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Peralta’s Return Will Tighten Cards’ Defense, Memorial Day Should Tighten Rotation

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The Cardinals have been the definition of average, of mediocrity, just past the 2016 season’s quarter pole. They’ve played like a .500 team. Their record is 23-21. Among those 23 wins are three and four-game winning streaks against the miserable Braves, Brewers and Angels. Among the 21 losses are three and four game losing streaks to Pittsburgh and spread over ...

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Redbirds Reverb: Sorry, but Another Reminder … It’s About Starting Pitching.

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The Cardinals lost two of three to the Arizona Diamondbacks over the weekend, failing to take advantage of an opportunity to win a series from a team that came into Busch Stadium with a 19-24 record. Overview: The inconsistency — a predominant theme for the 2016 Cardinals — continued on this nine-game home stand. The Cardinals won two of three ...

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Redbirds Reverb: To Contend, Cards Need More Consistent Starting Pitching

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Cardinals 13, Colorado Rockies 7 … Game No. 41 … May 19 at Busch Stadium  The overview: manager Mike Matheny rearranged his lineup, moving Aldemys Diaz into the No. 2 hole, and placing the erstwhile No. 2 hitter, Stephen Piscotty into the cleanup spot. At least for one night the new-look lineup rocked, scoring 13 runs with 12 hits including ...

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Redbird Rejects Ep. 9 – Unflattering Bobbleheads, Baseball Brawls, Cardinals Talk

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We’re having a blast this episode, talking unflattering bobbleheads, baseball brawls, beaning CEOs’ kids in the throat during fantasy BP sessions…Oh, and also a little Cardinals talk. Here’s the rundown: 00:20 The Cardinals honored Dunc with a bobblehead, but the bobblehead was a little small for Dunc’s taste. 1:00 Brad’s bobblehead might have his head turned, watching a home run ...

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Daily Bernie: May 18 – Wainwright Among MLB’s Worst, Blues Lucky to Be Tied 1-1

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Both local teams have shown troubling trends this week, as the Cardinals continue making errors and the Blues head west after dropping their fourth game this postseason. Bernie talks both teams on Wednesday’s show with ESPN Sunday Night Baseball analyst, Aaron Boone and NHL Network analyst, Kevin Weekes. 7AM Hour Sharks Embarrass Blues in Game 2 The speedy Sharks played ...

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Redbirds Reverb: Don’t Worry About the Cubs; Worry About the Cardinals

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Colorado Rockies 3, Cardinals 1 … Game No. 39 …. May 17 at Busch Stadium  The Overview: Unfortunately, the latest loss had a familiar look about it. The Cardinals played a team with a winning record, so you could have predicted the likely outcome and some of the specifics. Let’s see … their pitcher, Jaime Garcia, slogged through a laborious start ...

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Cards Starting Pitchers in 2016: Reduced Strikeouts, More Balls in Play, Loose Defense

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In 2015, Cardinals’ starters led the big leagues with a platinum earned-average of 2.99 and pitched the team to an MLB-best 100 wins. The extreme run prevention enabled the Cardinals to lead the majors in victories (32) and winning percentage (.405) when they scored three runs or fewer in a game. Despite being punctured by injuries, the St. Louis rotation ...

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Daily Bernie: May 16 – Matheny Cancels BP to Work on Defense, Elliott Cancels 31 Sharks Shots

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All was well Sunday for St. Louis sports as the Blues took the Western Conference Finals’ Game 1 from San Jose and the Cardinals avoided a Dodgers sweep. Both clubs’ defenses were hot topics on Monday’s Bernie Miklasz Show, with the host discussing the Blues’ goal prevention and the Cards’ MLB-leading 35 errors. Interviews include correspondent, Richard Justice and ...

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