St. Louis Cardinals News and Rumors

Aaron Barnett and Brandon Barnes engage in national anthem stan…

Aaron Barnett and Brandon Barnes engage in national anthem standoff

yahoo.com Updated 7 hours ago
Prior to Game 6 of the 2013 NLCS, we saw a true first in Major League Baseball. Scott Van Slyke of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Joe Kelly of the St. Louis Cardinals engaged in a spontaneous on field standoff following the singing of the national anthem, …
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  • Greg Maddux and Tony La Russa Opt to Have No Logo on Their Hall…

    Greg Maddux and Tony La Russa Opt to Have No Logo on Their Hall of Fame Plaques

    nytimes.com 5 hours ago
    When the bronze plaques of Greg Maddux and Tony La Russa are unveiled at the annual induction ceremonies at the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday in Cooperstown, their caps will have no logos.
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  • Trade Talk Tracker: The David Price sweepstakes is getting more…

    Trade Talk Tracker: The David Price sweepstakes is getting more interesting

    yahoo.com 7 hours ago
    The Stew's Trade Talk Tracker follows the juiciest rumors in MLB until the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31. We'll give you the day's most important links about who may (or may not) be changing teams soon. THE PRICE IS RIGHT: The Cardinals want and …
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  • Cards activate lefty reliever Siegrist from DL

    Cards activate lefty reliever Siegrist from DL

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    The St. Louis Cardinals have activated lefty reliever Kevin Siegrist from the 15-day disabled list and optioned rookie lefty Nick Greenwood to Triple-A Memphis.
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  • Small ball, big moment for Odorizzi in St. Louis

    Small ball, big moment for Odorizzi in St. Louis

    MLB.com Jul 23 (yesterday)
    When Jake Odorizzi stepped to the plate against the Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Tuesday night, it marked a special moment. For one, he did so in front of hundreds of family and friends, who made the near-30-minute trek from his hometown of Highland, I…
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  • Tampa Bay Beats St. Louis 3-0 Behind Cobb

    Tampa Bay Beats St. Louis 3-0 Behind Cobb

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 23 (yesterday)
    Alex Cobb struck out 10 and drove in a run with his first major league hit, leading Tampa Bay to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night, the Rays' seventh straight win.
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  • Cards monitoring rotation options as Deadline nears

    Cards monitoring rotation options as Deadline nears

    MLB.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    With the non-waiver Trade Deadline nine days away, the Cardinals continue to zero in on starting pitchers who could potentially help fortify the rotation for a postseason push. However, general manager John Mozeliak cautioned on Tuesday that no deal is …
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  • Cardinals receive positive news on Wacha's MRI

    Cardinals receive positive news on Wacha's MRI

    MLB.com Jul 21 (2 days ago)
    The Cardinals reportedly received good news about young right-hander Michael Wacha on Monday, with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporting that an MRI and CT scan on his right shoulder showed encouraging results.
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  • Kershaw residing in exclusive company

    Kershaw residing in exclusive company

    MLB.com Jul 21 (2 days ago)
    When the Cardinals' Peter Bourjos launched his game-tying two-run homer Sunday night in St. Louis in front of a national television audience, it came against a pitcher who is not just great for his time, but for all time: Mr. Clayton Kershaw.
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  • Kershaw's streak ends, but Dodgers rally

    Kershaw's streak ends, but Dodgers rally

    ESPN.com nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 21 (3 days ago)
    Adrian Gonzalez hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning off St. Louis Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal and the Los Angeles Dodgers salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a 4-3 victory on Sunday night.
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  • Along with Crawford, Holliday to enter AFL Hall

    Along with Crawford, Holliday to enter AFL Hall

    MLB.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)
    The Arizona Fall League announced on Sunday that it will induct Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday into its Hall of Fame during a ceremony in November. Joining Holliday in the 2014 induction class is Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford.
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  • Sore hand keeps Puig out of lineup Sunday

