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  1. Oscar Taveras was drunk during fatal car crash

    Nov 12, 2014, 7:34 PM EDT

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    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.

  2. Clayton Kershaw wins the 2014 National League Cy Young Award by unanimous vote

    Nov 12, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

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    In the least-surprising result of this award season, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has been named the 2014 Cy Young Award winner in the National League by the Baseball Writers Association of America. It was a unanimous vote — the first since Tigers righty Justin Verlander won unanimously in 2011.

  3. Report: Cubs trying to acquire Jordan Zimmermann from Nationals

    Nov 11, 2014, 9:08 PM EDT

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    The Cubs could bolster their pitching staff without signing Max Scherzer or Jon Lester.

  4. Jacob deGrom wins National League Rookie of the Year Award

    Nov 10, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT

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    A strong finish gave deGrom the edge over Billy Hamilton and Kolten Wong.

  5. Russell Martin will reject his $15.3 million qualifying offer

    Nov 9, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    Russell Martin will reject his $15.3 million qualifying offer from the Pirates as he searches to strike big with a multi-year deal.

  6. Alex Gordon and Yadier Molina win Platinum Glove Awards

    Nov 8, 2014, 8:57 AM EDT

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    This is Molina’s third Platinum Glove Award in the four-year history of the award.

  7. Peter Bourjos undergoes hip surgery

    Nov 7, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

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    He’s expected to be ready for spring training.

  8. Voting now open for the 2014 Platinum Glove Awards

    Nov 4, 2014, 8:29 PM EDT

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    The 2014 Gold Glove Award winners have been announced. Now you can help determine who wins the 2014 Platinum Glove — given each year (since 2011) to the top defensive player in each league.

  9. 2014 Gold Glove winners

    Nov 4, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

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    The 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove Award recipients are being revealed during an hour-long special airing right now (7:00 p.m. ET) on ESPN2. We will list all of the winners here, position-by-position, as they are announced by the Baseball Tonight crew …

  10. BBWAA Awards finalists announced on MLB Network …

    Nov 4, 2014, 6:02 PM EDT

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    The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) is announcing the top three finalists for American League and National League Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young, and Most Valuable Player during a one-hour special airing right now (6:00 p.m. ET) on MLB Network. We will post those names here as they are rolled out …

  11. Cardinals expected to target Andrew Miller

    Nov 4, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Boston Red Sox

    This season Miller threw 62 innings with a 2.02 ERA and 103/17 K/BB ratio while holding opponents to a .153 batting average and .456 OPS.

  12. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Division Series - Detroit Tigers v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

    Including writeups for the top 63, because we’re not always all about round numbers.

  13. Cardinals exercise John Lackey’s $500,000 option

    Oct 30, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

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    He’ll play for the minimum salary at age 36.

  14. Royals’ Game 6 starter Yordano Ventura is dedicating his outing to Oscar Taveras

    Oct 28, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT

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    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.

  15. The lights are on in right field tonight at Busch Stadium in memory of Oscar Taveras

    Oct 28, 2014, 6:58 PM EDT

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    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.

  16. Driving in the Dominican Republic is extremely dangerous

    Oct 28, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    Oscar Taveras

    Indeed, the most dangerous place in the world.

  17. Mike Matheny issues statement on the passing of Oscar Taveras

    Oct 27, 2014, 2:12 PM EDT

    His manager’s touching comments on the loss.

  18. Farewell to a future superstar

    Oct 26, 2014, 11:43 PM EDT

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    One person’s thoughts on the passing of 22-year-old Oscar Taveras.

  19. Oscar Taveras dies after car accident in the Dominican Republic

    Oct 26, 2014, 8:37 PM EDT

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    Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend were involved in a fatal car accident Sunday afternoon in the Dominican Republic.

  20. Giants pull off a victory-by-committee

    Oct 26, 2014, 1:05 AM EDT

    Some quick notes from Saturday’s Game 4.

  21. The greatest trick this Royals bullpen ever pulled …

    Oct 24, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Greg Holland

    The Royals bullpen is really good. So good, in fact, that you can’t really use it incorrectly, Joe Posnanski writes.

  22. Adam Wainwright underwent elbow surgery to “trim” cartilage

    Oct 24, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT

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    Earlier this week the Cardinals insisted there was nothing wrong with Adam Wainwright’s elbow and he wouldn’t require surgery.

  23. Gold Glove finalists announced

    Oct 23, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT

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    On your mark. Get set. Complain!

  24. Adam Wainwright won’t require surgery on elbow

    Oct 20, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals expect that Wainwright will benefit from normal rest during the offseason.

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