Cardinals' Flaherty fresh, ready coming off rookie season (3/19/19)JUPITER, Fla. --Jack Flaherty has done the math, and it all adds up. The young St. Louis pitcher is in line to start the Cardinals' home opener. "Freakin' cool," the 23-year-old Flaherty said, sporting a huge grin. "To put it as forward as I can, it would be freakin' sweet."...
Cardinals pitcher Martinez will open season on injured list (3/14/19)JUPITER, Fla. -- St. Louis pitcher Carlos Martinez will begin the season on the injured list as the two-time All-Star tries to work his way back from shoulder weakness. Martinez will not appear in exhibition games. He is to throw on flat ground for the next week before moving to a mound...
Molina takes first swings in spring game as DH (3/9/19)JUPITER, Fla. -- Leaving the clubhouse following his first exhibition game this year, St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina received a congratulatory fist bump from third baseman Matt Carpenter. "It's good to have you back," said Carpenter, one All-Star to another...
Mikolas signs four-year deal to stay in St. Louis (2/27/19)JUPITER, Fla. -- Three days after being announced as the Cardinals opening-day starter, Miles Mikolas agreed to stay in St. Louis much longer. St. Louis and the All-Star right-hander agreed to a $68 million, four-year contract covering 2020 to 2023, a deal announced Tuesday that raises his pay to $75.5 million over the next five seasons...
Martinez receives shoulder injection, will be re-evaluated (2/27/19)JUPITER, Fla. -- St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez had an injection to stimulate healing in his weak pitching shoulder, and likely will not be in the starting rotation at the beginning of the season. St. Louis said Tuesday that Martinez won't throw for two weeks after he received a platelet-rich plasma injection Monday at the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze...
Wainwright sharp in spring debut for Cardinals (2/27/19)St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright threw two hitless innings and Paul Goldschmidt doubled and scored for St. Louis in a 6-1 win over the Washington Nationals in exhibition play Tuesday. Anibal Sanchez threw two hitless innings for Washington, and Michael A. Taylor had two doubles...
Cardinals' Fowler looks to put '18 behind (2/23/19)JUPITER, Fla. -- Dexter Fowler is taking the best piece of hitting advice he has ever received and applying it to his entire spring training approach. "Have a short memory," Fowler said. Fowler had a 2018 worth forgetting. A career .262 hitter with an on-base percentage of .360, Fowler hit only .180 with an on-base percentage below .300 while battling nagging injuries much of the year. ...
Cardinals newcomer Miller sees Padres bucking trend with aggressive signing of free agents (2/21/19)JUPITER, Fla. -- All-Star reliever Andrew Miller wonders whether, by signing Manny Machado, the San Diego Padres are becoming the new face of "Moneyball." "Zig when you zag, maybe that's what the Padres are doing right now," the St. Louis newcomer said. "Maybe that's what other teams, the teams that do stand out, maybe they'll find success."...
Cardinals shut down Martinez for two weeks to build up shoulder strength (2/20/19)JUPITER, Fla. -- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez has been shut down for two weeks to build up shoulder strength after an injury-plagued season. Cardinals manager Mike Shildt said Tuesday that Martinez won't throw before being re-evaluated on March 5. Shildt said an MRI this week showed Martinez's right shoulder was structurally sound...
Cards believe Goldschmidt, Miller address weaknesses of last season (2/9/19)John Mozeliak has built enough championship clubs in St. Louis he immediately recognized after the Cardinals failed to make the playoffs last season changes needed to be made. The president of baseball operations also knew they were close. So with an aggressive approach to the offseason, Mozeliak traded for six-time All-Star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt to provide some pop to his lineup, then he signed two-time All-Star reliever Andrew Miller to a $25 million, two-year contract to close out games at the back of the bullpen.. ...
Mikolas expresses willingness to reach long-term deal with Cardinal (2/2/19)ST. LOUIS -- Miles Mikolas is open to discussing a long-term deal with the St. Louis Cardinals rather than wait to go on the open market after the season. The 30-year-old right-hander returned to the major leagues last year after three seasons in Japan, agreeing to a $15.5 million, two-year contract with the Cardinals. He became a first-time All-Star, going 18-4 with a 2.83 ERA in 32 starts...
Cardinals right-hander Alex Reyes ready to contribute after injury-plagued seasons (1/21/19)It's been three years since Alex Reyes made his Major League Baseball debut. Since then, the St. Louis Cardinals right-hander has played so sparingly he still qualifies as a rookie heading into the 2019 season. In fact, Reyes is the No. 1 prospect in the organization for the third consecutive season, according to the Baseball America...
