On the eve of NLCS Game 1, Milwaukee starter Zack Greinke ripped St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter.
On the eve of NLCS Game 1, Milwaukee starter Zack Greinke ripped St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter.
St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese drove in four runs Wednesday night. Only one player had more RBI in a post-season game in team history.
The St. Louis Cardinals have a number of choices as they set their playoff rotation. Who would you start and why?
No NL pitcher has more no-decisions in 2011 than St. Louis Cardinal Chris Carpenter. The offense is hitting into more double plays and scoring fewer runs when he takes the mound.
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is only the fourth catcher in team history to collect 30 doubles in a season.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ well-traveled reliever previously joined four teams in pennant races. None of the them reached the playoffs.
Could the St. Louis Cardinals’ 2006 World Champion GM-manager-star trio be lured to Chicago’s North Side?
The St. Louis Cardinals and pitcher Chris Carpenter have reportedly agreed to continue their long marriage for two more years. Is it good or bad news?
The St. Louis Cardinals’ current Scrabble point champion tied a former player from 1950.
In Scrabble scoring, how does Marc Rzepczynski stack up compared to others in the St. Louis Cardinals organization?
With declining attendance and the future of Albert Pujols to be determined, how will the St. Louis Cardinals approach this off-season?
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter could present a strong case if he chose to sue his teammates over lack of support.
MLB’s head for on-field matters wants players to show more respect for the game while supporting umpires in his remarks.
New St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Edwin Jackson was roughed up for ten runs against first-place Milwaukee on Wednesday.
Chicago Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd supports a slide by St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday that took out his teammate Starlin Castro on Saturday.
The St. Louis Cardinals dealt centerfielder Colby Rasmus to the Toronto Blue Jays in an eight-player deal on Wednesday.
In a Tuesday afternoon video, the manager of the St. Louis Cardinals expresses continued concern over his centerfielder Colby Rasmus.
Like a St. Louis Cardinals outfield predecessor from 30 years ago, Colby Rasmus has chosen not to speak with the media.
The father of St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Colby Rasmus is not the player’s only outside source of hitting instruction.
An earlier St. Louis Cardinals hitting star relied on his father for regular hitting instruction, like Colby Rasmus is today.
The manager of the St. Louis Cardinals discusses challenges facing his struggling centerfielder Colby Rasmus as well as where he sees the responsibility resides
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols is moving up career hit lists while improving his 2011 totals as well.
Once thought to be washed up, Lance Berkman has been a savior for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Both Albert Pujols and his St. Louis Cardinals team lead the National League in an unenviable category.
What move might the St. Louis Cardinals make to clear space on their 40-man roster for a fresh pitcher?
On Monday, Chris Carpenter and Johnny Cueto take each other on once again.
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter is being asked to do more, much more, and so far, is responding. Can the 36-year-old keep it up?
Two St. Louis Cardinals relievers did their jobs Tuesday night, but one once again did not.
Comparing the St. Louis Cardinals’ record with and without Albert Pujols.
The St. Louis Cardinals badly need a major dosage of the Chris Carpenter and Albert Pujols of old.
Background for those arriving here looking for comments by Tony Rasmus about his son, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Colby Rasmus.
Former Houston Astros star Lance Berkman compares his old club to his new home in St. Louis.
The 20-game hitting streak of St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Ryan Theriot ended on Wednesday night, short of past team greats.
Sinking the Chicago Cubs with walkoff home runs in extra innings on Saturday and Sunday put St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols in select company.
Colby Rasmus and Aubrey Huff both had six RBI on Thursday night. It was only the third time in history a St. Louis Cardinal and opponent did it in the same game.
Colorado’s Todd Helton eventually renegotiated his nine-year contract downward after his performance declined. Would Albert Pujols do the same?
The St. Louis Cardinals and Colorado Rockies both feature ground-ball staffs with strong starting pitching and hittable relief.
In terms of crucial RBI for the St. Louis Cardinals, Daniel Descalso’s 2011 start trails only Mark McGwire and Albert Pujols in the last 60 years.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ centerfielder has a higher average, is drawing more walks, striking out less and scoring more often, but his power is down.
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is off the best start with the bat in his seven MLB seasons.
In a rare occurrence, a St. Louis Cardinal reached base twice in his first Major League game when light-hitting Pete Kozma did it Wednesday night.
Over the last season plus six weeks, St. Louis Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia has been pitching in some select company.
Speculation that Albert Pujols may end up as a Chicago Cub starting in 2012 is growing and the two sides are contributing.
The St. Louis Cardinals had a trio of unusually well-pitched games this past weekend – their best in almost four decades.
Examining inhibitors that might keep Albert Pujols from being granted an ownership stake in the St. Louis Cardinals.
Is Albert Pujols’ impending free agency affecting his results on the field? The first of our reader contest submissions digs into the question.
Albert Pujols and his St. Louis Cardinals are leading MLB in an unenviable stat, grounding into double plays.
St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Kyle Lohse has returned to 2008 form this season. Ian Walton helps us understand how.
St. Louis Cardinals closer Mitchell Boggs is 3-for-3 in saves, but so were 45 other Cardinals since 1950.
On Thursday, Kyle Lohse pitched one of the best April games in St. Louis Cardinals history.
Jake Westbrook, struggling in 2011, may be asked to pitch on three days rest on Sunday night. He has had mixed results doing this in the past in a very limited sample.
An almost-forgotten name from the 1970’s had an unbelievable start closing games.
St. Louis Cardinals closer Ryan Franklin joins select company in having blown four save opportunities in his team’s first 16 games.
The St. Louis Cardinals pounded the ball once again Friday night, led by Albert Pujols and Lance Berkman.
Eduardo Sanchez became the first St. Louis Cardinal ever to fan five in a relief debut of less than three innings.
In an unexpected event, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Kyle McClellan excelled Monday night at the plate as well as on the mound.
St. Louis Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia made his second consecutive nine-strikeout start on Saturday night. Here is how they stack up against others.
The St. Louis Cardinals superstar first baseman and his team are struggling in the early going.
Looking at historical comparisons to St. Louis Cardinals’ left-hander Jamie Garcia’s complete-game four hit shutout with nine strikeouts on Sunday.
A series of questions to determine what you would do if you were the St. Louis Cardinals, having to decide how to deal with Matt Holliday’s unexpected time out of the lineup.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ new right fielder is hitting just .200 on the spring with no extra base hits since March 1.
MLB Network analysts John Hart and Harold Reynolds answer St. Louis Cardinals questions in support of their 30 Clubs in 30 Days Cardinals segment.
A national writer is quoted as saying the t. Louis Cardinals have concerns about the accuracy of their superstar’s age.
Results from a series of reader polls on the subject of St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols’ contract.
While the St. Louis Cardinals have twice experienced the loss of a 20-game winner for the entire next season, neither case turned out well.
Many in the Cardinal Nation are upset over Adam Wainwright’s injury. Should they be angry at the Reds’ Jonny Gomes, too?
With news of Adam Wainwright’s elbow injury, how does the St. Louis Cardinals rotation look for 2012?
Bad feelings remain in New York even after a new deal with Derek Jeter was done. Could the same thing happen in St. Louis with Albert Pujols?
Readers can select the components of their best contract offer to soon-to-be free agent Albert Pujols.
Looking back at three big Albert Pujols stories from seven years ago.
On February 18, 2004, I broke the story of an event that was unprecedented in Major League Baseball.
Differing reports on the specifics of the Albert Pujols contract negotiations leave no clear answers.
What did St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols say about his contract in spring training camps during the most recent two springs?
Once Albert Pujols saw his shadow, his contract saga was assured of continuing for months.
Putting Albert Pujols’ opportunity to remain a life-long St. Louis Cardinal into games-played context.
How might the story unfold if the St. Louis Cardinals and Albert Pujols are unable to come to contract terms by the reported deadline of February 16?
The St. Louis Cardinals risked a small missed opportunity cost in releasing infielder Felipe Lopez in September. It looks like it didn’t matter.
The national media and a segment of St. Louis Cardinals fans reacted strongly to a rumor that Albert Pujols would veto any trades. Why were they surprised?
St. Louis Cardinals Albert Pujols’ endorsement earnings have grown to about half his baseball salary, but the first baseman still dropped in the 2011 Power 100.
Former St. Louis Cardinals infielder/outfielder Joe Mather discusses his move to the Atlanta Braves.
A look ahead to the top projected stories across the Cardinal Nation in 2011.
Thoughts about why the Albert Pujols contract negotiations with the St. Louis Cardinals appear to be moving so slowly.
Though agent Scott Boras took Matt Holliday into free agency one year ago, the outfielder returned to the St. Louis Cardinals via the biggest contract team history.
The Ryan Ludwick for Jake Westbrook trade was one of the biggest and arguably the most surprising story of the St. Louis Cardinals’ 2010 season.
Completing his first decade as the on-field leader of the St. Louis Cardinals, first baseman Albert Pujols racked up a series of milestones during 2010.
On consecutive days in late May, starters Brad Penny and Kyle Lohse went down with injuries that would wreck their personal seasons and arguably that of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Performance on the field in 2010 seemed to confirm the passing of the torch of ‘the ace of the St. Louis Cardinals’ from Chris Carpenter to Adam Wainwright.
The St. Louis Cardinals experienced both highs and lows during a series sweep in Cincinnati on August 9-11.
The St. Louis Cardinals added veteran Lance Berkman to be their 2011 right fielder.
Rookie left-hander Jaime Garcia surged onto the scene for the St. Louis Cardinals, winning 13 games and finishing third in the National League Rookie of the Year vote.
Middle infield play was a major concern for the 2010 St. Louis Cardinals. Not everyone is comfortable with the changes made for 2011.
Third base was a major problem for the St. Louis Cardinals for the second consecutive season.
Starting in June, the St. Louis Cardinals called on five minor league castoffs with below-average results.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ second-year outfielder went through some bumps and bruises on and off the field.
Looking at ERA+ marks by the St. Louis Cardinals’ top three pitchers over the Albert Pujols years.
Looking at OPS+ marks by the St. Louis Cardinals’ top three hitters over the Albert Pujols years.
How does the current middle of the St. Louis Cardinals lineup compare to their 2004 predecessors?
The St. Louis Cardinals are reportedly remaking Colby Rasmus into a 175-pound opposite-field slash-and-run hitter.
A series of quick updates on St. Louis Cardinals subjects currently in the news.
The St. Louis Cardinals have made a pair of changes to their starting lineup for 2011, in the outfield and at shortstop. What might the impact be?