Cardinals Rumors & News

  • Moss wins game for Cardinals against Rockies

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Brandon Moss had settled into his San Francisco hotel room late Wednesday night and room service had just arrived when his phone rang with news that was tough to swallow. Trapped in a season-long hole and running short of time to find a ladder, Moss came to believe being unproductive for..." August 03

  • Matheny: Contracts can't be ignored in setting bullpen roles

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Cardinals have had internal discussions during manager Mike Matheny’s tenure about when, if ever, they would consider using the closer earlier than the ninth, when perhaps the true save situation is the eighth inning against the heart of the order. The closer might not get the stat. The team..." August 03

  • Jorge De La Rosa turns in solid start in Rockies' 6-2 victory over St. Louis

    Denver Post "Jorge De La Rosa is the closest thing the Rockies have to an ace. It's his job to stop the bleeding and give his team a legitimate chance to win every fifth day, even against the best teams. The veteran left-hander did his job well Saturday night as the Rockies beat the Cardinals 6-2 in front..." August 02

  • Wacha looks like his old self as Cards win against Rockies

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Without really having been absent, Michael Wacha returned Friday night. This was the one who had been 7-0 with a 1.87 earned run average after his first nine starts for the Cardinals this season. In his next 10 starts, the other one had been 4-4 with a 4.35 ERA and, over his previous three..." August 01

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    Jonathan Broxton going to #STLCards in a trade.

  • Carpenter carries Cards to comeback win

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Fans, media and, notably, manager Cardinals Mike Matheny had been searching for the key to unlock that door to where Matt Carpenter’s offensive skills mostly had lain dormant since the first month of the season. Carpenter had been ordered to rest after he had driven himself into a state of..." July 31

  • Brewers trade Jonathan Broxton to Cardinals

    Brew Crew Ball "With only hours to go until the trade deadline, Doug Melvin isn't done yet: The Brewers have traded reliever Jonathan Broxton to the St. Louis Cardinals, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. The Brewers will receive outfielder Maik Collymore in return, but are also sending some cash to the..." July 31

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    Derrick Goold @dgoold

    Walden left Wed appearance in Memphis after 2/3 IP because of heat there; it was scorching. Arm OK. Will pitch Fri, as planned. #Cardinals

  • Lights-out pitching fuels Reds to victory over Cards

    Cincinnati Enquirer "A milestone home run from Jay Bruce and some fine pitching from Anthony DeSclafani and the back end of the bullpen added up to something rare for the Reds Wednesday: a series win in the shadow of the Gateway Arch. Bruce’s home run produced the only run in the Reds’ 1-0 victory Wednesday night..." July 30

  • Cardinals LF Matt Holliday back on DL due to right quad strain

    CBS Sports "The Cardinals placed left fielder Matt Holliday on the 15-day disabled list Thursday due to a right quadriceps strain. The veteran outfielder is on the disabled list for a second time this season due to a right quad strain. He missed 31 games from June 9-July 16 due to the injury. The Cardinals..." July 30

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    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    Matt Holliday, of course, has been placed on the 15-day DL. #STLCards

  • Cardinals land Brandon Moss from Indians

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A few hours after their left fielder Matt Holliday sustained his second leg injury of the season, the Cardinals moved swiftly to complete a deal with Cleveland that brings them lefthanded-hitting outfielder Brandon Moss. The deal was confirmed Thursday morning by The Post-Dispatch's Bernie..." July 30

  • Cardinals strike $1-billion TV deal with FOX Sports

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Capitalizing on their history of success and baseball’s skyrocketing value as real-time TV, the Cardinals have reached a deal with Fox Sports Midwest that will guarantee the team more than $1 billion and assert for years to come their televised presence in a broad, devoted region. The team and..." July 30

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    St. Louis Cardinals @Cardinals

    INJURY REPORT: Matt Holliday left today's game with a strained right quad. Will be re-evaluated tomorrow.

  • Leake dominant in Reds' win over Cardinals

    Cincinnati Enquirer "If the Reds are going to trade Mike Leake before Friday’s non-waiver trade deadline, Tuesday’s start was his last as a Red — at least this year. Leake went eight shutout innings to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Tuesday night before a crowd of 41,466 at Busch Stadium. He allowed four hits,..." July 29

  • One swing by Wong does it for Cardinals

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "One shy of 100 games played for the season, the Cardinals managed more than three runs for the 50th time on Monday night. This is not a particularly lofty figure for the team with major league baseball’s best record. But, you can pretty much book it when the Cardinals do score four or..." July 28

