Found April 06, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Three Cardinals homered in a four-run third inning — including David Freese, who went 2-for-5 with 3 RBIs — as St. Louis spoiled Milwaukee’s home opener with a 11-5 victory Friday.Jaime Garcia (1-0) allowed two runs in six innings for the Cardinals, who reached base 12 times against Milwaukee starter Yovani Gallardo (0-1) before chasing him from the game with two outs in the fourth, leading 6-2. Carlos Beltran, Matt Holliday and Yadier Molina each hit home runs off Gallardo, who fell to 1-8 in 12 career starts against the Cardinals. After giving up a pair of first-inning runs, Garcia settled down and retired eight of the next nine Milwaukee batters. The left-hander, who went 13-7 with a 3.56 ERA in 2011, gave up five hits, walked two and struck out three.St. Louis scored a run in the sixth and seventh before plating three more in the ninth after Matt Carpenter and Rafael Furcal hit consecutive run-scoring doubles. Furcal went 3-for-5 for the Cardinals, who ...

Linebrink to the DL, Marte gets the call

MILWAUKEE, WI - The St. Louis Cardinals announced this morning that they have placed right-handed reliever Scott Linebrink on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 30, with right shoulder capsulitis. To replace Linebrink, the Cardinals have purchased right-handed reliever Victor Marte from Memphis (AAA) and he will be in uniform (66) for today's game at Milwaukee. ...

Berkman bashes Marlins Park

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman doesn't appear to care much for the new Miami Marlins stadium, saying, "there were a lot of shenanigans."

Cardinals place RHP Linebrink on disabled list

The St. Louis Cardinals placed right-hander Scott Linebrink on the 15-day disabled list because of a problem in his right shoulder. The Cardinals purchased right-hander Victor Marte from Triple-A Memphis and he is in uniform for Friday's game in Milwaukee. Marte has 30 career appearances, all with Kansas City. Linebrink is sidelined with capsulitis, a condition that can result...

2012 Roster Set for Springfield

Springfield, MO - The St. Louis Cardinals have announced the Springfield Cardinals roster for the upcoming season. New Manager Mike Shildt and returning Hitting Coach Phillip Wellman and Pitching Coach Bryan Eversgerd will be well stocked heading into the 2012 season. Returning to the roster are 15 players who appeared in a Springfield uniform last year, including Texas League...

The St. Louis Cardinals Aren’t Feeling the Marlins New Stadium

Jayson Stark did an article for ESPN yesterday that talked about some of the St. Louis Cardinals’ reactions to the new stadium in Miami. I found some of the comments pretty damn funny… Cardinals 1B Lance Berkman: “I just feel like, if it were up to me — and it’s not; nobody asked me, and I don’t know why anybody would care about my opinion — but if I was building...

2012 Fantasy Baseball Daily Fix: Cardinals roll again, Pujols who?

David Freese (credits below) St. Louis doesn't seem too phased about saying bye-bye to Pujols. Beltran, Holliday and Freese all went yard in the 3rd en route to a 11-5 win over the Brewers. Freese is now 5 for 10 in his first 2 games and continuing right where he left off from last years postseason. That's a lot of coin saved for the Cards if they can keeping winning without...

Picking up where they left off

So far, the St. Louis Cardinals are making it look easy in 2012. And while no one would say anything in 2011 was easy—maybe when they put Game 7 of the World Series out of reach…maybe—the Cards are playing a lot like they did at the end of last season. And that’s no small feat, for a couple of reasons. Mike Matheny and his revamped coaching staff may not have been tested...

More Notes - Cardinals Justified in Letting Pujols Walk?

The St. Louis Cardinals decided to let Albert Pujols walk in free agency and the move is paying off. The defending champions are off to a 2-0 start and their "great" first baseman is hitless in his new home.Ok maybe I'm jumping the gun a little. Pujols lined out in his first Angels at-bat, but you can sense his impact to the culture and atmosphere around the whole Angels...

Three To Watch: Cardinals Meet The Brewers

Opening Day is in the books for the defending champions, now the St. Louis Cardinals will play the remainder of the month against the Central Division and it starts with a series in Milwaukee against the Brewers. It’s time to grab a cold frosty one (heh, heh, heh), make some nachos and settle in on the couch, the season is starting.  Don’t get any cheese on the keyboard and...

Demotivational Thursday: Baseball Edition

Baseball season finally arrived in the United States as the Marlins took on the St. Louis Cardinals in Miami. The game was a little lacking, but that stadium looked pretty sweet. If you ask us, the... [[ Read More ]]

Cardinals-Brewers Preview

During the run-up to last year's NL championship series, the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers openly acknowledged something most people already knew: The two division rivals didn't like each other very much. The Cardinals went on to earn ultimate bragging rights in one of baseball's most spirited rivalries last season, knocking the Brewers out of the playoffs...

Baseball’s Greatest Games Giveaway

Our friends at A&E are expanding their Baseball’s Greatest Games set to include a game near a dear to all of our hearts. From A&E: BASEBALL’S GREATEST GAMES: 2011 WORLD SERIES GAME 6 Bluray/DVD Combo Pack The St. Louis Cardinals thrilled Cardinal Nation with a game full of heart-stopping comebacks, including a spectacular 11th inning walk-off home run. Hometown hero...

Brewers Drop Opener, Will Be OK

Baseball returned today, with some 46,000 fans packing into Miller Park to watch the Brewers face the hated Cardinals, and with it the return of tailgating and sausage races in earnest. The weather was excellent for the beginning of April, and the excitement and energy of the crowd still tangible through a TV screen or Twitter feed. If Joe Attanasio's rendition of the national...
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