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Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade Postponed

11/27/2014 00:00:00 AM


What Happened To Jason Heyward's Power?

11/26/2014 20:42:00 PM

The moment the offseason began, the collective of Cardinal Nation clamored for one thing: power. Fans dreamed of trading for Giancarlo Stanton before he signed the largest contract in MLB history to stay with the Miami Marlins. People clamored for si > read more

Diamondbacks Sign Tasmany Tomas At Six-Years/$68.5M

11/26/2014 16:02:00 PM

Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas and the D-backs have agreed to a six-year deal worth $68.5 million, according to industry sources. Jesse Sanchez At The Park > read more

Mariners Eye Five Cleanup Options: Justin Upton, Evan Gattis, Nelson Cruz, Matt Kemp, Yoenis Cespedes

11/26/2014 15:29:00 PM

The Seattle Mariners, determined to add a right-handed cleanup hitter to bat behind Robinson Cano, are talking about at least five possibilities -- Justin Upton, Evan Gattis, Matt Kemp, Nelson Cruz and Yoenis Cespedes -- and are seemingly determined > read more

Padres, Dodgers Discussing Matt Kemp

11/26/2014 15:16:00 PM

Ken Rosenthal Twitter > read more

Phillies Dispute Rumors They Are Asking For 2-3 Top Prospects In Return For Cole Hamels

11/26/2014 15:04:00 PM

Jayson Stark Twitter > read more

Cardinals Care Donates To More Than 100 Organizations

11/26/2014 14:40:00 PM

For all the attention garnered during a fourth straight trip to the National League Championship Series, the Cardinals also enjoyed a banner season off the field and out of the spotlight. And while it was executed with little fanfare, the organizatio > read more

Yasmany Tomas Mulling Offers

11/26/2014 14:14:00 PM

It’s close to decision time for Yasmany Tomas. Jesse Sanchez At The Park > read more

Dodgers Trade Ryan Jackson To The Royals

11/26/2014 14:09:00 PM

Kansas City Official Twitter Always interested in possible backups for shortstop Alcides Escobar, the Royals on Wednesday claimed Ryan Jackson from the Dodgers in exchange for cash considerations. Kansas City Official Site > read more

Jon Lester Has Plenty Of Options In Addition To Red Sox

11/26/2014 13:47:00 PM

Jon Lester should feel good about himself and Boston. Boston Globe > read more

Samsung Lets J.D. Martin Go

11/25/2014 00:12:00 AM

Jeeho Yoo Twitter > read more

Mike Matheny Will Give His No.22 To Jason Heyward; Chris Carpenter Steps Aside; Shares Awarded; Dan Kantrovitz To Athletics

11/24/2014 23:59:00 PM

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, who has only worn one number since accepting his role with the club, offered No. 22 to newcomer Jason Heyward, but not because of how long the outfielder had worn it or what the outfielder is expected to bring to the c > read more

LG Signs Lucas Harrell

11/24/2014 23:13:00 PM

My KBO Twitter > read more

Padres To Begin Negotiations With Kwang-Hyun Kim After Thanksgiving

11/24/2014 22:29:00 PM

Dennis Lin Twitter > read more

Jesse Spector On Sports Open Line 11-24-14

11/24/2014 21:52:00 PM

Jesse Spector, National Baseball Writer for Sporting News joined Mike Claiborne on Sports Open Line to discuss the Cardinals trade with Atlanta, Red Sox big pickups and rumblings around the league. KMOX > read more

Dan Kantrovitz Leaves Cardinals To Return To Athletics As Assistant GM

11/24/2014 17:16:00 PM

Susan Slusser Twitter Dan Kantrovitz has departed his position as the Cardinals' director of amateur scouting to be Oakland's assistant general manager, the A's announced on Monday. St. Louis Official Site Dan Kantrovitz, the St. Louis native who o > read more

Dodgers Also Pursuing Cole Hamels

11/24/2014 16:59:00 PM

Bob Nightengale Twitter > read more

Rays Place Jose Molina On Release Waivers

11/24/2014 16:30:00 PM

In a procedural move on Monday, the Rays placed catcher Jose Molina and infielder Cole Figueroa on release waivers. Tampa Bay Official Site > read more

