1. Cardinals-Cubs: Errors Ruin Cards' Chance to Win Series

    The St. Louis Cardinals have displayed some of the National League's best defense all year long. Tonight, however, they left it all at the hotel in downtown Chicago. The Redbirds committed two costly errors and lost the game 6-2...

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  2. 2008 Olympics: 4x100 Swimming Relay Brings Biggest Excitement Yet

    The Opening Ceremony in Beijing was a fitting start to what has been an already incredible Olympics Games. Now, in the second full day of competition, perhaps the best event has already taken place...

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  3. Padraig Harrington Bags Second Straight Major Title at the PGA Championship

    As if his second straight British Open championship weren't enough, Padraig Harrington claimed the PGA Championship as well. Harrington is the undisputed hottest golfer on tour right now, especially after capturing the final two majors of the PGA season.

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  4. PGA Championship: Tiger Isn't Here But The Show Goes On

    It was a huge blow for everyone associated with the PGA when Tiger Woods decided to have season-ending surgery to repair his already excruciatingly painful knee. Since then, however, the remaining players have put on their own fireworks show...

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  5. Cardinals-Cubs: Troy Glaus Breaks 0-30 Slump in Big Way With 2 Home Runs

    For someone as talented as St. Louis Cardinals' third baseman Troy Glaus to go hitless in 30 at-bats against the arch rival Chicago Cubs, one had to assume there would be an inevitable end to this drought...

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  6. Cardinals-Cubs: Bullpen Dooms Cards Again in Extra Inning Loss

    Even a stellar performance from St. Louis Cardinals' starting pitcher Braden Looper couldn't get the job done Friday afternoon...

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  7. Q&A With MLB.com's Matthew Leach

    MLB.com's Matthew Leach was gracious enough to email me the answers to some questions I had regarding the St. Louis Cardinals. Take a gander at his thoughts! 1) Say Albert Pujols were to keep up his career pace...

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  8. Cardinals-Dodgers: My Day in the Press Box

    It was a day of frustration for the St. Louis Cardinals. That being said, I had a thoroughly enjoyable experience because I was able to cover the Cardinals as a member of the press...

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  9. Albert Pujols' Slam Sends St. Louis Cardinals To 9-6 Win

    Wednesday night opened up looking like the typical Joel Pineiro start: down 3-1 after the top of the third inning. Then the St. Louis Cardinals offense starting churning, and slugger Albert Pujols led the charge...

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  10. Cardinals Bats Spoil Solid Start From Braden Looper

    For his second straight start, St. Louis Cardinals starter Braden Looper gave up two runs over seven innings. This time, however, he did not get enough run support to win the ballgame in a 2-1 loss to the visiting Philadelphia Phillies Saturday...

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  11. Why Ken Griffey Jr. Might be the Piece to the White Sox Puzzle

    As Ken Griffey Jr. bid farewell to the Cincinnati Reds organization, his focus turned to a much brighter horizon: playing for a first-place team...

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  12. Joe Mather Plays Role of Hero, Cardinals Win 7-2

    In a night that saw the St. Louis Cardinals' ace Chris Carpenter take the mound for the first time since April 2007, an upstart outfielder named Joe Mather stole the show...

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  13. Albert Pujols Is Back in the MVP Groove

    Over the St. Louis Cardinals' last four ballgames, one theme has stood out: the hot hitting of slugger Albert Pujols. He has raised his already solid .344 batting average to a whopping ...

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  14. Ryan Braun for MVP?

    As a part of the stacked 2005 MLB draft class, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is trying to separate himself from the rest, not to mention helping his team contend for a World Series title...

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  15. St. Louis Cardinals: The Rumor Mill

    So here's the latest I have found out about the St. Louis Cardinals and their trade rumors: something is going to happen. It's just not sure when and with whom the trade will be made...

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  16. St. Louis Cardinals: Dismal Bullpen Spells Biggest Problem

    This just in: the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen is abysmal. After yet another heart-wrenching loss, I have lost all words to describe the play of our relievers...

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  17. St. Louis Cardinals: Why They Will Still Make the Playoffs

    With the St. Louis Cardinals latest losing streak reaching three games, the equivalent of their deficit in the NL Central, many fans may be ready to write them off...

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  18. Brian Fuentes Anyone?

    It was the same story for the St. Louis Cardinals tonight, but unfortunately the offense couldn't bail them out of this one...

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  19. Adultery in Sports: It's Absolutely Everywhere

    It's not just Roger Clemens and Kobe Bryant. Nor is it just Alex Rodriguez, Michael Jordan, or Wilt Chamberlain. A large number of professional athletes come under fire each year for alleged adultery issues...

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  20. Cardinals-Padres: Cards' Sweep, Still Show Big Hole in Bullpen

    The St. Louis Cardinals managed to keep their most current winning streak alive with a walk-off win against the San Diego Padres on Sunday...

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  21. Chicago Cubs: Mere Two Game Cushion Keeps Fans Weary

    After losing their third game in a row Saturday, the Chicago Cubs seem to be in an offensive tailspin. Unfortunately for them, the St. Louis Cardinals have hit a July heat wave as far as their offense is concerned, winning their last four ballgames...

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  22. Cardinals-Padres: Top of The Lineup Produces in a Big Way, Cards Win 11-7

    One week ago, the St. Louis Cardinals offense was stagnant, but now it is thriving. The main catalyst has been outfielder Rick Ankiel, who has been maligned by many in the St. Louis media, myself included...

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  23. Kyle Lohse, Troy Glaus Lead St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-3 Win

    As I pointed out in my preview of tonight's game, the pitchers would have a pretty excellent duel. St. Louis Cardinals' starter Kyle Lohse came out on top of San Diego Padres' ace Jake ...

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  24. Jake Peavy, Kyle Lohse in a Cardinals-Padres Preview

    The second half of the baseball season starts tonight after a ceremonial break that even casual sports fans tuned in for. Tonight's start between San Diego Padres' ace Jake Peavy and St...

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  25. Ben's Bold Prediction Of The Week: July 16

    As a new segment, each week I will make a relatively bold prediction about something that will occur in the MLB within the subsequent week...

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