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: May 2013

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Isaiah Pead suspended by NFL for 2013 opening game

Running back Isaiah Pead was suspended by the NFL Friday for the opening game of the 2013 season for violating the league's substance abuse policies.

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Game Report: Royals 4, Cardinals 2

The Cardinals could not protect a 2-1 lead in the ninth and lost to the Royals, after a rain delay of more than four hours, Thursday night at Busch Stadium. 

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Long night overshadows Wacha's debut as Cards fall in ninth

Michael Wacha's debut matched the hype Thursday night, but the Cardinals could not get him the win in a long, frustrating night at Busch Stadium that did not end until after 3 a.m.

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Who were biggest draft busts in Cardinals history?

With the 2013 amateur draft now a week away, and Michael Wacha making his debut less than a year after he was drafted, a look back at high draft selections who turned out to be busts.

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George Brett joins Royals as interim hitting coach

George Brett was named the interim hitting coach of the Royals prior to their game Thursday night at Busch Stadium against the Cardinals.

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Alfonso Ribeiro joins others for Faulk golf tourney


Marshall Faulk is among the biggest sports names to play for a St. Louis team and he is proving his star power can help raise money for a good cause. The  Marshall Faulk Foundation has teamed up with Lumiere Place for the second annual Lumiere Place Golf Classic.

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Podcast: Rob Rains & B.J. talked to Michael Wacha in Spring Training

In Spring Training, Rob Rains and B.J. Rains interviewed Michael Wacha. It's fun to look back and see what he said then in light of his major league debut tonight.

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Game Report: Cardinals 5, Royals 3

Daniel Descalso's two-run pinch-hit single capped a four-run rally in the eighth inning that lifted the Cardinals past the Royals Wednesday night at Busch Stadium.

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Cris Carpenter remembers being in same place as Michael Wacha

Cris Carpenter has been in the same place Michael Wacha will be Thursday night. Twenty-five years ago, he made his major-league debut less than a year after being a first-round draft pick by the Cardinals. 

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Audio: Michael Wacha meets the St. Louis media


Michael Wacha met with the St. Louis media on Wednesday, about 27 hours before he will make his major-league debut against the Royals Thursday night at Busch Stadium.

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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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