CARDINALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cardinals ride big 4th to sweep of Rockies

The Cardinals' offense roared loudly and often on Wednesday night, notching 15 hits against the Rockies to sweep the series with a 10-5 win at Busch Stadium.
Via Cardinals.com
10 hours ago

Cards recall Mayers as Wainwright hits DL

The Cardinals recalled right-handed pitcher Mike Mayers from Triple-A Memphis on Wednesday to take the spot of righty Adam Wainwright, who was placed on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday.
Via Cardinals.com
19 hours ago

Cardinals Recall Pitcher Mike Mayers

RIGHT-HANDER TAKES 25-MAN ROSTER SPOT CREATED BY WAINWRIGHT DISABLEMENT ST. LOUIS, MO., July 26, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to this evening’s game that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Mike Mayers from Memphis (AAA) to take the 25-man roster spot that was created yesterday when the team placed right-handed pitcher Adam Wainwright ... [Read more]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
19 hours ago

Cardinals’ offense potent in 10-5 win over Colorado

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Like a true power hitter, Carlos Martinez took a hefty cut and came up empty on the 92 mph fastball. The St. Louis pitcher missed wildly on a 1-1 offering in the fourth inning of the Cardinals’ 10-5 victory over Colorado on Wednesday night. Martinez slammed his bat to the ground in anger, drawing chuckles from his teammates in the dugout. Undaunted, Martinez...
Via MyNorthwest.com
20 hours ago

DeJong continues hot streak as Cardinals roll past Rockies

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul DeJong homered and Randal Grichuk had a career-high four hits as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 10-5 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. St. Louis has won four of five while Colorado has lost four of six. DeJong’s two-run shot in the first inning was his eighth of the month and set a franchise record for a rookie in July...
Via MyNorthwest.com
22 hours ago

The Bader Family Gave Everyone Crocodile Tears

It’s been a trying season for Cardinals fans. Call it what you want, but the 2017 team has been the baseball embodiment of a slow-motion stumble since leaving the blocks in early April. No success has gone unpunished. You needed a break. Cue THE BADERS. Harrison Bader, the son, had been playing baseball in Memphis for the Cardinals AAA team, and finally got the call up to the Big...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
1 day ago

Cardinals place Wainwright on 10-day DL

The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to Tuesday's game that they have placed right-handed pitcher Adam Wainwright on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to July 23, due to mid-back tightness.
Via Cardinals.com
1 day ago

Cardinals Place Dexter Fowler On DL, Promote Harrison Bader

The Cardinals have announced that center fielder Dexter Fowler will go on the 10-day DL with a wrist strain. His spot on the active roster will be taken by top prospect Harrison Bader, who earns his first MLB promotion, as Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch suggested was in the works.
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago

Bader to St. Louis

Reports are that Harrison Bader is being called up by the Cardinals. The guess here is Dexter Fowler will go on the DL and Chad Huffman will be waived off the 40-man.
Via The Cardinal Conclave
1 day ago

Cardinals Care Dedicates Dexter Fowler Field

New Field for Redbird Rookies Program Unveiled Today at Hess Park in Decatur, Ill. ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 25, 2017 – Today the St. Louis Cardinals, in conjunction with Cardinals Care, the Decatur Park District and Decatur Memorial Hospital, announced the dedication of Dexter Fowler Field at Hess Park in Decatur, Illinois. Cardinals Team President ... [Read more]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
1 day ago

Wainwright, Fowler put on DL by Cards, who bring up Bader

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright went on the disabled list with back tightness, and St. Louis put outfielder Dexter Fowler on the DL because of a strained left wrist. Harrison Bader, the Cardinals third-round draft pick two years ago, was brought up from Triple-A and was set to make his major league debut against Colorado on Tuesday night, batting seventh and playing...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

You Have More Control Over The Cardinals Situation Than You Think

With the trade deadline exactly one week away, this upcoming week will be a big one for the franchise. The team that takes the Busch Stadium field tonight will not be the same team that leaves for Milwaukee on August 1st. Moves will be made and those moves will shape the near future for a team coming to grips with the reality of their place in Major League Baseball’s hierarchy...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
3 days ago

The St. Louis Cardinals Should Trade Kolten Wong at the Trade Deadline

For most St. Louis Cardinals fans, people adore Kolten Wong and his play. So, when reading this title, do not panic too quickly. There is good reasoning behind it, and it is better for the Cardinals in the long-run. Hear me out. Kolten Wong just came back from injury and is a fan-favorite in the Cardinals locker room as well as with the fans. However, the Cardinals must move on from...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pirates fan angrily launches home run ball into Allegheny River

