St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals

Something more than wins made Chris Carpenter a thrill to watch

On Saturday, Carpenter was inducted along with Joe Torre, Terry Moore and Sam Breadon into the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame. Carpenter’s 2005 Cy Young Award and franchise-best .683 winning percentage certainly had a hand in his selection. But it’s his appeal as a bulldog competitor that made him so compelling, especially during that 2011 postseason.

St. Louis Cardinals

Can Wainwright salvage season? Can Grichuk or Wong?

Even as the St. Louis Cardinals battle for a wild-card berth in the last six weeks of the 2016 season, there’s plenty of drama as the season reaches its final six weeks. Among the topics at hand: Matt Holliday, Adam Wainwright, Alex Reyes, Luke Weaver, Aledmys Diaz, Randal Grichuk, Kolten Wong, Michael Wacha and Trevor Rosenthal.

St. Louis Cardinals

Hey, Matheny haters: Here’s why you are wrong

St. Louis Cardinals fans are so spoiled, some are unfairly criticizing manager Mike Matheny for the team’s less-than-stellar season to date. Those fans are forgetting Matheny’s accomplishments his first four seasons as manager, the team’s four playoff trips in four years under his tutelage, and the challenges facing the 2016 team.

Videos

Matt Carpenter talks about his return from the DL

St. Louis Cardinals All-Star Matt Carpenter talks about rejoining the ball club after a month-long absence.
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Matt Carpenter talks about his return from the DL 1:18

Matt Carpenter talks about his return from the DL

Mike Matheny says Kolten Wong is too hard on himself 2:46

Mike Matheny says Kolten Wong is too hard on himself

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny on Matt Holliday's injury 1:13

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny on Matt Holliday's injury

Cardinals starter Adam Wainwight says sweep of Padres could be catalyst 1:18

Cardinals starter Adam Wainwight says sweep of Padres could be catalyst