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Cardinals’ Yadier Molina out 8-12 weeks with thumb injury

The St. Louis Caridnals announced Thursday that catcher Yadier Molina will miss the next 8-to-12 weeks after suffering a ligament tear in his right thumb. An MRI taken after Molina exited Wednesday’s game in the third inning revealed the seriousness of the injury.  Molina was injured after planting his hand for balance after sliding feet-first into third base in the second inning...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals trade possibilities

The St. Louis Cardinals (50-42) are two games behind the Milwaukee Brewers (52-39) in the National League Central division lead and are looking for extra firepower as the trade deadline approaches. Injuries to pitchers Michael Wacha, Jaime Garcia and Joe Kelly have the Cardinals scouting pitchers to potentially trade for.  Shelby Miller has struggled this season after a great rookie...
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3 days ago  |  1 Comment

Kolten Wong powers Cardinals for walk-off home runs on back-to-back nights

Yesterday night it was Matt Adams, tonight it was Kolten Wong. After not having one since David Freese in Game 6 of the 2011 World Series, the Cardinals have hit walk-off home runs in back-to-back games. That was a span of 501 games without one before Adams. It was the first time the Cardinals have hit walk off home runs in back-to-back games since June 4th and 5th of 2011 where...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adams' walk-off blast sinks Pirates

You could call Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams many things, most of them flattering, but one of them would not be light-footed. Yet, as he circled the bases Monday night at Busch Stadium on the first game-ending homer at any level of his baseball career, he fairly flew. “I don’t think I touched the dirt the whole way around,” said the imposing Adams, whose two-run shot off...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Everybody bounce: Big City bails out Cardinals with first career walk-off home run

ST. LOUIS -- If you're looking for the Cardinals' first-half MVP (not named Adam Wainwright), you don't have to look past the first baseman. If there was any doubt about before Monday night, Matt Adams erased it as quickly as he slugged the Cardinals to a 2-0, walk-off victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Busch Stadium. Facing hard-throwing lefty Justin Wilson, the...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals win 2-0 as Matt Adams delivers walk-off home run

Adam Wainwright put together seven scoreless innings tonight. The Pirates stranded nine base-runners off of Wainwright through those seven innings. It was Wainwright’s ninth time this season going through seven plus scoreless innings. His ERA is down to 1.79. His scoreless streak is at 14 2/3 innings pitched, he has allowed one run in his last 22 2/3 innings pitched and two runs...
Via Cardinals Farm
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Adams' walk-off homer gives Cardinals 2-0 win over Pirates

ST. LOUIS -- Matt Adams hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 2-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night in the opener of a four-game series with the NL Central rival they topped in the division series last fall. Matt Carpenter walked to lead off the ninth and Matt Holliday flied out. Adams then hit his 10th homer...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Adams' blasts, Lynn's command lift Cards

For Lance Lynn the click came in the middle of a game and for slugger Matt Adams it happened in the middle of a rehab assignment. What each has been able to do since as a result of minor adjustments merged Monday in the famously thin air and fat dimensions of Coors Field. Lynn solved it. Adams flaunted it. Lynn held the host Colorado Rockies to three hits through his eight shutout...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynn, Adams lead Cards to 8-0 win over Rockies

DENVER -- Lance Lynn allowed three hits in eight innings and Matt Adams ignited the offense with two homers and a career-high six RBIs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the slumping Colorado Rockies 8-0 on Monday night. Lynn (8-5) struck out seven and walked none before being taken out for the ninth after throwing 108 pitches. It's the first time Colorado has been held scoreless...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Adams Really Loves His Dad

Big City.  Big Country.  Big Mayo. There’s a reason we call Matt Adams Big Fill-In-The-Blank on this blog.  There are so many nicknames floating around for him, all based on the idea that he’s a big guy.  On a weekend where we lost a pop culture legend, though, it seems appropriate to reach back into Casey Kasem’s heyday to pull out another nom de plume. The Big Bopper...
Via The Cardinal Conclave
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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