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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Stan Musial tributes factor heavily into the St. Louis Cardinals' opening homestand. That means several opportunities to draw on that inspiration.
There'll be even more pomp than usual before the Cardinals begin a three-game series Monday against the NL Central champion Cincinnati Reds. Along with the annual motorcade delivering the team and several of its Hall of Famers clad in red jackets at home plate, Stan the Man's four children will unveil an outfield wall marker.
"Opening day in St. Louis is a pretty special thing," second baseman Daniel Descalso said. "They do a really good job. Fortunately, this is going to be my third one."
A full tribute and harmonica fan giveaway honoring Musial, far and away the best player in franchise history and already honored with two statues outside Busch Stadium, is set for Friday. Several Cardinals past and present attended the funeral in late January for Musial, who died at age 92 after severa...
BEST OF MAXIM
St. Louis Sports Co is pleased to announce that St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Joe Kelly will be signing autographs in the store this Thursday, April 11 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
$20 autograph tickets are on sale exclusively from St. Louis Sports Co – conveniently located two doors down from Cheesecake Factory in the Chesterfield Mall.
Bring in your own item to be signed or...
With regular-season action underway for the full-season 2013 clubs, it is time for another refresh of the St. Louis Cardinals system roster matrix. This version reflects the changes made from the conclusion of 2013 spring training through the beginning of the regular season and extended spring training until the draft and the start of short-season action in June. The previous matrix...
Is now the time for this man to wear these colors full-time?
The Redlegs Review
roundtable returns for another edition and after weeks of blubbering about what
might happen when the season began, we have real baseball to discuss this week!
Joining the panel this time around are Jimmi Adair (@Redlegs_Review), Scott
Eddy (@scotte97), Jesse Welte (@RedlegsWriter) and Jon...
Courtesy: Cardinals Media Relations
ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to todays home opener against the Cincinnati Reds that they have activated third baseman David Freese from the 15-day disabled list and optioned infielder Ryan Jackson to Memphis (AAA). Freese had been on the disabled list since March 23 due to a lower back strain.
Freese appeared in three games...
ST. LOUIS When Mike Matheny pulled Jaime Garcia, the Cardinals manager knew the starting pitcher had done enough to earn a win.
"He did a nice job taking us deep," Matheny said. "That's where we wanted to be."
Garcia had gone 6 23 innings. He had notched a career-high 10 strikeouts, and surrendered just three runs. The Cardinals led by one, and the team...
Jason Motte, closer of the St. Louis Cardinals, will have to undergo another MRI on his right elbow Tuesday to see how he has progressed since being shut down in late March.
Doing muscle strengthening exercises, Motte has started the season on the 15-day disabled list and is definitely missed at the back-end of the Cardinals bullpen.
In Motte’s absence, Mitchell Boggs has been...
Louisville lost 3-2. Box Score
Billy Hamilton went 1-4 with a triple and a run.
Corky Miller went 2-3 with a solo HR (1)
Pedro Villarreal allowed 2 runs in 7 innings with 6 strikeouts.
Mark Prior threw 1.2 shutout innings with 2 strikeouts.
Billy Hamilton hit a triple to dead center field and then scored on a hard grounder to third that was fielded on the infield grass...
Louisville lost 7-2. Box Score
Billy Hamilton went 4-5 with 2 RBI and 3 steals (6).
Mike Hessman went 0-3 with 2 walks.
Denis Phipps went 0-2 with 3 walks.
Konrad Schmidt went 0-3 with 2 walks and a run.
Ray Chang went 2-4 with a double and a run.
Nick Christiani threw 2.1 shutout innings with 3 strikeouts.
Clay Hensley threw a perfect inning with a strikeout.
Kevin Whelan threw...
Stan Musial tributes factor heavily into the St. Louis Cardinals' opening homestand. That means several opportunities to draw on that inspiration.
There'll be even more pomp than usual before the Cardinals begin a three-game series Monday against the NL Central champion Cincinnati Reds. Along with the annual motorcade delivering the team and several of its Hall of Famers...
This is an old picture from 2009, but he was probably wearing about the same shirt yesterday.Last game
The Reds won their second tough series in a row to start the season last night. Johnny Cueto put his 6 innings of 3-run ball again Steve Strasburg’s 5.1 innings of 6-run pitching to win the rubber game against the Nationals. The offense just barely got him the win, breaking a...
I went through the Cincinnati Reds Media Guide and compiled a list of everyone that the Reds signed last year during the international signing period, including guys who signed this year and were listed. I also added Jacob Constante to the list, who must have missed the deadline for the Media Guide as he signed in late January. The list has 26 players on it. Twenty of the signees...
The last time we saw the Cardinals at Busch Stadium, we'd rather forget.
A coronation of back-to-back NL champs somehow morphed into the first few bars of Taps and the Birds haven't been back to play at 700 Clark St. until today.
Coming off a 3-3 road trip that could have been much better (losing a 1-0 game and another one in 16 innings after blowing 4 leads) or...