Yearly Archives: 2012

Offense shows up in Game 2

The St. Louis Cardinals entered Monday evening’s game down 0-1 to the Washington Nationals in a unique National League Division Series. Depending on the outcome of the game, they may have had to head to Washington needing to sweep the next three games at Nationals Park. Out of the gate Cardinals’ starter Jaime Garcia struggled with his command early in the game. He walked two in the top of the … Continue reading

Posted in Game Recaps | Tagged | Comments Off on Offense shows up in Game 2

Cardinals lose a tight Game 1

It’s been a theme for the Cardinals all season. Missed opportunities. The most glaring from this afternoon being a bases loaded situation in the bottom of the seventh with no outs. Ground balls from Allen Craig and Yadier Molina ended the inning without the Cardinals scoring to extend their 2-1 lead. At that point, the momentum swung firmly in the direction of the Nationals. In the top of the eighth, … Continue reading

Posted in Game Recaps | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Cardinals lose a tight Game 1

Rotations, rosters set for NLDS

The rosters and rotations were set today for the National League Divisonal Series between the Washington Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals today. For the Cardinals, they will add Adam Wainwright, Jaime Garcia, and Chris Carpenter to the roster. The three were left off of the Wild Card Game roster as they would not be being used in the game. In exchange, LHP Sam Freeman, catcher Bryan Anderson, and shortstop … Continue reading

Posted in Team News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Rotations, rosters set for NLDS

A wild Cards game

As my Dad told me last night, “I was expecting a Wild Card Game, not a wild Cards’ game.” Major League Baseball’s first Wild Card Game, certainly lived up to the wild factor. The 94 win Atlanta Braves were facing off against the 88 game St. Louis Cardinals at Turner Field on Friday evening with a National League Divisional Series berth on the line. Facing off for the game was … Continue reading

Posted in Game Recaps | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on A wild Cards game

Miller dominant in starting debut

Early Wednesday morning the San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers. In doing so, the knocked the Dodgers out of the playoffs and clinched the second Wild Card for the St. Louis Cardinals. What that meant is that tonight’s game because the first meaningless game that the Cardinals have played since the 2010 season finale. Adam Wainwright was supposed to start this game, however, with it being a meaningless … Continue reading

Posted in Team News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Miller dominant in starting debut