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Cardinals Hot Stove Returns to FOX Sports Midwest

Special off-season St. Louis Cardinals programming returns to the club’s television home, FOX Sports Midwest.

Cardinals Downturn Reflected in Attendance, TV Ratings

The 2016 St. Louis Cardinals missed the playoffs while experiencing fewer fans in attendance and lower television ratings compared to 2015.

Cardinals Talk on InsideSTL Radio 590 The Fan

Brian Walton joined The Press Box show on InsideStLcom and Radio 590 The Fan in St. Louis to discuss the St. Louis Cardinals and the minor leagues.

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.

Cardinals Minors Talk on InsideSTL Radio 920

Brian Walton joined The Mole Hole on InsideStLcom and CBS Sports Radio 920 in St. Louis to discuss the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system.

Wednesday Cardinals All-Star Break Marathon on FOX Sports Midwest

FOX Sports Midwest will replay five of the most memorable Cardinals games of the first half of 2016 on Wednesday, July 13.

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.

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.

Cardinals Fantasy Talk on SiriusXM

Brian Walton joined SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio to discuss the 2016 St. Louis Cardinals from a fantasy point of view.

Scout.com Cardinals Fantasy Talk on SiriusXM

Brian Walton joined Scout.com’s daily show on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio to discuss the 2016 St. Louis Cardinals from a fantasy point of view.

Plan Your Cardinals Opening Day with FOX Sports Midwest

FOX Sports Midwest to carry nearly 10 hours of St. Louis Cardinals programming on opening day.

Expanding 2016 Cardinals Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

A major part of the St. Louis Cardinals spring training television plans have been disclosed, but there is still more ahead.

Cardinals Winter Warm-Up Specials on FOX Sports Midwest

FOX Sports Midwest will produce two shows from the St. Louis Cardinals Winter Warm-Up.

Christmas Eve Cardinals Marathon on FOX Sports Midwest

FOX Sports Midwest will run its annual St. Louis Cardinals marathon on Christmas Eve.

TCN Blog 2015 Top Story #17: Billion Dollar TV Contract

The St. Louis Cardinals agreed to a new 15-year television deal with FOX Sports Midwest running through 2032.

Cardinals Confidential: Inside the Winter Meetings on FOX Sports Midwest

A new special on FOX Sports Midwest takes fans inside the St. Louis Cardinals’ work at the Winter Meetings.

Cardinals Hot Stove Show Returns on FOX Sports Midwest

Cardinals Hot Stove returns to FOX Sports Midwest on Wednesday, Nov. 25

Cardinals Ratings on FOX Sports Midwest at All-time High

The St. Louis Cardinals finish in MLB’s top three in television ratings for the 16th consecutive season.

In-Market Streaming Nice, but Not the Big Problem

If you can see games through your FOX regional network, you will soon be able watch them on your mobile devices as well.

Talking Young St. Louis Cardinals Players on WGEM

St. Louis Cardinals talk with Josh Houchins of WGEM Sportscenter on ESPN 1440 Radio in Quincy, Illinois.

Scout.com Cardinals Fantasy Talk on SiriusXM

Brian Walton joined Scout.com’s nightly show on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio to discuss the 2015 St. Louis Cardinals from a fantasy point of view.

Catch the Five Best Cardinals First Half Games on Replay

FOX Sports Midwest will replay five of the best Cardinals games of the first half of the season this Thursday, July 16.

WHO News Talk Radio: 50 Cardinals Games In

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

Cardinals Memorial Day Pregame to Include Special Features

FOX Sports Midwest’s Memorial Day plans include tributes to those who have served our country.

Scout.com Cardinals Fantasy Talk on SiriusXM

Brian Walton joined Scout.com’s nightly show on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio to discuss the 2015 St. Louis Cardinals from a fantasy point of view.

Talking Young St. Louis Cardinals Pitchers on WGEM

St. Louis Cardinals talk with Josh Houchins of WGEM Sportscenter on ESPN 1440 Radio in Quincy, Illinois.

2015 Cardinals Hall of Fame Announcement on FOX Sports Midwest

The identities of the four former St. Louis Cardinals greats to be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame will be announced on Monday on FOX Sports Midwest.

KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Wainwright’s Injury Aftermath

Brian Walton discusses Adam Wainwright’s injury and the St. Louis Cardinals with Ross Peterson and Chris Williams of KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines.

Friday’s Cardinals game to air on FOX Sports Midwest Plus in St. Louis

The Cardinals’ game at Milwaukee on Friday, April 24, will be televised on FOX Sports Midwest Plus in the St. Louis market.

Wednesday’s Cardinals game to air on FOX Sports Midwest Plus in St. Louis

The Cardinals’ game at Washington on Wednesday, April 22, will be televised on FOX Sports Midwest Plus in the St. Louis market and on AT&T U-verse, DirecTV and Dish.

Scout.com Spring Cardinals Fantasy Talk on SiriusXM

Brian Walton joined Scout.com’s nightly show on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio to discuss the 2015 St. Louis Cardinals from a fantasy point of view.

Scout.com Cardinals Fantasy Preview on SiriusXM

Brian Walton joined Scout.com’s nightly show on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio to preview the 2015 St. Louis Cardinals from a fantasy point of view.

WHO News Talk Radio: Off-Season Catch-Up

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

Evolving 2015 Cardinals Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

A major part of the St. Louis Cardinals spring training television and radio plans have been disclosed, but there is a lot more ahead.

Christmas Day Cardinals Marathon on FOX Sports Midwest

On Christmas Day, FOX Sports Midwest will replay five of the most memorable regular-season Cardinals games of 2014.

