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Hicks to have Tommy John surgery, miss season; Carlos Martinez takes over as Cardinals closer

Jordan Hicks is scheduled to undergo Tommy John surgery Wednesday morning and Carlos Martinez will become the Cardinals' closer, president of baseball operations John Mozeliak said Tuesday. Read more

Quick Hits: Time to trade for a starter? Who's a prime target? Carlos' role still an issue? What's holding back Goldy?

Check out these and other hot topics from Derrick Goold's weekly chat with Cardinals fans, including: Will 'Mo' make a move or stand pat at the deadline? Who would go if the roster is restructured?  No fan support for Cardinals as All-Stars? Lagging…

Hochman: Will Cards follow in Blues' footsteps? Not without sturdier pitching and stronger hitting

The Gateway Arch, temporarily overshadowed as the silver-colored symbol of St. Louis, returned to its rightful spot Monday, as the Stanley Cup vacationed in Vegas.

Goold: How does 'Mo' rate as a talent evaluator? You decide

A participant in Monday's live chat with Post-Dispatch baseball writer Derrick Goold submitted a loaded comment that he attempted to frame as a question: "I’ll go ahead and ask this, but I know it will never get answered: Do you think it's fairly sa…

Rangel Ravelo is the new Jose Martinez on Cardinals' roster

Career minor leaguer had played 838 games before first call-up to majors. 

Mikolas finally wins, with help from Carpenter's strange night at the plate

After he homered in his second at-bat, Matt Carpenter bunted a double that the Marlins pitcher had to run down in left field, then bounced a single to the third baseman standing in right field. 'I don't even know what sport we're playing any more,' Carpenter said after the 5-0 win. 'The shift is a different animal.'

Goold: With recent trade winds not always blowing in their favor, will Cards change direction?

NEW YORK — At the start of a conversation Friday at his locker in the visitors’ clubhouse at Citi Field, Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt stood up and offered his chair, suggesting he snag one from a teammate’s nearby locker. That way, if an…