Tag: Cardinals

Cardinals sign top four draft picks from 2018 class

The St. Louis Cardinals announced they have signed RHP Griffin Roberts, 1B Luken Baker and INF Mateo Gil as the three players signed their professional contracts today at Busch Stadium. Roberts, 21, the Cardinals Competitive Balance Round A selection out of Wake Forest University, is a 6-foot-3, 210 lb. right-handed pitcher, who broke the Demon Deacons’ career (12.39 K/9 IP) and single-season (13.50 K/9 IP in 2017) records for strikeouts per nine innings. As a […]

Schoendienst funeral arrangements announced

The St. Louis Cardinals announced that the family of Albert “Red” Schoendienst has made the following funeral arrangements for the Cardinals Hall of Famer. The funeral Mass will be held at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, at 4431 Lindell Boulevard in St. Louis, on Friday, June 15th at 10AM.  The Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis will celebrate the Mass.  The funeral Mass is open to the public. Cardinals Chairman and […]

RELEASE: Cardinals & Cordish statement regarding shooting at Ballpark Village

We are shocked and saddened by the senseless shooting at a private event at Ballpark Village Sunday night.  There is nothing more important to us than the safety of our guests.   We are praying for the victims and their families and we are working in every way possible to help the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department with their investigation, including their effort to apprehend the individual responsible.  We are grateful that our security staff and […]

RELEASE: 9th Annual Cardinals Care 6k Run/Walk to place place September 9

ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 10, 2018 – Registration is underway for the 9th annual Cardinals Care 6K Run/Walk set for Sunday, September 9.  All proceeds from this fundraising event benefits St. Louis area youth, which has raised over $600,000 over the past eight years. “It’s a fun event that gives us the chance to interact with fans and raise money for kids,” said Michael Hall, Vice President of Community Relations and Executive Director of Cardinals […]

RELEASE: Cardinals announce 2018 opening day roster

NEW YORK, NY., March 28, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals will open their 127th season of play in the National League tomorrow afternoon when the visit the New York Mets at 12:10 p.m. CDT.  The Cardinals today announced their 25-man Opening Day roster that includes seven first-time Cardinals and 14 players that were developed within their organization. The Cardinals completed their roster preparations today by purchasing the contracts of rookie pitcher Jordan Hicks and […]

RELEASE: Cards reduce spring roster by nine

JUPITER, Fla., March 11, 2018 –The St. Louis Cardinals announced following today’s game that they have reduced their Spring Training roster by nine players, leaving the number of players in Major League camp at 46 (35 roster players & 11 non-roster players). The team optioned pitcher Austin Gomber, infielder Edmundo Sosa and outfielder Tyler O’Neill to Memphis (AAA), and optioned pitchers Derian Gonzalez and Conner Greene to Springfield (AA). The Cardinals also re-assigned non-roster pitchers […]

RELEASE: Cardinals to wear caps of Stoneman Douglas Eagles Baseball team during first spring training game

ST. LOUIS, Mo., February 23, 2018 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced Cardinals players and coaches will wear the caps of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Eagles baseball team during the club’s first Spring Training game against the Miami Marlins this afternoon. We were all horrified and heartbroken by what happened at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week,” said Cardinals Vice President of Community Relations and Cardinals Care Executive Director, Michael Hall.  […]

RELEASE: Cardinals sign free-agent pitcher Bud Norris

JUPITER, Fla., February 14, 2018 –The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have signed free-agent right-handed pitcher Bud Norris to a one-year contract, and that he will be in the Cardinals Major League Spring Training Camp that opens today with the first workout for pitchers and catchers. Norris, 32, appeared in a career single-season high 60 games (57 in relief) for the Los Angeles Angels last season, and led the Halos with 19 saves, […]

RELEASE: 2018 CARDINALS CARAVAN TO VISIT 20 CITIES OVER FOUR DAY PERIOD

ST. LOUIS, Mo., January 4, 2018 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced the schedule for the 2018 Cardinals Caravan, presented by Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance. This year’s caravan will traverse a total of six states (Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky, Indiana) and marks the return of a full caravan schedule following the cancellation of four of the six Cardinals Caravans in 2017 due to icy weather.  Altogether, more than 30 current and former players […]

RELEASE: Cardinals launch third annual high school student video challenge

ST. LOUIS, Mo., December 13, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals have launched the third annual Cardinals High School Student Video Challenge, a youth engagement initiative that offers St. Louis area high school students a unique opportunity to compete for the chance to write, create and produce a video featuring Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith and Fredbird with the team at the students’ school. “Our High School Student Video Challenge offers us the chance to […]