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Jun 26, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Houston Astros designated hitter Chris Carter rounds first base after hitting a home run in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
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St. Louis ace Adam Wainwright, making his first appearance since starting for the NL in the All-Star game, gave up six runs, four earned, in 4 2-3 innings.
Siegrist has been sidelined with a left forearm strain since May 24. He pitched five games for Class AA Springfield between July 12 and Monday and worked 4 2/3 scoreless innings.
Over the last month, there have been a handful of players being constantly tied to the Cardinals; some are realistic trade targets, other not so much.
In an ideal world, when a contending team makes a trade for a big-name player before the July 31 non-waiver deadline, they would soon sign the newcomer to a long-term deal.
Much of general manager John Mozeliak's work last offseason was done with an eye on defense, and while a final grade can't be handed out 99 games into the 2014 season, the Cardinals have already distinguished themselves among the most defensively improved teams in the Majors.
Adrian Gonzalez hit a go-ahead RBI single in the top of the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers topped the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-3, to salvage a three-game set.
Adrian Gonzalez only drove in one run in the Dodgers' weekend series against the St. Louis Cardinals, but it was a big one.
Jul 20, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez sits on the ground after being hit by a pitch from St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Carlos Martinez during the fourth inning at Busch Stadium.
Allen Craig ripped a shot to the gap in left center, scoring Jhonny Peralta from first base and the Redbirds have tied to ball game 1-1.
The Tigers open Week 17 in Arizona, which means they won't have use of a DH for three games.
Is it possible for one player to be the scapegoat on a Major League Baseball team? Many factors contribute to a team making or missing the playoffs, but a glaring lack of performance in one or two players is hard to ignore.
The metaphorical deck is stacked in the Cardinals' favor for the series opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight at Busch Stadium in the first game of the second half of the 2014 season.
Golden Bears are in charge of both the Reds and the A's . - Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports With this week being the MLB All-Star break , let's take a look at how the former Golden Bears are faring in the Big League this season.
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