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During the FOX telecast of Thursday night’s Game Two contest between Boston and St. Louis, there was some speculation among those gathered about what sort of players could have possibly been selected in the 2012 draft ahead of 19th-overall pick Michael Wacha, the Texas A&M product who has pitched excellently for the Cardinals this postseason just a year-plus after having been...

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The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 Thursday night to tie the World Series at a game apiece. Michael Wacha won again, improving to 4-0 this month.  He carried a postseason scoreless innings streak of 18 2/3 into the sixth, but walked Dustin Pedroia, and then gave up a home run to David Ortiz. Boston starter John Lackey carried a 2-1 lead into the seventh, but a...

Beltran exits World Series game with bruised ribs

BOSTON -- St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Carlos Beltran has left Game 1 of the World Series in the third inning with bruised ribs after banging into the bullpen fence to rob David Ortiz of a grand slam. Beltran went to the hospital for X-rays. Beltran went back against the low wall and caught Ortiz's drive with the bases loaded for the second out in the second inning Wednesday...

Bruised Carlos Beltran comes through for Cardinals after anti-inflammatory injection

The rib injury that threatened to keep Carlos Beltran out of Game Two of the World Series may just become another part of his postseason legend, as the 37-year-old not only started but picked up two hits for the St. Louis Cardinals, including an RBI single in the seventh that made the score 4-2 and helped the Cards to tie the series. Beltran had departed Wednesday’s loss after...

Time To Let Things Pass For Carlos Beltran

If you thought for a minute Carlos Beltran’s bruised ribs would have kept him out of Game 2, then you haven’t been paying attention. Beltran bruised his ribs robbing David Ortiz of a grand slam homer in Game 1, and while being treated in a Boston hospital that night began to doubt he’d be back in Fenway Park for Thursday’s game. Constant treatment helped him return, and with...

Carpenter again sidelined for Series

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With X-rays negative, St. Louis Cardinals OF Carlos Beltran is day-to-day

Semi-good news out of Boston, as X-rays and an MRI on St. Louis Cardinals 8-time All-Star OF Carlos Beltran’s ribs were negative (meaning no damage) and he is considered day-to-day going into Thursday night’s Game 2 matchup at Fenway Park.  Matt Snyder of CBS Sports / Eye on Baseball reports the Puerto Rican slugger will be a game-time decision according to his manager Mike...

World Series: Beltran Plays Despite Injury

After smashing into the right field wall at Fenway Park during game one of the World Series Cardinals right fielder Carlos Beltran left the game after two innings.  Beltran didn’t just leave the game he left the ballpark and went to the hospital. After undergoing x-rays and a CT scan that came back negative Beltran was considered day-to-day.  His availability for game two of...

The Cardinals and The Red Sox are Very Similar and Evenly Matched Teams

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Things go wrong, quickly, for Cards

Carlos Beltran reached over the bullpen wall to deprive David Ortiz of a second-inning grand slam, then rubbed his right side in pain. He soon left the game and the ballpark, headed to the hospital for X-rays. Even the good defensive plays were costly for the Cardinals on an uncharacteristic night. One of the best-fielding teams in the league over the regular-season, the National...

It only took one half-inning for the World Series’ first blown call

The Cardinals had a chance to turn an inning-ending double play in the first frame of Wednesday’s World Series Game 1, but St. Louis shortstop Pete Kozma mishandled the toss from his second baseman, letting Dustin Pedroia slide in safely. Check out the play above…easy call, right? Wrong. The second base umpire ruled that Kozma dropped the ball on the transfer and called Pedroia...

Cardinals Steal Page Out of Red Sox’ 2013 Playbook While Evening Up World Series

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Cardinals fans are not great at high-fives

  The Cardinals got a big strikeout from Carlos Martinez in the eighth inning of Thursday’s Game 2 in Boston, and we got this hilarious GIF as a result. Everybody wins. (Except the Red Sox.) The post Cardinals fans are not great at high-fives appeared first on The Nosebleeds.

World Series Game Two Recap

St. Louis Cardinals  defeated the Boston Red Sox Thursday night  4-2 to even up the World Series at 1-1. Pitcher Michael Wacha only allowed two runs on three hits in six innings. Carlos Beltran showed no signs of being hurt as he was 2 for 4 with an RBI. John Lackey didn't pitch badly in his first  World Series appearance since his Game 7 win in 2002. He gave up three runs...

Cardinals minor leaguer questions if Jon Lester was cheating last night

Scott Levesque (@scottlevesque) Managing Editor ORIGINALITY ALERT!! A St. Louis Cardinals minor league pitcher, by the name of Tyler Melling, decided to take to his Twitter account last night and call into question Jon Lester's integrity. Apparently Mr. Melling thought he saw Lester "using a little Vaseline inside the glove" during his dominate pitching performance...
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