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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Inside Baseball: Cardinals’ draft pick McKnight a Cinderella story

Blake McKnight, a native of O'Fallon, Mo., went from being homeschooled throughout high school, to throwing 80 miles per hour as a freshman at a small NAIA school, to being drafted by the Cardinals as a senior last week.

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Game Report: Marlins 7, Cardinals 2

The Cardinals lost their first series since the end of April on Sunday, falling to the Marlins in Miami on the final game of their nine--game road trip. The Cardinals had won 11 and tied three of their last 14 series.

 

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Wayne Gretzky / Trevor Gretzky Fathers Day Tribute

  Wayne Gretzky has been known as The Great One in the hockey world, now his son is trying to make his mark in another sport.

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Game Report: Cardinals 13, Marlins 7

Carlos Beltran hit two homers and David Freese one as the Cardinals pounded out 17 hits en route to out-slugging the Marlins Saturday in Miami.

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Game Report: Marlins 5, Cardinals 4

Giancarlo Stanton doubled in two runs and Jose Fernandez had 10 strikeouts as the Marlins won only their 20th game of the year Friday night, beating the Cardinals in Miami.

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Sandlot Week: "The Sandlot" Trivia

In celebration of The Sandlot's 20th Anniversary we have been running video interviews with Patrick Renna, the actor who played Hamilton Porter and with the Director, David Mickey Evans.How much do you know about "The Sandlot"? Take our trivia challenge.

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Cardinals sign five more draft picks, including third-rounder

The Cardinals have announced the signings of five more players from last week's draft, including their pick from the third round, right-handed pitcher Mike Mayers from the University of Mississippi. 

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First public practice at Rams training camp will be July 25

The Rams announced their schedule for training camp on Friday. It will feature 17 practices open to the public, starting July 25, and an open scrimmage at the Edward Jones Dome on Aug. 3.

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Cards option Wacha to Memphis, activate Westbrook

The Cardinals activated pitcher Jake Westbrook from the DL on Friday and optioned pitcher Michael Wacha to Triple A Memphis. 

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Washington U.’s Lucy Montgomery Awarded Scholarship by CoSIDA

Washington University in St. Louis senior Lucy Montgomery, Clive, Iowa (Valley) was selected as the 2013-14 Fred Nuesch-Dave Wohlhueter Undergraduate $2,500 Scholarship winner, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday.

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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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