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  1. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EST

    Hanley Ramirez

    Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.

  2. Rockies sign Daniel Descalso to two-year contract

    Dec 16, 2014, 2:14 PM EST

    Daniel Descalso Getty

    Descalso was a semi-regular in St. Louis for the past four seasons.

  3. 2014 Non-tender Tracker

    Dec 3, 2014, 12:22 AM EST

    Kris Medlen AP

    A list of all of the new free agents in advance of Tuesday’s midnight deadline.

  4. On Mike Matheny and Michael Wacha

    Oct 17, 2014, 12:20 AM EST

    Mike Matheny

    The decision that doomed the Cardinals.

  5. Mike Matheny had a very bad day at the office

    Oct 16, 2014, 1:11 AM EST

    Mike Matheny

    Letting Shelby Miller bat in the fourth was baffling, but it wasn’t Matheny’s only bad call in Game 4.

  6. Matt Adams out Sunday with lingering oblique injury

    Sep 14, 2014, 1:39 PM EST

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    Matt Adams is out of the Cardinals’ lineup for Sunday’s series finale against the Rockies due to lingering tightness in his left oblique, according to Stan McNeal of FOX Sports Midwest. It’s something that Adams has been dealing with for much of this month. He’s just 7-for-41 (.189) since August 31.

  7. The Cardinals turned a triple play against the Blue Jays

    Jun 6, 2014, 9:33 PM EST

    Toronto Blue Jays' Bautista looks into the stands between innings during a MLB American League baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg

    Triple plays are fun. The Cardinals turned one on Friday night against the Blue Jays.

  8. Cardinals shopping shortstop Pete Kozma

    Mar 19, 2014, 9:53 PM EST

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    Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Cardinals are shopping shortstop Pete Kozma, who is currently on the outside looking in for an Opening Day roster spot with the defending National League champions. Rubin says the Mets probably aren’t interested because Kozma is “not really” an upgrade over projected starting shortstop Ruben Tejada.…

  9. Ryan Madson threw some 93 MPH fastballs in an audition

    Feb 7, 2014, 10:50 PM EST

    Ryan Madson

    Completing the next step in his attempt to revive his Major League career, reliever Ryan Madson threw some baseballs in an open audition for about 15 teams today in Phoenix, Arizona. As ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reports, the 33-year-old right-hander was able to get his fastball up to 93 MPH, which impressed the representatives of some…

  10. Jhonny Peralta wants to prove that he can “play baseball naturally”

    Jan 19, 2014, 9:30 PM EST

    Jhonny Peralta

    On August 5 last season as a member of the Tigers, shortstop Jhonny Peralta accepted a 50-game suspension for his involvement with Biogenesis. He returned for the final three games of the regular season, then joined the Tigers in the post-season against the Athletics in the ALDS and the Red Sox in the ALCS. Peralta…

  11. 40 players exchange figures with their clubs following today’s deadline

    Jan 17, 2014, 7:30 PM EST

    Detroit Tigers v Atlanta Braves

    There was a flurry of arbitration-related news today as players and teams scurried to reach agreements prior to the noon central deadline earlier. 39 players did not reach an agreement with their respective teams, and as such, they have exchanged salary figures with their clubs. Of note, Braves closer Craig Kimbrel filed for $9 million,…

  12. Report: Cardinals set to sign Jhonny Peralta for short

    Nov 23, 2013, 11:15 PM EST

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    11:15 p.m. EST update: FOXSports.com’s Jon Morosi says it’s expected to be a four-year pact between the Cardinals and Peralta. /// A source told ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick that the Cardinals and shortstop Jhonny Peralta are “closing in” on a deal. The word Friday from MLB.com’s Peter Gammons was that Peralta already had a four-year, $52…

  13. Cardinals could trade Lance Lynn or Shelby Miller this offseason for a new shortstop

    Nov 3, 2013, 12:20 PM EST

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    Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch speculates on a possible offseason trade: With Carlos Martinez meriting a look-see as a starter — and [Trevor] Rosenthal wanting the same — it’s increasingly likely that general manager John Mozeliak shops Lance Lynn or Shelby Miller to simultaneously create an opening while addressing a core need at…

  14. World Series, Game 6: Cardinals-Red Sox lineups

    Oct 30, 2013, 4:18 PM EST

    World Series - Boston Red Sox v St Louis Cardinals - Game Three

    Lineups for Game 6 at Fenway Park … Cardinals: 2B Matt Carpenter RF Carlos Beltran LF Matt Holliday DH Allen Craig C Yadier Molina 1B Matt Adams 3B David Freese CF Jon Jay SS Daniel Descalso SP Michael Wacha With a right-hander on the mound Cardinals manager Mike Matheny goes back to his usual lineup,…

