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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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Cardinals narrow down roster

With less than 10 days remaining in Spring Training, the Cardinals made a major step towards finalizing the Opening Day roster by cutting 10 players. Included in that number is Matt Carpenter who, as I expected, was reassigned to minor league camp and is expected to be the Memphis Redbirds’ starting third baseman. It’s also likely that he will be the first to get a call if anything happens with … Continue reading

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We Are Cardinal Nation

So by now, I’m sure everyone is aware that the 2011 Cardinals television commercials have been released online. Remember the old days when you had to watch TV to see commercials? The new tagline this year is “We Are Cardinal Nation.” Personally, I preferred the “Play like a Cardinal” tagline of the previous couple years. The ads feature Lance Berkman trying to pick a number, Red Schoendienst showing he’s still … Continue reading

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