The Cardinal Nation’s #31 prospect in our annual top 50 countdown is a promising right-handed pitcher whose career was interrupted just one step away from the majors. How will Daniel Poncedeleon’s battle back from a serious head injury conclude?
The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired minor league outfielder J.B. Woodman from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for infielder Aledmys Diaz and tendered contracts to their three arbitration-eligible players – Michael Wacha, Randal Grichuk and Tyler Lyons.
Became a Cardinal: Acquired from Toronto in trade for Aledmys Diaz on December 1, 2017. Was the Blue Jays’ second-round pick (57th overall) in the 2016 First-Year Player Draft.
To conclude his first partial season as a reliever, Arturo Reyes was invited by the St. Louis Cardinals to pitch in the Arizona Fall League. The right-hander discusses his journey.
The no. 32-ranked prospect in The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 countdown is a center fielder who performed strongly in the 2017 Appalachian League at the age of 19.
Memphis Redbirds’ first-year leader Stubby Clapp is the first St. Louis Cardinals staffer to earn BA’s top minors coaching honor in its 28 years of existence.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown reaches #33 with a pitcher who dominated at Peoria in his first full-season before finding the going tougher at high-A Palm Beach.
#34 on The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown is a college center fielder who became an all-star in his rookie professional campaign in the Appalachian League.
Two former Oakland farmhands joined the St. Louis Cardinals as free agents during the season, and now, a pair of Cards free agents have signed with the A’s.
Playing off a Miami newspaper report, SiriusXM’s Craig Mish explains why he believes the St. Louis Cardinals chances of acquiring slugger Giancarlo Stanton from the Marlins are improving.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2018 arrives at #35 with a right-handed starter now just one step from St. Louis. FREE article!
A new name to many is #36 on The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown, a teen-aged third baseman with power potential who became our 2017 Gulf Coast League Cardinals Player of the Year, Elehuris Montero.
In this week’s St. Louis Cardinals news, the roster is readied for the Rule 5 draft and three former Cardinals appear on their first Hall of Fame ballot, but the hot stove remains cool. In our history feature, the ever-so-close 1949 season is remembered.
Coming in at #37 on The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown is the top drafted St. Louis Cardinals player in 2017, outfielder Scott Hurst.
The least known and most recently signed St. Louis Cardinals player assigned to the Arizona Fall League discusses his professional baseball journey that began with Oakland, followed a rebound in independent ball.
Our #38 prospect in The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 countdown is a first baseman who hit his way up to St. Louis and contributed to the 2017 team over the final three months.
In our third St. Louis Cardinals 2017-2018 winter league pitching report, Sandy Alcantara edged Jordan Hicks as the Pitcher of the Week. A recap of all four Cardinals hurlers in the now-completed Arizona Fall League is included.
Coming in at #39 in The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown is a left-hander challenged with a full season pitching in the Midwest League before celebrating his 21st birthday.
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 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.