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Archive for August, 2014

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Solving the Cubs

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.

Matheny on the Grind of One-Run Cardinals Games

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny discusses learning and grinding through his club’s many one-run games this season.

Cardinals Increased Run Scoring Translates to Wins

What has changed to drive an 8-2 stretch by the St. Louis Cardinals is increased run scoring.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Extending the Streak

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.

Where are the Cardinals’ Winning Streaks?

The St. Louis Cardinals haven’t won four games in a row in over two months, yet remain a Wild Card leader.

Tuesday Marks FOX Sports Midwest’s Annual “This One’s for You”

Annual special St. Louis Cardinals game broadcast connects local families with troops stationed overseas.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Making Hay at Home?

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 Hall of Fame Induction on FOX Sports Midwest

Tape-delayed special of induction ceremony debuts Sunday, August 17 after the Cardinals-Padres game.

NL Central is MLB’s Tightest Four-Team Race Since 2006

Four teams in the National League Central Division are separated by just 5 ½ games, tightest since the 2006 NL West.

The Game that Never Happened in a Season that Never Concluded

The 20-year anniversary of the start of the 1994 Major League Baseball strike brings back unpleasant memories.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Baltimore Bound

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

Will 2014 Cardinals’ Run Scoring Mirror 1973 Mets?

The St. Louis Cardinals are track to make the playoffs despite being near the bottom of run scoring, something that has not been accomplished in over 40 years.

Waino’s Big Year Slipping Away

Two recent data points indicate St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright’s Cy Young Award chances are declining.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: After the Trades

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

Cardinals Make Hall of Fame Induction a Pay Event

$18 tickets for the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame induction ceremony on August 16 are now on sale.