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Matt Carpenter: Wunderkind

Posted: June 15, 2013 at 9:49 am   /   Local, Sports, St. Louis Cardinals

He was meant to be a stopgap. With 2011 first-round pick Kolten Wong hitting his way through the minors, he was asked to learn to play second simply so the Cardinals could get his bat in the lineup. Along with shortstop, second base has been the biggest area of need for the Cardinals the past […]

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St. Louis Cardinals – One Last Measure

Posted: October 23, 2012 at 12:28 am   /   Local, Sports, St. Louis Cardinals

Baseball is a game of measurement. One hit ball a half inch lower on the barrel could mean the difference between a 90-foot pop up and a 400-foot home run. One short stride can mean the difference between an inning-ending double play and another chance to score a run. One thrown pitch six inches across […]

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Cardinals Gain Ground, Pirates Continue Falter

Posted: August 19, 2012 at 12:37 pm   /   Local, Sports, St. Louis Cardinals

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. After a terrific start to the season, the Pirates may be running out of steam. On August 8, they were 16 games over .500. Since then, they’ve lost seven of their last ten games. Meanwhile, the Cardinals have been in a bit of a holding pattern this past […]

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Cardinals Win Fourth Consecutive Series, Blues Tie Series

Posted: April 15, 2012 at 9:40 pm   /   Film, Local

…well, if you count the one game the Cardinals opened the season with in Miami. Concluding a rainy opening weekend here in St. Louis, the Cardinals won by a touchdown this afternoon against the rival Chicago Cubs, allowing them to take the rubber match of the series and avenging for a 9-5 loss on opening […]

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Previewing the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals – Third Base

Posted: January 31, 2012 at 1:20 am   /   Local, Sports, St. Louis Cardinals

I get the feeling the women will love this preview the most, and not for my writing. David Freese, 23 2011 statistics – .297/.350/.441, 10 HR, 55 RBI, 1 SB, NLCS MVP, World Series MVP After the trade of Scott Rolen, St. Louis has been clamoring for some stability at third base. Troy Glaus had […]

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