State of the System: St. Louis Cardinals
Tide turns as strong hitters follow pitching talent to the Majors
Starting in October and running through the end of the year, MiLB.com's State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlight prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offer a peek at 2021.
The Cardinals were dealt a punishing schedule
The Road to The Show™: Nolan Gorman
Cards third base prospect is among Minors' most powerful sluggers
Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at St. Louis Cardinals infielder Nolan Gorman. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.
Cards' Carlson makes history in playoff debut
No. 14 overall prospect reaches base four times, scores twice
Two weeks ago, Dylan Carlson wasn’t even on the Cardinals’ roster. After struggling at the plate over his first 23 games in the big leagues, he’d been sent back to the team’s alternate training site in Springfield, Missouri, where he began the shortened 2020 season.
Now, on the final day
Carlson still soaring with Cardinals
Baseball's No. 15 overall prospect goes deep, drives in three runs
On the night Yadier Molina collected his 2,000th career hit, the next generation in the form of Dylan Carlson also stepped up for the Cardinals in their playoff push.
Two days after recording his first three-hit game in the Majors, the top St. Louis prospect posted another multi-hit game with
Carlson rejoins Cardinals, goes deep
No. 16 overall prospect returns from alternate site with a bang
Dylan Carlson didn’t take long to make an impact after returning from the Cardinals' alternate training site.
St. Louis’ top-ranked prospect went 2-for-3 and crushed a three-run homer in his first start since being sent to Springfield, capping a late comeback effort as the Cardinals completed a sweep of the
The Show Before the Show: Episode 273
Cards' Liberatore offers advice to traded prospects before deadline
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Carlson finds his wings with Cardinals
Baseball's No. 18 prospect snaps slump with first big league homer
Pilots aren't the only ones who earn their wings.
Dylan Carlson reached the seats for his first Major League homer to provide some breathing room as the Cardinals moved over the .500 mark with a 6-2 victory over the visiting Reds on Sunday. St. Louis' top prospect also singled three
Looking back at Voit's astounding August 2016
Yankees slugger showed flashes during Texas League summer
Yankees fans have gotten used to the power and production Luke Voit provides in the Bronx. But fans of the Double-A Springfield Cardinals got an early look at Voit's talents toward the end of the 2016 campaign.
Cardinals call up Carlson to The Show
No. 18 overall prospect blasted career-high 26 homers last season
A bevy of prospects have gotten their tickets to the Majors this year, and Dylan Carlson will be next to climb aboard.
MLB.com's No. 18 overall prospect is heading to The Show for the first time, Cardinals president John Mozeliak told reporters Wednesday. He'll be joined by No. 28 St.
Prospects in the Cardinals' 2020 player pool
Top prospect Carlson leads way in talented St. Louis group
As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an
Through logo evolution, Chiefs endure in Midwest
Peoria franchise found stable visual identity with early 2000s tweak
With so much focus year after year on the newest and wildest rebranding projects in Minor League Baseball, MiLB.com takes a look at the flip side. This spring and summer, we will be profiling teams with some of the longest continually used nicknames in each league. Next up: the Midwest
2020 Draft recap: St. Louis Cardinals
Cards strike balance with Draft-high seven selections
Following the five-round 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft, MiLB.com takes an organization-by-organization look at each pick with help from team scouting executives.
Pitchers Horacek, Shew turning into aces of web
Twins, Cards prospects team up to launch agency during lockdown
Ever since the coronavirus pandemic halted baseball back in March, hundreds of players across the country have been forced to find ways to occupy their time from home as they continue to train and stay in shape. It’s been a relatively uneventful stretch on that front for some, but for
Looking back at Weaver's stingy 2017 season
Cards righty's award-winning May jump-started MLB career
Luke Weaver has gone from rising Cardinals prospect to D-backs breakout hurler. But in the spring of 2017, he was just trying to get back from injury.
After making his Major League debut the previous August, Weaver was limited to two innings in April due to a hand injury suffered
Best streams of 2019 games: Wild strikeouts
Thunder's Garcia whiffs 15; Travelers' Crismatt is immaculate
Outside of the home run, the strikeout is the singular moment in a game that elicits raw emotion. It's why Nolan Ryan, Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez are etched in baseball lore. The ability to blow a 100-mph heater past a hitter or drop in a knee-buckling breaking ball resonates
Kurpiel's homer kept going and going
Legendary 1972 long ball may have traveled 670 feet
Minor League Baseball is known for its rich history dating back more than 100 years. While much has been written about the best teams and top players who have graced the Minors, there remain many stories either untold or largely forgotten. Each week, MiLB.com will attempt to fill that gap