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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: June 2018

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Game Report: Braves 5, Cardinals 1 -- Plus Post-Game Interviews with Matheny, Mikolas, Carpenter


While there is no really good way to lose a baseball game, the Cardinals' Miles Mikolas learned first-hand Friday night there can be a really tough way to lose one.

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Brad Thompson, Kyle McClellan, Fredbird Step up to the Plate for Young Cancer Patients

Brad Thompson got off the air at his radio show and headed to his next gig-- the Rainbows for Kids All-Star Game being held at All-StarPerformance baseball facility in Crestwood on Thursday night, trying to dodge the raindrops and tornado warnings.

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Blues' top draft pick Dominik Bokk knows he needs time to develop


The Blues' pick in the first round of the NHL draft, 18-year-old right winger Dominik Bokk, will play this season in Sweden as he works to develop his skills in preparation for an NHL career. 

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Blues are willing to be patient with top prospect Robert Thomas


One of the Blues' top prospects, center Robert Thomas, is not participating in on-ice activities at the team's prospect camp because of an ankle injury but the hope is he will be ready when this season begins. 

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For Cards prospect Andrew Knizner, catching is a work in progress


Just four years after he began catching, Andrew Knizner has moved up the list of the top prospects in the Cardinals' organization but his defense behind the plate remains a work in progress. 

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Game Report: Indians 5, Cardinals 1


The Cardinals went into Wednesday night's game looking to sweep a series for the first time since early May and match their season high winning streak at five games, but the Indians had other ideas.

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Game Report: Cardinals 11, Indians 2-- Plus Post-Game Audio: Matheny, Carpenter, J. Martinez


Matt Carpenter became only the third player in franchise history to get five hits and score five runs, including two homers, to lead the Cardinals to the rout of the Indians and Corey Kluber Tuesday night at Busch Stadium. 

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Game Report: Cardinals 4, Indians 0


John Gant replaced the injured Michael Wacha in the Cardinals' rotation on Monday night and allowed just one hit over seven scoreless innings in the win over the Indians at Busch Stadium. 

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Post-Game Audio: Matheny, Gant 6-25-18

The Cardinals beat the Indians at Busch Stadium Monday night for their third win in a row and the franchise's 10,000th win since it's inception. To hear the post-game interviews click the audio player.

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Game Report: Cardinals 8, Brewers 2 -- Plus Post-game Interviews


Jose Martinez capped a five-run fourth inning with a three-run homer to help Luke Weaver win his first game since May 11 as the Cardinals beat the Brewers Sunday in Milwaukee. 

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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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