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  • Cardinals rich with young arms

    JUPITER, Fla. When Shelby Miller, pride of Brownwood High and next-generation Texas gunslinger, settled into a chair surrounded by friends to watch the 2009 amateur draft, he had heard he could go as high as fourth overall and knew he would go no lower...
  • 'Battle of the Birds' a plus for Cardinals

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. Despite the threat of rain, long lines had already formed outside AutoZone Park before 4 p.m. Friday, more than 30 minutes before the gates were to open for the "Battle of the Birds" exhibition game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the...
  • Bernie Miklasz: Cardinals are fighting the hype

    ST. LOUIS As I scanned the 2014 season previews, the praise for the Cardinals screamed at me. It was similar to the kind of rave-review shout-outs you see in the promotions for upcoming movies. Tom Verducci, SI.com: "When you look around at the rosters...
  • Versatile Descalso still has role with Cardinals

    JUPITER, Fla. The bricks have shifted the last several seasons. Albert Pujols left the Cardinals after 2011, Lance Berkman after 2012 and Carlos Beltran following last October's World Series. Veteran arms Kyle Lohse and Jake Westbrook are no longer in the...
  • Third baseman David Freese looks to bring Cardinal virtues to Angels

    Third baseman David Freese looks to bring Cardinal virtues to Angels
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels hope for great things from David Freese, their new third baseman. What they cannot hope for are the best days of Freese's baseball life. He already had them. In 2011, he saved the St. Louis Cardinals from extinction...
  • Spring Training 2014: 10 games worth catching this spring

    Spring Training 2014: 10 games worth catching this spring
    The unfamiliar and unwanted chill in the Florida air will soon subside, and that means one thing -- it's time for spring training baseball in the Sunshine State.  Pitchers and catchers begin reporting for Grapefruit League teams in the second week of...
  • Grapefruit League starts with old college try

    The first story line of the exhibition season: Can a college kid upstage the New York Yankees? No, seriously. The Yankees open the Grapefruit League season Tuesday against Florida State, and the Seminoles' roster includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis...
  • Dodgers' season ends in 9-0 loss to Cardinals in Game 6 of NLCS

    Dodgers' season ends in 9-0 loss to Cardinals in Game 6 of NLCS
    The Dodgers could have imagined a lot of scenarios for their Game 6 Friday night and never come up with the one that actually unfolded. Not in the wildest dreams or darkest nightmares. Clayton Kershaw almost melting. Their defense unable to make a play....
  • Matt Carpenter's epic at-bat is game-changer for Cardinals

    Matt Carpenter's epic at-bat is game-changer for Cardinals
    ST. LOUIS -- Sometimes all it takes is one at-bat to make a game — and a season. On Friday night, that at-bat belonged to Matt Carpenter of the St. Louis Cardinals. With Game 6 of the National League Championship Series scoreless in the bottom...
  • It's meltdown-and-out for Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers in 9-0 NLCS defeat

    It's meltdown-and-out for Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers in 9-0 NLCS defeat
    ST. LOUIS — The Dodgers' season was suddenly over and Clayton Kershaw couldn't explain why. "I don't have an answer," he said. "I just wasn't good enough." Baseball's consensus No. 1 pitcher unexpectedly fell apart Friday night at Busch Stadium,...
  • Numb kind of ending for Dodgers

    Numb kind of ending for Dodgers
    ST. LOUIS — They came as close to the World Series as any collection of Dodgers players in the last 25 years. That won't make it any easier to scrape themselves off its threshold. Two wins from the Fall Classic, the Dodgers suffered a classic...