Cards in the News - Weekend Edition

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Cards in the News – July 1, 2005

"Cards in the News" will return on Tuesday, July 5th. Have a safe and happy 4th of July everyone!


Game Write-Ups
"Francis pitches Rockies to only their 6th road victory"
By Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Rockies bust loose against Suppan"
By Joe Ostermeier, Belleville News-Democrat

"Rockies blank Cards for rare road win"
By R. B. Fallstrom, The Associated Press/Springfield News-Leader

"Cards find out that Francis is real deal"
By Tracy Ringolsby, Rocky Mountain News

"Francis dominant vs. NL's best team"
By Troy E. Renck, Denver Post

"Rockies off to good start in St. Louis"
By Thomas Harding, MLB

"Suppan struggles in loss to Rockies"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"Last All-Star audition for Carpenter"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"Cardinals outfielder Walker thankful career given extension"
By Tracy Ringolsby, Rocky Mountain News

"Notes: Sanders doesn't act his age"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"Grudzielanek continues to provide defensive gems "
By David Wilhelm, Belleville News-Democrat

"It's back to the pine for Walker "
By Joe Ostermeier and David Wilhelm, Belleville News-Democrat

"Cardinals schedule second campout"
By David Wilhelm, Belleville News-Democrat

"Cards' infield has a flair for double plays"
By Derrick Goold. St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Lee passes Pujols, Eckstein surges"
By Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Career winding down for 'gifted' Walker"
By Tim Kurkjian, ESPN The Magazine

"No ‘Sup' for Cards" and "Go-Go Gallego"
by Fox Sports(Scroll down for link)

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

AAA – Nashville Sounds 6, Memphis Redbirds 3
"Redbirds falter after getting off to fast start"
By Our Press Services/Memphis Commercial Appeal

"Sounds down rival Redbirds"
By Nate Rau, Nashville City Paper

AA – Springfield Cardinals
Scheduled Off Day

"No one hotter than Herr"
By Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader

"Season Ticket Holder Appreciation Night At The Ballpark!"
- Springfield Cardinals press release

High-A – Palm Beach Cardinals
Postponed due to rain

Low-A – Swing of the Quad Cities 16, South Bend Silver Hawks 8
"Swing seldom miss in blowout win"
By Quad-City Times staff

"Swing sticks stay sizzling"
- Swing of the Quad Cities press release

"Ankiel's challenge in minors: Adjusting to the daily grind"
By Steve Batterson, Quad-City Times/St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Short-A – Staten Island Yankees 5, New Jersey Cardinals 4
"Cards fall to Yanks, drop third straight"
By New Jersey Herald staff

"New Jersey Cardinals Alumni Report"
- New Jersey Cardinals press release/Our Sports Central

Rookie – Pulaski Blue Jays 11, Johnson City Cardinals 7
"Cardinals' rally falls short, 11-7"
By Brian Tester, Johnson City Press

"Soto's homers lift Pulaski past Johnson City"
By Bristol Herald Courier staff

Other Minor League News
"Minors are tough on umpires, too"
By Steve Megargee, Scripps Treasure Cost/Knoxville News Sentinel

Elsewhere in Baseball
"Baseball notes: July 1st"
Compiled by Memphis Commercial Appeal staff

"Kline gets 4-game suspension, calls it 'a joke' "
By The Associated Press/St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Giants: Camaraderie, chemistry suddenly a hot issue"
By Henry Schulman, Scripps-McClatchy Western Service/Knoxville News Sentinel

"Cubs' top priority in second half — fixing top of batting order"
By Bruce Miles, Arlington Heights Daily Herald

"My AL All-Star selections"
By Dayn Perry, Special to Fox Sports

"Insider: Buyers, sellers still shaking out in odd market"
By Scott Miller, Sportsline

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