19 PLAYERS DEVELOPED WITHIN THE ORGANIZATION; FIVE ROOKIES ON TEAM CINCINNATI, Ohio, April 1, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals will open their 130th season of play in the National League this afternoon when they visit the Cincinnati Reds at 3:10 p.m. CDT in the opening game of the 162-game Major League Baseball regular season. The team’s [...]
Today is a special day! It has been 14 very long years since I could have multiple reasons to celebrate the day of my birth landing on a much better Holiday. I was deployed during the 2006 World Series run and was fortunate enough to be able to see the final victories. Then the baseball [...]
“Hey (baseball), how we doin’ man?” “It’s been a while man, life is so rad.” “Aw man, hell, brah, this is the best, man. I’m so glad (baseball’s) back…and stuff, this is great, man.” “Ah man, it’s gonna be the best, I’m so stoked.” Did I manipulate lines from Weezer’s Undone – The Sweater Song [...]
New venues join familiar favorites as Ballpark Village continues to evolve and expand ST.LOUIS (March 31, 2021)– Ballpark Village is excited to share an expanded roster of gameday viewing and retail opportunities ahead of the Cardinals season, which begins on Thursday, April 1, in Cincinnati, and official home-opener on Thursday, April 8. New shopping, dining [...]
When Justin Toerner struck out against Trevor Hildenberger yesterday with two outs in the ninth, it closed the book on the 2021 spring training. An awkward affair due to the COVID-related restrictions and structure (five of the six appearances by Carlos Martinez were against the Mets, including his relief work yesterday), it nonetheless did the [...]
TEAM SENDS DOWN SIX; FOUR PLAYERS TO BEGIN SEASON ON INJURED LIST JUPITER, Fla., March 28, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals sent six players to the minors following today’s game, optioning pitcher Kodi Whitley and outfielder Lane Thomas and re-assigning catchers Tyler Heineman and Dennis Ortega and infielders Max Moroff and Josė Rondón. The team also announced that it plans to place pitchers Dakota Hudson (right elbow), Kwang Hyun [...]
Innovative Cardinals Marketing & Community Executive Died This Week At 89 ST. LOUIS, Mo., March 26, 2021–The St. Louis Cardinals organization was saddened to learn of the passing of former All-Star first baseman/outfielder “Smokey” Joe Cunningham at the age of 89 this week. “Joe Cunningham will be remembered as a pillar of the Cardinals organization,” said [...]
EIGHT PLAYERS OPTIONED OR RE-ASSIGNED JUPITER, Fla., March 25, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced following this evening’s game that they have optioned or re-assigned eight players, reducing the number of players in Major League camp to 36. The team optioned pitcher Johan Oviedo and re-assigned pitchers Jesũs Cruz, Evan Kruczynski, Matthew Liberatore, Zack Thompson and Tommy Parsons, infielder Nolan Gorman and outfielder Matt Szczur.