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Cardinals News and Notes: Trading, WAR, a Turnaround, Farm Reports, and a Series with the Braves

A recap of the weekend’s stories

MLB: Atlanta Braves at St. Louis Cardinals Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Here are stories that we published at VEB this weekend:

The cost for a difference - John LaRue looked at what it has taken historically to land impact players in trades.

Carp is getting hot - Tyler Kinzy examined the changes Matt Carpenter made to turn around his offensive struggles.

Thursday’s DFR - Austin Ward recapped the games, highlighted by Dakota Hudson.

Series Preview - I previewed the three-game series with the Braves.

Some love for the old-school style - Ben Clemens explained how too much stock can be put in WAR and not enough in actual wins.

Saturday’s loss... - VanHicklestein wrote about what was an awful loss for the Cardinals.

Weekly Farm Recap - Tanner Puckett typed about the top performances of the week down on the farm.

Atlanta gets a sweep - The Cardinals scored some runs late in the game, but the Braves held on for a win - one that sealed a three-game sweep. Stlcardsfan4 had the details.

Check back this week for more!