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Kolten Wong: Goat To Hero

The postseason can change players. It can fry some and prop others up higher than before. Last night, Kolten Wong went from being a postseason goat in 2013 to a postseason hero this month by propelling the Cards to a walkoff victory with a solo home run in the 9th inning. It was the second [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kolten Wong’s Jersey Torn In Half During Cardinals’ Celebration (Photo)

Kolten Wong’s walk-off home run in Game 2 of the NLCS came at a price. Wong launched a solo homer off Sergio Romo in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday to propel the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the San Francisco Giants. Wong’s teammates promptly mobbed him, literally tearing the jersey off the second baseman’s back. The photo below perfectly displays the damage...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kolten Wong’s walk-off evens NLCS

Kolten Wong and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to tie the NL Championship Series at a game apiece. Wong hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Cardinals a 5-4 win against the San Francisco Giants Sunday night. “To do this at this stage, it’s unbelievable,” Wong said, via “I’ve never dreamed of this. To be here and do something...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: NLCS tied 1-1

It took a bit of muscle for the Cardinals to tie up the NLCS and ensure they’re not at a deficit going to San Francisco for game 3. Home runs off the collective bats of Matt Carpenter, Matt Adams, Oscar Taveras, and Kolten Wong, the latter a walk-off, in game 2 powered the Cardinals to a victory one night after being shut down by Giants ace Madison Bumgarner. While the game one...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kolten Wong delivers walk-off home run in 9th, ties NLCS up at 1

Yadier Molina became the Cardinals’ all-time postseason hits leader (89 hits) with a one-out single in the Bottom of the 2nd inning. Molina, the Cardinals’ most valuable player, would then leave the game in the Bottom of the 6th inning after grounding into a double play. He wouldn’t leave the batter’s box. Busch Stadium would go silent. After the sixth inning, Tony Cruz would...
Via Cardinals Farm
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kolten Wong’s Walk-Off Homer Gives Cardinals 5-4 Win Over Giants To Even NLCS

ST. LOUIS — Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one game each. The Cardinals lost All-Star catcher Yadier Molina to a strained oblique muscle in the sixth. St. Louis got late homers from Oscar Taveras and Matt Adams before Wong connected...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kolten Wong ends NLCS Game 2 with walk-off HR

Expecting the unexpected has become the norm for the St. Louis Cardinals this postseason.  After staging two incredible comebacks in the National League Division Series against the best pitcher in baseball (Clayton Kershaw), the Cardinals are now hitting home runs like they’re the 1927 Yankees.  This, the team that finished last in the National League in home runs during the...
Via Reading Between The Seams
8 days ago  |  Discuss

National League Rookie of the Year: A look at where Kolten Wong could finish

Six Cardinals have been crowned National League Rookie of the Year since the award was created 67 years ago in 1947; Wally Moon, Bill Virdon, Blake McBride, Vince Coleman, Todd Worrell and Albert Pujols. Second baseman Kolten Wong has put together a respectable rookie campaign and has a chance to be the 3rd Cardinal since 2010 to finish in the top 3 of voting (Jaime Garcia, Shelby...
Via Cardinals Farm
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kolten Wong Needs to Brush Up On His Bible

Athletes including a Bible verse beneath their signature isn’t all that uncommon.  But an athlete including a Bible verse that doesn’t exist?  Yikes. According to Deadspin…that’s exactly what St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong did when he autographed a ball for a fan and included the fictitious “Psalms 3:16″. A quick glance at other Wong autographs on...
Via Hall of Very Good
28 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: Kolten Wong’s Rookie of the Year chances

There is no doubting Kolten Wong’s emergence as the Cardinals’ everyday second baseman. Despite getting sent back to AAA in April and dealing with an injury in June, he has been the obvious choice over Mark Ellis for the Cardinals to start every day. The Cardinals will rely on his bat to spark the bottom of the lineup through the playoff race. However, with his improved place...
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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