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After missing '16, Lynn returns to mound

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:38:36 EDT

Though 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.

Tate Matheny gets to play vs. father's Cardinals

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:58:16 EDT

Cardinals 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.

J. Martinez boosts chances with 2 HRs vs. Red Sox

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:16:33 EDT

Jose 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.

Watch nearly 300 spring games, plus WBC 17, on MLB.TV

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:27:11 EDT

MLB.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.

Rosenthal stretching out, possibly to start

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:13:27 EDT

Though 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.

Martini delivers big hit in Lynn's solid debut

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:02:03 EDT

Tanner 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.

Harris close to Grapefruit League clearance

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:28:42 EDT

It'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.

Yadi drives in 2, Cecil makes debut in win

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:05:31 EDT

Cardinals 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.

Cardinals' Top 30 prospects list

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:44:51 EDT

Who do the Cardinals have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for St. Louis' Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

Cecil changes it up by mixing in changeup

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:53:21 EDT

Brett 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.

Schafer offers flexibility in outfield, on mound

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:29:46 EDT

After 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.

Spring into fresh look for Cardinals' new year

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:31:29 EDT

Gear up for Spring Training with updated authentic caps, jerseys, socks and more, and wear what your favorite Cardinals are wearing.

Classic-bound Baker shines in spring debut

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:47:18 EDT

A 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.

Carpenter HRs, shines in new role to open spring

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:05:00 EDT

The 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.

Fantasy Player Preview: Dominate your draft

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:31:36 EDT

From 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.

Fowler, Carpenter link up quickly in opener

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:30:00 EDT

Two 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.

Cuban outfielder Garcia reports to Cards' camp

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:45:00 EDT

A 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.

Weaver focused on expanding his repertoire

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:20:00 EDT

Luke 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.

Cardinals remaining conservative with Wong

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:20:00 EDT

Five 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.

Cards trust Oh to be ready after WBC '17 run

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:06:11 EDT

Seung 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.

Cards ink Cuban outfielder to Minors deal

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:30:00 EDT

The 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's Jesse Sanchez.

Bowman looks to stick as Cards' ground-ball ace

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:48:39 EDT

Matt 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.

Gonzales nears end of Tommy John recovery

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:27:46 EDT

Marco 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.

Cardinals bond over aliens, pirate treasure

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:45:33 EDT

The 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.

Tale of the fantasy tape: Cardinals vs. Cubs

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:00:46 EDT

Before 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.

Breaking down the Cards' Top 30 Prospects

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:23:22 EDT

Alex 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.

Cardinals have pieces, precedent to handle injury

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:48:37 EDT

Gray 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.

Siegrist throws 25 pitches in first 'pen session

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:59:42 EDT

Cardinals 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.

Ozzie aims to help bolster Cardinals' defense

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:00:51 EDT

On 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.

C. Carpenter will be guest instructor at camp

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:05:12 EDT

Chris 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.