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9 hrs ago | Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?

Game 132: Pirates 5 Cardinals 2

Despite my obvious devotion to Andy Van Slyke as a kid, the iconic early 1990s Pittsburgh Pirate memory for me has always been Barry Bonds's walkoff home run off of Lee Smith .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Barry Bonds, National League, National League East

Yesterday | Pittsburgh Pirates

Cole looks to get Bucs back on track vs. Cards

In the middle of two playoff races, the Cardinals will look to win a series on Tuesday against the Pirates, whose playoff hopes are looking more and more likely that they'll rest solely in the National League Wild Card.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Adam Wainwright, Gerrit Cole, Gregory Polanco

Sat Aug 23, 2014

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, Jon Jay, Baseball Players, Shelby Miller, David Buchanan, Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

A hard team not to love, Mike? Well ...A hard team not to love, Mike? ...

The Cardinals won Tuesday night 5-4, their second straight walk-off win over the Reds - this one on a walk-off hit by pitch to Jon Jay The victory put them at a season-high 11 games over .500.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Jay, Baseball Players, Matt Carpenter, Lance Lynn, Matt Holliday, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball

St. Louis Cardinals

Wainwright eyes 16th win in opener with Phillies

The Cardinals used Thursday's off-day to manipulate their rotation and maximize their use of ace Adam Wainwright down the stretch.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright, Shelby Miller, Kyle Kendrick

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Call to the Pen

Cardinals put Ellis on DL, Recall Garcia from Triple-A Memphis

July 2, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Mark Ellis forces out San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence on a double play attempt during the ninth inning at AT&T Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Baseball Players, Kolten Wong, Greg Garcia

Rant Sports

Buster Posey Needs to Make Permanent Switch to First Base for San Francisco Giants

The playoff-hopeful San Francisco Giants face several potential franchise-altering decisions in the upcoming offseason that could drastically change the makeup of their current ball club.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Hector Sanchez

Sat Aug 16, 2014

SFGate

Common sense on rules about home-plate collisions

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey is carried off the field after a collision with Florida Marlins' Scott Cousins during the 12th inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, May 25, 2011.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, Scott Cousins, Tyler Flowers

Fri Aug 15, 2014

BaySportsNet.com

Giants Notes, August 15

It's so secret that the Giants have struggled at home this season, and it's been a big reason why they've slipped from a commanding lead to a floundering second place in the National League West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt

Thu Aug 14, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Masterson rebounds with 7 scoreless innings against Marlins

AUGUST 8: Justin Masterson #63 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches in the second inning during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles on August 8, 2014 at Orioles Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Sporting News

Lackey wins debut, Cardinals nip Brewers, 3-2

Rookie Oscar Taveras got the go-ahead hit for the Cardinals, who took two of three from NL Central-leading Milwaukee and pulled within one game of the division lead.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Jon Jay, Allen Craig, Baseball Players, Oscar Taveras

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