The St. Louis Cardinals have given two pitchers and a catcher their unconditional release, all of whom were in short-season ball and struggled with injuries.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2018 stops at #40 with a power-hitting third baseman who will be available in the Rule 5 Draft after leading the Cardinals system in home runs in 2017. FREE article!
In our third St. Louis Cardinals winter league offensive report for the 2017-2018 period, outfielder Randy Arozarena is the Player of the Week. A recap of all four Cardinals hitters in the Arizona Fall League is included.
Now at #41 in The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown is a veteran left-handed reliever, successful at Triple-A, but still working toward an ongoing spot with St. Louis.
Next in The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown at #42 is a 20-year old outfielder who is looking to unlock his power potential, but hasn’t yet found his groove.
The Cardinal Nation’s 13th annual countdown of the 50 best St. Louis Cardinals prospects starts Monday, November 13 and will be unveiled over the subsequent 50-day period.
The St. Louis Cardinals added four players to their 40-man roster on the deadline day to protect them from the upcoming Rule 5 Draft – outfielders Tyler O’Neill and Oscar Mercado plus pitchers Austin Gomber and Derian Gonzalez.
At #43 in The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown is a reliever who made his MLB debut then pitched in the Arizona Fall League.
In this week’s St. Louis Cardinals news, Lance Lynn assured his departure, while Paul DeJong finished second in the National League Rookie of the Year vote. In our history feature, the 1990 St. Louis Cardinals season is remembered.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2018 arrives at #44 with a teen-aged potential power hitter who needs to grow both offensively and defensively.
Surprise Saguaros manager Spike Owen discusses St. Louis Cardinals members of his 2017 Arizona Fall League club with The Cardinal Nation’s Derek Shore.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2018 continues to #45 with a second baseman who quietly had a very solid 2017 season in A-ball. FREE article!
The only St. Louis Cardinals’ reliever assigned to the Arizona Fall League who has reached the majors discusses highlights of his eight years in the system and much more.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2018 lands at #46 with a former first-round draft pick who was challenged in the Midwest League but has yet to click.
In the Arizona Fall League on Thursday, three St. Louis Cardinals prospects saw action. Edmundo Sosa led the way with two hits and two runs scored. Oscar Mercado added one each and Josh Lucas pitched Surprise’s final inning of the AFL season.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2018 pauses at #47 with a right-hander who pitches well at Triple-A but has stumbled at each shot in the Majors.
In his first start and final appearance, Jordan Hicks pitched well, allowing only an unearned run in three innings. Oscar Mercado doubled, walked, drove in one and scored another, but Surprise lost.
Our annual assessment of which Cardinals minor leaguers are Rule 5 eligible and which may be protected on the 40-man roster ahead of December’s draft.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2018 moves to #48 with a right-hander who battled injuries for the second consecutive year but still has a strong arsenal of pitches.
In the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday, three St. Louis Cardinals prospects saw action. Oscar Mercado and Edmundo Sosa doubled and plated three between them. Josh Lucas pitched a scoreless ninth for the win.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ fast-rising pitching prospect assigned to the Arizona Fall League discusses his breakout 2017 and much more.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2018 moves to #49 with a hard-throwing 40-man roster reliever who needs to lock down an effective secondary offering to fulfill his potential.
In Monday St. Louis Cardinals prospect action from the Arizona Fall League, Andrew Knizner had three hits and caught a two-hitter, but Surprise still lost. John Nogowski went 0-for-4.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2018 kicks off at #50 with a second baseman-outfielder who was rewarded for a big comeback season at Triple-A with his MLB debut. FREE article!
Adam Wainwright is the top-hitting pitcher in the National League. In our history feature, the 1959 St. Louis Cardinals season is remembered.
St. Louis Cardinals infield prospect Andy Young discusses his breakout first full season in the organization.
Three St. Louis Cardinals prospects appeared for Surprise on Saturday. Edmundo Sosa reached base three times and scored a run. Oscar Mercado was involved in a scary outfield collision and Josh Lucas took the loss.