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The Cardinals' list of Spring Training non-roster invitees grew by one on Friday with the addition of Scott Linebrink, who signed a Minor League deal just eight days before pitchers and catchers are required to report to camp.

Rejuvenated Jones exactly what Braves need

In some ways, Chipper Jones is acting his age, which is exactly what the Atlanta Braves need. In other ways, Jones is a kid again, which also is exactly what they need. Listen to what the old Jones says about working with Jason Heyward. Hes full of wisdom and advice, sounding like a hitting coach as he describes swings and mechanics. Watch him hold court in the clubhouse, the...

Cardinals sign veteran reliever Linebrink

The Cardinals signed veteran reliever Scott Linebrink to a minor-league contract Friday and invited him to major-league spring training.

Inbox: How can the Cardinals land Oswalt?

In Jenifer Langosch's inaugural Inbox as Cardinals beat reporter, she addresses Roy Oswalt's status, the Cards' chances in the NL Central and much more.

2012 player preview: Randall Delgado

Randall Delgado made a lot of strides in 2011, ending up in the major league rotation to finish the season, but at the end of the day, there is still a lot of room for improvement.Delgado's year started in Mississippi, where he started 21 games and threw 117 1/3 innings. In his stint at Mississippi, he struck out 110, walked 46, and allowed 11 homers, all coming together to give...

Player Profile #54: Michael Bourn | OF | ATL

Michael Bourn is about as sure a thing as you can get in fantasy sports. You know you’re getting 50+ steals along with at least a .270 batting average, .340 on-base percentage and 90 runs aka Brett Gardner last year. Now that he’s on the Braves, you can probably tack on about 10 more runs and that .270 batting average is an absolute floor — he’s hit over .280 twice in the...

What's More Important: Pitching or Hitting?

Adam Wainwright is already in Jupiter and he's getting some impressive reviews: "It was only 30 pitches in February before a collection of 20 players and staff on Field 2 behind Roger Dean Stadium. But it was also Adam Wainwright throwing effortlessly and with command — momentous stuff just two weeks before the anniversary of his elbow injury last year." Full Story...

Wainwright feeling 'danged good'

HBT: Fans of the champion Cardinals have good news about Adam Wainwright‘s prospects upon returning from Tommy John surgery.

Cards efficiently load truck for trip to Florida

The Cardinals loaded up a moving van on Friday morning, filling it to the brim with baseball equipment and personal effects as the club prepares to set up shop in Jupiter, Fla., for Spring Training.

Matheny: Yadi is fine

JUPITER, Fla. -- Cardinals manager Mike Matheny knows well the significance that Gold Glove catcher Yadier Molina carries on his team. Matheny also knows the gravity that an unsettled contract situati

Yadier Molina moves on without his friend, Albert Pujols

For the first time in his 12-year professional career, Molina walked into Roger Dean Stadium last week knowing Pujols wouldn't be joining him.

Adam Wainwright believes Cardinals will be better in 2012

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Camp buzz: Waino is bueno

Adam Wainwright threw effortlessly and with command in workout vs. four batters today.

Matulis Eager to Contribute After Nearly Two Years Away from the Mound

A lot has happened in nearly two years since UCF redshirt junior LHP Chris Matulis (Boyton Beach, Fla.) took to the mound. From transferring schools, undergoing Tommy John surgery to being selected in the 29th round by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2011 MLB draft, all Matulis wants to do now is pitch.
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