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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Post-Game Cardinals Interview after Cards 13-5 loss to Cubs: Matheny, Wacha 6-15-18

The Cardinals lost to the Cubs 13-5 Friday night at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. To hear the post-game interviews, click the audio players below.

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Eat Up! Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Qualifying Contest Set for June 16 at Busch


Love hot dogs and baseball? Who doesn’t, which is precisely the reason Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest hosts is hosting its qualifying contests for the national contest at ballparks. In St. Louis, all who are hungry for competition, and loves hots dogs can belly up to the table on June 16 at 5:45 on Saturday at Busch Stadium.

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Game Report: Padres 4, Cardinals 2


Luke Weaver's struggles continued as the Cardinals lost to the Padres on Wednesday night, the final game of a three-game series in which their offense did not draw a walk and did not hit either a double or triple. 

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Post-Game Cardinals Audio: Matheny, Ozuna, Weaver

The Cardinals lost to the Padres 4-2 Wednesday night at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. To hear the post-game interviews, click the audio players below.

 

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Game Report: Padres 4, Cardinals 2

The Cardinals fell to 2-11 this season at home when they do not hit at least one home run with Tuesday night's loss to the Padres, including the last eight games when that happened.  

 

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Post-Game Cardinals Audio: Matheny, Mikolas, Bader

The Cardinals lost to the Padres 4-2 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. To hear the post-game interviews, click the audio players below.

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Cardinals' Alex Reyes reveals his daughter is battling cancer

Alex Reyes was back in the Cardinals' clubhouse on Tuesday following his second season-ending surgery in 17 months and revealed his daughter was diagnosed with cancer in 2016. 

 

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Game Report: Cardinals 5, Padres 2


Jose Martinez and Marcell Ozuna continued to carry the Cardinals on Monday night as each hit a two-run homer to back Jack Flaherty's strong start in the win over the Padres at Busch Stadium. 

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Cards promote Poncedeleon, send down Voit; Poncedeleon pre-game interview plus feature about him

The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s series opener with San Diego that they have purchased the contract of rookie right-handed pitcher Daniel Poncedeleon from Memphis (AAA). The club also announced that first baseman Luke Voit was optioned to the triple-A Redbirds following yesterday’s game.

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Game Report: Reds 6, Cardinals 3-- Plus Post-Game Interviews from Matheny, Martinez, Wong


The Cardinals could not overcome a poor start on Sunday by Carlos Martinez, who walked seven in 3 2/3 innings, as they saw their 13-game winning streak against the Reds come to an end. 

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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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