  • 6d
    St. Louis Cardinals @Cardinals

    #STLCards have placed LHP Jaime Garcia (left groin strain) on the 15-day DL and recalled LHP Tim Cooney from Peoria (A)

  • 7d
    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    Tim Cooney has been placed on the Minor League disabled list due to appendicitis. #stlcards

  • Offense can't get it done for Cardinals

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The lightning strike of improved offense that could have reversed the outcome of Sunday’s game isn’t going to change the urgency with which the Cardinals have to find a bat this week. The purpose of their search always has been to change games like Sunday’s. With less than a week before July’s..." July 27

  • Cards have talked to Brewers about Lind

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "With the trade deadline arriving Friday, the Cardinals have had conversations recently with Milwaukee, and the Brewers are believed to be willing to trade first baseman Adam Lind. Lind has 16 homers, a .549 slugging percentage against righthanded pitchers, and the lefthanded swing the Cardinals..." July 27

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    Stan McNeal @stanmcneal

    As expected, Jaime will start Tuesday vs Reds, Matheny says.

  • Cards and Martinez outduel Braves and Miller

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Cardinals’ past, present and what would have been their future were all on display Saturday night at Busch Stadium in a tantalizing matchup of righthanded prodigies Carlos Martinez and Shelby Miller, Cardinals teammates until last November. They ceased being teammates through circumstance, a..." July 26

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    Chris Hrabe @chrabe

    With Cooney sent back to AAA, Mike Matheny confirms Jaime Garcia will start for #STLCards next week. "Looking at possibly Tuesday."

  • Grichuk homers again to lift Cards past Braves

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Having traded for Miami reliever Steve Cishek earlier in the day, Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said that not only was he satisfied with the club’s rotation he was quite pleased with it. Mozeliak noted the imminent return of injured lefthander Jaime Garcia and, then discussing emerging..." July 25

  • Cards clip Royals in makeup game

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The 1985 uniforms didn’t bring back that year’s World Series trophy to the Cardinals Thursday night at Busch Stadium. But at least the Cardinals’ bullpen got the last out in Game 6 against the Kansas City Royals this year as they won this year’s interleague competition between the two teams four..." July 24

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source confirms: #STLCards acquiring Cishek from #Marlins. First reported: @clarkspencer.

  • Molina delivers late, Cards rally to win

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "After watching his catcher spend 18 innings behind the plate Sunday and still have enough verve for two hits — one in the 13th, another in the 16th — manager Mike Matheny approached Yadier Molina several times this week to check how he felt, whether he needed a breather. Matheny knew the answer..." July 23

  • Cardinals slam White Sox

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Although quickly back in the swing of the game after losing six weeks to heal a torn quadriceps, Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday has received and understood strict orders not to push at full speed on the bases. For the decisive blow Tuesday he only had to trot. Holliday staked the..." July 22

  • Which MLB Stadium Has The Cheapest Beer?

    Deadspin "VinePair charted the best beer prices from all 30 MLB teams. Unsurprisingly, Fenway Park bleeds their patrons dry when it comes to selling beers. Leeches. The first graph’s a bit useless, since there are varying sizes of the cheapest small beer available: As an example, the Phillies’ smallest..." July 22

  • Does the second wild card ruin the trade deadline?

    SB Nation "The trade deadline is in 10 days. There are no rumors. Why, did you hear any rumors? If you have a good Ken Rosenthal tweet, can you share it with me? I just sit in a dark room, favoriting and unfavoriting a tweet from the Ken Rosenthai imposter account, hoping it'll get me closer to the next real..." July 22

  • Cardinals calling up prospect Stephen Piscotty

    Hardball Talk "Cardinals outfield prospect Stephen Piscotty recently started playing some first base at Triple-A and now–after six total appearances at the position–he’s on his way to St. Louis as an alternative to Mark Reynolds. Rob Rains of STLSportsPage.com reports that he’ll join the team in time for..." July 20

  • In epic snoozer, Mets eke few runs across to survive marathon

    New York Post "A blind squirrel will find acorns — eventually. In the Mets’ case it took until the 13th inning Sunday to find their first run, and victory couldn’t be claimed until the 18th. But after such an atrocious afternoon and early evening offensively, the Mets were in no position to..." July 20

  • 15d
    Jim Hayes @TheCatOnFox

    Jordan Walden has another bullpen set for tomorrow. He tells me if it goes well, he's hoping to go out on a rehab assignment. #STLCards

  • 15d
    Jim Hayes @TheCatOnFox

    J Garcia says he expects to go out on a rehab assignment later this week. #STLCards

