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Hall Of Fame Voters Divided On 'Steroid Era' Players

11/23/2016 01:04:57 AM

If you think Thanksgiving will be awkward when politics are brought up at dinner tables across this divided country, wait until the real nasty fights start later this week when veteran members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America ...

Amazon Working On Deals To Stream Live Pro Sports

11/22/2016 21:57:22 PM

Online retailer and streaming video provider Amazon is reportedly talking with professional and college sports leagues in an attempt to put together a live sports streaming offering. KSDK

Angels Re-Sign Shane Robinson To Minors Deal

11/22/2016 21:56:41 PM

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Justin Masterson's Agent Talking To A Few Teams

11/22/2016 21:54:18 PM

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Should The Cardinals Pursue Marcell Ozuna?

11/22/2016 21:51:19 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals are interested in making upgrades to the outfield this offseason. Could Marcell Ozuna be a potential fit? Fox Sports

Max Scherzer's First Two Nationals Years Prove Exceptional

11/22/2016 21:32:17 PM

When the Nationals shocked the baseball world by signing Max Scherzer two offseasons ago, they did so without an obvious need for starting pitching, aiming to fortify their rotation with an ace for years to come. Washington Official Site

Chris Sale, Andrew McCutchen, Edwin Encarnacion Intriguing To Rangers

11/22/2016 21:29:53 PM

Chris Sale. Andrew McCutchen. Edwin Encarnacion. Texas Official Site

Carlos Gonzalez Eyes World Baseball Classic Warmup In Venezuela

11/22/2016 21:21:07 PM

Carlos Gonzalez is planning on playing for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic in March, and would like to get in shape by playing in his country's winter league this season for Aguilas del Zulia. Colorado Official Site

Why So Much Love For Carlos Beltran On The Free Agent Market?

11/22/2016 17:25:03 PM

Carlos Beltran is…the hottest outfield bat on the market? Fan Rags

Increased Bonus Pool Makes More Sense Than International Draft

11/22/2016 17:14:11 PM

No matter what the international signing rules are in the upcoming Collective Bargaining Agreement, it’s not going to be a perfect system. Clearly, the system that Major League Baseball has now is far from ideal, in part because MLB has its ...

Six Teams Interested In Marc Rzepczynski

11/22/2016 01:43:35 AM

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Arthur Rhodes Won't Make It Into Hall Of Fame

11/22/2016 01:40:32 AM

The former Mariners reliever, Arthur Rhodes has been put on the MLB Hall of Fame ballot for the first time, and it probably won’t be his last either. But, no matter how many times his name shows up on the ballot, the odds of him ever being ...

Jon Hamm Steals Show At Joe Buck Event

11/22/2016 01:37:55 AM

Fans packed the auditorium at Chaminade High School Monday night for a discussion of sportscaster Joe Buck's new memoir, "Lucky Bastard." The Anniston Star

Cardinals Sign Brett Cecil To Four-Year/$30.5M Deal & Designate Brayan Pena For An Assignment

11/22/2016 01:34:55 AM

The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have signed free agent left-handed reliever Brett Cecil to a four-year deal that extends through the 2020 season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. St. Louis Official Site A month ...

Frank Cusumano Sits Down With Joe Buck To Chat About Everything

11/22/2016 01:30:42 AM

St. Louis-local Joe Buck has written one of the most revealing sports books of all time. KSDK

Cardinals Outrun The Market To Sign Versatile Lefty Brett Cecil

11/22/2016 01:24:49 AM

Almost four years ago the Cardinals looked to push the market to sign a specific lefty reliever, a specialist who they felt could fill a vacancy in their roster. Post-Dispatch

Consummate Pro Edgar Renteria Debuts On Hall Of Fame Ballot

11/21/2016 21:01:25 PM

On a team laden with veteran leaders, he was the unofficial captain. In a lineup loaded with superstars, he was the man they wanted at the plate in the biggest situations. St. Louis Official Site

Blue Jays Bid $80M For Edwin Encarnacion, Remain Interested

11/21/2016 17:31:23 PM

The Jays offered their own star free agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion about $80 million over four years, according to sources, and they remain interested in retaining Encarnacion even after signing free agent hitter Kendrys Morales. Fan Rags ...

