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Allen Craig
Between the end of the World Series and Opening Day every winter, fans are inundated with lists. Rankings of the best shortstop, the best left-handed relievers, the best leadoff men, the best second basemen in runs saved, the best right-handed...
Charlie Miller
11 months ago
Allen Craig
World Series – Game 5Boston at St. Louis8:07 ET FoxJon Lester (15-8, 3.75) vs. Adam Wainwright (19-9, 2.94)Two crazy endings in Games 3 and 4 knotted the Series at two games each for Boston and St. Louis. The Cardinals have one more shot at...
Charlie Miller
12 months ago
Allen Craig
World Series Game 4 Preview
World Series – Game 4Boston at St. Louis8:15 ET FoxClay Buchholz (12-1, 1.74) vs. Lance Lynn (15-10, 3.97)After one of the strangest endings in postseason history, the Cardinals emerged with a two-games-to-one lead heading to Game 4 tonight....
Charlie Miller
12 months ago
Allen Craig
World Series 2013
World Series – Game 2St. Louis at Boston8:07 ET FoxMichael Wacha (4-1, 2.78) vs. John Lackey (10-13, 3.52)Last night quickly turned into the dream or nightmare from 2004, depending on which dugout you’re in. The Cardinals made multiple...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Allen Craig
World Series – Game 1St. Louis at Boston8:07 ET on FoxAdam Wainwright (19-9, 2.94) vs. Jon Lester (15-8, 3.75)This is the first time the two teams with their league’s best records have met in the Fall Classic since the Yankees defeated...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Allen Craig
World Series Preview: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red SoxThis is the first time the two teams with their league’s best records have met in the Fall Classic since the Yankees defeated the Braves in 1999. Both the Red Sox and Cardinals won 97 games. These two...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Allen Craig
Tim Lincecum
The Rays’ pitching is stingy, the Mariners’ bats get lively, a Brew Crew starter finally completes a game, the Pirates finally answer the A’s and Tim Lincecum finds his groove with a no-no. These notable numbers and more from the...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Allen Craig
Matt Cain is giving up bombs, Ryan Howard is wilting in the clutch, James Shields has little to show for his efforts and the consistent Joey Votto just keeps hitting. Here’s this week’s Amazing Stats for May 13-19. 2    Games...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Allen Craig
After another unlikely October comeback, the Cardinals won three quick games against San Francisco and found themselves one victory away from a second consecutive National League pennant and the World Series. It was where they planned to be. It...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Allen Craig
Neither the Giants nor the Cardinals made anything look easy in the NLDS. After losing the first two games at home, the Giants handed the Reds three losses in a row in Cincinnati, the only time the Reds dropped three straight at home all season....
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Allen Craig
by Charlie Miller With Albert Pujols signing with the Los Angeles Angels, ending his 11-year tenure in St. Louis, just how much does that swing the balance of power in baseball? While the Cardinals are coming off their second World Series title...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Allen Craig
by Josh Kipnis Game 5 of the World Series was a disaster for the St. Louis Cardinals; they couldn’t hit with runners in scoring position, they couldn’t take advantage of Chris Carpenter’s great outing, and manager Tony La Russa lost his mind....
Josh Kipnis
2 years ago
Allen Craig
by Charlie Miller Today is a day that Major League Baseball had in mind when it expanded the playoffs for what was to be 1994, but due to the strike, actually began in 1995. Four playoff games, three of which could be elimination games. All in...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago