Monday, October 22, 2012
The Giants beat the Cardinals 9-0 in Game 7 to end the Redbirds' 2012 season.
There will be no World Series in St. Louis this season. There will be no parade down Market Street, no 12th world championship and no rematch of the 2006 Fall Classic. Monday night in San Francisco the Cardinals hopes of a repeat of 2011 were ended at the hands of the Giants. Just like in 1996, the Cardinals, with a new manager, had a 3-1 lead in the National League Championship series. And, just like in '96, the Cards failed to get win No. 4, losing in Game 7 in a blowout. The Cardinals were done in by a series of miscues and the inability to get a big basehit. But, credit the San Francisco, the Giants had to play perfect to come back and did just that. The loss in California closes the book on an interesting season for the Cardinals…
Friday, October 19, 2012
Get the full schedule on the National League Championship Series and see the results from the first four games.
Tonight, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn takes on the San Francisco Giants Barry Zito when the National League Championship Series continues in Busch Stadium at 7:05 p.m. With Thursday's 8-3 win, the Redbirds lead the series 3-1 and could clinch the National League pennant with a win tonight. The broadcast airs on FOX2, featuring play-by-play with Joe Buck, analysis from Tim McCarver, along with field reporters Erin Andrews and Ken Rosenthal. Temperatures should be in the low 50s starting to dip into the mid-40s, with a slight chance of showers. The Cardinals took a two-game lead on Thursday, setting National League Championship Series at 3-1. The winner of the Cards-Giants series faces the Detroit Tigers in the World Series after …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
St. Louis County Police Officer Kathy Kelly, DARE Officer of the Year, brought the World Series Trophy to Gotsch Intermediate School students.
It's not often an inanimate object tours Affton schools as a special guest, but for Gotsch Intermediate School students, the 2011 World Series trophy was a special sight. DARE officer of the year and St. Louis County Police Officer Kathy Kelly brought the trophy to Gotsch. Click through the photos above to see more. For more on Kelly's honor, check out Patch's previous coverage.
Monday, July 16, 2012
The St. Louis Cardinals 2011 World Series Trophy will be on display for the opening of the Village at Mackenzie Place, 8520 Mackenzie Road, Affton, on August 2.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
The third baseman sent the St. Louis Cardinals to Game 7 of the World Series with his clutch performance, but he hasn't secured a spot on the National League's All-Star Game roster yet. Fans can still vote him in.
Why doesn’t the World Series MVP have a spot on the All-Star team yet? David Freese rescued the St. Louis Cardinals when they were one strike away from losing the World Series twice, and started this season with 13 home runs. Aside from baseball, he created his own baseball camp, suffered through an obnoxious interview at Six Flags St. Louis and made this 7-year old’s dream come true. Does that sound like an All-Star to you? Vote here or text N2 to 89269 to cast your ballot for Freese, who is competing against Bryce Harper (Washington Nationals), Michael Bourn (Atlanta Braves) and Aaron Hill (Arizona Diamondbacks). Freese was in the running against favorite Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones, when Major League Baseball announced Jones would …
Monday, October 31, 2011
Hundreds of thousands of fans lined Market Street for the parade to Busch Stadium.
With St. Louis still reeling after Friday's World Series Cardinals victory, four area bands were invited to play at the victory parade Sunday. Lindbergh, Pattonville, Seckman and Belleville East brought their best marching chops to the event. The Spirit of St. Louis band also entertained at the Rams game before the parade. Check out these photos of Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis band at the parade.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
The Lafayette grad jacked one over the centerfield fence to steal Game 6 from the Texas Rangers. Do the Cardinals have a chance in Game 7?
Minutes after the St. Louis Cardinals clawed back and won Game 6 of the Worlds Series just before midnight, fans on Twitter were raving about the game and the performance of hometown hero David Freese, the Lafayette High grad whose walkoff homer won the game. The Cards won 10-9, knotting the series 3-3 for a deciding Game 7 tonight. "Why is David Freese not trending?!" tweeted "ndrewAllen." "If the #Cardinals win the World Series, they have to build a statue of #DavidFreese," posted JYOUNGNEXTLEVEL, hailing the alum of the Wildwood high school. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, on the homepage of its STLtoday.com website, headlined its story "Freese it! Hometown hero sends series to Game 7." Nobody could resist the play on words. MLB.com …
Monday, October 17, 2011
The St. Louis area Better Business Bureau gives tips on how to avoid dropping wads of cash on fake tickets and con artists.
St. Louis Cardinal fans’ excitement can help carry their team to an 11th World Series title. However, it also can lead to scams that cost them big money. “Sports fans can get burned by purchasing counterfeit tickets or paying in advance for tickets that never arrive,” said Michelle L. Corey in a statement issued by the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Corey is the president and CEO of the organization, which warns consumers against scams and fraud. The secondary market for sports and entertainment tickets is a $10 billion a year industry. But during last year’s World Series, scams involved counterfeit tickets or tickets that never arrived, said Chris Thetford, vice president for communications for the St. Louis area BBB. “Basically, there’s …