Starting pitcher Steven Matz and the Cardinals finalized a $44 million, four-year contract Monday, giving St. Louis the shutdown left-hander it desperately sought for a rotation that otherwise returns intact next season.
Mets owner Steve Cohen said the agent for Steven Matz exhibited "unprofessional behavior" after reaching out to the team about wanting to return and Matz then signing with the Cardinals as a free agent.
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Starting pitcher Steven Matz has agreed to a four-year, $44 million deal with the Cardinals, pending a physical, sources said.
Bill Virdon, the 1955 National League Rookie of the Year who later won Manager of the Year awards in both leagues, has died at the age of 90.
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Gabe Kapler was named National League Manager of the Year on Tuesday after guiding the San Francisco Giants to an improbable 107-win season.
Julio Lugo, who played for seven teams in a 12-year major league career, has died. He was 45.
Jonathan India finished ahead of Cardinals OF Dylan Carlson and Marlins starter Trevor Rogers.
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Two-way Angels sensation Shohei Ohtani is a finalist for AL MVP along with Toronto's Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Marcus Semien. Ex-Cardinals skipper Mike Shildt was nominated for NL Manager of the Year less than a month after he was fired.
Reliable relief pitcher T.J. McFarland, who stabilized the Cardinals' bullpen down the stretch after signing as a free agent July 1, received a new one-year contract with St. Louis on Monday.
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Paul Goldschmidt, Tommy Edman, Nolan Arenado, Harrison Bader and Tyler O'Neill were the five Cardinals honored with Gold Glove awards Sunday night.
Trevor Bauer, Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon were among players to decline to opt out of their contracts, while Michael Conforto and Noah Syndergaard received qualifying offers from the Mets.
The 2021 champions have just been crowned -- but we're already thinking ahead to next year.
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When the Braves' Max Fried starts Game 6, his old Harvard-Westlake teammates -- the Cardinals' Jack Flaherty and the White Sox's Lucas Giolito -- will cheer him from the stands.
The St. Louis Cardinals have hired bench coach Oliver Marmol as their new manager. Marmol, 35, becomes MLB's youngest active manager.
The St. Louis Cardinals, looking for a new direction headed into next season, plan to hire Oliver Marmol, 35, as their next manager, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan on Sunday night, after the club dismissed Mike Shildt earlier this month.
Cardinals GM John Mozeliak blamed "philosophical differences" for Shildt's unexpected dismissal in St. Louis. Whatever that means, it's not enough for this franchise.