1. 5 Biggest Takeaways from the First Month of St. Louis Cardinals' Season

    The St. Louis Cardinals closed the books on the first month of the 2014 MLB season with a 15-14 record and a bundle of questions heading into May. The Cardinals were streaky if not inconsistent in the season’s first 29 games...

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  2. David Aardsma's Opt-out Date Approaching

    Cardinals right-hander David Aardsma, currently with the team's Triple-A affiliate in Memphis, has a May 15 opt-out date in his current minor league contract, MLBTR has learned (Twitter link)...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 9 reads 0 comments

  3. Mozeliak: Promoting Taveras 'Not Logical Thing to Do'

    ATLANTA • Though he had a recent hitting streak reach 16 games at Memphis, outfielder Oscar Taveras is not being brought up in the immediate future, Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said Monday...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 280 reads 0 comments

  4. Is Matheny Trying to Do Too Much?

    Is the lack of continuity in Cardinals manager Mike Matheny's lineup a problem? On today's edition, Bernie Miklasz answers that question and more.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 176 reads 0 comments

  5. Braves Nick Neshek in Eighth, Win 2-1

    Veteran relievers Randy Choate and Pat Neshek were unable to preserve a tie game for the Cardinals in the eighth inning tonight as the Atlanta Braves nicked them for three singles ...

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  6. Cardinals Outlast Braves, Win 4-3

    It took four innings, but the Cardinals finally got to Atlanta starter Aaron Harang. It began in an unlikely way, with a single from Peter Bourjos...

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  7. Cardinals Hand Slumping Braves 7th Straight Loss

    Matt Carpenter's two-run double in the fifth inning helped carry the St. Louis Cardinals past the slumping Atlanta Braves , who shook up their lineup but still lost their seventh in a row, 4-3 Monday night...

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  8. Wong Is Gone, but Hardly Forgotten in Cards' Plans

    CHICAGO • When he called the highly touted, highly regarded prospect into his office to explain the decision to demote him, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny knew the message had to be clear...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 294 reads 0 comments

  9. Don't Expect Peter Bourjos in Memphis Anytime Soon

    Don't expect St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Peter Bourjos to be playing for the Memphis Redbirds anytime soon even though he desperately needs the at-bats.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 5 reads 0 comments

  10. ESPN Broadcaster Dan Shulman Talks to Redbird Rants

    ESPN Sunday Night Baseball play-by-play broadcaster Dan Shulman spoke to Redbird Rants in a phone interview this past Friday in advance of tonight's game airing on ESPN between the St...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 145 reads 0 comments

  11. Strikeouts Now Key Element for Cardinals' Staff

    For much of the Cardinals ' run of 10 playoff appearances in 14 seasons, beginning in 2000, the pitching emphasis was on “pitch to contact...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 9 reads 0 comments

  12. Garcia Headed Back to St. Louis for Re-Evaluation

    CHICAGO • What step lefty Jaime Garcia will take next on his rehab assignment could be determined as soon as tomorrow after he returns to St. Louis for re-evaluation of his left elbow, which was struck by a pitch during his first rehab start...

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  13. Video: Yadier Molina Catches Foul Tip with Thigh (no, Really)

    The Cardinals fell to the Cubs 3-0 on Saturday, but Yadier Molina provided momentary uplift to his team by holding on to a foul-tip third strike. Contrary to catcher best practices, Molina did not secure the ball with his mitt...

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  14. St. Louis Cardinals – Three Up, Three Down

    The St. Louis Cardinals enter the month of May with a less than stellar 15-14 record. For most teams, finishing any month over ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 39 reads 0 comments

  15. Joe Kelly Nears Cards' Return

    Joe Kelly (hamstring) is expected to join the Cardinals on this road trip. Kelly has been playing loss toss and testing his leg with some light running. His next step would be to start throwing off the mound again...

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  16. St. Louis Cardinals' 3 Prospects off to Hottest Starts This Year

    Majority opinion believes April showers bring May flowers. As the 2014 regular season enters its second month, we’re starting to see some of the St. Louis Cardinals ’ top prospects sprout into full bloom...

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  17. Peter Bourjos Has Been Benched by the Cardinals

    Peter Bourjos began the season as the Cardinals ' primary center fielder, but then he slumped his way into fewer starts in favor of Jon Jay and now it looks like he's been benched altogether...

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  18. 2014 St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Induction Class Announced

    Four former Cardinals players will head into the first induction class of the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame...

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  19. Greg Garcia Gets 1st Career Start

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  20. Slumping Bourjos Faces Tough Task

    Cardinals manager Mike Matheny had a blunt description of the task facing center fielder Peter Bourjos as he tries to get more from his swing with what could be a stretch of fewer at-bats...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 94 reads 0 comments

  21. Jon Jay, Peter Bourjos, and the St. Louis Cardinals Outfield Logjam

    Michael Wacha pitched a gem of a game last night but St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny continues to stick with Jon Jay in center field even though the Cardinals acquired Peter Bourjos during the offseason...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 47 reads 0 comments

  22. Cardinals Fall in Extras Again, Drop Second Straight to Brewers 5-4

    It was an evening of nightmare innings for the Cardinals and Brewers . Some, like the bottom half of the first, went quickly...

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  23. Jaime Garcia, Jason Motte Nearing Rehab Games

    The Cardinals announced Tuesday night, tweets Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, that injured pitchers Jaime Garcia and Jason Motte have been cleared to begin minor league rehab assignments this weekend with Double-A Springfield...

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  24. Peralta Brings Power to Shortstop Position

    For fans who may have forgotten exactly what it looks like when a Cardinal hits a home run, they got a refresher course from Jhonny Peralta on Sunday.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 79 reads 0 comments

  25. Cardinals Demote Wong and Shane Robinson, Promote Grichuk and Garcia

    On Sunday night, the St. Louis Cardinals demoted top-prospect Kolten Wong and fifth outfielder Shane Robinson to Triple-A Memphis. Correspondingly, the club promoted outfielder Randal Grichuk and infielder Greg Garcia to the St...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 391 reads 0 comments