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Archive for September, 2014

Cardinals Slide in Oddsmakers’ Post-Season View

The St. Louis Cardinals’ odds to win the National League and World Series grew from last week to this in one oddsmaker’s view.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Sorting Out the Possibilities

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

Cardinals Minor League Attendance Healthy Overall in 2014

Five of six St. Louis Cardinals minor league affiliates experienced an increase in attendance this past summer.

Cardinals Hold Third Place in Oddsmakers’ NL View

The St. Louis Cardinals remain the heavy favorite to take the division, but are third in the NL in one oddsmaker’s view.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Not the Final Nine

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.

Is the Power-Laden Bench a Thing of the Past?

Did the Major League Baseball benches of olden days have greater power-hitting threats than today?

WHO News Talk Radio: Post-Season Peeking

Brian Walton’s discussion about the St. Louis Cardinals with Chuck Reed and Jim Walden of WHO News Talk Radio 1040 in Des Moines.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Last Homestand

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.

Memphis a Hit Everywhere Except the Gate

Memphis Redbirds attendance dropped 23 percent this season and is down 45 percent over the last decade.

Vote now for your 2015 Cardinals top prospects

Join in reader voting for top St. Louis Cardinals prospects on The Cardinal Nation message board.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Pulling Ahead

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 First Base Options Could be Expanded

Why do the St. Louis Cardinals seem to have so many outfielders and so few first basemen?

Cardinals Back to Oddsmakers’ Division Favorite

The St. Louis Cardinals are once again one oddsmaker’s favorite to win their division.

Is Descalso the New “Secret Weapon”?

St. Louis Cardinals infielder Daniel Descalso has matched a career feat previously accomplished by Jose Oquendo, among others.