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Paul Goldschmidt wanted to stay in St. Louis, just like Mark McGwire, Jim Edmonds and Matt Holliday.
Four-time All-Star Matt Wieters has made the Cardinals' major league roster, earning the backup job behind catcher Yadier Molina.
The wave of recent extensions has put millions of dollars in players' pockets. But the teams wouldn't be doling out these deals unless they are great business decisions.
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss the activity in the NL Central, new-wave philosophies in front offices and much more (4:13). Plus, Marly Rivera talks Ichiro (28:32) and Jessica Mendoza discusses her recent interactions with Mike Trout and more (36:54).
Are flamethrowers flaming out? Fastballs got faster and faster and faster every year -- until they didn't anymore.
Cardinals manager Mike Shildt says Dakota Hudson will break camp as St. Louis' fifth starter. Hudson beat out John Gant, who will be sent to the bullpen for opening day.
Slugger Paul Goldschmidt is finalizing a five-year extension for $130 million with the Cardinals, a source confirmed to ESPN. The deal will keep him in St. Louis through the 2024 season.
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Paul Goldschmidt and the St. Louis Cardinals are finalizing a five-year contract extension worth around $130 million. Deal will run through the 2024 season - Jeff Passan
Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer
Dakota Hudson's strong outing (5 shutout IP, 8 K's) probably clinches him a rotation spot, though he shouldn't be counted on for that kind of strikeout rate during the regular season. He's a pitch-to-contact, 55-60% ground ball type who will probably be susceptible to matchups.
Buster Olney talks to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the Cardinals' odd spring, Jack Flaherty's abilities and much more.
Back tightness is expected to keep St. Louis third baseman Matt Carpenter out of the lineup until Wednesday.
World Series, season win totals and player props -- there are more ways than ever to bet baseball. Here are our nine best futures bets for this season.
Aaron Judge, Bryce Harper and ... Matt Adams? With big bucks now at stake, we asked our writers which eight sluggers they would want swinging for the fences.
From top prospects and rising young stars to bounce-back candidates, which players who missed the MLB Rank cut could soon find a place on the list?
Carlos Martinez, the Cardinals' Opening Day starter last year, is still working his way back from shoulder weakness and will begin the season on the injured list.
A major shake-up brings a new crew of All-Stars to the forefront, with some of the game's biggest names on the outside looking in.
You picked who? Where? We break down some of the questions to come out of the rankings -- and ask you to weigh in as well.
The games don't count. The numbers won't make the back of any baseball cards. But in camps across the Cactus and Grapefruit leagues, what happens now could still make a difference.
Leading off our countdown of the game's best, youngsters duel with historic greats. Which players landed on the back half of our list?
Every ballclub headed into the offseason aiming to improve, but which ones do projections say did the best job of helping themselves in the standings?
Leaving the clubhouse following his first exhibition game this year, St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina received a congratulatory fist bump from third baseman Matt Carpenter.
Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, who hasn't played in a spring training game after having knee surgery in December, caught Opening Day starter Miles Mikolas in a camp game Wednesday.
Before conversations with Mike Trout (27:33) & Adam Wainwright (33:18), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss service time manipulation, Clayton Kershaw and more (3:54). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (43:06) and an All-Access ride with Boston's Matt Barnes (48:34).
In our spring MLB stock watch, we examine who gained (and lost) the most wins during the offseason with the biggest names finally off the market.
On Base Percentage.32114th
Earned Run Average3.8512th