleman Wants To Come Back Home & Work For Cardinals

10/23/2014 12:47:00 PM

Vince Coleman wants to come back home STL Sports Page > read more

Tyrell Jenkins Rising, Jhonny Peralta Honored

10/23/2014 11:56:00 AM

It’s that time of year where the past is present and the prospects are foremost. Bird Land > read more

Mike Matheny, John Mozeliak Keep Lines Open

10/22/2014 00:16:00 AM

For much of the first half of Monday morning’s 58-minute exit news conference at Busch Stadium, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny sat impassively next to general manager John Mozeliak. Matheny dressed casual. Mo arrived in suit and bow tie. Mo handled > read more

John Mozeliak, Mike Matheny Discuss Future Of Oscar Taveras

10/21/2014 19:44:00 PM

The Cardinals had a lot of young players rise to prominence in 2014, but none was as highly anticipated baseball’s top prospect Oscar Taveras. Taveras was heralded as the next great star waiting in the minor leagues, and in 2014 he managed to split > read more

Cardinals May Gain Spring Training Neighbors, Stay In Jupiter

10/21/2014 19:33:00 PM

The Cardinals appear on the verge of gaining two new spring neighbors, as the Board of County Commissioners in Palm Beach County, Fla., approved financing for the Nationals and Astros to build a Spring Training facility in the county on Tuesday. The > read more

Soup's Sports Grill A Hit For Jeff Suppan

10/21/2014 18:13:00 PM

If you park behind Soup's Sports Grill on Ventura Boulevard and walk through the back entrance, one of the first things you'll see on the left wall is a collection of Jeff Suppan's baseball team photos from his West Hills Little League career. Fox S > read more

Finding Out Who Matt Adams Nearly Tops List Of Cardinals Questions

10/21/2014 16:20:00 PM

If I were to draw up a lineup for Mike Matheny based on how things should be in a perfect world – yes, I know, things are never perfect – Matt Carpenter and Kolten Wong would hit at the top. Carpenter’s on-base skills are perfect for leadoff w > read more

Phillies Re-Sign Jerome Williams To One-Year/$2.5M Deal

10/21/2014 16:12:00 PM

Chris Cotillo Twitter > read more

Joe Sheehan On The Afternoon Delight 10-21-14

10/21/2014 14:15:00 PM

Inside STL > read more

Astros One Step Closer To Moving Spring Facility South

10/21/2014 12:14:00 PM

The Astros cleared a major hurdle in relocating their Spring Training operations to Palm Beach County, Fla., on Tuesday when county commissioners voted to approve a financing plan for a new facility the club will share with the Nationals. The teams h > read more

Cardinals Expect To See A Better-Conditioned Oscar Taveras Next Spring

10/21/2014 12:05:00 PM

Picture this come the middle of February: Oscar Taveras walks into the clubhouse at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Fla., and there are double takes all around. Fox Sports Midwest > read more

Despite NLCS Loss, Cardinals Happy To Be In 'Final Four'

10/21/2014 10:50:00 AM

Based solely on the endpoint, the Cardinals essentially did as most expected them to in 2014, a year in which they entered as overwhelming favorites to repeat as National League Central champions. It was the route in which they got there, however, th > read more

Kolten Wong May Hold Key To Cardinals' Improvement

10/19/2014 23:42:00 PM

A year before, it was Cardinals righthanded rookie Michael Wacha who burst into the national spotlight in October. To a lesser degree, rookie second baseman Kolten Wong had his own breakout October this year. Post-Dispatch > read more

Final Grades: Examining Mike Matheny

10/19/2014 19:46:00 PM

Grading a manager is tricky business. Heaping praise on winners is common, but, as veteran coaches say, sometimes you bring the horses and sometimes the horses bring you, meaning sometimes managers succeed because of their guile and sometimes they ar > read more

Rex Hudler Doesn't Think Long Layoff Will Affect Royals

10/19/2014 15:38:00 PM

By the time James Shields delivers the first pitch of the 2014 World Series on Tuesday night (6:30 p.m. CT air time on FOX, 7:07 p.m. first pitch), his Kansas City Royals will have had five full days of rest since Greg Holland delivered the final pit > read more

Dan McLaughlin & John Mozeliak On Sports On A Sunday 10-19-14

10/19/2014 15:12:00 PM

Cardinals broadcaster Dan McLaughlin talks about the Cardinals early exit in the NLCS and an outlook at the upcoming offseason. KMOX > read more

Final Grades: Examining The Pitching Staff

10/19/2014 12:04:00 PM

To be polite, the season stats for the St. Louis Cardinal pitching staff does not read like those of a division champion. Pittsburgh had a better ERA. Cincinnati had a lower batting average against and both Cincinnati and Milwaukee had more quality s > read more

Cardinals Winter League Notebook 10-19-14: Shane Peterson Triples Twice & Drives In Three Runs; Luis Garcia Hits A Two-Run Homer; Brian Broderick Strikes Out Two Over One & Two-Thirds Innings For The Save

10/19/2014 10:05:00 AM

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Mark McGwire Could Be On His Way Out; Justin Masterson Has Surgery & Feels He Will Be Ready For Free Agency

