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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: April 2018

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'April 2018'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Baseball reunites Cardinals' prospect, two brothers in Springfield


Separated because of age and distance, three brothers - Cardinals' prospect Sam Tewes, older brother Luke and younger brother Thomas - have been brought together again this spring in Springfield because of baseball. 

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Nearing 1,000 games as Cardinals manager, Mike Matheny opens up about past, present, future


As he nears his 1,000th game as the manager of the Cardinals, a candid Mike Matheny talked in an exclusive interview about what he has learned about his job, its current challenges and took a look into the future. 

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Game Report: Pirates 5, Cardinals 0


The Cardinals have never been involved in a perfect game in their franchise history, but Nick Kingham, making his major-league debut, made a serious bid on Sunday to change that - retiring the first 20 hitters he faced. 

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Game Report: Pirates 6, Cardinals 2


The Cardinals' bullpen failed to protect a 2-1 lead for Jack Flaherty, giving up a combined five runs in three innings that carried the Pirates to the win Saturday night in Pittsburgh. 

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Game Report: Pirates 6, Cardinals 5 (11 innings)


The Pirates scored three runs off Greg Holland in the ninth inning, in part because of an error by Jose Martinez, to tie Friday night's game against the Cardinals before scoring the winning run in the 11th off Jordan Hicks. 

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Thursday Post-Game Audio: Mike Matheny, Jose Martinez, Greg Holland


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Game Report: Cardinals 4, Mets 3 (13 innings)


So far the month of April has been one to forget for Dexter Fowler but he had at least one moment to remember on Thursday when his RBI single gave the Cardinals the walk-off win over the Mets at Busch Stadium. 

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Game Report: Cardinals 9, Mets 1


Playing small ball produced big results for the Cardinals on Wednesday night as they capitalized on infield hits, sacrifice bunts and three New York errors en route to the win over the Mets at Busch Stadium. 

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Wednesday Post-Game Audio: Mike Matheny, Michael Wacha, Marcell Ozuna 4-25-18


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Game Report: Mets 6. Cardinals 5 (10 innings)


Jay Bruce tied Ryan Howard for the most home runs by a visiting player at Busch Stadium III on Tuesday night and his 10th inning blast gave the Mets the win over the Cardinals. 

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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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