The Cardinals, who already have a search underway for a pitching coach and bullpen coach, will now also be looking to hire a new bench coach. After serving as Mike Matheny’s bench coach for the past three seasons, David Bell has accepted the position of vice president of player development for the San Francisco Giants.
With Major League Baseball’s postseason inching closer to conclusion, the Hot Stove season is quickly approaching. The Cardinals continue to survey potential targets while building their offseason blueprint. As that work continues, let’s take a look at another series of topics on your mind in this week’s Inbox.
Andrew Knizner, the Cardinals’ No. 27 prospect, has been soaking up every opportunity to gain experience during the Arizona Fall League. The catcher hit two home runs and notched three RBIs in Friday’s game against the Mesa Solar Sox
Country music singer Kenny Chesney will bring his Trip Around The Sun Tour to St. Louis for a summertime concert at Busch Stadium in 2018, the Cardinals announced on Wednesday.
The Cardinals’ desire to retool their bullpen this winter has already led them to show interest in re-signing free-agent-to-be Juan Nicasio, who spent the final four weeks of the 2017 season with St. Louis. But could they also target another reliever soon to come off their 40-man roster?
Andrew Knizner showed an ability to hit during his first pro season and has continued to impress in the early stages of the Arizona Fall League. The Cardinals’ No. 27 prospect has always had a feel for hitting, and he proved it once again as he led Surprise to a 10-3 win over Peoria on […]
There has been little opportunity for Yadier Molina to rest since the Cardinals’ season ended two weeks ago, as his time and energy have been spent traversing the streets of Puerto Rico to hand-deliver food, water and ice to residents recovering from Hurricane Maria.
After a rough start to begin the Arizona Fall League, Sandy Alcantara was absolutely dominant on Monday. The Cardinals’ No. 9 prospect was unhittable as Surprise topped Scottsdale, 9-8, in walk-off fashion at Surprise Stadium. Alcantara, who gave up three runs in two innings in his first start, walked one and fanned one over three […]
Andrew Knizner has answered every challenge the Cardinals have placed in front of him thus far and hopes to do the so again while playing with the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League.
While the Cardinals will proceed into the offseason seeking to enhance their roster with impact additions, their winter work will also entail weighing the necessity and cost of certain subtractions. That’s particularly true as it pertains to the organization’s buildup of outfield depth, where too many options have muddied the outlook for 2018.
While postseason baseball continues elsewhere, I know fans of the Cardinals are already looking forward to 2018 and anticipating a busy offseason leading up to it. You can expect regular content on Cardinals.com related to the team’s offseason work and frequent Inboxes in which I’ll get to your pressing questions. We’ll kick things off by […]
While the MLB postseason was on hiatus due to Tuesday’s National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile rainout, many of baseball’s future stars took the field for the beginning of this year’s Arizona Fall League slate.