There's time to 'roll up their sleeves and continue to work,' says Mozeliak about an extension for Gold Glove-winning catcher.
Carpenter, J. Martinez knock in two runs apiece. Fowler drives in run and scores twice in 6-2 victory. Grichuk hit by pitch in hand but unhurt.
After selling the ticket packages for months, the hotel notified customers March 24 it was canceled and offered buyers the chance to cancel their reservations. The announcement came nine days before the game at Busch Stadium.
COMMENTS: Wong seemed to indicate he felt that because he had a 5-year contract, he should be the starter. Gyorko also has a 5-year contract, at a larger overall value, and according to advanced metrics was better at second base. ... Wong seems to be a "me first" player, whereas Gyorko seems to be a team player. This idea that the Cardinals owe Wong "development time" is ridiculous — he's had four years. Gyorko also performed significantly better at 3B than Peralta. Seems if anyone should be upset with his role, it would be Gyorko.
QUESTION: The free agencies of Manny Machado (above) and Bryce Harper in 2018-2019 present once-in-a-generation chances to lock in a prime superstar. If the Yankees were to sign Machado, do you think the Cardinals would still be inclined to pursue Harper, even if he’s a less logical fit than Machado?
QUESTION: Yadi appeared to lose a slight, but noticeable, amount of agility behind the plate last year. He was still really good, but did he return to earth as a catcher. Did you notice the same? Can you tell yet if he has found a way to either adjust or offset those physical realities?