St. Louis Cardinals News
Yordano Ventura's death leaves baseball in shock
The news of? Yordano Ventura 's death spread quickly Sunday morning and pierced the veneer of a sports world focused on football playoffs and Grand Slam tennis. And with each new expression of grief or tweet of confirmation, we all experienced the same sequence of emotions: shock and disbelief,
Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura, 25, killed in car crash
Yordano Ventura , a hard-throwing right-hander for the Kansas City Royals , was killed in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic on Sunday, the team confirmed. He was 25. A colonel in the Dominican Republic police told ESPN's Enrique Rojas that the crash occurred in the town of Juan Adrian.
Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura, 25, killed in car accident
Yordano Ventura , a hard-throwing right-hander for the Kansas City Royals , was killed in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic on Sunday, the team confirmed. He was 25. A colonel in the Dominican Republic police told ESPN's Enrique Rojas the accident occurred in the town of Juan Adrian.
St . Louis Cardinals Expect to Add Speed This Season
A year after St. Louis finished last in the National League in stolen bases, the Cardinals are putting an emphasis on becoming more athletic and aggressive on the base paths this season
Indians adding to baseball's imbalance of power
Many of the most exciting stories in baseball are tales of the underdog. The Amazin' Mets of 1969 not only overcame a large Cubs lead in the standings, it was also their first good season ever and one that few saw coming. The 1991 Worst-to-First World Series between the Braves and Twins is still
Cardinals land free-agent CF Dexter Fowler
Dexter Fowler is switching teams in the National League Central.? A little more than month after helping the Chicago Cubs win their first World Series title in 108 years, the free-agent center fielder has joined the rival St. Louis Cardinals .? The deal is for five years and worth $82.5 million
Vegas Golden Knights' trademark request denied by U.S. patent office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday denied the Vegas Golden Knights' trademark request, citing a "likelihood of confusion" with the Golden Knights of The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York. "There are countless examples of college sports teams and professional sports
MLB winter meetings trade and free-agency buzz
The MLB winter meetings are happening in our nation's capital, and rumors are swirling across baseball. Here is what our writers are hearing:? Complete winter meetings coverage | Free-agent tracker | Rumor Central ? Stark: Winter meetings shopping guide | Bowden: Checklist for all 30 teams ?
Source: Matt Holliday agrees to 1-year, $13M deal with Yankees
Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday and the New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year deal worth $13 million, a source told ESPN's Jim Bowden, confirming multiple reports. The Cardinals informed Holliday they wouldn't be picking up his $17 million option in late September, allowing
Ex-Jays reliever Brett Cecil agrees with Cards on 4-year, $30.5M deal
The St. Louis Cardinals have reached an agreement with former Toronto Blue Jays ?reliever Brett Cecil on a four-year deal worth $30.5 million, a source confirmed to ESPN's Jim Bowden. The deal, which is pending a physical, was first reported Saturday by Yahoo! Sports. Cecil's deal also includes a