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Cardinals News and Notes: Trade Deadline, Manager, Minor Leagues, and a Series with the Cubs

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The weekend happenings all summed up

St Louis Cardinals v Chicago Cubs Photo by David Banks/Getty Images

A quick look back at the weekend on the field:

In the recent five-game series with the Cubs, the Cardinals were victorious twice. Matt Carpenter’s historic home run streak ended on Sunday after six games - including Thursday, Friday, and both games of Saturday’s doubleheader.

Here are the stories from the weekend at VEB:

Podcast - Tyler Kinzy, Heather Simon, and Tanner Puckett talked about the rumors surrounding the Cardinals in the most recent Viva El Birdos podcast.

The next leader - John LaRue wrote about all the factors that will weigh out as the Cardinals decide their manager after the 2018 season.

DFR - Dakota Hudson pitched well (you shouldn’t be surprised) and Austin Ward covered his performances - and the performances of others - in a report of Thursday’s farm games.

Um, okay.. - Commissioner Manfred made some interesting remarks regarding Mike Trout recently, and Heather Simon had the details.

Relievers on the market - Ben Clemens attempts to target who the team may target this trade deadline.

System Sundays - Malcom Nunez was highlighted in Aaron Schafer’s latest story.

WFR - Tanner Puckett covered another week of Minor League action, including some notable achievements in the lower levels.