1. After Studying Matheny, Ohlman Is Now Learning from Him

    JUPITER, Fla. -- Wanting to be the utmost prepared upon reporting to his first Spring Training with the Cardinals , Mike Ohlman cued up YouTube and dug into statistics shortly after learning he had been traded by Baltimore ...

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  2. Bernie: Heyward Believes His Best Is Yet to Come

    JUPITER, Fla. • Jason Heyward is getting to know his new teammates. Mostly by sitting back and observing, as was the case the other day when Matt Holliday and Matt Carpenter had a discussion about potato salad...

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  3. Cards Won't Look to Heyward to Lead off

    JUPITER, Fla. • When describing how stymied he felt at times batting leadoff for the Atlanta Braves , Gold Glove-winning outfielder Jason Heyward borrowed an analogy from the field...

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  4. Cardinals to Groom Infielders as Backup Catchers

    Though unlikely to appear behind the plate in actual Grapefruit League games, infielders Pete Kozma and Greg Garcia are targeted to get some work this spring in preparation for serving as potential emergency catchers for the Cardinals this season...

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  5. Belisle Benefits from Tipping-Pitches Exercise

    As reliever Matt Belisle took the mound on Sunday for his second bullpen session of Cardinals camp, he directed new teammate Adam Wainwright to get positioned behind the catcher and keep a watchful eye...

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  6. Matheny Grabs Mitt to Catch Cards' Top Prospect

    JUPITER, Fla. • When Cardinals manager Mike Matheny came out to the team's bullpen area Sunday afternoon he expected to find a catching prospect to work with on his receives pitches...

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  7. Garcia Clarifies Comments; Is Open to Any Role

    JUPITER, Fla. -- Concerned that comments he made two days earlier might be interpreted differently than he intended, Jaime Garcia clarified on Saturday that he would be open to any role that would offer him the chance to be on the Major League team...

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  8. No Progress On Extension Talks Between Cardinals, John Lackey

    Reports from earlier this winter indicated that the Cardinals and John Lackey would be discussing “possibly reworking” the veteran righty's league-minimum salary for the 2015 season...

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  9. Cole Hamels Trade Doesn't Happen Without Carlos Martinez

    The St. Louis Cardinals have been rumored to be connected with the Philadelphia Phillies for left-handed pitcher Cole Hamels...

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  10. Garcia Ready to Resume Starting Role

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  11. Bernie: Mourning Taveras Offers Valuable Lesson : Sports

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  12. Bernie: Venerable Cards Still Vulnerable

    Spring training is supposed to be a haven for optimists, populated by daydream believers and their visions of first place, a league championship and the World Series.....

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  13. Jaime Garcia: 1 of 10 St. Louis Cardinals to Watch During Spring Training

    ST. LOUIS — It will be “news” Friday when Jaime Garcia walks onto one of the pitching mounds at the St...

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  14. Spring Surprises, 2015 Edition

    We're really coming down to it now, folks. The final gasp of the offseason. Pitchers and Catchers Report Day, that most holiest of holidays, is tomorrow, and our beloved lads in cardinal ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 5 reads 0 comments

  15. Goold: Hamels May 'Love' St. Louis, but Cards Really Like Carlos

    Throughout this winter as the Cardinals considered how to fill the opening in their starting rotation, their actions made one thing clear, over and over and over again...

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  16. Lackey Aiming for World Series Trifecta

    JUPITER, Fla. • Cardinals veteran John Lackey posted a double-figure win total last year for the 12th consecutive season in which he has been healthy at the big-league level...

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  17. St. Louis Cardinals: 5 Potential Breakout Candidates to Watch in Spring Training

    The St. Louis Cardinals enter spring training as a perennial playoff contender. The team has found success building from within and making smart choices outside of the organization...

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  18. Lackey Enjoys Being on Club 'That's Always Trying'

    Cardinals veteran John Lackey posted a double-figure win total last year for the 12th consecutive season in which he has been healthy at the big-league level...

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  19. 10 Questions About the 2015 Cardinals

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  20. Holliday Sure Cards Have More Offense

    JUPITER, Fla. • As if he wanted to prove Matt Holliday's point, Cardinals leadoff hitter Matt Carpenter readied for batting practice Monday with some soft toss and, as the first ...

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  21. Martinez Throws a Change Up into Cards Workouts

    JUPITER, Fla. • What started with a new location in the clubhouse – you have read about that – continued on the field today as Carlos Martinez took the mound for his first bullpen session with teammates and coaches watching...

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  22. Injuries and Depth Could Turn a Once-Great Cardinals Rotation into a Liability

    The understanding is simple enough. The St. Louis Cardinals boast enough talent to house one of the National League ’s best starting rotations in 2015, as it did last season ...

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  23. Pete Kozma Might Be the Super-Sub the St. Louis Cardinals Need

    Pete Kozma 's name doesn't come up a whole lot in St. Louis these days. Once the starting shortstop for the St. Louis Cardinals , Kozma finds himself fighting for a roster spot for the second spring in a row...

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  24. Siegrist, Gast Have a Different Feel This Spring

    Every time lefty John Gast took the mound last season during his return from expansive shoulder surgery, he knew what any hitter, any radar gun, or any statistic was going to tell him after his innings of work...

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  25. With New Role, Martinez Gets New Locker Near Yadi

    Already donning a new number and seeking to affirm himself ready for a new role, Carlos Martinez was surprised to discover that he will also be occupying a new spot in the Cardinals ' clubhouse this spring...

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