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Last Build Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2017 02:06:46 EDT

 



Tough decisions loom as Rule 5 deadline nears

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:30:48 EDT

Another round of roster decisions looms for the Cardinals, who have until 7 p.m. CT on Monday to protect eligible players from the Rule 5 Draft by placing them on their 40-man roster.



Lynn rejects qualifying offer, becomes FA

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:56:08 EDT

As expected, right-handed starter Lance Lynn declined the qualifying offer the Cardinals made last week and will continue to explore his options as a first-time free agent.



Cards could use OF depth to address needs

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:19:58 EDT

Outside attention may be focused on the potential additions the Cardinals are pursuing, but the organization is also weighing what subtractions will be necessary to clear a cluttered roster.



Cards have the trade pieces to make a splash

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 20:53:25 EDT

The Cardinals have an abundance of the most coveted commodity in baseball: young, talented starting pitchers. Judging by the team's trade discussions at this week's General Managers Meetings, the Cardinals won't be shy about moving one -- or perhaps more -- in order to acquire the right outfield and bullpen upgrades.



Cards get Competitive Balance pick in '18 Draft

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:26:53 EDT

The Competitive Balance rounds for the 2018 Draft -- at the ends of the first and second rounds -- have been set. Eight teams will pick in Competitive Balance Round A, while six will make selections in Competitive Balance Round B.



DeJong is runner-up in NL ROY voting

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:38:24 EDT

It took a historic season for the Dodgers' Cody Bellinger to deny Cardinals shortstop Paul DeJong in the race for the National League Rookie of the Year Award.



Cards consider moving Fowler out of center

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:36:50 EDT

Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak met with Dexter Fowler at his home in Las Vegas this offseason to discuss the possibility of the outfielder making the switch from center field to a corner spot in 2018, according to a report by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.



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 MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.



Cards prefer established closer to anchor 'pen

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:08:14 EDT

As soon as Trevor Rosenthal walked off the Fenway Park mound, his elbow aching after an abbreviated August appearance, the Cardinals found themselves thrust into a market that they hadn't necessarily anticipated wading into this winter.



Cards said to be in market for top-tier starters

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:46:21 EDT

With every intention of contending in 2018 and snapping a two-year postseason drought, the Cardinals are reportedly in the market for a frontline starter -- including free agents Jake Arrieta and Yu Darvish, per MLB Network's Jon Heyman. However, the Cardinals will first seek trades for starting pitchers before pursuing any moves in the free-agent market.



Beltran retires a champ after 20-year career

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:31:38 EDT

Carlos Beltran's last official act as a Major League player was hoisting the World Series trophy for the first time in his career.



Wainwright wins first Silver Slugger Award

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 19:24:54 EDT

Amid all the accolades and recognition Adam Wainwright has garnered in his career for his work from the mound, the 36-year-old righty never stopped boasting about his bat. Winning a National League Silver Slugger Award, he has said for years, was something he had long coveted.



Knizner, Alcantara battery impresses in AFL

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 00:51:56 EDT

A pair of Cardinals prospects stole the show in the Arizona Fall League on Friday night as right-hander Sandy Alcantara and catcher Andrew Knizner paced Surprise on the mound and at the plate, respectively, in an 11-4 win over the Javelinas at Peoria Sports Complex.



Inbox: How will Maddux impact pitching staff?

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 17:39:24 EDT

With the hiring of Mike Maddux, how do you see his influence on the pitching staff in 2018? What qualities does he bring to the team that Derek Lilliquist didn't?



The HRs that led Waino to a Silver Slugger

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 21:07:08 EDT

The HRs that led Waino to a Silver Slugger



Could Cards land Stanton? Let's explore how

Wed, 8 Nov 2017 13:06:06 EDT

He may not be a free agent, but there is little doubt that you'll hear the name Giancarlo Stanton often in the coming weeks. The possibility that the Marlins could make the 28-year-old slugger, coming off a career-best season, available via trade no doubt will be enticing to numerous clubs.



