The financial benefits of an $82.5 million contract are swell. But money isn’t everything. Ask Dexter Fowler. By year two of his five-year deal, he had changed positions twice, clashed with a flailing manager and felt piled-on-upon by his boss. His foot hurt, then snapped. His mental health suffered in silence.
Cardinals outslug Mets 15-5 as Ozuna, Molina also homer. Edman has four hits, three RBIs. J. Martinez goes nothing for five but stars as flyhawk.
Cardinals' initial goal was to let their new first baseman get familiar with the organization and play at a sold-out Busch Stadium before 'shoving' extension negotiations on him. But talks accelerated the past week in Jupiter, Fla., and Paul Goldschmidt is prepared to sign a 5-year, $130 million deal.
Righthander John Brebbia and lefty Tyler Webb, both of whom are on the 40-man roster and both of whom have options remaining, offer the favorites for the final spot in the bullpen.
Countless times during this camp, Paul Goldschmidt’s match with the Cardinals became as clear as a Jupiter sky.
Daily Recap: Ichiro batted twice, Tim Beckham went yard and Domingo Santana hit a grand slam to power the Mariners to a 9-7 Opening Day win
With Opening Day one week away, the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday were facing the prospect of beginning the season without either of their top two right-handed relievers.
The Los Angeles Angels are making center fielder Mike Trout baseball's highest-paid player with a contract extension that's reported to be $426.5 million over 12 years.
Follow along and watch Miguel Cabrera's batting average climb as we journey back to re-live every home run and RBI on his historic journey to become the first Triple Crown winner since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967