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Cardinals give Lynn three-year deal

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn has agreed to a three-year contract, avoiding arbitration. Financial terms were not disclosed, but CBSSports.com reported the deal to be worth $22 million. It will cover the remainder of Lynn's arbitration-eligible years. "We are pleased to have reached this agreement with Lance," said Cardinals general manager...

Cards strike deal with Walden

By The Sports Network, 2 months 5 days ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals and reliever Jordan Walden avoided salary arbitration, agreeing to terms on a two-year contract Tuesday. The deal includes a club option for 2017. St. Louis acquired the right-hander along with outfielder Jason Heyward in a trade with the Atlanta Braves last month. Walden, 27, had a 2.88 ERA and struck out 62 batters in 58...

Rockies sign Descalso

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Colorado Rockies signed infielder Daniel Descalso to a two-year contract on Tuesday. Descalso spent the first five years of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals. Last season, he hit .242 in 104 games. For his career, Descalso has a .243 average with 10 homers and 111 RBI. 

Cards, Reynolds agree to deal

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals signed infielder Mark Reynolds to a one-year contract on Thursday. Reynolds hit just .196 in 130 games last season for the Milwaukee Brewers and hasn't gone above .225 since 2009. However, he did hit 22 home runs and has averaged 30 home runs per 150 games for his career. He's also led the league in strikeouts four times. ...

Cards ink reliever Belisle

By The Sports Network, 2 months 3 weeks ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals announced the signing of free agent reliever Matt Belisle to a one-year contract on Tuesday. Belisle spent the last six seasons with the Colorado Rockies, accumulating a 32-32 record and 3.88 earned run average in 412 2/3 innings over 392 appearances. In 2014, the right-hander was 4-7 with a 4.87 ERA in 66 contests. Since...

Braves send Heyward to Cardinals for Miller

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 1 week ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves traded outfielder Jason Heyward and relief pitcher Jordan Walden to the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for pitchers Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins.The trade is the first major move for the Braves under new general manager John Hart.Heyward, 25, hit .271 with 11 homers and 58 RBI in 149 games last season with the Braves. A five-year veteran,...

Cubs, Cardinals to open 2015 season on Sunday night

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals will play Major League Baseball's 2015 season opener on Sunday night, April 5.The long-time rivals were originally set to start the season on Monday, April 6, but will now do so in a nationally televised, stand-alone game on ESPN2. The game is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. ET.It will be the first season-opening night game...

Report: Taveras drunk at time of crash

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - St. Louis Cardinals rookie Oscar Taveras had a blood- alcohol level five times the legal limit when he lost control of his car in a fatal crash last month, according to a report.The Cardinals said in a statement Wednesday evening they were aware of the news report but had not received any official notification from the Dominican Republic and wouldn't be able to confirm...

Cards sign INF Anna

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals signed free agent infielder Dean Anna to a major league contract and three other players to minor league deals on Tuesday.Anna participated in 12 games for the New York Yankees last season, batting .136 (3-for-22) with one home run and three RBI. He was claimed off waivers by the Pirates on July 5, but did not make an appearance in the...

Cardinals exercise 2015 option on Lackey

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 4 weeks ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals exercised their contract option on starting pitcher John Lackey for the 2015 season on Thursday.Lackey, who was acquired from Boston at the trade deadline, will earn the league minimum $500,000 in 2015 after making $15.25 million in each of the last three seasons.The right-hander went 14-10 with a 3.82 earned run average over 31 starts...