Of course it is early, but Jaime Garcia’s 2010 start matches that of a couple of Hall of Famers, including one named “Lefty.”
Of course it is early, but Jaime Garcia’s 2010 start matches that of a couple of Hall of Famers, including one named “Lefty.”
With another quality start on Monday night in Philadelphia, the St. Louis Cardinals rotation would establish their longest string of quality starts since 1973.
Kyle Lohse deserved a win on Saturday after tossing seven innings of one-run ball for the St. Louis Cardinals, but instead took a no-decision.
On Thursday, St. Louis’ Colby Rasmus did something only four other Cardinals in team history had accomplished in a single game.
St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese drove in six runs against the Atlanta Braves Thursday afternoon. We tell you how unique that is.
Two St. Louis Cardinals hurlers have current runs of four starts of seven innings or more and two or fewer earned runs. The last time it was done even once to start a season was in 1973.
Three St. Louis Cardinals starters are working on pitching streaks of six innings or more while allowing two or fewer runs.
Chris Carpenter added his name to an exclusive list on Thursday night with his second consecutive ten-strikeout game for the St. Louis Cardinals.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ run of seven consecutive starts of seven innings or more allowing two or fewer runs ended Tuesday night in Arizona. The team record may be 12, set in 1944.
The St. Louis Cardinals are working on run of seven consecutive starts of seven innings or more allowing two or fewer runs.
With his complete game on Sunday, St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright extended the team’s streak of seven or more innings pitched while allowing two or fewer earned runs to six games, longest since 1986.
The St. Louis Cardinals are working on run of five consecutive starts of seven innings allowing two or fewer runs.
Felipe Lopez and Chris Carpenter powered the Cardinals to a comeback win over the Mets Friday. Each man’s feat was notable in the context of team history.
Brothers Lindy and Von McDaniel along with Bob L. Miller joined the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1950’s without playing in the minor leagues first.
When he crossed the plate four times on opening day, Albert Pujols tied for the fourth-most such games in St. Louis Cardinals history.
Stan Musial isn’t the oldest or even second-oldest former St. Louis Cardinals player living. The latter is the relatively-unknown Freddie Schmidt.
Those working for and around the St. Louis Cardinals today reach back to the 1940’s.
A search through baseball history is underway to identify a most unusual Stan Musial photo.
Passed over in the Hall of Fame veterans committee vote was the winningest St. Louis Cardinals owner ever, Sam Breadon.
Rather than retiring the number of every new Hall of Famer, the St. Louis Cardinals need a two-tiered system.
Whitey Herzog and the other six most-winning St. Louis Cardinals managers in club history are either in or locks for the Hall of Fame.
St. Louis Cardinals history remains in mothballs while development project flounders.
The St. Louis Cardinals owner during a record period of prosperity is being considered for election to Baseball’s Hall of Fame.
No Cardinals minor league skipper with at least six years of service has won a higher percentage of regular season games than Chris Maloney.
Looking back at recent 1-0 St. Louis Cardinals defeats, including Friday’s game with Atlanta
Re-starting an earlier series by reviewing the top St. Louis Cardinals minor league managers in a number of statistical categories
Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter’s win, low hits allowed and strikeout rates are now in Bob Gibson territory. That is a pretty rare place, indeed.
Joel Pineiro is striving to join two St. Louis Cardinals teammates with 15 or more wins. It would be just the 21st time for the franchise since 1901.
On Friday, Cardinals outfielder Ryan Ludwick had five hits and five RBI, a rare combination
The 2009 St. Louis Cardinals have serious contenders for each of the major National League individual awards. To pull it off, they would have to go where no team has gone before.
The St. Louis Cardinals left-hander is sitting down opposing hitters at a historic rate.
The Cardinals don’t recognize 10,000 wins, but the records set by their players during their early, unrecognized years are in the books
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher John Smoltz has gotten out of the blocks quickly with his new team – almost as fast as did Andy Rincon back in 1980.
The Cardinals aren’t the only club to not recognize play during the 1880s while in the American Association, but not doing so muddies the historical water
Controversy over 10,000th win drives explanation by Cardinals organization
22-year-old Colby Rasmus already has two walk-off home runs this season, tying the franchise record
The Cardinals post-1932 franchise season record for stolen bases by a catcher is held by three men. Believe it or not, Yadier Molina is approaching – fast.
In 2009, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter is delivering the best season in franchise history in terms of strikeout-to-walk ratio
Who attends St. Louis Cardinals spring training games and how often do they do it?
On Saturday, Albert Pujols drove in his 100th run of the season, again.
New Cardinals third baseman Mark DeRosa has eight home runs in his first 22 games with the team
Albert Pujols has two games with multiple extra-base hits this week, something he has done with great frequency
Who is the only St. Louis Cardinal to drive in seven runs in a game without the benefit of a home run?
Calling out a pair of excellent articles by Houstonian Bill McCurdy that look back at some notable players from the Cardinals’ affiliate in Houston. Yes, THAT Houston.
Albert Pujols’ last at-bat game-winning hit on Wednesday was the 28th of his career
Why does Major League Baseball play a full slate of games during their annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony?
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Joel Pineiro carried his club to a win with his arm and his bat on Sunday.
Chris Carpenter’s 12th scoreless eight-inning outing Friday night puts him “just” 55 behind the great Bob Gibson
With two more multiple home run games, Albert Pujols would tie Mark McGwire for the most in a Cardinals season
Jess Todd is the Cardinals organization’s 38th player named to the Triple-A All-Star Game since its 1988 inception.
Joel Pineiro’s complete game three-hitter against Milwaukee on Thursday wasn’t his first such gem this season.
Albert Pujols put the St. Louis Cardinals on his back again on Friday night in Cincinnati.
After averaging eight walk-offs per season, the St. Louis Cardinals have just one here in 2009.
Chris Carpenter’s six runs on 11 hits on Tuesday broke an impressive run of pitching.
Former St. Louis Cardinals great Bob Gibson is selling his baseball memorabilia at auction.
On Monday night, the Giants’ Tim Lincecum dominated the Cardinals – again.
Going back to Lou Brock for Ernie Broglio (and others), we have St. Louis Cardinals trades made during the season.
The St. Louis Cardinals and Minnesota Twins have met 15 times in the regular season prior to this weekend. Kyle Lohse had the last start for the Twins – in 2001.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Joel Pineiro shut out the New York Mets on two hits Tuesday.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter has gone ten games and counting without allowing more than six hits or three runs.
Until Friday, the St. Louis Cardinals hadn’t hit three home runs in an inning since July of 2007.
With four hits on Friday, Colby Rasmus is only the 15th youngest Cardinal since 1954 to accomplish the feat.
Albert Pujols tied the second-longest home run streak for the St. Louis Cardinals since 1954 until broken on Tuesday.
On Saturday, Albert Pujols slammed consecutive home runs for his 27th time as a Cardinal.
The 2009 St. Louis Cardinals pitching staff is issuing walks in large groups with high frequency.
Chris Carpenter can tie a 41-year-old St. Louis Cardinals record with a fifth consecutive shutout start on Saturday.
Curious about the best St. Louis pitching performances over five games and more during the last 50 years? If so, it’s right here!
The St. Louis Cardinals almost moved to Milwaukee in 1953. How might it have changed the face of the game?
A new photographic essay by Doug Feldmann covers the Cardinals’ rich history.
The Cardinals manager’s staffs have been very static in recent years. It is a two-edged sword.
Should the extent of a coach’s tree be a part of how he is assessed with the greats?
On Cinco de Mayo, a quick run through some of the players who have worn the number “5” for the St. Louis Cardinals over the years.
Putting Albert Pujols’ Saturday grand slam into historical context.
Colby Rasmus and David Freese will be the most St. Louis Cardinals non-roster players to make their MLB debut to open a season since 1998 and tie for tops in the La Russa era.
The eighth look at St. Louis Cardinals minor league franchises offers a summary of all locations by season over the last 35 years.
The seventh in-depth look at St. Louis Cardinals minor league franchises continues with their complex rookie league club, currently the Gulf Coast League Cardinals.
The sixth in-depth look at St. Louis Cardinals minor league franchises continues with their Triple-A entries, currently the Memphis Redbirds of the Pacific Coast League.
The fifth in-depth look at St. Louis Cardinals minor league franchises continues with their Double-A entry, currently the Springfield Cardinals of the Texas League.
Reviewing winning and losing streaks registered by recent St. Louis Cardinals baseball clubs
The fourth of six in-depth looks at St. Louis Cardinals minor league franchises continues with their Class A-Advanced Florida State League entry, currently the Palm Beach Cardinals.
How have the St. Louis Cardinals fared against left-handed starting pitchers and at what frequency?
2009 signals a change in the traditional make up of the St. Louis Cardinals roster with the potential for the fewest number and left-handed and switch-hitters since 1999.
Looking at a typical number of disabled St. Louis Cardinals players to start the season and wondering about any possible correlation with the team’s won-loss record.
A 13-year analysis of St. Louis Cardinals Manager Tony La Russa’s defensive deployment of his starters as well as his starting lineups.
The St. Louis Cardinals Single-A entry, currently the Quad Cities River Bandits, is their top affiliate in terms of wins and playoff appearances. This is the third of six in-depth looks at the history of the Cardinals system’s minor league clubs.
Looking back at winning and losing streaks registered by past St. Louis Cardinals baseball clubs
The second of six in-depth looks at St. Louis Cardinals minor league franchises continues with their Appalachian League entry, the Johnson City Cardinals.
The first of six in-depth looks at St. Louis Cardinals minor league franchises begins with the New York-Penn League
A new series highlighting St. Louis Cardinals minor league results system-wide from 1984 through 2008.
The St. Louis Cardinals manager’s use of different daily lineups is trending upward and 2009 is shaping up to offer more of the same.
Revisiting current and past St. Louis Cardinals non-roster invitees to their major league spring training camps.
Since Tony La Russa has managed the St. Louis Cardinals, he has called upon non-pitchers to take the mound eight different times. The most recent three were by Aaron Miles. Who will get the mop-up job in 2009?
With second baseman Adam Kennedy on the waiver wire, what will the St. Louis Cardinals do with the uniform number 7?
Trying 30-something year old second basemen off the scrap heap in spring training in recent years hasn’t proven to answer St. Louis Cardinals’ needs.
Are the St. Louis Cardinals bringing up more players from the minor leagues in September? Are more of them prospects, as compared to veterans? What about the ones passed over?
With Rick Ankiel and Ryan Ludwick heading for arbitration hearings, how have the St. Louis Cardinals fared in these salary disputes over the years?
Breaking down which St. Louis Cardinals players debuted during the Tony La Russa years and which exhausted their rookie status in the process.
In the second of two-part look at St. Louis Cardinals non-roster invitees, we look at past players that made the major league club out of spring training and some others that fell short.
56 players that were once St. Louis Cardinals property played elsewhere in the majors last season, to be joined by 15 more next year. How many of them were really a loss to the organization?
Tony La Russa suggested Mark McGwire come to spring training – and answer questions from the media. Big Mac passed on both.