All posts tagged "St Louis Cardinals"

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    Exploring the Arsenal – Lance Lynn

    Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each game, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitcher expected to oppose the Pirates. The chart below shows the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2012. This chart is from the catcher’s point of...

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    Exploring the Arsenal – Adam Wainwright

    Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each game, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitcher expected to oppose the Pirates. The chart below shows the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2012. This chart is from the catcher’s point of...

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    How the Winter Meetings Affected the NL Central

    With the Winter Meetings concluded, now is a good time to check in on what the rest of the NL Central has been doing in the offseason.

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    Ian Snell Retires

    B.J. Rains of Fox Sports Midwest reports that Ian Snell has retired, after being sent to minor league camp by the St. Louis Cardinals.  Snell was one of the pitchers competing for a spot as the fifth starter with the Cardinals. Snell has retired. Snell joined St. Louis this off-season as a...

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    Know Your Enemy – St. Louis Cardinals

    This is the fourth in a series of 5 articles that will try to get Pirate fans inside the organizations of the Pirates' NL Central opponents. This article will look at the gold standard of the NL Central in recent years: the St. Louis Cardinals. While the Cubs may have...

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    Bucs Fail to Hit with Runners on, Cards Prevail

    The Pirates had Mitchell Boggs on the ropes throughout his 4-1/3 innings of work. Despite giving up 9 hits and 2 BB, he allowed just one run as the Pirates stranded runner after runner, hit into double plays and had a runner gunned down at third. Colby Rasmus hit a two run...

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    Bucs Win 2nd Straight as Ohlendorf Stops Cards

    Ross Ohlendorf beat the Cards in his third attempt. St. Louis beat him twice in St. Louis. But Ohlendorf bested them tonight with six innings of two hit ball. One of those hits was a solo dinger from Skip Schumaker. On the other side, Nyjer Morgan's two run single capped a three...

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    Duke's Hurling Snaps Loss Streak

    I never would've thought to describe Zach Duke as a stopper. But he came through in a huge way to end the Pirates recent skid that delivered them from above .500 to the cellar. Duke allowed just one run on four hits over 8 innings. It looked ugly early on. He allowed...

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    Wellemeyer Dominant as Bucs Swoon Continues

    Todd Wellemeyer allowed just four hits in seven innings to keep the Pirates offense at bay. On the other side of the ball, Ross Ohlendorf was done in by a four run fifth inning that included a solo homer from Jason LaRue leading off, a bunt single and two HBP. Prior to...

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    Pujols Powers Cards Past Pirates

    Albert Pujols went 4-4 including a solo homer in the first and a single leading off the Cardinals three run fourth inning to push St. Louis past Zach Duke and the Bucs. Duke didn't have his best outing, but he was okay. He gave up four in 5-1/3. The big blow in...

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