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Past Pujols

You may have heard the news: Albert Pujols hit his 500th home run tonight in Washington. Here's how it happened: Regardless of the hard feelings still lingering in the hearts of Cardinal fans, this is a...
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Tough Decisions In Center Field

Many fans grumbled in confusion this offseason when the Cardinals acquired Peter Bourjos from the Angels (along with prospect Randal Grichuk) for popular postseason hero David Freese. The trade didn't seem to...
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GAME 19: Rotten Eggs

On a bright, beautiful Easter Sunday, the Cardinals eyed an opportunity to win a four-game series from a team many predicted would battle for a playoff spot. For Cardinal starter Shelby Miller, today's call...
GAME RECAP Cardinals Nationals 4-17-14

GAME 16: Slopsided Win

In his first three starts of the season, Adam Wainwright received fewer than two runs of support in two of them -- not exactly the kind of run support Lance Lynn enjoys every night. That lack of support is the...
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GAME 15: Hamstrung

The biggest pitching surprise of the young season has been the incredible start of Joe Kelly. After narrowly beating out Carlos Martinez for a spot in the rotation, Kelly raced out to a 1-0 start and a...
GAME RECAP 4-15-14

GAME 14: Miller’s Field

At this early point in the season, all of the starters have produced at least one quality start except Shelby Miller. Despite having indisputable talent, Miller has had an inconsistent career to this point....
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The Inevitable End

News reports last week indicated that infielder Mark Ellis was close to returning from a spring training knee injury. At that moment, vultures began circling in the sky above Pete Kozma. His season-long death...
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The Problem With Peralta

I've been distressed by the number of Cardinal fans making PED jokes about Jhonny Peralta over the first nine games of the season. Peralta has started off very slow, and fans, frustrated by his lack of...
GAME RECAP 2014

SERIES 1 RECAP: Winnings And Warnings

The Cardinals opened their 2014 NL pennant defense against the Revoltin' Reds with a desperate, sometimes terrifying 2-1 series win at Great American Ballpark. After a gorgeous season-opening game on Monday,...
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Spring Training Surprises And Disappointments

The Cardinals finally wrapped up their spring training schedule today with a 6-4 loss to the Marlins. The team finished their Grapefruit League preparations with a record of 11-13, a disappointing mark given...