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On Friday, the St. Louis Cardinals made aggressive roster moves to push younger prospects ahead of older veterans on the roster of the first-place Triple-A Memphis Redbirds.
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Entering the 2013 campaign, it’s been largely assumed that
this would be the final season outfielder Carlos Beltran will spend with the
St. Louis Cardinals. However, Bernie Miklasz of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch
doesn’t believe this is as automatic as some assume, as he thinks there is the
potential for Beltran to return with the Cardinals next season.
There are a...
Beset by injuries, the Cardinals have had to turn to the farm system early and often this year.
Normally, when you're dealing with young and unproven players, the results are at best mixed. However, so far the Cardinals rookies have come through. The latest example being Tyler Lyons, who started for the Cardinals last night and hurled 7 innings while allowing only 1 run...
When it rains, it pours.
According to Jennifer Langosch, the Cardinals pitching staff took another hit tonight when John Gast had to leave the game, after facing just 6 hitters, due to shoulder tightness.
As if that wasn't enough, Jennifer Langosch also reported that Jake Westbrook will likely get a second opinion on his ailing shoulder next week, most likely with Dr. James...
”I pitched well, I got a hit and we won the ballgame. It doesn’t get much better than that,” said excited new St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Tyler Lyons on Wednesday night.
In his first Major League game, the 24-year-old left-hander limited the San Diego Padres to one run and four hits over seven innings. Lyons also contributed a single in the top of the sixth inning as part...
The Stl Cardinals have lost pitcher Jaime Garcia for the season because of a torn labrum in his left shoulder. The injury will require surgery and cost him the rest of 2013.
The lefty starter originally felt pain in his shoulder during a start in the 2012 National League Divisional Series against the Washington Nationals. He pitched two innings before being pulled from the start...
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The St. Louis Cardinals had hoped that Jake Westbrook would only need a stay on the 15-day disabled list but trouble with the right handers elbow has his return in doubt.
Westbrook played catch on Friday and said he felt fine but Jennifer Langosch of MLB.com reports that he will get a second opinion on his elbow, likely from Dr. James Andrews.
On the season Westbrook...
The St. Louis Cardinals have placed right-handed reliever Fernando Salas on the 15-day disabled list due to right shoulder inflammation, according to Jenifer Langosche of MLB.com.
Salas notified the Cardinals about his ailing shoulder prior to Tuesday's game. His arm tested as weak during following evaluations, and St. Louis decided to send him for further review yesterday...
St. Louis starter John Gast has left the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the bottom of the second inning.
The Cardinals say Gast has tightness in his left shoulder. The rookie left-hander was trying to improve on his 2-0 record. He faced six batters on Saturday at Dodger Stadium, and left with the score tied 1-all.
Gast threw 24 pitches, allowing one hit and one run. He...
Adam Wainwright is back to "ace" form. (Credit)
Obtaining an overall ace in the Major Leagues is not an easy task. Although the majority of teams have an ace of their staff, an overall ace (something I came up with approximately two seconds ago) is a pitcher that would be an ace on over half of the teams in the MLB.
That does not sound like much, but with an overall ace...
When Chelsea and Manchester City meet at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo., on Thursday night, they won’t be playing just to entertain. They’ll be trying to help as well.
The two Premier League clubs, the St. Louis Cardinals and promoter Relevent Sports will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sold-out game to the Oklahoma Recovery Fund.
The fund will help children affected...
Soccer happened last night @ Busch Stadium.
Real soccer. No juice boxes. No orange slices. Questionable body positions:
Some observations in no particular order:
1) St. Louis brought the heat. In the last 10 minutes.
Wasn't a rowdy crowd. But it was a crowd. And by the last 10 minutes of the game, everyone had kind of picked a side and started rooting for...
Tylor Lyons punked the San Diego Padres last night to record his first major league win (and hit).
It was a performance to behold, but if you thought it was due to talent, luck or other forces unknown, you'd be wrong. It'd be because former ESPNer and current CBSer Doug Gottlieb was in the stands wearing enough Cardinals gear to make the Cardinal Cowboy blush.
St. Louis Cardinals fans new coming into the 2013 season that utility infielder Matt Carpenter could swing the bat. What they didn't know was how he would fare in the field. So far, so good for the St. Louis Cardinals and manager Mike Matheny.So far, so good for Matt Carpenter's fantasy baseball owners as well.With second base clearly being something he can handle, Carpenter...