St. Louis Cardinals News and Rumors

Randy Flores hired as Cardinals scouting director in aftermath …

Randy Flores hired as Cardinals scouting director in aftermath of hacking scandal

yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
For all the success and stability the St. Louis Cardinals have enjoyed over the past 15 years, they've recently experienced a surprising amount of turnover atop their scouting department. On Friday, they added another new face to the department, hiring …
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  • Lance Lynn carves up Giants, injures ankle in Cardinals win

    Lance Lynn carves up Giants, injures ankle in Cardinals win

    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. It was a bittersweet afternoon for Cardinals rig…
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  • Ram shot: Bucs' early HR holds up vs. Rox

    Ram shot: Bucs' early HR holds up vs. Rox

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    Aramis Ramirez's three-run, first-inning homer and J.A. Happ's solid 5 2/3 innings were all the Pirates needed in a 4-3 victory Saturday night at PNC Park. The second-place Pirates kept pace in the National League Central, remaining 3 1/2 games behind t…
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  • Roundup: Encarnacion Drives in Nine as Blue Jays Pound Tigers

    Roundup: Encarnacion Drives in Nine as Blue Jays Pound Tigers

    nytimes.com 17 hours ago
    Edwin Encarnacion hit three homers and tied a Toronto record by driving in nine runs Saturday as high-scoring Toronto routed visiting Detroit, 15-1.
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  • Tomlinson's hit sends Giants off winners

    Tomlinson's hit sends Giants off winners

    MLB.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    Kelby Tomlinson hit a walk-off single in the ninth inning and Marlon Byrd smacked a grand slam in the third to power the San Francisco Giants to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night at AT&T Park.
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  • Byrd's slam sets Giants' single-season record

    Byrd's slam sets Giants' single-season record

    MLB.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    In the third inning Friday vs. the Cardinals, Marlon Byrd belted the eighth grand slam for the Giants this season. It established a franchise record, eclipsing the seven amassed by the club in 1951, 1954, 1970, 1998 and 2000.
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  • Unusual suspects lead Cards' 5th straight win

    Unusual suspects lead Cards' 5th straight win

    MLB.com Aug 28 (2 days ago)
    The Cardinals completed a season sweep of the D-backs on Thursday night with a 5-3 victory punctuated by home runs from backup catcher Tony Cruz and fill-in outfielder Brandon Moss.
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  • Moss ends drought with first Cardinals homer

    Moss ends drought with first Cardinals homer

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 28 (2 days ago)
    After a series of balls hit to the warning track during his first four weeks with his new team, Brandon Moss, much to his relief, finally showed the Cardinals his ability to drop one over.
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  • Maness amazes with bases-loaded escape act

    Maness amazes with bases-loaded escape act

    MLB.com Aug 28 (2 days ago)
    In three years with the Cardinals, Seth Maness has distinguished himself as the bullpen fireman, the one summoned to extinguish the messes. But never had he pulled off an escape as seemingly impossible as the one he did to preserve the team's 5-3 win ov…
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  • Heston likely to replace Cain for Sunday start

    Heston likely to replace Cain for Sunday start

    MLB.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    Right-hander Matt Cain likely will be scratched from his scheduled start Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals and will be replaced by Chris Heston, Giants general manager Bobby Evans said Thursday.
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  • Cardinals Beat Diamondbacks 3-1 Behind Lackey

    Cardinals Beat Diamondbacks 3-1 Behind Lackey

    nytimes.com Aug 27 (4 days ago)
    John Lackey pitched seven strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Arizona 3-1 on Wednesday night, their seventh straight win over the Diamondbacks.
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  • BLS Roundtable: Which fringy contender will wind up making the …

    BLS Roundtable: Which fringy contender will wind up making the playoffs?

    yahoo.com Aug 26 (4 days ago)
    With the final month of the season approaching, the baseball playoff races are heating up. At this point, there are few certainties. The Kansas City Royals probably have things wrapped up, and it would be tough to see the St. Louis Cardinals missing out…
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  • Cards ride 4-run first in rout of D-backs

    Cards ride 4-run first in rout of D-backs

    MLB.com Aug 26 (4 days ago)
    Buoyed by a four-run first inning, the Cardinals cruised to an 9-1 win over the D-backs on Tuesday night at Chase Field to further fortify their National League Central lead.
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  • Pham Gets 3 Hits, Cardinals Win 80th in 9-1 Rout

