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Matt Holliday Undergoes Appendectomy

After a challenging offseason and Spring Training that saw our best pitch require Tommy John all Cards fans were waiting for the season to start and hope it would turn our luck around. Opening Day didn’t go as well as we had hoped but the bright spots were Chris Carpenter, Colby Rasmus and Matt Holliday. Well earlier today we heard that Holliday was undergoing an appendectomy and will miss at … Continue reading

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2011 Predictions

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Opening Day Lineup Revealed!

The Post-Dispatch has posted the Cardinals’ planned Opening Day lineup for tomorrow’s afternoon game against the San Diego Padres. You can catch the game at 3:15 pm Cardinals time (central time zone) on ESPN. The Cardinals will be facing the Padres’ Tim Stauffer tomorrow. Stauffer, 28, has racked up some service time on the major league roster, but has been unable to stick. However, last season he posted a 1.85 … Continue reading

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Opening Day Roster Set

According to Derrick Goold, the final two players have been sent out of major league camp to set the Cardinals’ Opening Day roster. Those two players would be Fernando Salas and Nick Stavinoha. Salas, 25, was heavily expected to get the final bullpen spot after Miguel Batista secured the first open bullpen spot. In Spring Training, Salas posted a 0.73 ERA over his 12.1 innings and a 0.89 WHIP with … Continue reading

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Batista earns his spot

According to B.J. rains of Fox Sports Midwest, the Cardinals have notified Miguel Batista that he will be placed on the 25 man roster prior to opening day. For Batista, 40, it means that he will remain a Cardinal. He had a clause in his contract with the Cardinals that would have allowed him to be released next week in the event that he didn’t make the roster. I expected … Continue reading

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