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: September 2016

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Cardinals activate Holliday but say he likely won't return in 2017

The Cardinals activated Matt Holliday from the disabled list on Friday, but said it all likelihood the three games this weekend will be the final ones of his career in St. Louis.

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Cardinals Post-Game Audio: Matheny 9-30-16

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Heading to Louisiana for Mizzou-LSU... or just want to know about the area?

The Missouri Tigers play in "Death Valley" the nickname given to the 102,000 seat LSU Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana this Saturday. A large contingent of Mizzou fans will be heading to Baton Rouge for Saturday's game and the tourist industry in that area is happy to have them.

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Lots of unknowns about Missouri's first trip to LSU on Saturday

One of the biggest unknowns about Missouri's first trip to LSU on Saturday night is whether running back Leonard Fournette, a Heisman Trophy candidate, will be able to play after suffering an ankle injury.

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If you missed Rob Rains on Frank Cusumano's Press Box Show, here's the podcast 9-30-16

Rob Rains was a guest on Frank Cusumano's Radio Show, the Press Box on 590AM on Friday. One of the things they talked about was the ending of Thursday night's game. To hear the segment, click the audio player.

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It's Fan Appreciation Weekend at Busch; last three regular season games for the Cardinals

The Cardinals enter their last homestand of the season Busch Stadium--and the last three games of the season. They have hopes to secure a National League Wild Card playoff berth. Here is what you need to know about the last three games.

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Jaden Schwartz to be out at least four weeks with elbow injury

The Blues announced Friday that forward Jaden Schwartz will miss at least four weeks because of an injury to his left elbow. Schwartz was hurt in the team's practice on Thursday. 

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Game Report: Cardinals 4, Reds 3

The Cardinals won a game they should not have won Thursday night, at least according to the rule book, and might go to the playoffs because of it.
 

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Post-Game Audio: Matheny, Molina, Reyes, Reds Manager Price

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Game Report: Reds 2, Cardinals 1

The Cardinals have had more than a few frustrating losses this season, but Wednesday night might rank near the top of the list as they left the potential tying run on third base three times in the final four innings.

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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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