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Tuesday | 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, Allen Craig, National League, Major League Baseball, Tony Cruz, National League Central

Tuesday | 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, Allen Craig, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, David Price, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Michael Wacha

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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, Allen Craig, Baseball Players, Daniel Descalso, Matt Carpenter, Lance Lynn, Shane Robinson

Merced Sun-Star

Sweep eludes Cardinals after loss to Dodgers

They touched up Kershaw, who had given up a total of five runs in his last eight starts, all victories, for three runs in seven innings, two of them stunningly coming in the sixth on a game-tying home run by light-hitting Peter Bourjos.

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Related Topix: Sports, Allen Craig, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, Dee Gordon, Clayton Kershaw

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Viva El Birdos

Dodgers @ Cardinals recap 7.20 - Cards just miss out on series sweep

Matt Holliday and A.J. Ellis discuss the finer points of the game of baseball - Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports Clayton Kershaw vs. Carlos Martinez The last time these teams played on July 20 was in 2003.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Matt Holliday, Allen Craig, Matt Carpenter, Clayton Kershaw

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The State

Cards score 4 in 1st, beat Dodgers and Greinke 4-2

Joe Kelly gave up four hits, struck out four and walked one in his second outing since a three-month stint on the disabled list caused by a strained left hamstring.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lasorda's Lair

Dodgers Offense on Holliday as Cardinals Win 3-2

Jul 18, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Dan Haren is removed from the game by manager Don Mattingly during the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Allen Craig, Tony Cruz, Dan Haren

True Blue LA

Dan Haren continues downward spiral in loss to Cardinals

Extra-base hits spelled doom for Dan Haren , who continued his free fall on Friday night in St. Louis, not that the Dodgers offense gave him much room for error.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Dan Haren, Baseball Players, Allen Craig, Lance Lynn, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball

The Orange County Register

Second-half opener in St. Louis no Holliday for Dodgers

"I think Danny's been more than adequate for what we're asking," Mattingly said.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Cardinals, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Lance Lynn, Matt Holliday, A.J. Ellis

True Blue LA

Dodgers recall Paco Rodriguez from Triple-A Albuquerque

As expected , the Dodgers on Friday recalled left-handed reliever Paco Rodriguez from Triple-A Albuquerque before their game against the Cardinals in St. Louis, the opener of a three-game road trip and a nine-game homestand.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Paco Rodriguez, Matt Carpenter, Pedro Baez, Paul Maholm, Pedro Alvarez

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Viva El Birdos

Oscar Taveras and center field

Oscar Taveras has seen a few starts in center field at the major league level, but there are some concerns over whether he can handle the position.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oscar Taveras, Baseball Players, Allen Craig, Matt Adams, Joe Kelly, Michael Wacha

Sun Jul 13, 2014

ESPN

Herrera has 5 hits as Brewers snap skid at 7

An 11-2 win Sunday over the St. Louis Cardinals gave manager Ron Roenicke's team a one-game lead in the NL Central at the All-Star break.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, St. Louis Cardinals, Jean Segura, Elian Herrera

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Rout puts Brewers, Cardinals into first-place tie

Closing the Miller Park roof took care of the meteorological darkness Saturday afternoon but there was no shielding the Brewers from the ever-growing anguish they have experienced on and off the playing field this month.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, Jean Segura, St. Louis Cardinals

Belleville News Democrat

Move over Milwaukee, the St. Louis Cardinals reach first place

The St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday reached first place in the National League Central Division for the first time since April 5 Saturday with a dominating win over the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, St. Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee Brewers

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Kottaras joins club, says he's honored to wear uniform

The happiest man in Miller Park before the Cardinals took on the Brewers Saturday was newly acquired back-up catcher George Kottaras.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, George Kottaras, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Brewers stunned by ninth-inning homer as slide continues

Matt Holliday homered off Francisco Rodriguez with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-6 victory in front of a stunned crowd of 35,501 at Miller Park on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Matt Holliday, Francisco Rodriguez, Allen Craig, Matt Carpenter

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pirates avoid sweep with 9-1 win against Cardinals

The Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals kept it interesting this week. Twice in a row the Cardinals walked off.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Matt Carpenter, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers, Shelby Miller

Viva El Birdos

St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Will the front office admit a mistake by making a trade?

If the Cardinals were to trade Allen Craig or Peter Bourjos, it would an admission that the front office made a mistake in its player evaluation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Allen Craig, Baseball Players, Fernando Salas, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Peter Bourjos, Lance Berkman

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Taveras bats second as Matheny continues to search for right attack

"We're Kind of looking right now, 'what do we have going on? What do we need to do to win tonight?" Matheny said of the steady lineup shuffling.

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Related Topix: Sports, Allen Craig

WTOP-FM Washington

Wong walkoff HR gives Cards 5-4 win over Pirates

The rookie downplayed his power after giving the St. Louis Cardinals their second straight game-winning, ninth-inning home run on a two-out, full-count drive that soared well beyond the right field wall.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates, Matt Adams, Yadier Molina

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