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Archive for September, 2016

Don’t Expect Regular Cardinals Minor League Telecasts

Late in the season, FOX Sports Midwest picked up the feed of a Johnson City Cardinals telecast, but it was a one-off event.

Shaky Siegrist Secures St. Louis Save

St. Louis Cardinals left-handed relief pitcher Kevin Siegrist saved a key game for St. Louis in Denver Monday night, but gave up another home run in a marathon 32-pitch ninth inning.

Cardinals Post First Losing Home Record in 17 Years

The 2016 St. Louis Cardinals are assured of just the second losing home schedule since current ownership took over in 1996 and first since 1999.

Cardinals Win Titles at All Three Short-Season Levels

St. Louis Cardinals minor league affiliates are 2016 league champions at all three levels of short-season play in the US – short-season Class-A, Rookie and Complex. Has this ever been done before?

The Cardinal Nation’s Season Recaps and Top Players of 2016

For the 11th year, we roll out The Cardinal Nation’s choices as the top players in the St. Louis Cardinals system following a recap of each team’s season.

Vote Now for Your 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects

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

Cardinals World Title Odds Shorten

Coming into September, the 2016 St. Louis Cardinals have shorter post-season odds compared to the month before.