    Sore hand keeps Puig out of lineup Sunday

    MLB.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)
    Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig will miss Sunday night's series finale against the Cardinals with a sore left hand. Puig was removed in the eighth inning of Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Cardinals after he was hit by a pitch in the third, but X-rays came…
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  • Tests show no concussion for Holliday in collision

    Tests show no concussion for Holliday in collision

    MLB.com ESPN.com Jul 19 (4 days ago)
    Tests for a possible concussion came back negative on Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday, who exited Saturday's 4-2 win in the fifth inning, four innings after he collided with Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez while scampering back to second base. Hol…
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  • Kelly alters mechanics, stifles LA with 'electric power'

    Kelly alters mechanics, stifles LA with 'electric power'

    MLB.com Jul 19 (4 days ago)
    The Cardinals positioned themselves for a possible sweep of the Dodgers and a move into first place with Saturday's 4-2 win in which they scored all of their runs within a four-batter sequence to open the game against Zack Greinke. The victory was ancho…
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  • Cards hand Greinke rare consecutive losses

    Cards hand Greinke rare consecutive losses

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Jul 19 (4 days ago)
    Matt Adams homered to cap a four-run first inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 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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  • Cards' Wainwright regrets Jeter comments

    Cards' Wainwright regrets Jeter comments

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 18 (5 days ago)
    St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright took the blame on Friday for the flap that ensued after he said he served up pitches to Derek Jeter during the All-Star game.
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  • Neshek takes detour to Field of Dreams

    Neshek takes detour to Field of Dreams

    MLB.com Jul 17 (6 days ago)
    The Cardinals reliever had just been given a long ovation during player introductions the night before at the 85th All-Star Game in front of his former fans at Target Field in Minnesota. He drove down with his wife, their baby and two dogs to celebrate …
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  • Wainwright, Neshek struggle in All-Star Game

    Wainwright, Neshek struggle in All-Star Game

    MLB.com Jul 15
    Cardinals pitchers struggled in the All-Star Game on Tuesday night, with starter Adam Wainwright surrendering a double, triple and homer in a three-run first inning and Pat Neshek allowing two runs on three hits while recording only one out in the fifth…
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  • Derek Jeter goes 2-for-2, exits to three-minute ovation in four…

    Derek Jeter goes 2-for-2, exits to three-minute ovation in fourth inning

    yahoo.com Jul 15
    MINNEAPOLIS — Derek Jeter went out his way. Playing in his final All-Star Game on Tuesday night, the New York Yankees star went 2-for-2 with a run scored and left in the top of the fourth to a three-minute ovation from the Target Field crowd. Always kno…
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  • Cardinals Marvel at Pat Neshek’s Comeback

    Cardinals Marvel at Pat Neshek’s Comeback

    nytimes.com Jul 15
    Almost two years after losing his firstborn to an illness, relief pitcher Pat Neshek, 33, won a roster spot with the Cardinals, then became a father again and, to top it off, a first-time All-Star.
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  • Video - Cobb Carries Rays To Seventh Straight Win 01:00

    Cobb Carries Rays To Seventh Straight Win

    Jul 23
    Alex Cobb drove in a run and struck out 10 over seven scoreless innings as the Rays blanked the Cardinals 3-0.
  • Video - The GM's Office: John Mozeliak 07:03

    The GM's Office: John Mozeliak

    Jul 23
    Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak stops by the GM's Office to talk about the team's pitching and catching needs as the trade deadline nears, Michael Wacha's potential return by September, and Oscar Taveras' role with the team.
  • Video - Wainwright Struggles Against Rays 00:44

    Wainwright Struggles Against Rays

    Jul 22
    Adam Wainwright surrendered six runs, four earned, over 4 2/3 innings in the Cardinals' 7-2 loss to the Rays.
  • Video - Kemp's Diving Catch 00:19

    Kemp's Diving Catch

    Jul 20
    Dodgers left fielder Matt Kemp makes a diving catch versus the Cardinals.

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