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TKC talks MLB: 2019 predictions

Benji Wilton and Hayden Davidson discuss in this podcast, as well as predict which players and MLB teams will make a splash in 2019.

Benji Wilton and Hayden Davidson

May 2, 2019

After three years of missing the postseason, the St. Louis Cardinals made major moves in the offseason in order to improve their roster and make a push for the postseason. In a crowded field of strong contenders, will they be able to pull off the success they have been waiting for? Benji Wilton and Hayden...

Revving up the rivalry

Ever since the late 1800s, when the Cardinals and Cubs battled it out as the St. Louis Browns and the Chicago White Stockings, the two teams and their fans have loathed each other.

Benji Wilton, sports editor

March 14, 2019

“Who would want to play in St. Louis? Boring. So boring. I always get asked, ‘Where would you like to play? Where would you not like to play?’ St. Louis is on the list of places I don’t like to play. It’s rough.” When Chicago Cubs star third baseman Kris Bryant said these words on a come...

2019 St. Louis Cardinals preview

The Cardinals’ dominance for the past decade and a half led fans to both surprise and disappointment when the team missed the playoffs for the third consecutive season in 2018. Yeah, 88 wins leaves a lot to be desired.

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

March 12, 2019

With the best Cardinals first baseman since Pujols and the best relief pitcher since Isringhausen, it’s a new era of baseball in St. Louis. Until 2018, the Birds on the Bat had not been excluded from the postseason three years in a row since the turn of the century. From 2004 to 2014, Cardinals fa...

Which St. Louis Cardinals player are you?

Which St. Louis Cardinals player are you?

Benji Wilton, features writer

December 7, 2017

Are you a home run hitter or a defensive star? Are you the first one to arrive to the game or the first one to leave? Take this quiz to find out which St. Louis Cardinals player you relate to. ...

Update: Jose Fernandez dies at age 24

Update: Jose Fernandez dies at age 24

Christian Heutel, sports editor

September 25, 2016

Update: The autopsy results of former Miami Marlins pitcher, Jose Fernandez were released Oct. 29. The reports suggest there were high levels of alcohol in his system, as well as cocaine. Fernandez’s blood level was at 0.147 at the time of the crash, which is almost twice the legal limit. Both of...

Breaking down the Cardinals postseason

Breaking down the Cardinals postseason

Ryan Davidson, sports writer

October 10, 2014

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday, Oct.7 to clinch a spot in the NLCS. Later that night the San Francisco Giants secured their spot in the NLCS as they defeated the Washington Nationals in game four of their series, 3-2,. Unfortunately for St. Louis, the Redbirds...

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