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How Carlos Beltran helped Kolten Wong go from playoff goat to hero

New York Post - 13 Oct 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Imagine making the last out of a World Series game by getting picked off first base as a pinch-runner. That happened to the Cardinals' Kolten Wong in Game 4 of the 2013 World Series. There was one teammate, though, who immediately ...
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Finding a Kolten Komp

Viva El Birdos - 15 Jun 2018
For now, I want to focus specifically on one particular asset that comes up every year in rumors- one of Cardinals fandom's most divisive players, Kolten Wong. Specifically, I want to dig into some historical comps and see if we can get a gauge for ...
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Cardinals' Kolten Wong: Not starting Monday

CBSSports.com - 18 Jun 2018
While Gyorko isn't doing much to stake a claim on the starting role, hitting just .175/.195/.275 through 15 games this month, Wong will need to show signs of turning things around at the plate if he wants to wrestle back some of his playing time.
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Cardinals' Kolten Wong: Heads to bench Sunday

CBSSports.com - 17 Jun 2018
Wong will hit the bench for the fourth time in six games with the Cardinals scheduled to face another lefty starter (Jose Quintana). Jedd Gyorko will pick up another start at the keystone but doesn't have much of a case yet for sticking in the lineup ...
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Pirates fall to Cardinals on Kolten Wong's walk-off homer

Tribune-Review - 03 Jun 2018
LOUIS — Kolten Wong has a flair for the dramatic. Wong led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a home run off Richard Rodriguez, giving the Cardinals a 3-2 win over the Pirates on Saturday. “You see guys that in those big situations tend to have ...
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Hot Take Theater: Trade Kolten Wong

Viva El Birdos - 09 Jun 2018
Kolten Wong has been a controversial Cardinal for as long as he's been in the major leagues. From the moment Koji Uehara picked him off of first base in the 2013 World Series, some portion of Cardinals Nation was just always going to view him as a ...
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Cardinals' Kolten Wong: Day off Friday

CBSSports.com - 15 Jun 2018
Wong is not in the lineup Friday against the Cubs. Wong will sit against the left-handed Jon Lester. Jedd Gyorko will start at second base in his place. Gyorko has started four of the last six games over Wong, twice against a righty and twice against a ...
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Cardinals' Kolten Wong: Sits again Tuesday

CBSSports.com - 12 Jun 2018
Wong is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Padres. Wong has now sat in favor of Jedd Gyorko in three of the last four games. Wong has a measly .185/.287/.305 line on the season, compared to .260/.328/.423 for Gyorko, so he could continue to find ...
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Kolten Wong Walks Off the Pirates 6.2.18

Viva El Birdos - 02 Jun 2018
After Gyorko struck out swinging and Fowler flew out to LF, Wong got hit by a pitch, and moved up to 2nd on a good read on a ball in the dirt to Kelly. But Kelly stranded him when he flew out on a promising fly ball to the track in CF. Kuhl was up to ...
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Cardinals' Kolten Wong: Heads to bench Monday

CBSSports.com - 11 Jun 2018
Wong is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Padres. Wong is hitting just .217/.333/.391 through nine games this month, so he'll give way to Jedd Gyorko at the keystone for the second time in three games.
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Kolten Wong homers in Tuesday's win over the Phillies

FantasyPros - 20 Jun 2018
Kolten Wong hit his fifth homer of the year in Tuesday's win over the Phillies. He was 1-for-3 on the night with two runs scored and an RBI. Fantasy Impact: Wong hasn't had a strong start to the 2018 campaign so it was certainly refreshing to see him ...
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Cardinals' Kolten Wong: Bat starting to awaken

CBSSports.com - 08 Jun 2018
While Wong's 14.8 percent strikeout rate remains impressively low and right in line with his career norms, he has seen a significant drop in line-drive rate from 20.1 percent to 12.9 percent from last season, as well as a decline in hard contact from ...
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Cardinals' Kolten Wong: Not in Saturday's lineup

CBSSports.com - 09 Jun 2018
Wong is out of the lineup against the Reds on Saturday. Wong will head to the bench after going 0-for-3 with three strikeouts and a walk during Friday's victory. In his absence, Jedd Gyorko will make a start at second base and bat sixth in the order.
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Kolten Wong: Walk-off wins are 'always awesome'

FOXSports.com - 02 Jun 2018
ST. LOUIS — Kolten Wong led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a home run off Richard Rodriguez, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday. Austin Meadows had tied the score in the top half with a home run ...
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Cardinals' Kolten Wong: Smacks game-winning homer Saturday

CBSSports.com - 03 Jun 2018
After Bud Norris had surrendered a game-tying solo shot to Austin Meadows in the top half of the ninth, Wong stepped up with a 382-foot blast to right field to lead off the bottom half of the frame and send the Cardinals home winners. It was the 27 ...
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Wong's defense flourishes despite slow offensive start

STLtoday.com - 14 Jun 2018
During Kolten Wong's college baseball career at Hawaii, the second baseman developed a fielding routine by watching a completely different sport: tennis. He noticed how players waiting for a serve took two small steps forward and hopped. The routine ...
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Kolten Wong pinch hits RBI single in Monday's loss to the Phillies

FantasyPros - 19 Jun 2018
Kolten Wong came on as a pinch hitter in the top of the 9th inning Monday night and singled to bring Jack Flaherty home. Fantasy Impact: Wong's RBI helped take the game to extra innings on Monday. His slash line is ugly, sitting at .191/.286/.302. He's ...

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