Dec 8, 2014, 10:17 PM EST
Martinez was longtime friends with the deceased Cardinals outfielder and pleaded with Taveras not to drive on the night that he and his girlfriend died in a car crash.
Nov 12, 2014, 8:53 PM EST
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak has issued a statement on the recent report out of the Dominican Republic that Oscar Taveras was heavily-intoxicated during his fatal car crash …
Nov 12, 2014, 7:34 PM EST
Dominican officials have informed the Associated Press that Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras was drunk — five times the legal limit, in fact — when he died in a car crash on October 26.
Oct 28, 2014, 8:05 PM EST
Yordano Ventura became good friends with Oscar Taveras while the two were playing in the Double-A Texas League and they had made plans to spend time together this winter in their native country, the Dominican Republic. “But I guess not,” Ventura said solemnly to Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com on Monday afternoon.
Oct 28, 2014, 6:58 PM EST
Taveras was supposed to compete for the Cardinals’ starting right field job next spring. He died alongside his girlfriend Edilia Arvelo in a car crash Sunday in the Dominican Republic.
Oct 28, 2014, 4:26 PM EST
Remembering the 22-year-old Cardinals outfielder.
Oct 28, 2014, 2:00 PM EST
Indeed, the most dangerous place in the world.
Oct 27, 2014, 2:12 PM EST
His manager’s touching comments on the loss.
Oct 26, 2014, 11:43 PM EST
One person’s thoughts on the passing of 22-year-old Oscar Taveras.
Oct 26, 2014, 8:37 PM EST
Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend were involved in a fatal car accident Sunday afternoon in the Dominican Republic.
Oct 16, 2014, 11:20 PM EST
The Giants are headed to the World Series for the third time in the past five seasons.
Oct 16, 2014, 1:11 AM EST
Letting Shelby Miller bat in the fourth was baffling, but it wasn’t Matheny’s only bad call in Game 4.
Oct 12, 2014, 10:45 PM EST
The middle innings haven’t been kind to the Cardinals in Game 2 of the NLCS against the Giants.
Oct 12, 2014, 9:54 PM EST
There were four questionable managerial decisions made in the bottom of the fourth inning of NLCS Game 2 between the Cardinals and Giants.
Oct 12, 2014, 8:30 PM EST
Oscar Taveras didn’t have the best showing after making his major league debut on May 31. He’s on the bench once again as the Cardinals and Giants play Game 2 of the NLCS.
Oct 12, 2014, 4:31 PM EST
Here are the starting lineups for Game 2 of the NLCS on Sunday night at Busch Stadium in St. Louis …
Oct 12, 2014, 12:39 AM EST
After five straight with Grichuk in right, it’s time for the Cardinals to try something different.
Oct 5, 2014, 1:09 AM EST
The Cardinals and Dodgers traded late homers, but it was Matt Kemp’s solo shot in the bottom of the eighth that allowed the Dodgers to emerge victorious, evening the NLDS at 1-1.
Oct 5, 2014, 12:43 AM EST
Can anybody stop Matt Carpenter in October?
Oct 3, 2014, 10:47 PM EST
Game 1 of the NLDS went off-script and it turned out to be a fun match-up between bitter playoff rivals.
Oct 3, 2014, 9:38 PM EST
Thanks to Matt Carpenter and Matt Holliday, the Cardinals mounted a comeback against Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers to take a four-run lead late in Game 1 of the NLDS.
Sep 7, 2014, 8:51 AM EST
The Brewers led the National League Central for 159 straight days, but they could fall all the way back to third place by dinner time on Sunday evening. Lance Lynn did a fine job of damage control for six innings and Matt Adams and Oscar Taveras both homered off Kyle Lohse as the Cardinals took down host Milwaukee 5-3 on Saturday night at Miller Park, moving to four games up in the division standings.
Aug 26, 2014, 11:19 AM EST
Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports that the Cardinals think Robinson suffered a partially dislocated shoulder, with manager Mike Matheny saying that “it looks like it’s in pretty bad shape.”
Aug 25, 2014, 12:16 PM EST
Oscar Taveras is playing and playing well lately, easing Cardinals fans’ concerns about manager Mike Matheny frequently benching the 22-year-old rookie for lesser talents, and now Matheny is full of praise for the work Taveras has put in to get better.
Aug 15, 2014, 5:31 PM EST
Shane Robinson over Oscar Taveras?
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