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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Carpenter won't pitch this year, but he won't be forgotten

Chris Carpenter knew this day was coming, and so did the Cardinals. Neither just expected it to be on Tuesday, six days before pitchers and catchers are to report to Jupiter, Fla., for spring training.

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Cardinals break ground on Ballpark Village

ST. LOUIS (February 8, 2013) – The St. Louis Cardinals and the Cordish Companies broke ground this morning on Ballpark Village, a mixed-use development on 10-acres adjacent to Busch Stadium. A group of team officials, project participants, and civic leaders commenced work on the $100 million first-phase of the development with the symbolic turning of dirt with commemorative shovels.

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Cardinals sign David Freese to one-year deal


The Cardinals announced Friday they have agreed to terms with third baseman David Freese on a one-year contract for the upcoming 2013 season, thus avoiding salary arbitration. The Cardinals have now come to terms with all arbitration eligible players.

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Blues lose third game in row, this time to goalie making NHL debut


The Detroit Red Wings brought up 20-year-old goalie Petr Mrazek to play against the Blues on Thursday night, forced into the move because of injuries to their two backup goalies and the necessity of giving regular Jimmy Howard a night off.

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Mardi Gras in St. Louis: schedules, recipes

Fat Tuesday-- also known as Mardi Gras-- is upon us and let the partying begin in Soulard, downtown, and the Washington Ave. areas. New Orleans has nothing on St. Louis with the craziness that Mardi Gras brings.

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Missouri gets commitments from 20 recruits on national signing day

Missouri received commitments from 20 football players on national signing day on Wednesday.

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Second annual Sports Zone show pep rally set for March 18

The Sports Zone radio show will be hosting a Cardinals pep rally on March 18 in Jupiter.

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Frustrated Blues outplayed by Nashville in 6-1 home loss

Scoring goals has not been easy this season for the Nashville Predators, but that changed in a hurry Tuesday night against the Blues.

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Blues need overtime to win third straight at home

There's something about playing at home which brings out the best in the St. Louis Blues.

Vladimir Sobotka scored 2:16 into overtime to give the Blues their third win in as many games at home this season Sunday night, a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild.

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St. Louis says goodbye, thank you to Stan Musial

St. Louis said goodbye, and thank you, to Stan Musial on Saturday with a mixture of tears, smiles and laughter emerging as the final tribute to the greatest Cardinal who ever lived.

Musial, who died a week ago at the age of 92, was eulogized by Cardinal chairman Bill DeWitt Jr., broadcaster Bob Costas, Andrew Edmonds, one of Musial’s 11 grandchildren, and by Dr. Martin Schwarze, Musial’s son-in-law, during the two-hour mass at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica

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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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