1. Carlos Martinez Will Have a Soft Innings Cap Next Season

    Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said that Carlos Martinez will have a “soft cap” on his innings next season if he wins a spot in the rotation. Currently, it's expected that he'll battle Marco Gonzales for the fifth starter's job...

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  2. Filling the St. Louis Cardinals Rotation: Carlos Martinez or Marco Gonzales

    With Shelby Miller now in Atlanta and the signing of Jon Lester highly unlikely given reported contract offers from both the Red Sox and the Cubs , it is safe to say that the last ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 91 reads 0 comments

  3. Hopes for the Offseason: Marco Gonzales

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  4. Unscientifically Scientific: Max Scherzer or Jon Lester?

    In this edition of unscientifically scientific, I take a look at the debate for getting a starting pitcher.....

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  5. Acquiring Jon Lester May Not Be a Good Idea

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  6. Matheny Will Give His No. 22 to Heyward

    Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, who has only worn one number since accepting his current role with the club, offered No...

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  7. Randal Grichuk's Role in 2015 After the Jason Heyward Trade

    Randal Grichuk ended 2015 as the starting rightfielder for the Cardinals . He showed solid outfield defense and pop with his bat, but is not yet a complete player...

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  8. Chris Carpenter to Take Break from St. Louis Cardinals Front Office

    Former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter will take a break from his front office position during the 2015 season.....

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  9. St. Louis Cardinals 'Linger' in the Hunt for Jon Lester

    Jon Lester would be an intriguing addition to the St. Louis Cardinals . Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal says the Cards remain “lingering” in the hunt for the pitcher.....

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  10. Bernie: Updating the Cards' Shopping List

    The Cardinals made the biggest trade of the MLB offseason, at least so far, in acquiring right fielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden from the Braves in exchange for pitchers Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins...

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  11. Cardinals Acquire INF Ty Kelly, the Most Interesting Man in the Minors

    Last night, the St. Louis Cardinals acquired Triple-A infielder Ty Kelly (26 years old) from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for Double-A right-handed pitcher Sam Gaviglio (24 years old)...

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  12. Bird Bytes: Choosing Martinez over Miller...

    Let's put Jason Heyward aside for a while to discuss one of the more intriguing aspects of the Cardinals - Braves trade -- at least from the St. Louis standpoint.....

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  13. Cards Celebrate the Man's Birthday with Museum Exhibit

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  14. Taveras' Twitter Feed Becomes Moving Connection Between Family and Fans : Sports

    On Thursday evening, the friends and family of Oscar Taveras opened up his Twitter account and began sharing with the world their thanks for all of the support received from Cardinals fan...

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  15. A Trip to the Home of Oscar Taveras

    People in the neighborhood still talk about the time in 2012 when El Locon made his first appearance on national television in the Dominican Republic...

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  16. Cardinals Should Rush to Sign Jason Heyward to an Extension

    Jason Heyward is a rare player, combining production and youth just a year from free agency. This winter might be the only chance the Cardinals have to lock up Heyward long term...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 4 months ago 81 reads 0 comments

  17. Does the Heyward Trade Tell Us Anything About the State of Farm System?

    Any time a sports team makes a trade for a significant asset, much of the analysis is spent analyzing both the player that was traded for and the parts that were given up to get him...

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  18. Rumor Mill: Peter Bourjos to Minnesota

    Heard a rumor yesterday that Minnesota was interested in acquiring Peter Bourjos, so I thought I'd examine the possibility...

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  19. Are Cardinals Plotting a Big Move?

    I'm going to break one of my rules by playing a little fantasy baseball today. No, I'm not joining a league for 2015. This is more about fantasizing...

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  20. Matheny Helping Cardinals Work Through Grief

    ST. LOUIS -- As Mike Matheny stood back and listened to the advice and emotion that poured out of Carlos Martinez.....

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  21. Cards Announce Report Dates, Grapefruit Games for Spring

    ST. LOUIS -- With a later opening day this coming season -- and the likelihood the World Series will wind its way into November -- the Cardinals will have a later start to spring training, one that comes more than a week after Valentine's Day...

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  22. Matheny Eager to See Where Heyward's 'Superstar Ability' Fits

    ST. LOUIS • It's too early, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said a day after the trade that rewrote his lineup, to start thinking about where and how much newcomer Jason Heyward ...

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  23. Cardinals Release Outfielder Shane Robinson

    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...

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  24. Miller's Departure Opens Rotation Competition

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  25. Stats to Know: Heyward/Miller Trade

    The St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves made the first blockbuster trade of the offseason, with the Braves sending outfielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden to St. Louis for pitcher Shelby Miller and a minor league prospect...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 4 months ago 41 reads 0 comments