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The St. Louis Cardinals have optioned infielder Jermaine Curtis to their Triple-A Memphis minor league affiliate. He was designated for assignment a few days back and has cleared the waiver wire process. He provides organizational depth for the Red Birds.
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On Tuesday morning, I joined Josh Houchins on WGEM ESPN 1440 Radio. The subject was to cover a number of the St. Louis Cardinals top prospects, both at the major league level and those still getting ready in the minors.
Josh is the host of WGEM SportsCenter, the only sports talk show in the Quincy, Ill. area, on-air from 7:00–9:00 A.M. every morning. You can learn more at wgem...
Put the gold watch back in the box and cancel the balloon and cake orders. Chris Carpenter may not be thrown a retirement party after all. The veteran St. Louis Cardinals' ace announced earlier this year that he would not be able to pitch this season and would possibly even retire. However, he is working on a possible comeback.
Joe DiGiovanni of MLB.com says Carpenter...
Jason Motte's injury this spring left the Cardinals scrambling to find a replacement at closer. Edward Mujica has filled in admirably so far, but he is set to become a free agent after this season and, with Motte likely starting next year on the DL, the Cards will likely face the same closer issues next year.
The question then is who will become the Cardinals next great closer...
Every Monday, John Nagel of CardinalsFarm.com will provide StlSportsMinute.com with a St. Louis Cardinals Weekly Farm report. This will name a player and pitcher of the week in the Cardinals' farm system and will also run through each team and talk about players who have had good weeks, bad weeks, and also player movement.
Week 3 covers games from April 29th to May 5th...
St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte had season-ending Tommy John surgery Tuesday.
Motte tweeted the ligament replacement surgery on his right elbow ''went well.''
''One day closer to getting back out there then yesterday,'' he wrote on Twitter.
The Cardinals announced before their game against the Cubs that they had activated first baseman Matt...
Cardinals pither Jason Motte underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow on Tuesday. The surgery was performed by team physician Dr. Georg Paletta and has been called a success according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
Motte attempted to rehab the torn ligament in his elbow initially but opted for surgery after experiencing a setback lat week.
The former closer will miss the...
Mike Shannon has been a radio broadcaster for the St. Louis Cardinals since 1972. He’s also the guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio.
Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter.
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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 14 min play time.)
Jaime Garcia pitched eight innings and Allen Craig drove in four runs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 10-1 win over Milwaukee and the franchise's first four-game sweep of the Brewers.
Matt Holliday also homered for the Cardinals, who have won six straight, their most since taking eight in a row from July 11-21, 2010. It was the first time the Cardinals have four in a row...
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The high-ceiling potential attached to the arm of Carlos Martinez has been no secret since he signed with St. Louis back in 2010. Three years and 260 MiLB innings later, a once raw 18-year old has made quick progress in the critical areas of mental maturity (strike throwing), mound intelligence (pitch selection) and off speed/breaking ball refinement...
Hot News for RP Jason Motte
St. Louis Cardinals starter Lance Lynn entered Tuesday night's game at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs with an undefeated 5-0 record. But, thanks to a two-run home run off the bat of Nate Schierholtz in the fourth inning and a lackluster and quiet performance by the Cardinals offense, Lynn picked up his first loss of the season in a 2-1 defeat to the Cubs.
Our friends over at Big League Stew had a nice little post about a new product that Topps (yes, the same company that makes ball cards) has created: LINK HERE
They're called 'Minis' and they're pretty... stinking... cool.
2.5" vinyl figurines of my favorite Cardinals? Put a couple in the office. Maybe give a few as gifts. The possibilities are endless...
The St. Louis Cardinals have the best rotation in baseball, and Lance Lynn is leading the charge with a personal winning streak that's reached double digits.
Lynn goes for an 11th straight regular-season victory Tuesday night, when he tries to remain unbeaten against the Chicago Cubs in the opener of a two-game set at Wrigley Field.
St. Louis (20-11) has the NL's best record...
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My understanding is the Cardinals had never swept a four-game series against the Brewers. But after watching those four games, it’s hard to believe the Brewers have ever won against St. Louis. In three of the games, the Cardinals jumped out to big leads and never looked back. On Saturday, Milwaukee actually showed some life, scoring five...