10/19/2014 02:30:00 AM

Justin Masterson, RHP, free agent — Masterson feels he’s going to be healthy by the time free agency rolls around. He’ll likely be signed to a three-year deal and come off as a bargain. He dealt with three injuries (rib cage, knee, and shoulder > read more

Bill DeWitt Expects 'Significant' Rise In Payroll In Coming Years

10/19/2014 01:06:00 AM

As the Cardinals over the past decade have turned increasingly to an internal funnel of talent, one built to develop cost-controlled youth and groom core players, they still planned for one of baseball’s inevitabilities: production does not come ch > read more

Lance Berkman Returns To Alma Mater Rice

10/19/2014 00:46:00 AM

A silver Porsche sedan pulls into the parking lot next to Reckling Park. Washington Times > read more

Chart To Go With Cardinals///Free Agents

10/19/2014 00:18:00 AM

The Cardinals’ roster has five players who will be free agents in the week following the end of the World Series. The club is not expected to immediately pursue any of them and it’s likely not one will be back with the Cardinals. No qualifying of > read more

In Must-Win Game Five, Adam Wainwright Returns To Form

10/17/2014 01:34:00 AM

Facing elimination, the Cardinals handed the ball to their ace on Thursday without any hint of trepidation even though he's scuffled during these playoffs. St. Louis Official Site > read more

Dejected Jon Jay Appreciates Season Of Resiliency

10/17/2014 01:34:00 AM

Shortly after the Cardinals' 6-3, season-ending loss to the Giants at AT&T Park on Thursday night, Jon Jay lay flat on his back in the visitors' clubhouse, displaying the exhaustion and disappointment of a man who played his heart out, but ultimately > read more

Matt Adams Takes Another Ace Lefty Deep In The Postseason

10/17/2014 01:34:00 AM

The sold-out crowd at AT&T Park was still abuzz on Thursday after Joe Panik gave the Giants a lead in the bottom of the third inning in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series with a two-run home run. St. Louis Official Site > read more

Video: Mike Matheny - Giants Beat A Pretty Good TeamToday

10/17/2014 00:33:00 AM

Mike Matheny chats with Ken Rosenthal about the Cardinals' Game 5 elimination and Michael Wacha's performance on the mound. Fox Sports > read more

Mike Matheny Juggles Bullpen; Yadier Molina Makes Case; Jon Jay For Two; Extra Bases

10/17/2014 00:30:00 AM

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny had a solution to alleviate the roster pinch he found himself in during Game 4 of the National League championship series, though he doubts Major League Baseball would permit it. Post-Dispatch > read more

Adam Wainwright Gave It His All, Has Nothing To Show

10/17/2014 00:30:00 AM

It was tough to tell for whom Thursday night by McCovey Cove meant more, the Cardinals’ veteran ace with everything except a Cy Young Award and a postseason legacy, or the defending league champions desperately trying to prevent this place from bec > read more

Cardinals' Long Run Of Success Leads To Dip In TV Ratings

10/17/2014 00:24:00 AM

Too much of a good thing? Apparently so for Cardinals fans. Media Views > read more

Cardinals Can't Match The Giants' Toughness

10/17/2014 00:12:00 AM

One way or another, the Giants were heading to Missouri. If they won Thursday night it was on to Kansas City for World Series Game 1. If the Giants lost to the Cardinals, they’d fly to St. Louis for National League championship series Game 6. Bern > read more

Audio: "Right Choice" With Adam Wainwright

10/16/2014 23:56:00 PM

“In my mind, the next guy would’ve been better than me,” said Adam Wainwright about the decision for him to exit Game 5 of the NLCS after seven strong innings of work and a 3-2 lead. STL Baseball Weekly > read more

Cardinals-Giants, NLCS Game Five: Did You Know?

10/16/2014 23:39:00 PM

For the second time in three games in the National League Championship Series, San Francisco walked off with a win over St. Louis. This time, Travis Ishikawa's three-run home run in the ninth inning propelled the Giants to a 6-3 win in Game 5 on Thur > read more

Cardinals' Early-Inning Momentum Halted By Double Plays

10/16/2014 01:30:00 AM

Given the way this October has gone so far for the Cardinals, their four-run output in the first three innings against the Giants on Wednesday night at AT&T Park felt like an offensive explosion. In eight prior playoff games, St. Louis had scored jus > read more

Back To Wall, Cardinals Focused On Getting Back To St. Louis

10/16/2014 00:15:00 AM

Two years ago in the National League Championship Series, the Cardinals had a 3-1 lead over the Giants after four games, only to squander it away with losses in the final three games of the series. St. Louis Official Site > read more

Cardinals Offense Can't Sustain Momentum

10/16/2014 00:10:00 AM

The Cardinals found a way to produce Wednesday against a pitcher who had never before been hurt on this stage. Post-Dispatch > read more

Yadier Molina Cuts Swings Session Short; Unrequited Glove; Blowing In Thne Wind; Instructs Twist

10/16/2014 00:09:00 AM

Given the green light to push himself as far as his strained rib-cage muscle will allow him, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina found that point Wednesday when he tried to take his first swings since the injury. Post-Dispatch > read more

