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St. Louis Cardinals Spring Training

DFR: Gaviglio shuts down Springfield hitters.

Spring Training Recap: Cards Beat Nats 3-2

Adam Wainwright faced Gio Gonzalez in a classic dueling ace matchup where the Cardinals won 3-2

*Fun with Cardinals spring-training stats

Spring training stats are meaningless but fun.

DFR: Scoreless starts for Cooney, Jones, and Reyes

Cardinals rock Fernandez, lose anyway

Lance Lynn pitched good. Jose Fernandez pitched bad. The Cardinals bullpen pitched worse.

1 of these 3 righties will make the Cards bullpen

The Cardinals have one last opening-day bullpen spot to fill. Let's get to know the finalists for the job.

Cards triumph over Astros 6-3

Cardinals get the extra base hits going as they double off the Astros 6-3. Joe Kelly gives up two runs on two hits in 5+ innings as he makes his final pitch for a rotation spot.

Roster Roundup: Kelly named 5th starter

The Cardinals announced three reassignments from MLB to minor-league camp. The competitions to make the opening day St. Louis roster are coming into clearer focus.

Daily Farm Report 3/19/14

A recap of Tuesday's minor league spring performances

Cards option Lyons to minor-league camp

The southpaw starter will fulfill his opening-day destiny as a starting pitcher for the Memphis Redbirds.

Daily Farm Report: 3/19/2014

Tuesday was made up of intrasquad games after the contests against the Mets got rained out.

Cardinals Spring Training Tracker: 9 games to go

The opportunity tracker is a recurring series in which we check in to see which players the Cardinals are giving plate appearances and innings pitched in an attempt to discern who will round out the 25-man roster come opening day.

Cardinals weekend minor league performances

Reviewing the performances of Cardinals prospects from this weekend's Spring Training games.

Green with nausea: Cards fall to Red Sox 10 - 5

Shelby Miller and Tyler Lyons not sharp as the green clad Red Sox romp over Cardinals.

Cards trim major-league camp by three

I'm still Looney for Cooney™, even if the lefty has been relegated to minor-league camp.

Cards make more cuts & an addition to MLB camp

The Cardinals announced more reassignments between spring-training camps, which means that the spring-training roster matrix needs updating.

Cards drop 3 from MLB camp, including Taveras

The wait for Oscar Taveras's arrival in the majors will continue indefinitely.

Cardinals Spring Training Tracker thru 3/11

There are only so many innings to pitch and plate appearances to take during spring training. We keep track of which Cardinals are getting the opportunity to hit and throw in the Jupiter Opportunity Tracker.

*One OOGY Reliever Is Enough for the Cardinals

Reading tea leaves on opening-day bullpen composition...

Writers Roundtable: The Cards' Final Bench Spot

The VEB crew tackles the question of who the Cards should choose to fill their fifth and final St. Louis bench spot.

*Cardinals Pitching Prospects Keep Popping Up

Even though there's no such thing as a pitching prospect and a club can never have enough pitching, the Cardinals pitching depth is impressive.

Spring Training Competitions (Or a Lack Thereof)

Daniel Descalso has apparently been handed a roster spot on a $1.29-million platter.

St. Louis Cardinals Spring Training Roster Matrix

The penultimate roster matrix, from which the final opening day roster will be born.

Spring Training Opportunity Tracker, An Intro

This is the first of a recurring series in which we periodically examine which players the St. Louis Cardinals are giving opportunities to during spring training.

The Cards' Framing of CF as a Competition is Smart

Even if the Cardinals are leaning toward Peter Bourjos as the club's primary center fielder, framing spring training as an open competition for the position is a wise decision.

VEB After Dark: Cards sign Pat Neshek

Cardinals agreed to minor league deal with Pat Neshek.

WIG to Return to Jupiter

And you thought the Cardinals had rid themselves of WIG. He'll be joining them in Jupiter, as a Marlin, for old times' sake.

The Other 15: Joey Butler

A scouting report on OF Joey Butler, a member of the 2014 Cardinals "Other 15" heading into spring training.