Latest St. Louis Cardinals News

Ex-All-Star Wacha, Mets complete bonus-laden $3 million deal

Dec. 13, 2019 4:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former All-Star right-hander Michael Wacha and the New York Mets completed a $3 million, one-year contract Friday that includes $8 million in performance bonuses. Wacha can earn $7 million under a points system and $1 million for relief appearances. New York's starting rotation includes...

AP source: Mets nearing deal to add Wacha to rotation

Dec. 11, 2019 9:07 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The New York Mets and right-hander Michael Wacha are nearing an agreement on a one-year deal, a person with knowledge of the contract told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal was not yet complete. The Mets have been in the market for...

Union exec Marvin Miller, Simmons elected to Hall of Fame

Dec. 9, 2019 8:45 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marvin Miller, the union leader who revolutionized baseball by empowering players to negotiate multimillion-dollar contracts and to play for teams of their own choosing, was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Sunday along with former St. Louis Cardinals catcher Ted Simmons. After...

Wainwright guaranteed $5M by Cards, can earn $5M for starts

Nov. 13, 2019 11:15 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright is guaranteed $5 million in his one-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals and can earn up to $5 million in performance bonuses, which allows the pitcher to match his 2019 earnings. That is up from a $2 million guarantee in his 2019 deal, in which he earned an...

Shildt wins NL Manager of the Year days after mom's death

Nov. 12, 2019 9:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Shildt began his life in baseball at his mom's side, tagging along with her to work at a Double-A ballpark and picking up odd jobs around the clubhouse. When Shildt was recognized Tuesday night for the career that has followed, the late Lib Shildt was the first thing on his mind. "My...

Cardinals agree to deal with Adam Wainwright for 2020 season

Nov. 12, 2019 9:05 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and Adam Wainwright have agreed to a contract for the 2020 season, increasing the likelihood the pitcher will finish his career with the only major league team he has played for. The 38-year-old Wainwright was drafted by the Braves in 2000 and traded to the...

Mike Shildt of the St. Louis Cardinals wins NL Manager of the Year award

Nov. 12, 2019 6:51 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Shildt of the St. Louis Cardinals wins NL Manager of the Year award.

Cardinals manager Mike Shildt gets new 3-year contract

Nov. 5, 2019 4:43 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals manager Mike Shildt has a new three-year contract through the 2022 season. Shildt was hired in 2018 and his initial deal ran through 2020. At its end-of-season news conference Tuesday, St. Louis announced president of baseball operations John Mozeliak received a three-year...

Cardinals extend contracts of Shildt, Mozeliak and Girsch

Nov. 5, 2019 3:12 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals manager Mike Shildt has been given a new three-year contract through the 2022 season. Shildt was hired in 2018 and his initial deal ran through 2020. At its end-of-season news conference Tuesday, St. Louis announced president of baseball operations John Mozeliak received a...

Royals hire ex-Cardinals skipper Mike Matheny as manager

Oct. 31, 2019 4:41 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Matheny walked through the doors of Kauffman Stadium a year ago to take a job as a special adviser with the Kansas City Royals, an out-of-the-spotlight position that allowed him to take stock of his career and his shortcomings. He had been fired by the Cardinals earlier in the...