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Oscar Taveras

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

    Dec 8, 2014, 10:17 PM EST

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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.

  2. Cardinals GM John Mozeliak issues statement on report that Oscar Taveras was drunk

    Nov 12, 2014, 8:53 PM EST

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    Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak has issued a statement on the recent report out of the Dominican Republic that Oscar Taveras was heavily-intoxicated during his fatal car crash …

  3. Oscar Taveras was drunk during fatal car crash

    Nov 12, 2014, 7:34 PM EST

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    Dominican officials have informed the Associated Press that Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras was drunk — five times the legal limit, in fact — when he died in a car crash on October 26.

  4. Royals’ Game 6 starter Yordano Ventura is dedicating his outing to Oscar Taveras

    Oct 28, 2014, 8:05 PM EST

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    Yordano Ventura became good friends with Oscar Taveras while the two were playing in the Double-A Texas League and they had made plans to spend time together this winter in their native country, the Dominican Republic. “But I guess not,” Ventura said solemnly to Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com on Monday afternoon.

  5. The lights are on in right field tonight at Busch Stadium in memory of Oscar Taveras

    Oct 28, 2014, 6:58 PM EST

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    Taveras was supposed to compete for the Cardinals’ starting right field job next spring. He died alongside his girlfriend Edilia Arvelo in a car crash Sunday in the Dominican Republic.

  6. Driving in the Dominican Republic is extremely dangerous

    Oct 28, 2014, 2:00 PM EST

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    Indeed, the most dangerous place in the world.

  7. Mike Matheny issues statement on the passing of Oscar Taveras

    Oct 27, 2014, 2:12 PM EST

    His manager’s touching comments on the loss.

  8. Farewell to a future superstar

    Oct 26, 2014, 11:43 PM EST

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    One person’s thoughts on the passing of 22-year-old Oscar Taveras.

  9. Oscar Taveras dies after car accident in the Dominican Republic

    Oct 26, 2014, 8:37 PM EST

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    Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend were involved in a fatal car accident Sunday afternoon in the Dominican Republic.

  10. Travis Ishikawa sends Giants to World Series on walk-off three-run homer

    Oct 16, 2014, 11:20 PM EST

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    The Giants are headed to the World Series for the third time in the past five seasons.

  11. Mike Matheny had a very bad day at the office

    Oct 16, 2014, 1:11 AM EST

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    Letting Shelby Miller bat in the fourth was baffling, but it wasn’t Matheny’s only bad call in Game 4.

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

    Oct 12, 2014, 10:45 PM EST

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

  13. Fourth inning of NLCS Game 2 full of questionable managerial decisions

    Oct 12, 2014, 9:54 PM EST

    Bruce Bochy

    There were four questionable managerial decisions made in the bottom of the fourth inning of NLCS Game 2 between the Cardinals and Giants.

  14. Cardinals GM John Mozeliak hopes October is a “wake up” for Oscar Taveras

    Oct 12, 2014, 8:30 PM EST

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    Oscar Taveras didn’t have the best showing after making his major league debut on May 31. He’s on the bench once again as the Cardinals and Giants play Game 2 of the NLCS.

  15. NLCS, Game 2: Giants vs. Cardinals lineups

    Oct 12, 2014, 4:31 PM EST

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    Here are the starting lineups for Game 2 of the NLCS on Sunday night at Busch Stadium in St. Louis …

  16. Cardinals can do better than Randal Grichuk in right field

    Oct 12, 2014, 12:39 AM EST

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    After five straight with Grichuk in right, it’s time for the Cardinals to try something different.

  17. Matt Kemp homers late, sends Dodgers to NLDS Game 2 win to even the series at 1-1

    Oct 5, 2014, 1:09 AM EST

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    The Cardinals and Dodgers traded late homers, but it was Matt Kemp’s solo shot in the bottom of the eighth that allowed the Dodgers to emerge victorious, evening the NLDS at 1-1.

  18. Eight-run seventh inning sends Cardinals to 1-0 NLDS lead over the Dodgers

    Oct 3, 2014, 10:47 PM EST

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    Game 1 of the NLDS went off-script and it turned out to be a fun match-up between bitter playoff rivals.

  19. Cardinals take 10-6 lead on Matt Carpenter’s bases-clearing double, Matt Holliday three-run homer

    Oct 3, 2014, 9:38 PM EST

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    Thanks to Matt Carpenter and Matt Holliday, the Cardinals mounted a comeback against Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers to take a four-run lead late in Game 1 of the NLDS.

  20. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Sep 7, 2014, 8:51 AM EST

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    The Brewers led the National League Central for 159 straight days, but they could fall all the way back to third place by dinner time on Sunday evening. Lance Lynn did a fine job of damage control for six innings and Matt Adams and Oscar Taveras both homered off Kyle Lohse as the Cardinals took down host Milwaukee 5-3 on Saturday night at Miller Park, moving to four games up in the division standings.

  21. Cardinals outfielder Shane Robinson suffers shoulder injury

    Aug 26, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

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    Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports that the Cardinals think Robinson suffered a partially dislocated shoulder, with manager Mike Matheny saying that “it looks like it’s in pretty bad shape.”

  22. Oscar Taveras is hitting and Mike Matheny is happy

    Aug 25, 2014, 12:16 PM EST

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    Oscar Taveras is playing and playing well lately, easing Cardinals fans’ concerns about manager Mike Matheny frequently benching the 22-year-old rookie for lesser talents, and now Matheny is full of praise for the work Taveras has put in to get better.

  23. Have the Cardinals benched Oscar Taveras?

    Aug 15, 2014, 5:31 PM EST

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    Shane Robinson over Oscar Taveras?

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