St. Louis Cardinals Trying to Trade For Astros’ OF Carlos Gomez

Carlos Gomez

The St. Louis Cardinals are feeling the pressure with the Chicago Cubs skyrocketing in the National League Central division race. They are quite a ways back of the Cubs and quite simply are seeing their Wild Card hopes continue to diminish. Now that Matt Holliday has gone down with yet another injury, the Cardinals could be looking to make a ...

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Mike Leake signs with St. Louis Cardinals

Mike Leake

Mike Leake and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a five-year, $80 million contract, according to SB Nation’s Chris Cotillo. Sources: Cardinals close to deal with Mike Leake. — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) December 22, 2015 Leake was being pursued by the San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks. Choosing the Cardinals means that St. Louis has ...

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St. Louis Cardinals acquire Jedd Gyorko

Jedd Gyorko

The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired San Diego Padres second baseman Jedd Gyorko for outfielder Jon Jay, according to FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi. #STLCards nearing deal to acquire Jedd Gyorko from #Padres, source says. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) December 8, 2015 Gyorko, 27, is signed through the 2019 season and the Cardinals hold a team option through the 2020 season. ...

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St. Louis Cardinals clinch third straight NL Central title

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The St. Louis Cardinals are champions of the NL Central for the third straight season. “This is real special, just because of the adversity that was thrown at us,” said Matt Carpenter. “We talked about what’s happened in the calendar year. You have a teammate pass away in Oscar [Taveras]. You just have player after player hit the DL. You lose your ace. ...

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Stephen Piscotty suffers head contusion in collision with Peter Bourjos

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Cardinals outfielders Stephen Piscotty and Peter Bourjos converged on Josh Harrison’s fly ball to open the bottom half of the seventh inning Monday and collided in left-center field.  Bourjos made the catch but knocked Piscotty out with a knee to his head. Blood trickled down Piscotty’s face, and after several minutes on the ground, Piscotty was placed on a stretcher and loaded onto a cart that ...

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Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has partially torn thumb ligament

Yadier Molina

St. Louis Cardinals All-Star catcher Yadier Molina has a partially torn ligament in his left thumb. The Cardinals hope Molina can return during the regular season.  He will be re-evaluated late this week or early next week. “It’ll really depend on how the next 5-7 days go,” general manager John Mozeliak said. Molina missed about two months with a torn ligament in his right ...

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Cubs’ Joe Maddon takes subtle shot at St. Louis Cardinals

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Joe Maddon and the Chicago Cubs came away with a huge 8-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, but there was quite a bit of drama throughout the game. After Cubs’ starting pitcher Dan Haren hit Matt Holliday in the head with an errant pitch, the Cardinals decided to intentionally throw at Cubs’ star Anthony Rizzo. It wasn’t received ...

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Cardinals acquire Jonathan Broxton


The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Brewers. The Cardinals have been pursuing relievers to be used in the backend of their bullpen.  Broxton has battled through injuries throughout his career.  He has spent time as a closer with the Dodgers, Royals and Reds but doesn’t have any experience in recent history. Broxton has 118 career saves ...

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Cardinals acquire Brandon Moss from Indians


The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired first baseman Brandon Moss from the Cleveland Indians for top pitching prospect Rob Kaminsky. Moss, who also plays left field, is arbitration eligible in 2016 and the Cardinals could have further control if they choose to re-sign Moss.  He is hitting .217 with a .288 on-base percentage and a .407 slugging percentage.  Moss has ...

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Cardinals close to acquiring Steve Cishek from Marlins

Steve Cishek

The St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins are discussing a trade that would send relief pitcher Steve Cishek to the Cardinals in exchange for pitching prospect Kyle Barraclough. It is a move that would certainly be a solid pickup for the Cardinals if Cishek could live up to his potential, but so far this year in Miami it has been an ...

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