It's not the most comforting way to look at a loss, but besides the bat silencing from Mets starter Jacob deGrom or the latest bullpen collapse, the return of Jaime Garcia was a huge positive takeaway from today's game. Garcia pitched so well that his own teammates were stunned into utter silence at the plate. [...]

Morning all, thought I'd surprise you guys with a post two days in a row. Haven't done that in a while. Every baseball season has moments where somebody on each team does something small that inspires a big reaction, whether it's a smile, a curse at the screen, or whatever. The point is, it doesn't [...]

What:     This One’s For You is FOX Sports Midwest’s annual Cardinals telecast to troops. It connects soldiers with Cardinals Nation. This year, FOX Sports Midwest will broadcast its Cardinals Live pregame and postgame shows live from Fort Leonard Wood. (Video: http://youtu.be/IupYGO2u_n0) Where:   From Fort Leonard Wood | On FOX Sports Midwest | At Busch [...]

A Tale Of Two Players.

This is the tale of two players, one in the AL and one in the NL. One is a star, one looks he is on his way to becoming one. Other than playing the same position, they don't have much in common, as their styles, for the most part, are very different. Player A plays [...]

Fans can save lives during annual blood drive June 1-2 at various locations around the St. Louis metro area            ST. LOUIS, May 18, 2015 –  The St. Louis Cardinals, Fox Sports Midwest and the American Red Cross encourage fans to step up to the plate and donate blood to help patients [...]

Given that currently the Detroit Tigers are one of the best teams in the American League, at least via record, probably losing two of three to them, including one in extra innings, isn't so bad.  The Cardinals are finding stronger measuring sticks than the Reds and Brewers and they aren't being found completely wanting, which would [...]

LEFTY TYLER LYONS OPTIONED TO TRIPLE-A CLUB ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 17, 2015 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s game that they have recalled right-handed reliever Sam Tuivailala from Memphis (AAA) and that they had optioned left-handed pitcher Tyler Lyons to the triple-A club following yesterday’s game. Tuivailala was 2-0 with a [...]

1st BASEMAN/OUTFIELDER XAVIER SCRUGGS OPTIONED TO MEMPHIS (AAA) ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 16, 2015 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to this afternoon’s game that they have activated outfielder Randal Grichuk (lower back strain) from the 15-day disabled list and optioned first baseman/outfielder Xavier Scruggs to Memphis (AAA). Grichuk, who was on the Cardinals [...]

Three giveaways, two theme nights, and a hot dog eating contest highlight the third homestand of 2015 ST. LOUIS, May 15, 2015– The Cardinals are back at Busch for the shortest homestand of the season.  Friday kicks off a three-game series versus the Detroit Tigers highlighted by three giveaways, two theme nights, and the Nathan’s [...]

For the longest time on Thursday afternoon, it looked like the Cards were stuck in a slightly tilted version of Wednesday night's game.  Trevor Bauer wasn't carrying a no-hitter or gunning for a strikeout record, but when the top of the eighth rolled around, he was carrying a 1-0 lead with double-digit strikeouts.  It was [...]

1st BASEMAN/OUTFIELDER XAVIER SCRUGGS RECALLED FROM MEMPHIS (AAA) ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 14, 2015 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to today’s series finale in Cleveland that they have placed outfielder Jon Jay (left wrist tendinitis) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 10, and recalled first baseman/outfielder Xavier Scruggs from Memphis (AAA). The team [...]

For a while yesterday, I was a little disappointed in myself that I didn't write up Tuesday's game yesterday morning.  There wasn't any particular reason, just had a little trouble getting motivated to get out of bed and write about a game I didn't see much of.  After watching last night's game, though, I'm glad [...]

 

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