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Hochman: Albertcito! Pujols’ legacy will live on in play of Cardinals protégé Yepez

Hochman: Albertcito! Pujols’ legacy will live on in play of Cardinals protégé Yepez

There is something beautiful going on at Busch Stadium this summer. But it’s not something you can stop and watch — it doesn’t come with the price of admission. It happens organically and often behind the scenes, albeit a moment in the dugout caught on camera. In Albert Pujols’ final season, the great slugger has …

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BenFred: Blaming media won't get Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty and John Mozeliak on the same page

BenFred: Blaming media won’t get Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty and John Mozeliak on the same page

Maybe John Mozeliak and starter Jack Flaherty should start holding joint news conferences for the right-hander’s injury updates moving forward. Or with the way this trend is going, perhaps lean into the drama and turn this saga into a must-see Bally Sports Midwest special, one complete with a debate-style setup. Mozeliak could start the segment …

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Chicago Cubs rally to win the series against the St. Louis Cardinals — then the subject turns to trade speculation

Chicago Cubs rally to win the series against the St. Louis Cardinals — then the subject turns to trade speculation

ST. LOUIS — The Chicago Cubs rallied from a five-run deficit Sunday to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 in 10 innings, taking the series and ending a 17-games-in-17-day stretch with a 5-12 record. In the postgame clubhouse afterward, one of the TVs was turned to the Philadelphia Phillies game, in which former Cubs slugger …

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Cardinals Tired of Seeing Kyle Hendricks' Face and Other Cubs Bullets

Cardinals Tired of Seeing Kyle Hendricks’ Face and Other Cubs Bullets

Adrian Sampson draws a start this afternoon, and I’ll be fascinated to see how he looks. Recall, his last appearance – very low-leverage long relief – featured a shocking volume of whiffs from a guy who doesn’t really do that. I don’t know how much it would matter if he flashes the same stuff again, …

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Standings remain the same, but changes afoot for Cardinals after loss to Brewers

Standings remain the same, but changes afoot for Cardinals after loss to Brewers

MILWAUKEE — The Cardinals reached the finale of a four-game visit and last swing through Milwaukee until late September with a chance to do what they had not previously — put a little smidge of distance between them and their division rival. Through 36 innings at American Family Field, 29 runs and two pitchers getting …

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Jun 10, 2022; St. Louis, Missouri, USA;  St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Brendan Donovan (33) turns a double play as Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto (19) slides during the third inning at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Cardinals manager Oliver Marmol’s strategy for facing Reds offense

ST. LOUIS –– In the top of the sixth inning on Friday night, St. Louis Cardinals manager Oliver Marmol was set on keeping Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto from changing the game.  In a game the Cardinals went on to win, 2-0, at Busch Stadium, Marmol faced a crucial decision in the sixth. He …

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