The Pirates and Cardinals are division rivals, so when the two teams meet, both fans and players really get into it.So when Jedd Gyorko crushed a two-run dinger in the first inning of Friday’s game, a Pirates fan in the stands who caught the ball wanted to show how he felt about it.And by that, we mean he took the ball and threw it into the Allegheny River in disgust. Nice throw.
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays’ Colby Rasmus has decided to ‘step away’ from baseball

In an abrupt and unexpected announcement, the Tampa Bay Rays revealed on Thursday that outfielder Colby Rasmus has decided to “step away” from the game of baseball. Marc Tompkin of the Tampa Bay Times also reports that Rasmus is not expected to return in 2017. Rasmus, who signed a one-year, $5 million deal with the Rays this offseason, had been productive until he was slowed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Yadier Molina’s flashy gold catcher’s gear for All-Star game was awesome

Saying that Yadier Molina stood out playing in the MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday night would be an understatement. Molina wore a flashy, all-gold protective vest while behind the dish, and it was pretty awesome. He looked like a gladiator who was set to conquer an entire civilization by himself. Twitter, as you might expect, had a field day. For the record, I’m a fan of it. It...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nelson Cruz has Yadier Molina take his picture with Joe West during at-bat in All-Star Game

The MLB All-Star Game is officially way better when it doesn’t count. Because when it doesn’t count, we get Nelson Cruz asking Yadier Molina to take his picture with infamous veteran umpire Joe West. Cruz pulled out his phone and asked a dumbfounded Molina and West for a picture. Cruz spoke to Fox’s Ken Rosenthal about the photo. He said that he wanted to take advantage of...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nelson Cruz stops All-Star Game for photo with Joe West

The 2017 MLB All-Star Game no longer counts for home field advantage in the World Series, and has subsequently been a bit more light-hearted than in previous seasons.That was made quite obvious in the top of the sixth inning, when Seattle Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz stepped up to the plate with his cell phone and prompted catcher Yadier Molina to take a picture of himself with home...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Promoting John Mozeliak was the wrong move for the St. Louis Cardinals

Earlier last week, the St. Louis Cardinals promoted John Mozeliak to the position of President of the team. Mozeliak was integral for getting the team together that ended up winning the 2011 World Series and getting the Cardinals to the playoffs in many of the past few years. He has been great for the organization and Cardinal fans owe a lot to him. However, this was the wrong move...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

All-Star Watch St. Louis Cardinals Edition

As the first half of the MLB season wraps up All-Star selections have been made, and players have their bags packed and ready for the mid-summer classic, in Miami. In a sub-par season for the St. Louis Cardinals, mostly holding on in third place, fans made their dissatisfaction clear by not participating in the All-Star voting. However, two players from the Redbirds were selected...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ichiro becomes MLB's all-time foreign born hit king

While the Miami Marlins fell to the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday, outfielder Ichiro Suzuki made history. With two hits, Ichiro became MLB’s all-time hit king among foreign born players. Panamanian-born Hall of Famer Rod Carew held the previous record with 3,053.Suzuki is one of only three foreign born players in baseball’s esteemed 3,000-hit club. In addition to Carew, the...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

We Need To Revise The MLB All-Star Selection Process Before It's Too Late

The voting results for Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game were revealed on Sunday, introducing two rosters that consist primarily of established stars with a smattering of sparkling youngsters and surprisingly productive veterans. For the first time since 2003, the Mid-Summer Classic is entirely exhibitory and will no longer determine home-field advantage in the World Series...
Via The Sports Quotient
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins pitcher Jeff Locke had a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

In 2013, Jeff Locke had a rock-solid 3.52 ERA for the Pittsburgh Pirates and was named to the All-Star Game. Since then, things haven’t gone as swimmingly for the left-hander.Locke saw his ERA rise to 3.91 in 2014, then 4.49 in 2015, and 5.44 in 2016. The Pirates designated Locke for assignment in November and he went on to sign a one-year deal with the Miami Marlins.Well, Locke...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Aledmys Diaz using strobe glasses in effort to improve defense

Aledmys Diaz is welcoming the future with open arms.According to Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com on Saturday, the St. Louis Cardinals shortstop has begun wearing strobe glasses during pregame work in an attempt to improve his defensive play. The glasses are said to have “the capability of taking visual information away from an athlete at varied increments in order to increase focus...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 25, 2017  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals to hold first LGBTQ Pride Night

For the first time in their history, the St. Louis Cardinals will host a Pride Night in 2017. The game will take place on Aug. 25 against the Tampa Bay Rays.“We are excited to partner with Pride St. Louis to host Pride Night at Busch Stadium,” team president Bill DeWitt III said, via Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. “We have hosted many LGBT groups at Busch Stadium...
Via Sportsnaut
June 23, 2017  |  Discuss
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