Cards in the News - Wednesday

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Cards in the News – Wednesday, October 5, 2005

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Cardinals
Game Write-Ups
"For starters, a victory"
By Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

" Hunt for Red October begins"
By Joe Ostermeier, Belleville News-Democrat

" A grand opening"
By R. B. Fallstrom, The Associated Press/Springfield News-Leader

" Buschwhacked"
By Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune

" Easy opener"
By Don Wade, Memphis Commercial Appeal

"Sanders delivers Game 1 win for Cards"
By Matthew Leach, MLB
"This playoff victory built by Carpenter"
By Hal Pilger, Springfield Journal-Register

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Other
"Cards' Pujols has that winning 'anger' "
By Les Carpenter, The Washington Post/MSNBC

"Bar is set very high for Cardinals"
By Ted Robinson, NBC Sports/MSNBC

"Mr. October, for a day"
By Jerry Crasnick, ESPN

"Cards ensure history repeats in Game 1"
By John Schlegel, MLB

"Cardinals short hops"
By Ken Gurnick, MLB

"It was a perfect day"
By John Rodriguez, St. Louis Cardinals, as told to Matthew Leach, MLB

"Cards survive scary ninth inning"
By Ken Gurnick, MLB

"Carpenter leaves after six innings"
By Ken Gurnick, MLB

"Cardinals rock but didn't totally roll"
By Bernie Miklasz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Cramps knock Carpenter out of the game early"
By Joe Straussand Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Bullpen makes it interesting"
By Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Sanders leaves painful season behind"
By Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Padres lose game, and ace"
By Tom Timmermann, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Late rally gives Padres reason for optimism"
By Tom Timmermann, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Sanders grand in slamming homer for Cards"
By Rod Kloeckner, Belleville News-Democrat

"Big third inning was the start of Cardinals' win over Padres"
By Rod Kloeckner, Belleville News-Democrat

" Cards batters pound Peavy, who aggravates a rib fracture"
By Norm Sanders, Belleville News-Democrat

" Padres feel good about rallying"
By Norm Sanders, Belleville News-Democrat

" Cards bullpen struggles continue into the postseason"
By David Wilhelm, Belleville News-Democrat

" Shoulder injury? Edmonds doesn't show it with a 3-for-4 day, a double and a homer"
By David Wilhelm, Belleville News-Democrat

" Gall earns spot on postseason roster"
By Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader

"Cards finally have playoff ace"
By Kary Booher, Springfield News-Leader

"Taxicab confessions: Hoffman loses ID; Bochy nearly loses it"
By Chris Jenkins, San Diego Union-Tribune

"Opinions from booth flowed early"
By Jay Posner, San Diego Union-Tribune

"Heat, dehydration take toll on Carpenter"
By Chris Jenkins and Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune

"Nothing to celebrate except never-say-die attitude"
By Bill Center, San Diego Union-Tribune (Gee Dave, Reggie, Jimmy and Larry managed to catch the ball)

"Cardinals' advantage magnified in playoffs"
By Bill Center, San Diego Union-Tribune

" 'WWF outfield' was ready to rumble"
By Chris Jenkins, San Diego Union-Tribune

" Team Report: Inside Slant"
At Fox Sports

" Team Report: Notes and Quotes"
At Fox Sports

"The Pop Culture Grid: Matt Morris "
At SI

" Gall earns Cards' final roster spot"
By Don Wade, Memphis Commercial Appeal

"Gall, Rodriguez earn a call from Cardinals"
By The Associated Press/Arkansas Democrat Gazette

"Pujols, probably the best player in majors, still reveres McGwire"
By Jeff Passan, Kansas City Star/San Jose Mercury News

"Reggie and Co. Know the right tune to whistle"
By Pete Hayes, Alton Telegraph

Video
"Cards hold on, take Game 1"
by Fox Sports(Scroll down for link)

Game 1 Audio and Video Highlights
At St. Louis Cardinals' website, MLB (Scroll down)

Minors
Arizona Fall League – Surprise Scorpions 14, Peoria Saguaros
"Bourn powers Scorpions in AFL opener"
By Zack Hample, MLB

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AAA - Memphis Redbirds
"Q&A with Redbirds GM Dave Chase"
By Andrew Tarica, MLB

AA – Springfield Cardinals
" 2005 Top 20 Prospects: Texas League"
By Will Lingo, Baseball America

Low-A – Swing of the Quad Cities
"Don't Miss Field of Screams"
-Swing of the Quad Cities press release

"Former QC'ers Begin World Series Quest: Jim Edmonds, Garret Anderson, Brad Lidge headline impressive quintet"
-Swing of the Quad Cities press release

Elsewhere in Baseball
" NLDS: Braves-Astros notebook"
By Rick Hummel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

" ALDS: White Sox, Yankees open with wins"
By The Associated Press/St. Louis Post-Dispatch

" Jordan reappears for the postseason"
By Rick Hummel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

" Local Line: Postseason Baseball "
By Neil Joellenbeck, Special to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

" Leyland takes over as Tigers manager"
By The Associated Press/Fox Sports

" Leyland is perfect fit for Tigers"
By Ken Rosenthal, Fox Sports

" Rangers GM Hart resigns; young gun takes over"
By Sportsline wire reports

At the Birdhouse
"Scouting Report - Pedro Astacio"
By Ray Mileur (subscription)

"Arizona Fall League Opens Tuesday"
By Brian Walton

"FSN Midwest Pre and Post Playoff Game Shows"
By Ray Mileur


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