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Cardinals Set to Honor Fallen Teammate

Both the NBA and NFL have rules in place and players can be subjected to fines should they decide willy-nilly to change their uniform number. Now, I’m not sure if such a penalty is in place in Major League Baseball, but I’m pretty sure Carlos Martinez would pay it. You see, the St. Louis Cardinals pitcher recently announced he would be switching from number 44 to 18 to honor...
Via Hall of Very Good
6 days ago  |  Discuss

TCN Blog 2014 Top Story #2: Oscar Taveras’ Death Not About Baseball

One could make a case that the tragic death of 22-year-old Oscar Taveras on October 26th was the number one story surrounding the St. Louis Cardinals in 2014. No one could dispute that it was the most shocking. Anyone reading this likely already knows the specifics, but for the record, here they are. Late in the afternoon of October 26th, Taveras, an outfielder whose rookie season...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Oscar Taveras’ BAC was five times limit at time of fatal crash

A toxicology report revealed that former St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras was driving drunk at the time of his fatal car crash on Oct. 26. Taveras, 22, and his girlfriend, Edilia Arvelo, were killed when Taveras crashed his car on a highway in Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. A spokeswoman for the attorney...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Graphic photo of Oscar Taveras’ body began to circulate social media after his death

The baseball world is mourning the tragic passing of St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveres and it appears thanks to a ghoulish practice by some reporters, a photo of his corpse, taken at the morgue, has begun to circulate social media, according to a report from Jorge L. Ortiz of USA Today Sports. Taveres, 22,...Read More The post Graphic photo of Oscar Taveras’ body began...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

In Memory of Oscar Taveras: A Personal Account from Scott Schook

The St. Louis Cardinals are no strangers to tragedy. Darryl Kile passed away in his sleep in 2002. Josh Hancock lost his life in a car accident in the early months of the 2007 season. Sunday, October 26th, the Cardinals confirmed one of their brightest young stars passed due to a car accident in the Dominican Republic. Oscar Taveras, who homered for his first and last hits as a...
Via Cardinals Farm
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Remembering Oscar Taveras: A personal account from David Lemon

A potential baseball prodigy has been taken from the world today in St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras. In order to truly mourn the loss of such an amazing ball player, I’d like to remember him with the greatest story he ever told in a Cardinals uniform. The morning of Saturday, May 31, 2014 was just like any other morning until I realized my favorite swing in baseball...
Via Cardinals Farm
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras killed in car accident

On a night that was supposed to be highlighted by Game 5 of the World Series, the baseball world was delivered some shockingly terrible news. St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras was killed in a car crash along with his girlfriend Sunday while driving to his hometown of Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. Taveras’ agent confirmed the news to reporters Sunday night...
Via NESN.com
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Oscar Taveras: A look behind the numbers through 9 games

Oscar Taveras has played a whole 9 games and stepped to the plate 36 times for the St. Louis Cardinals.  In the new world of social media, he has brought with him the honor of being the most hyped prospect in team history.  And now, we’ll do a quick, way too early, dive into what we’re seeing. On the surface, the slash line of .212/.250/.333 reflects a slow start.  With such...
Via Cardinals Farm
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Due to the promotion of Oscar Taveras, the St. Louis Cardinals make a series of roster moves

While the big news was that top prospect Oscar Taveras was promoted to the major leagues, the St. Louis Cardinals announced several moves throughout the minor league system. Some of the moves were a direct result of the Taveras promotion. Mike O’Neill Promoted to Triple-A Memphis O’Neill, who finished the 2013 season with the Memphis Redbirds, was sent back to Memphis on Saturday...
Via Cardinals Farm
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cards phenom Oscar Taveras homers in MLB debut

The St. Louis Cardinals have called up their top prospect (#3 in all of baseball according to Baseball America) OF Oscar Taveras and he made a near immediate impact.  Check out his second major league at bat as he takes San Francisco Giants pitcher Yusmeiro Petit deep (via MLB.com): Your browser does not support iframes.It was almost a moment from “The Natural”, as the rain...
Via Reading Between The Seams
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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