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Where will Moncada land among Major suitors?

Where will Moncada land among Major suitors?

MLB.com Updated Jan 28 (yesterday)
Cuban teenage prospect Yoan Moncada has worked out privately for the Yankees, Red Sox, Dodgers, Padres, Giants, Rangers and Brewers, according to sources. The Rays, Cubs, Phillies and Cardinals have also shown interest. The question remains: When will M…
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  • Out of options, Kozma, Freeman could stick in St. Louis

    Out of options, Kozma, Freeman could stick in St. Louis

    MLB.com Jan 23 (6 days ago)
    For the first time in several seasons, the Cardinals will open Spring Training with the added roster complexity of having players out of Minor League options. In this case, there will be two, Sam Freeman and Pete Kozma, neither of whom will enter Spring…
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  • Mark your calendars: Game times for '15 announced

    Mark your calendars: Game times for '15 announced

    MLB.com Jan 22 (7 days ago)
    Major League Baseball whetted the appetite of fans everywhere on Thursday by formally announcing game times for its master 2015 regular-season schedule, which will start at 8 p.m. ET on April 5 with Cardinals-Cubs at Wrigley Field in ESPN's "Sunday…
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  • With Astros, Rasmus can step up and lead

    With Astros, Rasmus can step up and lead

    MLB.com Jan 21
    Almost everything about playing for the Astros feels comfortable to outfielder Colby Rasmus. He has a good relationship with general manager Jeff Luhnow, who drafted him 10 years ago with the Cardinals, and he's finally playing his home games in the Sou…
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  • Cardinals eye consistency from double-play duo

    Cardinals eye consistency from double-play duo

    MLB.com Jan 21
    Over the last two seasons, the Cardinals have had unbalanced production from their two middle infield spots. Their hope for the year ahead is that the two parts can lead to a greater cumulative sum.
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  • Eckstein helps raise money for kidney transplant center

    Eckstein helps raise money for kidney transplant center

    MLB.com Jan 20
    Former Cardinals shortstop David Eckstein turned 40 on Tuesday, and he spent the day celebrating the gift of life. Eckstein comes from a family riddled with kidney failure. On Tuesday, Eckstein helped raise $40,000 to assist in the building of the new T…
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  • Mueller comes home for newest coaching opportunity

    Mueller comes home for newest coaching opportunity

    MLB.com Jan 20
    Though a first-time participant at the Cardinals' Winter Warm-Up event over the weekend, the setting was plenty familiar for Bill Mueller. For this was less about introductions and more about a homecoming for the newest member of manager Mike Matheny's …
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  • Grieving Martinez ready to compete for Cardinals

    Grieving Martinez ready to compete for Cardinals

    MLB.com Jan 19
    Returning to St. Louis for the first time since his close friend and teammate Oscar Taveras was killed in a car accident in October, Cardinals starter Carlos Martinez presented himself ready to compete for a rotation spot but also still healing from his…
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  • Cardinals' Wacha Has No Concerns About Shoulder

    Cardinals' Wacha Has No Concerns About Shoulder

    After undergoing yet another MRI exam on top of countless X-rays and CT scans, Michael Wacha joked that if there were many more medical tests in his immediate future his body might start to glow.
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  • Cards will wear patches in Taveras' memory

    Cards will wear patches in Taveras' memory

    The St. Louis Cardinals announced that the team will wear patches on its jerseys in 2015 to honor Oscar Taveras.
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  • Cards GM John Mozeliak: 'We're out of the big pitcher market'

    Cards GM John Mozeliak: 'We're out of the big pitcher market'

    yahoo.com Jan 17
    Despite a known common interest, it appears that St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak is content moving forward without making a push for prized free agent Max Scherzer. In fact, Mozeliak indicated on Saturday that the Cardinals are out of …
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  • Cards 'not actively shopping' for front-line starter

    Cards 'not actively shopping' for front-line starter

    MLB.com Jan 17
    Though reports continue to speculate of the Cardinals' interest in acquiring a top starting pitcher before Spring Training, general manager John Mozeliak stated at Saturday's Winter Warm-Up that the organization is "not actively shopping" in t…
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  • Belisle, Reynolds excited to be part of Cards' 'great era'

