Cards in the News - Saturday, April 23, 2005

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


Game Write-Ups
"Cards strike early, hang on to win" by Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Birds hold on for shaky win" by Joe Ostermeier, Belleville News-Democrat

"Cardinals hang on for victory" by R. B. Fallstrom, The Associated Press/Springfield News-Leader

"Early deficit trips Astros" by Jose De Jesus Ortiz, Houston Chronicle

"Cards hang on for victory" by Matthew Leach, MLB

"Mulder, Cards look to throttle Rocket" by Matthew Leach, MLB

"Notes: Pulsipher tosses bullpen session" by Matthew Leach, MLB

"Often-injured pitcher just glad to be here" by R. B. Fallstrom, The Associated Press/The Wichita Eagle

"Cardinals take flight after slow start " by Stan McNeal, The Sporting News/Fox Sports

"Cubs-Cardinals prelude buzzes through Busch" by Dave Reynolds, Peoria Journal Star

"La Russa holds Walker out of starting lineup" by David Wilhelm, Belleville News-Democrat

"Flores, Reyes benefit from stellar starters" by Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"PostCards: Weekly Q-and-A with Derrick Goold" by Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Cards can play small ball, too" by Mike Bauman, MLB

"Cards squeak by" by Fox Sports(Scroll down for link)

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

AAA – Memphis Redbirds 14, New Orleans Zephyrs 3
"'Birds batter N.O." by Memphis Commercial Appeal press services

"Redbird Nelson prospering after position change" by Marlon W. Morgan, Memphis Commercial Appeal

AA – Tulsa Drillers 3, Springfield Cardinals 1
"Cards dealt third straight defeat" by Springfield News-Leader staff

"Drillers Get Walk-Off Win in Series Opener" – Springfield Cardinals press release

High-A – Palm Beach Cardinals 9, St. Lucie Mets 2
"Cardinals Beat Mets For Second Straight Win" – St. Lucie Mets press release

"Featured Player – Matt Dryer" – Palm Beach Cardinals website(Scroll down)

Low-A – Quad Cities Swing
postponed due to rain

"Swing rained out" – Our Sports Central

"Nine minor league players suspended for violating drug policy" by The Associated Press/ESPN

"Ducks sign Donovan Osborne" – Our Sports Central

Elsewhere in Baseball
"Baseball briefs: April 23rd" compiled by Knoxville News Sentinel staff

"Ringolsby: Expect earth to shake beneath San Diego" by Tracy Ringolsby, Rocky Mountain News

"Losing their zip on reality " by Peter Gammons, Special to ESPN

"Starting pitcher Smith joins Marlins" – Our Sports Central

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