Cards In The News - Wednesday

Note: Cards in the News is taking a brief vacation hiatus, returning on Sunday, June 12.


Game Write-Ups
"Cardinals find way to brush back Boston"
By Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Beanball blitz ends with 5 hit; both managers ejected"
By Joe Ostermeier, Belleville News-Democrat

" Cards pound Sox again"
By R.B. Fallstrom, The Associated Press/Springfield News-Leader

"Sox thrown for loss"
By Chris Snow, The Boston Globe

"Cards deal Clement first loss"
By Jeff Horrigan, The Bostom Herald

By David Heuschkel, Hartford Courant

"Clement's perfect record tarnished"
By Ian Browne, MLB

"Cardinals rough up Red Sox"
By Stephen A. Norris, MLB

"Carpenter, Cards go for sweep"
By Stephem A. Norris. MLB

These hits just kept on coming""
By Nick Cafardo, The Boston Globe

"Painful night at plate"
By Jeff Horrigan, The Boston Herald

"Renteria mired in the St. Louis blues"
By Jeff Horrigan, The Boston Herald

"Cards' middle men step up"
By Mike Bauman, MLB

"Grudzielanek's consistent, but place in lineup changes"
By Joe Ostermeier, Belleville News-Democrat

"Good relations quickly give way to ill will at Busch"
By Bernie Miklasz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Eckstein is throwing more "D" into his game"
By Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

" Cards still have plenty of weapons"
By Sean McAdam, Special to ESPN

"Cards light up Clement, Sox"
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 12, Iowa Cubs 2
" ‘Birds bomb Cubs 12-2"
- Memphis Redbirds press release

"Norton, Cubs outmuscled by Redbirds down stretch"
By Special to the Des Moines Register

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

AA – Wichita Wranglers 4, Springfield Cardinals 3
"Wichita ends Springfield's streak"
By Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader

"Wranglers Win After Rain Delay"
- Springfield Cardinals press release

"Four Cardinals earn All-Star status"
By Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader

"Texas League Notebook"
By Mark Swanson, Special to MLB

High-A – St. Lucie Mets 9, Palm Beach Cardinals 3
"Bullpen shaky, Cardinals fall to Mets 9-3"
- Palm Beach Cardinals press release

Low-A – Swing of the Quad Cities 3, West Michigan WhiteCaps 1
" Swing down WhiteCaps 3-1"
By staff reports/Quad-City Times

"Lemanczyk, Parisi power Swing win"
- Swing of the Quad Cities press release

"Swing This Week"
By Steve Batterson, Quad-City Times

"Cards-Cubs rivalry hits Q-C"
By Steve Batterson, Quad-City Times "3 years after almost dying in a car accident,‘thankful'Jeff Randazzo looks to reignite career ... "
By Steve Batterson, Quad-City Times

"Getting to know…Matt Shepherd"
- Swing of the Quad Cities website

"Swing get new reliever"
- Swing of the Quad Cities press release

"Swing send five all-stars to Peoria"
- Swing of the Quad Cities press release

"Swing all-stars earn starts"
By Steve Batterson, Quad-City Times

Minor League Draft - General
"Cardinals fill needs on Day 1"
By Matthew Leach, MLB (Quotes by Jeff Luhnow)

"Cards take chance with Pujols' cousin"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"Top pick in Cards' deck is hard-hitting outfielder"
By David Wilhelm, Belleville News-Democrat (Lots of quotes by Rasmus)

"Cards take outfielder, shortstop"
By Rick Hummel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"College players go fast in early rounds"
By Kevin Czerwinski , MLB

"Draft Notes"
By Aaron Gleeman, Hardball Times

Minor League Draft – Individual Cardinals Draftee

"Cards take Rasmus with 28th pick"
By Damon Lawrence, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

"Russell County star named state's Mr. Baseball"
By Ron Ingram, Lexington Dispatch (From June 6th – Colby Rasmus)

"Former St. Thomas star Cards' first-round pick"
By Christy Cabrera Chirinos, Florida Sun-Sentinel (Tyler Greene)

"Reliving a dream"
By Kevin Baxter, The Miami Herald (Tyler Greene – pre-draft article)

"McCormick leads BU draft pack"
By John Werner, Waco TribuneHerald (Mark McCormick)

"Cardinals draft former Wildcat McCormick"
By Joey Richards, Galveston County Daily News (Mark McCormick)

"Wellington adds to its elite"
By Dave Heeren, Florida Sun-Sentinel (Cardinals' draftee Tyler Herron)

"Wildcats' Wilson drafted by Cards in second round"
By Chase Colston, Tyler Morning Telegraph (Josh Wilson – interesting comment about Cardinals' scholarship plan)

" Whitehouse Pitcher Drafted By Cardinals"
By KLTV 7 (Josh Wilson – video)

"Cardinals hope lightning strikes again in draft"
By Bernie Miklasz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Wil Pujols)

"Draft day turns out great for Anderson"
By Rhiannon Potkey, Ventura County Star (Bryan Anderson, from a family of Cardinals fans)

"Trio of Bulldogs Plus Three Signees Selected in Day One of MLB Draft"
- CollegeSports (Mitchell Boggs)

"Top '05 offensive threats, pitcher Smith get picked"
The Advocate (Nick Stavinoha – scroll down)

"Cairns selected by Cardinals in eighth round of MLB Draft"
By David Harris, Central Michigan Life (Jason Cairns)

Elsewhere in Baseball
"Baseball notebook: June 8"
Compiled by Knoxville News Sentinel staff

"Chipper may need surgery"
By The Associated Press/Fox Sports

"Ex-Red Graves joining Mets' pen"
By Bob Herzog, Newsday

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