The St. Louis Cardinals unexpectedly replaced their closer multiple times during 2013 – and did so without much turbulence.
The St. Louis Cardinals unexpectedly replaced their closer multiple times during 2013 – and did so without much turbulence.
The St. Louis Cardinals had to place unexpected responsibility on a trio of bullpen rookies in 2013 – and they answered.
Following the 2013 season, the St. Louis Cardinals traded away two top 2011 contributors in an attempt to improve their 2014 play in centerfield.
Looking into the 2013 seasons of four members from the middle of the St. Louis Cardinals rotation.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ cleanup hitter went down in early August, but a rookie stepped up to help fill the void.
One in the top handful of prospects in all of baseball did not make his major league debut for the 2013 St. Louis Cardinals due to injury.
Three eligible St. Louis Cardinals should receive contract offers for 2014, but one may not.
Checking with other clubs being asked by fans and media why they passed on Michael Wacha in the 2012 draft.
St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn fell short of arbitration eligibility by three days.
Game 3 of the 2013 World Series ended on a very unusual play that the umpires got right.
The Boston Red Sox originally signed pitcher Carlos Martinez but the St. Louis Cardinals picked him up after his original contract was voided.
Two high-profile 22-year-old pitchers for the St. Louis Cardinals faced the Boston Red Sox in the World Series – 46 years apart.
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha has put his name in the post-season record books.
12 St. Louis Cardinals players are listed 13 times among Baseball America’s top prospects by league.
Who should start for the St. Louis Cardinals in Games 1 and 2 of the NLCS in St. Louis this weekend?
Simply put, the St. Louis Cardinals have Michael Wacha because they don’t have Albert Pujols. This gift is set to keep on giving for many years to come, but even in 2013, it has been a good deal.
Instead of Michael Wacha joining Bud Smith and Jose Jimenez as St. Louis Cardinals rookies who threw no-hitters, he stands with Alan Benes and Rick Wise among those who lost a no-hit bid in the ninth inning.
Matt Carpenter is on pace to accrue the most triples by a St. Louis Cardinals hitter since at least 2001.
Looking at the placement of four St. Louis Cardinals prospects on six national prospect lists.
The St. Louis Cardinals went almost 12 months between drug suspension announcements, but signed two already-suspended players in the interim.
According to Bovada, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Shelby Miller is no longer the gamblers’ favorite to win the National League Rookie of the Year Award, as Yasiel Puig is staking his claim.
Looking at the placement of four St. Louis Cardinals prospects on four national prospect lists.
Four St. Louis Cardinals farmhands have placed in mid-season national top 50 prospect lists.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ top hitting prospect, currently with Triple-A Memphis, discusses his game.
The St. Louis Cardinals top draft pick received recognition as college baseball’s top two-way player in 2013.
Who might represent the St. Louis Cardinals on the World roster in the MLB Futures Game if Oscar Taveras cannot play?
Considering possible reasons for the St. Louis Cardinals to repeat their 2012 All-Star Futures Game participants.
According to Bovada, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Shelby Miller is the favorite to win the National League Rookie of the Year Award, but Yasiel Puig is making a move.
One play can make a difference in the career of a young and promising pitcher.
St. Louis Cardinals minor league left-handed pitcher Nick Greenwood absorbed a double-whammy on Monday, with losses at two different levels of play, in two different roles.
Matt Carpenter has taken the lead on an unenviable St. Louis Cardinals career list – most hit by pitches in a game. We look back at other oft-plunked Cardinals.
The career WAR of fast-risers to St. Louis points to Joe Magrane as closest to average. Will new arrival Michael Wacha meet or exceed Magrane’s results?
A look at the players who reached the St. Louis Cardinals the soonest after being drafted.
Looking at effective first-game starters in St. Louis Cardinals history who also collected a hit.
The St. Louis Cardinals will apparently have to option out a pitcher on Wednesday. Who do you think it will be?
Reviewing various starting pitching options for the St. Louis Cardinals in Jaime Garcia’s absence.
Game scores put recent St. Louis Cardinals pitching dominance of Shelby Miller and Adam Wainwright into historical perspective.
Comparing recent contracts of Allen Craig, Paul Goldschmidt and Anthony Rizzo.
Comparing Shelby Miller’s almost-perfect game to others in St. Louis Cardinals team and Major League Baseball history.
Trevor Rosenthal is on pace for 92 mound appearances for the St. Louis Cardinals in his first full season in the major leagues.
A look back at every opening day pitcher in the 16-year history of the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds.
Matt Adams had been blocked from everyday play at first base by Allen Craig for at least the next four years. Craig’s new contract extended it to six years.
Why Matt Adams should be the biggest backer of defensive success by Matt Carpenter and Daniel Descalso with St. Louis.
Just 10 games into spring training, St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is almost ready to declare his fifth starter.
Spring pitching phenom Michael Wacha would likely not be a St. Louis Cardinal had Albert Pujols remained.
Despite a lot of activity, the bottom line for the St. Louis Cardinals middle infield has barely changed since the end of 2012.
Five St. Louis Cardinals players will soon be taking leave from the club’s spring training camps to participate in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.
First baseman Matt Adams’ chance of making the St. Louis Cardinals out of spring camp took a couple of blows over the weekend.
St. Louis Cardinals photos from Monday’s third and final session of the 2013 Winter Warm-Up at St. Louis’ Hyatt Regency at the Arch.
Selected St. Louis Cardinals player photos from Sunday’s second day of the 2013 Winter Warm-Up at St. Louis’ Hyatt Regency at the Arch.
