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Fixing The 2014 Cardinals

Yesterday the 2014 St. Louis Cardinals fell below .500 after a toothless, punch-drunk 3-0 loss to the Chicago Cubs. Let that sink in for a moment. Widely hailed across baseball as the probable National Le...
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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 m...
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GAME 11: The Difference A Day Makes

The Cardinals stumbled onto the field today looking a bit disoriented after enduring last night's abominable extra inning loss. The hollow eyes and blank expressions are understandable given the grotesque ...
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GAME 9: No Show

A perfect spring afternoon blessed today's series finale at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals looked to Shelby Miller to complete the sweep of the Reeling Reds. At first Miller seemed to be armed with an improv...
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The Piscotty Problem

After several consecutive springs hobbled by key injuries and a roster bound together with scotch tape and hope, the Cardinals finish their 2014 spring training with an unusual and enviable problem: too many he...
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The Class of 2014: The Cardinal Most Likely To …

It's always fun to look at old high school yearbooks and read the future predictions about certain classmates. Sometimes they were dead wrong; the star quarterback/ace pitcher/general stud of my graduating clas...
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The Freese Trade: Mo Does It Again

After months of speculation and rumor mongering, the Cardinals finally traded troubled third baseman David Freese. John Mozeliak sent Freese and faded, extraneous reliever Fernando Salas to the Angels for cen...
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Cardinals Trading Freese For Outfield Depth?

Nobody was surprised by today's news that the Cardinals had discussions with the Angels about a trade involving David Freese. As we've reported here, the Cardinals have been shopping Freese since last July, and...
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NLCS GAME 3: Embarrassment Of Glitches

The Cardinals decided to play their worst game of the season at the worst possible time. With ace Adam Wainwright commanding the hill, the Cardinals had every chance to take a commanding 3-0 lead over the Dodge...