The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


Cardinals: Aledmys Diaz deserves September call-up

Do you feel it in the air? The “dog days” of summer are drawing to a close. September is right around the corner, and as the calendar flips that means September call ups. The Cardinals have some options. Here’s an idea: shortstop Aledmys Diaz. What a whirlwind couple of years in the Cardinals minor league system for Diaz. Diaz has had an injury-ridden first couple of years...
Via STLSportsMinute
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Springfield Cardinals place Aledmys Diaz on the Disabled List

On Monday, the Springfield Cardinals placed top-20 prospect Aledmys Diaz on the 7-day disabled list. The club also moved infielder Cesar Valera up from Palm Beach.Diaz was 8-for-33 (.242) to start the season with 1 home run and 2 runs batted in. On Sunday, Diaz pinch hit for pitcher Andrew Morales in the 7th and singled. Diaz’s last start came on Saturday as the Cuban started...
Via Cardinals Farm
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals Send Four Players To Minors

CODY STANLEY & ALEDMYS DIAZ OPTIONED TO MEMPHIS (AAA), TWO OTHERS RE-ASSIGNED FT. MYERS, Fla., March 23, 2015 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have optioned catcher Cody Stanley and infielder Aledmys Diaz to the Memphis (AAA) roster and re-assigned non-roster catcher Travis Tartamella and outfielder Rafael Ortega to the Memphis team. Today’s [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Checking in on Aledmys Diaz and what the future might hold

Aledmys Diaz has been in the news recently, thanks to a “demotion” to High-A Palm Beach from Double-A Springfield. After signing a 4 year, $8 million contract at the beginning of Spring Training, Diaz has had a rough, injury filled year thus far, but Cardinals fans should not lose hope. Prior to signing withe Cardinals in March of 2014, Diaz defected from Cuba in the summer of...
Via Cardinals Farm
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Springfield Cardinals News: Adding fuel to the trade rumor fire; Diaz on his way back; and the Spring Birds lose a fan favorite.

The Springfield Cardinals beat the Northwest Arkansas Naturals (Double-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals) 1-0 behind seven scoreless innings from Jonathan Cornelius and a perfect 4-4 night from Curt Smith at the plate, with Smith also providing the Spring Birds with their lone, deciding run. But outside of the game itself, there were some other notable events around Hammons Field...
Via Cardinals Farm
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Aledmys Diaz homers, Mike Mayers and Arturo Reyes solid on the mound

The Cardinals affiliates go 2-1 on Wednesday as Memphis was off to travel to Round Rock, Texas. Aledmys Diaz had a solid game at the plate, collecting two hits including his third home run of the year. 2013 draftees’ Mike Mayers and Arturo Reyes were solid in starts for Palm Beach and Peoria. Here are the highlights from Wednesday’s minor league action: Springfield 5 NW Arkansas...
Via Cardinals Farm
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Diaz goes 2 for 2 in spring debut as Cardinals top Nationals 2-0

JUPITER, Fla. -- Cuban shortstop Aledmys Diaz went 2 for 2 in his spring training debut for the St. Louis Cardinals and Adam Wainwright allowed three hits over eight innings Friday in a 2-0 victory over the Washington Nationals. Diaz lined a single to left field in the second inning and grounded a single to center in the fourth. The Cuban defector agreed March 9 to an $8 million...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cuban SS Aledmys Diaz to make Cards' spring debut

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Cuban shortstop Aledmys Diaz was set to make his exhibition debut for the St. Louis Cardinals against the Washington Nationals.
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The weight of expectations on Cardinals shortstops

Many inside and outside the St. Louis Cardinals organization are excited about the addition of infielder Aledmys Diaz. It is understandable. After all, the Cuban native is the biggest international signing in the team’s history. The 23-year-old will receive $8 million over the next four years and the hope is that he can one day succeed Jhonny Peralta at shortstop for the major...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Maybe St. Louis Cardinals discount rate suggests Aledmys Diaz isn’t worth the hype

St. Louis Cardinals officials said they wanted to make a “big splash” in the market for Cuban baseball players when they signed infielder Aledmys Diaz on Sunday, but their first signing might turn out to simply be a drop in the proverbial bucket. The Cardinals signed Diaz, 23, to a four-year, $8-million contract and will likely send him to the Double-A Springfield Cardinals...
Via i70baseball
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The 25 best NHL players under 25

Five fantasy things we learned about every NFL Week 4 game

Top 10 takeaways from Sunday’s Week 4 NFL action

Eight notable NFL Week 4 winners and losers

Jimmy Johnson: Move on from Kaepernick

WATCH: Ichiro Suzuki pitches for the Marlins

Philbin not worried about job status

London PR guy trolls Suh

10 takeaways from Week 5 of the college football season

Rick Pitino and the shadows that never leave

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker