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Cardinals Minor League Spring Training Notebook: 03/24/17

Welcome back to our ninth year of providing results and much more from St. Louis Cardinals minor league spring training games here at The Cardinal Nation Blog. This year, I am joined in these recaps by TCN writer Derek Shore. After Thursday’s rainout, following are the highlights from the Cardinals minor league games held on Friday against the Marlins, with all five games scheduled...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
6 hours ago

Matheny indicates Peralta will get 3B nod

Though manager Mike Matheny prefers not to speak in absolutes, he indicated on Friday that Jhonny Peralta will open the season as the Cardinals' starting third baseman, leaving Jedd Gyorko to serve as a utility infielder.
Via Cardinals.com
13 hours ago

Cardinals Announce New Firefighters Appreciation Night

Portion of Each Theme Ticket Sold Will Be Donated to The BackStoppers, Inc. Presented by The Hartford in Honor of the Company’s Junior Fire Marshal Program ST. LOUIS, Mo., March 24, 2017 – Today the St. Louis Cardinals announced the addition of Firefighter Appreciation Night to the 2017 Theme Ticket schedule.  The Cardinals will partner [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
16 hours ago

Molina rips Jones for saying Puerto Rico celebrated early

Yadier Molina says Adam Jones made some uneducated comments about his opponent after the World Baseball Classic championship game, and the Puerto Rican team captain is demanding that Jones apologize for it.After the United States dominated Puerto Rico with an 8-0 win on Wednesday, Jones said the U.S. team was motivated by the Puerto Rican players planning a celebration and having...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wainwright bounces back with 'conviction'

The results were bound to get better, and they did for Adam Wainwright, who shook off a beating against the Mets last Friday with a much more controlled performance on Thursday.
Via Cardinals.com
1 day ago

FOX Sports Midwest To Televise Cardinals Opening Day Pregame Ceremony

Live one-hour special will include traditional appearances by the Clydesdales, Hall of Famers and player motorcade FOX Sports Midwest will televise the Cardinals’ 2017 Opening Day pregame ceremony live to fans throughout the region on Sunday, April 2. The one-hour special will begin at 6:30 p.m. CT. The Cardinals’ opener against the Chicago Cubs that [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
1 day ago

Socolovich focused on fine-tuning fastball

Miguel Socolovich has the lowest ERA and stingiest batting average against of any Cardinals reliever (minimum 18 innings) from 2015-16, and yet he is heading into the final week of Spring Training unsure whether he'll even be in the organization next month.
Via Cardinals.com
1 day ago

St. Louis Cardinals Unveil New Ballpark Pass

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

What Yadier Molina’s performance in the WBC means to the St. Louis Cardinals in 2017

For the past month, the World Baseball Classic has been the focus of the baseball world. As it comes to a conclusion tonight between Puerto Rico and the United States, we look back at the energy that Puerto Rico has shown. They go out to every game with energy bursting and looking like they are having fun. All the while they are playing some great baseball. Where does this energy...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Launch Ballpark Ticket Subscription Service

‘Cardinals Ballpark Pass’ Allows Fans to Attend Cardinals Home Games for Monthly Fee ST. LOUIS, Mo., March 22, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced the launch of the Cardinals Ballpark Pass, a new ticket subscription service that gives fans the opportunity to attend as many Cardinals home games as they want each month, for [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
2 days ago

The Cardinals Have A New Food Truck; Other Food Trucks Still Open

The Cardinals have started a food truck. Life requires choices. Almost constantly. And now, with the addition of the Cardinals food truck, you have one more choice. Here is the Cardinals food truck: It is bigger than most food trucks. The Cardinals food truck will serve various ballpark food along with ‘creations’ from Cardinals Nation restaurant. Here is the menu: The Cardinals...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
2 days ago

Why are Cardinals being overlooked as World Series contender?

The St. Louis Cardinals are a class organization, and have one of the best farm systems in Major League Baseball. By that logic alone, they can never be counted out heading into each season as a legitimate contender.But with the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series in 2016, no one is talking about the Cardinals. It’s understandable, given that the Cubs won 103 games last season...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adams works out in left field as Cardinals test his position flexibility

JUPITER, Fla. -- During Saturday's pregame workout, St. Louis first baseman Matt Adams found himself in a rather unusual place. Instead of him fielding throws at first base, manager Mike Matheny asked Adams to go to a practice diamond with St. Louis outfielders to listen to some tips from former Cardinals great Willie McGee. "He'll be on the back fields working there today -- just...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals' Pham leaves game with injury on headfirst slide

