8 hrs ago
St. Louis Cardinals
Carpenter could face live hitters soon
Right-hander Chris Carpenter threw an extended bullpen session at Busch Stadium on Thursday and responded well enough that the Cardinals are considering having him face hitters as early as Tuesday.
18 hrs ago
Fantasy baseball Weekend Primer: Stream Axelrod, Colon
While you're probably out of luck with the universally owned Jake Peavy starting Saturday, Dylan Axelrod takes the mound for the Pale Hose on Sunday.
Thu May 23, 2013
Toronto Blue Jays
Guarded optimism surrounding Carpenter
Said GM John Mozeliak: "For me, it's all about [Chris Carpenter] being able to show that he is healthy and he can contribute." SAN DIEGO -- The pair of February news conferences took on a tone of solemnity and reflection as general manager John Mozeliak and, a week later, Chris Carpenter, painted a picture void of optimism.
Cardinals' program builds winners, helps overcome losses
It is the baseball equivalent of packing the car, taking off on a cross-country vacation, blowing off oil changes, ignoring the dashboard warning lights ... and then cruising back into your garage at trip's end with the car as good as new.
5 St. Louis Cardinals Prospects Who Never Lived Up to the Hype
Injuries may have cast an unfortunate spell on the St. Louis Cardinals in early 2013, but the Major League Baseball world is fast learning that their farm system is more than capable of stepping up.
In the offseason, Terry Francona and his protA©gA©, John Farrell , both became managers of clubs that won fewer than 70 games last season.
Tyler Lions lifts Cardinals in his pitching debut
Jaime Garcia, out. Jake Westbrook, out. Chris Carpenter, still out. And the Cardinals' rotation rolls on, no matter what Memphian might be added.
Wed May 22, 2013
Major League Baseball
Westbrook's injury rehabilitation has a setback
Throwing off the mound for the first time in two weeks, Cardinals right-hander Jake Westbrook had to end the session after 20 pitches Wednesday due to discomfort in his right elbow.
Cincinnati Reds' Starting Rotation Is the Best in MLB
The Cardinals ' rotation currently owns the best earned run average in baseball - and it's not even close.
Fantasy baseball Roundtable: Is Cardinals' pitching slowing?
Is the MLB's top pitching staff starting to fall off a bit? Which closers can fantasy owners trust? Will Jurickson Profar spend a significant amount of time in the majors? Our experts Michael Beller and Eric Mack have some answers for you.
Tue May 21, 2013
St. Louis Cardinals
Another day, Westbrook passes another rehab test
After another pain-free, flat-ground throwing session on Monday, Jake Westbrook is hopeful that he can return to the mound on Tuesday for his first side session since being shut down due to elbow inflammation and biceps tendinitis.
Mon May 20, 2013
KMOV-TV Saint Louis
Cards' Boggs arrives; Lyons to start for Garcia
The St. Louis Cardinals will promote rookie lefty Tyler Lyons from the minors to make his major league debut in place of injured Jaime Garcia on Wednesday.
Sun May 19, 2013
Cardinals beat Lohse again, top Brewers 4-2
David Freese had an RBI in a four-run fourth inning to go with big plays at third base, and the St.
Sat May 18, 2013
St. Louis Cardinals' Jake Westbrook Could Miss Third Start
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jake Westbrook could very likely miss his third consecutive start with inflammation in his right elbow.
Cardinals to put lefty Garcia (shoulder pain) on DL
The Cardinals will place left-handed starting pitcher Jaime Garcia on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder pain, general manager John Mozeliak announced Saturday.
Fri May 17, 2013
KMOV-TV Saint Louis
Feldman: Plenty of credit to go around for Cards rotation success
The numbers are pretty ridiculous when you think about it. Usually when a starting pitcher owns a 2.88 ERA that would qualify not only among your team's best, but also the league's best.
Adam Wainwright Leading St. Louis Cardinals Youth by Example
He arrived in the big leagues as the rookie closer. The famed curveball he blew past future teammate Carlos Beltran to clinch the 2006 World Series berth will forever be remembered as one of the most memorable single pitches in Cardinals history.
Thu May 16, 2013
Shelby Miller (left) came within a single of a perfect game on Friday ...
Jake Westbrook has been outstanding this year, with a 1.62 ERA in 39 innings, so replacing him while he's on the disabled list with elbow inflammation would seem difficult -- for any team except the Cardinals.
Wed May 15, 2013
St. Louis Cardinals' John Gast Records Win in Major League Debut
Like most players who appear in the big leagues, St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher John Gast has waited a long time to step onto a Major League Baseball mound.