Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:40:00 -0600Deal for free-agent center fielder Dexter Fowler has been described by sources as substantial and beyond the Cardinals’ initial play — it could stretch them to five years and around $80 million. Club also could turn toward free-agent sluggers Mark…
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:15:00 -0600Cardinals fans should feel much better about their team with the addition of a veteran leadoff hitter who also will bring a bit of life to the clubhouse.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:10:00 -0600Once a lovable loser in Colorado, Fowler helped lead the lovable losers in Chicago to the title -- and now he's a Cardinal.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:00:00 -0600The Cardinals took a risk by leaving a rising, enticing prospect unprotected for Thursday’s Rule 5 draft and lost, but maybe only for a few months.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:20:00 -0600Meanwhile, list of available outfielders is shrinking.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:15:00 -0600In minor-league phase, Cardinals take former draft pick Austin Wilson.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:10:00 -0600NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. • Long before the World Series champion Cubs fortified their roster by acquiring closer Wade Davis on Wednesday, the howls emanating from St. Louis were deafening on social media.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:00:00 -0600But the Cardinals are no better today than they were when they arrived at the winter meetings site on Sunday.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:15:00 -0600Team has blown past their spending limit on international amateurs -- and intend to spend more -- but the new labor agreement won't further limit them.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:05:00 -0600NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. • Rising talent from the Cardinals’ Latin America scouting and injuries to players like reliever Zach Duke have left the team unable to protect some players it wanted to before Thursday’s Rule 5 draft.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:15:00 -0600Updated: Defense is at top of list as trade explorations continue.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:00:00 -0600It’s almost unfair that so many fans question whether Matheny can lead the Cardinals to the franchise’s 12th World Series title.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:05:00 -0600NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. • The contract Kolten Wong received from the Cardinals last spring and the playing time he didn’t during the summer have led some teams this offseason to do the math and believe that the young second baseman…
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:59:00 -0600Manager also underscores front office's view of Wong's upside, potential stardom.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:37:00 -0600NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. • Cardinals manager Mike Matheny addressed dozens of issues during his annual briefing at MLB's Winter Meetings.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:12:00 -0600NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. • Claire Smith didn’t just help open baseball clubhouses to female journalists. She fought those battles and also helped other women and people of color as they established themselves in the profession.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:37:00 -0600Pioneer Claire Smith elected as first woman to win Spink Award.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 02:35:00 -0600NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. • After being one appearance shy of cracking that coveted 200-inning barrier, Carlos Martinez will get an early start on his workload in 2017.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 01:20:00 -0600Just shuffling players won’t do it, Cardinals say.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 01:00:00 -0600Cardinals must bridge gap on Cubs.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:39:00 -0600NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. • After leading the Cardinals' rotation in 2016, Carlos Martinez will get a chance to pitch for his country in 2017.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:32:00 -0600NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. • Given the chance to publicly lobby to keep Lorenzo Cain off the trade market, Royals manager Ned Yost diplomatically sidestepped a specific question about his All-Star center fielder at the Winter Meetings on Monday.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:50:00 -0600Tanking and looking to the future is not likely to happen.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:15:00 -0600Cardinals left fielder signs one-year, $13 million deal with Yankees.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:56:00 -0600Five topics from Ben Frederickson that St. Louis sports fans will be discussing
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:10:00 -0600It may take a young pitcher or two to get an 'ideal' player for Cardinals.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:05:00 -0600Cards' Cepeda was league MVP in '67 World Series year.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:20:00 -0600Major League Baseball and the players’ union agreed this week to ban smokeless tobacco for all new major leaguers.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:10:00 -0600Seems Chicago Tribune columnist Steve Rosenbloom was looking to have a little fun Friday ... at the expense of the Cardinals, and their fans.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:51:00 -0600Mozeliak said the acquisition of righthander John Gant from Atlanta on Thursday helped lead to the decision not to tender reliever Maness.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:34:00 -0600Cardinals chairman DeWitt likes the change, one of several in the new collective bargaining agreement.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:40:00 -0600Five topics off the top of Ben Frederickson's head that St. Louis sports fans will be discussing
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:30:00 -0600Four-player deal includes Lenny Dykstra's son and two minor-league pitchers coming to the Cardinals.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:45:00 -0600New players arrive with many questions after Garcia trade.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:10:00 -0600CBA will not include international draft.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:00:00 -0600The Cardinals are focused on the outfield first, but the best free agent might be a third baseman who could help the middle of the order and the infield defense.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:45:00 -0600Selig's "This Time it Counts" has been removed in favor of best record determining who hosts Game 1, an Associated Press report states
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:59:00 -0600'Stubby' was popular player for Cardinals and for Memphis
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:40:00 -0600Sponsorship agreement with Mercy continues, but familiar faces are back.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:37:00 -0600The Cubs have an opening in center after Fowler turned down a $17.2 million qualifying offer two weeks ago
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:17:00 -0600As Thursday's expiration of the CBA nears, here's a way to cut through the clutter (a lockout, really?) and understand what's at stake, locally and at large.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 02:00:00 -0600Backup catcher's unconditional release removes another road block for Carson Kelly.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 00:15:00 -0600Chapter's 59th dinner to be held Jan. 15 at Union Station
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 00:10:00 -0600Almost two years after he defected from Cuba, Rolando Arrojo approached me with a request one morning during the Tampa Bay Devil Rays’ inaugural spring training.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 05:45:00 -0600His quiet charitable work, particularly with children, “will be hard for us all to replace,” one Cards executive says.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:10:00 -0600Hall of Fame ballots cause controversy.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:20:00 -0600In a sign of the times, setup man nets $30.5 million contract, largest the Cardinals have ever given a free-agent reliever
