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September 3, 2018

Provincial title caps dominant year for minor rookie Cardinals

ST. THOMAS –  When the St. Thomas Cardinals suffered their first loss of the season, the defeat could have been too stunning to overcome. It was day two of the Baseball Ontario minor rookie B tournament and the feature match between the two remaining unbeaten teams, Northumberland being the opponent. Instead, the Cardinals brushed aside the setback, upped it up a notch and won three consecutive games, to capture the provincial championship, including beating Northumberland twice in the final.

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June 26, 2018

Cardinals find home for indoor practice facility

ST. THOMAS –  Coming soon is an indoor training facility for local baseball players, right in the heart of St. Thomas. The city's minor baseball association, the Cardinals, is leasing the former Capital Theatre building at 560 Talbot Street.

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May 27, 2018

Cardinals finalist in major mosquito division

ST. THOMAS - The St. Thomas Cardinals were finalist in the major mosquito division at the Cardinal Classic minor baseball tournament, at the Tarry Complex. The Cardinals were 4-0 before losing 18-6, to the London Tecumsehs in the final.

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September 4, 2017

Major rookie Cardinals bring home OBA provincial gold

CHATHAM, ON - By taking the rubber match, the St. Thomas Cardinals are OBA major rookie champions. The Cardinals beat the Norththumberland Jacks in the second game of the OBA 'A' final this morning, finishing with a record of 6-1. St. Thomas and Northumberland met three times in the double knockout tournament, including both teams' opening game on Friday that the Cardinals won.
Northumberland prevented the Cardinals from going undefeated by winning game one of the final, 7-5, late Sunday.

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September 3, 2017

St. Thomas Cardinals capture OBA major peewee provincial title

LEAMINGTON, ON - The St. Thomas Cardinals are Ontario Baseball Association (OBA) major peewee champions. The Cardinals doubled up on the host team, 4-2, in the final.

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August 27, 2017

Exeter Express send Cardinals packing

ST. THOMAS - The Exeter Express built a 5-0 lead and held on to eliminate the St. Thomas Cardinals, 5-4, in a London and District Baseball Association (LDBA) bantam semi-final, at Emslie Field.
Trailing 5-0, the Cardinals rallied with a run in the fifth inning and three runs in the sixth, but couldn't push home the equalizer. Carter Neil had a two-run single for the Cardinals, and Ben North a sac RBI. The London Tecumsehs edged Exeter, 2-1, in the final, at Emslie Field.




August 26, 2017

Cardinals remain alive in LDBA bantam playoffs

ST. THOMAS - After squandering a 5-0 lead, the St. Thomas Cardinals regrouped to edge the Sarnia Braves, 7-6, in the London and District Baseball Association (LDBA) Bantam playoffs, at Emslie Field. Sarnia took a 6-5 lead scoring three runs in each of the fifth and sixth innings. The Cardinals responded with a pair of runs in the home half of the sixth.  St. Thomas is 2-1, after opening the five team double knock-out tournament, with a 2-1 win, over Sarnia, and a 5-4 loss, to the London Tecumsehs.  The Cardinals play the Exeter Express (2-1) in a semi-final, Sunday at 10 a.m. The winner plays the Tecumsehs (2-1) in the final.

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August 16, 2017

Cardinals house league playoffs this weekend

ST. THOMAS - The St. Thomas Cardinals minor baseball mosquito and peewee house league playoffs, start Friday, at the Tarry Complex. Ansell's Awards finished first in the mosquito division, with 38 points, well ahead of St. Thomas Optimist Club, in second spot with 22 points. In the peewee division, Centennial Sports Club took top spot, with 26 points, four points up on runner-up Rotostatic, and six more than third place Ron's Auto Service.