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Shelby Miller And The Rotation

Three years ago, I never thought I would ever ask the following question: do the Cardinals have an actual plan for Shelby Miller? I think I was just as confused as everyone else by the sudden announcement...
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Waino-gate and Social Media

The Cardinals had a rough All Star Game. Not only was the game's greatest catcher, YADIER MOLINA *, absent from the proceedings due to injury, but the only runs surrendered in a 5-3 loss to the American League...
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Going On Without Yadi

The Cardinals received the worst imaginable news this afternoon. Yadier Molina, baseball's greatest catcher and the fierce, indefatigable heart of this historic franchise, left last night's game with what most...
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The Kids Are Alright

Last night's thrilling walk-off win might be the game we look back at and say, "That is the moment when all of those highly-touted Cardinal prospects became major league baseball players." Let's look at their...
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Could Jake Peavy End Up A Cardinal?

UPDATE (7/22/14): MLB insiders insist that the Cardinals continue to pursue a possible trade for Peavy. This must now be considered a definite possibility at this point. Rumors are swirling after the...
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Still The King Of The World

It's safe to say that the Fourth of July weekend in 2014 will go down as one of Trevor Rosenthal's worst holidays ever. On Friday the Fourth, Rosenthal gave up two ninth inning runs and loaded the bases with...
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The Carlos Martinez Effect

For much of this exasperating 2014 campaign, the Cardinals have been a stiff, lifeless bunch; losing and general bad luck has a tendency to wear players out emotionally. The team also reflects the general vibe...
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Praise For Peralta

When the Cardinals signed Jhonny Peralta in the offseason, fans grumbled about how his PED suspension would sully the holy Cardinal Way. When Peralta started the season in a BAbip-induced slump, fans whined...
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The Ground Control Leaks And Cardinal Dealmaking

Former Cardinal Vice President of Scouting and Player Development Jeff Luhnow has spent the last three years rebuilding the Houston Astros. To accomplish this, Luhnow custom-built an NSA-like fortress of...
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Taveras, Part II

Yesterday's lineup against the red-hot Dodgers represented a new low for the 2014 Cardinals. It featured Peter Bourjos (.204) in center field, Shane Robinson (.128) in right field, Mark Ellis (194) at second...