Cards in the News - Wednesday

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Cards in the News – Wednesday, October 12, 2005

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General
"Cards-Astros: Respect stars in rivalry"
By Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Suppan joins starting rotation; Marquis lands in bullpen"
By Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Media Views: NLCS takes back seat to the ALCS for Fox"
By Dan Caesar, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

" Cards-Astros: 5 Things To Watch"
By St. Louis Post-Dispatch staff

"Astros' starters line up well for rematch"
By Bernie Miklasz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Playoff tension drains sap from Busch farewell"
By Bryan Burwell, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Eckstein is more than meets the eye"
By Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"First Person: David Eckstein, Cardinals Shortstop"
As told to Albert Chen, SI

"Adorable Cardinals Fans Actually Think They're Intimidating"
By The Brushback staff

"Rolen may be out, but he isn't idle"
By Paul Tenorio, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Lidge has edge over Cards"
By Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Pettitte finally has chance to achieve goal "
By Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Scouting the Cardinals for the NLCS"
As told to Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Relief work gives Rocket a boost"
By Tom Timmermann, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Rematch: Cards take on Astros"
By David Wilhelm, Belleville News-Democrat

"Cards-Astros rivalry? Call it mutual respect"
By David Wilhelm, Belleville News-Democrat

"Pettitte happy to finally get to play Cards"
By Norm Sanders, Belleville News-Democrat

"Looking back: NLCS is a rematch"
By Joe Ostermeier, Belleville News-Democrat

"Pitching matchups may be the big story"
By Joe Ostermeier, Belleville News-Democrat

"Carpenter back on track for Cards"
By Thomas Harding, MLB

"Cards see mirror image in Astros"
By John Schlegel, MLB

"2004 rematch? Not to Cards, Astros"
By Jim Molony, MLB

"It's a different story"
By John Rodriguez, St. Louis Cardinals, as told to Matthew Leach, MLB

"Cards not worried about bullpen"
By John Schlegel, MLB

"Notes: Mulder in line for Game 2"
By Matthew Leach, MLB

"Cards' new middle infield pays off"
By Thomas Harding, MLB

"Pettitte, Carpenter front and center a year later"
By Brian McTaggart, Houston Chronicle

"Lance Berkman is the anti-Killer B"
By Jose De Jesus Ortiz, Houston Chronicle

"Pitching's good reason to be relaxed"
By Richard Justice, Houston Chronicle

"No long faces over new faces"
By Neil Hohlfeld, Houston Chronicle

"Fans connect with imperfect Astros"
By John P. Lopez, Houston Chronicle

"Against Cards, Lidge closes the deal"
By Brian McTaggart, Houston Chronicle

"Cardinals' Edmonds has worn out Astros"
By Dale Robertson, Houston Chronicle

"Improbable path to playoffs"
By Don Wade, Memphis Commercial Appeal

"LaRussa keeps eye on Mulder"
By Don Wade, Memphis Commercial Appeal (Don't miss the section on Carp's Q&A)

"Playoff Preview: Cardinals-Astros"
By Brian Gunn, The Hardball Times

"Breaking down the NL pennant battle"
By Mel Antonen, USA Today

"Cardinals can't afford not to win World Series"
By Todd Zolecki, Knight Ridder News Service/Duluth News Tribune

"Houston well-armed this time as NLCS begins with St. Louis"
By Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune (Lots of quotes by Ted Simmons)

"The Cardinals are in a groove"
By Jeff Passan, Kansas City Star

"Series title or bust for Cards"
By Tom D'Angelo, Palm Beach Post

Audio/Video
"Familiar Faces in NLCS"
by Fox Sports(Scroll down for link)

"MLB's Brian McRae previews the NLCS"
by MLB(Scroll down to mid-page under heading "Sights and Sounds")

Minors
Arizona Fall League – Grand Canyon Rafters 8, Surprise Scorpions 2
"Duncan powers Rafters to 8-2 win"
By Zack, Hample, MLB
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Elsewhere in Baseball
"Baseball notes: October 12, 2005 "
Compiled by Memphis Commercial Appeal staff

"Travel-weary Angels take Game 1"
By The Associated Press/Fox Sports

"Girardi to discuss manager's job today"
By Mike Berardino, Florida Sun-Sentinel

"O's close to naming Perlozzo as manager"
By Roch, Kubatko, Baltimore Sun

"Braves working on Furcal"
By Dave O'Brien, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Warning: Yankees' recent failures pose mental-health risk for unsettled nation"
By Bernie Lincicome, Rocky Mountain News

At the Birdhouse
"Baseball Men - The Scout"
By Peter Handrinos

"FSN Midwest/Fox 2 Cardinals Pep Rallies Back"
By Brian Walton

"Cards-Astros NLCS Picks - Birdhouse Staff"
By Brian Walton

"Habitat for Humanity at Busch Stadium"
By The Birdhouse staff

"Texas Leaguers Take Center Stage"
By John Brayfield (subscription)

"Tuesday Interviews – La Russa and Carpenter"
By Brian Walton (subscription)

"Scouting Report - Andy Pettitte is back"
By Ray Mileur (subscription)

"Cubs Fans Prepare for Murphy"
By Pete Khazen


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