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    July 14, 2014

    St. Louis Cardinals Fans Blame Jonathan Lucroy, Star Wars for Yadier Molina Injury

    Fans of the St. Louis Cardinals, a.k.a. the best fans in baseball, were devastated to hear the team's linchpin and catcher Yadier Molina will be out for months after tearing a ligament in his thumb. Molina was sliding into third base foot-first when he injured his hand, ending his hopes of playing ... More >>

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    June 20, 2014

    Mayor Slay Defends Yadier Molina in Nicest Smack-Talk Video Ever

    Mayor Francis Slay is hitting back at Milwaukee's campaign to get Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina off the All-Star roster, and he's doing it in true St. Louis style: with a smile on his face and baseball tickets in his hand. Invoking what Daily RFT hopes is the next great rivalry between two great ... More >>

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    September 25, 2012

    The Redbird Playoff Report: September 25, 2012

    I like to put up misleading headlines like the one above sometimes; the sort that make you think whatever random crap I'm about to spew out is part of some continuing, regular feature that maybe you've missed. Redbird Playoff Report? Is that a thing, like a series of columns he's done tracking the C ... More >>

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    September 21, 2012

    Cards Finish Off Sweep of Astros; Gain Real Breathing Room

    It may not have been the prettiest game any of us have ever seen -- or the prettiest the Cardinals have played -- but it got the job done. The Cards finished off a three game sweep of the Houston Astros yesterday at Busch Stadium behind a shaky-but-effective Jaime Garcia pitching performance an ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    Giants at Cards Game Preview -- 7th August 2012

    The Cardinals are riding a four game winning streak and will try to make it five tonight at Busch when they take on the San Francisco Giants in the second game of a four game set. Last night the Cards blew the Giants out despite the presence of Matt Cain on the mound, holding it close early and ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    History Repeating for The Cardinals?

    It was a good weekend for the Cardinals. Like, a really good weekend. A really really good weekend, in fact. They swept the Milwaukee Brewers, looking like a legitimate title contender for the first time in quite a while. The Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds played each other, with the Re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Trade Target Talkin': How Much for that Pitcher in the Window?

    Chris Carpenter is done for the season. The man be gone, and the man ain't be comin' back. Not in 2012 for sure, and maybe not never no more. Given this grammatically poor but factually accurate state of affairs, the Cardinals' pitching situation looks...well, it looks pretty ugly, to tell you ... More >>

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    April 10, 2012

    Lance Lynn Impresses in his First Start for the Cards: Let the Lynnsanity Begin

    I haven't seen anyone else make the 'Lynnsanity' joke just yet, so I'm officially taking credit for it myself. I'm also copyrighting it; if Jeremy Lin can copyright Linsanity, then Lance Lynn should be able to copyright his version. Or, he could, if a certain clever, enterprising sports columnist ha ... More >>

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    March 9, 2012

    Adam Wainwright Returns and Shaun Marcum's Sore Shoulder

    ​Just a couple quick mid-day baseball related notes: Adam Wainwright made his return to the mound today, even if only in a spring training capacity, and did so quite successfully, throwing two scoreless innings against the Minnesota Twins. It was the first time Wainwright had appeared in ... More >>

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    March 8, 2012

    Doug Melvin is a Whiny (Brewer)

    ​Doug Melvin is the manager of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Milwaukee Brewers are a baseball team in the National League Central. The Milwaukee Brewers have had a rather heated rivalry with the St. Louis Cardinals the last couple of years. The Milwaukee Brewers played the Cardinals in ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    World Series Starts Wednesday at Busch Stadium

    The Cardinals are four games away from picking up their 11th one of these.​Wow! What a dizzying game last night. Six home runs in the first three innings?! You gotta be kidding me. And you got to feel bad -- almost -- for the hapless Brewers who committed another four errors last night in Milwauke ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    The Starters Still Suck, But the Cardinals are Moving On

    This was the Mariners' bullpen car in 1982, back when baseball still had cool things like bullpen cars. No, this isn't really related to the Cards' current bullpen, but I've been waiting to use this picture forever. ​​The most improbable postseason run I can ever recall isn't ready to end just y ... More >>

