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David Freese
Los Angeles AngelsOwner Arte Moreno’s millions have bought only dysfunction and disappointment the past two years. The mega-millions additions of former MVPs Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton have not gotten the Angels closer to their first...
Charlie Miller
1 month ago
David Freese
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
4 months ago
David Freese
World Series – Game 6St. Louis at Boston8:07 ET FoxMichael Wacha (4-1, 2.78) vs. John Lackey (10-13, 3.52)Not only did the Cardinals miss an opportunity to win the series in St. Louis with a sweep of the three games there, they didn’t...
Charlie Miller
5 months ago
David Freese
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
5 months ago
David Freese
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
5 months ago
David Freese
In a rematch of Game 2 pitchers, Michael Wacha of St. Louis and Clayton Kershaw of Los Angeles, it’s difficult to foresee anything more than a good old-fashioned pitchers’ duel. In Game 2, Kershaw pitched around a leadoff triple in the...
Charlie Miller
6 months ago
David Freese
National League Championship Series – Game 3St. Louis at Los Angeles7:07 ET TBSHyun-Jin Ryu (14-8, 3.00) vs. Adam Wainwright (19-9, 2.94)This series could not be much closer, yet the Cardinals emerged from St. Louis with a two-game lead...
Charlie Miller
6 months ago
David Freese
National League Championship Series – Game 1Los Angeles at St. Louis8:30 ET TBSZack Greinke (15-4, 2.63) vs. Joe Kelly (10-5, 2.69)The Cardinals won a hard-fought battle with NL Central rival Pittsburgh to advance to the NLCS for the third...
Charlie Miller
6 months ago
David Freese
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
David Freese
You’ve heard the cliché “Big time players make big-time plays in big-time games.” That’s true. But sometimes mediocre players make big-time plays in big-time games. Here’s a list of 10 unlikely World Series heroes. Kurt Bevacqua, San Diego...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
David Freese
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
1 year ago
David Freese
A A’s A’s, as in the Oakland Athletics, are in a pennant race for the first time since 2006. We have the second wild card to thank for this, but the no-name A’s have been the hottest team since July 1. It’s amazing what can be accomplished when...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
David Freese
St. Louis Cardinals With the Cardinals wallowing 10.5 games back in the wild card race, several veterans convened a team meeting in late August to stress making the most of a misspent season. Two months later they did more than that. They made...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
David Freese
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
David Freese
Was last night’s Game 6 the greatest World Series game ever? Tough to say. After all, the World Series has been played 107 times now. I wasn’t alive for the 1960 World Series, but that Game 7 was pretty wild. I remember staying up late and...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago