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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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From the monthly archives: January 2013

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'January 2013'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

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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Halak earns second shutout in 3-0 win over Nashville

Jaroslav Halak earned his second shutout of the young season for the Blues Thursday night — and he did not have to work very hard to get it. The St. Louis defense limited Nashville to only 13 shots on goal and Patrik Berglund scored on a penalty shot and assisted on a power-play goal by T.J. Oshie to lead the Blues to a 3-0 victory over the Predators.

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Musial's death prompts personal memories of why he was The Man

One of my greatest regrets as a baseball writer, and as a life-long fan of the game, is that I never got to see Stan Musial play. I missed him by one year.

The first game I ever saw at the first Busch Stadium was in 1964 when I was eight years old, making the trip from my home in Springfield, Mo., with my mom and older brother. Musial had retired the year before.

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Cardinals, Wainwright hoping to get contract extension done

The last two years, the Cardinals have gone to spring training with one of their star players on the verge of his free agent season. One did not sign and left after the year. The other signed a contract extension while in Florida. The Cardinals and Adam Wainwright hope for a repeat of last year when Yadier Molina re-signed with the club. 

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Tarasenko scores two goals as Blues win opener


The lockout forced Vladimir Tarasenko to delay his NHL debut with the St. Louis Blues, but it turned out to be worth the wait.

The 20-year-old Tarasenko, who had been playing in his native Russia during the lockout, scored the first two goals of his NHL career Saturday night — on his first two shots — to lead the Blues to a 6-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.

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Blues announce schedule, will play Detroit plenty early

The St. Louis Blues will have to be ready for some tough tests in the first few weeks of the condensed 48-game schedule, officially released by the team and the NHL on Saturday.

Four of the Blues’ first 13 games of the season will be against the Detroit Red Wings, including the season opener on Saturday, Jan. 19. The game at Scottrade Center will begin at 7 p.m.


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Jazz up your Super Bowl Party New Orleans Style

(By Suzanne Corbett, StLSportsPage.com Travel/Food Editor)

Before the Big Game kicks of in the Crescent City the action will have already begun at tailgate parties and living room watch parties across the country. Fans can expect to enjoy mountains of chicken chickens and bottomless bowls of dip and chips. After all, besides the action on the gridiron Super Bowl is all about the food.


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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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