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1 hr ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Adams, Pierzynski lead Cardinals past Cubs 6-3

Matt Adams drove in four runs, A.J. Pierzynski had three hits in his St. Louis debut and the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Saturday to stop a four-game skid.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Jay, Baseball Players, James Russell, Matt Adams, A.J. Pierzynski, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Cardinal system recap: capturing the Cubs

The system had a good day Sunday, going 7 and 1 with a suspended game. The Cardinals took 3 games from the Cubs system, outscoring them 7 to 2. Adam Wainwright was the star of the game, limiting the Cubs to 5 hits and 3 walks over 7 innings; while he only struck out 3, he did lower this ERA to 1.92 for the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Shane Robinson, Tony Cruz, Adam Wainwright, Trevor Rosenthal, Kevin Siegrist

The Memphis Flyer

Top 10 Former Memphis Redbirds' Big-League Seasons

Entering this week's action, St. Louis Cardinal first-baseman Matt Adams is second in the National League with a batting average of .316 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Allen Craig, Fernando Salas, Matt Adams, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Albert Pujols

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Viva El Birdos

Cardinals at Cubs recap 7.27 - Cards win series; pick up a game in the standings.

Adam Wainwright vs. Kyle Hendricks The last time these teams played on July 27 was in 2012.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright, Jon Jay, Allen Craig, Lance Lynn, Kyle Hendricks

The Miami Herald

St. Louis Cardinals

Ryan Bancroft of Weston measures one of the lobsters he caught in the waters of Biscayne Bay near Fishermen's Channel in July 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Adam Wainwright, James Russell, Chicago Cubs, Kyle Hendricks

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Viva El Birdos

Trade Deadline: The Case For Tommy Milone

John Mozeliak and the Cardinals brass have prided themselves on the fact that not only do they compete with top players every year, but always have more coming.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tommy Milone, Shelby Miller, Joe Kelly, Michael Wacha, Yadier Molina

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Game Log: Cardinals up 2-0 early on Adams' double

A 1-2-3 first from Miller brought the Birds back to the dish, and though they had a chance, were unable to push the lead.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Jay, Oscar Taveras, Arismendy Alcantara, Matt Holliday

ChicagoSports.com

Cubs Game Day: Pierzynski in Cards lineup

As if the Chicago Cubs-St. Louis Cardinals rivalry needed any more fuel, controversial catcher A.J. Pierzynski has signed with St. Louis and is in the starting lineup for Saturday's game at Wrigley Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, A.J. Pierzynski, Shelby Miller, Matt Adams

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Notebook: Cards hope to resume surge

The St. Louis Cardinals hope the addition of A.J. Pierzynski provides them with the spark that has been lacking since they briefly took over sole possession of first place a week ago.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Daniel Descalso, Allen Craig, Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals

ChicagoSports.com

Bullpen comes to aid of struggling Travis Wood

The Cubs bullpen has not been a strength in recent games, including in Thursday night's 13-3 loss to the Padres.

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Related Topix: Sports, Neil Ramirez, Welington Castillo

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Lack of command dooms Kelly, Cards to 7-6 loss

St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig greets Matt Holliday outside the dugout after Holliday's home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 25, 2014, in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Holliday, Baseball Players, Allen Craig, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Joe Kelly

Tomahawk Take

Atlanta Braves Tommy La Stella Should Hit Leadoff

Jul 20, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves second baseman Tommy La Stella hits a double in the eighth inning of their game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Braves, Baseball Players, Tommy La Stella, Michael Bourn

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Herald

Cubs' struggles continue in 13-3 loss

Facing the worst-hitting team in baseball, Cubs pitchers allowed 14 hits in a 13-3 loss to the San Diego Padres.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Anthony Rizzo, San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals, Joe Kelly

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Cardinals' bats heat up in late summer months

Buck up! Cards' bats usually heat up in August, Sept. History shows Cards' hitting woes tend to pick up later in the summer.

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

Viva El Birdos

Oscar Taveras, the lineup card, & player development

As Matt Adams climbed up the St. Louis Cardinals organizational ladder, I maintained a healthy level of skepticism about the slugger's ability to develop into a middle-of-the-order bat in the big leagues.

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Related Topix: Sports, Allen Craig, Baseball Players, Daniel Descalso, Jon Jay, Oscar Taveras, Matt Adams

Examiner.com

Cardinal system recap: swept by the Rays

The system went 3-5 last night, with 2 incomplete games in Palm Beach . Jon Jay strikes out on a walk.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Jay, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Tony Cruz, Alex Cobb, Sam Freeman

Wed Jul 23, 2014

DRays Bay

Rays 3, Cards 0: All Alex Cobb does is throw strikes

Who here honestly thought we'd win both of these games? Seriously, be honest. Against Waino and Lynn, the aces of the Cardinal staff, I was hoping for a split.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Brandon Guyer, Desmond Jennings, Lance Lynn, Jon Jay

Belleville News Democrat

Highland's Odorizzi meets Cardinals hero Wainwright for first time

Odorizzi, who struck out eight in 5 2/3 innings in Tampa Bay's 7-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, was talking to the Cardinals' Joe Kelly on Wednesday behind the batting cage when Wainwright approached.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Joe Kelly, Desmond Jennings, Kolten Wong, Matt Holliday, Evan Longoria

Rayhawk Review

Kirby Yates and the Plight of the Triple-A Closer

Jul 11, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Kirby Yates against the Toronto Blue Jays at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, Oscar Taveras, Jake McGee

Bugs and Cranks

GM for a Day: five trades to fix the contenders

With less than 10 days until this year's trade deadline, the rumors are flying fast - it's been a few years since we've had a deadline with this many quality arms available .

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, Ben Zobrist, Shelby Miller, Randal Grichuk, Evan Longoria

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