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2 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Cardinals' bats heat up in late summer months

Buck up! Cards' bats usually heat up in August, Sept. History shows Cards' hitting woes tend to pick up later in the summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Allen Craig, National League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, National League Central, St. Louis Cardinals

3 hrs ago | Viva El Birdos

Oscar Taveras, the lineup card, & player development

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Allen Craig, Baseball Players, Daniel Descalso, Jon Jay, Oscar Taveras, Matt Adams

7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Cardinal system recap: swept by the Rays

The system went 3-5 last night, with 2 incomplete games in Palm Beach . Jon Jay strikes out on a walk.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Jay, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Tony Cruz, Alex Cobb, Sam Freeman

Wed Jul 23, 2014

DRays Bay

Rays 3, Cards 0: All Alex Cobb does is throw strikes

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Brandon Guyer, Desmond Jennings, Lance Lynn, Jon Jay

Belleville News Democrat

Highland's Odorizzi meets Cardinals hero Wainwright for first time

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Joe Kelly, Desmond Jennings, Kolten Wong, Matt Holliday, Evan Longoria

Rayhawk Review

Kirby Yates and the Plight of the Triple-A Closer

Jul 11, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Kirby Yates against the Toronto Blue Jays at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, Oscar Taveras, Jake McGee

Bugs and Cranks

GM for a Day: five trades to fix the contenders

With less than 10 days until this year's trade deadline, the rumors are flying fast - it's been a few years since we've had a deadline with this many quality arms available .

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, Ben Zobrist, Shelby Miller, Randal Grichuk, Evan Longoria

Tue Jul 22, 2014

DRays Bay

TB 7 - STL 2: Odorizzi's Homecoming a success

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 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Jake Odorizzi, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright, Allen Craig, Kolten Wong, Ben Zobrist

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

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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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Kolten Wong, Jake Odorizzi, Adam Wainwright

Examiner.com

The latest St. Louis Cardinals and David Price trade rumors

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Jay, Allen Craig, Baseball Players, David Price, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Michael Wacha

FakeTeams

MLB Trade Rumors: David Price to the Cardinals?

Ray analyzes what it would take for the Cardinals to trade for Rays ace David Price and the fantasy impact of such a move.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, David Price, Jeff Samardzija, Dan Straily, Taijuan Walker

Mon Jul 21, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals among most defensively improved teams

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Allen Craig, Baseball Players, Pete Kozma, National League, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals

Viva El Birdos

St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Payroll Considerations

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Jay, Allen Craig, Baseball Players, Daniel Descalso, Lance Lynn, Shane Robinson

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Wong has more appreciation for Major Leagues than ever before

This offseason the Cardinals made a huge, franchise altering decision. They traded hometown hero David Freese to create room via Matt Carpenter changing positions for Kolten Wong.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Freese, Kolten Wong

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The News Tribune

Recap: St. Louis vs. Los Angeles

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, Allen Craig, A.J. Ellis

True Blue LA

Dodgers rally to beat Cardinals, but Hanley Ramirez hit again

The Dodgers are back in a virtual tie with San Francisco atop the National League West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Baseball Players, Clayton Kershaw, A.J. Ellis, Trevor Rosenthal

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

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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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw, A.J. Ellis

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Martinez looks to rebound against league-best Kershaw

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Joe Kelly, Milwaukee Brewers, Matt Holliday

Los Angeles Times

Zack Greinke has rough outing in Dodgers' 4-2 loss to Cardinals

Matt Adams homered in a four-run first inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Dodgers, 4-2, on Saturday to send All-Star Zack Greinke to losses in consecutive regular-season starts for the first time in nearly four years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dee Gordon, Matt Adams, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Joe Kelly, Matt Holliday

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Cards top Dodgers, 4-2, behind pitching of Joe Kelly

Other than the noticeable swelling on the top of Yasiel Puig's left hand, there was no indication anything was wrong.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Joe Kelly, Yasiel Puig, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Matt Kemp

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