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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:38:36 EDTThough it had been more than 15 months since Lance Lynn last faced big league hitters, the Cardinals' right-hander described Monday's spring debut as much more a necessity than an occasion.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:58:16 EDTCardinals manager Mike Matheny got a sweet reward for his near three-hour journey across the state of Florida for a split-squad game. Red Sox manager John Farrell selected Tate Matheny (Mike's son) as one of the Minor League extras to come off the bench for Monday's Grapefruit League game.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:16:33 EDTJose Martinez, who is trying to win a bench spot for the Cardinals, clubbed a pair of two-run homers to fuel his split squad to a 7-2 victory over the Red Sox on Monday afternoon at JetBlue Park.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:27:11 EDTMLB.TV is back, and it's better than ever. Watch live out-of-market games -- including almost 300 Spring Training games and the World Baseball Classic (in U.S.) without blackouts -- on more than 400 devices.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:13:27 EDTThough Trevor Rosenthal ended his scoreless appearance Monday with seven straight pitches registering at least 97 mph on the radar gun, it was the mix of pitches he showed ahead of that strong finish that justified the Cardinals' decision to handle Rosenthal a bit differently this spring.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:02:03 EDTTanner Roark tossed three scoreless innings in his Grapefruit League debut and Trea Turner hit a solo homer, but the Cardinals rallied for four runs in the eighth inning to steal a 5-4 victory over the Nationals at Roger Dean Stadium on Monday.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:28:42 EDTIt's been eight months since Navy Lieutenant-turned-Major League pitcher Mitch Harris went on to an operating table, expecting to undergo Tommy John surgery. He awoke to learn that his elbow had been repaired differently, and now Harris realizes how critical that was.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:05:31 EDTCardinals catchers drove in four runs to help the team to its first Grapefruit League victory, a 7-4 win over the Marlins on Sunday at Roger Dean Stadium.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:44:51 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.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:53:21 EDTBrett Cecil made his Cardinals debut in Sunday's 7-4 victory and showed a willingness to turn back to a pitch that had been buried in his repertoire in recent years.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:29:46 EDTAfter playing the outfield in the Cardinals' Grapefruit League opener, Jordan Schafer will plant himself elsewhere on the field Monday as he begins building his case as a two-way player.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:31:29 EDTGear up for Spring Training with updated authentic caps, jerseys, socks and more, and wear what your favorite Cardinals are wearing.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:47:18 EDTA late addition to big league Spring Training, right-hander Corey Baker is also poised to make an early departure. He's not headed to Minor League camp, however, but rather across the globe to represent Team Israel in the World Baseball Classic.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:05:00 EDTThe ball was flying out of Roger Dean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and Tyler Moore's drive in the seventh inning ended up being the difference in the Marlins' 8-7 victory over the Cardinals in the Grapefruit League opener. Christian Yelich and Justin Bour also homered for Miami, and Matt Carpenter homered and drove in three for St. Louis.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:31:36 EDTFrom baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Cardinals' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:30:00 EDTTwo key pieces in the Cardinals' new-look lineup shined in Saturday's Grapefruit League opener, as Dexter Fowler and Matt Carpenter combined to tally the team's first three runs in an 8-7 loss to the Marlins.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:45:00 EDTA day after signing a Minor League contract with the Cardinals, Jose Adolis Garcia reported to camp for his first workout on Saturday. It will be a while longer, however, before he's able to showcase his skills in a game setting.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:20:00 EDTLuke Weaver came into camp this spring not only wanting to make a push for the fifth spot in the rotation, but desiring to showcase an expanded arsenal of pitches during the process.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:20:00 EDTFive months after he took an awkward tumble while playing in an unfamiliar spot, Kolten Wong said he continues to deal with nagging right shoulder soreness related to that fall.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:06:11 EDTSeung Hwan Oh had heard, secondhand, about the run on Cardinals merchandise in his home country of South Korea last season. He had been told stories about folks who had to resort to online shopping to buy Cardinals gear because stores no longer had any in stock.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:30:00 EDTThe Cardinals have signed Cuban free agent outfielder Jose Adolis Garcia to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Spring Training. The deal includes a $2.5 million bonus according to MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:48:39 EDTMatt Bowman, a Rule 5 pick last spring, comes to camp now with a year of Major League service time and a proven repertoire that the Cardinals believe can help fill the void left by Seth Maness' departure.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:27:46 EDTMarco Gonzales isn't likely to make a Grapefruit League appearance this spring, but the work he's doing behind the scenes has the left-hander on track to potentially wrap up his recovery from Tommy John surgery before the end of May.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:45:33 EDTThe Cardinals took their workouts off campus on Thursday for a team-building exercise that featured, among other things, alien abductions and pirates' treasure. It was an unexpected field trip for players, who split up into two groups and took turns loading a bus to depart for a destination unknown. When they disembarked, players found themselves thrust into an escape room challenge.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:00:46 EDTBefore the Cubs and the Cardinals write the next chapter in their storied rivalry, we can get a head start on assessing them by comparing the fantasy value of their key players for the upcoming campaign.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:23:22 EDTAlex Reyes is plenty young enough to come back from Tommy John surgery and be the dominant starter all envisioned. But beyond that is the fact the Cardinals have a lot of talent filling in behind him. There's the best catching prospect in the game in Carson Kelly, who should be more than ready to be the starter in 2018 should the organization choose not to bring back Yadier Molina.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:48:37 EDTGray skies hung over Cardinals camp Wednesday morning, arguably a week late. Alex Reyes' Tommy John surgery unfortunately falls right in line with the sour spring setbacks that this organization endured with Adam Wainwright, Chris Carpenter, Jason Motte and Jaime Garcia in recent years, though the Cards know they are hardly outliers in this area.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:59:42 EDTCardinals reliever Kevin Siegrist threw his first bullpen session of Spring Training on Wednesday. He had delayed the start of his Spring Training throwing program after feeling some left shoulder soreness last week.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:00:51 EDTOn the heels of a season dotted with fundamental lapses, the Cardinals prioritized defensive work this spring and they summoned the most distinguished defensive player in franchise history to assist with that instruction.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:05:12 EDTChris Carpenter, who pitched for the Cardinals from 2004-12, is a new addition to a list of instructors that will also include Jim Edmonds, Bob Gibson and Lou Brock.