Cards in the News - Wednesday

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


Game Write-Ups
"No mistake: Cards fail to capitalize"
By Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Philadelphia gets offense going"
By Dan Gelston, The Associated Press/Springfield News-Leader

"Early runs carry Phillies past Cards"
By Todd Zolecki, Philadelphia Inquirer

"Phils manage to overcome five miscues"
By Mike Olshin, The Trenton Times

"Ugly inning costs Cardinals"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"Carpenter tries again vs. Phils"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"Notes: Edmonds playing hurt"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"Edmonds plays despite having sprained foot"
By Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Grudzielanek latest to hit magic number"
By Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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

AAA - Memphis Redbirds 5, Tucson Sidewinders 2
"Redbirds gain split in homestand"
By Marlon W. Morgan, Memphis Commercial Appeal

"Memphis downs Tucson, 5-3"
- Memphis Redbirds press release

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

"Pacific Coast League Notebook"
By John Wagner, Special to MLB

AA – Wichita Wranglers 10, Springfield Cardinals 6 (12)
"Relief corps lets Cardinals down"
By Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader ("Springfield Cardinals Report" is also at this link)

"Wranglers rally late, take Cards in 12"
- Springfield Cardinals press release

"Bullpen shines for Wranglers"
By Wichita Eagle staff

"Texas League Notebook"
By Mark Swanson, MLB

High-A – Palm Beach Cardinals 7, Clearwater Threshers 4
(The Birdhouse News) A steady scoring attack by the Cardinals led to a 7-4 victory over the Clearwater Threshrs Tuesday evening. The Cardinals, led by center fielder Jonny Kaplan, designated hitter Matt Dryer and first baseman John Santor, scored in five of the nine innings. Kaplan, leading off, went 2-for-5 with two runs scored while clean-up hitter Matt Dryer went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and an rbi on a fourth-inning solo shot home run. John Santor, batting in the seven hole, went 2-for-4 with two rbi's. Right fielder Tyler Parker has two rbi's with a run scored on 1-for-4 hitting. Chris Lambert (W, 6-1, 3.46 ERA) had an off night as he allowed four runs, all earned, on nine hits, include two home runs, and one walk in five innings pitched. Lambert also struck out five. Wayne Lundgren and Scott Schweitzer combined to shut down the Threshers for three innings and Mark Worrell picked up his fifth save of the season with a scoreless ninth inning.

Low-A – Swing of the Quad Cities 5, Beloit Snappers 3 (13)
"Mather powers Q-C in 13th"
By Ryan Holtmann, Quad-City Times

"Swing scoreboard"
By Quad-City Times staff

"Mather's blast sends Swing to 13-inning win"
- Swing of the Quad Cities press release

" Swing this week"
By Steve Batterson, Quad-City Times

Other Minor League News
"Pickrel picks it up at plate"
By Steve Batterson, Quad-City Times

"Newcomer offers two homers and double to Harrisburg attack"
By Andrew Linker, Patriot-News (former Cardinals prospect Dee Haynes)

Elsewhere in Baseball
"Baseball briefs: May 18"
Compiled by Knoxville News-Sentinel staff

"Padres, Dodgers pass in the night"
By Dayn Perry, Fox Sports

"Power Rankings: Cardinals rewarding flock's faith"
By Eric Mack, Sportsline

"Sheets says he ready"
By Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

"Stoneman, Weaver remain far apart"
By Chris Foster, Los Angeles Times

"Finding Flaws: American League"
By Ben Jacobs, The Hardball Times

"Steroids aren't just for sluggers anymore"
By Jere Longman, The New York Times/Sarasota Herald-Tribune

" 'Raymond' an escape from reality"
By Neal McCready, Mobile Register

"Crisp takes winding road from South Bay to Indians"
By John Klima, Daily Breeze

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