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23 hrs ago | Viva El Birdos

Mathenaging: Still losing at reliever chess after nearly three seasons on the job

After nearly three years on the job, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny still hasn't gotten the hang of late-inning reliever chess.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Stewart, Daniel Descalso, NFL Football, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Tony Cruz, NFL Players, Arizona Cardinals

Wed Aug 27, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals

Matheny: Cards want to 'push the envelope' on bases

As they do before the start of each new series, the Cardinals' coaching staff gathered all of the club's hitters in a room on Monday afternoon to prepare for what was on tap, but also to dissect what was still fresh.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Matt Holliday, Oscar Taveras, Michael Wacha

Viva El Birdos

In a season full of questionable tactics, Mike Matheny has done at least one thing right

As Ben has made very clear through his terrific "Mathenaging" series , Mike Matheny has made some "questionable" decisions in his time as field manager of the St. Louis Cardinals , especially this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Seth Maness, National League, Major League Baseball, Andrew McCutchen, Carlos Gomez, Charlie Blackmon

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Davis homer in 8th lifts Pirates over Cardinals

Pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Seth Maness in the eighth inning Tuesday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Matt Carpenter, Shane Robinson, Jeff Locke, Tony Watson

Bucs Dugout

Cardinals gift-wrap three-run homer for Ike Davis as Bucs win 5-2

The Cardinals gave Ike Davis a favorable matchup with two men on in the eighth, and he smashed a changeup for a three-run homer to help the Pirates win 5-2.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Josh Harrison, Tony Watson, Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

The Wichita Eagle

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. St. Louis

Ike Davis belted a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates took down the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-2, on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals, Lance Lynn, Starling Marte

The Miami Herald

Cardinals rally to reward Lackey's gem

The Cardinals' hottest hitter of the moment has things going so well at that plate not even being absent from the starting lineup could keep him from changing Tuesday's game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Shane Robinson, Andrew McCutchen

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ron Cook: Pirates loss spoils stellar start by Francisco Liriano

Some will blame Pirates reliever Jared Hughes. He inherited a 1-0 lead in the seventh inning Monday night at PNC Park and promptly turned it into what became a hurtful 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, one of the teams the Pirates are chasing furiously for a playoff spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jared Hughes, Baseball Players, Matt Carpenter, Tony Cruz, Racing, CART Racing, Justin Wilson

The Washington Post

Holliday's hit lifts Cardinals over Pirates 3-2

Matt Holliday's two-run single in the seventh inning off Jared Hughes capped a late rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Matt Holliday, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Jared Hughes, St. Louis Cardinals

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Pittsburgh Pirates

Getting chances head to head, Bucs, Liriano host Cards

The Pirates made up ground in Milwaukee over the weekend against the first-place team in the National League Central.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Bobby LaFromboise, Pittsburgh Pirates

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Williams, Phillies shut down CardinalsWilliams, Phillies shut down...

Jerome Williams tossed eight effective innings of one-run ball to help the Philadelphia Phillies take the finale of a three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals Williams, Phillies shut down Cardinals Philadelphia, PA - Jerome Williams tossed eight effective innings of one-run ball to help the Philadelphia Phillies take the finale of a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals, Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Cards call on Masterson with first place on the line

AUGUST 18: Starter Justin Masterson #63 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches against the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning at Busch Stadium on August 18, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Philly.com

The Cardinals John Jay scored after a throwing error to first.

The Phillies ran the gamut in their most recent defeat, one they needed 4 hours and 53 minutes to complete.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Daniel Descalso, Matt Carpenter, Domonic Brown, Freddy Galvis, Ken Giles

The Washington Post

Carpenter, Cardinals beat Phillies in 12 innings

Matt Carpenter hit a sacrifice fly in the 12th inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Daniel Descalso, Domonic Brown, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals

Major League Baseball

Cardinals aren't looking to rush Yadi's return

It's hard to imagine the Cardinals aren't eager to get Yadier Molina back in the lineup.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, Yadier Molina, Adam Wainwright

Philadelphia Phillies

Buchanan, Phils eye back-to-back series wins

The Cardinals lost a game off their lead over the Giants for the National League's top Wildcard spot on Friday night, and they'll need Shelby Miller to right the ship on Saturday night to maintain their postseason standing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Shelby Miller, Mike Matheny, David Buchanan, Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins

The News Journal

Kendrick overcomes latest bad beginning for PhilliesKendrick...

Kyle Kendrick became the major league leader in first-inning earned runs and ERA after surrendering three runs that inning in the Phillies' 5-4 win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Kendrick, Baseball Players, Domonic Brown, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Matt Holliday, Matt Carpenter

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Feldman: Jay proving last year was a fluke, not the start of a trend

From the day Jon Jay was drafted out of the University of Miami in the 2nd round of the 2006 MLB Draft he did nothing but hit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Albert Pujols

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Phillies slip past Cardinals for 5-4 victory

Philadelphia Phillies Cody Asche fields a grounder by St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong for an out in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Matt Carpenter, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals, Kolten Wong

The Good Phight

Cardinals fly into Philadelphia, hot as ever

Fresh off the area's only good baseball team getting eliminated from the Little League World Series, we're going to have to watch the Phillies play the red hot Cardinals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Little League, Shelby Miller, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball

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