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Tipsheet: Pham poised to become next man up

STLtoday.com (jeffgordon@post-dispatch.com) — The Cardinals need an offensive lift, pronto, and outfielder Tommy Pham has been one of the hottest hitters at Triple-A the past month.
  • New: 1 hr 19 min ago

Cardinals land international prospects

STLtoday.com (dgoold@post-dispatch.com) — Although they had one of the smallest purses in baseball, the Cardinals landed one of the most highly regarded international talents in the July 2 market that opened Thursday.
  • New: 2 hr ago

Cardinals outfielders learning on the job

STLtoday.com With Jay on DL, subtle art of pitch-by-pitch adjustment is a work in progress.
  • New: 7 hr 5 min ago

Late-inning woes continue for Cards

STLtoday.com (dgoold@post-dispatch.com) — Venable’s homer in 11th inning sends Cards to third straight loss.
  • New: 7 hr 5 min ago

Problematic wrist puts Jay on DL again

STLtoday.com (dgoold@post-dispatch.com) — Cards notes • Center fielder's production has drooped this season as his recovery from surgery has included weakness and soreness in left wrist.
  • New: 8 hr 25 min ago

Bernie: Plot thickens on Cards' hacking scandal

STLtoday.com (bmiklasz@post-dispatch.com) — With the first prominent Cardinals' baseball employee terminated in the fallout of the cyber attack on Houston, we can only wonder what comes next.
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Cardinals fire scouting director

STLtoday.com (rpatrick@post-dispatch.com) — Source: Chris Correa admitted hacking into Houston's database, but said it was only to verify that the Astros had stolen proprietary data.
  • 16 hr 10 min ago

Cooney makes spot start as Bourjos mans center

STLtoday.com (dgoold@post-dispatch.com) — To make room for lefthander on the active roster, Cardinals leaned toward putting center fielder Jay on the DL.
  • 17 hr 22 min ago

Bernie: the Cardinals need to fix first base

STLtoday.com (bmiklasz@post-dispatch.com) — Remember when Albert Pujols played first base here? Four years after Pujols left as a free agent, the Cardinals are starved for offense at the position.
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'Super Joe' McEwing is back — if only for a few days

STLtoday.com (rhummel@post-dispatch.com) — Popular Cardinals infielder returns as third-base coach of White Sox.
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Minor league roundup: Seferina on a roll with Peoria

STLtoday.com The Peoria second baseman leads the Midwest League in triples, and he was a home run away from hitting the cycle Wednesday night.
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Late show not much fun for Cards

STLtoday.com (rhummel@post-dispatch.com) — After several rain delays, Cardinals unravel in 7-1 loss to White Sox.
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Bernie: No rest for Mozeliak as trade deadline looms

STLtoday.com (bmiklasz@post-dispatch.com) — General manager isn't resting on Cardinals' laurels.
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Series preview: Cardinals vs. San Diego

STLtoday.com (rhummel@post-dispatch.com) — SCOUTING REPORT • The Padres are coming off being blanked twice in a row by Seattle, amassing just four hits in the process. San Diego is hitting .240, next to last in the National League.
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Garcia's next start pushed back to Tuesday

STLtoday.com (rhummel@post-dispatch.com) — Cards notes • Cooney will be called up to start Thursday’s game.
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Grichuk becoming key piece for Cardinals

STLtoday.com (doneill@post-dispatch.com) — Rookie outfielder's steady play has been integral in Cardinals’ blazing start.
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Bernie: Grichuk's improvement is dramatic

STLtoday.com (bmiklasz@post-dispatch.com) — Randal Grichuk was a power-hitting prospect when the Cards acquired him from the Angels before the 2014 season. But he's quickly evolved into a power source.
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Wong, Carpenter back in Cards' lineup against White Sox

STLtoday.com The two infielders sat out the start of Tuesday's game against Chicago, but they're back on the field today.
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For Hatley, a long drive ends an even longer journey

STLtoday.com (dgoold@post-dispatch.com) — Righthanded reliever had nearly 300 appearances in the minors before getting promotion to majors Tuesday.
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Minor league roundup: Kaminsky throws seven scoreless for Palm Beach

STLtoday.com The Palm Beach starter, a 2013 first-round pick, lowered his ERA to 2.14.
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Blog Articles

Major League Baseball changed the Home Run Derby - A Hunt and Peck

Viva El Birdos (lil_scooter93) — And these rules are so much better! Everyone knows about the Home Run Derby... and pretty much everyone hates it. Yes, it is fun to watch Giancarlo Stanton hit 570 foot bombs and stuff, but it...
  • 3 days ago
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Searching for a trend when the offense of the St. Louis Cardinals becomes anemic

Viva El Birdos (Joe Schwarz) — The 2015  St. Louis Cardinals are off to one of the best starts in team history. In no way is today's article meant to put a damper on what has happened up to this point in the season. In...
  • 3 days ago
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Cubs @ Cardinals 6.28 recap - Cards weather the storm for big sweep

Viva El Birdos (WyoCardsFan) — Carlos Martinez weathers storm like a champ; offense favors doubles for series sweep. Chicago Cubs @ St. Louis Cardinals Jason Hammel (5-2, 2.65 ERA, 3.03 FIP, .938 WHIP) vs. Carlos...
  • 4 days ago
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A Pitching Market Update

Viva El Birdos (the red baron) — A look at some of the more notable and likely available pitchers on the trade market should the Cardinals need to bolster their rotation from without. So...this team might be pretty good, huh? ...
  • 4 days ago
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6/27 Recap: Cards achieve history in win over Cubs

Viva El Birdos (zoomzoomj88) — The St. Louis Cardinals had never won 50 games before or by July 1 in the history of the team. A new chapter was written in the history books on Saturday night. The St. Louis Cardinals and ...
  • 5 days ago
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Are the St. Louis Cardinals ready for an openly gay player?

