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  1. Adam Wainwright named Cardinals’ Opening Night starter

    Mar 31, 2015, 6:09 PM EDT

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    Adam Wainwright tossed a spring-high 93 pitches in a Grapefruit League outing Tuesday afternoon against the Marlins and was declared the Cardinals’ Opening Night starter after the outing by manager Mike Matheny.

  2. Cardinals officially name Carlos Martinez as fifth starter

    Mar 30, 2015, 9:15 PM EDT

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    In a decision that was all but inevitable after news of Jaime Garcia’s renewed shoulder issues, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny confirmed today that right-hander Carlos Martinez has won the fifth spot in the starting rotation.

  3. Cardinals shut down Jaime Garcia with more shoulder problems

    Mar 30, 2015, 1:49 PM EDT

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    Carlos Martinez time in the Cardinals’ rotation?

  4. Jaime Garcia scratched from Sunday start due to shoulder setback

    Mar 28, 2015, 8:05 PM EDT

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    More shoulder problems for Jaime Garcia, who has made 16 combined starts since the beginning of the 2013 season.

  5. Cardinals add “OT” patch for Oscar Taveras

    Mar 25, 2015, 9:34 PM EDT

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    There’s been some controversy about this, but the Cardinals will go ahead with their plan …

  6. Video: Joey Terdoslavich turns an unassisted double play at third base… from first base

    Mar 21, 2015, 10:50 PM EDT

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    Joey Terdoslavich turned an abnormal double play Saturday against the Cardinals.

  7. 2015 Preview: St. Louis Cardinals

    Mar 18, 2015, 7:47 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals have advanced to the NLCS in nine of the last 15 seasons — 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. Can this 2015 group follow in those footsteps?

  8. Lance Lynn leaves Grapefruit League start with hip strain

    Mar 8, 2015, 2:34 PM EDT

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    From Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch comes word that right-handed starter Lance Lynn had to make an early departure from his Grapefruit League debut Sunday against the Marlins due to a left hip flexor strain.

  9. Report: The Cardinals will wear a patch this season in memory of Oscar Taveras

    Jan 17, 2015, 2:25 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals will wear an “OT” patch this season in memory of Oscar Taveras, who died in a car crash in October.

  10. Cardinals are “exploring” trades for Cole Hamels or David Price, signing Max Scherzer

    Jan 8, 2015, 12:01 AM EDT

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    Could the Cardinals be gearing up for a big late-offseason splash?

  11. Carlos Martinez will wear No. 18 to honor Oscar Taveras

    Dec 8, 2014, 10:17 PM EDT

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    Martinez was longtime friends with the deceased Cardinals outfielder and pleaded with Taveras not to drive on the night that he and his girlfriend died in a car crash.

  12. Not so fast on the Cardinals’ reported interest in Jon Lester

    Nov 28, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    “Their interest in the lefty appears as much opportunistic as enthusiastic.”

  13. Cardinals reportedly joining pursuit of Jon Lester

    Nov 18, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT

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    Might the Cardinals be a darkhorse in the Jon Lester sweepstakes? Jim Bowden of ESPN and SiriusXM says they are “in pursuit,” citing a club source.

  14. Yadier Molina tested his injured left oblique with some swings and it did not go well

    Oct 15, 2014, 6:21 PM EDT

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    Yadier Molina has remained on the Cardinals’ postseason roster despite suffering a strained left oblique in Game 2 of the NLCS — an injury that often takes over three weeks to recover from. But it doesn’t sound like we’ll be seeing him in St. Louis’ starting lineup for the remainder of this series.

  15. Yadier Molina’s absence felt immediately as Giants take lead in the seventh inning

    Oct 12, 2014, 10:45 PM EDT

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    The middle innings haven’t been kind to the Cardinals in Game 2 of the NLCS against the Giants.

  16. Cardinals demote Carlos Martinez to Triple-A

    Aug 1, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

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    Carlos Martinez is no longer needed in St. Louis’ rotation following trades for Justin Masterson and John Lackey, but rather than shifting him back to the bullpen the Cardinals have decided to send the 22-year-old right-hander to Triple-A.

  17. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington begins second roster overhaul

    Aug 1, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT

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    For the second time in 22 months, Ben Cherington must find a way to turn a last place team into a winner — and fast.

  18. Yasiel Puig, Hanley Ramirez return to Dodgers’ lineup

    Jul 25, 2014, 7:40 PM EDT

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    Yasiel Puig and Hanley Ramirez are back. Making things even more interesting, Puig will play center field.

  19. Cardinals move Shelby Miller back into rotation and Carlos Martinez back to the bullpen

    Jul 23, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

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    As first reported by Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Cardinals have decided to move Shelby Miller back into the starting rotation and Carlos Martinez to the bullpen for their upcoming three-game series at Wrigley Field. Miller will start Saturday afternoon against the Cubs.

  20. Clayton Kershaw nabbed the first stolen base of his career

    Jul 21, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

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    It was the first stolen base of Kershaw’s career. Obviously.

  21. Cardinals are interested in David Price, but “would want a financial commitment” from him

    Jul 20, 2014, 12:31 PM EDT

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    Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Cardinals have interest in acquiring Rays ace David Price but only if they can be sure it’s not going to be a short-term rental.

  22. Pushed back start means Adam Wainwright vs. Clayton Kershaw won’t happen Sunday

    Jul 18, 2014, 6:47 PM EDT

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    Sunday Night Baseball this weekend features the Cardinals and Dodgers, and things had been lined up for All-Star starter Adam Wainwright to face off against the man some people felt should have gotten the starting nod, reigning Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw.

  23. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 14, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

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    The last baseball that counts for a few days. Enjoy it, folks.

  24. Cardinals “looking for offense” … not Jake Peavy

    Jul 8, 2014, 7:58 PM EDT

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    ESPN’s Jayson Stark and Gordon Edes reported Tuesday afternoon that the Cardinals were interested in acquiring veteran right-handed starter Jake Peavy from the last-place Red Sox, with Stark predicting that a trade could come together quickly. But it doesn’t sound like there’s a fit.

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