Posted October 04, 2013 on
The St. Louis Cardinals have released seven minor league players from six different levels of play.

Carlos Beltran ties Babe Ruth with 15th postseason homer

Carlos Beltran’s three-run homer sparked a seven-run third inning that gave the St. Louis Cardinals an early lead of Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Busch Stadium. Beltran’s homer of 443 feet into the second deck off an A.J. Burnett pitch 

Did Mike Matheny make a mistake in starting Lance Lynn in game two?

Yes, I know that hindsight is 20/20 and everyone questions a manager after things go wrong, but when Mike Matheny announced that Lance Lynn would start game 2 of the NLDS earlier this week, my first thought was, why Lance Lynn? Why not Shelby Miller or Joe Kelly or even Michael Wacha? Joe Kelly would seem to be the logical choice, given that he was the Cardinals best starter in...

Cardinals choose Wacha over Miller in Game 4

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Cardinals chose Michael Wacha over fellow rookie Shelby Miller to start a potential Game 4 of the NL Division Series. Miller led major league rookies with 15 wins but Wacha (4-1, 2.78) is fresher and gets the nod Sunday against Pittsburgh's Charlie Morton (7-4, 3.26). Manager Mike Matheny said it was hard to ignore Wacha's near no-hitter against...

Help the United Way and win NLDS Game 2 tickets

Those of you in the St. Louis area can donate to the United Way while entering a contest to win one of two pairs of prime seats to Friday afternoon’s National League Division Series Game 2 at Busch Stadium. Details follow. Here is the link to donate/enter. 2013 Cardinals NLDS Game 2 Raffle Two lucky winners will each receive a pair of tickets to the game tomorrow, Friday, October...

Musial memorabilia up for auction

Fans of St. Louis Cardinals great Stan Musial will get a chance to own a piece of his personal collection -- items ranging from game-worn jerseys to championship rings to harmonicas -- through an online auction that's now under way. Musial died in January at age 92, a year after his wife died. The family kept many mementos and donated many others. Musial's grandson, Brian...

Game 1 proved importance of home-field advantage for St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals eliminated most of the drama from their first game of the 2013 playoffs with a seven-run third inning Thursday on their way to a 9-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates, but the more relaxed atmosphere at Busch Stadium was significant. The crowd at the Pirates’ home ballpark, PNC Park, would have likely been muted if the Cardinals had a similar inning on the...

Mujica on roster; Kelly set for Game 3

Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said that most of the roster decisions were pretty clear before the Pittsburgh Pirates toppled the Cincinnati Reds in the wild-card playoff and advanced to the National League division series. The Pirates' win just offered the finishing touch. Edward Mujica will serve as "a righthanded reliever" according to Cardinals manager...

Carlos Beltran is best playoffs hitter ever

Carlos Beltran still takes endless crap from New York Mets fans for taking a called third strike with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth of Game 7 of the NLCS against the St. Louis Cardinals in 2006, but to the rest of baseball fans, he’s going down as the […]

Cardinals Rout Pittsburgh in NLDS Opener

The St Louis Cardinals used a 7 run inning and solid pitching to rout the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-1 in game one of the NL Division Series. Carlos Beltran‘s three-run homer sparked a seven-run third inning and the St. Louis Cardinals got seven strong innings from Adam Wainwright to open a commanding 7-0 in the third. Beltran has 15 home runs, 10 doubles and 28 RBIs in 35 postseason...

Cards Matheny, Kelly set up NLDS Game 3

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny and Game 3 starter Joe Kelly spoke on Saturday.

NLDS Game 1: Cardinals blister Pirates 9-1

The St Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-1 in Game 1 of their NLDS matchup to take a 1-0 series lead. The Pirates really had no chance in this one. Adam Wainwright game out of the gates blazing, and set down the first 11 Pittsburgh hitters in order. Meanwhile, AJ Burnett was melting down on the hill for the Pirates. He allowed three baserunners over the first two...

NLDS Playoff Injury Preview: St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates

The St. Louis Cardinals came through an extremely tough NL Central battle to claim the best record in the National League. The Pittsburgh Pirates couldn't quite win that battle, but they did pull away from the Reds late on to seize home field advantage in the wild card game, then finished off Cincinnati earlier this week in a raucous PNC Park. The Pirates are playing in their...

Recap: 'Cole train' rolls over Lynn, Cardinals to even series

ST. LOUIS (AP) Rookie Gerrit Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and drove in a run, Pedro Alvarez had a two-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 Friday to even their NL Division Series at a game apiece.After taking advantage of several Cardinals mistakes for a convincing win, the Pirates head home for Game 3 at PNC Park, where fans raucously...

NLDS Game 1 Preview and Prediction: St. Louis Cardinals Host Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh at St. LouisA.J. Burnett (10-11, 3.30) vs. Adam Wainwright (19-9, 2.94)The Cardinals and Pirates battled all season at the top of the...

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals: NLDS Game 2 Preview

National League Division Series – Game 2 Where: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, MissouriWhen: Today, 1:00 PM (ET) on MLBN Pittsburgh at St...
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