WHEELER: Checking In From Jupiter 2-21-12Things are running smoothly here. Any changes implemented by Mike Matheny and his staff have largely been subtle ones.
Charlie Brennan: Cardinals Care Winter Warm-UpCharlie Brennan is joined by KMOX Sports Director Tom Ackerman from the Hyatt Regency in Downtown St. Louis for the 2012 Cardinals Care Winter Warm-Up.
Cardinals Sign Outfielder Carlos BeltranThe deal will also have a full no-trade clause. Beltran's durability is a question, but similar concerns were raised a year ago when the Cardinals acquired Lance Berkman.
Holliday Out for Game 7Allen Craig took over for Matt Holliday on Thursday night in left field, and will more than likely do the same for Game 7.
Napoli, Rangers Move 1 Win from World Series Crown Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning against Marc Rzepczynski, and the Texas Rangers rallied from a two-run deficit.
Pujols Hits 3 HRs To Lead Rout of Rangers 16-7Albert Pujols set a World Series record with 14 total bases in the Game 3 victory, plus tied records with 5 hits and 3 home runs.
Rangers Rally in 9th, Beat Cards to Even SeriesJosh Hamilton and Michael Young hit sacrifice flies in the ninth inning to give Texas the win after Allen Craig greeted reliever Alexi Ogando with a go-ahead single for the second straight night.
Craig's Pinch Single Gives Cards 3-2 WinCarpenter got the win, allowing five hits in six innings, and Jason Motte got his fifth postseason save. Wilson walked a career-high six in 5 2-3 innings and took the loss.
LaRussa Loves The Rally SquirrelCards manager says postseason craze has been fun.
Hamels, Garcia Both Ready For Game 3Garcia, had nine of his victories at home this season, allowed one earned run in 15 innings in two starts against the Phillies this year.
Cardinals Rally Against Lee And Phils, Even SeriesAlbert Pujols hit a go-ahead single in the seventh inning after Cliff Lee blew a four-run lead, and the Cardinals rallied past the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Sunday night.
Cardinals Move Into Tie in NL Wild Card RaceThe Cardinals trailed 5-0 early, but St. Louis scored five times in the fourth and erased a 6-5 deficit with a four-run seventh.
Cards Shutout Philly 5-0, Close Wild Card GapAllen Craig hit two homers, Albert Pujols also homered, and only three Phillies reached second and none advanced to third.
Freese, Holliday Lead Cards Past PiratesThe Cardinals ended a three-game losing streak and moved within 9 1/2 games of idle Milwaukee in the NL Central.
Craig, Cardinals Salvage SeriesAllen Craig went 4-5 with 3 RBIs and Yadier Molina added 3 hits. Kyle Lohse picked up his 11th victory by pitching seven innings.