Red Sox Sign Pablo Sandoval

11/24/2014 16:18:00 PM

Oscar Prieto Twitter > read more

Dodgers Designate Ryan Jackson For An Assignment

11/24/2014 15:10:00 PM

Los Angeles Official Twitter > read more

Kia Still Thinking Over Bid On Hyeon-Jong Yang

11/23/2014 21:09:00 PM

Mike Berardino Twitter > read more

Rangers, Not Twins, Had Highest Bid On Hyeon-Jong Yang

11/23/2014 19:39:00 PM

My KBO Twitter > read more

Cole Hamels Would Be An Interesting Alternative To Max Scherzer, Jon Lester

11/23/2014 18:06:00 PM

If the St. Louis Cardinals are sincere in their search for a top of the rotation starter -- but they don't want to pay deep into the nine figure range to get one -- they could always make a run at Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels in trade. Chea > read more

Blue Jays Still In Melky Cabrera Hunt

11/23/2014 17:43:00 PM

The Blue Jays should not yet be discounted in the chase for free-agent Melky Cabrera. He might be back in blue. Toronto Star > read more

Braves Pursuit Of Yasmany Tomas Is Not Linked To Trading Justin Upton Or Evan Gattis

11/23/2014 17:32:00 PM

David O'Brien Twitter > read more

Braves, Giants, & Padres Have Extended Offers To Yasmany Tomas With Phillies, Diamondbacks, & Mariners Still Considering

11/23/2014 17:26:00 PM

Peter Gammons Twitter > read more

Red Sox Trying Hard To Sign Two Top Free Agents

11/23/2014 17:08:00 PM

The Boston Red Sox are trying hard for a huge free agent double play, as they are involved with not only Pablo Sandoval but also Hanley Ramirez, according to sources. CBS Sports > read more

Second Chance To Beat Adam Wainwright; Winter Reading For Jon Jay

11/23/2014 16:08:00 PM

If you missed out on the chance at the start of football season to compete against Adam Wainwright and some of his MLB friends in fantasy league action, a Mid-Season Challenge has been announced by the St. Louis Cardinals pitcher. STL Baseball Weekl > read more

Athletics Designate Andrew Brown For An Assignment

11/23/2014 16:01:00 PM

Oakland Official Twitter > read more

Rangers Open To Trading Shortstops

11/23/2014 12:44:00 PM

Ken Rosenthal Twitter > read more

Stan Musial Exhibit Sure To Be Hit With Cardinals Fans

11/22/2014 23:34:00 PM

Stan Musial's baseball career has been well documented, but now all Cardinals fans can get to know "The Man" off the field. St. Louis Official Site > read more

Chris Carpenter Ready For Break From Baseball

11/22/2014 23:15:00 PM

The 2014 Granite State Baseball Dinner took place Saturday night at the Radisson Hotel Expo Center and the Fisher Cats once again expect to have raised around $155,000 to $165,000. Union Leader > read more

Carlos Martinez To Wear No.18 Next Season In Honor Of Oscar Taveras, Mike Matheny Gives Jason Heyward No.22 & Takes No.44

11/22/2014 20:37:00 PM

MLB Jersey Numbers Twitter > read more

Cardinals Release Jose Gomez

11/22/2014 16:53:00 PM

Jrocke217 Twitter > read more

Twins Hire Neil Allen As Pitching Coach

11/22/2014 16:50:00 PM

Neil Allen, who helped shepherd the pitchers who form the nucleus of one of the American League’s best pitching staffs to Tampa Bay, has been hired as the new pitching coach of the Twins, three sources with knowledge of the hiring confirmed on Satu > read more

Pablo Sandoval Deciding On Offers From Red Sox, Giants, & Padres

11/22/2014 16:37:00 PM

Ken Rosenthal Twitter > read more

If Giants Lose Out On Pablo Sandoval, Major Push For Yasmany Tomas Expected

11/22/2014 16:11:00 PM

If the Giants lose out in the Sandoval sweepstakes, they’re expected to make a serious bid on Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas. SF Gate > read more

