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Mark Ellis

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  • Bernie Miklasz: Patience is paramount with Cards' offense in transition

    ST. LOUIS The offense you see from the Cardinals today isn't the offense you saw last season. And the offense you're seeing now won't be the same offense you'll be watching later this year. The Cardinals are in transition. The lineup mix has changed....
  • Baseball capsules for the NL Central Division

    NL CENTRAL (in predicted order to finish) St. Louis Cardinals Last year: 97-65 (first, NL Central) New faces: 2B Mark Ellis (Dodgers), SS Jhonny Peralta (Tigers), OF Peter Bourjos (Angels) Former faces: 3B David Freese (Angels), OF Carlos Beltran...
  • Capsules for the NL West Division

    NL WEST (in predicted order to finish) Los Angeles Dodgers Last year: 92-70 (first, NL West) New faces: 2B Alex Guerrero (Cuba), RHP Dan Haren (Nationals), RHP Chris Perez (Indians), RHP Jamey Wright (Rays), OF Mike Baxter (Mets) Former faces: RHP...
  • 'Battle of the Birds' a plus for Cardinals

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. Despite the threat of rain, long lines had already formed outside AutoZone Park before 4 p.m. Friday, more than 30 minutes before the gates were to open for the "Battle of the Birds" exhibition game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the...
  • Cards hope Wacha relies on strengths in first start of season

    CINCINNATI It could be after a game he's won or a workout he's conquered or just when they're passing each other in the clubhouse and Michael Wacha is within earshot of Adam Wainwright. The mentor always fires the same question at one of his proteges....
  • Butler grabs Cardinals' final roster spot

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. With less than two weeks remaining in spring training and the final scramble on to find the last member of the bullpen, Cardinals coaches approached righty Keith Butler with a suggestion. When he delivered his fastball his arm was higher,...
  • Grapefruit League starts with old college try

    The first story line of the exhibition season: Can a college kid upstage the New York Yankees? No, seriously. The Yankees open the Grapefruit League season Tuesday against Florida State, and the Seminoles' roster includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis...
  • Letters: As bad as it gets for Lakers (they hope)

    Letters: As bad as it gets for Lakers (they hope)
    I hope Chick Hearn doesn't have cable in heaven. John C. Borrego Temecula :: How bad was it at Staples Center on Thursday night? It was so bad that that Justin Bieber pulled his pants up, so that he could make a quick getaway. It was so bad...
  • Who will be left holding the bag at second for the Dodgers?

    PHOENIX — With fewer than three weeks remaining until opening day, the Dodgers don't know who's on second. Early signs point to newcomer Alex Guerrero starting the season in the minor leagues. Unless that changes, the Dodgers probably will...
  • Dodgers lead National League with five Gold Glove nominees

    Dodgers lead National League with five Gold Glove nominees
    Maybe you didn’t think of the Dodgers as some great defensive team last season. Solid, maybe, but great? The Dodgers committed 109 errors, and only the Milwaukee Brewers (corrected) finished with more in the National League. Individually,...
  • Dodgers lose Mark Ellis after he reportedly signs with Cardinals

    Dodgers lose Mark Ellis after he reportedly signs with Cardinals
    They come and go, though sometimes it can feel like they’re just going. The Dodgers have signed Juan Uribe, Brian Wilson, Dan Haren and Cuban Alex Guerrero this off-season, but have lost their share too, many they would have liked back. Now,...
  • Does losing Masahiro Tanaka mean Dodgers reached financial limit?

    And then a bullet did not bounce off the chest. The baseball world did not fall to its feet. Shock and awe and resignation were notably absent. The Dodgers lost Wednesday, lost in a realm they had fairly dominated since new ownership took up residence...