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Carpenter brings leadership to Cards camp

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:50:02 EDT

Chris Carpenter strolled into the outfield, stopping for a moment to give Cardinals right fielder Dexter Fowler an earful. Not the critical kind, mind you -- quite the opposite. Carpenter was doing what leaders do, doling out a motivating chat meant to bring out the best in the veteran Fowler as he learns a new role, sliding from center to right field.

Martinez to make spring debut Saturday

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:51:06 EDT

Carlos Martinez will make his first Grapefruit League start Saturday when the Cardinals visit the Mets in Port St. Lucie for a 12:10 CT game, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said.

Triple-H's hit triple digits, wow Cards mates

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:10:00 EDT

The results on the back fields, the spring thinking goes, hardly matter. The impressions, though, the takeaways, could go a long way toward shaping a season. Take Tuesday, for example, when Cardinals pitchers faced hitters for the first time in live batting practice.

Wong takes yoga hoping to stay healthy in '18

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:48:23 EDT

Kolten Wong has played 150 games just once in his six big league seasons, but the Cardinals second baseman hopes the addition of yoga to his regimen will help him stay healthy in 2018.

All clubs to don Douglas caps for ST openers

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:46:29 EDT

All 30 Major League teams will wear Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball caps before their Spring Training games this weekend to show support for the Parkland, Fla., community and the Stoneman Douglas student body after the tragic shooting at the school on Feb. 14.

Matheny's address receives glowing reviews

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:56:23 EDT

Manager Mike Matheny rarely discloses details of his message, and few leaked out of the 45-minute closed-door session hosted Monday. But historically, Matheny tends to use his early-season edict to outline expectations and reinforce tradition.

Flaherty to start Cardinals' Grapefruit opener

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:55:54 EDT

The Cardinals will tab rookie right-hander Jack Flaherty to start their Grapefruit League opener Friday against the Marlins.

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.

Hall of Famer Cepeda hospitalized in Bay Area

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:59:35 EDT

Giants legend and Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda was rushed to a Bay Area hospital on Monday night.

Cardinals reunite with Motte on Minors deal

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:15:18 EDT

The Cardinals' continued search for bullpen help led them to an old friend as the club officially agreed to terms on a Minor League deal with right-hander Jason Motte on Monday.

MLB announces pace of play initiatives for '18

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:41:47 EDT

Major League Baseball will implement new pace of play rules for the 2018 season, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Monday, but there will be no pitch clock this season.

Pham motivated to reach high expectations

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:44:20 EDT

After spring after spring of saying differently, Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak approached Tommy Pham this week with an unfamiliar message. "Mo said I'm on the team this year," quipped Pham, sitting in the shade Sunday, after arriving in camp for good.

Versatile Carpenter dealing with back tightness

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:52:54 EDT

With tightness in his back, Cardinals infielder Matt Carpenter won't be moving around the infield a whole lot, especially at the beginning of Spring Training, which starts in earnest for position players Monday.

Ozuna on Fernandez: I 'keep him in my heart'

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:56:03 EDT

Marcell Ozuna pushed open the doors of his new clubhouse Saturday, and with it, walked into a new future with St. Louis. Still, he couldn't help talk about the past. The wounds it left are still too tender, the painful tug of it too strong, especially back at the spring complex he once shared with Jose Fernandez.

Reinvented Lyons a late-inning candidate

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:18:40 EDT

Cardinals brass knows their late-inning solutions may come from within. On that front, the club is already keeping a close eye on Tyler Lyons, who quietly reinvented himself into an exceptional reliever in 2017.

Mozeliak: 'We were pretty active' this offseason

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:20:44 EDT

The 2018 Cardinals' roster will have some significant changes from the previous season.

Revisiting Edmonds' magical NLCS moments

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 09:00:00 EDT

Revisiting Edmonds' magical NLCS moments

Fowler preparing for shift to right field

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:39:17 EDT

Signed ahead of last season to serve as the Cardinals' center fielder, Dexter Fowler is ready to move to right at the behest of the team.

No day but today as Waino preps for '18

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:08:56 EDT

There were dire days last year, Adam Wainwright admits now, when he considered hanging it up. Sure, the most celebrated Cardinals pitcher in recent memory was under contract through that season and the next. But his fastball felt less fierce. His curve became less compliant. Coming off his least-effective season to date, Wainwright had a 6.12 ERA through April. And the famed competitor in him couldn't bear it.

Brebbia bringing levity, smarts to Cards' camp

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:04:02 EDT

Whether he's providing an in-depth explanation of tea or engaging in a lengthy conversation on the intricacies of growing grapes for wine, Cardinals reliever John Brebbia is good to have around in the clubhouse.

Plenty of questions as pitchers begin camp

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:17:38 EDT

Cardinals pitchers and catchers underwent their annual physicals at the club's Spring Training complex Wednesday before spiking up and heading to the backfields, where the first official workout of 2018 camp commenced.

'Flattered' Maddux ready to boost staff

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:03:24 EDT

Over a professional baseball life that spans more than three decades, Mike Maddux has worn 13 different uniforms as a player and coach. All the while, he admired the reputation and tradition of the Cardinals organization -- from afar. And Cardinals' executives long admired Maddux, who owns one of the most extensive pitching coach resumes in the game.

Top 20 players who will shape NL Central race

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:00:00 EDT

These aren't necessarily the best players in the division, but they're the ones whose 2018 performance will be most vital to their teams' success this season, and seasons moving forward.

Fowler and wife are their own Valentines

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:03:55 EDT

Fowler and wife are their own Valentines

Former saves leader Smith among elite closers

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 21:58:52 EDT

Lee Smith established himself as one of baseball's most dominant closers during his 18-year Major League career.

Long road leads Gregerson back to Cards camp

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:14:36 EDT

Ten years, three teams, thousands of sliders and two combined World Series titles separate Luke Gregerson's two appearances at St. Louis Cardinals camp, a wider moat than many cross to debut with the team that drafted them.

Cards relievers set to jockey for late-inning roles

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:15:00 EDT

Pitchers and catchers are due to officially report to Cardinals camp today, but most already have. More than a dozen pitchers took to mounds Monday to throw bullpen sessions, looking to find some early feel under the Florida sun. So in a sense, the biggest positional battles of this camp have already begun.

Deal official, Cards envision flex role for Norris

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:29:34 EDT

One of Cardinals manager Mike Matheny's main objectives entering camp is to identify which arms, from among a considerable stock of relievers, to trust most in late-inning and high-leverage situations. Now he has another option, after the club agreed to terms on a one-year deal with former Angels closer Bud Norris.

Schafer hoping for comeback following surgery

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:18:12 EDT

On an early morning stroll through the backfields at the Cardinals' Spring Training complex, Jordan Schafer, glove in hand, glanced at the row of pitching mounds and shook his head. "Not today," he said, before jogging toward a distant outfield.

'18 Player Preview: Dominate your fantasy draft

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 17:17:47 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.

Reyes focused on building up arm strength

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:57:50 EDT

It was tough for Alex Reyes to forget, at least at first. So of course Reyes thought about what could happen again after starting to toss, even lightly, this winter following Tommy John surgery.

Cards' new coaches get 1st chance to impress

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:02:31 EDT

Under expectations of a return to postseason play, the Cardinals will open Spring Training with their first official workout for pitchers and catchers on Wednesday. New faces will begin to find their fits, and familiar ones will start to solidify roster spots.