Cardinals Report, taking stock of May

Coming into May the Cardinals had a three-game lead in the NL Central at the end of April. At the end of their May grind they’re 27-24, in second place, chasing the Reds, and trying to fend off third-place Pittsburgh.

25th ANNIVERSARY: A Downturn, But Not A Death Knell

Since their loss in the ’85 Series, the Cardinals have faced a number of hurdles. But in 2006, the team reached the mountaintop once again, and now the Redbirds are perennial playoff contenders.