02/03/2017 01:16:25 AM
Carlos Martinez was with his entire family at a softball field in the Dominican Republic when he found out that the framework of his long-term contract had been set Sunday. Post-Dispatch
02/02/2017 21:41:30 PM
He’s not yet sure where or in what capacity, but Roy Halladay intends to work in baseball again soon. Sportsnet Canada
02/02/2017 21:06:48 PM
With Spring Training less than two weeks away, the Angels on Thursday released their complete list of 26 non-roster players that have been invited to Major League camp in Tempe, Ariz. Anaheim Official Site
02/02/2017 19:37:32 PM
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02/02/2017 19:36:43 PM
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02/02/2017 19:34:41 PM
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02/02/2017 19:32:39 PM
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02/02/2017 19:30:10 PM
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02/02/2017 19:27:58 PM
The St. Louis Cardinals have reportedly agreed to a five-year extension with young right-hander Carlos Martinez. The team’s expectations for the 25-year-old are clear. Call To The Pen
02/02/2017 19:27:41 PM
What began with a year of tracking down documents and the 40-page binder it produced – complete with one key piece of paper, his mother’s death certificate – brought Carlos Martinez to stage Thursday at Busch Stadium and financial security ...
02/02/2017 00:53:15 AM
It was less than three weeks ago that, when asked about his looming arbitration hearing, Carlos Martinez turned the conversation away from his 2017 contract status, and toward his long-term future. St. Louis Official Site The concern about ...
02/01/2017 20:24:10 PM
The A's agreed to Minor League contracts with right-hander Luis Miguel Romero and center fielder Enry Pantojas on Wednesday. Oakland Official Site
02/01/2017 20:00:39 PM
Mark Reynolds, one of many sluggers who struggled to find employment this free-agent season, has struck a deal to return to the Rockies. It’s a minor-league deal, but Reynolds would seem to be very likely to make the team again. FanRags
02/01/2017 19:55:12 PM
A former National League MVP and a hulking, heroic figure from the Giants’ 2014 postseason run are among the club’s 28 minor league signees who received non-roster invitations to major league camp this spring. Mercury News
02/01/2017 19:49:27 PM
After Tommy John surgery in 2015 and missing the entire 2016 season, Lance Lynn is locked down and ready to go for 2017. After the press conference with Lynn at the Winter Warm-Up, there was no doubt in anybody’s mind he was determined to ...
02/01/2017 19:45:57 PM
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Right-handed pitchers Johnny Cueto, Carlos Martinez, Edinson Volquez and Alex Reyes have confirmed they will pitch for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic, MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi reported Wednesday. St. Louis Official S ...
02/01/2017 19:34:04 PM
How much of a defensive improvement the Cardinals see over last season will hinge largely on stability up the middle. St. Louis Official Site
02/01/2017 17:00:15 PM
Lots of vitriol came out in response to the hacking penalties, and it seems people are still steamed the Redbirds get that Competitive Balance Pick. Viva El Birdos
02/01/2017 16:51:24 PM
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02/01/2017 00:53:46 AM
Bill White boasts a baseball resume anyone would be proud of -- and one that deserves recognition with Black History Month beginning on Wednesday. His historic career spanned from the batter's box to the broadcast booth before ending as National ...
02/01/2017 00:50:27 AM
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred issued a statement on Tuesday regarding Christopher Correa's lack of cooperation during MLB's investigation in response to claims by the former Cardinals scouting director that the Office of the ...
02/01/2017 00:44:58 AM
Yesterday, I wrote a piece suggesting former Oakland A's outfielder Sam Fuld as a desirable depth piece in the St. Louis Cardinals outfield for 2017. There's just one problem with that idea: there is no roster space for such a move. With the ...
02/01/2017 00:41:43 AM
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Through what he admitted were “unlawful methods” that landed him in prison, former Cardinals executive Chris Correa believed he found proof the Houston Astros had duplicated and utilized evaluation methods and data developed by the Cardinals, ...
01/31/2017 21:25:55 PM
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01/31/2017 21:00:45 PM
Like so many millions who have visited Jerusalem's Western Wall over the years, Ty Kelly was struck immediately by the emotion of the scene. Families crowded around the site, praying. Some jumped or danced in circles. New York-N Official S ...
01/31/2017 20:56:31 PM
Royals fans have a special relationship with Brandon Moss, who agreed to a two-year deal with Kansas City on Sunday. Club officials have not confirmed the agreement. Kansas City Official Site
01/31/2017 20:54:03 PM
The Indians have signed outfielder Wily Mo Pena to a Minor League deal, according to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman. The agreement guarantees a $700,000 salary if he makes the Major League club. Cleveland Official Site
01/31/2017 20:52:07 PM
Bronson Arroyo hasn't pitched for the Reds since 2013, but he still has the power to draw a crowd. When Arroyo walked into the Holy Grail Restaurant across the street from Great American Ball Park on Tuesday night, he was greeted warmly and ...