Cardinals Caravan makes annual stop in Cape Girardeau, talk rivalry with Chicago Cubs (1/21/19)The start of the regular season is months away, and it doesn't feel like baseball weather after a weekend of snow and ice fell across Southeast Missouri, but when former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Brad Thompson walked into the Osage Centre for the Cape Girardeau stop of the Cardinals Caravan, he noticed an encouraging sign...
Cardinals beef up bullpen, sign Miller to two-year deal (12/22/18)ST. LOUIS -- When healthy, Andrew Miller has been one of baseball's top relievers. The St. Louis Cardinals are banking on a return to form. Miller agreed to terms on a two-year deal with St. Louis, with a vesting option for 2021. The 6-foot-7 left-hander has been dominant for much of this decade, but he went just 2-4 with a 4.24 ERA in 37 games with Cleveland last season while dealing with hamstring, knee and shoulder issues...
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- Pittsburgh 6, Minnesota 5
- Detroit 3, Philadelphia 1
- Houston 2, N.Y. Yankees 1
- Miami 6, St. Louis 0
- Atlanta 8, Toronto 7
- Cincinnati vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
- Arizona vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
- Milwaukee vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 3:10 p.m.
- Boston vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, Fla., 5:05 p.m.
- L.A. Angels vs. Cleveland (ss) at Goodyear, Ariz., 8:05 p.m.
- Kansas City vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 8:40 p.m.
- Cleveland (ss) vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 9:05 p.m.
- L.A. Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 9:05 p.m.
- Atlanta vs. Tampa Bay (ss) at Port Charlotte, Fla., 12:05 p.m.
- Houston vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 12:05 p.m.
- N.Y. Yankees vs. St. Louis (ss) at Jupiter, Fla., 12:05 p.m.
- Toronto vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 12:05 p.m.
- Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 12:05 p.m.
- Miami vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 12:10 p.m.
- Kansas City vs. Cincinnati (ss) at Goodyear, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
- San Francisco vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
- Cleveland vs. Texas (ss) at Surprise, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
- L.A. Dodgers vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 3:05 p.m.
- Texas (ss) vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
- L.A. Angels vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:10 p.m.
- Tampa Bay (ss) vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 5:05 p.m.
- St. Louis (ss) vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, Fla., 5:35 p.m.
- Cincinnati (ss) vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 8:40 p.m.
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- St. Louis vs. N.Y. Mets (ss) at , 12:10 p.m.
- Texas vs. Chicago Cubs (ss) at , 3:05 p.m.
- Arizona vs. L.A. Dodgers at , 3:05 p.m.
- Cincinnati vs. Milwaukee at , 3:05 p.m.
- Chicago White Sox vs. L.A. Angels (ss) at , 3:10 p.m.
- Detroit vs. Atlanta at , 5:05 p.m.
- Boston vs. Minnesota at , 5:05 p.m.
- N.Y. Mets (ss) vs. Houston at , 5:05 p.m.
- Baltimore vs. Toronto at , 5:07 p.m.
- Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Yankees at , 5:35 p.m.
- Washington vs. Miami at , 6:05 p.m.
- San Francisco (ss) vs. Kansas City at , 8:05 p.m.
- Chicago Cubs (ss) vs. Cleveland at , 8:05 p.m.
- L.A. Angels (ss) vs. Seattle at , 8:40 p.m.
- San Diego vs. Colorado (ss) at , 8:40 p.m.
- Colorado (ss) vs. San Francisco (ss) at , 9:05 p.m.
Last updated: 03/20 4:34 pm
Last updated: 03/20 4:34 pm
March 20-21: Opening series, Seattle vs. Oakland at Tokyo.
March 28: Opening day for other teams, active rosters reduced to 25 players.
April 13-14: St. Louis vs. Cincinnati at Monterrey, Mexico.
May 4-5: Houston vs. Los Angeles Angels at Monterrey, Mexico.
June 3: Amateur draft starts, Secaucus, N.J.
June 13: Detroit vs. Kansas City at Omaha, Neb.
June 15: International amateur signing period closes.
June 19-20: Owners meeting, New York.
June 29-30: New York Yankees vs. Boston at London.
July 2: International amateur signing period opens.
July 9: All-Star Game at Cleveland.
July 31: Last day to trade a player without securing waivers.
Aug. 18: Pittsburgh vs. Chicago Cubs at Williamsport, Pa.
Aug. 31: Last day to be contracted to an organization and be eligible for postseason roster.
Sept. 1: Active rosters expand to 40 players.
Oct. 1-2: Wild-card games.
November TBA: Deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to their eligible former players who became free agents, fifth day after World Series.
November TBA: Deadline for free agents to accept qualifying offers, 15th day after World Series.
Dec. 2: Last day for teams to offer 2020 contracts to unsigned players on their 40-man rosters.
Dec. 8: Hall of Fame Modern Baseball committee vote announced, San Diego.
Dec. 9-12: Winter meetings, San Diego.