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Cardinals’ Matt Adams Hits The Disabled List

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams was hurt while running the bases on a double in Tuesday night’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Adams had turned first and was heading to second when he pulled up halfway and limped the rest of the way to the bag. Adams, while able to walk off the field under his own power, was clearly in significant pain before being removed...
Via Baseball Essential
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Time for Jason Heyward To Break Out The Boom Stick

With Matt Adams hitting the disabled list this afternoon, it’s about time right fielder hopeful of the future Jason Heyward breaks out that boom stick he has been hiding for the first two months of the season. Through 43 games and 159 at bats, Heyward’s slash line of (.233/.285/.365) is just ugly and must improve. That makes for a [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

A good match? Ryan Howard and the St. Louis Cardinals

View image | The St. Louis Cardinals suffered a critical blow in their quest for another World Series title this week when they lost their first baseman, Matt Adams, to a torn quadriceps. Further, it appears that Adams will need surgery and the Cardinals will be without their first...
Via Philliedelphia
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals place Adams on DL, recall C Ed Easley

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Cardinals placed first baseman Matt Adams on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a strained right quadriceps sustained running on a double on Tuesday night. Catcher Ed Easley was recalled from Triple-A Memphis before Wednesday's game against the Diamondbacks. Adams is batting .243 with four homers and 20 RBIs. He grabbed his right hip area rounding...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cards 1st Baseman Matt Adams Placed On 15-Day DL

CATCHER ED EASLEY RECALLED FROM MEMPHIS (AAA) ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 27, 2015 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that first baseman Matt Adams (strained right quad) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list and that catcher Ed Easley has been recalled from Memphis (AAA). Easley, 29, was on the team’s roster for [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Holliday: The Leaderboard Lifer

Matt Holliday reached base for the 42nd straight game to start the season. Only Albert Pujols has equaled that feat to start a season for the Cardinals. And he stands only 11 off the modern baseball record: Games on base to start year (since 1914): 99 Jeter – 53 96 F. Thomas – 52 96 McGwire – 48 84 A. Davis – 47 23 Heilmann – 44 15 Holliday – 42 — Tim Trokey (@tim_trokey...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kolten Wong is Quietly Having a Great Year at the Plate

JUPITER, FL – MARCH 08: Kolten Wong #16 of the St. Louis Cardinals swings at a pitch during the sixth inning of a spring training game against the Miami Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium on March 8, 2015 in Jupiter, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) While seemingly very few people have paid attention to him as an individual, Kolten Wong is stringing together a great season...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Holliday Just Keeps on Getting on Base

St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday (7) follows through on an RBI single to center field against the New York Mets during the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) The St. Louis Cardinals have the best record in baseball. If a team has the best record in anything it’s a pretty good bet that a lot of different...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Trevor Rosenthal: Less charity and more efficiency on the mound

It’s been a while since Cardinals fans treated social media like a radar reading before the ninth inning, flooding the internet with Rosenthal warnings while quietly looking for shelter. That was 2014, a season that will go down a bumpy road in the young flame thrower’s career even though he saved 45 games and struck out 87 hitter sin 70.1 innings. It was viewed as a wild roller...
Via STLSportsMinute
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vol 7: NL Central Weekly Wrap-Up

This week (May 18-24th), the Chicago Cubs gained a half game on the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Pittsburgh Pirates broke away from the Cincinnati Reds to hold the sole position of 3rd place. The Milwaukee Brewers continue occupy the basement of the NL Central Chicago Cubs: The Cubs traveled this week, facing off against the San Diego Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks. Starting...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Travs take Memorial Day Doubleheader From Springfield Cardinals

May 25, 2015 Springfield, MO – The Arkansas Travelers claimed both seven-inning games of Monday’s doubleheader against the Springfield Cardinals, both by the score of 4-2, before 4,471 fans at Hammons Field. Game 1: The Travelers (23-19) came out swinging against RHP Nick Petree (L, 1-4) in the top of the first inning. 2B Sherman Johnson and SS Eric Stamets sparked the charge...
Via i70baseball
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Resiliency, Thy Name Is St. Louis

They take licks but keep on ticking.  They drop games, but then come back and win more.  Injuries are just one more obstacle to overcome.  So far in 2015, there’s nothing the St. Louis Cardinals can’t handle. This club hasn’t lost more than three games in a row all year long.  After this last losing [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jaime Garcia’s Start Tonight Is Huge For Cardinals Season

The Cardinals have been scuffling as of late. They’re 5-5 in their last 10 games played and suffered their first 3 game losing streak of the ’15 season last week. Saturday night’s loss was particularly tough to swallow, since it was a 1 run game and the Cardinals still had 12 outs to try to tie or go ahead. Even the Cubs were feeling frisky: One of the best tweets ever…Nice...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How Long Can the Cardinals’ Michael Wacha Continue His Dominance on the Mound?

