The Cardinals have made a lot of bad signings since 2016, but one gets the edge over a series of regrettable bullpen reinforcements. The St. Louis Cardinals made a series of bad signings in the second half of the 2010s.
The best player the Cardinals have signed in the last decade (plus two years) comes from the last World Series winning Redbirds team. The St. Louis Cardinals have not typically been major players in the free agent market since 2010.
After 16 big league seasons and 3 championships, long-time Red Sox and Cub Jon Lester has called it a career. On Wednesday morning, news broke that left-handed pitcher Jon Lester was retiring from baseball.
2021 was the first year that Paul Goldschmidt had a walk rate below 10%. It is impressive that the first baseman has consistently taken a high rate of walks throughout his 11 year career, but it possible that he has tweaked his approach to become more aggressive since joining the St.
St. Louis Cardinals superstar Adam Wainwright has 16 seasons of experience under his belt at the MLB level, but he’s not done yet. The veteran, who has spent his entire big-league career with the Cardinals, recently agreed to a deal with the team for 2022.