2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
90-72, 2nd in NL Cent
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Sources: Cardinals will hire Marmol as 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.

Jeff Passan ESPN 

The St. Louis Cardinals plan to hire Oli Marmol as their new manager, sources tell ESPN. Marmol, 35, served as their bench coach last season and is extremely well-regarded within the org. He was the favorite from the start. Press conference at 10a Monday. @katiejwoo was on it.

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20dJeff Passan

Ohtani, Harper among finalists for Aaron Award

Shohei Ohtani, the favorite for American League MVP, is the first player who also pitches ever nominated as a finalist for the Hank Aaron Award, which is given to the best offensive player in each league.

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21dAlden Gonzalez

Dodgers walk off vs. Cards to capture wild card

Chris Taylor and Cody Bellinger were unlikely heroes as the Dodgers walked off with an NL wild-card win against the Cardinals on Wednesday night and advanced to face the Giants in the NLDS.

Chris Taylor: 'Pure excitement' to send Dodgers to NLDS (1:07)

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals manager Mike Shildt thinks Jack Flaherty's stuff was back in his lone inning Sunday. He hasn't recorded more than three outs since returning in late September, but it'll be fascinating to see how/when they use him tomorrow. "It'll be in the bullpen," Shildt said, "and it'll be fluid."


West, Carlson named MLB wild-card plate umps

The umpires for the MLB wild-card games have been set: Joe West will be behind the plate for Wednesday's Dodgers-Cardinals NL Wild Card Game, while Mark Carlson will call balls and strikes for the AL Wild Card Game between the Yankees and Red Sox.

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23dDavid Purdum

Dodgers WS betting favorite; Cards a long shot

The Dodgers have been the favorite to win the World Series since the beginning of the season and they remain that way heading into the playoffs.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24413th
On Base Percentage.31319th
Slugging Percentage.41213th
Earned Run Average3.9812th
Quality Starts0Tied-23rd