All eyes will be on the World Series this week, but after being swept by the Nationals in the National League Championship Series, the Cardinals are focusing on the offseason ahead.
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Monday, October 21, 2019
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 10-21-2019: Conner Capel Hits Two Solo Home Runs; Eliezer Alvarez Singles, Walks, & Drives In Two Runs; Ivan Maldonado Allows Two Runs Over Nine-Inning Complete Game Win
It’s obvious that the St. Louis Cardinals offense needs a lot of help.
St. Louis Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak says it will still be a "pretty normal offseason" for 28-year-old pitcher Carlos Martinez after he underwent a "small procedure" on his right shoulder.
Columnist Jeff Gordon's final report card for the 2019 Cardinals position players.
Sunday, October 20, 2019
After recasting himself as a reliever this season because recurring shoulder weakness prohibited his ability to pitch deep into games as a starter, Carlos Martinez had a “small” surgical procedure late last week to encourage healing in the joint this winter.
Here’s the link to today’s 11:00 hour on @KMOXSports that included live visits with:@LovieSmith@Coach_Odom— Tom Ackerman (@Ackerman1120) October 20, 2019
John Mozeliak@khunzeker #Illini #Mizzou #stlcards #XFL https://t.co/OqROC31XA3
Cardinals closer Carlos Martinez, who moved into a relief role this past season because of recurring soreness and weakness in his right shoulder that he felt limited him as a starter, had a procedure last last week to address the discomfort and help encourage healing in the area.
Cardinals Winter League Notebook 10-20-19: Elehuris Montero Doubles & Drives In One Run; Kodi Whitley Strikes Out Three Over Two Scoreless Innings For The Save; Francisco Pena Singles Twice & Knocks In One Run
The Cardinals never envisioned Dave Giusti to be a closer and neither did the Pirates. When Giusti transformed into one of the National League’s best saves specialists, he helped the Pirates become an East Division power
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Former Cardinals Playing In MLB Plaoffs 10-19-19: Adam Ottavino Strikes Out One Over One Hitless/Scoreless Inning
Adam Ottavino (former St. Louis-New York-A) entered in the seventh and pitched one inning. He allowed no hits or runs, and struck one out. (p-s:13-9)(g/f:2-0)Cliff says no, Bill says they must.— MLB Network (@MLBNetwork) October 20, 2019
Do you think the Yanks will use Adam Ottavino in a high-leverage situation tonight? pic.twitter.com/gZ5huVLwD4
Aledmys Diaz (former St. Louis-Houston) entered late in the game as designated hitter and batted seventh. 0-for-1 at the plate.
Houston beat New York 6-4
In late July, as the Cardinals’ offense started to perk up and bring the winning with it, hitting coach Jeff Albert sat in the visitors’ dugout in Pittsburgh and, smartphone and notebook nearby, picked apart some of the inconsistencies he saw improving, inconsistencies in the lineup that resurfaced and lingered all the way to the last out of October.
A room full of see-you-laters wasn’t sure what to tell Marcell Ozuna.