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Jose Martinez Inserted Into Cardinals NLCS Game 3 Lineup

The St. Louis Cardinals are down 0-2 in the NLCS to the Washington Nationals, and now they have to face right-hander Stephen Strasburg in Game 3. To give their offense a better chance to score, which they haven't done with any regularity in the series, manager Mike Shildt has decided to mix things up in the batting order. The most notable change is right-handed slugger Jose Martinez getting the start while the struggling Matt Carpenter hits the bench. Cardinals Lineup: 1. Dexter Fowler - CF 2....

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5 Bold Predictions for the Nationals-Cardinals NLCS

Wednesday's doubleheader of Game 5 elimination tilts in the NLDS sees baseball fans presented with an NLCS matchup that few pundits forecasted heading into the postseason. The St. Louis Cardinals will face off against the Washington Nationals, with Game 1 set to take place on Friday night at Busch Stadium. The fact that the NL's two top dogs were knocked off in the divisional round perfectly outlines the sheer beauty and unpredictability of playoff baseball. With that in mind, let's dive into...

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Cardinals, Nationals square off in surprising NLCS

The St. Louis Cardinals host the Washington Nationals on Friday in game one of a National League Championship Series that

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Cardinals swamp Braves with 10-run 1st, advance with 13-1 win

The St. Louis Cardinals exploded for 10 runs in the biggest first inning in Major League Baseball playoff history on

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VIDEO: Cardinals Score 10 Runs in 1st Inning to All But Claim Game 5 Against Braves

The first inning of Game 5 of the NLDS got off to as disastrous a start as possible for the Atlanta Braves. Mike Foltynewicz, fresh off arguably the best start of his career, just didn't have the same magic in his potential series-clinching outing. The Cards chased the right-hander out of the game after just one out, putting four runs on the board highlighted by this Tommy Edman double. Tommy Triples...Doubles! pic.twitter.com/CrWmrVhEC3 — St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) October 9, 2019 Well,...

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Cardinals Release Lineup for Winner-Take-All NLDS Game 5 Against Braves

The Cardinals need one more miracle from a lineup that seems prepared for anything so far in 2019, and they'll have their best starter on the mound to propel them to victory. Behind Jack Flaherty, it turns out we've got a predictable group of bashers in place for a Game 5 show at SunTrust. For all the marbles#NLDS | #TimeToFly pic.twitter.com/ihON3pDyjH — St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) October 9, 2019 Kolten Wong redeemed himself for a relatively weak series by sparking the game-winning...

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MLB roundup: Yanks finish sweep of Twins

Gleyber Torres homered and doubled twice, and Cameron Maybin also hit a home run as the New York Yankees completed

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MLB: Cardinals edge Braves, Rays rip Astros to remain in playoffs

St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina drove in the tying and winning runs to rally the Cardinals past Atlanta 5-4 in 10 innings Monday and force a one-game showdown to advance in the Major League Baseball playoffs.

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MLB roundup: Cards, Nats force Game 5s

Yadier Molina's 10th-inning sacrifice fly lifted the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 victory over the visiting Atlanta Braves on

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Braves-Cardinals Preview for NLDS Game 2 Showdown

The St. Louis Cardinals came away victorious in Game 1 of the NLDS against the Atlanta Braves, even though the NL East champs appeared to have the contest in hand for most of the game. The winner of Game 1 in the division series advances 72% of the time, so Friday's game is essentially a must-win for Atlanta, a team that needs to claw back and win three out of the next four games to advance. Evening series will require Braves to prevail in Flaherty-Foltynewicz matchup https://t.co/7wuVcftNUA —...

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All the Power in the World Won't Save the Braves From Their Ugly Bullpen

Game 1 of the NLDS between the Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals provided plenty of excitement for fans of October baseball. The NL East champs looked destined to win a tight one, as they held a 3-1 lead entering the eighth inning. Yet, the Cardinals emerged as the 7-6 victors in what suddenly turned into a barn-burner. The Braves may have all the power in the world thanks to sluggers like Ronald Acuña, Freddie Freeman, and Ozzie Albies, but their bullpen reared it's ugly head when it...

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VIDEO: Cardinals Break Tie With 4 Runs in the 9th Inning of NLDS Game 1

This Redbirds rally isn't just a rally... it's turned into a ransacking! The Atlanta Braves entered the eighth inning of Thursday's NLDS Game 1 leading the visiting Cardinals 3-1, but their pitching fell apart in short order and allowed the challengers to open the floodgates. Two runs in the eighth made it 3-3, and with the bases loaded in the top of the following inning, Marcell Ozuna delivered a perfect shot down the left-field line off closer Mark Melancon. The Big Bear roars....

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VIDEO: Braves' Dansby Swanson Breaks Through for 2 Runs as Cardinals Commit 2 Errors on Same Play

With the game tied at 1-1, the Atlanta Braves finally broke through in Game 1 of the National League Division Series. In the bottom of the sixth inning, shortstop Dansby Swanson stepped up to the plate against St. Louis Cardinals reliever Giovanni Gallegos with the bases loaded, hitting a liner to third baseman Tommy Edman-- who couldn't hold onto the ball. The rebound was snatched by shortstop Paul DeJong, who twisted his body for the throw to second base. Second baseman Kolten Wong couldn't...

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VIDEO: Kolten Wong Botches Easy Double Play for Braves' 1st Run of NLDS

Welp, sometimes the pressure of the MLB playoffs is just too much -- just ask Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong, whose hands just slipped, which led to a Braves run in the first game of the NLDS. Kolten Wong’s gaffe leads to the @Braves getting on the board first. ? (?: @Braves) pic.twitter.com/s6bkKQN1K2 — theScore (@theScore) October 3, 2019 Missing out on the double play is one thing, but the fact that it led to a tone-setting run for the opposing team has to leave Wong shaking his head....

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Cardinals Announce Official Roster for 2019 NLDS

Rise and shine, St. Louis! After months of battling and a week of constantly checking the clock at work, your NL Central Champions are ready for October ball. The NLDS kicks off Thursday afternoon in Atlanta, and the official 25-man roster for the big event is finally out. Very few surprises, save for one bullpen switcheroo. Daniel Ponce de Leon makes the roster ahead of John Gant. #cardinals https://t.co/EnJrqhSO8V — Derrick S. Goold (@dgoold) October 3, 2019 John Gant, holding an 11-1 record...

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3 Obvious Cardinals Weaknesses Heading Into MLB Postseason

The St. Louis Cardinals' magic number for the postseason rests at six games, and it's definitely more likely than not that they'll be making the playoffs this year. With that being said, here are three weaknesses the Cardinals have to deal with going into the MLB postseason. 1. Lack of Offensive Production Washington Nationals vs St Louis Cardinals The Cardinals currently rank in the bottom half of the league in every single major offensive category, including average, OBP, OPS, hits and runs....

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VIDEO: Kolten Wong Suffers Apparent Leg Injury Running to 1st Base Against Cubs

This could be a tough break for Kolten Wong, and perhaps a blow to the St. Louis Cardinals postseason chances should he be forced to miss significant time. The Cards infielder has been steady at the plate this season, though suffered an apparent leg injury against the Cubs on Thursday night. Wong was visibly frustrated while heading the dugout, and it's hard to blame him. Tough break for Kolten Wong #Cardinals pic.twitter.com/KlHCszcgwn — Mark Powell (@mp2_nyc) September 20, 2019 The Cards'...

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Wainwright out-pitches Scherzer, Cardinals handle Nationals

Adam Wainwright allowed one unearned run over seven innings to help the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-1 win against

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