On January 20, the greatest St. Louis Cardinals player of all time died.
On January 20, the greatest St. Louis Cardinals player of all time died.
The days when some pundits trashed the St. Louis Cardinals for signing catcher Yadier Molina for a five-year, $75 million contract have long passed.
All Matt Carpenter did in 2013 was learn a new position and serve as the National League champion’s leadoff hitter, amassing the most hits and runs scored in the league.
Adam Wainwright began the year with the news that he would have to lead the St. Louis Cardinals rotation without mentor Chris Carpenter. He carried a heavy load, leading MLB in innings pitched and tying for the National League wins with 19.
16-year, now-retired manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, Tony La Russa, will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
The St. Louis Cardinals relied on a rookie starter in the post-season, but it wasn’t the one most people expected. Still, the Cards would not have made it that far without Shelby Miller.
The St. Louis Cardinals ended up relying on a rookie starter in the post-season, but it wasn’t the one most people expected.
The 2013 St. Louis Cardinals did not have their veteran ace for the second consecutive year. Following the season, with his contract up, Chris Carpenter decided to retire.
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 added a new shortstop but the size of the contract given a previously-suspended PED user alarmed some across the game.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ cleanup hitter went down in early August, but a rookie stepped up to help fill the void.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ closer sat out the entire 2013 season, but the team thrived anyway.
Apparently, bad blood remains from the 2013 National League Championship Series.
Former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Mark Mulder is attempting a comeback, something Hall of Famer Jim Palmer once tried, too.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ top home run hitter in 2012 and 2013 has left the club as a free agent.
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.
The St. Louis Cardinals gave their young and successful manager a contract extension this fall.
Three eligible St. Louis Cardinals should receive contract offers for 2014, but one may not.
It will be interesting to see if Major League Baseball and its players’ union could develop new penalties that would limit lucrative free agent contracts given to previously-suspended PED users.
Questions about the spelling of his first name have followed new St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Jhonny Peralta for over a decade.
Rumors have a deal between free agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta and the St. Louis Cardinals close. Early views from fans have been mixed.
St. Louis Cardinals principal owner Bill DeWitt Jr. is among 16 St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame inductees.
Tony La Russa will almost surely enter the Hall of Fame in 2014, but he did not groom many coaches to be future MLB managers.
A search is underway for the author of a poem written about Stan Musial and left at his grave.
Stan the Man’s personal memorabilia generated strong bidding via a recently-completed online auction.
Checking with other clubs being asked by fans and media why they passed on Michael Wacha in the 2012 draft.
The online auction of Stan Musial’s memorabilia runs through Saturday, November 9.
The St. Louis Cardinals full system view reflects rosters for the 2013-2014 off-season.
Retired St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa will appear on his first Hall of Fame ballot next month.
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.
According to his agent, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter will retire as an active player.
Who should start for the St. Louis Cardinals in Games 1 and 2 of the NLCS in St. Louis this weekend?
With Hall of Famer Lou Brock throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Wednesday night’s Game 5 of the National League Division Series, researcher Tom Orf offers up a quick and timely bit of trivia.
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.
The St. Louis Cardinals are starting Joe Kelly on Sunday against Pittsburgh’s Francisco Liriano. Many chalked up a Pirates’ win in advance. I am not so sure.
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.
Only five players in MLB history have driven in 50 runs for two different clubs in the same season and two of them are St. Louis Cardinals.
The rumors linking Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitski and the St. Louis Cardinals are getting stoked up early this year, but the same red flags remain.
Outfielder Matt Holliday reached the 30 doubles, 20 home runs plateau for the eighth season, four-plus times with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Considering the potential impact of Yadier Molina’s knee problems on him, his MVP hopes and his team’s won-loss record.
Matt Carpenter is on pace to accrue the most triples by a St. Louis Cardinals hitter since at least 2001.
The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired many players over time, but which minor league addition became the best as a major leaguer?
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.
Hundreds of Stan the Man’s baseball-related treasures are going up for auction.
The offense from St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Pete Kozma has been on a free fall since his surprising September of 2012.
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.
On Saturday night, Brock Peterson became the oldest St. Louis Cardinal to collect an RBI in his first MLB at-bat since at least 1935.
Looking at the placement of four St. Louis Cardinals prospects on four national prospect lists.
Left-handed pitcher Kevin Siegrist set a St. Louis Cardinals record and placed on the MLB top 10 all-time list for scoreless appearances to open a career.
How might St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter’s path to return to the majors be scheduled?
A guest column from blingboy asking a nagging question about how players should react to suspensions.
Looking at how season-to-date at-bats and innings pitched could end for three key St. Louis Cardinals All-Stars.
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.
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina will be endorsing New Balance athletic shoes.
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.
In what I see as an expected element of ongoing improvement, the St. Louis Cardinals lost another player via waivers on Sunday, pitcher Maikel Cleto.
The St. Louis Cardinals system view reflects rosters for 2013 short-season play with all organization players listed by level and position.
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 manager Mike Matheny discusses his concern over pitchers throwing near batters’ heads.
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.
The Springfield Cardinals will wear, then auction off commemorative Stan Musial jerseys on Sunday, June 16.
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.
In a very controversial move, St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina was ejected on Sunday. It wasn’t the first time.
A look back at St. Louis Cardinals double-headers since 1996.
One of MLB’s top set up men in 2012 is struggling badly in 2013. What should be done about it?
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.
Former St. Louis Cardinals reliever Chris Perez was forced to delete his Twitter account due to angry Cleveland Indians fans.
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.
Can Major League Baseball owners live without Bud Selig? Are they ever going to try?
The current closer of the St. Louis Cardinals, Edward Mujica, is eligible to become a free agent following this season.
Trevor Rosenthal is on pace for 92 mound appearances for the St. Louis Cardinals in his first full season in the major leagues.
Is it a bad thing for some to compare new St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Seth Maness with another former Cardinals hurler, Brad Thompson?
The St. Louis Cardinals stellar set up man in 2012 lost his interim closer job and now is struggling in his old role. A former major leaguer offers his feelings as to why.
Former Brewers pitcher Zack Greinke wishes he had not made critical comments about St. Louis pitcher Chris Carpenter before the 2011 NLCS.
A St. Paul columnist thinks Tony La Russa could become the next manager of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina’s new record label has established a web presence.
A look back at every opening day pitcher in the 16-year history of the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds.
Meet St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Joe Kelly at the St. Louis Sports Co on Thursday, April 11 and win a free autographed 8×10 photo here at The Cardinal Nation blog!
The St. Louis Cardinals system view reflects rosters for 2013 full-season play with all organization players listed by level and position.
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.
The St. Louis Cardinals catcher is entering the music business.