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Should The Cardinals Use Wainwright?

I think most Cardinal fans were thrilled (perhaps stunned) by the news that Adam Wainwright would begin throwing from a mound during the first week of September. One of the National League's best starters, pres...
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Replacing Matt Holliday With Brandon Moss?

Prior to the first inning of last night's lifeless 1-0 loss to the Reds, the Cardinals were scanning the trade market looking for a way to boost their cratering offense. Through the first 100 games, the Cardina...
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The Kyle Lohse Option

First of all, it's way too early to talk seriously about trades. The full extent of Adam Wainwright's injury (suspected to be a season-ending Achilles' tendon tear/rupture) isn't known yet. Also, the season isn...
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The Wainwright Injury – What Now?

UPDATE 9:00 am CT: Ken Rosenthal reports that sources close to the team suspect Wainwright's injury is indeed a  season-ending Achilles' tendon tear. Bad news. A palpable sense of terror gripped Cardinal Na...
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A Stunning Debut

Anyone who listened to the ESPN announcers during last night's season opening 3-0 Cardinal win probably got the same impression of the Cubs: they're young, talented, hungry, and on the rise in the National Leag...
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The Final Week: Predicting The Cardinals Roster

Until yesterday, the Cardinals had a quiet and workmanlike spring training. Sure, there were a few minor injuries typical of the first push of the season, but nothing serious. And, as usual, some players rose t...
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A First Week Of Intrigue

Heading into spring training, the only real roster question involved the coveted fifth spot in the rotation. For the most part, the team's position and bench players seemed to be predestined before the first ga...