Have the Cardinals considered moving Matt Holliday to first base? Is St. Louis considering another catcher to back Yadier Molina up? Beat reporter Jenifer Langosch answers these questions and more in the Inbox.
The Cardinals on Monday named outfielder Stephen Piscotty their Minor League Player of the Year while selecting both right-hander Alex Reyes and lefty Austin Gomber as their Minor League Pitchers of the Year.
As the Arizona Fall League's six-week season concluded with Saturday's championship game, MLBPipeline.com names its All-AFL Team, highlighted by Yankees catching prospect Gary Sanchez and rebounding Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar.
Every year, without fail, less-heralded prospects excel -- and sometimes outperform -- their more famous counterparts in the Arizona Fall League. Here are 10 prospects who left Arizona standing a bit taller than they did when they arrived.
An unprecedented year of rookie performances made for exciting storylines throughout the 2015 season, as numerous youngsters excelled while getting their first taste of Major League Baseball. Topps honored several of the top performers Friday by announcing its annual MLB All-Star Rookie Team, a tradition since 1960.
The final day of the Arizona Fall League's regular season had a Cardinal stamp affixed to it. Three St. Louis prospects -- Charlie Tilson, Patrick Wisdom and Michael Ohlman -- combined for two home runs and five RBIs in a 7-4 victory for Surprise over Peoria on Thursday afternoon.
The Cardinals on Thursday made three roster moves in advance of Friday's deadline to protect players from being plucked in the Rule 5 Draft. The Cards purchased the contracts of shortstop Aledmys Diaz and left-hander Dean Kiekhefer from Triple-A Memphis and added outfielder Charlie Tilson from Double-A Springfield.
Increased safety netting is likely to be in place by the opening of the 2016 season and a new three-year agreement with FOX will allow fans to watch live in-market streaming on any mobile device, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced as the quarterly Owners Meetings wrapped up on Thursday.
Opening Day 2016 will feature a combined seven national ESPN telecasts -- three on Sunday, April 3, and four on Monday, April 4 -- Commissioner Rob Manfred announced on Thursday at the end of Major League Baseball's quarterly Owners Meetings in Dallas.
In his most challenging year on the job, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny delivered arguably his best performance. And in the end, he earned his highest finish yet in the Baseball Writers' Association of America's National League Manager of the Year Award voting.
Patrick Wisdom went 2-for-5 with a double and four RBIs Monday as Surprise defeated Scottsdale, 7-3, to clinch first place in the Arizona Fall League West division as well as a spot in Saturday's Championship game.
The Arizona Fall League is where top MLB prospects get to confirm their pedigrees, or learn new tricks. And those below the radar can come here to get discovered. All three elements were in play Saturday night, in the Surprise Saguaros' 6-5 victory in 10 innings over Salt River on an emotional Military Appreciation Night at Salt River Fields.
Catcher Yadier Molina of the Cardinals and center fielder Kevin Kiermaier of the Rays were presented with the Rawlings Platinum Glove Awards as Major League Baseball's best overall defensive players in each league during the star-studded Gold Glove Award Ceremony on Friday night at The Plaza in Manhattan. It was Molina's record fourth Platinum Glove and Kiermaier's first after a highlight-filled season. Molina could not attend as he recovers from surgery to repair a ligament injury in his left hand.
With their first-place finish in the National League Central this past season, the Cardinals became the division's first team to capture three consecutive titles since doing so from 2004-06. But the division landscape is quite different now than it was then.
Though the "Cardinal Way" typically hasn't involved being a big player in the free-agent market, general manager John Mozeliak acknowledges that recent circumstances might lead him down that path in upgrading his pitching staff.
Jason Heyward finished a sweep of baseball's most distinguished defensive honors by taking the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award as the game's top right fielder during an awards show on Wednesday.
The Cardinals are one of the few organizations in the game that has demonstrated an ability to stare down adversity on a regular basis. But circumstances will make repeating a 100-victory season, and a 2.94 team ERA, even more difficult than usual.
Former Cardinals great Lou Brock, nicknamed "The Rocket" as he ran his way to the Hall of Fame with a National League record 938 steals, recently lost the lower portion of his left leg due to an infection related to diabetes.
Cardinals righty and top prospect Alex Reyes, who was projected to crack the Major League roster at some point in 2016, will have that arrival delayed after being hit with a 50-game suspension for a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Under voting rules established this past summer by the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the annual Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot was released Monday on the earliest date in recent history.
Some of the top arms in this year's Arizona Fall League were on display Friday afternoon at Salt River Fields, but none were more impressive than right-hander Luke Weaver. The Cardinals' No. 8 prospect allowed two hits over four scoreless innings, striking out a pair, as Surprise defeated Peoria, 6-1. Of the 62 pitches Weaver threw in the outing, 38 went for strikes.