Doubleheader between Cardinals and Tigers postponed (08/10 4:56 pm)DETROIT (AP) -- A doubleheader between the St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers this week is being postponed to allow more time for additional COVID-19 testing. MLB opted to postpone Thursday's doubleheader to continue additional testing while players and staff are quarantined before the team returns to play. More details about the Cardinals' resumption of play will be announced later this week...
Entire Pirates-Cards 3-game series postponed over virus woes (08/09 6:18 pm)PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The entire three-game series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis that was set to begin Monday night at Busch Stadium has been postponed while the Cardinals deal with a COVID-19 outbreak. There have now been 27 games postponed by Major League Baseball because of coronavirus concerns. The Cardinals have not played since July 30 and have had 13 games scrapped...
Cardinals return to St. Louis, get in workout ahead of games (08/05 4:21 pm)The St. Louis Cardinals returned to the field for light workouts Wednesday, nearly a week after an outbreak of COVID-19 forced the club and its staff members to quarantine in Milwaukee and set the rest of their season into upheaval. Cardinals manager Mike Shildt called it "a breath of fresh air" after five days spent in The Pfister Hotel, where players tried to keep their arms limber by throwing baseballs into mattresses and pillows. ...
Cards' Yadier Molina says he tested positive for COVID-19 (08/04 4:26 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina says he's one of the players on the team who tested positive for COVID-19. The nine-time All-Star revealed his results Tuesday in a Spanish-language Instagram post. Soon afterward, the Cardinals issued a release naming six of the players who have tested positive...
Twins beat Cardinals 3-0 in Rich Hill's smooth debut (07/29 11:15 pm)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Coming off major surgery and currently the oldest pitcher in the major leagues, Rich Hill sure looked smooth and spry on the mound in his debut for Minnesota. His elbow? "It feels like it's 18 again," said Hill, who pitched five scoreless innings as the Twins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 on Wednesday night...
Donaldson goes deep as Twins top Cards 6-3 in home opener (07/28 11:09 pm)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Josh Donaldson homered and drove in two runs in his Target Field debut with Minnesota, Jorge Polanco hit a two-run shot and the Twins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 in their home opener on Tuesday night. Homer Bailey (1-0) pitched five innings in his first start for the Twins, allowing a two-run homer to Tyler O'Neill in the fifth. ...
Cardinals RHP Mikolas out for season with forearm surgery (07/28 7:46 pm)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Miles Mikolas will have season-ending surgery to repair a tendon in his strained right forearm, creating an opening in the rotation. The Cardinals placed Mikolas on the 10-day injured list before their game Tuesday at Minnesota. Mikolas was supposed to start on Wednesday. President of baseball operations John Mozeliak said right-hander Daniel Ponce de Leon will take the mound against the Twins instead...
Pirates manager Shelton argues through mask, gets 1st ML win (07/26 5:20 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Pittsburgh's Derek Shelton staged baseball's first major, socially distanced umpire argument, then got his first victory as a big league manager as the Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 on Sunday. Colin Moran and Jose Osuna homered, and Mitch Keller pitched five solid innings for the Pirates...
Wainwright pitches strong 6 innings, Cards beat Pirates 9-1 (07/25 5:51 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Paul Goldschmidt homered, Adam Wainwright pitched six solid innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-1 on Saturday. Wainwright (1-0) pitched out of a bases loaded, no-out jam in the second, giving up just one run. He retired 14 of the final 15 batters he faced as the Cardinals beat the Pirates for the 12th time in their last 13 games...
Flaherty sharp, DeJong homers, Cards beat Bucs 5-4 in opener (07/25 10:53 am)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jack Flaherty pitched seven solid innings, Paul DeJong hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals opened the season by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4 on Friday night. Tyler O'Neill and Dexter Fowler added solo homers for St. Louis in the first game of an unprecedented 60-game season shortened due to the coronavirus pandemic. No fans were allowed into Busch Stadium, although some did watch from a rooftop across the street...
Cardinals make series of roster moves to hit 30-man limit (07/23 2:42 pm)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Cardinals recalled outfielder Austin Dean, right-hander Junior Fernandez, catcher Andrew Knizner and infielder Edmundo Sosa on Thursday as they finalized their roster for opening day against the Pirates at Busch Stadium. St. Louis also announced that right-hander Kodi Whitley made the initial 30-man roster for the start of the season...
Cardinals quietly ramping up for shortened big league season (07/14 12:20 pm)Things have been remarkably ordinary as the St. Louis Cardinals conduct spring training 2.0. At least, as ordinary as they can be during such extraordinary times. Their core players have continued to test negative for COVID-19 ahead of next week's opener of the abbreviated season. ...
