1. Comparing the Cardinals' 2014 Lineup to the 2011 Championship Lineup

    As the St. Louis Cardinals head back to Busch Stadium for the team’s second homestand of the year, columnists are already questioning whether they can live up to the hype...

    Corey Noles Written by Corey Noles about 11 hours ago 1,114 reads 0 comments

  2. Stephen Piscotty Is More MLB-Ready Prospect Than Oscar Taveras

    The St. Louis Cardinals once again face the enviable problem of having too much depth in the minor leagues. Last year it was too many young arms; this year, it’s outfielders...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 23 hours ago 5,063 reads 4 comments

  3. Wrigley Field at 100: Help Wanted for Cursed Cubs

    Forget the rally caps and break out the party hats. Wrigley Field celebrates its 100th birthday today. Ernie Banks will be there. What's a Friendly Confines celebration without Mr...

    Mike Bass Written by Mike Bass about 11 hours ago 18,890 reads 55 comments

  4. Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen Provides Glimmer of Hope Tuesday Night

    Two former teammates matched up Tuesday night as Cincinnati Reds ' pitcher Johnny Cueto defeated Edinson Volquez and the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pa...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 8 hours ago 205 reads 0 comments

  5. Selig Comes out Swinging for Cubs in Rooftop Battle

    Commissioner Bud Selig came out swinging Wednesday on behalf of the Ricketts family, which he believes is being treated unfairly by the Chicago media in their battle with rooftop owners...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 hours ago 83 reads 0 comments

  6. Cubs Say Sammy Sosa Must Make Amends Before Being Welcomed Back

    The Cubs are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first game at Wrigley Field on Wednesday afternoon, but noticeably absent from the ceremony was Sammy Sosa. He was not invited despite being ballpark's all-time home run king...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 3 hours ago 30 reads 0 comments

  7. Let's Not Forget the Federals as Wrigley Rings in 100

    As any baseball fan, Chicagoan, or news junkie knows, today is the 100th anniversary of the first baseball game played at venerable Wrigley Field...

    Randy S. Robbins Written by Randy S. Robbins about 5 hours ago 43 reads 0 comments

  8. Davis, Pirates Gear Up to Face Red-Hot Simon

    The Pirates ' acquisition for struggling first baseman Ike Davis didn't send shockwaves across baseball, but it has made manager Clint Hurdle's little corner of the world -- namely his bench -- better...

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  9. Martin, Snider Appealing Suspensions

    PITTSBURGH -- The Pirates ' Travis Snider and Russell Martin are appealing the suspensions handed down to them on Tuesday by Major League Baseball for their involvement in Sunday's altercation with the Brewers ...

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  10. Oscar Taveras Changes Agencies

    Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras has changed agencies yet again, according to a report from Jesse Sanchez of MLB .com (via Twitter). Taveras will now be represented by Dan Lozano and Brian Mejia of MVP Sports Group...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 7 hours ago 62 reads 0 comments

  11. Jon Jay Is Making the Most of His Early Opportunities

    When the Cardinals traded David Freese (and Fernando Salas) for Peter Bourjos (and Randal Grichuk) in the offseason, most people believed the move signified the beginning of the end for Jon Jay's tenure as the team's starting center fielder...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 7 hours ago 15 reads 0 comments

  12. Taveras 'Day to Day' After Rolling Left Ankle

    NEW YORK • Oscar Taveras' first start of the season in center field for Class AAA Memphis ended when he got to first base in the seventh inning Monday night.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 7 hours ago 2 reads 0 comments

  13. Cubs Looking for Best Player Available in Draft

    Ratings of the top players in the June amateur draft have fluctuated in the past two months with high school pitchers Brady Aiken and Tyler Kolek rising past several college pitchers in the eyes of several talent evaluators...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 9 hours ago 176 reads 0 comments

  14. Theo Thinking Bigger Than Wrigley's 100th: 'Losing Sucks'

    It seems like the Cubs spend all their time either talking up the future or trying to sell memories of Wrigley Field. That's why Theo Epstein should put his quote up on a big banner above the marquee as a reminder: “LOSING SUCKS...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 9 hours ago 70 reads 0 comments

  15. Adam Wainwright Injury: Updates on Cardinals Pitcher's Knee and Return

    There is no such thing as a good injury in sports, but some injuries are more concerning than others. It doesn’t get much more worrisome than a hurt ace pitcher for an MLB team...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 22 hours ago 6,130 reads 1 comments

  16. Why It May Be Time for the Pittsburgh Pirates to Look for a New Closer

    For the majority of the 2013 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates had one of the most reliable closers in the game in Jason Grilli . Now, after the team's first 20 games in 2014, it may not be too early to make a change...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 23 hours ago 1,700 reads 6 comments

  17. MLB System Check: St. Louis Cardinals

    The St. Louis Cardinals System Check video offers a quick overview of the team's farm system, addressing its strengths and weaknesses and how it can improve moving forward...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 24 hours ago 452 reads 0 comments

  18. Padres Outlast Brewers in 12 Innings

    Offensive frustration was the name of the game Tuesday night as the Milwaukee Brewers and San Diego Padres took turns putting fans to sleep at Miller Park...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 18 hours ago 72 reads 0 comments

  19. Cubs' Olt Ready for More Playing Time

    It might be the first breakaway from the platoon system, but Mike Olt's performance Tuesday night earned him another start at third base and perhaps for an extended period...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Varoon Bose about 19 hours ago 617 reads 0 comments

  20. Cardinals Get Enough to Beat Mets Behind Wainwright, Win 3-0

    Game 2 in New York moved quickly Monday, clearing three innings in just more than 40 minutes. In part it was due to Adam Wainwright's four-hitter...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 21 hours ago 62 reads 0 comments

  21. Cueto Pitches Reds by Pirates 4-1

    PITTSBURGH -- Johnny Cueto tossed his second three-hitter against the Pittsburgh in a week and the Cincinnati Reds eased past the struggling Pirates 4-1 on Tuesday night...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 21 hours ago 120 reads 0 comments

  22. City: Cubs Need Special Permit for Remote Parking Lot

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  23. Report: Gomez Appealing Suspension

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 day ago 28 reads 0 comments

  24. Wrigley at 100: 'Like Saturday Every Day'

    So much is visible from the top deck at Wrigley Field: the hand-operated scoreboard, the rooftops, the ivy (current condition: dormant) and off in the distance, the blue of Lake Michigan...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 day ago 227 reads 0 comments

  25. Overworked Bullpen an Early Concern for the Brewers

    At 15-5, the upstart Brewers currently own the best record in all of baseball, with two more wins than any other team...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 day ago 124 reads 0 comments