CARDS IN THE NEWS - Sunday, April 17, 2005

Links to all the Cardinals news you'll need today.


"Rolen ends HR drought in victory" by Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispath

"Rolen delivers at the plate" by The Associated Press/Springfield News-Leader

"Aces can't cut Cards" by Drew Olson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

"Carpenter nails down a victory for Cards" by Matthew Leach, MLB

"Notes: Stomach keeps Edmonds out" by Matthew Leach, MLB

"King's absence depletes bullpen" by Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Prior's bluntness troubles La Russa" except from "Three Nights in August" by Buzz Bissinger, reprinted in the Chicago Tribune

"Sound Off: April 17" – St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"La Russa has what it takes to be a great manager ... lots of talent " by John Mehno, Uniontown Herald Standard

"Morris' return in Cards" by Fox Sports(Scroll down for link)

Cardinals Game Highlights by MLB (Scroll down to mid-page under heading "Sights and Sounds")

AAA – Oklahoma RedHawks 6, Memphis Redbirds 2
"RedHawks too tough for ‘Birds" by Memphis Commercial-Appeal staff

"Sparks: Team's focus has always been kids" by Rita Sparks, Special to Viewpoint/Memphis Commercial-Appeal

AA – Tulsa Drillers 11, Springfield Cardinals 4
"Cards drop final two games of series" – Springfield Cardinals press release

"Drillers lower the boom on Springfield" by Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader

"Cardinals' front office emphasizes fan safety" by Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader

"Cardinals may prove to be powerful tourist attraction" by Juliana Goodwin and Nina Rao, Springfield News-Leader

"Ankiel's timetable a mystery" by Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader

High-A –Palm Beach Cardinals 6, St. Lucie Mets 5
"St. Lucie power burst fizzles" by TCPalm staff

"Late home runs by St. Lucie too much for Cardinals"- Palm Beach Cardinals press release(Game write-up for Friday's game)

Low-A –Quad Cities Swing 13, Clinton Lumberjacks 12 (10)
"Swing rally back to win in ten, 13-12" – Quad Cities Swing press release

"Bats come alive for Swing" by Ryan Holtmann, Quad-Cities Times

"Swing make four roster moves" – Quad Cities Swing press release

Elsewhere in Baseball
"Baseball notebook: April 17" compiled by Knoxville News Sentinel staff

"One Hothead, One Cool Head" by Bryan Burwell, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Take 5: Replacment players in the Big Leagues" by Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Around The American League: Teammates help pick Kline up" compiled by Rick Hummel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Around The National League: Losers leave themselves wide open" compiled by Rick Hummel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Gentry Breaks School Record" by Mike Capshaw, The Morning News/Razorback Central(This guy's uncle is someone Cardinals fans will remember. At least those of us of a certain age and older.)

"Where Are They Now?: Atlee Hammaker" by Steve Kroner, The San Francisco Chronicle

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