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Matt Holliday's power is on the rise

Matt Holliday has sprung to life in July, but his season numbers are still lacking in the power department. The recent power surge has set him up for a great summer for the second straight season...

Matt Holliday's power is on the rise

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Matt Holliday has sprung to life in July, but his season numbers are still lacking in the power department. The recent power surge has set him up for a great summer for the second straight season...

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VEB Daily

Will a trade help decide the jumbled pennant race?

The Cardinals find themselves in the thick of the postseason race despite a roster depleted by injuries. Might an acquisition as the trade deadline give the team the boost it needs as it heads down...

Will a trade help decide the jumbled pennant race?

The Cardinals find themselves in the thick of the postseason race despite a roster depleted by injuries. Might an acquisition as the trade deadline give the team the boost it needs as it heads down...

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St. Louis Cardinals Scores & Recaps

Cards win series; pick up a game in the standings

Wainwright turns in a nice outing; Holliday homers for the series win at Wrigley

Cards win series; pick up a game in the standings

Wainwright turns in a nice outing; Holliday homers for the series win at Wrigley

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VEB Daily

Is A.J. Pierzynski just what the Cardinals need?

Disclaimer: The ideas in this post contain my opinions only. They should, in no way, be considered the opinion of the Viva El Birdos writing staff as a whole, unless, of course, they choose to say...

Is A.J. Pierzynski just what the Cardinals need?

Disclaimer: The ideas in this post contain my opinions only. They should, in no way, be considered the opinion of the Viva El Birdos writing staff as a whole, unless, of course, they choose to say...

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St. Louis Cardinals Scores & Recaps

Cards vs Cubs: Miller, AJ, offense click, win 6-3

A.J. Pierzynski begins winning hearts, minds in Redbird debut. Matt Adams just keeps hitting triples.

Cards vs Cubs: Miller, AJ, offense click, win 6-3

A.J. Pierzynski begins winning hearts, minds in Redbird debut. Matt Adams just keeps hitting triples.

Cardinals at Cubs gamethread, July 26

Shelby Miller vs Jake Arrieta. Oscar and Pierzynski in the lineup.

Taveras, Pierzynski, and the science of motivation

Editor's Note: I apologize for this being late -- I was scheduled to be home from a week long road trip at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, plenty of time to write a post after the kids went to bed. Then US...

Breaking news: Cardinals to sign AJ Pierzynski

According to Derrick Goold, noted nogoodnik AJ Pierzynski will be signed by the Cardinals and travel to Chicago tonight to be ready for tomorrow's game against the Cubs. George Kottaras will be...

Cards at Cubs Recap: STL Matts 1 Matt short of win

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Matts Carpenter and Holliday both go yard while brethren Matt Adams goes 0-5 in loss to Cubs.

Hunt and Peck: Links of the Week

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#FreeOscar

Series Preview: Cardinals at Cubs July 25-27

The Cardinals visit the Cubs to kick off 36 games remaining within the NL Central.

As trade deadline nears, Cards focus on pitching

With a week to go, the Cardinals are prioritizing an upgrade to the rotation.

Evening Off Thread and Taveras benching reaction

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No game tonight, but feel free to stick around and take a look at my reaction to Oscar Taveras' benching on Tuesday night.

Moonlight Graham and the Designated Pinch Runner

Eddie Phillips played in nine games for the Cardinals, but never made a plate appearance and never played the field.

Taveras, the lineup card, & player development

Manager Mike Matheny has presented a false choice in his frame of his decision to relegate Oscar Taveras to the role of bench bat.

*Hall of Fame 2014: Tony La Russa

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Tony La Russa has long made his mark in baseball by doing things differently. He started with the White Sox with little experience or reputation, but went on to manage champions in Oakland and St....

Cards lose in every aspect of the game in 3-0 loss

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It may have been the most thoroughly poorly played game all year by the Cardinals. They struck out 15 times, they committed a costly error, and the pitching was only ok.

Bases Loaded Woes and the State of the Offense

An in-depth look at how the St. Louis Cardinals have fared with the bases loaded and how their numbers fare with the rest of the National League.

AB by Taveras warrants numerous starts in a row

But, seriously, get Taveras in the starting lineup—even if a trade is on the horizon.

*Unintended and Overvalued

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The trade market seems to be getting weaker every year. And a whole lot of other stuff, too.

DFR: Marco Gonzales Fans 7

Daily Farm Report: Starts by Marco Gonzales, Jimmy Reed and Ian McKinney Highlight the Night

Cards vs Rays recap: Waino and company fall 7-2

Frustrating fifth finishes feathered friends

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