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:55:00 -0600Team needs more than just a reliever.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:55:00 -0600The Nov. 21 date carries special meaning in Donora, Pa., especially in 2016, if you believe in baseball magic or numerology
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:29:00 -0600The legend was born 96 years ago today.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:50:00 -0600Veteran to aid bullpen which will be without Duke, Lyons.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 15:30:00 -0600His four-year deal worth $30.5 million is pending on a physical.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 01:20:00 -0600Prized center fielder Sierra is added to big-league club.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:05:00 -0600Moves are being made to keep from losing young stars in Rule 5 draft.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:30:00 -0600New exhibit features Helene Britton, believed to be the first woman to own a major league sports team, and Allie May Schmidt, responsible for the “birds on the bat” logo.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 22:15:00 -0600Development subsidies would cover roughly 30 percent of new apartment tower, office building and retail structure.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:25:00 -0600The free-agent outfielder has been mentioned as a potential fit in left field.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 23:00:00 -0600Of all the theories on how this team can improve, mortgaging the future to dislodge a rookie All-Star from his position is by far the most bizarre.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 01:15:00 -0600Fowler, like Red Sox-turned-Yankee Damon, could sign with rivals.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 01:05:00 -0600Braves sign Walden to minor-league deal.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:45:00 -06001922 image, discovered among items donated to Missouri Historical Society, previously existed only in tall tales.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 07:20:00 -0600Five quick hits from Ben Frederickson that St. Louis sports fans will be discussing
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 11:25:00 -0600Patience is key with Perez as he could become young star.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 11:20:00 -0600Cardinals and Mozeliak, like the Yankees and their GM Cashman, see rivals rise to the top.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 06:15:00 -0600The Royals center fielder has everything the Cardinals say they need: great defense, speed, athleticism.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:50:00 -0600GLENDALE, Ariz. • A wrinkle in Matt Holliday’s contract kept him on the Cardinals’ roster until Thursday, when the players' union and Major League Baseball agreed that he could be set loose as a free agent.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:45:00 -0600Young catcher is doing well in top fall league.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:35:00 -0600Cardinals fans aren't as excited about Lance Lynn's return as they should be.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:19:00 -0600GLENDALE, Ariz. • The World Baseball Classic will add some length to spring training, but new neighbors will at least shorten the time spent in a bus for the Cardinals.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:30:00 -0600SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. • The swat-to-trot Cardinals. In 2016, they hit three more homers than the Braves did … in 2015 and 2016 combined.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 11:15:00 -0600Cards explore idea of emulating Cleveland's use of Miller.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 10:51:00 -0600Commissioner: 'We’re all familiar with what he said about Mexico. We need to wait and see what actually happens.'
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:55:00 -0600SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. • The closure the Cardinals, Astros and Major League Baseball seek for the hacking scandal that enveloped the two former rivals last year and led to one prison sentence is nearing, the commissioner said Wednesday.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:50:00 -0600SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. • The lingering knee injury that cost lefty Tyler Lyons almost half of this past season will now intrude on next season after he it required an extensive operation Tuesday.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 15:45:00 -0600A new CBA is also being negotiated, and Manfred is hopeful it will be completed before the current one expires next month.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 15:41:00 -0600Lefthander had surgery Tuesday in St. Louis.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 12:50:00 -0600General manager outlines strategy for the offseason.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 12:45:00 -0600A look at Austin Gomber, the 6-foot-5 hurler.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 11:30:00 -0600Epstein has trophy, Mozeliak has challenge.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 11:23:00 -0600For years, the Cardinals masked baserunning issues, but a deep dive into the 2016 numbers show how it slowed the offense -- and must be fixed.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 11:25:00 -0600Posey won his first Rawlings Gold Glove Award and kept Molina from a ninth in a row.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:45:00 -0600Mozeliak refers to Wong as everything from an everyday second baseman to a prominent part of the team’s plan for 2017.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 15:21:00 -0600The All-Star's third different position in four years will allow team to 'simplify' its search, stabilize its defense.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 14:40:00 -0600Mozeliak wants outfielder, better defense.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 14:35:00 -0600Bader not quite ready to start in majors.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 11:27:00 -0600The Cardinals' second baseman has a brother aiming for the bigs.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 00:55:00 -0600Moss became a free agent Monday, following Walden and Holliday.
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:08:00 -0600Greetings from the Arizona Fall League
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:45:00 -0600General manager focused on club's future success, not short-term help.
Sat, 05 Nov 2016 12:25:00 -0500Also: Lyons’ knee injury not progressing as hoped.
Sat, 05 Nov 2016 08:49:00 -0500Outfielder had four of Cards' record 17 pinch homers.
Sat, 05 Nov 2016 00:20:00 -0500Some Cardinals fans were disappointed to hear of Mike Matheny's new contract. Here are three ways the Cardinals manager can win them over by 2020.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 07:00:00 -0500One could make a case that 2016 is the worst calendar year for St. Louis sports fans in the past 30 years.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 06:10:00 -0500Are you really surprised Mike Matheny got a three-year contract extension? You shouldn't be. He fits snugly into how this franchise wants to operate for the long haul.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 06:00:00 -0500Skipper says there's room for improvement at his end, both on the field and in his communication with players off the field.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 05:45:00 -0500Lefthander, 30, provides depth and potential trade chip.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 04:00:00 -0500Nobody alive remembers the Cubs last World Series win in 1908 — it has to be taken on faith.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:45:00 -0500Legendary Series is special professionally, personally.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 11:30:00 -0500Cardinals extend Mike Matheny until 2020.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 -0500The team could exercise the option for $12 million or cut him loose with a $500,000 buyout.