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Rafael Furcal #15 of the St. Louis Cardinals slides into home during a game against the Houston Astros at Roger Dean Stadium on March 14, 2012 in Jupiter, Florida.  (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Cardinals Hot Stove League Show: Molina, Wainwright & Ryan Franklin

The first pitch of the 2012 is just weeks away. The guys are in Spring Training and ready to kick start their defense of the title. Kevin Wheeler and Mike Claiborne catch us up with them on this week’s Hot Stove League Show!

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–03/19/2012

Oklahoma State Cowboys v Missouri Tigers

The Sports Hub: Cards, Mizzou Tigers, Blues Gassed?

Mike Claiborne joins Scott live from Jupiter, Florida. The boys start off the show with the 1-2 punch, covering March Madness and the St. Louis Blues. Joining Mike from Cards Camp, is former closer, Ryan Franklin. Also hear from Kevin Kugler, play-by-play man for College basketball, who talks to about the upcoming games this week. Also, Mike gets a chance to sit down with Cardinals Ace, Adam Wainwright. Who’s your pick to win it all in the Final Four? Listen in to the guys, and who they think will stand alone on top. Are the St. Louis Blues running out of gas? After a sloppy win against Columbus and a demoralizing OT loss in Chicago, the Blues look wore down. Kelly Chase joins to The Sports Hub to give us some insight. You won’t want to miss this.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–03/15/2012

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Sports Hub: Carpenter Dominates Orioles, Ryan Franklin Departs & Blues

Mike Claiborne and Scott Warmann are at the Sports Hub helm tonight. The Cardinals take the second game of their series against the Orioles behind a complete game effort from Chris Carpenter. Also, who was/is the most polarizing coach in St. Louis history?


Washington Nationals vs St. Louis Cardinals

Ryan Franklin Released

After another bad appearance on Tuesday in which he went 0.1 innings allowing 2 runs on 3 hits and a home run, the Cardinals finally decided to split ways.


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Sports Hub: Cardinals Beat Baltimore, Curt Flood & Kevin Allen

The Cardinals – hoping to bounce back after a run 15-game stint in which they lost 12 games – won 6-2 in Baltimore tonight. What does it mean going forward and what questions remain to be answered? Also, the two discuss a new HBO documentary on Curt Flood.


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Jays Bury Birds In The Third

Garcia got himself into trouble in the top of the third by walking the first two.


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WHEELER: Why Can’t Some Just Enjoy a 1st Place Team?

The Cardinals aren’t perfect and that’s okay.


San Francisco Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Cards Blow Comeback Win

The Giants made comebacks in the sixth, ninth, and went ahead for good in the eleventh.


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MCLAUGHLIN: Cardinals at Quarter Pole

The offense isn’t a worry. The defense? Yes.


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Braves Comeback to Avoid Sweep

The Cardinals, who had comebacks to win the first two games of the series, couldn’t hold a 4-0 lead.



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