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The St. Louis Cardinals have spent a lot of dollars this spring on securing the futures of Adam Wainwright and Allen Craig in Cardinals' uniforms for years to come. The extensions the Cardinals gave out are truly signals of how the organization values players like Wainwright and Craig.
But lets not forget just how important Yadier Molina is to this Cardinals' team. The guys from The Cruddy Show discussed who would be the Cardinals' MVP in 2013 and the answer was clear. Molina is head-and-shoulders the most important player on the Cardinals' roster.
Molina received his own contract extension last sesaon of 5-years, $75 million, which is a deal that looks extremely cheap after seeing what the San Francisco Giants gave Buster Posey on Friday.
Molina has gone relatively unnoticed this spring, mostly because he spent a lot of time away from the team while he competed for Team Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic.
But Molina deserves attention because he is on...
BEST OF MAXIM
On Friday, the St. Louis Cardinals’ minor leaguers faced the Mets clubs for the final time this spring. The Cards’ two upper level clubs traveled to Port St. Lucie. Palm Beach and Peoria welcomed New York’s two Class-A clubs to Jupiter.
Memphis and Peoria won and Palm Beach tied. Springfield was shut out. After the 2-1-1 day, the Cardinals’ spring record against external...
Courtesy: Cardinals Media Relations
JUPITER, Fla. The St. Louis Cardinals announced following todays game that they have made the following roster moves, reducing their active roster to 25 players.
The team placed right-handed pitcher Jason Motte (strained right elbow) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 22, and optioned pitcher Maikel Cleto and outfielder Adron...
LA MONTE, Mo. Clintster's Cave is ready for Opening Day.
The St. Louis Cardinals memorabilia a wall-sized photo of players spilling toward the mound after the 2011 World Series win, the framed photo of Stan Musial, the pillowcase with stitched birds is proudly on display. A 70-inch LCD TV screen is locked on MLB Network. And the newest scorebook, still wrapped in plastic...
ST. LOUIS Since opening in 2006, Busch Stadium has seen its fair share of activity. From Dave Mathews to Bono to oh yeah, those two St. Louis Cardinals World Series Championships mixed in with plenty of high-quality baseball, the iconic venue gets put to good use.
On Thursday, May 23rd the Stadium will welcome a new sport onto the hallowed grounds of Baseball Heaven when English...
On Saturday, the St. Louis Cardinals’ minor leaguers faced the Miami Marlins clubs for the sixth and final time this spring. It is also the last day for competition in Florida. The games were held on the Miami side of the Jupiter complex. In addition, Extended Spring Training Red faced the White squad.
It was another clean sweep day, as all four Cardinals clubs won. Memphis and...
The St. Louis Cardinals made their spring final cuts - from 31 players to their opening day 25-man roster.
The team held intersquad games, with the lower level team beating the higher level one.
Minor League Highlights – 3/28
Springfield defeated Memphis, 7-2
Scott Gorgen 2 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
Dean Kiekhefer 1.2 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Thomas Lee 1 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 1 K
Joe Donofrio 1 IP, 2 H, 1 K
Chad Huffman and Adam Ehrlich each 2-for-3
U2. Dave Matthews. The Eagles.
The Busch Stadium concert series has drawn some impressive artists to town the past few years and has become an annual tradition... something to get excited about about. (Except the Eagles, I think this about sums up the Eagles.)
So what do the Cardinals have in store for 2013?
Adam Wainwright begins earning his newfound wealth on Monday.
The right-hander will be on the mound in his third opening-day start when the St. Louis Cardinals face the remodeled Arizona Diamondbacks, who for the second year in a row will open with Ian Kennedy.
Wainwright's start comes four days after he agreed to contract that guarantees him $109.5 million over the next six...
(Photo: Mike Ehrmann)
Adam Wainwright has not been generous to the Brewers over the years. Among current players with a fair number of at bats against Wainwright, only Aramis Ramirez (.404) and Corey Hart (.265) hit him respectably. Although I could not find Wainwright’s career numbers versus the Brewers overall (apparently I need to be a STATS LLC client for that) I was...