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No, Wainwright Is Not Okay

In a valiant postgame interview, Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright stood in front of his locker and reassured everyone that he's just dealing with mechanical issues. He's dropping his foot too early, he said. And h...
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Money Can’t Buy It

Media pundits spent last night struggling to find the words to describe their shock, some way to explain to the big market fans who help pay their salaries that their preordained champions would be coming home ...
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The Cardinals Are Headed To The NLCS … AGAIN!

Under tremendous pressure during a Dodgers rally in the sixth inning, rookie Marco Gonzales' nose began to spontaneously bleed. The distraction proved to hurt, as Juan Uribe sliced a single to right to score Ha...
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What’s Wrong With Pat Neshek?

It's safe to say that Pat Neshek is one of the most important reasons why the 2014 Cardinals are in the postseason. Neshek stabilized a bullpen in flux, giving Mike Matheny a dependable, strike-throwing set-up ...
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Is There Anybody Else Besides Matt Carpenter?

Anybody who has watched the Cardinals consistently this year recognizes the offense we've seen so far in this series: long stretches of exasperation punctuated by short bursts of hope. Last night's 3-2 loss to ...
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Bursting Bubbles

At the end of the fifth inning of last night's NLDS opener, the Dodgers were bouncing around in their dugout like a bunch of effervescent kids. Not only had they repeatedly rocked Adam Wainwright, one of the be...
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Breaking Down The Cardinals vs. The Dodgers

The Cardinals are set to face the Dodgers in Los Angeles early Friday evening for the best-of-five NLDS. Cardinal fans are understandably tense, but their anxieties are heightened by media pundits who character...
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The Cardinals Set Their Rotation

Two days before the Cardinals face the Dodgers in the NLDS, manager Mike Matheny revealed his entire rotation for the best-of-five series: In Los Angeles GAME 1: Adam Wainwright vs. Clayton Kershaw GAM...
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Guessing At The Postseason Roster

The loss yesterday by the reeling Brewers assured the Cardinals of their fourth-straight postseason appearance. Barring some sort of cosmic event or God-related intervention, it appears that the Washington Nati...
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The Potential Playoff Picture In 2014

With the 2014 season just a couple of months away, it's time to look ahead at the potential playoff picture. And instead of focusing solely on the Cardinals, as we've done in our season preview and offseason gr...