St. Louis Cardinals News and Rumors

  • Cardinals extend deal with Peoria through 2020

    Cardinals extend deal with Peoria through 2020

    MLB.com Updated 4 hours ago
    The St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday agreed to a four-year extension on their player development contract with their Class A affiliate, the Peoria Chiefs (Midwest League). The deal runs through the 2020 season.
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  • Lynn, Peralta Lead Cardinals to Sweep of Reds

    Lynn, Peralta Lead Cardinals to Sweep of Reds

    nytimes.com Aug 21 (yesterday)
    Facing Johnny Cueto definitely brought out the best in the Cardinals' Lance Lynn.
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  • Ruthian deal: Lackey trades ball for number

    Ruthian deal: Lackey trades ball for number

    ESPN.com Aug 20 (yesterday)
    St. Louis Cardinals newcomer John Lackey really wanted to keep his old number, so he gave teammate Pat Neshek quite a reward for switching jerseys.
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  • Bob Costas throws terrible first pitch, takes a mulligan, throw…

    Bob Costas throws terrible first pitch, takes a mulligan, throws a strike (Video)

    yahoo.com Aug 20 (yesterday)
    Bob Costas, you rascally guy, you. We've seen plenty of people bungle ceremonial first pitches in recent years, but not until Costas on Tuesday night at the St. Louis Cardinals' game, have we seen someone throw a terrible first pitch, ask for a second c…
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  • Cards stay hot with another walk-off win

    Cards stay hot with another walk-off win

    MLB.com Aug 20 (2 days ago)
    Jon Jay was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the ninth inning on Tuesday to give the Cardinals their second walk-off win over the Reds in as many nights. With the 5-4 victory, they are 5-1 on the current homestand.
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  • Cards edge Reds with walk-off HBP in 9th

    Cards edge Reds with walk-off HBP in 9th

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Aug 20 (2 days ago)
    Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
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  • Peralta sets Cards shortstop homer mark

    Peralta sets Cards shortstop homer mark

    MLB.com Aug 19 (2 days ago)
    With a 438-foot shot into the second deck of the left-field stands on Tuesday night, Jhonny Peralta assumed sole possession as the Cardinals' single-season home run leader at the shortstop position.
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  • Cardinals 2B Mark Ellis (oblique) put on DL

    Cardinals 2B Mark Ellis (oblique) put on DL

    ESPN.com MLB.com Aug 19 (2 days ago)
    The St. Louis Cardinals have put second baseman Mark Ellis on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain, retroactive to Aug. 15.
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  • Jon Hamm throws out first pitch for Cardinals, shows off hundre…

    Jon Hamm throws out first pitch for Cardinals, shows off hundred-dollar arm

    yahoo.com Aug 19 (2 days ago)
    Your browser does not support iframes. Actor Jon Hamm was immortalized in bobblehead form Monday night by the St. Louis Cardinals, so he showed up at Busch Stadium to meet the Cards players and throw out the first pitch. Hamm, when he's shaved up and sl…
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  • Reds activate Phillips before opener vs. Cards

    Reds activate Phillips before opener vs. Cards

    MLB.com Aug 19 (3 days ago)
    Seeking to stay in the playoff race, the Reds got one of their missing key bats back from the disabled list on Monday when second baseman Brandon Phillips was activated before a three-game series vs. the Cardinals.
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  • Cards keep Reds reeling with walk-off win

    Cards keep Reds reeling with walk-off win

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 19 (3 days ago)
    Jhonny Peralta's third hit Monday night was a walk-off single in the 10th inning that not only gave the Cardinals a 6-5 win over the Reds, it took struggling closer Trevor Rosenthal off the hook after he blew his fifth save of the season.
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  • Reds win challenge, escape inning

    Reds win challenge, escape inning

    MLB.com Aug 18 (3 days ago)
    The Reds won a managerial challenge on Monday night vs. the Cardinals and successfully overturned an umpire's safe call on a fourth-inning stolen-base attempt.
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  • Cardinals' thoughts continue to be with Ferguson

    Cardinals' thoughts continue to be with Ferguson

    MLB.com Aug 18 (3 days ago)
    Cardinals manager Mike Matheny shared his thoughts Monday on the ongoing unrest in nearby Ferguson, Mo., urging the community to come together during this difficult time.
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  • Cards recall Martinez after tuneup at Triple-A

