Harper, Machado, Kimbrel, Keuchel on market as camps open
Bryce Harper, Manny Machado, Craig Kimbrel and Dallas Keuchel won't be around when the bat and ball bags are opened at spring training throughout Florida and Arizona this week.
They are among the dozens of free agents still looking for jobs, joined by Mike Moustakas, Marwin Gonzalez, Carlos Gonzalez and Gio Gonzalez.
For the second straight winter, camps are opening with many rosters in exceptional flux.
Cardinals agree to 1-year deal with veteran Adam Wainwright
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright is staying with the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Cardinals agreed to a one-year deal with the veteran right-hander Thursday, bringing Wainwright back to the only major league team he's pitched for. The 37-year-old Wainwright has been with St. Louis since making his big league debut in 2005.
Ground broken for phase 2 of St. Louis’ Ballpark Village
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Officials with the St. Louis Cardinals say phase 2 of Ballpark Village near Busch Stadium will create a vibrant new area of downtown.
A groundbreaking ceremony for the $260 million second phase of Ballpark Village was Thursday. Plans call for a 700,000 square foot mixed-use project that will include an upscale hotel, a 29-story residential tower, retail and office space. The entire project is expected to be complete by 2020, but parts of it will open earlier.
Cardinals: Stanton won’t waive no-trade clause for St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton isn't coming to St. Louis.
The Miami Marlins star outfielder and reigning NL MVP will not waive his no-trade clause to join the Cardinals, Chairman and CEO Bill DeWitt Jr. and President of Baseball Operations John Mozeliak said Friday.
Al Kaline, a previous veterans-committee voter, won't be on the panel that determines Alan Trammell's fate Hall-of-Fame later this week.
Longtime Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright, standing at the door of the press conference room Sunday afternoon, exchanged pleasantries with Cardinals Chairman Bill DeWitt Jr., who was emerging. “Waino, you’ve got your batterymate,” DeWitt said.
Cardinals get go-ahead for $220 million ballpark village
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Board of Alderman have approved plans for a $220 million ballpark village that will include a residential tower, office, retail, restaurant and entertainment space near Busch Stadium.
The board approved the plans for the 550,000-square-foot second phase of the project Friday.
$220 million Ballpark Village expansion set in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The $220 million second phase of Ballpark Village next to Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis will feature a 29-story luxury apartment building with views of the playing field, along with office, retail, restaurants and entertainment space, the St. Louis Cardinals said Tuesday.
Construction is expected to start late next year on the project that will further transform the south side of downtown. It is expected to be completed in 2019.
Manfred: Cards-Astros hacking decision during offseason
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball plans to have a decision during the offseason on possible discipline stemming from the investigation of a St. Louis Cardinals employee who hacked into a Houston Astros computer system.