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CARDINALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

10 Reasons It’s Great To Be A Cardinals Fan Today

This. A list of awesome things going on with the Cardinals right this very moment. 1) The Navy’s first win. Lt. Mitch Harris gets his first–and Navy's first ML win #STLCards #Cardinals http://t.co/sJE8O5bjoh — Brian Stull (@StullySTL) May 6, 2015 2) Matt Carpenter is the new Stan Musial. Matt Carpenter: 1st Cardinals player with 20 extra-base hits in the team's first 26...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seven Consecutive Wins is Cardinals’ Best under Matheny

In my opinion, one of the strengths as well as weaknesses of Mike Matheny’s first three-plus clubs as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals is that the team never seemed to get too high or too low. We saw consistently successful rosters that rarely reeled off major winning streaks, but usually avoided long losing skids as well. Winning two games of a given series was a far more common...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Recall LHP Tyler Lyons From Memphis

RELIEVER SAM TUIVAILALA OPTIONED TO TRIPLE-A CLUB ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 5, 2015 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s game with the Chicago Cubs that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Tyler Lyons from Memphis (AAA) and he will make the start tonight in the second game of the four-game series.   The team also [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

MLB power rankings: Dominant play finds Cardinals, Astros stock rising

With the 2015 season in full swing, new teams are hitting their stride, pushing aside expectations and criticisms alike. Please, raise your hand if you had the Houston Astros sitting in the top two after a month of play. So where does the power stack up in Major League Baseball? Check out this week’s MLB Power Rankings to find out. The Top 10 1. St. Louis Cardinals (19-6)...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Travs take finale, 6-5, with 9th-inning walk-off over Springfield Cardinals

May 4, 2015, North Little Rock, AR – The Arkansas Travelers claimed the series finale with a 6-5 walk-off win against the Springfield Cardinals before 3,192 fans at Dickey-Stephens Park on Monday night. Travelers LF Kentrail Davis provided the game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the ninth. With Cardinals RHP Arturo Reyes on the mound for his Double-A debut, the Travelers...
Via i70baseball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Announce The Hall of Fame Class (2015)

The 2nd annual St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame class has been announced by the team: Ted Simmons Bob Forsch Curt Flood George Kissell They will be inducted on Saturday August 15th in a ceremony at Ballpark Village. “We want to thank our fans and the Red Ribbon Panel for choosing such an outstanding induction class,” said Cardinals President Bill DeWitt III. More than 45,000...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch this idiot Cardinals fan elude security, somersault onto home plate

Guys like this idiot St. Louis Cardinals fan need to be dragged out back and beaten. #Cardinals fan runs onto field, eludes security, somersaults onto home plate http://t.co/tm7Pm1rwgV pic.twitter.com/7A2nvefdH0— Mike Oz (@mikeoz) May 5, 2015Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fan runs on field, somersaults on home plate at Cardinals game (Video)

A fan ran onto the field during Monday night's St. Louis Cardinals game, causing a delay as he evaded security long enough to execute a somersault onto home plate. A video posted by @chuckthechampion on May 4, 2015 at 7:18pm PDT We know that fan spent the night in jail, but he certainly made the night more interesting for the fans in attendance. DISCLAIMER: Holdout Sports does...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals rally from five down to beat Cubs 10-9

ST. LOUIS -- Tony Cruz hit a tiebreaking two-run double to cap a four-run seventh inning and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 10-9 on Monday night for their seventh straight win. Mark Reynolds started the comeback for the NL Central leaders, who trailed 5-0 in the first, with his fourth career grand slam in the bottom of the inning. The Cardinals improved...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Cubs at Cardinals. St. Louis eyes best start to a season in franchise history

After three straight walk-off wins over the Pirates this weekend, the Cardinals look to continue their recent success, starting a four-game series tonight vs the Cubs.This series will wrap up an 11-game homestand for the Cardinals, where they are currently 6-1, having won six straight games.The sweep over the Pirates was the second series sweep of the season for the Cardinals. Both...
Via Cardinals Farm
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Travs out-slug Springfield Cardinals on Sunday

May 3, 2015, North Little Rock, AR – The Springfield Cardinals struck for a pair in the top of the ninth, but the Arkansas Travelers hung on for the 11-9 win before 4,426 fans at Dickey-Stephens Park on Sunday afternoon. The two teams combined for 20 runs on 27 hits with five errors in the wild game that included 330 total pitches. The Cardinals (6-17) dealt the first blow in...
Via i70baseball
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Tuesday, May 5

The big surprise, even to me, in Tuesday’s rankings is Tyler Lyons checking in at third overall with a 113.1 rating. When I looked at why the formula was spitting out such an optimistic projection, I saw a few telling things. First, Steamer projects Lyons for a 3.63 ERA the rest of the way, which is actually eighth-best among the day’s 30 starters. Second, Lyons is actually a...
Via Baseball Professor
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Holliday’s Season-Opening On-Base Streak in Cardinals Top 15

