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Archive for June, 2016

How Good is Matt Carpenter’s .500 June OBP?

Putting St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter’s June on-base mark into historical context.

Cardinals Organization Roster Matrix: 2016 Draft and Short Season

The St. Louis Cardinals’ full system view by position and level incorporates the 2016 Draft and reflects rosters for 2016 short season play.

Cardinals 2016 Draft Signing Bonus Update

The St. Louis Cardinals are done with their heavy lifting from the 2016 Draft, with over a half-million dollars to use on tougher signs from the latter rounds.

Cardinals Draft and Minors Talk on InsideSTL Radio 920

Brian Walton joined The Press Box Show on InsideStLcom and CBS Sports Radio 920 in St. Louis to discuss the St. Louis Cardinals draft and minor league system.

What Kind of Player Should Kolten Wong Be?

Is seven games at Triple-A enough to reverse two months of shaky offense and to learn a new position defensively?

Wainwright On Pace for Cardinals Pitching RBI Record

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright already has 10 RBI through his club’s first 61 games in 2016, a historic pace.

Cardinals Telecast to Troops Set for Wednesday, June 15

This One’s For You on FOX Sports Midwest will feature Missouri Air National Guard 157th Air Operations Group in Qatar. Annual TV event connects troops overseas with their families, Cardinals Nation.

Carpenter Chasing Musial’s Four-Hit Record

St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter is trying for his third straight four-hit game at Milwaukee on Wednesday.