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Cards Lose Opener to Cubs

Yadi's triumphant return was not as triumphant as we'd hoped. Cardinals lost 7-2 after a four-run 8th inning credited to (or demerited from) Pat Neshek.

Cards Lose Opener to Cubs

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Yadi's triumphant return was not as triumphant as we'd hoped. Cardinals lost 7-2 after a four-run 8th inning credited to (or demerited from) Pat Neshek.

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Hunt and Peck: Links of the Week

But, soft! What light through yonder doorway breaks?

Hunt and Peck: Links of the Week

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But, soft! What light through yonder doorway breaks?

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St. Louis Cardinals Previews

Meet Javier and Jorge. Cardinals vs. Cubs preview

The Cardinals and Cubs play four games in three days at Busch. Enter two characters the Cubs hope will grow into central actors in the ancient rivalry.

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Meet Javier and Jorge. Cardinals vs. Cubs preview

The Cardinals and Cubs play four games in three days at Busch. Enter two characters the Cubs hope will grow into central actors in the ancient rivalry.

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My Rule 3.05(b) mistake

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Sometimes a mistake requires its own post. Today's is one of those.

(Scrappy) position players who pitched

Over the years, the Cardinals have sent some memorable non-pitchers to the mound, and a few scrappy middle infielders have even fared pretty well.

Mathenaging: Still losing at reliever chess

After nearly three years on the job, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny still hasn't gotten the hang of late-inning reliever chess.

*The Cardinals have no infield bench

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The Cardinals have been thin on the infield all season long, but after trades and injuries the Cardinals are down to just Daniel Descalso.

DFR: Yadi starts his rehab with two hits

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Memphis beat Fresno 5 - 4 Thomas Pham (CF), 0 for 4, R Stephen Piscotty (RF), 0 for 3, K Xavier Scruggs (1B), 0 for 3, BB Pete Kozma (SS), 1 for 3, BB, R Rafael Ortega (LF), 0 for 3, BB,...

Cards at Pirates Recap: Cards fall 3-1, 2-4 in PA

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Not a great trip, Bob.

Mike Matheny has done at least one thing right

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It may be hard to believe, but one cannot really complain about Matheny's management of center field...

*The Struggling Rookie Blues

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Gregory Polanco and Oscar Taveras both came into the 2014 season with enormous amounts of hype following them around. It hasn't been the easiest go of things so far for either one of them.

DFR: Strong Starts From Jenkins and Gaviglio

Daily Farm Report: Strong Starts From Jenkins and Gaviglio and Homers From Popkins, Rodriguez and Washington Highlight The Night

Cardinals vs. Pirates recap: ¿En serio, Matheny?

Cardinals vs. Pirates recap: ¿En serio, Matheny? in 5-2 late loss

Hunt and Peck: Links of the Weekend

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How ghood has Jhonny Peralta been?

Miller tinkers with a sinker as fourseamer fades

In the midst of a poor sophomore season, Shelby Miller has turned to a sinker and pitching to contact.

Can Scruggs help power the Cardinals in September?

As Joe alluded to a few days ago, Xavier Scruggs is literally crushing PCL pitching the last couple of months. Can he be any kind of spark for the Cardinal offense come September?

DFR: Petrick dominates in shutout

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Memphis beat Fresno 1 - 0 Thomas Pham (CF), 0 for 3, BB Randal Grichuk (LF), 0 for 4, 3 Ks Mike O'Neill came in as a defensive substitute for Grichuk. Stephen Piscotty (RF), 0 for 4, K X...

Cards pull out close win in Pittsburgh

Lackey pitches seven good innings and the offense has a good seventh inning.

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Cardinals at Pirates Series Preview August 25-27

The 70-59 Cardinals head to Pittsburgh to play three against the 67-63 Pirates.

Kolten Wong's rocky rookie year

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Kolten Wong has had his share of ups and down in his rookie season. His overall numbers might not be as good as he had hoped entering the season, but this season has shown promise as he heads into...

From prospect lists to the majors

The move from the minors to the majors is now harder than ever.

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