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: December 2015

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'December 2015'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Rams uncertain future was the top St. Louis sports story of 2015

The uncertain future of the Rams, and whether they will stay in St. Louis or move back to Los Angeles, was the top story of 2015 in St. Louis sports. 

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Remembering STLSportsPage's favorite stories from 2015

Our favorite stories from 2015 included the adventures of former teammates David Peralta and Jon Edwards on the rookie-level Johnson City Cardinals in 2007, who each made it to the majors - but with an odd twist. 

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A look back at notable St. Louis sports deaths in 2015

Former Cardinals pitcher Joaquin Andujar was one of the notable deaths in the St. Louis sports world during 2015. We look back at the list. 

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Top St. Louis sports stories of 2015 - number two

Coming in second on our list of the top stories of the year in  St. Louis sports was free agent outfielder Jason Heyward leaving the Cardinals to sign an eight-year contract with the rival Chicago Cubs. 

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Hoping for Good Luck in 2016? Top 5 "Lucky Foods" to eat on New Years Eve

If the Cardinals and Blues want to strike it lucky in 2016 all they have to do is eat right. Make that eat the right foods on New Years.

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Blues surrender two-goal lead but get win on Steen's OT goal

The Blues blew a 3-1 lead in the final four minutes of regulation but got an overtime goal from Alexander Steen to beat the Nashville  Predators 4-3 Tuesday night at Scottrade Center. 

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BLUES AUDIO: Hitchcock, Steen, Jaskin, Fabbri, Allen post-game interviews

To hear the interview click the audio players.

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Rob Rains on Jock 98.7, Springfield, Mo. with Ned Reynolds: Memories of Joe Strauss and Cards updates

Rob Rains was a guest on Springfield, Missouri's Jock 98.7 with Ned Reynolds Tuesday to talk about memories of Post-Dispatch writer Joe Strauss, who passed away from cancer this week. To hear the interview click the audio player.

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Top St. Louis sports stories of 2015 - number three

Coming in third on our list of the top St. Louis sports stories of 2015 was the unexpected announcement that Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel would retire at the end of the season because of health reasons. 

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B.J. Rains shares special memories of Joe Strauss on CBS Sports 920

B.J. Rains was starting his professional sportswriting career with an internship at MLB.com covering the Cardinals when he first met Joe Strauss. The two developed an interesting relationship.

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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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