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Media Views: Some Cards games move from TV to Facebook


It's been a decade since a Cards contest hasn't been televised.

Cardinals notebook: Motte released but may be headed to Memphis


The Cardinals probably will carry 13 pitchers this season, manager Mike Matheny confirmed Thursday. But one of those pitchers won’t be Jason Motte, who was given his unconditional release on Thursday.

Newest Cardinals Ozuna, Mikolas are rounding into top form


When newly acquired Cardinals cleanup man Marcell Ozuna had started off four for 28 with 13 strikeouts this spring, manager Mike Matheny had surmised that Ozuna had been trying to hit the ball over the administration building…

Blues notebook: Tarasenko might play vs. Canucks


Only a handful of Blues players took to the ice for an optional practice on Thursday, but Vladimir Tarasenko was one of them and coach Mike Yeo said he was hopeful the team’s top goalscorer would be in the lineup…

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Unlikely streak has Blues in the thick of playoff race


Asked what’s gotten into his team, which has three consecutive come-from-behind wins, coach Mike Yeo said: 'I think it’s an understanding that we don’t have a choice right now.'

Wide receiver Moore eases concerns at Mizzou's pro day


Former Tigers wide receiver shows off his speed for NFL scouts.

Ortiz: Ex-Ram Chris Long still makes impact in St. Louis


The little boy didn’t know what to say. He merely smiled and shrugged his shoulders as former Rams defensive end Chris Long complimented the new gray and green coat the boy had picked out from the Little Bit Foundation’s “boutique”…


K-State beats Kentucky; Loyola tops Nevada in South


Kentucky’s latest group of fabulous freshman is all done.

West: Michigan rolls past Texas A&M; Florida State upsets Gonzaga


Michigan took all the drama out of this NCAA Tournament victory, burying Texas A&M under a barrage of 3-point shots.

Preview: Blues vs. Canucks


Blues vs. Canucks

MLB notebook: Outfielder Davis, 37, makes roster for Indians


Outfielder Davis, 37, makes roster for Indians

NFL notebook: Giants trade DE Pierre-Paul to Bucs


Giants trade DE Pierre-Paul to Bucs

NHL: High-scoring Tampa Bay holds off Islanders


J.T. Miller scored twice, Brayden Point had a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning held off the hosting New York Islanders 7-6 on Thursday night.

BenFred: Bader is 'starving' and playing like it, but can he catch Munoz?


Both are jostling for the last non-catching spot on the Cardinals’ bench. The race has turned into one of the most thrilling camp competitions in recent memory.


Former Cardinals slugger Jack Clark files for bankruptcy, again

'The Ripper' claims more than $500,000 in net debt in filing


Mikolas, Ozuna pick up steam for Cardinals

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Righthander holds Braves to two runs in six innings. Ozuna drives in four, including three-run homer, in 8-2 win.


Tarasenko could be back with Blues this weekend

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Hutton also back on ice, though Yeo doesn't expect him this weekend; no punishment for Schenn

Hochman: Matheny must get in playoffs, or get going


The cold reality of the 2018 season is this: Mike Matheny must make the playoffs with the Cardinals or he shouldn’t manage the Cardinals. In a wild-card world, three missed postseasons in a row should be St. Louis’ version of…


Cardinals pave way for Motte to join Memphis, unless another team snags him

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The Cardinals granted Jason Motte his unconditional release Thursday, but the hope is that the veteran righthander and the club will be reunited as soon as Saturday. Motte has 48 hours to explore other opportunities and find out if there…

Tipsheet: Missouri State hires up-and-comer with MVC basketball roots


New Missouri State coach Dana Ford played for Porter Moser and worked under Dan Muller and Gregg Marshall. So he knows what will take to success in the Missouri Valley Conference.

Thursday, Mar 22

BenFred: Hicks gets second chance to make lasting impression with Cardinals

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The day before the Cardinals made a wake-up call to the pitcher whose arm has raised the eyebrows of an entire organization, Jordan Hicks received a letter from himself, sent by his mom.

