STLSportsPage.com                     Rob Rains, Editor-in-Chief                     Saturday, August 18, 2018

   

Will Bader be able to qualify for a Gold Glove?
Will Bader be able to qualify for a Gold Glove?
Because of how little he played during the first half of the season, Harrison Bader needs to play almost every inning in the next two weeks to become eligible to win a Rawlings Gold Glove award.
Game Report: Cardinals 5, Brewers 2
Game Report: Cardinals 5, Brewers 2
Jack Flaherty pitched six scoreless innings to lead the Cardinals over the Brewers Friday night at Busch Stadium. The win moved the Cardinals just a half game out of a wildcard playoff spot.
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.
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.
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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Game Report: Cardinals 7, Marlins 1


Matt Carpenter homered again and Yadier Molina drove in three runs with a homer and double to back a strong start from John Gant and lead the Cardinals over the Marlins Wednesday night in Miami. 

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Game Report: Cardinals 3, Marlins 2


Matt Carpenter hit his 30th home run of the season on Tuesday night and the blast broke a 2-2 tie in the eighth inning and carried the Cardinals to the win over the Marlins in Miami. 

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Rascals welcome nine former Cardinals players at Saturday's Legend's Game


The River City Rascals have a promotion this Saturday that should appeal to all Cardinals fans. The Rascals are hosting the second annual St. Louis Legends game. There will be eight former Cardinals players, and nine  local celebrities will be playing a seven-inning softball game.

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Game Report: Marlins 2, Cardinals 1


The difference between the stadium roof being open Monday night instead of closed might have cost the Cardinals a pair of potential home runs from Harrison Bader and Jedd Gyorko in their loss to the Marlins.

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Ranking the Cardinals top prospects – new list reveals big changes


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. One spot that didn't change was who is at the top - Alex Reyes.

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Game Report: Cardinals 2, Pirates 1

The Cardinals won for only the second time this season scoring two runs or less as Jack Flaherty pitched six shutout innings and Matt Carpenter hit his league-leading 29th home run. 

 

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Game Report: Cardinals 8, Pirates 4


Jedd Gyorko drove in three runs with a pair of doubles and Jose Martinez also had two doubles and scored twice to lead the Cardinals over the Pirates Saturday night in Pittsburgh. 

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Game Report: Pirates 7, Cardinals 6


The Cardinals left 16 runners on base and had two runners thrown out at the plate in losing to the Pirates Friday night in Pittsburgh. Dexter Fowler also broke his foot and is headed to the DL. 

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Game Report: Cardinals 3, Rockies 2


Jose Martinez drove in the tying and winning runs with a pinch-hit single in the ninth inning Thursday to give the Cardinals a walk-off win over the Rockies at Busch Stadium. 

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Game Report: Cardinals 6, Rockies 3


A "peek at the future" looking pretty promising for the Cardinals on Wednesday night as six rookies played key roles in the win over the Rockies at Busch Stadium. 

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SAturday, August. 18, 2018

-Jack Flaherty pitched six scoreless innings to lead the Cardinals to a 5-2 win over the Brewers Friday night at Busch Stadium. The win moved the Cardinals just a half game out of a wildcard playoff spot. Flaherty has won each of his last three starts, allowing just two runs in a combined 19 innings.

- Marcell Ozuna and Kolten Wong each drove in two runs for the Cardinals, and Jedd Gyorko hit his 10th homer as the Cardinals improved to 9-1 in their last 10 games.

- Miles Mikolas will get the start tonight in the second game of the series.

 

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