The Cardinal Nation’s leader has been busy on radio shows, podcasts and a well-known fantasy baseball draft, all in the last few days.
BaseballHQ’s expectations for year-to-year performance of the St. Louis Cardinals position players for 2021 show upside from the so-so results by the 2020 group, but not in a comparison of annual projections. Conclusion of a two-part series.
On Thursday morning, the St. Louis Cardinals and the City of St. Louis disclosed an agreement has been reached to allow the team to play its initial home games of the 2021 regular season with up to 32% capacity (approximately 14,500).
Now available for pre-ordering, The Cardinal Nation 2021 Prospect Guide is back for a fourth year. The Guide includes approximately 200 pages of in-depth commentary about the very best St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguers.
Major League Baseball has made a decision to delay the scheduled April 6 start to the Triple-A season for at least a month. In the interim, MLB teams will revert to the alternate camp model first deployed in 2020.
Fans will select one former St. Louis Cardinals great to join the 2020 Hall of Fame Class for August induction. Online voting is open now through April 17.
On Sunday, the St. Louis Cardinals kicked off their 24-game spring schedule. Camp news and notes are included. Our Blast From the Past history segment covers notable team events in prior February 22-28’s, both good and bad.
BaseballHQ’s projections for St. Louis Cardinals pitchers in 2021 predict an ERA increase from 2020 for eight of 13 profiled pitchers. Part 2, focusing on the club’s hitters, will follow.
The same St. Louis Cardinals player appeared in left, center and right fields in the same game just 12 times in franchise history. Any hope that Dylan Carlson might have become number 13 in 2021 seems to have been dashed with the trade of Dexter Fowler.
FOX Sports Midwest will televise 12 games, with KMOX to broadcast 18. The MLB App and cardinals.com will stream all 24 spring contests.
If you were hoping to get FOX Sports Midwest back to watch St. Louis Cardinals and Blues games in 2021, it isn’t going to happen with a new offering touted by FSM’s parent, Sinclair Broadcasting, now delayed. And there is little hope for internet providers like YouTube TV and Hulu Plus, either.
Our annual analysis of the placement of St. Louis Cardinals prospects on seven national top 100 lists, plus a look back over the prior nine winters. The Cardinals’ top prospects are fairly consistently ranked across the sources tracked.
As St. Louis Cardinals 2021 spring training camp begins, Brian Walton predicts which 26 players he thinks would make the roster and why if Opening Day was today.
As of Monday, February 22, the entire contingent of St. Louis Cardinals are now in camp, with their first full-season workout. The team’s first game in the reduced 24-contest spring schedule is coming on Sunday, February 28. Our final history segment on the career of Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith focuses on his post-playing endeavors.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ full system view by position is updated to reflect rosters and transactions during 2021 spring training.
Ranking the top pitches by members of The Cardinal Nation’s Top 50 prospects for 2021, as well as identifying the hurlers with the most above-average offerings.
This report recaps the results of the St. Louis Cardinals' pitchers across the various winter leagues. Our Pitcher of the Winter is Carlos Martinez, who won the Dominican Winter League and the Caribbean Series with Aguilas. Other impressive performances came from Genesis Cabrera, who did not allow a single hit all winter, Angel Rondon, who also pitched for Aguilas, and 18-year-old Omar Sanchez.
On Thursday, schedules were released by the 120 surviving full season minor league teams, which include four St. Louis Cardinals affiliates. We have all the details!
The Cardinal Nation’s annual view of St. Louis Cardinals spring training number assignments shows major changes from spring 2020, including the return of a uniform number that had been out of service for almost 20 years.
Photo: Dennis Ortega (IVC Network) 11 members of the St. Louis Cardinals organization played in various Winter Leagues around the world. Six are catchers and the other five are infielders. The Hitter of the Winter was Dennis Ortega, who posted an OPS over 1.000 while playing as his team’s starting catcher. Ortega finished seventh in …
The St. Louis Cardinals’ made a late flurry of moves as spring camp approaches, led by the return of catcher Yadier Molina for an his 18th season. The spring training roster and schedule have been firmed up. Our continuing history feature on the career of Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith focuses on his final five seasons as a player.
Photo: Matt Szczur (Rick Scuteri/USA TODAY Sports) On Saturday, it was disclosed that the St. Louis Cardinals have signed Matt Szczur to a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training camp. Outfielder Matt Szczur, former Cub, former Villanova two-sport star from South Jersey, has signed minor-league deal w St. Louis Cardinals. … Continue reading St. Louis Cardinals Sign Depth Outfielder Matt Szczur
Became a Cardinal: Signed to a minor league contract with an MLB spring training camp invitation on February 13, 2021.
Jack Flaherty and his employer, the St. Louis Cardinals, are heading toward a February arbitration hearing to set the pitcher’s 2021 salary. Our analysis leads us to name the right-hander the projected winner.
All 120 surviving minor league teams have signed their licenses to continue in 2021. Brian Walton steps through the team and league changes as they effect all four full-season affiliates of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Photo: Ali Sanchez (Getty Images) After Ali Sanchez was designated for assignment by the New York Mets Thursday, the St. Louis Cardinals announced on Friday their acquisition of the catching prospect in exchange for cash considerations. We have acquired C Ali Sánchez from the Mets in exchange for cash considerations. Sánchez, 24, made his Major … Continue reading Cardinals Acquire Catching Prospect Ali Sanchez from the Mets
Down from 30 games, the new 24-game spring schedule for the St. Louis Cardinals limits all action to the other four teams in their Southeast Florida “pod”.