No time like overtime as Blues win again

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Blues make it three OT wins in a row — a franchise first — as they chase a playoff berth. On Saturday vs. the Rangers, Brayden Schenn scored the game-winner. On Sunday in Chicago, it was Patrik Berglund. This time,…

Wong finally feels a sense of belonging

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With the exception of his race for the Grapefruit League stolen base title and the faith of the Cardinals to go-go more this season, Wong’s spring has been out of the headlines, tranquil.

Cards notebook: Norris looks for reset as relief roles remain in flux

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When he saw his name listed as a pitcher who could throw in a minor-league game Wednesday, Bud Norris knew it was optional.

Wednesday, Mar 21

Tipsheet: NBA scouts saw good and bad in Michael Porter Jr.'s comeback


Ultimately Michael Porter Jr. is going to be just fine. If he opts to go pro, he will be a high NBA draft pick. But his return from back surgery did produce mixed opinions from scouts.

No closer is no problem so far for Cardinals

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With new pitching coach Mike Maddux joining him, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny had his annual late-spring chat with owners Tuesday and went straight to the bullpen.

BenFred: Greg Garcia welcomes competitors, but he's not going anywhere


It's not a me-against-the-world situation for the 28-year-old fourth season infielder. He's on the Cardinals roster because he competes like crazy. His feathers don’t ruffle when potential challengers emerge.

Carson Kelly ready to prove his point in Memphis

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Carson Kelly, who rarely dodges a media request, was reported to have nothing to say late Sunday afternoon after being told he was being sent to Class AAA Memphis after a three-for-30 spring.

Tuesday, Mar 20

Voit stars but Cardinals fall to Mets 8-7

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Mayers and Lucas continue to pitch flawlessly. DeJong cracks third homer. Ozuna is nine for last 16.

Mizzou in review: Veteran core played major roles


A look back at contributions from Mizzou's upperclassmen during the Tigers' 20-13 season.

Jose Martinez keeps making his case for inclusion in Cardinals lineup

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'We’ve got to find a way to get him in the lineup, because he can really swing it,” said Matt Carpenter, even as he acknowledged he will at times lose at-bats to Jose Martinez.

For one night at least, Blues survive without Tarasenko


Juggled lines, extra playing for some, produces five goals and a victory.

Monday, Mar 19

Cards shift their thinking, decide Kelly needs to play in Memphis — not wait in St. Louis

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Last season, John Mozeliak said he felt that catcher Carson Kelly had nothing left to prove in the minors. A major question at the start of 2018 camp was how the Cardinals would carve out playing time for 23-year-old Kelly…

Blues work overtime all weekend, jump back into playoff race


They outlast the Blackhawks 5-4, with Patrik Berglund — benched less than a month ago — scoring the game winner. Reeling from a seven-game losing streak (0-6-1) at the end of February, the Blues are 5-2-1 in their last eight…

Hochman: Cunningham baffled by Mizzou's collapse


This season’s Mizzou women’s team underachieved when it mattered most.

For first time since 2015, Blues play without Tarasenko


Blues star accompanied team to Chicago, but was a no-go against Blackhawks with upper-body injury.

Sunday, Mar 18

Pena's play, catching depth create competition for Kelly as Molina's backup

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The Cardinals planned for this month to be the confirmation of Carson Kelly, one of the game’s top catching prospects, as Yadier Molina’s backup. But with Kelly batting .100 (3 for 30) and still developing behind the plate, a competition…

Mizzou's future roster hinges on Porters' NBA decisions

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With the loss of Robertson and Barnett, the Tigers must replace 40 percent of this year's scoring — plus more if the Porter brothers jump to the NBA.

Cardinals notebook: Gant keeps impressing; Matheny, Ozuna build trust


The Cardinals’ pitching plans are coming into focus as the season opener nears, and for now they project spring standout John Gant as quality insurance for the rotation. He’s headed for starts at Class AAA…

Putting a positive spin on Illinois' loss of Leron Black


It’s great to have a dream, and every basketball player who shows up on a college campus has the same one.