Cardinals Confidential: Inside the Winter Meetings on FOX Sports Midwest

New special takes viewers behind the scenes at the Winter Meetings with St. Louis Cardinals executives.

TCN Blog 2014 Top Story #20: Ballpark Village Opens

A major enhancement to the Busch Stadium experience finally came to life in April.

Cardinals Hot Stove Show Returns to FOX Sports Midwest

FOX Sports Midwest’s weekly off-season St. Louis Cardinals programs begin on Wednesday, November 26.

KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Hot Stove Heyward Talk

Brian Walton discusses the Jason Heyward trade and the St. Louis Cardinals offseason with Ken Miller of KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines.

FOX Sports 1670 Radio: The Heyward-Miller Trade

Brian Walton’s discussion about the St. Louis Cardinals-Atlanta Braves trade with Bill Shanks of FOX Sports 1670 Radio in Macon, Georgia and Scout.com.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Remembering Oscar

Brian Walton’s and Pat Parris’ discussion about Oscar Taveras of the St. Louis Cardinals with Ken Miller of KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Looking Ahead

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

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Pivotal NLCS Game 4

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

ESPN 99.1 Radio: Pivotal LCS Game Threes

Brian Walton’s discussion about the St. Louis Cardinals with Jeff Thurn of ESPN 99.1 Radio in Sioux Falls.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Setting Up the NLCS

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

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: NLDS is Finally Here

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

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.

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.

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.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Solving the Cubs

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.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Extending the Streak

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.

Tuesday Marks FOX Sports Midwest’s Annual “This One’s for You”

Annual special St. Louis Cardinals game broadcast connects local families with troops stationed overseas.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Making Hay at Home?

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 Hall of Fame Induction on FOX Sports Midwest

Tape-delayed special of induction ceremony debuts Sunday, August 17 after the Cardinals-Padres game.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Baltimore Bound

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

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: After the Trades

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

Cardinals Telecasts Top-Ranked in St. Louis, No. 2 in MLB

St. Louis Cardinals games on FOX Sports Midwest are the No. 1-rated programming in prime time with the second-highest ratings in Major League Baseball.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: HoF, Lottery and Cubs

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.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Coming Out of the Break

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

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Heading into the Break

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.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Heading Back Home

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.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Tough Road Traveled

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.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Runs Too Scarce

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.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Shutouts Mean Wins

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.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Scoring Woes Continue

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.

My Monday Morning Appearance on SiriusXM

Brian Walton discusses the St. Louis Cardinals from a fantasy baseball perspective.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Has Progress Stalled?

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.

WHO News Talk Radio: Yankee Invasion Looming

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: Leveraging the Home Stand

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

Talking St. Louis Cardinals Prospects and More on WGEM

St. Louis Cardinals prospect talk and more with Josh Houchins of WGEM Sportscenter on ESPN 1440 radio in Quincy, Ill.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: The Braves Arrive

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.

Where’s Walton?

Busy times in Florida mean fewer blog posts, but more exclusive St. Louis Cardinals prospect information for The Cardinal Nation subscribers.

The Wizard and Jimmy Ballgame Talk Defense

Retired St. Louis Cardinals greats Ozzie Smith and Jim Edmonds share their thoughts on defense this week on FOX Sports Midwest.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Still On The Road

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.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: On the road again

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

Catch my Monday morning appearance on SiriusXM

Brian Walton to discuss the St. Louis Cardinals from a fantasy baseball perspective.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Finally home

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

Finding Cardinals broadcasts on Monday and Wednesday

This week, two of the four St. Louis Cardinals games from New York overlap with Blues hockey, so alternate broadcast arrangements have been made.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: East coast swing

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.

A tour of FOX Sports Midwest’s Ballpark Village studio

An audio and photographic look into the new studio used for St. Louis Cardinals pre- and post-game shows on FOX Sports Midwest.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Cleaning up on the Cubbies?

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.

Springfield Cardinals minor league talk on “The High Road”

Joining Allen Vaughan’s podcast on Springfield’s TAGSGF to discuss St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguers.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Pittsburgh and beyond

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.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Opener and beyond

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.

FOX Sports 1 adds Wednesday Cardinals spring telecast

New network FOX Sports 1 will be carrying selected spring training games, including three this week. The St. Louis Cardinals will be featured on Wednesday, March 5

MLB on FOX national schedule includes 10 Cardinals games

With the announcement of FOX’s schedule for 2014, 10 more St. Louis Cardinals can be watched by a national audience.

WHO News Talk Radio: More Cardinals talk on a new stage

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: Pre-camp overview

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.

Nielsen: St. Louis has the top local fan base in MLB

Newly-released report from The Nielsen Company indicates more St. Louisans watch, attend or listen to their Major League Baseball team’s games than in any other city.

Cardinals Hot Stove Report debuts Wednesday on FOX Sports Midwest

New off-season show focused on the St. Louis Cardinals will run through mid-January.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Setting up the off-season

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

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: World Series elimination time near

Brian Walton’s regular discussion about the St. Louis Cardinals with Jim Brinson of KXnO FOX Sports Radio 1460 in Des Moines.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: World Series knotted

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.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Closing down the NLCS

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

Talking Cardinals NLCS on CBS Sports Radio 920 in St. Louis

St. Louis Cardinals post-season and prospect talk with Rene Knott and Joe Roderick on CBS Sports Radio 920 in St. Louis.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Setting up the NLCS

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.

Talking St. Louis Cardinals NLDS on WGEM

St. Louis Cardinals post-season talk with Josh Houchins of WGEM Sportscenter on ESPN 1440 radio in Quincy, Ill.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Trying to keep the Jolly Roger down

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.

Cardinal Talk: KXnO FOX Sports Radio: Division ready to be taken

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.