A look ahead to the top projected stories across the Cardinal Nation in 2013.
Two weeks bring two ridiculously one-sided trade ideas from the world-wide leader in which the St. Louis Cardinals would play the victim.
Two young St. Louis Cardinals players assumed major roles for the 2012 playoff-bound club, centerfielder Jon Jay and first baseman Allen Craig.
St. Louis Cardinals had five selections in the first round of the 2012 draft, their most in over two decades.
In his first year in the St. Louis Cardinals’ rotation, second-year pitcher Lance Lynn led his team in victories.
Former general manager Jim Bowden thinks the St. Louis Cardinals should trade their two best pitching prospects plus Jon Jay to the Colorado Rockies for Carlos Gonzalez.
The 2012 St. Louis Cardinals made an under-the-radar trade at the deadline that met their needs perfectly, adding reliever Edward Mujica.
The hard-throwing right-hander made the unusual move from Double-A to the majors before settling into the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals bullpen.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ top prospect made his major league debut in September.
The hot market for free agent pitching could improve the rotation bids of young St. Louis Cardinals starting pitchers.
If you were running the St. Louis Cardinals, would you be willing to give up one of your top pitching prospects for a shortstop? Would you have a choice?
The 2012 St. Louis Cardinals stole the most bases in eight seasons with the best success rate in nine years.
Lance Lynn has done something no other St. Louis Cardinals pitcher has accomplished since 1960.
The 2012 St. Louis Cardinals reached another offensive balance milestone on Saturday, this one in run production.
The St. Louis Cardinals have three hitters with 20 or more home runs and two more with 19. We look at how that distribution stacks up in team history.
The identity of the tallest men to ever play second base for the St. Louis Cardinals may be very surprising. We’ve seen three this season alone.
Will Chris Carpenter return to starting in September for the St. Louis Cardinals? Who might his pitching partner be?
Reversing field, the St. Louis Cardinals reportedly plan to have Shelby Miller make his major league debut in September.
Two of the St. Louis Cardinals biggest RBI men padded their totals on Sunday.
How does Carlos Martinez’ Double-A results stack up against more highly-touted prospects Shelby Miller and Trevor Rosenthal?
The St. Louis Cardinals will need to make a change to their rotation when Jaime Garcia returns on Sunday. Vote on your preference.
Whether it was a delayed benefit from a no-shake rule or seeing others pass him, St. Louis Cardinals top prospect Shelby Miller has experienced a turnaround recently.
A look at some estimates at the costs involved in the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals keeping or not keeping reliever Octavio Dotel.
St. Louis Cardinals rookie Matt Carpenter is delivering like a veteran pinch-hitter off an inexperienced bench.
Wondering out loud if the St. Louis Cardinals would consider a trade of their centerfielder for pitching for the second consecutive season.
Looking at pace to the majors in innings-pitched, rather than calendar time.
Looking at the St. Louis Cardinals pitching prospect’s surprising jump from Double-A to the majors from multiple angles.
The St. Louis Cardinals top position player prospect, outfielder Oscar Taveras, carries a Canadian passport.
Wednesday night marked the 17th time since 2000 that two different St. Louis Cardinals pitchers allowed home runs in the same inning.
Will right-handed pitcher Shelby Miller join former top organizational prospect Colby Rasmus as trade bait for the St. Louis Cardinals?
OK, it was just one stat over two starts, but St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn logged two rare high-strikeout games.
An ineffective Fernando Salas has been sent down to Triple-A Memphis. Was his increased workload in 2011 a factor?
Despite the current injury situation of the St. Louis Cardinals, their top first base prospect remains at Triple-A. I believe that is the right way to go – at least for now.
No first-time player in St. Louis Cardinals major league camp this spring was talked about more than right-handed pitcher Trevor Rosenthal.
Cody Stanley is the 24th name on the St. Louis Cardinals minor league drug suspension list since 2005.
Excitement about St. Louis Cardinals prospect Matt Adams sent me back to the records to compare his Arizona Fall League results with Albert Pujols’ 11 years earlier.
On Monday, the St. Louis Cardinals moved Lance Lynn from relieving to starting. Why did they wait for an injury to another?
For the second consecutive spring, the St. Louis Cardinals top minor league hitter is standing out in major league camp. Let’s not get carried away, though.
Vote on when you think the St. Louis Cardinals’ top prospect will make his major league debut.
St. Louis Cardinals photos from Monday’s third and final session of the 2012 Winter Warm-Up at St. Louis’ Hyatt Regency at the Arch.
Selected St. Louis Cardinals player photos from Saturday’s first day of the 2011 Winter Warm-Up at St. Louis’ Hyatt Regency at the Arch. Two executives are also included.
Seven lower-odds storylines possibly ahead for the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals. Or not.
Three young position players made significant contributions along the way to the St. Louis Cardinals’ 2011 World Series title.
Three rookie pitchers not on the roster to open the season contributed to the St. Louis Cardinals World Championship push.
The St. Louis Cardinals starting middle infielders to begin 2011 did not last the season, with more change likely for 2012.
Eight different relievers collected saves and four of them lost the closers job, but the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals secured the conversions when they were needed the most.
After an .071 average from their designated hitters in the 2004 and 2006 World Series, the St. Louis Cardinals can look to more from Allen Craig in 2011.
Very few St. Louis Cardinals pitchers have thrown more pitches in securing a save than did Fernando Salas on Tuesday night.
A quick look at new St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn’s recent usage history.
No St. Louis Cardinals closer has ever logged his first ten saves without a blown opportunity faster than Fernando Salas in 2011.