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2 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Buck up! Cards' bats usually heat up in August, Sept. History shows Cards' hitting woes tend to pick up later in the summer.
3 hrs ago | Viva El Birdos
As Matt Adams climbed up the St. Louis Cardinals organizational ladder, I maintained a healthy level of skepticism about the slugger's ability to develop into a middle-of-the-order bat in the big leagues.
Who here honestly thought we'd win both of these games? Seriously, be honest. Against Waino and Lynn, the aces of the Cardinal staff, I was hoping for a split.
Odorizzi, who struck out eight in 5 2/3 innings in Tampa Bay's 7-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, was talking to the Cardinals' Joe Kelly on Wednesday behind the batting cage when Wainwright approached.
Jul 11, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Kirby Yates against the Toronto Blue Jays at Tropicana Field.
Possibly the best start of the season previously came against St. Louis for Jake Odorizzi, but tonight he is on the road, in his hometown in the midst of family and friends , facing off yet again against the Cardinals ' ace, Adam Wainwright .
St. Louis Cardinals Matt Carpenter watches his solo home run ball leave Busch Stadium in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Louis on July 22, 2014.
As the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline approaches the St. Louis Cardinals continue to be mentioned along with perhaps the biggest trade target this year, David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays.
Much of general manager John Mozeliak's work last offseason was done with an eye on defense, and while a final grade can't be handed out 99 games into the 2014 season, the Cardinals have already distinguished themselves among the most defensively improved teams in the Majors.
Most trade speculation has revolved around trade targets like David Price and Cliff Lee or the players the Cardinals would have to give up, like Oscar Taveras or Carlos Martinez.
Adrian Gonzalez hit a go-ahead RBI single in the top of the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers topped the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-3, to salvage a three-game set.
The Dodgers are back in a virtual tie with San Francisco atop the National League West.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright takes selfies on the field with fans during Photo Night before a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on July 20, 2014.
There's no less pressure on the St. Louis Cardinals tonight, just because they have already won this three-game set with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 02:32 pm
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