On Thursday, St. Louis officially traded a quartet of prospects to Miami for Stanton’s former teammate, Marcell Ozuna. The 27-year-old isn’t Stanton, but between him and 2017 breakout artist Tommy Pham, the Cardinals now feature arguably the hardest-hitting pair of outfielders in the National League.
After all the formalities were complete — a two-year contract signed and questions about his evolution as a pitcher answered — the conversation with new Cardinals starter Miles Mikolas turned to the topic that still has everyone intrigued. A lizard? Really?
Eight months after signing a six-year contract extension that was described by chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. as a way to ensure Stephen Piscotty would be “a fixture in a Cardinals uniform,” the outfielder’s tenure in St. Louis has come to an end.
The A’s are diligently working toward a deal for Cardinals outfielder Stephen Piscotty, who would fill their need for a right-handed-hitting outfielder.
Giancarlo Stanton’s decision to shun the Cardinals by rejecting a trade to St. Louis last week was a gut punch to John Mozeliak and his front office.
The Cardinals’ two-year deal with free-agent reliever Luke Gregerson became official on Wednesday after Gregerson passed his physical. The agreement guarantees Gregerson $11 million and includes a vesting option for a third year.
Rebuffed by Giancarlo Stanton last week, the Cardinals returned to the Marlins’ outfield to find another answer in their search for an offensive upgrade. That pivot brought them to Marcell Ozuna, who the Cardinals believe can fill the middle-of-the-order void that they had initially hoped to plug with Stanton. After gaining momentum in trade talks […]
Though the Cardinals made their two-year agreement with veteran reliever Luke Gregerson official on Wednesday, the team’s efforts to bolster their bullpen haven’t ended.
As Day 2 of the Winter Meetings neared an end Tuesday, the Cardinals noted a sense of optimism that sufficient groundwork has been laid to execute a trade for their desired offensive upgrade in the coming days.
Their pursuit of Giancarlo Stanton now ended, the Cardinals arrived at the Winter Meetings prepared to pivot their attention toward other roster upgrades. What direction that will take them, however, is yet to be determined.
The Cardinals are auctioning off a complete set of 2017 promotional items and a collection of team-issued hats as part of this year’s Winter Meetings charity auction, which runs until 9 p.m. CT on Thursday.
After monopolizing Hot Stove headlines for weeks, Giancarlo Stanton commanded one last wave of winter attention on Monday as he slipped on a pinstripe jersey while being officially introduced as a Yankee on the first day of Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings.