Cards in the News - Sunday, May 1, 2005

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


Game Write-Ups
"Mondesi gives Cards heave-ho" by Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Mondesi sends Braves to win over Cardinals" by Paul Newberry, The Associated Press/Springfield News-Leader

"Slump dumped with Mondesi's walk-off homer" by Dave O'Brien, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Mondesi homers to lift Braves" by Adam Van Brimmer, Morris News Service/Augusta Chronicle

"Cardinals lose close contest in ninth" by Matthew Leach, MLB

"Cardinals look for redemption" by Matthew Leach, MLB

"Notes: Bullpen has it under control" by Matthew Leach, MLB

"Tavarez and King know they're just filling in" by Joe Ostermeier, Belleville News-Democrat

"Izzy's absence will provide interesting test for Cards" by Joe Ostermeier, Belleville News-Democrat

"Cards bullpen takes its first hit in ninth inning" by Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Cards Insider: Taguchi isn't just so-so anymore" by Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Cards' Mabry has earned his perks as 10-year man" by Rick Hummel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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

AAA - Memphis Redbirds 6, Iowa Cubs 0
"Redbirds remain in groove as Iowa falls" by Marlon W. Morgan, Memphis Commercial Appeal

"Gissell, Redbirds down Cubs, 6-0" – Memphis Redbirds press release

"Redbirds postgame" by Marlon W. Morgan, Memphis Commercial Appeal

AA – Corpus Christi Hooks 9, Springfield Cardinals 3
"Springfield mistakes make loss team effort" by Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader

"Corpus Christi wins second straight at Hammonds" – Springfield Cardinals press release

"So, how are they graded?" by Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader(Very good article on assessing minor leaguers for promotion)

High-A – Palm Beach Cardinals 5, Brevard Manatees 3
"Cards hang on to win a close one at Brevard County" – Palm Beach Cardinals press release

Low-A – Quad Cities Swing 14, Cedar Rapids Kernels 2
"Swing clobber Kernels" by Steve Batterson, Quad-Cities Times

"Swing pound Kernels, 14-2" – Quad Cities Swing press release

"Edmonton adds Stubby Clapp and Mike Kusiewicz" – Northern Leagues press release

Elsewhere in Baseball
"Baseball notes/moves: May 1, 2005" compiled by Memphis Commercial Appeal staff

"Week That Was" by David Shultz, Rotoworld/Fox Sports

"Selig seeking stiffer steroid penalties" by Ronald Blum, The Associated Press/Fox Sports

"Wood leaves early in Cubs loss" by The Associated Press/Fox Sports

"Santiago prefers disabled list to minors" by The Associated Press/Knoville News Sentinel

"After lessons learned, it's league of her own" by Don Wade, Memphis Commercial Appeal/Knoxville News Sentinel

"Rise and fall of the small market teams" by Steve Brisendine, The Associated Press/Springfield News-Leader

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