Found July 01, 2012 on Baseball Instinct:
The St Louis Cardinals are a great organization from top to bottom.  They have a tremendous pitching staff in the minors, however I don’t think they get the credit the deserve for the great... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Be the Cardinals GM: Who to trade?

Those who believe the St. Louis Cardinals need to make a trade to give the club a second-half push see pitching as the primary need. A reader poll earlier this week labeled the team’s top priority requirement as left-handed relief (approximately 45% of the vote), a starting pitcher (30%), then right-handed bullpen help (15%). This is the companion part to that first post. After...

Baby Birds: Oscar Taveras is a high prized hitting prospect

St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras has been wowing the crowds at Hammons Field in Springfield, Missouri all season. - (Photo credit: Wikipedia) One of the most underrated prospects in minor league baseball is St. Louis Cardinals prospect outfielder Oscar Taveras.   Taveras is making quite a splash with AA Springfield this year. Taveras, who just turned 20, is playing far...

Baby Birds: Oscar Taveras shines in this week's farm update

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Beltran gets 2,000th hit with RBI single

Carlos Beltran of the St. Louis Cardinals got his 2,000th career hit on an RBI single in the third inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The switch-hitting Beltran, batting left-handed, singled to the opposite field against Kevin Correia to tie the score at 2 Friday night. During a standing ovation while waiting on first base, he doffed his cap several times. Earlier this season...

One more chance for La Russa to rule

Baseball had much to celebrate Sunday: Fan voting for the All-Star Game reached a new high, with an astounding 40.2 million ballots cast. Texas Rangers hero Josh Hamilton set a new single-season record with 11 million votes. Mike Trout, the Los Angeles Angels' rookie sensation, will make the first of what should be many All-Star appearances. Yet the most-talked-about person...

This Is What Up To 6 All-Stars Looks Like?

Congratulations to Yadier Molina, Rafael Furcal, Carlos Beltran and Lance Lynn for being named to the 2012 NL All-Star team. Here’s hoping that David Freese can get in on the last chance fan ballot and Matt Holliday is the one chosen to replace Matt Kemp, who is still battling injury. 6 All –Stars! That’s S-I-C-K.Unless you’re the Cardinals, and then 6 All-Stars is parlayed...

Furcal, Beltran lead four Cardinals all-stars

Two St. Louis Cardinals are All-Star Game starters - Rafael Furcal and Carlos Beltran - with Yadier Molina and Lance Lynn joining them on the 2012 National League squad.

Cardinal talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Taming the Bucs

St. Louis Cardinals weekly chat on KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines. Late Friday afternoon, I joined Ken Miller and Joe Quinn on KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines in out regular series to discuss the St. Louis Cardinals, “Cardinal Talk.” We set up the home weekend series as the Cardinals entertain the Pittsburgh Pirates. Cardinals followers in central Iowa can...

Send Aimee and Kayla to KC

Its not just the St. Louis Cardinals who are headed to the 2012 Major League All-Star Game in Kansas City. The FOX Sports Midwest Girls could be as well. Both Kayla and Aimee could go the Midsummer Classic and represent St. Louis, but they need you to help with their campaign. From now until July 5, head to their Facebook page or click on this link to cast your vote. All 20 of the...

Has Lance Lynn pitched himself out an All-Star selection?

With Lance Lynn's recent struggles, it will be hard for National League All-Star manager Tony La Russa to select him to the NL roster. - (Photo credit: Wikipedia) St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn started the 2012 season blazing and looked like a cinch to make the National League All-Star team in just his second season in the Major Leagues. But lately, Lynn...

Cardinals 5, Pirates 4

Allen Craig homered for the second time in three days and All-Star Yadier Molina also connected as the Cardinals beat the Pirates 5-4 on Sunday. Pittsburgh was trying to sweep a series of at least three games in St. Louis for the first time since 1997. Jason Motte got the last four outs for his 17th save in 21 chances to end the Pirates' four-game winning streak. Motte was...

Monthly Cardinals prospect rankings: July

Our monthly subscriber-only, in-depth report on rising and falling St. Louis Cardinals prospects. See how the 2012 draftees fit in.

GAMEDAY: Pirates at Cardinals

Pirates (41-35) at Cardinals (40-37) 2:15 PM EST–Busch Stadium, St. Louis Here is the Gameday TV: ROOT Sports The Pirates will try and build on the big-time momentum they captured yesterday and turn it into a series win this afternoon. It’s an early start on a Saturday to avoid the FOX blackouts. Today’s starters… Jeff Karstens (0-2, 6.35) vs. Lance Lynn (10-3, 3...
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