Game Report: Cardinals 18, Cubs 5
Game Report: Cardinals 18, Cubs 5
Matt Carpenter became the first Cardinals player in history with five extra-base hits in a game - three homers and two doubles - and drove in seven runs on Friday at Wrigley Field.
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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Game Report: Cardinals 18, Cubs 5


Matt Carpenter became the first Cardinals player in history with five extra-base hits in a game - three homers and two doubles - and drove in seven runs to lead the Cardinals over the Cubs Friday at Wrigley Field. 

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Game Report: Cubs 9, Cardinals 6


The Cardinals' first game after the All-Star break was like way too many of their games in the first half of the season on Thursday night as Carlos Martinez and the bullpen could not overcome three errors in losing to the Cubs.

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A small black book has a lot to do with Mike Shildt's rise to becoming manager of the Cardinals

Mike Shildt's preparation for becoming the Cardinals' interim manager included stints as a teacher, a scout, minor-league coach and manager and as a major-league coach. He credits a lot of his success to a small black book.

 

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Cardinals believe Nolan Gorman has chance to be "a special player"


It hasn't taken long for the Cardinals' top pick in this year's draft, 18-year-old Nolan Gorman, to make a favorable impression and prompt long-time coaches to say he has a chance to be "a special player."

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All-Star Game the highlight of a very busy All-Star Week for the Cardinals

All eyes are on Washington, D.C. for Baseball Fans as the Major League Baseball All-Star Game takes place July 17th. STLSportsPage.com and Rob Rains is in the Nation’s Capitol for the festivities. 

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Can the Cardinals find another All-Star like Miles Mikolas in Japan?

The success Miles Mikolas has had this season, making the All-Star team, has provided confirmation the Cardinals' scouting process in Japan is working. They are already trying to find another pitcher like him. 

 

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Game Report: Cardinals 6, Reds 4


Mike Shildt won his first game as the Cardinals; interim manager on Sunday as Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler homered and John Gant pitched four hitless innings in relief to defeat the Reds. 

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Desire for a fresh voice, leadership prompted firing of Mike Matheny


A belief that the Cardinals were not going to be able to dramatically improve their performance without a change in managers led to the decision to fire Mike Matheny and hitting coaches John Mabry and Bill Mueller. 

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Audio: John Mozeliak, Bill DeWitt, Mike Shildt, Mike Girsch on Matheny, Mabry, Mueller firings


The Cardinals held a news conference Sunday to discuss the firing of Manager Mike Matheny and hitting coaches John Mabry and Bill Mueller.

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Cardinals fire Matheny and coaches Mabry, Mueller; Shildt named interim manager


The Cardinals announced late Saturday night that manager Mike Matheny had been fired along with hitting coaches John Mabry and Bill Mueller. Mike Shildt was named the interim manager. 

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Saturday, July 21, 2018

- Matt Carpenter became the first Cardinals player in history with five extra-base hits in a game - three homers and two doubles - and drove in seven runs on Friday in an 18-5 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. He hit a leadoff homer in the first, a two-run homer in the secibdm gad twi doubles in a seven-run fourth and hit a three-run homer in the sixth before coming out of the game with the Cardinals leading 15-1.

- Carpenter's 16 total bases tied the franchise record set by Mark Whten when he hit four homers in a game in 1993. He tied Lou Brock's record with 21 leadoff homers in his career.

- The Cardinals and Cubs play a day-night doubleheader today, with Luke Weaver and John Gant the scheduled starters for the Cardinals.. 

 

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