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Shohei Otani fits Cards profile, if nothing else

The St. Louis Cardinals haven't come up in talks about Japanese right-hander Shohei Otani, but their unconventional international and amateur proclivities make them a dark-horse fit.

Lance Lynn to compete for Cardinals' starting spot

The St. Louis Cardinals expect to have an opening in their starting rotation and pitcher Lance Lynn will compete to earn that spot.

Kolten Wong's not ready yet, but give him a minute

Kolten Wong isn't the Cardinals' second baseman of the immediate future, but give him a few months.

Carpenter at 2B's a desperation move—which is fine

Matt Carpenter at second base? It's the kind of move a desperate team would make, but the St. Louis Cardinals can afford to make it.

Cards "unlikely" to re-sign Kyle Lohse

GM John Mozeliak recently said the team is "unlikely" to bring back starting pitcher Kyle Lohse, who should command a hefty deal on the open market.

Melky Cabrera is a risk the Cards can afford

The San Francisco Giants made the 2012 World Series without Melky Cabrera, but he could be helpful for the St. Louis Cardinals in 2013.

Dugout Abbey faces the offseason

So what do the Cardinals do now?

Kelly Johnson among slim hot stove pickings

The Hot Stove League begins unfortunately early for the St. Louis Cardinals, after their NLCS loss, but at least now we get to talk about... Kelly Johnson.

Oscar Taveras is Cardinals' 2013 consolation prize

the St. Louis Cardinals couldn't win the pennant in 2012, but at least they have Oscar Taveras coming in 2013.

Giants fan reaction from NLCS

McCovey Chronicles is just as dumbfounded as you are about the Giants' improbably NLCS win.

Game 7 was 'frustrating end to a great season'

Despite the elimination of the Cardinals on Monday night, Cardinals bloggers are staying positive about what the 2012 season meant for the team.

Cards fans ready for Game 7

After back-to-back losses, the Cardinals now face Game 7, a game their fans are ready for.

Matt Holliday scratched from Game 6

Matt Holliday won't play in Game 6 because of lingering back issues.

Chris Carpenter, sans rib, makes another big start

Chris Carpenter is already a postseason hero, but he could have a Moment if he wins Game 6 of the NLCS months after having a rib surgically removed.

Cards' season depends on Chris Carpenter, again

In 2011 Chris Carpenter won Game 5 of the NLDS and Game 7 of the World Series. Now he's the unlikely starter for the Cardinals in Game 6 of the NLCS, as they face the resilient San Francisco Giants.

Cardinals looking to take Game 6 of NLCS

The Cardinals take on the Giants in Game 6 of the NLCS. First pitch is at 6:30 p.m. CT on FOX.

Was Barry Zito's performance in Game 5 just luck?

The Cardinals lost Game 5 as Barry Zito shut them down for most of the game. Was it luck for Zito, or something else?

Barry Zito shocks everyone, especially Giants fans

The Giants won Game 5 of the NLCS behind a surprisingly great start from Barry Zito.

Matt Carpenter is... The Understudy

Matt Carpenter is the St. Louis Cardinals' official understudy. His most recent gig: Carlos Beltran in a community theater performance of the National League Championship Series.

'Textbook' win for Cardinals on Thursday

The Cardinals got on base 15 times on Thursday night against the Giants in an 8-3 win.

Giants vs. Cardinals, 2012 NLCS: Game 5 preview

St. Louis will get a chance to clinch a World Series berth at home on Friday night as they face San Francisco in game 5 of the NLCS.

Giants vs. Cardinals: Streaky offense hurting SF

Plenty of factors went into San Francisco's loss to St. Louis on Thursday, but McCovey Chronicles singled out the streaky offense.

Detroit, St. Louis could meet for 5th World Series

The Detroit Tigers won the pennant—now the St. Louis Cardinals could join them for another World Series.

St. Louis defeats San Francisco 8-3 in Game 4

Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright threw 96 pitches in seven innings, allowing one earned run on four hits while striking out five for the win.

Late Night With Wainwright, with Torty Craig!

Our favorite pitcher/talk show host sits down with our favorite talking tortoise.

Bochy tabs Lincecum to start Game 4 vs. Cards

The St. Louis Cardinals have the San Francisco Giants in a tight spot, down 2-1 in the NLCS, but despite an uncharacteristically bad year from Tim Lincecum, Giants manager Bruce Bochy has decided that the right-hander will start Game 4 of the NLCS.

Rams fans not fond of the Bowe-to-Rams trade idea

The Rams fans at Turf Show Times aren't particularly into the idea of Dwayne Bowe becoming a member of the Rams.

Giants fans frustrated after Game 3 loss in NLCS

The San Francisco Giants had chances to score in their 3-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday but couldn't convert, leaving Giants fans frustrated after the game.

Cardinals host Giants in Game 4 of the NLCS

The St. Louis Cardinals will try to take a commanding 3-1 series lead in the National League Championship Series over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night.

Cardinals best Cain, Giants in Game 3 of the NLCS

The St. Louis Cardinals might have cleared their toughest pitching hurdle in defeating Matt Cain and the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday night.

Matt Carpenter powers Cardinals to Game 3 victory

The Cardinals survived a rain-delayed Game 3 despite being outhit by the Giants.

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Carlos Beltran's knee knocks him out of Game 3

The St. Louis Cardinals could be without Carlos Beltran for part of the NLCS after he injured his knee in the first inning of Game 3 against the San Francisco Giants.