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JUPITER, Fla. • A sensation last spring, Cardinals minor leaguer Matt Carpenter has started this spring training thinking only about variation.
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Last Opening Day, knowing he was out for the season, St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright got all dressed up for his new role.
Not pitcher. Cheerleader.
Yes, that was Wainwright, parading through the clubhouse after batting practice last March 31, displaying his feminine side.
His wife, Jenny, came up with the idea. Their friend, Beverly Baynes, produced a custom-made...
JUPITER, Fla. Cardinals utility man Skip Schumaker found himself swinging a little harder than usual during batting practice the other day.
After all, he had to impress the pitcher.
Throwing to a group that included Schumaker, David Freese and Matt Holliday on a back field last week was Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, who has taken being involved in practice to a new level in...
Yadier Molina is one of my favorite players in the sport. His combination of elite defensive skills and developing offense gives him a real argument to be considered the best catcher in the sport, and he’s one of the main reasons the Cardinals have been a contending team since he took over as their regular catcher in 2005. And, beyond just his on field value, Molina is remarkably...
As players reported to spring training camps, the first betting lines on the number of individual team wins during the 2012 Major League season were released by the Atlantis Casino in Reno, Nev. You can see the full list here, but the National League Central participants opened as follows:
Chicago Cubs 73.5 wins
Cincinnati Reds 86.5 (-120o)
Houston Astros 62.5
Citing an unnamed source, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch published a report on Monday stating that the Cardinals and catcher Yadier Molina are expected to finalize terms of a multiyear extension by the end of the week.
Though onlookers regularly rave about the quality, crispness and movement on his pitches, Mitchell Boggs has yet to find a way for his resume to reflect the tools.
The past two springs, Kyle McClellan has been competing for a spot in the rotation.
JUPITER, Fla. -- The twin towers of the Cardinals rotation, Chris Carpenter and Adam Wainwright, threw live batting practice this morning to a group including Lance Berkman, Carlos Beltran, Matt Holli
Sinkerballer Jake Westbrook was inconsistent last season, then virtually unused during the playoffs. He shed 20 pounds at the team's urging and wants to show he can be counted upon.
Long left out of Cardinals Spring Training, Ozzie Smith returned on Saturday once again feeling like an embraced member of the organization. He also arrived ready to work.
An eighth major national prospect list has been released and the St. Louis Cardinals are well represented.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Jason Motte has already received a public vote of confidence from his manager.
An early prediction of which non-pitchers may make the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals out of spring training camp.