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Harper busts homer slump with monster shot

Harper busts homer slump with monster shot

MLB.com Updated 3 hours ago
Bryce Harper's home run drought has ended -- and it ended with a bang. In the sixth inning of the Nationals' 2-1 win over the Cardinals in Thursday's series opener, Harper crushed a 1-1 pitch from right-hander Mike Leake for a monster home run off the u…
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  • Mike Leake restores order, but a loss is a loss for Cardinals

    Mike Leake restores order, but a loss is a loss for Cardinals

    ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    Mike Leake restores order, but a loss is a loss for Cardinals
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  • Harper, Espinosa HRs Carry Nationals Over Cardinals 2-1

    Harper, Espinosa HRs Carry Nationals Over Cardinals 2-1

    nytimes.com 3 hours ago
    Even when he's struggling at the plate, Bryce Harper knows how to put a good swing on a bad pitch.
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  • Bryce Harper crushes giant home run to third deck at Nats park

    Bryce Harper crushes giant home run to third deck at Nats park

    yahoo.com 3 hours ago
    Prior to Thursday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper was probably pretty frustrated with his recent performance. The 23-year-old came into the contest hitting just .194 during the month of May, and had only…
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  • Even in a deep funk, Cardinals pitchers insist on accountabilit…

    Even in a deep funk, Cardinals pitchers insist on accountability

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    Even in a deep funk, Cardinals pitchers insist on accountability
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  • Cardinals embrace intangibles in 'statement' loss to …

    Cardinals embrace intangibles in 'statement' loss to Cubs

    ESPN.com May 25 (yesterday)
    Cardinals embrace intangibles in 'statement' loss to Cubs
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  • Cubs nip Cards, win 23rd straight Arrieta start

    Cubs nip Cards, win 23rd straight Arrieta start

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 25 (yesterday)
    The intrigue wasn't over, as many may have expected, when the Cubs handed their starter, Jake Arrieta, a five-run second-inning lead. But despite their ambitious comeback against a pitcher who hasn't lost in 10 months, the Cardinals fell short of flippi…
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  • Adam Wainwright thinks MLB proposal is a 'horrible idea'

    Adam Wainwright thinks MLB proposal is a 'horrible idea'

    yahoo.com May 25 (yesterday)
    When the powers that be at Major League Baseball came up with the idea to alter the strike zone they didn't ask Adam Wainwright for his input. There aren't many pitchers in baseball with a better grasp of the strike zone than the St. Louis Cardinals rig…
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  • Carpenter misses game for birth of first child

    Carpenter misses game for birth of first child

    MLB.com May 25 (yesterday)
    The Cardinals were without third baseman Matt Carpenter for Wednesday's 9-8 loss to the Cubs and were preparing for the possibility that he'll miss part of the team's upcoming series in Washington because of the birth of his first child.
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  • The Cardinals Lost Their 23rd Game

    The Cardinals Lost Their 23rd Game

    deadspin.com May 25 (yesterday)
    Héctor Rondón got out of his own ninth-inning jam as the Chicago Cubs edged the St. Louis Cardinals today, 9-8.Read more...
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  • Cards get OF Martinez from KC for cash considerations

    Cards get OF Martinez from KC for cash considerations

    MLB.com May 25 (yesterday)
    The Cardinals added to their outfield depth on Wednesday by acquiring Jose Martinez from the Royals for cash considerations. Martinez, 27, has been assigned him to the Cardinals' Triple-A Memphis roster.
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  • The Cardinals Lost Their 22nd Game

    The Cardinals Lost Their 22nd Game

    deadspin.com May 25 (yesterday)
    The Chicago Cubs scored six runs in the first inning and never looked back as they drubbed the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday, 12-3.Read more...
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  • The Walk Off: Cubs offense explodes in lopsided win over Cardin…

    The Walk Off: Cubs offense explodes in lopsided win over Cardinals

    yahoo.com May 25 (yesterday)
    Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we'll look the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. Opposing pitchers should …
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  • Michael Wacha epitomizes Cardinals' pitching woes

    Michael Wacha epitomizes Cardinals' pitching woes

    ESPN.com May 25 (2 days ago)
    Michael Wacha epitomizes Cardinals' pitching woes
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  • Hammel Stars on Mound, Plate in Cubs' Rout of Cardinals

    Hammel Stars on Mound, Plate in Cubs' Rout of Cardinals

    nytimes.com May 24 (2 days ago)
    Jason Hammel pitched 7 1-3 stingy innings and had a two-run double in the Chicago's six-run first as the Cubs went on to rout the St. Louis Cardinals 12-3 on Tuesday night.
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  • Grichuk's Homer in 9th Lifts Cardinals to 4-3 Win

    Grichuk's Homer in 9th Lifts Cardinals to 4-3 Win

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    Randal Grichuk told reporters Monday afternoon that his sore back was OK. A few hours later, Grichuk proved it with his first career walk-off home run.
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  • Time could be ripe for Cardinals to make their move, at long la…

    Time could be ripe for Cardinals to make their move, at long last

    ESPN.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    Time could be ripe for Cardinals to make their move, at long last
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  • The Cardinals Lost Their 21st Game

    The Cardinals Lost Their 21st Game

    deadspin.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    The Arizona Diamondbacks clobbered Jaime Garcia for five earned runs and 10 hits as the St. Louis Cardinals lost Sunday, 7-2.Read more...
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  • Cardinals stymied by Zack Greinke, but hitting isn't the i…

    Cardinals stymied by Zack Greinke, but hitting isn't the issue

    ESPN.com nytimes.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    Cardinals stymied by Zack Greinke, but hitting isn't the issue
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  • Cardinals intend to get Rosenthal more work

    Cardinals intend to get Rosenthal more work

    MLB.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    Concerned that sporadic work is the culprit behind Trevor Rosenthal's recent command troubles, manager Mike Matheny said he will be more intentional in getting his closer into games even if the appearances come in non-save spots.
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  • Leake cruises, Cards hit 3 HRs in win over D-backs

    Leake cruises, Cards hit 3 HRs in win over D-backs

    MLB.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Behind seven shutout innings from Mike Leake and three home runs, the Cardinals powered their way past the D-backs, 6-2, on Saturday to even the three-game series at Busch Stadium.
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  • Cardinals' starting pitching has been a huge disappointmen…

    Cardinals' starting pitching has been a huge disappointment

    ESPN.com May 21 (6 days ago)
    Cardinals' starting pitching has been a huge disappointment
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  • Cardinals Blast 3 Homers, Leake Shuts Down Diamondbacks 6-2

    Cardinals Blast 3 Homers, Leake Shuts Down Diamondbacks 6-2

    nytimes.com May 21 (6 days ago)
    Jedd Gyorko, Matt Adams and Yadier Molina homered and Mike Leake pitched seven scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Saturday.
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  • Cardinals continue to whiff against left-handed pitching

    Cardinals continue to whiff against left-handed pitching

    ESPN.com May 21 (6 days ago)
    Cardinals continue to whiff against left-handed pitching
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  • Cardinals' offense has been swarming opponents lately

    Cardinals' offense has been swarming opponents lately

    ESPN.com May 20
    Cardinals' offense has been swarming opponents lately
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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.