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3 hrs ago | Rum Bunter

Pirates Trade Rumors: First Base Position Still Very Thin

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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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Mitch Moreland, Baseball Players, Texas Rangers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Colorado Rockies

7 hrs ago | Viva El Birdos

PLATOON

Oscar Taveras' theoretical existence, George Kottaras' signing, and Peter Bourjos' daring escape out of Mike Matheny's garden of forgotten toys have allowed the manager to shift his lineups from very lefty heavy to very righty heavy when he chooses.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oscar Taveras, Baseball Players, George Kottaras, National League, Major League Baseball, Tony Cruz, National League Central, Jon Jay

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Rays win 6th straight, 7-2 over Cardinals

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, NFC West, Lance Lynn, Jake Odorizzi, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball

Belleville News Democrat

Siegrist close to being activated; Wacha making steady improvement

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kevin Siegrist, Michael Wacha, Jake Odorizzi, Oscar Taveras

Examiner.com

Cardinal trade target: Kurt Suzuki

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, Kurt Suzuki, Yadier Molina, Kolten Wong

Sporting News

MLB trade rumors: Why David Price makes so much sense for the Cardinals

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Price, Zack Greinke, Jean Segura, Chris Archer, Jaime Garcia

Examiner.com

The latest St. Louis Cardinals and David Price trade rumors

As the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline approaches the St. Louis Cardinals continue to be mentioned along with perhaps the biggest trade target this year, David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Jay, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, David Price, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Michael Wacha

Mon Jul 21, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals among most defensively improved teams

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Pete Kozma, National League, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals

Viva El Birdos

St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Payroll Considerations

Most trade speculation has revolved around trade targets like David Price and Cliff Lee or the players the Cardinals would have to give up, like Oscar Taveras or Carlos Martinez.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Jay, Baseball Players, Daniel Descalso, Matt Carpenter, Lance Lynn, Shane Robinson

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bradenton.com

Recap: St. Louis vs. Los Angeles

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Matt Carpenter, St. Louis Cardinals, A.J. Ellis

Pasadena Star-News

Adrian Gonzaleza s ninth-inning RBI lifts Los Angeles Dodgers over St. Louis Cardinals

Adrian Gonzalez only drove in one run in the Dodgers' weekend series against the St. Louis Cardinals, but it was a big one.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Trevor Rosenthal, Kenley Jansen

Lasorda's Lair

Dodgers Defeat Cardinals In Hostile Battle at Busch

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, Yasiel Puig, Trevor Rosenthal

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Game Log: Turnabout: Mistake to Craig costly for Kershaw; 1-1 after 2 innings

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Matt Adams

Viva El Birdos

Allen Craig's future as a hitter

No matter how Allen Craig finishes out the season, 2014 is likely to be a personal disappointment statistically.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Larry Walker, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball

Sat Jul 19, 2014

CBS Sports

Start and sit hitters for Week 17

The Tigers open Week 17 in Arizona, which means they won't have use of a DH for three games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, Miguel Cabrera, Evan Gattis, Oscar Taveras, Josh Harrison

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

6 MLB Players Who May Cost Their Teams the Playoffs

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.

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Viva El Birdos

Friday the 18th 2014 Game Recap: Cards Defeat Dodgers 3-2

Cardinals remain 1 game out of first place with win vs the 54-44 Dodgers of the West.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Jon Jay, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Matt Holliday, Kolten Wong

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Cardinals look to continue post-All Star break win streak

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Dee Gordon, Los Angeles Dodgers, Adam Wainwright

California Golden Blogs

Cal Baseball in the Pros - Midseason Updates

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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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Bryan Price, Oscar Taveras, Matt Adams, Brandon Morrow

Viva El Birdos

Series Preview: Cardinals host Dodgers July 18-20

This picture is already pretty awesome, but it would be even better had he caught the ball.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, Los Angeles Dodgers

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