    Cards recall Martinez after tuneup at Triple-A

    MLB.com Aug 17 (4 days ago)
    With the Cardinals needing a fresh arm for the bullpen and Carlos Martinez trending in the right direction at Triple-A, the Cardinals recalled the right-hander on Sunday after a 16-day stay in the Minors.
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  • Young Cardinals fan throws back foul ball, but still ends up wi…

    Young Cardinals fan throws back foul ball, but still ends up with souvenir

    yahoo.com Aug 17 (4 days ago)
    There are advantages and disadvantages to having seats right behind the dugout. On one hand, it increases the odds of catching a foul ball or having a player or coach toss a souvenir in your direction, especially if you bring the kids along. On the othe…
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  • Wainwright, Carpenter Lead Cardinals Over Padres

    Wainwright, Carpenter Lead Cardinals Over Padres

    nytimes.com Aug 17 (5 days ago)
    Matt Carpenter homered, doubled and drove in three runs, Adam Wainwright tied for the major league lead with his 15th win and the St. Louis Cardinals topped the San Diego Padres 7-6 on Sunday.
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  • Wacha encouraged by first mound session

    Wacha encouraged by first mound session

    MLB.com Aug 16 (5 days ago)
    Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha, making his way back from a shoulder injury, threw off the mound for the first time in nearly two months Saturday afternoon at Busch Stadium.
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  • Lynn, Cardinals Beat Padres for 3rd Straight Win

    Lynn, Cardinals Beat Padres for 3rd Straight Win

    nytimes.com Aug 15 (6 days ago)
    Lance Lynn pitched six strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the San Diego Padres 4-2 Friday night for their third straight win.
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  • Replay can't help Padres after confusing play at plate against …

    Replay can't help Padres after confusing play at plate against Cardinals

    yahoo.com Aug 15 (7 days ago)
    With the first full season of expanded video review nearing its end, only this much is certain: Replay can't make everybody happy. San Diego Padres manager Bud Black certainly wasn't happy with the result of a key play at home plate against the St. Loui…
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  • Cards get the better of Padres after wild finish

    Cards get the better of Padres after wild finish

    An out that wasn't, another that the Padres wouldn't take and one that took a lengthy replay review to confirm aided the Cardinals substantially in a 4-3 win to open a four-game series on Thursday at Busch Stadium.
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  • Masterson Pitches Cardinals Past Marlins, 5-2

    Masterson Pitches Cardinals Past Marlins, 5-2

    R&B blared in the St. Louis Cardinals' postgame clubhouse, making conversation difficult, and Justin Masterson reached over to the stereo and turned down the volume so he could talk about his latest outing.
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  • Roundup: Cosart Stifles Cards for 7 Innings in His First Marlin…

    Roundup: Cosart Stifles Cards for 7 Innings in His First Marlins Win

    nytimes.com Aug 12
    Jarred Cosart allowed three hits and one walk in his first victory since July 7, when he was still with Houston.
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  • Video - Cardinals Walk Off With Win 00:47

    Cardinals Walk Off With Win

    Aug 19
    Jon Jay was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth, which brought home Peter Bourjos for the winning run in the Cardinals' 5-4 win over the Reds.
  • Video - Peralta, Cardinals Walk Off 00:30

    Peralta, Cardinals Walk Off

    Aug 18
    St. Louis shortstop Jhonny Peralta hits walk-off single to lift Cardinals over Reds.
  • Video - Cardinals Walk Off In Extras 01:01

    Cardinals Walk Off In Extras

    Aug 18
    Jhonny Peralta's RBI single in bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Cardinals past the Reds 6-5.
  • Video - Gyorko's Big Bat Powers Padres 00:48

    Gyorko's Big Bat Powers Padres

    Aug 16
    Jedd Gyorko drove in five runs to lead the Padres past the Cardinals 9-5.

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    Aug 21
    The Minnesota Timberwolves expect to land Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young in addition to No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins when they complete their long anticipated trade to send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers this weekend, according sources.
  • Sources: Wolves expect to land 76ers' Young

    Aug 21
    The Minnesota Timberwolves expect to land Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young in addition to No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins when they complete their long anticipated trade to send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers this weekend, according sources.
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    Aug 21
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    Aug 21
    DeMarcus Ware showed what he’s capable of by manhandling Russell Wilson in the first preseason game. ( Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) A different training camp report from the others our staff has done in the last month. Peter King spent two days this wee…