Cardinals clearing route for ‘thrilling’ prospect Jordan Walker to hit his way into 2023 plans

SAN DIEGO — Regardless of the strikes they make within the coming months to fill apparent vacancies, the Cardinals intend to attain spring coaching with one assured opening. An alternative will await prospect Jordan Walker. “He’s an thrilling participant,” mentioned John Mozeliak, Cardinals president of baseball operations. “He does one thing that I feel everybody … Read more

Cardinals ‘hopeful’ chase for catcher leads to a preferred goal, like A’s Sean Murphy

SAN DIEGO — In the market for an on a regular basis catcher for the primary time in a technology, the Cardinals spent the previous month in commerce discussions or conversations with candidates, even assembly with at the least two free-agent prospects, they usually have arrived on the winter conferences conscious of the lengthy and … Read more

Outrunning injury-strewn 12 months, Cardinals Tyler O’Neill has a plan to regain powerful pace

Not too removed from the place he as soon as educated for cross nation races as a youth, Cardinals outfielder Tyler O’Neill laced up his sneakers and hit the highway lately to full one other exercise to put distance, step-by-step, stride for stride, between him and this previous season. A breakthrough 2021 that noticed his … Read more

Rosenthal: What I’m hearing on the MLB Hot Stove about the Dodgers, Brewers and more

The Dodgers are able to pivoting in just about any route, which is simply how they prefer it. Including the return of Clayton Kershaw, whose deal is pending a bodily, the Dodgers are about $45 million beneath the first luxury-tax threshold of $233 million. And if their historical past beneath Andrew Friedman is any indication, … Read more

Rosenthal: What I’m hearing on the MLB Hot Stove about the Dodgers, Brewers and more

The Dodgers are able to pivoting in just about any course, which is simply how they prefer it. Including the return of Clayton Kershaw, whose deal is pending a bodily, the Dodgers are about $45 million underneath the first luxury-tax threshold of $233 million. And if their historical past underneath Andrew Friedman is any indication, … Read more

Rosenthal: What I’m hearing on the MLB free-agent market with the Padres, Astros and more

A 3-year, $58.5 million contract appeared excessive for free-agent first baseman José Abreu, who turns 36 on Jan. 29 The Athletic‘s Keith Law criticized the Astros for paying him that a lot. But the competitors for Abreu, in response to major-league sources and media experiences, maybe explains how, even at a complicated age, he exceeded … Read more

Cardinals should sign Trea Turner, trade for Sean Murphy, win ballgames

In at present’s 10 am video, columnist Ben Hochman explains which Cardinals participant is most like every Thanksgiving leftover. Also, a cheerful birthday shoutout to former Cardinal Mark Whiten! And, as at all times, Hochman picks a random St. Louis Cards card from the hat. Benjamin Hochman Each time I write considered one of these, … Read more

7 times the Cardinals have spent the biggest in free agency since 2014

As December rapidly approaches and the free agent sizzling range warms up, names seen as huge or small which may match the Cardinals’ wants stay on the market as Major League Baseball’s offseason strikes alongside. In an offseason for the Cardinals the place president of baseball operations John Mozeliak stated the membership’s payroll is “going … Read more

Albert Pujols’ 10-year personal services commitment to Angels shouldn’t clip Cardinals ties

In addition to a number of stops to obtain honors for a profession chocked with achievements not seen on a ballfield or past outfield partitions in generations, Albert Pujols has mapped out a retirement plan that features journey and sightseeing among the world he is missed throughout 22 years in Major League Baseball. He stated … Read more

Albert Pujols caps Cardinals homecoming with NL Comeback Player honor

Already the unofficial winner of comeback of the yr for his return to St. Louis and fascinating surge towards 700 profession house runs, Albert Pujols acquired Major League Baseball’s official honor Tuesday evening. The Cardinals’ designated hitter acquired the National League’s Comeback Player of the Year Award to cap his last season within the majors. … Read more