C-Mart, Kim highlight spring rotation battle
( ST. LOUIS -- With Spring Training quite literally days away, it's time to start looking at the competition that will take place on the roster this spring and into the season.

Despite the Cardinals not doing much this winter to shake up their roster, there are still some intriguing position battles we're going to see in camp. Where is Tommy Edman going to play? The versatile switch-hitter can play up to six positions and offers the Cardinals some flexibility in the lineup. Who will ...    [ More ]
Marcell Ozuna gets one-year deal from Braves worth $18 million
(ESPN) Outfielder Marcell Ozuna has signed a one-year, $18 million contract with the Atlanta Braves, the team announced Tuesday.

The St. Louis Cardinals traded for Ozuna in December 2017, and the 29-year-old outfielder offered protection -- and punch -- in the lineup behind Paul Goldschmidt as the Cardinals made it back to the playoffs for the first time since 2015.

Ozuna had 29 homers and 89 RBIs this past season after blasting 28 homers and driving in 88 runs the year before. ...    [ More ]
Capping career with Cards, Walker a HOFer
( In his 10th and final season on the ballot, Larry Walker is headed to Cooperstown.

Walker, who played with the Cardinals to close out his career in 2004-05, was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame with 76.6 percent of the vote -- surpassing the 75 percent needed for induction -- among ballots cast by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.

Walker batted .286 with 26 home runs and 79 RBIs as a ...    [ More ]
Molina wants to play several more years for Cardinals, and if ...
( St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina arrives to sign fan autographs on
day ... President of the Saint Louis Cardinals Bill DeWitt ...    [ More ]
Cardinals' Matt Carpenter has 'personal motivation' after rough ...
(ESPN) ST. LOUIS -- This was not what Matt Carpenter or the St. Louis Cardinals
... He's always been a really hard worker," DeWitt said at ...    [ More ]
Martínez ahead of schedule: 'I feel strong'
( ST. LOUIS -- Carlos Mart?nez showed up to Winter Warmup this weekend in St. Louis and learned he is cleared to throw a bullpen session on Tuesday in Jupiter, Fla. After a shoulder injury pushed him to the bullpen and ultimately to the role of the Cardinals' closer last season, the right-hander is working to return to the rotation in 2020.

Mart?nez had a procedure at the start of the offseason to help with ongoing discomfort. On Saturday, a slimmer ...    [ More ]
Cardinals' Matt Wieters: Returning to St. Louis
( The 33-year-old's return to the Cardinals has been rumored throughout the
offseason, and he'll now officially serve as Yadier ...    [ More ]
Cardinals acquire Austin Dean from Marlins
( The St. Louis Cardinals announced Tuesday that they have acquired right-handed-hitting outfielder Austin Dean from the Miami Marlins in exchange for Minor League outfielder Diowill Burgos.

Dean, 26, has appeared in 98 career games with the Marlins, batting .223 with 10 HR's and 35 RBI. He slugged .404 with 14 doubles and six home runs among his 40 hits in 64 big league games last season, and in 73 games with triple-A New Orleans, batted .337 with a ...    [ More ]
Cardinals trade for Matthew Liberatore from Rays
(KMOX) The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired left-handed pitcher Matthew Liberatore from the Tampa Bay Rays, according to MLB insider Jeff Passan.

The 20-year-old is a top-50 prospect in baseball and was the No. 4 prospect in the Rays organization.

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Cardinals sign Korean lefty Kim to 2-year deal
( Looking for depth, flexibility and innings, the Cardinals found their pitcher in Korean left-hander Kwang Hyun Kim.

The team announced a two-year deal with Kim and introduced him at a press conference at Busch Stadium on Tuesday. The deal is worth $8 million, and the Cardinals will pay a 20 percent (in this case, $1.6 million) posting fee to ...    [ More ]