1. Cards Ponder Options for Lifeless Lineup

    LOS ANGELES • What the Cardinals first saw as a four-game series between two playoff-worthy contenders and rich with autumnal intensity turned wickedly and irrefutably against ...

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  2. Don't Trade Taveras

    1. I'd be shocked if Cardinals GM John Mozeliak traded his top prospect, outfielder Oscar Taveras. As Ken Rosenthal (Fox Sports) wrote this week, a franchise starved for runs during ...

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  3. McGwire Sees Reason for Cards' Offensive Decline

    LOS ANGELES • During the Los Angeles' Dodgers recent visit to Kansas City , Yasiel Puig tagged a line drive toward the right-field corner, and in the dugout hitting coach Mark McGwire thought it was a surefire triple...

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  4. Cards Notebook: Rondon Finally Makes Debut

    LOS ANGELES • To replenish a bullpen taxed by covering short starts twice already in the four-game series, the Cardinals recalled righty Jorge Rondon from Class AAA Memphis for Sunday's game...

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  5. Game Log: Dodgers Wallop Cards 6-0 in Series Finale

    Saturday rolled into Sunday in the offensive department as the Dodgers broke out into a six run lead within two innings...

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  6. Cardinals at Dodgers 6/28 Recap: UGH

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  7. Dodgers Drub Cards, Lynn

    LOS ANGELES • During the first two days of their four-day visit to Chavez Ravine and reunion of last year's National League championship series, the Cardinals described how ...

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  8. Peralta's 2-Run Double Helps Cards Beat Dodgers

    The St. Louis Cardinals got superb relief pitching, a couple of game-saving defensive plays from their outfield, and just enough offense...

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  9. Gordon: Cards Can't Afford to Pay High Price

    Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price pitched another gem Wednesday afternoon, striking out 11 batters in a 5-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates .....

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  10. Cards Notebook: Miller Hopeful About Sunday Start

    LOS ANGELES • Cardinals starter Shelby Miller, two days removed from an abbreviated start because of back spasms, intended to throw a standard bullpen session when he arrived ...

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  11. Martinez Ready to Stretch out in Start

    LOS ANGELES • During the Cardinals ' regular-season visit to Dodger Stadium last summer, manager Mike Matheny made his daily rounds during batting practice to chat with individual players, check on their well-being, and ask questions...

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  12. Dominant Adam Wainwright Showing Elbow Scare Was Just a Bump in the Road

    The St. Louis Cardinals have reasons to worry about a number of their pitchers these days, which is all sorts of bad news...

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  13. Dodgers Edge Cards 1-0

    Pinch-hitter Justin Turner delivered an RBI single in the eighth inning off Adam Wainwright, and the Los Angeles Dodgers edged the St. Louis Cardinals 1-0 Thursday night in their first meeting since last year's NL championship series...

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  14. Marco Gonzales and a Cardinals' Rotation in Flux

    Adam Wainwright, Michael Wacha, Shelby Miller, Jaime Garcia, Joe Kelly. That list would make a pretty good five-man rotation...

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  15. Matheny's Finest Personal Attribute Will Help Cards

    Despite a lack of experience, Mike Matheny was hired as the Cards' manager for a predominant reason: GM John Mozeliak believed Matheny possessed special leadership qualities...

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  16. Lance Lynn More Valuable Than Ever

    The Cardinals ' rotation is undergoing some reorganizing after losing Michael Wacha and Jaime Garcia to injuries. Unless there's a setback, Joe Kelly (hamstring) will return from the DL soon...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 116 reads 0 comments

  17. Bob Gibson Had Nowhere to Go but Down—But Only Because MLB Lowered the Mound

    Fifth in an 11-part series examining the vagaries of awards voting. Returning to the 1969 NL MVP race (see my Rusty Staub article for more), we see a shining example of voter fickleness...

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  18. Cardinals Should Resist Urge to Overpay for David Price

    A year ago, just before the non-waiver trade deadline, I wrote something really dumb. Perhaps you remember the column. I know many Red Sox fans do...

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  19. Cardinals Rally to Drop Rox in Debuts for Yohan Flande, Marco Gonzales

    In the bitter end, the intriguing pitching duel between first-time starters Yohan Flande and Marco Gonzales faded into the background Wednesday afternoon at Coors Field. .....

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  20. Cardinals Win 9-6 to Take Series in Colorado

    (BaseballStL) — Trevor Rosenthal came on for a four-out save, and things got interesting in the ninth. .....

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  21. Cards Chip Away, Outlast Rockies

    DENVER • The steady drumbeat of the Cardinals ' offense proved enough to overcome the one, jagged inning rookie Marco Gonzales had in his major-league debut. .....

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  22. Adams Homers, Cardinals Rally to Beat Rockies 9-6

    DENVER -- Matt Adams homered and drove in two runs, Matt Holliday had three hits, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 9-6 on Wednesday. .....

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  23. Cardinals Designate Pete Kozma for Assignment

    Pete Kozma was the Cardinals ' Opening Day shortstop last season and a not-insignificant number of people misguidedly believed that he had long-term upside based on paying more attention ...

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  24. Cardinals Designate Pete Kozma for Assignment

    The Cardinals have designated shortstop Pete Kozma for assignment, tweets Jon Morosi of FOX Sports. Presumably, the move is related to the club's call-up of young pitcher Marco Gonzalez, who will need a 40-man spot...

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  25. Cards DFA Kozma to Recall LHP Gonzales

    .@ Cardinals purchase contract of LHP Marco Gonzales from Double-A Springfield; transfer RHP Joe Kelly to 60-day DL; DFA SS Pete Kozma...

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