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Cards in the News – July 25, 2005


Game Write-Ups
"Perez's grand slam drops Cards"
By Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"10th-inning grand slam buries Birds"
By Rod Kloeckner, Belleville News-Democrat

"Perez's slam in 10th wins it for Cubs"
By R. B. Fallstrom, The Associated Press/Springfield News-Leader

"Perez slams door on Cards"
By Mike Kiley, Chicago Sun-Times

"Perez slams Cards in 10th"
By Paul Sullivan, Chicago Tribune

"Early barrage not enough for Cards"
By Stephen A. Norris, MLB

"Walker's pain has Cardinals mulling options"
By Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Tougher policy makes it easier to cheer sluggers"
By Bernie Miklasz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Rodriguez misses first start with ankle injury"
By Rod Kloeckner, Belleville News-Democrat

"Cards seem unlikely to make any deals"
By Rod Kloeckner, Belleville News-Democrat

"Notes: Rodriguez out of lineup"
By Stephen A. Norris, MLB

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

AAA – Round Rock Express 13, Memphis Redbirds 5
"Redbird pitching wilts"
By Jim Masilakbr, Memphis Commercial Appeal

"Redbirds Postgame"
By Memphis Commercial Appeal staff

"Express Blow Out ‘Birds, 13-5"
- Memphis Redbirds press release

AA – Arkansas Travelers 6, Springfield Cardinals 1
"Travelers roll past listless Cards"
By Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader

"Travs Beat Cards in Series Opener"
- Springfield Cardinals press release

" Kinney's back in bullpen shake-up"
By Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader

High-A – Palm Beach Cardinals
"Sunday's game between the Cardinals and Sarasota Reds postponed due to rain"
- Palm Beach Cardinals press release

Low-A – Swing of the Quad Cities 8, Fort Wayne Wizards 6
"Comeback victory is no sweat for Swing"
By Steve Batterson, Quad-City Times

"Swing Beat Heat, Wizards"
- Swing of the Quad Cities press release

"Wizards grab early lead but it isn't enough"
By Fort Wayne Journal Gazette and wire reports

Short-A – New Jersey Cardinals 13, Vermont Expos 6
"Cardinals Defeat Expos"
By Mike Donoghue, Burlington Free Press

"Newton relishes return"
By Mike Donoghue, Burlington Free Press

Rookie – Greeneville Astros 4, Johnson City Cardinals 1
From the Johnson City Cardinals website -
Astros take Cardinals 4-1

JOHNSON CITY, TN (July 24,2005) - The Cardinals started the game with intensity, scoring their only run early in the 1st inning. Right Fielder, Daryl Jones started the Cardinal offense by doubling to left field and Colby Rasmus followed with another double to score Jones taking the lead 1-0.

The Astros were quiet until the 4th inning. Former University of Tennessee player, Eli Iorg singled off the right field wall, stole 2nd, advanced to 3rd, and later scored on a passed ball, tying the score at 1-1. Then Antonio Garcia smashed a two run homer for the Astros, to put the score at 3-1.

The Cardinals played solid defense the entire game, highlighted by double play by Solano in the 6th. Followed by pitcher John Powell striking out the side in the 7th. But the Astros closed the deal, when left fielder Joshua Flores hit a solo homerun in the 8th for the final score of 4-1. The Cardinals had 7 hits on the night but were only able to knock in one run. Daryl Jones and Colby Rasmus led the Cardinals offensively with two hits a piece.

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