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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Video Roundtable: Cardinals talk with Rob Rains and Alvin Reed on Frank Cusumano's show on 590


It's always fun talking baseball with Frank Cusumano and today it was an added pleasure as Alvin Reed joined Rob Rains on Cusumano's radio show on 590 at Westport Social.

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Game Report: Reds 2, Cardinals 1


What should be remembered about the Cardinals' game Monday night is Daniel Poncedeleon's amazing performance, throwing seven no-hit innings in his major-league debut before he was lifted for a pinch-hitter. 

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Game Report: Cubs 7, Cardinals 2


Matt Carpenter's home run streak ended on Sunday. The streak of bad performances by Cardinals' relievers did not as the Cubs scored five runs off the bullpen to win the final game of the series at Wrigley Field. 

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Game Report: Cardinals 6, Cubs 3 (game two)


Matt Carpenter homered for the sixth consecutive game and the Cardinals scored three runs in the ninth inning Saturday night to beat the Cubs and earn a split of their day-night doubleheader at Wrigley Field.

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Game Report: Cubs 7, Cardinals 2 (game one)


The Cardinals were held to just two hits in losing the first half of the day-night doubleheader Saturday against the Cubs at Wrigley Field, but one of the hits was another home run by Matt Carpenter, 

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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 to lead the Cardinals over the Cubs Friday at Wrigley Field. 

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Game Report: Cubs 9, Cardinals 6


The Cardinals' first game after the All-Star break was like way too many of their games in the first half of the season on Thursday night as Carlos Martinez and the bullpen could not overcome three errors in losing to the Cubs.

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A small black book has a lot to do with Mike Shildt's rise to becoming manager of the Cardinals

Mike Shildt's preparation for becoming the Cardinals' interim manager included stints as a teacher, a scout, minor-league coach and manager and as a major-league coach. He credits a lot of his success to a small black book.

 

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Cardinals believe Nolan Gorman has chance to be "a special player"


It hasn't taken long for the Cardinals' top pick in this year's draft, 18-year-old Nolan Gorman, to make a favorable impression and prompt long-time coaches to say he has a chance to be "a special player."

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All-Star Game the highlight of a very busy All-Star Week for the Cardinals

All eyes are on Washington, D.C. for Baseball Fans as the Major League Baseball All-Star Game takes place July 17th. STLSportsPage.com and Rob Rains is in the Nation’s Capitol for the festivities. 

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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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