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The depth within the minor league system is still not where it needs to be for the organization to be considered among the best in baseball. However the club has infused some exciting talent into the mix in recent years. The Cardinals minor league system is definitely one to watch in the years ah...
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To keep with tradition, I will start my 2012 MLB team by team previews with the defending 2011 World Series Champions, the St. Louis Cardinals.
The 2012 Cardinals will look a lot different from last year’s team, as the two biggest faces of the franchise are no longer there.
The Cardinals won the World Series without ace Adam Wainwright who got hurt...
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Cardinals starter Jake Westbrook debuted a new windup Tuesday in his first Grapefruit League appearance of the spring.
In hopes of avoiding tipping his pitches and letting the hitters know what was coming, Westbrook stopped bringing his glove all the way above his head during his motion last year.
But his new glove placement was too low last year and the...
Before spring training games had officially begun, there was only so much news to be shared from camp. Typically over the course of the first few weeks, individual player features are prevalent.
Seeing current articles getting down to reserves or perhaps players not likely to make the opening day roster challenged me. I decided to see how many of the 40-man roster players have been...
Yadier Molina and the St. Louis Cardinals announced on Thursday that they’d reached an agreement to extend the two-time World Series Champion, three-time All Star, and winner of four consecutive (and counting) National League Gold Glove awards. Oh, and it’s the second-richest contract for a catcher (Mauer, MIN) in baseball history. Or any history for that matter, I suppose...
SIGNED ON THE DOTTED LINE
When Yadier Molina, a very good catcher, but far from a star-level player outside of St. Louis, recently became a $15 million dollar player (starting in 2013), there were more than a few people asking the question: Why? In fact, 64 percent of those who voted on our poll this past week thought the deal was “insanity” and 35 percent thought that Molina was a nice player, but that...
This has been a big week for St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Lou Brock. Along with his annual coaching participation in spring training camp in Jupiter, Fla., the 72-year-old opened the Cardinals exhibit at the Clinton Museum in Little Rock Friday night.
Friday also brought a new career honor for the former outfielder as he was one of seven players and coaches elected to the...
JUPITER, Fla. A rare healthy offseason may end up providing Kyle Lohse with a new pitch this season.
The Cardinals starter has been tinkering with a new, harder-breaking curveball this spring that he began throwing while playing catch one day this past winter.
He threw it once during his first spring start Monday against the Florida Marlins, dropping it in for a called strike...
Key Stats: 2011 was the first time since Holliday's rookie season in 2004 that he didn't bat .300. His 22 HR and 75 RBI were his lowest totals since 2005 and 2004, respectfully. All is forgiven though since he was hurt part of the season and also appeared in (notice the theme) the least amount of games since his rookie season. If he had appeared in a full season's worth...
Matt Holliday re-signed in 2010. Albert Pujols is gone. Yadier Molina re-upped with the St Louis Cardinals last week. So who’s the next future Cardinal free agent in line for a long-term deal?
Is it Lance Berkman? Despite the legions of converts to Pumania based on his 2012 season, Berkman is still more closely identified with Houston than with the Cardinals. Interestingly...
The St. Louis Cardinals are returning catcher Robert Stock to the mound and reassigned him and pitcher Jordan Swagerty to minor league camp on Monday.
In the most contradictory thing that's ever happened in Cardinal history, it's been revealed that Lou Brock did not watch Game 7 of the 2011 World Series because Lou Brock was attending an opening of a St. Louis Cardinals exhibit. I repeat. LOU BROCK, an all-time St. Louis Cardinals great was in Arkansas for a grand opening of a St. Louis Cardinals exhibit and couldn'...
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Josh Johnson retired the first five batters but failed to make it through the second inning in his first game since May for the Miami Marlins, who beat the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Monday in the spring training opener for both teams.
After a smooth start, Johnson gave up a single, a double and a walk and departed with the bases...