Found July 28, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
(via The Baby Birds went 2-5 on Saturday as Peoria and State College won, while Memphis, Springfield, Palm Beach, Johnson City, and the GCL Cards all lost. Here are quick game summaries with a link to the box score: Memphis lost 6-5. The Memphis Redbirds fell to the Round Rock Express 6-5 on Saturday. The Redbirds got 2 hits from Jamie Romak, Luis Mateo, and Chris Swauger. Travis Tartamella hit his third home run. Swauger was promoted to Memphis on Saturday, taking the spot of Tommy Pham who was placed on the DL and will miss the remainder of the season. Boone Whiting was solid in 5 innings, only allowing 2 earned runs and striking out 6. However, the bullpen couldn’t hold the lead as Sam Freeman and Michael Blazek combined for 3 earned runs in the 8th and 9th innings as the Express won with a walk-off. Player of the Game: Chris Swauger Box Score Springfield lost 8-4 on Saturday against the NW Arkansas Naturals. Jake Lemmerman led the way with 2 hits including his...

Beltrans to host 'A Night in Old San Juan' to benefit local Latinos

ST. LOUIS -- As big a hit as was Carlos Beltran's first "A Night in Old San Juan," this year's event will feature one notable change. "Carlos will dance this time," promises his wife and co-host, Jessica Beltran. Jessica Beltran was talking about the charitable endeavor recently after wrapping up the recording of a TV spot to promote the Aug. 11 event...

New Cardinals trivia question to win 2011 World Series Game 6 discs

To celebrate the release of MLB Productions Films on iTunes, The Cardinal Nation Blog is giving away copies of St. Louis Cardinals Baseball’s Greatest Games: 2011 World Series, Game 6 DVD/Bluray Combo. The new iTunes-based offerings Over 100 titles from the Major League Baseball Productions Film & Video Archive are now live on iTunes, which already includes hundreds of classic...

St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 Since All-Star Break

The St. Louis Cardinals have won 5 of their last 7 games since returning from the All-Star Game in New York. Granted, these series were more of a warm-up for the Cardinals, as both opponents have been struggling this year. After only losing game 2 in a 3 game series with the San Diego Padres, the Red Birds went on to dominate the Philadelphia Phillies in 3 games (4-1, 11-3, 3-1)...

Cardinals' Matt Holliday returns; is he okay?

Matt Holliday was activated from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday according to Jenifer Langosch of after passing all the necessary running tests. He started against the Braves. And it really seemed like he wasn't the same guy. Although he did get one hit in four at-bats, his 16th double of the year off Julio Teheran, he was involved in an odd play in the bottom...

Carlos Beltran Probably Shouldn’t Have Swung At This Pitch

Since I’m not Carlos Beltran, I can’t tell you what he was thinking when he swung at this pitch from Jordan Walden last night. But, seeing as how Beltran is a Major League Baseball All-Star who has been known to hit the ball quite well from time to time, I’m sure he wasn’t thinking it would land a solid two and a half feet in front of home plate. But that’s exactly what...

Preview: Kelly takes the ball for Cards in Atlanta

The St. Louis Cardinals' fifth starter spot has been quite a revolving door this season, but for now, it's Joe Kelly's to lose. That's assuming he remembers how to pitch. Kelly hasn't seen game action in more than two weeks, but the visiting Cardinals are hoping he can pick up where he left off as he takes the mound Saturday against the Atlanta Braves. St....

Preview of a huge series for the St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Both the St. Louis Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Pirates need wins heading into thier rare five game series.  The schedule abnormality is due to the rescheduling of a previous game which was rained out, making a doubleheader on Tuesday.  Although the two teams will face each other nine more times after...

St. Louis Cardinals: Breaking down Lance Lynn’s 2013 numbers

(via Cardinal Nation, it is time to give Lance Lynn some of the respect he deserves. But, Joe, doesn’t he have a really high earned-run average? Well yes, he does. His 3.98 ERA is the 35th highest of starting pitchers in the MLB. However, regular ERA can at times be deceiving, so there is another statistic out there to come to Lynn’s defense (pun intended...

St. Louis Cardinals: Ranking the organization’s top 50 hitting and pitching prospects

(via Recently MLB posted the mid-season top 20 prospects for the Cardinals organization. After reading John Nagel’s post on  in regards to the list, I became interested in trying to create some sort of evaluation/projector tool. Now, the tool I created is only based on stats. I am not able to add in indicators that can be seen or measured...

Cards Matt Holliday activated from disabled list

As expected the Cardinals have activated outfielder Matt Holliday from the 15-day disabled list. He’ll be in the starting lineup this afternoon against the Braves batting third and playing left field. Holliday has been sidelined since July 11 due to a strained right hamstring. He was able to make it back in the minimum 15 days and ended up missing 10 games.

Memphis P Tyler Lyons: Now paging number six

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Cardinals' limited risk paying out big rewards

Special to from Brad Straubinger ST. LOUIS -- It seems every national scribe and publication enjoys boasting about the Cardinals and their model franchise right now. You would be hard pressed to find another major league club that can tout the voluminous talent at the minor league level being prepped and ready to go for the future, but also having the graduating...

St. Louis Cardinals draft signing strategies

Cardinals scouting director Dan Kantrovitz recaps the 2013 draft from the perspective of the signing deadline, bonus pool management and target signing quantity.

St. Louis Cardinals: An Interview with top prospect Tyrell Jenkins

by: Lukas Adams Jenkins was the 50th player taken in the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of Henderson High School (Texas) and is rated a top 10 prospect by He caught the eye of many people with his tremendous athleticism as he was recruited to play quarterback at Baylor University. Unfortunately, Jenkins has dealt with shoulder problems both in 2012 and this year in 2013...

St. Louis Cardinals season could be defined by upcoming road trip

The St. Louis Cardinals have embarked on one of their longest, and undoubtedly toughest, road trips of the season to face the Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds for 11 games in 10 days that will give the team a chance to measure itself against the National League’s best and give a preview of what type of competition the team will face in the playoffs. After...
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