Cards in the News - Monday, April 25, 2005

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


Game Write-Ups
"Cards cap sweep on a day of rare feats, odd play" by Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Birds take the broom to Astros" by Joe Ostermeier, Belleville News-Democrat

"Backe knocked around " by Jose De Jesus Ortiz, Houston Chronicle

"Cards batter Backe in sweep" by R. B. Fallstrom, The Associated Press/Springfield News-Leader

"Cards score early, often in sweep of Astros" by Matthew Leach, MLB

"Suppan ready to embrace home field " by Matthew Leach, MLB

"Notes: La Russa moving up wins list" by Matthew Leach, MLB

"Cardinals remain the team to beat" by Mike Bauman, MLB

"Journell earns kudos for not coming unglued" by Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Eldred plans to return but can't predict date" by Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"La Russa deserves his spot among greatest managers" by Bernie Miklasz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Grudzielanek contributes to the cause" by David Wilhelm and Joe Ostermeier, Belleville News-Democrat

"La Russa moves past McCarthy " by Joe Ostermeier, Belleville News-Democrat

"Cardinals just miss turning triple play " by David Wilhelm, Belleville News-Democrat

"Morris stays on the right path " by David Wilhelm, Belleville News-Democrat

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

AAA – Omaha Royals 10, Memphis Redbirds 9
"Redbirds' relievers let lead get away " by Jason Smith, Memphis Commercial Appeal

"Redbirds Postgame" by Jason Smith, Memphis Commercial Appeal

"Omaha Rally Defeats Redbirds, 10-9" – Memphis Redbirds press release

AA – Tulsa Drillers 10, Springfield Cardinals 5
"Blair roughed up as Springfield skid grows " by Springfield News-Leader staff

"Spilborghs Drills Cardinals " – Springfield Cardinals press release

High-A – Brevard Manatees 7, Palm Beach Cardinals 3
"Manatees use two big innings to beat Cards 7-3 " – Palm Beach Cardinals press release

Low-A – Quad Cities Swing 3, Dayton Dragons 2
"Swing hitting right notes" by Steve Batterson, Quad-Cities Times

"Scherer, Swing top Dragons" – Quad Cities Swing press release

Elsewhere in Baseball
"Baseball notebook: April 25 " compiled by Knoxville News Sentinel staff

"Harden looking like AL Cy Young winner " by Ken Rosenthal, The Sporting News/Fox Sports

"Jeff Weaver's 2005 Season, By Robert Louis Stevenson " by Aaron Gleeman, The Hardball Times

"Celebrity win is worth wait for Van Slyke" by Tod Leonard, San Diego Union Tribune(O.K., maybe it's not about baseball but it's about a former Cardinal)

"Junior rut has Miley in a pickle " by Paul Daugherty, Cincinnati Enquirer

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