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    October 14, 2011

    Cardinals Do Some Serious Backsliding

    ​And just when things seemed to be going so well, too. The Cardinals headed into game four of the NLCS last night up two games to one, with all the cards in their favor. They had stolen home field advantage from the Brewers thanks to a road win in game two, and a brilliant bullpen performance ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011

    Cardinals' Bullpen Comes Through In Big Way

    La Russa kept the phone to the bullpen busy last night. It paid off.​Well, it wasn't quite the brilliant matchup of ace starters I think most of us were anticipating, but it'll do. Yovani Gallardo, ace of the Milwaukee Brewers, allowed thirteen baserunners, making it somewhat shocking the Car ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011

    5 Keys to Cardinals' Game 3 Win in NLCS

    The rally towels were out in force last night.​Unlike Chris Carpenter's last start, when he carried the Cardinals in a 1-0 shutout over the Phillies to advance to the NLCS, the clubhouse ace would require a team effort last night. He got it in a big first inning of production from Redbird batters ... More >>

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    October 11, 2011

    Cardinals Pull Even with Brewers In a Blowout

    Statue of Lance Lynn currently being proposed for addition to the collection outside Busch Stadium. ​It's probably going to be overlooked, considering the final score of the game last night, but I think Lance Lynn may very well have saved the Cards' collective bacon. He entered the game with the s ... More >>

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    October 10, 2011

    Jaime the Headcase and His Pitching-Impaired Friends

    ​The Great Big Grudge Match between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers got off to a mighty thud of a start yesterday, with the Brewers shellacking the 'Birds 9-6. Things started out okay, but the beating came up in a hurry, courtesy of a six-run fifth inning and a pair of Cardinal p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    The Brewers Shoot First in Effort to Stay Atop NL Central

    commons.wikimedia.org​The Milwaukee Brewers fired the opening salvo this week in the trade deadline skirmish to win the NL Central, and they struck a pretty good blow. On Tuesdays the Brewers acquired Francisco Rodriguez (that's "K-Rod" owing to his ability to get strikeouts, though "F-Rod" would ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Cards Are Swept Out of First Place by The Brewers -- So What Now?

    The Cards ran into one of these over the weekend. There were no survivors. ​It was, to put it lightly, a bad weekend to be a Cardinals fan. The Redbirds headed into Milwaukee up 2.5 games in the divisional race after taking 2 of 3 from the Astros. Three days later, the Cards limped out of Miller P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    The Opening Day Crystal Ball: 2011 MLB Predictions

    I actually dressed up like this to write this post. I predict the itching of this beard will soon drive me to madness. ​Just a bare handful of hours, now, until the Cardinals' 2011 season gets underway. Plenty of ink and bytes have been spilled talking about what the season may bring, lots of it r ... More >>

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    June 10, 2010

    Jeff Suppan Returning to the Cardinals

    Here's a picture of Suppan giving the thumbs up.​Pitcher Jeff Suppan is returning to the Cardinals, tweets Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. As you may have heard early this week, Sup' was let go by the Brewers, prompting one Milwaukee fan to have keyboard cat play him out of Milwauk ... More >>

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    June 8, 2010

    A Fond Farewell for Jeff Suppan. From a Keyboard-Playing Cat.

    Jeff Suppan, the Cardinals' 2006 NLCS MVP, was released yesterday by the Milwaukee Brewers, the club that signed him to a four-year $42 million contract after the Cards' World Series run. Here's an indication of how much "Soup" will be missed by the Brew Crew faithful:With Aaron Miles already back i ... More >>

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    June 7, 2010

    2010 MLB Draft: A Mock Draft You Can Set Your Watch To

    It's Christmas in June! ​Finally, Draft Day is here, and I'm as giddy as a small child the day before Christmas, shaking all the packages and trying to figure out what might be in that really big one with my name on it. Unfortunately, no amount of shaking or clever examination of the boxes is goin ... More >>

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    September 4, 2009

    Game Notes: Brewers 4, Cardinals 3 03/09/09 -- Opportunity, Missed.

