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Jul 26, 2014
Rotoworld
A.J. Pierzynski went 3-for-4 in his Cardinals debut on Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field, playing a big role in a 6-3 win over the rival Cubs.
Jul 25, 2014
KFFL
The St. Louis Cardinals are working on a deal with free-agent C A.J. Pierzynski (Red ...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 13 hours ago
Gordon: Cards improve, but seek more

Gordon: Cards improve, but seek more

A.J. Pierzynski's addition gives the offense a lift, but the Cardinals still need some pitching protection.
Viva El Birdos Jul 27, 2014
Is A.J. Pierzynski just what the St. Louis Cardinals need?

Is A.J. Pierzynski just what the St. Louis Cardinals need?

Disclaimer: The ideas in this post contain my opinions only. They should, in no way, be considered the opinion of the Viva El Birdos writing staff as a whole, unless, of course, they choose to say so in the comments section. On July 25th, 2014, Derrick Goold reported that the St. Louis Cardinals were set to make a move that made even semi-casual fans audibly grumble. Admittedly, I was one of those fans, too, initially at least. However, the more I discussed the signing of A.J. Pierzynski with some of my baseball buddies, the more I became comfortable with the move, and beyond that, the...
Chicago Sun-Times Jul 26, 2014

Pierzynski, Adams power Cardinals past Cubs

Matt Adams drove in four runs, A.J. Pierzynski had three hits in his St. Louis debut and the Cardinals beat the Cubs 6-3 on Saturday at Wrigley Field to stop a four-game skid.
Chicago Sun-Times Jul 26, 2014

A.J. Pierzynski goes 3-for-4 in first game with Cardinals

A.J. Pierzynski and his family planned a weekend in Cooperstown, New York, as guests of former White Sox teammate Frank Thomas for his Hall of Fame induction. But Pierzynski’s trip was cut short when he signed Friday with the St. Louis Cardinals to fill a backup role after the possible season-ending injury to catcher Yadier Molina. ‘‘I was actually on a boat with my family and Aaron Rowand’s family when we got word it was done,’’ said Pierzynski, 37, who...
Viva El Birdos Jul 26, 2014

Cardinals vs Cubs recap: Miller, Pierzynski, offense all click in 6-3 win

A.J. Pierznski begins winning hearts, minds in Redbird debut. Matt Adams just keeps hitting triples. After a brief tour of Busch Stadium's bullpen facilities, Shelby Miller (7-8, 4.25 ERA, 4.79 FIP, 4.88 xFIP) returned to the rotation this afternoon. The Cubs sent All-Star snub Jake Arrieta (5-2, 2.12 ERA, 2.14 FIP, 2.79 xFIP) out to face a Cardinals lineup that included Oscar Taveras, but not Tony Cruz. Last night brought us the surprising news that the Birdos were going to sign A.J. Pierzynski and discard George Kottaras like an old, holey catcher's mitt. Additional surprising news...
Chicago Sun-Times Jul 26, 2014

A.J. Pierzynski has 3 hits as Cardinals beat Cubs

Matt Adams drove in four runs, A.J. Pierzynski had three hits in his St. Louis debut and the Cardinals beat the Cubs 6-3 on Saturday at Wrigley Field to stop a four-game skid. Shelby Miller returned to the Cardinals’ rotation and pitched effectively into the sixth inning. Adams hit a two-run double in the first and a two-run triple in a four-run seventh that was capped by Pierzynski’s RBI single. Randy Choate (2-2) got the last out of the sixth in relief of...

Adams, Pierzynski lead Cardinals past Cubs 6-3

Matt Adams drove in four runs, A.J. Pierzynski had three hits in his St. Louis debut and the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Saturday to stop a four-game…
Rotoworld Jul 26, 2014

Pierzynski records three hits in Cards debut - A.J. Pierzynski (C) St Louis Cardinals

A.J. Pierzynski went 3-for-4 in his Cardinals debut on Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field, playing a big role in a 6-3 win over the rival Cubs.

Pierzynski back in Chicago with Cardinals

CHICAGO -- A.J. Pierzynski spent eight seasons with the Chicago White Sox. He won a World Series in his first year with the team and made an All-Star appearance. Pierzynski, who is joining his sixth team after signing with the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night, said the team he identifies with most in his career are those White Sox. "We won a World Series, so it's hard to top that," Pierzynski said before the Cardinals played the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

The St. Louis Cardinals have signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski.

Pierzynski to sign with Cardinals

Pierzynski to sign with Cardinals Free agent catcher  A.J. Pierzynski  will sign with the  St. Louis Cardinals to give the team an additional backstop while All-Star  Yadier Molina  recovers from thumb surgery, according to  St. Louis Post-Dispatch .
Chicago Tribune Jul 26, 2014

Pierzynski to sign with Cardinals

Pierzynski to sign with Cardinals Free agent catcher  A.J. Pierzynski  will sign with the  St. Louis Cardinals to give the team an additional backstop while All-Star  Yadier Molina  recovers from thumb surgery, according to  St. Louis Post-Dispatch .
Chicago Sun-Times Jul 25, 2014

A.J. Pierzynski to join Cardinals today at Wrigley Field

Former White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski will join the Cardinals for their game against the Cubs on Saturday at Wrigley Field. Pierzynski was in Cooperstown on Friday for the Hall of Fame induction ceremonies but left for Chicago. He’ll back up Tony Cruz, who was given the starting job when All-Star Yadier Molina went down with torn ligaments in his right thumb. He’s out eight to 12 weeks. Pierzynski was released by the Red Sox on July 16 after signing Dec. 4...

Cardinals bring Pierzynski on board

Numerous media outlets on Friday night were reporting that veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski had reached a contract agreement with the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Republican Jul 25, 2014

Report: A.J. Pierzynski to sign with St. Louis Cardinals

Pierzynski hit just .254 with a .633 OPS in 72 games while playing below-average defense before the Red Sox released him.

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