St. Louis Cardinals
Dec 8, 2014, 10:17 PM EDT
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.
Dec 8, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT
HardballTalk is on the scene in San Diego for baseball’s annual free agent and trade bacchanalia.
Dec 3, 2014, 8:55 PM EDT
At the end of October, the Cardinals exercised a major league-minimum option for 2015 on veteran right-hander John Lackey. Now it sounds like some incentives are going to be added.
Dec 3, 2014, 12:22 AM EDT
A list of all of the new free agents in advance of Tuesday’s midnight deadline.
Nov 28, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
That is, if he makes the rotation.
Nov 28, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
“Their interest in the lefty appears as much opportunistic as enthusiastic.”
Nov 27, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT
The AL Central seems to be particularly fond of free agent pitcher Justin Masterson.
Nov 27, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT
A couple more options have appeared on the Marlins’ radar for an upgrade at first base.
Nov 24, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT
Both will be 38 in the 2015 season.
Nov 21, 2014, 11:49 AM EDT
And they want a lot for him.
Nov 18, 2014, 8:14 PM EDT
From Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish comes word that the Cardinals have cut ties with outfielder Shane Robinson, a fifth-round pick from the 2006 draft who has appeared in a total of 268 major league games.
Nov 18, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT
Might the Cardinals be a darkhorse in the Jon Lester sweepstakes? Jim Bowden of ESPN and SiriusXM says they are “in pursuit,” citing a club source.
Nov 17, 2014, 1:17 PM EDT
Fact: when your team is involved, you don’t have to immediately revert to objective analysis of the moves it makes.
Nov 17, 2014, 12:32 PM EDT
Tyrell Jenkins and Jordan Walden, too.
Nov 16, 2014, 3:25 PM EDT
Justin Masterson had a dreadful 2014, posting a 5.88 ERA and 1.63 WHIP in 128 2/3 innings between the Indians and Cardinals, but the free agent right-hander is already drawing a decent amount of interest on the open market as clubs look to the bargain bin for potential reclamation projects.
Nov 13, 2014, 10:25 PM EDT
The Indians are considering bringing back Justin Masterson.
Nov 12, 2014, 8:53 PM EDT
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 EDT
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.
Nov 12, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT
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.
Nov 11, 2014, 9:08 PM EDT
The Cubs could bolster their pitching staff without signing Max Scherzer or Jon Lester.
Nov 10, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT
A strong finish gave deGrom the edge over Billy Hamilton and Kolten Wong.
Nov 9, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT
Russell Martin will reject his $15.3 million qualifying offer from the Pirates as he searches to strike big with a multi-year deal.
Nov 8, 2014, 8:57 AM EDT
This is Molina’s third Platinum Glove Award in the four-year history of the award.
Nov 7, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT
He’s expected to be ready for spring training.
Nov 4, 2014, 8:29 PM EDT
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.
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- And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights 55
- AL All-Star voting update: now “only” five Royals in the starting lineup 59
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- Settling the Scores: Sunday’s results 99
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