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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter will shift his rehab assignment to Triple-A Memphis this Saturday, according to a tweet by Mike Ceide, a sports anchor in [...]

Cardinals recall right-handed reliever Salas

ST. LOUIS Fernando Salas has been recalled by the St. Louis Cardinals in a roster move that was made possible after right-handed reliever Keith Butler was shipped back to Triple-A Memphis following last Sunday night's game at Chicago. Salas was 0-2 with a 3.86 ERA in 15 games prior to going on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. The right-handed reliever did...

Forbes: Memphis Redbirds is eighth-most valuable MiLB franchise

On Wednesday, Forbes published its list of most valuable minor league teams. The St. Louis Cardinals’ affiliate in Memphis is tied for eighth on the list. The Redbirds are worth an estimated $29 million with an estimated $9.5 million in annual revenue and an annual operating loss of $1 million. In recent months, the parent Cardinals were a part of renewed talks to buy the financially...

Cardinals rested and ready for second-half push

ST. LOUIS -- Though the Cardinals reached the actual halfway point June 30, the All-Star break still represents an end as well as a beginning to their season. "To me, it's one of those lines that we've crossed," manager Mike Matheny said while watching his team work out on a sizzling Thursday afternoon at Busch Stadium. "It has to be looked at like that because...

Cardinals rumors: St. Louis not pursuing anything aggressively

The St. Louis Cardinals have been one of the best teams in baseball over the first half of the regular season. In fact, you could argue that the Cards are MLB's most well-rounded club at the moment. For this reason, it's not surprising to hear Jim Bowden of ESPN report that while St. Louis is reviewing its options, the team isn't "pursuing anything specifically or...

Can Matt Carpenter Win the MVP This Year?

  It’s official, the Matt Carpenter experience has worked. And having his bat in the lineup every day has helped the Cardinals go into the All Star Break with the best record in baseball. Carpenter has ascended in the consciousness of fans, from becoming a utility player, to one of the best second basemen in the NL, and eventually on the All Star team. There is another step he...

St. Louis Cardinals: Allen Craig’s production compared to Albert Pujols

(via Happy 29th Birthday, Allen Craig. Thank you for making the good-bye to No. 5 a whole lot heck of a lot easier to deal with for  the city of St. Louis. As a birthday present to Craig and the rest of Cardinal Nation, I have decided to do a brief analysis on his numbers so that fans can truly appreciate just how valuable he has been since Albert left. The Numbers...

Odds Cardinals Players Return To ASG Again

Edward Mujica? Matt Carpenter? Did that really happen?  If you would have predicted that either of these fine gentleman would have been in NYC for the 2013 All-Star game, it would have included the caveat that they'd be in the stands as guests of Matt Holliday or Adam Wainwright.  But there they were. All-Stars. And it's something that can never be taken away...

Should the St. Louis Cardinals find a way to replace Pete Kozma?

As the All-star break finally comes to a close, the St. Louis Cardinals will open the second half of the season at home with a three-game series with the San Diego Padres. The Cardinals have won seven of the team’s last 10 games and have the best record in baseball. But not all is well in Cardinal Nation. Some fans are worried about Pete Kozma and the shortstop situation. Kozma...

St. Louis Cardinals ready for another postseason run

The St. Louis Cardinals are in another playoff race? Did not see that coming. Despite having to replace three starting pitchers and one of the better closers in baseball due to free agency and long-term injury, the Cards have the best record heading into the second half of the 2013 season. Not only has the pitching been good, but the offense continues to be one of the best in the...

Preview: Cards open second half with Padres at Busch

With Jake Westbrook taking the mound at Busch Stadium, the St. Louis Cardinals appear to have a solid chance to improve on the best record in baseball. Westbrook and the Cardinals look for their season-best sixth straight home win Friday night when they try to hand the San Diego Padres a 10th consecutive road loss. Although St. Louis (57-36) has dealt with injuries to Westbrook...

Cardinals 9, Padres 6

Jake Westbrook pitched 6 1-3 innings of two-run ball and contributed three hits, All-Star Matt Carpenter continued his strong season with three hits and three RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 9-6 on Friday night. A career .116 hitter, Westbrook had never had more than one hit in a game. The right-hander, who scored twice and had an RBI, surpassed his hit...

Preview: Cards look to build on series' strong offensive start

It's been almost a year since the St. Louis Cardinals' Lance Lynn last dropped a regular-season home start.San Diego Padres starter Edinson Volquez probably wishes he was pitching somewhere else other than Busch Stadium on Saturday night.Lynn has won 10 straight home regular-season decisions, and his Cardinals will look to beat Volquez again and hand the Padres an 11th consecutive...

Cardinals and NL team quiet in All-Star loss

Four of the six St. Louis Cardinals named to the National League All-Star team played in Tuesday night’s 3-0 loss.

Memphis Redbirds Notebook: 2013 Week 15

The Triple-A Memphis Redbirds went 3-1 heading into the break. Michael Wacha, Kolten Wong and Brock Peterson performed on the national stage.
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