Game Report: Cardinals 6, Diamondbacks 4
Game Report: Cardinals 6, Diamondbacks 4
Jaime Garcia earned his first victory in nearly a year but the Cardinals likely lost Matt Adams to a leg injury in Tuesday night's game against the Diamondbacks at Busch Stadium.
Hitchcock changes his focus to the Blues future
Hitchcock changes his focus to the Blues future
For the first time in the month since the Blues playoff lost, Ken Hitchcock began looking ahead on Tuesday after agreeing to a new one=year contract to remain as the team's coach.
Radack making most of chance with Cardinals
Radack making most of chance with Cardinals
Luckily for Collin Radack, the inauspicious start of his professional baseball career wasn't an omen of things to come in his first year in the Cardinals' organization.
This hasn't been good year for ex-Cards in Boston
This hasn't been good year for ex-Cards in Boston
For Allen Craig, Joe Kelly and their other former St. Louis teammates, this has not been a good year to be a former Cardinal in Boston. Kelly is the only one left on the roster.
Smith's success makes others forget disability
Smith's success makes others forget disability
St. Louisian Carter Smith has not let the fact he was born without a right hand keep him from playing the game he loves. He will pitch the final game of his college career on Saturday.
Uncertainty is the word about  baseball draft
Uncertainty is the word about baseball draft
With a month to go, there is a lot of uncertainty about the major-league baseball draft but Missouri State's Jon Harris is expected to be a first-round pick.
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Carter Smith's desire to succeed makes others forget his disability

St. Louisian Carter Smith has not let the fact he was born without a right hand keep him from playing the game he loves. He will pitch the final game of his college career on Saturday. 

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Game Report: Cardinals 8, Indians 3

Matt Carpenter returned to the lineup with two hits, an RBI and scored two runs and Matt Holliday hit a three-run homer to lead the Cardinals over the Indians Tuesday night in Cleveland.

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Travel: Road Trip to Charleston, IL- The biggest "sight" we didn't see


The Rains Roadtrip took us to Charleston, Ilinois, home of Eastern Illinois University where Rob Rains interviewed someone for an upcoming in-depth feature article. We had not been to the Charleston-Mattoon area since the early 1980's when the St. Louis Football Cardinals (now Arizona Cardinals) trained at EIU.

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Audio: Rob Rains on Jamie Allman Show FM NewsTalk 97.1 5-11-15


Rob Rains is a regular weekly contributor to the Jamie Allman Show on FM NewsTalk 97.1 Radio in St. Louis. In case you missed it you can listen to the five minute segment by clicking the audio player below:

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Game Report: Pirates 4, Cardinals 3

The Cardinals lost their first series of the year when the Pirates broke a 3-3 tie on an RBI single by Jung Ho Kang in the seventh inning Sunday in Pittsburgh.

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Game Report: Pirates 7, Cardinals 5

 The Cardinals hit into a triple play and Carlos Martinez had his second consecutive rough start, unable to protect a 5-3 lead, as the Cardinals lost to the Pirates Saturday night in Pittsburgh.

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Lindenwood Hires Former SLU Assistant Coach for New Head Basketball, plus Local College Roundup

Here are the articles from the local college sports stories for this week.

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Game Report: Cardinals 8, Pirates 5

Matt Holliday and Kolten Wong hit three-run homers to power the Cardinals over the Pirates Friday night in Pittsburgh in the opener of a six-game road trip, helping Michael Wacha move to 5-0 on the season.

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Springfield, MO readers: Rob Rains, Ned Reynolds on Jock 98.7

Our Springfield, Mo. readers and those from southwest Missouri recognize Ned Reynolds as the long-time sports personality from that area. It's always a pleasure for Rob Rains when they do their frequent radio visits. Click the recorder to hear Friday's episode.

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Uncertainty surrounds baseball draft, which is now a month away

With a month to go, there is a lot of uncertainty about how the major-league baseball draft will play out, but Missouri State's Jon Harris, a product of Hazelwood Central, is expected to be a first-round selection. 

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 

 - Jaime Garcia earned his first victory in nearly a year but the Cardinals likely lost Matt Adams to a leg injury in Tuesday night's 6-4 win over the Diamondbacks at Busch Stadium.

- Adams pulled up after hitting a double in the fifth inning and will undergo an MRI today but manager Mike Matheny said it is likely the team will make a roster move and put Adams on  the DL.

- Garcia survived a rough start to pitch six innings and win for the first time since June 15 of last year.

- The Cardinals said before the game that tests on Tuesday found no structural damage to Marco Gonzales' left shoulder and that he had what was termed an "impingement' in his shoulder. He will receive an injection and begin an exercise program designed to strengthen the area,. It is expected he will miss about three weeks.

- The Cardinals will try to complete a sweep of the three-game series against the Diamondbacks tonight. Lance Lynn will pitch against Josh Collmenter. 

- The Blues' Ken Hitchcock began looking forward on Tuesday after agreeing to return to coach the term under a new one-year contract. Hitchcock has been the team's coach since Nov. 7, 2011.

 

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