    Belisle, Reynolds excited to be part of Cards' 'great era'

    MLB.com Jan 17
    The Cardinals' two prominent free-agent signees -- Matt Belisle and Mark Reynolds -- received their first public welcomes to St. Louis at Saturday's Winter Warm-Up, and it was the anticipation of such a setting that lured them here in the first place.
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  • Heyward willing to listen to potential extension offers

    Heyward willing to listen to potential extension offers

    MLB.com Jan 17
    Though the Cardinals have not yet broached the subject of an extension with newcomer Jason Heyward, the outfielder said on Saturday that he would not be opposed to in-season negotiations if the organization chooses to pursue a longer deal.
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  • Jay, Cards exchange arbitration figures

    Jay, Cards exchange arbitration figures

    MLB.com Jan 16
    Thus far unable to come to an agreement on Jon Jay's 2015 salary, the Cardinals and Jay got a better understanding of one another's expectations by exchanging salary figures on Friday. Jay, arbitration eligible for the second time, filed for $5 million,…
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  • 10 reasons for Cubs fans to believe in Rizzo's pledge

    10 reasons for Cubs fans to believe in Rizzo's pledge

    MLB.com Jan 16
    Anthony Rizzo, who knows the strength of the Cardinals and Pirates as well as anyone, recently said the Cubs are "going to win the NL Central" in 2015. Here are 10 reasons from columnist Phil Rogers on why the time to dream has arrived on the …
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  • Lynn agrees to 3-year contract with Cardinals

    Lynn agrees to 3-year contract with Cardinals

    Seeking to avoid an arbitration hearing and get cost certainty for both parties in future years, right-hander Lance Lynn and the Cardinals agreed to a three-year contract on Thursday. The value of the contract is $22 million, plus appearance incentives.
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  • Cards let Franklin scratch itch to return to baseball

    Cards let Franklin scratch itch to return to baseball

    MLB.com Jan 9
    Ryan Franklin planned to put baseball in the rear view when he retired in 2011. Instead, he's found a niche in the Cardinals' front office.
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  • The Cardinals are reportedly looking to add another ace

    The Cardinals are reportedly looking to add another ace

    yahoo.com Jan 8
    Jon Lester might not be the only new ace in the NL Central next season, if a report about the St. Louis Cardinals' interest in three top-flight starting pitchers turns out to be true. The Cards, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi, are…
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  • Could Cardinals make big rotation splash before spring?

    Could Cardinals make big rotation splash before spring?

    MLB.com Jan 8
    GM John Mozeliak has suggested that any late addition would address depth purposes, giving the Cardinals another mid- to back-of-the-rotation option in case Carlos Martinez is unable to take the reins of the fifth-starter's job and to protect in case of…
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  • Signing starting pitcher a possibility for Cardinals

    Signing starting pitcher a possibility for Cardinals

    MLB.com Jan 5
    With a new year having arrived and the start of Spring Training on the horizon, the Cardinals find themselves in the enviable position of having completed all of their primary offseason objectives. They acted early so as to eliminate any desperation lat…
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  • Video - Red Sox Targeting Lester, Masterson 02:36

    Red Sox Targeting Lester, Masterson

    Dec 9
    ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes reports the latest Red Sox news from the winter meetings, including Jon Lester's free-agent decision and Boston offering Justin Masterson a contract.
  • Video - Braves Trade Heyward To Cardinals 00:46

    Braves Trade Heyward To Cardinals

    Nov 17
    Buster Olney breaks down the Braves' decision to trade Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden to the Cardinals for Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins.
  • Video - Heyward Addition Big Plus For Cardinals 02:20

    Heyward Addition Big Plus For Cardinals

    Nov 17
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield discuss the Cardinals' trade for outfielder Jason Heyward.
  • Video - Mint Condition: Catching Up With Ozzie Smith 04:33

    Mint Condition: Catching Up With Ozzie Smith

    Nov 5
    Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith discusses the amount of recognition he still receives for his appearance on "The Simpsons", the memorabilia he kept from his career and the strangest autograph request he's ever received.

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    Jan 28
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    Jan 28
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    Jan 28
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    Jan 28
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