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Daniel Poncedeleon pitched 2 innings of relief, in a stirring first outing since brain surgery after a liner struck his head in a Triple-A game last May 9. He, like some teammates, now wears a hard insert inside his cap. On Sun.'s Fox Sports Midwest telecast, pitching coach Mike Maddux said, "I think it's an individual choice and I think it's a medical choice, so I let the guys with the educations and the guys that are wearing them make those decisions."

Car on field delays spring training game (1:02)
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Motte returns to Cards for 1st time since 2014

After signing a minor league deal over the weekend, relief pitcher Jason Motte returned to the Cardinals for the first time since 2014. Motte began his professional career as a catcher in the Cardinals' organization before switching to the mound.

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Cards, RHP Norris finalize 1-year, $3M deal

Right-handed pitcher Bud Norris, who led the Angels with 19 saves in 23 chances last season, will officially join the Cardinals on a one-year, $3 million contract.

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Gregerson rejoins Cardinals after decade away

Over 10 years ago, pitcher Luke Gregerson got his first taste of spring training while a prospect with a Cardinals and now he's back with the team and entering the spring penciled in as the team's closer.

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Daniel Poncedeleon & Jennifer Beatty got married on Wed. & next week he reports to St.L.'s major league spring training camp. The righty pitcher, 26, says he's ready to "erase all doubts" of the Cardinals, as he returns from a life-threatening 5/9/17 episode when a liner struck his head in a Triple-A game.

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19dJeff Sullivan

MLB's best up-and-coming players for 2018

Andrew Benintendi is among a group of young players who made good first impressions in 2017 but have a chance to raise their games and become stars this season.

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20dWillie Weinbaum

Cardinals' Poncedeleon back after long rehab

St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguer Daniel Poncedeleon will participate in an official spring workout after a hit to his temple last May required emergency surgery, weeks in intensive care, and three months of inactivity.

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21dDan Szymborski

Who does ZiPS project to be the top 100 prospects of 2018?

Crunching the numbers to forecast the future provides a slightly different read on who baseball's best prospects might be, but they might also embrace Ronald Acuña's future stardom.

31dKeith Law

Keith Law's 2018 ranking of all 30 farm systems

With a budding superstar in the outfield and a crop of talented pitchers coming through their system, nobody can top the Braves' collection of prospects right now. Which teams finished behind Atlanta on the list?

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Blue Jays acquire Grichuk from Cardinals

Outfielder Randal Grichuk has been traded to the Blue Jays from the Cardinals. Earlier this week, Grichuk expressed disappointment that he would be fourth or fifth in the pecking order for the Cardinals this season.

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Ozuna excited to join contender in St. Louis

Marcell Ozuna knew he was likely to be traded when the Miami Marlins began their salary purge during the offseason, and he paid special attention to the rumors about where he might play this year.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.3294th
On Base Percentage.3934th
Slugging Percentage.5215th
Earned Run Average5.8223rd
Quality Starts0Tied-1st