Viva El Birdos (Nick Lampe) — It is only a matter of time before we see an openly gay player in Major League Baseball. Under their current leadership, are the Cardinals ready to have an openly gay player on their team? In...
  • 6 days ago
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2015.06.26 Cardinals vs. Cubs: Cardinals win twenty-second come from behind win 3-2

Viva El Birdos (lil_scooter93) — Greg Garcia homered and Peter Bourjos got hit in the face. pre game cubs lineup Dexter Fowler 8 Anthony Rizzo 3 Kris Bryant 5 Miguel Montero 2 Chris Coghlan 7 ...
  • 6 days ago
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2015.06.26 Cardinals vs. Cubs: A thread for rallying

Viva El Birdos (lil_scooter93) — The time is now. the cardinals were losing 2-1, but then Greg Garcia was put in to pinch hit and smacked his first major league home run to centerfield to tie the game in the bottom of the...
  • 6 days ago
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The Cardinals continue historic pace, could have 50 wins by July 1 - A Hunt and Peck

Viva El Birdos (lil_scooter93) — Five. Zero. Fifty. How many times has that happened in franchise history? According the broadcast on Thursday night: Zero. The great teams of the forties and sixties, the eighties Whiteyball...
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Daily Farm Report: 6/25/2015

Viva El Birdos (Eric M. Johnson) — Scores: Cardinals Affiliates in bold Nashville 5  Memphis 0 Arkansas 6  Springfield 0 Palm Beach 7 Jupiter 2 Peoria 5 Kane County 3 State College 6 Mahoning Valley 0...
  • 6 days ago
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How much dead roster weight can the St. Louis Cardinals carry and keep on winning?

Viva El Birdos (Ben Humphrey) — After this week's sweep of the Miami Marlins , the St. Louis Cardinals have the best record in Major League Baseball and it isn't particularly close. The Cardinals sit at 48-24, their .667...
  • 6 days ago
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Lance Lynn returns from the DL; St. Louis Cardinals win 5-1 behind solid outing

Viva El Birdos (stlcardsfan4) — Lance Lynn looked like Lance Lynn tonight. He did walk four batters, but he also didn't allow a run. The offense was not as good as the score indicates, but you take five runs when they give it...
  • 7 days ago
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St Louis Cardinals at Miami Marlins - Game 72 open thread - June 25, 2015

Viva El Birdos (Ben Humphrey) — Lance Lynn vs. Dan Haren The St. Louis Cardinals (47-24) attempt to sweep the Marlins (30-43) in the final game of the clubs' series in Miami. The Cardinals Lineup: Kolten Wong , 2B ...
  • 7 days ago
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An update on the pitch framing of Yadier Molina

Viva El Birdos (Joe Schwarz) — Back on May 4th, Rob Arthur, a baseball columnist for Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight, wrote a pretty damning article about the seven-time Gold Glove award winning catcher of the St. Louis...
  • 7 days ago
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Jaime Garcia And The Cardinals Face The Miami Marlins: A Recap For 6.24.15

Viva El Birdos (dr. howl) — Cards Win #47 on June 24th. Jaime Garcia pitches in a fine performance while the offense rolls to 6 runs. Jaime Garcia's 2015 has been beyond what anyone had hoped for. He has even gone 6-8...
  • 8 days ago
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St. Louis Cardinals at Miami Marlins - Game 71 open thread - June 24, 2015

Viva El Birdos (Ben Humphrey) — Jaime Garcia vs. Mat Latos The St. Louis Cardinals (46-24) play the Miami Marlins (30-42) at 6:10 p.m. CT. Donovan Solano, the one-time St. Louis top 20 prospect , starts at second base for...
  • 8 days ago
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Daily Farm Report: June 23, 2015

Viva El Birdos (Eric M. Johnson) — Affiliates go 1-6 on the day. Oy. Scores: Cardinals Affiliates in bold Nashville 6 Memphis 4 Tulsa 10 Springfield 2 Fort Myers 2 Palm Beach 0 Auburn 9 State College 5 DSL...
  • 8 days ago
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On the evaluation of offseason trades early in the season

Viva El Birdos (Joe Schwarz) — Today's date is June 24th, the St. Louis Cardinals have played exceedingly well for 70 games, and it would be foolish for me to declare the "winner" and "loser" of a trade that occurred between...
  • 8 days ago
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Fun With Selective Endpoints: El Gallo and The J-Hey Kid

Viva El Birdos (the red baron) — In which we chop up some numbers to appreciate some things that are going really well at the moment. So that was a fun game, huh? In a way -- actually, in a couple very specific ways -- last...
  • 8 days ago
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Cardinals @ Marlins: Carlos Martinez Ks 9, leads to 4-3 victory

Viva El Birdos (The Continental) — Jason Heyward home run sparks offense in come from behind win. We had baseball in south Florida tonight, with Carlos Martinez (2.80 ERA, 3.67 FIP, 3.24 xFIP) and Marlins rookie Jose...
  • 9 days ago
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