St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals

Top Articles

Recap: Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis

By The Sports Network, 4 weeks 22 hours ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Adam Wainwright outpitched Jon Lester to spoil the new-look Chicago Cubs' season opener. It was quite a start for the St. Louis Cardinals' pursuit of another NL Central crown. Wainwright tossed six shutout innings and the Cardinals blanked the Cubs 3-0 to kick off the 2015 MLB season on Sunday night. The 33-year-old Wainwright (1-0) struck out six...

Recap: Memphis vs. St. Louis

By The Sports Network, 1 month 22 hours ago
Memphis, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Holliday and Randal Grichuk each hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals rolled to an 8-1 win on Friday night over their Triple-A affiliate, the Memphis Redbirds, in an exhibition game. Peter Bourjos had two hits and three RBI for St. Louis and starter Marco Gonzales went 5 2/3 innings, giving up one unearned run on three hits and four walks...

Cardinals' Garcia to start season on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 month 4 days ago
Jupiter, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia will start the season on the 15-day disabled list because of continuing left shoulder issues. The DL move is retroactive to March 27. Garcia had surgery for a torn labrum in May 2013 and had his 2014 campaign cut short in June before undergoing thoracic outlet surgery for his left shoulder a month later. The...

2015 PREVIEW NL CENTRAL: Is this the year for the Cubs?

By The Sports Network, 1 month 5 days ago
But there is a new team that could be in the postseason mix. The loveable loser Chicago Cubs added new manager Joe Maddon and starter Jon Lester to go along with one of the better young cores in the game. But, the Cubs are probably still a year away, as the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates should battle for division supremacy once again. If the Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers...

Rangers acquire LHP Freeman from Cardinals

By The Sports Network, 1 month 6 days ago
Surprise, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Texas Rangers have acquired left- handed reliever Sam Freeman from the St. Louis Cardinals for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Freeman, 27, made 81 appearances over three seasons with St. Louis, posting a 3.33 ERA with 61 strikeouts in 70 1/3 innings. The Cardinals were considering Freeman for a role in their bullpen, but he is...

St. Louis Cardinals 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Ten days after the Cardinals’ postseason run ended just shy of their intended destination, a tragedy stunned the organization and sent its future in an unplanned direction. The prospect the Cardinals intended to unleash in right field and one who could partially answer their offensive needs, Oscar Taveras, was killed with his girlfriend in a single-vehicle crash in the Dominican Republic....

Ranking the Best and Worst MLB Logos in 2015

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 1 week ago
Brand equity. Brand awareness. Brand image. These are all economic terms that overlap, exist in a nebulous world and don’t directly impact the bean counters.  As the media world has grown over the last half century, so has the understanding of concepts like advertising, marketing and, of course, branding. So things like tag lines — “I’m loving it” or...

Cards, Jay avoid arbitration with 2-year deal

By The Sports Network, 2 months 3 weeks ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals and outfielder Jon Jay agreed on a two-year contract through 2016, avoiding salary arbitration, the team announced Monday. Jay, 29, hit team-best .303 with three homers and 46 RBI last season. He fell just 34 plate appearances shy of qualifying among the league batting leaders. In the postseason, he hit .483, which was the second-...

Cards sign P Villanueva to minor-league deal

By The Sports Network, 2 months 4 weeks ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals signed pitcher Carlos Villanueva to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training on Wednesday. The right-hander appeared in 42 games, with five starts, last season for the Cubs, going 5-7 with a 4.64 ERA. Over nine seasons with the Brewers, Blue Jays and Cubs, Villanueva is 45-50 with a 4.26 ERA, appearing in...

Cardinals give Lynn three-year deal

By The Sports Network, 3 months 2 weeks 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...