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Braves send Heyward to Cardinals for Miller

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 days ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves traded outfielder Jason Heyward and relief pitcher Jordan Walden to the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for pitchers Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins.The trade is the first major move for the Braves under new general manager John Hart.Heyward, 25, hit .271 with 11 homers and 58 RBI in 149 games last season with the Braves. A five-year veteran,...

Cubs, Cardinals to open 2015 season on Sunday night

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 5 days ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals will play Major League Baseball's 2015 season opener on Sunday night, April 5.The long-time rivals were originally set to start the season on Monday, April 6, but will now do so in a nationally televised, stand-alone game on ESPN2. The game is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. ET.It will be the first season-opening night game...

Report: Taveras drunk at time of crash

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - St. Louis Cardinals rookie Oscar Taveras had a blood- alcohol level five times the legal limit when he lost control of his car in a fatal crash last month, according to a report.The Cardinals said in a statement Wednesday evening they were aware of the news report but had not received any official notification from the Dominican Republic and wouldn't be able to confirm...

Cards sign INF Anna

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals signed free agent infielder Dean Anna to a major league contract and three other players to minor league deals on Tuesday.Anna participated in 12 games for the New York Yankees last season, batting .136 (3-for-22) with one home run and three RBI. He was claimed off waivers by the Pirates on July 5, but did not make an appearance in the...

Cardinals exercise 2015 option on Lackey

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 weeks ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals exercised their contract option on starting pitcher John Lackey for the 2015 season on Thursday.Lackey, who was acquired from Boston at the trade deadline, will earn the league minimum $500,000 in 2015 after making $15.25 million in each of the last three seasons.The right-hander went 14-10 with a 3.82 earned run average over 31 starts...

GM, manager in DR for Taveras funeral

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak and manager Mike Matheny were in the Dominican Republic for the services of Oscar Taveras, the rising baseball star who died Sunday in a car crash.Mozeliak said on a conference call that there would be a viewing Monday night followed by services and a burial on Tuesday and described a feeling of loss in the player's native...

Cardinals' Taveras dies in crash at 22

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - St. Louis Cardinals rookie Oscar Taveras died Sunday in an automobile accident in his native Dominican Republic, the team and a police official said.Taveras was 22."We are all stunned and deeply saddened by the tragic loss of one of the youngest members of the Cardinals family," Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. said in a statement. "Oscar was an amazing talent with a...

Cardinals ace Wainwright has elbow surgery

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright underwent surgery on his right elbow on Friday.The club revealed that the 33-year-old submitted to a procedure which trimmed cartilage from his pitching elbow. After an initial MRI failed to reveal any significant issue, Wainwright pushed for a second MRI and the results spurred the decision to go under the knife....

NL Championship Series Matchup -- San Francisco vs. St. Louis

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 3 days ago
NL Championship Series Matchup -- San Francisco vs. St. Louis------------------------------------------------------------Upcoming Games and ResultsGame Two: St. Louis 5, San Francisco 4Game Three: San Francisco 5, St. Louis 4 (10 innings)Game Four: San Francisco 6, St. Louis 4Game Five: San Francisco 6, St. Louis 3Head-to-Head Records2014: San Francisco 4-3 (1-2 at SF; 3-1 at StL)2013: St....

Stretching the Field: Redbirds left feeling blue

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 3 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The best-of-seven NLCS lasted five games, but St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny will tell you it was a dogfight for both ballclubs.Matheny's Cardinals were denied at the turnstiles of entering a third World Series appearance in the last four years with Thursday night's heartbreaking 6-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the ninth...