Even Without Shelby Miller, Cardinal Rotation Still Stocked For The Future

11/22/2014 16:11:00 PM

Trading away precious starting pitching isn’t exactly something the Cardinals wanted to do this offseason. No, wait. Scratch that. Trading away talented and YOUNG starting pitching is something the Cards NEVER want to do. KMOV > read more

Signing Matt Adams Should Be Cardinals' Top Offseason Priority

11/22/2014 15:04:00 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals have already made one big splash in the offseason by trading for outfielder Jason Heyward, a trade unfortunately made necessary by the death of Oscar Taveras. Rant Sports > read more

Audio: Mike Matheny Gives Up 22

11/22/2014 13:13:00 PM

Almost since the trade went down, there has been question as to what number Jason Heyward would wear with the St. Louis Cardinals. Would Mike Matheny give up the familiar 22 for the newly acquired right fielder, or would a new team mean a new number? > read more

Phillies Re-Sign Koyie Hill To Minors Deal

11/22/2014 00:10:00 AM

Eric Stephen Twitter > read more

How Rangers' Talent Could Be Affected By Crisis On Dominican Roads

11/21/2014 21:24:00 PM

Team relies on talent from place where death lurks around next curve Dallas News > read more

Red Sox Offer For Pablo Sandoval May Be In Lead

11/21/2014 20:21:00 PM

The Red Sox might be pulling ahead in the race for Pablo Sandoval. Boston Globe > read more

Gary Sheffield On The Jim Edmonds, Tim McKernan, & T.J. Moe Show 11-21-14

11/21/2014 18:15:00 PM

Inside STL > read more

ESPN Suspends Keith Law From Twitter For Defending Evolution

11/21/2014 17:22:00 PM

Heavy-tweetin' ESPN baseball writer Keith Law has been noticeably silent for the last couple of days. That's no coincidence—he's been given a Twitter timeout by ESPN, and we're told that it's for loudly and repeatedly defending Charles Darwin from > read more

Royals & Twins Have Talked To Torii Hunter, Mariners Considering

11/21/2014 16:37:00 PM

Jerry Crasnick Twitter > read more

Orioles & Giants Keeping Eye On Torii Hunter

11/21/2014 16:36:00 PM

Jerry Crasnick Twitter > read more

Derrick Goold On The Home Stretch 11-21-14

11/21/2014 16:15:00 PM

Inside STL > read more

Jon Lester To Meet With At Least Two More Teams Next Week

11/21/2014 16:11:00 PM

After meeting with the Red Sox, Cubs and Braves this week, Jon Lester is scheduled to meet with at least two more teams next week, according to a source. Full Count WEEI > read more

Matt Kemp Drawing Interest

11/21/2014 15:59:00 PM

While Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford were originally seen as the most likely high-profile, high-salaried Dodgers outfielders to be traded, that may not necessarily be the case at this point. CBS Sports > read more

Best & Worst Cardinals Offseason Moves

11/20/2014 23:43:00 PM

Baseball’s winter meetings will take place Dec. 8-11 in San Diego. Under normal circumstances there would be a lot of anticipation going in, and that’s not to say there won’t be stirrings. Post-Dispatch > read more

Red Sox, Giants, & Padres Offers To Pablo Sandoval Roughly Five-Years/$90-95M

11/20/2014 22:53:00 PM

Nick Cafardo Twitter > read more

Family Uses Oscar Taveras' Twitter Account To Thank Fans

11/20/2014 21:11:00 PM

A representative for the family of Oscar Taveras, the 22-year-old Cardinals phenom who died along with his girlfriend in a car crash in the Dominican Republic last month, used Taveras' Twitter account on Thursday night to thank fans for their remembr > read more

Cardinals Trade Sam Gaviglio To Mariners For Ty Kelly

11/20/2014 21:06:00 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals announced this evening that they have acquired infielder Ty Kelly from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for right-handed pitcher Sam Gaviglio. Kelly has been added to the Cardinals 40-man Major League roster which currently > read more

What Would Pitching In St. Louis Be Worth To Max Scherzer?