Why Andres Galarraga Was A Bust With Cardinals

11/21/2016 17:28:38 PM

Seeking an upgrade at first base, the Cardinals gambled on Andres Galarraga, hoping he wasn’t an out-of-shape retread who couldn’t handle the slider and instead still was an elite hitter who just needed a nurturing environment and a stretch ...

Orioles Sign David Washington To Minors Deal & Assign To Triple-A Norfolk

11/21/2016 17:07:25 PM

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Cuban League 11-18-16

11/21/2016 01:35:13 AM

With three races in the aftermath of the crash, Holguin beat Cubs 8-5 -anoche- Alazanes of Granma, in the conclusion of the first third of the elite tournament at the 56th National Baseball Series.  (Translated) Baseball de Cuba

Cuban League 11-18-16

11/21/2016 01:29:43 AM

Again at the 56th National Baseball Series, the team of Villa Clara brought out the claws that had long not seen on the sets of this territory and completed the sweep against the inspired Toros de Camagüey, to defeat, 5 races to 4 escobazo ...

Dodgers Open To Bringing Back Chase Utley

11/21/2016 01:22:34 AM

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Relief Value Can Be Found After The 'Big 3'

11/21/2016 01:20:56 AM

Here are two things you know about the free-agent market, as it pertains to relievers. First, you know that the cream of the crop -- Kenley Jansen, Aroldis Chapman, and (to, perhaps, a slightly lesser extent) Mark Melancon -- are going to get ...

Breaking Down The Top Landing Spots For Dexter Fowler

11/20/2016 19:12:22 PM

The lasting memory of Dexter Fowler in 2016 has to be his historic leadoff homer in Game 7 of the World Series: CBS Sports

What Can The Cardinals Learn From The Cubs?

11/20/2016 19:08:34 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals have been the top dog in the NL Central so long that there was bound to be a shakeup sooner or later Fan Rags

Mariners Have Asked Pirates About Andrew McCutchen

11/20/2016 19:05:21 PM

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Cardinals Change The Status Quo With Brett Cecil

11/20/2016 18:47:58 PM

Well, no one can say the Cardinals are being cheap now, I suppose. KMOV

Luis Robert Moiran Rumored To Have Defected From Cuba

11/20/2016 12:27:15 PM

Luis Robert Moirán, perhaps the best player remaining in Cuba, have left the country with the aim of finding a place in the sun in the majors, like many other players of his generation.  (Translated) El Nuevo Herald

John Mozeliak Discusses Brett Cecil & Jaime Garcia On Sports On A Sunday 11-20-16

11/20/2016 12:23:28 PM

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Bronson Arroyo Still Wants To Pitch; Rich Hill Expected To Be Seeking Three-Year Deal; Greg Holland Showcase Received Mixed Reviews

11/19/2016 15:23:39 PM

Bronson Arroyo wants to pitch again and he’s not giving up hope that someone will give him a shot at age 39. Boston Globe

A Case For Brandon Moss: Why The Athletics Need Him

11/19/2016 15:16:26 PM

We know the A’s are looking for “big league” outfielders. We know that first baseman Yonder Alonso could end up in a trade mix. If Alonso is traded, Mark Cahna is not the powerhouse everyday man we need at first—even if his workouts ...

There's Nothing Too Weird About Brett Cecil's New Contract

11/19/2016 15:12:12 PM

The Cardinals had a few problems last season, and among them was unreliable relief pitching. As a means toward addressing that, they’ve given free-agent lefty Brett Cecil a four-year contract, worth $30.5 million. It also has a full no-trade ...

Cardinals Sign Brett Cecil To Four-Year/$30.5M Contract

11/19/2016 15:08:35 PM

Jeff Passan Twitter The Cardinals have acted swiftly to fill one of their biggest offseason needs, reportedly agreeing to a deal with left-handed reliever Brett Cecil on Saturday. St. Louis Official Site The Cardinals, shy of veteran lefthanded ...

