Around this time twenty years ago, Mark McGwire arrived in Jupiter, Florida, reporting to Roger Dean Stadium for his first spring training with the St. Louis Cardinals.  It was actually everyone’s first spring training in Roger Dean as the club moved there that spring from Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, where they’d been since [...]

NORRIS LED ANGELS WITH 19 SAVES IN 2017, RANKING 1Oth IN THE AMERICAN LEAGUE JUPITER, Fla., February 14, 2018 –The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have signed free-agent right-handed pitcher Bud Norris to a one-year contract, and that he will be in the Cardinals Major League Spring Training Camp that opens today with the first workout for [...]

Flex Packs Guarantee Fans Tickets to Opening Day or Top Cubs Weekend Games in 2018 ST. LOUIS,Mo., February 13, 2018– As part of a continued effort to make Opening Day and Cubs weekend game tickets available to as many fans as possible, the Cardinals announced that Premium and Opening Day Flex Packs will go on [...]

One of the most famous quotes from The Dark Knight is “You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself the villain.”  Bud Norris is looking to flip that on its head. Norris, that notorious Cardinal killer in the past, agreed to a one-year, $3 million, major-league contract with St. Louis.  It’ll [...]

$5 Tickets Loaded With $5 Cards Cash Available For 2018 Monday–Thursday Games ST. LOUIS,Mo., February 12, 2018– Pitchers and catchers have officially reported to Spring Training, and to celebrate the St. Louis Cardinals announced a special 12-hour flash ticket sale tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. CT. Fans can purchase tickets for any Monday—Thursday games in 2018 for just $5 (excluding [...]

Smith, Sutter, McCarver and More to Attend Four-Day Fantasy Camp at Home of National Baseball Hall of Fame ST. LOUIS,Mo., February 5, 2018– Coming off two successful Fantasy Camps in Jupiter, Fla., the St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they will be returning to Cooperstown, N.Y. in 2018 to host a Fantasy Camp at Doubleday Field [...]

FOX Sports Midwest to Televise 15 Games, KMOX to Broadcast 18 Games Cardinals.com & MLB At Bat to Stream 29 of 30 Spring Training Games ST. LOUIS,Mo., February 1, 2018– The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that fans will be able to catch nearly all of the club’s 2018 spring training games on either FOX [...]

Last night, the Cardinals announced the seven players that were up for fan election into the Cardinals Hall of Fame.  If you haven’t seen it elsewhere (which would be a pretty big surprise), the press release is here.  There were some surprises in the list, though all that made it are strong candidates.  There was [...]

Fan Voting Begins Thursday, March 1 at cardinals.com/HOF Fans to Select Two Players for August Induction from a List of Seven Former Cardinals Greats ST. LOUIS, Mo., January 31, 2018–The St. Louis Cardinals have revealed Vince Coleman, Keith Hernandez, Jason Isringhausen, Ray Lankford, Scott Rolen, Lee Smith and John Tudor as the seven players nominated for possible induction [...]

As I stood out just behind the right field bleachers at Busch Stadium talking to my friend Andy a few years ago, I asked him his thoughts on the Jason Heyward deal.  Andy’s quick-witted remark?  “Welcome to Baseball Purgatory, Mr. Heyward.  You’ll do fine here, but we all know you are looking at much bigger [...]

It’s still a slow time for Cardinal baseball.  The Winter Warm Up has come and gone and while many interesting things came out of that, it was still a lot of the players hoping for a good season.  We found out Luke Gregerson is the closer–for now–and had reemphasized that Alex Reyes probably won’t be [...]

DOMINIC LEONE & CONNER GREENE JOIN REDBIRDS; RANDAL GRICHUK HEADS TO TORONTO ST. LOUIS,MO., January 19, 2018– The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have acquired right-handed pitchers Dominic Leone (pronounced lee-OHN) and Conner Greene from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for outfielder Randal Grichuk. Leone, 26, enjoyed a solid 2017 campaign for Toronto, going 3-0 with a 2.56 [...]

 

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