Found August 08, 2012 on Fox Sports Midwest:
ST. LOUIS Cardinals manager Mike Matheny didn't have much of a decision to make when it came to writing out a lineup Wednesday night. With Allen Craig, Skip Schumaker and Rafael Furcal all out with various illinesses, the lineup pretty much wrote itself for the Cardinals third game of a four-game set with the San Francisco Giants. "We've got a pretty banged up squad," Matheny said. "I think we got nine guys left." Furcal received an epidural injection to ease persistent pain in his lower back and was completely unavailable Wednesday. The Cardinals hope he can play on Thursday afternoon. Craig woke with chest pain Wednesday morning and after alerting head trainer Greg Hauck, went to have the area examined. X-rays came back negative and he was available to pinch-hit Wednesday night. The issue apparently stemmed from a play in Cincinnati three weeks ago when he fell into the stands while trying to catch a pop fly. The issue was described by general man...

On bad Cardinals losses and making the post-season

It is common and understandable to want to put a bad loss behind one as quickly as possible. For that reason, it is probably good that the St. Louis Cardinals have a Thursday afternoon game following their 15-0 drubbing at the hands of San Francisco Wednesday night at Busch Stadium. Yet, as the 2012 Cardinals fight to try to gain a spot in the post-season, I wondered if there could...

Cardinals deal Greene to Astros

Second baseman Tyler Greene was trade by St. Louis to Houston for a player to be named later or cash considerations after the Astros claimed him on waivers. Green is hitting .218 with nine stolen bases and four home runs, but had lost playing time through the course of the season. He had an error and two strikeouts in the Cardinals' 15-0 loss to San Francisco on Wednesday and...

Cards send infielder Tyler Greene to Houston

ST. LOUIS, Mo The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to their game this afternoon that they have traded infielder Tyler Greene to the Houston Astros in exchange for a player-to-be-named-later or cash considerations. The Cardinals will play with 24 active players this afternoon and will announce an addition to the 25-man active roster prior to tomorrow nights game at Philadelphia...

Tyler Greene: TRADED

The Tyler Greene era has ended with a thud. A night removed from a spot start that lit the fuse on a 15-0 beatdown from the Giants, the Cardinals have traded Greene to Houston for a player to be named later and a bag of money. Makes sense, since Houston GM Jeff Luhnow was in charge of the Cardinals minor league system when Greene was drafted.Some of his best hits on The CD:+ The...

News Release: Cardinals Host 8th Annual Career Day at Busch Stadium

September 20th Event Includes Panel Discussion with Former Players and Front Office Staff ST. LOUIS – August 9, 2012 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they are inviting middle school and high school students who have an interest in a career in professional sports to attend the 8th Annual Career Day at Busch Stadium on Thursday, September 20th. Students are encouraged...

Matt Carpenter producing as a pinch-hitter

The bottom of the sixth, with the bases loaded and two out, was a pivotal moment in the St. Louis Cardinals’ Monday night’s game against the visiting San Francisco Giants. Cards manager Mike Matheny pulled starting pitcher Jake Westbrook despite the right-hander having thrown only 79 pitches and holding a narrow 3-2 lead. Matt Carpenter pinch hit and delivered a two-run single...

Cardinals pounded by Giants at home Wednesday

At the wrong end of a 15-0 score Wednesday night, the St. Louis Cardinals absorbed their worst shutout loss in over half a century.

St. Louis IF Tyler Greene: The end

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Cardinals 3, Giants 1

Adam Wainwright pitched seven strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals bounced back from a blowout, beating the San Francisco Giants 3-1 Thursday. Carlos Beltran hit his 27th homer as the Cardinals, trounced by the Giants 15-0 the previous night. St. Louis has won seven of its last 10. Wainwright (10-10) allowed one run and five hits, striking out seven and walking three. He...

Cardinals trade Tyler Greene to the Astros

Fully appreciating Octavio Dotel

Though it was not always the responsibility of the bullpen, I cannot get out of my head the fact that the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals are just 16-30 in one-run and two-run decisions this season. I guess in a way it is sort of the ugly underbelly of all the MLB-best run differential talk we have heard of late. After all, it would seem such a club should be a division-leader instead of...

Fan arrested for pointing laser

A teenager was arrested and could face charges for allegedly pointing a laser at a pitcher and manager during the Cardinals game.

Laser pointer halts Cards-Giants game

ST. LOUIS A 17-year-old teen faces criminal charges for allegedly pointing a green laser at San Francisco pitcher Shane Loux during the seventh inning of Monday night's Cardinals-Giants game at Busch Stadium. And the fan was caught by none other than Cardinals manager Mike Matheny. The incident occurred with Matt Holliday batting for the Cardinals in the bottom of the seventh...

Douchejuice Arrested for Pointing a Laser at SF Giants Pitcher

A 17-year-old fan has been arrested for being an ass: He allegedly pointed a laser at San Francisco pitcher Shane Loux as well as Cardinals manager Mike Matheny during Monday night’s game against the... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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