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Recap 4/19: Cards defeat lefty-heavy lineup 4-3

Lynn was average, although he was average against a team with more lefties in the lineup than righties. The Nationals defense loses the game for the Nationals as Zimmerman was good.

Recap 4/19: Cards defeat lefty-heavy lineup 4-3

Lynn was average, although he was average against a team with more lefties in the lineup than righties. The Nationals defense loses the game for the Nationals as Zimmerman was good.

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Cardinals Analysis

What to expect from Tyler Lyons in the rotation

Tyler Lyons will likely take over the open spot in the rotation for at least two starts. Here is what we can expect from him in the interim.

What to expect from Tyler Lyons in the rotation

Tyler Lyons will likely take over the open spot in the rotation for at least two starts. Here is what we can expect from him in the interim.

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St. Louis Cardinals Prospects

*Should the Cardinals be calling up Oscar Taveras?

Yes, he's a great prospect. Yes, I think he's ready to hit in the big leagues. No, I don't think the Cardinals should call him up right now. A lesson in delayed gratification.

*Should the Cardinals be calling up Oscar Taveras?

Yes, he's a great prospect. Yes, I think he's ready to hit in the big leagues. No, I don't think the Cardinals should call him up right now. A lesson in delayed gratification.

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DFR: Home runs from shortstops in the high minors

Greg Garcia and Aledmys Diaz homer as the system goes 2-2.

DFR: Home runs from shortstops in the high minors

Greg Garcia and Aledmys Diaz homer as the system goes 2-2.

Gio Gonzalez outduels Michael Wacha

In a tight game, the Nationals douse the Cardinals chance at a win due to Gio Gonzalez's stellar pitching.

Hunt and Peck: Links of the Week

For when you want to fight someone.

Cardinals' power drought has continued to 2014

The Cardinals did not have a powerful team in 2013 and lost their leading home run hitter in Carlos Beltran. Early in the season, the Cardinals have continued to win, but have done so without a lot of power.

*Interview with Jason Simontacchi

Jason Simontacchi appeared in 83 games for the Cardinals, and though his playing career may be over, he is still playing a key role in the future of the organization as the pitching coach for Peoria Chiefs.

DFR: Piscotty goes deep, Stoppelman gets a stop

Cardinal affiliates go 1-3 on the day with both hitting and pitching troubles ruling the day, even the game they won they scored only two runs.

4.17 RECAP: Cardinals 8, Nationals 0

The Cardinals have won 7 straight against the Washington Nationals. Can they make it eight tonight or will Natitude prevail?

Cardinals at Nationals gamethread 4/17

Adam Wainwright pitches against Taylor Jordan in our first look at the 2014 Nationals

Cardinals at Nationals series preview 4/17-4/20

A look at the upcoming series against the Nats

Yahoo-baseball

Who will replace the injured Joe Kelly?

The Cardinals must replace Joe Kelly, who suffered a hamstring injury on Wednesday, in the starting rotation. Which pitcher will get the call?

Cardinals Top Ten Prospects, 2015 Edition

A dispatch from the future, warning humanity about the calamity which will shortly befall it.

*Shelby Miller is back, maybe

After a disappointing finish to 2013, Shelby Miller did not pitch well in his first two outings of 2014, leading to questions about his performance for the rest of the season. A positive start against Milwaukee eased some minds, but questions remain.

DFR: Lyons' audition goes well

Thankfully Lyons pitched well just before his now-likely call up for the injured Joe Kelly, so panicking can be minimized.

Recap 4/16: Kelly hurt, Cards fall to Brewers 5-1

After 4 solid innings, Joe Kelly leaves game early due to base running injury.

*2014 Draft Preview Thirteen

Looking at the sinister side of things, with a prep bent this week. Devilry abounds!

DFR: A homer by Grichuk and a beauty from Petrick

The system went 2-1, the starters in Memphis and Palm Beach had mediocre outings, but Zach Petrick picked up his counterparts. Randal Grichuk hit one of 3 Memphis home runs as the Redbirds hung 8 runs on the Sounds.

Miller, Cards best Brewers; Karma crushes crew

Shelby Miller gave viewers a Rorschach test performance. The gods of baseball were clearer communicators.

Hunt and Peck: Links of the Weekend

Bob Davidson just got put on my list.

Is Matheny over-using Martinez & Rosenthal?

Mike Matheny is leaning hard on his best young relievers so far this season.

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