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St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese could return to the starting lineup as early as Monday night. - (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
St. Louis Cardinals fans held their breath on Friday night after David Freese was hit on the wrist by a fastball from the hand of Cincinnati Reds reliever Alfredo Simon.
Freese's wrist was visibly bruised on the telecast as he stood on first base. Cardinals fans had seen this before when Freese spent time on the disabled list in 2011 with a similar injury.
Things looked to be bad when Freese was out of Saturday's lineup, but after some more tests, it looks as though there was no damage to Freese left wrist. Manager Mike Matheny will have Freese available off the bench to pinch hit on Sunday and Freese could return to the starting lineup as early as Monday night.
"They got all the tests done and they came back negative, which was good news. But it's still keeping him from letting it go. It'll probably be another day...
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St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny served as "bullpen catcher" during the middle of the ninth inning on Sunday. - (Photo credit: Ranken Jordan)
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is just a few years removed from playing behind the plate everyday throughout the grueling 162 game baseball season.
At 41 years of age, Matheny is still a pretty fit guy. The...
St. Louis Cardinals Double-A first baseman Xavier Scruggs is back with news from Springfield.
Joe Kelly relieved Lance Lynn and Allen Craig hit a game-tying three-run homer Friday night as the Cardinals roared back with six in the sixth to defeat the Reds in game one of their big weekend series.
Lance Berkman is thinking about retiring after the 2012 season. - (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
After being an integral part of the St. Louis Cardinals miracle World Series run in 2011, Lance Berkman's 2012 season has been beyond frustrating.
One season after looking revived and young again, Berkman has been injury riddled and snake-bit this season. The switch-hitting first...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Matt Holliday had four hits and four RBIs, Adam Wainwright won his fifth consecutive start and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 on Sunday.
Allen Craig homered and drove in three runs as St. Louis handed the Reds just their second series loss in 13 sets since the All-Star break. The Cardinals have won five of six to move within six games of...
Matt Holliday had four hits and four RBIs to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 on Sunday.
Allen Craig homered and drove in three runs as St. Louis handed the Reds just their second series loss in 13 sets since the All-Star break. The Cardinals have won five of six to move within six games of the NL Central-leading Reds.
St. Louis' 17 hits are the most...
The St. Louis Cardinals have gotten tired of waiting for starting pitcher Lance Lynn to turn things around. The team removed Lynn from the starting rotation today after lasting only two innings last night. They’ve decided he’ll pitch out of the bullpen, his role in 2011. Based on his performance over the last couple months I can’t say I blame them for the move.
The St. Louis Cardinals are known around the league by many as having one of the classiest franchises and fans in all professional sports. They have a timeless tradition that includes many of the greatest players ever to step on the diamond. And now, they have been recognized for their traditional look on the field.
A recent ESPN poll has voted the Cardinals as sporting...
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Matt Holliday hit a tiebreaking home run and Kyle Lohse won his eighth consecutive decision, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.
Holliday led off the sixth inning with his 24th homer, a drive to right field off A.J. Burnett that put St. Louis ahead for good at 3-2.
Lohse (13-2) pitched five innings before...
The Pirates open a three-game series with St. Louis on Monday night at PNC Park. Right-hander A.J. Burnett toes the rubber for the Bucs. The Cards will counter with right-hander Kyle Lohse.
Eight is the magic number of runs to score to win so far in this Reds-Cardinals series. St. Louis scored 8 and won the first game, and the Cincinnati Reds scored 8 yesterday to win the second of the three-game series.
Mike Leake started for the Reds against Jaime Garcia, in what looked like a wild mis-match in favor of the Cardinals. It didn’t turn out that way.
Things have changed in a major way in the seven days since the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates met in one of the season's most memorable games.
The Cardinals have been surging and the Pirates have been stumbling since they played a 19-inning thriller, and the final 2012 series between these NL Central rivals and wild-card contenders begins Monday night at PNC Park...
If you don’t want to read the vitriol below here is Mellie’s recap. Many are saying this series is it. That this series will make or break the Pirates. Allow me to call ********. This series isn’t it. This team is done. Not only will they need the grace of God himself to make the [...]