Coming in at no. 36 on The Cardinal Nation’s 2024 prospect countdown is a newcomer from Cincinnati with plus defense, speed and arm as a center fielder, but is his bat going be enough for him to earn a role with St. Louis?
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No. 37 on The Cardinal Nation’s 2024 prospect countdown is a control lefty who finished 2022 strongly, but after a down 2023, lost his 40-man roster spot.
The Cardinal Nation’s 2024 prospect countdown reaches no. 38 with a left-handed hitting, high on-base utilityman who had a solid 2023 with Double-A Springfield.
The Cardinal Nation’s annual tradition continues with the unveiling of the 19th edition of our St. Louis Cardinals Top 50 Prospect List, beginning on Monday, November 20 and with daily entries running well into the New Year.
At no. 39 in The Cardinal Nation’s 2024 prospect countdown is a 2021 standout whose best hope of reaching St. Louis is as a reliever with higher velocity and better results. But Dionys Rodriguez' time is running short.
Became a Cardinal Signed to a minor league contract on November 28, 2023.
At no. 40 in The Cardinal Nation’s prospect countdown for 2024 is a promising right hander who has the materials for success, but his ability to develop further has been slowed by injury. FREE article.
The Cardinal Nation’s 2024 prospect countdown reaches no. 41 with a reliever possessing the best slider in the system two years running. His shaky control and struggles with lefty hitters have kept his promotion progress slow, however.
Coming in at no. 42 in The Cardinal Nation’s 2024 prospect countdown is an outfielder with sharp tools and a good all-around game who should be ready for Double-A during 2024.
Lou Roesch shares his reservations about the St. Louis Cardinals’ three-year, $75 million contract given to free agent pitcher Sonny Gray.
The St. Louis Cardinals have reportedly come to terms with free agent starting pitcher Sonny Gray on a three-year, $75 million contract.
Twitter: @SonnyGray2 Became a Cardinal Free agent came to terms on a three-year contract on November 27, 2023.
The St. Louis Cardinals signed two rotation members last week, with more to come. Our history feature revisits the Cardinals during the golden years of 2005-2011.
The Cardinal Nation’s 2024 prospect countdown reaches no. 43 with a hard throwing reliever whose questionable command and 2023 suspension put his already slow-moving career on hold. Can Leonardo Taveras recover?
At no. 44 in The Cardinal Nation’s 2024 prospect countdown is a 20-year-old right-hander who has thrown just 12 2/3 innings in three years of rookie ball. To realize his once-significant upside, Alec Willis must find a way to stay healthy and move ahead.
At no. 45 in The Cardinal Nation’s prospect countdown for 2024 is an underrated outfielder who does everything well. Matt Koperniak has reached Memphis with a ceiling of a fourth outfielder in the majors. FREE article.
The Cardinal Nation’s 2024 prospect countdown reaches no. 46 with a 20-year-old shortstop who played for Peoria then in the Arizona Fall League. Always young for his leagues, Jeremy Rivas looks for his bat to catch up with his glove.
At no. 47 in The Cardinal Nation’s 2024 prospect countdown is a power-hitting first baseman. Chandler Redmond’s 2023 feats include setting the Springfield career RBI record, a bittersweet honor. With perhaps just one more year to put his name into the St. Louis picture, can he do it in his age 27 season?
Ranked 48th in The Cardinal Nation’s 2024 top prospect countdown is a command and control right-hander who was hindered by injury, leading to a second year at High-A and facing increased rotation competition ahead.
The St. Louis Cardinals and veteran right-handed pitcher Kyle Gibson have come to terms on a one-year contract for $12 million with a 2025 option, per reports.
Twitter: @kgib44 Became a Cardinal Free agent came to terms on a major-league contract on November 21, 2023.
At no. 49 in The Cardinal Nation’s 2024 top prospect countdown is a teenaged second baseman who made good progress in 2023, especially in plate discipline. Yet, Bahamian Adari Grant, one of the St. Louis Cardinals organization’s top international signings in 2021, is still in rookie ball with overall results that haven’t caught up with his promise.
Former Cardinals infielder Daniel Descalso is being hired to St. Louis’ major-league coaching staff for 2024 as the bench coach, replacing Joe McEwing.
In their quest to add innings to a thin rotation, the St. Louis Cardinals have reportedly signed journeyman starting pitcher Lance Lynn to a one-year contract.
Opening The Cardinal Nation’s prospect countdown for 2024 is a 40-man roster right-hander who has the stuff to become a force in the big-league bullpen. But Guillermo Zuñiga needs to recover from injury and make some changes. FREE report!
The St. Louis Cardinals removed a total of seven players from the 40-man roster last week, adding three others and creating four openings. Popular reserve catcher Andrew Knizner was among those non-tendered. Our history feature revisits the Cardinals of 2000-2004.