11/20/2014 20:10:00 PM

How much money are your dreams worth? Cheap Seats Blog > read more

Yasmany Tomas' Power Has Baseball In A Frenzy

11/20/2014 19:38:00 PM

At this point, the stories about how far Yasmany Tomas hits a baseball circulate like tales told around a campfire. They might be real. They might be a seed of reality that germinated into a bloom of exaggeration. They might be straight-up lies, beca > read more

Rick Porcello Could Be Available For Trade

11/20/2014 19:18:00 PM

Buster Olney Twitter > read more

Asking Price Steep For Alexei Ramirez

11/20/2014 19:08:00 PM

Buster Olney Twitter > read more

Braves Did Not Make Offer To Jon Lester

11/20/2014 19:05:00 PM

David O'Brien Twitter > read more

Padres Designate Blaine Boyer For An Assignment

11/20/2014 19:00:00 PM

To create room on the 40-man roster for the above mentioned players, the club has designated right-handed pitcher Blaine Boyer and outfielder Yeison Asencio for assignment. Friarwire > read more

Are The Cardinals Plotting A Big Move?

11/20/2014 00:07:00 AM

I’m going to break one of my rules by playing a little fantasy baseball today. No, I’m not joining a league for 2015. This is more about fantasizing. And wondering if Cardinals GM John Mozeliak is plotting to shock the baseball establishment by t > read more

Dick Allen Finalist For Twins' Pitching Coach Job

11/19/2014 23:51:00 PM

Rays minor league pitching coach Neil Allen and former Twin Carl “Big Train” Willis have emerged as the finalists to coach Twins pitchers, according to a source with knowledge of the search. Star Tribune > read more

Cardinals Give Bill Mueller The Atmosphere He Enjoys

11/19/2014 23:47:00 PM

Bill Mueller, the former batting champ hired to cultivate the next generation of Chicago hope, walked away from the Cubs last month because he no longer had the situation that he believes he’s now found with the Cardinals. Post-Dispatch > read more

Signing Justin Masterson Should Be Twins' Top Offseason Priority

11/19/2014 22:35:00 PM

Last year, the Minnesota Twins signed Phil Hughes to a contract hoping that having him pitch every fifth day in the spacious Target Field would help to lower his ERA and become respectable again. He not only became respectable, but he became the team > read more

Free Agent Profile: Jon Lester

11/19/2014 21:19:00 PM

Ten months ago, the common belief was that Jon Lester would sign an extension that would keep him in a Red Sox jersey into his late 30s. A lot can change in a few months, however, and Lester soon found himself donning the green and gold of the Oaklan > read more

Is Ryan Howard Estranged From St. Louis Family?

11/19/2014 21:07:00 PM

Phillies slugger Ryan Howard has settled a legal battle with his family over its management of his finances and business affairs. KMOX > read more

Marlins Interested In Justin Masterson

11/19/2014 18:09:00 PM

Meanwhile, the Marlins have expressed interest in several free agent pitchers, including right-handers Jason Hammel (10-11, 3.47 ERA for the Cubs and Oakland last season) and Justin Masterson, who battled injuries and was 7-9 with a 5.88 ERA for Clev > read more

Braves Purchase The Contract Of Tyrell Jenkins From Double-A Mississippi

11/19/2014 17:46:00 PM

Jrocke217 Twitter The Braves bid adieu to the longest-tenured member of their organization to create 40-man roster space for top prospect Jose Peraza and six other Minor Leaguers who will have an opportunity to experience their first Major League Sp > read more

Other Than Los Angeles, Retirement For Dan Haren?

