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

    Sep 22, 2014, 5:14 AM EDT

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    The Royals salvage one and their hopes of an AL Central title remain alive.

  2. Joe Kelly swiped his way into the Red Sox’s record book

    Aug 13, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

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    The last Red Sox pitcher to steal a base? Bill Landis on September 8, 1969.

  3. John Lackey was not impressed by Caleb Joseph’s home run on Saturday

    Aug 10, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

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    John Lackey called Caleb Joseph’s home run on Saturday — Joseph’s fifth consecutive game with a home run — a “Baltimore home run”, presumably slighting Joseph’s blast because Camden Yards is friendlier to hitters than to pitchers.

  4. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 7, 2014, 6:53 AM EDT

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    Joe Kelly gave his old mates fits. Well, maybe he gave them fits before too. Maybe they weren’t his mates. Maybe there were long-simmering disputes between him and the Cardinals about politics and religion and things. We can’t know!

  5. John Lackey intends to honor contract and pitch at major league minimum salary in 2015

    Aug 1, 2014, 9:27 PM EDT

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    John Lackey will pitch at the major league minimum next season due to a clause in his contract.

  6. 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.

  7. Allen Craig found out he was traded by a TV report; Joe Kelly learned it on Twitter*

    Aug 1, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

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    A good trade, I think, but it probably wasn’t handled 100% perfectly.

  8. Winners and losers at the trade deadline

    Jul 31, 2014, 10:12 PM EDT

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    Keeping score in the aftermath of Thursday’s deadline deals.

  9. 2014 Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

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    Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.

  10. Red Sox trade John Lackey to Cardinals for Allen Craig and Joe Kelly

    Jul 31, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Not satisfied with adding Justin Masterson to the rotation yesterday, the Cardinals have added another veteran starter by acquiring John Lackey from the Red Sox. And, much like Boston’s deal to get Yoenis Cespedes from Oakland for Jon Lester, the Red Sox have prioritized the present by getting veterans Allen Craig and Joe Kelly in exchange.

  11. 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.

  12. Dodgers get good news on Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig

    Jul 21, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT

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    X-rays on the hands of Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig came back negative.

  13. Yasiel Puig out Sunday night with bruise on left hand

    Jul 20, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT

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    Yasiel Puig was removed from Saturday’s 4-2 loss to the Cardinals after taking a Joe Kelly pitch off his left hand and will sit out of Sunday night’s series finale in St. Louis.

  14. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Jul 20, 2014, 8:53 AM EDT

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    Matt Carpenter walked, Kolten Wong singled, Matt Holliday singled, and Matt Adams homered as the Cardinals plated four runs before Dodgers starter Zack Greinke could even record an out Saturday in an eventual 4-2 victory at a sold-out Busch Stadium.

  15. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jul 12, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including another loss for the Brewers.

  16. Joe Kelly rejoins the Cardinals for his first start since April

    Jul 11, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

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    Joe Kelly is back off the disabled list and ready to rejoin the Cardinals’ rotation tonight against the Brewers after missing the past two-plus months with a hamstring injury that was supposed to involve a much speedier recovery.

  17. 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.

  18. Michael Wacha not ready to resume throwing

    Jul 7, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT

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    Michael Wacha was shut down two weeks ago due to a stress reaction to the scapula bone in his throwing shoulder and the timeline for his return remains a question mark.

  19. Joe Kelly expected to be activated from disabled list Friday

    Jul 7, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT

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    Joe Kelly hasn’t pitched in the majors since April 16 due to a severe strain of his left hamstring.

  20. Joe Kelly will make at least one more rehab start before rejoining the Cardinals

    Jul 3, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

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    Joe Kelly tossed four shutout innings in a minor-league rehab start Tuesday at Triple-A, but Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post Dispatch reports that the Cardinals aren’t quite ready to activate him from the disabled list.

  21. Joe Kelly begins rehab assignment after multiple setbacks

    Jun 30, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    After numerous delays Cardinals right-hander Joe Kelly is finally on the verge of coming back from a hamstring injury that’s sidelined him since mid-April.

  22. Shelby Miller pulled from start due to back tightness

    Jun 24, 2014, 10:57 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals lost both Jaime Garcia and Michael Wacha to shoulder injuries on Sunday. Now they may be down a third starting pitcher in two days. Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that right-hander Shelby Miller was lifted from his start Tuesday night at Coors Field because of tightness in his back.

  23. Cardinals calling up 2013 first-round pick Marco Gonzales to help in rotation

    Jun 23, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

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    Now that Michael Wacha and Jaime Garcia are both on the disabled list with shoulder injuries, the Cardinals are calling up one of their top prospects to help bolster their starting rotation.

  24. Joe Kelly is “two or three weeks” from rejoining Cardinals

    Jun 16, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT

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    Joe Kelly’s recovery from a hamstring injury has gone much more slowly than expected, but now it looks like the Cardinals right-hander is finally close to coming off the disabled list.

  25. Jaime Garcia will return to the Cardinals, start on Saturday

    May 14, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals lost Tyler Lyons (after also losing Joe Kelly) but will get Jaime Garcia back on Saturday.

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