Cardinals' Pitching: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

11/19/2016 15:06:16 PM

If there is one main thing that I had to take away from the 2016 Cardinals' season, it's this: pitching. KSDK

Cardinals Winter League Notebook 11-19-16: Edgard Montiel Collects Two Singles & Three RBIs; Curt Smith Singles, Walks, & Hits Two Solo Home Runs; Breyvic Valera Doubles, Walks, Homers, & Drives In Two Runs

11/19/2016 11:06:50 AM

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Cardinals Set Roster, Lose Tim Cooney To Indians

11/19/2016 01:07:44 AM

As the Cardinals promoted youngsters Magneuris Sierra, Edmundo Sosa, Eliezer Alvarez and Rowan Wick to their 40-man roster Friday, the only reduction was that of lefthander Tim Cooney. Post-Disaptch

Audio: John Mozeliak On Trade Vs. Free Agent

11/18/2016 21:43:51 PM

Taking a break between the phone calls and other business of off-season business, St. Louis Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak welcomed St. Louis Baseball Weekly into his office this week for an extended conversation on a variety of to ...

Max Scherzer Wins MLB Awards For Best Pitcher, Performance

11/18/2016 21:35:58 PM

It's easy to tell once Max Scherzer finds himself in a groove on the mound. He fires another strike three and then stomps around behind the mound, often yelling to himself, as the ball is thrown around the infield. Once he receives the ball ...

Brett Wallace Elected Free Agency From Padres

11/18/2016 19:29:12 PM

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Mets & Three Other Teams Interested In Yoenis Cespedes

11/17/2016 01:23:25 AM

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Cardinals Seek Tax Incentives For Ballpark Village Phase Two

11/17/2016 01:13:09 AM

The next phase of Ballpark Village would change the look of downtown St. Louis. STL Public Radio Even with public subsidies covering almost 30 percent of the cost of Ballpark Village’s $220 million second phase, the city and school district ...

Cardinals Hall Of Fame Gets Tribute To Women In Baseball Addition

11/17/2016 01:10:30 AM

If it is so that behind every good man stands a good woman, the 11-time World Series champion Cardinals have fallen right into lockstep. As a one-year addition to their Hall of Fame and Museum at Ballpark Village, they will add beginning on ...

Max Scherzer Celebrates His NL Cy Young Award Win With A Champagne Shower

11/16/2016 20:39:46 PM

Max Scherzer, 2013 AL Cy Young Award winner, was up for the 2016 NL version on Wednesday night. Would he win in a different league? Would he beat out the Cubs' two-headed monster of Jon Lester and Kyle Hendricks? Could he become the 18th multiple ...

Max Scherzer Takes Home NL CY Young Award

11/16/2016 20:36:52 PM

Nationals ace Max Scherzer was named the 2016 National League Cy Young Award winner by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Wednesday, becoming just the sixth pitcher to win the award in both leagues. Scherzer beat out Cubs teammates ...

Kep Brown Transfers To UNC-Wilmington

11/16/2016 20:01:13 PM

The UNCW baseball team has landed a verbal commitment form Spartanburg Methodist outfielder Kep Brown. WECT

Video: Kolten Wong Learned A Lot From A Bumpy 2016 Season

11/16/2016 19:55:11 PM

While FaceTiming from Arizona with Jim Hayes, Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong says he most definitely put extra pressure on himself after signing a big contract extension last spring, but now he knows how to handle it. And Shelby Miller, ...