    -- I really, really hate Casey McGehee. I don't know how else to say it, so there it is. No real personal beef with the guy, mind you, but when you pick up nine RBIs in a single series against the Cardinals, you're just going to have to deal with me not liking you. It's really only fitting the Brewe ... More >>

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    July 17, 2009

    The Cardinals Second Half Preview

    First, and most importantly, you'll have to forgive the lack of a clever title. I thought and thought, then thought some more, and really just didn't like any of the options I came up with. Some were too obscure, some not obscure enough, some didn't make much sense, still others lacked any tie to th ... More >>

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    April 30, 2009

    Yovani Gallardo is Better Than the Cardinals

    Remember in the first series of this season, when the Cardinals were playing the Pittsburgh Pirates, and we all felt really good? We all thought, "Hey, this'll be great! The Cards can get off to a hot start, sort of pad the old record a little bit. After all, what are the Pirates for?" Well, th ... More >>

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    April 16, 2009

    New NYC Archbishop: Still a Cardinal (Fan)!

    On Wednesday Timothy M. Dolan was installed as the tenth archbishop of New York. In its coverage, the New York Times notes that Dolan touched on two hot-button issues for Catholics in his homily: abortion and same-sex marriage.But it was Joe Kemp and Dave Goldiner, scribes for the rival Daily News, ... More >>

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    February 6, 2009

    Ben Sheets Breaks Elbow, Local Writer's Heart

    My personal cheeseball this off-season, the man they call Sheets, is going under the knife. The Texas Rangers apparently discovered a tear in the flexor tendon of his throwing arm when performing the mandatory physical required for a contract to be finalized. Now the deal is dead, and Ben Sheets is ... More >>

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    September 8, 2008

    Cards Need to Go 13-6 From Here Out to Make Playoffs (Maybe)

    Ah, if only we could just play the Marlins all the time. Winning five out of every seven games wouldn't look too very bad over the course of a full season, now would it? Probably put you on pace for somewhere right around, what, 120 wins or so? I'll take it. Unfortunately, the Cardinals still ha ... More >>

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    August 28, 2008

    Cards vs. Brewers Wrap-Up: Pujols Gets Fired Up, El Perezidente Shuts Down Sluggers

    Biggest Series of the Year, now over. The result? Exactly the same as it was going in. Of course, there are two less games now to try and make up the ground that needs to be made up, but the deficit remains the same. So, what did we learn from this series, kids? First off, we learned that I am a t ... More >>

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    August 26, 2008

    Cardinals Set to Play Two Most Important Games of the Season

    This time of the year, every series that a team plays is a big series. Unless they're out of contention, every single series, regardless of the opponent, is a huge series. No one series can be singled out as being bigger than any other. That being said, this is one of the biggest series of the yea ... More >>

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    August 25, 2008

    The Cards Need a Winning Streak. They May Not Get One.

    A nice little series win, two out of three over the weekend against a struggling Atlanta Braves team. Only thing is, it may not be enough. Not by a long shot. The problem, of course, is that while the Cardinals were beating the Braves -- who just happen to be one of the worst teams in the league - ... More >>

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    August 20, 2008

    Cards Promotion of Wallace Raises Questions

    Well, that was certainly an ugly game. In fact, it was so ugly that I really don't have anything much to say about it. And so, I won't. But while the Cardinals themselves were crapping the bed against a Pittsburgh Pirates team that has traded away their best players this year, a very interesting d ... More >>

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    July 26, 2008

    Show Review: Helmet at Rockstar Nightclub, St. Louis, Friday, July 25

    One can't help but chuckle when thinking about the irony of Helmet playing a venue called Rockstar Nightclub. This is not to say that there is really anything wrong with the venue, per se. It's just that Page Hamilton always embodied the archetype of anti-hero in the metal scene, while his no-nonsen ... More >>