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Aug. 1: Deadline for drafted players to sign, except for players who have exhausted college eligibility.
Aug. 6: Active rosters reduced to 28 players.
Aug. 20: Active rosters reduced to 26 players.
Aug. 31: Last day during the season to trade a player.
Sept. 15: Last day to be contracted to an organization and be eligible for postseason roster.
Sept. 29-30: Wild-card games.
Oct. 15: International amateur signing period closes, 5 p.m. EDT
Oct. 20: World Series starts.
October TBA: Trading resumes, day after World Series.
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 2021 contracts to unsigned players on their 40-man rosters.
Dec. 6: Hall of Fame Golden Days Era committee vote announced, Dallas.
Dec. 7-10: Winter meetings, Dallas.
Jan. 15: International amateur signing period opens.
Feb. 1-19: Salary arbitration hearings, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Feb. 17: Voluntary reporting date for pitchers, catchers and injured players.
Feb. 22: Voluntary reporting date for other players.
Feb. 27: Mandatory reporting date.
March 15: Last day to place a player on waivers for 30 days termination pay.
March 27: Last day to offer a retention bonus to an eligible player attending spring training with a minor league contract.
March 30: Last day to place a player on waivers for 45 days termination pay.
April 1: Opening day, active rosters reduced to 26 players.
July 13: All-Star Game, Atlanta.
July 25: Hall of Fame induction, Cooperstown, N.Y.
Dec. 1: Collective bargaining agreement expires, 11:59 p.m. EST.
Dec. 15: International amateur signing period closes.
- Toronto 5, Miami 4, 10 innings
- Washington 2, N.Y. Mets 1
- Cincinnati 6, Kansas City 5, 10 innings
- N.Y. Yankees 9, Atlanta 6
- Chicago Cubs 7, Cleveland 1
- Baltimore 10, Philadelphia 9, 10 innings
- Milwaukee 6, Minnesota 4
- Colorado 8, Arizona 7
- San Diego 6, L.A. Dodgers 2
- San Francisco 7, Houston 6, 10 innings
- Pittsburgh at St. Louis, ppd.
- Arizona 13, Colorado 7
- Chicago Cubs 7, Cleveland 2
- Minnesota 12, Milwaukee 2
- Kansas City 5, Cincinnati 4
- N.Y. Mets 11, Washington 6
- Baltimore 5, Philadelphia 4
- Houston 5, San Francisco 1
- N.Y. Yankees 6, Atlanta 3
- Miami 14, Toronto 11, 10 innings
- L.A. Dodgers 6, San Diego 0
- Pittsburgh at St. Louis, ppd.
- St. Louis (TBD) at Detroit (TBD), ppd., 1st game
- Washington (Voth 0-1) at N.Y. Mets (Peterson 2-1), 12:10 p.m.
- Baltimore (Eshelman 0-0) at Philadelphia (Arrieta 1-1), 3:05 p.m.
- St. Louis (TBD) at Detroit (TBD), ppd., 2nd game
- Pittsburgh (Williams 0-3) at Cincinnati (DeSclafani 1-0), 4:10 p.m.
- Milwaukee (Anderson 0-1) at Chicago Cubs (Darvish 2-1), 6:15 p.m.
- San Diego (Paddack 2-1) at L.A. Dodgers (Urias 1-0), 8:40 p.m.
- Baltimore at Washington, 5:05 p.m., 1st game
- N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m.
- Atlanta at Miami, 6:10 p.m.
- Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m.
- Washington at Baltimore, 7:35 p.m., 2nd game
- St. Louis at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m.
- Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 7:15 p.m.
- Texas at Colorado, 7:40 p.m.
- L.A. Dodgers at L.A. Angels, 8:40 p.m.
- San Diego at Arizona, 8:40 p.m.
- Oakland at San Francisco, 8:45 p.m.
Last updated: 08/12 11:46 pm
ATLANTA BRAVES -- Traded 1B Yonder Alonso to the San Diego Padres for cash considerations.
CINCINNATI REDS -- Activated LHP Wade Miley from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Joel Kuhnel to alternate training site.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS -- Recalled RHP Tony Gonsolin from alternate training site. Optioned LHP Adam Kolarek to alternate training site.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS -- Recalled RHP Trevor Cahill and RHP Dereck Rodriguez from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Rico Garcia and LGP Conner Menez to alternate training site and added to taxi squad. Designated RHP Andrew Triggs for assignment.
NBA -- Suspended Milwaukee F Giannis Antetokounmpo one game without pay for headbutting an opponent in an August 11 game against Washington.
Last updated: 08/12 9:34 pm