Jerry Crasnick Discusses A Recent Conversation He Had With John Mozeliak About The Direction The Cardinals Are Going

11/16/2016 19:52:51 PM

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Sussex County Traded Chris Jacobs To Sioux Falls

11/16/2016 17:41:44 PM

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Yankees Open To Dealing Chase Headley

11/16/2016 17:04:58 PM

McCann and outfielder Brett Gardner are considered the most available Yankees in trade, but the team also is open to moving third baseman Chase Headley, sources say. Fox Sports

Video: Joe Buck On Calling 2016 World Series

11/14/2016 00:56:25 AM

Fox 2 Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne sits down with Fox Sports lead play by play man Joe Buck. Fox2Now

Shohei Otani Smashes Baseball Into Tokyo Dome Roof

11/13/2016 16:57:03 PM

The legend of Shohei Otani continues to grow. CBS Sports

Blue Jays, Mets Discuss Jay Bruce

11/13/2016 16:52:50 PM

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Jose Bautista On Cardinals Radar; Shohei Otani Won't Be Posted During 2016-17 Offseason

11/13/2016 16:36:28 PM

Jose Bautista, OF/DH, free agent — The Red Sox are a potential landing spot. Bautista loves Boston, loves Fenway, hits well there (.972 career OPS), and has strong relationships with John Farrell and Brian Butterfield from their Toronto days. ...

Considering Jae-Gyun Hwang

11/13/2016 16:30:33 PM

A couple days ago, over at Fangraphs, Jeff Sullivan wrote a very nice piece on Jae-Gyun Hwang, and I was immensely grateful he did so. Viva El Birdos

Cardinals Centerfield Search: Charlie Blackmon Vs. Lorenzo Cain

11/13/2016 16:22:05 PM

Talking trades in Major League Baseball isn't easy and requires a couple Ibuprofen and a few grains of salt. The idea of wondering what targets are sitting on St. Louis Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak's ledger this winter isn't a hard ...

Cardinals Winter League Notebook 11-13-16: Fidencio Flores Strikes Out Six Over Seven Scoreless Innings; Niko Vasquez Singles & Hits A Two-Run Homer; Irving Wilson Hits A Solo Home Run

11/13/2016 16:12:23 PM

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Signing Dexter Fowler Would Be Juicy Narrative For Cardinals

11/13/2016 00:32:25 AM

“Stop, Cubs, stop.” Admittedly not as catchy, but it’s a tune in the heart of many St. Louisans, a lyrical longing that the Cubs’ success will somehow cease. Hochman

Matt Holliday Considering Return To Rockies

11/12/2016 22:17:57 PM

Speculation surrounding Matt Holliday and a potential return to the Rockies has gained momentum over the past week, and the 13-year veteran indicated Friday that he would give great regard to a potential offer from the club that drafted him ...

Mariners No Longer Interested In Re-Signing Dae-Ho Lee

11/12/2016 22:03:16 PM

Dipoto acknowledged the trade effectively means the Mariners are no longer interested in retaining free-agent first baseman Dae-Ho Lee and are less likely to pursue a new deal with free-agent outfielder Franklin Gutierrez. The News Tribune ...

Audio: No Silver Slugger For Adam Wainwright?

11/11/2016 19:21:00 PM

A day after the Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs was named the National League Silver Slugger winner, many St. Louis Cardinals fans are still scratching their heads in wonder as to why Adam Wainwright did not receive the trophy. STL Baseball ...

Angels Designated Rafael Ortega For An Assignment

11/11/2016 18:52:00 PM

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Cardinals Sign Chad Huffman To Minors Deal With MLB Spring Training Invite

11/11/2016 18:33:00 PM

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Eric Thames Drawing Interest From Team In MLB, KBO, & NPB

11/11/2016 18:31:00 PM

Chris Cotillo Twitter

Inbox: How Will Cardinals Address Outfield Needs?

11/11/2016 17:46:00 PM

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Blue Jays Signed Kender Villegas To Minors Deal

11/11/2016 17:22:00 PM

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Cardinals Signed Venezuelan LHP Nelson Prada & Sent To Rookie-Level Dominican Summer League

11/11/2016 17:11:00 PM

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Mark Melancon Market Heats Up

11/11/2016 16:34:00 PM

Mark Melancon might not command quite the deal Aroldis Chapman and his triple-digit fastball will in free agency this offseason, but he's unquestionably one of the three big pitchers available in the relief market. San Francisco Official S ...

