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Yadi planning to retire after 2020 season
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Catcher Yadier Molina said on Monday that he plans to play out his current contract with the Cardinals and then call it a career.

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Cards excited to get Reyes back on mound
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Though the Cardinals continue to canvass the free-agent and trade markets for a potential pitching boost, they repeatedly come back to what they already have. And that begins with Alex Reyes.

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Ozuna enjoys first interaction with Cards fans
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For Marcell Ozuna, Sunday was a day of first impressions. A first-time participant in the Cardinals’ Winter Warm-Up event, Ozuna got an intimate introduction to the fanbase. Fans, in turn, were greeted by Ozuna’s glowing smile.

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Cardinals confident Gregerson can close
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Though more experienced closers remain available on both the free-agent and trade markets, president of baseball operations John Mozeliak, speaking on the first day of the Cardinals’ Winter Warm-Up, expressed confidence in one the club already has: Luke Gregerson.

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Cards have flexibility for additional impact player
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The organization will introduce its prized offseason acquisition at Winter Warm-Up on Sunday when Marcell Ozuna makes his first public appearance for the Cardinals. The question still lingering, though, is whether the Cardinals will have another impact addition ready to show off in the coming weeks.

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Wong: Missile false alarm a 'surreal moment'
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Second baseman Kolten Wong was eating breakfast and scrolling through social media in St. Louis on Saturday morning when he spotted the news. Back home in Hawaii, his family and friends were receiving alerts that a ballistic missile was headed toward the island. “This is not a drill,” it read.

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Cards cancel 3 Caravan stops due to weather
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Inclement weather and concerns about travel safety have forced the Cardinals to cancel their weekend Caravan events in Jonesboro, Ark., and Dyersburg and Memphis, Tenn.

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Did Gibson have heart attack during '68 season?
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Bob Gibson, the Hall of Fame former Cardinals pitcher, recently revealed he battled significant stomach issues throughout his career year in 1968 — but could those have possibly led to an undiagnosed heart attack?

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Renovated seating section to debut at Busch
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A portion of the right-field seating area at Busch Stadium is undergoing a winter facelift, as the Cardinals announced on Friday that they are in the process of renovating and rebranding a 20,000 square-foot area of the ballpark into a social-friendly area called the Budweiser Terrace.

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St. Louis hosting events for fans this weekend
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Despite what the plummeting temperatures may suggest, there will be plenty of signs that baseball is near this weekend as the Cardinals hold Winter Warm-Up and other ancillary events in the area to commence an unofficial countdown to the 2018 season.

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Cardinals avoid arb with all 4 eligible players
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The Cardinals are assured of avoiding the arbitration courtroom this year after reaching agreements with all of their remaining unsigned players on Friday. In doing so, the clubs and players did not have to go through the process of exchanging desired salary figures for 2018.

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Source: Grichuk, Cards agree on 1-year deal
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Outfielder Randal Grichuk became the first of the Cardinals’ four arbitration-eligible players to reach an agreement with the club, as the two sides settled on a one-year, $2.6 million contract for 2018, a source told MLB.com. Bob Nightengale of USA Today was the first to report the contract details on Thursday. The club has not […]

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