Jenifer Langosch covers the Cardinals for MLB.com. She covered the Pirates from 2007-11.
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com David Freese is out of the lineup for a second straight day, presumably still because of that cut he sustained when he was spiked by Norichika Aoki on Sunday. Freese told me yesterday that he felt fine hitting, fielding and throwing — but there was clearly some swelling around his right thumb. He was available off […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com The list of frustrations that Kyle Lohse has with the Cardinals is apparently growing in length. He was bothered last year by the club’s lack of interest in talking to him about possibly returning to the organization. Then, in his first two starts against his former team this season, the new Brewer found […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com Several news items to come out of the Cardinals’ clubhouse this morning. You can read more on each in the cardinals.com notebook this afternoon, but here is a quick rundown so that everyone is caught up in the meantime: Manager Mike Matheny announced that left-hander Tyler Lyons will join the team in San […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com A left shoulder strain has landed left-hander Jaime Garcia on the disabled list and has the Cardinals concerned that surgery may be the necessary in order to correct a shoulder impingement that has been bothering Garcia for the past 12 months. This same injury sidelined Garcia for a little more than two months […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com Matt Adams has dented the starting lineup for just the second time since coming off the disabled list May 7. He went 2-for-3 with a home run off Milwaukee’s Marco Estrada back in April. Carlos Beltran — 1-for-8 in his career against Estrada — gets the day off. This will be Estrada’s third […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com The Cardinals open a series tonight against the Brewers, whom they’ve beaten six times in seven tries already this season. Jaime Garcia made a start in each of those series, allowing a combined one run on 15 hits in 15 innings. He has a quality start in nine of his 11 career starts […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com With a win on Thursday, the Cardinals would secure their second four-game sweep… in the month of May. The first, you might remember, came in Milwaukee to open the month. The Cardinals last swept the Mets in a series of more than four games in September 1982, when St. Louis won every game of […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com No one has forgotten what Shelby Miller did the last time on the mound. Now, it’s just time to find out what he has in store for an encore. Miller enters tonight’s start having retired 27 straight batters. The Major League record for most consecutive batters retired is held by Mark Buehrle, who […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com Lefty John Gast will make his Major League debut tonight as a fill-in starter for the injured Jake Westbrook. Gast looked hardly frazzled by the Major League stage yesterday when meeting with reporters. He had a calmness about him this afternoon, too, as he sat at the end of the dugout watching his […] More»|
|Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com There was plenty of news while I took some time off over the weekend — from Shelby Miller’s phenomenal performance to Adam Wainwright’s worthy follow up to Jake Westbrook’s move to the disabled list. In conjunction with the latter, the Cardinals have also added lefty John Gast from Triple-A Memphis. Gast, who opened the […] More»|
|The August waiver process can be as unfair to teams with small revenues as it is confusing for most fans. With that in mind, why not just create one true Trade Deadline date and stick with it?
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