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Tommy Pham has left a spring training game after jarring himself on a headfirst slide. Pham was thrown out trying to steal second base Friday against the New York Mets. Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera tagged Pham on the helmet. Pham was on his back while the training staff assisted him. He appeared to have discomfort in the area...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals' Schafer to undergo elbow surgery Friday

JUPITER, Fla. -- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jordan Schafer will have surgery this week on his left elbow and could ultimately need a Tommy John operation. The 30-year-old Schafer is one of the more intriguing stories across spring training. He spent six seasons in the big leagues as a speedy outfielder with the Braves, Astros and Twins, but is trying to reinvent himself as a pitcher...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dexter Fowler’s plate routine involves him licking, smelling bat

When you’re the defending world champions, you can do what you want on the field, and won’t really get questioned all that much. But Dexter Fowler no longer plays for the Cubs, and is now a member of the Cardinals, so we can say with confidence that he pushed the envelope a bit during Monday’s Grapefruit League game. Fowler was faced with a 2-2 count in the first inning of...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What we’ve learned from the St. Louis Cardinals’ Spring Training

We are well into the beginning of spring training for the MLB, and the teams are starting to really show their true colors at this point in the pre-season. Despite a lot of players being away for the World Baseball Classic, we were able to get a slight glimpse before they left on how the teams would function in 2017. Of course, it is just the preseason, so we cannot make too many...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Molina blasts MLB after fan fight at World Baseball Classic

Yadier Molina is not happy with Major League Baseball over their World Baseball Classic security measures, or lack thereof.A fight broke out in the stands during Saturday night’s WBC contest between Puerto Rico and Mexico, and Puerto Rican players rushed to the scene as it was near the family section. Molina was one of those players, and he slammed MLB on Instagram after the game...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Carpenter still not game-ready for hitting

The St. Louis Cardinals will have to wait a little bit longer to remember what The World According to Carp looks like.According to a report by Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Thursday, Cardinals infielder Matt Carpenter, who has been dealing with a back issue, is still not game-ready for hitting and is about 10 days away from being cleared to swing in-game. The 31...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates, Cardinals to play in ‘Little League Classic’ in August

Major League Baseball is sending the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals in August to Williamsport, Pa., to play a game right in the midst of the all Little League World Series action in town. Dubbed the “Little League Classic,” the game will be held on Aug. 20. The game obviously won’t be held at Howard J. Lamade Stadium, the main ballpark in the Little League World...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Wainwright buys car for St. Louis Cardinals minor-league teammate

Adam Wainwright is 35 years old and one of the elder statesmen in the St. Louis Cardinals clubhouse this season. He also happens to be one good human being as well. We can say that thanks to his effort with minor-league spring training invitee Ryan Sheriff, who is also vying for a role on the pitching staff this upcoming season. You see, Sheriff has been walking to the Cardinals...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright purchases teammate a rental car for the spring

Ryan Sherriff is a 26-year-old lefty in St. Louis Cardinals camp. He’s not only a longshot to make the Cardinals, but is a longshot to ever pitch in the majors. Still, Sherriff and Adam Wainwright combined for what will be one of Spring Training’s nicest stories.Wainwright had spotted Sherriff walking 10-15 minutes to the team’s facility to his condo. He’d also seen Sherriff...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr gives a passionate rebuke of ‘stick to sports’

“Stick to sports” is one of the dumbest lines in the industry, and it is usually uttered by people who don’t want to have to defend their (at times indefensible) opinions and hope sports can be a safe space from having to do so.Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr thinks that’s a bunch of nonsense, and as an outspoken advocate on social issues, he said he will continue...
Via The Comeback
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 2/21: It's trade heartbreak season

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Happy birthday to Terry Mickens, Steve Francis and Chad Hutchinson. On this date in 1992 Kristi Yamaguchi won the gold in figure skating at the Winter Olympics in Albertville, France. Daily brain workoutName the members of the 2000 Olympics Gold-winning USA Baseball team.YB ICYMI NBA trade...
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February 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Rick Ankiel drank vodka before pitching in 2000 NLDS

Former St. Louis Cardinals’ pitcher Rick Ankiel has one of the more bizarre stories in MLB history. The future of one of the game’s most promising pitchers came crashing down in an instant.But prior to his infamous start in Game 1 of the 2000 NLDS against the Atlanta Braves, Ankiel actually saw his meltdown coming. He had a remedy for it, too.“Before that game…I’m scared...
Via Sportsnaut
February 20, 2017  |  Discuss
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