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: February 2017

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Postcard from Cardinals camp for Tuesday, Feb. 28

The Cardinals have made working on baserunning a priority this spring after struggling in that area last season. The first inning of Tuesday’s game showed they made need to work a little harder.

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Blues trade Kevin Shattenkirk to Washington Capitals

The Blues traded defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, who would have been a free agent at the end of the season, to the Washington Capitals on Monday night for two draft picks and forward Zach Sanford. 

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Postcard from Cardinals camp for Monday, Feb. 27

Three pitchers who will likely play a big role in determining the Cardinals' success this season - Lance Lynn, Michael Wacha and Trevor Rosenthal - all made their spring debuts on Monday. 

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Game Report: Blackhawks 4, Blues 2

A goal by the Blackhawks' Artem Anisimov with 5:20 left in the third period broke a 2-2 tie and sent Chicago to the win over the Blues Sunday night in Chicago.

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The Sad Goodbye: Putting Your Pet to Sleep

If you are searching the internet and came up with this article, we'd like to extend our love and prayers to you. It's a very tough time when we have to make a decision concerning our pet. Our pets are family and we want to do right by them

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Postcard from Cardinals camp for Sunday, Feb. 26

The Cardinals picked up their first win of the spring on Sunday, over the Marlins. Eric Fryer picked up where he left off last year in a Cardinal uniform with a two-run single and a triple.

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Postcard from Cardinals camp for Saturday, Feb. 25

The transition of Matt Carpenter from leadoff to the third spot in the Cardinals' batting order got off to a good start in the spring training opener on Saturday with a sacrifice fly and a two-run homer. 

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After catching son's foul ball, Louis Bader then watches him homer

After catching a foul ball hit by his son, Louis Bader gave the ball to 7-year-old Tyler Hayes, and then watched as Harrison Bader homered in the Cardinals' first game of the spring on Saturday. 

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Transplanted Cardinals Fans Love Their Team

While in Jupiter, Florida for Spring Training we had time to run over to an area called The Villages and meet a whole new world of Cardinals fans. The Villages is a planned community near the Ocala, Florida area and among the hundreds of clubs people can join, Cardinal Nation stands out. 

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Cardinals sign another Cuban outfielder, Jose Adolis Garcia

The Cardinals announced the signing of free agent Cuban outfielder Jose Adolis Garcia on Friday. Garcia was the MVP of the top league in Cuba during the 2016 season. 

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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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