This post actually went up five years ago yesterday.  Five years ago today, the run started while some of us watched, as it was Social Media Night at Busch that evening. The Cardinals sat 10.5 games out of the wild card with barely a month left.  It's no wonder that many of us were pessimistic. [...]

One-hour, tape-delayed special premieres Sunday and replays throughout August and September FOX Sports Midwest will televise the St. Louis Cardinals’ 2016 Hall of Fame induction ceremony on tape delay in a one-hour special debuting Sunday, Aug. 28, at 11:30 a.m. The ceremony will take place Saturday, Aug. 27, at 2 p.m. at FOX Sports Midwest [...]

Cardinals Hall of Fame Weekend and Beatles Tribute Night Highlight The Ninth Homestand of the Season ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 23, 2016 – Coming off another successful road trip that saw the Redbirds win 6 of 9 games, the Cardinals return home to Busch Stadium for a six game homestand.  The homestand starts with three [...]

Matt Holliday, Matt Carpenter, Stephen Piscotty & Alex Pietrangelo among participants helping raise money for charity ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 22, 2016 – For the fourth consecutive year, Adam Wainwright is bringing his annual Big League Impact fantasy football live draft and its winning fundraising formula of MLB players, celebrities and fans to Busch Stadium [...]

All year long, we've talked about this team being allergic to momentum.  Big wins are followed up by terrible losses.  The most you could seem to hope for was a couple of games in a row.  Nothing that made you think that this was more than a slightly-better-than-.500 team. And yet, over the last week, [...]

Remember 2011…

Outside of St. Louis Cardinals fanbase this season, all the talk seems to have focused on the Cubs and how good they are. Inside there has been some lamenting at times that the Cardinals can't win the division. In response to that I say: Remember 2011. That year the Cards finished second in the division [...]

Tickets on Sale Now for Margaritaville Night on Friday, September 9 ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 18, 2016 – Today the St. Louis Cardinals announced the addition of Margaritaville Night to the 2016 Theme Ticket schedule.                 On Friday, September 9, Parrotheads, beach lovers and baseball fans alike will be transported to Margaritaville when the Cardinals [...]

Rocket Men

The Cardinals spent the off day Monday visiting NASA (a different Ground Control than the one Chris Correa visited) and apparently charged up their bats while they were at it.  Even though the offense generally hasn't been a problem this season, after this series the Cards are riding their first four-game "serious" streak since the [...]

Injury Update

The Cardinals have announced Seth Maness will have Tommy John surgery Thursday, while Matt Holliday will have thumb surgery tomorrow.

SAM TUIVAILALA RECALLED FROM MEMPHIS (AAA) ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 16, 2016 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher Seth Maness (right elbow strain) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 14, and recalled right-handed pitcher Sam Tuivailala from Memphis (AAA). Maness, who missed time while on the [...]

If ever there was a line to summarize the 2016 Cardinals, the ending of Guardians of the Galaxy might just be it.  Any time you try to summarize this team, you've got something good and something bad, though not always in equal measure.  We're behind on the games, so let's go catch up. Wednesday (3-2 [...]

There are some days that it's tough to know what to talk about in this space.  The games, sadly, are often very similar and somewhat depressing to relive.  There's nothing happening off the field.  Things seem stagnant. Then there are days like yesterday, when everything happens. Let's get the game out of the way first, [...]

 

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