The Cardinals signed catcher Matt Wieters to a contract for the 2020 season on Wednesday, bringing back the 33-year-old veteran to fill the same role behind Yadier Molina as last season.
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Outfielder Marcell Ozuna, who hit 29 home runs for the Cardinals last season, will play for the Atlanta Braves in 2020 on a one-year contract worth $18 million.
Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter says he felt he let the team down with a poor performance in 2019 on the heels of signing a $39 million, two-year deal.
Harrison Bader is confident he'll be in center field for the St. Louis Cardinals when the season begins. "It's my position. I'm going to take it. There's no sense in talking about it," he said.
Check out updates for teams in Florida and Arizona for spring training, including the defending champion Nationals.
Outfielder Austin Dean was acquired Tuesday by the St. Louis Cardinals from the Miami Marlins or 18-year-old minor league outfielder Diowill Burgos.
The St. Louis Cardinals avoided arbitration with right-hander John Gant on Friday by agreeing to a $1.3 million, one-year deal.
Friday was the deadline for teams and arbitration-eligible players to agree on salaries or exchange desired numbers for 2020. Recapping a hectic day of contract decisions.
Adding Jose Martinez helps Tampa Bay's lineup, while St. Louis lands a top pitching prospect -- and might not be done yet.
The Cardinals have traded outfielders Jose Martinez and Randy Arozarena as part of a deal for Rays lefty prospect Matt Liberatore.
With the big wave of winter moves settling down, we stack up the rosters as spring training approaches.
From superstars to fading prospects, here's who could be on the move this year.
A big name in a new uniform and an Astros ruling could come soon. What else will define the year ahead in baseball?
With numerous moves involving big-name starters already this offseason, we rank all 30 rotations as things stand right now.
Beltre and Scherzer? Yeah, those worked out. Pujols and Chris Davis? Yikes. These are the moves that made or broke your team.
The St. Louis Cardinals searched all over the world, looking for the right kind of left-handed pitcher. They think they've found him in Kwang Hyun Kim.
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Laura Cusick, whose husband Rick suffered serious injuries at a 2016 Atl/StL game, said she's happy about MLB's extended netting news, but the absence of a precise mandate "indicates that they really do not take this issue seriously and are only acting to improve their own optics." She added that MLB "should publish the data they have collected that shows where the most dangerous seats in the stadium are located and let the fans make an informed choice about their seat selection."
Michael Wacha, who went 6-7 with a 4.76 ERA in 29 games (24 starts) last season for the Cardinals, has reached a one-year deal with the Mets, a source told ESPN.
Buster and Hembo analyze Stephen Strasburg's 7-year/$245M deal and how it impacts the free agency of Anthony Rendon and Gerrit Cole. Then, ESPN's Clinton Yates (and Nationals homer) offers his own reaction to the signing before discussing the trade market for Kris Bryant and why it's important for baseball's sake that Madison Bumgarner remain with the Giants (12:55). Plus, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Derrick Goold on the Cardinals' offseason plans (22:37) and...does Scott Boras deserve a spot in Cooperstown?
From the ace in the spotlight to why this year's meetings could actually produce some major moves, here's what you need to know as the hot stove's main event begins.
A Cardinals catching great and a revolutionary union leader get the recognition they've long deserved.
Marvin Miller, the union leader who revolutionized baseball by empowering players to negotiate multimillion-dollar contracts, was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Sunday along with former Cardinals catcher Ted Simmons.
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The Hall of Fame Modern Baseball Era (1970-87) committee elected Marvin Miller & Ted Simmons to the HoF Sunday (8 fell short: Dwight Evans, Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Thurman Munson, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker & Lou Whitaker). BBWAA voting will be announced 1/21 & answer 2 questions: will the writers make Derek Jeter a unanimous pick & will anyone else be elected?
Ten names from the modern era are under consideration for the Hall this weekend. Here's what our ballot would look like.
Kris Bryant to Cincy? Anthony Rendon on the Rangers? We dream up a major hot stove splash for every squad.