1. Motte Doubts He'll Be Ready for Opening Day

    JUPITER, Fla. • Cardinals reliever Jason Motte continued his steady progress Tuesday through a throwing program that will, if it goes as planned, get him ready to return to the ...

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  2. Trevor Rosenthal Diagnosed with Right Groin Strain

    Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal cut short a live batting practice session on Tuesday in camp after experiencing discomfort in his upper right leg.....

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  3. Cards' Garcia to Get 2nd Opinion on Shoulder

    JUPITER, Fla. -- Jaime Garcia will seek a second opinion on his surgically repaired shoulder from Dr. James Andrews before deciding his next course of action, St. Louis General Manager John Mozeliak said on Tuesday...

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  4. On Current Plan, Motte Is Doubtful for Opening Day

    Cardinals reliever Jason Motte, who led the National League in saves in 2013, said Tuesday that it would be "a push" for him to be ready for opening day on his current rehab schedule...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 62 reads 0 comments

  5. Cards, Martinez 'Embarrassed' by Images on Twitter

    For the third time already this spring, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny today urged his players to be vigilant and conscientious on social media because one misstep is "one fraction of a second" away from going global...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 661 reads 0 comments

  6. Trevor Rosenthal Leaves BP Session with Pain in His . . .leg

    The Cardinals managed to survive the loss of their closer last year. They probably don't want to see if they can risk that again in 2014...

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  7. Rosenthal Feels Discomfort, Cuts Short Throwing Program

    Rosenthal said he felt some discomfort in his leg on a pitch, which is why he stopped throwing. Not believed to be serious...

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  8. Cardinals Making Right Decision with Wacha

    I love this quote from Cardinals pitching coach Derek Lilliquist about Michael Wacha: "I don't see any reason why there is the buzz about the workload. He had 170 innings last year...

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  9. Cardinals Have Plan to Reduce Yadier Molina's Workload

    No catcher logs more time behind the plate than Yadier Molina, but the Cardinals are taking steps to cut back his workload this season. Derrick Goold of the St...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 73 reads 0 comments

  10. Matheny Wishes New Collision Rule Had More Teeth

    Major League Baseball's attempt to enact a rule to protect catchers from injury and possible concussions in home-plate collisions resulted in some experimental legislation announced today...

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  11. Jaime Garcia's Injury Essentially Sets Rotation

    With news coming out this past weekend that Jaime Garcia had to return to St. Louis to have his shoulder examined due to familiar discomfort, it feels like the rotation is all but set even though St...

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  12. Matheny: Molina Will Play Less Early in Spring

    JUPITER, Fla. • Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina will not appear in the first games of the Grapefruit League schedule as the club attempts to modify his workload by saving him innings right from the beginning...

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  13. Strauss: Cards' Bullpen Subject to Change

    JUPITER, Fla. • Be sure to snap a picture of the Cardinals ' bullpen on opening day. Tuck it away for posterity's sake. Chances are, within a month, the photo will be obsolete...

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  14. Cards Come Prepared for Expanded Replay

    JUPITER, Fla. • As the Cardinals pondered and practiced last season the various ways expanded video replay could be implemented for this season, there was a possibility that never felt quite right to manager Mike Matheny as he readied for it...

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  15. St. Louis Cardinals Looking for Home Run Rebound in '14

    The 2013 St. Louis Cardinals scored 18 more runs than in 2012 despite hitting 34 fewer home runs. A season after being ranked No. 7 in homers in the National League, they plummeted to No...

    Kerry Walls Written by Kerry Walls about 1 month ago 1,891 reads 17 comments

  16. Freddie Freeman, Allen Craig, and a Potential Matt Carpenter Extension

    Matt Carpenter heads into the 2014 season as one of the biggest bargains in all of baseball. Of the top 25 hitters in 2013 by fWAR, only Carpenter, Mike Trout, Josh Donaldson, and Manny Machado are set to make under a million dollars this season...

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  17. Kelly Improves Curveball by Tossing a Football

    JUPITER, Fla. • For Cardinals puckish righthander Joe Kelly, chucking a football around was something he did for fun in the outfield — like those hip-shaking dances during batting practice that have been caught on camera...

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  18. Will Cardinals Miss Beltran?

    The Cardinals are getting ready for the 2014 season, but I'd like to go back in time for a few minutes and address something that I didn't get around to during the offseason.....

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  19. Instagram: Facing Adam Wainwright's Curveball

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  20. Cardinals Expected to Make Offer to Aledmys Diaz

    After a private workout in front of top Cardinals brass today, Cuban shortstop Aledmys Diaz is expected to receive an offer from St. Louis within 24 hours, reports Joe Strauss of the St...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 1 month ago 351 reads 0 comments

  21. Bernie: Cutting through the deep grass in center field : Sports

    I'm obviously dense, so perhaps that explains why I continue to be perplexed by the notion being put forth by the Cardinals of an intense, wide-open competition between Jon Jay and Peter Bourjos for the starting center field job...

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  22. Lilliquist Says Motte Is 'Ahead of Schedule'

    JUPITER, Fla. • Through the first week of drills, no Cardinals pitcher has suffered anything close to a significant injury, inducing pitching coach Derek Lilliquist to knock himself on the head today...

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  23. Depth Creates Pleasant Problem for St. Louis Cardinals

    A popular thought heading into the offseason had the Cardinals using their surplus of young arms to fill a glaring need at shortstop, possibly by acquiring Troy Tulowitzki , J...

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  24. 'Way Too Early' for Lineup Talk, Matheny Says

    JUPITER, Fla. • Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said it "was too early" today to begin thinking of lineups, but that didn't mean he hadn't been doing some doodling himself.....

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  25. MLB Team Needs 2014: St. Louis Cardinals

    The St. Louis Cardinals won 97 games on their way to the World Series last season, and then addressed a couple of their most pressing roster needs over the winter...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 4,124 reads 2 comments