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Cardinals are in first place two-thirds of the way into the season; it's a good sign | St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals are in first place two-thirds of the way into the season; it’s a good sign | St. Louis Cardinals

Four hours, 25 minutes later Sunday, the Cardinals finally reached the two-thirds mark of the season in first place by two games in the National League Central Division standings. That means 108 games have been played and 54 remain, but the Cardinals’ record when they’re in first place at this point of a season is …

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Quick hits: Packed house treated to Cardinals' precision, 1-0 win vs. powerful Yankees | St. Louis Cardinals

Quick hits: Packed house treated to Cardinals’ precision, 1-0 win vs. powerful Yankees | St. Louis Cardinals

If the Cardinals saw this weekend series against the New York Yankees — a surefire blockbuster at the gate — as a stage to see how they measure against one of the best teams in baseball, they got a perfect indicator Saturday. In front of the largest audience, it saw a flawless performance to win. …

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Quick hits: Tyler O'Neill's homer shatters tie, hoists Cardinals to sweep of Cubs | St. Louis Cardinals

Quick hits: Tyler O’Neill’s homer shatters tie, hoists Cardinals to sweep of Cubs | St. Louis Cardinals

Before the first of the Cardinals’ new lefty starters spun a pitch, manager Oliver Marmol was pragmatic about what he was eager to see first from Jose Quintana. The swings and misses and zeroes could come later. “It’s going to be fun to watch him in our uniform,” Marmol said. In his feathered debut after …

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Cardinals trade Harrison Bader to New York Yankees for Jordan Montgomery | St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals trade Harrison Bader to New York Yankees for Jordan Montgomery | St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals are trading Harrison Bader to the New York Yankees for left-handed pitcher Jordan Montgomery, the teams announced at Tuesday’s trade deadline.  St. Louis also included a PTBNL (player to be named later) stipulation that they will add a minor-league player to the deal from an agreed upon list if Bader is …

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Cardinals patch gaps in pitching staff, acquire Jose Quintana, Chris Stratton from Pirates | St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals patch gaps in pitching staff, acquire Jose Quintana, Chris Stratton from Pirates | St. Louis Cardinals

With a deadline approaching and that innings gap looming, the Cardinals’ goal to fortify the rotation, acquire a lefty if possible, and add to their bullpen flowed together at a familiar place, just one they rarely visit for trades. The Cardinals finalized a deal late Monday night with Pittsburgh to trade for lefty Jose Quintana …

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Cardinals notebook: As trade pursuits continue, were talks with Nats caught on camera? | St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals notebook: As trade pursuits continue, were talks with Nats caught on camera? | St. Louis Cardinals

WASHINGTON — With the season in full swing and team officials scattered around the country, not consolidated in the same hotel for a few December days, it’s rare for executives to be able to meet face to face for negotiations at the trade deadline. Let alone have that meeting caught on camera for live TV. …

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Cardinals notebook: John Mozeliak talks trade options to help now, and beyond | St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals notebook: John Mozeliak talks trade options to help now, and beyond | St. Louis Cardinals

WASHINGTON — The Cardinals have forged a reputation and outfitted recent rosters by turning prospects into players traded months or even years before their final season of contract control. They did that with current corner infielders, Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado, and departed outfielders Jason Heyward and Marcell Ozuna. Now they’re looking into doing it …

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