1. Cardinals' Offensive Woes Not Likely to Continue

    The first nine games of the 2014 MLB season have left many St. Louis Cardinal fans concerned about the lack of offensive production. The Cardinals , who have only been able to push across 29 runs through three series (3...

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  2. Stealing Bases on Cards' Pitchers

    When the Cincinnati Reds beat the Cardinals 4-0 on Wednesday afternoon, something happened that we haven't seen very often.....

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  3. Matheny welcomes early division competition : Sports

    The Cardinals , defending National League Central Division (and league) champions, have found themselves thrown directly into the hot water for the first 2½ weeks of the season...

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  4. Series Preview: Cubs at Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS -- The Chicago Cubs hit the road for five games including their first look at the St. Louis Cardinals this weekend. Here's a preview.....

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  5. Bonifacio's Energy Just What Cubs Need

    CHICAGO -- If you're watching a Cubs game and you see a player get a hit and flash a sideways V over his eye, then "lo viste...

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  6. Adding 50 Pounds Beneficial for Cubs Prospect

    Friends of Paul Blackburn didn't notice the 50 pounds that he gained since high schooluntil they watched videotapes of his performances at Heritage High School in Brentwood, Calif....

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  7. Ump Says Starlin Castro Beat Tag at Plate

    At first glance, it looked like a test case for Major League Baseball's new anti-collision rule at home plate.....

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  8. Locke Reinstated from DL; Optioned to AAA

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  9. Cardinals, Yankees Will Be Tough Test for Cubs

    Whether he wants to admit it or not, this is a big year for Anthony Rizzo, who got $41 million guaranteed before his first full season in the big leagues.....

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  10. Locke Reinstated from DL; Optioned to AAA

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  11. Pittsburgh Pirates Picking Up Right Where They Left Off

    After a stellar 2013 season in which they went 94-68 and won the National League Wild Card Game, the Pittsburgh Pirates appear to be on track for another great season in 2014...

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  12. 5 Keys for Cincinnati Reds Taking Weekend Series vs. Tampa Bay Rays

    The Cincinnati Reds have a very important series coming up against the Tampa Bay Rays . The Reds are 3-6 on the young season, and the Rays come into the series at 5-5 in a tie for first place in the always-difficult AL East...

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  13. Milwaukee Brewers Hit the Ground Running in 2014

    After winning the NL Central Division in 2011, the Milwaukee Brewers and their faithful followers commenced on a steep downward spiral that nearly transformed into a harrowing free fall...

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  14. Playing Patience or Panic on St. Louis Cardinals' 5 Worst Early Slumps

    It may only be two weeks into the season, but it’s never too early for fans and sportswriters to nitpick and obsess over a player’s early struggles. Some slumps can be written off as the ups and downs, the ebbs and flows of a long season...

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  15. Brewers Are 'Doing Everything Right'

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  16. Brewers 6, Phillies 2 - Brewers complete 6-0 road trip

    As opening road trips go, this one wasn't too shabby. The Milwaukee Brewers culminated a remarkable 6-0 opening trip to their 2014 season on Thursday night with a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park...

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  17. Cincinnati Reds: Mike Leake's Future More Bleak Than Bright

    No, Mike Leake is not getting better with age. At 26 years of age, the right-hander is not the heir apparent to Johnny Cueto , Mat Latos or even Homer Bailey. Not even close...

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  18. Why Pittsburgh Pirates' Pedro Alvarez Will Be in the Running for MVP in 2014

    In 2013, center fielder Andrew McCutchen batted .317 with 21 home runs for the Pittsburgh Pirates . Meanwhile, McCutchen 's teammate Pedro Alvarez blasted a career-high 36 home runs and drove in 100 runs...

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  19. No Challenge a Curious Move by Hurdle

    Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle made a curious move in not challenging a fourth-inning play at the plate involving Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro in the Pirates' eventual 5-4 victory on Thursday afternoon...

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  20. Pirates Hand Cubs Heartbreaking Defeat in Series Finale

    Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday...

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  21. Gomez on Gold Glove: 'I Don't Think One Is Enough'

    Brewers fans will see something Saturday they have not witnessed in a generation: A player receiving his Rawlings Gold Glove Award...

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  22. Cubs' Bullpen Wastes Wood's Strong Start in Loss

    The Cubs bullpen wasted a strong pitching performance from Travis Wood and some early run production, blowing a four-run lead in the seventh inning of a 5-4 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the finale of a six-game opening homestand...

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  23. Watch: Alvarez Gives PIT Lead with 3-Run Shot

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  24. Cubs Aim for Series Victory Against Pirates

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  25. Leadoff Man Emilio Bonifacio Playing the Top Hits

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