  15. Kolten Wong: “My foot slipped”

    Oct 28, 2013, 1:04 AM EST

    World Series - Boston Red Sox v St Louis Cardinals - Game Four

    The last thing a forlorn Kolten Wong wanted to do after getting picked off to end St. Louis’ Game 4 loss on Sunday was talk to reporters in front of his locker, but he stood up to the mics and answered questions anyway. Wong on pickoff: “I knew I was dead once I went to…

  16. World Series Game 4 lineups

    Oct 27, 2013, 4:23 PM EST

    Busch before Game 4

    ST. LOUIS — Less than 24 hours after a crazy, exhausting game ended they strap it on again in a few hours and play another. To quote Earl Weaver for the second time today: This ain’t a football game. They do this every day. For the Red Sox, the only real change is the exile…

  17. World Series, Game 3: Red Sox-Cardinals lineups

    Oct 26, 2013, 4:40 PM EST

    World Series Red Sox Cardinals Baseball AP

    Lineups for Game 3 of the World Series at Busch Stadium … Red Sox: CF Jacoby Ellsbury RF Shane Victorino 2B Dustin Pedroia 1B David Ortiz LF Daniel Nava 3B Xander Bogaerts C Jarrod Saltalamacchia SS Stephen Drew SP Jake Peavy As expected, David Ortiz is making the start at first base while Mike Napoli…

  18. Looking ahead to World Series Game 3: Red Sox vs. Cardinals

    Oct 26, 2013, 10:36 AM EST

    David Ortiz AP

    After the Cardinals and Red Sox split the first two games of the 2013 World Series, the scene shifts to St. Louis for Game 3 tonight. First pitch is scheduled for 8:07 p.m. ET and the game will be broadcast on FOX. Here’s a quick look at the pitching matchup and some random notes: The…

  19. Cardinals take advantage of defensive miscues to take lead in Game 2

    Oct 24, 2013, 10:35 PM EST

    Craig Breslow Getty

    David Ortiz put the Red Sox ahead in the bottom of the sixth inning with a two-run homer, but the lead didn’t last long. After John Lackey was pulled with two on and one out in the top of the seventh in favor of Craig Breslow, Pete Kozma and Jon Jay executed a double-steal before…

  20. World Series, Game 2: Cardinals-Red Sox lineups

    Oct 24, 2013, 6:27 PM EST

    2013 World Series Media Day

    Lineups from Game 2 at Fenway Park … Cardinals: 2B Matt Carpenter RF Carlos Beltran LF Matt Holliday 1B Matt Adams C Yadier Molina DH Allen Craig 3B David Freese CF Jon Jay SS Daniel Descalso SP Michael Wacha Carlos Beltran tested his injured ribs during pregame batting practice and apparently felt good enough to…

  21. NLCS, Game 5: Cardinals-Dodgers lineups

    Oct 16, 2013, 1:45 PM EST

    NLCS Cardinals Dodgers Baseball

    Lineups for Game 5 at Dodger Stadium … Cardinals: 2B Matt Carpenter RF Carlos Beltran LF Matt Holliday 1B Matt Adams C Yadier Molina CF Jon Jay 3B David Freese SS Pete Kozma SP Joe Kelly David Freese is in the lineup again, playing through a calf injury, and Cardinals manager Mike Matheny has gone…

  22. Dodgers put up two runs in dramatic fourth inning

    Oct 15, 2013, 9:40 PM EST

    yasiel puig getty

    We had some drama in the bottom of the fourth inning of this NLCS Game 4 at Dodger Stadium. Cardinals starter Lance Lynn served up a leadoff double to Adrian Gonzalez, a walk to Andre Ethier and then sent what appeared to be a brushback pitch in the direction of Yasiel Puig‘s head. Puig, who…

  23. Cardinals jump out to 3-0 lead in Game 4 of NLCS

    Oct 15, 2013, 9:05 PM EST

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    St. Louis has a big early lead in NLCS Game 4. Cardinals shortstop Daniel Descalso opened the top of the third inning with a leadoff single and scored one batter later on a Matt Carpenter RBI single. Carlos Beltran then grounded out but the next man up — Matt Holliday — slugged a no-doubter high…

  24. NLCS, Game 4: Cardinals-Dodgers lineups

    Oct 15, 2013, 5:05 PM EST

    NLCS Cardinals Dodgers Baseball

    Lineups for Game 4 in Los Angeles … Cardinals: 2B Matt Carpenter RF Carlos Beltran LF Matt Holliday 1B Matt Adams C Yadier Molina CF Jon Jay 3B David Freese SS Daniel Descalso SP Lance Lynn So much for David Freese’s calf injury being a major issue. Not only aren’t the Cardinals going to replace…

  25. Will the Cardinals replace the injured David Freese?

    Oct 15, 2013, 10:15 AM EST

    David Freese Getty

    David Freese left last night’s game with a calf injury and Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post Dispatch writes that the Cardinals third baseman may be unavailable for Game 4 tonight. Freese and general manager John Mozeliak expressed optimism that the injury isn’t a major one, but will the Cardinals want to play with…

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