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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:22:16 EDTWith the regular season just days away, it's prime time for predictions. Projecting division winners and World Series champs are as commonplace this time of year as busted brackets.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:22:44 EDTThe Cardinals cleared out their Spring Training complex and departed for Memphis late Wednesday afternoon with Yadier Molina's contract situation still unresolved.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:39:15 EDTThe extra plate appearance Randal Grichuk requested on Wednesday was one he regretted afterward.
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:12:25 EDTWith his fourth multihit game of spring, Dexter Fowler keyed the Cardinals' 6-2 win over the Nationals in St. Louis' Grapefruit League finale on Wednesday. The Cardinals finished 7-0-1 against Washington this spring and won 20 games in Grapefruit League play for the first time since 1997.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:58:19 EDTThe Cardinals took some of the guesswork out of the final week of Spring Training by finalizing their Opening Day roster one week before it's due. But questions still persist. As we count down the days (hours? minutes?) until Sunday's season opener against the Cubs, let's take a look at some of the things still on your mind.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:28:50 EDTAdam Wainwright was thrilled to have his Grapefruit League season end in Port St. Lucie, the site of his biggest hiccup this spring.
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.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:27:54 EDTYoenis Cespedes flashed both power and leather, while Matt Adams added to his impressive spring resume Tuesday in the Mets' 3-3 tie with the Cardinals at First Data Field.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:51:00 EDTCarlos Martinez allowed three hits and two runs in five innings, and Kolten Wong tripled and scored in the second inning to lead the Cardinals past the Astros, 3-2, on Monday night at Ballpark at the Palm Beaches.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:00:28 EDTBrett and Chad Joshpe can still see the baseball coming down from the heavens one sublime day at Shea Stadium, closer and closer toward the brothers' seats down the right-field line. If only they had a way back then to preserve their precious moment, like Major League Baseball fans of all 30 clubs are about to enjoy starting Opening Day for the first time in broadcast history.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:40:33 EDTJohn Franco was on hand to Tuesday to promote the big announcement of a partnership that makes Nathan's Famous the first Official Hot Dog of MLB and a proud supporter of MLB's Play Ball initiative. At the club level, Nathan's will continue to be the Official Hot Dog of the Cardinals, Marlins, Mets and Yankees, and the Official Beef Frank of the Reds.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:22:54 EDTAlready, the Cardinals have put an end to all speculation and finalized the 25-man roster they'll feature to open the 2017 season. General manager John Mozeliak has been apt to point out, however, that the team's optimal roster likely isn't the first edition, but rather the product of midseason additions and subtractions.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:47:29 EDTCatcher Carson Kelly, ranked by MLB Pipeline as the organization's No. 2 prospect, was one of four players the Cardinals cut from Major League camp following the team's 3-2 win over Houston on Monday.
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.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:14:04 EDTRejuvenated by Puerto Rico's run to the championship game of the World Baseball Classic, Yadier Molina returned to camp confident that he has many more years to give behind the plate and is ready to determine whether those will come as a St. Louis Cardinal.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:08:35 EDTThere has been a schedule change for Lance Lynn, whose next appearance will come on the back fields of the Cardinals' Florida complex instead of under the lights in Memphis.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:24:53 EDTAs he looks at his Grapefruit League numbers with less than a week to go in camp, Stephen Piscotty prefers to do so through a Machiavellian lens: The end, he believes, will justify the means.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:37:01 EDTHome runs by Yadier Molina and Dexter Fowler lifted the Cardinals to a 3-0 win over the Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium on Sunday. The victory was the Cardinals' 18th of spring, the most the club has had in a Grapefruit League season since 2009.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:13:40 EDTCards fan barehands foul ball, keeps beer intact
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:51:46 EDTWith a 74-pitch, six-inning start in the Cardinals' 3-0 win over the Marlins on Sunday, Mike Leake wrapped up his Grapefruit League season and inched closer to putting a bowtie on what he said "could possibly be the most productive spring I've had."
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:44:32 EDTIn the process of settling on their Opening Day roster, the Cardinals also began to finalize assignments for several prospects still in big-league camp.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:42:48 EDTIn his first game back from helping the United States to its first World Baseball Classic championship, Marlins center fielder Christian Yelich doubled to lead off the fourth inning and scored the only run of the game in Miami's 1-0 win over the Cardinals on Saturday at Roger Dean Stadium.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:12:59 EDTWith competitions ended and impressions made, the Cardinals have finalized the 25-man roster they'll feature, barring injury, when they open the season against the Cubs on April 2.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:55:43 EDTThe Cardinals spent the winter reaffirming their commitment to Kolten Wong, whose skill set lined up with the team's stated goals of increasing athleticism and improving the defense.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:12:36 EDTThe Nationals still have not decided on an Opening Day closer, but they have been giving Koda Glover serious consideration. They wanted to be sure he faced strong competition in the spring, so manager Dusty Baker ran the right-hander out in the top of sixth inning Friday afternoon against the Cardinals. But St. Louis hit Glover hard, and aided by a few defensive mishaps, defeated the Nationals' split-squad, 3-1, at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:42:04 EDTThough manager Mike Matheny prefers not to speak in absolutes, he indicated on Friday that Jhonny Peralta will open the season as the Cardinals' starting third baseman, leaving Jedd Gyorko to serve as a utility infielder.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:37:30 EDTThough winds were swirling around the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, Matt Adams enjoyed an uneventful day while making his first career start in left field.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:27:35 EDTThe results were bound to get better, and they did for Adam Wainwright, who shook off a beating against the Mets last Friday with a much more controlled performance on Thursday.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:22:16 EDTIn just the past two seasons, the St. Louis Cardinals went from being one of baseball's best defensive teams to one of its worst. Not coincidentally, a five-year run of postseason baseball ended in 2016.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:59:20 EDTMiguel Socolovich has the lowest ERA and stingiest batting average against of any Cardinals reliever (minimum 18 innings) from 2015-16, and yet he is heading into the final week of Spring Training unsure whether he'll even be in the organization next month.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:12:03 EDTThe Cardinals added late runs with heads-up baserunning to break a tie and defeat the Marlins, 5-3, on Thursday afternoon at Roger Dean Stadium.