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Archive for July, 2013

Final Cardinals trivia question to win 2011 World Series Game 6 discs

Relive the St. Louis Cardinals’ biggest victory in years in a giveaway to commemorate new MLB programming available on iTunes.

Another Cardinals trivia question to win 2011 World Series Game 6 discs

Relive the St. Louis Cardinals’ biggest victory in years in a giveaway to commemorate new MLB programming available on iTunes.

New Cardinals trivia question to win 2011 World Series Game 6 discs

Relive the St. Louis Cardinals’ biggest victory in years in a giveaway to commemorate new MLB programming available on iTunes.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Huge road trip

Brian Walton’s weekly discussion about the St. Louis Cardinals with Ken Miller and Jim Brinson of KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines.

Answer Cardinals trivia question to win 2011 World Series Game 6 discs

Relive the St. Louis Cardinals’ biggest victory in years in a giveaway to commemorate new MLB programming available on iTunes.

FOX Sports Midwest second in 2013 first-half MLB TV ratings

The television home of the St. Louis Cardinals moved up to number two in MLB ratings in the first half of 2013 after finishing in third in 2012.

Win 2011 World Series Game 6 discs to celebrate MLB Productions Films on iTunes

Relive the St. Louis Cardinals’ biggest victory in years in a giveaway to commemorate new MLB programming available on iTunes.

Setting up the Cardinals second half on Springfield television

My Saturday/Sunday appearance on Springfield’s KOLR-TV to set up the second half of the St. Louis Cardinals season.

Red, Brock Peterson, Mike Ryba and George Watkins

On Saturday night, Brock Peterson became the oldest St. Louis Cardinal to collect an RBI in his first MLB at-bat since at least 1935.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Second-half opening

Brian Walton’s weekly discussion about the St. Louis Cardinals with Ken Miller and Jim Brinson of KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines.

Cardinals on national mid-season prospect lists

Looking at the placement of four St. Louis Cardinals prospects on four national prospect lists.

Forbes: Memphis Redbirds is eighth-most valuable MiLB franchise

A new Forbes report pegs the St. Louis Cardinals Triple-A franchise as being worth $29 million.

AutoZone Park among nominees for Best Minor League Ballpark

Readers can vote for their Best Minor League Ballpark, with Memphis’ AutoZone Park among the nominees.

Improving Uecker-level seating – at a price

A new capability allows fans to upgrade their seats while sporting events are underway.

Siegrist hits the record books before allowing a run

Left-handed pitcher Kevin Siegrist set a St. Louis Cardinals record and placed on the MLB top 10 all-time list for scoreless appearances to open a career.

How does nine winning Cardinals starting pitchers compare?

Through 91 games, the St. Louis Cardinals have collected wins from nine different starting pitchers 12 different times, including this season.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: First-half closing

Brian Walton’s weekly discussion about the St. Louis Cardinals with Ken Miller and Jim Brinson of KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines.

Charting Chris Carpenter’s comeback

How might St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter’s path to return to the majors be scheduled?

PED/Biogenesis suspensions, integrity of the game and Jhonny Peralta

A guest column from blingboy asking a nagging question about how players should react to suspensions.

Workload worries for Beltran, Molina and Wainwright

Looking at how season-to-date at-bats and innings pitched could end for three key St. Louis Cardinals All-Stars.

Cardinals place four in mid-season top 50 prospect rankings

Four St. Louis Cardinals farmhands have placed in mid-season national top 50 prospect lists.

Cardinals to be featured nationally seven times during July

The St. Louis Cardinals will appear on FOX Network and ESPN twice during July and MLB Network three times.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: All-Star Game approaching

Brian Walton’s weekly discussion about the St. Louis Cardinals with Ken Miller and Jim Brinson of KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines.

America helping Americans: “The American Way”

FOX Sports Midwest showcases efforts to help Oklahoma tornado victims in July 4 feature.

Oscar Taveras speaks

The St. Louis Cardinals’ top hitting prospect, currently with Triple-A Memphis, discusses his game.

Yadier Molina joins New Balance team

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina will be endorsing New Balance athletic shoes.

Marco Gonzales can do more than pitch

The St. Louis Cardinals top draft pick received recognition as college baseball’s top two-way player in 2013.