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Where are all the fans who during the off-season wanted the St. Louis Cardinals to dump one or both of Kyle Lohse and Jake Westbrook, even if it meant eating $10 million or more of salary?
Following is a look at what the two have done through April 22, as they have the lowest ERAs among the five starters.
Sure, the season is early, but with Lance Lynn needed in the rotation for Chris Carpenter, where might the Cardinals have been without the aforementioned veteran arms? Both are in the final year of their respective contracts.
St. Louis Cardinals, starting pitchers through 2012 game 16
The Cardinals starters aggregate ERA of 2.75 is third in the National League...
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The St. Louis Cardinals' 2011 World Series trophy was nearly smashed by a foul ball on Saturday as it was being displayed in the right field bullpen during a game of their minor league affiliate Springfield Cardinals.
It happened in the bottom of the fourth inning during their game against the Tulsa Drillers. The Springfield batter hit a foul ball down the right field...
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny was ejected for the first time in his managerial career after arguing a call at second base in the tenth of the Cardinals 3-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs. - Photo courtesy of Getty Images
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is experiencing many new things in his first season as a manager in Major League Baseball.
Matheny has quickly...
Less than three weeks into the 2012 regular season, the St. Louis Cardinals entered play Saturday with a 10-4 record and already a four-game lead over the second-place Milwaukee Brewers. Based on the Cardinals’ upcoming schedule, that lead could grow quite large by the end of the month.
The Cardinals have faced divisional opponents in every game this season except Opening Day...
I'm not a major league baseball player. You're not a major league baseball player. We're not in the minority; we're the vast majority. There is no shame in not having success in the highest level of a professional sport. Quite the opposite, it's an honor to be considered worthy of a chance to play in the Majors.Tyler Greene was drafted with the last pick in the...
Roughly two weeks into the season, there are some things that have started to pique my interest about the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals. My goal here is to write a blog post, not a book, for i70baseball, so I’m breaking this list into two lists, each consisting of a few things I’ve noticed. This week, we’ll take a look at six items, next week I’ll round out the list and write...
St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Jon Jay returned to St. Louis for further examination on his right shoulder strain.The Cardinals, who play the third game of a six-game road trip Sunday, decided to send Jay back after he experienced discomfort during batting practice Sunday morning. Jay originally suffered the injury by running into the outfield wall at Busch Stadium during last...
Center fielder Jon Jay was put on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday by the St. Louis Cardinals because of shoulder soreness.
St. Louis played the finale of a five-game homestand with only one regular outfielder, left fielder Matt Holliday. Right fielder Carlos Beltran missed his second straight start due to a minor knee injury but was available to pinch hit.
When the St. Louis Cardinals loaned their 2011 World Series trophy to their Double-A affiliate in Springfield, Mo., for the weekend, they had no idea they were putting it in harms way.
But for a brief second Saturday afternoon, flashbacks of Alabama's BCS Championship crystal shattering on the floor and a series of other famous trophy mishaps couldn't help but creep into...
St. Louis Cardinals Matt Carpenter and Mitchell Boggs are enjoying a better 2012 than 2011. Part is skill and part is opportunity.
With a two-out, two-run walk-off single off St. Louis closer Jason Motte, the Cubs’ Joe Mather became Monday night’s unlikeliest hero. But all you had to do was ask him — before the traditional shaving cream pie to the face, of course — and he’d tell you (as he told WGN after the game) the man truly responsible for the Cubs’ ninth-inning rally was Bryan LaHair. The 29...
The Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals are reportedly reaching out to veteran starter Roy Oswalt, according to Fox Sports.Oswalt, a free agent, has been throwing bullpen sessions everyday in preparation of an offer. The Red Sox early-season pitching woes have sparked interest in the former Phillies pitcher, who was limited by a nagging back injury last season. Boston was talked...
(AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals' rotation has done an excellent job so far, which could be even more important with two big bats out of the lineup.
The Cardinals will try for a third straight win over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night in the opener of a three-game series at Wrigley Field.
Led by a rotation boasting a 2.75 ERA, St. Louis is off to a promising start with one of...
I wouldn’t say the Bucco bats came alive yesterday, but offensively one really good thing happened. Pedro Alvarez had two hits. Not only that he was basically robbed of another hit by a great diving play. I think it’s time to just move him up in the order. I mean he might not be hitting [...]