Dodgers Traded Howie Kendrick To Phillies

11/11/2016 15:20:00 PM

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Carson Kelly Ranked #7 In Baseball America's AFL Hot Sheet 11-11-16

11/11/2016 14:04:00 PM

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Delvin Perez Could Be Latest Young Star At Short

11/10/2016 23:36:00 PM

Here at Camelback Ranch, the ballpark where Corey Seager trains in spring, the field where Javy Baez and Addison Russell tailored their games in the Arizona Fall League, the executive in a stadium seat talked about raising his own prospect. ...

Carson Kelly Getting Valuable Time In Arizona; Roster Logjam Awaits; Matt Holliday Declared Free Agent; Cardinals Spring Training Schedule

11/10/2016 23:36:00 PM

After spending all fall with top-talent teammates who desire what he already has — major-league service time — Cardinals prospect Carson Kelly will report to spring training next year with an opportunity he’s never had. Post-Dispatch ...

Yankees, Brian Cashman Know How Cardinals Fell About Cubs

11/10/2016 23:30:00 PM

When they finally were able to turn tradition upside down and win the first World Series in generations, right from under the nose of their biggest rival, Boston officials noticed how the chant that always greeted them — “1918! 1918!” ...

Audio: Bob Nightengale On Trade Rumors, More

11/10/2016 17:50:00 PM

Which is more affordable–spending money or talent? Checking in from the General Manager’s meetings in Arizona, USA Today’s Bob Nightengale believes the St. Louis Cardinals are in a position to do either to improve their club for 2017. STL ...

Jurickson Profar Could Be Rangers' Best Trade Chip

11/10/2016 16:54:00 PM

The Rangers are talking to other clubs about acquiring starting pitching, and it is clear utility infielder Jurickson Profar could be their best bargaining chip. Texas Official Site

Matt Holliday Now Declared A Free Agent

11/10/2016 16:23:00 PM

Derrick Goold Twitter Outfielder Matt Holliday became the final free agent, formally leaving the St. Louis Cardinals when he and the team agreed to waive a provision in his contract that would have guaranteed his 2017 salary if he finishes ...

Dan McLaughlin Talks Centerfield, Lance Lynn, & Trevor Rosenthal As A Starter

11/10/2016 16:00:00 PM

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Exploring The Idea Of A Cardinals Trade For Lorenzo Cain

11/10/2016 15:53:00 PM

After the Cardinals made it clear their offseason priority is finding a center fielder, we took a quick tour of the free agents and potential trade candidates that could be out there. BenFred

Orioles Pursuing Josh Reddick

11/10/2016 15:30:00 PM

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Shelley Duncan Talks About The Cardinals Arizona Fall League Prospects & Their Futures

11/10/2016 15:00:00 PM

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End To Hacking Probe Is Near, Rob Manfred Says; Tyler Lyons Out Five To Six Months; MLB Awaits Donald Trump Policies; Labor Talks Continue

11/09/2016 23:16:00 PM

The closure the Cardinals, Astros and Major League Baseball seek for the hacking scandal that enveloped the two former rivals last year and led to one prison sentence is nearing, the commissioner said Wednesday. Post-Dispatch

Trevor Rosenthal To Be 'Stretched Out' For Different Role

11/09/2016 23:16:00 PM

A few hours before Game 5 of the World Series, Cleveland pitching coach Mickey Callaway considered whether his team’s celebrated and creative use of the bullpen during the hothouse of October could be applied to the pastures of the regular ...

