How does the St. Louis Cardinals' core compare to the rest of MLB?
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The St. Louis Cardinals have been bandying about the word "core" as an adjective to describe ballplayers going back to the days when Walt Jocketty was the organizaiton's general manager. Most infamously, at least in my mind, was when the Cardinals ...
Wainwright's spring debut delayed
Adam Wainwright won't pitch in exhibition games until mid-March because of his abdominal strain, a delay that could prevent the St. Louis Cardinals ace from starting the major league season opener at the Chicago Cubs on April 5. Wainwright was hurt ...
St. Louis Cardinals announce promotional giveaway games
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI) – The St. Louis Cardinals have already released their regular season schedule. But some Cardinal fans are waiting until the fan giveaway games are announced. Megan Sommer, manger of promotions and events for the ...
Solo Home Run Rate and the 2014 St. Louis Cardinals
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Almost seven years ago, I attended a St. Louis Cardinals game at Busch Stadium that went into extra innings. Ryan Ludwick ended that contest against the Rays with a walk-off home run. It was a solo shot. After the game, I remarked that the Cardinals ...
Spring Training Day 9: Pineda on the hill
TAMPA, Fla. -- It was only for one inning, about 20 pitches to a pair of minor leaguers, Cito Culver and Nick Noonan, but the implications were obvious: the continuing good health of Michael Pineda is essential to the Yankees' chances for success this ...
Gregorius owes A-Rod a thank you
Mark LoMoglio/Icon Sportswire Didi Gregorius will be the first everyday shortstop for the Yankees not named Derek Jeter in 20 years. TAMPA, Fla. -- In a world without Alex Rodriguez, Didi Gregorius might be the big story in Yankees camp this spring. It ...
Yankees turn to Cowboys for dose of inspiration
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Garrett, a former Ivy League Player of the Year at Princeton and Kerry Collins' backup with the Giants from 2000-03, addressed the Yankees as part of their motivational speaking program. Yankees manager Joe Girardi visited the Cowboys preseason camp ...
5 Yankees things to know on Sunday, the day the rain stopped
TAMPA, Fla. -- Every Yankee was benched Saturday. No, manager Joe Girardi wasn't upset or anything. Blame Mother Nature -- it poured rain all day, washing away any Saturday outdoor plans. That means Sunday will be a longer day for many players, ...