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    July 11, 2008

    Cardinals at the Crossroads

    You know, so far this season, the new Cardinals GM has led a pretty charmed life. True, John Mozeliak did inherit a mess of a front office at the beginning of his tenure. He did some nice work with that situation, moving quickly to restore harmony and begin healing the rifts between various factio ... More >>

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    July 8, 2008

    CC Sabathia Trade Could Knock Cardinals from Contention

    Well, the big news of the last couple of days, of course, is the deal the Brewers and Indians put together to make CC Sabathia a member of the Milwaukee club. And I'll bet a lot of you are asking yourselves, I wonder what Aaron thinks about the trade? You're not asking yourself that? Oh. Um, well, ... More >>

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    July 5, 2008

    Baseball Card of the Week: Cal Eldred with the Brewers

    With the current state of the Cardinals' bullpen, I thought this week's Baseball Card of the Week was a particularly fitting one. This week's card comes to us from Ken Kitchin of St. Louis. It's a 1993 Triple Play Cal Eldred card.

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    June 19, 2008

    Royally Beaten: Cardinals Try to Avoid Sweep by Royals Today

    Citizens of St. Louis, the Cardinals need your help. You see, due to a little known bylaw of Major League Baseball, if you get swept by the Kansas City Royals, you're out of the league. This unfortunate fate has befallen several teams over the years, few of whom you probably remember. Teams such ... More >>

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    May 27, 2008

    The Cardinals: Where Do They Go From Here?

    So, where do we go from here? (Vote on your changes here). Memorial Day has come and gone. The first real holiday of summer always provides a nice opportunity to look around and take stock of a baseball team; to assess the strengths, weaknesses, and everything in between. So, what have we learned s ... More >>

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    May 9, 2008
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    May 9, 2008

    Cards Blog: Pujols Finally Gets Some Rest

    Yesterday afternoon, right about 3 p.m. St. Louis time, a tremendous explosion was heard in downtown Denver, Colorado. Local officials, fearing the worst, visions of a terrorist attack in their heads, responded to the apparent source of the sound, Coors Field. Upon reaching the stadium, they were sh ... More >>

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    April 23, 2008

    Cards Blog: Did Milwaukee win Tuesday with an already-traded player?

    On Tuesday morning, Gabe Gross was traded from the Milwaukee Brewers to the Tampa Bay Rays. He then went out and scored the winning run in the Brewers twelve-inning, nine to eight victory over the Cardinals. There's a problem with that. I've yet to come across a hard-and-fast rule that dete ... More >>

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    April 23, 2008

    Cards Blog: Did Milwaukee win Tuesday with an already-traded player?

    On Tuesday morning, Gabe Gross was traded from the Milwaukee Brewers to the Tampa Bay Rays. He then went out and scored the winning run in the Brewers twelve-inning, nine to eight victory over the Cardinals. There's a problem with that. I've yet to come across a hard-and-fast rule that dete ... More >>

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    June 27, 2007

    That's Why They Play the Games

    The wags around the Cardinals press box call Rick Hummel "The Commish." Unreal doesn't call him that; Unreal doesn't call him anything at all. We pretty much just try to stay out of his way. After all, being the dean of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Sports section -- and on the cusp of being enshrin ... More >>

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    June 27, 2007

    That's Why They Play the Games

    The wags around the Cardinals press box call Rick Hummel "The Commish." Unreal doesn't call him that; Unreal doesn't call him anything at all. We pretty much just try to stay out of his way. After all, being the dean of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Sports section -- and on the cusp of being enshrin ... More >>

  • News

    April 19, 2006

    Scalped

    The spendingest opening day in the big leagues this year!

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    April 5, 2006
  • Film

    September 15, 2004

    Shallow Pop

    Bernie Mac needs three more hits. He won't likely find one here.

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    September 26, 2001

    Lawn Boy

    Grass guru David Mellor tells you how to get your lawn looking like your favorite big-league baseball stadium

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    May 5, 1999

    Foul Ball

    Whitey Herzog takes a vicious swing at money-driven modern baseball, where only the wealthy win -- and the fans always lose

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