Less Thump & More Speed Would Help Cardinals

11/09/2016 23:12:00 PM

The swat-to-trot Cardinals. In 2016, they hit three more homers than the Braves did … in 2015 and 2016 combined. Hochman

Pirates Counting On Andrew McCutchen To Bounce Back

11/09/2016 19:23:00 PM

If teams reach out this offseason about Andrew McCutchen, the Pirates will listen. It's one aspect of the way they do business and a reality of life as a smaller-market club Pittsburgh Official Site

Cardinals Pitching Pipeline Ready To Deliver Again

11/09/2016 19:15:00 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals have always produced strong homegrown talent, and a trio of pitchers are coming to continue that tradition. Call To The Pen

Howie Kendrick Seeks Trade, Full-Time Job

11/09/2016 19:00:00 PM

Dodgers infielder-outfielder Howie Kendrick would prefer to be traded, according to sources. FanRag

A Look At Ian Desmond, A Potential Cardinals' Free Agent Candidate For 2017

11/09/2016 18:57:00 PM

Earlier this week I reviewed the overall profile of Cubs’ free-agent center fielder Dexter Fowler and described him as a good, need-based fit for the Cardinals. 101 ESPN

Rick Hahn: White Sox Have No 'Untouchable' Players

11/09/2016 18:53:00 PM

Chris Sale stands as one of the best starting pitchers in Major League Baseball. Chicago-A Official Site

Scott Boras Touts Jeremy Hellickson's Credentials

11/09/2016 18:50:00 PM

Scott Boras expects there to be a very healthy and potentially lucrative market for Jeremy Hellickson this winter. Philadelphia Official Site

Yankees Showing Some Interest In Yoenis Cespedes

11/09/2016 18:42:00 PM

The Yankees are in -- at least preliminarily -- on what could develop into the Yoenis Cespedes sweepstakes. New York-A Official Site

Commitment To Matt Carpenter At First Reveals Cardinals' Infield Plans; Yadier Molina's Run Ends; Extra Bases

11/08/2016 23:24:00 PM

As the Cardinals looked to both improve their defense and possibly rearrange the look of the lineup for the coming season, management wanted to let a cornerstone of both, All-Star Matt Carpenter, know where he stood. Post-Dispatch

Theo Epstein Has Trophy, John Mozeliak Has Challenge

11/08/2016 23:24:00 PM

So there was this dream Theo had. Hochman

John Mozeliak Seeks To 'Refresh' Cardinals

11/08/2016 23:24:00 PM

The prefix, like the tunes so often sung around baseball’s hot stove, is ubiquitous as baseball’s general managers dutifully report to the offseason and align themselves into familiar camps. There is always one team looking to repeat, a ...

Cardinals Hope To Be In Mix With Cubs In 2017

11/08/2016 21:45:00 PM

Someone mentions that the Cardinals finishing behind the Cubs is, well, somehow different than finishing behind any other club. St. Louis Official Site

Yadier Molina's Gold Glove Streak Ends At Eight Years

11/08/2016 21:28:00 PM

Yadier Molina's Gold Glove reign has come to an end. St. Louis Official Site

Twins Dismiss Tom Brunansky

11/08/2016 21:15:00 PM

Coming off a 103-loss season, hitting coach Tom Brunansky and first-base coach Butch Davis were dismissed Tuesday from the Twins’ big-league coaching staff. Twin Cities

Jason Heyward Wins 2016 Gold Glove Award

11/08/2016 19:58:00 PM

Awards season continued Tuesdaynight with special attention paid to baseball's top defenders. Unveiled live on ESPN, the prestigious Rawlings Gold Glove Awards were selected based on votes that combine input from MLB managers and coaches, plus ...

Padres Sent To Scouts To Greg Holland Showcase

11/08/2016 18:45:00 PM

The Padres sent two scouts to Monday’s showcase for free-agent reliever Greg Holland. The former All-Star closer threw in front of representatives from about 18 teams, according to the New York Post. San Diego Union-Tribune

The Nationals Are Open To Trading Danny Espinosa

11/08/2016 18:09:00 PM

If the Washington Nationals season began this week, Trea Turner would start in center field and Danny Espinosa would play shortstop, Mike Rizzo said Tuesday. Rizzo wore jeans and was standing in a thoroughly air-conditioned ballroom at the Omni ...

Video: Frank Cusumano's Candidates To Join The 2017 Cardinals

11/08/2016 17:36:00 PM

With it being Election Day, Frank Cusumano wanted to bring you up to speed on what could be on the Cardinals' radar for 2017 with an election twist. KSDK

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