Game Report: Cardinals 18, Cubs 5
Game Report: Cardinals 18, Cubs 5
Matt Carpenter became the first Cardinals player in history with five extra-base hits in a game - three homers and two doubles - and drove in seven runs on Friday at Wrigley Field.
Much of Shildt's success is linked to a book
Much of Shildt's success is linked to a book
Mike Shildt's preparation for his new job included stints as a teacher, scout, minor-league coach and manager and major-league coach. A small black book also was involved.
Cardinals believe Gorman can be
Cardinals believe Gorman can be "a special player"
It hasn't taken long for 18-year-old Nolan Gorman, to make a favorable impression on the Cardinals and prompt long-time coaches to say he has a chance to be "a special player."
Can the Cardinals find another All-Star in Japan?
Can the Cardinals find another All-Star in Japan?
The success Miles Mikolas has had, making the All-Star team, has provided confirmation the Cardinals' scouting process in Japan is working. They are already trying to find the next Mikolas.
Desire for new voice prompted Matheny's firing
Desire for new voice prompted Matheny's firing
The Cardinals hierarchy did not believe the team was going to be able to improve its performance without making a change in managers, prompting the firing of Mike Matheny.
Dakota Hudson about to step onto two big stages
Dakota Hudson about to step onto two big stages
Dakota Hudson has become the best pitching prospect in the Cardinals farm system. His competition this week is the Triple A All-Star game and the Futures Game.
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Game Report: Cardinals 9, Padres 6

The Cardinals opened the second half of the season by getting a career-high three hits from Jake Westbrook and three RBIs from Matt Carpenter in beating the Padres Friday night at Busch Stadium. 

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Blues re-sign Chris Stewart to two-year contract

The Blues re-signed forward Chris Stewart to a two-year contract on Friday.  Stewart led the Blues in scoring in the shortened 2012-2013 season.

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Blues announce 2013-2014 regular season schedule

The Blues announced their 2013-2014 regular-season schedule on Friday, a year that will begin with a five-game homestand in October. 

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Petree, Voit carry college friendship into professional ranks

Nick Petree is still pitching to catcher Luke Voit, just as he did at Missouri State, but is doing so now with the Cardinals' minor-league team in State College, Pa.

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Inside Baseball: Brock Peterson has come a long way in last year

A year ago, Brock Peterson was living in the clubhouse of an Independent League team. Next week he will be playing in the Triple A All-Star game representing the Memphis Redbirds.

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Minor League Road Trip: State College Spikes

The Cardinals' rookie league team, the State College Spikes, was the second stop on our "All-Star Minor League Road Trip." Far away from the negatives of the Penn State scandals in the same town, the town was a peaceful and content spot to watch a baseball game.

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Jon Myers is all smiles as West wins Frontier League All-Star game

St. Louis-area native Jon Myers was smiling Wednesday night after the Gateway Grizzlies' star helped the West to a 4-2 win over the East in the Frontier League All-Star game. 

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Allen Craig plays part in Rivera's historic night at All-Star Game

Allen Craig got to be involved in Mariano Rivera's historic night at the All-Star Game in New York Tuesday night, lining out to left field as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning. 

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After first rehab outing, Carpenter knows he still has work to do

Chris Carpenter made his first start of a minor-league rehab assignment for Double A Springfield Monday night and learned he still has a long way to fo before he is ready to pitch for the Cardinals. 

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Blues announce their six-game preseason schedule

The Blues will play six preseason games before the start of next season, beginning on Sept. 15 at Dallas. They will have home games against Dallas, Tampa Bay and Minnesota.

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Saturday, July 21, 2018

- Matt Carpenter became the first Cardinals player in history with five extra-base hits in a game - three homers and two doubles - and drove in seven runs on Friday in an 18-5 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. He hit a leadoff homer in the first, a two-run homer in the secibdm gad twi doubles in a seven-run fourth and hit a three-run homer in the sixth before coming out of the game with the Cardinals leading 15-1.

- Carpenter's 16 total bases tied the franchise record set by Mark Whten when he hit four homers in a game in 1993. He tied Lou Brock's record with 21 leadoff homers in his career.

- The Cardinals and Cubs play a day-night doubleheader today, with Luke Weaver and John Gant the scheduled starters for the Cardinals.. 

 

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