Molina's Gold Glove Award bid falls short

Tue, 7 Nov 2017 23:07:49 EDT

Yadier Molina, who has won eight National League Gold Glove Awards, fell short of a ninth honor on Wednesday as the Reds Tucker Barnhart won the Award.



Carpenter sends regards to Halladay family

Tue, 7 Nov 2017 19:39:01 EDT

Former Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter, like many in the Major League Baseball community, extended his condolences to the family of Roy Halladay, who died in a plane crash off the coast of Florida on Tuesday. Halladay, an eight-time All-Star during his 16-year MLB career, was 40 years old.



Cardinals release former closer Rosenthal

Mon, 6 Nov 2017 18:45:38 EDT

In addition to continuing his rehab from Tommy John surgery, Trevor Rosenthal is now looking for a new home. The Cardinals announced on Monday that they granted Rosenthal his unconditional release.



Simmons on Hall of Fame's Modern Era ballot

Tue, 7 Nov 2017 10:01:43 EDT

Nine former big league players and one executive comprise the 10-name Modern Baseball Era ballot to be reviewed and voted upon Dec. 10 at the Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced on Monday.



Cards have needs as free agency opens

Mon, 6 Nov 2017 10:41:00 EDT

The end of the World Series ushered in the start of the Hot Stove season, which, for non-playoff clubs like the Cardinals, has been eagerly anticipated. The Cardinals aren't likely to address all of their roster deficiencies via free agency, but with that market officially opening for business Monday, here's a refresher on where the Cardinals' needs lie as they begin exploring possible fits:



Alcantara hits triple digits in Fall Stars turn

Sun, 5 Nov 2017 01:52:46 EDT

Sandy Alcantara was the only hurler to hit triple digits in the Arizona Fall League's Fall Stars game. The Cardinals No. 9 prospect struck out two in two scoreless frames and showed a glimpse of his immense potential in the 12th annual game.



Cards' 3 questions to answer this offseason

Thu, 2 Nov 2017 12:54:15 EDT

After a month spent rebuilding the coaching staff and preparing for the offseason ahead, the Cardinals are now ready to begin actively pursuing the player upgrades they feel are needed to return to the postseason in 2018.



Cardinals prospects propel Surprise to victory

Fri, 3 Nov 2017 20:22:19 EDT

Cardinals prospects made a strong impression in the Arizona Fall League on Friday as outfielder Oscar Mercado, third baseman Edmundo Sosa and catcher Andrew Knizner led the Surprise Saguaros to a 4-1 win over the Salt River Rafters.



Missouri to face Missouri State at Busch

Fri, 3 Nov 2017 13:42:23 EDT

Busch Stadium will get a tune-up two days before the Cardinals' 2018 home opener when it hosts a game between the University of Missouri and Missouri State University. First pitch for the April 3 matchup between the two NCAA Division I baseball programs is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. CT.



Cardinals announce Spring Training schedule

Thu, 2 Nov 2017 13:55:13 EDT

The Cardinals released their 30-game Spring Training schedule for the 2018 season on Thursday, with the team's slate set to begin on Feb. 23 against the Marlins.



Aledmys eyeing everyday role with Cards

Wed, 1 Nov 2017 18:33:32 EDT

In unpacking the reasons why they fell short of a postseason berth for a second straight year, the Cardinals have not only identified what they lacked on the 2017 roster but also who they may have misjudged.



Nogowksi making most of AFL opportunity

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 16:20:48 EDT

Life in the minors is all about trials and tribulations, something John Nogowski knows all too well after beginning the season in the Independent Leagues and finishing it in the prestigious Arizona Fall League.



Mike Maddux hired to be Cards pitching coach

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 15:52:04 EDT

Mike Maddux was named the Cardinals' new pitching coach on Thursday after a two-year stint in the same role with the Nationals.