2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
2nd in NL Cent

William Weinbaum ESPN 

He's 83, his last season was ‘83 & Jim Kaat said he was humbled & grateful Sun. for his HoF selection: “I really didn't think this day would ever come” and that Golden Days Era Committee voters “rewarded durability and dependability - along with dominance, which the Hall of Fame usually rewards, rightly so.” In 25 seasons, 15 as a Twin, he had 1 W.S. win - 1965 vs. LA's Sandy Koufax, and said, “I'll have a back room in the Hall of Fame, where Sandy's up front…he was just the best of that era.”

William Weinbaum ESPN 

MLB's winter mtgs in Orlando are a lockout casualty, but not the HoF's Sun., 12/5 "Early Baseball" (pre-1950) & "Golden Days" (1950-69) Era committees' voting/tally there, per a Hall spokesman Thu. EB ballot: Bill Dahlen/John Donaldson/Bud Fowler/Vic Harris/Grant "Home Run" Johnson/Lefty O'Doul/Buck O'Neil/Dick "Cannonball" Redding/Allie Reynolds/Geo. Scales. GD ballot: Dick Allen/Ken Boyer/Gil Hodges/Jim Kaat/Roger Maris/Minnie Miñoso/Danny Murtaugh/Tony Oliva/Billy Pierce/Maury Wills.

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9d

Cardinals believe SP Matz will 'excel' in St. Louis

Starting pitcher Steven Matz and the Cardinals finalized a $44 million, four-year contract Monday, giving St. Louis the shutdown left-hander it desperately sought for a rotation that otherwise returns intact next season.

What Steven Matz's signing does for the Cards (1:16)
15d
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15d

Mets owner: Matz's agent acted 'unprofessional'

Mets owner Steve Cohen said the agent for Steven Matz exhibited "unprofessional behavior" after reaching out to the team about wanting to return and Matz then signing with the Cardinals as a free agent.

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22dAlden Gonzalez

Kapler, who led 107-win Giants, named NL MOY

Gabe Kapler was named National League Manager of the Year on Tuesday after guiding the San Francisco Giants to an improbable 107-win season.

Adam Wainwright makes a dunk tank heckler pay (0:26)
25d
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30d

Ohtani MVP finalist; fired Shildt in final 3 for MOY

Two-way Angels sensation Shohei Ohtani is a finalist for AL MVP along with Toronto's Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Marcus Semien. Ex-Cardinals skipper Mike Shildt was nominated for NL Manager of the Year less than a month after he was fired.

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31d

McFarland stays with Cards, secures 1-year deal

Reliable relief pitcher T.J. McFarland, who stabilized the Cardinals' bullpen down the stretch after signing as a free agent July 1, received a new one-year contract with St. Louis on Monday.

Bader loves being around the Cardinals' defensive talent (1:44)
31d
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32d

Bauer declines opt-out; pair get QOs from Mets

Trevor Bauer, Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon were among players to decline to opt out of their contracts, while Michael Conforto and Noah Syndergaard received qualifying offers from the Mets.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

The 10 candidates on the HoF "Golden Days Era" (careers primarily during 1950-69) ballot announced Fri. — with the committee meeting & voting Dec. 5 in Orlando/results to be announced that night — are Dick Allen, Ken Boyer, Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat, Roger Maris, Minnie Miñoso, manager Danny Murtaugh, Tony Oliva, Billy Pierce and Maury Wills. Of the 10, Kaat, Oliva and Wills are living.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs70620th
Batting Average.24413th
On Base Percentage.31319th
Slugging Percentage.41213th
Earned Run Average3.9812th
Quality Starts0Tied-23rd
WHIP1.3017th
BAA.2348th