Sunday, October 14, 2012
After a heart-stopping comeback against the Washington Nationals on Friday night, the Redbirds advance to the National League Championship Series starting Sunday night.
Sunday night, St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher Lance Lynn takes on the San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgamer when the National League Championship Series begins in AT&T Park. The broadcast starts at 7 p.m. St. Louis time on Sunday on FOX2, featuring play-by-play with Joe Buck, analysis from Tim McCarver, along with field reporters Erin Andrews and Ken Rosenthal. The Redbirds advance after a giant comeback from a six-run deficit Friday night against the Washington Nationals, with the Cards winning 9-7 and taking the series in five games. Fans also can watch the action at a Wehrenberg Theatre at the St. Charles Cine 18 or Ronnies 20 on Lindbergh, where the games will be broadcast free on the big screen. Here's the full schedule for the NLCS: * …
Saturday, June 16, 2012
For those still wondering what gifts to purchase for Father's Day, Walgreens in Wildwood and Eureka will be open until 10 p.m. Saturday night. Check out the Cardinals-based items.
If America's favorite past time is baseball, then it stands to reason that many dads might like St. Louis Cardinals' gifts for Father's Day. Right? The Walgreens stores in Wildwood and Eureka have the following branded choices for those dads who are part of the Cardinal Nation. If Cardinals-themed items are not the targeted gift, then ask Walgreens beauty staff about special male-oriented grooming aids available. If that does not work, Walgreens also offers more traditional Father's Day items, such as:
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Major League Baseball representatives released early tabulations this week for the 2012 All-Star baseball game, and former Lafayette High baseball athlete David Freese could use hometown support.
When Major League Baseball and MLB.com staffs released preliminary tallies this week for the upcoming 83rd All-Star Game, Wildwood's Lafayette High hometown hero and World Series MVP David Freese was 32,000 votes beind the Mets' third baseman David Wright in the overall tallies. To vote for Freese, CLICK HERE. Fans can vote a maximum of 25 times, as dictated by each person's email address. Voting ends at 11:59 PM ET on Thursday, June 28. Matt Kemp and Josh Hamilton are the leading vote-getters so far. St. Louis Cardinals' catcher Yadier Molina had received the largest number of votes to date for that position. From July 1 to July 5, fans can return to MLB.com to cast their 2012 All-Star Game Final Vote for the final player for each …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
All-star first baseman will answer questions, post exclusive videos and share advice for young athletes in new, regular feature on Patch.
Good news, Cardinals' fans! There’s a high-priced, power-hitting, first baseman on the way. Not to play for St. Louis, of course (We think Berkman and Allen Craig will be just fine). Instead, Patch users young and old can tap into the expertise of New York Yankees star Mark Teixeira, who has been named “Commissioner of Patch Baseball.” Teixeira, a four-time Gold Glove winner and two-time All-Star, will interact with Patch users by regularly responding to questions, sharing baseball tips, and posting exclusive videos. Teixeira also will offer young athletes advice on how to stay in shape and why healthful eating is so important for optimal performance. “I live in a Patch town now and I keep tabs on my original hometown via the Patch site …
Friday, March 9, 2012
While Kelsey Shea Weinrich did not make the final nine in the Major League Baseball Fan Cave competition as of Thursday, she says to stay tuned to her next up-to-bat in life. She made it from 22,000 applicants to 30 contestants!
Following two weeks of intense campaigning that led to more than a million votes on MLBFanCave.com, 30 finalists vying to be contestants in the 2012 MLB Fan Cave earned a trip to Spring Training for the final step in their quest for their baseball dream job. Wildwood native Kelsey Shea Weinrich was one of them. Shea and the other 29 fans then traveled to Arizona about a week ago for a series of interactive challenges and interviews designed to determine the final group that will begin the 2012 season in the MLB Fan Cave in New York. Contestants then had to wait to be notified. Weinrich got the word on Thursday that she was not among the final nine. "This isn’t the end for me…this contest has opened so many doors, and changed my life in …