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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:24:06 EDTThe Cardinals announced plans on Tuesday morning for a $220 million second phase of Ballpark Village, St. Louis' dining and entertainment district located adjacent to Busch Stadium.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:27:19 EDTThe finalists were revealed for the 2016 Gold Glove Awards for the American and National League.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:22:19 EDTWith the Hot Stove season nearing and the most unlikely of World Series matchups now set, let's take some time on the eve of Game 1 to hit on some topics that relate to what could be ahead for the Cardinals this offseason.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:50:02 EDTThe power stroke finally arrived for Paul DeJong in the Arizona Fall League, and St. Louis Cardinals fans might be seeing it in Busch Stadium before too long.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:15:14 EDTLefty reliever Zach Duke, who made 28 appearances for the Cardinals after being acquired on July 31, will not make another in 2017. General manager John Mozeliak confirmed that Duke recently underwent surgery to repair his ulnar collateral ligament as well as a forearm flexor muscle in his left arm. Recovery from the surgery is expected to take between 12 and 18 months.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:27 EDTFormer Rockies, A's and Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday was inducted into the Arizona Fall League Hall of Fame on Wednesday night prior to the contest between the Surprise Saguaros and the Scottsdale Scorpions at Scottsdale Stadium.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:41:56 EDTThe Cardinals began the process of trimming their 40-man roster by outrighting catchers Michael Ohlman and Alberto Rosario, as well as reliever Mitch Harris, on Thursday.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 12:21:30 EDTMLB Pipeline named Harrison Bader the Cardinals' Hitting Prospect of the Year and Luke Weaver the team's Pitching Prospect of the Year.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:17:56 EDTWho do the Cardinals have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for St. Louis' Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 23:15:44 EDTThe spotlight may shine on the Arizona Fall League more than ever in the prospect circuit's 25th season. Usually packed with phenoms, the league has even more blue-chip prospects than usual. And, as you may have heard, a certain Heisman Trophy winner will take the next step in his baseball development with the Scottsdale Scorpions.
Fri, 7 Oct 2016 16:48:28 EDTSo conditioned to playing through October, the Cardinals instead find themselves in the unfamiliar position of already looking ahead to 2017 early in the month.
Wed, 5 Oct 2016 17:10:00 EDTAs laid out by general manager John Mozeliak in an end-of-season news conference on Wednesday, the Cardinals will seek to improve defensively and to inject added athleticism on the position-player side as the club retools for 2017.
Wed, 5 Oct 2016 15:25:00 EDTDespite questions about how a recurring stress reaction right shoulder injury might restrict Michael Wacha from carrying a starting pitcher's workload in the future, general manager John Mozeliak confirmed on Wednesday that the organization still views him as a starter heading into 2017.
Tue, 4 Oct 2016 15:56:38 EDTIn order to narrow the Cardinals' needs this offseason, it's first helpful to evaluate what happened in 2016. So here's a look back at some of the key players and factors in the club's finish.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 23:22:45 EDT2016 first-rounder Delvin Perez and 2015 first-rounder Nick Plummer were among the position players at the Cardinals' instructional league camp.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 22:14:19 EDTIt all ended so abruptly for the Cardinals, who, after falling short in their nine previous attempts to move 10 games above .500, finally got there on Sunday only to find the mark ultimately inconsequential. That's because for the third time in five seasons, the Giants knocked the Cardinals out of the postseason.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 18:30:45 EDTWhile the Cardinals brought some closure to Matt Holliday's contract situation last week by acknowledging their intentions to decline his club option, a decision remains to be made on lefty starter Jaime Garcia.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 21:12:47 EDTThe Cardinals did their part, thumping the Pirates, 10-4, to end the season with four straight wins. But they did not get the necessary help out West, where the Giants, with their own sweep, ended the Cardinals' postseason pursuit at 5:11 p.m. CT on Sunday.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 14:22:08 EDTThe National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced Monday that 10 individuals have been named to the Today's Game Era ballot, to be voted on during the Winter Meetings in December.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:37:43 EDTStephen Piscotty is the Cardinals' candidate for the Aaron Award, given to the top offensive player in each league. Voting ends Oct. 14. Cast your ballot now.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 21:51:38 EDTMike Matheny worked without a script this weekend, hopeful of finding the proper way to recognize Matt Holliday's contributions to the organization, but unsure how that sendoff would fit amid a postseason race. In the end, it all fit together perfectly.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 21:36:44 EDTYadier Molina had a triple before it was overturned and called a ground-rule double following a Pirates challenge in the seventh inning Sunday. Though he returned to second base, he had sparked the decisive six-run inning in the Cardinals' 10-4 victory over the Pirates.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 20:20:00 EDTIt will all come down to Game 162 for the Cardinals, who, with a 4-3, come-from-behind win over the Pirates at Busch Stadium, staved off potential Wild Card elimination on Saturday. Jedd Gyorko delivered the game-winning hit with his two-out, eighth-inning home run.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 18:55:00 EDTManager Mike Matheny worked off script with tremendous success on Saturday, as he deployed six relievers to cover the innings left exposed by another ineffective start. Roles were relinquished in an all-hands-on-deck effort from the Cardinals' bullpen that led to a 4-3 win over the Pirates and assured the club of entering its regular-season finale still in the National League Wild Card mix.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 22:34:51 EDTJedd Gyorko's comeback-capping home run in the eighth inning Saturday that gave the Cardinals the 4-3 win over the Pirates almost didn't happen. The second baseman took a close pitch from Felipe Rivero for a controversial ball three, then followed that up with a blast to keep St. Louis a game behind San Francisco for the second NL Wild Card spot.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 15:45:00 EDTThe standing ovation, the improbable home run, the reception from his teammates, it all brought veteran outfielder Matt Holliday to tears on Friday. A day later, he described it all as "an out-of-body experience" and a storybook end to his seven-plus seasons in St. Louis.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 01:42:17 EDTWith an inspired start by Carlos Martinez and a flood of production against the Pirates' bullpen, the Cardinals asserted their place in the National League Wild Card race with a 7-0 victory at Busch Stadium on Friday night. The win kept pressure on the Giants, who held their one-game lead over the Cards for the second Wild Card spot after beating the Dodgers later in the evening.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 01:29:33 EDTHaving informed Matt Holliday earlier this week that the organization is unlikely to exercise his $17 million option for 2017, general manager John Mozeliak announced that the Cardinals would activate Holliday from the disabled list on Friday in order to give the veteran outfielder an opportunity to salute the fans with one final appearance. How they would script a sendoff amid a Wild Card race was unknown, but when manager Mike Matheny found the right moment, Holliday penned a storybook ending.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 02:03:48 EDTHis regular-season numbers complete after capping the best season of his young career with one of his most in-control starts, Carlos Martinez now turns his attention to what's next -- even if he's not yet sure what that might be.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 01:55:34 EDTCardinals manager Mike Matheny followed Brandon Moss up the tunnel after he took him out of Wednesday night's game against the Reds in the seventh inning. He didn't say anything, but he could tell Moss was "wearing it hard" after he struck out to end the seventh inning with runners on second and third.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:32:56 EDTWith the Cardinals having just squandered a late lead, Yadier Molina delivered a walk-off RBI double to lift St. Louis to a 4-3 victory over the Reds at Busch Stadium on Thursday.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:21:14 EDTThe Cardinals' 4-3 walk-off win over the Reds on Thursday -- a crucial victory as St. Louis works to chase San Francisco in the Wild Card standings -- was laced with controversy, as Yadier Molina's RBI double, by rule, should not have been a game-winning hit at all.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:39:19 EDTBengie Molina was on the radio call on Thursday as his younger brother Yadier hit a home run and a walk-off double to give the Cardinals the victory.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:36:37 EDTHaving stuck with Brandon Moss throughout his historic September slump, Mike Matheny acknowledged on Thursday that it's time for a change. He pulled Moss out of the lineup, replacing the skidding slugger with Minor League journeyman Jose Martinez.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:18:51 EDTThings didn't go the way Kolten Wong planned in 2016, but he believes that in the end, his struggles, an undefined role and a trip to the Minors were beneficial.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:12:50 EDTThe Cardinals had their opportunities in a 2-1 loss to the Reds on Wednesday night, but the offense couldn't convert when potential runs were almost gift-wrapped for them.