11/19/2014 17:20:00 PM

Pitcher Dan Haren said Wednesday that he likely would walk away from baseball -- and leave $10 million in pretax income on the table -- if the Los Angeles Dodgers trade him to a team other than one of his former clubs, the Angels. ESPN > read more

Blue Jays Expected To Make Offer To Pablo Sandoval Soon

11/19/2014 16:56:00 PM

Nick Cafardo Twitter > read more

Cardinals Acquire Jason Heyward, Give Up Shelby Miller; Bill Mueller On Staff

11/18/2014 00:18:00 AM

A Cardinals front office that has zealously horded its young pitching talent with an eye on keeping costs low and success perpetual, departed dramatically from that approach Monday to land the established outfielder they didn’t expect to need. Pos > read more

Jason Heyward & John Mozeliak On Sports Open Line 11-17-14

11/17/2014 23:03:00 PM

Jason Heyward joins Chris after being traded to the Cardinals from the Braves. KMOX > read more

Might Yankees Revisit Their Low-Key Winter Plan & Shoot For Max Scherzer?

11/17/2014 20:28:00 PM

So far this offseason, there hasn't been much that's new and interesting tied to the Yankees -- baseball's most storied franchise and usually among its most active winter players. CBS Sports > read more

Chris Capuano In Talks With Two NPB Clubs

11/17/2014 19:32:00 PM

Kazuto Yamazaki Twitter > read more

Cheers, Fears Over Shelby Miller-Jason Heyward Trade

11/17/2014 19:02:00 PM

Can you run laps around people while still kicking back in the comfort of the general manager's chair? Springfield News-Leader > read more

Jason Heyward Instantly Adds More Pop To Cardinals' Lineup

11/17/2014 18:15:00 PM

After finishing with the fewest home runs in the National League last season, the Cardinals could use a power boost. As a behemoth listed at 6-foot-5 and 245, new right fielder Jason Heyward has the look of someone who can provide some serious pop. F > read more

Joe Strauss On The Jim Edmonds, Tim McKernan, & T.J. Moe Show 11-17-14

11/17/2014 18:15:00 PM

Inside STL > read more

Adam Wainwright Trade In 2003 Similar To Braves-Cardinals Deal

11/17/2014 18:15:00 PM

When the Braves and Cardinals announced a four-player trade that featured Jason Heyward and Shelby Miller on Monday, there was reason to draw similarities to the famous, or infamous, trade these two teams made 11 years ago. Atlanta Official Site > read more

Paul Casella Discusses MLB Offseason With Alex Ferrario 11-17-14

11/17/2014 17:18:00 PM reporter Paul Casella talks with KMOX’s Alex Ferrario about the Cardinals trade, other Free Agent options and some other big Free Agents in MLB. KMOX > read more

Mixed Emotions For Jason Heyward As He Bids Atlanta Adieu

11/17/2014 17:08:00 PM

Given that Jason Heyward and Freddie Freeman have been together nearly every day dating back to their entry into professional baseball, it was not too surprising that after being traded to the Cardinals on Monday, Heyward reached out to Freeman. Atla > read more

Cardinals Considering Move Out Of Leadoff Spot; What David Bell Brings To The Bench; Prospects Win West; Scott Boras Pitching Max Scherzer's Durability

11/14/2014 00:48:00 AM

While third baseman Matt Carpenter has twice moved positions before to help the Cardinals upgrade their offense, if they shift him again for this coming season it’s not likely to be in the field. Post-Dispatch > read more

MLB Stars Take Part In Japanese Tea Ceremony

11/14/2014 00:33:00 AM

A day after arriving to Tokyo from Osaka via bullet train, Astros outfielder Dexter Fowler, Cardinals reliever Randy Choate and Angels pitcher Hector Santiago participated in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony on Friday, several hours before their g > read more

Mike Matheny: 'We Still Have A Lot Of Guys Hurting'

11/13/2014 22:13:00 PM

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, in town on Thursday night, said he isn't yet planning a ramped-up education effort throughout the organization on the dangers of drinking and driving. Springfield News-Leader > read more

