1. Mark Worrell Replaces Kelvin Jimenez on the Mound for Cardinals

    After a horrendous outing against the Pirates on Saturday, the Cardinals optioned reliever Kelvin Jimenez to Triple-A Memphis. The Cardinals recalled Mark Worrell to fill the void...

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  2. Cardinals-Pirates: Mike Parisi Subpar in Spot Start

    He was probably nervous. Who wouldn't be in their debut for a team with such a storied franchise as the St. Louis Cardinals? Mike Parisi was rocked in his first start Saturday against the Pirates, as the Cardinals lost 14-4...

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  3. Pirates-Cardinals: Wellemeyer Pitches Solid Start in Redbirds Victory

    It was the Cardinals’ third straight victory on Friday night as they defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-4. Todd Wellemeyer pitched seven strong innings while striking out four and only allowing one earned run...

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  4. Cardinals-Dodgers: Don't Rain on Ryan Ludwick's Parade

    It almost didn't come to pass. A freak rain storm ripped through Southern California that caused a one hour rain delay against the Cardinals and Dodgers Friday night. Despite the rain, the Cardinals held off the Dodgers 2-1 for the win...

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  5. St. Louis-San Diego: Cardinals Gruesome Twosome Pounds the Padres

    Despite a few tough losses recently, the Cardinals bounced back by beating the Padres 8-2 on Monday. Albert Pujols lead the way with two solo home runs, along with Ryan Ludwick's team-leading 12th homer...

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  6. MLB: Maple Bats = Big Problem?

    There is a growing concern with the recent transition to maple bats from ash in Major League Baseball. During an Apr. 15 game of this year between the Pirates and Dodgers, Nate McLouth hammered a late-inning pitch down the right field line...

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  7. Cardinals-Rockies: Albert Pujols Slides in for the Win

    One of the most feared hitters in the league proved Monday why he is so dangerous at the plate and on the bases. Albert Pujols slid into home on a great base-running effort after Rick Ankiel was thrown out at first to beat the Rockies 6-5...

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  8. Cubs-Cardinals: Skip Schumaker Walks on Water

    The Cubs and Cardinals. The longest baseball rivalry, that spans even further back than the Yankees and Red Sox, once again delivered an incredible extra-innings slugfest on Friday night...

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  9. St. Louis Cardinals: Joel Pineiro Picks Up First Win of Season

    Maybe it's a sign of the times, but the St. Louis starting rotation seems to find ways of battling back and getting wins...

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  10. St. Louis-Milwaukee: Cardinals Lose Extra Innings Shootout to Brewers

    It was a rare sight to see: Albert Pujols playing second base in an extra innings game. It was not enough for the Cardinals, as they lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 9-8 on Tuesday...

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  11. Cardinals 11, Giants 1: It Must Be in the Cards

    I thought it was Game 5 of the '05 NLCS when Brad Lidge came in for the Astros. Albert Pujols hit a laser three-run blast to left field to help slaughter the Giants 11-1 on Friday night. Pujols is a beast, plain and simple...

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  12. Cardinals 5 - Brewers 4: Cards Sweep, Wainwright Helps His Own Cause

    What a sight for the Cardinals. Their pitching ace Adam Wainwright hit a laser to left field to mark his 3rd career homerun. Talk about helping yourself out. Albert Pujols contributed early with his 2-run double in the first inning and his now batting ..

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  13. Atlanta Braves Top Prospect Jordan Schafer Suspended for 50 Games for HGH Use

    Oh how painful the fall from grace must be for the Atlanta Braves top prospect Jordan Schafer. The Braves future center fielder was suspended 50 games for his first violation of baseball's drug policy for using human growth hormone...

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  14. Cardinals-Nationals: Red Birds Fly High with 5th Straight Victory

    Jason Isringhausen celebrates with catcher Yadier Molina after the Cardinals' victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday. This marks their fifth straight win as they now sit at 5-1 and atop the National League Central...

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  15. St. Louis Cardinals: Flying High with Fifth Straight Victory

    ST. LOUIS—Jason Isringhausen celebrates with catcher Yadier Molina after their victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday...

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  16. Atlanta Braves: Is Mike Hampton Worth $15 Million a Year?

    ATLANTA—Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Hampton was once again placed on the 15-Day disabled list after a strained pectoral muscle. He was slated to start for the first time in three years last night as he once again sustained another injury...

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  17. Cardinals Roll over Rockies in 8-3 Victory

    ST. LOUIS -- It may have been the Cardinals first victory of the season, but it was a true team effort. Rick Ankiel led the way with his arm and bat, as the Cardinals poured on the offense against Aaron Cook...

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