17 hrs ago
Belleville News Democrat
Mujica, Freese could be playing themselves out of St. Louis
There's an interesting story on MLB Trade Rumors today about the fact that Edward Mujica's excellent performance as a stand in closer might ultimately be his ticket out of town.
Wed May 15, 2013
Mitchell Boggs is getting back on track at Triple-A
Mitchell Boggs flopped as St. Louis' fill-in closer when Jason Motte went down and then continued struggling in a setup role before the Cardinals demoted him to Triple-A with a 12.66 ERA and 12 walks in 11 innings.
Tue May 14, 2013
Rock Hill Herald
Rounding Third: Cards are still the class of the league
When you ask people about who is the best team in baseball, you are going to get a wide range of answers.
Mon May 13, 2013
New York Post
St. Louis wins by doing it right
The Cardinals, in many ways, are the Yankees. They have a ton of history, but they are not resting on it.
MLB power rankings - May 13
Louis Cardinals - Edward Mujica has been a pleasant surprise taking over for Jason Motte and Mitchell Boggs as the team's closer.
Diamond Dawgs in the Pros: Getting off on a good foot
Every month over the summer, we'll try to bring you an update on how the 16 former Diamond Dawgs are doing in the major, or minor, leagues.
Sun May 12, 2013
Cardinals place Westbrook on 15-day DL
The Cardinals put right-hander Jake Westbrook on the 15-day disabled list with elbow inflammation and plan to select the contract of left-hander John Gast in time for Tuesday night's game against the New York Mets.
Sat May 11, 2013
Major League Baseball
Weekend notes: Mujica leads journeymen closers
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Around the League - N.L.
Francisco Liriano made his debut today for the Pirates and it will be interesting how he performs in his first year in the N.L. - John Rieger-US PRESSWIRE Unfortunately I will be out of town next week and there will be not be any "Around the League" updates.
Shelby Miller dominates the Rockies in one-hit shutout
Cardinals starter Shelby Miller completely outclassed the Rockies' offense tonight, throwing a one-hit shutout at Busch Stadium.
Major League Baseball
Motte in good spirits after season-ending surgery
Injured closer Jason Motte underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery on Tuesday and appeared at Busch Stadium on Friday in good spirits.
Fri May 10, 2013
Chris Carpenter feels good after 75-pitch bullpen session
Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter tossed a 75-pitch bullpen this afternoon and came away feeling "strong". The right-hander missed most of the 2012 season after undergoing surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome in his right shoulder and was expected to miss all of 2013 with shoulder, neck, and arm issues.
Thu May 09, 2013
7 MLB Players Who Would Benefit Most from a Change of Scenery
A majority of early-season slumps are in the past with only a few lingering more than the normal three-to-five weeks it takes for some veterans to get going.
Wed May 08, 2013
Ranking MLB's 10 Most Tortured Fanbases of 2013
Los Angeles Angels fans were excited for the 2013 season, but the team has quickly plummeted in the standings.
Closer Report: Rankings for Week 6
Ray Guilfoyle discusses his Week 6 Closer Rankings, and highlights some closers that may lose their jobs in the near future.
Tue May 07, 2013
St. Louis Cardinals
Cardinals activate Adams from DL, option Curtis
Power-hitting first baseman Matt Adams returned to the Cardinals' bench on Tuesday after a three-game rehab stint with Double-A Springfield .
Bugs and Cranks
Trevor Time: a B&C Interview with Trevor Hoffman
For nearly two decades, AC/DC's Hell's Bells marked Trevor Hoffman's procession from park to park, a "world of merriment their melody" foretold for Padres and Brewers fans, but a sinister tune of doom to every other comer.
Cards' Motte undergoes Tommy John procedure
St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte underwent successful surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right elbow on Tuesday.
Rick Ankiel All-Stars: Baseball's six strangest career paths
When the Houston Astros designated outfielder Rick Ankiel for assignment on Monday, they ended a chapter in one of baseball's oddest and most unlikely stories.
Mon May 06, 2013
Finally, a laugher for the Cubs
Before Monday's night's 9-2 makeup victory over the Texas Rangers, Hoyer entertained reporters at Wrigley Field and talked honestly of the Cubs' woes to date.