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(AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals spoiled the debut of the Miami Marlins' new park in a brief visit back in April. With their next game in Miami, they'll try to match their longest win streak of the season.
Jake Westbrook and his hot-hitting teammates will try to help deliver that fourth consecutive victory and the Cardinals' seventh in a row over the Marlins on Monday night.
St. Louis won 4-1 in the first game at Marlins Park on April 4 with World Series MVP David Freese providing all the offense necessary with a two-run single in the opening frame.
The Cardinals (38-35) head into their three-game stay in Miami after a sweep over Kansas City in which they scored 30 runs and pounded out 41 hits. That performance followed a 5-7 stretch in which they produced 34 runs.
Freese hit the go-ahead single in the seventh inning of an 11-8 victory Sunday and St. Louis tacked on four more runs in the eighth. Carlos Beltran hit a three-run homer in the first - he's tied for the...
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Long-time St .Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is gone, but several of his club’s key needs from 2011 have resurfaced this season. So might the method to address them.
La Russa had made public his frustration with the man who had previously been the organization’s top prospect. Of course, I am referring to outfielder Colby Rasmus.
After some rough times, Rasmus was sent...
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Allen Craig married Marie LaMarca on November 12, 2012, just two weeks after the end of the World Series, proving that even Allen had no idea that the Cardinals would be playing in the Fall Classic. The couple met in high school at Macy’s and they are registered at Macy’s if you want to buy them a wedding gift.
REDBIRD: Allen Craig's...
Yadier Molina was kept out of the lineup on Saturday by manager Mike Matheny partly because of his relationship with the home plate umpire. - (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is tied for the league lead in games played among catchers. Molina and Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters each have caught 66 games this season.
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals and the Cordish Companies announced today that they have reached a licensing and sponsorship agreement with Anheuser-Busch to participate in the 100 million first phase of Ballpark Village. The new venue will join Cardinals Nation and the St. Louis Live! Entertainment Plaza as one of the first three anchors of Ballpark Village phase 1, providing...
Adam Wainwright has talked numerous times about his return from Tommy John surgery being a process, one that has several steps and highs and lows after missing the entire 2011 season.
But asked after another solid start Saturday what steps remain in his journey, Wainwright confirmed what others were starting to think for a while. The former 20-game winner is back.
Tony La Russa is already thinking about which players he might add to the National League roster for next month's All-Star game.
La Russa retired after leading St. Louis to the World Series title last year. But Commissioner Bud Selig announced in January that La Russa would become the second retired manager to lead a team in the Midsummer Classic.
La Russa says he has spent...
The St. Louis Cardinals began their World Series title defense in impressive fashion, going 14-8 in April and leading the NL Central division by three games over the Cincinnati Reds. But then the season quickly took a turn for the worse as several key players got hurt and the Cardinals lost the division lead.
However, the Cardinals looked a lot more like the team of April this week...
The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Miami Marlins 8-7 in ten innings in a wild night in Miami. - (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The Miami Marlins looked to be in complete control after the St. Louis Cardinals bullpen surrendered four ugly earned runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to take a commanding 6-2 lead.
Then, things got really interesting, really quickly.
MIAMI (AP) -- Rafael Furcal and pinch-hitting pitcher Joe Kelly drove in runs in the 10th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals, who scored four runs in the top of the ninth, held on to beat the Miami Marlins 8-7 on Monday night for their fourth straight victory.
Yadier Molina hit a two-run homer off Heath Bell in the ninth to cap the four-run inning and tie the game at 6.
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran is among a handful of MLB players chasing lofty season totals.
An intro into future Baby Birds coverage. You can follow John Nagel on Twitter @stlbabybirds. - Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Before I give you my first article on the Baby Birds, I want
to give you a little background of myself and why minor league baseball
My name is John Nagel. I grew up in a suburb of St. Louis and have been a St. Louis Cardinals fan
The St. Louis Cardinals have added their ninth and tenth non-drafted free agents this month.
Losing is always tough. Wasting four home runs in an 11-8 setback to St. Louis felt particularly galling to the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
The loss gave the visitors a three-game sweep in Kauffman Stadium just a week after KC took two out of three on the Cardinals turf.
''It's real disappointing any time you drop three straight,'' said Mike Moustakas, the...
TOM KNUPPEL on HOWIE POLLETBorn Howard Joseph Pollett on June 26, 1921, he later became a left-handed pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals. Pollet had really good success in St. Louis, but had moderate success after his departure from the city.His first professional baseball contract sent him to Houston to play in the Texas League for the Buffaloes in 1941.It was the results he...
The St. Louis Cardinals overcame a late deficit, shaky relief work and an umpire error to beat the home Miami Marlins in 10 innings on Monday night.