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St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman will be activated from the disabled list and will hit fifth when the Cardinals play the Braves on Mother's Day at Busch Stadium. - Photo courtesy of Getty Images
The St. Louis Cardinals have played outstanding to start the season despite waiting for several players to return from nagging injuries.
Among those players is first baseman Lance Berkman, who will return to the lineup on Sunday as the Cardinals look to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Atlanta Braves.
Berkman has not played since April 18th after re-injuring his strained calf. Berkman has appeared in just seven games this season and has yet to hit a home run this year, just one season after blasting 31 bombs for the Cardinals.
Berkman's return means somebody must go to Memphis to make room on the 25 man roster and it looks as though Shane Robinson has drawn the short straw. Robinson was manager Mike Matheny's only right-handed option in center field and...
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The St. Louis Cardinals activated first baseman Lance Berkman off the 15-day disabled list, and he was batting fifth Sunday against the Atlanta Braves.
Berkman had been sidelined since April 19 with a strained left calf aggravated chasing a pop fly. Outfielder Shane Robinson, batting .311 with a home run and five RBIs in 23 games, was optioned to Triple-A Memphis.
ST. LOUIS Tony La Russa was walking into history, in as much as a dimmed corridor in the bowels of Busch Stadium could serve as a setting for honoring a legend. All eras, even the most celebrated, must end. Eventually, even after a 33-year career, life must begin anew.
The former St. Louis Cardinals manager combed his fingers through his thin brown hair and approached a door....
ST. LOUIS It was an inning unlike any of the previous 908 thrown by Adam Wainwright in his career.
Highlighting his continued bumpy return after missing the entire 2011 season due to Tommy John surgery, the usually accurate Wainwright suffered one of the most unique and odd innings of his career Saturday night.
In the first inning of the Cardinals' eventual 7-2 loss to the...
The St. Louis Cardinals have recalled right-handed reliever Eduardo Sanchez from Triple-A Memphis and released struggling lefty J.C. Romero.
The 23-year-old Sanchez was 0-2 with a 6.08 ERA in 14 appearances in the minors but did not allow a run in his last five outings. He didn't give up any runs in seven spring training games, with 14 strikeouts in eight innings.
ST. LOUIS - Cardinals manager Mike Matheny thought it was odd when he realized he hadn't seen any of his players walk by his office before the start of their game against the Atlanta Braves Friday night.
Then he realized they had snuck out.
Hoping to catch their skipper at his own game, players hurried out a back door and onto the field in time for the national anthem. Because...
In a 30-minute ceremony, the St. Louis Cardinals retired former manager Tony La Russa's No. 10 jersey on Friday night. More than two dozen people joined La Russa in the pregame celebration at Busch Stadium, where a No. 10 decal and silhouette of retired manager were unveiled on the left-center field wall, MLB.com reported. "Whenever you see 10 out there, it represents...
According to the Cardinals' official Twitter account, they have unconditionally released left handed pitcher J.C. Romero. Right handed pitcher Eduardo Sanchez has been re-activated and will be with the team tonight.
Romero, 35, went 0-0 with a 10.13 ERA, 3.4 HR/9, 2.3 BB/9 and 5.6 SO/9 in 8.0 innings with the Cardinals this season. He has a career record of 34-28 with a 4.15...
The St. Louis Cardinals retired Tony La Russa's No. 10 on Friday night, after La Russa led St. Louis to its 10th and 11th World Series titles.
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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jason Heyward hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning and the Atlanta Braves beat St. Louis 9-7 on Friday night, ruining the Cardinals' celebration honoring former manager Tony La Russa.
Dan Uggla homered and Michael Bourn had three hits for the Braves. Craig Kimbrel gave up a hit but struck out two for his NL-leading 11th save in 12 chances.
ST. LOUIS At his most frustrated and irritated point, then-Astros outfielder Lance Berkman never could have imagined himself playing for Tony La Russa and the Cardinals.
"I could visualize myself meeting him in the parking lot after the game rather than playing for him," Berkman joked.
The Cardinals welcomed the future Hall of Fame manager back to Busch Stadium Friday...
Matt Adams, 1B, St. Louis Cardinals
Current Level: AAA
2012 Top 15 Prospects Ranking: 8th
Current Value: Nearly Ready
Barring injury, St. Louis probably won’t be looking to shake its roster up anytime soon given its success in 2012 despite the loss of Mr. Albert Pujols. Lance Berkman and Allen Craig, both capable of playing first base, are also getting healthy, which could mean...
Allen Craig (credits below) Allen Craig's ownership rate might be rising at an astronomical rate, but it is still not nearly enough for what his true value is. As of the 10th he was owned in 52 percent of Yahoo! leagues up from just 37 on the 7th, clearly people needed to see the production to believe it. As for ESPN he was owned in 54.8 percent of leagues up from just 28...