  St. Louis Cardinals’ Michael Wacha delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Despite losing ace Adam Wainwright for the season, the Cardinals haven’t missed a beat, posting a 29-16 record sans Wainwright for nearly a month. Part of their sustained success clearly...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Holliday honing in on St. Louis' on-base streak

Matt Holliday is in position to tie a franchise record as he faces an unfamiliar rising star from the Arizona Diamondbacks. He and the St. Louis Cardinals will get their first look at Diamondbacks rookie Archie Bradley in the middle game of this series Tuesday night at Busch Stadium. Holliday has reached base in his first 41 games to move within one of Albert Pujols' club record...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mascot creates controversy with 'Police Lives Matter' sign

  Most of time, sports and politics don’t mix. This was one of those times.   About a week ago, the St. Louis Cardinals’ mascot, Fredbird, made headlines when he posed for a picture while holding a “Police Lives Matter” sign. Well played @Cardinals & @TeamFredbird. #PoliceLivesMatter #Ferguson @stlcountypd @FPD_PUBLIC_INFO @StlPoliceWives http://t...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: Wacha Emerging as Ace

Michael Wacha pitched the Cardinals to a win on Sunday, avoiding a series sweep in Kansas City behind seven strong innings. Wacha surrendered just one unearned run on five hits in his second consecutive seven-inning start. He improved his 2015 record to 7-0 and dropping his ERA to a sparkling 1.87. While the Cardinals results from their starting pitching as a whole have been good...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Memorial Day Pregame to Include Special Features

FOX Sports Midwest release On Memorial Day (Monday, May 25 at 2 p.m. CT), FOX Sports Midwest’s St. Louis Cardinals telecast will start with a one-hour Cardinals Live pregame show that will include features paying tribute to men and women who have served our country. The show will include: • An interview with Cardinals pitcher Mitch Harris, the first graduate of the U.S. Naval...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals: Lorenzo Cain is the player fans expected Peter Bourjos to become

The St. Louis Cardinals dropped their first game to the Kansas City Royals on Friday night, losing 5-0 as the offense sputtered and Lance Lynn could not get Kendrys Morales out.  Prior to the game, most of the excitement amongst Cardinals fans on Twitter centered around manager Mike Matheny‘s lineup, and the usage of the team’s best defensive alignment in the outfield. Randal...
Via STLSportsMinute
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Springfield Cardinals clip Drillers with 5-4 win

May 21, 2015, Springfield, MO – The Springfield Cardinals took the series finale against the Tulsa Drillers, 5-4, before 3,663 fans at Hammons Field on Thursday night. RHP Thomas Lee tossed seven innings to help lead the Cardinals to the series split, before the Arkansas Travelers come to town for a four-game series starting on Friday at 7:10pm. The Cardinals (13-27) put together...
Via i70baseball
5 days ago  |  Discuss Cardinals Fantasy Talk on SiriusXM

The growth of includes a full-scale fantasy sports presence, which can be accessed at Another element of the initiative is a nightly show on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio, Sirius channel 210 and XM channel 87. Early Wednesday morning, I joined host Dr. Roto, Scout Senior Fantasy Sports Expert, to discuss the St. Louis Cardinals from a fantasy perspective...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals: Kolten Wong Is A Potent Leadoff Option

How tasty would it be if the St. Louis Cardinals’ leadoff hitter had a .350 plus on base percentage and a .460 plus slugging percentage and his name wasn’t Matt Carpenter? Say hello to Kolten Wong, the formerly self tortured young second baseman with a heavy stick who spent 2014 living down the terrible memory of a World Series pickoff. The Wong of 2015 has become a unique...
Via STLSportsMinute
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Drillers outlast Springfield Cardinals, 1-0, in 17-inning marathon

May 19, 2015, Springfield, MO – The Tulsa Drillers outlasted the Springfield Cardinals, 1-0, in a 17-inning marathon game before 3,311 fans at Hammons Field on Tuesday night. The 17-inning game is the 2nd-longest in Springfield Cardinals history, only trailing the 20-inning game against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals on 5/11/13. A pitchers duel from start to finish, the two teams...
Via i70baseball
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s A Radical Idea For The Cardinals Rotation

That loss. Please don’t blame that loss on anything other than bad hitting. Grichuk 0-6 Carpenter 0-6 Holliday 1-6 Heyward 1-5 In total the Cardinals had 23 LOBsters on the night and could only muster 1 run over over 14 innings of play. The only positive any Cardinals fan can take from Monday night’s tilt is that it started at 6p CT, so the four hour and fourteen minute game...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
8 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals: Can Garcia stabilize the rotation?

The St. Louis Cardinals just wrapped up only their second losing series of the 2015 season, dropping two of three games to the Detroit Tigers. With a gassed bullpen and uninspiring performances from several important areas, the Cardinals appear to be much worse off than their 25-12 start would appear on paper: most notably, the lack of a permanent fifth starter in the wake of Adam...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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