The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2020 continues with a corner infielder who expanded his versatility to include the outfield and rebounded with the bat to reach Double-A at the age of 21. FREE article.
Weekly news and notes on a dozen St. Louis Cardinals position players competing this winter across the globe. Our Player of the Week is 40-man roster outfielder Justin Williams, swinging the bat well in Mexico.
On Wednesday, November 20, the day when rosters for the 2019 Rule 5 Draft must be set, the St. Louis Cardinals protected three players, and to make room, designated another for assignment, removing him from the 40-man roster.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2020 continues with a big left-handed starting pitcher who chalked up his challenging 2019 as a learning opportunity.
Our nation’s lawmakers, who voted to protect MLB paying substandard wages to minor league baseball players, are now outraged that 42 of their local teams will be eliminated. They should have known better.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2020 continues with a first baseman who is playing his way into the St. Louis picture. John Nogowski turns 27 years of age in January, however.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2020 continues with the organization’s first collegiate position player taken in the 2019 draft, and subsequently, their best-performing first-year hitter.
In free agent moves by the St. Louis Cardinals, Marcell Ozuna may be gone, but Adam Wainwright is back. Yadier Molina wants to stay longer, too. Mike Shildt is the NL’s top manager, with our history feature looking back at prior Cardinals skippers.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2020 continues with a relatively-inexperienced 21-year old right-hander who pitched very well in spurts for Johnson City.
Brian Walton identifies the more than four dozen St. Louis Cardinals players currently eligible for December’s Rule 5 Draft and pinpoints the few most likely to be added to the 40-man roster for protection first.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2020 continues with the second infielder who came over from Oakland in the Stephen Piscotty trade. Max Schrock is heading into his third Triple-A season facing increased competition. FREE article.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2020 continues with an infielder who increased his versatility, made his Triple-A debut and played in the Arizona Fall League.
The St. Louis Cardinals released four more minor leaguers. All are short-season players, three of whom were originally signed as international free agents in 2015.
Yadier Molina’s agent is interested in negotiating a one-or-two year contract extension for his client. The St. Louis Cardinals would be taking a significant risk in agreeing.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2020 continues with a 17-year old right-hander who earned an in-season promotion into the Gulf Coast League and held his own against older hitters.
News and notes on 11 St. Louis Cardinals position players competing this winter across the globe. Our Hitter of the Week is first baseman John Nogowski, who batted .407 including four doubles this period in the Dominican Republic.
Multiple incidents of unethical misbehavior by the Houston Astros has resurfaced an ugly intersection with St. Louis Cardinals history. One should not feel sorry for anyone here.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2020 continues with a high-school outfielder drafted in the 12th round who had an impressive debut in the Gulf Coast League.
In his first full season managing in the majors, Mike Shildt of the Central Division champion St. Louis Cardinals is the National League Manager of the Year.
The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to terms with free-agent pitcher Adam Wainwright on a one-year contract for the 2020 season, his 16th with the club.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2020 continues with an All-Star first baseman who led the 2019 Midwest League in runs batted in.
The Cardinal Nation’s top 50 prospect countdown for 2020 begins with a former big-bonus reliever who earned two promotions last season and could pitch his way into the St. Louis picture next summer. FREE article.
Front office, field manager and coach contract extensions were the first off-season business for the St. Louis Cardinals. Kolten Wong captures another defensive award and Ted Simmons again has a Hall of Fame opportunity. Our history feature looks back at prior Cardinals BBWAA Award winners.
St, Louis Cardinals infield prospect Kramer Robertson discusses his career in the system and how his learning continued in the Arizona Fall League.
One of three players the St. Louis Cardinals acquired from Tampa Bay for Tommy Pham, Roel Ramirez, discusses his professional journey, which most recently included a strong showing in the Arizona Fall League.
The St. Louis Cardinals have made an increased focus on re-signing their own minor league free agents for next season. A look at 2019 results from prior free agent additions offers a clue why.
The National League Central Division champion prevailed over Atlanta in the Division Series, but bowed out to eventual World Series winner Washington in the NLCS. Third of three articles summarizing the 2019 St. Louis Cardinals post-season.