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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From the monthly archives: January 2013

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Blues need overtime to win third straight at home

There's something about playing at home which brings out the best in the St. Louis Blues.

Vladimir Sobotka scored 2:16 into overtime to give the Blues their third win in as many games at home this season Sunday night, a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild.

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St. Louis says goodbye, thank you to Stan Musial

St. Louis said goodbye, and thank you, to Stan Musial on Saturday with a mixture of tears, smiles and laughter emerging as the final tribute to the greatest Cardinal who ever lived.

Musial, who died a week ago at the age of 92, was eulogized by Cardinal chairman Bill DeWitt Jr., broadcaster Bob Costas, Andrew Edmonds, one of Musial’s 11 grandchildren, and by Dr. Martin Schwarze, Musial’s son-in-law, during the two-hour mass at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica

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Halak earns second shutout in 3-0 win over Nashville

Jaroslav Halak earned his second shutout of the young season for the Blues Thursday night — and he did not have to work very hard to get it. The St. Louis defense limited Nashville to only 13 shots on goal and Patrik Berglund scored on a penalty shot and assisted on a power-play goal by T.J. Oshie to lead the Blues to a 3-0 victory over the Predators.

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Musial's death prompts personal memories of why he was The Man

One of my greatest regrets as a baseball writer, and as a life-long fan of the game, is that I never got to see Stan Musial play. I missed him by one year.

The first game I ever saw at the first Busch Stadium was in 1964 when I was eight years old, making the trip from my home in Springfield, Mo., with my mom and older brother. Musial had retired the year before.

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Cardinals, Wainwright hoping to get contract extension done

The last two years, the Cardinals have gone to spring training with one of their star players on the verge of his free agent season. One did not sign and left after the year. The other signed a contract extension while in Florida. The Cardinals and Adam Wainwright hope for a repeat of last year when Yadier Molina re-signed with the club. 

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Tarasenko scores two goals as Blues win opener


The lockout forced Vladimir Tarasenko to delay his NHL debut with the St. Louis Blues, but it turned out to be worth the wait.

The 20-year-old Tarasenko, who had been playing in his native Russia during the lockout, scored the first two goals of his NHL career Saturday night — on his first two shots — to lead the Blues to a 6-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.

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Blues announce schedule, will play Detroit plenty early

The St. Louis Blues will have to be ready for some tough tests in the first few weeks of the condensed 48-game schedule, officially released by the team and the NHL on Saturday.

Four of the Blues’ first 13 games of the season will be against the Detroit Red Wings, including the season opener on Saturday, Jan. 19. The game at Scottrade Center will begin at 7 p.m.


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Jazz up your Super Bowl Party New Orleans Style

(By Suzanne Corbett, StLSportsPage.com Travel/Food Editor)

Before the Big Game kicks of in the Crescent City the action will have already begun at tailgate parties and living room watch parties across the country. Fans can expect to enjoy mountains of chicken chickens and bottomless bowls of dip and chips. After all, besides the action on the gridiron Super Bowl is all about the food.


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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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