Clayton Kershaw First Since Bob Gibson

11/13/2014 21:04:00 PM

Not since Bob Gibson won the Most Valuable Player award in 1968 has a pitcher captured the same honor–until this year as Clayton Kershaw was announced as BBWAA’s National League MVP on Thursday night. STL Baseball Weekly > read more

Wrapping Up This Awards Week

11/13/2014 18:15:00 PM

With today’s MVP announcement, MLB’s awards season (at least the bulk of it) has come to an end. Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw took home NL MVP honors, becoming the first NL pitcher since St. Louis’ Bob Gibson in 1968 to win both the MVP and > read more

Bidding For Hyeon-Jong Yang Will Negin Next Week

11/13/2014 17:03:00 PM

The bidding for Korea's best pitcher will begin next week. NY Daily News > read more

Indians Kicking The Tires On Justin Masterson

11/13/2014 16:37:00 PM

The Indians liked the look of their starting rotation when they arrived at the general managers meetings Sunday. They felt the same when they left Thursday. Cleveland Plain Dealer > read more

22 Teams Interested In Andrew Miller

11/13/2014 15:35:00 PM

Jon Heyman Twitter > read more

Marlins, Giancarlo Stanton Discussing Record-Breaking $300M-Deal

11/13/2014 15:32:00 PM

Could Giancarlo Stanton turn down the biggest contract in professional sports history? Fox Sports > read more

Yoan Moncada May Be Out Of Angels Price Range

11/13/2014 15:27:00 PM

Alden Gonzalez Twitter > read more

Newer Baseball Rules To Evolve, Joe Torre Says; Waiting On Kevin Siegrist?; Tony LaRussa Resets Baseball Clock; Scott Boras Sees Faulty System

11/12/2014 23:57:00 PM

While baseball continues to wrestle with the specific language and nuances of the provisions meant to protect catchers from collisions at home plate, executive Joe Torre said Wednesday that the experimental rule in place for 2014 did have the effect > read more

Official: Oscar Taveras Drunk During Fatal Crash

11/12/2014 23:52:00 PM

Cardinals rookie Oscar Taveras was intoxicated when he lost control of his sports car last month in the Dominican Republic and was involved in a single-car accident that killed him and his 18-year-old girlfriend, an official in the Dominican Republic > read more

Cardinals Have Room To Spend If Necessary

11/12/2014 23:50:00 PM

While the Cardinals prefer to sell prospective players on their past, their present run of success, their fan base, and an organizational attention to detail from the ownership down to the historically accurate chain-stitching on their iconic jersey, > read more

Pablo Sandoval To Meet With Red Sox Early Next Week

11/12/2014 21:23:00 PM

Nick Cafardo Twitter > read more

Cole Hamels Doesn't Seem Like A Fit For Cardinals

11/12/2014 20:28:00 PM

The Washington Nationals, St. Louis Cardinals, Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres - the other teams not on Hamels' no-trade list - don't appear to be a fit either, considering the Phillies are seeking three premium prospects in return. Livingston D > read more

Braves Will Listen On David Carpenter

11/12/2014 20:12:00 PM

The Braves also will listen to trade interest in relievers, including Jordan Walden, David Carpenter and presumably anyone else in the bullpen other than Craig Kimbrel, who led the National League in saves and finished in a three-way tie for ninth in > read more

Blue Jays Met With Andrew Miller's Agents

11/12/2014 20:02:00 PM

Ben Nicholson-Smith Twitter > read more

John Mozeliak Issues Statement On Report That Oscar Taveras Was Drunk

11/12/2014 19:53:00 PM

Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak has issued a statement on the recent report out of the Dominican Republic that outfield prospect Oscar Taveras was heavily-intoxicated during his fatal car crash … Hardball Talk > read more

John Mozeliak: Daniel Descalso Unlikely To Return, Plus Other Hot Stove Notes

11/12/2014 19:22:00 PM

St. Louis Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak told KMOX on Wednesday night that he doesn’t expect infielder Daniel Descalso to return to the Cardinals next season. Cards Conclave > read more

Mariners Looking Into Nelson Cruz

11/12/2014 18:35:00 PM

Ken Rosenthal Twitter > read more

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