Became a Cardinal: Acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays in trade, January 9, 2020. 2018 first-round draft pick, taken no. 16 overall and signed for $3.5 MM.
News and notes on St. Louis Cardinals minor league players competing this winter across the globe. Infielder Ramon Urias is our Player of the Week based on his .364 OBP along with a double and home run in the Mexican League playoffs.
Some St. Louis Cardinals fans desperately want the club to acquire star third baseman Nolan Arenado from the Colorado Rockies. Brian Walton is having a difficult time seeing how it could work out.
Promotions to the majors, injury and decline in performance all contributed to a number of St. Louis Cardinals prospects coming off The Cardinal Nation’s 2019 top 50 for 2020.
The Cardinal Nation’s 15th annual countdown of the 50 best St. Louis Cardinals prospects for the upcoming season starts Monday, November 11 and will be unveiled over the subsequent 50-day period.
Breaking down our 2020 St. Louis Cardinals top 50 prospects by highest level of play in 2019 compared to prior years. Despite a focus on pitching in the 2019 draft, the system remains top-heavy and position player-dominated. That is not necessarily bad.
Became a Cardinal: Signed to a minor league contract with a big-league spring training camp invitation on January 7, 2020.
The St. Louis Cardinals have signed an experienced reserve catcher on a minor league contract for 2020. Whether Oscar Hernandez plays for St. Louis or Memphis will likely be unknown until the end of spring training.
With the full benefit of hindsight, we look back one year later at 12 of our best and worst predictions of St. Louis Cardinals’ minor league prospects for 2019.
The St. Louis Cardinals announced minor league coaching staffs for affiliate teams as well as player development and medical personnel for the 2020 season. Major changes were made among those providing hitting instruction.
Cardinals Baseball 2020 has officially begun! The St. Louis Cardinals organization’s third annual January Instructional Camp is underway in Jupiter, Florida. The Cardinal Nation has all the details on who is there (and is not) and what they are up to.
Sourcing, positions and ages of the St. Louis Cardinals top 50 prospects are compared to prior years. The timing and mix of the top prospect pipeline reflects the focus on college pitching in the 2019 draft, yet position players still predominate the new top 50.
Our annual ranking of the best prospects in the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system by position, including a top 50 depth chart. Seven of our 12 “best of” players at each position are new for 2020. Today’s report is FREE!
The emergence of Tommy Edman was one of the biggest stories of 2019 for the St. Louis Cardinals. What might we learn from those events to apply to top prospect Dylan Carlson in 2020?
Brian Walton discusses six St. Louis Cardinals prospects who missed our new 2020 Top 50 list, including one sleeper to watch next season.
Identifying the most-read content at The Cardinal Nation in 2019 offers some surprises.
Derek Shore discusses six top St. Louis Cardinals prospects who missed our new 2020 Top 50, including a pitcher who was working his way into St. Louis consideration before injury, Anthony Shew, and concludes with a deep sleeper to watch in 2020.
News and notes on St. Louis Cardinals minor league pitchers competing this winter across the globe. Alex FaGalde is our Pitcher of the Week based on his standout results in the Dominican Republic.
A look ahead to what may be the top stories surrounding the St. Louis Cardinals in 2020.
Digging into the 17 new names on The Cardinal Nation’s St. Louis Cardinals top prospect list plus three prospects back after an absence. After two years of the Cardinals using trades to help restock the system, 2019 draftees lead the way for 2020.
Weekly news and notes on St. Louis Cardinals position players competing this winter across the globe. Our Player of the Week is catcher Alexis Wilson, standing out big-time defensively this week in Mexico.
A look back at the top stories across the St. Louis Cardinals world during 2019 as predicted last January.
A look at the fastest-rising and fastest falling St. Louis Cardinals top minor league prospects for 2020 compared to 2019.
Paul Goldschmidt is the best fielding first baseman of the last 10 years, according to The Fielding Bible. In 2019, his first season with St. Louis, he helped his middle infielders to take a big step forward, as well.
After three consecutive seasons of playoff misses, the 2019 St. Louis Cardinals won the Central Division for the first time since 2015 and advanced to the Championship Series.
Pulling together all votes for the St. Louis Cardinals top minor league prospects for 2020 and reviewing the movers and shakers on the top 50 prospect list from year to year.
Year 12 in our annual series looking back at the top news items affecting the St. Louis Cardinals over the prior 12 months.