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The St. Louis Cardinals reportedly will place outfielder-first baseman Allen Craig on the disabled list Friday. Craig will be sidelined because of a strained left hamstring sustained in Wednesday's victory in San Francisco, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Craig was sent to St. Louis for an examination by team orthopedic surgeon Dr. Lyndon Gross, the Post-Dispatch reported. Craig, who is in his third major league season, was activated from the disabled list for 13 games after recovering from knee surgery in November. Craig hit .315 with 11 home runs and 40 RBIs last season. He became a breakout star after hitting three homers during the 2011 World Series. This season, he was hitting .373 with five homers and 19 RBIs. Also, the Cardinals are expected to place relief pitcher Kyle McClellan on the disabled list with right elbow pain. He underwent elbow surgery in 2006 and may have suffered a second rupture Thursday.
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The Cardinals continued the tradition started last year of wearing outrageous outfits on the team's West Coast road trip, photos of which were uploaded by David Freese.
The St. Louis Cardinals decided to dress up for their short road trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles on Thursday. Even though it looks like they were headed to a costume party, the actual theme for the trip was “tacky tuxedos.” As you can tell, some of those were pretty ugly looking outfits.
Here’s a rundown of what some of the players were wearing:
Jason Motte went camo...
The Cardinals' defense, at the top of the charts statistically for much of the season in the National League, sprang a few leaks on Thursday. And a still laboring right-hander Adam Wainwright was unable to stem the tide as the Cardinals lost a 7-5 verdict to San Francisco.
Rookie Matt Carpenter, probably unfairly exposed to a giant right field in AT&T Park, missed connections...
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman injured his right knee while taking a throw at first base during the second inning of Saturday night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Berkman stretched out to take the throw from shortstop Rafael Furcal, and kept his left foot anchored on the bag for the third out of the inning. Berkman hopped a few feet before slumping...
Left-hander Jaime Garcia sometimes can be distracted by things he should have control of and by others for which he has no control. However, he displayed unwavering focus Wednesday night and mixed in a key single, too, in the Cardinals' 4-1 win at chilly AT&T Park in San Francisco.
Garcia, winning for the first time since April 18, had good movement on his fastball and also...
The Cardinals’ offense has been pretty good this year. They haven’t been quite as streaky as the past, but they still have their moment. I was looking at the individual numbers and it got me thinking who would be the team MVP?
In looking at the offense, I wanted to use one number that would encompass everything. I found Estimated Runs Produced (ERP) by Paul Johnson. The stat...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman injured his right knee while taking a throw at first base during the second inning of Saturday night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Berkman stretched out to take the throw from shortstop Rafael Furcal, and kept his left foot anchored on the bag for the third out of the inning. Berkman hopped a few feet...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Jaime Garcia matched his career high with nine strikeouts, David Freese hit a go-ahead solo home run in the seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals gave manager Mike Matheny a victory against his old Giants team with a 4-1 win Wednesday night.
Buster Posey hit a tying RBI single in the sixth against Garcia (3-2) for San Francisco, which missed multiple...
Fearing for the worst, Cardinals reliever Kyle McClellan got some good news Friday afternoon.
McClellan thought he might be gone for the season after leaving Thursdays game in San Francisco with elbow pain. But after returning to St. Louis to be examined by Cardinals head team physician Dr. George Paletta, the outlook appears better.
Fridays examination revealed a strained flexor...
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(AP) -- Carlos Beltran doesn't like to miss games, and he may not have to for the time being.
The St. Louis Cardinals, though, don't seem to be missing him.
Beltran may be back in the lineup for the first time in four games as the Cardinals try to sweep a two-game set from the San Francisco Giants on Thursday.
A sore and stiff right knee has kept Beltran on the bench for...
On March 17, 2005, former major league baseball slugger Mark McGwire testified at a Congressional hearing on steroids in baseball. McGwire was dressed in a business suit, green tie in honor of St. Patrick's Day, wearing reading glasses and an expression of bottled up shame.
McGwire indirectly enacted his 5th Amendment rights that afternoon in Washington D.C. and repeated...
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.
1. Featured Game: St. Louis at Los Angeles NL, 22:10 ET
2. Other Notable Games (Including MLB.TV Free Game)
3. Today’s Complete Schedule
Featured Game: St. Louis at Los Angeles NL, 22:10 ET
Status Update: St. Louis Offense
As of Friday, St. Louis continued to lead the majors both in batter WAR...