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100-62, 1st in NL Cent
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Randal Grichuk's time is now

With both Jason Heyward and Jon Jay gone, the Cardinals have to hope that Grichuk becomes a reliable source of run production this year, Buster Olney writes. Linchpin players for 2016 (Insider)

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Standout group made the Hall in 2014

Featuring three first-ballot players in Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and three iconic managers in Tony La Russa, Joe Torre and Bobby Cox, the Baseball Hall of Fame class of '14 is among the best of all time. Schoenfield: Top 5 HOF classes

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8dMark Saxon

Would adding the DH give the Cardinals an edge?

Adding the DH to the NL would allow for St. Louis to get veterans -- like Matt Holliday -- into the lineup while giving them a day off in the field.

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Cardinals to be conservative with Molina

St. Louis doesn't have a clear answer on what Yadier Molina's capabilities will be upon his return from thumb surgery. But the team will likely take a cautious approach, especially with Brayan Pena under contract. Injury updates (Insider)

Diaz to St. Louis this year?

While Aledmys Diaz will likely open the season at Triple-A Memphis, an eventual move to St. Louis could be in the cards for the shortstop prospect in the near future. MLB rumors roundup

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12dJerry Crasnick

Manfred hits brakes on potential NL DH talk

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred told ESPN that he did not mean to give the impression during his comments at last week's owners meetings that NL clubs want to adopt the designated hitter.

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The key to Carlos Martinez's success

Martinez enjoyed a breakout season in 2015, thanks in large part to his highly effective slider, which ranks as one of the top pitches among starters in baseball. Best pitches in MLB (Insider)

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Report: Rosenthal says no extension talks

Having avoided arbitration with the Cardinals last week, Trevor Rosenthal told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the subject of a multiyear contract extension never came up during negotiations. MLB rumors roundup

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Don't sleep on the Cardinals in 2016

The Cubs might be getting all the headlines as the season approaches, but St. Louis still has a good team and a history of success. Buster Olney ranks manager Mike Matheny's group among the game's best. Top 10 teams (Insider)

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18d

Seoul court fines Cardinals' Oh for gambling

New Cardinals reliever Seung Hwan Oh has been fined 10 million won ($8,300) for breaking South Korean gambling laws by betting around 40 million won ($33,000) at a Macau casino.

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Upton makes sense for Cardinals

Given St. Louis' struggles on offense last season, Jim Bowden thinks Justin Upton would fit nicely in right field for the Cards. Fits for free agents (Insider)

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Cardinals looking for catcher depth

In case Yadier Molina hasn't recovered from his thumb surgery by Opening Day, St. Louis is reportedly looking to add depth at the catcher position. MLB rumors roundup

Heyward on Cards: Happy they'll miss me

New Cubs OF Jason Heyward didn't want to get in a war of words with his former Cardinals teammates. "When it comes down to leaving a team, if they're happy to see me leave, then I didn't do my job right. I'm just kinda happy that somebody's gonna miss me when I'm gone."

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21d

Cardinals to re-sign Rosenthal, Maness, Moss

The St. Louis Cardinals agreed to one-year contracts with closer Trevor Rosenthal, reliever Seth Maness and first baseman-outfielder Brandon Moss, avoiding salary arbitration.

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22d

Fans flood Blues' arena with anti-Kroenke roar

The owners of the Blues and Cardinals, amid the Rams' pending departure -- and a raucous reaction from fans -- wore jackets of each other's teams Thursday during a ceremonial puck drop.

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Cardinals' outfield solid as is

St. Louis might still make an addition before the season starts, but a group of Randal Grichuk in center, Stephen Piscotty in right and Matt Holliday in left would be among the best in the game, according to Buster Olney. Top 10 outfields (Insider)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs64724th
Batting Average.25312th
On Base Percentage.32113th
Slugging Percentage.39423rd
Earned Run Average2.941st
Quality Starts1061st
WHIP1.2511th
BAA.2468th

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