| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:20 AM
JUPITER, Fla. Before he strapped on his pads Thursday and crouched behind the plate for the first time anywhere this year, St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina already knew what he was going to see looking at the team he'll backstop all summer.
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:35 PM
JUPITER, Fla. When Jhonny Peralta pulled into the parking lot early Thursday morning for his first official day of work as a St. Louis Cardinal, the skies over the team's training complex were the color of dark gun smoke.
Rain clouds blocked out a high...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:45 PM
BOSTON — The headline news was that Don Mattingly publicly told the Dodgers' owners that dating had gone on long enough. He told them to commit to him as their manager or else, and he took the risk of a nasty breakup.
In other news Monday, the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:16 PM
PITTSBURGH — Michael Wacha says the biggest game he had pitched before joining the St. Louis Cardinals was two years ago when he held Florida State to three hits, sending Texas A&M to the College World Series.
“It was an elimination game,&...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:25 PM
ST. LOUIS — During John Mozeliak's six-year reign, the Cardinals general manager has traded popular center fielder Jim Edmonds, held firm in his contract offer that resulted in slugger Albert Pujols' leaving, and sent perennial prospect Colby Rasmus...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:45 PM
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals are about to get their cleanup batter back, just in time for the World Series.
Allen Craig, who has not played since Sept. 4 because of a foot injury, took batting practice Sunday and said he expects to be on the...
| May 7, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Almost 10 years. That's how long it has been since the Cubs beat the Cardinals in a series that mattered, not that St. Louis fans would remember it.
When Dusty Baker's 2003 team took four out of five from the Cardinals in a four-day September war that...
| Mar 21, 2012
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Mike Matheny had just answered a reporter's question about the challenges of being a first-year manager when an unexpected situation presented itself.
The visiting Cardinals were under the impression that the National...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 1:42 PM
No baseball fans loved their guy more than Cardinal Nation loved Albert Pujols this time last year. But one October later, he has become the civic punch line.
While Cardinal-for-life Stan Musial is treated like the pope in Vatican City, Pujols...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette, who engineered one of the best turnarounds in baseball this season by taking the long suffering Orioles to the postseason for the first time in 15 years, was surprisingly shut out in the voting for this...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:49 AM
MESA, Ariz. -- Talking baseball while wondering if Brandt Snedeker is the new Tom Watson:
1. Tony Campana isn’t really gone yet, but I’m already missing him. The Cubs made an unpopular decision Sunday, dropping Campana off the 40-man...