The storybook ending to the illustrious MLB career of Albert Pujols was cemented with yet another award Tuesday, as it was revealed that Pujols has been named National League Comeback Player of the Year by Major League Baseball.
All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado will not exercise the opt-out clause in his contract with the Cardinals, keeping him in St. Louis through the end of the 2027 season, a person familiar with his decision told The Associated Press on Saturday.
The lineup that featured two of the top four qualifying NL hitters in OPS this season saw those two thunderous bats go a combined 0-for-8 in an elimination game Saturday, as the Cardinals fell 2-0 to the Phillies, clinching the NL Wild Card Series for Philadelphia.
The first go-ahead pinch-hit home run in Cardinals postseason history went for naught on Friday as St. Louis collapsed in the end, allowing six runs in the ninth innings as the Cardinals fell to the Phillies 6-3 in Game 1 of the NL Wild Card Series.
The Cardinals are going left-handed pitcher Jose Quintana as the Game 1 starter in the Wild Card Series against the Phillies, which begins at 1:07 p.m. CT Friday at Busch Stadium. The decision was announced Thursday afternoon.
Gallegos had two years of arbitration eligibility remaining and would have been under team control through 2024. This contract serves to buy him out of those two years of arbitration while adding a club option to buy out a year of free agency in 2025. The team did not disclose the financial terms of the deal.
During a pregame ceremony celebrating Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols on the field ahead of the duo’s final regular-season game at Busch, Sunday's starter Wainwright took to the microphone as one of the speakers to honor his teammates.
Not long after the Cardinals presented two of their franchise icons with gifts in a pre-game ceremony ahead of the final game at Busch Stadium of their illustrious careers, Albert Pujols showed once again that he is the gift that keeps on giving.
In the fourth inning of Friday’s game between the Cardinals and Pirates at Busch Stadium, Pujols unloaded on an offering by former Cardinal Johan Oviedo, sending a towering shot into orbit out toward left field.
Miguel Vargas was already excited after hitting his first major league home run Saturday night. Then the Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman got another big thrill when he was congratulated by Albert Pujols
News 4′s Brooke Grimsley sat down with Cardinals outfielder Lars Nootbaar to discuss the origin of the pepper grinder, his high school football days, and the influence that veteran players like Albert Pujols have on him.
Yadier Molina hit a two-run drive while Albert Pujols went hitless in his quest for 700 homers, and the St. Louis Cardinals swept a doubleheader from the Cincinnati Reds 5-1 and 1-0 in 11 innings on Saturday.
Facing the Milwaukee Brewers, the dynamic duo that has been a St. Louis fixture since the beginning of the 2007 season started its 325th game together as the starting battery, breaking the long-standing record of 324 starts by Mickey Lolich and Bill Freehan.
Rawlings announced that for the first time, it would present a Gold Glove to the best utility fielder in both the National and American Leagues. The move has been a long time coming, given that some of the most capable fielders were previously penalized for their ability and willingness to play multiple positions throughout the season.