01/30/2017 01:05:49 AM
A professional baseball player and his family were riding in the SUV that, police said, was hit by the driver of a stolen Miami-Dade Police cruiser in West Miami-Dade, 7News has learned. WSVN7
01/30/2017 01:01:58 AM
Houston Astros’ owner Jim Crane expects the baseball commissioner to impose “significant” penalties against the Cardinals for the actions of a former employee who hacked into the Astros’ internal computer database. STL Sports Page
01/30/2017 00:53:12 AM
When the fans would roar, Vince Coleman says they gave him power. Springfield News-Leader
01/30/2017 00:51:15 AM
Fox 2 Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne sits down with Fox Sports play by play announcer and St. Louis native Joe Buck. The veteran NFL and MLB voice on Fox will call his fifth Super Bowl this coming Sunday, February 5, 2017 on Fox 2. Martin and ...
01/29/2017 20:11:10 PM
After months of rumors, including a near-trade to the Dodgers in August, was Ryan Braun even a little bit surprised to find himself attending another "Brewers On Deck"? Milwaukee Official Site
01/29/2017 19:41:20 PM
Documents unsealed this past week by a federal judge in Houston illustrate the “unfettered access” a Cardinals executive had to the Astros’ internal database and the illegal avenues followed to determine if the rival club had used any ...
01/29/2017 16:19:37 PM
Having already brought back three of their most popular players in front-office roles this winter, could Justin Morneau be next for the Twins? Twin Cities
01/29/2017 16:15:01 PM
After signing a 3 year deal with the Cardinals in 2015, Lance Lynn only pitched one season on his new contract before succumbing to a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. What we saw from Lynn in 2015 was excellent, but it’s ...
01/29/2017 16:03:31 PM
In an ESPN Insiders article about the trade market for left-handed pitcher Jose Quintana of the White Sox, Buster Olney explains how the new, much-tougher “Competitive Balance Thresholds” in baseball’s new labor agreement are already limiting ...
01/29/2017 15:55:24 PM
As the Cardinals continue to seek a left-handed hitting outfielder to round out their roster, a familiar name that may have fit the description has found a new home. KMOV
01/29/2017 00:38:55 AM
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01/29/2017 00:27:53 AM
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01/29/2017 00:26:17 AM
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01/29/2017 00:24:11 AM
Rich Hill gripped the podium and stared at the speech he’d spent the week writing. He operates without fear on the pitcher’s mound, but public speaking can still jostle his nerves. LA Times
01/29/2017 00:13:40 AM
James Hagan is the president of Westfield Bank. But on Thursday night, as his father was being inducted into the Western Massachusetts Baseball Hall of Fame, Hagan said he was thrilled to be sharing the evening with one of his childhood heroes. The ...
01/29/2017 00:10:14 AM
Baseball fans were treated to a glimpse of the future Saturday as MLBPipeline.com unveiled its Top 100 Prospects list for 2017 during a live show on MLB Network. MLB Official Site
01/29/2017 00:04:10 AM
A federal judge has unsealed details about former St. Louis Cardinals executive Chris Correa's hacking of the Astros' email and player evaluation databases, clearing the way for Major League Baseball to impose sanctions against the Cardinals ...
01/28/2017 23:59:47 PM
While the aldermanic vote for a new soccer stadium to bring a Major League Soccer (MLS) team to St. Louis has gone back and forth, the St. Louis Cardinals have voiced their support for a franchise–even though the proposed venue would be a ...
01/28/2017 23:57:41 PM
Just when you think January will end without much to talk about, one article flips the script for all the wrong reasons. Granted any ‘news’ about the Cardinals helps get us closer to actual baseball, but it is true the silly season has turned ...
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 ...
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
11/22/2016 21:56:41 PM
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11/22/2016 21:54:18 PM
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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
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
11/22/2016 21:29:53 PM
Chris Sale. Andrew McCutchen. Edwin Encarnacion. Texas Official Site
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
11/22/2016 17:25:03 PM
Carlos Beltran is…the hottest outfield bat on the market? Fan Rags
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 ...
11/22/2016 01:43:35 AM
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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 ...
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
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 ...
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
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
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
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 ...
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 ...
11/21/2016 17:07:25 PM
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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
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 ...
11/21/2016 01:22:34 AM
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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 ...
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
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
11/20/2016 19:05:21 PM
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11/20/2016 18:47:58 PM
Well, no one can say the Cardinals are being cheap now, I suppose. KMOV
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
11/20/2016 12:23:28 PM
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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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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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
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 ...
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 ...
11/18/2016 19:29:12 PM
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11/17/2016 01:23:25 AM
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
11/16/2016 20:01:13 PM
The UNCW baseball team has landed a verbal commitment form Spartanburg Methodist outfielder Kep Brown. WECT
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, ...
11/16/2016 19:52:51 PM
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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.