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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: May 2013

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

Isaiah Pead suspended by NFL for 2013 opening game

Running back Isaiah Pead was suspended by the NFL Friday for the opening game of the 2013 season for violating the league's substance abuse policies.

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Game Report: Royals 4, Cardinals 2

The Cardinals could not protect a 2-1 lead in the ninth and lost to the Royals, after a rain delay of more than four hours, Thursday night at Busch Stadium. 

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Long night overshadows Wacha's debut as Cards fall in ninth

Michael Wacha's debut matched the hype Thursday night, but the Cardinals could not get him the win in a long, frustrating night at Busch Stadium that did not end until after 3 a.m.

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Who were biggest draft busts in Cardinals history?

With the 2013 amateur draft now a week away, and Michael Wacha making his debut less than a year after he was drafted, a look back at high draft selections who turned out to be busts.

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George Brett joins Royals as interim hitting coach

George Brett was named the interim hitting coach of the Royals prior to their game Thursday night at Busch Stadium against the Cardinals.

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Alfonso Ribeiro joins others for Faulk golf tourney


Marshall Faulk is among the biggest sports names to play for a St. Louis team and he is proving his star power can help raise money for a good cause. The  Marshall Faulk Foundation has teamed up with Lumiere Place for the second annual Lumiere Place Golf Classic.

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Podcast: Rob Rains & B.J. talked to Michael Wacha in Spring Training

In Spring Training, Rob Rains and B.J. Rains interviewed Michael Wacha. It's fun to look back and see what he said then in light of his major league debut tonight.

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Game Report: Cardinals 5, Royals 3

Daniel Descalso's two-run pinch-hit single capped a four-run rally in the eighth inning that lifted the Cardinals past the Royals Wednesday night at Busch Stadium.

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Cris Carpenter remembers being in same place as Michael Wacha

Cris Carpenter has been in the same place Michael Wacha will be Thursday night. Twenty-five years ago, he made his major-league debut less than a year after being a first-round draft pick by the Cardinals. 

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Audio: Michael Wacha meets the St. Louis media


Michael Wacha met with the St. Louis media on Wednesday, about 27 hours before he will make his major-league debut against the Royals Thursday night at Busch Stadium.

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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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