STLSportsPage.com                           Rob Rains, Editor-in-Chief                                 8/14/2018

   

Mike Shildt's job change didn't change who he is
Mike Shildt's job change didn't change who he is
It's been exactly one month since Mike Shildt became the Cardinals' interim manager, and despite the new job title, who he is as a person hasn't changed - a big reason for the team's revival.
Game Report: Cardinals 6, Nationals 4
Game Report: Cardinals 6, Nationals 4
John Gant's first major-league hit was a two-run homer, sparking the Cardinals to their seventh consecutive win on Tuesday night that left them just four games behind the Cubs.
Ranking the top Cardinals prospects for 2018
Ranking the top Cardinals prospects for 2018
There are multiple changes in this year's ranking of the Cardinals top prospects - 13 of the 18 players were not ranked or not in the organization a year ago. Alex Reyes still tops the list.
Deadline day deals include sending Pham to Rays
Deadline day deals include sending Pham to Rays
The Cardinals made two trades before the deadline on Tuesday, including sending outfielder Tommy Pham to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for three prospects.
How are Cardinals new draft picks doing so far?
How are Cardinals new draft picks doing so far?
The sample size is admittedly small, but here is a rundown of how some of the Cardinals' new draft picks have begun their pro careers, including first baseman Luken Baker.
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."
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Audio: Rob Rains regular Monday visit with Jamie Allman on 97.1


In case you missed Rob Rains on News Talk 97.1 with Jamie Allman this morning, click the audio player.

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Inside Baseball: How do you know who can be a succesful closer?

One of  baseball's most unanswerable questions is why some pitchers can become successful closers and others, despite similar ability, just can't pitch the ninth inning.

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Game Report: Giants 4, Cardinals 2

A pinch-hit two-run double by Randy Choate lifted the Giants over the Cardinals Sunday at Busch Stadium, a result overshadowed by the ejections of Yadier Molina and Mike Matheny during the game. 

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Cardinals have strong reaction to umpire's ejection of Molina

Yadier Molina and Mike Matheny were ejected by rookie umpire Clint Fagan after Molina threw his helmet following a close call Sunday at Busch Stadium, a decision that really upset the Cardinals. 

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Game Report: Cardinals 7, Giants 1 (game 2)

Adam Wainwright pitched the Cardinals past the Giants Saturday night for a sweep of the day-night doubleheader at Busch Stadium.

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Pitching rules the day as Cardinals sweep DH from Giants

Adam Wainwright pitched the Cardinals to a victory Saturday night and a sweep of their day-night doubleheader against the Giants after Shelby Miller won game 1. 

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Billikens lose to Clemson, eliminated from NCAA tournament

Saint Louis University lost10-2 to Clemson in an elimination game in the NCAA regional tournament Saturday in Columbia, South Carolina, ending the Billikens' season.

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Game Report: Cardinals 8, Giants 0 (game 1)

Shelby Miller tossed seven shutout innings and the Cardinals scored seven runs off Matt Cain in the third inning en route to the win Saturday in the first half of the day-night double-header against the Giants at Busch Stadium. 

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What you need to know about the day/night doubleheader today


There was a 60% chance of rain in downtown St. Louis Saturday morning, as the players and media gathered at Busch to see what the day holds baseball-wise

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Saint Louis U. drops opener in NCAA baseball regional

Saint Louis U. lost its opening game in the NCAA baseball regional Friday, 7-3 to South Carolina. The Billikens will play Clemson in an elimination game on Saturday. 


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LEADOFF QUICK HITTER NEWS

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

- John Gant hit his first career home run - his first hit in the major leagues - to spark a 6-4 win by the Cardinals Tuesday night over the Nationals at Busch Stadium. Gant had been hitless in 30 at-bats, 20 this season, before his two-run blast in the second innin.g On the mound he allowed only one run in 5 1/3 innings.

- Kolten Wong also homered and drove in three runs as the Cardinals won their seventh game in a row and improved to a season-best 10 games over .500. They now trail the Cubs by four games in the NL Central and are just one game behind the Phillies for the second wild-card spot.

- It was a month ago Tuesday that the Cardinals named Mike Shildt the interim manager, and the team is now 18-9 since that change.

- Austin Gomber will get the start in tonight's game against the Nationals.

 

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