1. Kansas City Royals Mock Draft: Last Minute Picks and Predictions

    The Kansas City Royals will enter the 2014 first-year player draft in an unfamiliar position for them. Their first pick of the draft will come as the 17th pick overall...

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  2. Top Prospect Oscar Taveras Driving Rumors Around St. Louis Cardinals

    Talk to any fan of the St. Louis Cardinals about what they are excited about and the majority will mention prospect Oscar Taveras. The adoration from the fans is well-earned...

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  3. Kansas City Royals Share Continued Bad News for Pitching Staff

    The Kansas City Royals experienced a scary moment over the weekend when Yordano Ventura left Monday's start with elbow discomfort. The organization announced a setback to prospect Kyle Zimmer this morning...

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  4. St. Louis Cardinals Mailbag

    The St. Louis Cardinals are the defending National League champions. They have a stocked farm system that makes many jealous of their future success. They have young talent at almost every position and veteran leadership at the others...

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  5. 4 Keys for the St. Louis Cardinals Taking Home Series vs. Cincinnati Reds

    The St. Louis Cardinals have survived a disappointing start to the 2014 season. They now return home to Busch Stadium to take on the Cincinnati Reds for a three-game series...

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  6. Matt Adams May Face Discipline from League for Fan Altercation

    St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams, by most accounts, had a solid opening series against the Cincinnati Reds . He produced with the bat, proved that a defensive shift will not always work against him and played adequate defense...

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  7. 5 Reasons to Be Optimistic for St. Louis Cardinals' 2014 Season

    The St. Louis Cardinals enter the 2014 season as the defending National League champions. There are a lot of reasons to feel that they would repeat. Manager Mike Matheny has a strong cast on the field in front of him...

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  8. Adam Wainwright Aims for Career Milestones on Opening Day

    Adam Wainwright has become one of the most respected and prominent pitchers in Major League Baseball. He is the leader of the St. Louis Cardinals on the field and in the clubhouse...

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  9. St. Louis Cardinals' Ballpark Village Creating a Stir with Dress Code

    The St. Louis Cardinals are excited to open their newest attraction, Ballpark Village, to the public in the very near future...

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  10. Complete Kansas City Royals 2014 Season Preview

    The Kansas City Royals are putting the finishing touches on spring training and gearing up for the 2014 season. The climate around the team has changed and the expectations to win are growing...

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  11. David Aardsma Signs with St. Louis Cardinals: What It Means for the Team

    The St. Louis Cardinals have reportedly agreed to terms on a contract with relief pitcher David Aardsma , according to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch ...

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  12. Omar Infante's Injury Leaves the Royals with 3 Options at Second Base

    The Kansas City Royals acquired the services of Omar Infante through free agency this offseason. It was a clear move to improve a clear weak spot in the team's offense. It may not have been a solid move toward consistency at the position...

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  13. St. Louis Cardinals' Bullpen Battle Takes Center Stage for Roster Decisions

    The St. Louis Cardinals came to spring training with very few roster decisions to make. Most of those decisions have been reached in the last few days...

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  14. Rookie Kolten Wong Expected to Be St. Louis Cardinals' Starting 2nd Baseman

    Kolten Wong's journey has traveled many directions in his short time establishing himself on the St. Louis Cardinals ' roster. He was the prospect who was poised to take the position over late last season...

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  15. MLB Trade Rumors Center Around St. Louis Cardinals Shortstop Pete Kozma

    Trade rumors begin to swirl as spring training nears completion in Major League Baseball. As Opening Day draws near, teams begin to identify their needs as well as their surpluses...

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  16. Kansas City Royals' Catcher Affected by Line Drive That Struck Opposing Pitcher

    Major League Baseball can do everything to protect the players from injury but some plays are just unavoidable. A line drive back up the middle that strikes a pitcher is one such play...

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  17. KC Royals Spring Training Report: Full Update of Surprises, Busts and Injuries

    The Kansas City Royals have had an eventful spring. For the first time in recent memory, the team is feeling the stress of a team that is expected to win...

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  18. Kansas City Royals Rotation Finalized: What About Danny Duffy?

    The Kansas City Royals have put the final touches on their starting rotation. Throughout the spring, a competition was formed between Danny Duffy and Yordano Ventura for the final spot in the rotation...

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  19. Grading the Performance of St. Louis Cardinals' Top Prospects at Spring Training

    Spring training offers a preview of what the 2014 season holds for the teams around Major League Baseball...

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  20. Oscar Taveras Needs to Find Motivation in Minor League Assignment

    Oscar Taveras , one of the St. Louis Cardinals ' top prospects, was supposed to be competing for a spot on the 2014 major league roster at this point in the spring...

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  21. Kansas City Royals Spring Training Stock Watch: Who Is Rising and Who Is Falling

    The Kansas City Royals prepare for their season in Surprise, Ariz., every year. The excitement level surrounding the club during spring training in recent years has greatly increased...

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  22. Middle Infield Problems Looming for Kansas City Royals

    The Kansas City Royals came to spring training with a fresh face at second base in Omar Infante and one of the most respected defensive shortstops in the game, Alcides Escobar ...

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  23. Brett Wallace Serves as a Reminder That Top Prospects Are Not Sure Things

    The St. Louis Cardinals made Brett Wallace their first pick, the 13th overall, of the 2008 amateur draft...

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  24. MLB Spring Training: A Tale of Two St. Louis Cardinals Prospects

    The St. Louis Cardinals came to spring training with a core unit of proven veterans at almost every position...

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  25. Predicting St. Louis Cardinals' Starting Lineup Halfway Through Spring Training

    The defending National League champion St. Louis Cardinals entered spring training with very few position battles. Manager Mike Matheny has a lineup full of consistent, proven players at almost every position...

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