  • Cards won't push Holliday too hard for now

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Although left fielder Matt Holliday is back in the Cardinals’ lineup after nearly six weeks off to heal a torn quadriceps, manager Mike Matheny is keeping a close eye on Holliday’s playing time. Matheny pulled Holliday from the field after seven innings on Friday night and did so again Saturday..." July 19

  • Cards muscle up, clobber Mets

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Percentages don’t lie. And Saturday’s 12-2 Cardinals lambasting of the New York Mets at Busch Stadium was all about the percentages, which certainly were abetted by one St. Louis batsman getting five hits and another blasting two homers and driving in six runs. The Cardinals’ victory was their..." July 19

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    Matt Eddy @MattEddyBA

    #Cardinals release 2010 second-round RHP Jordan Swagerty, who struggled in Double-A bullpen this year after missing all of 2012 and 2014.

  • Cardinals return from break to beat Mets

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Early in his career Cardinals starter Lance Lynn pitched with the tailwind of enviable run support, but this season the gusts have been fewer for him, his games closer. That hasn’t changed how he computes the simple math of his situation. If he allows zero, his team cannot lose while he’s on the..." July 18

  • MLB Will ‘Heavily Discuss’ 154-Game Schedule When Current CBA Expires

    NESN "If you think the Major League Baseball season needs to be shortened, then you might get your wish soon. Or not. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred and MLB Players’ Association director Tony Clark spoke to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale before Tuesday’s All-Star Game in Cincinnati and said the league..." July 16

  • 5 impact players who could be traded this month

    MLB.com "July is a fun month for fans and a busy one for the game's decision-makers, who will be focused almost exclusively on the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline. Without a doubt, the rumor mill will circulate many players' names across the next couple of weeks. Of those who will be bandied about,..." July 16

  • Holliday eyes Friday return; Rosenthal rests

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday intends to increase the intensity of his running during the next two days so that he can return to the lineup Friday after more than a month on the disabled list because of a torn quadriceps muscle. Elected to the NL’s starting lineup by the fans, Holliday..." July 15

  • Mike Trout shines as the AL beats the NL 6-3 in the All-Star Game

    Hardball Talk "Mike Trout is the best baseball player in the game today. You can doubt this if you wish, but you’d be wrong to do so. No matter what you think about that, Trout led the charge for the American League on Tuesday night, reaching base three times, scoring twice, launching a home run and showing..." July 15

  • Yadier Molina trolls Cincinnati fans after being booed before All-Star Game

    Sporting News "It's safe to say Reds fans weren't too happy when the NL Central rival Cardinals invaded Great American Ball Park with six players elected to the Midsummer Classic. In fact, they turned into boo birds when Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina was introduced to the crowd. Not shying away from the..." July 15

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    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    Trevor Rosenthal feeling a little sore after throwing yesterday, talked to Bochy/Matheny and he won't pitch tonight in All-Star Game.

  • Commissioner Rob Manfred sees expansion in MLB's future

    ESPN "Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred shared a vision of the game Tuesday that could ultimately include more than 30 franchises. Manfred, appearing at a Baseball Writers Association of America luncheon at the All-Star Game in Cincinnati, said he's open-minded about the possibility of..." July 14

  • Cardinals reliever Trevor Rosenthal to sit out All-Star Game

    Sporting News "Cardinals reliever Trevor Rosenthal named to his first All-Star game this year, has decided to sit out the game, according to multiple reports. Rosenthal talked with NL All-Star manager Bruce Bochy and Cards manager Mike Matheny today after feeling sore while throwing Monday. He has opted to..." July 14

  • Pirates beat Cardinals, 6-5, in 10th inning

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Pirates are heading into the All-Star breaking closer to first place than they’ve been since April, and are doing so on an absolute tidal wave of momentum. Gregory Polanco’s 10th-inning single gave the Pirates a 6-5 win against the Cardinals at PNC Park Sunday night, the team’s second..." July 13

  • Yost, Bochy reveal starting lineups for MLB All-Star Game

    The Score "With just over 24 hours left before the first pitch flies in the MLB All-Star Game at Great American Ball Park, managers Ned Yost and Bruce Bochy revealed their starting lineups Monday for the 86th edition of the Midsummer Classic. Yost's starting lineup, which features reigning American League..." July 13

  • 22d
    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    Ryan Braun added to NL All-Star team as replacement for Matt Holliday.

  • Cardinals roster has been rollercoaster

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Lefthander Nick Greenwood, then with Memphis, recalled looking around the Redbirds’ locker room the other day and wondering how many players on the Cardinals’ 40-man spring roster hadn’t been brought up this year, not counting the ones who had been added to the 40 and then summoned. The answer..." July 12