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  • Cards nearly beat themselves with errors

    CINCINNATI The Cincinnati Reds were shut out for the first time on opening day since 1953 when they lost to the Cardinals 1-0 on Monday. The Milwaukee Braves had been the authors of a 2-0 whitewash that day 61 years ago with Max Surkont, not Warren Spahn,...
  • Baseball capsules for the NL Central Division

    NL CENTRAL (in predicted order to finish) St. Louis Cardinals Last year: 97-65 (first, NL Central) New faces: 2B Mark Ellis (Dodgers), SS Jhonny Peralta (Tigers), OF Peter Bourjos (Angels) Former faces: 3B David Freese (Angels), OF Carlos Beltran...
  • 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 take the solo route to stay alive with 6-4 Game 5 victory

    Dodgers take the solo route to stay alive with 6-4 Game 5 victory
    Seems the Dodgers want to keep playing. Using the sudden power of the solo home run and a terrific turnaround pitching performance from Zack Greinke, the Dodgers lived to fight another day with their 6-4 victory Wednesday afternoon over the Cardinals in...
  • Cardinals vs. Clayton Kershaw

    Cardinals vs. Clayton Kershaw
    Player | AB | HR | RBIs | Avg. Matt Holliday | 35 | 1 | 2 | .286 Carlos Beltran | 24 | 0 | 1 | .208 Yadier Molina | 24 | 0 | 1 | .250 David Freese | 17 | 0 | 2 | .235 Matt Carpenter | 15 | 0 | 1 | .200 Adam Wainwright | 6 | 0 | 2 | .333...