St. Louis Cardinals

Packed trucks a sign spring is in the Cards
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While a dusting of snow covered areas outside of Busch Stadium, the hustle and bustle going on inside the Cardinals’ clubhouse was proof of a changing season.

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Cardinals continue to keep 'foot on the gas'
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After missing the playoffs the past two years, the Cardinals are focused on unseating the Cubs as division champs.

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Pitching prospects highlight Cardinals' NRIs
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Cardinals pitching prospects Dakota Hudson, Jordan Hicks and Ryan Helsley headline a crop of 23 non-roster players who have received an invitation to participate in big league camp this spring.

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Reyes' role upon return from TJ surgery not set
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Wanting to protect their top prospect as much as possible, the Cardinals have set a soft target of May 1 as a likely return date for Alex Reyes. What hasn’t been so explicitly defined, though, is what role he’ll fill upon that return.

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Cards reunite with Mujica on Minors deal
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Five years after taking over as the club’s closer and earning an All-Star invitation for his success in that role, Edward Mujica is returning to the Cardinals.

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4 first-time candidates up for Cardinals HOF
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Joining returners Keith Hernandez, Scott Rolen and Jason Isringhausen on the Cardinals Hall of Fame ballot are four first-time modern-day candidates: Ray Lankford, Vince Coleman, Lee Smith and John Tudor.

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Pham's bold prediction: 20 wins for C. Martinez
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A week after Alexa Datt, host of MLB.com’s 12:25 Live with Alexa, predicted that Tommy Pham would win the 2018 National League MVP Award, the Cardinals outfielder joined the daily Facebook Live show on Tuesday to graciously accept the endorsement.

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Prospective Cards OFers eager to stand out
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What was an overcrowded Cardinals outfield earlier this offseason is still a deep one, even after the club traded three outfielders from its 40-man roster in a six-week span. But there still could be room for one other outfielder, and it’s a position battle that’s likely to come down to Harrison Bader and Tyler O’Neill. […]

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Cecil seeks 2nd chance at impressing Cards
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There’s no erasing the first impression, which for Brett Cecil consisted of an uneven first season in St. Louis. But with three years remaining on his $30.5 million contract, there is still plenty of time to script the desired ending.

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Cardinals place 4 prospects on Top 100 list
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For the second straight year, the Cardinals placed four players in MLB Pipeline’s preseason Top 100 prospect rankings, which were revealed during an MLB Network special on Saturday night.

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Inbox: Is Gregerson right fit at closer for Cards?
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With the Cardinals’ first spring workout less than three weeks away, the club’s roster is taking shape as its winter work is nearly complete. But plenty of questions remain. Let’s take a look at another handful in this week’s Cardinals Inbox.

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Signs point to J. Martinez continuing breakout
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As every St. Louis fan knows, the Cardinals had an unexpected breakout season from a power-hitting righty outfielder in 2017. This is a player who was born in 1988, entered the professional ranks in 2006 and put up impressive stats at several levels of the Minors around a variety of injuries, finally managing to stick […]

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