The many surprises of St. Louis Cardinals baseball manager Mike Matheny
Southeast Missourian Before Michael Scott Matheny became manager of the St. Louis Cardinals and led the team to three straight NL Central titles; before he won four Gold Gloves as a catcher for the Cardinals and helped the team to a 2004 World Series appearance; before he was drafted by and signed with the Milwaukee Brewers...
DeFying the Norm: St. Louis Cardinals president DeWitt helping team transcend market expectations
Southeast Missourian There's been plenty of success on the field to justify the assertion that the St. Louis Cardinals are in the midst of a golden era, but the business side is also indicative of a flourishing franchise. The Cardinals struck a new local television deal in July with Fox Sports Midwest, one that's worth more than $1 billion over a 15-year period (2018-2032). ...
Former Southeast Missouri State baseball standout making his way in St. Louis Cardinals system
Southeast Missourian Derek Gibson remembers that moment nearly two and a half years ago when a phone number with a 314 area code popped up on his phone as he walked out of a meeting with the Chicago White Sox. He couldn't imagine who could be calling so early in the morning, but when he answered it was someone in charge of player development with the St. Louis Cardinals, giving him his shot at playing professional baseball...
Cardinals great Lou Brock recovering after leg amputation
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Lou Brock, a former base stealing champion, has had his left leg amputated below the knee due to an infection related to diabetes. The Cardinals and a longtime friend, Dick Zitzmann, confirmed Wednesday that the 76-year-old Brock had surgery last month. Brock is undergoing therapy at an area hospital and will be fitted for a prosthetic leg...
Cardinals lose Lynn for 2016 season
The starting right-hander underwent Tommy John surgery Tuesday.
Cardinals' top pitching prospect suspended 50 games
NEW YORK -- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Alex Reyes has been suspended for 50 games under baseball's minor league drug program following a second positive test for a drug of abuse. Reyes had been with the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League and will miss the rest of the AFL season, the commissioner's office said Monday...
KC's Cueto, Cards' Heyward among free agents to hit open market
NEW YORK -- Pitchers David Price, Johnny Cueto, Jordan Zimmermann, Jeff Samardzija and Scott Kazmir were among 139 players who became free agents Monday. About three dozen more players might go on the market, including Zack Greinke, depending on decisions this week about 2016 options and opt-out clauses...