    Pham Gets 3 Hits, Cardinals Win 80th in 9-1 Rout

    nytimes.com Aug 26 (5 days ago)
    Tommy Pham had his second career three-hit game, Jaime Garcia pitched six strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals routed the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-1 on Tuesday night.
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  • Jessica Mendoza becomes first woman to fill analyst role for ML…

    Jessica Mendoza becomes first woman to fill analyst role for MLB game on ESPN

    yahoo.com Aug 25 (5 days ago)
    When Jessica Mendoza joined Dave O'Brien and Dallas Braden in the broadcast booth for Monday's matchup featuring the St. Louis Cardinals and Arizona Diamdondbacks, it was the first time a woman was used an analyst for a Major League Baseball game in the…
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  • Cards rally to halt D-backs' winning streak

    Cards rally to halt D-backs' winning streak

    MLB.com Aug 25 (5 days ago)
    A three-run seventh inning, highlighted by run-scoring hits from Tommy Pham and Yadier Molina, helped the Cardinals to a 5-3 win as they opened a four-game series against the D-backs on Monday night at Chase Field.
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  • St. Louis Turns Turn 4 Double Plays in 5-3 Win Over Arizona

    St. Louis Turns Turn 4 Double Plays in 5-3 Win Over Arizona

    nytimes.com Aug 25 (6 days ago)
    Lance Lynn pitched six effective innings with the help of four double plays and Yadier Molina hit a two-run single in the seventh inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
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  • Jay moves closer to returning to Cards

    Jay moves closer to returning to Cards

    MLB.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)
    For the first time since being placed on the disabled list with a left wrist stress reaction, center fielder Jon Jay joined the Cardinals for on-field batting practice on Monday.
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  • Piscotty Helps Cardinals Avoid Sweep in San Diego

    Piscotty Helps Cardinals Avoid Sweep in San Diego

    nytimes.com Aug 23 (7 days ago)
    Stephen Piscotty went 3-for-4 with two home runs and five RBIs to lead the Cardinals to a 10-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Sunday as St. Louis successfully avoided being swept in a three-game series for the first time this season.
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  • Cards start fast to help Wacha win No. 15

    Cards start fast to help Wacha win No. 15

    MLB.com Aug 23 (7 days ago)
    Michael Wacha allowed one run in six innings Sunday and Stephen Piscotty hit two home runs and knocked in five runs as the Cardinals snapped the Padres' five-game winning streak with a 10-3 victory at Petco Park.
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  • Cards recall infielder Garcia; option Lyons

    Cards recall infielder Garcia; option Lyons

    MLB.com Aug 23 (7 days ago)
    Despite the grueling travel day, Greg Garcia was happy to be back in his hometown on Sunday, as the Cardinals faced San Diego for the finale of a three-game series at Petco Park.
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  • Roundup: Padres Overwhelm Cardinals With Bullpen and Big Inning

    Roundup: Padres Overwhelm Cardinals With Bullpen and Big Inning

    nytimes.com Aug 22
    Five San Diego relievers combined on an eight-hitter, and the Padres scored seven runs in the seventh inning to crush St. Louis.
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  • Video - Cardinals' Season Outlook 00:35

    Cardinals' Season Outlook

    Feb 28
    John Kruk breaks down his expectations for the St. Louis Cardinals this season.
  • Video - Wainwright Feeling 'Dramatically Better' 03:25

    Wainwright Feeling 'Dramatically Better'

    Feb 28
    Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright says he is not concerned about missing opening day due to an abdominal strain and is looking forward to getting back on the field and performing consistently.
  • Video - Carpenter, Cardinals Ready For New Season 03:27

    Carpenter, Cardinals Ready For New Season

    Feb 28
    Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter discusses his process to hitting and talks about getting ready for the 2015 season.
  • Video - Cardinals Taking Cautious Approach With Wainwright 01:58

    Cardinals Taking Cautious Approach With Wainwright

    Feb 27
    ESPN.com senior writer Jerry Crasnick discusses how the Cardinals are handling Adam Wainwright's abdominal strain.

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    Aug 25
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    Aug 25
    Yeah, it's way too early but ESPN's Chad Ford offers his first mock draft for the 2016 class and LSU's Ben Simmons goes No. 1 to the 76ers.
  • Mock Draft 1.0

    Aug 25
    Yeah, it's way too early but ESPN's Chad Ford offers his first mock draft for the 2016 class and LSU's Ben Simmons goes No. 1 to the 76ers.