Game Report: Cubs 7, Cardinals 2
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.
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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From the monthly archives: December 2017

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Cardinals' trade for Ozuna was top sports story in St. Louis in 2017


The top story of 2017 in St. Louis sports was the Cardinals' trade for Marcell Ozuna of the Marlins, who the team hopes will be the biggest impact bat in their lineup since Albert Pujols. 

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Scottie Upshall's goal lifts Blues to 3-2 win over Hurricanes


Scottie Upshall made the most of a chance to play on a line with Brayden Schenn and Vladimir Tarasenko on Saturday night, scoring the goal that gave the Blues a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. 

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Audio: Mike Yeo, Jay Bouwmeester, Kyle Brodziak after Blues win over Hurricanes 12-30-17

The Blues beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 at Scottrade in St. Louis Saturday night. To hear Blues coach Mike Yeo's post-game interview plus interviews with players Jay Bouwmeester and Kyle Brodziak click the audio player below.

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Top stories in St. Louis sports in 2017 – number two


Ranking second on the list of the top stories in St. Louis sports in 2017 was the Blues decision to fire coach Ken Hitchcock on Feb. 1 and promote Mike Yeo, who already had been hired as the coach in waiting.  

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Notable deaths in the St. Louis sports world during 2017


One of the notable figures from the St. Louis sports world who died in 2017 was Noel Picard, an original member of the St. Louis Blues and later a broadcaster for the team. 

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Game Report: Stars 4, Blues 2


Vladimir Tarasenko finally broke out of his long scoring slump but the Stars scored three times in the final five minutes to defeat the Blues Friday night in Dallas. 

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Top stories in St. Louis sports in 2017 – number three


The third-biggest story of the year in St. Louis sports was all of the changes to the Cardinals' coaching staff, which began when Chris Maloney lost his job in June and continued after the season. 

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Looking back at STLSportsPage’s favorite stories from 2017


Our favorite story from 2017 was the remarkable recovery of Cardinals' minor-league pitcher Daniel Poncedeleon, who we visited with in Florida in August, three months after he was hit in the head by a line drive. 

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Food: Getting Ready to Ring in the New Year with Drinks and Snacks

Time to toast the holidays and ring in the New Year with the proverbial cup of cheer. 

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Top stories in St. Louis sports in 2017 – number four


The story which ranked fourth on our list of the top stories of the year in St. Louis sports was the Cardinals' failure to reach the playoffs for the second consecutive season. 

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Monday, July 23, 2018

- Matt Carpenter's home run streak ended on Sunday. The streak of bad performances from Cardinals' relievers did not. The Cubs scored five runs off Mike Mayers and Brett Cecil to turn a 2-2 game into a 7-2 win in the final game of the series at Wrigley Field. In the five game series the Cubs scored a combined 19 runs in 18 innings against the Cardinals' bullpen.

- Carpenter was 1-of-4 as his streak of hitting at least one home run ended at a team-record six games. His only hit was a bunt single, snapping his streak of consecutive extra-base hits at 12, also a franchise record.

- Daniel Poncedeleon will be recalled from Memphis to make his major-league debut tonight as the Cardinals open a three-game series in Cincinnati. Poncedeleon was on the major-league roster for a week earlier this season but did not pitch.

 

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