Monday, October 21, 2019

Nationals Name Max Scherzer Game One Starter For World Series

Mark Zuckerman Twitter

Cardinals Offseason FAQ: Who's In, Out Next Year

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.

St. Louis Official Site

Chris Owings Elected Free Agency From Red Sox

Ian Browne Twitter

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

Cardinals Winter League

The Cardinals Need To Fix Their Pitching If They Want To Compete In 2020

It’s obvious that the St. Louis Cardinals offense needs a lot of help.

Cheap Seats

Reds, White Sox, Marlins, Blue Jays, Cardinals, Royals, Athletics, & Mariners Interested In Marcell Ozuna, Who Could Get Offers Of $160M Over Seven Years

Hector Gomez Twitter

John Mozeliak: Carlos Martinez Undergoes 'Small Procedure' In Throwing Shoulder

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.

KMOX

Joe Girardi Meets With Phillies For Second Time

David Kaplan Twitter

CC Sabathia Announced Retirement

CC Sabathia Twitter

Grading The Cardinals: Position Players

Columnist Jeff Gordon's final report card for the 2019 Cardinals position players.

Gordo

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Sports Final Wraps Up The Cardinals Season

The Cardinals season finished with a thud this past Tuesday, October 15 with a sweep in the NLCS at the hands of the Washington Nationals.

Fox2Now

Carlos Martinez Has Surgical Procedure; Manager Carousel

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.

Post-Dispatch

John Mozeliak On Sports On A Sunday 10-20-19

Carlos Martinez Has 'Small Procedure' To Address Recurring Shoulder Soreness

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.

Birdland

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

Cardinals Winter League

How Cardinals Unwittingly Gave Pirates As Elite Closer

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

RetroSimba

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)

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

Cardinals Simply Didn't Fly With MLB's Flock Of Offense

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.

Post-Dispatch

If Cardinals & Marcell Ozuna Split, What Is Club's Answer For His Production?

A room full of see-you-laters wasn’t sure what to tell Marcell Ozuna.

BenFred

Mets To Give Carlos Beltran A Second Interview Next Week

Andy Martino Twitter

Cardinals Winter League Notebook 10-19-19: John Nogowski Walks & Hits A Three-Run Homer; Yeison Medina Strikes Out One Batter & Holds Three Inherited Runners On Base For The Hold; Iker Franco Singles Twice

Cardinals Winter League