When St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday drew a free pass in the 11th inning Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates, it kept the 35-year-old’s season-opening on-base streak intact at 23 games. Holliday’s streak has reached the top 15 for the club all-time. It is the longest for a Cardinal since Albert Pujols was on base during his first 28 games in 2009. With an on...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Walk-off trifecta belongs to Kolten Wong as Cardinals win 14 inning marathon, 3-2 over Pirates

The Cardinals and Pirates played 10 innings on Friday night and 11 innings yesterday afternoon. So of course, they decided to play 14 innings today in the series finale.At one point, it was looking like it might just finish as a nine inning game.Matt Carpenter picked up where he left off in yesterday’s 2-1 11 inning walk-off sac fly win. He led off the Bottom of the 4th today with...
Via Cardinals Farm
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kolten Wong Hits Walk-Off Home Run With All The Swag

The St. Louis Cardinals second baseman not only won the game, but he did it with so much style, you'll have to watch it on repeat.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayers throws complete-game shutout; Springfield Cardinals blank Travs, 6-0

May 2, 2015, North Little Rock, AR – RHP Mike Mayers tossed a complete-game shutout to lead the Springfield Cardinals to the 6-0 win against the Arkansas Travelers before 7,122 fans at Dickey-Stephens Park on Saturday night. Mayers becomes the first Springfield Cardinal to throw a complete-game shutout since June 4, 2010, when Brian Broderick blanked the Corpus Christi Hooks....
Via i70baseball
3 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: Wainwright impossible to replace

The St. Louis Cardinals must face the grim reality of not having ace Adam Wainwright for the remainder of the 2015 season. Wainwright’s awkward-looking injury while in the batter’s box re-sparked the long-standing debate of bringing the designated hitter to the National League (which Wainwright himself is still against), but it also brought upon another debate that is more internal...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Purchase Pitcher Miguel Socolovich

PITCHER TIM COONEY OPTIONED TO MEMPHIS (AAA) ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 1, 2015 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s game that they have purchased right-handed pitcher Miguel Socolovich from Memphis (AAA) and optioned left-handed pitcher Tim Cooney to the Triple-A club.   The Cardinals also announced that outfielder Tommy Pham (left quadriceps) has been [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How Will You Remember The Tim Cooney Era?

Today Adam Wainwright was supposed to be on the mound pitching the series finale against the Phillies on a beautiful St. Louis day. Instead he was in post-op, recovering from achilles surgery and a young lefty by the name Tim Cooney was called up from AAA to make his MLB debut to try and plug the hole that Wainwright’s injury left behind. We knew it was a tall order. We didn...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Carpenter, Matt Holliday, and Matt Adams go on a tear as Cardinals blast Phillies 9-3

For the second time in this four-game series, a starting pitcher made his MLB debut.Both Philadelphia’s Severino Gonzalez and St. Louis’ Tim Cooney had rough outings in their first starts in the big leagues.One big difference was Gonzalez was tagged with the loss, and Cooney was dealt with the no decision.Cooney had a quick hook on him in his debut as he lasted 2.1 innings, allowing...
Via Cardinals Farm
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Purchase Rookie Pitcher Tim Cooney

CATCHER CODY STANLEY OPTIONED TO MEMPHIS (AAA) ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 30, 2015 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to today’s game that rookie left-handed pitcher Tim Cooney has been purchased from Memphis (AAA) and that he will make his Major League debut by making the start in this afternoon’s series finale with Philadelphia.  The [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carpenter’s Early Doubles Pace Would be Historic

From researcher Tom Orf: Matt Carpenter‘s 12 doubles in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 19 games is tied for the second-most in Major League Baseball history. Carpenter is tied with nine others for the second-most, behind Billy Herman, who had 14 in the Chicago Cubs’ first 19 contests of the 1936 season. Herman finished with 57 two-base hits that season, tied for 10th- most all...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

How Underrated is Matt Carpenter?

It’s tougher garnering sympathy when you’re a part of the St. Louis Cardinals, a club that has reached the postseason seven times and secured two World Series over the past 10 years. With one of the best front offices in the game, the Cardinals rarely miss on a player—whether it be a draftee or free agent signing. Even when they do, their abundance of talent typically makes...
Via The Sports Post
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Wainwright injury leaves innings void for Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals took two of the three games from the Milwaukee Brewers over the weekend, but the wins cannot wash over the losses the team suffered. Over three games, Yadier Molina, Adam Wainwright, and Jason Heyward all left games early due to injury. Molina did not play on Saturday or Sunday, but has […]
Via Fangraphs
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adam Wainwright likely done for the season

According to a report from Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, St. Louis Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright is expected to miss the remainder of the regular season following a leg injury suffered during Saturday’s 5-2 win over the Brewers. Sources: Expectation is that #STLCards’ Wainwright is done for season with Achilles injury. Has not yet undergone MRI. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal...
Via The Outside Corner
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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