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Triple Play: David Price, Carlos Santana, Jeff Francoeur

In this week’s edition, we look at the hottest pitcher in baseball, the player most named in trade rumors (who happens to be one and the same), and more, including a brief review of the latest baseball book by John Feinstein.

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St. Louis Cardinals need to stockpile wins before August

The St. Louis Cardinals have done an admirable job in the first three weeks of July by winning four of their five series to climb back toward the top of the National League Central Division, and now they have a chance to position themselves well for the final third of the season.

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Triple Play: Trade Deadline Ideas

Welcome to the Trade Deadline edition of the Triple Play.

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Is The Price Right….or Wrong?

The rumor mill regarding the Cardinals and Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price is spinning at a nearly 24 hour a day pace now as the trade deadline approaches. However, one thing is for certain: the team has not had a clearer and more present need to swing a major move than it does now in several years.

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UCB Progressive Game Blog 2014 – Inning Three

Saturday marked the annual Progressive Game Blog collaboration by the United Cardinal Bloggers, where a host of the member site from the UCB come together to cover a game, frame by frame. Here at I70, we were assigned the third inning, so here is my take on the action, which found the Cardinals ahead 4-0 entering the inning, with pitcher Zack Greinke coming to the plate.

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Michael Wacha’s return more crucial for St. Louis Cardinals than Yadier Molina

Yadier Molina might have suffered the most serious injury of the 2014 season for the St. Louis Cardinals, but one of the injuries to their pitchers might be the most significant in their attempt at another National League Central Division title.

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Adam Wainwright Shows Fans the MLB All-Star Game Matters

The 2014 MLB All-Star Game quickly became a tribute to New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. Opposing pitcher Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals seemed to think that Jeter deserved a moment.

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Cardinal First-Half Grades: The Pitchers

Pitching was the absolute strength of the Cardinal first half, and without a doubt the reason why the season remained in a salvageable position while the offense stayed in a prolonged rut.

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Triple Play: All-Star Edition

This time around, we depart from our usual format and offer our selections for the award winners, predictions for the unofficial second-half of the season and our usual collection of random thoughts.

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Cardinals Player-By-Player Grades At The Half

The Cardinals are now well past the technical halfway point of the season, but the ceremonial one that is the All-Star Break is still ahead. With that coming, it is a fair time to assess where the individual parts of the team stand thus far, via the time tested and approved method: the good old grade card.

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