Defensive Lapses Are Holding Cardinals Back In NLCS

10/16/2014 00:00:00 AM

In a low voice to fit a pin-drop-quiet Cardinals clubhouse, Matt Adams made no excuses for two critical misplays. He should have made a better throw home. Adams said he should have checked a runner at third base. He should not have let Game 4 of this > read more

Audio: Mike Matheny On Michael Wacha & Randy Choate

10/15/2014 23:57:00 PM

“Well we haven’t had a situation really to get him in there, that he’s gonna get stretched out like we need him to. And we’re also in that spot that if we get a chance to get somebody into one and hit a home run, and we don’t have anybody a > read more

Shelby Miller's Short Start Puts Cardinals In A Bind

10/15/2014 23:49:00 PM

The Cardinals have spent very little time leading during the early innings this postseason, so when they established a three-run advantage in the third inning on Wednesday, it felt like a golden opportunity. St. Louis Official Site > read more

Yang Hyeon-Jong Hoping To Test Foreign Markets In Winter

10/15/2014 23:42:00 PM

Left-handed pitcher Yang Hyeon-jong of the Kia Tigers is hoping to sign a contract with a foreign club for next season, as long as his team grants him his wish to leave home, officials for the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) club said Thursday. Yo > read more

Mike Matheny Too Slow With The Hook For Shelby Miller

10/15/2014 23:41:00 PM

There is a term for it: Mathenaging. I think the crew at the Viva El Birdos web site came up with the phrase and it sits on Cardinals manager Mike Matheny like a custom-fitted baseball cap. Bernie Bytes > read more

How To Watch Game Five Of The NLCS On Fox Sports1

10/15/2014 23:35:00 PM

The Cardinals continue the postseason at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Thursday against the Giants at 7 p.m. CT, and Game 5 of the National League Championship Series will be carried in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) on FOX Sports > read more

Yadier Molina: 'I'm Going To Have To Play With Pain'; Shelby Miller Braced For 'Heckling'; Oscar Taveras Eyes Winter Ball; Extra Bases

10/14/2014 23:29:00 PM

Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, pressing his rehab so that he can contribute at some point in this series, intends to take his first swings today since injuring a rib-cage muscle Sunday. Regardless of how well those go he has accepted one inevitable > read more

Derrick Goold On The Sports Hub 10-14-14

10/14/2014 23:23:00 PM

Cardinals beat writer Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post Dispatch joined The Hub to recap the Redbirds game 3 loss to San Francisco. KMOX > read more

'Live Grenade' Ruins Cardinals Comeback

10/14/2014 23:16:00 PM

Before anyone at AT&T Park could finish their Dungeness crab sandwiches and grilled chicken rice bowls with pineapple-zucchini salsa, the Cardinals were down by four runs, and an ill wind was howling in right field, enough to make a visiting team shi > read more

San Francisco Wind Gusts Thrust Outfielders Into Awkward Spots

10/14/2014 22:41:00 PM

Candlestick Point, this is not. But a stiff wind blowing off China Basin made it an adventurous Tuesday afternoon for right fielders in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series, whether you'd played the position at AT&T Park more than 200 ti > read more

Three Keys For The Cardinals In Game Four Of The NLCS

10/14/2014 22:40:00 PM

Sunk into a 2-1 National League Championship Series hole by a 5-4 Giants walk-off win on Tuesday, the Cardinals will send starter Shelby Miller to the mound in Game 4 on Wednesday (7 p.m. CT on FOX Sports 1) looking to even the series and ensure that > read more

Cardinals' Resolve Front & Center In Tough Setback

10/14/2014 22:35:00 PM

This had all the earmarks of a truly heartening Cardinals comeback victory -- until the bottom of the 10th inning. It ended badly, no question about it, with St. Louis reliever Randy Choate throwing away Gregor Blanco's sacrifice bunt, the winning Gi > read more

Randy Choate's Error Spoils Otherwise Dominant Night For Bullpen

10/14/2014 22:35:00 PM

The history books and highlight reels will likely make mention of just one play by a Cardinals reliever on Tuesday, that being Randy Choate's wild throw to first base that gave the Giants a walk-off, 5-4 victory in the 10th inning of Game 3 of the Na > read more

Randy Choate's Error In 10th Inning Set Up As Routine Play

10/14/2014 22:35:00 PM

The glare from the lights at the postgame news conference caused a palpable layer of sweat to show on Randy Choate's forehead as he answered every question after his wild throw to first on Tuesday directly lead to the Giants' 5-4 victory in 10 inning > read more

Cardinals Are Home Run Happy, But To What End?

10/14/2014 22:00:00 PM

Whatever happens the rest of the way in this National League championship series — and about the only things missing so far have been a catcher’s interference and a game-losing balk — the Cardinals have established themselves this postseason as > read more

Randy Choate's Error Is A Big Deal In October

10/14/2014 21:59:00 PM

Most postseasons a team emerges because a significant percentage of its core produces while a player or three previously deemed complementary steps forward, shakes a tense situation by the lapel and is forever remembered as an indispensable man. Pos > read more

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