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

    Apr 17, 2015, 6:00 AM EDT

    John Lackey

    Dollar for dollar, this starter gives his team more value than just about anyone.

  2. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Apr 11, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Joey Votto

    The Reds won in their final at-bat for the fourth time in four games to start the season. Tigers pitching finally yielded an earned run. Mark Buehrle won his 200th career game. Friday had a lot of interesting results.

  3. Joe Kelly is expected to come off the disabled list to start Saturday

    Apr 9, 2015, 8:58 PM EDT

    Joe Kelly

    Kelly came down with biceps tendinitis during a Grapefruit League start on March 16, but he’s now ready to make his season debut.

  4. 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 appearance Tuesday afternoon against the Marlins and was officially declared the Cardinals’ Opening Night starter after the outing by manager Mike Matheny.

  5. Hector Olivera’s six-year, $62.5 million contract includes a Tommy John surgery clause

    Mar 24, 2015, 7:24 PM EDT

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    Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported earlier this month that “serious concern exists” about the structure of Hector Olivera’s throwing elbow. That report has been refuted by Olivera’s representatives and the 29-year-old Cuban infielder still managed to score …

  6. 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?

  7. Josh Reddick gave up his number to Billy Butler for an X-Box

    Mar 2, 2015, 5:12 PM EDT

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    Seems a bit light as far as these things go.

  8. Hanley Ramirez and Joe Kelly appear to have made up

    Feb 24, 2015, 9:55 PM EDT

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    Joe Kelly effectively knocked Hanley Ramirez out of the 2013 NLCS when the then-Cardinals-starter struck the then-Dodgers-shortstop in the rib cage with a 95 mph fastball in the top of the first inning of Game 1.

  9. John Lackey would like to sign a contract extension with the Cardinals

    Feb 19, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

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    “It’s a great place to be and it’s something I would entertain for sure.”

  10. Allen Craig could see some time at third base this spring

    Jan 22, 2015, 8:57 PM EDT

    Allen Craig

    Craig, who was acquired from the Cardinals last July in the John Lackey deal, batted just .215 with eight home runs and a .594 OPS across 126 games last season.

  11. 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?

  12. Wanna buy John Lackey’s House?

    Dec 22, 2014, 7:49 AM EDT

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    Understated, it is not.

  13. “Nothing brewing” on Red Sox trading Allen Craig

    Dec 17, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT

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    They’re getting lots of calls on him, though.

  14. Cardinals could rework John Lackey’s MLB-minimum contract for the 2015 season

    Dec 3, 2014, 8:55 PM EDT

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    At the end of October, the Cardinals exercised a major league-minimum option for 2015 on veteran right-hander John Lackey. Now it sounds like some incentives are going to be added.

  15. Brandon Moss, Allen Craig on Marlins’ first base radar

    Nov 27, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Brandon Moss

    A couple more options have appeared on the Marlins’ radar for an upgrade at first base.

  16. 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.

  17. Cardinals exercise John Lackey’s $500,000 option

    Oct 30, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

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    He’ll play for the minimum salary at age 36.

  18. Giants pull off a victory-by-committee

    Oct 26, 2014, 1:05 AM EDT

    Some quick notes from Saturday’s Game 4.

  19. Randal Grichuk ties Game 3 of NLCS with solo shot

    Oct 14, 2014, 6:13 PM EDT

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    Randal Grichuk lost track of a ball at the right field wall in the first inning, contributing to the Giants’ big four-run opening frame, but he just redeemed himself with a game-tying solo shot high and deep down the left field line in the top of the seventh.

  20. The Giants jump on the Cardinals in the first inning of Game 3 of the NLCS

    Oct 14, 2014, 4:57 PM EDT

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    Travis Ishikawa’s bases-clearing double put the Giants up 4-0 in the first.

  21. NLCS, Game 3: Cardinals vs. Giants lineups

    Oct 14, 2014, 1:05 PM EDT

    Tim Hudson

    Mike Matheny goes with A.J. Pierzynski as Yadier Molina’s replacement.

  22. Playoff Reset: NLCS Game 3; ALCS Game 3, Take two

    Oct 14, 2014, 7:13 AM EDT

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    The Royals look to take total control of their series, the Giants and Cardinals are each looking for an edge in theirs.

  23. Statcast: Matt Duffy scores on wild pitch in NLCS Game 2

    Oct 13, 2014, 9:38 PM EDT

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    Before Kolten Wong connected for a walk-off home run to win Game 2 of the NLCS for the Cardinals last night, the Giants tied things up when Matt Duffy scored all the way from second base on a wild pitch from Trevor Rosenthal. Here’s a look at how it all went down.

  24. Kolten Wong hits walk-off home run in the ninth to even up the NLCS at 1-1

    Oct 12, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT

    Kolten Wong

    Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong ended a back-and-forth affair in Game 2 of the NLCS with a walk-off solo home run to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning against the Giants.

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