The best medicine for a sputtering, struggling offense?  Make sure that only the minimum output is needed.  That lately seems to be Adam Wainwright's mantra. Wainwright threw another gem last night before leaving with a possible knee injury.  That whole "knee injury" thing would take a little higher priority if the man himself hadn't said [...]

Yesterday was the 25th anniversary of the release of Field of Dreams.  I still remember seeing that movie in the theater and how much I enjoyed it.  It was the first movie I ever received on VHS, a Christmas present the next year.  For the longest time--and, honestly, most likely still today--it along with Casablanca [...]

Craig Unger promoted to Memphis General Manager; Former GM Ben Weiss named Senior Advisor                 MEMPHIS, TN (April 21, 2014) – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that Craig Unger, a five year veteran of  the Cardinals front office, will become the new General Manager of the Memphis Redbirds as the Cardinals take over the daily [...]

Monday and Wednesday’s Cards game to air on FOX Sports Midwest Plus in St. Louis and on alternate channels on DirecTV, Dish and U-verse The Cardinals’ games at New York on Monday, April 21 and Wednesday, April 23 will be televised on FOX Sports Midwest Plus in the St. Louis market and on alternate channels [...]

(Note: Again, we promise, a review of this game is coming, but there's really no reason to wait on us.  It's great, go get it.) OOTP 15 Features Opening Day Rosters, 3D Ballpark Support, 7 International Leagues, and Much More Hollern-Twielenfleth, Germany -- Out of the Park Developments today announced the worldwide availability of Out [...]

I hope that you and yours had a wonderful and meaningful Easter weekend.  Even aside from the important religious aspects, it was one of the first warm and sunny weekends we've seen here in a while and I expect that was the case for you as well.  If only the Cardinals had played as nicely [...]

A late craving for Cardinal talk led me to a good chat with our friend Dathan Brooks. No editing, no promos, just a plain old conversation about the Redbirds right here. http://cardinal70.podomatic.com/entry/2014-04-18T21_22_45-07_00

Last year, as part of the regular United Cardinal Bloggers' schedule of projects, we discussed who we thought should go into the Cardinal Hall of Fame.  It was all theoretical then, though we did foresee a few things, such as all the retired numbers would go straight into the Hall.  Also, a good number of [...]

Week’s events (April 22 – April 30) to commemorate 44th anniversary of Earth Day                   ST. LOUIS, MO (April 18, 2014) – In celebration of the 44th anniversary of Earth Day, the St. Louis Cardinals will host their5th annual Green Week (#4aGreenerGame), April 22 through April 30, with activities designed to promote recycling, both inside [...]

Some nights, four errors by the opposing team are just what you need to win.  Some nights, eight runs are crucial to getting the W.  Some nights, 14 hits are a big deal.* Those nights don't have Adam Wainwright on the hill. *Of course, some nights you win the World Series, but that's not relevant [...]

Bullpen Moves

Joe Kelly hits the DL, Keith Butler walks in Memphis, Jorge Rondon and Eric Fornataro join the club in our nation's capitol for their first big league exposure, per Mr. Goold.

(Site note: We'll have a review of Out of the Park 15 up in the coming days, but here's a release about the mobile version of the game.) Hollern-Twielenfleth, Germany -- Out of the Park Developments today announced the worldwide App Store availability of iOOTP Baseball 2014, this year's edition of the thrilling iOS management [...]

Costume Parade on Busch Stadium Field Kicks-Off Game Day Festivities                 ST. LOUIS, MO (April 17, 2014) – It’s time once again for St. Louis canines to “bark” on the Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Saturday, June 14 for the tenth annual Purina® Pooches in the Ballpark event, presented by Schnucks. More than 200 dogs, along with their owners, [...]

Usually, as the song says, two out of three ain't bad.  While that's still a good way to pile up wins and work your way back into the postseason, it's still good to sweep a club from time to time, especially when you have them down 2-0 in the series.  A loss isn't the end [...]

Say it Ain’t So, Joe

As your faithful Preacher, most of my time is spent looking at how the best prospects can help in St. Louis sooner or later. But as happens on occasion, those posts take a back seat when the injury bug strikes at an inopportune time. Joe Kelly appears to be in danger of missing his next [...]

Yesterday, Fox Sports tweeted out a column by Rob Neyer talking about what the Brewers' recent nine-game winning streak meant.  I didn't get a chance to actually read the article, but it wasn't difficult to come up with an answer to that thought. Basically, it meant the Brewers hadn't played the Cardinals yet. St. Louis [...]

Middle Infield Swap

Mark Ellis joins the team tonight, Pete Kozma heads to Memphis, per Jenifer Langosch.

The Winter Soldiers

When you go to Milwaukee to play baseball around the ides of April, it's not a surprise that you could be thankful that Miller Park has a retractable roof.  You'd expect a strong chance of rain and would hate for it to interfere with the game.  Last night, the roof was closed, but to keep [...]

Exclusive t-shirt and baseball cap available with purchase of  special Theme Night ticket on sale now at cardinals.com/theme                 ST. LOUIS, MO (April 14, 2014) – Today the St. Louis Cardinals announced the addition of Grant’s Farm Night and Komen Night to the robust 2014 Theme Ticket schedule. On Wednesday, May 14th, the Cardinals will celebrate the [...]

Good For What Ails Ya

The Cardinal offense had been sputtering, never reaching the heights that we had expected out of such a robust lineup.  Runs were hard to come by, opportunities were squandered, and it just felt like the engine couldn't catch. Then the Chicago Cubs came to town, and while that engine isn't at a full-blown roar, it [...]

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