St. Louis Cardinals

Cards keep Moss, non-tender Cishek, Stanley
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The Cardinals tendered contracts to four arbitration-eligible players — Brandon Moss, Trevor Rosenthal, Matt Adams and Seth Maness — before Wednesday’s 10:59 pm CT deadline, but opted not to do so with reliever Steve Cishek. In addition, the club non-tendered catcher Cody Stanley, who is serving an 80-game suspension after testing positive for a performance-enhancing […]

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Non-tender candidate Bourjos claimed by Phillies
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Outfielder Peter Bourjos, who never quite found traction during two seasons with the Cardinals, was claimed off waivers by the Phillies on Wednesday.

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Cards trade Cruz to Royals for Minor Leaguer
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Squeezed out of a fit on the Cardinals’ Major League roster after the team’s signing of Brayan Pena, catcher Tony Cruz was traded to the Royals on Wednesday for Minor League infielder Jose Martinez. The deal came just hours before the 10:59 p.m. CT deadline for teams to tender contracts to arbitration-eligible players like Cruz.

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Lackey comes off the board after deal with Cubs
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Veteran right-hander John Lackey, who spent one and a half seasons in St. Louis, will be pitching for the rival Cubs in 2016 after agreeing to a two-year contract reportedly worth $32 million.

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Cards land Gyorko, deal Jay to Padres
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The Cardinals addressed their need for a utility infielder by acquiring Jedd Gyorko from the Padres on Tuesday for outfielder Jon Jay.

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Bartow named Fishel Award winner
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Brian Bartow, a member of the Cardinals’ communications department since 1987, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Robert O. Fishel Award for Public Relations Excellence. Bartow is the second member of the organization to win the award, which has been presented at the Winter Meetings annually since 1981.

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Matheny among honorees at Musial Awards
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Cardinals manager Mike Matheny was one of 11 honorees, both individuals and teams, at Saturday’s Musial Awards, an event held to recognize the greatest moments and stories of sportsmanship in North America. These sportsmanship awards, presented annually at the Peabody Opera House, were renamed after Cardinals legend Stan Musial in 2012.

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Jay grateful for time spent with Cardinals
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Though excited about the destination ahead, Jon Jay, in saying goodbye to the professional organization in which he grew up over the last decade, fought mixed emotions upon learning Tuesday that he had been traded to the Padres.

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Consistent Cardinals remain on right path
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OK, the St. Louis Cardinals were losers in the bidding for two major free agents. But “losers” is merely a technical term. If recent baseball history has taught us anything it is that the Cardinals are winners. And after the free-agent frenzy has worn off, a good, long look at the St. Louis roster indicates […]

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Winter Meetings interview with Mike Matheny
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Cardinals manager Mike Matheny met with the media Wednesday at the Winter Meetings.

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Matheny, Rosenthal to be honored at St. Louis BBWAA dinner
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Tickets are now on sale for the 58th Annual St. Louis Baseball Writers’ Dinner, which will include a tribute to St. Louisan and Hall of Famer Yogi Berra, who passed away earlier this year, and the presentation of the J.G. Taylor Spink St. Louis Baseball Man of the Year Award to co-winners Mike Matheny and […]

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Counting out Cardinals wouldn't be wise
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OK, you are a Cardinals fan. As if it wasn’t bad enough that the hated Cubs knocked off the Redbirds in the National League Division Series, but this offseason, the Cubs seem intent on draining what talent they can off the Cardinals’ roster.

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