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The greatest disappointment of the St. Louis Cardinals’ 2012 season occurred in their highest level of play as they fell to the eventual World Champion San Francisco Giants in the National League Championship Series.
After having taken the one-game wild card competition in Atlanta, the Cardinals dispatched the Washington Nationals in their Division Series. In the other NLDS matchup, San Francisco eliminated NL Central champ Cincinnati.
The Cardinals sprinted out to a three games-to-one lead over San Francisco, only to drop pivotal Game 5 at home. Returning to San Francisco, the Cardinals scored just one run in their final two lopsided losses to end the season with a whimper.
LCS Games 1 and 2 were in San Francisco. The Cardinals took a 1-0 lead thanks to two-run home runs from David Freese and Carlos Beltran, as well as 5 1/3 scoreless innings from the bullpen. Jason Motte closed out the 6-4 win to earn his second save of the postseason.
The Giants defeated the Cardinals 7-1 ...
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Looking to repeat as Major League Baseball’s champions, the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals clinched the new second wild card berth after Game 161 of the regular season.
As the second wild card winner, St. Louis traveled to Atlanta for the one-game, winner-take-all battle on October 5. It appeared to be a major challenge as Kyle Lohse faced the National League’s Pitcher of the Month...
Replica alternate jersey, Musial collectiables, and “high socks” highlight a season of promotional collectibles.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (January 8, 2013) – The St. Louis Cardinals have released their much anticipated 2013 promotional schedule, consisting of at least 34 giveaways and highlighted by a series of bobbleheads and jerseys, including a replica of the brand new 2013 “St...
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (January 8, 2013) – The St. Louis Cardinals have released their much anticipated 2013 promotional schedule, consisting of at least 34 giveaways and highlighted by a series of bobbleheads and jerseys, including a replica of the brand new 2013 “St. Louis” home alternate jersey.
From Stan Musial to Allen Craig, the 2013 promotional schedule celebrates Cardinal...
Using BaseballHQ’s projections to consider year-to-year performance of the St. Louis Cardinals pitchers for 2013 offers a mixed bag. Conclusion of a two-part series.
The highlight of the St. Louis Cardinals 2012 season had to be their stirring comeback win over the Washington Nationals in the five-game National League Division Series.
Due to the compressed schedule caused by the addition of the second wild card, the best-of-five National League Division Series had a one-time change in format. The lower-seeded team hosted the first two games,...